Person:Leah McKay (1)

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Leah McKay
d.BEF 12 SEP 1797 Shenandoah County, Virginia
m. BEF 1705
  1. Mary McKayABT 1705 - BEF 1742
  2. Robert McKayAbt 1708 - Bef 1796
  3. James McKay1710 - BEF 1797
  4. Margaret McKayBEF 1712 - ABT 1770
  5. Zachariah McKayABT 1714 - 1797
  6. Moses McKayABT 1715 - ABT 1772
  7. Hannah McKayBEF 1716 - ABT 1755
  8. Leah McKayABT 1716 - BEF 1797
  9. Elizabeth McKayABT 1719 - ABT 1790
  • HWilliam TaylorEst 1705-1715 - BEF 1749
  • WLeah McKayABT 1716 - BEF 1797
m. ABT 1743
  1. William McKay Taylor1743-1747 -
  2. Leah McKay Taylor1743-1747 -
m. ABT 1750/55
  • HEphraim LeathAbt 1720/25 - Abt 1785
  • WLeah McKayABT 1716 - BEF 1797
m. ABT 1784-85
Facts and Events
Name Leah McKay
Gender Female
Birth? ABT 1716 Freehold, New Jersey
Marriage ABT 1743 to William Taylor
Marriage ABT 1750/55 to Jeremiah O'Dell
Marriage ABT 1784-85 Prob. Shenandoah County, Virginiato Ephraim Leath
Other? 9 OCT 1794 Will dated
Death? BEF 12 SEP 1797 Shenandoah County, Virginia


Record of Leah McKay in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:


  • Vol. 2 - Hite vs. Snapp-O. S. 21; N. S. 7--Filed 20th September, 1796. Isaac Hite, executor of Isaac Hite, deceased, Jonathan Clerk, Isaac H. Williams, John C. Williams, Nimrod Long and Eleanor, his wife, devisees under the will of Isaac Hite, deceased; Abraham Hite, devisee and executor of Abraham Hite, deceased; Mary Hite, Theodorick Lee and Catherine, his wife; Alexander Pitt Buckhannon and Sarah, his wife (said Mary, Catherine and Sarah), are daughters and co-heirs of John Hite, deceased (who was eldest son and heir of Jacob Hite, deceased); John Hite, executor and devisee of John Hite, deceased; John Hite, Jr.; William Hite, Thomas Cartmill and Ann, his wife (which said John, William and Ann are children and devisees of Joseph Hite, deceased); which said John, Isaac, Jacob, Abraham and Joseph are children and devisees of Jost Hite, deceased; Andrew McKay, eldest son and heir of Robert McKay, deceased, who was son and heir of Robert McKay, Sr.; James and Zackeriah McKay, who are sons and devisees of Robert McKay, Sr.; Isaac McKay, son and heir of Isaac McKay, who was son and heir of Moses McKay, a son and devisee of Robert McKay, Sr.; Leah Leith (?), daughter and devisee of Robert McKay, Sr.; Enoch Job, eldest son and heir of Margaret Job, a daughter and devisee of Robert McKay, Sr.; George Hollingsworth, son and heir of Abraham Hollingsworth, who was son and heir of Hannah Hollingsworth, a daughter and devisee of Robert McKay, Sr.; George Robinson, son and heir of George Robinson, who was son and heir of Mary Robinson, a daughter and devisee of Robert McKay, Sr.; Moses Green, executor and devisee of John Green, deceased; James Green, James Williams, William, James and Sarah Williams, children of James and Eleanor Williams, who was only daughter of Moses Green, deceased, which said John, James and Moses Green were devisees of William Duff, deceased; Robert Green, assignee and devisee of Eleanor Green, widow of Robert Green, deceased; Robert Green, Moses Green, executor and devisee of John Green; James Green, Robert Green, Jr, heir of Nicholas Green, deceased; James Williams, William, James and Sarah Williams, children and heirs of Eleanor Williams, deceased, who was only daughter and heiress of Moses Green, deceased, by James Williams, their next friend, which said Eleanor, Robert, John, James, Nicholas and Moses Green were devisees of Robert Green, Sr., vs. Lawrence Snapp.

Will of Leah (McKay) Taylor/O'Dell/Leath

http://www.geocities.com/mckyrbnsn/rmc/will/willm17.html

The Last Will & Testament of Leah Leith

In the name of God Amen, I Leah Leeth widow of the parish of Beckfort, in the County of Shenandoah and State of Virginia being weak in body but of sound mind and memory calling to mind the uncertainty of life and that is appointed for all to die to make and ordain this and no other my last will and testament in manner and form following Viz: First and principally I remment my soul to God that gave it and to my body I desire that buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my executor and as touching such worldly estate where with it had pleased God to bless me with I dispose thereof in manner following I desire that all my debts and funeral charges to first paid and satisfied.

Item. I give and devise unto my son William Tyler all my right title claim of the plantation whereon I now live which land was willed to me by my father Robert McKay and all other land which should fall unto me in a settlement of the grant suit now pending. I likewise give to my said son, William Tyler my big bible.

Item. I give and devise unto my granddaughter Margaret Whitson one brown mare which she has in her possession & one feather bed and furniture known by my bed and likewise all my pewter and......? dresser and one Dutch oven and two small pots.

Item. I give and devise to my grandson Joseph Whitson one dark bay mare and one bed, which bed is to be in the care of his Uncle William Tyler until he comes of age. I likewise give to my grandson James Whitson one bay mare colt and one brown cow and the residue of my estate not bequeathed to be equally divided by my two grandson, viz: Joseph & James Whitson. It is likewise my desire that my daughter Leah shall have my wearing apparel. And Lastly I do hereby appoint my said son William Tyler executor of this will, hereby annulling and making void all former and other Wills by me heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 9th day of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety four. Signed, sealed and published by this testament as her last Will and testament in the presence of

Leah Leeth (seal)

Jeremiah McKay James Johnston Samuel Odell

At a court held for the County of Shenandoah on Tuesday the 12 September 1797. This last will and testament of Leah Leeth was exhibited to the Court and provided by the oaths of Jeremiah McKay, James Johnston and Samuel Odell testified there to and ordered to be recorded and on motion of William Tyler who made oath & gave bond with security of probate in due form is granted according to law.

Test: J. Williams (Clerk)