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
July 25th 1847
Jarralt A Jeter
Geo. C. Scott[y]
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.
Dated: 6 Nov 1847
Estate Value: $7,219.65
|"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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