Rockbridge County, VA Will Book 2 p. 197 and 198.
Will of John Walker
Submitted by © Judy Wright, 1997. <email@example.com>
In the name of God Amane. March the thirty first day in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred, I john Walker of Rockbridge County and State of Va.... bequeath unto my well beloved wife Mary Walker, the third of my land and profits arising from same during her natural life .... also bequeath ... the Negro wench named NANCE.... Remaining part of my land ... Five sons Alexander, John, James, Joseph and William the plantation that I now live on containing four hundred acres... Daughters Jenney, Polly, and Betsey... Bequeath unto my aged mother.... Appoint wife Mary Walker, Capt. Alexander Walker and Alexander Walker Junr. sole executors... Witnesses John Walker, Hugh Kelso, John Stewart, Hugh Stewart proved in court Oct. 7, 1800.