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

Garner Barecroft

Female Bef 1708 - Aft 1747  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Garner Barecroft 
    Born Bef 1708  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1747  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117416  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 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 F46628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Pew,   b. Bef 1704,   d. Aft 1747, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F46624  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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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 177
      Bearcroft, Peter, of St Stephens Parish
      W. W. 8 July 1742---W. P. 9 March 1746/7
      To be buried according to the ceremony of the Church of England. Son James Barecroft-my case of pistols and holsters, one choice cow and calf to be delivered to him when he arrives to the age of twenty one years and if he should die before that age the cow and calf to go to the family of the Shirleys
      To Katherine Efford-one years schooling.
      To James Pew-my camblet coat, brown Holland Jacket, breaches and hat.
      Sister Garner Pew-one hundred and fifty pounds of tobacco.
      To Peter Pew-one years schooling.
      Son James-two years schooling, and it is to be taken out of his part of his estate when he comes of age.
      Wife Winnefred Bearcroft-tract of land where I now live during her widowhood, and after the third of it during her life, then to my son James and his heirs, and if he dies without heirs to my daughter Judey and her heirs, and if she should die without heirs, then it is my desire if my wife should bring a child
      within nine months after my death, then the land to go to that child and its heirs.
      If my executors should recover the negro wench Lucy and her children from John Humphries, then I give the said Lucy and the two children she now has and her future increase to my daughter Judey, and the child my wife now goes with if any, and they to pay my son James twenty four pounds current money of Virginia in lieu of his share of the said negroes. If my daughter Judy should die, and the child my wife goes with also dies, then the negroes to go to my wife ard her heirs.
      Rest of my estate to be equally divided between my wife and children.
      Wife Winnefred Bearcrort and my brother Thomas Bearcroft, executors.
      Friend. Robert Clarke to be trustee.
      Witness: James Pew, Zackariah Efford, and Grace Shirley. Robert Clarke of this County, aged fourty or thereabout,made oath that he wrote the will at the request and direction of the said. Peter Bearcroft, and this deponant saw him sign and seal the same in the presence cf the witness subscribed thereto.

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