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1705 On 23 February: William Wood was granted the land of Catherine, Daughter of Hugh Williams and late wife of John Rowley Deceased, because he was the closest relative (See the marriage notes of the parents of William Wood for the full transcription, which names other persons, as well). [1]

1706 The will of William Wood, dated 6 June, proved 10 July, makes bequests to Aunt Amy Rowley, to Amy, daughter of William Rowley, to niece Anne Hinson 100 acres when she comes of age. William died childless.

Will of William Wood: "I William Wood being sick and weak in body .. give to Amy Rawleigh the daughter of William Rawleigh two pewter dishes, 1 dozn of plates a tankard a saltsellar & a brass candlestick .. give to my Cousin Ann Hinson 100 acres of land vizt. next to John Grigsby on the Northern end or side of my land ., in case she dye before she comes of age or without heir then give the 100 acres to my friend Wm. Heaberd .. give William Rowley a certain parcel of land which joins upon the land I sold Thomas Gregg and to Rowleys own land to extend so far as the old field goes to go down the rige next Robert Jones his corn field se down the line of Thomas Gregg to him the said William Rawleigh .. give to George Proctor my one hundred acres of land in Richmond County on Pye Creek .. give all the rest of my Estate in land that is in Richmond County & elsewhere to my loving friend William Heaberd as also all the rest of my personal estate .. and I make him my Execr .. this 6th day June 1706. Witnesses Richard Bryan, Wm. x Wood Wm Redman, Thos. Gregg. At a Court held 10th day July 1706 This Will was proved .. by Witnesses and is ordered to be recorded and in recorded. [2]

In Obedience to an order of Court dated 10th July 1706 We the Subscribers did make appraismt of the Estate of Wm. Wood deced which was brought before us by Mr. Wm. Heaberd we being first sworn according to the Tenor of the order of which this underwritten is a true inventory vizt. .. mentions among other items .. 1 pair pistols 6 two pair holsters, two swords, 1 breast plate 600 a cute of worn clothes 300 ., shirt 50 .. 1 pestle 50 .. dishes, plates, etc. total value 1200 .. Will Heaberd. Appraisers Wm. Burton, Wm. Smith, Thos. Harris. Sworn before George Anderson. At a Court held 11th. Sept. 1706 This was Exhibited into County Court as a true & perfect inventory of the Estate of Wm. Wood deceased .. & is ordered to be recorded & is recorded. [3]


Footnotes:

[1] Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants, Northern Neck, online images at Library of Virginia, (Book-page), 3-128, [Virginia_Library].

[2] Ruth Sparacio and Sam Sparacio, Deed and will book, Stafford County, Virginia 1699-1709 (Antient Press, 1987), 347, of 347-8.

[3] Ruth Sparacio and Sam Sparacio, Deed and will book, Stafford County, Virginia 1699-1709 (Antient Press, 1987), 350.


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