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July 22, 1800 - March 1, 1807
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, pp. 343-344

In the name of God Amen I William PARR of the County of Camden and State of North Carolina being in perfect health and of a sound and disposing mind thanks be to God for the same, do make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows Viz.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Son Richard PARR the part of my land whereon he now lives beginning at Willoughby DAUGEs his line at a dividing fence thence with said fence a cross the plantation thence a straite corse to Caleb PARRs line containing twenty five acres more or less to him and his hirrs forever

Item: I give and bequeath to my Son William PARR the remainder part of my lands being the part whereon I formerly did live containing twenty five acres more or less to him and his hirrs forever, also one bed and furniture to him and his theirs (sic) forever.

Item: I leave the use of all the remainder of my estate both within dores and without dores to my Wife Thamer PARR not to be molested during her widowhood or natural life and after her death or marriage to be equally and in differantly divided between my children Richard PARR, William PARR, Thamer PARR, and Sarah CATON to them and their heirs forever.

I also appoint my Wife Thamer PARR and my Son Richard PARR to be my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament to settle all my business according to this Will and as the law shall direct.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 22nd day of July in the year of our Lord 1800.
    /s/ William PARR     seal

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence
    W. DOZIER     jurat
    Mary DOZIER

N.T. Item: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Pathena HUTCHEONS one shilling in full of her portion of my estate and no more.

[Note: There is no probate date or clerk's name given in this will. Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions].

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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