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

Arabella Strachey

Female Bef 1658 - Bef 1683  (< 25 years)


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  • Name Arabella Strachey  [1
    Born Bef 1658  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1683  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073711  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Father William Strachey,   b. Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Walters,   b. Bef 1658,   d. Aft 1675  (Age > 19 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F33326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Cox,   b. Bef 1652,   d. 2 Nov 1675, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years) 
    Married Bef 1674  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Cox,   b. Bef 1672, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1754, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years)
     2. Elizabeth Cox,   b. 1675, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F32955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Henry White,   b. Bef 1655, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1683 and 1686, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1680  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arabella White,   b. Between 1680 and 1683, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1711, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F33327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      COX, HENRY, 22 February, 1674/5; 2 November, 1675.
      Very sick and weake in body but of good and perfect memory.
      I will and my meaning is that whereas Edmund Craske Clerk of Rappa County standeth engaged with me that I shall make a good assurance of the half or moiety of my land I now live upon to Mr John Hasslewood for and in consideration of his delivering up a certain bond of mine of five hundred pounds Sterling bearing date the 8th day of July 1673 as allso for the passing of bills of exchange for the payment of forty five pounds Sterling money to me or my Order now my will is that my Executors hereafter named make good the sale of the moyitie or halfe part my land according to obligation and save the said Edmund Craske harmless and indemnified from the sd Mr Hasslewood his heirs or assigns or otherwise take care for the satisfying of the sd. Haslewood his just debt and take in the bond aforesaid & for non performance then I will and my meaning is that the sd Edmund Craske shall be possessed with so much of my estate both reall and personall as shall discharge and satisfie the oblegacon wherein he stands engaged with me to the sd Haslewood untill such time as the ad debt be satisfyed and the sd Craske saved harmless from all such charges or damages he shall be at by being become bound with me as aforesaid. I give and bequeath to Mr James Miller now living with me my sword and belt to be delivered to him immediately after my death.
      To my brother-in-law Richard Cawthorn my best Cloath Suite my best hatt a pair of french falls and a pair of stockings both new to be delivered to him immediately after my death.
      I give unto Richard Cawthorn jr my nephew and to Amelia Cawthorn my neece each of them a Cow and Calfe to be delivered them about the beginning of June next after my death.
      To Mr Thomas Gordon of Rappa County and Mrs. Jane Gordon his wife each of them tenn shillings to buy them two mourning rings to be paid them by my Executors within two months after my decease.
      To my friend Edmund Craske twenty shillings to buy him a Mourning ring to be paid him by my Executors within two months after my decease. All the rest of my estate as lands goods chattels cattle and all implements of household stuffe or husbandry bills bonds ready money and debts owing me I freely and willingly give and bequeath them all to my Executors hereafter named for and during their natural lives and after their decease unto William Cox my son hereby willing and requiring my said son William within one year after he shall be possessed of my estate as aforesaid to give unto the child my wife now goeth with a good assurance of the moitie of the land he shall be possessed withall by this my will or the value thereof (as two men indifferently chosen shall adjudge it worth) at the discretion of my sd son but if the sd child should happen to die before my sd son William shall be possessed with my estate as aforesaid then the whole estate to be and remain with my son William and his heirs forever. Appoints as Executor and Executrix "my father-in-law Mr William Strachey of Glocester County and Arabella Cox my now wife hereby willing and requiring them to pay all debts as I shall Justly happen to owe at the time of my death to take care of and provide for my children during their minorities and to bring my body decently to the ground and it is my earnest desire that my father-in-law would come and live with my wife and assist her in the management of her estate.
      Wit. CORNELIUS MELAGHLEN, WILLIAM HARDING, aged 28 years or
      thereabouts, THOMAS HART, aged 25 years or thereabouts.
      Page 191.

  • Sources 
    1. [S750069] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. IV, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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