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Feb. 22, 1798 - Mar. 26, 1798
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 119

February 22 In the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-eight.  Being weak in body but of a perfect mind & Memory I give and bequeath as follows. To my son Saml TAYLOR the North side of my plantation begining at the Water side at the branch and then following the said branch a Westerly as fare as the Land runs.

I give to my [son]  James TAYLOR all to the south side of the said branch to Saml TAYLORs line with my houses and building I give to my son William TAYLOR the peace of land to the North West of Thos. JARVES also the swamp back of the said land containing Ninety Acres Reserver of Rail timber and fire Wood for Saml TAYLOR & James TAYLOR for their afsd plantations out of the said Swamps.

I Give to my son Jesse TAYLOR the first ten acres of land I bought of Marget JONES - I give the other ten acres of land I bought of the afsd M. JONES to Edward TAYLOR my son.

I give to Thos. JARVIS one Negro boy named Gorg.

I give to my Daughter Bettsey one Negro gairl named Sarreaby

I give the remainder part of my Estate to Miriam my Wife During her Life.

Addinly - I give to my son Saml TAYLOR the swamp land in the new Entry containing seventy one. I give as follows to Saml TAYLOR Edwd TAYLOR William TAYLOR Jesse TAYLOR James TAYLOR all Jointly all the Remainders of my lands Marshes Banks. Witness my hand
    /s/ Thomas [his F mark] TAYLOR

Signed in the presents of
    Thomas IVES     Jurat
    William [x] BURGES

Recorded & Examined this 26th March 1798 for Wm TAYLOR Clk C

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