Will of Samuel Bugg
Dec. 24, 1775; Proved March 10 1777,     
Mecklenburg Co, VA, WB 1, p. 220-221
(not final proof)
In the name of God Amen. I Samuel Bugg of Mecklenburg  county being 
sick in body but in perfect mind & memory do give and disperse of all
my worldly goods in the following manner and form .  First I lend my
daughter Sarah Hix a Negro wench named Hannah and one feather bed
& furniture to her proper use and no other and at her death to be given
to her Children.  I also give to my son Sherwood Bugg one Negro man
named Dick & one feather bed & furniture.  Also I give to my son
Samuel Bugg one Negro man named Pompey & one feather bed and
furniture.  Also I give to my son Jacob Bugg one negro Boy named 
Bosson & one feather bed and furniture.  Also  I give to my son
Edmund Bugg one Negro boy named Frank and one feather bed &
furniture.  Also I give to my son Anselm Bugg one Negro boy named
Moses & one feather bed and furniture.  Also I give to my daughter
Lucy Bugg one Negro girl named Denah & one feather bed
 
Mecklenburg Co, VA     WB 2, p  221
 
bed and furniture.  Also I desire that my estate shall all be kept 
together (except what I now lend my daughter Sarah Hix) for the support and maintenance of my wife Martha Bugg and my six youngest children above mentioned until my son Sherwood Bugg comes to the age of twenty one years or my wife Martha
Bugg should marry and then I desire that all my personal
estate that I have not dispersed of to be equally divided
between all my Children above mentioned and at the same
time for my lands to be sold and the money equally divided
between my five sons above mentioned and after the division
of my estate I desire for my wife Martha Bugg to be
maintained out of my children's estates (begotten of her) as
long as she lives a widow and if either of my children should
loose one of their negros that I have now given them before
the division of my estate they shall be allowed the value there
of the said negros  I likewise constitute make and ordain
Amos Hix, Jacob Bugg, Bennett Woods, & Sherwood Bugg
my sole executors of this my last will and Testament.  In
Witness which I have hereunto set my hand & seal this
Twenty-forth day of  December one thousand seven hundred
& seven five.
Signed & sealed in                Samuel Bugg  {seal}
the presence of
Jacob Bugg
Thomas Langley
Joel Chandler
Samuel Leigh
 
At a Court held for Mecklenburg County the 10th day 
of March 1777.
This will was proved by the oaths of Thomas Langley 
and Joel Chandler Witnesses there to & Ordered to be 
recorded.  And on the motion of Amos Hix & Jacob Bugg 
two of the execs therein named who made oath thereto 
and together with George Baskerville and Thomas Langley 
their securities entered into  and acknowledged their bond 
in the penalty of two thousand pounds conditioned as the 
law directs Certificate was granted them for obtaining a 
probal of the said Will in due form, Liberty being reserved 
for the other Exor's named in the said Will to join in the 
probate when they shall think fit
                                           Teste    John Brown  CK Court
Division of the Estate of Samuel Bugg                 
Mecklenburg County WB 2p. 90
Made March 12, 1783, Recorded Feb. 10 1785
                                                         
 
Pursuant to an Order of the Court of Mecklenburg County
We the subscribers therein mentioned have divided the 
following negroes and Beds (to each) 

Culley to Sarah Hix…

 

90

 

Grace and Silvia to Sherwood Bugg…

 

70

 

Dina to Samuel Bugg…

 

85

 

Joe Amy and Jack to Jacob Bugg…

 

60

 

Stephen and Hannah to Edmund Bugg…

85

 

Jane & Fincy to Anselm Bugg…

 

100

 

Also

 

 

 

1 Feather Bed to Sherwood Bugg… 

 

9

 

1 Feather Bed to Samuel Bugg…

 

9

 

1 Feather Bed to Jacob Bugg…

 

9

 

1 Feather Bed to Edmund Bugg…

 

8

 

1 Feather Bed to Anselm Bugg…

 

9

 
Certified under our Hands & seals this 12th
day of March 1783 

 

 
John Speed {seal}
_________  {seal}
_________  {seal}
 _________


 

 










Inventory and Appraisal of the estate of Samuel Bugg
                        Mecklenburg County WB 1 p. 245-247
 Mecklenburg County December ____ 1777  _______ to an order
This Court we the subscribers being first _________ hath appraised
The estate of Samuel Bugg decd. in current money.   Viz.

One Negro Man Stephen

 

175

 

 

One Ditto Culley

 

200

 

 

One Ditto Jo

 

20

 

 

One Negro Women Jane

 

140

 

 

One Ditto Grace

 

40

 

 

One Ditto Amey

 

15

 

 

One Negro Girl Dinah

 

70

 

 

One Negro Child ____ y  

 

80

 

 

One Negro Boy Jo

 

65

 

 

One Ditto Jack

 

45

 

 

One Negro Man Pompy

 

210

 

 

One Ditto Dick

 

210

 

 

One Negro Boy Boson

Legacys

155

 

 

One Ditto Frank

 

100

 

 

One Ditto Moses

 

80

 

 

One Horse 

 

15

 

 

One Mare 

 

10

 

 

One Horse Colt 

 

30

 

 

41 Cattle    

 

100

 

 

60 Hogs  

 

30

 

 

33 Sheep  

 

24

15

 

1 Feather Bed and Furniture

 

12

 

 

1    Ditto    

 

12

 

 

1    Ditto 

 

10

 

 

1    Ditto  

 

10

 

 

1    Ditto   

 

8

 

 

1    Ditto   

 

5

 

 

1 Mans saddle   

 

7

 

 

1 Womans  Ditto  

 

10

 

 

3 old Saddles    

 

1

10

 

1 Desk      

 

10

 

 

2 Tables    

 

8

 

 

1  Ditto          

 

1

10

 

1  Ditto            

 

 

10

 

1 Buchett on the new Testament  

2

 

 

1 Large Bible 

 

 

15

 

__  parcel of old Books  

 

3

 

 

1 pr money scales    

 

 

10

 

1 pr hand irons

 

1

5

 

1 pr Tongs and shovel

 

 

8

 

4 China Bowls

 

12

15

 

1 Dozen ____ Cups and saucers    

1

5

 

18 Stone plates  

 

 

18

 

1 Dozen Stone Cups and saucers

 

3

 

1 Sugar dish    

 

 

1

 

1 Milk pot

 

 

1

 

7 Iron Candle sticks  

 

 

4

 

1 pr snuffers  

 

 

1

 

1 pr salts  

 

 

2

 

1 Popper _____         

 

 

 

6

 

1 Cannister   

 

 

1

 

 1 Glass can 

 

 

9

6

 

1 Pint Tumbler  

 

 

6

 

1 Stone Pitcher 

 

 

1

6

 

1 old Cast   

 

1

 

 

2 old Chevle 

 

 

16

 

11 stone jugs  

 

1

2

 

2 Bottles 

 

 

2

 

3 Butter Pots 

 

1

 

 

1 Flax wheel   

 

2

 

 

1    Ditto   

 

 

16

 

1 Wooling wheel     

 

 

6

 

1 pr cotton Cards

 

1

10

 

2 pr old Cards  

 

1

 

 

3 Iron pots and one Dutch oven   

6

16

 

1 Skillet   

 

 

6

 

1 Tea Kettle & one Coffee Pot  

1

10

 

__  ____  _______    

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18 Knives and forks

 

 

10

 

1 Cutter _____  

 

9

6

 

3 Pewter Basons  

 

1

10

 

11 Ditto Dishes 

 

1

5

 

11  Ditto  plates 

 

 

16

6

 

6 Ditto Spoons

 

 

11

 

1 Grid Iron   

 

 

1

3

 

1 large Copper bottle

 

 

12

10

 

1 pr sheep Shears 

 

 

2

6

 

1 Wire Riddle

 

 

19

 

1 Loom and warping Bars  

 

1

 

 

4 P____ and one Tubb 

 

1

1

6

 

9 Chairs  

 

1

7

 

7 Ditto 

 

 

10

 

1 Old Slate   

 

 

1

6

 

7  Axes

 

3

7

 

5 Grubbing Hoes   

 

1

12

 

1 Cross cut saw  

 

2

5

 

1 hand Ditto    

 

0

15

 

9 hoes  

 

3

 

 

1 Trow      

 

 

2

 

3 Plow hoes

 

 

15

 

3 Plain stocks and 4 Irons

 

 

10

 

14 Beef hooks  

 

1

12

 

4 Augers 

 

 

8

 

2 Chizzels and a gouge    

 

 

3

9

 

1 Howel

 

 

5

 

1 Drawing knife 

 

 

3

 

1 Adze   

 

 

5

 

1 pr stockyards

 

1

 

 

1 Flax Hatchet    

 

2

10

 

1 gun   

 

2

5

 

1 Hone 

 

 

5

 

                                                                       ________

 

 

 

 ₤. 1939

7

 
 





Jacob Bugg    |                                           John Speed
                         |   Executors                       James Hix         } Appr.
Amos Hix        |                                            Joel Chandler
 
 
This Appraisement was returned into Meckbg.
County Court the 8 th
day of December 1777 & ordered
to be recorded          Test  John Brown C Clerk