Birthca 1730, Culpeper Co, VA
Deathbet 4-Mar & 17-Aug-1768, Culpeper Co, VA
"In the name of God Amen. I, Jeremiah Sims of the County of Culpeper being sick and weak but of perfect mind and memory blessed by God for it, Do constitute ordain and appoint, this my last will and testament in manner and form following (to wit) In the first place I bequeath my soul to God was gave it, and my Body to be decently buried. ITEM I lend unto my beloved wife, Agatha Sims one half of my estate both real and personal during her natural life, after my just debts are paid. ITEM I give and bequeath unto my loving son James Sims one half my estate both real and personal after my just debts are paid. ITEM My will and desire is that if my said son James Sims
should dec without heir that my wife have the use of my whole estate during her natural life and then to be equally divided between my two nephews, Thomas Graves and Jonathan Sims or their heirs. ITEM I do constitute and appoint my beloved wife Agatha Sims executrix and my loving friends Edward Sims, John Nalle Jr. and Henry Pendleton executors of this my last will and
testament. Witness my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of March 1768.
Jeremiah Sims (LS.)
Signed, sealed and acknowledged in presence of us:
Thomas Griffin and Moses Spicer, Henry Pendleton and John Nalle Jr.
INVENTORY OF JEREMIAH SIMS
In Obedience to an Order of Culpeper County Court bearing date the 18th of August 1768. We the subscribers being first sworn have valued & appraised the Estate of Jeremiah Sims decd. in Current Money as followeth Vizt
One Negro man Tom £60. One negro Woman Juda & her child George £70.
12 head of Cattle £18. 1 Sorrel Mare £5. 1 Gray Mare & Belt
1 Bed & furniture with 2 pillows Bedstead & Corde
1 Bed & furniture with 1 pillow Bedstead & Cord
1 Cross cut Saw & file 30p. 1? Stallards 12/6. 1 Box Iron & headers? 4/
1 Woolen Wheel 7/. A parcel of old pewter 36/6. 3 Stone Juggs 5/6
1 Stone Jugg (water) 1/6. 2 delft bowls & 6 plates 6/3. 7 Glass Bottles 2/4
10 Geese5/. 1 Bay horse Saddle, bridle & Belt £5
A parcel of old Iron 18/. 3 old Books 4/. 1 Auger foot Adz & Chissels 4/6.
1 Iron Skillet 1/. 1 Walnut Chest & lock 17/6. 1 pine Chest 5/.
1 hone & 3 Razors 6/. A parcel of Lumber 6/.
2 Iron pots & 2 pr. hooks 18/. 5 knives & 7 forks 3/.
1 looking Glass 2/. 7 Chairs 16/. 2 Gaublets 6p
1 Square Table 1/6. 1 pt. Cotton Cords 3/.
2 pails, 2 piggons & 1 Tubb 11/. 1 powdering Tubb 7/6.
A parcel of leather 25/6. a parcel of Haggs
Appraised by us this 12th day of September 1768
October 19th 1769. Returned unto Court & Ordered James Tutt to be Recorded
Teste Roger Dixon Clk
According to source 464
born “about 1738”
Birthca 1732, Spotsylvania Co, VA464
Deathaft 1782, Culpeper Co, VA
BurialProbably Goochland Co, VA464
EXCERPT FROM JOHN’S NALLE’S WILL
"Item. I Lend to my daughter Agatha Hill half the Service of a Negro Woman named Jinncy During my Daughters life the other half of the said Negroes Service to my Grandson James Sims from the time of My Daughters marriage to Russel Hill, and after My Daughters Descease I give the Said Negro Woman Jinncy and her Increase to my Grandson James Sims to him and his Heirs for Ever also Ten Shillings to my Daughter Agatha Hill and her Heirs for Ever."