|Death: ||Aug., 1764|
James was disowned by the Society of Friends of Hopewell for being a slave owner. His will was probated Aug. 9, 1764 in Frederick Co., VA, now Berkley Co., West VA.
Will dated June 17, 1757
In the nature of God, Amen, I, James Crumley, Cordwainer, of Frederick County and Colony of Virginia, being at present in perfect health and memory do make this my last Will and Testament in matter and form following:
To son, John Crumley, 219 acres of land
To sons, Henry and William Crumley 644 acres to be equally divided between them.
To granddaughter, Ruth Doster, 100 acres
To loving wife, Catherine Crunley, the plantation whereon I now live during her life while she continues under the name Crumley, upon her decease to go to my youngest son, Samuel Crumley.
I will that the rest of my estate be equally divided betwixt my five children, viz., Mary, John, William, Henry, and Samuel.
To my brother, Thomas Crumley, fifteen pounds current money
Lastly I appoint my beloved friend, Robert Cunningham, and my well beloved wife Catherine Crumley, executors of this my last Will and Testament, revoking, all other Wills and Testament this 17th of June, 1757.
William Frost James Crumley
Matthew Keen Catherine Crumley
Catherine Gilkey Crumley (1712 - 1764)*
William Crumley (1735 - 1793)*
Mary Crumley Doster (1737 - 1787)*
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Record added: Jan 30, 2013
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