Be it known to all men that I Elizabeth Moorman of Louisa County being of sound Mind and memory for which I desire to be made truly thankfull to the Lord calling to mind the uncertainty of this Life do make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
Item I give and bequeath to my three Sons Thomas Moorman Charles Moorman and Archilles Moorman all my Money or Negroes if I should gain any whatsoever Estate else I should have gained since the death of my Husband to be equally divided Between the three fore mentioned Sons Except my marring Afterwards which I give to my two Daughters Judith Douglas and Anne Martin to be equally divided between them. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this twenty ninth Day of January one thousand seven hundred and sixty one.
Elizabeth X Moorman
Sign'd seald published and declar'd by the Testator as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us
At a Court held for Louisa County of the 11th day of May 1765.
This will was this day proved in open Court by the Oaths of George Thompson Lucy English Mary Thompson witnesses thereto and by the Court admitted to record and is recorded.
Tillman, Stephen Frederick. The Rennolds-Reynolds family of England and Virginia, 1530-1948; p. 344 being the partial story of Christopher Reynolds of County Kent, England, and his descendants in Virginia, etc. Publication: [Ann Arbor, Michigan, Lithoprinted by Edwards Bros.], Washington, 1948
Boddie, John Bennett, and Mrs. James E. O'Donnell. "Moorman of Virginia." In Historical Southern Families, 20-22. Vol. IV. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1968.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth: