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1778 Last Will - James Callicot - Prince Edward County, VA

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1778 Last Will - James Callicot - Prince Edward County, VA

Posted: 5 May 2012 10:41PM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Callicot
August 17, 1778 TRANSCRIBED WILL OF JAMES CALLICOTT
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, VA


IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. I, JAMES CALLICOT, of the County of Prince Edward,
being at this time in perfect sense and sound memory do make and ordain this my last will and
testament....

Imprimur I give and bequeath to my son BEVERLY COLLICOT all my land between the the Barbon(?)
branch and Farmer Jennings line to him and his heirs forever. Also I give and bequeath to my son
BEVERLY COLLICOT one negro woman names Philis. Also sixteen pounds two shillings in cash and all the

debts justly due ti me and equal part of the crop that now grows on the plantation.

ITEM: I give and bequeath to my son HARRISON CALLICOT one bay filly and half my stock of cattle,

hogs, and sheep - be paying and discharging all my lawful and just debts, to him and his heirs

forever....

ITEM: I give and bequeath to my son BAILEY CALLICOT the land and plantation where on I now live

and half my stock of cattle, hogs, sheep and equal part of the crop that is now growing on the

plantation, to him and his heirs forever, but if my son BAILEY CALLICOT should never return from the

ARMY, my will and desire is that my sons BEVERLY CALLICOT and HARRISON CALLICOT to have the land

sold and money equally divided between them both,,,,

ITEM: I I give and bequeath to my daughter MARY BALDWIN one negro wench named Becky and her

increase to her and her heirs forever....

ITEM: I give and bequeath to my loving wife AGATHA COLLICOT the house and plantation I now live on

during her natural life and all the household kitchen furniture of every kind during her natural

life. I also send unto my well beloved wife one negro man named Dick during her life time. After her

decease then for the negro to be sold and the money equally divided between my three sons, BEVERLY

CALLICOT and BAILEY CALLICOT and HARRISON CALLICOT.

ITEM: I have and nominate my two sons BEVERLY CALLICOT and HARRISON CALLICOT my Executors to

execute and comply with this my last will and testament. In witness thereof I have hereunto set my

hand and seal this seventeenth day of August 1778.

His
James X Callicot
Mark


Signed Sealed and Delivered
In presence ofL
William Callicot
Josiah Pace(?)
Elizabeth X Collicot
(Her Mark)

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RECORED IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY by BEVERLY CALLICOT on SEP 26, 1778 AND PROBATE GRANTED HIM

BOOK 1, PAGE 213

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