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Edith Ledbetter (Williamson)

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Prince George, Virginia
Death: January 1802 (84)
Brunswick, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. John Williamson and Sarah Williamson
Wife of Henry Ledbetter, Sr.,
Mother of Elizabeth Walton; Charles Ledbetter; Edith Ledbetter; Henry Ledbetter, Jr.; Drury Ledbetter and 1 other
Sister of Susannah Rottenberry; Elizabeth Sterdivant; Alice Lownes; Hannah Fox; Sarah Calvert and 6 others

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Surry County, VirginiaDeed Book 8, page 196-7

large water spot with missing tears in middle of page

30 Jan 1731/2. Names dau Elizabeth w/ Hollam Sturdivant, Susan w/ John

Rollenburg, Edith Williamson, Hannah w/ Richard Fox, sn Cuthbert

Williamson, granddaughter Sarah Maybury, brother Cuthbert Williamson. rec

17 May 1732

In the name of God Amen I John Williamson ?

in the County of Surry in the Colony of Virginia Planter ? body

but of Sound Perfect ? mind ? God for

the same and Calling ?

all flesh must Yield unto ? Ordain

and declare this my last will and Testament ? hereby

Revoking and Adnu.ling by these Presents ? by me hereto

fore made.

Imprimis My Soul I asign to God that gave it hoping for Pardon & Remission

of all my Sins through the Meritts & Mediation of Jesus Christ my Saviour.

Item. My body I Commit to the Earth from whence I was taken to be decently


by nt Exect'rs hereafter named and as touching such Worldly Estate

wherewith it

hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise & dispose of the

same in man

ner & form following. I Will that my Debts Funeral Expenses be duly paid ]

& discharged

Item I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Sturdivant the Wife of Hollam Sturdivant

One hundred Ells of brown /Ozenbriggs One large Iron pot and One small Iron


with the hooks belonging to ye same.

Item I devise to my Daughter Susan Rollenburg the Wife of John Rollen

burg and to her heirs for Ever Two hundred forty One & a half Acres of Land

more or less lying on the South Side of the River Nottoway in the said County

of Surry it being the Land where they are now dwelling & abiding ?

To the said Susanna One hundred Wlld of brown Ozenbriggs One Iron pot and

hooks One Rugg & One bed Tick

Item I give to my Daughter Edith Williamson One ?

Feather bed & bolster One Rug One p'r of blanketts One Hundred ?

Currant money One Large Iron pot One small Iron Pott with hooks ?

longing One bay horse Colt Called Nechliss and ? mare ?

Richard Fox.

p 197

Item I give to my Daughter Hannah Fox the Wife of Richard Fox

four Cows and Calves four Three Year Old Cattle One hundred Ells of brown


One Feather bed & bolster One Rug & One Pr of blankets and also the Credit


will be due To me on the Store book of Thomas Eldridge

Item I give To my Son Cuthbert Williamson One Negro Man Slave Called James

One Negro Woman Slave Called Annalee and her Child Two horses one of which

all my saddles & horse furniture

is Called ? and the other Dimond one set of Tromers ^ Arms with all my

? ? Yards of Striped Breeches

Tick One feather bed and bolster One New Rug One P'r of New blankets One P'r

? ? ? all my hogs bits

? ? before he ? age of Twenty One

? ? ? I give the said Negroes

? ? ? said servant to my said Daughters to be

? between them.

Item ? my granddaughter Sarah Maybury one spring Cow One young

Horse ?

Item ? ? Cattle not herein before given

& ? my said ? and my said Daughter Edith to be

Equally ? by my Exec'r hereafter named when my s'd Son

All ? ? that to me my Will & desire

is that my ? Pleaseth ? and abide in the House

& Plantation ? my said Son & not to be any ways disturbed

or molested by him in her living there to the end she may be helpfull &


towards the better Support & Maintenance of the said Cattle & their Increase

untill such Division of the Cattle aforesaid and their Increase if any is made.

Item I do Order and direct that what necessary & ? in my house at the

time of my Decease for my familys use shall be & ? ? for the ? & benefit

of my Son and daughter Edith & the Slaves belonging to them and until ?

have at that time more than sufficient for bread Corne for thenselves &

their Slaves

shall be dispursed of for y'e Support and maintenance of the hog Cattle &

horses belonging

To my said Son & Daughter Edith.

And in Regard I have an Estate of greater Value than what is Sufficient to

pay all

debts due from y'e same my desire therefore is that my Estate may not be


Item I do hereby appoint my Brother Cuthbert Williamson & My Friend Robert

Green as Supervisors To my son Cuthbert untill he Attaines to y'e Age of

twenty one years.

All the Rest of my Personal & Estate not herein before Particularly given &


of I give unto my said Son Cuthbert Williamson ^ Robert Green Exect't of this

my last Will & Testament In Wittness whereof I have hereunto set my hand

& affixed my seal this Thirtieth day of January in the Year of Our Lord

Christ One Thou

sand Seven hundred Thirty One. John his mark HH Williamson

Surry County, VirginiaDeed Book 8, page 766

abs by William L Hopkins

21 Dec 1737. Acct of estate of Cuthbert Williamson Jr, decd lists in

addition to names, Quit Rent on 175 acres of land. Administrators Hollum

Sturdivant, Elizabeth Sturdivant, John Rottenburry, Susanna Rottenburry.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Deed Book 2, p 204

2 Dec 1742. Hollum (+) Sturdivant & wife Elizabeth (+) of Surry Co, John

Rottenburry & wife Susanna (+) of same, Henry (H) Ledbetter & wife Edeth

(T) of Brunswick Co, Richard (R) Fox & wife Hannah signed Joanna (x), &

Sarah Mabry (A) to George Mabry of St Andrew Parish in Brunswick Co. for

£30, 280 acres, on the south side of Nottoway River, and the north side of

Rocky Run, which had been a patent to John Williamson dated 18 Feb 1722 &

at his death fell to his daughters Elizabeth Sturdivant, Susanna

Rottenburry, Edith Ledbetter, Hanah Fox & Sarah Mabry who are heirs at law.

Brunswick County, VirginiaDeed Book 4, p 495

21 Jan 1746. Hollum (x) Sturdivant & wife Elizabeth (+) of the first part,

Sarah Mabry (+) of the second part & John Rottenburry of the third part.

Whereas John Williamson late of Surry Co had at the time of his death 177

acres of land in Surry Co on the south die of Nottoway River and received

by by patent dated 13 Oct 1727, which at his death descended to his son

Cuthbert Williamson, who is since decd intestate without issue, so the land

descended to Elizabeth wife of Hollum Sturdivant, Edith wife of Henry

Leadbetter, Hannah wife of Richard Fox, Sarah Mabry daughter of Sarah Mabry

late wife of George Mabry and Susanna Rottenburry wife of John Rottenburry

as coheirs. Hollum Sturdivant & wife Elizabeth and Sarah Mabry for £10

and other good consideration to John Rottenburry two full & equal fifth

parts of the aforesaid land.

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Edith Ledbetter's Timeline

Prince George, Virginia
Age 11
Brunswick County, Virginia
Age 12
Brunswick Co., Va
Age 18
Brunswick County, Virginia
Age 19
Brunswick, Virginia, USA
Age 20
Brunswick County, Virginia
November 24, 1743
Age 25
Brunswick, Prince George, Virginia, USA
January 1802
Age 84
Brunswick, Virginia, USA