Ancestors of Charles Brent Campbell of Lynchburg, Virginia:Information about Wiley Campbell
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Wiley Campbell (b. July 08, 1772, d. February 02, 1842)Wiley Campbell (son of Joel Campbell and Nancy Elizabeth Mills)795, 796 was born July 08, 1772 in 796, 797, 798, 799, and died February 02, 1842 in 800, 801.He married Elizabeth Marshall Sale on November 18, 1800 in Amherst, VA802, 803, daughter of John Sale and Frances Sanders.
Notes for Wiley Campbell:
Will of Wiley Campbell, 1841 - Amherst Co. VA
Amherst Co., Va., Wills 1761-1865; Book 11; pg. 12 (VSL) In the name of God I Wiley Campbell of the County of Amherst being in declining health but so far as I know or believe of sound mind and
disposing memory, do make and ordain the following as my last will and testament hereby revoking all other testamentary dispositions by me heretofore made and purporting to be such. In the first place it is my
will and desire that all my just debts be paid by my Executor herein after named. Secondly, it is my will and desire that in case it should be that my beloved wife Elizabeth M. Campbell should survive me, that
then and in that case she is to have, take and enjoy for and during her natural life the following portions of my estate, real and personal. That is to say all my real estate situated in the County of Amherst
except that part hereinafter divided to my; son Joel Campbell, also one third part of my slaves also all of my house hold and kitchen furniture, stock of all kinds, plantation utensils and several growing crops on the
land at the time of my death, excepting only such parts of the crops as are surplus and each other parts as are usually for sale, which parts are to be sold and applied to the payment of debts if any, I shall owe
at the time of my death. Thirdly any tract of land whereon my son Joel Campbell now resides containing about three hundred and fifty-four acres, one Rood and twenty-five poles (this is a unit of measure) and
constituted of the tracts adjoining one purchased by me from Peter Burrus and the other from John Wilson, I give and devise to my said son Joel Campbell, he accounting at the final division of my estate for the
said 344 acres 1 Rood and 25 poles of land at the price of four dollars per acre as of the 1st Jan. 1842. Fourthly at the end of the year wherein my death shall take place it is my will and desire that my ? .
Third part of my slaves shall be attended unto my wife and as far as may be keeping up equality of value, she may select such as she prefers. The remaining two thirds shall be equally divided amongst all my children, by fair allotment to be drawn for, that is to say amongst my son John Campbell, Joel Campbell, Gustavus Campbell, Eliz. Ann Woodroff, Thomas S. Campbell, Alexander Campbell, Lewis S. Campbell, Mildred Bethel, and Elizabeth M. Campbell, nine in number each of the said parties according the said division and the next one hereinafter provided for with the following advancements heretofore made to them by me, that is to say John S. Campbell is to bring into the pot the sum of eleven hundred and forty-four dollars, son Joel Campbell the sum of four hundred and three dollars and fifty cents besides the value hereon before placed upon the tract of land herein before devised to him. Gustavus Campbell is to account for four hundred and seventy dollars, Elizabeth Anne Woodroff is to account for five hundred dollars. Thomas S. Campbell is to account for five hundred and fifty dollars. Alexander Campbell is to account for seven hundred and seventy-six dollars. Lewis S. Campbell is to account for four hundred dollars. Mildred Bethel is to account for four hundred and fifty dollars and Elizabeth M. Campbell is to account for 1 negro girl. (Top of this page not on micro film) until those who have received. Least are made equal to them (all of page not on micro film) Equally processed amongst all parties but no interest is to be charged upon the advancement heretofore made to any party, nor shall interest be charged upon what shall fall to either ? first division. Fifthly at the death of my beloved wife it is my will and desire that the residue of my estate real and personal devised and bequeathed to her for life shall be equally divided amongst my said children or the legal descendents of such as are ? each according for the said several advancements heretofore made as well as the ? taken by and under the provisions of this will so as that such may receive an equal. Sixthly, it might not be considered necessary to say so as it is considered that the ? land would so determined it, but for greater certainly I hereby declare this to be my true ? meaning that my beloved wife should have the absolute estate in the profits of all the estate ? devised unto bequeathed to her for life as Ihave the fullest confidence if she should ? survivor. She will dispose of those as discretely as I would or could myself. She is also ? fully authorized to exchange or substitute such portions of the chattel property as from time to time, she with the advise of my executor shall see fit without accountability to those entitled in
remainder. Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Lewis S. Campbell my sole executor to this my last will and testament relying and not doubting but that he will take care of his mother and younger
brother and sister so long as they choose to remain under the paternal roof. I desire that my executor may not be required by the court wherein this will may be recorded to give any security in his official bond. In
testimony of all which I have signed by name and sealed with my seal this 20th day of July 1841.
Will probated March 21, 1842
More About Wiley Campbell:
Burial: February 02, 1842, Campbell Cemetery at Bethel Place, Amherst Co., VA.804
Census: 1810, 5 males under 10, 1 male 16-26 yrs, 1 male 26-45 yrs, 1 female 26-45 yrs, 4 slaves.
Gravestone: "Wiley Campbell -- -Feb 2, 1842 in the 70th year of his age".
Religion: More than 20 years a steward in the Methodist Episcopal Church South.805
Residence: Moved from Albemarle Co., VA to Amherst Co., VA.806
Will: July 20, 1841, Probated 21 March 1842.
More About Wiley Campbell and Elizabeth Marshall Sale:
Single: November 18, 1800, Amherst, VA.807, 808
Children of Wiley Campbell and Elizabeth Marshall Sale are:
- +Joel Campbell, b. Bef. 1803, Amherst Co., VA809, 810, d. March 01, 1846811.
- +John Sale Campbell, b. April 25, 1803, Amherst Co., VA812, d. November 01, 1891, "after a long and useful life died at his home six miles south of Bowling Green, Warren Co., KY"813.
- +Lewis Sale Campbell, b. September 20, 1804, Amherst, VA814, 815, 816, d. January 17, 1892, 817.
- Gustavus Campbell, b. November 21, 1808, Amherst County, Virginia818, d. May 08, 1905, 1114 Denver Ave, Rivermont, Lynchburg, Va819.
- +Mildred Ann Campbell, b. Abt. 1812, Amherst Co., Va820, 821, d. date unknown.
- Thomas Sale Campbell, b. August 05, 1814822, d. Bef. 1891823.
- +Elizabeth Ann Campbell, b. Bet. 1816 - 1819, Amherst Co., Va824, d. Bef. 1870, Amherst Co., Va824.
- Wiley Campbell, d. date unknown, "All of whom with the exception of Wiley attained the meridian of life."825.
- +Alexander Mills Campbell, b. November 18, 1818, Virginia826, 827, d. February 21, 1870828, 829.
- +Elizabeth Marshall Campbell, b. December 09, 1820, 830, 831, d. December 18, 1853831.