Monday, January 21, 2013

Will: William McMillian


WILLIAM McMILLIAN
Prince William County Will Book K, pg. 126
18 Oct 1811; 4 Nov 1811

It is my desire that SARAH KEICH provided she out lives me should have in consideration of the love & affection which I entertain for her, as well as for a remuneration of past services the following property to wit three slaves, BETTY daughter to RACHAEL, MARIEA daughter to MARY, ALFRED son to WINNY all of which I give to her & her heirs forever, also her choice of four cows at my home place, also one horse worth thirty pounds also my household & kitchen furniture.  It is further my will & desire that she have during her natural life my dwelling house & two hundred acres of land contiguous thereto to be laid of in any manner or direction she may wish.  Given under my hand & seal this 18th October 1811.

JOHN McMILLIAN {seal}
By desire
JOHN SPENCE

Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
JNO. GIBSON JR.
WILLIAM ASHMORE
ALEXANDER MUSCHETT

At a Court of Quarterly Sessions held for Prince William County November 4th 1811.

This last will and testament of JOHN McMILLIAN decd. was presented to the Court and being proved by the oaths of JOHN GIBSON JR. and WILLIAIM ASHMORE is ordered to be recorded.  And administration with the will annexed of JOHN McMILLIAN decd. is granted to JOHN BRISCOE he having taken the oath prescribed by law & entered into and acknowledged a bond with security according to law, which bond is ordered to be recorded.

Teste,  J. WILLIAMS

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