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= = = = = = = = =
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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