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In the name of God Amen. I Owen WRIGHT of the State of N. C. Currituck County being thro the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weake in body, yeat of a sound and perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my Last Will and Testament and desire it may be received by all as such.
First I most humbly bequeath my soul to God my maker and desire my burial my be decent without pomp or state as to my worldly estate I will and positively order first that all my just debts be paid. Then I give to my dearly beloved Wife for the term of her life this house wherein I now dwell with all the furniture and the lands and tenements that lie about it and after her death to be equally divided among all my dear beloved children and to their heirs and assigns forever to whom I leave also my dearly beloved Wife to pay my just debts and settle my estate and do constitute her executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and trustee for my children. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 13th day of Dec. in the year of our Lord 1825.
/s/ Owen [His x mark] WRIGHT
Wallace [his WH mark] HUTCHENS
Thos. G. MORSE
This Last Will and Testament of Owen WRIGHT was proved by the oath Wallace HUTCHENS in open Court Feby term 1826 and ordered to be recorded. When the executrix came into open Court and qualified in form of law etc. Recorded and examined March 21st 1826.
Spence HALL Clk R
James G. HALL DClk
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