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In the name of God Amen, I Thomas WALKER SEN. of Currituck County and State of North Carolina being weak and low in body but of perfect mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death do make and commit to writing this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz.
First of all I give my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the ground to be burried in a descent manner at the discretion of my executor and with what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with I dispose of as follows.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Cathrine WALKER one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf one sow and piggs, one linnen wheel one chest five chairs one small pot and one skillett and one table to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Son Thomas WALKER the manner plantation whereon I now live up to Michael WALKERs back line thence across to Spence WALKERs land and my plantation called the Out Fould(?) I give and bequeath to my Son Hollowell WALKER to him and his heirs forever and in case either of them should die without lawful heir I give their land to be sold and the money to equally divided among the rest of my children all the remainder of my property within and without doors I leave to be sold and after my just debts are paid the balance of the money equally divided between my four children namely Polley WALKER, Patsey WALKER, Dinah WALKER, and Samuel WALKER.
Last of all I nominate, constitute and appoint my beloved Wife Catharine WALKER and my friend Norris MIDGETT my executors to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal and affixed my seal this 8th June 1802.
/s/ Thos. WALKER seal
Signed sealed pronounced and declared in presence of us
Levi W. HALL jurat
Recorded and examined the 18th July Anno Dom 1807
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