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In the name of God Amen, I William WAHAB of the State of North Carolina and County of Currituck being in a low state of health but of perfect mind and memory and caling to mind the mortaletty of the body and knowing that it is appointed for all men wonce to die I do recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that give it and my body I recommend to the earth to be desantly bured at the discreshon of my ext. and touching my intrust wherewith all it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath in manner and form following that is to say
Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved Brother James WAHAB one negro woman named Hanor and one hundred acres of land gining him the said James WAHAB to him and his heirs lawfully begotten and also thirty silver dollar.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Sister Barbara WILLIAMS one negro boy known by the name of Abe and one hundred and fifty acres of land gining the above said hundred acres given to my Brother and thirty silver dollars.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Brother Job and Sister Sarah SMITH children that is to say Thomas WAHAB Elisabeth SMITH Mary SMITH, Sarah SMITH and Barbara SMITH fifty acres of land apeace and also all the rest of my estate to be equally divided between them the above said five children only as much as shall pay all my debts and the charges of the same that shall hereafter inercede and that I do hereby constitute and appoint William WILLIAMS holly and solley exter. to this my Last Will and Testament ratifing and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I do hereunto set my hand and fix my seal this nineteinth day of September and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and eighty three.
/s/ William WAHAB seal
signed sealed published and pronounced to be William WAHABs Last Will and Testament in the presents of us and in the presents of each
other here witnessed the same
Recorded and examined the 19th Jany. Anno Dom 1784
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