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

Anne Roberts

Female Abt 1682 -


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  • Name Anne Roberts 
    Born Abt 1682  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I128524  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 

    Father Griffin Roberts,   b. Bef 1634,   d. 10 Apr 1695, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Roberts,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Aft 1695, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1678  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F50284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 355-356
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I GRIFFIN ROBERTS of Essex County being sick and weake of body but in perfect minde & memory thanks be to Almighty God, do make my last Will & Testament in manner & forme as followeth: returneing my soule into ye hands of Almighty God who gave it in sure & certain hopes of ye Resurrection of my Body to be reunited to my Soule to Salvation in & through ye merrits of my dear Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ & my body to be Christianlike buried at ye discretion of my Executrs: hereafter appointed
      Imprs. After my debts paid, I give & bequeath my worldly goods both personal & real! as is hereafter mentioned.
      I give to my Daughter, TABYTHA, two of my largest Pewter Dishes.
      I give to my dear Wife & my Daughter, ANN, three Pewter Dishes.
      I give to my Wife, my Daughter TABITHA, & my Daughter, ANN, ten chaires to be divided between them, my Daughter, TABITHA, to have four of them; I appoint a Steer of seven years old &a young Horse of four years old & a Mare of five years old, to be sold for ye payment of my Land
      I also appoint my dear Wife my old Mare to her and her heirs for ever; & I give ye fold of ye first bringing of ye old Mare to my Daughter, ANN, be it Mare or Horse, for her & her heirs for ever.
      I give to my Daughter, TABYTHA, ye one halfe of my land & her heirs forever & I give ye other halfe of my land between my dear Wife & my Daughter, ANNE, And at ye decease of my sd Wife, all this land to my Daughter, ANN, and her heirs for ever.
      I give to my Daughter, ALICE, a pr. of Andirons and a Spitt. I give my dear Wife all the rest of my goods & chattells, she paying my debts, & appoint and nominate my loveing Wife, ANN ROBERTS, and Capt. EDWARD THOMAS, my Executors of this my Will as Witness my hand & seale this tenth day of December 1694
      Signed sealed & delivered
      EDWARD WORTHINGTON, EDW: ADCOCKE
      JAMES WEBB GRIFFIN ROBERTS
      I the Subscriber do depose that I saw the within named GRIFFIN ROBERTS signe seale & publich the within written as his last Will & Testament and that he was in perfect sense & memory at ye doeing thereof to ye best of my Judgment and further saith not
      EDW: ADCOCKE
      I ye Subscriber do depose to ye same that ye above named EDWARD ADCOCKE hath and further saith not
      Sworne to by ye above named EDWARD ADCOCKE JAMES WEBB
      & JAMES WEBB this 10th of Apr. 1695
      WILL: MOSELEY, ROBT: BROOKE
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER Cl Cur