John Freeman 1800 Will
Culpeper County Virginia Will Book D Page 297

I John Freeman of Culpeper County and the State of Virginia being in a low state of health
but of perfect sense and memory calling to mind the uncertainty of human life.
And writing to settle my temporal affairs do make and ordain this my last will and
testament in manner following.
1st I give to my daughter Elizabeth Miller the wife of Francis Miller one hundred ten
pounds
2nd I give to my son John Freeman twenty pounds, he having had a part of my estate
before.
3rd I give to my son Harris Freeman one hundred and five pounds, cash
4th I give to my son William Freeman one hundred and five pounds cash and one feather
bed and furniture.
5th I lend to my beloved wife Sarah Freeman all the balance of my estate during her natural
life and after her death it is my will and desire that whatever part of my estate is remaining
may be equally divided among my several children namely, Elizabeth Miller, John Freeman,
Harris Freeman, Gerard Freeman, William Freeman, Julanor Read, the wife of Samuel
Read, Lastly I do appoint my loving wife Sarah Freeman executrix and my son Harris
Freeman exactor of this my last will and testament, in witness whereof I have hereinto set
my hand and seal this 19th day of March 1800.

Signed, Sealed, Published, and delivered
By the said John Freeman, and to be his John Freeman seal.
Last will who called all us witnesses thereto.
John Wigginton
John Spilman
Henry Hofman

At a court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of September 1800.
This last will and testament of John Freeman deceased was exhibited to the court and
proved by the oath of John Wigginton one of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be
certified.
At a court continuer and held for said county the 25th day of October 1800 this will was
again exhibited to the court and further proven by the oath of Henry Hofman, an other
witness thereto and ordered to be recorded and on the said motion of Harris Freeman thr
exactor therein named certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form
he have made oath witness and given bond and security according to law, set fourth
Being reserved for the executor therein named to join in the probate when she may think
fit.
TEST.
JOHN JACKSON C.C.