Person:William Nace (1)

William Nace
b.6 Feb 1797 Maryland
  1. Mary Catherine 'Polly' Niece1790 - 1854
  2. William Nace1797 - Abt 1863
  3. Margaret Liece Nace1798 - 1850
  4. Peter F. NaceAbt 1799 - 1854
  5. Robert F. Nace1802 - 1884
  6. Elizabeth Nace1805 -
m. 28 Dec 1823
Facts and Events
Name William Nace
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Feb 1797 Maryland
Marriage 28 Dec 1823 Botetourt County, Virginiato Hester C. 'Hettie' Fringer
Death[1] Abt 1863 Botetourt County, Virginia

Will Transcript

William Nace
Last Will and Testament
In the name of God Amen.
I William Nace of the County of Botetourt and State of Virginia being of sound mind and wright reason, knowing the certainty of death and and the uncertainty of life and being anxious to make a disposition of my worldly effects, make this last Will and Testament thereby revoking any other Will made by me.
1st—I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha Ann Nace all the property personal and real which she had or had any interest in before we were married, also a Bay Mare and Bay horse now in possession of John C. Nace. Four head of cattle, nine sheep, one sow and eight shoats now at John C. Nace, My two horse wagon & harness, my buggy and harness, my negro man Lawson,all of my household & kitchen furniture, all of my outstanding Bonds and Accts. and one third of my wheat crop growing on my farm.
2nd— I will and bequeath to my son John C. Nace my farm, Known as part of the Milton Farm and more fully know as Hall's Bottom Adjoining the lands of G.C. Thrasher, Waskey and Moore and the lands of the Lacklands' Heirs to have as his own in full simple also the balance of my flock of sheep more or less.
3rd—I will and bequeath to my sons Mathew H. Nace, William M. Nace and Robert M. Nace the sum of ten dollars each to be paid to either of them by my son John C. Nace without interest there on, be it further understood that they are to make personal application for the above sum.
4th—I will and bequeath to my Grandson William Nace, son of John C. Nace my watch now in Lynchburg in care of J.B. Allen.
5th—I will and bequeath to my stepson Luther C. Lackland my shotgun.
In conclusion I appoint my son John C. Nace my executor and hereunto let my hand and affix my seal the 31 day of March 1863.
(Signed) William Nace
Sam Young, William J. Noffsinger, John B. Allen
At Botetourt May Court 1863
This instrument of writing purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of William Nace dec'd was this day exhibited in court and fully proven by Oaths of Sam Young, William J. Noffsinger & John B. Allen subscribing thereto, and thereupon ___ instrument of writing is ordered to be recorded as the True Last Will & Testament of the said William Nace dec'd.
At Botetourt October Court 1866, John C. Nace the executor affixed to the original of this Will a stamp to the amount of one dollar & fifty cents, being for the probat of said Will, see order book, page 51, 5.
Wm. Lackland Cert
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