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|Michael Mackquinney||Immigrant Ancestor see FAMILY TREE|
|Died: Bef. 24 Oct 1686 Isle of Wight, VA||WILL OF MICHAEL MACKQUINNEY
In the name of God Amen this 15th day of April in the year of our Lord, 1686 according to the computation of the Church of England, I Michael Mackquinney of the Western Branch within the County of Isle of Wight planter being of perfect sense and memory praysed be God do, make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz:
First I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker, hoping that I through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Savior and Redeemer receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and as for my body to be buried in Christian Burial at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter nominated.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my wife Elizabeth Mackquinney my plantation that I now live upon during her life and after her decease unto my young Son Barnaby Mackquinney. Running upon the South east of the Spring Branch belonging to my manor house to Cart path to the white oak lying by said path.
Item. I give unto my eldest son John Mackquinney all the rest of my land upon the north west side of the forest spring branch, always provided that he the aforesaid John doth settle and seat upon it, otherwise to redound
to his Mother my wife Elizabeth Mackquinney and she dispose of the land as she shall think fit notwithstanding anything to the contrary.
Item. I give unto my Son Barnaby Mackquinney one feather bed.
Item. I do hereby constitute and ordain my wife Elizabeth Mackquinney to be my whole and sole Executrix of all the whole rest of my whole estate both moveable and immoveable by this my last Will and Testament, revoking all other wills and testaments whatsoever in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and year above written.
Michael Mackquinney (Seal)
Witnesses: Robert Cooper, Mary Donel, Jerimiah Exum, John Moore.
Proved in open court held for the Isle of Wight County August 9th, 1686 by the oath of Robert Cooper, Jerimiah Exum and John Moore to be the Will of Michael Mackquinney. John Pitt- C.O.C.
Elizabeth was born about 1641. She married Thomas Reeves after the death of Michael Mackquinney. She died after 1704 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.