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

John Barecroft

Male 1696 - 1744  (48 years)


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  • Name John Barecroft 
    Born 31 Mar 1696  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Sep 1744  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117409  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Barecroft,   b. Bef 1670,   d. 15 Dec 1725, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Metcalfe,   b. Bef 1676,   d. Aft 1705, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Bef 16 Aug 1705  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F46632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucretia MNU Barecroft,   b. Abt 1700,   d. 8 Jul 1745, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     2. Mary Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     3. William Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     4. Lucretia Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     5. Peter Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1746/47, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 20 years)
     6. Sarah Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     7. Winifred Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1761, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     8. Hannah Barecroft,   b. Aft 1725, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     9. John Barecroft,   b. Abt 1719, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F46982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 390a
      Barecraft, Thomas, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 24 September 1724---W. P. 15 December 1725
      Son John Barecraft-tract of land whereon he now lives, my negro woman, my best feather bed and furniture, four cows one great kettle, one great chest, two pewter basons, and one gray mare.
      Son Thomas Barecraft-plantation whereon I now lives
      Son Simon Peter Barecraft-my plantation in "Cone",
      Daughter Jane Hardin-two ewes and six hundred pounds of tobacco, to be paid by my three sons.
      Daughter Martha Haynie-two ewes.
      Daughter Winefred Gill-two ewes.
      Daughter Pew-two ewes,
      Rest of my estate to be divided, equally between my sons Thomas Barecraft, and Simon Peter Barecraft.
      Son John Barecraft, executor.
      Witness: Gilbert Harrold, John Gillis,and David Straughan,
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      1743-1749 Record Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 42a
      Bearcroft, John
      W. W. 15 October 1743---W. P. 10 of 7br 1744
      Son Thomas Bearcroft-all that cottage or tenement now in the possession of John Bransdell.
      Son John Bearcroft-the sum of five shillings and no other part of my estate.
      Daughter Mary Bearcroft-one three year old heifer.
      Son William Bearcroft-the remaining part of my plantation formerly belonging to William Nelms, and joining to the part I gave to my eldest son Thomas Bearcroft, to him and the heirs lawfully begotten of his body, and for want of such heirs to fall to my daughter Lucretia Bearcroft and the heirs lawfully begotten of her body. Son Peter Bearcroft-the plantation whereon I now dwell, to him and the heirs lawfully begotten of his body Daughter Sarah Bearcroft negro woman Bess.
      Daughter Winney Bearcroft-negro boy Samin.
      Wife-to have use of the above negroes during her widowhood and no longer.
      Rest of household goods and chattel to be equally divided between my daughters vizt: Sarah Bearcroft, Hanny Bearcroft, and Lucretia Bearcroft,
      Wife Lucretia Bearcroft, and Aron Nelms, executors
      Witness: John Alexander and Peter Pew.

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