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  • ID: I3347
  • _UID: B4B9F38209A048BA91569035B095AE95C15C
  • Name: Joseph Traylor
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT MAY 1779 in Chesterfield Co., VA
  • Note:

    Chesterfield Co., VA Deed Bk 7, p. 414, 20 Mar 1773, Benjamin Burton of Chesterfield Co., Dale Parish to Archer Traylor of same, one negro boy, Simon, about 16 for 30 lbs, signed: Benjamin Burton; Archer (hs X mark) Traylor. Witnesses: Joseph Traylor, Jesse Traylor, Richard Wilkinson. Proved Nov. Court 1773.

    Chesterfield Co., VA, Will Bk 3, p. 217, Will of Joseph Traylor of Dale Parish. To wife Elizabeth, for widowhood, items and a negro. To son Jesse, 3 negroes. To daughter Lozemoth Bevil, a cow and a calf. To daughter Elizabeth Jackson, 1 negro. To grandson Archer Burton, 1 negro at 21, and items and money. To son Archer, all land in Chesterfield and rest of estate not given before. Executors: son Archer and friend Thomas Worsham. Dated 10 Sept. 1777. Wit: Joseph Royall, Jno. Archer, Edward Osborne, Jr. Will proved in Chesterfield Order Bk 6, p. 228, Court 4 June 1779.

    More detail from this version on the internet:
    Chesterfield Co. VA will bk. 3 p.228 (orginal spelling retained) LWT: Joseph TRAYLOR wd. 10 Sep 1777 - In the name of God Amen. I, Joseph TRAYLOR of the Parish of Dale in the County of Chesterfield, being in perfect health & memory, but calling to mind the uncertainty of this life & that it is appointed for all men once to dye do make & ordain this my last will & testament in the manner & form following: Item my will is that my wife Elizabeth TRAYLOR should have the use of two negroes Suckey & Ned during her life. Also I give to my said wife twenty pounds currant money of this Commonwealth P.(per?) year also I further give her the use of a horse and saddle during her widowhood as also one third part of all the rest of my house hold furniture kind to my said wife during her widowhood. Item I give to my son Jesse TRAYLOR three negroes viz one negro woman named Murrier & her child named Murrier as also one negroe woman named Amey which he hath now in his possession to him & his heirs forever. Item I give to my daughter Loremoth BEVIL one cow & calf to her & her heirs. Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth JACKSON one negro girl named Frank now in her possession also one cow & calf to her & her heirs forever. Item I give to my grandson Archer BURTON one negro girl named Lucy when he shall attain to the age of twenty one years & if my said grandson should dye before he should come to the afd. age of twenty one years that then my son Archer TRAYLOR should enjoy the said negro Lucy. I also further give to my said grandson a bed & furniture, also twenty pounds currant money of this Commonwealth in the same manner as I give the said negro girl Lucy to him & his heirs for ever. Item I give my son Archer TRAYLOR all my land in the County of Chesterfield as also the rest of my estate not yet given away both negroes & other estate that I possess with what I have lent to my said wife Elizabeth TRAYLOR; after her death I give the same to my son Archer TRAYLOR to him & his heirs forever. Item my will is that my estate not be appraised. Item I constitute & appoint my son Archer TRAYLOR & my friend Thomas WORSHAM my sole executors of this my last will & testament revoking all other wills by me made. In Witness whereof I have set my hand & affixed my seal this tenth day of September 1777. Signed: Joseph TRAYLOR {seal} in the presence of Joseph ROYALL; Jno. ARCHER; Edward OSBORNE, Junr.




    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Neal
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Sarah Traylor
    2. Has Children Jesse Traylor
    3. Has No Children Lozemoth Traylor
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth Traylor
    5. Has No Children Archer Traylor

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