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The Last Will and Testament of Caleb WALKER was exhibited in open court at November Term 1838 and duly proved by the oath of John Forbes in due form of Law and ordered Recorded.
In the name of God amen I, Caleb WALKER of the county of Currituck and State of North Carolina. Being not well but of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in fo__ this 7 day of June one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight.
Item: I Give unto my three sons Dempsey WALKER, Wilson WALKER, and Jackson WALKER all my lands to them and their heirs forever.
Item: I Give unto my son Caleb WALKER Ten Dollars in cash.
Item: I Give unto my daughter Gracy POYNER Ten Dollars in cash.
Item: I Give unto my son Jackson WALKER one cow and calf and heffer.
Item: I Give the Balance of my Cattle to my two sons (Dempsey and Wilson WALKER) to be equally divided between them.
Item: I leave all the remainder of my property with in doors and without to be equally divided Between my three sons, Dempsey WALKER, Wilson WALKER, and Jackson WALKER after my just debts are paid.
Item: I leave unto my beloved wife my land and plantation and all the rest of my property within doors and without during her natural life and do hereby appoint John FORBES Executor of this my last will and testament. Revoking all other former wills in ________ whose of I have unto let my hand and seal this day and date above written.
/s/ Caleb [x] WALKER
In presents of
Susan SIKES Jurat
Penny [x] GALLOP
John FORBES the Executor thereto qualified agreeable to Law.
Recorded the 20th day of January 1839
/s/ B. T. SIMMONS CCC
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