AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA - CHALKLEY'S CHRONICLES; Vol 3, PP 130 - 139
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Page 104.--19th April, 1773. Thomas Greeg's will--To wife,
the land purchased from Saml. Samples; to the children; executors to make
a deed to George Davis for 140 acres; to my three children, Ann, Mary,
and Elizabeth. Executors, Daniel Smith and Andrew Erwin. Teste: John
Warren, Samuel Samples, George Davis. Proved, 17th August, 1773, by
oath of George Davis and affirmation of Jno. Warren. Executors qualify
with John Henton.
Page 107.--17th September, 1771. William Dean's will--To wife; to
daughter, Mary; youngest daughter, Elizabeth; son, John; to son, Adam,
executor. Teste: Saml. McClung, Andrew Bourland, Sarah Bourland.
Proved, 17th August. 1773, by McClung and Sarah Bourland. Adam Dean
refuses to qualify. Administration granted Sarah, the widow, who
(__ her mark) with Adam Dean, Saml. McClung.
Page 109.--17th August, 1773. Walter Davis' bond (with David
Henderson, William Scott) as guardian to Mary and Margaret O'Donnell,
orphans of Michael O'Donnell.
Page 110.--2d January, 1773. Samuel Downey's will--To wife; to
daughter, Margaret; to four youngest children, viz: Elizabeth, Rachel,
Samuel, William; to daughters, Mary Ann, Rebecca, and Janet. Executors,
wife, William McPheeters, and Charles Campbell. Teste: Charles Campbell,
Saml. McPheeters. Proved, 17th August, 1773, by the witnesses.
Martha Downey and William McPheeters qualify with Robt. Thompson,
and Saml. McPheeters.
Page 114.--27th May, 1772. John Chrisman's will, of Linvel's Creek;
to wife, Mary, plantation, and 3 tons of hay yearly until four sons
at 21; to four sons. Jacob, Joseph, Abraham, and Isaac. Executors, John
Henton, of Linvel's Creek, and Mary Chrisman, wife. Teste: George
Tunas Hood. John Smith. Proved, 17th August, 1773, by Chrisman
and Smith. John Hinton qualified with George Chrisman and Daniel
Page 117.--1st December, 1770. Joseph Culton's will--To daughter,
Jane Culton, alias Petterson, land on Moffet's Creek; to daughter.
Walker, alias Culton; to son, James Culton. Executors, John Stuart,
Jr., and Andrew Hays. Teste: Robert Culton, John Love, John Hays.
Proved, 17th August, 1773, by Culton and Hays. John Stuart qualifies with
William McPheeters, Samuel Steel.
Page 119.--18th April, 1773. Adam Reader's estate appraised by John
Thomas (2 Germans).
Page 121.--17th August, 1773. Augustine Price, administrator, in
account with the estate of Philip Horless--To paid Jacob Siler the legacy
to his daughter, £50; paid Henry Horless, his legacy; paid Geo. William
the legacy left to his daughter; paid Immanuel Horless; paid Margaret
Horless, her legacy.
Page 122.--7th December, 1772. Robert Hook, Jr.'s, estate appraised
by Patrick Frazer, John Davidson, Archd. Huston.
Page 125.--8th April, 1773. Michael Mallow's estate appraised by
Robert Davis and 2 Germans.
Page 130.--17th August, 1773. William Davis' appraisement recorded.
Page 133.--18th August, 1773. Settlement recorded of Thomas
Thompson's estate, Edward Thompson, administrator--To paid John
William Dougherty, Michael Riney, 15 gallons liquor for the vendue;
Page 135.--18th August, 1773. Recorded. Thomas Wilson's appraisement
by James McCrary, Alexander Moore, William Moore.
Page 138.--1st July, 1773. John Brett's will--Executor, David Laird;
debts to be paid and remainder to go to his family. Teste: James Hooke,
Hannah Harndon. Proved, 18th August, 1773, by the witnesses. David
Laird qualifies with John Blair, James Hooke.
Page 139.--2d June, 1773. John Trimble, Assistant Surveyor, enters
400 acres on waters of Irish Creek between Mine Hole Survey and the
Deviding Ridge; also 400 acres adjoining to above, including Edmonson's
Camping Ground; also 200 acres on the top and both sides of the mountain
at Kinkead's Gap.
Page 140.--14th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: A list of the first
made by Mary O'Donal the first day of November, 1768; also the second
vendue; sold to John O'Dair, Robert Richardson; also the third vendue
made by Thos. Stewart 1st July, 1772; a list of whabis (?) to prove of
Michael O'Donal's estate; Derby Leary's account; list of debts paid by
Mary O'Donal; to Smith Williamson, Dorbe Lary, Rose Keening; whiskey
for the funeral, £2.2.6; commissioners distribute the balance of the
among the children, four in number.
Page 143.--19th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: 1761--The estate of the
late William Long, of Staunton, Dr.; paid Barnibas Hughes, Doctor Lyn,
clothing Wm. Long nine years. 1760--Contra.
Page 144.--19th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: 1770--Thomas
estate, to Evan Price and Elizabeth, his wife. 9th May--To Reuben
Rutherford, William West, Dochther Knave, James Bruster. 9th May--
By vendue to, viz: Rebecca Paretree, John Dobbins, Evan Philips, Francis
Dove, Martin Grider.
Page 146.--19th August, 1773. Recorded. Settlement of Alexander
Walker's estate: Vendue 6th September. 1770--To David Laird Cooper.
Cormack McCaferty, Henry Demat, Hugh Green, Martha Walker, Wm.
Deal, Bryan Kenny. 1773, August--A list of debts paid: To John Adare,
Page 149.--A memorandum of an agreement between David Laird,
merchant of Augusta, and Henry Mace, blacksmith, formerly servant to said
Laird, witnesseth: David has discharged Henry from remainder of his
term on condition that Henry shall work under Laird's direction for
customers so as to work out £100 above his board. Henry is to find
in coals off Laird's land. Teste: John Poage. William Lame.
Page 150.--23d August, 1773. Joseph Bell's bond (with Thos. and
John Patterson) as committee of Jannet Patterson, an idiot.
Page 151.--23d August, 1773. John Patterson's bond as committee to
Mary Patterson, who is born deaf and dumb.
Page 152.--16th November, 1773. Recorded. Wm. Dean's appraisement
by Wm. Christian, Robert Christian. Mat. Thompson, Robt. Wilson.
Page 153.--1st September, 1773. The will of John Bender literally
translated--To dear father and mother; to wife, Catharine; to sister,
Margaret; to three sisters. Teste: John Bear, Adam Rader, Conrad Holle
Proved, 16th November, 1773. This will of John Bender, alias Painter,
proved by Jacob Mayer to be a true translation, and by Bear and Holle.
Administration granted Catharine Painter, who qualifies (mark) with John
Bear, Nicholas Keern, Christian Painter.
Page 166.--16th November, 1773. Joseph Bell's estate settlement
recorded: 1758, June--By 11 days conducting War Hatchet and the Party of
Indians. 1758 July--By cash for your Indian account kept by me. 1758,
October 24--By provisions allowed you by the Assembly. Settled by Capt.
Page 158.--Joseph Bell's appraisement, 23d November, 1758. Appraised
by James Huges. Saml. Wilson, and Wm. Long.
Page 159.--16th November, 1773. William McPheeters' appraisement
recorded, by John Moffett, James McCleerey, John Young--Abraham
Jenkin's account, Duval Bosanques account. .
Page 162.--2d September, 1773. William Stalb's estate appraised by
Jacob Mayer, Anthony Reader, Adam Reader.
Page 164.--2d August, 1773. Rev. Thomas Jackson's estate appraised
by James Bruster, David Laird, Archibald Huston.
Page 170.--16th November, 1773. Samuel McCutchen's bond (with
William McPheeters, Wm. Crawford) as guardian to Martha Crawford, orphan
of Alexander Crawford.
Page 171.--16th November, 1773. Charles Campbell's bond (with Wm.
McPheeters, Saml. McCutcheon) as guardian to Elizabeth and Rachel
Downey, orphans of Saml. Downey.
Page 172.--16th November, 1773. Recorded. Joseph Culton's
appraisement by John Huston, Saml. Steel, Joseph Moore.
Page 173.--16th November, 1773. Elizabeth Painter's bond (with Henry
Lung, Henry Selzer) as administratrix of Adam Painter.
Page 174--11th September, 1773. John Chrisman's estate appraised by
Francis Green, David Ralstone, Andrew Erwin.
Page 176--23d January, 1772. John Shield's will, freeholder--To wife
Margaret; to son, John; to son, William; to son, Thomas; to son, Robert;
to daughter Mary: "I ordain Thomas Shields and my son William Shields
and Wm Hays my sole executors." Teste: John Shields, William Shields,
Wm Shields, Wm. Hays. 24th January, 1772--Codicil: To son, William,
1/2 of the tract whereon son John lives. Proved, 16th November, 1773, by
John and William Shields. William Shields refuses to qualify, 17th
November, 1773--Administration granted Margaret and Thomas Shields, who
qualify with Mathew Thompson, William Shields.
Page 180.--4th August, 1768. Aron Oliver's will--To wife; to
Jemima Oliver, executrix; to daughter, Anne Pickens. Teste. Abram
Pirkens, Henry Black, Margaret Black. Proved, 18th November, 1773, by
Smith and Henry Black., Jemima (mark) qualifies with Daniel Smith.
Page 182.--4th December, 1772. William Sitlington's estate appraised
by Charles Donelly, Ralph Laverty, William Reach--1 servant man appraised
to Dorby Dedy, £18.00.0; 1 servant man. named Joseph, appraised
to Blackhouse £15.10.0; 1 servant man, named Augustine Picket, £14.00.0;
1 servant man, named Richard, appraised to Edwards, £14.00.0; 1 servant
woman appraised to £12.00.0.
Page 183.--20th September, 1773. Thomas Gragg's estate appraised by
David Ralston, Henry Ewin, John Ewin.
Page 184.--20th November, 1773. Daniel Smith's bond (with Robert
McClenachan) for collection of County proportion.
Page 185.--11th October, 1773. James Hardgraves' will--To wife
Elizabeth, to son Robert Hardgrave, to son Francis Hardgrave, executors.
Teste: John Cawley, Daniel Kidd, Elizabeth Griffin. Proved, 20th
November, 1773. by the witnesses. Elizabeth qualifies with John Frogg,
Page 187.--November Court, 1773. John Cartmill's will partly proved
and lie for further proof.
Page 187.-- 20th December, 1773. Christofull Kislin's will, of Lick
To son, John; to son, Teterick; to wife, Christiana; to son, Mathew,
to daughters, Catherine, Elizabeth, and Christiana; to son, Henry,
Teste: John Siller, Peter Kinder, and (German). Proved, 15th March,
1774, by the witnesses. Administration granted widow Catherine, who
qualifies (mark) with Philip Lingle, John Lingle.
Page 190.--2d August, 1773. Estate of Jacob Caplenger, of South
Branch, appraised by Jacob Conrad, Jacob Friend, Wolrie Conrad.
Page 193.--13th March, 1774. Recorded. David Dryden's
appraisement by Alex. McClure, James Thompson, Wm. Ramsey--1 note on
Patrick Porter, of North Carolina, payable November, 1772. Legacies
appraised, viz: To wife, Dorothy, son Nathaniel, son William, son Thomas.
Page 196.--1st November, 1773. Archibald Reach, Jr.'s, will--To
Margaret; to children. Executors, wife and Uncle Archibald Reah. Teste:
Michael Coulter, William Reah, James dark. Proved, 15th March, 1774,
by Coulter and Reah. Executors qualify (Margaret her mark) with
Thomas Hill. William Reagh.
Page 198.--March Court, 1774. William Dunlap's will proved by one
witness and lie for further proof.
Page 199 15th March, 1774.-- Recorded. Appraisement of John Shield's
estate by Robert Christian, Robt. Wilson, Mathew Thompson, Thos. Shields.
Page 200--22d November, 1773.-- John Macky's will--To wife, Mary;
to son, Henry, a plantation in Forks of James River in Botetourt County,
170 acres; to son, William, 360 acres the testator lives on; to daughter,
Jane; to daughter, Mary: to daughter, Esther; to daughter, Betsy. "Until
my children come to full age." Executors, wife Mary, brother-in-law Wm
Porter, Henry McClung. Teste: Archibald Alexander, Joseph Reed, John
Peoples. Proved, 15th March. 1774, by the witnesses. Executors qualify
(Mary __ her mark) with Saml. McDowell. John Porter.
Page 203.--6th July, 1773. Ladowak Shadow's will--Executor, Jacob
Doran, sole heir, "loving friend Jacob Doran." Teste: Wm. Mathews,
James Reburn, John Nickle. Proved, 15th March, 1774, by Mathews and
Nickle. Jacob Doran qualifies with William Mathews.
Page 204.--15th March, 1774. Conrad Kustard's settlement of estate.
Contra--Paid to, viz: Thomas Baggs, James Marshal, Morris Custard, John
Frank's bond, Henry Runyan, John Steel, Michael Humble. Paul Custard,
Page 208.--2d July, 1771. James (his mark) Gregory's will--To
mother, executrix; to brother, William. Teste: Saml. Vance, William
Fulton (Fullen?). N. B.--My brother Naphtaly is to have £5 and Samuel
and John £10 each. Proved, 15th March, 1774, by William Fuller and
recorded (formerly proved by Vance).
Page 208.--3d May, 1773. George Fults, of the Walnut Bottom, estate
appraised by Robert Davis, Peter Vaneman.
Page 211.--1st April, 1773. Valentine Butcher's (on South Branch)
estate appraised by Peter Vaneman, Robert Davis, Adam Louck.
Page 216.--20th 8ber, 1773. Robert Poack's will--To sons, John and
Thomas, "My real estate, 260 acres, lying upon a branch of Linvel's
to daughter, Martha Woods, 1 pistole; to sons, Robert, George, and
William, 1 pistole; to daughters, Elizabeth Crawford, Margaret Robertson,
pistole. Executors, William Lewis and son John Poage. Teste: John
Craig, Isabella Helena Craig, Charles Baskin. Proved, 16th March, 1774,
by John Craig, Clerk, and Baskins. (No administration order.)
Page 217.--19th August, 1773. Robert Graham's will--To wife; to 3
daughters, Sarah, Rebecca, Jane, infants. Teste: Lanty Graham, James
Goy (Gay?), Jean Lockridge. Proved, 16th March, 1774, by Graham
and Lockridge. Administration granted Elizabeth Graham, who qualifies
(her mark) with Andrew Lockridge, Andrew Kinkead.
Page 219.--16th March, 1774. John Bigham's bond (with Joseph
Henderson, Robert Buchanan) as administrator of John Bigham.
Page 220.--16th March, 1774. George Moffett's bond (with John
McMahon) as guardian to Robert Reaburn, orphan of Robert Reaburn.
Page 221.--16th March, 1774. Recorded. Aaron Oliver's estate
appraised by Jarad Erwine, Isaiah Shipman.
Page 221.--16th September, 1773. Samuel Downey's estate appraised
by John Handly, Alex. McPheeters, Peter Hanger, James Callison--James
Page 225.--17th March, 1774. Recorded, viz: The estate of Pollis
Negter (Paulus Neghly), Dr., to John Shell Shell. 1773, 19th May--Paid
Page 226.--18th March, 1774. Recorded. John Cunningham's
appraisement by Daniel Kidd, Alex. Gibson, William Lewis.
Page 227.--26th February, 1774. James Hartgrove's estate appraised
by John Griffen, Thos. Smith, John Abney.
Page 229.--18th March, 1774. Samuel McDowell's bond (with John
Bowyer) as guardian to James McDowell, orphan of Saml. McDowell.
Page 230.--19th April, 1774. William Crawford's bond (with Pet.
Hog, Thos. Hughes) as assistant surveyor.
Page 231.--22d _____, 1774. Christopher Kislinger's estate appraised
by Jacob Nicholas, John Seller, Jacob Miller.
Page 233.--16th May, 1774. Isabella Helena Craige relinquishes her
right to administer on her late husband's (Rev. John Craigs) estate, and
nominates James Allen, Jr., and George Moffett, Gent. Teste: Charles
Baskin, Geo. Craig.
Page 233.--17th May, 1774. James Allen, Jr., and George Moffett's
(with George Mathews and James Gambel) as administrators of Rev.
Page 234.--15th June, 1773. Mathew Lyie's will--To son, James,
to daughter, Elizabeth, now in Ireland--if she do not come in within
3 years, then the land to go to James; to daughter, Martha; to son, John
Teste: Danl. Lyle, Archibald Alexander, John Lyle, Jr. Proved, 17th
May, 1774, by Daniel and John Lyle, Jr. James Lyle qualifies with Samuel
and Daniel Lyle.
Page 237.--10th February, 1774. John Hunter's will--To son, Robert,
6/0; to daughter, Jane Wallace, 5/0; to daughter, Martha Moore, 5/0;
to son, Samuel, 5/0, executor; to son, Hugh, 5/0; to son. Henry, the
and vessels; to son, John, all land testator now lives on; to daughter,
Frances Lawrence, 5/0; to wife, Frances, executrix. Teste: Joseph Ray,
Saml. Blackwood, Thomas Keor. Proved, 17th May, 1774, by the witnesses.
Frances qualifies (her mark) with William Black, John Hunter.
Page 240.--17th May, 1772 (1774?). Jane Risk's bond (with John
Alexander, Saml. McCutchen) as administratrix of James Risk.
Page 241.--30th April, 1774. Robert Graham's estate appraised by
Robert Bratton, William Lockridge, James Bratton--To money due by Wm.
Anderson, overseer for Thos. Adams.
Page 242.--11th February, 1769. Margaret Rutherford's will--Widow,
being old and failed in body; to son, Samuel Rutherford, deaf and dumb;
to sons, John Wallace and Thomas Hutson; to Rebecca Campbell, after
Samuel's death; to James Wallace, £7; to Robert Wallace, £5; to Margaret
Hutson, £5; to Isbela Hutson, £5. Executors, Alex. Walker, William
Buchanan. Teste: Robert Tedford, George Buchanan, Alex. Tedford, John
Tedford. Proved, 18th May, 1774, by all the Tedfords. Executors qualified
with David Tedford, John Wallace.
Page 245.--8th November, 1773. Thomas West's will--To wife, Catens;
to daughter, Judy Tiswaters (Fiswaters?); to daughter, Christian Narlr;
to daughter, Elizabeth. If wife should be with child. Executrix, wife.
Teste: Daniel Smith, Paul Kustan (Kester?), Richard Kester. Proved,
20th May, 1774, by witnesses. Catherine qualifies (signed Caian West)
with Paul Keester (Kaster), John Caplinger.
Page 247.--20th May, 1774. Recorded. Archibald Reach's appraisement
by Joseph Moore, Hugh Kelso, Alex. McPheeters.
Page 248.--16th August, 1774. Conrad Humble's bond (with John
Conrad Custard) as administrator of Martin Humble.
Page 250.--13th August, 1774. Margaret Rutherford's estate appraised
by John Walker, Michael Couter, George Jameson--Bonds on Thomas Hutson.
Page 251.--14th May, 1774. Mathias Rodes' will--To son, Mathias;
to wife, Barbara; to children. (Copy from the original--a very bad
translation of German.) Teste: Jacob Mayer, Nicholas Kern. Valentine
Cloninger testifies to correctness of translation. 16th August, 1774,
proved by witnesses.
Page 252.--7th March, 1774. James Lusk's will, yeoman--To brother,
William, land in Forks of James; to brother, Robert. Teste: James
Snodgrass, James Montgomery, George Weir. Proved, 16th August, 1774, by
Page 254.--16th August, 1774. Charles Rush, administrator, settles
estate of Henry Stalsnaker--Paid to the widow, Catharine Pence; paid
David Bosang, Michael Milterbarger.
Page 256.--16th August, 1774. Daniel Kid's bond (with John Graham)
as administrator of Neil McCan.
Page 257.--17th February, 1774. Henry Dick's will--To wife,
executrix; to children, viz: John, Runamus, Henry, Jacob, Michael,
Christian, Catharine Dick, when youngest is of age. Teste: Conrad
John Kirtley, Charles Foy. Proved, 16th August, 1774, by Peterfish and
Page 258.--16th August, 1774. Catherine Jack's bond (with Charles
Rush, Charles Foy) as administratrix of above estate--Dick, Deck, Tack,
Page 259.--28th March, 1774. Archibald Huston's will--To wife, Mary;
to son, John, 200 acres, part of Pond Spring tract; to son, Stephen; to
James, 250 acres of tract whereon David Gravin now lives; to son,
infant; to son, George, 360 acres whereon testator lives; to son,
Nathan, 100 acres, part of Pond Spring tract; to six daughters, residuary
legatees. Executors, sons James and George, and Cap David Leard. Teste:
James Bruster, John (his __ mark) Stephenson, Jennet (mark) Frazer,
Isbell (mark) Campbell. Proved, 16th August, 1774, by Bruster and
Stephenson. Mary appears and refuses to execute and renounces the will.
David Laird and Geo. Huston qualify with James Bruster and John (mark)
Page 262.--16th August, 1774. Robert Stephenson's estate settled
Paid Thomas Stephens, Sr., Anderson Scoot.
Page 264.--7th June, 1774. Improvements valued on William McKenny's
tract joining Robt. Kilpatrick's tract by John Gardner, James Hogshead;
Page 265.--24 March, 1755. John (his __ mark) Nichel's will--To
wife. Barbara; to eldest son. John; to sons, Joseph and Isaac;
to son, Thomas; to daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, wife Barbara
and her brother, Andrew McCombe. Teste: Alexander Blair, James Reburn.
Proved, 17th August, 1774, by the witnesses. Executors qualify
(Barbara's __ mark) with John Poage, Joseph Reburn.
Page 267.--17th August, 1774. Recorded. Lodwick Shaddow's
by ____ ____--Four Duch Books, 15/0; apple trees, 7/0.
Page 268.--27th October. 1773. Robert Scott's will--To Martha
McClintock, £5; to executors, all remainder of estate to pay them for
trouble. Executors, Wm. McClintock, John Young. Teste: William
Jr., Preepare McClintock. Proved. 20th September, 1774, by
the witnesses. William McClintock qualifies (his mark) with Mathew Reed,
Page 271.--7th October, 1774. Henry Deck's estate appraised by John
Seller, Daniel Price, Jacob Bare.
Page 274.--24th August, 1774. John Nickle's estate appraised--
as follows, viz: 27th August, 1774--John Nickle, for his part of
his legacy; Thomas, for his part of his legacy. 27th August. 1774--Order
by Ben. Lewis to pay to Andrew Ralstone £1.10, part of Ben's part of
John Nickoll's estate. 27th August, 1774--Order by Andrew Nickle to
pay his part ditto. 27th August, 1774--Order by Elizabeth Nickle to pay
her part ditto. 27th August, 1774--Please let Andrew Ralstone have
£3.0.0 out of my part of my father's estate.--William Craigg.
Page 278.--8th May, 1773. Conrad Bloze's will--To wife, Mary
to son, John Adam; to son, George Jacob; to wife, Valentine; to daughter,
Eve Elizabeth. Executors, Jacob Mayer. Teste: Adam (mark) Hetrick,
Archibald Huston, Rebeka Huston. Proved, 15th November, 1774, by
Hetrick. Archibald and Rebecca are dead. Jacob Mayer refuses to execute.
*Administration granted Mary Catherine, who qualifies with Anthony
Ealer, Alvamous Bowyer, Jacob (mark) Bowyer.
Page 281.--15th November, 1774. Thomas Smith's bond (with Robert
Russell) as administrator of Thos. Dunbarr.
Page 283.--4th August, 1774. Francis Kirtley's will--To wife,
Kirtley, the tract his youngest son is to have; to son, Francis, tract
at foot of the mountains where testator formerly lived, 1,100 acres, and
the place Thos. Berry now lives on, and 5 negroes; to son, John Kirtley,
3 tracts in Orange County called, viz: Bryan's Trackt, Golding's Trackt,
and Maddey's 600 acres, and also tract called the Grass Thicket in
and the land on Nacked Creek; also testator's part of the land where
Ruben Roach lives, and 5 negroes; to daughter, Elizabeth Kirtley, land
bought of Eastise's estate called Pinkey's Old Mill Place; to son,
Powell Kirtley, infant, land on Buns Run, being part of land testator
on; to son, Sinkle Kirtley, other part of the land on Buns Run. (Fifteen
negroes bequeathed besides those above.) Brother William Kirtley, if
to make division. Executors, wife Elizabeth, son Francis Kirtley, son
Kirtley. Teste: William Kirtley, John Caurfey, Jane Crawford. Proved,
16th November, 1774, by the witnesses. Elizabeth refused to execute and
renounced the provisions of the will. Francis Kirtley qualified with
Thomas Lewis, Daniel Smith.
Page 286.--16th November, 1774. Recorded. John Makey's appraisement
by Archibald Alexander, Wm. Alexander, John Lyle, Jr., William McClung.
Page 288.--__ ____, 177_. Robert McClenachan's bond (with John
Madison, Jr.) as administrator of Wm. McClenachan.
Page 289.--82d August, 1774. Samuel Wilson's will--Executors, wife
Mary and Thomas Hugart; to eldest son. Ralpli, 5 shillings; to next
son, Elibable, plantation testator lives on; to youngest son, Sampson,
infant; to daughter, Ruth, infant; to wife, Mary. Teste: John Jordan,
John McCoy, Joseph Gamwell. Proved, 16th November, 1774, by McCoy
and Gamwell. Hugart refuses to execute. Mary qualifies with Thos.
Hugart, Robert Armstrong.
Page 292.--16th November, 1774. Mary and Michael Aberman's bond
(with George Coyle, Robert Minnes, Joseph Croutch, Wm. Gragg).
Page 293.--15th November, 1774. Agatha Frogg relinquishes her right
to administer on estate of husband, John Frogg, and nominates John
Madison, Jr. Teste: Thomas Jones, Joseph Smith.
Page 293.--16th November, 1774. John Madison, Jr.'s, bond (with
Daniel Kidd, Thomas Patterson) as administrator of John Frogg.
Page 295.--1st October, 1774. Robert Patterson's will--To son-in-
Alexander Stuart, Bible; to son, Thomas; to son, John; to son John's
*NOTE.--That with this bond, the Clerk begins to give the date, not
in the month and year, but adds: "And in the 15th year of the Reign of
Sovereign Lord, George III, and so in the bonds following.
children; to granddaughter, Mary Stuart; to grandson, Robert Stuart; to
grandson, Robert Patterson. Executor, son Thomas. Teste: John Archer,
Daniel Kidd, Edward Hall. Proved, 16th November, 1774, by Kidd, and
recorded. Thomas qualified with John Madison, Jr.
Page 297.--17th November, 1774. James Dunwoody's (Dinwody) bond
(with Robert Dinwoody) as administrator of John Dunwody.
Page 299.--17th January, 1775. John Christian's bond as sheriff
William Bowyer, George Moffett, William Christian, Robert Christian).
Page 299.--Ditto for collection of County proportion.
Page 300.--Ditto for collection of quit rents, officers' fees, &c.
Page 301.--15th April, 1774. Thomas Shankland's (his mark) will,
farmer--To wife, Eleanor, tract adjoining Thomas Gordon; to
viz: Of son Robert's children, viz: Thomas, William, Robert, son John,
son _____; son Thomas' son Thomas; to oldest son, Robert. Executors,
sons Robert and John. Teste: William and Archibald Hopkins, George
Baxter. Proved, 17th January, 1775, by Archd. Hopkins and Baxter.
Executors qualify with Archd. Hopkins, Geo. Baxter.
Page 304.--25th June, 1774. John McClenachan's will--To wife,
Margaret, tract near Staunton, where Thomas Scott lived, given me by my
father in his lifetime; to son, Thomas, above tract after wife's death, 3
negroes; brothers and sisters, to inherit in default of heirs of Thomas;
John Frogg, to be fully satisfied for testator's board while at his
house. Executors to abide by a memorandum left with John
Lewis. Executors, John Hervie, Charles Lewis, Alex. Sinclair. Teste:
Margaret Lewis, Wm. Haddon, John Lewis. 16th November, 1774--
Widow Margaret Ann appears and renounces the will and its provisions
for her. 17th January, 1775--Will and memorandum (follows) proved by
John Lewis and Wm. Haddon. Sinclair qualifies with Robert McClenachan,
John Dean, Alex. Gibson, Alex. McClenachan. Memorandum mentioned
in the will, p. 306, viz:
Page 306.--Captain John Dickinson, Dr., to 2 tickets paid, if not
to be repaid; William Bailey's bond for £5 belonging to John Davis;
Archer Mathcws, Dr., for a piece of land in Greenbrier, £25, 10 years'
Page 310.--10th August, 1774. Charles Lewis' will--To wife, Sarah;
son, John, tract testator lives on, also tract on Greenbryer called the
Glade, 1,000 acres; to son, Andrew, plantation gotten from John Lewis,
George's son, line where his brother's survey begins; also 1 plantation
Greenbrier where Wm. Crane lives; to daughter, Elizabeth Lewis,
on Greenbrier where George Lewis lives; to daughter, Margaret, plantation
on Greenbrier where Wm. Bleake lives. Wife is now pregnant, to
such child, plantation where Mr. Cowordin lives, also Cuthbert's Lick
on Greenbryer; to sons, the lands coming to testator as an officer.
Executors, brothers Thomas and William. Teste: John Dickinson, Hugh
Hicklin, Charles Cameron. Proved, 17th January, 1775, by Dickinson and
Cameron. Executors qualified, with Robert (mark) Bratton, Andrew
Hamilton, Wm. Christian, George Mathews.
Page 313.--17th January, 1775. John Wilson's bond (with Jacob
Worwick, Tully Davitt) as administrator of John Williams.
Page 314.---17th January, 1775. Alex. Sinclair and Alex
bond (with John Dean, Robt. McClenachan, Alex. Gibson, John Dickinson)
as guardian to John McClenachan, orphan of John McClenachan.
Page 316.--18th January, 1775. William Campbell's bond (with Daniel
Smith, John Davis) as executor of Hugh Campbell.
Page 317.--20th March, 1775. Jane and James Alleys bond (with Wm.
Lewis, John Hind, Thos. Patterson) as administrators of Hugh Allen.
Page 318.--2d March, 1775. Col. Charles Lewis' estate appraised by
John Cowordin, John and Robert McCreery: one white servant man, John
Page 321.---14th April, 1773. Isaac Robinson's will--Being in the
Township of Whitpan in County Philadelphia. Province Pennsylvania--To
Hannah; to youngest son, Luke, infant, to son, James, under 24,
on north side Shanandore, 365 acres; to eldest daughter, Elinner
to youngest daughter, Hanna; to second daughter, Catherine. Executors,
wife Hannah, friend Stephen Riddle, of Hampshire County. Teste: Jonas
Supplee, Thomas Fitzwaters. 26th September, 1774--Commission to
George Bryan, Geo. Clymer, Justices of Peace; Peter Miller and Lewis
Weise, gentlemen of Philadelphia County, Penna., to examine above
witnessss. 5th November, 1774--Commission executed and return certified
by Bryan and Clymer. 11th May, 1774--Affidavit of above witnesses at
Philadelphia before Benj. Chew, Reg. Gen. Both witnesses are Quakers.
16th August, 1774--This will presented by Stephen Riddle and dedimus
ordered to issue as above. 21st March, 1774--Proved and recorded.
Stephen Ruddle qualifies with Cornelius Ruddle, John Gratton.
Page 326.--20th November, 1774. Alexander Walkers will--To wife,
Elizabeth; to son, Robert, negro boy, to daughter, Mary, negro girl; to
son, Andrew, 90 acres bought of Joseph Lindel; to daughter Martha, to
daughter, Elizabeth; to daughter, Barbara; to son, John, testator's home
plantation; to daughter, Isabell. (Many negro slaves bequeathed.
daughter Margaret; to son, Alexander's two children, Jane and Elizabeth
Walker. Executors, wife Elizabeth and son Robert. John Campbell
be guardian to children. Teste: Joseph Hannah, Robert Haslet, Thos.
Connly. Proved, 21st March, 1775, by the witnesses. Executors qualify
with John Hind, Arthur Connaly, John Campbell.
Page 330.--4th May, 1773. Samuel Hodge's will of the Calf Pasture--
To wife, Elizabeth; to daughter, Eleanor, unmarried; to son John,
plantation whereon John lives between Wm. Kinkead and James Gay; to son,
James, testator's home plantation; to grandson, Saml. Hodge, "one certain
ivory-headed cain"; to daughter, Sarah McDonal; to daughter, Agness
Martin; to daughter, Margaret McElvain; to daughter, Cathereen Kelly;
to daughter, Elizabeth McCutchen. Executors, wife Elizabeth and John
Hodge. Teste: Frances McConnel, Henry McDonnal, Francis McDonnal.
Proved, 21st March, 1775, by the McDonalds.
Page 331.--21st March, 1775. Recorded. Capt. Samual Wilson's
appraisement by John McCoy, Joseph Gamwell, Joseph Malcom.
Page 333.--21st March, 1775. Jacob's (Eberman) bond (with Robert
Minnes, Joseph (mark) Bennet) as administrator of David White.
Page 334.--21st March, 1775. Morris O'Freil's bond (with John
Jameson) as administrator of James King.