Pettus W. Chick's Will, VA, 1854

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
Frederick H. Thompson
Rich.d M. Bagby
Edwin B. Sharp.

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