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Jesse
Parr, Sr.
Oct. 3, 1811 - May 31, 1813
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 26-27

In the name of God Amen,

I Jesse PARR SEN. being sick and weak but in perfect mind and memory knowing that is appointed to die, and after to judgement decently to be burried in a christian like manner. First I give to my Son Peter PARR, two red cows and their increase, also one gun, also two ews and lambs after my Wife deceasd, also to my Son David PARR one ewe after my Wife deceased, also I give to my Son Jesse PARR one ewe after my Wife Thenny PARR deceased, also I give to my Daughter Maray WHITE one ewe after my Wife deceased, all the rest of my property I give to my Wife Thenny PARR during her natural life after my Wife Thenny PARR deceased, I leave all my property to be sold and equal divided among my four children, David PARR, Jesse PARR, and Mary WHITE and Peter PARR. Also if one of my children dies for the property to belong to my three children, and if the other dies to belong to the other two children, and after the others dies to belong to the other one child. Also I leave my Wife Thenney PARR, whole and sole executrix, hereunto I have set my hand and seal this 3d of Oct. 1811.
    /s/ Jesse [His x mark] PARR     seal

Witness
    Jno CHITTUM
    Peter
[His x mark] PARR     jurat

Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)

[Note: Date of probate is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. Also in court minutes, wife's name is Bethana PARR].

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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