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John Sharwood (abt. 1685 - abt. 1752)

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John Sharwood aka Sherwood
Born about in Lower Norfolk County, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about in Princess Anne, Virginia Beach, Virginiamap
Profile last modified 4 Mar 2018 | Created 12 Apr 2017
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Biography

In the Name of God Amen, Feb. 13 day 1752, I John Sharwood Senr. of Lynhaven Parish and in the County of Princess Anne being of perfect mind etc, Item I give and bequeath unto my son James Sharwood and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever after my the decease of his mother the Plantation whereon I now live where with the land thereunto belonging shall consist of 48 acres of land and is the northern most part of the dividend of land whereon I now live which is a dividend of 144 acres of land lying in Muddy Creek. I also give unto my son James Sharwood one two year old heifer and one gun. Item. I give an bequeath unto my son Josiah Sharwood and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever 48 acres of Woodland and in the southern most part of a dividend of 144 acre of land wherein I now live. I also give unto my son Josiah Sharwood one heifer and on gun. I give and bequeath unto my son John Sharwood and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever 48 acres of of Woodland land and in the western most part of the said dividend of 14 acres of land whereon I now live. I also give unto my son John Sharwood one heifer. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Margot Sharwood one heifer. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Sharwood one heifer. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Sharwood one heifer. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ollive Sharwood one heifer. As for the rest of my worldly estate I give to my loving wife Mary Sharwood leaving her whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament revoking and disannulling all other Wills formerly made by me in with whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

John "E" Sharwood & Seal

Signed sealed and delived in presents of us John James John "E (his makr)" Capps

Princess Anne At a court held the 21st Aug 1753 The above last Will and Testament of Jno Sharwood was presented in court by his Executor who made oath thereto and being proved by the oath of John James Witness thereto admitted to Court.


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Last Will and Testament of John Sharwood, Sr., Executed 14th day of February, 1752, probated 21 Aug. 1753, Princess Anne County,



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