James Loggins Will

Clerk of Courts, Charlotte County, Virginia

Charlotte Co., VA Will Book 2; Page 132

Transcribed by Brady Fitts

In the name of God Amen, I James Loggins of Charlotte County being sick in body but of sound and perfect memory calling to mind the certainty of death and the great uncertainty when it may please God to call me out of this present world and for the better settling of all my worldly affairs do make constitute and desire that this be my last Will and Testament in form and manner followeth, first and principally I give and bequeath my love to God who first gave it me. My Body to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named and in for all my worldly goods the has been pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath in the manner as followeth

 Item. I give to my beloved wife Ann Loggins the use of all my estate both real and personal during of her natural life or widowhood and at her death or marriage thence I give and bequeath all my land lying the North side of the creek to my son Reuben Loggins and his heirs forever.

 Item. I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my land lying the south side of the creek where I now live to my son William Loggins and his hears forever. The main creek to be the dividing line between them.

 Item. I give and bequeath to my son Dixon Loggins one shilling sterling money.

 Item. I give to my son Martin Loggins one shilling sterling money.

 Item. I give to my granddaughter Anne Rutlidge one S--- with all its future increase in lieu of my daughter Sarah Rutledge's part.

 Item. I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my estate not already given, to the ------ of my five children (that is) Anne Loggins, Milly Loggins, Hannah Loggins, and Rheuben and William Loggins to them and their heirs forever. I do hereby appoint my beloved friend Thomas Redman Executor to this my last Will and Testament revoking and amending all other will or Wills, Testament or Testaments by me heretofore made do make or ordain this to be my last. In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal this 17 day of August 1797.

 James (his mark) Loggins L. S.

 Witness James Connally

 William G. Connally

 Cyr. Connelly

 At a Court of Charlotte County the 2nd day of July 1798

This Last Will and Testament of James Loggins decd. was presented in Court and the same was proved by the oath of James Connellly and Cyrus Connelly two of the witness hereto subscribed and ordered to be recorded.

Teste Thomas Read

Truly Recorded Thomas Read