Releasing Judith, Mourning, Hannah, Jannet, Hester, Lid, Tom, Annis, Hannah, Jupiter & Jacob

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Daniel Coleman was a well-to-do farmer living in Cumberland County, Virginia at the time of his death. His will was probated in Cumberland County on 22 January 1770. In it, Daniel named his wife, Patience, who survived him, and his nine children – Thomas, Ann Glen, Lucy Glen, Mary Sims, Daniel, James, Sarah Guttery, Grissell Edwards and, lastly,  Judith Turner, who had predeceased him.

Daniel also named his eleven slaves, including four children identified as sons and daughters of two of the adult women – Judith and daughters Mourning and Hannah; Janney; Hester and her children Lid and Tom; Annis; Hannah (again); Jupiter; and Jacob.

DanColemanWill1770_Page_1Daniel Coleman’s will is recorded in Will Book 2:4 in Cumberland County, Virginia.

 

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