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In the name of God Amen, I Daniel PARR of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being indisposed in body but Thanks be to Almighty God, of sound mind and memory, do make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
First I give my soul to Almighty him who gave it me and my body to be burried in a christian like manner and my estate I dispose of in form and manner following Viz.
Imprimis I give and bequeath to my Brother Caleb PARR the one half of all my estate after my Wifes dicease.
Item I give and bequeath to my Brother Jesse PARR the one fourth of all my estate after my Wifes decease.
Item I give and bequeath to Richard HUTCHINGS, Son of James HUTCHINGS the one fourth of my property, after my Wifes decease, should Richard HUTCHINGS, Son of James HUTCHINGS die, without any surviving heirs lawfully begotten of his body then my will and desire is that his part of my estate decend to my Brother Caleb PARR.
I also appoint my friend Samuel DOZIER to be my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament, to settle all my business agreeable to this will and as the law shall direct, in witness to hereof I do hereunto set my hand and seal this the ninth day of August 1801.
/s/ Daniel [his mark] PARR seal
signed sealed and delivered in presence of
Richard BERRY jurat
Recorded and examined this 22nd day of December 1801
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