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

Benjamin Waggoner

Male Aft 1678 - 1749  (< 69 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Waggoner 
    Born Aft 1678  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1749  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068245  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Waggoner,   b. 1643, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1716, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Rachel Ward,   b. 1653, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1718, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Bef 1668  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. William Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nathaniel Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Benjamin Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Frances Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rachel Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lette Waggoner,   b. Aft 1700, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F45838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, notes on Kay and Allied Families
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 95-96
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen, the 21st day of Febry: in the year of our Lord God 1696/7, I JOHN WAGGANER being sick and weake of body but of pr:fect mind and Memory thanks be given to God therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye do make and ordaine this my last Will and Testamt. in manner and forme following;
      First, and principally, I give my Soul into the hands of God who gve it me and for my body I commend to the Earth to be buryed in Christian and Decent manner nothing doubting but att the generall Resurrection I shall recover the same againe by the mighty power of God, and touching the worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with, I give devise and depose the same in manner and forme following;
      First I give and bequeath all my Tract of Land unto my Brother, SAMLL. WAGGANER, and to the heires of his Body lawfully begotten but in case itt shall please God that the said SAMLL do dye without such heires, then I give and bequeath the said Land to my youngest Brother, BENJAMIN WAGGANER, and his heires
      Item, I give unto my Brother, ANDREW WAGGANER my Gunne
      Item, I give unto my loveing Father my Coopers tooles, a Saddle and two Bridles, if my Brother, JAMES WAGGANER, doe not returne the horse which he left me
      Item, I give my Loveing Mother my peice of Plate and my Chest
      And of this my last Will and Testament, I make and ordaine my loveing Father, JOHN WAGGANNER, full and whole Exer. and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and annull all and singular other former Testaments Wills Legacies bequeaths and Executors by me in any wise before this time named Willed and Bequeathed, ratifieing & confirmeing this and none other to be my last Will and Testament; In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and year above written
      Signed sealed published pronounced and
      Declared by the said JOHN WAGGANER as his JOHN WAGGANER
      Last Will and Testament in presence of
      THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      MARY HUCKLESCOTT
      May the 10th: 1697. THO: HUCKLESCOTT aged Thirty seven yeares or thereabouts deposeth that he did see the within Testator Sign seal and publish the within menconed Will as his last Will and Testament and further sayeth not
      Sworne to in Essex County Court ye THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      10th day of May 1697
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      MARY HUCKLESCOTT aged Thirty yeares or thereabouts deposeth that she did see the within Testator signe seale and publish the within menconed Will as his last Will and Testamt, and further sayeth not
      Sworne to in Essex County Court the ,MARY HUCKLESCOTT
      10th day of May 1697
      Prov'd by the oathes of ye witnesses hereto in Essex County Court ye 10th day of May 1697 Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 523. Will of John Waggner of Essex Co.
      Dated 12 Feb. 1715/16. Prob. 15 May 1716.
      To wife Rachell Waggner his plantation during life, then to son Benj. Waggner.
      To wife 3 negroes, Doll, Martin and Jugg during life. Then Doll to "my Daughter Margarit Allen -wife of William Allen". Negro Martin to son Benjamin. The negro girl Jugg to son Saml Wagoner.
      To "my son Harbert Waggoner one Cow being in full of his portion
      To sons Sam'll and Benjamin, beds and personal property.
      To "my daughter Dinah Allen wife of Erasmus Allen one Cow".
      Other bequests of personal property to children named above.
      Bal, of Est. to wife, she exor.
      Wit: Signed John Waggoner
      Wm Daingerfield
      Peter Byrom
      Bond. 15 May 1716. 150. Sterl, Rachel Waggoner Extrx Est. Jno. Waggoner
      Wit: Signed Rachel x Waggoner
      Ralph Gough Wm. Winston
      Erasmus Allen
      Rec. 15 May 1716.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 244-45.
      13 Feb. 1720 [1721]. George Ward of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, appoints Benja. Wagoner my well beloved Godson of the parish aforesaid to be my attorney [with general powers to recover debts due and make deeds].
      Geo. Ward
      Wit: A. Somervell, Wm. (X) Greenhill, Jno. Byrom,
      21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Proved by Alexr. Somervell, Wm. Greenhill and John Byrom.

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