Edward Thomas McGhee (McGehee) (c.1702 - 1771)

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Nicknames: "MAGEE - MACKGEHEE - MACKGAHYE"
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Birthplace: New Kent County, Virginia
Death: Died in Cumberland County, Virginia
Managed by: Edward Berry
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About Edward Thomas McGhee (McGehee)

WILL OF EDWARD MCGEHEE, Cumberland County, VA, Will Book 1, 1749-1792, page 23: Dated 4 April 1770, Pr 28 Jan 1771 In the name of God, Amen. I, Edward McGehee of Cumberland County being in my perfect sences and memory do make this my last will and testament as followeth. Item I give to my son John McGehee and his heirs the following slaves Doll Sol Darkus Ben Lucy Minor and Judy together with their increase which slaves he now has in his possession. I likewise give to my son John and his heirs forever seven hundred acres of land lying in Prince Edward county joyning the land of Jacob McGehee, Sim Cock Cannon and George Walton. Item I give to my daughter, Mary Hodnett, five shillings current money. Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth Wright one negro wench named Hannah and her child Moses together with her increase to her and her heirs forever. I likewise give to my daughter Elizabeth Wright four hundred acres land being part of the tract whereon I now live and joining the land of Thomas Wright, Charles Lee, and Frances Apperson to her and her heirs forever. I give to my son-in-law, Thomas Wright, one half of my water grist mill. I likewise give to my said son-in-law, Thomas Wright, one half of the land that I purchased joyning the mill to him and his heirs forever. Item I give to my son, Micajah McGehee, one negro man named Bob to him and his heirs forever. I likewise give to my son, Micajah, seven hundred acres land in Prince Edward county being the land he now lives joining the land of John Martin to him and his heirs forever. Item I give to my son, Mumford McGehee, one negro boy named Peter to him and his heirs. I likewise give to my son, Mumford, seven hundred acres of land in Prince Edward county being laid off in a lot as will appear by plot number one being the land whereon he now lives to him and his heirs forever. Item I give to my son, Daniel McGehee, one negro boy named Ned to him and his heirs. I likewise give to my son Daniel seven hundred acres of land in Prince Edward county being laid off in a lot as will appear by a plot number two to him and his heirs forever. Item I give to my son, Willliam McGehee, one negro boy named George to him and his heirs. I likewise give to my son William seven hundred acres of land in Prince Edward county being laid off in a lot as will appear by a plot number three to him and his heirs forever. I give to my son William two cows and calves and one feather bed and furniture. Item I give to my son, Jacob McGehee, one negro boy named Tom to him and his heirs forever. I likewise give to my siad son Jacob seven hundred acres of land in Prince Edward county being laid off in a lot as will appear by a plot number six to him and his heirs forever. I give to my son Jacob two cows and calves and one feather bed and furniture. Iem I give to my son, Samuel McGehee, one negro boy named Pompy to him and his heirs forever. I give to my said son Samuel and his heirs forever seven hundred acres of land in Prince Edward county being laid off in a lot as will appear by a plot number four. I give to my son Samuel two cows and calves and one feather bed and furniture. I give to my daughter, Anna McGehee, one negro girl named Rachel with her incerase to her and her heirs forever. I likewise give to my daughter Anna four hundred acres of land being part of the tract whereon I now live joyning my mill to her and her heirs forever, but in case my wife should want any timber on the said four hundred acres land or to tend any part thereof during her live my desire is that she may not be prevented. Item I lend to my beloved wife, Elizabeth McGehee, the land and plantation whereon I now live with four hundred acres likewise the following slaves Seasor London Sampson Bristol Jean Lucy Henry Dick Agg Jessee and the one half of the profits of my grist mill with the reaminder of my stock and household goods working tools & c. that's on my plantation during her natural life and my desire is after my wife's decease that the land whereon I now live may be equally divided between my two daughters Elizabeth Wright & my daughter Anna to them and their heirs forever. And further my desire is that after the death of my wife Elizabeth that one half of the mill and the remainder of my household goods & stock with the above slaves lent may be sold by my executors to the highest bidders and seventy five pounds sixteen shillings and eight pence to be paid to my sonJacob McGehee, and th___ pounds sixteen shillings & eight pence to be paid to my son Daniel McGehee also nine pounds three shillings & four pence to be paid to my son William McGehee. And my desire is that after the above cash is paid to my three sons that the balance may be equally divided between my daughter Elizabeth Wright and my six sons Micajah Mumford Daniel William Jacob and Samuel and my daughter Anna. And my desire is that there be no appraisement of my estate nor security given and further my will and desire is that in case either of my six sons or my daughter Anna should dye before they arive to the age of twenty one years or marry's that their part be equally divided among the remainder of the last mentioned children and lstly I do appoint my beloved wife Elizabeth McGehee, son Mumford, my son-in-law Thomas Wright and Henry Macon executors of this my last will & testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th Apr 1770. Edward McGehee {seal} Sign'd seal'd & acknowledg'd in the presence of and interlin'd before sealed - Nathan Glenn James Glenn Nehemiah Glenn At a court held for Cumberland county 28th January 1771 This last will and testament of Edward McGehee deceased was proved by Nathan Glenn and Nehemiah two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of Elizabeth McGehee executrix Mumford McGehee and Thomas Wright two of the executors therein named who made oath according to law certificate is granted them for obtaining probat thereof in due form and liberty is reserved to the other executor to join in probat. Test Thompson Swann Clk

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Edward McGhee's Timeline

1702
1702
New Kent County, Virginia
1730
1730
Age 28
1735
1735
Age 33
Virginia
1739
1739
Age 37
Prince Edward County, Virginia
1745
1745
Age 43
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States
1750
1750
Age 48
VA, USA
1771
January 28, 1771
Age 69
Cumberland County, Virginia
1997
February 13, 1997
Age 69
August 15, 1997
Age 69
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