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Charles W
June 1, 1799 - Sept. 13, 1799
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 155

State of North Carolina
Currituck County

Know all by these presents that Charles of the County and State aforesaid and as it is so ordered that one day all men must die. I make and publish this my Last Will and testament.

First I give and recommend my soul to him that I received it from.

Secondly as for what worldly goods that it hath been pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath as follows, Viz. that is to say.

Item I give and bequeath to my Son John WILLIAMS sixty seven acres of land where I now live and ocupy with all and singular unto the same belonging.

Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Thomas WILLIAMS fifty acres of land binding on the Beaver Pond

Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Daniel WILLIAMS the first colt that my old mare shall bring and one feather bed and furniture for his part.

Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Dinah WILLIAMS the first colt that shall come of my young mare

Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Esther BEST the second colt that shall come of my old mare.

Item I give and bequeath to my loveing Wife Mary all the remainder part of my estate during her natural life or widdowhood and at her death or mariage to equally divided between my three youngis children Sarah WILLIAMS, John WILLIAMS, and Thomas WILLIAMS further I give to my Son Daniel WILLIAMS one gunn.

Revoaking all other wills and Testaments as witness I have hereunto set my hand seal this first day of June 1799.
    /s/ Charles [his mark] WILLIAMS seal

I appoint Daniel WILLIAMS my executor.

signed sealed in presence of us
    Lazrus LINTON
[her mark] ROGGERS

Recorded and examined this 13th day of September 1799

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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