Micajah Clark Moorman, jr

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Last Will born 6th month of the 28th day of 1735 (28 Aug 1735) in Hanover Co., VA; died 1806 in Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA. At the Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, he married Susannah Chiles of Caroline County, daughter of Manoah and had who was born in 1738, and had by her several children, five of whom married into the Johnson family. It is stated that before Micajah's death in 1806, he freed his slaves.

or b. 28 Jun 1735

ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/campbell/wills/moorman4.txt Will of Micajah Moorman, 1806 - Campbell County, Virginia Will Book 2, pp. 297-299. (MICAJAH MOORMAN 1735-1806) I Micajah Moorman of the County of Campbell and State of Virginia being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament, and as touching my worldly estate both real and personal I do hereby dispose of the same in manner and form as followeth to wit. First, It is my desire that all my just debts be paid and out of my estate. I lend unto my beloved wife the land or plantation whereon I now live with all my household goods plantation utentials and stock of every kind, except as shall be hereafter excepted, during her natural life. Item. I give unto my son Thomas Moorman the land whereon he now lives lying on Mollys creek below and adjoining the meeting path as has been already laid off with some furniture which he has already received, also fifty acres of land to be purchased in the State of Ohio, to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Johnson one tract of land on the waters of Mollys creek which she has already received and conveyed, one horse & saddle and some furniture which she has already received to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give unto my daughter Rachel Johnson one tract of land lying on the waters of Mollys creek which she has already recd and conveyed, one horse and saddle and furniture which she has also recd to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give unto my son Charles Moorman one hundred acres of land, part of a tract of three hundred acres, which I purchased in the State of Ohio with horse and saddle and some furniture, which horse furniture &c he has already recd to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give unto four of my daughters to wit, Mildred Johnson, Rhoda Johnson, Susanna Johnson and Doshea Stratton fifty acres of land each out of the remainder of the tract of three hundred acres I have purchased in the State of Ohio, to be divided between them as convenient and as equal in quality as it well can, with other things furniture &c which they have already received, to them and their heirs forever. Item. I give to my daughter Nancy Paxton one horse and saddle, a feather bed and some furniture, all of which she had received before her decease and is all I intend as her portion. Item. I give to my daughter Sarah Stratton fifty acres of land in the State of Ohio, to be purchased for her where she may choose, out of my estate and one horse to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give unto my daughter Molly Moorman fifty acres of land in the State of Ohio, to be purchased for her out of my estate where she may choose, and one horse to her and her heirs forever. It is further my particular will and desire that if my beloved wife Susanna Moorman should choose to remove to the State of Ohio, that the lands whereon I now live, containing three hundred and eight acres should be sold altogether and the money arising therefrom to be appropriated as followeth to wit, Two thirds of which to be laid out in lands where she may choose in the State of Ohio, and the remaining one third to be for her immediate use and support, & to defray the expenses in removing, building and improving the lands purchased for her in the said State of Ohio, and at her decease I give unto my grand daughter Doshee Paxton fifty acres of said land with the improvements where my wife shall settle or reside, to her and her heirs forever. It is also my desire that the land my son Thomas agreed for in the State of Ohio containing two hundred and twenty five acres and whereon he had built a house for me should be paid for out of the money due me from George May, and the ballance of said money and all other moneys due to me after my just debts are paid should remain in the hands of wife and for the purposes before mentioned, and at her decease all the lands unappropriated and lent to my wife as afores'd and household furniture and every other part of my estate not otherwise disposed of, it is my will and desire it should be equally divided between all my children and grand daughter Doshee Paxton in any manner they may choose. Further it is my desire that until my wife and two daughters Sarah Stratton and Molly Moorman see cause to remove to the State of Ohio, that my wife and Sarah Stratton should remain in the occupancy of the lands on Mollys creek as they now do, and that my daughter Molly settle on the plantation where my daughter Mildred formerly lived, or until the decease of my wife, then to be sold and disposed of as above mentioned. I do also appoint Achilles Moorman my son Thomas Moorman, with my wife Susanna Moorman my executors to this my last will and testament and hereby revoking all other wills do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this 25th day of the eleventh month 1806. Micajah Moorman (seal) Teste John Lynch Wm. Davis Jno. Lynch Jr.

At a Court held for Campbell County January 12th 1807. The within last will and testament of Micajah Moorman deceased was exhibited in Court, and proved by the solemn affirmation of John Lynch and William Davis two of the witnesses thereto subscribed and ordered to be recorded, and on the motion of Susanna Moorman executrix and Thomas Moorman one of the executors therein named who made oath thereto according to law; certificate is granted them for obtaining probate thereof in due form giving security; whereupon they together with William Davis and John Davis their securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of Two thousand dollars, conditioned as the law directs for the said Executrix and executors due and faithful administration in the said decedents estate and performance of his will. Liberty being reserved the other executor to join in the probate thereof when he shall think fit. Teste Ro. Alexander C.C.C. Submitted by Mary E. Stewart

The DAR Patriot Index, pg 478 lists Micajah as having performed Patriotic Service in VIrginia during the Revolutionary War -------------------- http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/o/l/l/Krys-Oller/FILE/0002text.txt -------------------- http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/o/l/l/Krys-Oller/FILE/0002text.txt

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Micajah Clark Moorman, jr's Timeline

August 25, 1735
Hanover, VA, USA
May 19, 1754
Age 18
Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, , VA, USA
Age 19
Age 24
Age 27
March 15, 1765
Age 29
Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, United States
May 15, 1771
Age 35
Age 35
March 18, 1773
Age 37
Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States
Age 43
Virginia, United States