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

John Botts

Male 1754 - 1796  (41 years)


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  • Name John Botts  [1
    Born 25 Oct 1754  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1796  Mason, Grant, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026830  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Seth Botts,   b. 1713, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1776, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sabrina Bridwell,   b. 13 Jun 1715, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1785, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1735  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Gaines,   b. 25 Oct 1755, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1774  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Culpeper County, Virginia
    Children 
     1. Richard Botts,   b. 7 Mar 1775, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Jane Botts,   b. 6 May 1777, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mildred Botts,   b. 2 Mar 1779, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1849, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Joshua Botts,   b. 18 Feb 1781, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1838, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Female Botts,   b. 1783,   d. 1783  (Age 0 years)
     6. Rowland (Roland) Gaines Botts,   b. 4 Jul 1785, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1862, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Lucy Botts,   b. 4 Apr 1787, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1865, Burlington, Boone, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. John Botts,   b. 8 Jul 1788, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     9. Joseph Botts,   b. 6 Feb 1790, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1880, St. Marys, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     10. William Botts,   b. 28 May 1794, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F16413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • John and Lucy Botts and their family lived in Stafford County, V irginia until the year 1787 when they arrived in Culpeper Count y, Virginia.
      John Botts and his brother William were rich land owners. In 17 93, the brothers, applied for land grants in Kentucky. that yea r, they traveled to Kentucky to find their new homes. On Novemb er 1, 1793 they settled in Limestone Creek (now Maysville) in Ma son county. The first year they worked to prepare the land fo r the meeting of their families.
      In early fall of 1794, John and William returned to Virginia t o get the families. Both families then began the long trip to K entucky in ox drawn wagons. John, Lucy and their nine childre n arrived in Limestone Creek with some wagon loads of househol d goods. Traveling together, William and his 7 children arrive d there also.
      John passed away in 1796 at the age of 42 in Mason County, Kentu cky. He left his wife Lucy and the five children under eleven y ears of age. The family was well provided for in John's will . William's wife died in 1792, and William died in in 1801 at a ge 57.
      In 1806, Lucy and the children moved to Bracken County, Kentuck y near Germantown. In late 1810, Lucy and the family then move d to Boone County, Kentucky. She moved to Bullittsburg Baptis t Church, near Gainesville, later called "Idlewild." Lucy's mar ried children, except Richard and Jane, and their families move d there too.
      After many years, in 1816 Lucy (Gaines) Botts married a second t ime to Josephus Waters of Boone County, Kentucky. Lucy passed a way in 1826 at the age of 70.

      Source: John R. Botts

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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