Early Wilbourns of Prince George County, Virginia

Names other than the Wilbourns are included in this short post about a will.

Will of John Wilburn
Transcribed by Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis

Found in The Southside Virginian
Vol. X, No. 4, October – December 1992 (Page 161)

Editor’s Note:This will has been transcribed from the original in the manner in which it was originally written.

I have duplicated the transcription here for you as found in the above Publication, Brady E Fitts Researcher SCVGS

In the name of God Amen, I John Wilburne of Way=noake, in Prince George County in Virga Plantor, being verry eak of body but of perfect Mind & Memory, Blessed bee The almighty for the Same, doe make & Ordaine This My last will & Testament in the manner & fforme following (Vizd)

Imprs.I doe willingly & freely comend my Soul to God That gave it mee, hopeing for Eternal Salvation, Throu-The merritts of my Blessed Saviour Christ Jesus, as for my body, I recommend it to ye Earth, its first Orrigins to bee Decently buryed at The Discression of my Exrs. Hereafter named & for The Temporale Estate, god Hath Endowed mee with, I dispose of in manner & forme following;

My desire is That Major Cha Goodrich bee paid forty shileings Currt. Mony Out of my estate, That I now Stand Justly Indebted to him.

Item, I give & bequeath unto my Dear & Loving Son John Wilburn all & singular my Estate boath Reale & personal, after all Just Debts bee first paid hereby appointing & Ordaining my verry good Friend Mr. Richard Pigeon to bee my Sole & Only Exer. Of This my last Will & Testament, hereby revoaking all former wills or Rightings Whatsoever, Whereof I doe here =untoSett my hand & Seal This 4th of Octobr. 1712.

Signed Seald & Deliverd

In Presence ofJohn + Wilburn X
Cha Goodrichhis Marke
Fra. Mallory= = = = = = = = =
Jno Poake

Att a Court held for Prince George County The 11th Decemb. 1712

The above Written last Will & Testament of Jno. Wilburn Decd. was proved in Open Court by The Oathes of Major Cha Goodrich Eran. Mallory & John Poake Wittnesses Thereto & a Probt.Therefore granted Mr. Richd. Pigeon, Exr., named Therein & Att his motionThe same is admitted here to Record__
Test E. Goodrich D ClCur

From Prince George County, VA.Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1710 – 1713, Book B, pp. 177 -178.

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My Direct Line in Virginia:

Earliest Wilbourns of Virginia

John Wilbourn and Judith

Thomas Wilbourn and Hannah Lamkin

Other Wilbourns in This Series (in alphabetical order):

Early Wilbourns of Accomack County

Early Wilbourns of Albemarle County

Early Wilbourns of Brunswick County

Early Wilbourns of Buckingham County

Early Wilbourns of Campbell County

Early Wilbourns of Caroline County

Early Wilbourns of Cumberland County

Early Wilbourns of Essex County

Early Wilbourns of Fauquier County

Early Wilbourns of Frederick County

Early Wilbourns of Goochland County

Early Wilbourns of Greenville County

Early Wilbourns of Halifax County

Early Wilbourns of King and Queen County

Early Wilbourns of Louisa County

Early Wilbourns of Lunenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Mecklenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Middlesex County

Early Wilbourns of Norfolk County

Early Wilbourns of Powhatan County

Early Wilbourns of Prince Edward County

Early Wilbourns of Prince George County

Early Wilbourns of Prince William County

Early Wilbourns of Princess Anne County

Early Wilbourns of Spotsylvania County

Early Wilbourns of Surry County

Early Wilbourns of Sussex County

Early Wilbourns of Westmoreland County

Most of these posts have names other than Wilbourn. Some posts have hundreds of names.

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