Will of Humphry Quisenbury (partial abstract only)
In the Name of God Amen. I Humphry Quissenbury being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to almighty God for it do and appoint this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
Item: I do desire that my debts and funeral charges be paid.
Item: I leave unto my loveing Wife Mary Quisenbury the negro Woman Beck, the best bed and furniture that I have dureing her widowhood if she doth marry then to be equally divided amongst them that hath no land.
Item: I leave unto my oldest son John that tract of land that I had made over to me by John JENNINGS joining to Perpetock Creek so going up the hill to a white oak being Robert HUGH's corner tree [the remainder of the Will is missing, along with pages 15-22 of Will Book A-1]
From Court Order Book #1...
At Court held 7 June 1723, The last Will and Testament of Humphry Quisenberry, deceased, was presented into Court by Mary Quisenberry his widow who made oath thereto and same being proved by the oaths of John Deane and William Humphrys two of the witnesses thereto subscribed is admitted to Record.