Thomas Lane, 1709
Proved in Surry Co., VA 1709

Surry Co., VA Wills and Deeds, No. 5, 6 1694-1715 # 0034101 (Microfilm found at the Family History Center).

In the name of God Amen I Thomas Lane of the County of Surry being in good health of body and of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be therefore Given to Almighty God Do make and Ordaine this my ____ Last Will and testament in manner and forme following that is to say first (Imprimis?)I commend my Soul into the hand of almighty God hoping through the meritts Death and (Passion?) of my Savior Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to Inheritt Everlasting Life and my body I committ unto Earth to be Decently buried at ye discretion of my Excutors hereafter named and as for my temporal Estate which it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and Dispose thereof as followeth: First I will that my Debts & funeral Charges be paid and Discharged.

Item I will that my Land be divided between my two sons Thomas and Joseph According to a line of mark "T" trees made between me and my son Thomas and p_____ by the neighbors to them and their Heirs forever.

Item I will that my personal Estate be equally divided between my two sons aforesaid and I Appoint these my two sons Exuctors of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke Disanull and Make Void all former Wills and Testaments by me Heretofore made In Wittness whereof I hereunto Sett my hand and Seal the 5th Day of January 1708.

Thomas (T) Lane Sealed
(The T is his mark)


William Holt
William Bouyan
Edward Pettiway (his mark- z)

A Court held at Southward for the County of Surry Jan 31 1709. The Within Will was this day recorded in Courts by Oathes of Wm. Holt and Edw. Petteway Wittness thereto.