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Apr. 30, 1858 - May Term 1858
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 224
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I Lovey TAYLOR of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory, but considering the uncertainty of my earthly existence, do make and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say:
First that my executor herein after named shall pay all funeral expense together with my just debts out of the monies that may first come into his hands as a part or parcel of my estate.
I give and bequeath one third part or parcel of my estate to William WALKER, Elizabeth WALKER & Susan WALKER my grand children.
I give and bequeath one third part of my estate to George SIMMONS, Dallas SIMMONS, William SIMMONS and Martha SIMMONS my grand children.
I give and bequeath one third part of my estate to Gertrude NICHOLSON and Harriet NICHOLSON my grand children.
And Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my trusty friend Caleb W. NICHOLSON my lawful executor to all intents and purposes to execute this my last will and testament according to the full intent and meaning of the same and every part and clause thereof hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the said Lovey TAYLOR do hereunto set my hand and seal this 30th day of April A.D. 1858.
/s/ Lovey [her x mark] TAYLOR seal
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Lovey TAYLOR to be her last will and testament in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence do subscribe our names as witnessess thereto.
Elizabeth [her x mark] GRAY
State of North Carolina } Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
Currituck County } May Term 1858
The foregoing paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Lovey TAYLOR deceased was exhibited in open court for probate, by C.W. NICHOLSON the executor therein named and the due execution thereof by the said Lovey TAYLOR was proved by the oath and examination of Tully WILLIAMS and Elizabeth GRAY the subscribing witnesses thereto. It is therefore considered by the court that this paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of the said Lovey TAYLOR sufficient to pass both real and personal estate and the same is ordered to be recorded and filed. And thereupon C.W. NICHOLSON the executor therein named appeared in open court and duly qualified as such by taking the oath required by law.
Recorded: J.W. BAXTER, CCC
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