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Jeremiah Sawyer
Mar. 16, 1827 - Feb. Term 1828
Currituck Co.
, NC Will Bk. 3; pgs. 236

The Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah SAWYER deceased Feby Term 1828.

   In the name of God Amen. I Jeremiah SAWYER of the County of Currituck County and State of North Carolina being sick and weak in body but of sound and proper mind & memory bless be God for the same do make appoint and ordain this to be my Last and Testament in manner and form following that is to say.

First: I recommend my soul to the Almighty God and my body to be buried in a Christian like manner at the discretion of executors.

Item: I leave all my moveable estate to be sold by my executors to pay my debts.

Item: I leave part of my land to be sold to pay my debts beginning at the corner of the cleared land at the main road from thence running a straight course with the dich on the east side of the plantation to the creek from thence running up the creek to James LEEs line thence with LEEs line to the road thence with the road to the first station.

Item: I give all the remainder of my land to my Son James SAWYER to him and his heirs forever.

Lastly I leave my Brother Joseph SAWYER my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this the 16th day of March 1827.

    /s/ Jeremiah SAWYER seal

Witness
    Richard DOZIER     jurat
    Abiah [her x mark] SAWYER

State of North Carolina}    ss
     Currituck County    }    February Term 1828

The Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah SAWYER was exhibited & proved in open court by Richard DOZIER subscribing witness thereto & ordered recorded when the executor therein named came into open court & qualified in due form of law & ordered that letters testamentary issue.
    /s/
Spence HALL, CCC

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