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William Walker
Mar. 24, 1829 -  Aug. Term 1829
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 250-251

March the twenty fourth day one thousand, eight hundred and twenty nine. In the name of God Amen. I William WALKER being sick but in perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God, calling mind the mortality of my body, knowing it is wonst appointed for all men to die and as it has pleased God to endow me with my worldly goods I dispose of them as follows.

I lend unto my Wife Faney all my land and property during her natral life, my widow after the death or marriage of my Wife, I give unto my Son Isaac WALKER the land I bought of Thomas WILLIAMS to him and his heirs forever, the land whereon I now live, I give unto my Son William WALKER, to him and his heirs forever.

I give unto my Son Isaac one cow, I give unto my Daughter Courtney one feather bed and furniture also one spinning wheel also one table also one chest, also two hogs, I give unto my Daughter Juley one cow, I give unto my Daughter Edney one cow, I give unto my Daughter Embly one cow, I give unto my Daughter Cortney one cow and yearling. I leave my Wife Fanny to sell property enough to pay my debts and if my Wife marries all my property to be equally divided between her and my three Daughters Juley, Eedney and Embly after these legacies which I have already given and if she dies before marriage for it to be equally divided between my three youngest Daughters. Ratifying this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament leaving my Wife Faney and Son Isaac WALKER executors to this my Last Will and Testament.
    /s/ William [his x mark] WALKER     Seal

Assigned sealed and witnessed in the presence of us
    Test. Moses COX
Test. Willoughby [His x mark] WILLIAMSON

State of North Carolina
Currituck County

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
August Term 1829
    This Last Will and Testament of William WALKER deceased was exhibited in open Court and proved in due form of Law by the oaths of Moses COX and Willoughby WILLIAMSON subscribing witnesses thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded. When Fanny WALKER and Isaac WALKER the executors therein named came into open Court and qualified in form of law and ordered that letters testamentary issue.

Recorded January 11th 1830
    Jas. G. HALL

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