Re: JACOB DRENNEN of Nicholas Co., WV.
I left some out Bath County Virginia Will of Thomas Drinnen page 394 dated Feb.9,1808. Wit: William Poage, Robert Gay and William Sharp. Probated April 1808: Exec: wife & sons Jacob & William: Beq: All movable Property, household furniture and farming utensils to wife Christina "to her use and the raising of the family and schooling them". Wife to have all the cleared land while she remains a widow; if she marries, she is to have one-third, balance to be sold and divided among children. To sons Jacob and William the place where he now lives, to the top of the big spring ridge and along the the ridge, also Slattery Place; to sons James and Lawrence the remainder of his land. The four sons when they are of age to pay to son Charles 500 pounds. in proportions equal to value of their lands. To daughters Nancy, Elizabeth, Jane , Christina, Margaret, Martha and Sarah, 25 pounds each.--------Bath inventory of John Drennen submitted October 7,1815 by Thomas Hill, Mark Kinison and John Grimes; William Edmiston also qaulified as appraiser before George Poage. 2 horses - 4 hogs - 7 cattle - kitchen utensils - man's saddle - womans saddle - 2 books - bedding and furniture. ---Page 112-Inventory of sale of estate of John Drennen, John S. Ewing administrator; October 7, 1815 Buyers William Edminison, T. Hill, James Drinnen, W. McCollum, Andrew Sharp, Mark kinison, Thomas Cochran, William McCollum, Jonathan Griffin. Sorry about my tacky type on the other one it was after two in the morning and I was half asleep with three kids you only get on-line at night.