Ben Lomond Manor House
Nov 20, 2005
The Chinns 1865-1895The Chinn's, the Tyler's and the Tayloe's after the Civil War
The Will of Henry Austine Tayloe
KNOW BY ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That I, H.A. Tayloe of Mt. Airy, Richmond Co. Virginia, being of sound mind & memory, do make & publish this my last will & testament!
1st I give & bequeth to my son Wm. H. Tayloe my home (Mt. Airy) the house and contents with surrounding land known as Landsdown, Mill Farm, & Clear View, & 1/3 one third of live stock, farming implements & machinery.
2nd I give & bequeath to my son H. G. Tayloe the farm known as Drs. Hall & 1/3 one third of all live stock,implements & machinery.
3rd I give & bequeath to my son Edward B. Tayloe the farm known as Old House & 1/3 one third of live stock, implements & machinery, to be hed in trust for him by Executors.
4th I give & bequeath to my daughters my farm known as The Fork lying between R.C. Wellford's land & the main road from Warsaw to Tappahannock Ferry. My son Wm,. H. Tayloe shall provide his unmarried sisters with a home at Mt. Airy.
5th I ordain & appoint my son Wm. H. Tayloe, Beverley T. Crump & Key Compton, Executors of this my last will & testament. In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand & seal in presence of witnesses named below this 27th day of November, 1907.
H.A. Tayloe (Seal)