Wills since 1455 in England and the USA
Will of William Okeborne 1455 (2k)
William is described as a clerk in the City of London, but also has connections in Bristol and elsewhere
Will of John Okborn 1456 (2k)
John was Vicar of St Dunstan's next Canterbury, Kent and asked to be buried in the chancel of the church
(The above 2 wills make a bequest to the same person, Matilda Bysle, who William describes as his 'kinswoman'.)
Will of Robert Okebourne 1506 (6k)
Robert was a prosperous Vintner in the City of London, and the provisions in his will included payment for a priest to sing and pray for his soul for a year after his decease.
Will of Bernard Ogbourne 1568 (6k)
Bernard was a Yeoman of 'The Oystrege Feather' in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England
Will of Mary Ogborne 1657 (2k)
Mary was a widow living at Cleevepepper [Clyffe Pypard] Wiltshire, England and is an ancestor of the editor of this homepage
Will of Symon Ogbourne 1668 (3k)
Symon emigrated to Virginia in 1652 and died in Isle of Wight County. Amongst the provisions in his will Symon requires that his rapier be given to his son Nicholas immediately upon his death.
Will of Samuel Ogborne 1694 (2k)
Samuel was a very early settler in Burlington, New Jersey, who was survived by his wife Jane (born Curtis) and children.
Will of William Ogborne 1713 (3k)
William died in Burlington, New Jersey and was buried in St Mary's Churchyard there. He was the son of John Ogborne, a very early settler in New Jersey
For more information on early settlers
Will of John Ogborne 1774 (2k)
John, of Brunswick County, Virginia was a farmer/plantation owner and his will includes provision for 'the negro wench Judy'
Will of John Ogburn 1789 Albemarle, Sussex county, Virginia
John of Albemarle, Sussex county, Virginia was a land owner and slave owner
Will of James Ogborne 1804 (2k)
James Ogborne of Brunswick County, Virginia disposes in his will of land and slaves, and feather beds to all beneficiaries !
Will of John Ogborne 1820 (2k)
John, of Mecklenburg, Virginia disposes in his will of land and slaves.
Will of Henry Ogburn 1824 (2k)
Henry Ogburn of the County of Gallatin, Kentucky was a farmer and methodist minister. The will was proved in 1831
Will of William Ogburn 1824 (2k)
'Dr Billy' Ogburn, of the County of Guilford, North Carolina was a country doctor, and slave owning farmer
Will of Benjamin Ogburn 1825
Benjamin Ogburn of Brunswick County, Virginia was a farmer, and in his will distributes amongst other things numerous feather beds, and a number of slaves.
Will of Charles Ogburn 1836 (9k)
Charles Ogburn was a farmer,methodist minister, country gentleman of Mecklenburg County, Virginia and a descendant of Symon Ogborne. The inventory of the estate includes a detailed list of 19 slaves
Will of Matthew Ogburn 1839 (2k)
Matthew Ogburn of Montgomery County, Tennnessee disposes in his will of land and slaves amongst his numerous children
Will of John Ogburn 1841 (2k)
John Ogburn of Johnson County, North Carolina farmer and slave owner disposes in his will of all his possessions.
Will of Littlebury B Ogburn 1858
Littlebury was a resident of Macon County, Georgia
Will of Charles Harrison Ogburn 1874 (6k).
Charles Harrison Ogburn, son of Charles Ogburn was a country gentleman, farmer and slave owner of Mecklenburg, Virginia
Will of Hannah Ogbourne 1903. (1k)
Hannah (born Leighfield of Swindon, Wilts) was the first wife of my grandfather Stephen and at the time of her early death lived in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Will of Benjamin Watkins Ogburn 1905 (2k)
Benjamin W. Ogburn was a scholar, farmer, businessman, community leader, pillar of his church, and by the way his will is structured, also a mathematician.
Will of Frederick Ogbourne 1909 (2k)
Frederick was my great grandfather who was born in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England
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