-Unofficial Transcript--
                              
                          LUCAS GEE
                              
                            WILL
                              
                       25 OCTOBER 1817
                 LUNENBURG COUNTY, VIRGINIA
                     Will Book 8, p. 75

I LUCAS GEE of the County of Lunenburg and state of Virginia
do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and
format -----that is to say

1st   I leave the whole of my estate both legal and personal &
perishable(?) to be kept together by my wife for the benefit
of my children during her life or widowhood if either of my
children leave my wife and not be as one of her family
working for the benefit of the whole they shall not have any
part of the -----so long as they remain so but if either of
my children should need any part of  my estate after they go
from the family and are of age they may have a part of my
estate such part as my wife may think proper but not more
than their proper proportionable part according to the act
of this state directing the distribution of interstates
estate and if my wife dies my widow my wish is that the
whole of my estate be equally divided between my children
and their representatives and they that have received any
part before her death except the profits arising that is
assumed(?)  in the family for support and education shall be
accountable to the estate for the same.  My wife if she
marries is to have an equal third part of the whole of my
estate during her life and at her death her third to be
equally divided between my children or their representatives
and when she marries my wish is that two thirds of my estate
be equally divided and they each accountable as before.)
between my children or their representatives

2nd    my will and desire is that there be no inventory nor
appraisment of my estate

3rd & lastly   I do hereby constitute and appoint my brother
JONES GEE and my sons SACK P. GEE and WILLIAM L. GEE
Executors of this my last will and testament by me
heretofore madeó
In witness whereof  I have been herewith set my hand and
affixed my seal this 25 day of October 1817.

                                               LUCAS GEE
                                             (SEAL)
WILL PROVED 10 FEB 1820
In Lunenburg County Court 10th February 1820 The last will and
testament of LUCAS GEE deceased was presented into Court and
the hand writing of the said decedent was proved by the
oaths of William Ragsdale & Edmund H. Taylor & the same was
ordered to be recorded.
Recorded: Will Book 8, page 75;
William H. Taylor,  Teste