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  • ID: I27048
  • Name: John Gardner 1
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: #1016
  • Birth: ABT 1727 1
  • Death: AFT 21 MAY 1778 in Nottoway Parish, Southampton Co., VA 1
  • Note:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/southampton/wills/gardwill.txt

    GARDNER WILLS - Southampton Co., VA

    File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Eileen Coppola
    E5jc6@aol.com

    1778 WILL OF JOHN GARDNER; W.B.#3, PG. 363

    In The Name Of God Amen?I John Gardner of the Parish of Nottoway and
    County of Southampton being in perfect health and memory, thanks be
    to almighty God for the same do certify, ordain and establish this to
    be my last Will and Testament in manner as followeth.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my son Jesse Gardner one Negro boy
    named Tomey(?), one gray mare and thirty Pounds cash unto him and his
    heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lydia Joyner five Shillings
    unto her and her heirs forever.

    Item- I lend unto my beloved Wife Ann Gardner all the remainder part
    of my whole estate during her life or Widowhood to raise and bring up
    the children upon.

    Item- I give unto Daughter Milley Gardner, 1 Negro boy named Charles
    unto her and her heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my son John Gardner one hundred acres
    of land bought of Wm. Worrel lying the south side of the (?)prong of
    Nottoway and one Negro girl named Edy, unto him and his heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Gardner, one Negro girl
    named Sylvia unto her and her heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my son James Gardner one Negro man
    named Jupiter unto him and his heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Gardner one Negro
    woman named Rose unto her and her heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto Pheby Gardner one Negro woman named
    Jude unto her and her heirs forever.

    Item- I give and bequeath unto my son Amos Gardner my manner
    Plantation unto him and his heirs forever.

    Item- And after the decease or marriage of my beloved Wife Ann Gardner
    the remainder part of the whole estate as to be equally divided
    between the children as namely, Jesse Garner, Milley Garner, John
    Garner, Ann Garner, Mary Garner, Phebe Garner, James Garner, Amos
    Garner, unto them and their heirs forever.

    Item- I do appoint my sons Jesse Garner and John Garner my whole and
    sole executors of this my last Will and Testament disannulling and
    revoking all other contingent writings, Will or Wills claims or
    demands.

    As whereunto I have affixed my seal and subscribes my name as is under
    written this 21st day of October 1778 John Gardner
    Sealed signed and acknowledged in the presence of:
    Henry(his+mark)Sove
    Silas Sove
    William Gray




    Father: James Gardner b: ABT 1670 in Isle Of Wight County, VA
    Mother: Elizabeth Unknown b: ABT 1690

    Marriage 1 Ann Unknown b: ABT 1727
      Children
      1. Has No Children Jesse Gardner b: ABT 1747
      2. Has No Children Lydia Gardner b: ABT 1749
      3. Has No Children Milley Gardner b: ABT 1751
      4. Has No Children John Gardner b: ABT 1753
      5. Has No Children Ann Gardner b: ABT 1755
      6. Has No Children James Gardner b: ABT 1757
      7. Has No Children Mary Gardner b: ABT 1759
      8. Has No Children Pheby Gardner b: ABT 1761
      9. Has Children Amos Gardner b: ABT 1770

      Sources:
      1. Title: gardner.FTW
        Note:
        Source Medium: Other
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