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Currituck County Wills
Sept. 5, 1832 - Feb. Term 1837
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 35
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The Last Will and Testament of Miller SAWYER decd. was exhibited at May term 1837 and proven by the oath of Samuel FIREBEE SR. jurat and ordered Recorded.
In the name of god Amen I Miller SAWYER being in good and perfect mind make this my Last will and Testament.
I bequeath and give unto Dr. Gideon C. MARCHANT powder flask and shot belt and tool chest to him and his heirs forever.
I bequeath and give unto my friend Samuel W. FIREBEE my small chop axe to him and his heirs forever.
I also give and bequeath unto my friend John HUMPHRIES my cross cut saw and carpenters addes to him and his heirs for Ever.
I also give my trunk to John HUMPHRIES to him and his heirs for Ever.
The ½ bolt Irish linnen I have at the Doctors I give to Mrs. MARCHANT to her and her heirs for Ever
I give and bequeath unto my Brother Corbin SAWYER my chest and all my cloths to him and his heirs.
It is my desire and wish for my horse bridle and saddle all my carpenters tools to be sold on a credit of six months and the proceeds there off to be equally divided between my Brothers Corbin SAWYER, Wilie SAWYER, Elisha SAWYER to them and their heirs for Ever.
Also all my money and notes to be equally divided between Corbin Willie and Elisha SAWYER.
It is my desire and wish that my friend John HUMPHRIES act as guardian to my Brother Corbin SAWYER and deal the part out that I have him yearly not to exceed Twenty five dolars per year to buy him cloths should there any thing be left after the death of my Brother Corbin SAWYER I wish it to be equally divided between my Brothers Wilee & Eisha SAWYER to them forever.
I nominate and appoint my friend John HUMPHRIES my Executor to this my last will and testament given under my hand and seal the 5th day of September 1832.
/s/ Miller SAWYER seal
And in the presents of
S. FIREBEE jurat
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