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Elizabeth West
Feb. 6, 1832 - May Term 1836
Codicil: April 26, 1836
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 17-18
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The Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth WEST deceased was Exhibited at May Term 1836 and proven by the of [sic] of David MORSE and ordered Recorded.

In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth WEST being weak in body but sound in mind and memory do make ordain & constitute this to be my Last Will and Testament

Item 1st I give & bequeath to my Daughter Fanny WEST one bed & furniture her choice one folding table one horse cart & harness one stock of bees one plough & harness & hoes of every description five head of sheep one cow all the hogs all the earthen ware one colt one mill one loom & harness & kitchen furnature of every description & all of the corn fodder & pork bacon & fish which is now provided for the family this present year to her & her heirs forever.

Item 2d I give & bequeath to my Son in Law John WEST one bed & furnature which I have raised since the death of my husband Obediah WEST dec’d to him & his heirs forever.

Item 3d & lastly I give & bequeath to my daughter Fanny WEST all of the residue of my estate after paying my just debts also I constitute ordain & appoint John WEST my executor to this my last Will & testament.

In witness I have hereunto set my hand & seal this the Sixth day of February eighteen hundred & thirty two.

    /s/ Elizabeth [her x mark] WEST seal

Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
    Jno. R. BRIGHT
    David MORSE
    Jasper [his x mark] WALLIS

Recorded & examined the 27th day of June 1836
    /s/ J.W. HUGHES CCC

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