Ancestors of Charles Brent Campbell of Lynchburg, Virginia:Information about Joel Campbell
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Joel Campbell (b. 1739, d. Abt. 1832)Joel Campbell (son of Henry Campbell and Charity (MNU))568 was born 1739 in of English Birth569, 570, and died Abt. 1832 in 571.He married Nancy Elizabeth Mills.
Notes for Joel Campbell:
Will of Joel Campbell, Sr., 1832 - Amherst Co. VA
Amherst Co., Va. Wills 1761-1865; Book 8; Reel 20; pg. 206 (VSL)
I Joel Campbell of the county of Amherst, do make my last Will and Testament in manor and form following, that is to say, after the payment of all my just debts I devise that Nanny Mills shall receive out of my Estate one hundred dollars annually for her support during her life and if she shall choose to live with any one of my children each child furnishing her with comfortable board and clothing shall be entitled to receive the said sum of one hundred dollars annually for her support.
I give to my son Wiley Campbell one hundred acres of my land to be laid off at the lower end of the tract, by a straight line a crop from Burrus tract to Wingfields line; the residue of the tract I devise to
be divided into two equal parts "according" to quality and quantity so that there may be a dwelling house on each one ? of which I devise to my Executors hereafter named as trustee for the safe sale use and benefit
of my daughter-in-law Susannah Campbell wife of Lewis Campbell and for the maintenance and support of the said Lewis Campbell's children as well those now in existence as any that may be hereafter born devising that the same as well as the other estate hereafter bequeathed for the same purpose may be kept together during the life of the said Lewis and of the said Susannah his wife shall survive him, during her life or widowhood, also ? That he may participate in the enjoyment of the annual profits as to receive support in common with the rest of the family, at the same time expressly that the sum or any part thereof is not intended to be subject to the control, contracts or liabilities of the said Lewis not to any debt of his already contracted or to be hereafter contracted: and that the benefit hereby tended for him is to be entirely
personal to himself and not in any wise transferable and that the annual profits only to be applied to the purpose of aforesaid and after the death of the said Lewis and the death or second marriage of the said
Susannah his wife, that the same be equally divided between the children of the said Lewis, giving the portion of any that may first die leaving issue surviving at the time of division to each issue.I divide the other ? of the land to my ? as testators for the estate ? And benefit of my daughter-in-law Nancy Campbell wife of Catlett Campbell and decree that the sum together with the ? Of a bequeath for the same purpose may be held by my Executors as Trustees for the same purpose on ? To the said Catlett and his family as before promised as to the said Lewis and his family subject in all respects to the same conditions compliations? provisions and final disposition. (This page was hard to read as the top portion and part of the right side was not on the micro film.)
The remainder of my estate I devise to be equally divided among all my children as follows: The portions which my deceased son Cornelius Campbell and my deceased daughter Lucy Lively would be entitled to I
devise to be held by my Executor here in after named in trust for the benefit of their children to be distributed among the said children as they may respectively get married or arrive at twenty one years of age, and the portion of my daughter Milly Dinwiddie is to be held by my Executors in trust for her sole and separate use during her life free from the claim, control,covtniet?, contracts, debts or liabilities of her husband and at the time of her death to be equally divided and distributed among her lawful heirs,excluding her husband. Never the less the portion of my sons Lewis and Catlett Campbell are not to go to
them, but to be held by my Executors in trust for the purpose herein before set forth.
In the equal division of the residue of my Estate last provided for my daughter Stilly Allcockis to be charged four hundred dollars for a negro woman heretofore advanced ? portion advised to my Executors as Trustee (the paper had a fold in it making it hard to read) for the family of my son Catlett is to be charged two hundred dollars for a negro boy advanced, and my son Wiley is to receive one hundred and fifty dollars extra to make his advancements equal to my other children and Lastly I appoint my son Wiley Campbell and my friend John Warwick Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all others.
In Testimony where of I have here unto set my hand and seal this seventh day of April 1832.Joel Campbell Signed, sealed published and delivered as for the last Will and Testament of Joel Campbell before us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Joel Campbell, Jr.
More About Joel Campbell:
Date born 2: one of "three brothers" who came from "near Glasgow Scotland", and settled in Caroline Co., VA..572
Residence: "after a short time" left the other two brothers and came to Amherst Co., VA.572
Will: April 07, 1832, .573
Children of Joel Campbell and Nancy Elizabeth Mills are:
- +Mildred (Millie) Campbell, b., , d. date unknown.
- +Wiley Campbell, b. July 08, 1772, 574, 575, 576, 577, d. February 02, 1842, 578, 579.
- Martha Ann Stilley Campbell, b. April 01, 1773, Amherst Co., Va580, 581, d. November 16, 1848, Warren Co., KY582, 583.
- +Lewis Campbell, b. Abt. 1778584, d. 1850, 585, 586.
- +Cornelius Campbell, b. Abt. 1781, , d. Bef. 1832587.
- +Lucy Campbell, b. Abt. 1786, , d. July 22, 1821, Bowling Green, Warren Co.,KY587.
- +Catlett Campbell, b. 1792, 588, 589, d. May 20, 1866, Amherst Co., VA589.