Will book 2x
Amelia County, VA 1761-1771
Old, John (x) of Raleigh Parish. Will d. March 8, 1767, pro. July 28, 1768.
Wit. John Powell, Wililam Morgan, Agness (X) Powell.
Ex. wife Mary Old, James Old, Edward Old.
Sec. Peter jones, Paschall Greenhill.
Leg: wife Mary Old, plantation I now live on and profit from Negroes Jammey and Lucy, stock, hh. goods., etc., for life,
then as follows:
SonJames Old,tract of land I have deeded him on White Oak Creek and Negro girl Dinah;
SonEdwards Old, tract I have deeded him adj.
SonJames, and Negro girl Doll;
SonJohn Old, 515 acres in Dinwiddie Co., Va. on White Oak Creek purch. of Rees, Ford, and Davis, and Negro girl Fillis;
Son William Old, plantation I now live on cont. 220 acres;
Sons Charles Old,Thomas Old, andJoshua Old, 625 acres on Rocky Run, to be equally div., but lower lot to have 225 acres, and one young Negro boy, and my Negro Bet to be one of their lots;
Dau.Ann Clay,Negro boy Ralph;
Dau.Sarah Tucker, Negro boy Daniel;
Dau.Mary Old, Negro boy Dick, who is bro. to Daniel;
Dau.Martha Old, Negro man Dick;
Dau.Phebe Old, one young Negro;
Dau. Judith Old, one young Negro.
Rem. est. to be equally div. when son John is 19.
SonJohn and 3 youngest sons to have dwelling house equal to son James';
Sons to have 5 years schooling apiece, and daus. 2 years schooling apeice, to be pd. out of est. before any division is made.
John Old estate in Amelia rec Aug 25 1768.
John Old Estate in Dinwiddie rec Aug 25 1768
Edward,John,William,Charles,Thomas andLucy Olds,William Clay and Ann his wife,Martin Chandler and Sarah his wife,John Thompson and Mary his wife,Daniel Tucker and Martha his wife,George Hawks and Judy his wife andWilliam Covington
and Phebe his wife,complt vs James Old Exe of John Old, dec'd, defent:In Chancery...to divide that part of the estate of John Old dec'd which by his will he divised unto his wife Mary during her life and after her death unto his
children...parties in this suit..divides amoung the 13 children including James 28 Sept 1780
Division of estate in 1780 mentions a Lucy Old. Lucy is not mentioned in the will of John Old. Also not mentioned is Joshua. Was Lucy born after John Old died or could she be a daughter of Joshua
This is about all I have on the OLD Family.I am researching the Clay family, but thought this might help you.William Clay married Anna/Ann Old and I am trying to clear up some confusion with him.