- In his will Major Pitts left his son Hezekiah all my lands, 1/5 of my crops, n. fellow Tucker after my wife's decease, black horse "Dapple", and all my clothes. To all the rest of my children £15 apiece before my dau. Margaretta Booth should have any part. Excepting legacies to Hezekiah, my wife to have entire estate during her widowhood and then to be div. by all my children, viz., Margaretta Booth, Vianna Pitts, Mary Pitts, Major Pitts, Edmund Pitts and William Pitts. Son Hezekiah shall be of age to act and do for himself from this date. Son Hezekiah and wife Jamima extrs. Witt: Thomas James, Nathaniel Savage.
- That a certain Joshua Wescoat, late of this County, being in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized in fee of and in a tract of land in this County near Franktown, adjoining the land of William Wescoat and others, and containing 180 acres, more or less, and being so seized the said Joshua Wescoat departed this life in the year 1798(sic), leaving your oratrix, Polly Wescoat, his widow, and nine children, to wit: Edmund, John, Major, George, Hezekiah, Rosey, who intermarried with John Wescoat, deceased, Vianna, who intermarried with Samuel Matthews, Polly, the wife of William Underhill and Jemima Mears, the widow of Shadrack Mears, to all of whom the said land descended equally to be divided, subject to the dower of the said Polly, the widow; That John, by deed of record in this Court, sold and conveyed his one ninth of said land to your orator Hezekiah Wescoat; that Vianna, who intermarried as aforesaid with Samuel Matthews, departed this life in the year 1817, of full age, intestate and without issue, leaving as her next of kin her mother and the aforesaid brothers and sisters, to all of whom her undivided one ninth of said land descended; that Rosey, one of the aforesaid children, departed this life in the year 1818, intestate, leaving two children, to-wit: Ann and Rosey Wescoat, infants, to whom her interest in said land descended, equally to be divided between them.