David McFoy, a person of color v. William Brown
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I Thomas BrownThomas Brown Senior of the County of PrestonPreston and StateState of Virginia
of VirginiaState of Virginia do hereby make my last will and Testament in
manner and form following that is to say

First I desire, that out of my Personal Estate that my
justdebts and funeral expenses be paid

Second I will and bequeath to my Daughter ElizabethElizabeth
Carbright wife of IsaacIsaac Carbright one negro by name John
aged about 14 years also one negro girl named EmilyEmily aged
about 17 years also one negro girl named EmilyEmily aged about
4 years to her and her heirs forever.

Third I will and bequeath to my son John Buckner Brown
one negro woman named Mill aged about forty eight years
also one negro man named Amos aged about 21 years also
one negro man boy named Ralf aged about 15 years to him &
his heirs forever

Fourth I will and bequeath to my son George BrownGeorge Brown one
Negro man named PeterPeter aged about 40 years also one negro
woman named ElizaEliza aged about 37 years & her sucking child
also one Negro girl named MarthaMartha aged about 18 years also
one Negro girl named MaryMary aged about 9 years also one negro Boy named JamesJames aged about 9 years to him & his
heirs forever and it is my will & desire that my son GeorgeGeorge Brown
BrownGeorge Brown take care of my old Black man named DavidDavid .

Fifth I will and bequeath to my som SamuelSamuel B Brown
one negro boy named aged about 12 years also
85 Dollars money that I loaned my said son SamuelSamuel about
16 years ago to him & his heirs forever

Sixth I will bequeath to my Son William BrownWilliam Brown one
Negro man named Sandy aged about 20 years also one
negro Bay named Luke aged about 13 years to him & his heirs
forever

Seventh I will and bequeath to my Grand Children to wit:
Adaline, Buckner, William, Charles, Virgil and Narcisson
being all the Children of my son Thomas F BrownThomas F Brown deceased the
tract of Land on which those reside Containing one hundred
and ninety two acres of Land adjoining Land of my son
WilliamWilliam & Others to them & their heirs forever I also will and
bequeath to my said Grand Children above named Children
of my said son Thomans F Brown Dec'd., one negro man
named DavidDavid aged about 36 years also one girl named
aged about 16 years also one negro Boy named aged
about 13 years also one negro Boy named Calvin aged about 6
years
to them & their heirs forever

Eighth I will & bequeath to my Daughter AnneAnne Finch
wife of John Finch one Dollar & no more

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Ninth I will and bequeath to my grand Children GeorgeGeorge
Mindy, MaryMary JaneJane Mundy & JamesFinch Children of my said
Daughter AnneAnne one Negro girl named JuliaJulia aged about 16
years also one Negro Boy named aged about 10 years
to my said Grand Children & thier heirs forever said Negroes
remain the possession of the said John Finch

Tenth I will and bequeath to many in the sum
of seventy five Dollars to be paid out of my Personal estate

Eleventh I will and bequeath the residence of my estate
both real and Personal of whatever kind I am possed of
not otherwise disposed of as follows one fifth part thereof to my said Daughter ElizabethElizabeth Cartright to her & then heirs
forever one fifth part thereof to my said son John Buckers
BrownBrown to him & his heirs forever three fifths of said
personal estate I will & bequeath to my sons George BrownGeorge Brown and
William BrownWilliam Brown to then & there hes forever one fifth of which
was given to my said two sons in consideration of my said
sons GeorgeGeorge WilliamWilliam having paid liable to pay a considerable
Sum of money Joseph Brown others of my said son Thomas FThomas F Brown .
BrownThomas F Brown Deceased and it is my will & Desire that in case the
one fifth part of my estate above above mentioned should not be
sufficient to pay and discharge the liabilities of said GeorgeGeorge
& William BrownWilliam Brown for said Thomas F BrownThomas F Brown dec'd.,> It is my
will and Desire that my son George BrownGeorge Brown hire out the follow

ing slaves David & Waynewilled to the Children of said ThomasThomas F Brown
F BrownThomas F Brown dec'd., until the of said GeorgeGeorge & William BrownWilliam Brown
as for said ThomasThomas be discharaged & paid off & then the said
slave are to be the property of the said Children of said
Thomas F BrownThomas F Brown Deceased

12 my will and desire is that the Slave that
I have given & willed to my children & grand Children shall not be ap

praised

13th I hereby and appoint
of this my last will and testament.
John PJohn P

In whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
seal this 26th day of June AD 1843 Signed sealed and acknowledged in
the presence of the said Thomas BrownThomas Brown
as his last will & testament & at his
request we have witnessed the same

his Thomas BrownThomas Brown mark

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WilliamWilliam Mc

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