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Will of James Hamner

Stated that he was "afflicted with sickness but of sound and disposing mind and memory".
Item: Bequest to wife, Sarah Hamner, of whole estate upon payment of his just debts, during her life and after her death the following bequests:
Item: Bequests to sons-in-law, John Calthorp, and Isaac Pully and to their heirs, five pounds sterling to each of them.
Item: Bequest to daughter, Elizabeth Toone and her heirs, forty five pounds current money.
Item: Bequest to son, John Hamner and his heirs, forty five pounds.
Item: Bequest to son, George Hamner and his heirs, forty five pounds,
Item: Bequest to daughter, Rebecca Burton and her heirs, forty five pounds.

If there be any more of personal estate remaining after above bequests, this was to be divided among his five children, to wit: Henry Hamner, John Hamner, George Hamner, Elizabeth Toone, and Rebecca Burton, except it be his hand. The money accruing from sale of his land was to be divided among his three sons, to wit: Henry Hamner, John Hamner, and George Baskerville Hamner.

Executors: Sons - Henry Hamner, John Hamner, and George Baskerville Hamner.

Wit:
Thomas Nowell (Norvell)
James Ferrell
Young Nowell (Norvell)
Henry Hamner and John Hamner qualified as executors giving bond for 1000 pounds.
Dated 14 December 1792 - Proved 10 January 1793
(Mecklenburg County, VA, Will Book 3, p. 114)