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Walter LEAKE

Male 1704 - Bef 1758  (< 53 years)



  • Name Walter LEAKE  [1
    Born 20 May 1704  , , Henrico [later Goochland] County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Religion Presbyterian  [2
    Occupation Vestry-man in St. James Northam parish, church of England.  [2
    Will 31 Oct 1757  , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Walter Leake's will is recorded in Goochland County in Will Book 7 on page 279.

      A true copy is given below:

      WILL OF WALTER LEAK OF GOOCHLAND

      "In the Name of God Amen. I Walter Leak, of Goochland County, make this my last will and testament, (being very sick) Revoking all other wills by Me formerly made. And Appoint this my last, Acknowledging myself in my proper senses, I praise God for the Same.

      "First: Desire my Body to be buried according to the Discression of my Executors hereafter named, without pomp.

      "Secondly: that my Debts may be all paid when due, and as for my Temporal Estate it hath pleased God to bestow upon me, I give as follows, Viz. Impris. I give and bequeath to my son Josiah Leak part of the land whereon I now live, viz. the South Side from the road beginning at Groom's line and thence up the road to the Creek and up the Creek to Coles' Spring branch, thence up the 3d. branch to the line, to him and his heirs forever. And the said Josiah Leak is to pay to Samuel Leak five and twenty Pounds Currt. Money.

      "Item. I give and bequeath to my two sons John Leak and William Leak the remainder of the aforesaid land on the North Side of the aforesaid road that is to say anyone of them is to have the whole Paying the other for his part of it. and he that will give to the other the most for his part of it, shall take the whole to him and his heirs forever.

      "Item. I give and bequeath to my two sons Mask Leak and Elisha Leak my Piece of Land in Albemarle which I bought of Paul Michaux to be equally divided between them in quantity and quality to them and their heirs forever.

      "Item. I give and bequeath to my three daughters, Mary Christian, Christian Johnston and Judith Leak twenty Pounds apiece after their Mother's decease.



      "Item. I lend to my Daughter Elizabeth Coleman my negro girl Agge to wait on her and to work for her, her lifetime and after her decease the said Agge and her increase if she has any shall be Equally divided amongst her children.

      "Item. I lend to my loving wife and desire that she may have the use of all my Estate indu •.. ing her lifetime and widowhood, both land negroes, cattle, etc., and after her decease or marriage then these legacies to be paid, and the remainder of my Estate to be equally divided amongst all my children. I also desire that those of my children which have not been helped towards housekeeping with Bed, Pot, and Stock, etc. as the others, may be helped with such necessaries equally to what the others have been. I also appoint my loving wife Judith Leak and my son Josiah Leak Executors of this my last will and Testament, desiring my estate may not be appraised nor give security.

      "Whereunto I set my hand and seal this 31st day of October Anno Dom. 1757. Published in Presence of us."

      John Humber

      Charles Christian Junr Walter Leak (seal)

      Elizabeth Humber

      At a court held for Goochland County May 16th, 1758. This writing was proved by the Oaths of John Humber and Charles Christian Junr. to be the Last Will and Testament of Walter Leak decd. which was admitted to record.

      Teste,

      Va. Wood Cl. Cur.
    FindAGrave
    • FindAGrave.com, Memorial #5752318
    Buried 1758  Leake Family Cemetery, , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Bef 10 May 1758  , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Probate 16 May 1758  , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4563  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father William LEAKE,   b. 1664, , , Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713, , , Henrico [later Goochland] County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary BOSTICK,   b. , , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1718, , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1685  , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith MASK,   b. 14 Apr 1698,   d. 5 May 1758  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1729  , , Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. William LEAKE,   b. Abt 1723, , Rocky Spring, Goochland [later Albermarle] County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Josiah T. LEAKE,   b. 19 Mar 1730, , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1795, , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. John LEAKE,   b. Abt 1733, , Rocky Spring, Goochland [later Albermarle] County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1782, , , Orange [later Greene] County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     4. Mask LEAKE,   b. Abt 1735, , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1813, , , Albemarle County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. Samuel LEAKE,   b. , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elisha LEAKE,   b. Abt 1739, , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1806, , , Goochland County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     7. Elizabeth LEAKE,   b. , Rocky Spring, Goochland County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mary LEAKE
     9. Christian LEAKE
     10. Judith LEAKE
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4563&tree=1: accessed 22 October 2018), "Walter LEAKE".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S215] ***1***Barbara J. (Case) Helwick, Case Family Group Sheets, compiled 15 Jun 1988; supplied by Helwick, Casper, Wyoming, 2005, This Family Group Sheet has no specific documentation for any piece of data. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1293] Henry Morton Woodson, Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and their Connections , (Memphis, 1915), p. 120. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S755] Ancestry, "Find A Grave", database with images, Find A Grave (http://findagrave.com: accessed 26 Jull 2016), memorial 43937972, Judith Mask Leake (1698-1758), Leake Family Cemetery, Goochland County, Virginiai. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1220] ***1***Gregg, E Stuart, A Crane's Foot (or Pedigree) of Branches of the Gregg, Stuart, Robertson, Dobbs and Allied Families, (Hilton Head Island, S.C.: Gregg, 1975), p. 528. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S755] Ancestry, "Find A Grave", database with images, Find A Grave (http://findagrave.com: accessed 26 Jull 2016), memorial 5752318, Walter Leake (1704-1758), Leake Family Cemetery, Goochland County, Virginiai. (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1220] ***1***Gregg, E Stuart, A Crane's Foot (or Pedigree) of Branches of the Gregg, Stuart, Robertson, Dobbs and Allied Families, (Hilton Head Island, S.C.: Gregg, 1975), p. 527 & 528. (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S1220] ***1***Gregg, E Stuart, A Crane's Foot (or Pedigree) of Branches of the Gregg, Stuart, Robertson, Dobbs and Allied Families, (Hilton Head Island, S.C.: Gregg, 1975), p. 527. (Reliability: 2).