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

Phebe Benbridge

Female Bef 1695 - Aft 1701  (> 8 years)

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  • Name Phebe Benbridge 
    Born Bef 1695 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1701  St. Stephen's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I116276  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Philip Benbridge,   b. Bef 1664,   d. Bef 1701, St. Stephen's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years) 
    Mother Female Jones,   b. Bef 1664, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1695 and 1701, St. Stephen's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Family ID F50240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 23-24
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I ELIZABETH LINCH being sick and weak in body but of perfect memory blessed and praised by Almighty God for the same do make and ordaine this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following. First and Chiefly I commend my Soule to Almighty God that gave it hopeing by ye merritorious death & passion of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to receive ye full pardon & forgiveness of all my sins and a joyfull resurrection at ye last day; And my body to the ground to be Christianly buried at ye discretion of Exrs. hereafter named, And as for my worldly goods that God hath lent me, I will and bequeath them as followeth:
      Imprimis I give to HOWELL JONES, Sonne of my Sonne, WALTER JONES, one pewter Dish and three pewter Plates, one little Iron pott & a little pair of pott hooks, & one Table, one butter pott, two year old Heifer & her female increased, & a young Colt that came of a gray Mare called Jenny
      Item I give to JOHN MACKENNY my Sonne, one pewter dish and three pewter plates, ye great iron pott & paire of pott hookas, the great chest, one hundred & fifty acres of land the Horse Whipster, the Cow Mealy & ye Cow Neger, and all the increase, a Bull Calfe that came of a Cow called Wanton and the Bed I lye on, two gunns and ye tobacco that is at EDWARD JEFFRIES and ye tobacco in the Chest, a hand saw & an auger & ye wedges & hoe
      Item I give unto my Daughter, JANE JONES two pewter dishes, a middle Iron pott and pott hooles, two Cows calld. Fortune & Cherry & all their increase, and the other Bed, a Mare called Jenny & all her future increase, two Bull calves, And if ye bequeathed Mare be dead, I give her a Mare in ye woods unbroake only she is to give the first Mare fold to PHEBE BENDBRIDGE my Grand Daughter, One hundred acres of Land and a frying pan & two pewter salter sellers, a Trunk lock & key & a chest & what writings belongs to any Debts
      Item I give to PHEBE BENDBRIDGE my Grand Daughter if ye abovesd. Mare Jenny be alive the young unbroake Mare in the woods, and Negers Heifer
      Item I give to my Sonne, WALTER JONES, the gunne called Baggwell, a drawing knife & a halfe inch auger; I doe make my sd. Son, WALTER, Exr. of this my last Will &Testament & I doe hereby make void all former Wills by me at any time made & publish this to be my last Will and Testamt, and have hereunto set my hand & seale this 31st day of January 1695/6,
      Signed sealed & published in presence of us
      We the Subscribers do depose & say that we saw the within named ELIZABETH LINCH signe seale & publish the within written Will as her last Will and Testament, and that she was in perfect sence & memory at ye time of doeing the same; And further saith not
      Sworne to in Essex County Court THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      ye 10th of Apl, 1696 GRACE X TOMLIN
      Proved in Essex County Court ye 10th day of Aprill 1696 by ye oaths of ye Witnesses hereby Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      1699-1702 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 98
      Essex County Court 11th of August 1701
      - PHEBE BEMBRIDGE, Orphan of PHIL: BEMBRIDGE, is bound unto WM. WAKELAND until! she arrives to Lawful! age

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