Louisa County, Va. Probate Records
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Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 577, Rowland Gooch, Type: Will, Date: 08-Dec-1794
Written 19 Feb 1783; Recorded 8 Dec 1794 County of Louisa ... wife is Unity Gooch; sons Claborn [Claiborn], John, Rowland, Gideon; Pumphrey [Pomfrey] (executor), daughter Elizabeth. "negrow woman named Hannah". Witnessed by John Poindexter, Isaac Ware, John Thomson, John White.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 580, Rowland Gooch, Type: Sett, Date: 08-Dec-1794
Bond of Pumphrey Gooch, Exor. of estate of Rowland Gooch, Sec. Gideon Gooch, John Fleeman, Amt. 500 Lb. Dated and recorded 8 Dec 1794. signed Pumphrey Gooch, John Fleeman.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 583, Jas. Laurance, Type: Sett, Date: 12-Jan-1795
Bond of Henry Laurance admor. of estate of Jas. Laurance. Security William Laurance. Amt. £100. 12 Jan 1795 Sig. Henry Laurance, and William Laurance.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 590, Joseph Watkins, Type: Sett, Date: 12-Jan-1795
Isham Watkins and William Trice and James Trice bound to justices £500 12 Jan 1795. Isham Watkins administrator of estate of Joseph Watkins, dec'd. to make inventory of the estate.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 601, William Cole, Type: Sett, Date: 14-Sep-1795
Bond of Richard Cole, John Bibb, William Cole, Jr. and Eleanor Cole to William O. Callis, John Overton, William Wash and Perter Crawford, Gent. Justices in sum of Lb4500 as executors and administrators of the estate of William Cole,Dec'd.14 Sep 1795.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 605, Thomas Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 11-Sep-1795
Will of Thomas Johnson, Minor, Fredericksville Parish, my whole estate to be kept together 3 years for support of my 7 children John Boswell Johnson, Richard Boswell Johnson, Thomas Meriwether Johnson, Chapman Johnson, William Johnson, Jane Johnson & An Johnson. To my dau. Dorothy Michie my mill tract devised me by my uncle John Boswell and also Negroes Milly, Jack, Betsy, bets, Betty, Blackwell and furniture [ will continues] 30 March 1795. Rec. 11 Sept. 1795.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 608, Nicholas Amos, Type: Will, Date: 08-Feb-1796
Will Nicholas Amos aged and sick; all estate, except land, to be equally divided amongst all my children. To my 4 daughters Sally Amos, Nancy Amos, Molley Amos and Sukey Amos my land whereon I now live to be held jointly. If a daughter marries she is to receive @7.10 within 6 months for others, My daughters are to pay unto my son Charles Amos @7.10 in lieu of land within 6 months. Daughters to pay to son Joseph, Benjamin and Francis Amos @7.10 within 6 months after they arrive at age 21 in lieu of land. If either daughter refuses to pay she shall forfeit her right in said land. Appoint sons Charles and Joseph Amos and William Massie Exors. Sig. Nicholas Amos (X). Wit. Zachariah Freeman, Francis Thomas, Patsy Freeman, Nathaniel Thomas. Rec. 8 Feb 1796. Charles Amos qualified with Richard Johnson on his sec. bond of @500.
Cty. Lou, Book: 3, Page: 614, Jesse Perkins, Type: Will, Date: 13-Jun-1796
Will of Jesse Perkins 3 Mar 1796 to wife Nancy Perkins all estate except articles to children as they arrive of age provided she remains a widow otherwise only 1/3 to her and rest divided amongst children equally. John and David Shepherd to be exors. Wit. James Pulliam, John Purkins, Robert Bell, Anthony Bell. Recorded 13 Jun 1796.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 1, John Moss, Type: Will, Date: 12-Dec-1796
Will of John Moss of St. Martins Parish Louisa County. to my wife Sarah Moss one Negro girl named Lucy and furniture and after her death to her son John Kimbrough. To my son Nelson Moss all the land that I posses at my death and six Negroes; To my son in law Sealton Smith and Dianah his wife 3 Negroes Isabel, Phillis and Charles, sheep, cattle, feather bed and furniture. To my son in law William Kimbrough £40... 23 Apr 1796. Recorded 12 Dec 1796.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 3, Catherine Phillips, Type: , Date: 13-Mar-1797
Div. of slaves of Catherine Phillips est. by Benjamin Clarke 13 Mar 1797.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 3, Joseph Hopkins, Type: Sett, Date:
of Joseph Hopkins, Dec'd assigned to Elizabeth Beaver, former widow of said Hopkins, which she received also 110 Lbs. 10s 1 p of personal estate of Joseph Hopkins, Dec'd. Sig. Turner Anderson, surveyor and Samuel Henson.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 7, Thomas Smith, Type: Will, Date: 10-Apr-1797
Will Thomas Smith - wife Tabitha Smith; son Thomas Lily Smith (under 18); nephews Edward Johnson of Edward Johnson, dec'd. Francis Smith Jr. son of Francis Smith John Smith son of Park Smith, dec'd. Friend Joseph Bickley son of Sir William Bickley, dec'd. Nephew Edward Johnson friends Capt. George Williamson, Joseph Bickley, Granville Smith, my brother and Jacob William, Jr. son of Jacob Williamson, Sr. to be exors. 13 Mar 1795; rec. 10 Apr 1797
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 13, John Gardner, Type: Will, Date: 13-Jun-1797
Will Book 4, p-13: Division of estate of John Gardner, names his widow as Mary Gardner. Mary Thompson’s legacy. Seven legatees: James Hendrick, Thomas Gardner, John Gardner, William Gamm, David Allen, Elizabeth Thomson, Sally Harrett or Sally Heyatt 4 March 1797, Recd 13 June 1797
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 18, Elizabeth Underwood, Type: Will, Date: 12-Jun-1798
Will of Elizabeth Underwood, to son George Underwood 3 Negroes, to son Francis Underwood 9 Negroes, large silver spoon, 6 tablespoon and all that may be growing at my death to son Francis Underwood upon his giving Alexander Underwood the half of the household and kitchen furniture. sons George and Thomas executors. 18 Feb 1796. Sig. Elizabeth Underwood (X) wit. John Lawrence, Mary Ann Lawrence (X) Rec. 12 Jun 1798. In the grantor and grantee index for deeds 1825 1872 I found only two deeds for Underwoods both of them being for a James Underwood in 1826.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 25, William Moss, Type: , Date: 10-Jul-1797
dower slaves to Rebecca Moss widow of William Moss, dec'd. 6 Sep 1797.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 25, William Moss, Type: Sett, Date: 04-Aug-1797
Inv. estate William Moss, dec'd. 4 Aug 1797 £303-8-6.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 26, William Tisdale, Type: Appt, Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 31, David Shelton, Type: Will, Date: 11-Sep-1797
Wilson Adams one of the witnesses to will of David Shelton 11 Sep 1797.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 38, Nicholas Amos, Type: Sett, Date: 09-Feb-1796
Inv. of Estate of Nicholas Amos 9 Feb 1796 by R. Hanley, Daniel Garth, Charles Thomas.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 40, Thomas Johnson, Senr, Type: Will, Date: 08-Jan-1798
Will of Thomas Johnson, Senr. of Trinity Parish; to my natural sons John, William, Robert and James all my land and tenements equally. To daus. Jane, Lucy and Alice all money from a judgment in general court against Thomas Johnson (sheriff) & John Poindexter; ?120 to Jane; 120 to Lucy and balance to Alice. appoint sons John and William exors. 4 Nov. 1795. wit. Richard Paulett, Barbara Dobb, Ursula (X) Esters, Abraham Estes. Rec. 8 Jan. 1798.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 73, Agness Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 14-Jan-1799
Will Agness Johnson in low health. To Jacob Johnsons daughter Agness 1 feather bed, 1 side saddle & 2 dishes. Remainder to John Price and he to be exor. 1 Dec. 1798. wit. David Johnson, William Johnson, Nancy Johnson. Rec. 14 Jan. 1799.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 79, John Pulliam, Type: Will, Date: 10-Jun-1799
will of John Pulliam to wife Sarah, Negro Cloe. Names children Gideon, James, John, Drewry, Mary Elizabeth, Aggatha and Lucy. Son Zachariah to have land below Chamberlains Creek. Son James and Zachariah to be exors. With Thomas Desper and William Lowry. 14 Apr 1798 recorded 10 Jun 1799
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 79, John Pulliam, Type: Will, Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 86, Sarah Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 12-Dec-1796
Will Sarah Johnson. to my son Richard Johnson 2 cows and balance of Valentine Meriwether's bond for corn after paying my debts and of crops equally between 2 sons Richard and Thomas Johnson, furniture except 6 pewter plates. to my two daughters Sarah and Nancy Johnson furniture. To son Isham Johnson 1 cow. Son William Johnson to be exor. 21 April 1796. wit. Joseph Isbell, Reuben Thacker. Memo. In consideration of my sons William and James Johnson, my son-in-law William Powers, and my daughter Rebecca Moss having received my dec'd. husband's estate more than my children mentioned so I think proper not to bequeath them anything 25 April 1796. Rec. 12 Dec. 1796.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 100, George Gibson, Type: Will, Date: 10-Feb-1800
Will George Gibson, debts to be paid by sons William, Gilbert and Lightfoot and daughter Catharine each paying equally. To sons and daughters Patty, Sally, Betsy, John, Nathan and Ambrose 1s sterling each. Son William 1/4 tract I now live and furniture, son Lightfoot 1/4 part same tract; Son Gilbert 1/2 part same tract; daughter Catharine 1/4 part same tract to include present dwelling home. Neighbor Charles Quarles and sons William and Gilbert to be exors. 8 Feb 1798. Sig. George Gibson. Rec. 10 Feb 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 100, Pumphrey Gooch, Type: Sett, Date: 13-Jan-1800
Inventory of estate of Pumphrey Gooch __ Dec 1799. Lb. 171 2s 9p. by Stephen Gooch, Harvey Edwards, Thomas Gooch. Recorded 13 Jan 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 115, Thomas Garland, Type: Appt., Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 127, William Chewning, Type: Inv, Date: 09-Jun-1800
Inventory of William Chewning by John Lasley, Peter Crawford, Elijah Johnson, William Wash. Rec. 9 Jun 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 133, Sarah Moss, Type: Will, Date: 13-Oct-1800
Will Sarah Moss to Robert Kimbrough, Joseph Kimbrough, John Kimbrough, William Kimbrough and Mary Lipscomb sons and daughter of mine, to son Nelson Moss. 13 Jul 1800 Rec. 13 Oct 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 134, William Rigsby, Type: Will, Date: 28-May-1800
Wilson Adams one of the exors of William Rigsby's will dated 28 May 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 135, William Harris, Type: Sett, Date: 20-Sep-1800
Settlement of estate of William Harris in account with Samuel Mays administrator begun 18 Aug 1799. 20 Sep 1800 pd.: Esther Harris part of the estate pr receipt 209.2 2/5. Micajah Harris same as above Elizabeth Matthews same as above Richard Lane and Mary Yancey same as above The administrator of estate as a legatee same as above. Recorded 20 Sep 1800.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 137, William Shelton, Type: Will, Date: 12-Jan-1801
Will of William Shelton of Louisa, to wife during her life tract I live on north side of Owens Creek and Negroes Dinah, Bellar, Esther, Rachel, Fanny, David, Charles and Moses except Marcus and Stephen, children of Rachel, also 1/2 my stock, etc. To son John 2 Negroes, Patrick and Susannah. To daughter, Martha Lucas, 3 Negroes Hinter, Isaac and Tabb, 10 cattle, furniture anD1/2 of my tract of land purchased of James Heron to be taken off the lower part of the tract during her life and then to revert to my estate and be divided as hereafter directed. To my son, William, the land I live on after my wife's decease in lieu of the land I sold of his in Prince Edward County with the liberty of working immediately that part of the land on the south side of Owens creek. Also lend William 3 Negroes Marcus, Watt, and Juda, cattle, bed and furniture. To my son, John, the Negroes to revert to my estate and be divided as herein after directed. Direct son, William, shall not rent the aforesaid land and appoint my executors trustees to my son, William. To my son, Jesse, 3 Negroes Simon, Juda and Fanny. To my son, James, 3 Negroes Bob, Matt and Dorcas. To my daughter, Susanna Farrar, 3 Negroes Jacob, Sampson, and Rachael To my daughter, Ann Woodson, 4 Negroes Isaac, Harry, Delcy, Nelly. If daughter, Ann Woodson, should die without lawfull issue the Negroes Isaac and Dilcy to revert to my estate and be divided as hereafter directed. To my daughter, Sally Grubbs, 3 Negroes Sawny, Davy and Amy and 150 acres land of land I bought of James Heron to be taken from the upper part of the tract and after her death to her children and the value of the land deducted from her proportion of my estate in the general division. To the children of Peter Crawford by his first wife 3 Negroes Frank, Betsy and Jany and also £105 which I lent their father Peter Crawford in October 1784. To my granddaughter, Elizabeth Shelton, daughter of my son, Robert, 1 Negro Lucy. To my grandson, William Shelton, son of my son, Robert, 1 Negro boy Charles. To my grandson, James Shelton, son of my son, Robert, 1 Negro girl Polley. Residue of my estate including the Negroes and personal estate lent my wife to my children: John, Martha Lucas, Susanna Farrar; William, James; Jesse, Ann Woodson, Sally Grubbs and the children of Peter Crawford by his first wife who are to jointly have 1 share, if any of my children die without issue then their part divided between the survivors but not division of that part of my estate lent my wife to be until after her death. Negroes given to my daughters, Martha Lucas and Ann Woodson, shall not be carried out of this state. No security be given or required by my executors. Names sons, John, James, and son-in-law Peter Crawford executors. 31 Oct 1800. Sig. William Shelton. Wit. Cornelius Da
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 143, John Winston, Type: Sett, Date: 16-Dec-1800
Acctount of sale of estate of John Winston 16 Dec 1800. Amongst other buyers James Gooch.
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 149, George Matlock, Type: Acct, Date: 28-Nov-1800
Account of sale of estate of George Matlock 28 Nov 1800 Mentions amongst others Charles Higgason and Moses Higgason
Cty. Lou, Book: 4, Page: 152, George Lumsden, Type: Sett, Date: 08-Feb-1802
In obedience of the Court I have proceeded to take in my hands the estate of George Lumsden dec'd. which consisted of only $20 in debts which I have collected and have been ready to abide the further order of the court there being no other goods, chattels or credit that has come into my hands or to my knowledge belonging to said George Lumsden dec'd. 6 Feb 1802. Sig. John Edwards, DS for Henry Garrett Shf. Rec. 8 Feb 1802.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 30, Nathaniel Snelson, Type: appt, Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 31, Wm. Crenshaw, Type: Sett, Date: 21-Aug-1801
William Cook admor of estate of Wm. Crenshaw dec'd., balance due from Wm. Cooke to the estate of £348 11s 4 p, 21 Aug 1801. sig. Geo. Pottie, Saml. O. Pettus and Saml. Overton Mr.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 44, John McGehee, Sr., Type: Will, Date: 13-Oct-1801
Will John McGehee Senr. of Louisa, St. Martins Parish 2 Nov 1798. To son William McGehee 3 Negroes named Winney, little Judy and little Ben; To son John McGehee 3 Negroes named Friday, little Davy and Anthony; To son Augustine McGehee 3 Negroes named Stephen, Lydda and Reubin; To son Edward McGehee 3 negroes named Jemina, Sarah and Moses; To daughter Elizabeth Bond 3 negroes named Judy, Armistead and Edam; to daughter Mary McGehee 3 Negroes named Barnet, Tom and old Dinah; To daughter Susannah Mallory 3 Negores named Amy, Pegg and Martin; to daughter Agness 3 Negroes named Primis, little Dinah and little Kate; to my grandson Dabney McGehee negroes Primis, little Dinah and little Kate; to daughter Sarah McGehee 3 Negores named Betty little Dick and Mary; to daughter Lucy Cason three Negroes named Jack, Henry and Cloe, to daughter Barbara Groom 3 Negroes named Abby, Morris and James. To sons William and John McGehee my tract of land on Contrary equally divided; To son Augustine McGehee tract which I purchased of John Coleman Graves; to son Edward McGehee the upper part of tract whereon I now live (his lower corner to begin on the river ... by William Harris) also 20 acres I purchased of William Davis. to my three single daughters Mary, Agnes and Sarah McGehee the lower part of my tract whereon I now live so long as they remain single (with proviso that Edward McGehee shall have liberty to tend any part thereof) and if either of them marries she shall receive no benefit from said land) To single daughters Mary, Agness, and Sarah McGehee my ox cart and four oxen, 12 head of cattle, 12 hogs, 12 sheep, 3 horses, 40 barrel of corn and fodder, my safe, chest of drawers, 6 pewter plates, 3 pewter dishes, 3 pewter barouz ?, spice morter and flat irons, 2 butter pots, choice of ox chairs, 2 pairs iron traces and wheat fan table and 6 chairs, largest looking glass, 2 side saddles and bridles, loom and spinning wheels and cards, 2 pots and dutch ovens, 3 feather beds and furniture, but my son Edward McGehee to have the use of the wheat fan, cart and oxen and either of them marries she shall not claim any share of the articles . except the feather bed and furniture. To son Edward McGehee after death or marriage of single daughter the lower part of my land lent my single daughter. Negro David to son Edward McGehee and daughters Mary Agness and Sarah McGehee . If daughter Barbara Groom should die without issue, her legacy to revert to my estate and be equally divided amongst other children. Remainder of my estate what kind to be sold by executors and money equally divided amongst all my children. Sons Augustine and Edward McGehee executors. John Mackgehee wit. Geo. Lumsden, Joseph Graves, William Davis. Presented 14 Sep 1801 at court, Recorded 13 Oct 1801.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 55, Thomas Dickerson, Type: Sett, Date: 01-Aug-1818
Appraisal estate Aug 1818 Thomas Dickerson, dec'd. Negro Sarah, Bobby, Fanny, Phillis, Sam, Judy, Cary, Betty, Caty, stock, furniture $3275.09 by Lancelot Minor, Harwood Goodwin, John H. Winston.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 77, Francis Lipscomb, Type: Will, Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 81, George Chewning, Type: Will, Date: 14-Feb-1785
Will George Chewning, sick, to beloved wife Jean Chewning Negro Harvey, whole of estate real & personal for life or widowhood. To son Jesse Chewning 1/2 of my land in Louisa Co. To son Reuben Chewning other 1/2 of tract. I have a right to 100 acres of land after my mother's death lying in Caroline Co., land to be sold and money to be equally divided between daughters Nancy and Jean Chewning. After wife's death all to be equally divided amongst my children. Appoint John Minor, Francis Durrett and Turner Anderson exors. 10 Sep 1784. Sig. George Chewning. Wit. Thomas Dickinson, Rebecca Durrett, Robt. Honeyman, M.D. Rec. 14 Feb 1785.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 103, Maj. Ballard Smith, Type: Will, Date: 13-Mar-1794
Will of Ballard Smith, Major in Army of United States, all estate to mother, Elizabeth of Hanover Co., Appoints Capt. John Preston, my brother William Smith, my mother and Anthony Smith of Hamilton Co. northwest of the Ohio River exors. personal property now with the Army. 13 Mar 1794. Sig. B. Smith. Wit. George Grooms, Joseph Prince and Robert Mitchell all of Hamilton co. CODICIL To Francis Smith ( alias Sprankle) who is a natural son begot by me upon the body of Barbary Spankle, 8006 acres land in Jefferson Co. Kentucky by patent 10 Jul 1786. Same witnesses.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 123, Thomas Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 10-Oct-1803
Will Thomas Johnson (sheriff). To my son David Johnson slaves Hannah daughter of Betty and her 3 children Janny, Patty and Rhoda, Bibb, and her son Matt. To wife Elizabeth during her life all estate whatever kind and when my son Thomas Johnson shall arrive to age of 21 years wife to give him Negroes and as much other estate to be equal in value as given to my other children when they came of age (land not taken into consideration here) . Residue of estate loaned to wife to be entirely under her management and at her death subject to her will to children or grandchildren. 24 Feb. 1801 [sig] Thos. Johnson. wit. Jno. Poindexter, William G. Poindexter, William Hughes. Codicil. son Thomas Johnson shall have the land whereon I now live including tract I purchased of Col. Richard Anderson as specified in deed made by myself to my sd. son Thomas, to possess after death of my wife Elizabeth. 23 Dec. 1801. Recorded 10 Oct. 1803. Elizabeth Johnson executrix.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 123, Thomas Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 10-Oct-1803
Will Thomas Johnson to son David slaves; to wife Elizabeth during her life all estate when my son Thomas Johnson arrives at age 21 wife to give him Negroes and other estate as will be equal to Negroes given my other children (land not taken into consideration here) when daughter Ann Meriwether Johnson shall marry or near 21 she to be given Negroes. Residue of my estate to wife under her control only. At her death can be given to children or grandchildren as she may think proper. Appoint wife exor 24 Feb. 1801. Sig. Thomas Johnson. wit. Jno. Poindexter, William G. Poindexter, William Hughes. Codicil- son Thomas Johnson shall have land whereon I live including tract I purchased of Col. Richard Anderson as by deed made by me to son Thomas recorded in Louisa. will written 23 Dec. 1801 Rec. 10 Oct. 1803.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 125, Thomas Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 04-Nov-1803
Estate of Thomas Johnson, Major, dec'd. by Henry Garrett, admr. bal. ?64-3p Rec. 4 Nov. 1803
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 128, John Carpenter, Type: Will, Date: 12-Dec-1803
Will John Carpenter of Louisa weak in body, to daughter Elizabeth Bibb, negro named Reubin; to daughter Sarah Turner negro girl Easter; To daughter Frances Carpenter, negro boy Elisha; to daughter Polly Carpenter negro Gage, To son John Carpenter negro boy Isaac when he comes 21 years; to son Jonathan Carpenter negro girl Morier to be his at 21 years, to daughter Nancy Carpenter negro Tom when she is 18 or day of marriage. to son Clifton Carpenter negro girl Dinah at age 21 years . have prior given to sons Elijah Carpenter and William Carpenter negro man Peter at #84. Negores to appraise at #42 or difference made up to Elizabeth, Sarah, Frances, Polly, John, Jonathan, Nancy and Clifton or deducted if more out of estate of my wife at her death. to my dear and loving wife all my lying in Louisa and tenaments with all household goods and furniture, stock and negroes besides those given to children. At wife's death all I have left to her to be sold and money equally divided amongst children. If wife remarries only 1/3 part to her. John Turner and Elijah Carpenter to be executors . 25 Oct 1803. Wit. Martin Turner and John Gunter. Sig. John Carpenter. Rec. 12 Dec 1803.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 129, Richard C. Johnson, Type: Inv, Date: 29-Sep-1803
Inventory of the estate of Richard C. Johnson 29 Se[pt. 1803 by D. Watson, Eliza. Hutcheson, Charles Quarles.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 135, Thomas Johnson, Type: Appr, Date: 09-Jan-1804
Appraisal of the estate of Thomas Johnson (minor) taken 21 & 22 Jan. 1796 by Thomas Brackett, William Michie, John R. Ragland, Richard C. Johnson executor. Rec. 9 Jan. 1804.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 151, William Moss, Type: Sett, Date: 05-May-1804
Estate William Moss, dec'd. William Johnson admor. £24 due estate 5 May 1804... by James Moss bal. due on his bond.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 151, Christoper Smith, Type: Will, Date: 11-Jun-1804
Will Christoper Smith, frees slaves by name of Kinney and gives them 50 acres off of land where I live. To brother Charles Smith $2,000 to be raised out of sale of other Negores. Have already given to brother, John S . Smith by deed; mentions father, Charles Smith, Dec'd., 1/6 land in Louisa and Hanover to Charles Smith. Children: Christopher Lewis Smith, Catherine Snelson Smith, Nathaniel Anderson Smith, children under age. To beloved mother land where I live for her life. Three children altogether. Friend John Bullock, brothers John L. Smith and Charles Smith exors. 17 Jul 1802. Wit. W. O. Callis and Frederick Harris. Rec. 11 Jun 1804
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 154, David Biggers, Type: Appt, Date:
[No abstract was made.]
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 163, Thomas Terry, Type: Will, Date: 08-Oct-1804
Will Thomas Terry of Fluvanna 13 Feb 1792; to wife Ann Terry hole estate and at her death equally divided amongst children Obediah, Millo, Thomas, Patsy, Nancy, Elijah, Lewis, Mary and Elizabeth Terry. Exec. Obediah and Thomas wit. Athanasias Barrett, Thomas Dickinson, Elijah Terry and Lewis Terry. Rec. 8 Oct 1804
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 163, Thomas Terry, Type: Will, Date: 08-Oct-1804
Written 13 Feb 1792, Recorded 8 Oct 1804 Thomas Terry of Fluvanna; wife Ann Terry, children Obediah, Mills, Thomas, Patsey, Nancy, Elijah, Lewis, Mary, and Elizabeth Terry. Executors Obediah and Thomas Terry. Teste Athanusias Barnett, Thomas Dickinson, Elijah Terry, Lewis Terry.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 164, Thomas Mallory, Type: Will, Date: 08-Oct-1804
[Partial Page] Wife Nancy, children Susanna, Jesse H.[?], Eliz. R., Charles T., Thomas G. Mallory … if they come of age or marry…. Recorded after 8 Oct 1804
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 180, Thomas B. Smith, Type: Sett, Date: 08-Oct-1803
Catherine Meriwether administrator by James Meriwether Dec'd. for estate of Thomas b. Smith 1798 to 8 Oct 1803. mentions no legatees by name.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 205, William Hughes, Type: Will, Date: 11-Oct-1805
Written 20 Jul 1803, Recorded 11 Oct 1805 I have already given and put my children Joshua, Billey, David, Suky, and Molly in possession of property; To Joshua, an undivided tract of land in Kentucky containing 1000 acres patented in the name of Asa Thomson, also 50 acres of land patented in the name of Waller Overton who is bound to make me a legal title, also all that part of my tract of land lying in Louisa County known by the name of Zacharies Old Field on north side of road leading to Richmond. To son Billy, 100 acres of land I purchased of Robert Yancey adjoining Suckey Hughes land, but the land being in dispute between William McGehee and myself, plus 1/3 part of my slaves. daughter Suckey, 1/3 part of my slaves; Ruthey Dunn, Nancy Dunn, and Suckey Dunn, children of Martin Dunn by his former wife [Molly Hughes] the following property; all of the balance of that tract of land known by the name of Zacharies Old Field which I have not already disposed of which balance is lying on the south side of the road leading to Richmond, also 1/3 part of my slaves. Executor Capt. William Thomson. Witnessed by Ralph Quarles, David Watson, Garrett Minor, William G. Poindexter, David Bullock, Robert Yancey, Charles Young.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 206, Thomas Mallory, Type: Sett, Date: 16-Nov-1804
Appraisal of estate of Thomas Mallory Dec'd 16 Nov 1804
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 206, James Dabney, Type: Will, Date: 09-Dec-1805
Will of James Dabney I have already given to my daughter Eliza. Johnson 5 Negroes and 360 acres of land , I have already given to my daughter Cecilia Shelton 7 Negroes; I have already given to my daughter Ann Anderson Hardin 7 Negroes, I have already given my son William Dabney 4 Negroes. I now give my daughter Charity Dabney Negroes Jeffery, Fanny, Matt, Joanna, Nanny, Hannah and her child Patrick. To my beloved wife Negroes Jonathan, Patt, Massie, Will and Pattys other youngest child with Pattys future increase, Amy and her child named Pleasant and feather beds, furniture, cattle, etc. Also lend wife Ben and Tarlton and after her decease to be divided amongst my children equally taking into account legacies already given to my six children. The part lent to my daughters Eliz. Johnson and Ann Anderson Hardin shall be only lent to them and at their death equally divided among their children. My lands I lend to my beloved wife all that part that lies above the road commonly known as Parson Todd's road on both sides Cub creek at the upper end of the land above the mill...corner with myself and James Byars, Cleviars Duke, John Armstrong and John Richardsons line and after my wife's death to my daughter Charity and her heirs. I also lend my water grist mill to my wife and furniture and after her death my silver to my son William and silver spoons to daughter Charity after wife's death. I give my water grist mill and still house & 10 acres of land adjoining to my son William. My land lying below Parsons road, Cub Creek, both sides Taylors Creek road, adjoining John Richardson, John Foster, Wm. Armstrong, Saml. Dabney, Lancelott Minor and Elisha Purrington to my daughter Mary Hollum and her heirs. The part allotted to my dau. Elizabeth Johnson to be divided among her children and part allotted to my daughter Ann Anderson Hardin to be divided among her children and the other parts to be divided between my son William Dabney and my daughter Cecelia Shelton. 28 Nov. 1799. James Dabney. wit. Elisha Purrington, J. Sharp, Dabney Gibson. Presented 14 Oct. 1805 and recorded 9 Dec. 1805.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 208, Berryman Johnson, Type: Will, Date: 14-Oct-1805
Will of Berryman Johnson - To brother Thomas Johnson my ink stand. I give up my land to be sold to pay my just debts. I give to my wife Augusta Ann Johnson 1/3 part of the residue of my estate, is she should marry and have a child it is my wish for my wife to dispose of her third as she thinks best. I give balance of my estate to my two sons Pulacky Johnson, Anderson V[?] David Johnson to be equally divided to them and their heirs. If both sons die and then wife remarries or dies then to my brother Thomas Johnson. Appoint brother Thomas Johnson executor and wife as guardian for my two sons. 31 August 1805. wit. Thomas Hardin. Rec. 14 Oct. 1805. Thomas Hardin the witness and William Chick and Thomas Anderson made oath they were acquainted with handwriting of Berryman Johnson dec'd. Thomas Johnson refused to administer the estate and Augusta Ann Johnson was granted letters of administration.
Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 213, Thomas Gooch, Type: Sett, Date: 13-Jan-1806
Inventory estate of Thomas Gooch 13 Jan 1806 Order Book 1808 1810 p 457 Lucy Gooch, widow and relict of Thomas Gooch, Dec'd. John Draper and Elizabeth his wife formerly Elizabeth Gooch, James Gooch, Polly Gooch, Cornelius Gooch, Thomas Washington Gooch and William Gooch against Gideon Gooch administrator of Thomas Gooch Dec'd. and Overton Gooch an infant son by Gideon Gooch his guardian. To settle estate: 1/3 of land and property to Lucy Gooch, widow, Need to sell remaining Negroes in order to settle amongst the children. Land divided: 27 acres to Overton Gooch, 26 acres to James Gooch, 26 acres to Polly Gooch, 49 acres to Gideon Gooch, 49 acres to William Gooch, 41 acres to Cornelius Gooch, 41 acres to Thomas W. Gooch. Thomas Draper having received a tract of land as advancement in Thomas Gooch's lifetime. Total acreage for Thomas Gooch 360 acres divided per plat 16 Feb 1804.
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