Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Anne Fowke

Female 1690 - 1739  (49 years)


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  • Name Anne Fowke 
    Born 13 Jan 1689/90  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Sep 1739  St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001743  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Gerard Fowke,   b. 15 Jul 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1734/35, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah Burditt,   b. Abt 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1745/46, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1686  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Fowke, Gerrard of Portobacco; m. Sarah Burdett the youngest d/o Thomas Burdett late of this County, 31 Dec 1687
    Family ID F01091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Alexander,   b. 1685, St. Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1736, Stafford County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1711  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Parthenia Alexander,   b. 1709, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. John Alexander,   b. 26 Jul 1711, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1763, "Salisbury, " Stafford (now King George) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Anne Fowke Alexander,   b. 1712, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
     4. Gerard Alexander,   b. 1713, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1761, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Sarah Alexander,   b. 1718, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1739, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Fowke, Anne, d/o Gerrard and Sarah Fowke of Nanjemy, b. 13 Jan 1689
      Fowke, Frances, d/o Gerrard and Sarah Fowke of Nanjemy, b. 2 Feb 1691
      Fowke, Gerrard of Portobacco; m. Sarah Burdett the youngest d/o Thornas Burdett late of this County, 31 Dec 1687
      Fowke, Gerrard, s/o Gerrard and Sarah Fowke of Nanjemy, b. 16 Oct 1687
      Fowke, Katherine, d/o Gerrard and Sarah Fowke of Nanjemy, b. 8 Apr 1694
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      Mrs. Sarah Fowke 32.204 CH £449.3.2 Feb 25 1745
      Appraisers: Richard Price, Robert Doyne.
      Creditors: Lewis Williams, James Scott.
      Next of kin: Garrard Alexander, Jane Fowke.
      Administrators: Jane Alexander, Gerrard Fowke.
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      Gregory, Christopher, A. A. County, 15th Aug., 1699; 29th Aug., 1699.
      To Eliza:, wife of Wm. Dent,, Thomas his son, Anne Fowk, Catherine and Samuel Boughton, Catherine and Thomas Lingan, John Dowdall, Rachel and Humphery Stimpson, and Hon. Thomas Lawrence, personalty.
      Maj. Wm. Dent, ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Thos. Lawrence., Wm. Dowdall. 6. 2
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      Will of Gerrard's father, Robert Alexander Sr. dated 13th April, 1735 Stafford Co VA, proved 28th april, 1735, Stafford Co. VA.- lists wife, Anne; dau. Anne Hooe; Son John; dau. Parathenia Massie; son Gerrard. dau. Sarah Alexander,a minor under age 16.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Pp. 201-202 In Name of God Amen I ROBERT ALEXANDER of. Stafford County being Sick but of perfect mind .. make this my last will and testament .. Imp/ I give to my well beloved wife ANNE ALEXANDER all my Lands in Stafford County to act with the same as she shall think proper during her life and also four negroes Soloman, Natl, Grace & Dinah and Soloman and Grace not to be removed off of my now Dwelling plantation during their lives also the thirds of my personal Estate and after her Death to be equally divided between my two Sons hereafter named.
      Item I give to my daughter ANN HOOE 200 acres of Land commonly called Sumner's Quarter and all things elreadv given in her possession to her and theirs.
      Item I give to my Son JOHN ALEXANDER all my land in Stafford County now left to his Mother after her Death also the Island in Prince Wm. County comonly called Pexrsons a Island where he now lives on.
      Item I give to my Daughter PARTTEENIA MASSEY 400 acres of land in Prince Wm. according to my Bond and all other things that Bond contains and also two white Servant women they having Seven years to serve each and to her liking tradesmen excepted and forty Barrels of corn to be paid in two years proceeding the Date and on her aforsd land to be built at the costs of my ExExs hereafter named a 50 foot Tobacco house twenty foot wide and a twenty foot Quarter fifteen foot wide and ffour cows and calves four Sows with Pigs and 800 weight of Meat.
      Item I give to my son GERRARD ALEXANDUR the Island in Prince William County comonly called Homes Island where he now fives on also 1125 acres of land joining to said Island also 4 Negroes Robin Shire Sam and young man and 2 beds and furniture and his comun riding mare called Sgtairrell and all her increase and all the rest of his house hold Stuff that is on the said Island now in possession and 13 head of Sheep.
      Item I give unto my Daughter SARAH ALEXANDER 400 acres of land joining to Parthenia Masssey the same length on the back line and the same breath on the river as my Bonds mentioned to Parthenia Massie, 4 Negros, 2 new Negro women and two new Wagrumen they not to exceed 20 years a horse of 10 pounds price a Saddle of 6 pounds price Sterling also the° same Stock and household stuff as my Bond mentions to Parthenia Massie to be delivered when she comes to age of 16 by the aforesd Exes. hereafter named and the said Sarah to be maintained by the Exes. with apparrell and Diet till the age of 18 moreover
      I give to my Daughter Sarah Alexander 40 Barrels of Corn and the building of a 50 foot Tobacco house 20 foot wide and a 20 foot Quarter 15 foot wide her plantation use and the said Negroes to be found with cloathing for two years and if my Daughter Sarah should die without heirs Lawfully begotten of her body then all the things that is given to my said Daughter to be equally divided between my two sons John and Gerrard Alexander and heirs and all the rest of my Estate both Real and Personal to be Equally divided between my two Sons and heirs forever.
      Item the four Negroes mentioned to my Wife to be equally divided between my two Sons as aforsd but if in case she should choose the thirds of my Estate then the negroes falling to her part I desire may be equally divided between my two Sons as aforsd.
      Item I desire that all my lands and negroes be entailed from heir to heir Those excepted being John Alexander four already given Thomas Spring, George, Frank and Will and their Increase and also Gerrard Alexander Fear Robin, Slice, Sam, Young Nan and their Increase.
      I also appoint my welbeloved wife Ann Alexander and John Alexander and Gerrard Alexander my whole and sole ExEs of this my last will and Testament 28th of April M CCX V.
      Presence Rich. Todd, Robt. Alexander
      Jethro Bunsplatt, Sarah Bunsplatt
      At Court held for Stafford County Lath Apl. 1736 Will presented made oath .. same proved .. admitted to record .. Certificate granted for obtalaling Probate ..

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      Prince William County Virginia, Will Book C 1734-1744 by John Frederick Dorman:
      Pages 150-5. Inventory and appraisement of estate of Robert Alexander, Gent., dec., made by order of 24 April 1738
      Includes 8 negroes valued at £ 124.0.0.
      One servt. man David Kelly 6.0.0
      Total valuation £ 162.4.0
      And did likewise set apart the widow's third and divide the same between the legatees as followeth:
      The Widow's Part £ 54. 1.4
      Jane Alexander's Part 31. 8.0
      Gerrard Alexander . 20.14.8
      17 May 1738 Wm. Henry Terret
      Geo. Harrison
      Thom. Pearson
      22 May 1738. Thomas Pearson returned this division-of the estate of Robert Alexander, dec., which was OR.

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