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Pratchey was a slave not anyones wife
Posted by: Ace Maupin (ID *****4165) Date: December 07, 2008 at 11:15:06
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Frederick Will Book 2, page 89:
George PEARIS, Administrator of estate of Sara, his mother. Dated May, 1753, Augusta Co., VA (Abstract)
Deed Bk. 7, p.450:April 16, 1757
"Capt. Richard PEARIS of Augusta Co. "----- a deed of gift -----" for love and goodwill and affection to my daughters, Sarah PEARIS and Margaret PEARIS".
To Sarah forever in case said Sarah marrys with my consent or according to my will:
1 negro wench called Sarah
1 sorrel mare and year old colt "natural pacers"
1 bay horse, a natural pacer
1 roan m. & colt, both trotters
1 roan colt three years old
Other horses also
To Margaret on same conditions:
Hannah, Craig, Pratchey, horses (3 or 4)
"of these presents I have given an inventory signed my own hand to my daughters",
Recorded June 16, 1757.

NOTE. Most people have only read the the Abstract . Not the full document. Pratchey was not a wife of Richard Pearis.
Pratchey was not a wife of George Teater either

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