Person:James Eakin (2)

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James Eakin
b.Est. 1745-1755 Augusta County, Virginia
d.Bef. 5 October 1815 Rockbridge County, Virginia
m. Prob. Bef. 1745
  1. Elizabeth EakinAbt 1742 -
  2. James EakinEst 1745-1755 - Bef 1815
  3. Mary Eakinest 1745-1750 -
  4. Margaret Eakinest 1747-1757 -
  5. John EakinBef 1749 -
  6. Samuel Eakin1760 - 1817
  7. Andrew Eakin1762 - 1808
  • HJames EakinEst 1745-1755 - Bef 1815
  • WIsabella Mooreest 1750-1760 -
  1. James EakinAbt 1770 - Abt 1828
  2. Margaret EakinAbt 1772 - Abt 1830
  3. Alexander Eakin1790 - 1857
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Name James Eakin
Unknown James Eakins
Alt Name James Aiken
Gender Male
Birth? Est. 1745-1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Death? Bef. 5 October 1815 Rockbridge County, Virginia

James Eakin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Will of James Eakins

From Rockbridge County Records:

Rockbridge County, VA Will Book 1, pp. 238.
WILL OF JAMES EAKIN WRITTEN 1785, PROBATED 1815:
Ref: Rockbridge Co, VA Probate Records, vol 1, p 238:


James Eakin, weak in body but of sound mind make this will on 24th day of March 1785 and
1. give my soul to God and leave my executors to give me a christian burial.
2. after the discharge of my debts, I give to my wife Esabella a third of my movable Estate and a third of my land while she remains my widow.
if she marries and my youngest child is not of age, all remaining movable estate and land to be sold and my children will share as follows: 2 parts for each son and 1 part for each daughter.
if she remains my widow and my youngest son becomes of age, all remaining movable estate and land to be sold and she to recieve a third of the said amount of money from land sale and my rifle only and the children to share as previously stated. The sorrel mare and colt to be sold to give cash to executors to pay any debt of mine.
3. I appoint James Henry and Andrew Moore sr to be my executors.
Signed & sealed before us Robert Steel, Alexander Grear and Samuel Eakin.
Probated 05 Oct 1815 with Samuel Eakin and James Patton providing security bond of five hundred pounds.
[Source: http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/rockbridge/wills/will001a.txt]