William Cassady

Male Abt 1735 - 1794  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name William Cassady  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1735  Ireland (per Indenture record) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1794  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9051  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2015 

    Family Ann,   b. Abt 1735 (estimated),   d. Aft Sep 1794 
    Children 
    +1. John Cassady,   b. Abt 1757 (estimated), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. James Cassady,   b. Abt 1759, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1850, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
    +3. Mary Cassady,   b. Abt 1761, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Cassady,   b. 1765-1770, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F6477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The family name is variously spelled as Cassaday, Cassady, and Cassada. In fact, the Cassada spelling has been carried down to the present day in one of the lines. The original Irish spelling may have been Casedise.

      William Cassada's will copied exactly as written:

      September Court 1794

      Will of William Cassady, 1794 - Halifax Co. VA

      September Court 1794

      In the name of God Amen I William Casady of Halifax County Being of Sound memory and knowing
      the uncertianty death do make this my Last Will and Testament as to wit.
      First I give my soul to God the gave it and my body to the Ground to be decently buried and my
      funeral Charges to be paid ???
      Item 2 my desire is that all my just debts be paid
      Item 3 I give and bequeath to my two sons the Land where on I live to be Equally divided John
      Casaday to own that part where he now Lives. James Casaday to own that part where on he lives
      to them and their heirs forever
      Item 4. I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Sally Owen one Cow and her increase the Cow's
      name is Flower to her and heirs.
      Item 5. I give and bequeath to my Beloved wife Ann Cassaday one cow and her increase, one
      feather bed, and furniture with all my house hold and kitchen furniture and at her death to
      dispose of property as she shall find proper.
      Item I hereby ??? and appoint my friend Francis Shelton to be the Executor of this my last Will
      and Testament.

      Test
      Decker Owen, his mark
      William Watts William Casada, Seal, his mark
      Jesse Abbot, his mark

      This Court held for Halifax County the 22nd of September 1794 The within Last Will and
      Testament of William Cassady and was presented in court and found by the oath of two witnesses
      There to be the Act and Will of Said Cassady and was ordered to be recorded. And on the motion
      of Francis Shelton the Executor therein named who made oath there to According to law and
      together with Decker Owen his Security ??? and acknowledged their bond is the penalty of one
      hundred pounds Condition the law direct Certificate for obtaining probate thereof in due form
      of law is granted him
      Trul Recorded Test. Geor. Carrington DHD, Test W. Thompson HH [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1430] Cassady Family Association, Lois Stewart and Dee Cassady Smith .

    2. [S1438] The Robert Lee Hudgins, Jr. Genealogy Home Page, Robert Lee Hudgins, Jr. .