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In the name of God, Amen.
I Crissie Daniels of the County of Dare and State of North Carolina being in health of body and of sound mind, memory, and understanding praise be God for the same do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and firm following:
I give, devise and bequeath unto my beloved nephew Marcellus W. Daniels, his heirs and assigns forever all my property real personal and mixed of what nature or kind wheresoever the same shall be at the time of my death provided however that he shall take care of me during my natural life, provide for my body a decent burial, paying all my sick and funeral expenses, and erect suitable tombs at my grave.
And I do nominate constitute and appoint my said beloved nephew Marcellus W. Daniels sole executor without bond of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making all and every other will or wills at any time heretofore made by me and do declare this to be my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I the said Crissie Daniels have hereunto set my hand and seal this 15th day of May 1893.
/s/ Crissie [her x mark] Daniels
Signed, declared and published by the above named Crissie Daniels, as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request and in her presence have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
NOTE: "Crissie" Daniels was Christian Davis (1826-1894) who married Joseph Avery Daniels (c1818-1859). Crissie & Joseph had 2 sons: Benjamin Thomas Daniels and Avery J. Daniels. Marcellas Woodley Daniels was actually Crissie's grandson, son of Benjamin Thomas Daniels.
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