Thomas King, Jr.  (1751 - 1815)

 

[Revolutionary War records in the National Archives or Library of Virginia primary source records for Thomas King, Jr. have not been found.  The absence of family members in his will suggests he never married.]


WILL

 

I Thomas King of Louisa County being of sound sense & memory do make & ordain this my last Will & Testament viz: -

 

In the first place I will that all my just debts be paid - Item I give to George W. Trueheart all my lands consisting of the tract I purchased of David Bullock & twenty-two & 1/2 acres left me by my father which Lands Mr. Trueheart many years ago paid me for the reversion of; & which I have conveyed in reversion to him by deeds now of record in the county Court of Louisa - But having heard some doubts suggested about the validity of a Title conveyed in that way I now devise these lands to Mr. Trueheart to ensure him the certain & quiet possession of a property he has paid me for & and is justly entitled to - I leave to Geo. W. Trueheart my negro woman Venus & her daughter Mary with their increase because Venus has long been a faithful servant & desires as a reward that I should leave her & her daughter to Mr. Trueheart  -  Item I give to Dudley Gibson my grey mare, my Saddle & Bridle, a milk cow, my feather bed & furniture  my great coat & strait bodied coat and my large chest - I give to the negro woman Franky whom I hire of Mrs. Yancy, Twenty dollars to be paid by my Executors - Item  I give my negro woman Venus all my poultry all my kitchen furniture all my chairs & my smallest chest & also two Bed Blankets  Item  I give to Geo. W. Trueheart my stock of bees & my ox cart - Item all the remainder of my estate whatsoever I give to George W. Trueheart  -  Lastly I appoint my before named friend George W. Trueheart the executor of this my last Will & Testament - hereby revoking all former Wills - Witness my hand & seal this 18th of Septr 1815

                                                                        Thomas King (seal)

Signed sealed published and declared by

Thomas King as his last Will & Testament

In presence of Andrew Kean, John Christmas,

Wm Jackson Senior, Charles Jackson

 

At a court held for Louisa County on Monday the 9th day of October 1815

The last Will and Testament of Thomas King deceased, was presented in Court and proved by the Oaths of Andrew Kean, William Jackson senior and Charles Jackson three of the subscribing Witnesses thereto ordered to be recorded - And on the motion of George W. Trueheart the Executor therein named, who made Oath according to Law, certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form he having together with approved security entered into and acknowledged Bond in the penalty of two Thousand dollars conditioned according to Law.

                                                                         Teste.

 

In conformity to the … order of Louisa County Court bear

ing date the 9 October 1815 we the undersigned being called upon by

George W. Trueheart, Executor   Thomas King deceased, have this 22 of

November 1815 viewed and appraised the personal estate of said

Thomas King as below stated, that is

 

1 negro woman Venus                               |100|  |

1 Do girl     Mary                                        |275|  |

1 Gray mare, saddle & bridle                     | 80|  |

1 Bay horse                                                  | 30|  |

1 sorrel Colt                                                 | 40|  |

1 Yoke of old Oxen                                       | 30|  |

1 Do Young Do                                             | 45|  |

2 white mare yearlings                                  | 15|  |

1 red and white Cow                                      | 18|  |

1 brindle Do                                                    | 18|  |

1 red       Do                                                     | 18|  |

2 Calves                                                            |   7|  |

12 fattening hogs                                             | 72|  |

5 Shoates                                                          | 10|  |

7 Sheep                                                             | 17|50|

    

 

65 Barrels Corn (by estimation)                      |195| |

80 Bushels Wheat Do                                       |106|66|

25 Do Oats Do                                                   | 12|50|

2500 (lb?) of Tobacco Do                                  |375| |

1.500 of Fodder Do                                            | 7|50|

Shucks of 65 Barrels Corn by estimation         | 5|20|

1 Iron tooth Harrow                                           | 4| |

2 bare share /2 Cows                                           | 3| |

2 half/ share /2 cows                                            | 6| |

1 three howed(?) harrow                                     | 2| |

3 hilling howes                                                    | 3|75|

$1494|11|

Amount brought over                                         $1494|11|

3 ….                                                                      | 2|25|

1 M…                                                                    | 1|50|

2 broad axes                                                          | 2| |

3 pole axes                                                             | 2|40|

1 spade                                                                   | 1| |

2 ox chaines …                                                      | 4| |

2 setts plow Gear                                                    | 4| |

1 Frow(sp)                                                               | |50|

75 (lb) picked Cotton by estimation                       | 18|75|

 parcel of flax and hemp                                         | 4| |

20 (lb?) of Chewing Tobacco by estimation          | 5| |

2 p. wedges                                                               | 1|50|

1 spice mortar                                                           | |75|

lot of tooles                                                               | 6| |

1 stock                                                                       | |80|

4 Bells                                                                       | 3| |

lot of old Irons &…                                                  | 2|50|

1 Jug, stew pot, pitchers &..                                     | 3| |

1 Candle Stan]                                                          | |50|

3 pr Cardes                                                                | 1|66|

2 Butter pots & Lard                                                 | 4| |

2 bottles, one with honey                                          | |75|

1 Candle stick                                                            | |16|

1 pr Ste?? yards                                                          | 1| |

1 pewter quart pot                                                      | 1| |

lot dishes, spoons, knives & forks &..                       | 1| |

lot spun Cotton                                                          | 2|40|

lot flax thread &..                                                      | |25|

1 small box of Crown Sugar                                     | 1| |

1 bar of Iron                                                              | 1| |

1 Bed and furniture                                                   | 15| |

1 bed stead                                                                  | 1| |

1 Sheat                                                                        | 1| |

2 blankets                                                                    | 1|?0|

1 halfe Bushell                                                            | 1| |

3 Cubboards                                                                 | 20| |

3 Chests                                                                         | 5| |

$1616|28|

Amount brought up                                                $1616|28|

 

2 Tables                                                                         | 3| |

1 ? shovel & (tongs?)                                                    | |25|

1 Can & (Waggon?)                                                       | | |

2 spining wheels                                                             | 1|66|

1 Grind Stone                                                                 | 1|?0|

lot kitchen furniture                                                      | ?| |

1 flux wheel                                                                    | 1| |

1 Hackls?                                                                        | |25|

1 lot of old barrels .. &..                                                 | | |

1 Ox Cart                                                                        | 15| |

1 Wheat ..                                                                        | 5| |

1 new ground C..                                                            | |50|

1 Coffee pot                                                                     | |12|

1 Sythe blade & Cradle                                                   | 3| |

1 looking Glafs                                                                | | 6|

2 pitch falk?                                                                     | |50|

 

           $1656|62|

 

.. D. Campbell   John Ch…ma? Wm. Jackson  At a Court held for Louisa County on Monday the 12th day of February 1815 an Inventory and appraisment of the Estate of Thomas King deceased was this …open Court returned and by the Court ordered to be recorded Teste

 

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