This is from a copied will found at the Clayton Library in Houston, TX.The will is as it appears with all misspellings and language usage.There is a large space between Edward and Feagin used to place the mark of the signer.His mark appears as an O with an F in its center.The will is as follows:
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY DEED BOOK E 1740-1741
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY DEED BOOK E 1740-1741pTO ALL PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I EDWARD of 237Hamilton Parish in the County of Prince William sendGreetings.Know ye that I the said EDWARD FEAGIN for and in Consideration of the naturall love -&- paternall affection which I have and bear unto my well beloved Sons EDWARD, GEORGE, DANIEL, HENRY, WILLIAN -&- FRANCIS FEGAN of the same Parish -&- County and for divers other good causes have given and do give unto my said Sons EDWARD, GEORGE, DANIEL, HENRY, WILLIAM -&- FRANCIS all and singular my Lands, Goods, Chattles, Beast, Houshold stuff and Estate whatsoever either real or personal which I am in possession of or have any right unto or shall be in possession of at the time of my death to be equally divided among my said Sons To Have and To Hold all and Singular immediately from -&- after my decease unto my said Sons to be equally divided among their heirs to the only proper use -&- behoof of them my said Sons for ever.In Witness whereof I have set my hand and Seale the XXVIIth day of April MDCCXLI in the presence of us FRAS. WRIGHT, JNO. STURMAN, CHARLES ONEALE At the Court held for Prince William County April 27th 1741 EDWARD FEGAN acknowledged this Deed to be his act and deed and it was thereupon administered.