Name: Samuel JACKSON 1
Death: ABT 28 FEB 1815 in When will dated
Prince William County Deed Book 1774-1779.
p 97 -
p488 (On margin: Exd. & Deld. Octr. 26th 1785. R.G.)
TO ALL WHOM this present Writing shall come I FRANCIS JACKSON sendeth greeting Know yee that I FRANCIS JACKSON & SARAH my Wife of County of Prince William for divers causes but more especially for the natural Love that I bear unto my Son, namely SAMUEL, having given unto my said Son and the heirs of his respected body lawfully begotten for ever the respective tract of land whereon my Son, SAMUEL, now lives as follows I give to my Son SAMUEL JACKSON Two hundred and forty two acres of land being in County of Prince William on a branch of OCCOQUAN RIVER called the CABIN BRANCH & is bounded begining at the markt white Oak standing on the Northwest side of a small branch issuing out of the upper side of the said CABIN BRANCH & extending thence North West to a black Oak saplin on a Ridge, thence North East to a Great Popler, thence North West to a great Black Oak & small Hickory standing on a hill side by a branch, thence down the said branch North East to a Stake near a markt. black Oak by the said Brnach, thence North East to a white Oak standing by the side of the Said CABIN BRANCH, thence crosing the sd branch South East to a Hickory, thence South East to a white Oak, thence North to the begining to include Two hundred and forty two acres of land Together with all houses buildings gardens waters and Tenements whatsoever to the only proper use and behoof of my said Son, SAMUEL, and the heirs of his Respective body lawfully begotten for ever & to no other purpose whatsoever To have and to hold forfever In confirmation whereof we have set our hands and seals this 2d. day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & seventy eight & FRANCIS JACKSON AND SARAH my Wife do Except one half acre of land out the sd Tract of land which is allready appointed for a BURING PLACE
in the presenses of FRANCIS JACKSON
SARAH [ C ] JACKSON
At a Court held for Prince William Couoonty the 2d. Novr. 1778
This Deed from FRAS. JACKSON and SARAH his WIFE ( the feme being first privily examined & consentg. thereto) to SAMUEL JACKSON was acknowledge by said JACKSON & WIFE & admitted to record.
Will of Samuel Jackson, Prince William Co, VA, 1815
CindyMcC (View posts) Posted: 28 Nov 2006 10:29PM GMT
Surnames: Jackson, Langfit, Strother, Barrow, Harding, Davis, Dawe, Lynn, Stones, Mason
Will of Samuel Jackson
In the name of God Amen. I Samuel Jackson do hereby make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following to wit--
And first my desire is that the money arising from the sale of land to Benson Lynn be applyed to the payment of my just debts except what I gave to the Baptist society of which there is a record in the Clerks office of this County and if any money should be left of it after paying my Debts the residue is to be applyed to the payment of my four Daughters fifty pounds each to wit Sarah Strother, Susanna Langfit, Jane Jackson and Betsey Jackson--that my Negro man Moses be sold for the same purpose and all my perishable property except what I shall hereafter mention--
Item I give and bequeath to my wife Mary Jackson my three Negro men namely London, Robin, David, and my Negro woman Sila, also two horses, six head of cattle, six sheep, twelve hogs, two feather beds and all the furniture as it now stands, both household and kitchen, except what I shall hereafter mention also the land which my Father gave me by deed of gift the land he gave me which he purchased of the Boyd Stones and the land I purchased of Billey Jackson during her natural life and at her death to be equally divided between all my children except the land she is not to suffer any waste of timber to be made on said land.
Item. I give and bequeath to my son George Washington Jackson one Negro boy, named Mason and all that tract of land I purchased of John Fairfax adjoining that I gave him by deed of gift and two sheep forever.
4th Item. I give bequeath to my son John Farrow Jackson all that tract of land my Father gave me by will which he purchased by Col. George Mason adjoining the land I gave him by deed of Gift. Also all the land I gave to his mother after her death, also one negro gboy named Joshua, one feather bed and furniture, two sheep, one cow and calf forever.
5th Item. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Strother one Negro girl named Matilda and fifty pounds cash that I mentioned in the first Item and an equal proportion of the personal property with the rest of my children after the death of her Mother.
6th Item. I give and bequath to my Daughter Sibby Davis one Negro boy named Jacob forever and an equal proportion of the personal property, with the rest of my children after the death of her mother.
7th Item. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Susanna Langfit one negro boy named Philip and fifty pounds cash that I mentioned in the first Item and an equal proportion of the personal property with the rest of my children, at the death of her mother forever.
8th Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane Jackson one negro girl named Hester, one dark bay mare, one cow and calf, one feather bed and furniture, two sheep, one dozen plates, and two dishes and a set of tea ware, a tea kettle, pot and oven, a frying pan and half a dozen knives and forks, forever and fifty pounds cash which I mentioned in the first Item. And an equal proportion of the personal property with the rest of my children after the death of her mother.
Item. I give and bequath unto my daughter Elizabeth Jackson one negro girl named Charlott, one dark bay mare, one cow and calf, two sheep, one dozen plates and two dishes, half a dozen knives and fork, a set of tea ware, one tea kettle, one pot and oven, one frying pan and one feather bed and furniture forever and fifty pounds cash which I mentioned in the first Item and an equal proportion of the personal property with the rest of my children after the death of her mother.
Item. as to my Daughter Nancy Strother, I have given her what I thought proper untill the death of her mother and then after her death the property of her is to be equally divided between all my children, to wit, Nancy Strother, Sarah Strother, George W. Jackson, John F. Jackson, Sibby Davis, Susanna Langfit, Jane Jackson, and Elizabeth Jackson, except the land.
Lastly, I appoint my sons George W. Jackson, John F. Jackson, and my son in law Philip Langfit my whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament ratifying and confirming this and no other in testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this twenty eigth day of February eighteen hundred and fifteen--
H. Barrow, William (his X mark) Harding, Richd. Davis, Junr. John H.. ? At a court held for Prince William County May 1st 1815 this last will and testament of Samuel Jackson decd. was presented to the Court and being proved by the oaths of William Harding and Richard Davis Junr. is ordered to be recorded and George W. Jackson, one of the Executors therein named, came into court and made oath to the same according to law and having performed what is usual in such cases certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form, and John F. Jackson, one of the Executors named in same will came into Court and removed the burden of the Execution thereof--
Phil. D. Dawe, C. Clr.
P. Langfitt qualified as Exor. Septemr. Court 1815.
Source: Prince William Co, VA, Will Book K: 388-90.
Father: Francis JACKSON
- Sarah JACKSON
- Susanna JACKSON
- Jane JACKSON
- Elizabeth\Betsy JACKSON
- George Washington JACKSON
- John Farrow JACKSON
- Sibby JACKSON
- Nancy JACKSON
- Title: Prince William County, Virginia, Will Book L, 1778-1791" abstracted and compiled by June Whitehurst Johnson C.G.