Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Miller

Male Aft 1707 - Aft 1721  (> 14 years)


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  • Name William Miller 
    Born Aft 1707  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1721  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027847  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 

    Father John Miller,   b. Abt 1685, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1717, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Margaret MNU Miller,   b. Abt 1689, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Nov 1732, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1705  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WILL OF RANDOLPH MILLER:

      In the name of God Amen. I Randolph Miller of the county of Lancaster in the Colony of Virginia being .. in years and indisposed in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks to Almight God do make this my last will and testament dated the 31st of Jany, Anno Dom: 1720/1 tht is to say first of all I bequeath my soul to God & my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian manner after the directions of my Excrs after named and my estate disposed of in manner following: viz: I will and bequeath all that parsol of land and the appurtenances that lyeth between the line of land that was my son John Miller's when alive & Edwin Conway, and the great road to Edwin Conway and his heirs forever, provided he give up or causes to be given up a bond that my son Wm Miller passed to him when alive.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my grandson John Miller, son of William Miller, a Negro Boy named Bob which I now have to him and his heirs forever after the death of my wife.
      Item: I give and bequeath the plantation whereon I now live with the appurtenances and after the death of my wife, to William Miller, the son of John Miller and the heirs of his body and if any of them dies without issue then the survivor shall have all to his heirs of his body, and if both die without issue, then it shall go to Henry Miller the son of John Miller and his heirs forever, and the other to another grandson, viz: Randolph Mott, the son of my daughter Katherine.
      My will is also this: Thos Chattin & John Mott, my two sons in law to have the care of the aforesaid plantation & my two grandsons aforesaid to whom the land is first given and the Negro boy given to John after the death of my wife, my wish is Randoph Mott shall have his land to him and his heirs....just before him.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my grandson Peter Miller, the son of Peter Miller, a Negro boy called Anthony to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to his brothers Stephen and George Miller each of them five hundred lbs of Tob. (tobacco?) apiece when of age.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter in law Margaret Miller a Negro man called Kitt during the term of one year from the date hereof and after to her daughter Jean Miller for the term of two years, that is to say they have the Tob. he makes and her mother aforesaid the corn and other like priviledges and my will is that afterward her brother John Miller shall have him & his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my grandaughter Anne Miller a bed & furniture at the death of my wife or the day of marriage of sd Anne.
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Katherine Mott an Negro lad called Dick to her and her heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret Chattin an negro girl called Hagar to her and her heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my two grandaughters Katherine and Mary Miller, daughters of John Miller, an Negro girl named ... to them and their heirs forever and they shall equal profit in the ... of the said negro. My will is also that their brother Henry Miller and their sister Sarah Miller have both of them two hundred lbs of Tob. at the death of my wife.
      Item I give and bequeath the use and occupation of all the rest of my personal estate & also three Negroes, a man called Robein, and another called Dempsy and a woman Ambo to Katherine, my well beloved wife during her life and afterward to be apparaised and their value as well as the rest of my estate to be divided between my children and the issue of my other children and that of the children belonging to .... have but one part among them all and I do hereby ... to my beloved wife aforesaid and my afore's sons in law Jon Mott and Thos Chatton joint excrs. of this my last will and testament hereby ...this and revoking all others in testimony whereof I hereunto affix my seal the day and year above written.
      Signed RANDOLPH K MILLER Seal. Recorded 10 Jan 1721 W B 10, p 347
      Test : Geo Murdock, Jno (X) Hogan, Eliz. (X) Jones.