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John Rodgers, Senr.
Oct. 6, 1831; Nov. Term 1831
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 277-278

In the name of God Amen, I John ROGGERS, SENR. Being low in health, but of sound mind and memory and considering it is appointed all men once to die, do make & ordain this my Last Will & Testament.

First it is my will that all my just debts be paid after my decease by my Executor.

Secondly I give to my John RODGERS one half of my boat Utheny to him & his heirs forever.

Thirdly I give to Son Durant ROGGERS one cow & calf and one gun to him & his heirs forever.

Fourthly I give to my Son Stephen ROGGERS one gun.

Fifthly I give to my Son James RODGERS one gun.

Sixthly I give to my three Sons Durant, Stephen & James RODGERS all my land to be equally divided amongst them to them and their heirs forever after the death of my Wife Mary RODGERS.

Seventhly I give to my Wife Mary RODGERS the use of all my property of every kind during her life or widowhood and at her death or marriage to be equally divided amongst all my children that is then living .

Witness my hand & seal this sixth day of October 1831.
    /s/ John [His x mark] RODGERS   seal

    Josiah PERRY
[Her x mark] WHITEHEAD jurat
    Joseph BEST 

I appoint my Wife Mary RODGERS Executor to this my above Will
    /s/ John [His x mark] RODGERS   seal

State of N. Carolina}    November T. 1831
         Currituck       }
     This Last Will & Testament of John RODGERS was exhibited & proved in open Court by the oath of Rebecker WHITEHEAD a subscribing witness thereto & ordered recorded when the Executrix thereto qualified in due form of law & ordered that Letters testamentary issue.
    /s/ James G. HALL CCC

Recorded January 28, 1832 by James G. HALL

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