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Smith, and a prb't granted to ye  
 
Smith, and a prb't granted to ye  
 
[Exteentrx?] Test Jno Taylor Cl Cur
 
[Exteentrx?] Test Jno Taylor Cl Cur
 
  
 
In the name of God Amen I George Woodlief of Charles
 
In the name of God Amen I George Woodlief of Charles
Citty County being of sound perfect & disposing minde & memory  
+
Citty County being of sound perfect & disposeing minde & memory  
and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life am desirous to
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and calling to minde the uncertainty of this life am desirous to
to settle my small estate the Almighty hath been pleasent bless
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to settle yt small estate ye Almighty hath been pleased to bless
me with among my children & that no quarrells or disputes may
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me with among my chilldren & that no quarrells or disputes may
 
happen amongst them after my decease doe make & ordaine
 
happen amongst them after my decease doe make & ordaine
this my last will & testament in manner following hereby
+
this my last will & testament in manner ffollowing hereby
revoaking all other wills by me heretofore made and first of
+
revoakeing all other wills by me heretofore made. And first of
all I bequeath my soul unto the hands of Almighty God trusting
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all I bequeath my soul unto ye hands of Almighty God trusting
in the merrits & passion of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ for
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in ye merrits & passion of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ for
 
pardon and remission of all my sins desireing that my boddy
 
pardon and remission of all my sins desireing that my boddy
be decently intered after the manner of the church of England
+
be decently intered after ye manner of the church of England
according to the discretion of my executor hereafter named and
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according to the discretion of my Execu'rs here after named and
as for worldly effect my debts being first satisfied & payed I
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as for worldly Estat my debts being first satisfied & payed I
give and bequeath the same in manner following (viz)
+
give and bequeath ye same in manner ffollowing (viz)
 
I give & bequeath to my son John Woodlief & his male heirs for
 
I give & bequeath to my son John Woodlief & his male heirs for
 
ever all my land lying in Jordans upon the River between Mr
 
ever all my land lying in Jordans upon the River between Mr
Blands land and Mr Poythrees land and So from the River on the
+
Blands land and Mr Poythrees land and so from ye River on ye
said Blands land as the dividing line between me & him up to the
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said Blands land as ye dividing line between me & him up to the
mane Run wich Run is to be the bounds of this land till it runs one
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mane Run wich Run is to be ye bounds of this land till it runs one
 
hundred yards above the path leading from my house to my brother
 
hundred yards above the path leading from my house to my brother
Woodlief & from there a direct line towards & near part of the
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Woodlief & from thene a direct line towards ye nearest part of Mr
 
Poythees line-
 
Poythees line-
 
Item I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Woodlief & his heirs
 
Item I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Woodlief & his heirs
 
male for ever all that part of my lands in Jordans lying between
 
male for ever all that part of my lands in Jordans lying between
Mr Blands land & the Bottom runing by the plantation where
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Mr Blands land & ye Bottom runing by ye plantation where
Joseph Tooey lived and along that Bottom & the nearoff cource
+
Joseph Tovey lived and aloung that Bottom & the nearest cource
thereof to the miles end enclosing all the land between the Said
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thereof to ye miles end encludeing all ye land between ye Said
Bottom and Joseph Mattox & on Mr Blands land & the Sd Maine Run
+
Bottom and Joseph Mattox & Mr Blands land & ye sd Maine Run
on the southward side thereof reserving out the before mentioned
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on ye southward side thereof reserving out ye before mentioned
bequeath six years rent of the plantation Thomas Burge now lives
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bequest six years rent of ye plantation Thomas Burge now lives
on which rent I give & bequeath to my grandaughter Mary Woodlief
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on wch rent I give & bequeath to my grandaughter Mary Woodlief
towards her maintainance if she shall be loung live but if she dyes
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towards hir maintainance if she shall so loung live but if she dyes
before the expiration of the Sd six years then so much thereof as remain
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before ye expiration of ye sd six years then so much thereof as remain
unpaid after my decease to return to my Sd son Thomas Woodlief again
+
unpaid after my decase to return to my sd son Thomas Woodlief again

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Item I Constitute my deare and loveing wife Elizabeth Edwards the whole and sole Executrix of this my last will & Testament and in Witness whereunto I have heareunto sett to my hand and affixed my seale this 29th day of the moneth called October 1699

Signed & Sealed in present of us Witt: Harding Obadiah O S Smith his signe John P Hamlett his signe

Tho: X Edwards seald Charles City County Court Att westover march ye 4o 1699 This will was proved by ye oathes of William Harding and Obediah Smith, and a prb't granted to ye [Exteentrx?] Test Jno Taylor Cl Cur

In the name of God Amen I George Woodlief of Charles Citty County being of sound perfect & disposeing minde & memory and calling to minde the uncertainty of this life am desirous to to settle yt small estate ye Almighty hath been pleased to bless me with among my chilldren & that no quarrells or disputes may happen amongst them after my decease doe make & ordaine this my last will & testament in manner ffollowing hereby revoakeing all other wills by me heretofore made. And first of all I bequeath my soul unto ye hands of Almighty God trusting in ye merrits & passion of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ for pardon and remission of all my sins desireing that my boddy be decently intered after ye manner of the church of England according to the discretion of my Execu'rs here after named and as for worldly Estat my debts being first satisfied & payed I give and bequeath ye same in manner ffollowing (viz) I give & bequeath to my son John Woodlief & his male heirs for ever all my land lying in Jordans upon the River between Mr Blands land and Mr Poythrees land and so from ye River on ye said Blands land as ye dividing line between me & him up to the mane Run wich Run is to be ye bounds of this land till it runs one hundred yards above the path leading from my house to my brother Woodlief & from thene a direct line towards ye nearest part of Mr Poythees line- Item I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Woodlief & his heirs male for ever all that part of my lands in Jordans lying between Mr Blands land & ye Bottom runing by ye plantation where Joseph Tovey lived and aloung that Bottom & the nearest cource thereof to ye miles end encludeing all ye land between ye Said Bottom and Joseph Mattox & Mr Blands land & ye sd Maine Run on ye southward side thereof reserving out ye before mentioned bequest six years rent of ye plantation Thomas Burge now lives on wch rent I give & bequeath to my grandaughter Mary Woodlief towards hir maintainance if she shall so loung live but if she dyes before ye expiration of ye sd six years then so much thereof as remain unpaid after my decase to return to my sd son Thomas Woodlief again