Goochland County, Virginia
Deeds and Wills Book 4, pages 212-213
This will made in the year of our Lord God, one thousand seven hundred and forty three, in the sixtenth yeare of the raine of our moste souvrane lord King George, by the grace of God, King of Great Bretain, France and Ireland, defender of the faethe. In the name of God Amen. I Susannah Maxey being very sick and week of body tho of parfick sense and memarey, God be prased for it, I do willing and heartily give and queue my soule to God hoo gave it me and hoom I hope will recive it and my body to the earth from whense it came, there to be desently buried at the descretion of my Executors.
Item, I give to my son John Maxey one pound one shilling and six pence and half a dossen putor plates.
Item, I give to my son William Maxey one pound one shilling and six pence and half a dosson puter plates.
Item, I give to my son Nathaniel Maxey the feather bed and furniture.
Item, I give to my datter Elizabeth Radford my trunk and all my wearing cloes.
Item, I give to my grandatter Susanah Epperson my side saddel.
Item, I give to my son Walter Maxey my other fether bed and furneture and two dishes.
Item, I give to my grandson James Barns one heffer of two years old.
Item, I give to my grandson Charles Maxey one young mare of one year old.
Item, I give my son Silvanus Maxey all the Remander of my Estate and I desire that my Estate should not be prased.
And I do apint and constetne Silvanus Maxey to be my sole Executor of this my last will and testament in witness whereunto I set my hand and seal this 31 day of May 1743.
James Gates, Thomas Sraging, Elienner Boyef
(At a Court held for Goochland County September 20, 1743, James Gates and Thomas Spraggin proved this writing to be the last Will and Testament of Susanna Maxey, which was ordered to be recorded.)