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

Mary Cofer

Female Bef 1703 - Abt 1774  (> 71 years)


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  • Name Mary Cofer 
    Born Bef 1703  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt Sep 1774  Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012362  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Francis Cofer,   b. 1672, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Mary Littlejohn,   b. Abt 1682, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1740/41, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 1703  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Moore,   b. Abt 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1769, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1721  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735;
      Pages 191-192. Nov. 24, 1733. George Mason of Durham Parish and Cha. Co. Maryland to William More of Parish of Truro, planter 100 a.....on Potomack River and parish of Truro for
      natural lives of William More, Mary his and James their son.
      George Mason
      Wit: James Baxter, Jere. Bronaugh
      At court Nov. 24, 1733. George .Mason acknowledged this lease to William More.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Moore,   b. Aft 1721, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     2. James Moore,   b. Abt 1722, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Clark County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     3. Samuel Moore,   b. Abt 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1808, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     4. Mary Moore,   b. Bef 1742, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anne Moore,   b. Between 1722 and 1728, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Jun 1769, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F08114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jan 1741 Prince William Co VA Will Book C, pg 328: Will of Mary Coffer of Truro Parish, probated 25 Feb 1741. Mentions sons Francis and Thomas Withers, deceased husband Francis, daughter Anne Farguson and daughter Mary Moore the wife of William Moore 1 shilling as her full share of the estate.
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      1767-1776 Fairfax Co Va Wills Liber C, page 66-68
      Will of WILLIAM MOORE. I WILLIAM MOORE of County of Fairfax ..
      desire that my Executrix if she shall think there is more stock belonging to my estate than she can maintain do dispose of all or any part and one half of the money I give to my son, JAMES MOORE .. the other half I give the use thereof during her natural life to my loving wife, MARY MOORE & after her death I give to my son, JAMES MOORE, but if my Executrix should not dispose of the whole or any part of my Stock I give to my said wife, MARY MOORE, the whole or that part which shall remain unsold to use during her life so long as she shall remain a widow .. after I give all said Stock to my son, JAMES MOORE.
      To my wife, four slaves .. after her death to my son, JAMES ..
      my will that the mortgages I have on the lands of JOHN ANDERSON be foreclosed according to law which said lands I give to my son, JAMES.
      I give unto my son, SAMUEL MOORE, one shilling sterling; unto my daughter, SARAH LITTLEJOHN, (same) .. unto my daughter, MARY BUCKLIN. (same) .. unto my daughter, AN TYLER, (same) .. residue of my estate to my loving wife,
      MARY MOORE, after her death I give to my son, JAMES MOORE.
      I appoint my loving wife, MARY MOORE, Executrix, and my loving son, JAMES MOORE, xecutor .. this 17th August 1769 ..
      Presence: A. Nisbett, William x Moore
      Cleon Moore, John x Haise
      At a court held .. 16th October 1769 .. will presented by MARY MOORE and JAMES MOORE .. is admitted to record .. Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 68-71. July 20, 1731. William Moore of Parish of Hamilton in Prince William, planter to Edward Barry of said county....for 2000 lb. Tob....110 a....head of branch that falls into Difficult Run.
      William (his mark) Moore
      Wit: Jno. Veale, Will Berkley, Thomas Withers Coffer.
      Rec'd. of Edward Barry 2000 lb. Tob.
      On July 20, 1731 William Moore deliver possession of land unto Edward Barry by delivering him Turf and Twigg. Wit. by same. William Moor acknowledged this deed with livery and seigen and receipt. Mary wife of William relinquished her right of Dower.

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