Pettus W. Chick's Will, VA, 1854

HANOVER COUNTY CHANCERY WILLS AND NOTES
Compiled by William Ronald Cocke, III
Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc. Baltimore, 1978, p. 34

CHICK, Pettus W.
" In the name of God amen. I , Pettus W. Chick of Hanover County being in mynatural mind do make this to b e my last will and testament in manner and form

... Item: I give to my wife Mary Ann Chick negroes namely: Betty, Charlotte, James Monroe, James, Amagilla, Manuel, Queen, James Robertson, and Rose, and their increase.

... I lend to my brother Davis S. Chick the negroes namely: Maria Amanda, Wilson, Elizabeth and their increase during his lifetime after wich I give to Wm. J. Chick, his son, Maria and her daugheter Elizabeth and their increase.

... Wilson, the above named boy I give to my nephew Robert Jones, my sister Patsey's son.

... Amanda the above named girl to Ann Selden Ragland, my niece.

... Item: I give to Nancy L. Jones negores namely: Louisa, Alexander, Lucion and Charles Berkeley and their increase.

... Item: I lend to my nephew Burwell P. Jones one negro man named Robertson my Blacksmith. ... Item: I give to Cousin William Bagby one negro girl named Martha.

... this my last will and Testament this 11th day of March 1854.

Pettus W. Chick
Witnesses:
Frederick H. Thompson
Rich.d M. Bagby
Edwin B. Sharp.

Contributed by: Barbara Rivas, sayona@swbell.net


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