BOOKER-VA-1750

Will of Edward BOOKER, Amelia Co, VA
CLARKE, TARRY, HARDAWAY, Winterham, Saylors Ck

From Will Book l, Amelia County, VA, abstracted by Gibson Jefferson McConnaughey

Re: Slaves: SWAN, JOB, JACK, PETER, YORK, GRACE, MOLL and her child ADAM, MURREA, JOHNNY, WONDER, ISAAC, NANNY, child BILLY, child EVE, child SARAH, young MURREA, young NANNY. man BOB, woman SISS and her firstborn child a girl.

Amelia County, VA, Will Book 1, pg 69 (abstract of Amelia Co, VA will book l Page 23 by McConnaughey)

BOOKER, Edward, Sr. (Col) of Raleigh Parish d. 18 July 1750, p. 16 Nov 1750
(Booker Bible shows he died 2 Nov 1750.
Wit: Samuel COBBS, Clement READ.
Ex. son-in-law Richard CLARKE and Samuel TARRY; sons Richard BOOKER and Edward BOOKER, Jr.

... wife Judith use and occupation of land and plantation called WINTERHAM where I now live for life, and after to son Edward Booker Jr.; during her life she shall be in full satisfaction and interest of any dower she may claim in or to land I formerly sold to Mr. EGGLESTON situate on FLATCREEK in this county.

... daug Judith Booker tract and plantation on SAYLORS CREEK in this county, if Judy die before coming of age or marrying, her estate equally div. between executors,

... wife certain Negros

... daug Judith use and labor of certain Negroes, to be div. equally between Ex if dau dies before coming of age.

... Order if Stith HARDAWAY, or any other person in his right or right of any of the daus. of my wife by her first husband......

... rest of my estate div. equally between my EXS.

Slaves at Winterham:
SWAN, JOB, JACK, PETER, YORK, GRACE, MOLL and her child ADAM, MURREA, JOHNNY, WONDER, ISAAC, NANNY, child BILLY, child EVE, child SARAH, young MURREA, young NANNY.

Slaves at Saylors Creek Property:
Man BOB, woman SISS and her firstborn child, a girl (no name)

Will Book l pg 85 ( pg 23 of McConnaughey abstracts) BOOKER, Edward FOR WINTERHAM: Estate. I&A ret. 27 Aug 1752 by EX., r. same date. Apprs. Henry ANDERSON, Edmund WALKER, Thomas PETTUS. Value 1135/19/3 1/2. EX . Richard BOOKER, Edward BOOKER (Edward BOOKER Ex. for Richard CLARKE, decd. ) and Samuel TARRY and for Saylors Creek Property, 27 Aug 1752

*Note: more information in abstract and Will and Inventory

Contributed by: Diane Y. Smith Royer, dysmithroyer@dtgnet.com


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