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

Elizabeth Morris

Female - Aft 1732


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  • Name Elizabeth Morris 
    Born Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1732  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086426  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2021 

    Father Unknown Morris,   b. Abt 1676,   d. Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary MNU Morris,   b. Abt 1676, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 253-253a-
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I HUMPHREY POPE of ye County of Westmorland & Parish of Washington being of perfect sense and memory praized be Allmighty God for itt. doe make this my Last Will & Testament in manner & form following, hereby revoking all other Wills & Testaments by me made. Imprimis, my Soul into the hands of Allmighty God &c., and my body to the Earth itts mother to be decently buried by my Exetrs: hereafter named
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, ANN CONDETT one half of my Land in PRINCE WILLIAM County, lying near (N--pies) Creek and next to POTOMACK RIVER to her & the heirs of her body lawfully begotten & for want of such to my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE and the heirs of her body &c and for want of such to my heir at Law for ever.
      Item I give unto my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE the other half of my Land in PRINCE WILLIAM County and to the heirs of her body lawfully begotten and for want os such to my Daughter. ANN CONDETT and the heirs of her &c. & for want of such to my heir at Law for ever.
      Item, I give unto my Son, HUMPHREY POPE, all the Plantation and the Land thereunto belonging whereon I now live to him and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such to my Son, JOHN POPE &ye heirs of his body lawfully Begotten & for want of such to my Daughter, SARAH POPE and the heirs of her body &c., and for want of such to my heir at Law for ever:
      Item. I give unto my Daughter, MARY MUSE, fifteen shillings and what I have allready given her into her possession for her full part of my Estate for ever;
      Item, I give unto my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE. one shilling Sterling and what I have allready given her into her possession for her full part of my Estate for ever;
      Item. I give unto my Son, JOHN POPE. my Negro man called jack to him and his heirs for ever
      Item. I give unto my Daughter. SARAH, one mnlattn girl named Lpttis only that (the next line is nor readable on the film)
      Item. I give to my Wives Daughter named ELIZABETH MORRIS, one feather bed bolster rug and blanket and pare of ( to her & her heirs for ever;
      Item, I give to my loving Wife. MARY, the horse called ( ) together with her Saddle & Bridle and also one Trunk to her and her heirs for ever. My will is that all the rest of my Estate be equally devided between my loving Wife and my four youngest Children to them and their heirs for ever and further it is my will and desier my four youngest Children have their Estate delivered them by my Exetrs. as they shall severally attaine to the age of Eighteen or day of mariage,
      Lastly, I do nominate appoint my loving Wife, MARY POPE, my Cozen, DANLL McCARTY and PETER JETT, Exetrs. of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this tenth day of January 1733
      Signed Sealed & published in presence of
      BENJ. WADDEY, HUM: POPE
      HUM' POPE the third
      Westmorland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 29th day of October 1734
      This Last Will and Testament of HUMPHRY POPE, deced., at August Court last being lodged by DANIEL McCARTY, Gent., one of the Executors in the said Will named, who then made Oath thereto & was proved by HUMPHRY POPE (who being the third of that name) one of the witnesses thereto & at this Court BENJAMIN WADDEY, Gent., the other witness in the said Will named proved the same by his Oath; Whereupon the said Will is admitted to Record and PETER JETT, one of the other of the said Executors together with the said McCARTY making Oath thereto, on their mocon and performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Test G. TURBERVILE. C, C. W
      Recorded the 11th day of November 1734, pr. G. T., C. C. W.

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