Will of Francis Maybury, 1711 | Gilliams of Virginia

Will of Francis Maybury
20 Mar 1711

Updated December 23, 2006

In the name of God, Amen: I Francis Maybury of ye County of Surry & ye upper Parrish. Being weak in body but of sound & perfect memory (praise be to God) do make & ordain this my Last WILL and Testament, hereby making void & revoking all other WILLS heretofore made in manner & force following. Viz.
Item: I bequeath my souls into the hands of God that gave it to me in hopes of Eternal happiness through the merits of my Blessed Saviour Jesus Christ & my Body to the ground to be decently buried according to the Discretion of my Executor hereafter nominated:
Item: I give & bequeath unto my son Francis Maybury a parcel of Land which I bought of John Freeman as it is recorded in Charles City County. I also give my said son Francis a parcel of Land I bought of Thomas Husby as it is recorded in ye said County.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my son George Maybury a piece of Land, quantity one hundred & twenty-five acres, which lies on the horn Branch at the three Creeks.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my two sons Charles Maybury & my son Hanchey Maybury a piece of Land which I entered for upon Fountain Creek & if ye Entry stands good to be equally divided between then and if it be not good to have as much out of my Estate as will take up four hundred acres of Land between the two Sons.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Ann Peoples one ewe and lamb.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Fox on ewe and lamb.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Judith Maybury one ewe and lamb.
Item: I give & bequeath unto my Loving wife Elizabeth on Indian man Named Robin and on Indian boy Jack and a mulatto Girl & all the rest of my personal estate of what nature or quality whatsoever hereby making and Nominating her the whole & sole Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament where of I have hereunto set my hand and seale the two and twentyeth day of March Anno Dom. 1711.

Francis Maybury

Signed sealed & Declared
in presence of us
Ths’ Wynne
Henry Bedingfield.
Robert Wynne


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