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Gent Nicholas Smith

Gent Nicholas Smith

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  • Name Nicholas Smith 
    Title Gent 
    Gender Male 
    Died c 1757  Essex,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL 12 Oct 1757  Tappannock, Essex, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will presented to court by James Medley Jr, Executor. Essex County, Virginia, Will Book II, page 413 - 416.
    The Will of Nicholas SMITH of Essex Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen. I Nicholas SMITH of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex, Gent. Being in perfect health of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament. First I commend my soul to Almighty God, trusting the merrits and sufferings of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ for the remission of my sins and my body to be buried in such a decent manner as my exor. herein named shall think and as to my disposal of my worldy estate which it has pleased God to bestow upon me all my debts being first paid, I give devise and bequeath the same as in manner following:
    Item - I give to my son Francis SMITH, my son Nicholas SMITH, My son Samuel SMITH, my daughter Susannah MEDLEY, each one shilling sterling, they having received each a sufficient part of my estate. I give to my daughter Ruth SAILE one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves and two sows to her heirs forever.
    Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy DUNN one negro girl named Betty BOOKER and one negro boy named Tom BOOKER, and two ewes to her heirs forever.
    Item - I give to my grandson John MEDLEY two cows and calves and two ewes to him and his heirs forever. All the rest and residue of my estate of what nature or kind so ever the same be real and personal I lend unto my loving wife Anne SMITH, during her life and after decease I give the same to be divided between my daughter Lucy DUNN and my two granddaughters Ann FISHER and Anne MEDLEY and their heirs forever, and lastly I appoint my son-in-law James MEDLEY my sole executor of this my last Will and Testament. I witness wheron I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th day of September 1755.....Nichs. SMITH SS.
    Signed published and declared as and for my last Will and Testament in the presence of James MEDLEY, Eleanor MEDLEY, Mary PATTERSON.
    At a court held for Essex County at Tappahannock the 12th day of October 1757 the last will and testament of Nicholas SMITH, Gent. Decd. was presented into the court by James MEDLEY Jr. the Exor. herein named who made oath thereto and proved by the oaths of James MEDLEY Sr. and Eleanor MEDLEY two of the witnesses hereto ordered to be recorded and is truly recorded. test. John LEE, Clerk
    Recorded in Will Book II pp 19 Essex County Virginia. Francis SMITH resigned his right as Exor. of his Father's estate to his brother Nicholas SMITH in August 1757. 
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    Person ID I46193  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 

    Father Nicholas Smith, Jr,   b. c 1680, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1755, Essex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Family ID F23248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Francis Smith
    +2. Nicholas Smith
    +3. Samuel Smith,   b. Essex County, VA Co, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1784, Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Susanna Smith
     5. Ruth Smith
     6. Lucy Smith
     7. Unknown Smith
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F26295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart