Home > 000780. Daniel Mayo, 001560. William Mayo, 001561. Ann Perratt > Goochland County, Virginia: Wills 1742-1749

Goochland County, Virginia: Wills 1742-1749

Source: Benjamin B. Weiseger, Goochland County, Virginia: Wills 1742-1749 (Richmond: published by the author, 1984).

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p.448  Will of William MAYO of Goochland Co.

To daughter Mary, wife of Edmund GRAY, 200 acres in Amelia Co. adjoining lands of ADKINS and TOWNS, with 3 female slaves: Cloe, Silvia, and Lucy daughter of Cloe.  If she has no issue, then to George CARRINGTON and Joseph SCOTT.  Also to Edmund and Mary GRAY, 1000 acres on both sides of Angola Creek, adjoining John PLEASANTS.

To Joseph SCOTT and Sarah his wife, 200 acres adjoining my own land.

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Will of William MAYO (continued)

To son John, all my lands in North Carolina, also 1000 acres on Deep Creek in Goochland Co., adjoining John PERRATT, with mill and plantation, also the rest of land adjoining Edmund and Mary GRAY on both sides of Angola Creek across Great Guinea Creek among branches of Willis River in Goochland, also 3 slaves: Hercules, Flora and Will.

To son Joseph, all my lands adjacent to Fluvanna River above Buffalo Island in Goochland reversion of 2400 acres with houses in Goochland Co. on Fine Creek, after death of my wife; also 3 slaves: Scipio, Phebe and Jolar.

To my daughter Rebeckah MAYO, 1850 acres, being south part of my land at Petervil Chapel in Goochland next to Joel CHANDLER.  Also to her 3 slaves: Hannah, Venus and Matt.

To wife Ann, for life, my house and lots at the Capitol landing and my 2400 acres at Fine Creek in Goochland, and uses of slaves: Mamoe, Fatima, Jenny, Turpin, Congo, Awhey, Jollof, Cudgeo, Maddy, Harry, Rose, Pompey, Brissey, Shaty, Philip, Robert Little Inan, Kate, Annie, Dick and Ned.  Also to her my mill called Bide Mill of Petervill Chapel Br., with 400 acres, also all my household goods, tools and store goods.  Some slaves to be divided among my sons Daniel, John and Joseph after my wife’s death and some as decided by her.

To my son Joseph, Tarlton FLEMING, and Stephen HUGHES, my land on and above Soak Arse Run and Crooms Quarter branch, equally, when Joseph is 21.  My executors can sell this land with Hutchens BURTON having 400 acres if he pays £ 6, Samuel ALLEN’s debt for the land and £ 40.

To my son in law George CARRINGTON, £ 10.

Rest of estate to my son Daniel.  Wife Ann to be Executrix

Dated 10 Feb. 1743

Wit: Wm ALLEN, Mary ALLEN, Hutchens BURTON

Signed: Wm MAYO

Recorded 20 Nov. 1744

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