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

Mary Murphy

Female - 1764


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  • Name Mary Murphy 
    Born Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Jul 1764  Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I088157  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Family William Hodgkinson,   b. Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1748, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F36996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.377 - Mary HODGKISSON, Lun.Par., will; 14 Jul 1764, 6 May 1765 niece Anne SANDY all Westmoreland land; Winifred SANDY (dau. of Anne SANDY) land in West. Co; Mary SANDY (dau. of Anne SANDY); Margaret TEMPLEMAN (dau. of John TEMPLEMAN, dec'd) my now dwelling plant. and all my land in Rich. Co; sis. Charlotte TEMPLEMAN (when 18 or married); [Williammoley] (dau. of niece Mary SANDY); John SANDY (husband of Mary SANDY); son John SANDY; John POTTER (son of James and Lucresey POTTER); Joseph SUTTON (son of fr. Richard SUTTON); two negroes Omar and Tom to have liberty to choose whom they would live with amongst my kindred; niece Betty SANDY; niece Anne SANDY and friends William TEMPLEMAN and Richard Hutson TEMPLEMAN should have the care of Margaret TEMPLEMAN's est. until she is 18 or marries; ex: Anne SANDY; wits: Richard SUTTON, Thomas YEATMAN, Frances YEATMAN.
      p.384 - Mary HODGKISSON, inv; 1 Jun 1765.
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      In the name of God Amen I Mary Hodgkson of the parish of Luninburg and in the county of Richmond being in Good Health and (?) aspect Since and memory (????) the Almighty God for the Same do constitute and appoint This to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to Say first and principally I Commend my Soul to God who gave it to me and my body to be Desently buried at the Discretion of my Executor hearafter named and as for my worldly Estate which Hath pleased god to bestow on me I Dispose off as follows:
      ITEM My Will and Desire is that all my Just Debts and funeral charges be first paid and discharged
      ITEM I Lend to my Neice Ann Sandy all my Westmoreland Land during her Natural life also I Lend to my Niece Ann Sandy five negroes named Will, Harry, Joe, Sarah, and Hannah during her natural life and after her death I give Negroe Will to James Sandy son of Ann Sandy forever

      ITEM I Give and bequeath unto Winnifred Sandy, Daughter of Ann Sandy all my Westmoreland Land and three negroes named Harry, Sarah and Hannah to her and the heirs of her body Lawfully Begotten forever

      ITEM I Give and bequeath to Mary Sandy Daughter of Ann Sandy one Negro named Joe forever

      ITEM I Give and Bequeath to Margaret Templeman Daughter of John Templeman Dec'd my now Dwelling plantation and all my Land in Richmond County and two negroes named Richard and Mary and one bed and furniture standing in the Inward Rume one ovil Tabil and one Raw Leather Trunk and one Large Chist to her and the heirs of her body Lawfully begotten forever and for want of Such heirs I give the Said Land and Nigroes and household goods to her sister-Sharlet Templeman to her and the heirs of her body Lawfully begotten forever also I Give Sharlet Templeman one Negro named Jane forever and to be paid to her at the age of Eighteeen years or married and not before

      ITEM I Give to my niece Mary Sandy one bed and furniture one Chist that was her fathers and Six Head of Cattle young and old during her natural life and after her Death I Give the Same bed - Chist and cattle to her Daughter Williammoley Sandy forever

      ITEM I give to Williammoley Sandy Daughter of John Sandy and Mary his wife fifteen pounds Currant money to be put out upon Interest Till She shall come to the age of Eighteen years or Married and if she should Dye before She come to that age or marry then I Give the Same money to her brother John Sandy forever
      ITEM I Give to John Potter Son of James Potter and Lucresey his wife Ten pounds Currant money at my Death
      ITEM I Give to Joseph Sutton Son of friend Richard Sutton Thirty Shillings Currant money
      ITEM My Will and desire is that my two Negroes, Omer and Tom should have liberty to chouse who they would live with amongst my Kindred after my Death
      ITEM My Will and desire is that my wearing cloaths should be Equally Divided Betwixt my Neice Ann Sandy and my niece Betty Spence and Neice Mary Sandy
      ITEM My Will and desire is that my Niece Ann Sandy and my two friends William Templeman and Richard Hutson Templeman should have the care of Margaret Templeman's Estate Till she come to the age of Eighteen years or Married Except my Neice Betty Spence should chance to be a Widow and then for her to have liberty to live on that Estate with her Daughter during her Widowhood and no longer
      ITEM I Give and bequeath to my Neice Ann Sandy all the remainder part of my Estate of Household goods and stock forever
      ITEM My Will and Desire is that Neice Ann Sandy Be Hole and Sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament making Void all former Wills made or spoken of by me. (?)
      Witness where I have hereunto Set my hand and Seale this 14th day of July 1764.

      ITEM My Will and desire is that no part of my Estate should be opposed

      (An Inventory of the Estate of Mary Hodgkisson Dec'd...)
      9 negroes, 4 feather beds and furniture, 29 head of cattle young and old, 19 head of hogs young and old, 1 Cat Tail bed and furniture, 8 chairs and three tables, 3 chests and some old boxes, 6 pots and 1 Copper Kettle, 7 Nice/New hoes (?) and a parcel of old Iron, 1 Riding cahir and Harness, 1 horse an mare, 3 old frying pans and some Dungil (Donegal?) fowls, 2 Small Looking glasses, one Close Stool, 18 hogsheads of corn, a parcel of old casks and tubs, 1/2 Barrel of wheat and 1 bushel of of brans, 2 Sarches 3 meal Sifters and 1 Sonsif, 2 Stone dishes and 1/2 dozen stone plates, 1/2 dozen Tea cups and Sasers, A bottle Jugs and other Earthen ware, 8 dishes and 2 Dozen & 1/2 plates, a parcel of broken Pewter, 8 (???) and a banister, 2 Chamber Pots, Some old Remnants of Leather, a parcel of Quart bottles, shoe? Hammer and prying all, parcel butter pots and fat pots, 1 Leather chair, 1 brass skillet, 3 hogsheads of C Tob: the Neat waites 1188/1011/1033, a parcel of Ground leaves, Leather Trunk and her wearing cloaths, some Remnants of Linen Coarse and fine, 3 old mill bags, 1 dutch oven, one flore brush, 2 Great bibles and other old books, some powder and shot, 1 Pair of money Scales, 1 Pair of Stilliards, 1 Pair of Scales, a parcel of old boles and trays, Some meat, a Parcel of old Pales and piging, one ox cart5 Cow (??), one Small Trunk, one Pair of Lancets, one pair of horse (???), the Negroes bed cloaths, one Iron Pot Rack, one box Iron and Two Hair Heaters, one candlebox and twelve candlesticks, one Coffee Pot, 1 Shovill and Tongs and bellows, 1/2 Canel of Salt or some more, one (GUN? URN?), 4 Small bowls and 4 Drinking glasses, 1/2 dozen white Mettle spoons, a parcel of other spoons, a great (?) of Lumber, 16;0;0 of Cash and some odd Shillings, 1 Diaper Table Cloth, 2 Linnings, 6 Diaper napkins, 4 hand
      Towels, 2 pair Snuffers.
      Recorded amongst the Records of Richmond County by Anne Sandy ex'r June 1, 1765
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.134 - Thomas BEALE, NFP, will; 22 Feb 1728, 4 Jun 1729
      wife; daus. Anne and Elizabeth; sons Thomas and William; four youngest sons Taverner, Charles, Richard, and Reuben to eq. div. land above the falls. but not during the life of my wife unless she gives them leave to do so; son John the land purchased by my grfath. of Henry CLARK containing 400 ac; wife; after wife's decease, land belonging to the plant. I now live on to go to son Thomas; ex: wife, sons Thomas and William; wits: Gilbert HAMILTON, William HODGKINSON, Andrew SPREULL, Mary HODGKINSON.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.564 - William HODGKINSON, Lun.Par., will; 26 Mar 1746/47, 5 Dec 1748
      Betty HOW (dau. of John HOW); Aaron SIMONDS, Elias YEATS, Anne MURPHY, godson Marmaduke BECKWITH Jr; Marmaduke BECKWITH Sr; ex: wife Mary; wits: John YEATMAN, Joseph YEATMAN, Elizabeth DOZIER.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p. 72 - John SANDY, Lun.Par., will; 19 Aug 1769, 4 Sep 1770 wife Mary; daus. [William] Moley, Betty, and Nanny Murfey; sons Mason and Thomas; daughter's aunt Mary HOSKINS {sic Hodgkinson} dec'd; ex: wife; wits: Charles KNIGHT, John LYALL, George RUSSELL.
      p. 77 - John SANDY, Inv; 24 Nov 1770.

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