Adair William, c.1795 Accomack Co, VA
William ADAIR, Accomack Co. VA, witnessed a will 1795 :
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Elizabeth COWLEY bc1752, d.1795 43yrs, mc.1775 Mr ABBOTT.
Elizabeth ABBOTT's will was probated 6 Feb 1795 in Accomack Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth (Cowley) ABBOTT named :
sisters Margaret Townsend and Rachel Broadwater,
a brother William Cowley,
and a niece Hester Broadwater
and a nephew Robert Townsend.
To Ann Samson "my lite Chince gown with a vine running throw it which William Cowley brought in Philadelphia."
To Elizabeth Broadwater (no relationship mentioned).
To Lidy and Anabella Hope.
Rachel Broadwater and Margaret Townsend were residual legatees.
Witnesses were William ADAIR and Rebecka WALKER.
In order of probate William Cowley qualified.
(Accomack County, Virginia,Wills &c., 1794-96, p. 219).