First part of the Will of "Olde" Robert Selfe
Second part of Will of "Olde" Robert Selfe
Source:  Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Westmoreland Co., VA

by Barbara Peck

In the Name of God Amen.  I Robert Self of the County of Westmorland being sick & weak of body but of sound & perfect mind & memory praise be to god for the same do think fitt & convenient to make & ordain this my last will & Testament in manner & form as followeth = Impe I give & bequeath my land whereon my son Stephen Self liveth being the remainder of my patten being about eighty acres or thereabouts unto my Grand son Walter Self to him and his heires forever also I give my duch chest to my son John Self after the death of my wife.  ITem I give & bequeath all the rest of my estate of what quality or quantity soever unto my well beloved wife Jane makeing & ordaining her my whole & Sole Extx of this my last will & Testament makeing null void & of none efect all other wills heretofore by me made owning & declaring this to be my last will & Testament.  As Witness my hand & seal this 18th day of June 1716--Robert Self, mar [seal] signed & sealed & delivered in the presence. Thomas Beal Thomas Marchant mar, Jas. Thomas. 

At a court held for the sd County the 27 day of March 1717--The last Will & Testamt of Robert Self decd. was presented into Court by Jane Self, his Extx who made oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of Thomas Beal & Thomas Marchant two of the Wittnesses thereto is admitt to Record and upon mocon of the said Jane and her performing what is usual in such cases certificate is granted her for obtaining a probate thereof, in due form.

Back to Self Portraits

This page was last updated on Apr. 4, 2005