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Colonial Wills and Deeds

of

Henrico County, Virginia

1737-1781

Abstracted and Compiled by Benjamin B Weisinger III

May Court 1740

p.107 - Motion of John Pleasants to administer the estate of Elizabeth Hatcher, dec'd, It is ordered that Benjamin Hatcher, Henry Hatcher and Jeremiah Hatcher, to one of which the right of administration doth belong, be summoned to declare whether they will take said administration.

July Court 1740

p.113 - Henry Hatcher granted administration of estate of Elizabeth Hatcher, dec'd, who died intestate, Samuel Bugg, security. John Hobson, Edward Good, William Porter, and Samuel Gathrite to appraise.

August Court 1741

p.154 - Inventory of Elizabeth Hatcher presented by Henry Hatcher.

December Court 1743

p.243 - Will of Henry Hatcher, dec'd presented by Henry Hatcher, the executor, and probate granted. Robert Ashurst, John Burton, Edmund Logwood, and John Sheperson to appraise.

February Court 1743

p.245 - Dorothy Hatcher, widow and relict of Henry Hatcher, dec'd late of Parish of Dale, renounces all benefits from will of her late husband. She gives power of attorney to Josiah Hatcher.

March Court 1743

p.249 - Inventory of Henry Hatcher, dec'd, presented.

August Court 1745

p.60 - Inventory of Thomas Pleasants appraised by Henry Sharp, Edward Goode and James Hatcher. Recorded August 1745.

May Court 1746

p.144 - Accounts of estate of Henry Hatcher, dec'd, by Henry Hatcher. Recorded May 1746.

May Court 1747

p.265 - Will of Thomas Knibb of Henrico County
To daughter Anne Hatcher, 50 acres where she now lives and after decease of said Anne and her husband Jameston Hatcher, to my grandson Thomas Hatcher.
To daughter Obedience Knibb, all remainder of land where I now live, and items.
To wife Anne, 100 acres in Henrico at Sappony, the plantation where William Cutts now lives, being 1/2 of 200 acres taken up with Mr. Joseph Wilkinson.
To my grandson Jameston Hatcher, the other 100 acres, joining Benjamin Branch.
Rest to wife Anne and she to be executor.
Dated 29 Dec 1744
Wit: John Green, William Hatcher, Frederick Baugh
Recorded May 1747

October Court 1747

p.303 - Will of John Burton of Dale Parish,br> To wife Elizabeth, personal estate for life, then to be divided between 2 sons and 4 daughters, vizt; Caleb Burton, Joseph Burton, Elizabeth, Sarah, Joannah, and Mary Burton.
To son Caleb, land at fork of Nisoms Branch, and another 50 acres on south side of same branch, joining James Farley and James Hill, the whole being 130 acres.
To son Joseph, the plantation where I now live.
If either son dies before age 21, their portion to my daughter Elizabeth Burton, and if she die, then to my son John Burton.
To son John, 1 shillling; to son Robert, 1 shilling; and to daughter Agnes Farmer, 1 shilling.
Dated 5 Sept 1746
Wit: Henry Hatcher, Josiah Hatcher, John Popham
Presented by John Burton and recorded Oct 1747

August Court 1748

p.23 - Inventory of Henry Branch appraised July 28, 1748 by John Stewart, Robert Thompson, and Samuel Hatcher. Recorded Aug 1748.

December Court 1751

p.101 - Inventory of Robert Pleasants by Edward Goode and James Hatcher 22 Nov 1751. Presented by Anderson Stith and recorded Dec 1751.

February Court 1757

p.484 - Inventory of James Hatcher by William Hatcher, Executor, by Charles Woodson, Robert Povall, and Richard Renard. Recorded Feb 7, 1757.

January Court 1757

p.62 - Will of James Hatcher presented by William Hatcher, executor, and proved by James Woodfin and Charles Woodson; Charles Woodson, Sec. Robert Pleasants, Charles Woodson, Robert Povall and Richard Renyard to appraise estate.

p.1751 - Will of James Hatcher
To sister Sarah Richardson, wife of Thomas Richardson, feather bed and two cows and calves.
To my aunt Sarah Staples, L5
To brother William Hatcher, all rest of estate and he to be executor.
Dated Dec 27, 1740
Wit: Charles Woodson, James Woodfin, Peter Price
Recorded Jan 3, 1757

August Court 1764

p.289 - John Randolph appointed executor of will of William Hatcher, dec'd; Ryland Randolph, Sec.

October Court 1765

p.526 - Richard Randolph, Gent. returned accout of estate of William Hatcher.

p.1111 - Administrators bond of Samuel Bugg and Henry Hatcher for estate of Elizabeth Hatcher. 7 July 1740.

p.1751 - Will of James Hatcher
To sister Sarah Richardson, wife of Thomas Richardson, feather bed and two cows and calves
To my aunt Sarah Staples, L5
To brother William Hatcher, all rest of estate and he to be executor.
Dated Dec. 27, 1740
Wit: Charles Woodson, James Woodfin, Peter Price
Recorded Jan 3, 1757

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