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Slave Names, Chesterfield Co, VA, 1749-1774
The source for this post is at the end.
Key: Weisiger book page no.; Will book page no.; Name of will; Date of will; Name of slave.
START, WILL BOOK #1, PART i
P. 4; P. 23; Will of James Hill; 11 Jan 1750;
P.5; P.29; Will of Gilbert Elam; 22 July 1750;
P. 5-6; P. 33; Will of Elizabeth Cary of Dale Parish
P. 6-7; P. 36; Will of Henry Cary of Dale Parish
P. 8; P.54; Will of Joseph Moseley
P. 12; P. 98; Will of James Martin
P. 14; P. 121; Will of Joseph Ligon of Dale Parish; 17 Nov 1751;
P. 15; P. 134; Will of William Bough of Dale Parish
P. 16; P. 149; In matter of controversy of estate of William Bass dec'd, Seth Ward, Thomas Branch and Benjamin Branch decide that children of the slave Murreah (sic) are property of William's daughter, Ann Bass...Sworn before Edward Osborne 2 Nov. 1753."
P. 16; P. 152; Will of John Rud (signed John Sen'r Reed) Dated Jan. 5, 1753/4
P. 19; P. 182; Will of Robert Elam Sr. of dale Parish 1 Jan 1753
P. 23; P. 226; Will of William Farmer
P. 24; P. 237; Will of Frances Jones 24 May 1752
P. 26; P. 256; Will of Robert Smith
END OF WILL BOOK #1, PART I
P. 49; P. 459; Will of Henry Walthall 9 April 1764
P. 49; P. 462; Will of George Willson (sic) 3 March 1760 "Negro Jude and her increase to be divided between sons George and Daniel when George comes of age, but if either die before 21, that part to be divided between my then living children..."
Source: Chesterfield County, Virginia Wills 1749-1774, Abstracted and Compiled By Benjamin B. Weisiger III, 8 Glenbrooke Circle, east, Richmond, Virginia 23229, Copyright 1979 by Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, pp.4-8, 12, 14-16, 19, 23-24, 26, 49.