Will of James Lupo, 1790

Isle of Wight County, Will Book 10, 1785-1796, pg. 185.

In the Name of God, Amen. I James Lupo of the Isle of Wight County and State of Virginia being sick but in perfect mind and memory thanks unto Almighty God for it do make this my last Will and Testament as in manner and form as followeth. Item I give my soul unto Almighty God that gave it me and my body to burial in a Christian like manner at the descretion of my executors. Item, my will and desire is that all my just and lawfull debts be paid. Item, my will and desire is that my Daughter Elizabeth Gray Lupo do enjoy one Chest, and all her wearing apparrell which was her mother's, one feather bed and common furniture as belongs to her bed, also two Gold Rings. Item, my will and desire is my Daughter Mary Lupo do enjoy one pine chest one feather bed and common furniture having her choice. Item, my will and desire is that all the remainder or remains of my estate both real and personal be equally divided between all my children, that is to William Lupo, James Lupo, Laban Lupo, Mary Lupo and Elizabeth Lupo my aforementioned children. Item, my will and desire is that James Lupo, Laban Lupo and Samuel Bidgood be my whole and sole executors of this my last Will and Testament as witnessed by my hand and seal this fifteenth day of January seventeen hundred and eighty-nine.

James Lupo

Signed sealed and Delivered

John Woodley, Jr.

Charity Brantley

Milly Lupo

John Hodges

At a court held for Isle of Wight County the 6th day of September 1790. This Will was presented in Court by James Lupo one of the executors therein named and being proved by the oaths of John Woodley, Jr., and Milly Lupo two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded on the motion of said executor it is continued for him to find security for his performance therein. And at a court held for the said county the 6th day of September 1790 the said Executor came into court and together with Benjamin Atkinson, his security acknowledges their bond in the penalty of five hundred pounds with condition as the law directs. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in Due form.