Death Place: Will Parish, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
Date: MAY 1775
On 8 May 1775 - coexecutors John Rodes and William Shelton were named.
Her will date: 8 May 1775, Albemarle County, VA
Probate: 1776 Albemarle County, VA.
Note: The Will of Mourning Glenn Harris follows:
Will proven Albemarle Co., VA, 1776. In the name of God Amen, I Mourning Harris of the county of Albemarle, being in perfect mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. First and principally I recommend my soul to God who gave it to me, not doubting but this the merits of my redeemer to have full pardon and remission of all my sins and my body I recommend to the earth from whence it came, to be buried in such manner as my Executor hereinafter named shall think fit and touching such temporal Estate as have pleased God to bless me with, I give and devise in manner and form following. Imprimis, whereas by a will made the eighteenth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and sixty five by Robert Haris, my deceased husband, was given by a clause in the will was given to me all his lawful debts and all residue of his Estate be it of what nature or quality soever to me and my heirs forever. Item, As to the remainder of my Estate, I give and bequeath to all my Children, to be equally divided amongst them or their legal representatives be it of what nature or quality soever, I do constitute and appoint John Rodes and William Shelton to b e my Executors of this my last will and testament as witness my hand and seal this eighth day of May 1775. her Mourning M. Harris mark test. James Woodson John Gilliam William
She was a remarkable woman, kind, generous, charitable, a devout christian, and much beloved by her acquaintances and offspring. Her children and descendants down through the generations gave a daughter her name 'Mourning,' showing their high estimation of Mourning Gleason Glenn (Harris). - Histories and Genealogies, p. 231
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mourning by comparing test results with other
carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mourning: