Will of Susannah (Chiles) Brame    Aug 28 1805    
Proved (________   )  Mecklenburg Co. VA  Will Book 5, p. 389-391
{Not final proof, transcribed from photocopy of the original will) 
 
In the name of God Amen I Susannah Brame of the 
County of Mecklenburg and the State of Virginia, calling
to mind the Mortality of my body, and being convinced that
it is appointed for all men butt to die. Being of sound
mind and memory do make and ordain this my last
will and Testament. In the first place after recom-
-mending my soul to God who gave it to me. I desire to be
buried in a decent manner and as for what temporal
Estate it hath been pleased God to bless me with in this
life I dispose of it in manner and form following. Viz.
Item. I give and bequest to my Grand Daughter
Lucy Creath three shillings and no more of my Estate
   Item. I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Hanna 
Hutcheson three shillings & no more of my Estate
   Item. I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Elizabeth 
Burton the sum of three shillings & no more of my Estate
   Item. I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Susannah 
Love three shillings and no more of my Estate
   Item. I give and bequest to my Grandsons Warner & Thomas
Brame three shillings each and no more of my Estate
   Item. It is my will and desire and I do hereby direct & order
that my Executors here after named shall in the 
first place retain in their hands the sum of Ninety
pounds one shilling and four pence out of my Estate
for the special purpose of discharging paying and
satisfying sundry bonds executed and given by my son
James Brame one of the acting executors of my late hus-
-band Richens Brame deceased, to William Creath, who
intermarried with my Grand Daughter Lucy Brame
to Samuel Hutcheson who intermarried with my Grand
daughter Hannah Brame, John Burton who intermarried
with my Grand Daughter Elizabeth Brame, to 
William Love who intermarried with my Grand daughter 
Susannah Brame, the account of these bonds being
 
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given and considered as their proportionable parts of a dower
confirmed in me by the judge of the high Court of Chancery 
in conformity of the last will and testament of my late
husband Rickens Brame deceased.     Also to retain in
their hands the sum of forty five pounds and eight pence
for my two Grand sons Warner & Thomas Brame, who 
equally entitled as orphans of Thomas Brame deceased
to their proportionable parts of the dower confirmed in me
by the aforesaid deceased. The residue of my estate it is 
my will and desire shall be sold at the discretion of my
Executors and after retaining the aforesaid sums of
money and discharging my burial expenses, as also the
money left in the hands of my executors for my two 
Grand sons Warner & Thomas Brame if they refuse to 
receive it, be equally Divided Viz.   to wit one seventh
part to my son James Brame, one seventh part to my
son Samuel Brame, one seventh part to my son Richens 
Brame, one seventh part to my daughter Elizabeth
Hutcheson, one seventh part to my daughter Kerren-
happicuk Fraizer, one seventh part to my daughter
Susannah Thompson, and the other one seventh part to the
children and heirs of John Brame deceased, to them and their
heirs forever.
Lastly I constitue appoint & ordain my two sons
James & Samuel Brame and my son in law Peter Hutcheson
my whole & sole executors to this my last will & Testament
Revoking and disannulling all others heretofore made by me
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand to affixed
My seal this 28th day of August in the year of our Lord God
1805
Signed Sealed and acknowledged
In the presence of                                         Susannah Brame
Thomas Burnett                                                   SEAL
Susannah C Brame
Mary Ferguson
 
 
 
 
 
Transcribed: David Clark Dorsey, Nov. 2003
Abstracts and notes:
 
Will of Susannah Brame    Aug 28 1805;  Proved                      
Mecklenburg Co. VA  Will Book 5, p. 389-391
Identification of names as related in the will of Susannah Brame.
Susannah Brame                Decedent  (maiden name said to be Chiles)
Richens Brame                     husband - deceased
Samuel Brame                      son, executor
Richens Brame                     son
James Brame                         son, executor 
John Brame                           son - deceased
Thomas Brame                     son - deceased 
Susannah Thompson            daughter
Kerrenhappicuk Fraizer       daughter
Elizabeth Hutcheson daughter 
Peter Hutcheson                   son in law, husband of Elizabeth, executor
Lucy Creath                           granddaughter, daughter of Thomas Brame
William Creath                       husband of Lucy
Hanna Hutcheson                  granddaughter, daughter of Thomas Brame
Samuel Hutcheson                husband of Hanna
Elizabeth Burton                    granddaughter, daughter of Thomas Brame
John Burton                            husband of Elizabeth
Susannah Love                     granddaughter, daughter of Thomas Brame
William Love                          husband of Susannah
Warner & Thomas Brame    grandsons, sons of Thomas Brame
Thomas Burnett                     witness           
Susannah C Brame              witness, (may be daughter C. = Chiles)
Mary Ferguson                      witness