|Birth||<1700>||<Essex Co., VA>|
|Death||Bet 10 Jan 1750 and 1 Oct 1751||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|Buried||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|Property||1731||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|Owned land in precinct 5 of St. George's Parish in 1731|
|Court||1 Jun 1739||Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|on 1 June 1739, George Sheppard was witness to a land|
transfer from Peter x Gustavus and Mary his wife of Amelia co., Va to William Sandige of Spts. co.
|Property||31 Oct 1745||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|on 31 Oct 1745, recorded 5 Nov 1745, Thomas Cartwright of St. Geo. Par., Spts co., and Rachel his wife, to George Sheppard of same parish and county. L25 currency, 150 acres whereon sd. Cartwright now dwells, and which he bought of Colo. James Taylor. Witn: Edmund Waller, Mary Waller, Ephraim Musick.|
|Court||Aug 1747||Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|George Sheppard is allowed 2 days' attendance for being a witness for Nicholas Randall, and sd Randall ordered to pay him 50 lbs tobacco.|
|Court||Abt Oct 1748||Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|George Shepard [sr] was witness to will of Anne Pollard who d. 2 Nov 1748.|
|Property||6 Nov 1749||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|on 6 Nov 1749, George x Shepperd [sr] of St. George's Parish, Spts. co., and Elizabeth Mary Angelicke his wife, to Benjamin Holloday of same parish and county. L25 currency 60 acres, part of land whereon sd. Shepperd lives, etc. Witnesses: Joseph Holloday, William x Miller, Margaret x Randolph. recorded: 7 Nov 1749.|
|Will||10 Jan 1750||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|"In the name of God Amen. I George Shepard of Parrish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, being of sound mind and perfect memory, thanks be to God for the same, do make constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.|
Imprimis: I recommend my soul into the hands of my Great Creator and blessed Redemer and my Body to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Execetors (sic) hereafter named and as to what Worldly Estate with which it has pleased God to bless me with after the Payment of Just Debts and Funeral charges, I give and Bequeath as Following viz:
Item: I give and bequeath unto my two sons George and Robert, the land I now live on to be equally divided between them before acnolaged (sic) and then to be acnowledged (sic) to Each of them.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son George the mare Colt that Came of the Gray Mare.
Item: I give and bequesth unto my loving wife Elezebeth (sic) the gray Mare.
Item: My will and Desire is, that the two first Colts that the Mares shall bring, shall be my two sons Robbart (sic) and James, and that James to have all my Carpenters Tools.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son John, one shilling starling.
Item: I give and bequesth unto my Dagter (sic) Ann one shilling starling.
Item: And as to the rest of my Estate, I leave unto my Loving wife Elezebeth (sic) duering (sic) her life of Widowhood, and then to be Devided (sic) equally between my fore (sic) children Elizabeth, Robbart (sic), George, and James.
And lastly of this Last Will and Testament. I ordain and appoint my loveing (sic) wife Elezebeth (sic) to be whole, and sole Exrx., Revoking and making Void all other Wills heretofore by me made, and Ratifying and Confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament as afd. In testamony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 10th day of Jan. anno 1750 in the Twenty-third year of his Majestys reign."
George X Shepard (SEAL)
Signd. sealed and Deliver'd by
George Shepard to be his last will
and Testament in presence of us:
Benh. A. Holladay
Robbart X Gregory (his mark)
|Probate||1 Oct 1751||St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania Co., VA|
|George Shepard [sr] George's Parish d. 10 Jan 1750, will probated 1 Oct 1751.|
"At a court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday October ye first 1751, the Last Will and Testament of George Shepard decd. was provd in Court, and Elizabeth Mary Angelick Shepard - Executrix therein named, having made oath to the same, entered into bond as the law directs, the said will is ordered to be recorded."
tests Edmund Wallter, c.c.
|Forgotten Companions - The First Settlers of Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburgh Town|
found: 7 Jul 2001
Paula S. Felder
|Spotsylvania County Records 1721-1800|
William Armstrong Crozier
|eASh (ASh) - George Shepherd|
Allan Sheppard <NYPD1177@aol.com>
|eLCa (LCa) - children of George Shepherd|
Linnea Caproni <email@example.com>
|Sheppard and Perkins Ancestry|
Tim Snyder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
|Shepherd Family gedcom file received via email|
Sandy Zell <>
|Descendants of George Shepherd and Elizabeth|
S W Angel <email@example.com>
|Shepherd family research provided by Lori Garnder|
Lori Garnder <Stardreams14@aol.com>
|Needels and Shepherd family research|
Wilma Frances Boyd
|Early Settlers of Reddies River|
Paul W. Gregory
|Spotsylvania County, Virginia Court Orders 1746-1748|
found: 7 Jul 2001
|Virginia Wills and Administrations 1672-1800|
|How to cite this page as a source|
|author:||Michael Sheppard < firstname.lastname@example.org >|
|title:||Genealogical events for George SHEPHERD|
|updated:||1 Jan 2006|