Roots and Shoots
Testator/Deceased: Thomas WOMACK, Sr.
Will Dated: 24 March 1732
Will Proved: Jan 1733 in Henrico Co., VA
"IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN The four and Twentieth Day of March in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred & Thirty Two, Three, I Thomas Womack Senr. of Henrico County being in perfect Sense and Memory Thanks be given unto God Therefore, calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is Appointed for all Men to Die Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say princiaply & first of All I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and my Body I recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like & Decent manner at the Descretion of my Executor Nothing Doubting but at the General ressurection I shall receive the Same again by the Mighty power of God and as Touching Such Worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give Devise & Dispose of the same in manner and form following (Vis) Imprimus:
Item I give and bequeath unto my Sons Abraham Womack & William Womack the Land from the Branch called the licking Branch To a run called rockey run at their Disposal on condition they shall buy & sell one of another without a better offer;
Item I give to my Son Isham & to my Son Thomas the Land from the rockey run to the head line to be Equally Divided between them to buy and Sell one with another without a better(?) offer
Item (torn) Son Francis the Land I now live upon from the said licking branch To held (?) Water.
Item I give my Son Abraham one Bed & furniture with the provisor my Wife gets that which my Father left me at the Hundred.
Item I give to my Son William my Saddle and Bridle and one hat.
Item I give to my Daughter Judith one Cow & Calf and to my Daughter Sarah one Ewe and Lamb.
Item I give To my Daughter Elizabeth one Ewe and Lamb and likewise my daughter Mary one Ewe & Lamb.
Item I give to my Daughter Martha one great Looking Glass.
Item I give to my Son Isham one Sow and pigs, or a Sow with pig. Item I give to my Son Francis one Sow and pigs.
Item I give to my Son Thomas one Cow & Calf, and one Sow and pigs and one feather Bed & furniture.
Item I give to my beloved Wife Mary all the rest of my Whole Estate and likewise what my father hath left me; and the Negro Woman after her demise to be returned to my Son Francis.
This being my last Will and Testament I hereby Constribute and appoint my Wife whole and Sole Executrix, revoking and making voide all other Wills.
Given under my hand and Seal the Day and Year before Written.
Thomas (Seal) Womack
Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of Us:
James AKIN Junr.
At the Court held for Henrico County the first Monday in January 1733: This last Will and Testament of Thomas Womack Deceased was presented by the Executrix upon Oath, and the Same being proved by the Oaths of Nathaniel TANNER & James AKIN, Two of the Witnesses thereto it was thereupon Admitted to record.
Test. Bowler Cocke, Cl Cur.
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