Person:Henry Washington (1)

m. abt. 1685/90
  1. Nathaniel WashingtonAbt 1691 - 1747
  2. John WashingtonAbt 1693 - Bef 1752
  3. Henry Washington1695 - Bef 1748
  • HHenry Washington1695 - Bef 1748
  • WMary BayleyAbt 1685 - 1734/35
m. 1720
  1. Henry Washington1721/22 - Bef 1747/48
  2. Nathaniel Washington1725/26 -
  3. Mary Washington1728 -
  4. John Washington1729/30 -
  5. Bayley Washington1731 -
Facts and Events
Name Henry Washington
Gender Male
Birth? 1695 Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia
Marriage 1720 St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginiato Mary Bayley
Death? Bef 22 Oct 1748 St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia

Will of Henry Washington

pp. 20-23
In the Name of God Amen I HENRY WASHINGTON of Stafford County being sick & weak in body but of perfect and sound Memory .. do make this my Last Will and Testament in Manner & form as follows ..
I give my soul unto the almighty God that gave it .. Buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned .. and what Estate .. I give in following manner ..
Item I give to my Grandson LAWRENCE WASHINGTON all my lands in Mattox with the following Negroes (7 named) but if said Lawrence should die without heirs lawfully begotten or before he arrives at age of twenty one then the said Negroes to be divided between my sons JNO. WASHINGTON and BAILEY WASHINGTON .. their heirs .. and my Land before given unto Lawrence .. part thereof purchased of JOHN ELLIOTT the other escheated to my son Bailey Washington .. his heirs ..
I give unto my Son JOHN WASHINGTON my plantation whereon I now live together with what other land I have .. purchased adjoining to it with one Moiety of the Negroes not already given away to him ..
I give and bequeath unto my Son BAILEY WASHINGTON all my land at Acquia with the other Moiety of Negroes not already given away ., in consideration of the work of two slaves left the said Bally by his Grandmother SINCELER death I give unto him Fifty pounds to be paid out of my Estate not already given away and if Bailey shall not think the fifty pounds sufficient but shall issue Suit against my Son John and Grandson Lawrence then it is my desire that the two Negroes of the Moiety allotted to him between the ages of 12 and 40 years together with the Fifty pounds shall be divided between my Son John and Grandson Lawrence. It is my will and desire that my Executors or my Son John Washington when he comes to the age of 21 years shall buy two slaves a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 and 18 years out of the Estate of John and Bally for the use of my Daughter in Law ELIZABETH WASHINGTON during her Natural life, and afterwards the said Negro be a girl revert unto my Grandson Lawrence Washington and likewise that said Elizabeth Washington shall have two full shares of the crop made at Mattox annually paid her until the said slave be purchased their cloathing working tools levy's & provisions being deducted, and if Lawrence should die before he arrives to twenty one years or without heirs then the said Negroes to be equally divided between my two sons John & Bailey and their heirs.
It is my desire that my Executors shall settle a Quarter on the Acquia Land as soon as they can, the expence of which to be paid out of the money left to my sons John & Bailey .. my Son John when he arrives the age of twenty one years shall build or cause to be built on the land at Acquia a Dwelling house & kitchen with other convenient out houses equal to the buildings on the Plantation where I now live .. that the benefit of the Carpenters work I have left to go in with the Expence of the said Building, or if my Son Bailey should think it more for his advantage to disist building the said Dwelling house & kitchen on Acquia I hereby do desire my son John to assist in building him a sufficient Quarter two 40 foot Tobo houses & pay to Bailey One hundred pounds in lieu of the Dwelling house & kitchen & outhouses of his own particular share of the Estate allotted.
I give unto my Sons John and Bailey all my household stuff, Stock on the Plantation, whereon I now live to be equally divided between them & hereby Impower my Executors to sell any part of the perishable effects belonging to my son Bailey for his use.
It is like-wise my desire if my Grandson Lawrence Washington or his Heirs shall ever issue suit against my son John or his heirs for the recovery of the land whereon I now live then the said Lawrence .. shall forfeit right to the land given him at Mattes with all the Slaves .. as to what Money and Tobacco I have by me .. is due by account S together with the crop to be made this year at my own plantation.
After all necessary goods are procured and my just debts paid I do desire the remainder of the tobacco be sold for cash to be equally divided between my sons .. likewise I desire the remainder of the Tobacco at Mattox, after goods for the child and the Negroes with working tools are procured be sold for cash to be put out for use of my Grandson Lawrence.
It is my further desire that the Negroes not be divided till my son John arrives at age of twenty one years or at direction of my Executors & that my Estate be not apprais'd but divided by my Executors or other persons as they shall chuse as Equally as may be.
Lastly I appoint my trusty friends AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON, CADWALLADER DADE, JOHN WASHINGTON SENR. & my Sons JOHN and BAILEY WASHINGTON as they come of age to be the Executors of this my Last Will and Testament .. 2 Febry 1747/8.
(signed) Henry Washington
Presence of Walter Wiliamson, Jno. Buckner, Elix Stone
At Court held for Stafford County 8th Novr 1748 Last Will and Testament of Henry Washington Gent. Deced was presened into Court by JOHN WASHINGTON SENR. .. being further proved by the oaths of the witnesses .. admitted to record & on motion of the said Executor & his performing what is usual Certificate is granted him for a probate in due form,