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ROBERT YANCEY

IDENTITY: SON OF RICHARD & MARY (BOLLING?) YANCEY
STATE: VIRGINIA
COUNTY: MECKLENBURG
DATED: 1819
PROVED: 1819
RECORDED: WILL BOOK 8 PAGE 444

In the name of God, Amen, I ROBERT YANCEY, Sen. of the county of Mecklenburg, state of Virginia of sound mind and memory do make, ordain and constitute this my Last Will & Testament trusting in a savior for redemption.

1 - Imprimis - I give unto my son JOHN YANCEY the track of land he is now living upon containing by estimation one hundred and forty acres to the same more or less, also another tract [againcey?] the former containing sixty acres be the same more or less, the first track of one hundred forty acres rated at twenty shillings per acre, the other track of sixty rated at [fifteen?] shillings per acre, with one negro girl Pink rated at sixty pounds. also one bed and furniture rated at ten pounds to him and his heirs forever.

2 - Imprimis - I give unto my son RICHARD YANCEY the track of land he is now living upon containing by estimation four hundred acres be the same more or less rated at ten shillings per acre, also one negro boy named Gabriel rated at fifty Pounds -- one featherbed & furniture rated at ten pounds, to him and his heirs forever.

3 - Imprimis - I give unto my son ROBERT YANCEY the track of land he is now living upon containing by estimation four hundred and twelve acres be the same more or less rated at ten shillings per acre also one negro girl named Jinney rated at one hundred dollars to him and his heirs forever.

4 - Imprimis - I give unto my son HEZEKIAH the track of land he is now living upon containing by estimation one hundred and ninety five acres be the same more or less rated at fifty shillings per acre, also one negro boy named Haborn rated at forty five pounds, featherbed and furniture rated ten pounds, also one hundred and twenty dollars that I have lent him to him and his heirs forever.

5 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter MARY WILLIAMSON one negro girl named Agga rated at sixty pounds, another negro girl named Matilda rated at fifty pounds, one featherbed at ten pounds, one horse at ten pounds to her and her heirs forever.

6 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter PHILADELPHIA TILLOTSON a negro girl named Amy & her children rated fifty five pounds. Featherbed and furniture at ten pounds, one horse at ten pounds. Also the track of land whereon she now lives containing by estimation three hundred acres be the same more or less rated at twelve shillings and sixpence per acre to her and her heirs forever.

7 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter ANNA OVERBY one negro boy named Buck rated at sixty pounds, one horse at ten pounds and one featherbed ten pounds with half of the track of land lying and adjoining Speed and Nelson containing three hundred and fifty acres rated at twenty two shillings per acre to her and her heirs forever.

8 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter ELIZABETH GRIFFIN one negro girl named Patsey rated at sixty pounds, also another little girl named Chana, one horse at ten pounds and also the other half of the land named above adjoining Speed and Neslon to her and her heirs forever.

9 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter SUSANA WILLIAMSON one negro girl named Anna rated at fifty pounds, one horse ten pounds, one bed and furniture ten pounds to her and her heirs forever.

10 - Imprimis - I give unto my daughter LUCY YANCEY the lands that I now am living upon containing by estimation two hundred and fifty acres be the same more or less rated at fifteen shillings per acre, also one negro boy by the name of Hammond at fifty pounds, also her choice of my horses, also her choice of a cow and calf, also a good sow and pigs, also a sufficiency of provisions for her and her family. But if my daughter LUCY should die before marriage the property shall return to my children or their Heirs.

11 - Imprimis - I give unto MILEY GRIFFIN one negro boy named Starling with a featherbed and furniture ten pounds value to him and his heirs forever.

Imprimis - It is my desire that the rest of my negroes not mentioned in this last will shall be [_______] in equal lots & that each of my children draw the lots & abide by such lots as shall be drawn by them.

THE END July 20th 1819

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