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

Female Wood

Female Bef 1660 - Aft 1699  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Female Wood 
    Born Bef 1660  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1699  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128669  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Wood,   b. 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Mother Female MNU Wood,   d. Aft 1699, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonard Hill,   b. 1649,   d. 21 Jan 1728/29, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Hill,   b. Bef 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F41983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 307
      IN YE NAME OF GOD, Amen, ye 9th day of Aprill in ye year of our Lord God 1698
      I JOHN WOOD of Essex County in Virga: being very sicke & weak in body but of perfect mind & memory thanks be given unto God therefore, calling to mind ye mortality of my body & knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye, do make & ordaine this my last Will &Testamt.; that is to say, principally & first of all I give & recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and for my body I comend it to ye earth to be buried in a Christian like & decent manner at ye discretion of my Exex, nothing doubting but at ye gent. resurrection I shall receive ye same again by ye mighty power of God & as touching such worldly estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give devise & dispose of ye same ye following manner & form after my just debts
      Imprs, I will & bequeath to FRANCES, my dearly beloved Wife, one feather bed rugg & blankett, bolster & pillows & furniture thereto belonging;
      Item I give to my well beloved Son, JNO: WOOD, one feather bed rugg blankett & bolstr: Item I give to my beloved Son, THOMAS, a feather bed ticking a rugg & a pr. of blankets & to each of my Sons, two guns a peice to be well fixt. and in good order, to be delivered & also that ye bed & furniture before mentioned wch: I leave to my two Sons, be repaired with new tickin ruggs blanketts & bolsters when delivered when ye two Children are at Seventeen years of age
      Item I give to my beloved Daughter, ELIZABETH WOOD, my Bible;
      Item I give to my Sister, HILL, six Ells of Linen;
      Item I give to my Father, a large sute & a caster hatt;
      Item I give to my Mother, four yards of Sarge & a halfe;
      Item my pewtr: to be equally divided between ye Mothr: & her two Sons and Daughter, as my Cattle & all my other estate to be equally divided between my Wife & my three Children, only one Mare wch: I give to my Wife & one Horse to my Son, JOHN, & for my working tooles for ye good of ye Plantacon; I likewise constitute make & ordaine my loveing Wife, FRANCES WOOD, & my Father, THOS: WOOD, my only & sole Exers, of this my last Will & Testamt., & I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & disannull all & every other former Testa,mt, Wills & Legacies, ratifieing & confirming this & none other to be my last Will & Testamt,, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal ye day & year above written;
      Signed sealed published pronounced & declared by ye sd
      JNO: WOOD as his Last Will & Testamt. in ye presence of us JOHN WOOD
      ye Subscribers RICHARD JONES,
      ELIZAETH BROWNEs mark,
      RICHARD COOPR:
      Prov'd in Essex County Court ye 11th day of Janry: 1698 by he Oathes of RICHD. JONES & RICHD. COOPER & truely recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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