Re: Ques? John Gibson son of Thomas [Gibson Teaters] Posted by: jan lala (ID *****7442) Date: June 29, 2007 at 21:55:46 In Reply to: Ques? John Gibson son of Thomas [Gibson Teaters] by jan lalaof 734
WILL OF RICHARD BROOKES
IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen, I Richard Brookes of Hanover County in Virginia, being by the blessing of God of perfect and sound memory but considering the uncertainty of this life, I do with good consideration make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following: First I give and resign my soul to God my Creator trusting only in the word of Jesus Christ my Saviour for full remission of all my sins and my body to be decently buried and my Estate I give and dispose of as follows: First it is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral charges be duly paid.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my son William Brookes, one Shilling.
Item. I give and ordain all the residue of my Estate not yet disposed of to be equally divided between my loving wife Mary and my four children Robert Brookes, Richard Brookes, Sarah Brookes and Massilva Brookes and what other children more shall be hereafter lawfully born unto me by my present wife Mary Brookes,
and I do make this my last will and Testament revoking and annulling all former will or wills Testament or Whatsoever either in writing and spoken and do make my last will and Testa-ment and no other and do constitute and appoint my loving friends Abraham Venable and Edward Nix to be Executors of this my last will and Testament and no other, Witness my hand and seal this Eighth day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty One. Signed, Sealed publicly and Ordered) In presenne of us Steven Clemont, Sarah I (or J) aroir, Diary Banks, John Wright
At a Court held for Hanover County the fifth day of July 1734 This will of Richard Brooks deceased was this day processed in Open Court by the oaths of Stephen Clement, Sarah lanon (7), and John Wright three of the witnesses thereto and admitted to record.
Test. Aug. Graham CC ======================================
List of Tythables on Dan River for the Year 1751 [Granville]
Mr Nathnll Guest Christopher & Negor Jo Benjamon Young Edward Nicks John Gibson
IF that were the case Elizabeth Gibson then married William Tetter brother of Samuel Tetter, explains the middle name in capt Samuel Gibson Teater s name explains William in Ensg George William Teater name and why his son was William and many generations of William Teater s It could also explain why Jordan Gibson was employed by Daniel and Squire Boone he in trodution most likey came from George or Samuel Teater