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Henry Rector 1799 Probate

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Death and Legacy

Will Abstract

8 January 1799[1]
8 Jan. 1799. June 1799.
Son, Elijah, to have 35 pounds curr. Daughter, Caty, 12 pounds curr.; her dau. Polly to have personal property. Son Spencer and his children - Edward, John, Henry, Mary Ann, Pencey (or Percey). Wit: Joseph Lloyd, Hezekiah Glascock, William Finch. (p. 182)


8 January 1799[2][3]
  • Wife: (not mentioned) all property, real (150 a.) and personal, for her life and at her decease to be divided in the following manner:
  • Son: Elijah - L30 Virginia money, second choice of Feather bed and furniture, a man's saddle, colt, plantation utensils.
  • Dau.: Caty - L12, first choice of feather bed & furniture, colt, woman's saddle, the loom with the gear belonging thereto, should she died before her mother this bequeath shall be null and void, except for the bed which shall be her daughter Polley's.
  • Children: After death of wife all property to be sold and divided between all my children then living respecting the Hundred acres of land, that my son Spencer lived on, in consequence of a promise made to him I leave it to his children: Edward, John, Henry, Mary Ann and Pencey to be equally divided between them, on condition that they pay my Children one thousand weight Crop Tobacco (which I lent their father to pay for some land he bought) at 14 s. pr. Hundred with interest from Eleven years back from the Date of these presents, and in case they refuse to do so they forgeit all claim to the land which shall then be sold with the rest of my property.
  • No executors named.
Signed: Henry (his X mark) Rector
Wit.: Joseph Llyod, Hezekiah Glasscock, William Finch.
Proved: 24 June 1799 by o. of Hezekiah Glasscock and William Finch. Nancy Rector made o. and with George Glascock, Joseph Jeffries and Eli Rector her securities, on bond of $2,000, granted cert. for obtaining a probate.


28 October 1799[4]
HENRY RECTOR (Inventory)
Court order dated: June 1799
App'd by: Hezekiah Glasscock, WIlliam Finch, William Rector
Total eval: L103.3.0
Ret.: 28 October 1799

Administrators Account

22 October 1804[5][6]
The Estate of HENRY RECTOR DEC'D In account with GEORGE GLAFSCOCK, Administrator with the will annexed
To commifsia a £600.4.7 of the amount of money collected for the estate at 5 pcc? 30.00
to cash paid ELIJAH RECTOR his specific legacy & received 35.00
to cash paid CATHERINE RECTOR her specific legacy & received 12.00
To clerks fee paid $5.8
To ELIJAH RECTOR for keeping the stock 5.25
to WILLIAM TURLEY for crying the sale 5.0
to copy of the will .52

Indenture of Property

2 May 1808[6][7][8]
in which JACOB FAUBIN and DIANA, his wife, late DIANA RECTOR, of COCKE CO, STATE OF TENNESSEE and LATE OF FAUQUIER CO VIRGINIA one one part sell to GEORGE GLASCOCK of FAUQUIER CO of the other part witnessed that whereas HENRY RECTOR, DECEASED of FAUQUIER COUNTY, in and by his last will dated 8 Jan 1799, devised his estate to his THEN WIFE, NANCY, for her life, and then to be equally divided among his representatives, and where as after the dath of the said NANCEY, Administration of said estate was granted to the said GEORGE GLASCOCK, who sold a tract of land containing 150 acres for 450 pds Virginia money, and whereas JACOB FAUBIN and DIANA, his wife, being heirs and devisees aforesaid and having rec'd their proportionable share of said money, do sell their part and claim, etc witnesses: W. GARRETT, EZEKIEL CAMPBELL, COLEMAN SMITH Certified by the JUSTICES OF COCKE COUNTY, TENNESSEE said date as above RECORDED FAUQUIER CO VIRGINIA 26 Sept 1808


  1. Ancestry Record 49014 #4593 "Abstracts of Fauquier County, Virginia," Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: King, Junie Estelle Stewart. Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1800. Baltimore, MD, USA:, Inc., 2001.
  2. Abstracts of Fauquier co Virginia Wills, Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800 by John K Gott copyright 1976, pg 298 pg 182-184 8 January 1799
  3. Ancestry Record 49009 #3620 "Abstracts of Fauquier County Virginia, Wills Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800" Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Gott, John K. Abstracts of Fauquier County Virginia, Wills Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Clearfield, 1999.
  4. Ancestry Record 49009 #3937 "Abstracts of Fauquier County Virginia, Wills Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800," Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Gott, John K. Abstracts of Fauquier County Virginia, Wills Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Clearfield, 1999.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 14 September 2018), memorial page for Henry Rector (1715–1799), citing Find A Grave: Memorial #63281528, citing Rectortown Cemetery, Rectortown, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA; Maintained by civilwarbuff (contributor 47049540).
  6. 6.0 6.1 Carolyn Whitaker. "My Paternal Ancestors - Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Elsewhere." 15 May 2011. Available at
  7. Virginia Ancestors and Adventurers. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Hamlin, Charles Hughes. Virginia Ancestors and Adventurers. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003.
  8. Charles Hughes Hamlin. "Virginia Ancestors and Adventurers, Volumes 1-3." 1975. Copy available on Google books.

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