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Mathew Kitchen WILL, IOW, VA

Posted: 9 Oct 2010 9:01PM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Kitchen
William Kinchen 1736 Isle of Wight Co. VA
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Isle of Wight, VA Will Bk 4 pg 72,73,74

WILL OF MATTHEW KINCHEN

In the name of God, Amen I Matthew Kinchen in the County of Isles of
Wight do make & declare this my last Will and Testament. Revoking all other
and former Wills. In manner and forme following Testes: I commit my soul into
the hands of Almighty God and my body to buried at the satisfaction of my
Executors hereafter named and for my real and personal Estate I give and
dispose these in manor and form following(viz.)

I give unto my Dear and loving Mother Elizabeth Kinchen two Negro by name
Harry & Janey that is the use of them during her Natural life and all my part
of the Old household goods that was given me a cording as is mentioned in my
Fathers Will. I give the uses of it unto my said Mother during her Natural
life. I give unto my said Mother Ten pounds money to her & her heirs for
ever, also it is my Will & desire that my said Mother Elizabeth Kinchen have
her bread corn at the Mill. It is my Will & desire that my said Mother have
the liberty of the Parlor in my New house during her life and half the lands
belonging to the said Plantation wherein I now live during her life. I give
unto my loving Brother William Kinchen these Negros by name Tom, Hannah and
London which he has already in his posession to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give unto my dear and loving wife Elizabeth Kinchen five hundred
pounds in Money to her my said wife and her heirs forever and One Hundred
pounds Sterling in goods to my said wife her heirs forever. I give unto my
said wife the use of seven Negros by names, Dick, Robin, Abraham, Jammy,
Luke, Phillis and Judy during her Widowhood also I give unto my said wife the
use of half the lands belonging to the said Plantation whereon I now live and
the use of one going Mill which is on the said land and all my part of cattle
and Hogs belonging to the said plantation and if my said wife should be with
child and she delivered of a Son then it is my Will and desire that all the
above legueathd land, Tenements, Negros & Mill and aforesaid after the death
of my said Mother and Marriage of my said Wife Return and be unto him & his
heirs that is if he live to the age of twenty one years.

Item: I give unto my Mother Elizabeth Kinchen those plates ===
------ and one piece of yard wide.
Also it is my will & desire that if my said wife be delivered a son as
aforsaid, then I give unto him all my lands of Plantation lying and=== in
Isle Wight County on the South side Nottaway River being=======land bought of
Christopher Killbee and all the stock of lau======and all seven Negros by
name Mingo Jack Simon Sam M=======and Doll to him & his heirs forever.

But if my said wife be delivered of a Daughter then I give unto her the same
Negros that is above mentioned to my wife and the ========Negros given to my
Mother and two hundred pounds Current money to her and heirs forever, but if
my said wife should not be with child with neither son or daughter then I
give the above lands and cattels as followeth, I give unto William Taylor Son
of Ethaldred Taylor the one half of my said Land that is on the South side
Nottaway River and all the stock of cattle and hogs and two Negros by name
Jack and Mall, to him the said William Taylor and his heirs forever.
I give unto William Jones son of my sister Elizabeth Exum two Negros by name
Mingo & Doll to him and his heirs forever.
And the other half of the said land being the upper end I give unto William
Jarrell and one Negro man called Simon and two thirds the cattle and hogs and
the principle stock to him & heirs forever he performing the articles of
agreement with------MacKinne that is made between me and him.

I give unto my Mother Elizabeth Kinchin one Negro man called Sam to her and
her disposing.
I give unto William Kinchen son of my Brother William Kinchen the plantation
whereon I now live and all the land therein belonging to him and his heirs
forever and also one mill & still that is on the land. All the horses &
Mares that belong to the Plantation where I now live I give to my Mother and
my wife for their use I give unto my loving wife Elizabeth Kinchen all the
furniture that belongs to my new dwelling House.
I give unto my loving uncle Thomas Joyner three guineas. I give unto my
loving friend John Dunkley three guineas. And all the rest of my Estate
Goods & chattles whatsoever I give unto my brother William Kinchen and my
three sisters Elizabeth Martha and Patience and James Godwins three children
James, Martha & Matthew and I do appoint my loving Brothers in law Thomas
Jarrel & Ethelred Taylor my whole and sole Executors of this my last Will &
Testament In witness where of I have here unto set my hand and seal this
fourth day of March 1735/6
Signed Sealed & declared
in presents of Mm. Kinchen
John Dunkley, Tho. Joyner, Edward Burton (or Buxton?)

At a court held for Isle of Wight County May ye 24th 1736

The last will and testament of Matthew Kinchen deced. was presented in court
by Thomas Jarrel Jun. & Ethelrod Taylor the Executors therin named who made
oaths there to according to law and being proved by the oaths of all the
witnesses there to is admitted to record.
Test James Baker--------

Viva Recordation Teste: James Baker




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