8. Amy FOX6 was born about 1740 in Surry County, Virginia.6
Amy married John Kendrick.
Amy FOX and John KENDRICK were married in 1758. John KENDRICK, son of William KENDRICK and Sarah JONES, was born in 1735 in King William County, Virginia.9 He died on 16 December 1810 at the age of 75 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.9 He died on 1 July 1811 at the age of 76 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.
John was a son of William Kendrick and Sarah Jones, and brother to Mary Kendrick who married William Fox, Amy's brother.
Kendrick, John b. 1735, son of William of King William Co., and Sara (Jones); m. 1760 Amy Fox b. 1740 dau. of Col. Richard of King William Co., and Hannah Williamson. p. 10. (Marriages of Virginia Residents Vol II, Part I, Surnames K-L, Page 85) On Sept 4, 1759, Richard Fox made a deed of gift to his son-in-law John Ke ndrick, in Lunenburg County, Virginia. (D.B. 5, p 545.) John and Amy Fox Kendrick appear in numerous deeds in Mecklenburg Virginia . John was appointed First Lt. in Capt. James Lewis' Company, Oct. 13, 1777 (Mecklenburg O.B. 4, page 374). Took an oath as a militia officer May 11, 1778 (page 403). Later became a Captain and saw active service. The land-tax records of Mecklenburg refer to him as Capt Kendrick in 1782, 1787, and 1789. Virginia County Records SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY 1721-1800 DEEDS DEED BOOK F 1761-1766 page 235 March 9, 1764. John Kendrick of Spts. Co. to Robert Fleming of Louisa Co. Goods and Chattels. Witnesses, Robert Fleming, junr.; Mary Fleming. July 2, 1764. Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA
Pay-abstract of a Detachment of Militia from Washington County, ordered in to service under command of Capt. Andrew Lewis, Aug., '92. Names Rank Com'ment of service Time in Service Pay per month Total Pay
John Kendrick " " 1 18 " 8.80
Lieutenant Willoughby came before a Justice of the Peace of said County, and made oath that the within Pay-abstract contains a Just and true account of a detachment of Militia under his command, ordered into service purs uant to instructions of the Governor of Virginia, dated 15th day of August, '92.
He wrote his will 10 October 1807, died on 1 July 1811, and the will was probated 15 July 1811. [Will Book 7 p. 115, Mecklinburg co., Virginia Family Records]. Mentions wife Amy, daughter Molly Cunningham - deceased, and her children Keziah, Jacob, Rebecca Jones, George and Sally K. Baird and "my grandson" John Cunningham; children of son William - deceased, not named; daughters Sarah Patrick, Keziah Stevens, son John, daughter Betsy Price, son James, daughter Obedience Dinkins, daughter Lucy Dinkins, grandsons Greenberry and Asa Stevens and John Stevens.
Will of John Kendrick, 1807 Mecklinburg County Virginia.
In the name of God, Amen. I John Kindrick of the County of Mecklenburg and State of Virginia being in perfect sense and memory blessed be God for the same but calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say first and principally I recommend my soul to God the giver thereof in full hopes of my resurrection through the merits of Jesus Christ my Saviur and my body to be buried in Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned and as for what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of in the following manner Viz:
I leave unto my beloved wife Amy Kindrick the use only of my Negroes to wit old Mingo, Phillis, James and Lutitia during her life and after her death to go as shall be hereinafter divided. Also the use of my plantation and land, work horses, tools of all kinds, and all conveniences thereon, Household and Kitchen furniture, stock of all kinds during her life and after her death all that part I lend my wife during her life together with the land and Planatation stock of all kinds be sold and the money equally divided between all my surviving children.
My desire and will is that my Negro man James be sold after the death of my wife and the money equally divided between the Children of my daughter Molly Cunningham, dec'd to wit: Keziah Cunningham, Jacob Cunningham, Rebecca Cunningham, Jones Cunningham, George Cunningham, and Sally K. Cunningham, Baird Cunningham, My grandson John Cunningham to have twenty Pounds of the money arising therefrom.
I also desire that my Negro boy Mingo and my Negro girl Amey be hired out until the children of my son William Kendrick, dec'd shall come of age after that to be sold and the money equally divided between the said children, to them and their heirs forever.
I give and devise to my daughter Sarah Patrick my Negro woman Patt together with her present and future increase except Albert, to her and her heirs forever.
I give to my daughter Keziah Stevens my Negro woman Sook she and her increase forever.
I give and devise to my son John Kindrick my Negro man Mingo and my Negro woman Phillis after the death of my wife to him and his heirs forever.
I give and devise to my daughter Betsey Price my Negro girl named Milley to her and her heirs forever.
I give and devise to my son James Kindrick my Negro girl named Sarah and also one cow and calf to him and his heirs forever.
I give and devise unto my daughter Obedience Dinkins my Negro woman named Viney she and her increase forever.
I give and devise to my daughter Lucy Dinkins my Negro woman named Rachel she and her increase forever.
I give to my grandson Greenberry Stephens my long gun also my saddle and Bridle.
I give to my grandson Asa Stevens my Squirrel gun.
My desire and will is that Reuben and Jordon Evans serve their time out with my son James Kendrick after the death of my wife.
My desire is that John Stevens take Clissa Evans a Mulatto boy and have him bound to him till he shall arrive at the age of 21 years.
My desire further is that my stock of all kinds be sold after the death of my wife also five good beds and furniture my household and kitchen furniture, cupboard, plantation tools of all kinds and my conveniences of every kind be sold by my Executors and the money arising therefrom
after paying my just debts to be equally divided between all my surviving children. My desire is that there be no appraisement or Inventory of my Estate and lastly I nominate my beloved friends William Langley and Anderson Paschall to be my Executors of this my last Will and testament hereby revoking and
disannulling all other former will or testament by me heretofore made and ordaining this and this only to
be my last.
In Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this tenth day of October 1807.
Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of us. John Kindrick
Walter C. Langley
At a Court held for Mecklenburg County the 15th day of July 1811 this will was proved by the oaths of
Clement Read and William C. Langley one of the Executors therein named Personally appeared in Court
and refused to take upon himself the burthen of the execution thereof and on the motion of Anderson
Paschall the other Executor therein named who made oath thereto together with Clement Read and
William C. Langley his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in penalty of fifteen thousand
dollars conditioned as the law directs. Certificate was granted him for obtaining a probate of the said will
in due form.
Teste: William Bashwell, C.C.