Person:William Rosser (6)

William Rosser
b.abt 1720
  • F.  Richard Rosser (add)
  • M.  Sarah (add)
  1. James Glendening RosserAbt 1713 -
  2. Rachel RosserAbt 1714 - Bef 1760
  3. Elizabeth Rosser, S1Abt 1715 -
  4. William RosserAbt 1720 - Bef 1747
  5. Sarah Rosser, S1Abt 1722 -
Facts and Events
Name William Rosser
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1720
Death? bef 7 Mar 1747 King George, Virginia, United States

William ROSSER was born about 1720 in King George County, Virginia. He died before 7 Mar 1747 in King George County, Virginia. NOTE: It appears that William did not marry; however, his will does give us added insight into the children of Richard ROSSER his father and his brothers and sisters.

King George County, Virginia Will Book Al page 196-197

In the Name of God Amen, I William ROSSER of King George County being sick and weak of body, but in sound perfect and disposing memory and understanding praised be Almighty God for the same do make and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:

Item: I give and bequeath to my loving brother James ROSSER one Negro man named Harry, and if it shall so happen that my said brother James shall happen to die then the said negro Harry to descend to my sister Elizabeth ROSSER. I also give and bequeath my horse, saddle and bridle to my brother James and all my wearing apparel.

Item: I give and bequeath to my dear Mother all my hogs.

Item: I give to my sister Rachel JACKSON, the wife of John JACKSON, twenty shillings, current money.

I give to my God daughter and God son William and Jane THOMAS and daughter Simon THOMAS twenty shillings current money.

I give to John Glendening, the son of James and Ann GLENDENING twenty shillings current money.

I give to my sister Sarah, wife of Hayward TODD, twenty shillings current money.

I also give to my brother James half my crop and desire he will pay the Doctors charge and all debts that shall come against my estate.

I desire that my Mother may have the balance that is due to me from Major Champe.

I also constitute and appoint my said brother James executor of this my last will and Testament and revoke all other wills whatsoever and declare this my last Will and Testament.

                                                                                                                                                         William ROSSER

Signed sealed Published and Declared
as and for my last will and Testament
this 4th day of May 1747 in the Presence of us

At a court held for King George County on Friday the 7th day of August 1747.
The Last Will and Testament of Willima Rosser, deceased was presented into court by James Rosser his Executor who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of James Glendening and John Hobby and admitted to record, The said Executor with John Grant having entered into bond in the sum of one hundred pounds for the same.

  1.   Richard Rosser Family.

    transcription of William Rosser's Will.