1722 - Bef 1792 (70 years)
||Benjamin Suddath |
||20 Apr 1791
||Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia
|From Fairfax County, Virginia Will Book F-1, Page 156. Will of Benjamin Suddath, Sr.|
In the name of God amen. I Benjamin Suddath of the County of Fairfax and Parish of Truro, being very weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God and calling to mind the mortality of the same and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament (that is to say) principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give devise and dispose of it in manner and form following (Viz) Item I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Silent Suddoth the whole of my Estate during her natural life. Item I give unto my soon William Suddath one Negro boy called Moses now in his possession to him and his heirs. Item I give unto my son Lewis Suddath one Negro boy named Peter to him and his heirs forever. I give unto my son James Suddath on Negro girl named Let her and her increase to him and his Heirs forever, one feather bed and furniture also the plantation whereon I now live. Item after the death of my wife it is my Will that the remainder of my Estate not mentioned to be equally divided among the whole of my Children except my Son William Suddath I also constitue and appoint my wife my son Benjamin Suddath and James Suddath Executors of this my last Will and Testament. I do hereby utterly disallow revoke all other Wills and Testaments whatsoever ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 20th day of April in the year of our Lord 1791
Signed Sealed and declared to be my last Will and Testament.
(signed) Richd. Wheeler Jos. Simpson Thos. + (his mark) Windsor Benjamin B (his mark) Suddath
At a Court continued and held for Fairfax County 18th September 1792 This Will was presented in Court by Silent Suddath, Benjamin Suddath, Jr. and James Suddath the Executrix and Executors therein named who made oath thereto and admitted to record, and the said Executors having performed what the law requires in such cases a certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
Test J.? Wagoner? ?. ?.
Know all men by these presents that we Silent Suddath, Benjamin Suddath, James Suddath, Thomas Pollard and John Kent are held and Jointly bound unto Robert T. ?, John Moss, William Payne and Richard Connally? Gentlemen Justices of the County Court of Fairfax now sitting in the sum of one thousand pounds to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices and their Successors, we bind ourselves and each of our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents
Sealed with our Seals and dated this 18th day of September 1792
The Condition of the above obligation is such that if the said Silent Suddath Benjamin Suddath and James Suddath the Executors of the last Will and Testament of Benjamin Suddath deceased, do make a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the goods and Chattles and Credits of the said Deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of the said Silent Benjamin and James or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for them and the same so made do exhibit unto the said County Court of Fairfax at such time as they shall be thereto required by the said Court and Goods Chattles and Credits do well and truly Administer according to Law and make a just and true account of their Actings and doings therein when ? required by the said Court and further do well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Will insofar as the said Goods Chattles and Credits will extend according to the value thereof and the Law? shall charge, then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue.
Sealed & Delivered
in the presence of
Silent S.J.(her mark) Suddath
John K.(his mark) Kent
At a Court continued and held for the County of Fairfax 18th of September 1792. Silent Suddath, Benjamin Suddath and James Suddath, Thomas Pollard and John Kent severally acknowledged this Bond to be their Act and Deed which is ordered to be recorded.
Test D. ? Wagoner A.?W.?
||Before 18 Sep 1792
||Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia
||3 Jan 2012 |
||Silent B Jeffries, b. Before 1725, d. 1789, Fairfax County, Virginia (Age ~ 64 years) |
||19 Jan 1743/44
||Stafford County, Virginia
- from Overwharton Parish Register
Benjamin is listed as Rose Suthard
| ||1. Ann Suddath, b. 17 Jul 1745, Stafford County, Virginia |
| ||2. Margaret Suddath, b. 12 Jan 1748, Stafford County, Virginia |
| ||3. Catherine Suddath, b. 27 Mar 1750, d. 11 Apr 1750 (Age 0 years)|
| ||4. William Suddath, b. 7 Mar 1751, Stafford County, Virginia , d. 1817, Edgefield County, South Carolina (Age 65 years)|
| ||5. Robert Lewis Suddath, b. @1753|
| ||6. Susannah Suddath, b. 25 Apr 1753|
| ||7. James Suddath, b. 6 Jan 1755, d. 1829 (Age 73 years)|
|+||8. Benjamin Suddath, Junior, b. c 1760, Virginia , d. Before 28 Apr 1835, Roane County, Tennessee (Age ~ 75 years)|
||23 Aug 2014 |
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