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Notes for John BUSH


Will of John Bush. (Will-Book 2, page 94, Records of Orange County, Virginia, Court.)

In the name of God, amen! I, John Bush, of St. Thomas Parish, in the county of Orange, being weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory, and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following:

Imprimis. I do order that all my just debts be paid and satisfied.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Bridget Bush, one bed and furniture.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Philip Bush, five shillings sterling.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Martha Bruce, also five shillings sterling.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Elizabeth Sanders, also five shillings sterling.

Item. I give and bequeath to my son. John Bush, five shillings sterling.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my sons. Thomas Bush and Daniel Bush, all the Remainder of my Estate, to be equally divided between them, to them and their heirs forever;

and Lastly, I do constitute and appoint Philip Bush and Bridget Bush to be my whole and sole Exrs of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of September, 1745.

JOHN BUSH. Teste: Thos: Stanton, Jos: Eddows
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