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In the name of God Amen, I Will. WILLIAMSON in the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being very low in health but in perfect mind and memory do ordain this to be my Last Will and testament and do dispose of my property in the following manner;
First I give the land and plantation whereon I now live to my Daughter Sarah WILLIAMSON and one Piad heifer and one bed and one lining wheel reserving the use of the wheel to my Wife Lovey WILLIAMSON as long as she remains my Widow.
Secondly I give one Negro girl named Nance to my Daughter Patsey WILLIAMSON reserving the use of her to my Wife as long as she remains my Widow and one feather bed to my Daughter Patsey reserving the use of it to my Wife as long as she lives also one wooling wheel to my Daughter reserving the use of it to my Wife during her natural life.
Thirdly I give to my beloved Wife Lovey WILLIAMSON one cow and yearling also all my corn and porck one sow and pigs four dry hogs and I desire that my chimney should be put up and paid for out of my property that will be sold and all the remainder part of my property to be sold and equally divided betwest my Wife and two children after paying my lawful debts I do likewise constitute and appoint Caleb CAPS and my Wife Lovey WILLIAMSON executors to this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five January the fourteenth.
/s/ William [his x mark] WILLIAMSON seal
Signed and sealed in the presence of
Joseph BALLENTINE SEN.
Recorded and examined the 22d April anno Dom 1805
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