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Transcribed Will of Jacob Conrad, 1824, West Virginia

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Date: 8 Oct 2021
Location: Pendleton, Virginia, United Statesmap
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West Virginia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985 Pendleton Wills, Vol 2-4, 1801-1858 viewer pages: 424-425 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/9087/images/004715566_00425?usePUB=true&_phsrc=acR3355&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&pId=1049580 Ancestry.com. West Virginia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: West Virginia County, District and Probate Courts.

Jacob Conrad of Pendleton County, State of Virginia Will dated 6th September 1824 with codicil. Will proven 4 September 1829.

This is not a complete transcription yet. It is only the names of heirs and what they received, including slaves.

Son - Ulrick Conrad

  • Land
  • Smith's tools and stoves in both houses

Son - Jacob Conrad

  • Land

Son - Benjamin Conrad

  • Land he lives on + land bought of Andrew Coil
  • Mulatto boy named Harris

Son - Daniel Conrad

Son - John Conrad

Son - Peter Conrad

Daughter - Sabina Colip

  • The plantation on which she lived (sic) in this County
  • And a negro woman named Hannah
  • and a bond that I had against her husband
  • $150

Children of deceased daughter Frany Coil

  • bond on their father
  • a bond for $250 on Frederick Bosco? Borsoe? and Frederick Hedrick which was given for a negro girl called Peggy
  • 3 notes on Jesse Hinkle/Henkle, deceased
  • Two notes on Reuben Dyer
  • $150

Daughter - Barbara Harper

  • Note on Joshua and Thomas Wood

Daughter Phoebe Coil’s children

  • A title Bond on their father for the land he lives on
  • Three black children in their father's possession
  • To take place after the death of said Samuel Coil

Daughter - Mary Coil’s children

  • Land
    • [Around] Reed's Creek
    • Bought of Thomas Cock(?)
  • Bonds on any of the Propsts
    • “Sons of my late wife”

"My mulatto girl named Sally"

  • "If... she behaves herself ... well"
  • Her and her child will be free
  • One old bay mare and one cow
  • Her spinning wheel and bed in the little room

Codicil - undated

  • Sally is now pregnant, so he frees her unborn child, too
  • plus $50 (or to her children if she is deceased)

Sons Jacob and Ulrick executors Will presented to the court 4 Feb 1829

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