Jacob McGehee 239
- Born: 1707-1711 239
- Marriage (1): Eleanor deJarnette on 30 Oct 1737 in Halifax County, VA 239
- Died: 6 Dec 1783 at age 76 239
Noted events in his life were:
• Will, 8 May 1781, Prince Edward County, VA, USA. 239 The will from Will Book 1, p. 346, Prince Edward Co., Va.
...The will devises to sons William and Jacob McGehee Jr., the mill with 4 acres adjoining; his still and all utensils a negro named Ceasar . Plantation whereon testator lives with land adjoining . Negroes Sarah, Sue and Peter. Two featherbeds and furniture and certain cattle, sheep and hogs. Half of the pewter the negro York, black walnut desk to be at his own disposal; son William McGehee, negroes named Lye, Ben, and Norrow.
To daughter Elizabeth Owen, negroes Dinar, Stephen and Amy, and a featherbed and furniture; To daughter Eleanor Smith and her husband Johnathon Smith, negroes Jane, Phil and Hannah, a black walnut desk; to daughter Annice Foster 400 acres in Prince Edward County, also negroes Allister, Clovey and Beck and a black walnut chest;
To daughter Martha Collins and her husband William Collins 250 acres in Prince Edward County and negroes Minter, Lucy, Kate and Dinah; the said land and negroes are left in trust to testator's three sons-in-law, Joseph Truman, Brackett Owen, and Abraham Foster.
To daughter Sarah Cardwell 302 acres in Charlotte County and negroes Rachel, Dick and Edmund. Also half of the stock on plantation in Charlotte whereon said Cardwell lives.
To daughter Agnes Clark the plantation in the forks of Sandy River with land adjoining and negroes Sam, Janey, Let, Rose and Winney and a black walnut desk marked S.M. goods and chattels and half of the pewter.
To son-in-law, Joseph Truman plantation said Truman lives on at decease the said plantation to testator's granddaughter Mary Redd. also 200 acres adjoining said plantation also 8 negroes.
To Ruthie Ramsey a black horse named Darby.
To wife Ann McGehee a horse named Diamond, a cow and calf, 500 pounds of net pork, a black walnut chest, also 1 bed and furniture...."
• Military Service: Served in the French & Indian War. 239 Enlisted in Frederick County, Va. See "Hening's Virginia Statutes at Large," Vol. 7.
• Residence: Moved to Amelia County from King William County. 241 Amelia Cty later became Prince Edward County, Va.
Jacob married Eleanor deJarnette, daughter of Jean deJarnette and Mary Mumford, on 30 Oct 1737 in Halifax County, VA.239 (Eleanor deJarnette was born on 5 Sep 1720 in , Glouster County, VA, USA 46,239, christened on 30 Oct 1720 240 and died on 14 Jun 1775 in Prince Edward County, VA, USA 239.)
Jacob next married Living