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Re: Gov.James Glen/Hannah Thompson d.03 March 1763
Posted by: Marilyn Szum (ID *****7768) Date: April 08, 2007 at 11:02:12
In Reply to: Re: Gov.James Glen/Gen. John Forbes by Mary McGarr of 153

WILL OF JAMES GLEN of New Kent/Hanover County VA
> b. 1700, m. Hannah (Thompson?)Will Bk 2, p 165 Winchester VA
>
> HANOVER CO VA 11 June 1762 sg 3 Feb 1763 pr Will
> housed VA State Library
> under caption VA State Library Accession # 21376--a
> typed copy of the will,
> which was sent to Abbeville SC, in 1822 for use in
> Equity Court case
> involving some of James Glenn's grandchildren.
>
> In the name of God, amen, the eleventh day of June
> 1762, I , James Glen of
> St. Martin's Parish, in the County of Hanover, Being
> praised be to God, of
> a sound mind and memory, do make this my Last Will
> and Testament, in manner
> and form following, that is to say first and
> principally I commend my soul
> to God, who gave it and my body to be buried at the
> discretion of my
> executors-hereafter named, and as touching such
> worldly estate as it hath
> pleased God to bestow on me, my desire is that the
> same be divided as is
> hereafter directed.
>
> Item, I give to my son Gideon Glen all that part of
> my estate, as is
> present in his possession to him and his heirs
> forever,
>
> Item: I give to my son Nehemiah Glen 300 acres of
> land on the upper side of
> Great Guinea Creek, including the plantation whereon
> he now lives and
> bounded as by a plan drawn by Robert Harris together
> with one half of the
> hogs and cattle the said Nathan Glen received on the
> plantation, and
> three-fourth of the increase of the said hogs and
> cattle, and all the rest
> of my estate that is in his possession except a
> negro man named Pompey and
> a negro girl named Nan, to him and his heirs
> forever.
>
> Item: I give to my son James Glen Three Hundred
> Fifty acres of land in
> Cumberland County on the upper side of Great Guinea
> Creek, bounded as by a
> plan drawn up by Robert Harris, and the sum of
> thirty five pounds current
> money and that part of my stock of hogs and cattle
> that is in the hands of
> my son Nathan Glenn, to him and his heirs forever.
>
> Item, I give to my daughter, Jemima Symes all that
> part of my estate as is
> in her possession to her and her heirs forever.
>
> Item: I give to my grand daughter Frances Harris one
> negro boy named Daniel
> when she shall arrive at the age of eighteen years
> or marrys to her and her
> heirs forever.
>
> Item, I give to my granddaughter Jude Harris one
> negro boy named Charles
> when she shall arrive at the age of eighteen years
> or marrys to her and her
> heirs forever. Item: I give to my granddaughter Anna
> Glen Harris one negro
> girl named Nan, when she shall arrive at the age of
> eighteen or marrys to
> her and her heirs forever.
>
> Item, I give to my granddaughter Molley Glen Harris
> one negro boy named
> Dick when she shall arrive at the age of eighteen or
> marrys to her and her
> heirs forever.
>
> Item: I give to my grandson, Peter Harris one negro
> girl named Jenny to him
> and his heirs forever.
>
> Item: I give to my grandson Tyre Harris one negro
> boy named Harry to him
> and his heirs forever.
>
> Item: my will and desire is that if either of my
> grandchildren, that is to
> say Frances Harris, Jude Harris, Anna Glen Harris,
> Molley Glen Harris,
> Peter Harris, and Tyre Harris should before they
> arrive at to lawful age or
> Marrys have the misfortune to lose their negro given
> as before, the Loss to
> be made up out of the increase of Befs, if any the
> mother of said negroes
> but if there should be no loss then the said negro
> woman Befs and her
> future increase should be sold, and the money
> arising by such a sale to be
> equally divided between my six grandchildren that is
> to say Frances Harris,
> Judy Harris Anna Glen Harris Molley Glen Harris,
> Peter Harris and Tyre
> Harris or their heirs forever.
>
> Item I give to my daughter Mary Hopkins, all that
> part of my fore estate
> she has allready received to her and her heirs
> forevere.
>
> Item, I give to my daughter Elizabeth Byars forty
> pounds current money to
> her and her heirs forever.
>
> Item I give to my daughter Anna Glen my best feather
> bed and furniture one
> good cow, and calf, and one pound ten shillings
> current money to her and
> her heirs forever.
>
> Item, I lend to my loving wife Hannah Glen after the
> payment of my jsut
> debts and the Legacies in this will given, the
> plantation whereon I now
> live and four negroes, named Pompey, John, Nan, and
> Sarah and all my
> personal estate not before given during her natural
> life and after her
> decease my will is that my daughter Anna Glen should
> have one negro woman
> named Sarah to her and her heirs forever, then the
> rest of my estate to
> gether with the land and plantation whereon I now
> live to the same of what
> kind whatsoever to descent to my son Thompson Glenn
> and the heirs of his
> Body lawfully begotten forever.
>
> Item my will and desire is that if my son Thompson
> Glenn whould die without
> lawful issue that then the estate lent to my loving
> wife and and given to
> him both real and personal shall be sold by my
> executors and the money
> arising from such sale to be equally divided between
> all my children except
> my daughters Keziah Harris and Sarah Dabney, who
> have already had their
> part of my estate.
>
> Lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my sons
> Gideon Glen, Nehemiah Glen
> and Nathan Glen to be the Executors of this my Last
> Will and Testament
> hereby making void all other wills by me heretofore
> made. In witness
> whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day
> and year before written.
>
> Signed sealed and published in presence of
> Mary Gilbert
> Anna Gilbert his (seal) mark
> Henry Gilbert
>
> At a Court held for Hanover County on Thursday the
> 3rd day of February
> 1763, This Last Will and Testament of James Glenn
> decd. was offered to
> proof by Gideaon Glenn one of the Exors. therein
> named and defered for want
> of witnesses thereto. And at a Court held or the
> said County on Thursday
> the 3rd of March following, the said will was proved
> by the oath of Henry
> Gilbert Gent, Mary Gilbert and Anna Gilbert, the
> said witnesses and
> admitted to record. And at a court held for the said
> county on Thursday the
> 4th day of August in the year aforesaid, the said
> will was proved by the
> Oath of Gideon Glen and Nehemiah Glen two of the
> Executors thereto. Test
> April 1, 1822 William Pollard D.C.H.C. a copy teste
> Theo Pollad D.C.H. C.
>
> Virginia Hanover County to wit, I William Pollard
> Clerk of the Court of the
> said County, do hereby certify that the foregoing
> manuscript is a true copy
> from the records of the said County of Hanover. In
> witness whereof I set my
> hand and applied the seal of the said County the
> first day of April One
> Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Two.
> William Pollard


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