Will of Henry Randolph, dced. Dated 17 June 1769
Gives to his son John Randolph 1000 acres called "Plantation" on which testator lives. Gives William Randolph, land called Rich Neck. Gives sons Peter Randolph and Thomas Randolph all of his lands in Amelia County
equally. Gives son Robert Randolph £500. Gives son Richard Randolph £500. Gives to all of his children his personal property & slaves equally.
Directs that his unmarried children shall be maintained out of the profits of the estate. Executrix, his wife, Executors Major Peter Poythrus, John Gilliam,
Senior, John Gilliam, Jr.
Witnesses, Henry Featherstone, Wm. Dyson, John Ratcliffe.
Dated 17 June 1769
Will Book 2, page 6-abstracted.
From: The Edward Pleasants Valentine Papers
* the wife may be presumed to be Tabitha Poythress(1725-1805), daughter of Robert Poythress(1690-c.1745).
* Executor Major Peter Poythrus may be presumed to be Peter Poythress (of
Branchester-1715-1785), brother of Tabitha Poythress.