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In the name of God Amen, I George POWERS, of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory Thanks be to God for it, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following
First I give and bequeath to my loveing Wife Mary POWERS the use of all my personal estate both within doors and without, during her natural life and after her decease my will and desire is that what property may then be left should be equally divided amongst all my children that shall be then living and I make constitute and ordain my beloved Wife Mary POWERS the sole executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and I do utterly disallow revoke and disanul all and every former testament or wills by me before made, Ratifying and confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety four.
/s/ George [his mark] POWERS seal
sealed and signed in presence of
Daniel [his D mark] McPHARSON
James [his mark] POWERS jurat
Edward DOUGHTY jurat
Recorded and examined this 26th day of March 1795
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