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Charles COUSINS; Slaves; Chesterfield Co; VA; 1752

Will of CHARLES COUSINS recorded in

Chesterfield County Virginia Will Book 1 page 78/79/80
land/grant orginal in Henrico co VA before 1749
possiable some extended in Prince George
later Amelia co VA

"First I give devise and bequeath to my son Charles Cousins to him and his
heirs forever one hundred seventy five acres of land be the sum more or less
being all that I own on the lower side of Middle Creek in the county of
AMELIA also a negro boy named Frank..."

"Also I give devise and bequeath unto my son George Cousins to him and his
heirs forever one hundred and fifty acres of land on the north side of Yowls
Branch including part of Nottoway Run in the County of Chesterfield also a
negro boy named Sam..."

"Also I give devise and bequeath unto my son William Cousins to him and
heirs forever Two hundred and eighty acres of land lying on both sides the
Upper Fork of Middle Creek in the County of AMELIA aforesaid also one negro
man named Tom..."

"Also I devise and bequeath unto my son John Cousins to him and his heirs
forever the Plantation whereupon I now live, together with all the land
adjoining there to now in my possession in the county of Chesterfield
aforesaid also a negro boy named Jack..."

"Also I give unto my son Robert Cousins and to his heirs forever one negro
woman named Hannah with all her increase. (transcrbers (sic) note it was customary
for the eldest son to have recieved his land first, so there fore it was not
necessary for his land to be willed to him, as he would hav inheirted it all
had there not been a will by law , Robert owned lived an died on his land in
AMELIA county below Deep Creek an his will recorded in 1769 to his 3 sons)..."

"Also I give unto my daughter Judith WEBSTER and to the heirs of her body
Lawfully begotton (sic) forever one negro woman named Jane with all her increase..."

"Also I give unto my daughter Rose Grant and to the heirs of her body
lawfully begotton (sic) forever one negro girl named Mutty with all her increase..."

"Also I give unto my daughter Ann Overby an to the heirs of her body
lawfully begotton (sic) forever one negro girl named Sarah with all her increase..."

"Also I give unto my daughter Amy Vaughn and to the heirs of her body
lawfully begotten forever one negro woman named Dorothy with all her increase.."

"Also I give to my daughter Elizabeth Traylor and to the heris of her body
lawfully begotten forever one negro girl named Lucy with all her increase ..."

"Also Igive unto my daughter Mary Wilson and to the heirs of her body
lawfully forever one negro boy named Tommy..."


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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