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Will of William Rogers

"Bedford County, Virginia, Deed Book 1, 1754-1762, pages 209-210. William Rogers’ will, dated 25 December 1758. I desire that the few debts that I am in may be honestly discharged of the moveable estate. To my dear wife the plantation I now live on during her lifetime, also all the moveable estate to be at her disposal till she marries or die. If she marries I leave to her the third part of the moveable estate and the rest to be divided amongst the children equally also at her death I leave the tract of land I now live on which contains 235 acres to be divided equally between my three sons George, William and Clement, also leave and bequeath Barclet Lawson one hundred acres at the one end of the tract where he now lives which hundred acres is exclusive of the 235 formerly mentioned, also I bequeath to my son David a tract of land lying on Stanton River containing eighty eight acres whereon Jonas Lawson now lives. Executrix: Loving wife, Witnesses: Robert R. Shipley, Edward Shipley and Elizabeth Shipley. At a court held for Bedford County 26 March 1759 – The within written last will and testament of William Rogers deceased was exhibited in Court by Secia (or Lecia) Rogers Executrix and the same was proved by the oath of Robert Shipley and Edward Shipley two of the witnesses. Subscribed and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of these and Executrix who made oath according to Laws, she having first with Charles Talbot and Barlet Lawson her security’s entered into and acknowledged their Bond for the due and faithful Execution of the said Will. Teste Benjamin Howard CBC."

Owner/SourceLawson, Carl L. Lawson, (, Bartholomew Lawson of Falling River Timeline.
Date17 Apr 2010
Linked toBartholomew LAWSON (8708)

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