1748 Will - Mary Munday

1748 Will - Mary Munday

Will of Mary Munday

Essex County, Virginia
Will Book 8, pg. 126-127
6 Dec 1748


IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I Mary Munday of Essex County in St. Anns parish being Sick and week (sic) of body but of Sound and perfect mind and memory do make ordain This my present last will and Testament in manner and form following Viz. Item give to my Son James Munday my Still but my Son Tho.s Munday to have the use of it to Still his one drink Item I give to my Son Tho.s Munday my horse Item Give my mare big with fold (sic foal) between my Son Thos. Mundays two Sons James & Thomas Item I Give to my Grandaughter Mary Munday the best featherbead (sic) fournature (sic) belonging to it Item I Give to my two Grandaughters Elizabeth & Frances Munday Each of them a Cow Item I give to my Granson James Mund(ay) one young Stear Item I Give to my Grandaughter Ann Munday a two year heifer Item I Give to Elizabeth Johnson one year old Calf Item I Give to my granddaughter Visslay (sic Ursula?) Strpt (sic striped) ticking bead (sic) and forniture (sic) and one pid (sic pied) Cow and my Negro wench bes Item I give to my Grandaughter Kathran Munday one fore year old heffer and one horse Colt. Item I give to my granddaughter Visslay (sic Ursula?) Munday my mare and side Saddle and if either of these my grandchildren Should without Care there parts to the others Item I Give my white faced Cow to Elizabeth beven Item Give all my wearing cloas to my Son James Mundays Wife only one virgene Cloath Goud (gown?) to my Grandaughter frances Munday and one Stripe holland gound (gown?) to Elizabeth Beven Item my desire is that my Corn and wheet (sic) be Equally divided between my my (sic) two Sons Thomas & James Munday Item my Desire is my son James Munday may have all my Tobacco Item I do Give to Elizabeth Bevin my Lume and forniture belonging to it and Eleven Yards of Virgene Cotton and all the money that is dew from William Jones & Mrs Muscoe for weaving I do give to Elizabeth Bevin I do make Constitute and appoint my Son James Munday Execut.r of this my Present last will & Testament Revoking and Disannulling any will or Testaments by me heretofore made and This and no other to be Taking for my Last will and Testament In Testimony whereof I have here unto Set my hand & Seal this Sixth Day of December 1748
                                                                                                                    Mary M Munday
Test Nicho: Faulconer                  }                                                                 mark
          Silvanus Tandy                     }

AT A COURT held for Essex County at Tapp.a on ye 7th day of January Anno. Dom: 1748:
This Last will & Testament of Mary Munday Deceased being presented into Court by James Munday the Executor therein Named who made oath thereto as the Law Directs And the Same being Duly proved by the Oaths of all ye Witnesses thereto Is admitted to Record and is Truly Recorded And on the motion of ye sd Executor and his performing what the Laws in Such Cases Require A Certificate thereof is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. . . . . . .
                                                                                                            John Lee CECur


Transcribed exactly as written and recorded in the will book of the County of Essex. No corrections made for mispellings or gramatical errors.


Essex County VA WB 8 pgs 126-127, scanned images of original pages online at Family Search

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