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

Jane Waller

Female 1746 - 1815  (68 years)


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  • Name Jane Waller 
    Born 28 Jul 1746  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1815  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I054320  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father George Waller,   b. 1703, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Spring Hill, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Allen,   b. 1709, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Nov 1797, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 88 years) 
    Married Abt 1733  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Markham,   b. 1732, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1804, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Apr 1781  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 09 May 1811 in the County of Stafford, the deposition of Mrs. Jane Markham, widow, aged 55 and upwards. She
      married John Markham in April 1781.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Boswell Markham,   b. Aft 1781, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Markham,   b. 1782, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1830, Union County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years)
     3. Margaret "Peggy" Markham,   b. 1783, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Markham,   b. 1784, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 29 Sep 1809, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 25 years)
     5. Allen Waller Markham,   b. Between 1784 and 1794, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F15292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILL OF MRS. JANE (WALLER) MARKHAM OF STAFFORD COUNTY (VA)
      In the name of God Amen. I, Jane Markham of the County of Stafford
      Commonwealth of Va., do make and ordain this my last will and testament
      in manner and form following.
      First: I give devise and bequeath unto my son John Markham and to his
      heirs forever, all that part of the tract or parcel of land which I
      bought of the legatees of my deceased Father, George Waller, comprehended
      within the following bounds, (vis.) Beginning at a maple in a branch in
      the line of the land on which ther poor-house is erected and near to the
      said poor-house thence down the said line to two white oaks corner to
      this tract and in the line of the land of Mr. Travers Daniel, thence up
      to said Daniel's line to a branch known by the name of Shop Branch,
      thence up the said branch to a marked white oak standing on the south
      side therof, thence a straight line to the beginning.
      Secondly: I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Peggy Markham and to
      her heirs forever all of the residue or remaining part of the tract of
      land above mentioned as also 1 feather bed and furniture and 1 chest of
      drawers.
      Thirdly: I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Peggy Markham and to
      her heirs forever all that plantation tract or parcel of land whereon I
      now live and which was devised to me by the last will and testament of my
      deceased brother Allen Waller, under the restrictions and limitations
      herein after mentioned.
      Fourthly: It is my will and desire and I do hereby direct, that all the
      rest and residue of my estate of what nature or kind soever it may be and
      not herein before particularly devised be sold by my executor either at
      public or private sale as he may judge best, and the money arising from
      such sale to put in food and secure hands at interest, and be applied in
      manner as herein after directed.
      Fifthly: Provision made for rental of plantation for certain purposes,
      Ref. made to Robert henning and Richard Morton, securities for Jane as
      executrix for her deceased husband J. Markham.
      Sixthly: It is my will and desire dthat if the money above directed to
      be raised from the sale of the property and rents of the plantation
      herein before mentioned should not be necessary....that then in that case
      the money arising from the sale of the property be divided amongst my
      three sons, John Markham, Allen Waller Markham and James Markham and the
      money arising from the rents of the land be paid to my daughter Peggy
      Markham.
      Seventhly: I give and devise unto my Sister Mary Henning during her
      natural life either of the rooms in the house wherein I at present live,
      the she may chuse, as also the use of my garden with the liberty of
      getting firewood off of any part of the land of which I may die possessed.
      And lastly I do nominate constitute and appoint my friend Benjamin
      Wiothers Executor of this my last will ans testament, In testimony
      where3of I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this 22nd day of Autust
      in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Six.
      JANE MARKHAM *L.S.*
      Signed sealed published and declared
      by the testatrix as and for her last
      will and testament in presence of us.
      J. T
      Allen Waller Norman
      W. Morton
      I, Jane Markham do make publish and declare the following council to the
      foregoing last will and testament. Whereas since the foregoing will was
      executed my son James Markham hat h died intestate and withoug issue, it
      is therefore my will and desire that the estate in the said will devised
      to him be equally dividen at my death between my two sons John Markham
      and Allen W. Markham or the survivor of them. And it is further my will
      and desire, that if either of my children to wit: John Markham, Allen W.
      Markham or Peggy Markham, sho

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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ralphinla.rootsweb.com/mrkmvasf.htm
      URL title: John Markham of Stafford Co. VA
      Note:
      He married Jane Waller around 1780 in Stafford County, Virginia. (Jane Waller is #5941.) Jane was the daughter of George Waller. Jane died 1815 in Stafford County, Virginia, at age unknown. Jane Waller wrote her will 22 Aug 1806 in Stafford County, Virginia.(1) 29 Sept 1809 Jane made a codicil to her will to note the death of her son James.(2)
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      http://ralphinla.rootsweb.com/mrkmvasf.htm

      William Lindsay Hopkins, comp., Some Wills from the Burned Counties of Virginia and other Wills not listed in Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632 - 1800 (Richmond, 1987), p. 130, cites Tylers Magazine V. 31 pp. 266-267 (hereafter cited as Hopkins, Wills from Burned Counties); and Hopkins, Wills from Burned Counties, p. 130,

      22 Aug 1806 will of Jane Markham of Stafford Co. VA:
      Son John Markham land bought of the legatees of my deceased father, George Waller.
      Land adjoins Mr. Travers Daniels.
      Daughter Peggy Markham land devised to me by my deceased brother, Allen Waller.
      Robert Henning and Richard Morton who were securities for the execution of the will of my late husband, John Markham, decd.
      Three sons viz John Markham, Allen Waller Markham and James Markham.
      Sister Mary Henning.
      Exor: Benjamin Withers.
      Wit: John T. Ford, Allen Waller Norman, W. Morton, Thomas Mountjoy, Alice M. Withers, Thomas Morton, James Morton, George W. Hore
      ===
      COPIES OF EXTANT WILLS FROM COUNTIES WHOSE RECORDS HAVE BEEN DESTROYED
      By George Harrison Sanford King
      Fredericksburg, Va.
      WILL OF ALLEN WALLER OF STAFFORD COUNTY
      In the name of God Amen. I Allen Waller of the County of Stafford
      and Parish of Overwharton, knowing the uncertainty of human life, do make
      and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form as
      follows. Item: My will and desire is, that my Mother have all my estate
      both real and personal during her natural life, and after her decease to
      be equally divided (after my Just debts is paid and five pounds as a
      legacy to Mary Waller Norman) between my two sisters Barsheba and Jenny
      Waller and my niece Peggy Waller. In witness hereof I have set my hand
      and seal this 23d February 1776.
      Allen Waller ************
      *
      L.S. *
      ************
      Signed and sealed and acknowledged
      in presence of : John Withers
      Peter Wiginington Jun
      Stafford to Wit:
      January Court 1777
      Allen Waller's will was then proved by the witnesses thereto and
      ordered to be certified.
      A copy teste.
      J. M. Conway, Clerk
      With the papers and will of Richard Morton was a Power of Attorney from
      several Morton's to George Waller of Stafford County to act for them in
      securing a certain land warrant for 2666 2/3 acres due to Allen Waller
      for military services. (Allen was apparently killed in the military)
      On June 15 1822 military certificates nos. 6503 and 6504 were issued to
      the heirs.
      Allen was in the 15th Virginia, Continental Army

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