Will of John Bradford of Brunswick Co., VA - 1735


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John Bradford died in Brunswick County, Virginia, in 1735. His will and list of children follow:

Will of John Bradford, Brunswick Co., VA
November 3, 1732 - Probated November 6, 1735 (29 V 507)
To the eldest son, Richard: a survey of land on the south side of Fountain Creek, surveyed by the late Co. Thomas Cocke in 1732 -also 400 acres on the north side of river called "Pamplico" when he is of age.  He shall allow his mother, my wife( Rebecca Pace), half the profits of the Mill.
To son Nathaniel:  Land lying on north side of Pea hill, also tract of 150 acres in N. C., being land I bought of Francis Ellidge on south side of
Beaver Pond Creek; also land in N. C. on north side of Tarr River, called "Pamplico" 640 acres.
To my son John: 200 acres on south side of Fountain Creek; and survey of land surveyed by Arthur Williams on South side of Jelks Swamp.
To eldest daughter Frances, negroes and land.
To second daughter Rebecca, negroes and land.
To youngest daughter Sarah, negroes and land.
To Gabriell Pickrell: 300 acres,
To Thomas Powell: land
To Margaret Moore: 200 acres on Beaver Pond Creek, and after her death to her son Tobias Moore.
Wife, remainder of estate for life and appointed her executrix.
Witnesses:  Richard Bradford,  Margaret Moore, Phillip Prescott.

Children of John and Rebecca (Pace) Bradford:



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