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

Mary Doniphan

Female 1737 - 1781  (44 years)


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  • Name Mary Doniphan 
    Born 10 Jul 1737  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Dec 1781  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027949  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 

    Father Mott Doniphan,   b. Abt 1690, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1776, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Rosanna Anderson,   b. Bef 1700, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1776, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 76 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1715/16  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Travers Cooke,   b. Abt 1734, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1759, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1754  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Travers Cooke,   b. 5 Feb 1755, West Farms, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1819, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Mott Cooke,   b. 17 Mar 1757, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F12500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Bronaugh,   b. 16 Jan 1730/31, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1800, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1762  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne 'Nancy' Bronaugh,   b. 24 Dec 1763, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1838, Oatlands, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Elizabeth Bronaugh,   b. 26 Nov 1764, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Clarke County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 87 years)
     3. William Bronaugh,   b. 11 Feb 1768, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1826, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Margaret Bronaugh,   b. 9 May 1770, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1798, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     5. John William Bronaugh,   b. 24 Oct 1772, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1834, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     6. Rosa Bronaugh,   b. 11 May 1777, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jeremiah William Bronaugh,   b. 25 Apr 1779, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1856, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F13007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS PP. 361-363 In Name of God Amen I TRAVERS COOKE of County of Stafford Gent. being sick but of sound mild make my last will & Testament my soul to God my body I leave to he decently inter'd. Imprimis I give my Estate to be equally divided among my dear & loving Wife MARY & my two Sons JOHN & MOTT and that her share after her death should be equally divided between them, and whereas there appears to me to be a large ballanee to me from my Uncle THOMAS YOUGHAL in the Kingdom of Ireland for the rents & profits of my Estate there, if ever the same should be recover'd by my heirs or Executors & the 50 pounds due upon my Wife's acknowledgment of her right of dower of in & to lands lately sold by ROBERT BURGES my Attorney to Hacket Esqr. my will & desire is that the same be equally divided among my said Wife & sons to them and their heirs and if my Wife should marry again before my Sons comes to age of 21 years, my will is that they shall be taken from her & be under the Directions of their Guardian hereafter named & appointed. My desire allso is that my Sons should have as good an education as my Estate would aford or support them in. I hereby nominate & appoint my good Friends GEORGE MASON of Fairfax Esqr & JOHN MONCURE Clerk Guardians to my said Sons & my Loving Wife Mary and BAILEY WASHINGTON Gent
      I appoint Executors of this my last will & Testament, hereby revoking & dissanuling all former wills .. day of December 1 757.
      (no witnesses subscribed) Travers Cooke

      JOHN MONCURE Clerk aged 45 being first sworn saith that he wrote the above will in the presence & at the request of the sd Travers and that after it was finished the sd Travers read it over & said it was exactly right, & signed it, & that then when the sd Deponent offer'd to sign it as a witness he the sd Cook told him he would get some other persons to evidence it, as the sd depont' was one of the guardians appointed to his children in the sd will, but if he should miss of them, he the sd Depont. might prove it at any time. That about a twelve month after signing, the said Travers was again taken sick at the House of PETER DANIEL Gent & sent to this Depont to gee to his House & take this will out of a private drawer in his desk, & bring it to him that he might sign it before Evidences, but the sd depont was in a hurry to go to Church, - being Sunday morning & could not goe, for which the sd Travers excused him and told him it was still his will, & that he had no occasion to alter it & that if he should die then, this Depont. would be sufficient to prove it as there was no other than personal Estate left by it & that the sd Travers was at both times in his perfect sences & further this Depont saith not. J. Moncure

      PETER DANIEL Gent. aged about 54 being first sworn saith, that in the month of December 1758, the ad Travers Cooke was taken sick at his house & during his sickness he desired this Depont. to send the key of his desk to the Revd. Mr. MONCURE & write to him to bring his will out of a private drawer of his desk in his own house, that he might have it acknowledged it before Evidences that the sd Moncure came co this Depont house that afternoon & expressed himself to the sd Cooke that he was in a hurry to go to church & could not call for the will, & said it was signed but no witness, & that the sd Cooke declared the will was exactly according to his desire & that he did not want to alter it that the sd Cook was in his perfect sences and further this Depont. saith not.
      Peter Daniel
      At Court held for Stafford County 13th June 1759 This Will presented by the Executors who made oath & being further proved by the affidavites of the Revd. Mr. Moncure & PETER DANIEL Gent admitted to record.

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