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

Will of Orenda CLEMENT, dated 26 Apr 1836
Campbell County, VA, Will Book 8, page 446
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 1 November 2002

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I Orenda Clement considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory blessed be God for the same do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following Viz Item 1st I give and bequeath unto my sister Sarah Swinney five hundred dollars if she should be a longer liver than myself but if she dies first my will is that this item be null and void Item 2d I give and bequeath unto Luke Wade son of Zachfield Wade a silver watch not to cost more than thirty dollars and one chest Item 3d I give and bequeath unto Richard Wade and Zachfield Wade sons of Zachfield Wade each a thirty dollar watch Item 4th I give and bequeath unto Lucy Wade forty dollars and one chest I give and bequeath unto Sarah Wade one feather bedder and bedding Daughters of Zachfield Wade Item 5th I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Martin sixty dollars in money I wish my negroes to be so divided that Elizas oldest child fall to me and of it can be so managed that it fall to me I give and bequeath it to Elizabeth Martin Item 6th I wish the balance of my share of the negroes to go to brother Zachfield Wade and for him to divide them equally between the above named children I appoint Zachfield Wade and William F. Martin Executors of this my last will and testament revoking all others heretofore made by me In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the twenty sixth day of April one thousand eight hundred and thirty six. Signed Sealed published and delcared by the said Orenda Clements to be her testament and last will in the presence of us

James H Moorman  
Powhatan Cox Orenda Clements {}

At a Court held for Campbell County November 9th 1840
The foregoing last Will and testament of Orenda Clement deceased was this day presented in Court proved by the oaths of James H Moorman and Powhatan Cox witnesses thereto subscribed and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Wm F Martin one of the Excrs in said Will named who made oath and together with Luke Wade Jr and Wm Organ his securities entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $6000 conditioned according to law for said Excrs due and faithful Administration of said decedents estate and performance of her Will
Ex. Teste Wm A. Clement Clk.

[Note: The inventory and appraisement of the estate of Orenda CLEMENT was dated 19th Feb 1841 and was recorded on 14 Jun 1841 in Campbell County, VA Will Book 9, 1841-1847, on page 14.]

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