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

Jemima Berry

Female Aft 1746 - Aft 1793  (> 47 years)


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  • Name Jemima Berry 
    Birth Aft 1746 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1793  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I125959  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father John Berry,   b. Bef 1722   d. 19 Jul 1779, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jemima MNU Berry,   b. Bef 1726, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1779, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1742  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nicholas Yager,   b. Bef 1758   d. 16 Sep 1793, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1778  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F51194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of John Berry of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper Co.
      Dated 14 May, 1777 or 1779. Proven 19 July, 1779.
      Legatees: Wife Jemima Berry.
      Children: Malchia Berry, Ann Whiten, John Berry, Jeriah Yeager, Anthony Berry, Jerusha Stinett, Acary, Elijah, Elisha and Aaron Berry, deceased dau. Betty Sutton's children one-eleventh of estate.
      Executors: Son Malechiah Berry, son Aaron Berry, George Witherall,
      Wit.: Elizabeth Towles, Ann Witherall, Mary Witherall, John Wetherall
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      1791-1803 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book D; [Sparacio]; Page 84-85
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I NICHOLAS YAGER of County of Culpeper and State of Virginia being weak in body yet of a sound mind & memory do constitute and appoint this my last Will and Testament. My Soul I recommend to Almighty God who gave it me & my body to be buried in a decent manner .... as to my worldly Estate . . .
      Item I lend my loving Wife JEMIMA one half of all my estate both real and personal during her life also the other half during her widowhood or till my daughter MILLINDA should come of age or marries and if the child my wife is now pregnant with should not survive the full one half of my Estate as before made mention of to be to my daughter before named and to her heirs forever and to be left to the discretion of my my Executors to divide all my Estate both real and personal between m Wife & my daughter Millinda & the child my wife is now pregnant with if it should survive after my wifes death I give in equal distribution between my daughter above mentioned & the child my wife is now pregnant with if it should survive that part of my Estate before lent to my wife with the increase if any there should be to them or their heirs for ever.
      I direct my Executors if there should not be money due me sufficient to pay off all my my Just debts the balance should be raised of m crop now depending. I do hereby constitute- & appoint my good Friends ELISHA BERRY, ADAM YAGER & JOHN YAGER Executors of this my last Will and Testament . In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twelfth day of October One thousand seven hundred and ninety two.
      Presence JOHN SMITH, Nicholas Yager
      MICHAEL WILHOIT SUSANNAH YAGER,
      ROSANNER YAGER
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 15th day April 1793
      This last Will and Testament of Nicholas Yager decd was exhibited to the Court by Elisha Berry and Adam Yager two of the Executors therein named and was partly proved by the oath of John Smith one of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be certified and at another court held for the said county the 17th day of June 1793 This Will was fully proved by the Oaths of Susannah Yager & Rosanna Yager two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded And on the motion of them for obtaining a probat in due form they having made oath thereto and given Bond and security according to Law.

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