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HEZEKIAH YANCEY

IDENTITY: SON OF RICHARD YANCEY & MARY (BOLLING?)
STATE: VIRGINIA
COUNTY: MECKLENBURG
DATED: 1782
PROVED: 1782
RECORDED: WILL BOOK 1 PAGE 437

In the name of God, Amen, I HEZEKIAH YANCY of the Parish of St James and County of Mecklenburg being low and weak in body tho of sound and perfect mind, I do and ordain this my last will and testament.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Brother ROBERT YANCY one negro of the name of Peter, to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Brother CHARLES YANCY one negro boy by the name of Stephen to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Brother [ZACARIAH ?] YANCY one negro woman by the name of June to him and his heirs forever, on paying my brother REUBEN YANCY thirty pounds at ten pounds a year in [special?].

Item: I give and bequeath to my brother REUBEN YANCY twenty pounds that is willed to me in my father's will and also a horse that is willed to me and saddle, one bed and furniture and also [act?] that I have against my father's estate for one horse.

Item: I give the crop of corn that is now growing to my mother MARY YANCY.

Item: I give and bequeath to my four brothers: ROBERT, CHARLES, ZACARIAH and RICHARD YANCY all my part of my father's estate that I am to have after the death of my mother, to be equally divided between them.

Item: I constitute and appoint my Brother ROBERT YANCY my soul [sic.] Executor and trustee of this my last will and testament revoking all other wills [I] do proclaim and declare this my last will and testament as witnessed [by] my hand and seal this eleventh day of June, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Two.

HEZEKIAH YANCY (seal)

Signed, sealed, proclaimed and delivered before us:

THOS. GREENWOOD

JOHN WILLIAMSON

ROBERT WILLIAMSON


At a court held for Mecklenburg County the 9th day of September 1782 this will was proved by the oaths of THOMAS GREENWOOD and JOHN WILLIAMSON, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of ROBERT YANCY the Executor therein named who made oath there to and together with JOHN WILLIAMS [sic.] his security enter into and acknowledge their bond in the penalty of five hundred pounds conditioned as the law directs. Certificate was granted him for obtaining a [______?] of the said will in due form.

Teste

JOHN BROWN

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