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First Name: Ben
Gender: Male
Age at time of document: 54
Owner's Name: John Warwick
Reference Number: UNL00004457

Notes:

Listed under "SEVENTH FAMILY."

Record Date:

02/23/1848

Record Type:

Will

Record Call No.

Mss2 W2687 a 1

Record Title

Will, 1848, probated in Amherst County, Va., of John Warwick, requesting that his African-American slaves be freed upon his death.

Document Notes:

Includes list of African-American slaves of John Warwick who were to be emancipated (witnessed by Lewis S. Campbell, Henry L. Davies, Jesse Mundy, J[oseph] Pettyjohn, and John P. Wilson) and an affidavit, 1849, of David Patteson concerning the emancipation of Martha, an African-American slave.

County:

Amherst

State:

VA