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Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Administration Accounts of Frederick County, Virginia 1743-1800

26 May 2009 Leave a comment

Source: J. Estelle Stewart King, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Administration Accounts of Frederick County, Virginia 1743-1800 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1980).

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VAN METER, John

Will, 13 August 1745.  3 September 1745.

[…] Securities: Thomas SWEARENGEN, Thomas SHEPHERD, John HITE.  Wit: Joseph CARROLL, Edward MORGAN, Andrew CORN.

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MORGAN, Sarah

Joseph MORGAN named administrator.  Sec: Joseph MORGAN, Andrew CAMPBELL, Thomas SWEARENGEN, 5 (6) August 1747.

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WILLIAMS, Joseph

Inventory of estate.  Apprs: Thomas SWEARENGEN, Thomas RUTHERFORD, Richard MORGAN.  3 November 1747.

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SWEARENGEN, Thomas

Guardian of John JONES and Sarah JONES, orphans of Josiah JONES.  3 April 1745.

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MORGAN, Sarah

Administration, Joseph MORGAN, admr. 6 August 1747.  Securities: Joseph MORGAN, Andrew CAMPBELL, Thomas SWERENGEN.

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VAN METER, John

Will, 13 August 1745.  3 September 1745.

[…] Securities: Thomas SWEARENGEN, Thomas SHEPHERD and John HITE.

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SOUTHWOOD, Edward

Admr: Susan SOUTHWOOD with James STROUD, John FORWOOD.  6 June 1749.

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STROUD (STRODE), James

Admr: Edward STROUD, Jr. and John EVANS.  [listed between entries for 7 June 1749 and 1 December 1749]

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SWEARENGEN, Thomas

Will, 4 April 1760.  3 June 1760.

Wife: Sarah SWEARENGEN to receive one negro girl.  Daughter: Drusills MORGAN, Sarah SWEARENGEN, Eleanor SWEARENGEN.  Sons: Thomas SWEARENGEN – plantation: sons Andrew, Van, Zachariah, Joseph, Bernoni SWEARENGEN – all to receive land.  Exrs: son Thomas SWEARENGEN.  Wit: Van SWEAREHGEN, John CHAMPION, Rachel WILKINS.

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BOYLES, James

Will, 3 July 1756.  6 September 1758.

Wife Sarah to have horse, saddle and bridle.  Daughters Ann and Rachel – fifteen pounds in currency.  Son James to have the old plantation containing 400 acres.  Son Stephen to have one hundred acres at Sleepy creek.  Sons: William and Henry to have survey near new warm springs – 453 acres.  To unborn child, if boy to have Island Survey, if girl the sum of ten pounds curr.  Children: Mary, James, Stephens, Ann, Rachel, William, Henry and one to be born.  To mother-in-law the sum of two pounds and ten shillings.  Exrs: wife Sarah and Capt. Thomas SWEARENGEN.  Wit: Richard MORGAN, John MILLER, Jr., John MEANDARNHALL, Thomas SWEARENGEN, Jr.

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DOSSETT, Henry

Will, 20 May 1750.  7 August 1759.

Legatees: Brother Francis DOSSETT; Aunt Sarah SWEARENGEN, wife of Capt. Thomas, two pounds of curr. and one barrel of rye brandy.  Sister Rachel, sister Jean (or Joan), two pounds curr.; sister Eleanor, five pounds of curr.; sister Susan, five pounds curr.  Cousins: Thomas SWEARENGEN, Andrew and Zach. SWEARENGEN.  To Sarah BOYLES, all cattle and a barrel of rye (half barrel of rye).  Honorable father Francis DOSSETT, bed and bedding.  To uncle Thomas SWEARENGEN, all my bacon, dry meat and a hat.  To John CHAMPION, all my work tools; wearing apparel to Conrad RUNOMANS.  To cousin Van SWEARENGEN, “Jackett Cloath.”  To grandmother, Lidia SWEARENGEN, silver sleeve buttons.  To trusty friend Captain Van SWEARENGEN, six pounds curr.; also named as Executor of estate.