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  • ID: I51685
  • Name: Henry Gray
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BET 10 OCT 1773 AND 2 JAN 1774 in Surry County, Va
  • Note:


    Re: Gray Family in Surry County VA
    Posted by: Joe David Berg Date: August 31, 2000 at 16:59:47
    In Reply to: Re: Gray Family in Surry County VA by Sue of VA of 11517

    Surry County, Virginia. Will of Henry Gray, 1773. In the name of God A men I Henry Gray of Surry County being thro' the abondant Mercy & Good ness of God, tho' weak in body yet of a sound and perfect understandin g & Memory do constitute this my last Will & Testament and desire it m ay be received by all as such. Impremis, I give and bequeath to my so n James Gray a Feather Bed and Furniture & five pounds cash either o f the two which he shall make choice of. Item, I give and bequeath t o my son Joseph Gray Fifty Shillings. Item, I give and bequeath to m y son Thomas Gray five pounds in cash and if he should die before he r eceives it, it is my desire that my son Henry Gray should have it. Ite m, I give and bequeath to my son William Gray Thirty Shillings in cash . Item, I give and bequeath to my son Jesse Gray one Feather Bed and f urniture also two pewter Dishes & Three Plates. Item, I give and beque ath to my daughter Martha Gray one Feather Bed and furniture the one t hat was usually called hers also two Pewter Dishes & three plates. An d the remainder part of my estate I give to my wife Sarah Gray & to m y son Henry Gray to be equally divided between them & after her deat h my son Henry Gray to Have her part. It is my desire that my estate b e not Inventoryed nor appraised & I leave my son Henry Gray my esecuto r. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 10th da y of October & in the year of our Lord 1773. Seal'd published & Declar 'd by the above Henry --(X)--Gray (L. S.) Henry Gray for & as his las t will & testament in presence of us James Edwards Mary--(X)--Edwards , Josiah Wilson. At a Court held for Surry County January the 22d: 177 4. The afore written last Will & Testament of Henry Gray deceased wa s presented in Court by Henry Gray the executor therein named who mad e oath thereto according to law and the same being proved by the oat h of James Edwards Mary Edwards and Josiah Wilson the Witnesses theret o was by the Court ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of the sa id Executor certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereo f in due form. Teste, Wm. Nelson Cl. Cur. A Copy, Teste, R. E. Marabl e Deputy Clerk.

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    COOKE of CUMBERLAND, VA & RELATED LINES
    Entries: 2845 Updated: Sun Mar 14 12:43:01 2004 Contact: jim coo ke

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    Cooke of Cumberland County, Virginia

    ID: I0898
    Name: Henry GRAY
    Sex: M
    Birth: ABT. 1675
    Death: 1773 in Surry Co., VA

    Marriage 1 Sarah HARDING
    Children
    William GRAY b: 20 FEB 1744/45 in Surry Co., VA
    James GRAY
    Joseph GRAY
    Thomas GRAY
    Jesse GRAY
    Martha GRAY
    Henry GRAY




    Marriage 1 Sarah Harding b: ABT 1723
      Children
      1. Has No Children Jesse Gray b: ABT 1743
      2. Has Children William Gray b: 20 FEB 1744 in Surry County, Va
      3. Has No Children Thomas Gray b: ABT 1746
      4. Has No Children Martha Gray b: ABT 1750
      5. Has No Children Henry Gray b: ABT 1752
      6. Has No Children James Gray b: ABT 1752
      7. Has No Children Joseph Gray b: ABT 1752
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