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  • ID: I0066
  • Name: Judge John WRIGHT
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1705 in West moreland CoVirginia
  • Death: 29 FEB 1792 in Farquier Co Virginia
  • Burial: Estate of Pinewiew Prince William Co Virginia
  • Note:
    the will for Judge John Wright Parish of Hamilton Farquier Co Virginia dated June 1 1785 proved Feb 27 1792 pg 219-220
    John Wright of the Parish of Hamilton Will dated June 1 1785
    to my son James my land lying on the east side of the run, with part of tract of land whereon I now live in the County of Farquier, slave to granddaughter Betsy Wright the daughter of James, Slaves to daughters Mary and Rosamond Wright, the plantation wheron I now live and all the land I hold lying on the West side of the side run above mentioned to be divided between the two a they can agree, In case of their death, without heirs, to go to son James, slaves ,household furniture and livestock. Sons William and John 20 schillings the reason why I have left my two sons no more is that I gave them both land which they sold.
    Daughter Elizabeth Parlow, should she ever apply that then my executors
    pay her 15 pounds out of my estate. my Wife Elizabeth to have all estate above mentioned during her life and then divided as directed. Sons James and daughters Mary and Rosamond to be executors
    signed John Wright
    witness George Maddex, John Nelson, Francis Latham William Kerns

    Proved 27 Feb 1792 by Order of George Maddux and William Kerns. James Wright made oath and with Thomas Keith as his security, was granted a certificate to obtain probate.

    Father: John WRIGHT b: 1685 in Westmoreland Co Virginia
    Mother: Dorothy AUBERY b: in Essex Co Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Bronaugh) DARNELL b: 1705
    • Married: 1727 in Virginia
    • Note:
      Will Parish of Hamilton Farquier Co Virginia 1 Jun 1785 page 219-220
      see Anne Ritcheys Book
      abstracts of Wills by John K Gott pg 208 Farquier Co Genealogical Soc.
      Elizabeth Bronaugh was first married to William Darnell and children of that union were Jherimah, Anne, Margaret
    1. Has Children William WRIGHT b: 1740 in York Co Virginia
    2. Has No Children John WRIGHT b: 1728 in Prince William Co Virginia
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth WRIGHT b: 1741
    4. Has Children James WRIGHT b: 1742 in Prince William Co Virginia
    5. Has No Children Mary WRIGHT b: 1745
    6. Has No Children Rosamond WRIGHT b: 1746
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