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James B. Twine
Nov. 11, 1863 - Nov. Term 1866
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 262
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State of North Carolina Currituck County

   In the name of God Amen.  Be this my last will & testament.  I Jas. B. TWINE considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind & memory do make and publish this my last will & testament in manner & form following

   First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Georgeanah TWINE all my household & kitchen furniture, except a bed & one half ˝ the clothing that father gave to me. I also give to her all the provisions I may have on hand & live hogs if any.

   I give and bequeath unto my sons William & James TWINE the fether bed that father gave to me & half the bed clothing. I have also my books are to be kept by my executor for my three children William, James & Elisha.

   I order that my land & house be sold to the best advantage & divided as follows—I give unto my wife Georgana TWINE one third of the proceeds of the same, the balance to be kept & equally divided between my three children as they may need it, my cattle, tools & lumber disposed of this day to pay my debts. I leave Abraham TWINE my beloved father my executor.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 11th day of November 1863.

    /s/ Jas. B. TWINE seal

In presence of
    Wellington WARD

See minute docket November Term 1866 for probate
Recorded Jany. 23d 1867    J.W. BAXTER, CCC

[NOTE: James B. Twine was born c1831 to Rev. Abraham Twine and Margaret "Peggy" Baker.  James married Georgianna Etheridge in Currituck Co. on June 2, 1855.  They had 3 sons: William Baker Twine (c1857-???), James B. Twine, Jr. (1859-1930) and Elisha Twine (1863-1940)]

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