|In the name of God amen, I, Priscilla Williams of the county of
Brunswick and State of Virginia being sick and week in body but of sound
mind and disposing memory do make and ordain this as my last will and testament
in manner and form following: viz
Item 1. I give and bequeath unto my three sons William, Henry and Miles Williams the sum of one dollar each as their full proportion of my estate.
Item 2. I give and bequeath unto the heirs of my daughter Mary Clayton the sum of one dollar to be equally divided between them as their mother's proportion of my estate.
Item 3. I give and bequeath unto my four children, Joseph Williams, John R. Williams, Elizabeth Scoggins, and Martha Ragsdale or their heirs the balance of my estate both real and personal of every kind and description whatever to be equally divided between them.
Lastly, I hereby constitute and appoint Joseph Williams, John R. Williams
and Robert Scoggins executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking
all wills made heretofore maid by me. In testamony whereof I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed my seal this 20th day of July eighteen hundred and
thrity eight "Turn Over."
Brunswick County Court Sept Term 1838
Will Book 13, pages 216 - 217, Brunswick County, Virginia
Submitted by Judy Spears