Amelia County, Virginia Tithables
1778 – 1782
Edmd Booker’s List Raleigh Parish
Joel Jackson, Robin, Harry, Nice, Eff
9 Oct. 179237,49
Amelia County, Virginia,
Will Book 4, page 337
In the name of almighty God amen I, Francis Jackson senior being of
sound mind and and _?_ do make this my last will and Testament as followeth.
Item, First and principally it is my desire that all my just debts be
paid as soon as it can be made Convenient and that all debts be due to
me be settled and collected as soon as they can be done with
Item, I give to my daughter Elizabeth Jackson five shillings cash to be
paid out of my Estate after my other debts is paid off.
Item, and it is my desire that my sons Burwell, Joel, John and Francis
Jackson pay unto my son Stewart Jackson five pounds cash each of them
out of my estate after my other debts is paid off.
Item and I give to my son Leigh Wilkinson One Negro named Charles to him
and to his Heirs forever but if he should die leaving no heir after his
body the said Negro Charles to be returned and equally divided between
my live (?) sons.
Item I give to Kitty Hamblin (?) thats now living in my House One Negro
Girl named Lucy her _?_ to her and (?) her heirs forever but if she
should die without heirs of her body to be returned and Equally divided
between my five sons as above;
Item it is my desire that Sarah Hamblin that is now living with me shall
have the House…….I now live in as her own House and Home without
molestation from any Person (?) for the term of five years from the _?_
the _?_ _?_ and I also give her one Negro girl named Jenna/Jennie (?) to
her and her heirs forever It is also my desire that she shall have _?_
of and _?_ degree (?) of my estate for her but when she dies or marries
The sun (?) Negro to be returned to my sons and Equally divided, I also
give her one good feather Bed and furniture and _?_ cows and cries (?)
and one large _?_ _?_ to her and her heirs forever.
Item it is my desire that my Tract of Land I now live On be Equally
divided between my sons to wit. Burwell, Stewart, Joel, John and Francis
Jackson at the Expiration of five years after my death.
Item I give my daughter Polly Vaughan to Negroes to wit David and Nancy
to her and her Heirs forever, but if she should die leaving no Heir of
her Body Returned back and Equally Divided between my five sons as
mentioned above, Burwell, Stewart, Joel, John and Francis Jackson.
Item and it is my desire that the remainder part of my Estate not
mentioned in this my will whether Real or Personal be Equally divided
between my five sons to wit Burwell, Stewart, Joel, Francis and John
Jackson to them and their heirs forever, but if either of them should
die leaving no Heir of their body said property _?_ to them by this my
will shall be returned and Equally divided between my other sons then
Item, last of all I do appoint Thomas Perkinson and Stewart Jackson my
whole and sole Executors to _?_ and settle my Estate as they shall think
most proper as witness this my last will and Testament on this ninth day
of October 1792.
Signed sealed and Acknowledged Francis Jackson
After _?) lined and arasured (?)
In presents of
And Jackson Hamblin