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Jonathan Taylor
Feb. 5, 1849 - May Term 1849
Currituck Co. Will Book 4; pg. 141
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The last will and Testament of Jonathan TAYLOR deceased was exhibited in open court at May Term 1849 and the execution of the same proved by the oath of Wilson BALLENCE and Jno. JARVES subscribing witness thereto in due form ordered recorded.

   I Jonathan TAYLOR of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory do declar and make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say:

   First that my executor shall pay all my just debts out of the money first coming into their hands as a part or parcel of my estate.

   Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Amanda B. SPRY one bed and furniture formaly belonging to her Mother, one chest, one linnon wheel to her and her heirs forever.

   Item I give and devise to Henretta ONEAL one beaufat formaly belonging to her father one chest one bed & furniture to her and her heirs forever.

   Item I loan unto my dearly beloved wife Dinah TAYLOR all of my estate consisting of lands & tenements and all of my movable property during her natural life.

   Item I give unto my Son Malachi C. TAYLOR all of my property consisting of lands and tenements and all movable property to him and his heirs forever.

   And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Dinah TAYLOR and my trusty friend Eugene MORTON my lawful executors to execute this my last will and testament hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and Testaments by me heretofore maid.

In witness whereof I the said Jonathan TAYLOR do here unto set my hand and seal this the Fifth day of Feby. A.D. 1849.

    /s/ Jonathan TAYLOR

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us as witnessed
    Wilson BALLENCE jurat
    John JARVES Jurat

At the same time Eugene MORTON one of the executors quallifyed

Recorded and examined this the 8 day of June 1849
    B. T. SIMMONS, CCC

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