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Thomas B. Scott
Dec. 16, 1883 - Mar. 4, 1884
Currituck Co. Will Book 5; pg. 104-105
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Be it remembered that I Thomas B. SCOTT of Swan Island, Currituck County North Carolina do make this my  as follows:

   To my brother David I give and bequeath the sum of Three Hundred and fifty dollars.

   All the residue of my estate real and personal and mixed, I give devise and bequeath to my wife Louisa Ann, to have and to hold the same to her, her heirs and assigns, to her and their use and behoof forever, and I hereby appoint and create her executrix to this will.

   In witness whereof I the said Thomas B. SCOTT have hereto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of December in the year Eighteen hundred and Eighty three.

        /s/ Thomas [his x mark] B. SCOTT

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Thomas B. SCOTT to be his last will and testament in our presence who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereto set our hands and names as witnesses
    Joshua W. BONNEY
    Samuel D. WATERFIELD
    Cornelius E. JONES

Currituck County}     Office of Clerk Superior Court
  North Carolina }     March 4th 1884  
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Thomas B. SCOTT was offered for probate by Louisa Ann SCOTT the executrix named therein and the execution thereof duly proven before me by the oath and examination of Samuel D. WATERFIELD and Cornelius E. JONES two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and it appearing on said examination that the said Thomas B. SCOTT was of full age to make a will and of sound mind and disposing memory and under no restraint or undue influence; that they witnessed said will upon said testators request and in his presence by subscribing their names as such thereto and at the time that said testator signed the same.  It is therefore adjudged and decreed that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of the said Thomas B. SCOTT and it is ordered to be recorded and filed.  And thereupon the said Louisa Ann SCOTT executrix aforesaid qualified as such by taking the oath prescribed by law.
    /s/ H.B. ANSELL, Clerk Superior Court

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