Note: Mentioned in his father's will...........
Library of Virginia
General note: Part of index to Halifax County Wills and Administrations (1753 - 1800)
Will Book No. 0, 1753-1772 (Reel 36)
p. 124-126. Inv. & Appr. dated 16 May 1761.
p. 129-131. Will pro. 19 Mar. 1761.
Will of Paul Chiles
Halifax County, Virginia
Transcription by Gloria J. Tune 27 March 2015
Halifax County Will Book O, 1753-1772, pages 129-131
02 September 1761; 19 March 1761
In the name of God Amen. I Paul Chiles of Halifax County being in good health, sense and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
Item - I give to my son Paul Chiles four hundred acres of land lying on the white marsh in Bedford County, also four hundred acres of land upon Frying Pan Creek in Halifax County, also seven hundred acres of upon both sides of Widgen Creek in the aforesaid County, also two negroes and one boy named Will and one girl named Frankie, all to him and his heirs forever.
Note: Traditional naming patterns for this time state the third son was named after the father.
Note: Date he is mentioned in his father's will.
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