William Griffin, III (1680 - 1751) MP

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Birthplace: Richmond , Virginia
Death: Died in Lunenberg, Virginia
Managed by: Jeffrey Earl Neace
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About William Griffin, III

Born in Richmond County, VA.

William Griffin of L, being sick and weak To my wife - I lend her my plantation which I now live on, with 300 acres of land appertaining thereto, during her widowhood, after which I give the land to my son, William Griffin. I also lend my wife 2 feather beds, 3 dishes, 1 basin, and 6 plates, 2 iron pots, 1 brass kettle, and 1 frying pan, during her widowhood. I also give her 1 feather bed, 2 rings, and 1 sheet, 1 cow and calf, and 1 horse. Also, I give her all my hogs. To my son William - 1 bed, bolster, bed quilt, blanket, and sheet. Also 1 mare, 4(?) cows and calves, 1 bed that I have lent my wife. To my daughter Elizabeth - when she comes to the age of 18 years, 1 cow and calf. To Henry Green, son of John Green - 100 acres of land on Buffalo Creek, to be laid off at the upper end of my land. To Ralph Griffin, son to Richard Griffin - 100 acres of land adjoining the aforesaid Henry Gren [sic] on the lower side. To my son and daughter - the household goods that is not given, is to be equally divided between them. As for my debts, to be got to discharge mine and to the support of my family, 1 rifle, 1 smooth-bore gun, 1 black horse, to be sold to pay my debts and to support my family. My will is that no part of my estate shall be appraised.

Executors - Ralf Griffin and William Woodward. Executrix - my wife. Signed Oct 17, 1750 - William Griffin (-o his mark) Witnesses - William Jackson, William Sizmore, Charles Smith The within will of the deceased was exhibited at Apr 2, 1751 Court, and was proved by the oaths of the witnesses.

Source: Lunenburg Co., VA Will Book I, pg. 31 (Contributed by Sharon Clark); Will of William Griffin written: Oct 17, 1750, proven: Apr 2, 1751

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William Griffin, III's Timeline

1680
1680
Richmond , Virginia
1700
1700
Age 20
Virginia Statehood 1788
1700
Age 20
Halifax, Virginia
1705
1705
Age 25
Wales, U
1706
1706
Age 26
1707
1707
Age 27
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
1751
1751
Age 71
Lunenberg, Virginia
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