Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Catherine AndersonAbt 1733 -
Name Catherine Anderson Birth Abt 1733 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Gender Female Person ID I130158 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father Joseph Anderson, b. Bef 1712, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. 19 Aug 1735, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate (Age > 23 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth Clayton, b. Aft 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1785, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia (Age > 65 years) Relationship natural Marriage Abt 1732 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Family ID F52039 Group Sheet | Family Chart
1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 352
N THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I JOSEPH ANDERSON of the Parish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex being very sick &weak but of sound mind & memory thanks be to God do constitute this to be my last will & Testament as followeth (Vitt) Imprimis I recommend my Soul into the hands of my Creator my body to be interred at the discretion of my Executrix & what worldly goods-it has pleased God to bestow on me my debts being first paid I give & bequeath as followeth.
1st I give & bequeath unto my loving daughter CATHERINE ANDERSON all my lands lying or being in any part or place whatsoever Except as is hereafter Excepted to her & her heirs for ever.
2dly I give & bequeath to my Lovg Brother THOS. ANDERSON one tract or parcell of land lying & being in CAROLINE COUNTY provided quit all his right claim or demand of all & every part of the Estate of JOSEPH ANDERSON deceased in my possession be the be the same more or less and if he refuses to quit his claim in manner aforesaid then I give to my Daughter Catherine Anderson the said land to her & her heirs for ever.
3dly I give unto my daughter Catherine Anderson one negro girle named Kate & her Increase to her & her heirs for ever.
4thly I give unto my loving Wife ELIZA ANDERSON the one half of my Estate real & personall during her natural life then to return to the heir at law & the other to my daughter aforesaid to be delivered on the day of marriage or the arriving to the age of Eighteen years. Lastly I do hereby constitute &
appoint my loving Wife to be my whole & sole Executrix of this my last will & Testament as Witness my hand and seal this 7th day of janry. one thousand seven hundred & thirty four.
Presence of FRANS, SMITH, Jos. Anderson
PHIL CLAYTON; JOHN PENDLETON
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the xixth day of August MDCCXXXV
This last will & testament of Joseph Anderson decd was presented in Court by Elizabeth Anderson the Exx. therein named who made oath thereto & being also proved by the Oaths of Francis Smith gent., Philip Clayton & John Pendleton witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded,