DANDRIGDE C. GUNN
NOTTOWAY COUNTY, VIGINIA
(Son of Griffin and Jane Jordan Gunn)
By the Grace of God Amen,
I, Dandridge C. Gunn of Nottoway County, Virginia, State of
Virginia, being of sound mind and in good health, and knowing the
uncertainty of life, make this my last will and testament.
I give, desire, and bequeath my estate and property, real and
personal to Mary G. Williams and Jennie E. Williams, two nieces of
mine, to be equally divided between them, and their heirs forever,
after my just debts shall be paid, if any.
I appoint B. L. Williams at Blackstone, Virginia executor of this,
my last will and testament with security.
In witness whereof I have signed this instrument as my will at the
old homestead in Nottoway County, Virginia on the 25th day of
Proved May 1, 1909. A paper writing dated June 25, 1898 purporting
to be the last will and testament of Dandridge C. Gunn, deceased, was
Handwriting proven by B. L. Williams, R. T. Jones
Dandridge C. Gunn was born in September of 1825. He married Sarah Robertson on June 10,
1863 in Amelia County, Virginia. To this union daughter Josephine was born. His wife
Sarah died between 1860-1870, and daughter Josephine who was born in 1864 died before
1880. Dandridge remained a widower and lived on the homeplace in the Bellefonte District of
Nottoway County until his death in 1909. He served as a Captain during the Civil War in
Company E. of the Reserve Infantry Regiment of Virginia.
Mary G. Williams, and Jennie E. Williams were the daughters of Dandridge's sister Elizabeth
D. Gunn who married Benjamin L. Willaims. Benjamin L. Williams was one of the executors
of his estate. note: some records show Jennie E. Williams name as Fannie, and Mary G.
Williams as Millicent, Maria, and Mary.