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William Thompson/
May 6, 1788 - March 20, 1790
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 246

In the name of God Amen, I William THOMPSON of Currituck County and State of North Carolina, being weak in body but of sound memory (blessed be God) do this sixth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight, make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say)

First I lend to my beloved Wife Mason THOMPSON all my land during her life or widowhood and after my said Wifes death or marriage, I give and bequeath to my Son Nathan THOMPSON and his heirs forever all my lands.

I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah LEACH one bed and furniture which bed I lent to my said Daughter.

I give and bequeath after the death or marriage of my Wife Mason THOMPSON all my goods and chattels as followeth to be equally devided between my Son William THOMPSON, my Son John THOMPSON, my Son Barthholmew THOMPSON, my Daughter Mason THOMPSON.

I make my Wife Mason THOMPSON and my Son Nathan THOMPSON whole and sole executors of this my Last Will and Testament, in witness whereof I the said William THOMPSON have set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date first above written.
    /s/ William THOMSON (sic)     seal

signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
    John DOXEY jurat
    Mary [her mark]  DOXEY jurat
    William TAYLOR jurat

Recorded and examined the 20th day of March 1790

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