Anna Witt (Mills) (1742 - 1816)

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Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Bedford, Virginia, United States
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About Anna Witt (Mills)

Will:

Bedford County Will Book 4, pages 276-7, SL#30539

In the name of God amen, I Ann Witt of Bedford County State of Virginia being through the attendant surety & goodness of God being of sound state of mind & disposing memory & calling to mind the uncertainty of human life & being desirous to dispose of such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath the same in manner and form following -

Having already given unto my son Mills Witt part of my tract of land (lying in the said county) I give the balance of said tract of land with all the estate I may be possessed of at my decease to be divided amongst my children and grand children in the manner hereafter mentioned & if the said tract of Land cannot be divided to any advantage amongst my children hereafter named it is my desire that my executors hereafter named shall dispose of the same in a manner they shall think most profitable, that is to say they may sell the Said land for cash or on account as they may think best and the money arising from such sale together with such other estate I may be possessed of at my decease to be divided share & share alike as followeth

  1. to my sons Jesse
  2. John
  3. Rowland' &
  4. Robert each a share,
  5. to my daughters Agness &
  6. Milly each a share &
  7. to my Daughter Betsy Calverts five children to be equally divided amongst them a share equal to that of one of my sons or daughters aforesaid.

And lastly I herby constitute & appoint my son Jesse Witt & my friend Henry Adams Executors of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all others wills or testaments by me heretofore made - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this 9th day of December in the year 1811. Signed sealed published & Declared her as & for the last Will & Testament Anne X Witt (seal) of the above named Anne Witt mark in presence of us Henry Brown, Joel Crumpacker, George White Whereas I some time past lent my son Jesse Twenty five dollars & my son in Law william Whitton Twelve Dollars my will is that after my decease the sum of twenty five dollars shall be reducted from my son Jesses part of my estate and that the sum of Twelve dollars shall be reducted from my daughter Milly Whittons part of my estate. her 18 Oct 1813 Anne X Witt Henry Brown mark Joel Crumpacker, George White At a court held for Bedford County at the Courthouse the 25th day of October in the year 1816 This last Will & Testament of Anne Witt Dec. was exhibited in court & proven by the oath of Henry Brown, Joel Crumpacker & George White the subscribing witnesses and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of Jesse Witt one of the Executors therein named who made oath & gave bond & security according to law - certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Liberty being reserved the other executor to join in the probate when he shall think fit.

Teste, J. Steptoe, C. B. C.

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Anne Mills's Timeline

1742
1742
Virginia, United States
1758
1758
Age 16
Va.
1762
May 11, 1762
Age 20
Bedford Co.,Va.
1765
1765
Age 23
Bedford Co.,Va.
1765
Age 23
Va.
1769
1769
Age 27
Bedford,,VA
1770
1770
Age 28
1772
1772
Age 30
1772
Age 30
1816
October 28, 1816
Age 74
Bedford, Virginia, United States