I have the copy of Henry Arnold's Wills and the Deeds of Wythe Co, VA that may be your possible direct lineage because there were William and Sally Arnold in the Deed record.I am enclosing the copy for you and any one to view them.I hope this is helpful information for you.
Wythe County, VA Wills
Book 3, Page 290
State of Virginia
15th June 1827
I, Henry Arnold of the County and State above written being in a low state of health, but sound in mind as I believe do hereby make this as my last will and testament wish. First that all my just debt be paid from the moneys that arise from my goods and chattels.Second that my land be equally divided between my six sons only that my wife Susannah shall have and hold the house that I now live in as her home and drawn her dower from those of my sons that one grows to assist her in raising the smaller children and to the remains of my property or the product of it after paying all my just debts.It is my will that it be equally divided between all my children say sons and daughters regarding my wife, Susannah as an equal heir with those of her children and that she shall have all the liberties on the place that does belong to a widow in said case after my decay so as to enable her to raise the small children.
Lastly, I appoint my friend, John L. Brawley, and my son, James Arnold as my executors to this my last will and testament.Witness whereunto I have set my hand and seal.
Signed: Henry Arnold (SEAL)
In presence of William Thornbough, James Matney, Samuel Eakin
By William Thornbough as (unclear writing) Arnold’s instructions, he is not having the use of his land to witness to make his mark.
At a court held for Wythe County on Tuesday the 10th day of July 1827.This is the last will and testament of Henry Arnold deceased was presented in court and being proved by the oaths of James Matney and Samuel Eakin, two of the sub sailing witnesses thereto the same as ordered to be recorded.And on the motions of John L. Brawley and James Arnold the Executors named in the said will who entered into bond with John Brawley and James Arnold their securities in the penalty of one thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs and took the oath required by law, probate of said will is granted them in due form.
J.P. Mathais, E. G.
Book 11, Page 648
Henry Arnold’s Devisees To and Deed Isaac Williams
This indenture made this thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and thirty between Susannah Arnold, widow of Henry Arnold, James Arnold and Sally, his wife, and Rutherford Arnold and Sally, his wife, andWilliam Arnold and Sally, his wife, and Joseph Arnold and Nancy, his wife, part of the Devisees said Henry Arnold deceased of the County of Wythe and State of Virginia of the one part, and Isaac Williams of said County and State of Virginia of the other part witnesseth, that the said Susannah, James and wife, Rutherford and wife, William and wife, and Joseph and wife for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars current money of the United States to them in hand said the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged do grant bargain and sell unto the said Isaac Williams, all their interest as widow and devisees of Henry Arnold deceased the same being the dower of the said Susannah and four undivided sixth parts of a tract of land lying in Wythe County containing one hundred and fifty acres being the same of which said Henry Arnold died seized and which he devised to his sox sons which land is bounded as follows, to wit,beginning at white oak sapling S 47 W 92 poles to a pine S 54 W 287 poles to a black oak sapling S 47 E 28 poles to a large white oak S 85 E 90 poles crossing a branch to a double black oak S 4 E 18 poles to a black oak a corner tree to James Newells then N 47 E 231 poles along the said line to the beginning with all its appurtenances: To have and to hold the said interest in the tract or parcel of land with all appurtenances untothe said Isaac Williams and his heirs, to the sole use and behest of him the said Isaac Williams and his heirs forever.And the said Widow and Devisees for themselves and their heirs do covenant with the said Isaac Williams and his heirs they the said Widow and Devisees and their heirs the said interest in tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances unto the said Isaac Williams and his heirs against the claims of all persons whomsoever shall warrant and will forever defend.In witness where of the said Susannah, James and wife, Rutherford and wife, William and wife, and Joseph and wife have hereunto subscribe their names and affixed their seals, the day and year first above written signed, sealed and delivered in presence of Susannah Arnold, James Arnold, Sally Arnold, Rutherford Arnold, Sally Arnold, William Arnold, Sally Arnold, Joseph Arnold, Nancy Arnold.
Wythe County to Wit.
We John M. Crockett, and Robert Sayers Justices of the Peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Susannah Arnold, James Arnold, Rutherford Arnold, William Arnold parties to a certain Deed bearing date on the 13th day of October 1830,and hereto annexed, personally appeared before us, in our county aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and denied us to certify the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in order that the said deed may be recorded.Given under our hands and seals this 15th day of October 1830.
John M Crockett
Book 15, Page 127
John Arnold To:P Atty, Jonathan East(P Atty = Power of Attorney?)
Whereas, I John Arnold of the County of Monroe in the State of Indiana, am one of the legal heirs and representatives of Henry Arnold, deceased, late of Wythe County in the State of Virginia and whereas the said Henry Arnold deceased signed and passed of certain real estate and other effects, a portion of which accrues and descended to me as such heirs.Now know all ( unclear writing ) by these presents, that I the said John Arnold have nominated constitute and appointed and by these presents doth hereby nominate constitute and a said Jonathan East of the said County of Monroe in the State of Indiana, my true and lawful attorney for me and in my marks to demand attorney for sue for it.Necessary obtain and r(unclear writing) and relieve?? of and from any person or person court and courts in and (unclear writing) State of Virginia my said portion of said land according to the laws of distribution of said state and to sell and dispose of the same for such same (unclear writing) and to such person or persons as to (unclear writing) may seem best as it said Real Estate shall be sold to rel(unclear writing) my portion of the pro(unclear writing) there if in money as such heir and in either case to make sign, seal, and deliver in my name such deed or deeds of conveyance carrying my said portion to the purchaser or purchasers as shall see necessary and such receipts in discharged for my portion of said money to execute in my name and deliver to the authority of which the same may see receipted ?? to a point one or more (unclear reading) under him for the purposes aforesaid and at his pleas and to revoke to do himself or said attorneys all and whatsoever I might or could do were I personally present at the doing thereof thereby ratifying and confirm my whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do in premises, interest (unclear writing) whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and annexed my seal the 11th day of February A.D. 1841.
Signed, sealed and delivered in presents of Elmore Walker and Thomas R. East
State of Indiana, Monroe County as personally cause before us the undersigned Justices of Peace in and for said county, John Arnold and acknowledged the power of attorney to which this is accessed to be (unclear writing) and said decreed for the purposes therein mentioned given under our hands and seals this 1st day of February A.D. 1841