Old Wills

1795 Will of Robert McKittrick – Harrison County

I, Robert McKittrick, Senr., being weak of body but sound in memory, knowing I must shortly part of this life, I bequeath my body to the ground and my Spirit to God who gave it.

Item.  I give unto my son Robert McKittrick that parcel or tract of land lying in the County of Augusta in Virginia, by the name of the Gap Plantation in Ginionses Gap [Jennings Gap?], also one horse, bed clothes and wearing clothes.

Item.  I give unto my three sons, John, William and James McKittrick, my other Plantation by the name of the Old Plantation lying and being in the County of Augusta, in the State of Virginia, to be equally divided between them.

Item.  I give to my sons-in-law William Metiare, five pounds; John Wright, my son-in-law, five pounds; John Meglemmery, son-in-law, five pounds; James Guyerny, son-in-law, one brown Jenny Guye; my grand-daughter, five pounds, to be paid to them out of debts owed to me when collected, the balance

of the money to be equally divided between my three daughters, Sarah, Isabell and Margaret.  I also do appoint my son Robert to take into his hands that part belonging to my son, William McKittrick, to deliver it out to him as he, the said Robert, sees reason or cause and do appoint my two sons, Robert and John McKittrick, my Executors of this my last will and testament, given under my hand this thirteenth day of March one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

Robert McKittrick

Test.  John Hutcherson, Senr., Moses McCluer, William Schooler.

Harrison County Court – July Court 1795

This last will and testament of Robert McKittrick, deceased, was proved in open court by the oaths of John Hutcherson, Moses McCluer and William Schooler, subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Teste. W. Moore, C.H.C.

Harrison County Will Book A, Pages 2-3

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