|CHRONICLES of THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT of VIRGINIA; Vol 3|
by Lyman Chalkley
Page 301.--3d September, 1744. Margaret Adams' will, of Orange County--To son Robert Patterson and his children; to Mary Patterson, daughter of son Robert Patterson; to daughter Jane Love; to granddaughter Margaret Dollinson; to granddaughter Ester Harrison; to daughter Elizabeth; to son-in-law Daniel Love; to son Samuel Adams. Executors, Robert Patterson and Samuel Adams. Teste: Saml. Hull, Jacob Green (Gum?), Thomas Lunday. We, the children of Margaret Adams, have reseved of the exter the full of all legsy I say revd. accordin to her desiare and will.-- Danl. Love, Jane (mark) Love, Ester Harrison. 15th September, 1744. These are to certify to all persons whom, &c., that I, Robert Patterson of North Carolina, Tryon County, son of William Patterson, deceased, do disclaim any right or title that is or may be alledged belonging to me of a certain tract of land lying and being in Augusta County upon a small branch on the south side of Linvell's Creek, which said land was taken up by Margaret Adams, the widow of John Adams, deceased.--Robert R. Patterson. 1st February, 1770. Teste: Francis Adams, J. P., North Carolina, Tryon County. Certifies that Francis Adams is a magistrate. Ezekiel Polk, C. C. Proved, 15th March, 1770, by Samuel Hull and Jacob Gum. Samuel Adams qualifies executor, with Joseph Dictum, John Madison, Jr.