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

Will of Thomas HUNTER, dated 5 November 1850
Campbell County, VA, Will Book 10, 1847-1852, pp. 424-425
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 2 September 2003

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In the name of God   I Tho. Hunter of the County of Campbell and State of Virginia, being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made.
First.   As soon as practicable after my death I desire that all of my perishable estate be sold and my just debts and funeral expences paid:
Secondly:  I give to my wife Malinda W Hunter one third part of my estate in negro property to be assigned her by commissioners to be held by her during her natural life and after her death to be equally divided amongst my children or their legal representatives:
Thirdly:   I give to my two grand sons Wm Thomas and Robert Alexander Clement my four shares in the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad and six hundred dollars in money: to be paid to them by my Executors and it is my wish and will that the said stock and money be appropriated to the education of my said Grand children
Fourthly:   I give to my grand son Charles W Jones one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to him by my Executors when he arrives to the age of Twenty one years but if he dies before that time then the said bequest is to revert back to my estate:
Fifthly:   I give to my son in law To. H. Jones one dollar in addition to what I have heretofore given him and no more:
Sixthly:   I have heretofore advanced in property and money to my daughter Margaret T Jones the sum of Eight hundred dollars and to my two sons in law Wm A. Clement and Ro. A. Gilliam, deceased, the sum of six hundred dollars each and to my daughter Evaline H Hunter I have given a tract of land purchased of A Hancocks executors worth three hundred dollars:
Seventhly:   I give and bequeath to my daughter Eliza M. Evans the tract of land I purchased of D. E. Spence worth two hundred and fifty dollars and a negro woman named Jane and her child Iris worth seven hundred dollars. I desire that this property to be held by Wm A Clement who I hereby appoint as trustee to take charge of and manage in such way as to him may seem best for the support and maintenance of my said daughter Eliza M. Evans and her children and not to be subject to the control or management of her husband or liable to the payment of his debts in any manner whatever:
Eightly:   It is my will and wish that my children Tho. E. Hunter, Alex W Hunter and Ro B Hunter each receive in property or money the sum of three hundred dollars to make them equal to my daughter E H Hunter and then I desire that all of my children Wm A Clement and the children of Ro J Gilliam decd. receive in property or money a sum sufficient to make them equal to my daughter Eliza M Evans, after which I desire that they together with the children of Ro. J Gilliam and my four grand children of my son in law Wm A Clement my daughters E H Hunter and Eliza M Evans share equal, the protion coming to my daughter E M Evans to be held by the trustee subject to the same restrictions as set forth seventh clause of my will.
Ninthly:  It is my will and desire that all of my estate of every description except such as I have disposed of be equally divided between my children Margaret F Jones, W A Clement, the children of Ro. J Gilliam decd., Eliza M Evans, Tho E Hunter, Alex W Hunter, Ro. J Hunter and Evaline A Hunter to them and their heirs forever. but in the event any of my children die before they arrive at the age of twenty one years or marries leaving no issue, then I direct that the portion of such child or children revert back to my estate and be equally divided between my surviving children and grand children, my grand children receiving such part as their parent would be entitled to if living except my grandson Chs W Jones who is to receive nothing from my estate but the one hundred and fifty dollars willed him:
Tenthly:   After the death of my wife it is my will and desire that the property willed to her for life together with the future increse thereof if any be equally divided between my children Margaret T Jones my son in law Wm A Clement the heirs of my deceased son in law Ro. J Gilliam, Tho E Hunter Alex W Hunter, Evalina H Hunter, Ro J Hunter and Eliza M Evans to them and their heirs forever, the interest or legacy coming to my daughter Eliza M Evans under this clause of any will I direct that the same shall be held by Wm A Clement in trust for the benefit of my said daughter E M Evans and her children subect to the same restrictions as those mentioned in the seventh clause of my will.
And Lastly:   I hereby appoint my son in law Wm A Clement and Tho Elliott executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof  I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, this 5 day of November 1850.

Signed, sealed and acknowledged by Tho. }                 Thos Hunter
Hunter in the presence of us to be his last }
will and testament. }
Jno. D Alexander  
Wm Moore  
W McConnelle  

At a Court held for Campbell County November 13 1850
The foregoing last will and Testamanet of Thomas Hunter deceased was produced in Court proven by the oaths of John D Alexander, William Moore and W McConnelle subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of William A Clement one of the Executors in said will named who made oath thereto and together with Adam Clement William Moore, John D. Alexander and Christopher Clark his securities entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of Twenty Thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs leave is given him for obtaining probat of said will in due form of Law Liberty being allowed to the other executor in said will named to qualify when he shall think fit so to do.

  Geo. Wm. Dabney

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