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Edward Wa
May 4, 1811 - Nov. 26, 1811
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 10-11

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County

In the name of God Amen. I Edward WALKER being in perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it. I do publish and declare this to be my Last Will and testament, in manner and form that foloweth.

Item: I give unto my beloved Wife Sarah WALKER all the property that she possessed when I was married to her and all that property that she got by the death of her Father and Mother, and that property that I bought at her Mothers vendue she takes and takes in my note as her devidend, also I give her six hogs first choice, and one cow with calf by the name of Blossom.

Item: I give and unto my Daughter Polly WALKER all the rest of my property that I bought there, three beds and two steads eight head of cattle, one sow and pigs, one desk, one chest, six chairs, one safe, one gun, one watch, one case and bottels, two wheels, two pots, one dutchoven, one griddle, two pork tubs, one soap tub, three books(?), shoe tools and leather, and other things too tedious to mention which there will be an inventory of the above property and if my Daughter Polly WALKER should die without heir her property to be equally divided between my Wife and Sarah GIBBS.  I also constitute and ordain my worth friend George HOWARD to be my whole sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.
    /s/ Edward WALKER seal

Signed, seal and delivered in presence of this 4th day of May 1811
    Thomas SIMMONS
    Amos GRAY

Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)

[Note: Probate date is from Currituck Co. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions]

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!




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