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

William Ashburn

Male 1745 -


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  • Name William Ashburn 
    Born 27 Feb 1744/45  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I120576  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Ashburn,   b. Bef 1722, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1750, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Mother Leannah MNU Ashburn,   d. Aft 1765, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F47296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === guess that this William, the parish records cut off the first name. there is an earlier son that could be William too.

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      1750-1751 Record Book #1; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 81.
      Ashburne, Thomas
      W. W. 5 April 1750---W. P. 13 August 1750
      Son William Ashburne-the plantation where my mother now lives, If he should die without lawfull issue the land to fall to my son George Ashburne and his heirs.
      Son Thomas Ashburne-the plantation where I now live together with the land I bought of Moses Oldham. I mean that the lands aforesaid shall be divided between my two sons aforesaid to wit.
      Beginning at a black gum at the head of a small branch that makes out of Betty's branch and running to an old tan [xxx] at the edge of the [xxx].
      Each of my children to have two hundred pounds of tobacco to be laid out in schooling except my son William Ashburne and I give him one hundred pounds of tobacco.
      I lend molato boy that I now have called John Taper to my wife.
      Wife Leanna and John Oldham, executors.
      Witness: John Oldham Jun. and Jeremiah Bluford.

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