Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 65
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3dly I give and bquath to my son William Pebles all my Land lying between ye [illegible] swamp and Thomas Chappells line up to the dividing line that I have made on wch. his brother is bouned and to ye heires male of his body lawfully beg[ot] and for defolt of Issue male to any of ye heirs of his body. 4dly I give and bequath unto my son John Pebles thirty five accres of Land more or less now in the Tennure of Morris Calliham called by ye name of Edmonds and to ye heire males of his body lawfully begotten and for defalt of Issue male to any of the heirs of his body 5thly I give and bequath unto my two sons Thomas & Henry all my land lying between the burchen Swamp and Coll: Hills line down to ye land given their broth John: to bee equally divided between them and to ye heir male of their bodys lawfully begotten and for default of Issue male to any of ye heirs of their bodys 6thly I give and bequath to my son David a hors about three years old branded W and one gun and a breeding sow 7thly I give and bequath to my son William a young Cow a sow and a gun 8thly I give my son John a gunn and a Cow 9thly I give my daughfter Sarah Caliham on shilling sterl 10thly I give my daughfter Jane Porch one shilling sterl 11thly I give my daughfter Christian a feather bed and furniture 12thly I give my daughfter Hanah my negro girle called Cate after my Wifes decease 13thly I give my to my Two sons Thomas and Henry each of them a Cow 14thly I give and bequath to my Loveing wife Elizabeth Peebles all ye remaining pt of my estate after my debts and leagasies payd and satisfied excepting my pistol holsters which I herby give my son William and doe herby appoynt my loveing wife my sole Executrix to see this my will and Testament Truly fullfiled as wittness my hand and seal set herunto this 20 of November 169[illegible] William [his mark] Peebles mark Signed sealed and ddd in pres of William Harrison Charles Gee Thomas Anderson Prooved in Court by the oathes of William Harrison Charles Gee and Thomas Anderson and Recorded P[er] Order of the Justices. Aug: 5: 1695 Test. James Minge Cl Cur
This Indenture made this Third day of August 1695 between Thoma[s] Bussby senr of Charles Citty County of ye one party and Benjamin Foster of ye County aforsaid of ye other pty Wittnesseth yt ye sd Tho: Busby for a valluable considerton in hand pay and delivered by ye sd Forter wher with ye sd Busby holdeth himself fully satisfied contented and payd hath aliened enfeofed asigned and sold unto ye sd Benjamin Foster his heirs and assignes for ever a certain parcill of Land Conteing by estimation one hundred and fifty acres more or less situate Lying and being on ye southside of ye black water swamp and bounded as followes begining att Mr Wallis his Corner [Tre?] runing southeast to Mr. Minge his line thence down to a meadow branch called by ye name of Georgis along Mr Minge line to ye black Water Swamp to ye [illegible]