Person:Edward Humston (1)

Edward Humston
d.Bef 22 Jun 1795 Fauquier County, Virginia
  • HEdward HumstonAbt 1702 - Bef 1795
  • WSarah NewtonAbt 1710 - Aft 1771
m. Abt 1731
  1. Sarah Humston1743 -
Facts and Events
Name Edward Humston
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1702 Stafford County, Virginia
Marriage Abt 1731 Stafford County, Virginiato Sarah Newton
Death[1] Bef 22 Jun 1795 Fauquier County, Virginia

Will Transcript

The will of Edward Humston III:
In the name of God amen. I Edward Humston of the County of Fauquier and Commonwealth of Virginia, being Sick and weak of body but of sound and perfedct sense, and memory: thanks to the Almighty God for same. Do make and ordain this my last will and testament, in manner and form following: Vizt. I give and bequeath my precious and immortal Sould to the omnipotent God from whence it derived, in hopes of full pardon and remission of sins and transgressions through the merits and mediation of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ and desire my Body to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named: and as for my Worldly Goods or Estate which it hath been pleas’d God to bless me with: I give and desire of the same as follows:
Item. I give and begueath to my daughter Jane Mallory, the following nam’d negroes (with their present and future increase) Vizt. David, Charles, Poll and Jemima, also a Bet to her and heirs forever.
Item. My will and desire is that my negroes Linny and Frank be free at my decease.
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Edward Humston all the residue of my Estate both real and personal to him and Heirs forever.
Item. I constitute my son Edward Humston sole Executor of this my last will and Testament revoking all others heretofore made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this twenty eight of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety three…
(Signed) Edward Humston (Seal)
Thos. Helm, Walter Graham, Joseph George, Atd Shumato
At a Court held for Fauquier County the 22nd day of June 1795. This will was proved by the oaths of Walter Graham and Thomas Helm Witnesses thereto and ordered to be certified: In the Clerk’s office of the Circuit Court of Fauquier County.
I, T. E. Bartenstein, Clerk of Circuit Court for the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia, the same being a Court of record do hereby certify that the within will of Edward Humston deceased, dated 28 October 1793, is now on file in said office among the unrecorded wills and deeds of that date; the same appearing never to have been ordered to be recorded.
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