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

Mordecai Lillard

Male 1782 - 1851  (68 years)


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  • Name Mordecai Lillard 
    Born 22 Nov 1782  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1851  Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135792  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Benjamin Lillard,   b. 28 Aug 1747, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1829, Madison County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Crow,   b. 1753, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1772  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Abt 1785  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1785-1787 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book N; [Antient Press]; Page 106-110
      THIS INDENTURE of TRIPARTITE made the Twenty second day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty five Between BENJAMIN LILLARD of the County of Culpeper and Commonwealth of Virginia of the first part; Capt. JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD of the County and Commonwealth aforesaid of the second part; And CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD and MORDECAI LILLARD (Children of the said BENJAMIN LILLARD) of the third part; Witnesseth that BENJAMIN LILLARD as well for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty pounds Specie to him in hand paid by Capt. JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD before the sealing and delivery of these presents as for the natural love and affection he hash and bear to the said CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD, by these presents do bargain & sell give and confirm unto the sd. Capt. JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD and their heirs the following parcels of Land (to wit), the quantity of Twenty acres whereon the sd. BENJAMIN LILLARD formerly lived, lying in the County aforesaid on POPHAMS RUN adjoining to the lands of JOHN SEALE & JOHN THOMAS and all that parcel of land belonging to the sd. BENJAMIN LILLARD lying on ROCKY RUN adjoining the lands of MARY CHAMPE, JAMES CROW SENR and the aforesd. CHARLES SEALE, together with the following slaves & stocks of horses & hogs and household furniture & utensils of Farming & Plantings (vizt) one Negro man named Will, one Negro woman named Nane, one ditto named ditto & one yallow boy named Gabriel (Son of Nane), and their increase, one dark bay horse about four feet nine inches high called Useless and one bay ditto about four feet five inches high called Fidler, two white Sows & their Increase, three feather beds & furniture, three pewter dishes, fifteen ditto plates, three ditto basons, two large china dishes, six ditto plates, three pots, one Dutch Oven, one Copper Tea Kettle, one Frying Pan, three Chests, two tables, half dozen chairs, three axes, three hoes, two cases Knives & forks, and two Shovell Plows; To have and to hold the said lands slaves horses & hogs house hold furniture & utensils of Farming to the sd. Capt. JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD and their heirs forever to the following uses intents and purposes and to and for no other intent or purpose whatsoever, that is to say, that the sd. Capt. JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD and their heirs shall have and hold the said lands slaves and their increase, horses hogs household furniture & utensils of Farming for the use and benefit of them the said CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD & their heirs and employ the profits and emoluments arising therefrom towards the support and education of them the said CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD, until they shall respectively arive to the age of majority or till they shall respectively enter into the state of mattrimony, that upon either of the sd. Childrens arriving to the age of Twenty one years or enter manage, and equal division as near as the nature of the case will admit of be made of the slaves & their increase, stocks, household furniture & utensils of Farming; and the share and proportion of the sd. Child so arriving to age or manage be given up to him or her to hold the same in his or her absolute right & ownership; but so that no sale be made of either of the sd. slaves or their increase until! the majority or manage of all his sd. Children or the survivors of them and that in case either of his sd. Children shall die before he or shall arive to the age of majority or marry, in that case his or her part shall dissolve to and be vested in the survivor or survivors of them the sd. CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD their heirs; And in case of the death of the whole of the said Children before they arive to the age of their majority and before either of them enter into the state of Mattrimony, then to the use and behoof of them the sd. BENJAMIN LILLARD or to the use and behoof of such person or persons as he shall by any writing under his hand and seal before two witnesses or by his last Will and Testament appoint and direct; And further it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of the above Deed of Trust that untill the sd. CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD shall arive to the age of majority or shall enter into the state of Matrimony that sd. BENJAMIN LILLARD if he remains alive shall have the management and direction of the sd. lands slaves and their increase stocks furniture &c., and apply the profits arising from the sd. lands, labour of the sd. slaves & increase of the sd. Stock to his own use or in any other manner as he shall judge most expedient and may at any time before the sd. CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD arive to the age of Majority of marry sell & convey the whole or any part of the sd. lands slaves and their increase stocks furniture & utensils in fee simple and apply the money arising from such sale or sales as he shall think proper to make of his sd. lands slaves &c., to the purchase of other lands slaves stocks or furniture of equal value for the use of the sd. CLARA LILLARD, DENNIS LILLARD, LUCY LILLARD & MORDECAI LILLARD, any thing herein contained notwithstanding; In Witness whereof he the sd. BENJAMIN LILLARD hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses shown) BENJAMIN LILLARD
      Received of the within named Capt. JOHN STROTHER and THOMAS LILLARD the sum of fifty pounds specie it being in full the consideration money within mentioned
      BENJAMIN LILLARD
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 22d. Novr. 1785
      This Indented Deed of Trust from BENJAMIN LILLARD to JOHN STROTHER & THOMAS LILLARD was acknowledged by the said BENJAMIN and ordered to be recorded
      Testa JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur

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