Person:Caleb Job (1)

Caleb Job
d.BEF 28 MAY 1750 Augusta County, Virginia
m. NOV 1692
  1. Benjamin Job1693 - 1693
  2. Jacob Job1694 -
  3. Thomas Vernon Job1695 -
  4. Mary Job1696/97 -
  5. Enoch Job1698 - 1698
  6. Enoch Job1699/00 -
  7. Abraham Job1702 - BEF 1750
  8. Caleb Job1704 - BEF 1750
  9. Joshua Job1706/07 - BEF 1783
  10. Hannah Job1708 -
  11. Patience Job1710 - BEF 1762
m. Abt. 1734
  1. Samuel JobAbt 1735 - Aft 1819
  2. Jacob Job1737 - Bef 1808
  3. Nathan JobAbt 1739 -
  4. Elizabeth JobAbt 1741 -
Facts and Events
Name Caleb Job
Gender Male
Birth? 26 JUL 1704 Chester County, Pennsylvania
Marriage Abt. 1734 Prob. Chester County, Pennsylvaniato Barbara 'Barbary' Unknown
Death? BEF 28 MAY 1750 Augusta County, Virginia

Caleb Job was one of the Early Settlers of Old Chester County, Pennsylvania and one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of Caleb Job

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 253.--Shannandore, 4th June, 1750. Caleb Job's will--Wife, Barbary; four children, Samuel, Jacob, Nathan, Elizabeth. Executors, wife and Ephraim Leith. Teste: Abraham Job, Moses McKay. Proved, 28th May, 1750, by Job and McKay, and both executors gave bond (no bond recorded).
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 22, 1753. - (498) Ephraim Leith and Barbara Job, Admrs. of Caleb Job. Barbara Job has married Leith. Counter security.

(Full) WILL OF CALEB JOBE Shenandoah The 4th Day of June 1750

I, Caleb Job, of the county of Augusta, and colony of Virginia being weak of body but of a sound mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of live heron do make and ordain this my present Last Will and Testament in manner and from following:
First and principally commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hoping through the merils of death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of my sins to inherit ever-lasting life and my body to commit to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned and as to what it has pleased God to be bestowed on me of this world I bequeath and bestow as followeth:
I will and bequeath the plantation I now live on to my wife, Barbary, during her widowhood and after the plantation to be sold and the money equally divided between my four children - Samuel, Jacob, Nathan, and Elizabeth.
My will is that my wife shall have her third as the law directs and that the remainder of my estate shall be equally divided among my children before named and they they shall go to trades by the consent of my Ex. Ephriam Leith which I appoint equal power with my wife. Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of:
(Signed - Caleb Jobe)
Witnesses: Abraham Jobe, Moses McKay
[Recorded in Augusta County, Clerks Office, Staunton, VA in Will Book 1, page 253]