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Will of Wayman SINCKLER
signed 12 Apr 1762
found in Loudoun County, VA Will Book A, Page 59, (1757-1771)

Posted by TRACI PARSONS-HOLDER, HOWDYCUZIN@AOL.COM on Mon, 09 Aug 1999

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In the name of God Amen, I WAYMAN SINCKLER SENR of the Parish of Cameron and County of Loudoun being weak of Body but of Perfect sense and Memory do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First and Principally I commend my Soul to Almighty God hoping for his mercy in the permission of all my Sins through the Merits of Jesus Christ my only Mediator and Redeemer and advocate and my Body to be Buried at the discretion of my Exors. hereafter named and as for such Estate as it hath pleased God to favor me with I dispose there of as followeth VIZ. My Will is that all my Land in Prince William County with so much of the Rest of my Personal Estate be sold my Exors in order to discharge all my Debts as shall be sufficient to discharge the same- Item I leave all the rest of my said Estate to be equally divided amongst all my children VIZ: - ALEXANDER, ISAAC, ROBERT, MARY GEORGE, WAYMAN and ELIZABETH SINCKLER that is to say to be equally divided among them when the youngest of them surviving shall arrive to the Age of Sixteen years which Child is now eight years of age and further my Will is that the said Remainder of my said Estate remain in the hands of my said Exors in order to raise and School &e. my said children until the said time of their coming of Age be expired - I do hereby constitute and appoint my loving wife HESTER SINCKLER and my friend BRIDGAR HAYNIE and my Brother JOHN SINCKLER Exors. of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 12th day of April Anno Domini 1762.

WAYMAN SINCKLER (LS)

Sealed and Acknowledged in the Presence of

RUSSELL WILSON
GEORGE JORDAN
Ann (x - her mark) JORDAN

At a Court held for Loudoun County July the 13th 1762 This Will was proved by the Oaths of RUSSELL WILSON GEORGE JORDAN and ANN JORDAN. Witnesses thereto and is ordered to be Recorded And on the Motion of HESTER SINCKLER and BRIDGER HAYNIE two of the Executors therein named who made oath According to Law, Certificate is Granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form Giving Security whereupon they together with JAMES LANE (?) Gent their Security entered into and Acknowledged their Bond in the Penalty of Five hundred Pounds with Condition as the Law directs. And Liberty is Reserved to JOHN SINCKLER the other Executor therein named to join the Probate thereof when he shall think fit.

July 13, 1762 - Book B - Page 3: The last will and Testament of WAYMAN SINCKLER Decd. was proved according to Law by the Oaths of RUSSEL WILSON GEORGE JORDAN and ANN JORDAN the Witnesses thereto and is Ordered to be recorded And on the Motion of HESTER SINKLER and BRIDGER HAYNIE two of the Executors therein named who made Oath according to Law Certificate is granted them for Obtaining a Probate thereof in due form giving Security Whereupon they together with JAMES LANE Gent. their Security entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the Penalty of five hundred Pounds with Condition as the Law directs -- and Liberty is Reserved to JOHN SINCKLER the other Executor therein named to Join in the Probate thereof when he shall think fit. Loudoun County - Virginia Court Order Book Ordered that the Executors of WAYMAN SINCKLER Decd. deliver the Testator's Children to MARY SHIRLEY their Grand Mother who engages to Maintain and bring them up without bother to their Estates. Ordered that NATHANIEL GRIGSBY BURR HARRISON ENOCH GRIGSBY and JOHN __- or any three thereof being first sworn before a Justice of this County do Appraise in Current Money the Slaves and personal Estate of WAYMAN SINCKLER and return the Appraisement to the Court.