James R. Grigsby 2
- Born: Abt 1686, Saint Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Marriage: Susanah Redmond about 1709 in Saint Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Died: 11 Apr 1752, Stafford County, Virginia about age 66
Stafford County, Virginia Will Book O, (pp 220-221) In name of God Amen I JAMES GRIGSBY of Overwharton Parish, Stafford County being sick in body but of sound mind...first I commend my soul hand of God as for worldy estate I leave it in manner and form following. Imps I give to my son Redman Grigsby land lying in Prince William County upon broad run above the new road and likewise I give him one negro girl named Mole Likewise I have given him household goods already. Item I give to my son Nathl. Grigsby one negro girl named Alcie two pewter dishes and two ironpotts and 1 feather bed and furniture and half a dozen plates and one cow and calf. Item I give my daughter Elizabeth 1 negro boy named Jeremiah likewise I have given her household goods already received. Item I give to my son James Grigsby a parcel of land that my father left me likewise I give him 1 negro boy named Daniel and 1 feather bed and furniture and 1 cow and calf and 2 pewter dishes and half dozen plates 2 iron potts and one frying pan to him and his heirs...Item I give to my son Enoch Grigsby all the remainder part of my land lying in Prince William County at my wifes decease his heirs...likewise I give him one negro girl named Jane and 1 feather bed and furniture 2 pewter dishes, 1/2 doz plates 2 iron potts and 1 frying pan...Item I give to my son Samuel Grigsby 1 negro girl named Nan likewise 1 feather bed and furniture 1 cow and calf 2 pewter dishes, 1/ dozen plates & iron potts and 1 frying pan. Item I give to my daughter Susanah Grigsby 1 negro girl named Priss and likewise give her 1 feather bed (same as others). Item I give to my beloved wife four negroes (named) and one servant man named Robert Pickle during her life and all the rest of my estate, and I desire that you pay my son Nathl. Grigsby 15 pounds currt money and after my wife deceases I desire it may be equally divided amongst my children Likewise I give to my son Samuel one grey mare branded...Likewise I give my daughter Susana one black horses branded IB...Jan 2d 1752.
Test - John Grigsby,
Anne Grigsby, Sarah X Fletcher Jas.I Grigsby
Likewise I leave my wife and my five sons Executors to wit Redman, Nathl., James, Enoch, and Samuel.
At Court held for Stafford County April 14th 1752 The last Will and Testament of James Grigsby deced presented by Susanah, Redman and Nathl. Grigsby three of the exrs. therein named...admitted to record.
Stafford County, Virginia Will Book, pg 50
In order to Court held Stafford County 14th April We the subscribers being first sworn have appraised and inventoried Estate of James Grigsby deced...items listed and valued...Total L 446:1:6
John Simpson John Grigsby
At court held in Stafford County June 9th 1752.... Inventory and appraisement estate of James Grigsby deced returned proven and admitted to record.
Have seen middle name listed as F
Have seen birth year of 1682
Have seen marriage year listed as 1706
James married Susanah Redmond, daughter of William Redmond and Elizabeth Anne (Annie) Elkins, about 1709 in Saint Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia. (Susanah Redmond was born after 1686 and died about 1752.)