Kemp HURST

Male 1734 - 1782  (48 years)


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  • Name Kemp HURST 
    Born 28 Jun 1734  Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 641CCE1B10A84592817E33310431B20A4C05 
    Died 12 Jul 1782  Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • WILL

      In the name of God Amen I Kemp Hurst of Wiccomoco [sic] parish in the County of Northumberland and Colony of Virginia being Sick and weak in Body but in perfect sense and Memory thanks be to god and Calling to mind the mortality of my Body do make Constitute and ordain this to be my Last will and Testament in manner and form following

      Imprimis I bequeath my Soul to god who Gave it me in hopes of a future reward and my body to the Earth to be Buried According to the Direction of my Exet. hereafter Named and my worldly Estate I dispose of in the Following manner and form.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Betty Kemp Hurst my Negroe Girl Nanny to her and her heirs forever after the Decease of Loving mother or day of marriage.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sukey Hurst my Negroe Girl Letty to her and her heirs forever after the Decease of her Loving mother or day of Marriage.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son Kemp Hurst my Negroe Boy Solomon to him and his heirs forever after the Decease of his Loving mother or day of Marriage.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Isaac Hurst my Negroe Boy Emanuel to him and heirs forever after the Decease of his Loving mother or day of marriage.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Willis Hurst my Negroe Boy Jesse to him and heirs forever after the Decease of his Loving Mother or day of Marriage.

      Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Hurst the Plantation I now live on together with all the appurtenances to him and his heirs forever.

      Item. My will and Desire is that my Beloved wife Sukey Hurst Shall have and possess my whole Estate of Lands and Tenements Negroes and all my other Estate of what nature or [illegible] Dower it be that my beloved Wife Sukey Should have and Enjoy the whole use of the same During her Widowhood.

      Item. I give and bequeath all the rest of my Estate Except the Legacies before mentioned of Negroes and other Personal Estate to be Equally Divided between my Six Children, Thomas, Kemp, Isaac, Willis, Betty Kemp, and Sukey Hurst to them and their heirs at the Loving mothers Death or
      marriage.

      Item. my will and Desire is that my Estate be not appraised but be Inventor?d by my Extr. hereafter named.

      Item. I do nominate and appoint my beloved wife Sukey Hurst and my Brother Thomas Hurst Extr. of this my Last will and Testament. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and afixed my Seal this 24th June 1782.

      Signed Sealed Kemp
      Hurst (Seal) In Presence of John Sutton Chas. Lattimore Jun.r. Benjamin
      Bustle Isaac Hurst

      At a Court held for Northumberland County the 16th Day of October 1782.

      This Last will and Testament of Kemp Hurst deced was presented in Court by Sukey Hurst and Thomas Hurst the Executrix and Executors therein named who made oath thereto according to Law and the same was proved by the oaths of John Sutton Charles Lattimore Junr. and Benjamin Bustle Those of the Witnesses thereto and Admitted to record and on the motion of the said Executors Giving Security a Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Teste Catesby Jones Ct. Cur.
    Person ID I6816  Master File
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2013 

    Father Thomas HURST, Jr.,   b. Abt 1700, Northumerland, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1765, Northumerland, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth KEMP 
    Married Abt 1725  Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna TAYLOR,   b. 10 Dec 1738,   d. 29 Jan 1815  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1754  Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Patty HURST,   b. 4 Jul 1760
     2. Elizabeth Kemp HURST,   b. 21 Jun 1762
     3. Thomas Kemp HURST,   b. 3 May 1764, Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1815, Northumerland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Susanna (Sukey) HURST,   b. 30 May 1766
     5. Kemp HURST,   b. 10 Oct 1768,   d. Abt 1799  (Age 30 years)
     6. Isaac HURST,   b. 2 Apr 1771,   d. No trace
     7. Patty HURST,   b. Mar 1774
     8. Willis HURST,   b. 16 Sep 1778,   d. No trace
    Family ID F4845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S106] Rick Leland email, 27 Dec 2003.

    2. [S107] The Hurst Family, Mrs. J. H. Cornelius, (Tylerís Quarterly Magazine, January, 1950), XXXI, No. 3, pp 201-207.