Last Will and Testament of Susanna Robins

29 September 1794

Transcribed by Lisa & Tom Dunaway


NOTE: Spellings have not been changed.

In the name of God Amen, I Susanna Robins of the County of Northampton do make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following.

Item I give to my nephew Edward Boisnard the sum of one hundred pounds Current money of Virginia.

Item I give to my niece Margaret Boisnard one hundred pounds Current money of Virginia.

Item I give to my sister in law Elizabeth Robins thirty pounds Current money of Virginia.

Item I give to my niece Elizabeth Robins, daughter of my brother John, a negro Girl called Patt.

Item I give to my niece Maria Robins, my negro Girl called Nanny.

Item I give to my nephew Temple Robins, a small negro boy named Jacob.

Item I give to my dear Mother, and her heirs forever a negro Girl called Grace.

Item all the rest of my Estate be it of what kind or nature soever I give to my dear Mother, my brother John and my sister Esther Boisnard to be equally divided between them.

Lastly I do appoint Littleton Savage Executor of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 29th day of September 1794.

Sealed published and declared}Susanna Robins {Seal}
in presence of}
Litt: Savage
Susanna Robins

At a court held for Northampton County the 9th December 1794

This will was proved by Oath of Littleton Savage a witness thereto, and ordered to be recorded : and upon the Motion of Littleton Savage Executor therein appointed who took the oath and gave bond with security according to Law, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat thereof in due form

Teste
ExdThomas Lytt: Savage C:N:C:

Source:

Northampton County, Virginia, Wills, Etc. 1792-1795, No. 29: 315-316, will of Susanna Robins, 1790; Library of Virginia microfilm Reel No.: 37.




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