1709 Will - Elizabeth Reeves

1709 Will - Elizabeth Reeves

Will of Elizabeth Reeves

Essex County, Virginia
Wills & Deeds Book 14, p. 17-18
4 May 1709
Probated 14 Feb 1711


In the Name of God Amen I Elizabeth Reeves of the County of Essex in Virginia being of Sound & perfect memory blessed be God, do therefore make & ordaine constitute & appoint this to be my last will & Testament in manner & form following, first & principally I give & bequeath my Soul to God that gave it me in Sure & Certain hope of a blessed Resurrection at the last day and my body I Commit to the Ground from whence it came to receive Such decent Christian like Buriall as by my Exor &c Shall be thought fitting & convenient
Imp.s I give unto my Six Children Elizabeth, Henry, Rebeckah, Joseph, Martha & Mary Ten Shillings Sterling money in Some convenient time after my decease.
It: I give unto my Grandson Edward Moseley a young bay horse
It: I give unto my Grandson Thomas Munday one young black horse to him &
his heirs for Ever
It: I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my estate not yet bequeathed unto my Daughter, Ann Reeves & her heirs lawfully begotten of her body for Ever
It: I do hereby appoint my Daughter Ann Reeves to be my whole & sole Exectx of this my last Will & Testament revoking & disannulling all former wills heretofore by me made Either by word or writing
It: It is my Will & desire that my Exec.t Give unto my servant boy, Samuel Henley, at the time of his freedom one good suit of clothes & one two year old heifer In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & affixed my Seale this 4th day of May Anno Dom 1709
Signed Sealed in the presence of                                                             Elizabeth E Reeves
                us ~                                                                                                               mark
Teste Thomas Munday
          John Jaffe                   At a Court held for Essex County the 14th day of Feby 1711
                   his                       This Will was proved by the Oaths of the witnesses hereto
Timmothe H Dayle             And by the Exc therein named and was ordered to be
                 mark                     Recorded And is Recorded.

                    Test         Richard Bucknor     CECur

Know all men by these presents that we Edw.d Coleman & Ann his wife Robert Coleman & Thomas Munday are holden & firmly bounden unto Sam.l Thacker of the County of Essex gew his heirs Exer.s Adm.s & assigns for & in behalf of the Court of ye. aforesd. County of Essex in the full & just Sum of Two hundred pounds Sterling Go the w.th payment well & truly to be made we do hereby bind our Selves our heirs Exors & Adms Jointly & Severally Firmly by these presents witness our hands & Seals this 14th Day of July 1711
         The condition of this Obligation is Such that if the above bound Edwd Coleman & Ann his wife late Ann Reeves who at a Court held for Essex County the day & year above had a Certificate Granted for obtaining a probat (sic) of the last will & Testament of Elizabeth Reeves Deced Shall & Do from time to time & at all times hereafter to all intents & purposes perform & fulfill the Said will full pay & Satisfie all Legacies as therein are Expressed and do & perform all & whatsoever the Law Enjoyns in Such Cases Then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to Stand & be of full force & virtue ~
Sealed & Delivered in the       Edw.d Coleman (Seal)
Persons of                                        Sign
Ja. Alderson                              Ann A Coleman (Seal)
Rob.t Parker                              Rob.t Coleman (Seal)
                                                     Thomas Munday (Seal)

At a Court held for Essex County the 14th day of Febry 1711
This Bond was Acknowledged, and ordered to be
Recorded, And is Recorded.
                              Richard Buckner CECur


Essex County, Virginia Deeds & Wills Book 14, pgs. 17-18, scanned images of originals at Family Search

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