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In the name of God Amen, I Ethered ROBINSON of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being very sick and weak in or in perfect health of body, but or and of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God, calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and testament, that is to say principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul in to hand of Almighty God, that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be burried in decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the almighty power of God, and as touching such worldy estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life, I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
First I give and bequeath to Hearait ROBINSON, one bed and stead and furniture, likewise once chest, likewise all the remaind of my property, after paying my debts, I give unto my Brother Nathan ROBINSON, to him and his heirs forever. I likewise constitute make and ordain Dory DOUGE , the sole executrix [sic] of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disannul, all and every other former testaments, wills, legacies and bequests and executors by me in any wise before named, wiled and bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of September one thousand eight hundred and twelve.
/s/ Ethered [His x mark] ROBINSON seal
Signed, sealed, published pronounced and declared by the said Ethred ROBINSON as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names
Dory DOUGE jurat
Amos [His x mark] DAVIS
Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)
[Note: Probate date is from Currituck Co. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. Also in court minutes, testator's first name is "Edward." Additionally, the name of the exor. (rather than executrix) and witness is Dory DOZIER].
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