Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Virginia: Bedford County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Will of William Scott b. 1720, d.1794 Bedford Co
Posted by: Robert Fleming (ID *****1180) Date: January 25, 2013 at 11:01:52
In Reply to: Will of William Scott b. 1720, d.1794 Bedford Co by Darline Duncan of 1955

This is not my line, but a line I have begun working on for a friend.
You say William Scott was the son of Walter & Janet (Inglis) Scott of Scotland. I would be interested in information and sources for them.

I have the will you were looking for:

Will of William Scott, 1793 - Bedford Co. VA
Will Bk. 2, pg. 147
Dated: 7th December 1793, Probated: 24th November 1794

In The Name of God Amen. I William Scott of Bedford County being Infirm in body but in perfect health and memory do make & Ordain this my Last Will & Testament in form following that is to say---I give & Recommend my sould inton the hands of this Almighty God that gave and my body I recommend to the earth to be decently interred at the discretion of executors and as touching such worldly estate which it has pleased Got Got ot bess to me with I Will Bequeath in the
following manner & form.

Item, I bequeath unto my son James Scott and George Scott all my lands and Tenements to be equally divided between them their heirs or assigns.

Item, I bequeath unto my beloved wife Lucy Scott all my moveable effects Goods & Chattles during her Life & at her decease to become my son - Peter Scott. Item I beueath unto my Daughters Sararh Lee one Shilling Sterling. Item I bequeath unto my son John Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Thomas Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son William Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Charles Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Axton Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Joseph Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Obadiah Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I bequeath unto my son Peter Scott one Shilling Sterling and will my movable Effects Goods & Chattles after his mothers Decease----

Item I bequeath unto my son Evan Scott one Shilling Sterling.

Item I also do appoint my beloved sons James Scott & George Scott my sole Executors, and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & disannuall all & every other former Testaments & Wills by mein any way before named. Willed & Bequeathed Rattifying this & no other ot be my Last Will & Testament. In Witness where of I have herunto set my hand & seal this 7th day of December- -1795.

Teste
Edward Hore his
John Holladay William X Scott
William Brown mark

At a Court held for Bedford County the 24th day of November 1794.
This Last Will & Testament of William Scott Deceased was proven by the oath of Edward Hore John Holliday William Brown Witnesses whose names are thereunto subscribed and ordered to be recorded.

Teste
Ja. Steptoe, Clk.

My friend's line is
William Scott - Lucretia James
Joseph Scott - Mary Talbot
Alexander Scott - Mary Sands
Grandison Scott - Elizabeth Hockett


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/va/bedford/messages/1934.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network