Pierce Mothershead Family Ties
Any errors here are strictly unintentional; also, since the microfilm is very hard for me to read I have relied heavily on the abstraction made by John Frederick Dorman.
16 Nov 1749. John Bond of Culpeper County, planter, to Thomas Parks Junr. For natural love and affection which John Bond hath to Mary his now wife and to his daughter Elizabeth the wife of Bloomfield Long the Younger and to his daughter Mary the wife of Benjamin Long and to the intent of advancing his family. Negro slaves Hannah and her child Phillis (sic) and all other slaves that John Bond shall hereafter be possessed of.
John Bond and Mary his wife and the survivor of them to enjoy the possession of the slaves and their increase during their lives, and after their decease the slaves to be equally divided, one half to Elizabeth Long during her natural life and after her decease to the children of Elizabeth Long equally, and the other half to Mary Long during her natural life and after her decease to the children of Mary Long equally.
John (J) Bond
Wit: Roger Dixon, Jno Bramham Junr, Henry Field Junr.
18 Jan 1749 Proved by Roger Dixon, John Bramham Junr. and Henry Field Junr.