Book 29, Page 333

In the name of God, Amen. I Samuel Nuckols of the County of Goochland being in a low state of health, but of perfect mind and memory. Thanks be unto God, do constitute & ordain this my last Will and Testament, revoking all other Wills heretofore made by me-. first- I commit my soul to God and my boddy to be decently buried by friends - My will and desire is all my just debts and funeral expences be paid ~  Item. I give to my daughter Nancy Nuckols the Lot of Land she now lives on suppose to be about eight acres, be the same more or less with the liberty of geting fire wood of the track of land cauled Bibs track and rails sufficient to keep her lot of land inclosed to her and her heirs forever on acount of her kindness and fidelity to me, also the little negro girl she now has in possession by the name of Eliza I wish no reserve made as my daughter has had the trouble of raising her I also give the said Eliza to my daughter Nancy to her and her heirs forever.

Item - My track of land I now live on, also the tract in Hanover except the lot hereto giving to my daughter Nancy, I wish to be sold by my executors on the folling terms, one third in cash, the ballance in two equal annual payments the money arising from sutch sales to be applied in the manor herafter directed.

Item - as I have heretofore giving my son Andrew K. Nuckols a negro girl name Betsy suppose to be worth twenty four pounds, also I give my daughters Elizabeth G. Wilerkson a negro boy by the name of Austin suppose to be worth fifty pounds. I also give my son Jonathan Nuckols a negro girl name Mariah suppose to be worth twenty four pounds. Now my wish and desire that Andrew K. Nuckols, Elizafeth G. Wilkerson and my son Jonnathan Nuckols widow Elizabeth Nuckols should have nothing more of my estate until the rest of my children William, Nathaniel, James, David, Israel Nuckols and my daughter Polly Crutchfield and Nancy Nuckols be made eaqueal to the property I have giveing them - my wish and desire this ballance of my negroes not giveing away I wish to be sold by my executors the money arising from sutch sales before mention first to be applied to my just debts and the ballance to be eaquelly devied between all of my children, also the ballance of my property Horses, Cattle and stock of eveary kind I wish to be sold and all my household and kitching furniture, plantations utensils except one feather Bed and furniture I give to my son David Nuckols or whatever it may sell for. I wish to be sold and the money arsing from sutch sales to eaquelly divied amongs all my children. I have sore devied my estate as to make my children all as near eaquel as I well can having a due respect for all of my children. __

Lastly, I constitute and appoint my friends Benj. Nuckols and Joseph Nuckols - to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this the thirteen day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & thirty two.

Sign and seal

mark in the presants of

Samuel x Nuckols seal
George Dugging.
Wm. Ford Jr
Robert Dugging

Codcil to this my last Will and testament dated the fourteenth day of Marchone thousand eight hundred and thirty two. __ It is my meaning will and desire that my son William, Nathanuel David James and Isrel Nuckols and my daught. Polly Crutchfield and my daughter Nancy Nuckols furst receive the amount that I have giving to Andrew K., Jonnathan and my daughter, Elizabeth Wilkerson before there is a division, then it is my wish after all my debts is paid I wish the ballance of my estate be eaquelly divied amongs all my children, whereunto I set my hand and fix my seal the date above writen


Sign in the presants of Samuel x Nuckols seal

George Dugging
Wm. Ford Jr.
Robert Dugging

At a court held for Goochland County 21st May 1832. This Writing was presented in court and together with the Codicil thereto annexed proved by the oaths of George Duggins William Ford jr & Robert Dugging to be the last will and Testament of Samuel Nuckols decd. and ordered to be recorded. Then Benjamin Nuckols and Joseph Nuckols the executors named in the said Will appeared in court. and formally and solemnly renounces this right as executors and refused to qualify as such. And thereupon, on the motion of Nathaniel Nuckols who made oath according to law, and together with Paul T. Doswell & Israel Nuckols his securitees enter into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $5000. Conditioned as the law directs: Certificate was granted the said Nathaniel Nuckols for obtaining letters of administration on the said decedent’s estate with his will aforesaid annexed in due form. ___


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