John Shumate

John Shumate

Male Abt 1707 - Abt 1784

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  • Name  John Shumate 
    Born  Abt 1707 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt Oct 1784  , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11539  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2012 

    Family  Judith "Judah" Bailey,   b. 1710, , , MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1728 
    Children 
     1. William Shumate,   b. Abt 1728, , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1784, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Daniel Shumate,   b. Abt 1730, , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1806, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joshua Shumate,   b. Abt 1732, , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800-1810, , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Shumate,   b. Abt 1736, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1831, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Shumate,   b. Abt 1738, , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1795, , Bourbon, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Shumate,   b. Abt 1740, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1814, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jemima Shumate,   b. Abt 1742, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813
     8. Lettice Shumate,   b. 1744, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800
     9. Bailey Shumate,   b. Abt 1746, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810-1820, , Albemarle, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  25 Mar 2012 
    Family ID  F6994  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHN SHUMATE, JR. (son of Jean de la Chaumette) Farquier County, Virginia
      19 May 1783
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      (This was one of three sons of Jean de la Chaumette who imigrated to
      Virginia circa 1722; Most, if not all, of the SHUMATEs of Wilkes County, N.C. descended from these men;)
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      In the Name of God, Amen. I, John Shumate of Farquier County, Virginia, being in perfect sense and memory, thanks be to the Almighty God for the same, do constitute and make this my last will and testament.
      Imprimis....
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      Item) I give and bequeath unto my son, Thomas Shumate, the land he now lives on after the death of his Mother, to him and his heirs forever.
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      Item) I give and bequeath unto Captain Johnathon Gibson (one of his sons-in-law) all that tract of parcel of land which I possess on the east side of the branch of Elk Run, which passes through between the house of Thomas Shumate and the house I now live in, to him and his heirs forever, after the death of my wife.
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      Item) I give and bequeath unto my son, Bailey Shumate, fifteen pounds current money of Virginia extra of his portion of my estate, due him for the services of his Negro, Nell.
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      Item) I give and bequeath unto my sons William, John, Joshua, Daniel and James, and to my daughters Lettice and Jemima, all and everything I gave them after marriage (being all I ever intended for them until the death of their Mother) to them and their heirs forever.
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      Item) My will and desire is that my wife shall have use of my Estate
      during her life, and shall be at liberty (with advice and consent of the Executors) to sell for her necessary support anything belonging to that part of my Estate not heretofore willed to other persons.
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      Item) My will and desire is that at the death of my wife the remains of my Estate shall be equally divided between my children, Viz: William, John, Joshua, Daniel, Thomas, James, Bailey, Lettice and Jemima, to them and their heirs forever.
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      Item) I constitute and appoint Thos. Helm, John Nelson, and my wife, Judah Shumate,Executors of my Estate and acknowledge this to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Nineteenth day of May, 1783.
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      Teste s/John (X) Shumate
      Thomas Helm
      William Conway
      John Kerr
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      At a Court for Farquier County, the 25th day of October, 1784
      This Will was proved by the Oaths of William Conway and John Kerr,
      witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Judah Shumate, the Executrix therein named who made oath and executed and acknowledged bond as the Law directs. Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form.
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      to an Order of Fauquier Court held in October 1784 we the Appraisers being first sworn have valued the Estate of Mr. John Shumate Senr Dec. & find it agreeable to the following estimation Vis:
      Two head of horses,
      four hd of cattle 24 pds 11 shillings 0 pence
      Four hd of sheep, Six tubs & Casks
      2 pds 11 shillings 6 pence
      Three Beds & Furniture 23 pds 12 shillings 6 pence
      Two Chest, Two Tubs, a Trunk,
      Seven Basons 2 pds 4 shillings 0 pence
      Dish & Twelve plates,
      a pair of Stillards 1 pd 14 shillings 0 pence
      Spice Morter, 6 jugs & Butter pots, Cash
      1 pds 0 shillings 6 pence
      Bowls, Teaware, mugs, Bottle
      and tumbler 0 pds 13 shillings 0 pence
      Three pr of wool & cotton cards,
      a looking glass 0 pds 14 shillings 0 pence
      Handsaw, drawing knife & hackle 0 pds 6 shillings 0 pence
      Box Iron & c. Tongs
      & candlestick, wedges,
      axes, plows & hoes 2 pds 6 shillings 0 pence
      A saddle, sugar box, books, bottle 1 pd 9 shillings 0 pence
      One Cask, six chairs,
      a Woollen wheel 1 pds 1 shillings 0 pence
      Eleven hogs 6 pds 5 shillings 0 pence
      72 pds 4 shillings 6 pence
      Jonathan Gibson
      John Kerr
      Tho. Helm
      At a Court held for Fauquier County the 22 day of August 1785. This Inventory and appraisement was returned and ordered to be recorded.
      Teste: H. Brooke, C.C.
      Circuit Court of Fauquier County
      Will Book 2
      Page 68
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      list of titheables allowed to tend tobacco plants in
      the precients between Acquia and Quantico Creeks - 1724.

      Tabacco Tenders Titheables Tobacco Plants
      John Shumate (1) 7,372
      Samuel Shumate, 14 yrs.
      Daniel Shumate, 12 yrs
      John Shumate, Jr. (1)
      4,120
      (From Reg. of Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co. 1723 - 1758 -
      Compiled by G.H.S. King.)