Halifax County, Virginia
Will Book 29, pg 621
18 Apr 1866
Item 1st. I give and bequath (sic) to my son Danl E Lacey all my estate real and personal of every kind, all moneys and bonds and accounts of which I may die possessed Except the legacies herein after Specially bequeathed to my other children to him and to his heirs forever
Item 2nd. I give to my son Mel. T. Lacey and David B Lacey each one feather bed stead and furniture to them and to their heirs forever
Item 3 I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Powell Nancy Reives Sarah Reives and Dicey Boyd each one dollar and to my sons Allen Lacey and the hiers of my son Christopher C Lacey one Dollar each (To wit to Allen Lacey one Dollar and to C C Lacey him one dollar) to them and their heirs forever. I hereby Constitute and appoint my son Mel. T. Lacey my Executor to Execute this will. In testimony of all which I hereto set my hand and affix my seal this 18th day of April 1866
Signed Sealed and acknowledged his
In the presence of Francis x Lacey (Seal)
A. Willingham mark
Booker J. Epps.
At a court held for the County of Halifax the 28th day of December 1868 A writing purpoting (sic) to be the last will and testament of Francis Lacey decd. Was presented in court and proved by the oaths of two witnesses thereto Sucscribed and ordered to be recorded
Elijah Reaves, Jr. and daughter Sarah named in this will was the wife of George K. Reaves. Elijah and George K. Reaves were sons of Elijah Reaves, Sr. and Elizabeth Wilson of Halifax County.