d.bef 7 Mar 1747 King George, Virginia, United States
Facts and Events
William ROSSER was born about 1720 in King George County, Virginia. He died before 7 Mar 1747 in King George County, Virginia. NOTE: It appears that William did not marry; however, his will does give us added insight into the children of Richard ROSSER his father and his brothers and sisters.
King George County, Virginia Will Book Al page 196-197
In the Name of God Amen, I William ROSSER of King George County being sick and weak of body, but in sound perfect and disposing memory and understanding praised be Almighty God for the same do make and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:
Item: I give and bequeath to my loving brother James ROSSER one Negro man named Harry, and if it shall so happen that my said brother James shall happen to die then the said negro Harry to descend to my sister Elizabeth ROSSER. I also give and bequeath my horse, saddle and bridle to my brother James and all my wearing apparel.
Item: I give and bequeath to my dear Mother all my hogs.
Item: I give to my sister Rachel JACKSON, the wife of John JACKSON, twenty shillings, current money.
I give to my God daughter and God son William and Jane THOMAS and daughter Simon THOMAS twenty shillings current money.
I give to John Glendening, the son of James and Ann GLENDENING twenty shillings current money.
I give to my sister Sarah, wife of Hayward TODD, twenty shillings current money.
I also give to my brother James half my crop and desire he will pay the Doctors charge and all debts that shall come against my estate.
I desire that my Mother may have the balance that is due to me from Major Champe.
I also constitute and appoint my said brother James executor of this my last will and Testament and revoke all other wills whatsoever and declare this my last Will and Testament.
Signed sealed Published and Declared
At a court held for King George County on Friday the 7th day of August 1747.