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Richard W
illiams
Dec. 5, 1802 - May 25, 1803
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 219

I Richard WILLIAMS of the County of Currituck and the provence of North Carolina being very weak and low but of a perfect disposing mind and memory Thanks be given to Almighty God for it, do constitute and ordain and make this my Last Will and Testament, disannulling all other former wills by me before made.

Item I lend to my loveing Mother Mary HOLLOWELL all my land and plantation whereon I now live with all the rest of my estate within doors and without during life.

Item after my Mothers death I give and bequeath unto my Cousin Thomas MORSE all my land and plantation whereon I now live to him and his heirs forever.

Item and if my Cousin Thomas MORSE deceases without a lawful heir I give my said land and plantation to my Cousin Richard MORSE and his heirs forever.

Item I give all the rest of my estate to be equally divided between my Sister Sarah MORSE and Sister Elizabeth MATTHIAS and my Brother John BRAY to them and their heirs forever.

I do appoint Zachariah MORSE and Simon MATTHIAS executor and executors to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand fixed my seal the 5th day of December 1802.
    /s/ Richard [his R mark] WILLIAMS     seal

signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
    Samuel HOLT     jurat
    John CHURCH   jurat

Recorded and examined the 25th day of May 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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