I Wright Tucker Jr of Brunswick County do make this my last will & Testament in manner & form following Vizt. 1st I give & bequeath all my estate both real & personal After the payment of my Debts to my two sons William W. Tucker and Adolphus F. Tucker to be equally divided between them share & share a like But should either of them die before they marry or attain to the age of Majority then their Proportion of the said Estate to go to the Survivor and if both should die before either of them marry or attain to the age of Majority then my will is that the whole of my Estate above Bequeathed go to my Father Wright Tucker to him & his heirs forever; 2ndly The Law having made a Liberal Provisions for my Wife I have made no bequest in her favor. 3rd I do constitute and appoint my Father Wright Tucker, my Brother John Tucker & uncle Hartwell Tucker, Executors to this my last will & Testament & vest them with full Legal & compleat power to sell or dispose of any part or the whole of my Estate either real or personal for the Payment of my just Debts either Publicly or privately as they may think best. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my and affixed my seal this Tenth day of November Eighteen hundred & fourteen. Signed by Wright Tucker, Jr. and witnessed by Richard Feild, Joshua Lucy and Thomas Simmons.
Brunswick County Court February 27, 1815. This last will and testament of Wright Tucker Jr. deceased was proved by the oath of Thomas Simmons a witness thereto & having been proved on the 26th day of December last by the oaths of Richard Feild and Joshua Lucy also witnesses thereto the same is ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Wright and John Tucker two of the executors therein named who made oath thereto according to law and together with Hartwell Tucker their security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of Twenty Thousand dollars Condition as the Law directs Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form liberty being reserved for the other executor therein named to join in the said probate when he may think fit.
Will Book 8, page 130, Brunswick County, Virginia