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

Frances Marson

Female Abt 1691 - Aft 1713  (~ 23 years)


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  • Name Frances Marson 
    Born Abt 1691  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1713  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I070060  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Thomas Marson,   b. Bef 1670,   d. 25 Mar 1713, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother Rachel MNU Marson,   b. Bef 1670, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1701, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1690  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lockley Garland,   b. Bef 1686,   d. Aft 1707, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years) 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F32154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Daniel Bryant,   b. Bef 1693,   d. Aft 1713, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Bef 1713  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F32155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 69
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the twenty ninth day of January 1706/7
      - The Queen v MARSON JOHN BUSHROD, Gent., one ofher Majties
      Coroners for this County returned into Court an Inquest by him taken on the dead body ofan Infant found buried in the ground neare the House of Mr. THOMAS MARSON in the Parish of CopIe in the County aforesd. born on the body of FRANCES MARSON, Daughter of THOMAS MARSON, (as appeared by her own confession) which FRANCES MARSON suspected to have murthered the Child together with one LOCKLEY GARLAND who was suspected to bee an accessory to the murther, being lately committed to the Common Goale of this County by Precept from FRANCIS WRIGHT, HENRY ASHTON and JOHN BUSHROD, Gent., Justices for the sd County, upon the Suspicions aforesd. It was ordered the Sheriff should bring
      the Prisoners to the Barr, who being severally examined touching the matter whereof they severally stood accused, it is the oppinion of the Court and accordingly ordered to bee entered on Record that the persons for the facts whereofthey severall stand accused ought to bee tryed at the Generall Court, And doe therefore remand them to the County Goale aforesaid FRANCES MARSON, the Prisoner at the Barr upon suspicion of haveing murthered a female bastard Child lately born on her body being examined whether the Child was born ofher body, shee answers, ''Yes." It being further asked ofher whether the Child was dead or alive when born, she answered "it was dead." and that (shee believed) two dayes before shee was delivered by occason of a fall shee had from
      a Fence with a Paile of Water upon her head; being asked whether any person was present at the delivery, she answered "no." for that there was no person in the house at the tyme. It being further enquired why shee did not immediately discover the same, she replyed shee was ignorant that the Law required any such discovery Ordered the Sheriffdoe forthwith impress a man and horse with sufficient aid to bring the body of ROBERT IRON, Servant to Mr. THOMAS MARSON before this
      Court tomorrow morning at the first sitting ofthe Court in order to his being bound by recognizance for his appearance at the next Generall Court his Evidence against the Prisoners, FRANCES MARSON, and LOCKLEY GARLAND The severall persons hereunder named (to witt) WILLIAM MARTYN, JOHN SOUTH, THOMAS LAMBERT, ANN MORRIS, THOMAS GAWEN, JOHN LAMBERT, ELIZABETH JEWELL who were bound by recognizance to appeare this day to give in their Evidence against FRANCES MARSON and LOCKLEY GARLAND, the Prisoners at the barr, severally appeared and are discharged for that it did not appeare their attendance was any longer behoofall

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 70-71
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 30th day of January 1706/7
      - IRON in Custody ROBERT IRON, Servant to Mr. THOMAS MARSON
      being brought to this Barr by the Sheriff (by vertue ofan Order of the Court in that behalf) as an Evidence for our Sovereign Lady the Queen against FRANCES MARSON and LOCKLEY GARLAND for that hee could not find security for his appeareance at WILLIAMSBURGH on the fourth day ofthe next Generall Court is committed to the Custody of the Sheriff untill hee finds sufficient security for the same
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 71
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 30th day of January 1706/7
      - MARSON &GARLAND ordered to Town Considered by the Court that
      FRANCES MARSON and LOCKLEY GARLAND, the Prisoners abaovenamed, bee transmitted to WILLIAMSBURGH in order to their Tryall

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 71
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 30th day of January 1706/7
      - MARSON v JORDAN BENJAMIN JORDAN confessed Judgment to Mr.
      THOMAS MARSON for seven hundred pounds oftobacco. Ordered hee pay the same with costs als exeution

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 77-78
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 27th day of March 1707
      - ALLERTON to bee paid for sending IRON to Town Ordered that the Sheriff of this County doe convey ROBERT IRON, a Prisoner now in his custody by Order of this Court, to the Citty ofWILLIAMSBURGH by the fourth day of the Generall Court to give his Evidence for our Soevereigne Lady the Queen against FRANCES MARSON and LOCKLEY GARLAND, Prisoners in the Publique Goale at WILLIAMSBURGH and that the Sheriffbe reimbursed his charges by him expended about the same

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 93
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 28th of May 1707
      - PEIRCE v MARSON Madam SARAH PEIRCE her Petition against Mr.
      THOMAS MARSON relateing to Mr. WILLIAM PEIRCE, her Grandson, is continued to the next Court, And it is ordered that the Sheriff of this County do summon THOMAS MARSON that hee bee and appeare at the next Court to answer the same

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 93-94
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 28th of May 1707
      - The Queen y MARSON about KENSLO DANIEL KENSLO, a Servant to
      Mr. THOMAS MARSON, haveing for some considerable tyme been reported to bee run away from his sd Master's service and it being lately rumoured as if the said DANIEL might bee come to some untymely end for that hee is not to bee found or heard of, information being now given to this Court of the same, RICHARD MORRIS ofthe Parish of Copeley in this County is appointed CONSTABLE in this behalf and it is ordered immediately to impress what number of persons hee shall think requisite
      to bee assistant to im in makeing diligent search and enquiry in all places on or neare Mr. THOMAS MARSON's Plantation as well in doores as without where there may bee any conjecture or suspition of any fresh graves &c. and to satisfie themselves by digging or otherwise whether their suspition the said DANIEL KENSLO bee buried or otherwise concealed about the Plantation and make report oftheir proceedings herein to that Court or in case of the Court's adjournment to Major HENRY ASHTON and Capt. JOHN BUSHROD, two ofher Majtie's Justices for the County aforesd. as soon as possible after who are required to act therein according to Law and their discretion
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 94
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 28th of May 1707
      - The Queen v MARSON Upon rumour of the suspition of the untimely
      end of DANIEL KENSLO, Servant to Mr. THOMAS MARSON of this County,
      and an Order ofthis Court to search the sd MARSON's House and Plantation touching the same, it is ordered that the Sheriffofthis County doe immediately take THOMAS MARSON into his custody and him safely keep untill tomorrow in the evening unless hee shall be thence sooner discharged by Order of this Court
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 94
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 28th of May 1707
      - The Queen v MARSON Ordered the Sheriffmake Procalamtion tht what
      person doth take upp ROBERT IRON, Serant to Mr. THOMAS MARSON of this County and bring him before one ofher Majtie's Justices of the Peace for this County, this Court will allow him the reward of two hundred pounds of tobacco for his service therein to bee paid him at the County Levy, and such Justice before whome ROBERT IRON shall bee brought is hereby required (with the assistance of one of his Neighbouring Justices if hee see cause to call one to his assistance) do examined
      ROBERT IRON what he knows touching the death, absence or convealement of DANIEL KENSLO, one other of the MARSON's Servants not to bee found or heard of, And further to do therein as to them or him shall bee thought necessary and lawfull in tht behalf
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 95
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 28th of May 1707
      - Ordered that Process ofCapias do issue agaisnt the severall persons hereunder named commanding the Sheriff of this County to have their severall bodies before her Majtie's Justices for this County at the next Court held for the County aforesd to answer our Sovereigne Lady the Queen ofthe severall offences whereofthey severally stand presented, vist; MARY DOWNTON of Washington Parish for fornication;
      CATHERINE WOORTE Servant to MERRIDAY PRICE, (blank) a Servant to
      CALEB BUTLER, Gent. of Washington Parish for fornication and haveing a Mulatto bastard, JOAN TINKHAM of Copeley Parish for fornication; FRANCES MARSON of Copeley Parish for fornication


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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 96
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 25th of June 1707
      - POPE v MARSON Upon the Petition ofMadam SARA PEIRCE, Relict of
      WILLIAM PEIRCE, ofthis County, Gent., deceased, on behalfofWILLAM PEIRCE their Grandson now under the tutorage and care ofNATHANIELL POPE, Merchant, now in England, who married one of the Daughters of the said WILLIAM and SARA PEIRCE against Mr. THOMAS MARSON (Executor with WILLIAM PEIRCE, the Grandson (ofthe Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM PEIRCE, deced) to whom the education ofWILLIAM PEIRCE, the Grandson, (then and still a minor and principall Legatee to the sd. WILLIAM PEIRCE, deceased, was comitted untill the age of
      twenty yeares, but upon Complaint made and duely proved to this Court of the sd MARSON's perverting the intent of the Testator in his Will expressed and neglecting to educate his Ward, the sd. WILLIAM PEIRCE was removed from the said MARSON by Order of this Court and placed with NATHANIELL POPE as above and said MARSON ordered to refund and pay annually to NATHANIELL POPE all such reasonable charges, disbursements and accounts as hee the said POPE should moderately
      expend and pay for and towards the sd PEIRCE his maintenance, education and schooleing. And complaining that the sd POPE had been at great charge, expence and disbursement in and above the same and produceing here in Court an account of his disbursements &c. amounting to two thousand five hundred ninety three pounds and one halfpound of tobacco for accomodation and schooleing, cloathing &c., the same being duely proved to this Court upon Oath in presence ofsd MARSON and hee
      not saying anything in barr of the same, it is considered THOMAS MARSON do forthwith reimburse NATHANIELL POPE or order on account of his said Ward the surne oftwo thousand five hundred ninety three pounds and one halfpound of tobacco the surne above disbursed and discount the same out of the Testator's Estate upon makeing upp the account. Ordered hee pay the same to NATHANIELL POPE or order as abovesaid with costs als execution
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 97
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 25th of June 1707
      - Copeley Parish y MARSON FRANCES MARSON being presented and
      convicted for her fornication, ordered to bee punished according to Law. Mr. THOMAS MARSON assumeing in Court to pay her Fine offive hundred pounds of tobacco to the Parish of Copeley for her offence, the Punishment is discharged
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1712-1714 {Antient Press}: pg 37
      Westmoreland County Court 25th day of March 1713
      - MARSON's Admon granted to BRYANT
      DANIEL BRYANT whe intermarryed with FRANCES, Daughter ofTHOMAS MARSON, deced, came into Court and made Oath that THOMAS MARSON departed this life without makeing any Will soe farr as he knows or believes and on his Petition, Certifycate is granted him for
      obtaining Letters ofAdministration on the Decedent's Estate in due form; WILLIAM STUART and COLEMAN REID assumeing in Court to be Security for his due administration of the same, and he ordered to return an Inventory of the Estate to the next Court upon Oath; It is also ordered DANIEL NEALE, JOHN BUSHROD, WILLIAM CHANDLER and FRANCIS ATTWELL or any three ofthem being first SWOTIl before one ofher Majties Justices for this County doe some tyme before the next Court value and appraise the Estate and make return thereof to the next Court

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