Will of Thomas Carter of Pittsylvania County Will Book 1, Page 467 September 18, 18? I lend to m…

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Will of Thomas Carter of Pittsylvania County Will Book 1, Page 467 September 18, 18? I lend to my Loving Wife Winnifred Carter during her natural life the tract of land and plantation whereon I live and also in like manner I leave to my wife all my Green Rock tract of land and plantation. It is my will and desire that my said wife Winnifred shall have use of the following Negroes during her natural life to wit: Peter, Daniel, Sam, Bob, Juda, See, Rachael, Lucy, Motley, Fanny, Crutha, Jack, Jonathan, Rhod, and Abram. Have use of all my personal Estate during her natural life except a feather bed and furniture I give to my daughter Joanne Carter & also a feather bed and furniture I give to each of my sons following to wit: Edward Carter, Lawson Hobson Carter, Christopher Sawyer Carter, Rawley Williamson Carter. 2nd to my daughter, Joanna Carter and her Heirs, Negro girl named Nancy and her increase 3rd To daughter Elizabeth Carter and her Heirs, my Negro woman Abbey and her increase 4th To daughter Sally Lovell and her Heirs, a Negro woman and her increase 5th To son Jesse Carter tract of land whereon my said son Jesse Carter at present lives and my Negro girl Ellinor. 6th To son Edward Carter, my Negro boy Hessney 7th To son Thomas Carter one half of the tract of land whereon he and his brother Jeduthan Carter at present carries on the Sadlers ? business. Also one half of my tract of land situate mostly on south side of Hickeys road known by the name of tract Richard Proctor had part of, also my Negro Robin 8th To son Jeduthan Carter one half of the tract of land whereon he and his brother Thomas Carter at present carries on the Sadlers Business. Also one half of tract of land situate mostly on south side of Hickey road, my Negro girl Katy and her increase. 9th To son Lawson Hobson Carter, tract of land called Regneys New Survey and my Negro girl Anna. 10th Son Christopher Lawson Carter part of tract of land that I presently live on Beginning at a large Oak in John Giles? Dec?d ; line, thence a new blazed line to back Order line taking in the Lick branch plantation. He shall not possess the said land before his Mother?s death. Also my Negro girl Micka. 11th To son Rawley Williamson Carter, the residue of my tract of land whereon I at present live to be in possession thereof not before his mother?s death. Also Negro girl Abbey, Daughter of my Negro woman Lucy 12th To daughter Joanna Carter and daughter Elizabeth Carter, all my Green Rock tract of land to be equally divided in quanity of acres between said daughters. When said land laid off into two equal parts, my daughter Joanna shall have her choice of parts. Neither of my daughters shall possess this respective before their Mother?s death. 13th If the Negroes die I have given either of my children before mentioned before said children shall be in possession of said Negroes that said child shall have another part of my Estate instead. 14th The estate that I lent my wife the use of during her natural life, the lands only excepted, shall be equally divided after my said wife?s death among my children following to wit: Joanna Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Sally Lovett, Jesse Carter, Edward Carter, Thomas Carter, Jeduthan Carter, Lawson Hobson Carter, Christopher Lawson Carter and Rawley Williamson Carter. Estate not to be appraised. Appoint my dear and loving wife Winifred Carter Executrix 18th Day of September 18? Thomas Carter In presence of Dale Carter, Jeduthan Carter, Williamson Carter, M Hutchings, Washington Thompson Proven August 18, 1817 by Jesse Carter, Jeduthan Carter, Thomas Carter, Samual M Lovell, Lawson Hobson Carter, Christopher Lawson Carter, Rawley Williamson Carter and Augustine H Carter her securities. $20,000 Bond

Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Thomas Carter Sr.
November 27, 1734
287 "Barford", Lancaster Co, VA
1 July 15, 1817
205 82 "Green Rock", Pittsyvania Co, VA
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