From: "P. A. Baber" <> 1 Jul 1999

will of Elizabeth Gill, widow of David Gill.


In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth Gill of the County of Charles City being infirm of body, but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. Item, I lend to my daughter, Judith P. Marable during her natural life a negro man named John and a negro girl named Eliza being negroes purchased by me of her husband Abraham Marable also all my right and title in the estate of my late husband David Gill, deceased, which was also purchased by me of said Marable being his quota of said Estate in the right of his wife, also one feather bed and furniture, three cows and one steer together with their increase. Item, at the death of said daughter Judith , I give and bequeath the aforementioned interest in the Estate of David Gill, deceased to my grandsons James and George Loyd to them and their heirs forever. Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Temple, one dollar to her and her heirs forever. Item, at the death of my daughter Judith, I give and bequeath to her children generally that she has or may have by her present husband, Abraham Marable, the residue of the aforementioned property lent to my said daughter, together with all my remaining estate to them and their heirs forever and lastly I appoint Charles Barrow executor of this my last will and testament revoking all others by me heretofore made. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 13 day of June 1828.

Signed, sealed and delivered In presence of Elizabeth Gill {seal}

At a court held for Charles City County at the Courthouse on Thursday the 21st day of October 1830, this will was produced in Court, proved by the oaths of Thomas Morecock and Samuel W. Pryor, witnesses to the same and ordered to be recorded.


Ro W. Christian, Clrk

A copy teste Edm Waddill, Clrk

This family, as revealed by the will, is: David Gill, died before 1830, married Elizabeth, alive in 1830, wrote the above will, and daughters alive in 1830:

  1. Judith P. Gill married Abraham Marable both alive in 1830
  2. Daughter Gill married a Loyd, deceased in 1830, two children
    1. James Loyd alive in 1830
    2. George Loyd alive in 1830
  3. Martha Gill married a Temple alive in 1830

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