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Lydia Waterfield
Sept. 4, 1851 -  Nov. Term 1852
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 166 [duplicated page number]
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State of North Carolina
   Currituck County

   In the name of God Amen I Lydia WATERFIELD relict of Reuben WATERFIELD dead being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in the manner following that is to say.

   First I give unto my Grand Son Divancey WATERFIELD one cow unto my Grand Daughter Louisa Ann I give one yearling and the balance of my property all in doors and out I give unto my Grand Daughter Lydia Bryant WATERFIELD and I also appoint James WATERFIELD my executor to this my last will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the fourth day of September 1851.

    /s/ Lydia WATERFIELD seal

Signed & sealed in presence of us
    A. SMITH jurat
    Vinson WHITE

Currituck County Court - Nov. term 1852
    Paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Lydia WATERFIELD is produced in open court and the execution of the same is proved by the oath of Alex SMITH witness thereto in due form ordered recorded

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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