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Finney Wills and Probate Records

Abstracts of Finney Wills


William Finney
"of University of Glasgow, Master of Arts, and Minister of Henrico Parish"
Henrico Co., VA

Will Dated: 3 Feb 1726
Will Recorded: 5 Jun 1727
Executor: Wife
Witnesses: Tarlton Woodson & Henry Wood
Heirs and Others Mentioned:
Son: William - under age 21, bequeathed plantation called "Worlesend", East half of plantation in St. James Parish & negroes
Daughter: Mary - under age 21, bequeathed other half of plantation in St. James Parish & negroes

Source: Henrico Co. Wills & Deeds, 1725-1737, Page 104


Captain William Finney, gentleman
Amelia Co., VA

Will Dated: undated
Will Recorded: 26 Apr 1759
Executor: Mary Finney
Witnesses: Handwritten will "presented to court by Mary Finney, relict of Wm. Finney". Sworn to be Wm. Finney's by Samuel Tarry & Robert Goode. John Gibbs heard him acknowledge the will before he died.
Heirs and Others Mentioned:
Son: William
Wife: Mary
Son: John
Relationship not Stated: Mary Page Finney
Relationship not Stated: Lucy Finney
Relationship not Stated: Martha Finney
Relationship not Stated: Sarah Finney
Relationship not Stated: Judith Finney
Relationship not Stated: Branch Wilson & wife Elizabeth
Relationship not Stated: Ann Finney
Relationship not Stated: Frances Finney

Inventory dated: 24 May 1759

Estate Settlement By: Samuel Tarry & Richard Booker
Estate Settlement Dated: 176[_]

Source: Amelia Co. Will Book 1, 1735-1761, by Gibson Jefferson McConnaughey; Will Page 145, Inventory Page 147. Estate Settlement - Will Boox 2X, Page 67.

Submitted by: Jean E. Strand


Abstracts by Susan Shields Sasek.


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