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Jacob Holtzclaw Will, 15 Jan. 1759

Barbara Price (View posts)
Posted: 13 Apr 2001 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Holtzclaw, Barton, Kemper, Wiley, Hitt, Miller, Darnal, Fishback, Marshall
WILL OF JACOB HOLTZCLAW

In the Name of God Amen. I Jacob Holtzclaw of the Parish of Hamilton and County of Prince William, being of Perfect sense and memory do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament as followeth.
Imprimis. I Give and bequeathe to my son Joseph Holtzclaw three hundred and seventy five acres of land more or less being the land I bought of Warner Toward. To him and his Heirs Lawfully begotten of his Body forever and in default of such Heirs to fall to my son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body.
Item. I Give and bequeathe unto my Son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body all that tract of Land on Licking Run and containing Two hundred acres more or less being the Land whereon I now live including forty acres I bought of Harman Kemper and also that forty acres bought of Harmon Button, being all the land joining the said Tract.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my son Jacob Holtzclaw all that Tract of Land which I bought of Thomas Barton in Prince William County containing one Hundred and fifty Acres more or less, to him and his Heirs forever Lawfully begotten of his Body, only reserving to my son Joseph Holtzlcaw the liberty of taking as much timber off of the said hundred and fifty acres of Land as he shall have occassion for in Building a Dwelling House for himself.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my son Harman and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body two Hundred acres of land more or less being the Land I bought of Thos Hone (?) whereon the said Harman now lives.
Also I give and Bequeath to my son Harman Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever one Hundred acres of Land, being part of a Tract of Land containing three hundred and fifty seven acres and lying of the Branches of Hungar Run in Prince William County and hereafter given to my grandsons Henry and Joseph Holtsclaw.
Item. I Give and Bequeath to my Daughter Eve Wiley the Wife of Allen Wiley and her Heirs Lawfully Begotten of her body Three Hundred Acres of Land lying in Loudon County on Goose Creek Granted to me by Patent in the year one thousand seven Hundred and fifty. But if my said Daughter Eve should Die without Heirs Lawfully Begotten of her Body or in Default of such Heirs the said Land to fall to my son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body.
Item. I Give and Bequeath to my Daughter Alice Katherine Hitt the wife of Henry Hitt three hundred acres of Land where the said Henry Hitt now lives being Part of a Tract of Land lying in Culpepper County containing one thousand three hundred acres and Granted to me by Patent in the year one thousand seven Hundred and forty eight to her and her Heirs Lawfully Begotten of her Body forever, and in default of such Heirs to my son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Daughter Elizabeth Miller the wife of Harman Miller three Hundred acres of Land whereon the said harman Miller now lives being Part of the above said Tract of thirteen Hundred acres, to her and her Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of her body and in default of such Heirs to fall to my son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs Lawfully Begotten of his Body forever.
Item. I Leave to son Henry Holtzclaw two Hundred acres of land whereon he now lives being part of a Tract of land of 496 acres lying upon Broad Run and taken up on the year 1724--during his natural Life and at his Death to his son Jacob Holtzclaw and his Heirs forever Lawfully Begotten of his Body and in default of such Heirs said Land to fall to my son Jacob Holtzclaw and his heirs forever Lawfully Begotten.
Item. I Give and Bequeath to my Grandson, Henry Holtzclaw, the son of John Holtzlcaw, one hundred acres of land lying upon the Branches of Hungar Run, being Part of a Tract of land containing three hundred and thirty-seven acres, to him and his Heirs forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeath to my Grandson, Joseph Holtzclaw, the son of John Holtzclaw, the Remaining Part of the above said Tract of land of 337 acres, being one hundred and thirty seven acres more or less, to him and his Heirs forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Grandson Joseph Darnal, the son of Jere Darnal, three hundred and thirty five acres of Land lying in Loudon County near Williamses Gap joining the Land of George Carter, to him and his Heirs forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Daughter, Katherine Darnal,the wife of Jeremiah Darnal, Three Hundred and sixty two acres of land in Prince William County joining the land of the Heirs of John Fishback, to her and her Heirs forever.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe unto my Son, Joseph Holtzclaw, above mentioned, one Negro Woman named Nan, one Featherbed and Furniture, one cow and calf, one Pewter Dish and Bason and two Plates and one Desk.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my son, Jacob Holtzclaw, one Negroe Boy named Anthony, one Featherbed and Furniture one Cloathespress, one cow and Calf, one Pewter Dish and Bason and two Plates.
Item. I Give to my Daughter, Eve Wiley one Negroe Girl named Hale now in the Possession of Allen Wiley, Husband to Eve.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Daugher, Alice Katherine Hitt, one Negroe Boy named Daniel.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe unto my Daughter, Eliz. Miller, one Negroe Boy named Soloman now in the Possession of Harman Miller, Husband to the said Elizabeth.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Son, Harmon Holtzclaw, one Negro Wench named Sarah now in his Possession.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Son Henry Holtzclaw one Negroe Boy named Ned now in his Possession.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe unto my Grandson, Jacob Fishback, son of Frederick Fishback, one Negroe Boy named Toney.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe to my Daughter, Katherine Darnal, one Negroe Man named Robin, one Feather Bed and Furniture and one warming Pan.
Item. I Give and Bequeathe unto my Grandson, John Fishback, son to Frederick Fishback, one Hundred and seven acres of land lying in Loudon County on Goose Creek being the Remaining Part of the Tract of land whereof a Part is Given to my Daughter Eve Wiley above mentioned, to him and His Heirs forever.
Item. It is my Will and Desire that one Tract of Land containing five hundred and eleven acres in Augusta County being in two Patents, together with all my Personal Estate not herein before mentioned be sold at Publick sale by my Executors hereafter mentioned and the money arising therefrom after paying my just debts to be Divided between all my Children herein before mentioned.
Item. I Constitute and appoint my Son in law Jeremiah Darnal and my son Jacob Holtzclaw my Executors to this my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 15th Day of January Anno Domini One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Nine.

Signed Sealed and Published In the first line of
in the presence of this page was
Peter Hitt interlined the word
(his mark) (estate) and in the
Thomas Marshall second D the words
Henry Kamper (by my Executors here

after mentioned)

before assigned as

also was the other

Interlineations.

(signed) Jacob Holtzclaw

Sealed with Double Headed Eagle Signet

At a court held for Fauquier County the 29th Day of February 1760 this Will was proved by the oaths of Thomas Marshall and Henry Kamper Witnesses thereto and was ordered to be recorded and on the motion of Jeremiah Darnall one of the Extrs herein named who made oath according to law Certificate is granted him for obtaining aprobat whereof in due Form and Liberty is granted the other Extr. to join in the probat when he shall think fit.

Teste

(signed) Humphrey Brook, Clk

A Copy Test: H. L. Pearson, Clerk
Circuit Court of Fauquier County, Virginia
Will Book 1, Page 10
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