HENRY YANCEY

IDENTITY: SON OF ARCHELAUS & MARY YANCEY
STATE: VIRGINIA
COUNTY: LOUISA

DATED: 17 JUNE 1784
PROVED: DECEMBER 1784
RECORDED: WILL BOOK 3 PAGES 43-44

In the name of God, amen, I HENRY YANCEY of the county of Louisa and parish of Saint Martins, being in sound mind and perfect sense and memory, consitute and order this my Last Will & Testament in manner and form as follows to wit:

1st Item - I leave to my mother MARY YANCEY during her natural life my whole estate real and pesonal and after the decease of my said mother my will and desire [is] that my said estate be sold and the money arising from such said to be equally divided between my brother JOHN YANCEY my two nieces SARAH FEELS and MARTHA BEGUS to them and their heirs forever.

2nd Lastly I appoint my brother JOHN YANCEY and my friend CHARLES YANCEY Executors to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this seventeenth day of June 1784.

HENRY YANCEY (SEAL)

Witness present

BENJAMIN MAYS

JOHN HAWKINS JUNR

JOHN DUKE


At a court held for Louisa County on the 13th day of December 1784 this will was this day exhibited in open court by JOHN YANCEY one of the Executors therein named and was proved by the oath of John Hawkins one of the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be certified and the said executor having done what is is usual in such case having entered into bond with approved security certificate is given him for obtaining probate thereof in due form and at a court held for Louisa County on the 14th day of February 1785 this same will was this day in open court further proved by the oath of John Duke another of the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded.