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Hubbard Wills and Probate Records

William Hubbard
Amelia Co., VA

Will and other estate records


[Page 54]

In the Name of God Amen! I Wm Hubbard, of the County of Amelia and State of Virginia, being weak in body but sound in mind do make and ordain this to be my last will, and testament in manner and form following.

Item the first, I give to my wife Sophia Hubbard, the following Negroes Viz one Negro named John Do one named Jacob one Negro woman Named Betsy and her five children to wit - James Melvern Ann Amanda and Jordan with all the increase I give to my [wife] Sopha [sic] Hubbard on horce [sic] named Jeff one feather bedstid [sic] and furniture 2 white counterpens [sic] one milk Cow and her calf 20 bushels Wheat ten barrels Corn of the present growing crop my Books c[he]rs & [se]ting chers [sic] all my earthenware and glass some cooking utensills [sic] and Family Bible[s] one side [side] I give to my daughter P. C. Hubberd [sic] one hors [sic] named Boston used all my [Ham_____] and Caps and buggy and g[r]een & Silver tea, spoons & c

I give to my son Wm W Hubbard, one colt named Dolphin, one shot gun as a compen[sh]on of for s[ever]s to be rendered till the 25 of December next

I give to my grand Daughter Catharine J Hubberd [sic] of Al[ebama] one hundred dollars to be raised out of [_____] estate I give to my grand Daughter Virginia M Hubberd [sic] one set of silver tablespoons

My will and desire is that all the ballence [sic] of my estate both real and personal shall be equally divided between my 4 children Viz J. E. Hubberd [sic], W W Hubberd [sic], Mary A. E. Smithy and Permelia C Hubbard

I appoint Mr Ma[rs]ton Foster my Executor to this my last will and testament

Wm Hubbard
July 25th 1847

Jarralt A Jeter
Geo. C. Scott[y]

[Page 55]

September Court 1847

for the County Court of Amelia September 23rd 1847

This the last will and testament of Wm Hubbard and was this day exhibited in Court proven by the Oath of Jarratt A. Jeter one Witnefs and continued for further proof

Recorded 28 October 1847

Source:  Amelia Co., VA Will Book 16, 1847-1851, Pages 54-55.

Inventory & Appraisal

Dated: 6 Nov 1847
Estate Value: $7,219.65

Slaves and land appraised in inventory
John $700
Jacob 650
Betsy 500
James 300
Mel[vina] 200
Amos 200
A[_____] 150
Jorden 100
Ma[___]d 250
Martha 550
Eliza 600
[Lewis] 350
Sa[___]s 225
[Henry] 500
William 375
"House lot of Land supposed to be 85 acres at $3.00" $255
"Middle do do do 100 acres at $3.00" $330"

Source: Amelia Co., VA Will Book 16, Page 72

Account Sales recorded in Amelia Co., VA Will Book 16, Page 328

Transcription and abstracts by Susan Shields Sasek.

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