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  1. Elizabeth Trotter: Birth: 23 Sep 1773 in Brunswick Co VA.

  2. William Trotter: Birth: 25 Sep 1775 in Brunswick Co VA.

  3. Joseph Trotter: Birth: 1 Aug 1777.

  4. Caty Trotter: Birth: 28 Sep 1783 in Brunswick Co VA.

  5. Anne Nancy Trotter: Birth: 16 Dec 1785 in Brunswick Co VA.

  6. Polly Trotter: Birth: 24 Jul 1787.

  7. Jane Trotter: Birth: 5 Feb 1790 in Brunswick Co VA. Death: in died young

  8. Isham Trotter: Birth: 1 Jan 1792 in Brunswick Co VA. Death: 30 Oct 1856

  9. Henry Trotter: Birth: 19 Sep 1795 in Brunswick Co VA.

  10. James Trotter: Birth: 19 Feb 1799 in Brunswick Co VA.


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a. Note:   [JamesTrotter.FTW] [Trotter.FTW] 2 Nov 1772, George Trotter of Dinwiddie Co bought 308 ac in BrunswickCo on Waqua Cr from Thomas & Eliz Stith. Less than a month later George married. 4 April 1774, George Trotter of Brunswick Co bought tract on Rocky Run from his bro Isham & wife Jane. 16 May 1806 will written Brunswick Co VA. Filed 28 Jul 1806. WB 7,178. SLC 30635. Names wife & 10 ch. Sons Henry & Thomas to be educated outof the estate. Gives to wife tract on Thomas Ingram's Mill Pond 260 acafter the law suit shall be determined beteewn Joseph Crook, heirs.Executors sons Wm & James. Will of George Trotter: In the Name of God Amen, I, George Trotter of the county of Brunswick, being sick and weak, but of sound mind and memory, do makeand ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. Imprimis, I give unto my daughter, Elizabeth Trotter, the following slaves: Letty, Peter, Sam and Lucy; two cows and calves, one mare and Saddle, on bed and furniture, all now in her posession, to her and her heirs forever. Itwm, I give unto my son, William Trotter, one tract of land whereon he now lives, containing three hundred and fifty acres, and deed tohim one slave, Tom, and sixty pounds, one mare, saddle and briddle, twocows and calves, one bed and furniture, all now in his possession, to himand his heirs forever. Item. I give unto my son, James Trotter, the tract of land lying on the west side of Rocky Run Creek, up to Rocky Run meeting houseSpring, with the tract whereon he now lives, all except one-half acre whereonthe Meeting House stands, and that for the use of the Meeting House, one slave, Isaac, one hundred and fifty pounds, one horse, saddle andbridle, one cow and calf, one bed and furniture, all now in his possession, to him and his heirs forever. Item, I give unto my son, George Trotter, one tract of land lying in Dinwiddie upon Tommy Himton's Creek, containing 501 acres wheron, henow lives, two slaves, Harry and Simon, two horses, saddle and bridle, one cow and calf, one feather bed and furniture, all now in hispossession, to him and his heirs forever. Item, I give unto my daughter, Caty Tarwater, the following slaves--Tom and Vilet; one feather bed and furniture, these now in her possession, thirty six pounds, to be paid her out of my estate, to her heirs forever. Item: I give unto my daughter Nancy Trotter, the following slaves---Oshurn and Viney, and thirty-six pounds, one bed andfurniture, to her and her heirs forever. Item, I give unto my daughter, Jean Trotter, the following slaves--Bob and Silvey, and thirty-six pounds, a feather bed and furniture, to her and her heirs forever. Item, I give unto my son, Isham Trotter, when he shall arrive at the age of twenty-one, or marry, two young negro slaves, one horse, saddle and bridle to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give unto my son, Henry Trotter, when he arrives at the age of twenty-one or marry, two young negro slaves, one horse, saddle and bridle, to be raised out of my estate, to him and his heirs forever. Item, I give unto my son, Thomas Trotter, when he shall arrive at the age of twenty-one years, or marry, two young negro slaves, onehorse, saddle and bridle, to be raised out of my estate, to him and his heirs forever. Item, I lend unto my beloved wife Caty Trotter, (after paying my just debts, and the legacies theretofore mentioned). all my land and negroes together with what personal estate I may then have, during her widowhood or life, but if she should marry, my will and desire is that she should have only two slaves, Birum and Betty, one feather bed and furniture, one horse and saddle and bridle, during her natural life. After my wilfe's death or widowhood, my will and desire is that myland where one I now live and the land adjoining thereunto not heretofore named, to be equally divided between my son, Isham Trotter, HenryTrotter and Thomas Trotter, and the residue of my estate to be equally divided between my following children, Elizabeth Trotter, James Trotter, Caty Tarwater, Nancy Trotter, Jean Trottr, Isham Trotter, Henry Trotter and Thomas Trotter. My will and desire is that my sons, Henry Trotter and Thomas Trotter shall be educated out of my estate. Item, I give unto my beloved wife, Caty Trotter, one tract of land lying on Thomas Ingram's Mill Pond, containing two hundred and sixty acres, after the lawsuit shall be determined between Joseph Crook'sheirs and me, if the land shall then remain mine, to her and her heirsforever. Lastly I nominate and appoint my sons, William Trotter and JamesTrotter Executors to this last Will and Testament, In witness whereof Ihereunto set my hand and afficed my seal this sixteenth day of May, 1806. Sealed and delived in presence of George Trotter. (Seal) Gabriel Penn, Robert Haskins, William jSeamour, Samuel Gillman Brunswick County Court July 25th, 1806 This last will and testament of George Trotter, and was proved by the oaths of Gabriel Penn, Robert Haskins, and William Seamour,witnesses thereto, and ordered to record. Rest. Herbert Hill, C. B. C
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