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Elizabeth Walker
June 28, 1850 - Aug. Term 1854

In the Name of god Amen.  I, Elizabeth WALKER of the county of Currituck and State of North Carolina being weak in Body by Health but of a sound and disposeing mind and memory Thanks be to god for the same I do make this instrument of writing to be my last will and testament in form and manner and following that is to say --

Item 1st  I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Charlotty WALKER one bed and furniture to Her and Her Heirs for Ever.

Item 2d  I Give and bequeath unto my Two Daughters Amy WALKER and Charlotty WALKER all the residue of my Estate both within doors and without all my money and notes To be Equally divided between my Two before mentioned Daughters, to them and There Heirs for Ever.

I nominate constitute and appoint my beloved Daughter Amy WALKER Executrix to this my Last will and Testament.  I do make this Instrument of writing to be my last will and Testament Revokeing all former wills and instruments of writing.  I publish this Instrument of writing to be my last will and testament This 28 of June in the year of our Lord 1850 given under my Hand and seal In the presents of us
    Davis B. MORSE    Jurat
    Tully HALSTAD        Jurat
        /s/ Elizabeth [her x mark] WALKER

Currituck County Court - August Term 1854
    The within paper writing was purporting to be the last will & Testament of Elizabeth Sawyer WALKER deceasd was exhibited in open Court for probate by Amy WALKER, the executrix therein named & the due Execution of the Same proved by the oaths of Davis B. MORSE & Tully HALSTEAD the Subscribing witnesses thereto in due form -- it is therefore admited to probate & ordered recorded.  The executrix did not qualify.
    /s/ J.W. BAXTER CCC

[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]

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