THOMAS D. CRUTCHFIELD - Will 1869-1874 and Inventory
Mecklenburg County, Va Will Book 23/214,
Submitted by Don N. Crutchfield 5-2-98 firstname.lastname@example.org
In the name of God Amen I Thomas D. Crutchfield of the County of
Mecklenburg and State of Virginia being of sound mind, though
feeble in health and aware of the uncertainty of life do do make
and constitute this to be my last will and testament in the
following to wit.
I give and bequest unto my beloved wife Martha W. Crutchfield the
land on which I now reside and all other property belonging to
me, during her life except one bed and furniture which I give to
my daughter Georgiana Crutchfield and at the dearth of my beloved
wife Martha W.. Crutchfield the said land and property shall go
to my son Zackary T. Crutchfield, provided the said Zackary T.
Crutchfield shall live with and take care of my wife during her
life. The said Zackary T. Crutchfield shall also take care of my
daughter Georgiana Crutchfield and she shall have a home with
him on said land during her singlehood or until she marries.
I nominate and appoint my beloved wife my Executrix without
security. In testimony of all of which I have here to affixed my
hand and seal this the 3rd September, eighteen hundred sixty
Thomas D. Crutchfield (seal)
Witnesses, Thos. F Dunnright and Thos. O. Tanner
Mecklenburg County Court February 16th, 1874
A will proporting to be the last will and testament of Thomas D.
Crutchfield, late of this county deceased, was this day presented
to the court. And there being no subscribing witnesses to the
said will, J. T. Harris and Thos. O. Tanner were sworn and (?)
that they were well acquainted with the hand writing of the said
Thomas D. Crutchfield deceased and verily believe that the
signature to the will subscribed is in the handwriting of the
said Thomas D. Crutchfield deceased whereupon the same is ordered
to be recorded as the last will and testament of said Thomas D.
Teste N.P. Hughes , clerk
Know all men by these presents that 1 Martha W. Crutchfield am
held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia in the
sum of Five Hundred Dollars to pay which I bind ourselves my
heirs and jointly and severally by these presents. Sealed with
my seal and dated this 16th day of February 1874. The conditions
of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound
Martha W. Crutchfield who has this day qualified as executrix of
last will and testament of Thomas D. Crutchfield deceased
(without security , the will requiring none of her). Now if the
said Martha W. Crutchfield shall faithfully discharge the duties
of said executrix according to the law then the above obligation
to be void, otherwise to remain in force and virtue(?).
Martha W (her mark). Crutchfield (seal)
R. P. Hughes Mecklenburg County Court
February 16th, 1874
23/239 Inventory and appraisement of estate of
Thomas D. Crutchfield made on the 11th day of March 1874
124 Acres Land $2.00 $248.00
3 Beds $10.00 $30.00
½ dozen chairs $3.00
Cooking utensils $1.50
Table ( no price)
Furniture $ .50
We the undersigned commissioners this day have met and appraised
the property of Thomas D. Crutchfield and this is our report
given under our hands this 11th day of March 1874 for Martha W.
W. C. Crutchfield
Thos. O. Tanner
This is to certify that the above parties was duly sworn before
me V. J. Smith J.P.
This the 11th day of March 1874 Examined and returned for record.
W. Baskervill Jr. Mecklenburg County Court April 20th 1874.
The foregoing inventory and appeasement was this day returned
unto this court and ordered to be recorded.
Teate R. P. Hughes, clk
Date of probate of Husband`s will Mecklenburg County Virginia
will book 23/239