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In the name of God Amen, I William WICKER, of the State of North Carolina and County of Currituck, being weak of in body but of sound mind and memory calling to mind the uncertainty of this life, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Elizabeth WICKER all my land and movable property within doors and without during her life and after her disceease the land I give unto my Son William WICKER.
Item I give and bequeath to my two eldest Daughters Lydia Ann and Jean WICKER the priviledge of having as much of the land to build house and garden with the priviledge of fire wood etc. for and during heir living single and in case of their intermarriage then to return to William WICKER.
Item My desire is that at the discease of my Wife Elizabeth all the properties that I have not before given to be equally divided amongst those of my children that is not before mentioned.
Item my beloved Wife and my Sons Joel WICKER and William WICKER I hereby constitute and appoint my lawful executors to this my Last Will and Testament and revoaking all other theretofore maid in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this 22 day of October 1798
/s/ William WICKER seal
Jno HAMMOND jurat
John [his mark] BRINT
Recorded and examined this 7th day of March 1799
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