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Joshua W
est
Sept. 14, 1802 - Sept. 22, 1803
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 229

In the name of God Amen, I Joshua WEST of Currituck County and State of North Carolina, being very sick and weak in body but in my right mind and of a disposing memory think proper to make this my Last Will and Testament, and first of all

Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Joshua WEST my land and plantation whereon I now live to him and his heirs also my gun.

Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved Daughter Salley WEST three hundred dollars to be raised out of my estate

Item I give and bequeath all the remainder of my estate within doors and without to be eqeally divided between my well beloved Wife Sarah WEST and my two Daughters Cortney WALLACE and Salley WEST.

Revoking and disannulling all other wills and legacies ratifying and confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament. and lastly I appoint and ordain leave my trusty friend Malachi READ hole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and two.
    /s/ Joshua WEST     seal

signed sealed and delivered in presence of
    Julia HILL jurat
    Andrew [his mark] ETHERIDGE

Recorded and examined the 22 day of Sept. Anno Dom 1803

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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