Mecklenburg Co., ,VA Will of Edward Giles  1818

    Submitted by "Ruth O. Kauffman" 
                 January 26, 1999





                 THE WILL OF EDWARD GILES
                     MECKLENBURG CO. VA
                        10 MARCH 1818
        MECKLENBURG COUNTY WILL BOOK #8 PAGE 416

 Item   first I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Milly
        Nance two hundred dollars to her and her heirs.

 Item   second, I give and bequeath to my Grandson Edward
        Poythress twenty five dollars to him and his heirs.

 Item   third, I give and bequeath to my Grandson John
       Poythress one hundred dollars to him and his heirs

 Item   fourth, I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter
        Martha Giles Daughter of my Daughter Betsy P. Giles
        two hundred dollars to her and her heirs.

 Item   fifth, and last after all my just Debts funeral
        expenses and the above legacies are first paid it is
        my will and desire that the remainder estate be
        equally divided amoungst my four Living Children
        Jean P Basey, John Giles, Edward Giles and William
        Giles to each of them and their heirs, given under my
        hand this 10th day of March 1818.  I appoint Edward
        Giles Jr and John Basey exors to this my last Will
        and Testament.
                                                 his
 Signed and sealed in presense of         Edward  X  Giles
                                                 mark
 ((S))
 Bushrod Webb
       his
 Henry  X  Wartman 
      mark   
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 AT A COURT HELD FOR MECKLENBURG COUNTY THE 16TH DAY OF
                            MARCH 1818

 The Last Will and Testament of Edward Giles decīd was presented into
 Court and proved by the Oaths of the Witnesses thereto, and ordered to
 be recorded and on the motion of Edward Giles, Jr. one of the executors
 therein named into made oath thusly and together with John Cook, Henry
 Wartman and Buchrod Webb his securities in turn into and acknowledge
 their bond in the penalty of Twenty five thousand dollars conditions as
 the law.