COPY TESTE: SAMUEL H. COOPER JR., CLERK
BY Nancy Jo Revell, DY
In the name of God Amen I Philip Parker of ye County of Accomack in Virga: being ver sick and weake of body but sound & prefect sence & memory thanks be to Almighty God for ye: same doe by thes presents make this my Last will & Testament as followeth
Imprimise I Give & bequeath my soule into hands of Almighty yt gave it & my body to ye Earth from whence it was taking to such Christian like buriall as shall be thought fitting by my Executor after to be named & as for my worldly Estate which God of his mercy hath bin pleased to give me after my debts are payed I give & bequeath as followeth:
Item I give & bequeath unto my son Phillip Parker all my land & plantation att Nandwey whereon I now Dwell by Estimation two hundred & twenty Acres & all my Land & marsh yt. I have in Maryland. At a place called or knowe by the name of Rumbelde marsh to him my son Philep Parker and ye heirs of his body Lawfully begotten for Ever and for want of such heirs to ye next heir at Common Law Reserving to my Loveing wife ye use & benefit of all ye use & benefit of all ye Land till my aforesd son shall come to ye age of 18 years & then only to have her thirds during he naturall Life & then to my aforesd son & his heirs as aforesd. & my Coopers Tools & all Carpenters tools & pistols & holsters.
Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Parker alias West my Land in Maryland att Pocomoke near ye head of Pittes Creek containing two hundred Acres more or Less to her my aforesd Daughter Mary & her Heirs for ever & one negro Called Daniell.
Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Parker one hundred acres of Land Lying Near Wallops Road formerly bought of Thomas Smith ye aforesd Land I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth & her heirs for Ever & my seal skin Trunk & one fether bed & boulster & 4 pare of blankets.
Item I give & bequeath unto my Loveing wife a negro boy Called Cain during her Naturall Life & after her death to my daughter Winefreet Parker & her heirs for ever. I give & bequeath all the rest of my personall Estate after my death & Legicies are payd to Equally divided between my Loveing wife & my son Phillip & my daughter Winefreet amediately after my death & my will is yt my daughter Winefreet may have priviledg allwaise during her naturall Life to keep & pasture five head of Cattle in ye marsh which I given my son Philip & heirs forever & my desire is yt my brother George Parker Mr. Teackel Richard Rodgers & Arthur Laylor divid my estate according to ye True intent of ths Last Will & Testament.
Lastle I appoint & make my loveing wife the hole & sole Exrx of this My last Will & Testament revoking all other wills or will made by me att aney time or times whensoever due by thes presents declare this to be my Last Will & Testamt as witness my hand & seal this eith day of October Anno Dom 1719
Teste: Geo. Parker
The within Last Will & Testamt of Phillip Parker decd was proved in open Cort of Accomack County by ye oaths of Arthur Laylor John Rodgers & Major George Parker the three witnesses to ye same Aprill ye 4th 1721 wch ye Cort Admitted to Record.
Teste: Chas Snead Cl Cur
Recorded Aprill ye 12th 1721 pr Chas Snead Cl Cur.
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