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

Elizabeth Cave

Female 1731 - 1790  (59 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Cave  [1
    Born 1731  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1790  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030201  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father William Cave,   b. 1700,   d. 14 Aug 1742, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Anne Travers,   b. 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 42 years) 
    Married Bef 1731  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Keene Withers,   b. 13 Feb 1727/28, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1756, Stafford County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1747  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Withers,   b. 10 Dec 1748, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Amelia "Million" Withers,   b. 1750, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Botetourt Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     3. James Withers,   b. 9 May 1752, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hamilton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Withers,   b. 20 Feb 1754, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1809, Hardin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. John Withers,   b. 23 Feb 1756, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F26332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Andrew Edwards,   b. Bef 1724, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1788, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1758  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Cave Edwards,   b. 1761, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Margaret Edwards,   b. Abt 1762, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Travers Edwards,   b. Abt 1764, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Edwards,   b. Abt 1766, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Andrew Neale Monkister Edwards,   b. Abt 1768, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F18318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp 338-339 In Name of God Amen I WILLIAM CAVE of Parish of Overwharton and County of Stafford Planter being very weak of body but of perfect Sense .. do make this my Last Will and Testament .. Imprimis I give unto my son JAMES all my Lands and Tenements with their appurtenances situate and being in said Parish to him and heirs of his body Lawfully begotten, for default of such issue then I give the same to my daughter ELIZABETH and heirs .. and for default of such heirs then I give the same to my Right heir at Law. Item I give unto my said Son three Negroes (named) and his heirs. Item I give unto my said daughter Elizabeth three Negroes to wit (named) and her heirs. Also I good new feather bed bolster and Pillows, a pair of sheets, a Quilt and a rugg with a Cord and bedsted. Item I give unto my dearly beloved wife ANNE one third part of all my Lands and Tenements aforesaid during her natural life also the three following Negroes (named) to be at her own will and disposal. Item I give unto my dearly beloved wife Anne my son James and daughter Elizabeth all the Residue of my Personal Estate of what kind or nature Soever to be Equally divided among them. Item I desire that these three Negroes to wit Brooker, Winny and London may be sold at auction to the highest bidder by my Executors hereafter mentioned and the money arising from the Sale to be by them applyed towards the payment of my debts. Also I make my beloved wife Anne and Mr. JOHN WAUGH Executors of this my Last Will .. Revoking all former wills .. this 17th July in year 1742.
      Presence Jno. Hamilton, Will. Cave
      John Frogg, H. Tyler
      At Court held for Stafford County Sept 14th 1742 Last Will .. presented by ANNE CAVE and JOHN WAUGH who made oath .. being proved .. admitted to record Certificate granted for obtaining probate ,,
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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA.
      (Liber A, B, Wills-by Eula K. Woodward)
      Dent, Thomas, Truro Parish, 7 Dec. 1750-27 Mch. 1751.
      To w. Elizabeth; to dau-in-Iaw Elizabeth Withers, condition her husband & she withdraw all claims to land her father Wm. Cave lived on;
      to Richard Sanford;
      to his s. Richard Sanford, Jr.,
      to friend Robert Sanford;
      to bro Wm. Dent & hrs. after wife's d. residue.
      Exrs Wife Elizabeth, bro. Wm. Dent, Maj. Peter Hedgman, Hugh West & Capt. John Minor,
      Thom. Dent.,
      Wit. John Minor, W. H. J. Terret, Richard Sanford, Robert Sanford (p. 460

  • Sources 
    1. [S908049] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 4, 1960, John Frederick Dorman.

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