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

Rosamund Grant

Female 1733 - 1799  (66 years)


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  • Name Rosamund Grant 
    Born 10 Jun 1733  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jun 1799  Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029500  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father John Grant,   b. 1702, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1762, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Margaret Bronaugh,   b. 1707, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1756, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1727  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Wright,   b. 3 Aug 1735, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1791, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1755  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Wright,   b. Abt 1756, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Wright,   b. Abt 1758, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Winfield Wright,   b. Abt 1760, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Margaret Wright,   b. Abt 1755,   d. Aft 1787, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     5. Elizabeth Wright,   b. Aft 1755, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      WRIGHT, JOHN, Senr., Spotsylvania Co., d. Sept. 23, 1787, Executors Bond dated July 5, 1791.
      Wit. John Grant, John Blanton, Alexander Sneed, John Wright, W. Wright.
      Ex. wife Rosamond, Capt. James Tutt, John Steward, Anthony Frazer.
      Leg. sons William and John, land purchased of Joseph Porter in Culpeper Co;
      grandson John Metcalfe;
      son Winfield;
      daughter Margaret Fulton;
      daughter Rosanna;
      wife Rosamond. (Page 1072)
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 281
      Know all men .. I JOHN GRANT of parish Brunswick & county King George in consideration of the natural love & affection which I bear to my Sons & Daughters to wit JOHN GRANT, DANIEL GRANT, GEORGE GRANT, WILLIAM GRANT, ELIZABETH BRUCE, ROSAMOND WRIGHT, MARGARET GRANT & MARY GRANT & for their future advancement in the world give (them) all my estate reserving to myself the same during my natural life and after my decease to descend as follows - I give to my son John Grant all that parcel of land given to me by my Father WILLIAM GRANT & two negroes; to my sons Daniel Grant & George Grant all the land I hold in Prince William County to be equally divided between them; to my son William Grant, all the lands I purchased of JOHN CORBIN & STEPHEN HANSFORD .., to my daughter Mary one negro girl; to my daughter Margaret one feather bed and furniture; give to my Sons and Daughters (named again) eight negroes and their future increase to be equally divided between them .. 7th July 1757.
      Presence William Payne, John Grant
      Ger. Banks
      At a court held 7th July 1757 .. Deed of gift acknowledged .. admitted to record.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 12, 1781. John Wright and Rose, his wife, of Spts. Co. to Wm. Moxley of same county. 8400 cure. 258 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Harry Bartlet, Thos. Bartlett, James Tutt, Robert Smith, Thos. Minor. May 17, 1781.

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      http://genforum.genealogy.com/grant/messages/2308.html
      The Register of Overwharton Parish of Stafford Co., VA 1723-1758, by George H.S. King pg. 135.
      Our Rosamond Grant(1733-1799) m. John Wright
      (1735-1791). He was the son of William & Rosamond Grant. John Wright was inspector of
      tobacco at the time of his death in Spotsylvania Co., VA.
      His children were:
      1. Margaret Wright (1756-1818) m. 1771 James Fulton;
      2. Rossana Wright (1758- );
      3. Elizabeth Wright (1760-1779) m. Charles Metcalf;
      4. William Wright (1762- );
      5. John Wright (1767-1819) of Mine Run,Orange Co., VA, died testate. He married 1st.1789 Susannah Goodrich Lightfoot Grasty(1769-1796), 2nd. 1801 Polly Shavers,widow.;
      6. Winfield Wright (1770- ) m. 1795 Judith Tinsley(1774- ).

      Our Margaret Grant(174?-19 Apr.1772) m. Winfield Wright (brother of the above John
      Wright). Winfield Wright(1742-1772). issue:
      1. William Grant Wright b. 10 sept. 1763
      2. Lucy Wright b. 2 March 1765
      3. John Wright b. 15 July 1769

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