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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.

WADE, PEARCE

Amherst Co. Va. Will filed March 5, 1770.
wife Elizabeth
d. Susannah Wade
d. Elizabeth Wade

WADE, JEREMIAH

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 28, 1772. children

WALKER, JOHN

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed March 28, 1737.
Heirs of Robert Walker
Heirs of James Walker

WALKER, ROBERT

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 24, 1767.
wife Agatha
s. Elijah Walker
d. Sally Walker
d. Judea Walker

WALKER, ALEXANDER

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 7, 1784.
wife Janet
s. Alexander Walker
s. Joseph Walker
s. David Walker
d. Jean Walker
d. Ketrane Walker

WALKER, ALEXANDER

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed May 4, 1785.
wife Jean
s. Joseph Walker
s. John Walker
d. Eleanor Walker
d. Rebecca Walker
cousin Joseph Moore

WALKER, SAMUEL

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed June 5, 1788.
s. William Walker
s. Thomas Walker
s. Charles Walker
s. Samuel Walker
g.s. William Walker,
s. of Samuel
g.s. Richard Walker,
s. of Samuel
g.s. James Walker,
s. of Samuel
d. Mary Walker
d. Elizabeth Walker
d. Sarah Walker

WALLACE, ADAM

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed May 2, 1781.
bro. Samuel Wallace
bro. John Wallace

WALLACE, ANDREW

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed July 3, 1781.
sister Janet Wallace
sister Susannah Wallace
bro. Samuel Wallace
g.s. Andrew Wallace
mother Martha Wallace
bro. Adam Wallace
b. in I. John Gilman

WALLACE, JOHN

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 2, 1782.
s. James Wallace
s. Robert Wallace
d. Rebecca Campbell

WALLACE, SAMUEL

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed April 4, 1786.
wife Rebecca
s. James Wallace
s. Andrew Wallace
s. William Wallace
d. Elizabeth Wallace
d. Martha Wallace
bro. John Wallace

WALLACE, PETER

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 5, 1786.
wife Martha
s. John Wallace
s. Samuel Wallace
d. Jean Wallace
d. Susannah Wallace
d. Eliza Gilmore

WALLACE, WILLIAM

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Jan 5, 1796.
bro. Samuel Wallace
sister Frances Wallace
sister Martha Wallace
sister Margaret’s son William
nephew James Branford
nephew William Branford

WARD, MARK

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 3, 1795.
wife Molly
d. Patty Holland
g.s. Richard Holland

WARREN, JOHN

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed July 3, 1769.
s. John Warren
d. Elizabeth Whitell

WATKINS, THOMAS

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 26, 1773.
wife Mary
mother Elizabeth Watkins
bro. George Watkins
sister Elizabeth Watkins
wife’s three sons,
Robert Benjamin and William Hall

WATTS, WILLIAM

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 12, 1798.
wife Mary
s. Edward Watts
bro. John Watts
several daughters

WEAVER, JOHN

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 4, 1785.
wife Judith
s. Matthew W. Weaver
s. Samuel J. Weaver
s. William W. Weaver

WEBB, CUTHBERT

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 2, 1778. Residence in Albermarle Co.
wife Mary
bro. Theodorick
children not named

WEIR, ROBERT

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed July 6, 1772.
wife Martha
s. John Weir
d. Elizabeth Weir
bro. in 1. Thomas Ball

WEIR, HUGH

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 3, 1779.
s. Jonathan Weir
s. James Weir
s. Abraham Weir
s. George Weir
s. Hugh Weir
s. John Weir
s. Joseph Weir
s. Samuel Weir
g.s. Hugh Weir
d. Jean Cunningham
d. Margaret Montgomery
d. Mary Walker
d. Susan Buchanan
d. Elizabeth McCutcheon

WEIR, GEORGE

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 6, 1781.
wife Jean
s. Thomas Weir
other children

WELCH, NICHOLAS

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 21, 1768.
wife Mary
s. Nicholas Welch
father Nicholas Welch
d. Mary Welch

WEST, WILLIAM

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 13, 1769.
wife Mary
s. Charles West
s. Thomas West
d. Ann Peyton
g.s. Francis Peyton
g.s. William Peyton
g.d. Margaret Peyton
g.s. Craven Peyton
g.d. Elizabeth West,
d. of Thomas

WHITESIDE, MOSES

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed June 2, 1795.
wife Margaret
s. Thomas Whiteside
s. John Whiteside
s. Moses Whiteside
s. James Whiteside
s. Samuel Whiteside
d. Rebecca Whiteside
d. Margaret Whiteside
d. Mary Whiteside

WHITLEDGE, WILLIAM

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 5, 1782.
s. in l. Caty Allen
d. Frances Overall
g.s. William Overall
g.s. Barthenay Overall
g.s. Harrison Overall
g.s. Thompson Overall
g.s. Nathaniel Overall
g.s. John Overall
g.s. Thomas Overall
g.s. Robert Overall
g.d. Fannie Overall
g.d. Caty Allen
g.d. Sally Overall
d. Libby Grant
g.s. John Grant
g.s. Daniel Grant
g.s. William Grant
g.s. Dorsey Grant
g.d. Mary Grant
s. in l. William Coppedge
g.s. Baldwin Coppedge
g.d. Frances Whitledge
g.s. Overall Whitledge

WIGGINTON, JAMES

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 12, 1766.
wife Sarah Bottes
mother Sarah Wigginton
m. in 1. Libucah Bottes
bro. in l. Aaron Bottes
bro. John Wigginton
s. Benjamin Wigginton
and other children

WILCHER, JOSEPH
Amherst Co., Va. Will filed May 6, 1782.
wife Barbery
s. John Wilche
d. Sarah Wilche

WILCOXSON, JOHN

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed June 11, 1765.
wife Mary
mother Agnes Wilcoxson
d. Elizabeth Wilcoxson
wife’s son John Howling

WILLABEE, HUGH

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed June 5, 1769.
wife
Charity C. Willabee, witness
Sarah J. Willabee, witness

WILLIAMS, JONAS, Jr.

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed April 23, 1744.
wife Ann
s. David Williams
s. Jonas Williams
s. James Williams

WILLIAMSON, ROBERT

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 4. 1784.
s. Robert Williamson
s. Deboricks Williamson
s. David Williamson
s. Archibald Williamson
d. Patty Williamson
d. Elizabeth Williamson
g.d. Nancy Tweedy
s. in l. John Tweedy

WILSON, MATTHEW

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 5, 1771.
wife Mary
s. Robert Wilson
s. Thomas Wilson
s. Matthew Wilson
s. James Wilson
s. John Wilson
d. Martha Wilson
d. Elizabeth Wilson
d. Mary Wilson
d. Margaret Litfox
d. Jane Mescher
d. Sarah Mescher

WILSON, HENRY

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed July 6, 1778.
s. Russell Wilson
s. Archibald Wilson
s. Jermiah Wilson
d. Agatha Smith
d. Elizabeth Wiginton
s. in l. Benj. Wiginton

WILSON, SETH

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 2, 1790.
wife Martha
s. David Wilson
d. Lettice Bell (widow)

WHITLEY, MOSES

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed April 1, 1788. mother
bro. Thomas Whitley
bro. Samuel Whitley
sister Ann Whitley

WINSOR, CHRISTOPHER

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 17, 1735.
s. William Winsor
s. Thomas Winsor
s. Christopher Winsor
d. Ann Winsor
d. Mary Winsor
d. Sarah Winsor
d. Jane Winsor

WINTZEL, ADAM

Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 24, 1772.
wife Elizabeth
d. Asam Wintzel and other children

WITT, JOHN

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed March 4, 1782.
wife Lucy
s. Abner Witt
s. William Witt
s. Elisha Witt
s. George Witt
s. Littlebury Witt
s. John Witt
d. Lucy Witt

WOMACK, ALEXANDER

Campbell Co., Va. Will filed April 1, 1784.
wife Martha
s. Alex Womack
s. Richard Womack
s. David Womack
d. Jean Tomison
d. Ann Driscoll
d. Juda Richards
d. Martha Rutledge
d. Elizabeth Mason
g.d. Nancy Womack

WOODS, RICHARD

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed June 23, 1778.
wife Jenney
s. Benjamin Woods
s. Samuel Woods

WOODS, SAMUEL

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 3, 1781.
wife Sarah
s. James Woods
s. William Woods
and five daughters

WOODS, JAMES

Amherst Co., Va. Will filed June 4, 1781.
wife Barbara
g.s. James Woods
s. William Woods
d. Mary Woods
d. Margaret Woods
d. Barbara Woods
d. Elizabeth Woods
d. Jane Woods

WRIGHT, FRANCIS

Prince William Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 27, 1742.
wife Ann
children

WRIGHT, THOMAS

Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 23, 1763.
s. John Wright
s. Joseph Wright
d. Elizabeth Wright
d. Mary Wright
d. Sarah Wright
d. Dorcas Wright
d. Abigale Wright
d. Catherine Wright



MLA Source Citation:

Clemens, William Montgomery. Virginia Wills Before 1799. Privately printed. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 7 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/virginia/w-surnames-virginia-wills-before-1799.htm - Last updated on Sep 1st, 2012


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