Person:Agnes Long (3)

Agnes Long
Facts and Events
Name Agnes Long
Gender Female
Marriage 1770 Orange, Virginia, USAto Joseph Bickers
Death? 1834
Reference Number? 872

Will of Agnes [Long] Bickers. Executed Oct. 1, 1831. Proven Feb. 23, 1835

Will of Agnes Bickers Will Book 8, Page 89, Orange County, Virginia Beneficiaries: sons, Abner Bickers, Alexander Bickers, Joseph Bickers; daughters, Matilda Smith, Nancy Brown & Susan Jones; Joshua Bickers, Elizabeth Long, Caleb Bickers, Blumfield Bickers Human Property: negro boy, Thornton; boy, William Executors: son, Joseph Bickers; Philip Smith Witnesses: Henry Newman, Obco Gregory, Wilson Coleman, George Lewis, Philip Mallory

I, Agnes Bickers, of the County of Orange, do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and form of doing: that is to say:

1st I give to my son Abner Bickers my household and kitchen furniture; also one negro boy named Thornton and one boy named William as his and his heirs forever.

2nd It is my wish and desire that all my land in the County of Orange shall be sold and equally divided amounst my four children, Joseph Bickers, Matilda Smith, Nancy Brown and Susan Jones. I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Joseph Bickers, Philip Smith as executors to sell the said land & divide the money equally between the four.

3rd It is my wish and desire that my Executor hereafter named shall pay to my son Alexander Bickers ten dollars, to Joshua Bickers ten dollars, to Elizabeth Long ten dollars, to Caleb Bickers ten dollars, to Blumfield Bickers two dollars should they ever apply. I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Abner Bickers as executor to pay the last four heirs named forty dollars. This being my last will and testament hereby laying aside all others and former wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed by seal the 1st day of October 1831.

(Signed) Agnes (X) Bickers (her mark)

Witnesses: Henry Newman, Obdo Gregory, Wilson Coleman, George Lewis, Philip Mallory"

The above will was probated February 23rd 1835 and Abner Bickers qualified as executor and gave bond for $1,000.