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Bedford County
Excerpts of Wills



"Virginia wills before 1799 : a complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills ... copied from the court house records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudoun, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties"
by William Montgomery Clemens, Pompton Lakes, N.J.: Biblio Co., 1924

Submitted by K.T.

ALLEN, ROBERT
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 22, 1773.
s. Reynold Allen
d. Betty Allen
d. Anny Allen
d. Lucy Allen
s. in l. William Handy

BANISTER, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed April 28, 1767.
s. Isaac Banister
s. James Banister


BRYAN, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 22, 1764.
wife Mary
s. William Bryan
s. Elijah Bryan

BUFORD, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 28, 1774.
wife Ann
s. John Buford
s. William Buford
d. Nancy Buford

BUSH, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Jan. 24, 1774.
wife Martha
s. Philip Bush
s. Darkish Bush
d. Millie Bush
d. Ann Bush
d. Susanna Bush
d. Elizabeth Bush
d. Francis Bush
d. Mary Bush
d. Margaret Jackson

CALLAWAY, GEORGE
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Jan. 25, 1773.
wife Milly
d. Betty Callaway


CANDLER, DANIEL
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 27, 1766.
wife Hannah
s. John Candler
s. William Candler
s. Zedekiah Candler
s. Ballard Candler
d. Elizabeth Candler
d. Cathry Candler
d. Elloner Candler

CARSON, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 25, 1762.
s. John Carson
s. Thomas Carson
James Carson, exec.

DAULTON, TIMOTHY
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed April 24, 1775.
wife and children


DIXON, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 27, 1770.
wife Ann
s. John Dixon
s. George Dixon

EGER, GEORGE
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 22, 1765.
s. John Egar
s. James Eger
s. George Eger
s. Thomas Eger
d. Jenet Eger
d. Mary Eger
d. Agnes McDavid

EWING, CHARLES
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 24, 1770.
wife Martha
s. William Ewing
s. Robert Ewing
s. Samuel Ewing
s. George Ewing
s. David Ewing
s. Caleb Ewing
s. Charles Ewing
d. Mary Ewing
d. Martha Ewing

FUGUA, RALPH
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 24, 1770.
s. Joseph Fugua
s. John Fugua
s. William Fugua
s. Thomas Fugua
s. Ralph Fugua
s. Henry Fugua
s. Isaac Fugua
d. Martha Fugua
d. Ann Fugua
d. Mary Robinson
d. Elizabeth Stovale
d. Susannah Richardson

GIBSON, JAMES
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 26, 1765.
s. Randall Gibson
s. James Gibson
s. Joseph Gibson
s. John Gibson
s. Archibald Gibson
d. Elizabeth Candler
d. Catherine Hale
d. Hanner Cook

GILBERT, SAMUEL
Bedford Co,, Va. Will filed Oct. 28, 1776.
wife Martha
s. Benjamin Gilbert

GOOD, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 23, 1771.
s. William Good
s. Abraham Good
g.s. James Good
s. Robert Good
s. John Good
g.s. Thomas Good
d. Elizabeth Cox
d. Hannah Bennett
d. Ann Risdon
d. Iowah Sevier

GOOD, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 24, 1775.
s. Thomas Goode
s. John Goode
d. Sarah Goode
d. Judith. Goode
d. Nancy Fowler

GOULDMAN, EDWARD
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Dec. 26, 1774.
bro. Richard Gouldman
bro. Robert Gouldman
bro. Francis Gouldman
bro. Thomas Gouldman
g.d. Mary Gouldman

GREEN, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 25, 1775.
wife Betty
s. James Green
s. Barnabus Green
d. Tabitha Green

HAITH, WILLIAM (HEATH)
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed April 24, 1775
wife Martha
s. Thomas Haith
d. Jane Lane
d. Elizabeth Manly
d. Eleanor Burgesss
d. Mary Christian
d. Sarah Cunningham

HAMILTON, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 28, 1772.
wife Esther
s. Richard Hamilton
s. Thomas Hamilton

HOLLOGAIN, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 23, 1772.
wife Mary
s. Patrick Hollogain
bro. James Hollogain

HUNTER, ALEXANDER
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 22, 1768.
s. Alexander Hunter
s. James Hunter
s. Samuel Hunter
d. Betty Hunter

IRVINE, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 26, 1767.
wife and children

IRVINE, CHRISTIAN
Bedford, Co., Va. Will filed July 26,1769.
s. David Irvine
s. William Irvine
d. Elizabeth Irvine
g.d. Elizabeth Irvine

JOHNSON, BENJAMIN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 22, 1768.
wife Mary
s. James Johnson
s. William Johnson
s. Christopher Johnson
d. Elizabeth Johnson
d. Rachel Johnson

LAWSON, JONAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 24, 1771.
s. David Lawson
g.s. David Lawson
g.s. John Lawson
g.s. William Lawson

LINN, ADAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 24, 1772.
wife Isabelle
s. Adam Linn
s. James Linn
s. Joseph Linn
d. Martha Craig
d. Agnes Young
d. Mary Carson

LOVING, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 22, 1767.
s. Henry Loving
s. John Loving
d. Patty Loving
d. Catty Loving

MC CORMACK, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 23, 1775.
wife Agnes
s. John McCormack
s. David McCormack
s. William McCormack
s. Jesse McCormack
d. Sucy McCormack
d. Nancy McCormack


MC MURTREE, JAMES
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 24, 1772.
s. Samuel McMurtree
s. William McMurtree
s. James McMurtree
s. Joseph McMurtree

MAPLES, RICHARD
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 28, 1774.
s. Samuel Maples
d. Lucy Alley

MILAM, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 27, 1776.
wife Mary Solomon Rush

MITCHELL, DANIEL
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 25, 1775.
wife Mary
bro. Robert Mitchell

MOORMAN, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 25,1766.
wife Rachel Clarke
s. Pleasant Moorman
s. Charles Moorman
s. Andrew Moorman
s. Zachariah Moorman
s. Micaj ah Moorman
d. Mary Johnson
d. Agathy Johnson
d. Rachel Goggin
d. Cilley Moorman

MOORMAN, SILAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 81, 1777.
wife Sallie
s. Jacob Moorman
s. Pleasant Moorman
bro. Charles Moorman
bro. Andrew Moorman
d. Martha Moorman


MORGAN, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 23, 1774.
s. Lewis Morgan
s. Thomas Morgan
s. William Morgan
s. Samuel Morgan
s. Reace Morgan
s. Morgan Morgan
s. Mordicai Morgan
d. Mary Morgan
d. Rheaby Morgan
d. Raechel Morgan
d. Susanna Morgan
d. Ann Kinsey
d. Elizabeth Vardman
d. Leatice Richardson
d. Hannah Inman

MORRIS, DANIEL
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 24, 1767.
s. Ezekial Morris
s. Joseph Morris
s. Daniel Morris
s. John Morris
d. Elizabeth Morris
d. Mary Morris
d. Jane Morris
d. Sarah Morris

PATE, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 28, 1767.
wife

PATE, EDWARD
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1768
wife Martha
s. Mathew Pate
s. Anthony Pate
s. Thomas Pate
s. Jeremiah Pate
d. Judith Pate

PHELPS, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 25, 1772.
s. John Phelps
d, Jane Phelps
d. Judith Phelps
d. Sarah Phelps
d. Ann Phelps
d. Mary Phelps
d. Betty Phelps

POLLARD, FRANCIS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 23,1771.
wife Betty
s. John Pollard
s. Thomas Pollard

PRATHER, JONATHAN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed June 22,1772.
wife Cathrine
s. Thomas Prather
s. Jonathan Prather
s. William Prather
s. Isaac Prather
d. Mary Prather
d. Elizabeth Prather
d. Ann Prather
d. Tabitha Prather

RAY, JOSEPH
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 26, 1767.
s. Andrew Ray
s. John Ray
d. Mary Ray
d. Precilla Ray

READ, JOHN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1773.
s. William Read
s. Daniel Read
s. Jonadab Read
a. Thomas Read
d. Elizabeth Simmons

RENTFRO, JOSEPH
Bedford Co. Va. Will filed March 25,1776.
wife Mary
s. James Rentfro
s. Joseph Rentfro
s. John Rentfro
s. William Rentfro
s. Joshua Rentfro
s. Mark Rentfro
d Susanna Rentfro
d Hannah Rentfro
d. Mary Jones

RICHARDSON, JONATHAN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1773.
wife Anne
s Jesse Richardson
s. Thomas Richardson
s. Amos Richardson
d. Mary Richardson
d. Nancy Richardson
d. Amy Richardson

ROWLAND, HENRY
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 23, 1773.
wife Penellope
Four children

RUST, GEORGE
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 23, 1775.
wife Ann
s. Jeremiah Rust
d. Sarah Martin
s. in l. Sam Martin
d. Ann Hamack
s. in l. Daniel Hamack

SMITH, BOWKER
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 28, 1768.
wife Judith
s. John Smith
s. Bowker Smith
s. Guy Smith
s. William Smith
s. Achilles Smith
d. Elizabeth Smith

STEMON, MARTIN
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 24, 1768.
wife Mary
s. Jacob Stemon
s. Martin Stemon
s. Henry Stemon
bro. Alexander Stemon

THOMPSON, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 4, 1763.
s. Samuel Thompson
s. William Thompson
s. Thomas Thompson
d. Mary Thompson

TRIGG, WILLIAM
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 22, 1773.
wife Mary
s. Stephen Trigg
s. William Trigg
s. Daniel Trigg
s. John Trigg
s. Abraham Trigg
d. Nancy Trigg
d. Locky Trigg

TURNER, RICHARD
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed June 27, 1769.
s. James Turner
s. Jesse Turner
d. Ann Turner
d. Prudence Turner
d. Mary Leftwich

WADE, JEREMIAH
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 28,1772.
children

WALKER, ROBERT
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed March 24,1767.
wife Agatha
s. Elijah Walker
d. Sally Walker
d. Judea Walker

WATKINS, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 26, 1773.
wife Mary
mother Elizabeth Watkins
bro. George Watkins
sister Elizabeth Watkins
wife's three sons, Robert Benjamin and William Hall

WELCH, NICHOLAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed July 21, 1768.
wife Mary
s. Nicholas Welch
father Nicholas Welch
d. Mary Welch


WILSON, MATTHEW
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed May 5, 1771.
wife Mary
s. Robert Wilson
s. Thomas Wilson
s. Matthew Wilson
s. James Wilson
s. John Wilson
d. Martha Wilson
d. Elizabeth Wilson
d. Mary Wilson
d. Margaret Litfox
d. Jane Mescher
d. Sarah Mescher

WRIGHT, THOMAS
Bedford Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 23, 1763.
s. John Wright
s. Joseph Wright
d. Elizabeth Wright
d. Mary Wright
d. Sarah Wright
d. Dorcas Wright
d. Abigale Wright
d. Catherine Wright



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