Posted By:Joyce Blevins
Subject:Re: John Rowland, Sr.
Post Date:February 09, 2008 at 09:23:44
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Forum:Henry County, VA Genealogy Forum
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I normally do not leave anything for HIDDEN email but had info before I notice you were a HIDDEN email person.

Individual: I13927
Robert E. Lee Eggenberger, Jr. 2005-12-12 15:12:55

WILL: 5-7-1780, John Rowland, of Henry Co., VA
To my brother Mickael Rowland's eldest son William Rowland, one cow and calf.
To Michael Rowland, brother of said Michael, 1 sh. and no more. To
my brother George Rowland, all my right to a tract I formerly
obtained a deed of trust from George Lamkin, lying on
Marrowbone Creek.
To John Palfree, all my right to a survey whereon he now lives,
together with my wearing apparel. My whole estate be dept
together, creditors allowed three years or longer to bring in
their accounts.
To my wife Mary, out of the profits of my estate 200 lbs. annually,
but should the currency of the money rise in value then a
proper deduction to be made.
To Obedience Ryan, wife of Philip Ryan, in considerstion of my
wife's standing to this my last will, one Negro girl Phillis.
To George Rowland Jr. and William Rowland, sons of Gilbert Rowland,
each of them 1/6 part of the net proceeds annualy after
paying taxes, clothing the Negroes, corn, meat, stock of all
kinds, my just debts and the clothing and education of
Garland Akin excepted.
To the two sons of Joshua Bowles, dec'd, 199 lb. each for their
education to be paid to their mother Sarah Bowles or their
Legacies heretofore mentioned to be null and void except as to my
said wife after Garland Akin arrives to the age of 21. Then
to Garland Akin one-half of real and personal estate. The
other moity equally divided amongst the youngest sons of all
my brothers' and sisters'sons.
My executors to execute a deed to John Wells for a tract sold him on
Leatherwood Creek, 280 acres conveyed to me by a deed
recorded in the General court from Paul Carrington, Esq.
George Rowland, Jr. to be appointed as clerk for the estate
if agreeable to my executors.
To Mary Isham, wife of James Isham, two cows and calves.
My Negro man Will and his wife Betty be kept together distilling at
the proper season of the year, to wit from the first day of
November to last day of April. Exec: William Tunstall,
Haynes Morgan, Peter Saunders and Josiah Carter, Patrick
Henry, John Fountain, John Salmon to settle with my executors
annually and to be guardians of Garland Akin.
Sig: John Rowland
Wit: Baldwin Rowland, Henry Barsdill, John Salmon Sept 29, 1780,
exibited by William Turnstall and Peter Saunders who gave
bond with John Fountain and George Hairston, their

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