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BOOTH George, .

Male 1720 - 1767  (47 years)


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  • Name BOOTH George  [1
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    Born 1720  Amelia County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will 1764  Amelia County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 
    • melia County, VA - Will Book 2X
      Page 290

      Will of George Booth

      IN the Name of God, Amen, this tenth day of December in the year of our
      Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty four, I George Booth of Amelia
      County being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory,
      thanks be to God for the same, and knowing that it is appointed for all
      men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that
      is to say principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul to
      the hands of God that save it; for my body, I recommend to the earth to
      be buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my
      executors never doubting, but at the General Resurrection I hall receive
      the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly
      estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give
      and bequeath unto my loving wife Judith Booth the use of my plantation
      whereon I now live during her natural life or widowhood, she making no
      waste thereof and at her death or marriage, I give and bequeath the said
      plantation with eighty acres of land belonging thereto to my son John
      Booth to him and his heirs forever.

      Item: I give and bequeath to my son William Booth one hundred acres of
      land joining the aforesaid Plantation, the road and Deep Creek to him
      and his Heirs and the remainder of this tract of land I give and
      bequeath to my son David Booth joining Deep Creek at the bridge to him
      and his Heirs forever.

      Item: I give and bequeath to my two sons Nathaniel and George my land
      on Sweathouse Creek to be equally divided. Nathaniel Booth to have the
      lower part whereon the plantation is and George Booth to have the upper
      part to them and their Heirs.

      Item: I give to my wife Judith the use of one Negro man Jemmy and one
      bed and furniture, two cows and calves, three dishes, half a dozen
      plates, one iron pot, during her life or widowhood and then after her
      death or marriage to be divided amongst my children as I shall mention.

      Item: I give to my son William one Negro boy Will and no more of my
      Negroes. Also I give to my son William one new bed and furniture, one
      sorrel mare with blaze in her face and one sorrel colt with a star in
      her forehead and this shall be allowed so much of his part of my stock
      and household goods.

      Item: My will is that my three old Negroes, viz: Peter, Anaid and Cloe
      shall be kept on my plantation to support my children till my youngest
      come to age or ever marry and then to be equally divided amongst my
      children as follows: Ann Booth, Nathaniel Booth, George Booth, John
      Booth, David Booth and Elizabeth Booth and my will is that my Six
      Children have a Young Negro each when they come of age or Marriage In
      Hope there be one for each. If there Should not, they that has received
      it shall To much of their part of the Negroes. I mean --------------
      Children last mentioned. And when the Youngest Child comes to age or
      marries my desire is that all my Negroes may be Equally Divided Among
      them as to say Ann Booth, Nathaniel Booth, George Booth, John Booth,
      David Booth and Elizabeth Booth and My Will is that my Stock and
      Household goods might be Equally Divided amongst All my Children each to
      receive Their Part at age or Marriage. I do ordain my brother William
      Booth and my son William Booth to be the Executors of this My Last Will
      and Testament. Witnesseth my hand and Seal day and Date above Written.


      George Booth (SEAL)

      Signed, Sealed, and Delivered by the Said George Booth as his Last Will
      and Testament In the Presence of us, His Subscribers
      Subscribers:
      Benjamin Dyson, William Harris, Absalom Creel

      At a Court held for Amelia County the 23 Day of July 1767
      This Will was Proved by the Oaths of William Harris and Absolom Creel,
      two of the Witnessess thereto to by William Booth and William Booth ,
      the Executors herein named and ordered of the said Executors who entered
      Into and Acknowledged Bond with Security as the law directs.
      Certificate was granted them for obtaining probate in due form
    Died 23 Jul 1767  Amelia County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I12301  Booth Family
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2015 

    Father BOOTH Thomas Booth, Sr.,   b. 1705, Surry, Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1766  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother COBB(S) Elizabeth,   b. 1715,   d. 1758  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1728  [1
    Family ID F2931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MCEWEN Judith,   b. 1720, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767  (Age 47 years) 
    Children 
     1. BOOTH John,   b. 1745,   d. 1807  (Age 62 years)
     2. BOOTH Nathaniel Wythe, Sr.,   b. 1750, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1812, Elbert County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. BOOTH Elizabeth,   b. 1763,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. BOOTH George,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. BOOTH William,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F4121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1228] Patricia Ann Budd-Elberts, Patricia Ann Budd-Elberts (Reliability: 3).