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In the name of God Amen, I Enoch PAIN of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being weak of body but of sound mind and memory blessed be God, do make this my Last Will and Testament in form and manner following viz.
This 14th day of October 1807
Item: I will and bequeath to my Son Isaac PAIN fifteen acres of my land that I now live on beginning at the _____ of the fence runing a southardly course to a ____ _____ then a wester course to the creek to contain the _________ of fifteen acres ___________ bed and furniture and my horse bridle and saddel and my best chest and three borrow hogs four years old and four _____ flour and two fodder stack of ________ and the fodder in the hay loft? to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I will all the rest of my land to my five small children Enoch, Nancy Thomas Elizabeth ________ PAIN to be equally divided to the five children to them and their heirs forever.
I leave all the rest of my _______ in dores and out dores to be sold by the _________ the money arising from the sail be equally divided ________ five small children to them and their heirs forever. ___________ constitute and appoint my trusty friend Edwa__ _______ my hole and sole executor to this my Last Will and __________ _____ here of I have hereunto set my hand and seal in ________.
/s/ Enoch PAIN seal
Josiah [His x mark] WHITEHEAD jurat
Peggy [Her x mark] GOODEN
Note: No probate date nor Clerks name is on this Will. Date of probate is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. In court minutes, executor is listed as Edwd. BUNNELL.
This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!
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