Isabella Triplett - Will

Submitted by Deborah Parks

King George Co VA Will Book 1 page 110

Will of Isabella Triplett

 

In the name of God amen.  I, Isabella Triplett of King George County being of sound mind and memory thanks be to God for it, therefore I make this my last will and testament in manner and form following.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth James my Negro boy Will, to her and her heirs forever.
I give and bequeath to my grandson John Nichols my Negro boy George, to him and his heirs forever.
I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Isabella Nichols my Negro girl Sarah, to her and her heirs forever.  But if she should die without heir, I give her to my granddaughter Mary Nichols and her heirs forever.
I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Susannah Triplett my Negro boy Sam, to her and her heirs forever.
I give and bequeath to my son John Triplett and his heirs my Negro man Peter.
I give my Negro girl Molly and my personal estate to my son John Triplett to pay of my children the remainder of this estate. 
Lastly, I appoint my son John Triplett, executor of this my last will revoking all former wills made by me as witness my hand and seal this 17th day of April 1758.

Signed and sealed in presence of:

John Jett                                                                                                                       her
James Triplett                                                                                                   Isabella  I  Triplett
                                                                                                                                    Mark

 

At a court held for King George County the 6th day of March 1760 this last will and testament of Isabella Triplett deceased was presented in court by John Triplett the executor therein named who made oath thereto according to law.  And bring proved by the oaths of John Jett and James Triplett witness there to is ordered to be recorded.  And on the motion of the said executor a certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.

 

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