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

Frances Ashton

Female 1665 - 1707  (42 years)


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  • Name Frances Ashton 
    Born 1665  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1707  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017033  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father John Ashton,   b. 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1677, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Grace Meese,   b. Abt 1648, London, Enland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1706, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1661  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Alexander,   b. 1663, Tarbert, Kentyre, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1704, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1683  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. Charles Alexander,   b. 1697, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Alexander,   b. Bef 1704, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "A History of Chapman and Alexander Families" by Sigismunda Mary Frances Chapman, Virgiia Book Company, 1939, Berryville, VA
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS; pages 110-112
      To all Christian People .. I ROBERT ALEXANDER of county Stafford for
      sum Four thousand pounds Tobo. in hand already paid .. by JOHN BROWN of county Westmoreland .. sold one tract of land containing 200 acres situate in Stafford County and on westermost branches of Jordans Bride Beaver Dam & towards the head thereof it being part of a pattent of 500 acres of land pattented in the name of Robt. Alexander bearing date 23rd March 1664 the other 300 acres lying in Westmoreland County and now in possession and occupation of JOHN BREWERTON & GEORGE DOWNING by virtue of a good & authentick deed of Feoffment from Robert Alexander the said 200 acres of land is bounded beginning at a marked Pohickory & extending south to the main branch of Jordans Bridge and crossing 100 poles to another marked hiccory then East to the said Branch 60 poles and down the North side of the branch same course 260 poles to a white oak thence North 100 poles to another oak finally West to the first mentioned hiccory .. the first day of August 1701.
      Presence Wm. Fitzhugh Junr.,
      Jacob Maulden. John Allen Robert Alexander
      At a Court held 10th Decr. 1701 .. Mr. Robert Alexander came into Court acknowledged the aforesaid deed of land to Mr. John Brown of Westmoreland County ordered that said deed with acknowledgment be recorded.
      Know all men .. I FRANCES ALEXANDER wife of the withun Robert Alexander do by these presents for a valuable consideration reced of Mr. John Brown freely & of my own accord impower NATHL. POPE Attorney to acknowledge my right of dower which I hereafter may have or now have to the within 200 acres of land first day Augt. 1701.
      Presence Wm. Fitzhugh Junr., Frances Alexander
      Jacob Maulden, John Allen
      Decr. 10th 1701 A Power from Mrs. Frances Alexander to Mr. N. Pope being proved .. the said Pope by virtue of said Power acknowledged her right of dower to said land. Endorsed on the back of the aforesaid deed. Memorandum that we the Subscribers saw the within Robt. Alexander deliver possession of the within mentioned land to the within mentioned JOHN BROWN by delivering Turf and Twigg parcel & appurtenances of said land to the said John Brown and they both desired us to take notice of the same as witness our hands this 11th day Novr. 1701.
      William Bumbury
      Jno. Bumbury, Charles x Martin

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