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

John Minor

Male Bef 1723 - 1753  (> 30 years)


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  • Name John Minor  [1
    Born Bef 1723  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jul 1753  Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029681  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father Nicholas Minor,   b. 1678, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1744, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Margaret Pope,   d. 1723, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jemima Moxley,   b. 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1759, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Married Bef 1744  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Minor,   b. Abt 1745, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Minor,   b. Bef 1746, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     3. John Minor,   b. Abt 1746, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1780, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Daniel Minor,   b. Abt 1747, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anne Minor,   b. Abt 1749, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Penelope Minor,   b. Bef 1753, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1814, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     7. George Minor,   b. 1753, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1803, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F17825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MINOR, NICHOLAS, 11 Oct. 1743; 29 May 1744.
      To son William Stewart Minor when 21 years of age and he die without issue to sons John and Nicholas; son John 536 acres of land on Rappahannock River; son Nicholas 496 acres of land in King George; son Stewart land in Richmond County and Westmoreland; dau. Elizabeth Wheret 2000 pounds of tobacco and what she already has; wife Jemima rest of estate for life, still, 10 negroes and 12 silver spoons.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 74
      POPE, LAWRENCE, 23 March 1723; 10 May 1723, Washington Parish.
      Land I live on to sons Humphrey, Thomas and John; Thomas land in Cople Parish; John land at Pope's Creek; dau. Elizabeth 1 negro and furniture; dau. Ann 1 negro and furniture; dau. Mary 1 negro and furniture; dau. Jemima Spence 1 negro woman; dau. Penelope 1 negro etc.; dau. Catherine 1 negro; James son of Benj. Waddey; godson John son of Nicholas Minor 1 mare; wife Jemima; bro. Humphrey Pope and bro. Nicholas Minor 33 shillings gold for rings; wife and son Humphrey exrs; to children horses, cattle, household goods.

      Falls Church by Fence & Fireside. pag 456 says she is Jemima McCarty
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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      12 Mch. 1748, Lease. Capt. John Minor, and w. Jermima, Fairfax Co. and Amos Janney, 373 A. Fairfax Co. Named in boundaries, S. fork of Kittockton, John Mead, Col. John Taylors. 4,000 A. bought of Francis Awbrey, Wm. Fairfax. Wit. John West, Garrard Alexander, John Dalton. 15 Mch. 1743, p. 116.
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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      5 Apr. 1745, Lease. John Minor, Fairfax Co. & Townshend Dade, of same Co. 400 A. granted Robert Howson for 6000 A. Named in boundaries, Potomack River, Pearson's Island, Alexanders. Jemima Minor, w. of John, signs release. Wit. Daniel French, John Pagan, John Colvill. May 21, 1745, p. 376

  • Sources 
    1. [S044783] Falls Church by Fence & Fireside.

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