Name: Meriwether Wenn "Merry" WEBB , Sr.
Birth: 1697 in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia
Death: 6 FEB 1774 in Henry County, Virginia
Will: 6 FEB 1774 Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Burial: 8 FEB 1774 Virginia
Reference Number: IND6042
Fragment of will reads:
Merry Webb, Senr., of Pittsylvania County, Parish of Camden, being sick
and weak. Will dated Feb. 6, 1774... To loving wife Elizabeth during life
or widowhood three negroes Robin, Peter and Jane, all horses, cattle and
hogs. At death of wife, Negroes to be equally divided between Merry Webb,
John Webb, Mary Burns, Elizabeth Sams and Lucy Webb. If Elizabeth Sams
dies without issue, then to others.
Son Martin Webb, 1 sh. and no more.
Daughter Million Hall the tract of land she now lives on.
Daughter Lucy Webb, two Negro girls Sarah and Aggy. If Lucy dies witho ut
issue, to my sons and daughters Merry Webb, John Webb, Mary Burns, E
lizabeth Sams and Lucy Webb.
Son Merry Webb, one Negro boy Lewis.
Son John Webb, one Negro boy Joe.
Daughter Mary Burns, one negro boy Lewis.
Daughter Elizabeth Sames, one Negro boy Ben
My lands should be sold together with my mill.
Daughter Lucy Web, one feather bed
Wife Elizabeth Webb all estate not before disposed of and after her dea
th, to my two sons Merry and John and three daughters.
Wife Elizabeth executrix and sons Merry Webb and John Webb executors
Witnesses: Will Tunstall, George Elliott, John (his mark) Ray.
Feb. 15, 1779, exhibited by Elizabeth Webb and Merry Webb who gave bond
with Waters Dunn, John Alexander and Phillip Ryan their securities.
[From Abstracts, Will Book I, Henry County, VA (1776-1799)]
Elizabeth Ann MARTIN b: 9 AUG 1708 in St. Peters Parish, New Kent County, Virginia
in Henry County, Virginia
- Martha WEBB b: ABT 1735 in Henry County, Virginia