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Will of Edward Cornwell, Monroe Co, VA, 1806

Will of Edward Cornwell, Monroe Co, VA, 1806

Posted: 20 Dec 2006 12:46PM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Cornwell, Blair
Will of EDWARD CORNWELL, dated 9 Apr. 1806; probated Sept. term 1806,
Monroe Co., VA (later WVA), Book 1, page 135: Wife (not named); daughters, Mary
Cornwell, Frances Cornwell, Jane Cornwell, Elizabeth Cornwell; sons, Jesse, William, and Samuel Christian Cornwell. Witnesses: Jesse Cornwell, F. William Cornwell and Jesse Blair.

Re: Will of Edward Cornwell, Monroe Co, VA, 1806

Posted: 21 Dec 2006 6:56PM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: Cornwell, Stevenson, Burnes, Young, Alford, Nickels, Lewis, Gats
EDWARD CORNWELL'S LAST WILL, REC. BOOK NO.1 PG.135 MONROE CO.
W.VA. dtd.9 April 1806, probated Sept. 1808. Names sons; Samuel,
Chrisitan, Jesse, William; daughters; Mary, Frances, Jane,
Elizabeth.


(Copied as written)
In the Name of God Amen I Edward Cornwill of the county of
Monroe State of Virginia farmer being in perfect health mind
and memory thanks be to God for it knowing that it is appointed
for all men to Die do make and ordain this my last will
and Testament. I do hereby these resents give and bequeath
to my Four daughters: Nanekt Mary Cornwill, Frances Cornwill,
Jean Cornwill, Elisabeth Corwill a Sertain track or persels
of Lands containing Seven hundred and forty five acors lying
and joining the lands of Mr. James and William Stevenson, Mr.
Thomas Andrew Burnes, Mr. Young, Mr. Alford, Mr. Nickels, Mr.
Lewis, Mr. Gats for quanity to be as Eakly divided as
it will alow in quollyty and quantity at my and their mother
deseas.

Two hundred acors to be in the old place we now live on one
hundred acors to be my wifes her lifetime the other hundred
to be theirs to (W Thomas U?) fals here when they draw to be
therin Seport till their mothrs Dieeas and then the two hundred
to be possed Freely. The other Five hundred acors to be at the
place called the Shop at the Forks Road to be from Nickels Lowes
and gate and Joining the old place for quanity the other two
places the one called the Wrigts Field and Hikkenbottom
old CaBben and to Extend on sd Stevenson and Thomas for
quaninty the other place Called the White oak flat on Road to
Ewning to Exgend on Alford and Young for quanity these Two
places being the ballence of a warrant Andrew Burnes got part
of to be divided as near quanity of acors as will admits of
sd Lands freely to be posesed by them their Lifetime and then
to their heirs and the ballence of the Lands belonging to me
ajoining thers and the Little mountains and blacks holler I
do give and bequeath to my Son Samuel Cristain Cornwill to be
possesed by him.

N B My sons Jese and William having each got a tract of Land
Deeded from Me to them which I consider their Share and Do not
allow them any further Share of my propyty. I Constitute make
and ordain this my Last will and Testament I do hereby utterly
disallow revoke and isannuls all and Every other former
testaments wills Legasies in any wise by me in witness
whereof I have hear unto set my hand and Seal this 9th Day of April
1806.

?s? Edward Cornwill (seal)
Test
William Cornwill
Jesse Cornwill
Jesse (X) Bland or Blair
his mark

At Monroe September Court 1808 - The within was presented in
Court and proven by the Oaths of Jesse Cornwell and continued
for further proof.


Teste

J. Huntchison, CMC
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