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JOHN CAPPS, 1804

In the name of God, amen. I JOHN CAPPS of the county of Warren, state of North Carolina being at the mercy of God, tho weak of body yet of sound mind and; perfect understanding, knowing the uncertainty of life and that we all must dye and return to this mother earth, I do constitute this to be my last willand testament anddesire that it may be taken as such. I, JOHN CAPPS do give and bequeath unto my wife Amy, one Sorrel mare and a black horse that I have sent to Guilford Co. and all my other property whether here or elsewhere, for her own use, to raise my children with. Only I give each child 5 shillings apiece, JOHN, MARTHA, RUTH(or Rich), MARK, BENNETT, PATTY, AMEY, BETSY, NANCY, CHRISTIAN, and CHARITY LANGESTON, in all my children's names which I desire they may have their 5 shillings each. I desire AMEY, my wife may dispose of at her will, my property after my decease, I desire this as my last will and Testament, witnessed and; by my seal, this 5th day of March, 1804.

 JOHN CAPPS,
(seal)
(his mark) *
 

Witness; JOSHUA CAPPS
HILLERY CAPPS

Will proven and ordered May court, 1804 Warren Co.


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