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

Elizabeth Beverley

Female 1697 - 1747  (49 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Beverley  [1
    Born 11 Sep 1697  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Aug 1747  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032864  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Harry Beverley,   b. 1669, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1730/31, Newlands, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Abt 1680, Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1720, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1696  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Stanard,   b. 15 Feb 1683/84, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1732, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1717  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Stanard,   b. 29 May 1719, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Stanard,   b. 18 Sep 1720, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Jul 1747, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)
     3. Beverley Stanard,   b. 24 Feb 1721/22, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1765, Roxbury, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     4. Sarah Stanard,   b. 10 Nov 1723, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F19553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      In the name of God amen.
      I Elizabeth Stanard widow of the Parish of Christ church and county of Middlesex being in perfect sense and memory.
      Knowing the uncertainty of human life and being willing that my worldly estate which it hath pleased God to bless me with, should be disposed of in such manner after my decease as I shall hereafter direct, Do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, viz:
      Imprimis. I do bequeath my soul to God in hopes of a joyful reser-rection unto eternal life through the merits and intercession of my dear redeamer and Saviour Jesus Christ, my body to the earth from whence it came to be buried in such manner as my ex'or hereafter named shall think proper.
      Item. My will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid and discharged.
      Item, I desire that none of my estate be appraised.
      Item. I give unto my dear son Beverly Stanard all my tract of land in Spotsilvania county called and known by the name of Stanford he paying to each of my daughters Elizabeth and Sarah one hundred pounds Current money apiece at the expiration of six years after my decease, and my will and meaning is that if my said son should refuse to pay my two daughters the said sum before mentioned at said expiration of the said six years, then I give the said land to my two daughters to be equally divided between them.
      Item. I give unto my dear son Beverly Stanard all the rest of my estate, he paying each of my daughters a negro girl of nine years old at my decease.
      Item. I constitute and appoint my loving son Beverley Stanard executor of this my last will and testament, In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this igth day of April, 1745.
      ELIZA. STANARD,
      Signed and declared to be her last will and testament in the presence of us. Randolph Segar. Ann Segar.
      At a court held for Middlesex county on Tuesday the 7th day of July, 1747.
      This will was proved by the oaths of Randolph Segar and Ann Segar the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And the within named Beverly Stanard having taken the oath of an executor, certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat in due form.
      Teste.
      Truly recorded Teste. JNO. PRICE.

      The inventory of her estate, dated July 3o, 1747, was recorded in Middlesex. Among the articles enumerated were: beds, 2 dressing-tables, 2 bedsteads, tables, ro high-backed chairs, 2 low do., a large looking-glass, 12 " cain " chairs, r dozen ivory-handled forks and ix knives, r walnut cabinet, I " cain " couch, 1 dozen silver soup spoons, large silver soup spoon, 7 tea spoons, 1 pair tongs, 1 salver, 2 dozen and 5 shallow plates, 8 dishes, table-cloths, napkins, x tea-board, 1 large and
      small china bowl, 8 china tea cups and 6 saucers, x china teapot, earthen do., 1 dozen delf soup plates, r dozen do. of shallow, I dozen large delf bowls, dishes, basins, 3 drinking glasses, r sugar canister, a parcel of tea canisters and vials, x cream pot, x tea kettle, a parcel of old books, 6 draught oxen, 27 cattle, 7 calves, 55 hogs, shoats and pigs, 21 sheep and Iambs, x four-wheeled chaise, &c., &c.
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      BEVERLEY, HARRY, St. George's Parish, d. Nov. 30, 1730, p. Feb. 12,
      1730-1. Wit. John Gordon, John Henderson, William Chapman, Thomas Sellars. Ex. son Robert Beverley. Leg. daughter Elizabeth Stanard, the lower part of my tract of land on the River Ta, in Spotsylvania Co., that lies below the branch that is next to Col. John Robinson's bridge; daughter Mary, the residue of above tract; daughter Margaret; daughter Susanna; daughter Catharine; daughter Judith, 1000 acres adjoining the land I sold to Andrew Harrison; daughter Agatha; son Robert, balance of lands not disposed of. (Page 119)

  • Sources 
    1. [S804378] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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