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June 9, 1777 - Sept. 5, 1777
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, pp. 128-129

In the name of God Amen, I Nathaniel POYNER of the County of Currituck and Provance of North Carolina being sick of boody, but of sound and disposing memory do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following---

Imprimus: I give and bequeath unto my three Sons, Samuel POYNER, Alexander POYNER, William POYNER my young negro wench called Venus, she the said negro Venus and her increase to be eaquilly divided amongst or between my afore mentiond three Sons when the youngest shall arive to the age of twenty one years, unto them and their heirs forever.

Item: I likewise give and bequeath unto my three Sons Samuel, Alexander, and William POYNER the mooney that may or shall arrise from my house and land situate at the greate bridge in st. brides parrish Norfolk County Virginia, the said house and land contaning ten acres and half acres to be sold at publick auction by my afore mentiond Sons when the youngest shall arive to the age of twenty one years and the money arrising from such sale to be eaquilly divided between them as above said to therr only proper use and be hoof forever

I ___ nominute and appoint my Sister Elezabeth JONES my exetrix and Alexander FOREMAN my exetor to this my Last Will and Testament revoking and is anulling all former will or wills here to fore by me made and confirming this to be and contam my Last Will, In witness where of I so this ninth day of June Anno Dom one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven, sign seal pronounced and declare it as such in the presents of
    /s/ Nathaniel POYNER     and a seal

[her mark] CONWAY

Recorded and examined this the 5th day of September 1777

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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