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POND Richard, Sr.

Male 1710 - 1777  (67 years)


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  • Name POND Richard 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 4 Jun 1710  Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Sep 1777  Nottoway Parrish, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alt. Death 22 Sep 1777  [2
    Notes 
    • Will of Richard Pond September 22, 1777
      Southampton Co., Va. Book 3, Page 189

      In the name of God Amen I Richard Pond of the parish of Nottoway of the county of Southampton being weak now but of perfect and sound mind do make and ordain this as my Last Will and Testament in manner following to wit:
      First. I give and bequeath unto my son Richard one Negro boy called Mun and one sorrel horse called Jock and one feather bed and furniture and after the death of my wife I further give unto my said son Richard the plantation whereon I now live with three hundred and ninety five acres more or less adjoining the same bounded by the huckleberry branch to the head of the said branch and then by a straight line to the line that divides my land from John Vasser to him and his heirs forever.
      Secondly. I give and bequeath unto my son John Hawkins Pond the plantation whereon James Sedget formerly lived with three hundred and ninety fives acres land adjoining more or less bounded by the land given to my son Richard on one side. Also I give my said son John Hawkins two Negro boys James and Isaac and one Bay colt called Blaze and one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever.
      Thirdly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Moore one Negro woman called Franky also her children Molly, Ben and Caesar and their increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever, all of which she has already in her possession.
      Fourthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Pond one Negro woman called Grace and her girl (unreadable) and their increases and also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Fifthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha Pond one Negro girl called Rose and her increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Sixthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Pond one Negro girl called Morning and her increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Seventhly. I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Pond one Negro boy called George also one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever.
      Ninthly. I lend unto my loving wife Martha Pond during her natural life the plantation whereon I now live with three hundred and ninety five acres of land adjoining, bounded as is mentioned as above in the first clause of my Will. Also the use and labor of the following Negroes to wit: Lawrence, Patty, Rachael, Lucy, and Milly. After my just debts and legacies are paid I also lend unto my wife the use of all the residue of my estate of what nature or kind so ever. My will and desire is that after the death of my wife my Negroes Rachael, Lucy and Milly with their increase be equally divided between my son's Thomas and James or the heirs of their body. But if either of my son's Thomas or James should die under age or without issue then my desire is that the survivor of them should have the whole of the legacies herein given the other. And if both of my son's should die under age or without issue then the estate given those to be equally divided amongst my surviving children and their heirs. I further desire after the death of my wife the whole of my estate not herein before given away be equally divided amongst all my children herein named or their heirs.
      And lastly I do hereby Constitute and Appoint my loving wife Executor and my two son's Richard and Hawkins Pond whole and sole executors of this my Last Will and Testament revoking all former Wills by me made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of September 1777.
      Signed, Sealed, Published
      and declared in the presence of: RICHARD + POND (seal)
      EDWIN GRAY (mark)
      JOSHUA WOOD
      MARY JAMES

      Note: This will was presented in Court held for the County of Southampton on the 11th day of January 1778 by John Hawkins Pond and Richard Pond. Certificates were granted them for obtaining a Probate after giving security.[Bulls, Buhls & Thornton Family.FTW]

      [John and Judith Pond Descendants.FTW]

      Will of Richard Pond September 22, 1777
      Southampton Co., Va. Book 3, Page 189

      In the name of God Amen I Richard Pond of the parish of Nottoway of the county of Southampton being weak now but of perfect and sound mind do make and ordain this as my Last Will and Testament in manner following to wit:
      First. I give and bequeath unto my son Richard one Negro boy called Mun and one sorrel horse called Jock and one feather bed and furniture and after the death of my wife I further give unto my said son Richard the plantation whereon I now live with three hundred and ninety five acres more or less adjoining the same bounded by the huckleberry branch to the head of the said branch and then by a straight line to the line that divides my land from John Vasser to him and his heirs forever.
      Secondly. I give and bequeath unto my son John Hawkins Pond the plantation whereon James Sedget formerly lived with three hundred and ninety fives acres land adjoining more or less bounded by the land given to my son Richard on one side. Also I give my said son John Hawkins two Negro boys James and Isaac and one Bay colt called Blaze and one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever.
      Thirdly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Moore one Negro woman called Franky also her children Molly, Ben and Caesar and their increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever, all of which she has already in her possession.
      Fourthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Pond one Negro woman called Grace and her girl (unreadable) and their increases and also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Fifthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha Pond one Negro girl called Rose and her increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Sixthly. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Pond one Negro girl called Morning and her increase also one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Seventhly. I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Pond one Negro boy called George also one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever.
      Ninthly. I lend unto my loving wife Martha Pond during her natural life the plantation whereon I now live with three hundred and ninety five acres of land adjoining, bounded as is mentioned as above in the first clause of my Will. Also the use and labor of the following Negroes to wit: Lawrence, Patty, Rachael, Lucy, and Milly. After my just debts and legacies are paid I also lend unto my wife the use of all the residue of my estate of what nature or kind so ever. My will and desire is that after the death of my wife my Negroes Rachael, Lucy and Milly with their increase be equally divided between my son's Thomas and James or the heirs of their body. But if either of my son's Thomas or James should die under age or without issue then my desire is that the survivor of them should have the whole of the legacies herein given the other. And if both of my son's should die under age or without issue then the estate given those to be equally divided amongst my surviving children and their heirs. I further desire after the death of my wife the whole of my estate not herein before given away be equally divided amongst all my children herein named or their heirs.
      And lastly I do hereby Constitute and Appoint my loving wife Executor and my two son's Richard and Hawkins Pond whole and sole executors of this my Last Will and Testament revoking all former Wills by me made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of September 1777.
      Signed, Sealed, Published
      and declared in the presence of: RICHARD + POND (seal)
      EDWIN GRAY (mark)
      JOSHUA WOOD
      MARY JAMES

      Note: This will was presented in Court held for the County of Southampton on the 11th day of January 1778 by John Hawkins Pond and Richard Pond. Certificates were granted them for obtaining a Probate after giving security.
    Person ID I1497  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father POND John,   b. 6 Nov 1672, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1718, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother POND Elizabeth ??,   b. Abt 1672,   d. 9 Apr 1748  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1697  York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HAWKINS Martha,   b. 26 Feb 1727, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1777, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1748  Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. POND Elizabeth,   b. 1 May 1749, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. POND John,   b. 22 Jun 1751, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. POND Martha,   b. Abt 1752,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. POND Mary Pond,   b. Abt 1754,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. POND John Hawkins,   b. 15 Jul 1755, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1835, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. POND Richard, Jr.,   b. Abt 1758, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. btw 1814/1815  (Age ~ 57 years)
     7. POND Sarah,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. POND Thomas C.Calthorpe,   b. Abt 1762,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. POND James,   b. Abt 1766, Mecklenburg County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1710 - Charles Parrish, York County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1748 - Charles Parrish, York County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1777 - Nottoway Parrish, Southampton County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Lewis Edward Story Genealogy, Lewis Edward Story.

    2. [S392] Jerry R. Pond, Sr., Jerry R. Pond, Sr. (Reliability: 3).