Wills and Court Documents


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Will of Richard Boatman

Dated 1 December 1760

Filed 21 May 1764

I give & bequeath to William Boatman, son of my brother John Boatman, Decd., my negro man Toney, one bed & furniture my best chest and what is in it at the time of my death, said chest is marked R.B. and two head of cattle his choice of my stock.

I give all the residue & remainder of my estate to Richard Boatman Junr, son of my brother Robert Boatman, decd., he paying out of the said remainder all of my debts.

I nominate & appoint my two nephew above named Richard Boatman and William Boatman Executors etx.

Witness: James Hill, James Pinchard, Dale Carter

[ Richard Boatman was born in Lancaster Co. VA ca 1684 and died at 80 years of age in 1764 ]




Lancaster County, Virginia