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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants


 
Will of William CLEMENT, dated 11 October 1841
Campbell County, VA, Will Book 9, 1841-1847, pp. 227-228
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 29 October 2002

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In the name of God. Amen. I William Clement of the County of Campbell and State of Virginia be weak in body, but of sound mind, for which I thank god. and being assirous to dispose of by will what estate it pleased god to bless me with having made several advancements something like equal to all of my children it is my will and desire that my estate after my decease shall be divided in the following manner It is my will that my negroes after my decease shall all be divided according to their valuation into three equal parts, one parth of which I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Clement and his heirs forever. Another part to my daughter, Paulina Moore which I give to her and her heirs forever. The other part I give and bequeath to such children of my deceased daughter Sally Martin as may be living at the same time of my death to be equally divided between them which part I give to them and their heirs forever. It is my will and desire that my land and the whole of my personal estate except negroes and such thing as are herein after specially divised be sold by my Executor and the money arising from the sale thereof to be divided into three equal parts. One part of which I give and bequath to my son Benjamin Clement and his heirs forever. another part of which I give and bequeath to my daughter Paulina Moore and her heirs forever. the other part I give and bequeath to such children of my deceased daughter Sally Martin as may be living at the time of my death to be equally divided between them which part I give to them and their heirs forever. It is my will and desire that all the money I may have at the time of my death shall be divided into three equal parts one part of which I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Clement and his heirs forever Another part of which I give and bequath to my daughter Paulina Moore and her heirs forever. the other part of which I give and bequeath to such children of my deceased daughter Sally Martin as may be living at the time of my death to be equally divided between them which I give to them and their heirs Forever I give and bequath all my beds and bed furniture which I may be possessed of at the time of my death to my Son Benjamin Clement and my daughter Paulina Moore which I give unto them to be equally divided between them I give and bequeath unto my son Benj. Clement and his heirs forever and his heirs forever my cupboard Silver Table Spoons and Tea Spoon I give and bequath to my daughter Paulina Moore and to her heirs forever my blue painted cupboard a cooking glass and a large tin water and brass Kettle. I leave to my brother Alexander Clement as a memorial my large arm chair and two large bowls. and I hereby appoint and make my son Benjamin Clement Executor of this my last will and testament. witness I have herunto set my name and affixed my seals this 11 day of October in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one

In the presence of  
James D. Candler William Clement
William A. Candler  
Henry Candler  

Codicil to the above annexed will

I give and bequeath to my daughter Paulina Moore two window curtains, one Iron Tea Kettle and a half dozen knives and forks & glass pitcher I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Clement two window curtains and half dozen knives and forks and a black walnut Bureau Containing ten drawers witness I have hereunto set my name and affixed my seal, this 11 day of October in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one

In the presence of  
James D. Candler William Clement
William A. Candler  
Henry Candler  

At a Court held for Campbell County Jun 12th 1843. The foregoing last will and testament and codicil thereto annexed of Wm Clement dec. was this day presented in Court and proven by the oaths of James D. Candler and Henry Candler subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be Recorded. and on the motion of Benja Clement the exor of in said will named, who made oath and together with Adam Clement Alex Clement Jas Russell and Wm. A Clement his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of eight thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs, certificate is granted him for obtaining probat of the said in due form of Law.

  Teste Wm. A. Clement clk



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