Estes to White - Bill of Sale, dated & recorded Jun 9, 1822 Caroline Co., Va (one of a few remaining early deeds in Caroline) John Estes now of Orange Co., Virginia & one of the sons of John Estes and Nancy of Caroline Co., Va sells for $100.00 to George White of Caroline Co all his right, title, interest in the slave Rachel (& the 5 children of Rachel: Henry, Anney, Clary, Henrietta & Betsy), as under the will of my grandfather, Richard Woolfolk and which right will accrue after the death of my mother, Nancy Estes - my share being 1/6 (one sixth) of the estate as held by my mother. Signed: John Estes Wit: Garrit Minor, John Stevens (written on back of deed) At a court held for Caroline Co on the 9th day of Jun 1822, this bill of sale was proved in open court by Garritt Minor one of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.Teste: John Pendleton
The husband of Nancy (Woolfolk) Estes & father of John Estes living in Orange Co in 1822 was John Estes, Jr. b 22 Jul 1753 & died before 1798 in Caroline Co., son of John Estes, Sr 1725-1778 & Mary Marshall (1726-1772)
(Richard Woolfolk's will was presented in Caroline Court - December 1795.He was born around 1715, wife was Mary Coleman, Most Caroline court records were lost in the fire during the Civil War when Richmond was burned, including the will and estate records of Richard Woolfolk)
The deed further says that there were 6 heirs / children of John & Nancy (Woolfolk) Estes. All born before his death in 1798. The widow Nancy (Woolfolk) Estes was still living in 1822 in Caroline.
Know of only 3 children out of the 6:
(1) John Estes, living in Orange Co., Va. in 1822 (2) Woolfolk Estes b cir 1782 & d 1853, Glasgow, Barren Co., Ky. wife: Mary "Polly" Young (3) Daughter Estes wife of George White
Seeking any information on the 6 children of John and Nancy (Woolfolk) Estes.