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William Bressie[1]

Male - 1783


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  • Name William Bressie 
    Gender Male 
    Misc 10 Jul 1767  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    witnessed a deed from Elizabeth Bressie to Francis Bressie 
    Misc 1 May 1782  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    mentioned in his mother's will 
    Possessions 13 May 1782  Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    purchased six slaved from his mother 
    • For 5 shillings and natural love and affection, William received six slaves from his mother.

      She had just written her will so this was clearly a way to distribute part of her estate.
    Residence 13 May 1782  Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died Jan 1783  Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1201  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 8 May 2020 

    Father Francis Bressie,   d. Bef 2 Mar 1762, Lunenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. Bef 11 Nov 1782, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Francis Bressie
     2. Ann Bressie
     3. Sarah Bressie
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMisc - witnessed a deed from Elizabeth Bressie to Francis Bressie - 10 Jul 1767 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - mentioned in his mother's will - 1 May 1782 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - purchased six slaved from his mother - 13 May 1782 - Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 13 May 1782 - Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1783 - Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S213] The Braceys of Virginia,
    2. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 22 April 2020; Deed Book 1, Page 456, Elizabeth Bressie to Francis Bressie Jr.

    3. [S1626] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Will records, 1765-1922 ; general index to wills and list of heirs, decedents, 1765-1948, 7 May 2020; Will Book 2, p. 168, Elizabeth Bressie.

    4. [S1627] Virginia, Mecklenburg, Deed records, 1765-1905 ; general index to deeds, 1765-1933, 8 May 2020; Deed Book 6, p. 173, Elizabeth Bressie to William Bressie.


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