from Will Book Amelia County, Virginia 1761-1771
Old, John (x) of Raleigh Parish. Will d. March 8, 1767, pro. July 28, 1768.
Wit. John Powell, Willam Morgan, Agness (X) Powell.
Ex. wife Mary Old, James Old, Edward Old.
Sec. Peter jones, Paschall Greenhill.
Leg: wife Mary Old, plantation I now live on and profit from Negroes Jammey and Lucy, stock, hh. goods., etc., for life,
then as follows:
Son James Old, tract of land I have deeded him on White Oak Creek and Negro girl Dinah;
Son Edwards Old, tract I have deeded him adj.
Son James, and Negro girl Doll;
Son John Old, 515 acres in Dinwiddie Co., Va. on White Oak Creek purch. of Rees, Ford, and Davis, and Negro girl Fillis;
Son William Old, plantation I now live on cont. 220 acres;
Sons Charles Old,Thomas Old, and Joshua Old, 625 acres on Rocky Run, to be equally div., but lower lot to have 225 acres, and one young Negro boy, and my Negro Bet to be one of their lots;
Dau. Ann Clay, Negro boy Ralph;
Dau. Sarah Tucker, Negro boy Daniel;
Dau. Mary Old, Negro boy Dick, who is bro. to Daniel;
Dau. Martha Old, Negro man Dick;
Dau. Phebe Old, one young Negro;
Dau. Judith Old, one young Negro.
Rem. est. to be equally div. when son John is 19.
Son John and 3 youngest sons to have dwelling house equal to son James';
Sons to have 5 years schooling apiece, and daus. 2 years schooling apeice, to be pd. out of est. before any division is made.
John Old estate in Amelia rec Aug 25 1768.
John Old Estate in Dinwiddie rec Aug 25 1768
Edward, John, William, Charles,T homas and Lucy Olds, William Clay and Ann his wife, Martin Chandler and Sarah his wife, John Thompson and Mary his wife, Daniel Tucker and Martha his wife,George Hawks and Judy his wife and William Covington
and Phebe his wife ,complt vs James Old Exe of John Old, dec'd, defent
In Chancery...to divide that part of the estate of John Old dec'd which by his will he divised unto his wife Mary during her life and after her death unto his
children...parties in this suit..divides amoung the 13 children including James
28 Sept 1780
Division of estate in 1780 mentions a Lucy Old.