The Resource Will

Will

Label
Will, 1799 May 19
Title
Will
Inclusive dates
1799 May 19
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Transcript of the will, 19 May 1799, of Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) of Edmundsburg, Caroline County, Virginia. The will was proved on 13 December 1803. The will book containing this instrument is not extant. A copy of the will was filed as an exhibit in the suit of Pendleton vs Taylor, in the Corporation Court of Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1829. the transcript was made by J. W. Adams (1865-1935), Clerk of the Fredericksburg Corporation Court in 1932
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Biographical or historical data
Edmund Pendleton was born 9 September 1721 in Caroline County, Virginia, to Henry Pendleton (1683-1721) and Mary Taylor Pendleton (1688-1770). He married first Elizabeth Roy 21 January 1741/2 and she died in childbirth 17 November 1742. Pendleton then married Sarah Pollard (1725-1815) in June 1743. Pendleton was licensed to practice law in front of the general court in 1745, and was appointed a justice for Caroline County in 1751. He was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1752. Pendleton was a member of all five Virginia Conventions in 1775-1776, and was a member of the 1788 convention and supported ratifying the federal Constitution. Pendleton died in Richmond, Virginia, 26 October 1803.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Will
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Adams, J. W.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487292
Type of unit
leaves

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