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This is a continuation of James Goffigon and his wife, Leah Willett.

The will of James Goffigon 11 Dec 1761/12 Jan 1762-Wills and Inventories, XXX-R, #22, 1760-1762, page 369, Northampton Co., to wife Mary as much as she had when I married her. To youngest son, Thomas. To Nathaniel Goffigon 30 acres bought of Douglas Willett. Residual legatees my children Nathaniel Goffigon, Ann Jarvis, Susanna Bishop, Rose Hunt, Mary Goffigon, Elizabeth Goffigon, and Sarah Goffigon. My accounts against Anne Jarvis, Susanna Bishop, and Rose Hunt to be deducted out of their parts. If son, Southy, does not disturb the negroes then an equal part, else to have one shilling. Wife and son, Southy extrs, Witt-William Bishop, John Goffigon.

The 200 acres Capt William Willett left to daughter Leah Willett was entailed and went to son, Southy Goffigon. See Ralph Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore, page 99.

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