R Surnames – Virginia Wills before 1799

A complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills, arranged alphabetically from Adams to Wright. Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudoun, Prince William and Rockbridge Counties.

RAMSAY, WILLIAM

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Dec. 1, 1789.
wife Jane
s. Samuel Ramsay
s. James Ramsay
s. William Ramsay
d. Sarah Ramsay
d. Elizabeth Ramsay
d. Mary Ramsay
d. Fanny Scott
d. Jane Lyle

RAWLINS, PETER

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 13, 1800.
wife Mary
s. Albin Rawlins
s. Fleming Rawlins
d. Martha Millner
d. Nancy Harrison
d. Lucy Sterne

RAY, JOHN

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 5, 1764.
s. James Ray
s. William Ray

RAY, JOSEPH

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 26, 1767.
s. Andrew Ray
s. John Ray
d. Mary Ray
d. Precilla Ray

RAY, MOSES

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 5, 1768.
s. William Ray
s. Moses Ray
s. Thomas Ray
other sons and daughters

READ, JOSEPH

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed July 13, 1762.
wife Barbery
s. Joseph Read
s. William Read
s. Rueben Read
s. Andrew Read
s. John Read
d. Elizabeth Read
d. Frances Read
d. Lettice Read
d. Ann Read
mother Ruth Read
Thaddeus Read s. of former wife

READ, JOHN

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1773.
s. William Read
s. Daniel Read
s. Jonadab Read
s. Thomas Read
d. Elizabeth Simmons

REDMOND, ANDREW

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed May 8, 1764.
wife Mary
s John Redmond
s. Andrew Redmond
d. Elizabeth Redmond
d. Ann Redmond
d. Margaret Redmond
d. Sarah Redmond

REEDER, JOSEPH

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 8, 1770.
wife Elizabeth
s. William Reeder
s. Joseph Reeder
s. Daniel Reeder
s. David Reeder
s. Elijah Reeder
s. Jacob Reeder
s. Stephen Reeder
d. Margaret Reeder
d. Elennor Reeder
d. Elizabeth Lake

REEVE, GEORGE

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 2, 1779.
wife Jane
s. William Reeve
s. James Reeve
s. Jesse Reeve
s. William Reeve
d. Susanna Reeve
d. Jemima Mooney
s. in l. Nicholas Mooney

REEVES, MARY

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed April 2, 1781.
s. George Adams
niece Margaret Chapman

REEVES, JOHN

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 5, 1782.
s. George Reeves
d. Ann Reeves
d. Jemima Williams

REID, AMOS

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 7, 1765.
d. Martha Reid
d. Agnes Reid
d. Florence Reid
d. Sarah Reid
s. Esher Reid
s. Andrew Reid
James and John Reid, Attest

REID, ADAM

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 3, 1789.
wife Barbara
s. William Reid
s. Daniel Reid
g.s. Adam Reid
d. Ketran Wilson

RENTFRO, JOSEPH

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 25, 1776.
wife Mary
s. James Rentfro
s. Joseph Rentfro
s. John Rentfro
s. William Rentfro
s. Joshua Rentfro
s. Mark Rentfro
d Susanna Rentfro d Hannah Rentfro
d. Mary Jones

RHODES, MOSES

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 13, 1769.
wife Mary
s. William Rhodes
s. John Rhodes
s. Thomas Rhodes
d. Hannah Rhodes
d. Mary Rhodes
d. Abigail Rhodes
d. Ann Rhodes
d. Elizabeth Rhodes

RICHARDS, THOMAS

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 7, 1788.
wife Barberry

RICHARDSON, JOHN

Campbell Co, Va. Will filed Oct. 2, 1788.
wife Dorothy
s. George Richardson
s. John Richardson
s. Morgan Richardson
s. William Ricardson
d. Sally Richardson
d. Jane Richardson
d. Mary Richardson
d. Judy Richardson
d. Elizabeth Richardson

RICHARDSON, JONATHAN

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1773.
wife Anne
s Jesse Richardson
s. Thomas Richardson
s. Amos Richardson
d. Mary Richardson
d. Nancy Richardson
d. Amy Richardson

RILEY, MILES (or RILY)

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Jan. 5. 1778.
wife Sarah
s. James Riley
s. John Riley
d. Elizabeth Riley
d. Mary Riley
d. Hannah Riley

ROBERTS, RICHARD

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed June 8, 1762.
s. Joseph Roberts
s. Richard Roberts
s. John Roberts
s. William Roberts
d. Ann Roberts
d. Mary Roberts
d. Susannah Roberts
d. Ruth Green

ROBERTSON, HENRY

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 15, 1769.
wife Jenny

ROBINSON, JOHN

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed April 7, 1789.
wife Sarah
s. John Robinson
s. David Robinson
d. Mary Robinson
d. Rebecca Robinson
d. Sarah Robinson
d. Jean Robinson
d. Hannah Robinson
d. Isabelle Kerr
g.s. David Edmison

ROLLIN, JOHN

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed April 2, 1794.
mother Rebecca Boyles
sister May Boyles
bro. in 1. Peter Higgins
his d. Rebecca Higgins

ROSE, HENRY

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed March 1, 1770.
sister Susannah Lawson
sister Margaret Rose
brother Hugh Rose
brother Patrick Rose
brother Charles Rose
niece Caroline Rose,
d. of bro. Hugh
nephew Charles Rose,
s. of bro. John

ROSSON, DAVID

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 2, 1790.
wife Ann
s. Ambrose Rosson
s. Samuel Rosson
d. Elizabeth Rosson
d. Susannah Rosson
d. Sarah Rosson
d. Ann Rosson
d. Mary Torrence

ROWLAND, HENRY

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 23, 1773.
wife Penellope
Four children

RUCKER, JOHN

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 4, 1780.
wife Ellenor
s. William Rucker
s. George Rucker
s. John Rucker
s. Isaac Rucker
s. James Rucker
d. Nelly Rucker
d. Betty Rucker
d. Sarah Rucker
d. Sukey Coward

RUFF, JACOB

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Jan. 7, 1795.
wife Barbara
s. John Ruff
s. Andrew Ruff
s. Jacob Ruff
d. Sally Ruff
d. Betsy Ruff
d. Kitty Hall

RUSSELL, ROBERT

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 1, 1791.
wife Ann
s. James Russell
s. Robert Russell
d. Elizabeth Russell
d. Catherine Russell
d. Milly Russell
d. Eleanor Russell
d. Mary Rowland (James)
d. Ann Boaz
g.d. Tabitha Boaz
g.s. Robert Boaz
g.s. Pleasant Russell

RUST, GEORGE

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 23, 1775.
wife Ann
s. Jeremiah Rust
d. Sarah Martin
s. in l. Sam Martin
d. Ann Hamack
s. in l. Daniel Hamack

RUST, JEREMIAH

Campbell Co., Will filed June 7, 1787.
wife Mary
s. George Rust
s. Peter Rust
s. David Rust
s. Enos Rust
s. Jeremiah Rust
s. Isaac Rust
s. Enoch Rust
d. Ann Rust
d. Elizabeth Rust
d. Sarah Rust
d. Rebecca Lewis



MLA Source Citation:

Clemens, William Montgomery. Virginia Wills Before 1799. Privately printed. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/virginia/r-surnames-virginia-wills-before-1799.htm - Last updated on Sep 1st, 2012


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