Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Amy Shackelford

Female 1749 - 1833  (84 years)


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  • Name Amy Shackelford 
    Born 1749  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aug 1833  Mason County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I038887  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father James B. Shackelford,   b. 17 Mar 1724/25, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Mar 1808, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Scott,   b. 28 Feb 1727/28, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1751/52, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 1748  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Parker,   b. 1745, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Parker,   b. Abt 1788, Clarke County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1847, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F22198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • https://wvgal.tripod.com/clan7-7.htm

      Will of Amy Parker

      I, Amy Parker, of the County of Mason, and State of Kentucky, do hereby make my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:

      First: I give and bequeath to my grandson Oscar F. Bower, the following slaves towit: Strother, Joe and Lucy, his wife; Jenny and her two children-Frank and Maria; Rachel and her three children--Mahala, Willie, and Sylvia; Also Charlotte and her two children--Melvinia and Harriet, them and their increase, to him, the said Oscar F. Bower, and his heirs forever.

      My Will and deisre is that my grandson Oscar F. Bower shall pay to his mother Elizabeth Scott Bower, at my decease, the sum of three hundred dollars, or surrender to her the said Elizabeth, the last mentioned slaves-namely Charlotte and her two children-Melvinia and Harriet.

      Second: I give to my daughter Lucy Lindsey, my negro woman Clary and her two children--Louisa and Mary, to her the said Lucy and the lawful heirs of her body, to them and their heirs forever.

      Third: My Will is also that my grandson Oscar F. Bower, having undertaken to manage and attend to my business, that he shall have all the net proceeds arising from the farms of which I am in or may be in possession during my life, he defraying the necessary expenses of the famiily out of the proceeds of said farms. And my Will and desire is further for the said Oscar F. Bower, to have a bed with complete furniture, to him and his heirs forever.

      Fourth: My Will and desire is that all my stock of horses, mules, cattle, sheep and hogs, my plantation utensils, wagons, carts, etc, together with household and kitchen furniture shall be, at my decease, sold, and the proceeds thereof to be equally divided among my three children named--Richard Parker, Elizabeth Scott Bower and Lucy Lindsey, to them and their heirs forever.

      And lastly, I appoint my grandson Oscar F. Bower, executor of this my last Will and Testament, without being required to give security in any manner whatsoever.

      In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourth day of April eighteen hundred and thirty. (April 4th, 1830)

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      Signed--Amy X Parker

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      Lawson Dobyns, Bellville G. Moss, and William White, witnesses.

      Will book I, page 322, Mason County, Kentucky.

      Probated August 1833.

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