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Peter Parker
May 2, 1722 - July 10, 1722

The Lastt will and Testament of Peter PARKER first I Give my Sole to Allmity God who Gave itt me and my bodey to the Earth to be Deacently buried ass a Christien aut to be first I Give to my Son Peter PARKER my Plantation which I now Live on begining att a Line that Runes a Cros the Ridg to the Sotherd of the Sd Plantation Soe Runing northeley to the SHEPARD Line Soe westerley to the beach Ridg Swamp onley Except my wife and mother Lines In the Sd plantation to him and his for Ever and Give and bequeath to my Son Peter PARKER my handmill after my wife Decease and I Give to my Son Peter PARKER the first Coult that my young Sorell mare Raeses.

I Give and Bequeath to my Son William PARKER the plantation that William WALLIS now Liveth on thare being fifty acrs more or Less Lying att the head of the Ridg to him and his Ears for Ever.  I Give to my Son William PARKER a feather bead Called the New bead and furnetude belonging itt after his mother Decease.  I Give to my Son Wm PARKER the Seacond fole my young Sorell mare Raieses.  I Give to my Son Wm PARKER apott of four gallons after his mother Deceas.

I Give to my Son Wicker PARKER a plantation Lying on the head of tulls Creek Contaning Seaventy fore acrs by paten to him his Ears for Ever.  I Give to my Son Wicker PARKER a fore Gallon pott after his mother Deaceace.

I Give to my Dafter Sarah GRIGORY my young Sorel horse.  I Give to my Dafter Sarah GRIGORY one Likeley young Cow and Calf.

I Give to my Dafter Mary the feather bead which I now Lye one and furnetude belonging to itt att the Day of her mariedg.  I Give to my Dafter Mary PARKER my young Sor[torn] mare and hur futer Increace Excepting hur to firstt Colts that is all Readey Gave to hur brothers.

I Give and bequeath to my Dafter Jane PARKER a percell of land Called by the name of the beach Ridg to hur and hur Ears for Eaver.  I Give to my Dafter Jane the first Colt my old Sorell mare Raises.

I Give to my Dafter Joanah PARKER one likly to yeare old heapher.  I Give to my Dafter Joanah PARKER the Seacond Colt that my old Sorell mare Raises.  I Give to my Dafter Joanah PARKER my ovel Table.

I Give my brother William PARKER a New Suate of Close which is now att the Taylers and a New hatt.

I Give my wife Hanah all the Rest of my hole Eastate to hur Disposing as She Shall se fitt and I Leve my wife my hole Executor.  May the 2 day 1722
    /s/ Peter [his P marke] PARKER        Seal

Sined Sealed In the presence of us
    Richd DAUGE
    Jane
[hur I marke] DAUGE
    Ann
[hur A marke] BELL

 North Carolina}  
Currituck prect }
     This will was Provd in open Court in lawfull manner ye 10th Day of July anno Dom 1722 By ye oaths of Richd DAUGE and Jane DAUGE
     Test Jo WICKER Clk Court

[Source: North Carolina State Archives - MARS ID: 12.96.1.1676 (folder)]

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