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Luke Williams
 1738 - 1810

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  • Birth  22 Nov 1738  North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1,2,3
    Sex  Male 
    Died  26 Mar 1810  [1
    Person ID  I00046  Kit 188410 - Sydrach Williams - England - 1599
    Last Modified  18 Nov 2010 
     
    Father  Roger Williams, b. Abt 1700 
    Mother  Anne Williams, b. Bef Nov 1712 
    Family ID  F00023  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Katherine Barber 
    Married  08 May 1761  Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    >1. William Williams, b. 03 Mar 1770, Virginia
    Family ID  F00001  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Luke may have married secondly to Mary Parr in Halifax Co., VA in 1795.

      George and Luke Williams were witnesses to the will of Tobias Purcell, written 22 Jan. 1761.

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      Will Book 8 pages 261-262 Halifax Co.,Va - posted by Glidie Mobley onWilliams genforum, 9/23/03

      In the name of God,Amen. I, Luke Williams,being sick of body tho sound of sence and memory, I give and bequeath my body to the dust and mysoul to God that gave it.After all my just debts are paid-Item-I giveand bequeath to my son William Williams,my negro man named Jack, and tohis son Luke Williams,my horse,bridle and saddle.Item-I give and bequeath to Edmund Irby and my daughter Caty Williams one negro woman namedLucy also to my daughter Caty Williams one feather bed and furniture and all my wearing clothes.Item-I give and bequeath to my daughter Betsy Twidwell Tweedwell) one feather bed and furniture and one half dozen pewter plates,one pewter dish.Item-I give and bequeath to my sonZachariah Williams my still and give all the rest of my estate to be equally divided between William Williams,William Irby, John Chapman, Edmund Irby, Caty Williams, Luke Williams and Betsy Tweedwell also I appoint Zachariah Williams my hole (sic) and sole executor of this my last will and testament this ninth day of Feb 1810. Herewith I fixed my hand and seal in the presents of

      William Sydnor;Charles Womack Luke Williams
      Joseph Petty (his seal)

      At a court held for Halifax County the 26th day of Mar 1810 the within written last will and testament of Luke Williams deceased was exhibited in court and proved by the oaths of three witnesses there subscribed and ordered to be recorded and on motion of Zachariah Williams,theexecutor therein named who made oath that according to law certificateis granted to him for obtaining probate in the form,he giving surety whereupon he,together with John Jones and William Irby,his securities entered will and aknowledged their bond in penalty of five thousanddollars,conditioned according to law.
      Testator-John Wimbish,clerk

      Luke Williams md Catherine Barber 8 May 1761 in Richmond Co. He was the son of Roger and Ann (Williams) Williams. Ann Williams was the d/o John Williams--she was born about 1715 and died 31 Dec 1744 in Richmond Co.,Va. Catherine Barber was the daughter of Thomas Barber and Ann Nash of Richmond Co.

      William Williams md Dorothy Traynham on 17 Nov 1791-Halifax
      Luke Williams md Mary Parr 15 Jun 1795 Halifax Co
      Rebecca Williams md Edmund Irby 18 Dec 1792-Pittsylvania Co
      Ann Williams md William Irby 11 Nov 1795 Halifax Co
      Betsy Williams md George Tweedwell(Twiddel) 6 Mar 1800-Halifax Co
      Zachariah Williams md Frances Haygood 17 Mar 1795 Halifax Co
      Catherine (Caty) Williams--nothing on her
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      1789 Halifax Co., VA tax list:
      Persons Names Chargeable with Tax Sons Overseers & C
      Williams, Luke & Son

      1798 Halifax Co., VA tax list, May 31:
      Luke Williams, 1 white tythable; 2 black tythables; 1 black between 12 & 16; 2 horses, mares & colts
     
  • Sources  1. [S00005]   The Virginians, John W. Pritchett
    2. [S00013]   Williams Family Outline, Dr. Melton Meek, (Name: Name: Name: Name: 1999;;;;)
    3. [S00009]   Will of Luke Williams 1810, Glidie Mobley, (Name: Name: Name: Name: 29 Sept. 2003;;;;)
    4. [S00003]   Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia 1649-1800, Robert K. Headley, Jr., (Name: Name: Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;;;)

  
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