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Will Book 3 Page 99 In the name of God. Amen. I Jacob PERKINS of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being in a declining state, and about to leave home on a journey, calling to mind the mortality of man, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
Imprimis: The land and premises whereon I now live, I desire shall be equally divided between my three Sons Viz. Solomon, Alfred and Pharoah PERKINS, or the youngest one of them arriving to lawful age, and in case either of them should die without issue, then his part to be and belong to the survivors of my Sons, to them and their heirs.
Item: All the remainder of my estate within doors and without, I leave to my beloved Wife during her natural life, after my just debts are paid, she keeping my children clear of expence, and at the death of my Wife, all the remainder of my estate to be equally divided amongst all my children, equally to them and their heirs.
Lastly I nominate and appoint my beloved Wife Edney PERKINS my Executrix and my friends Samuel FEREBEE and Thomas C. FEREBEE my executors to this my Last Will and Testament, revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of October 1816.
/s/ J. PERKINS seal
signed, sealed and delivered, published and declared by the Testator as his last will in presence of
William C. ETHRIDGE jurat
Penelope L. FEREBEE
Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)
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