John Cash

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  • Name John Cash  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I455  Eddie's Genealogy | Descendants of John Cash
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 

    Father James Cash,   b. Abt 1700, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Feb 1782, King George, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   b. Abt 1710,   d. Abt 1785  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bolton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Cash,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. William Cash,   b. Abt 1752, Westmoreland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1837, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    James Cash's Will
    James Cash's Will
    In the name of God Amen. James Cash of the County of King George and Parish of Washington being of a sound and perfect memory & understanding do constitute and appoint this my last will & testament in manner & form following.

    Item. I give unto my son John Cash the tract of land I bought of James Jones, also the tract of land I bought of Moses Cash, also the following negroes Patrick, Ann, Solomon, and Elijah to him during his natural life and after his death to be equally divided between his two sons William and Thomas.

    Item. I give unto my son James Cash the tract of land whereon I now live given to me by my father to him and his heirs forever. Also the following negroes vis: Harry, Moses, Rachel, Winny and her child, to him and his heirs forever. But if in case John Cash or his heirs disanuls the aforesaid James Cash or his heirs of the above mentioned tract of land, my will is that the above negroes which I have left to John Cash & his heirs shall descend to the above mentioned James Cash to him and his heirs forever.

    Item. I give to my son Archibald Cash my land in Prince William County, also the following negroes Phebee and her children, and Mary during his natural life & after his decease to descend to his son James Cash.

    Item. I give unto my daughter Margaret Rawlins the following negroes, Phillis and Charlote and their present and future increase and after her decease the above mentioned Charlote to descend to my grandson James Rawlins.

    Item. I give unto my daughter Mary Johnson that tract of land I bought of William Wheeler, also the following negro Caroline & her increase & after her decease to descend to my grandson James Johnson.

    Item. I give unto my granddaughter Margaret Stone one negro girl named Judith and her increase now in possession of Joseph Stone.

    Item. I leave unto my loving wife the following negroes Benjamin & Dublin and after her decease my will is that they should be sold to the highest bidder & the money thence arising equally divided amongst my children.

    Item. my will and desire that the remaining part of my estate shall be sold at the highest bidder and the money thence arising be equally divided amongst my children. And lastly I constitute and appoint my loving wife Sarah Cash & my son in law Samuel Rawlins, my wholesale executors to this my last will and testament. My will and desire is that there be a division as soon as possible after my decease. As witness my hand and seal this first day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty.

    Signed Sealed & Acknowledged
    In the Presence of

    John Marshall
    Hezekiah Kirk
    John Bennett


    his
    James X Cash
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    At a Court held for King George County the 7th day of February 1782.

    The last will and testament of James Cash senr deceased was presented into Court and Sarah Cash widow of the said James Cash came into Court and relinquishing all benefits and bequests given her in the said will and took such part of the said James’s estate as the law provided for her. Samuel Rawlins and executor therein named made oath to the same according to law and was further proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto. Certificate is granted him for obtaining probate thereof in due form of law, the said Rawlins first performing what the law in such cases require.

    Test

    Jos: Robinson

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Our Southern Ancestors, Thelma Faye Cain Prince, (Gateway Press, Inc.), 39 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S78] Rockcastle County, Kentucky and its People 1992, Rockcastle County History Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing), 140 (Reliability: 2).