Posted By:Patrick Anderson
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Subject:Re: Ramsey Jackson Dunnivant
Post Date:March 17, 2003 at 16:22:34
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Forum:Nottoway County, VA Genealogy Forum
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In the name of God Amen, I Burwell Jackson of Nottoway County being in a weak and low state of health but in perfect memory and sound of mind do make constitute and ordain this to be my last will and Testament. First I commit my Body to the Earth to be buried in a Christian manner and my soul into the hands of God who gave it me, and as to my Personal estate I dispose of in the following manner Viza-vi.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Patience Jackson Dunnivant (at her freedom or marriage) one good feather bed and furniture and one horse, saddle and bridle to her and her heirs forever (the horse being valued to be worth about twenty pounds.)
Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Ramsey Jackson Dunnivant one good feather bed and furniture with a horse, saddle and bridle valued as above, to him and his heirs forever.
Item I give unto my Daughter Dolly Jackson Dunnivant one good feather bed and furniture and a horse, saddle and bridle valued as above, to her and her heirs forever, Viza-vi these legacies are given to these children at their freedom or Marriages.
Item I give unto my son Nelson Jackson one good feather bed and furniture and a horse saddle and bridle valued to be worth twenty pounds at his freedom or marriage to him and his heirs forever.
Item I give unto my Daughter Anne Jackson one good feather bed and furniture and a horse saddle and bridle valued as above (at her freedom or marriage to her and her heirs forever.
Item All my Personal Estate whatsoever with my lands etc. I leave unto my loving wife during her natural life or Widdowhood after which I give my land to my two sons above named to be equally divided between them to them and their heirs forever, then I give all my personal estate to all my children above named to be equally divided between them to them and their heirs forever.
Renouncing and Disannuling all and every other will or Wills heretofore by me made this to be Executed by James Eckles and John May of Nottoway County whom I choose to be my Executors to this my last will and Testament, In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of May anno domini 1792.
Test.
Jas. Jones Burwell Jackson {seal}
Chas. Anderson
Edward Eckles
At a Court held for Nottoway County 4 day of October 1792.
This last will and testament of Burwell Jackson descd was exhibited into court & proved by the oaths Charles Anderson & Edward Eckles two of the Witnesses thereunto & ordered to be Recorded. Teste
Isaac Holmes CC.