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Wm Harris, estate in England, 1722, Surry Co VA (md Margaret Taylor)
Posted by: Guy (ID *****2524) Date: November 29, 2010 at 22:40:47
In Reply to: Wm Harris, Sr?, 1667 - Wm Harris, Jr?, 1659, and Margaret Taylor, Surry Co VA by Guy of 699

Was this record possibly for the Wm Harris (Sr?) who died in or before 1674?

4 Aug 1693 - Harris, William: Est.-4 Aug., 1693. Signed: John Phillips, Wm. Newett, John Clarke. Book 4, p. 324.

Below are records for the Wm Harris (Jr?)

1 May 1721 - Harris, William: Leg.-Wife, Margarette, grandson, Harris Taylor, granddaughter, Mary, wife of Thomas Taylor. Land purchased of Robert Girly to go to grandson, Harris Taylor. To granddaughter, Mary, land at her death to her husband, Thomas Taylor. At their death to their son, Thomas Taylor. Friends, Capt. Thos. Holt and Wm. Gray to divide property and overseers of Will. Thomas Taylor, Exer. ** 1 May, 1720. Prob.: 19 Apr., 1721. Wit: Wm Gray, Wm. Gray, Jr. Book 7, p. 325. (This will should be transcribed to find any possible references to an estate in England).

7 Jun 1721 - Harris, Margarett: Leg.-To son, John Taylor, 20 shillings. to daughter-in-law, Ann, wife of John Taylor, one pair of white gloves. To daughter, Hannah, wife of Christopher Clinch, 20 shillings and a crepe gown. To son, Edward Taylor, 20 shillings. To daughter-in-law (Mary)*, wife of Edward Taylor, one pair of white gloves. To daugher, Margarett, wife of Bartlett Moreland, a callico gown, petticoat and 20 shillings. To son, Thomas Taylor, 20 shillings. To daughter-in-law, mary, wife of Thomas Taylor, a pair of white gloves. To granddaughters, Elizabeth Judkins, Elizabeth Clinch, and Margarett Taylor, to each a black silk hood. To daughter, Mary, wife of James Vaughan, my camblett hood and cloak and black silk hood, all my estate in Virginia, England or elsewhere to my daughter, wife of James Vaughan. Makes son-in-law, James Vaughan, Exer. 7 June, 1721. Prob.: 20 Sept., 1721. Wit: Wm. Gray, Wm. Seward, Thos. Edwards. Book 7, p. 366.

*I have transcribed this will and it is on Genealogy.com, in the Taylor forum; Edward Taylor had wife Mary in the will.

18 Jul 1722 - Harris, William Mr.: Est.-Estate in England. Thomas Taylor,** Exer. 18 July, 1722. Book 7, p. 402.

**Thomas Taylor, son of Margaret Taylor Harris, was executor of the William Harris estate but he was not the executor of his mother Margaretís estate; Thomas Taylor married Mary, the granddaughter of William Harris.


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