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

Hannah Keene

Female 1677 - 1739  (62 years)


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  • Name Hannah Keene 
    Born 4 Feb 1676/77  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 May 1739  Bushfield, Westmoreland, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041213  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father William Keene,   b. 10 Mar 1641/42, Kent Island, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1684/85, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rogers,   b. Between 1646 and 1648, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1720, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 1664  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Bushrod,   b. 30 Jan 1663/64, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1719/20, Bushfield, Westmoreland, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1692  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Apphia Bushrod,   b. 30 Jan 1682/83, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1757, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. John Bushrod,   b. 1689, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Dec 1760, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 71 years)
     3. Elizabeth Bushrod,   b. 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Bushrod,   b. 1699, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years)
     5. Thomas Bushrod,   b. 25 May 1702, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1718/19, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     6. Hannah Bushrod,   b. Abt 1704, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1774, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     7. Richard Bushrod,   b. 1705
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Willoughby Allerton,   b. 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1724, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1719  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Cooper,   b. Abt 1665,   d. 29 Mar 1735, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1725  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F23161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hannah appears to be a 2nd wife of John Bushrod

      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 106
      COOPER, HANNAH, 26 Dec. 1738; 29 May 1739.
      Bushrod Thomas;
      William Sanford son of my sister Elizabeth decd. of Richmond Co. 2500 lbs. of tobacco;
      my dau. Elizabeth Meriwether a gold ring;
      dau. Sarah Berryman a gold ring;
      son John Bushrod a ring;
      dau. Hannah Heale;
      my late husband Col. Willoughby Allerton who gave his bond for my dau. Hannah Neale, by name of Hannah Bushrod;
      son in law William Fauntleroy and his wife Apphia;
      son Richard Bushrod land purchased of John Jewel and his wife Elizabeth;
      I desire my son Richard Bushrod to bury me between his father and Mr. Cooper and put pedestals to Thomas Bushrod's grave stone;
      son Richard exr.
      ===
      James Hughes 2005-06-25 07:47:42
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 79

      ALLERTON, WILLOUGHBY, gent., 17 Jan. 1723; 8 April 1724
      Land, stock and 3 slaves to wife Hannah;
      son Isaac land whereon I live and 300 acres of land and two-thirds of estate;
      dau. Elizabeth Allerton 200 acres and one-third estate; son exr;
      my wife's daus. Hannah and Sarah Bushrod personal property of their father and mother.
      Land on Machotick;
      land formerly Capt. John Bushrod's and personal estate of his to my wife and her daus.;
      to wife the school master Joshua Nelson and 3 more white servants.
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 81
      Westmoreland County Court 30th day of March 1720..
      The last Will and Testament of JOHN BUSHROD, Gent. deed. was presented into Court by HANNAH BUSHROD his Exorx. who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of JOHN AWBREY, ELIZABETH MORELL & JAMES BRECHIN witnesses thereto is admit to record and upon mocon of the said Exex. and her performing what is usual in such cases Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form and she ordered to return an Inventory of the said Estate on oath to the next Court.
      ===
      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): 1713-1726 Record Book, Page 127
      Hanks, Elizabeth, of Sta Stephens Parish
      W. W. 23 May 1720---W. P. 20 July 1720
      Son John Keene all my land in "Mattaponie" and half the stock of cattle and hogs to me belonging which are or said land, and negroes Violet and Harry, to him and his heirs. The above with what I have already given him to he his childs part of my estate. If after my death he should try and recover any other part of my estate, the land and negroes given to him to go to my grandson William Keene and his heirs.
      Daughter Hannah Bushrod--negroes Hager, Hannah, Patrick and Tony, to her and her he
      Also the best of my wearing apparel as linen, silk, and wollen. Grandson Giles Samford-negro woman Rachel, to be delivered to him when he shall attain the age of twenty one years.
      To Samuel Samford Senr., and each of his three eldest sons- one shilling apiece.
      Grandsons John and Samuel Samford-one piece of Garlick Holland to each of them.
      Grandaughter Elizabeth Lee-the thirty pounds I lent her husband, together with my negro woman Bess and her son called Bliley, one feather bed and furniture viztbed, bolster, rugg,blankets, one pair of sheets, two pillows, one suit curtains and vallens, and bedstead.
      Grandaughter Elizabeth Samford-negro girl Dido to be delivered to her at the age of eighteen years or day of marriage, which hall happen first.
      Grandchildren John and. Elizabeth Woodbridge-each a gold ring, John to have the one with the motto "Lett love abide till Death Divide".
      What I have bequeathed to my son in law Samuel Samford and hi children (my grandchildren), shall be their full share of my estate.
      Grandson William Keene-tract of land which I bought of my son in law John Bushrod, to him and his heirs, and he is to have all the residue of my estate real and personal either in Great Brittain or Virginia or elsewhere.
      My mulatto man John Spence-to be free imediatly after my decease.
      Grandson William Keene, executor.
      Witness: Henry Bogges, Mathew Griffin, and Thos. Sorrell.
      ===
      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 201)
      At a Court held for Essex County 10th of September 1694
      - JOHN BRUSHOOD of KING & QUEEN County appear'd and acknowledged a Deed of Sale of a parcell of land to JOSEPH GRAY of ye same County to be his ye sd BRUSHOODs real act & deed, ye same is ordered to be recorded
      - Also HANNAH, Wife to ye abovenamed JOHN BRUSHOOD appear'd and freely & voluntarily relinquished her right of dower of in & to ye above menconed land, ye same is ordered to be recorded
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 45
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty third day of February in the twelfth year 47 of the reign of our Soveraign Lord George, King of Great Britain &c.. And in the
      year of our Lord Christ one thosuand seven hundred and twenty five, Between JOHN JEWELL of the Parish of Cople & County of Westmoreland of one part and JOHN COOPER. Gent., & HANNAH his Wife of the same place of the other part; Whereas THOMAS BAKER of the Pish: and County aforesaid was seized in feeof one hundred & eighty acres of land scituate in the Parish & County aforesd. on the South East side of NOMINY RIVER & bounded: Begining at a marked Cedar,. extending up the River South West ninety pole to a white Oak standing at the head of a small Gutt & Marsh, from thence tuning South East three hundred & twenty poles to a white Oak which line divides this land and the land formerly of Mr. RICHARD SEARLES. now in possession of aforesd. JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife. from thence North East to another white Oak. from thence North to the place wehre it began. which land was formerly granted to one WILLIAM SPENCE by Patent hearing date the second day of july in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred sixty nine and was by sundry conveyances remaining on the Records of the County of Westmoreland may appear, which one hundred & eighty acres of land was by THOMAS BAKER his Last Will & Testament given & devised to JOHN JEWELL his heirs.
      NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that JOHN JEWELL in consideracon of the quantify of two thousand pounds of tobacco to him in hand paid by JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife the receipt whreof he doth hereby acknowledge, by these presents doth bargain sell & confirm unto JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife their heirs all the one hundred & eighty acres of land according to the antient reported bounds thereof: And all houses orchards, profitts and hereditaments to the same belonging. To have and to hold the one hundred & eighty acres of land & premisses with appurtenances unto JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife their heirs and JOHN JEWELL for himself and his heirs the one hundred eighty acres of land with all appurtenances unto JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife their heirs shall warrant & .. for ever defend by these presents against the claim:iv of any person: In Wittness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably sett their hands & seales the day & year first above written.
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of
      YOULL. WATKINS. JOHN JEWELL
      THOMAS WEST. JOHN GLASCOCK:
      Memorandm. That on the 25th day of February 1724, peaceable and quiet possession and seizin of the lands & appurtenances within menconed was made & delivered by the within named JOHN JEWELL to the within named JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife according to the form & effect of this Deed in the presence of Y. WATKINS, THOMAS WEST, JOHN GLASSCOCE
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 23d day of February 1725 JOHN JEWELL personally acknowledged this Sale of Land by him passed to JOHN COOPER & HANNAH his Wife to be his proper act and deed. together with the Livery of Seizin above endorsed. And Majr: GEORGE ESKRIDGE by venue of a Power of Attorney from ELIZABETH. the Wife of the said JOHN JEWELL, being duely proved by the Oaths of all the witnesses thereto, relinquished the right of Dower and Thirds of her the said ELIZABETH of in unto the lands & premisses by the said Deed conveyed, all which at the instance of the sd. COOPER is admitted to Record
      Test. THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat primp die Marcy 1725
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 93
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty eight day of March in the thirteenth year of
      the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c. Annoq: Dom: 1726, Between JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife, Daughter and sole heir of JOHN SPENCER, late of Cople Parish in County of Westmoreland, Gent., deced., of one part and JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife of the same Parish and County of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife in consideration of the sum of five pounds Sterling money to them in hand payed, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife one certain tract of land being an Island scituate in the Mouth of NOMINY RIVER commonly called known and distinguished by the name of VIRGINS ISLAND. containing by estimation five acres be the same more or less, it being next and adjoining to the tract of land now in the possession of said JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife wch; descended to her. the sd. FRANCES. from her Father, Mr. JOHN SPENCER, together with all priviledges comoditys and appurtenances unto the sd. Island belonging; and the rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the Island tract of land containing five acres with all right title & demand of JOHN ARRIS and FRANCES his Wife to JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife dureing the natural life of the sd. HANNAH and after her decease to the proper use of JOHN BUSHROD, Eldest Son of sd. HANNAH. and his heirs; And JOHN ARRIS and FRANCES his Wile their heirs shall warrant and for ever defend; In Witness whereof the partys to these presents have Interchangeably set their hands & affixed their seales the day & year first above written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of us
      WM: PAINE. THO: POINDEXTER, JOHN ARISS
      SAML, his mark MANNIN FRANCES ARISS
      Memorandm. That on the 28th day of March Annoq: Dorn: 1727, Quiet and peaceable possession seizin of the Island or Tract of land wth:in menconed and conveyed was given by JOHN ARRIS unto JOHN COOPER by the delivery of Turf & Twig in the name of Livery of seizin of all the lands in the wthin Deed contd. in presence of us
      Signed in ye presents of us
      WM: PAYNE, JOHN ARISS
      SAML. his mark rri MANNIN
      Westmoreld ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of March 1728
      JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife personally acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment of Land passed to JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife, Together with the livery of seizin thereon endorsed, to be their proper act and deed (she, the sd, FRANCES, being first privately examined, the inheritance being in her) all which at ye Instance of WILLIAM PAYNE on behalf of the sd. JOHN COOPER, are ordered to be recorded
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the first day of Aprill 1728 pr. G. T., C. C. W.

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