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May 11, 1837 - Nov. Term 1839
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 66-67
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The Last Will and Testament of Bridget WHITE deceased exhibited and proved in open court at November term 1839 by the oath of Abel BELANGY jurat and Jonathen TAYLOR one of the executors there to quallified in due form of Law ordered Recorded.
In the name of God Amen. I Bridget WHITE of the State of North Carolina and Currituck County being weak in body but of sound mind and memory thanks be to God for the same calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first of all my will and desire is that all my just debts be paid by my executor here after named.
Item I give and bequeath unto Senia JARVES forty dollars.
Item I give and bequeath unto Betsey TAYLOR ten dollars.
Item I give unto my Brother Willoughby TAYLORs children thirty dollars Julia, Angelica, Charity, Sabrina, Sally and Jackson this being the names of his children to be equally divided amongst them to them and their heirs for ever.
Item I give all the residue of my estate at my death to be equally divided between Benjamin TAYLOR, Betsey EVERTON and Jonathen TAYLOR my Brothers and Sister.
It is my Will that my old negro woman India be considered as being free and for her to have her choice to stay with either of my Brothers or Sister, as she pleases and they are to take care of her to them and their heirs for ever.
Lastly I hereby appoint my Brothers Benjamin TAYLOR and Jonathen TAYLOR to this my Last Will and Testament given under my hand and seal this 11th day of May 1837.
/s/ Bridget WHITE seal
Signed sealed published and declared by the Testatrix to be her Last Will and Testament in presence of
Abel [his x mark] BELANGY jurat
Recorded and examined this 4 day of Decer. 1839
B.T. SIMMONS, CCC
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