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

Nathaniel Fox

Male 1748 - 1821  (73 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Fox  [1
    Born 1748  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1821  Hanover County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029650  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Thomas Fox,   b. 1711, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1792, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Philadelphia Claiborne,   b. Bef 1732, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1765, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1748  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Newton,   b. 1748, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne 'Nancy' Fox,   b. Bef 1786, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Philadelphia Claiborne Fox,   b. Bef 1786, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 48
      FOX, THOMAS, Spotsylvania Co. Not dated, no date of Probate or Bond indexed. Wit. Charles Pilcher, William Riaden, Charles Oliver. Ex. wife, Col. Joseph Brock, Nathaniel Fox, Thomas Fox, William B. Wallace. Leg. on the 27th of Jan. 1765, I conveyed my estate to Oliver Towles, in trust for certain uses therein mentioned, every part and clause of them to be now null and void. My land in King William Co. called "Fox's Ferry" for which there is a suit now pending between Frazer and myself, should, if recovered of the said Frazer, that the money due for the said land be applied in the first place to discharge a debt I owe William Reid, and the balance divided between my sons Nathaniel and Thomas. Executors to sell 73 acres of land I bought of Nathaniel Fox and money arising therefrom to be divided between my sons Stephen, Edmund and James; son Joseph 200 acres, part of the land called "Seaton's" in case of his death without issue then to my son Stephen; son John 200 acres of same tract; son William remainder of said tract; my wife during her natural life, my lease lands, etc; sons Nathaniel, Thomas, William and Joseph, and in the case of the death of my son Joseph without issue, to the children of John Wiglesworth and Philadelphia his wife; daughter Betty and her children; daughter Philadelphia and her children; grandson Thomas Frazer; daughter Anne and her children; wife Philadelphia, negroes, etc. and after her death to be divided among my children John, Stephen, Edmund, James, Barbary and Molly. Balance of estate to be kept together for support of my wife and youngest children John, Stephen, Edmund, James, Barbary and Molly; daughter Anne Chew; mentions Molly Allen, daughter of Elizabeth Allen. (Page 1186)
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; 200 Nathaniel Fox, admr. of Elizabeth Frazer, decd., with Anthony Frazer and Joseph Fox, sec. April 5, 1796.
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; $2000 Nathaniel Fox, admr. of William Fox, decd., with William Bronaugh, sec. Septr. 1, 1795.
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; 200 Nathaniel Fox, admr. of Elizabeth Frazer, decd., with Anthony Frazer and Joseph Fox, sec. April 5, 1796.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 27, 1765. Thomas Fox, of St. Geo Par., Spts. Co., to Oliver Towles, Junr., attorney-at-law, of same Par, and Co. In trust. "For the natural love and affection which he hath and beareth to Nathaniel, Thomas, Junr., Wm., and Joseph Fox, and Philadelphia, Ann, and Polly Fox, sons and daughters of the sd. Thomas Fox," etc. All sd. Fox's land in King Wm. Co. being 500 a. on Mattapony; 672 a. in Spts. Co., purchased of George Seaton; also 27 slaves, etc., etc. Witnesses, John Stewart, Francis Tyler, Jno. Battaley, Wm. Reid. March 5, 1765.

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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 30, 1986 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 137
      BRITISH MERCANTILE CLAIMS 1775 - 1803
      Statement of payments made to William Glassell, attorney in fact for John Glassell, since the filing of the claims: Nathaniel Fox, paid in full 22 Nov. 1799 [lives in Stafford)
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 33, 1989 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 21
      BRITISH MERCANTILE CLAIMS 1775 - 1803
      Reports on sundry claims, 12 Nov. 1800: [Pp. 102]
      Nathaniel Fox, Spotsylvania. 44.16.4, William Cunningham & Co. (Fredericksburg Store). He removed
      to Stafford County before the peace where he now resides and is generally reputed solvent.

  • Sources 
    1. [S908350] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 36 1998, 43.
      Nathaniel Fox's will

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