EDWARD WOOD, SR.
6 November 1716
Princess Anne, Virginia
Know al men by these presents that I, Edward Wood, Sr., for divers good causes me thereunto moving but more specifically for the natural love and affection which I have and do bear unto my son William Wood doe give all land, every part and parcel of my Plantation which I now live upon and am posseth within Kings Creek after my decease, only my wife to have free priviledge to live upon ye above named Plantation during ye time of her widowhood, but if she marries, then ye said Plantation wholly to fall into the hands of my said son, William Wood and his heirs forever lawfully begotten of his body.
In witness thereof, I have set my hand this 6th day of November 1716.
Witnessed by Edward Wood–seal
Thomas Nash, Sr.
Recorded by Princess Anne Court on the 5th day of December, 1716.
Contributed and transcribed by Bob Stokley
(Transcribed as written, including errors in spelling and grammar.)
Source: Will And Deed Book #4, Part 2