We the subscribers being appointed to lay offa lot and assign to Mary Norment widow of William Nor- ment deceased her dower in the slaves and personal estate of which her deceased husband died possessed have done the same accordingly. We a lot and assign to said Mary Nor- -ment two slaves Viz. We also assign to the said Mary Norment the sum of Sixty six pounds the same to be in full of her dower in the personal estate of the said decedent. Adding thereto the value of the several Slaves and personal estate received by such of the legatees as appears to be charged on the books of the Intestate before his death all which amounts to the sum of Seven hundred and forty nine pounds eleven shilling and seven pence half penny each legatees part of this sum is twenty four pounds 9 shil- -ling and two pence deducting therefrom the amount of the Several slaves and personal estate they have received before the Intestate death we find each legatees respective part of the slaves and personal estate belonging to the said decedent as Follows.
We a lot and assign to JohnBrame one Negro boy named Tom appraised to twenty pounds alsothe sum of Six pounds six shillings a eight in full of hiswifes part of the slaves and personal estate belonging to her deceased fathers estate. Also the sum of ten pounds nine shillings and nine pencein full of the slaves and personal estate belonging to his deceased fathers estate. We also a lot and assign to Alexander Elam oneNegro women named Jane appraised to thirty-five pounds.
We also a lot and assign to Chandler Nor-ment one Negro man named Dick appraised to fifty pounds Alsothe sum of eighteen pounds eleven shillings and eight pence in fullof his part of the slaves and personal estate belonging to his deceased fathers estate. Also the sum of four pounds nine--teen shillings and two pence in full of her part of the slaves and personal estate belonging to her deceased fathers estate. Baptist Is it possible to get a copy or a transcript of the Norment bible. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated, and I am more than happy to share information.
My will and desire is that after my just debts being final paid together with the several legacies as above mentioned that all and everything and things be and remain in the possession of my beloved wife, MARY, during her life and after her decease to be equally divided between my several children as above mentioned. In witness -- whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 24th day of August Featherbed and furniture at ten pounds, one horse at ten pounds. Also the track of land whereon she now lives containing by estimation three hundred acres be the same more or less rated at twelve shillings and sixpence per acre to her and her heirs forever.
But if my daughter LUCY should die before marriage the property shall return to my children or their Heirs. Item I give and bequeath to my son ROBERT YANCEY, one featherbed, two sheets and a blanket, one copper skillet, a half dozen of Puter plates, and a half dozen of earthen plates, one gallon bason and one puter dish, one spice mortar and one butter pot, to him and to his heirs forever. Interlined before signed.
Yancey for the following probate records. James Arnold and Martha Atkinson. Mecklenburg was formed in , from the part of Lunenburg that was Saint James Parish. Saint James Parish was formed in when Cumberland Parish was divided. The area of Mecklenburg is square miles.
Boydton is the county seat. VII, pg. Is found in Virginia as early as src. Is found purchasing acres on "Mountain Creek", which he gives to his two children when he dies, in Bunswick Co.
Wills relative to Mecklenburg residents but recorded elsewhere — Mecklenburg Co., VA Will of Sally Curtis Submitted by: Carolyn Davis Court July The foregoing last will and Testament of Sally Curtis. Last Will and Testament of Richard Yancey recorded in Mecklenberg County, I RICHARD YANCEY of the county [of] Mecklenburg in the Colony of Virginia.
Purchases remainder of land along Mountain Creek in Lunenburg Co. Land Office Patents No. Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, , pg. In , Christopher Atkinson was granted acres on the south side of Meherrin River beginning on Buckhorn Creek, not far from where James Arnold lived. Land Record. Source Brunswick Order Book 1 page 99, entry of 52 deeds on 3 July Pennington, Henry Rottenbury Senr. Brunswick Co. Order Book 1, page Markdaniel ordered to pay.
Signed John Watson. Court April 7, , Indenture and memorandum acknowledged by John Watson and Rebecca the wife of the said John appeared and relinquished her right of Dower. Cumberland Parish, Richmond, Va.
Byrd Press,, , "The Vestry Book , pg. Wit: William Clack, Jos.
She married Benjamin Granger Bef. Original source: Philadelphia County Wills, Ditto for Miles no last name : dark, 5'6" [DB G]. June 23rd , We the subscribers have aprais'd the Estate of Wm Andrews decd agreeable to an order of the Court to Fifteen pounds, twelve shilling and six pence. Also I give unto my loving mother Ann Andrews all the remainder of my Estate. If William Jr's widow Ann was remarried why would William Sr have left her a portion of the property?
Hickman, Jno. Recd 7 July Early Settlers of Mecklenburg Co. Virginia" Vol. II, by Katherine B. DB 4, p 1 Aug. Signed: John his mark Whittemore. Recd 2 Aug Signed: John his mark McDaniel. Recd 5 Feb Signed: James McDaniel. Wit: James McDaniel, Junr. Recd 1 July Recd 4 Nov. Land patented by Robert Evans 10 Aug Signed: Robert Evans. Wit: Geo. Christopher Atkinson.
Land on Mountain Creek to sons James and John. Remainder of estate after death of wife to be divided among children. Executers: Wife Martha and son James Arnold. Will dated Nov 6, - Recorded May 13, src. Of beef to be paid for at the rate of two pence specie a pound with the depreciation. Given under my hadn this 31st day of October Delany DCPL. Beef pounds 3.
Is given the property on the east side of Mountain Creek in Mecklenburg Co. Mentions "surviving children" but no other names given. War and served three years src. Was given land along "Mountain Creek" in Mecklenburg Co. In by his father src.
Bounty Warrant John Arnold Sergeant Being the term for which he was enlisted and regularly discharged from the same. Given under my hand this first day of August, Sam Cassley, Capt. Cob Meriwether. VA src. Historical reg. Of Virginians in the Rev.
By John H. Richmond, Va. Book 6, pg. Jeremiah Arnold Wife, Polly; brother, James. Note: Reads as no children however he gives money for three years schooling to a Chesley Arnold.