Will of Thomas Tabb: " I ,Tho's Tabb of Cumberland Co , being sick & weak but in sound memory to apoint this to be my will &testement as followeth. Item I give & bequeth to my son Edward Tabb five pounds cur't money of Virginia. I likewise give unto my son Langhorne five pound cur't money of Virginia. I likewise give to my son in law Robert Browns children (Mary's children) five pounds current money of Virginia. I give unto my daughter (Ann) Merryman five pounds curr't money of Virginia. I give unto my daughter (Margaret)Walton five pounds curr't money of Virginia. I give unto my daughter Boatwrite five piunds curr't money of Virginia. I give unto my daughter (Martha) Doulass five poinds curr't money of Virginia. I give unto my grandaughter Smthe Merryman my black blase face horse with my saddle & bridle but Jesse Cobbs is to sell my the saddle for the most it will fetch towards as good a hunting saddle as can be got made and what the price the saddle falls short of the hunting saddle Jesse Cobbs is to pay up. I like give my grandaughter what hard money I have. I give unto my daughter (Elizabeth) Scruggs five poinds curr't money. Last of all I give the hole residue of what I posess real & personal to my daughter Lockey Cobb & I appoint Jesse Cobbs & my daughter Lockey my whole & sole executor my will & desire is that estate be not appraised in no shape whatever the above writing contain my last will & testament as witness my hand & seal this 8th day of January 1782. Thomas Tabb L.S. Test Adams Couzens" (spelling as written) At a court held for Cumberland Coundy 22nd April 1782. This last will and testaemtn of Thomas Tabb deceased was exhibited in court by Jesse Cobbs executor therein named proved by Adam cousons a witness thereto and ordered to be recorded oand on the motion of the said executor who made oath according to law certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat thereof in due form he having with William Anderson and James Cunningham his securities entered into bond according to law Test Geo. Carrington Jr. Clerk Certified copy Circuit court cumberland Co. Va"