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Will of Mary (Bryan) Curtis
- Pages 191-92. Will of Mary Curtiss of Opekin in Orange County and Collony of Virginia being very sick and weak in body, dated 9 Jan. 1741.
- To my Honrd. mother Martha Bryan my riding horse and saddle.
- To my well beloved daughter Mary Curtiss all the rest of my stock together with all and singular my household goods. In case she should die without issue equally divided amongst my beloved bretheren Joseph, Samuell, Morgan, John William, James and Thomas Bryan and my beloved sister Ellinor Linvill.
- My Honrd. father Morgan Bryan and my beloved brother Joseph Bryan executors.
- (signed) Mary (M C) Curtiss
- Wit: Edward Hughes, Peter Van Bebber, Nicholas (N) Boitter.
- 25 Feb. 1741 . Presented in Court by Morgan Bryan and Joseph Bryan. Proved by Edwd. Hughes and Nicholas Boitter.
- Pages 192-93. Bond of Morgan Bryan, Joseph Bryan, Morgan Morgan and Samuell Britton unto Thos. Chew, Gent., justice. For ₤1000. 25 Feb. 1741 . Morgan Bryan and Joseph Bryan are exors. of Mary Curtiss. (signed) Morgan Bryan, Jos. (X) Bryan, Morgan an, Samll Brittan. Wit: Catlett Conway. 25 Feb. 1741 . Ack and admitted to record. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 1, Dorman, pg. 37].