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

Stephen Hansford

Male 1699 - Bef 1772  (< 73 years)


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  • Name Stephen Hansford 
    Born 1699  Abbotsbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Oct 1772  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I131978  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Virginia Hansford 
    Family ID F31641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Doniphan,   b. 1705, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1720  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Hansford,   b. 1720, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1789, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years)
     2. Stephen Hansford,   b. Abt 1722, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     3. Alexander Hansford,   b. 1730, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 May 1809, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 79 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Hansford of York Co. Va married the widow of Alexander Dolphin Jr.
      was he a brother York who was living in the UK at that time?
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      HANSFORD, Stephen. Rec. 8 July 1743.
      Deposition of Stephen Hansford, of town of Abbotsbury in Co. of Dorset now of the Co. of King George in the Colony of Va., 44 Yrs. of age. States that he was well acquainted with Mr. John Chichester of the Co. of Devon, son of Richard Chichester of Rappahannock River in Va., and the sd. John Chichester inter- married with one Mrs. Elizabeth Sims, dau of Mr. Thomas Sims & Mary his wife of Goresol in the Co. of Dorset and sister of Chiliot Sims, Esq., of Exeter in the Co. of Devon. Sd. John Chichester a few yrs. after his marriage shipt himself to Va. leaving his wife & 2 sons behind and that sometime after his departure Mrs. Chichester and her youngest son Richard Chiches- ter took their passage to Va. from Weymouth in the ship Brim- ton, Capt. Giles Russell, Commander. She arrived safely in Va. and lived there several years with her sd. husband John Chichester and about the year 1736 the sd. Elizabeth & her son Richard went back to england where in the year 1728 the sd. Elizabeth apparently died and Richard Chichester, her son, returned to Va. the summer after the death of his mother and found on his arrival that his father, John Chichester, was also dead. W.B. 13, p. 320.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 347
      To all Christian people .. I JOHN CORBIN SENIOR of King George County, Parish of Brunswick .. in regard natural affection to my loving Son JOHN CORBIN JUNR. .. give 50 acres of land in Parish of Brunswick .. bound upon line where STEPHEN HANSFORD now lives; branch of Lambs creek ..
      Presence John Grant, John x Corbin
      Sacheveral x Norman, John Coburn
      3rd October 1735 .. Deed of Gift recorded.
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 69-71
      Indenture made 1st October 1736 between STEPHEN HANSFORD & ELIZABETH his wife of Brunswick Parish King George County and JOHN GRANT of same county Planter .. for Thirty Pounds current money sold 52 acres part of land now in possession of STEPHEN HANSFORD bounded by line of JEREMIAH BRONAUGH JUNR., DANIEL GRANT: JOHN GRANT: JOHN COBURN ..
      Presence Jereh. Bronaugh Senr., Stephen Hansford
      David Bronaugh, Bryan x Chadwell, Elizabeth Hansford
      Willm: Raredon
      At a court held 5th November 1736 .. Deed of Feeofment together with Livery of Seizin .. (the said Elizabeth being secretly examined .. her free consent)
      Know all Men .. I Stephen Hansford am bound unto John Grant .. in penal sum of Five hundred pounds Sterling money of Great Britain .. lst/2nd day October 1736. -Condition:.if keep all covenants .. obligation, to be void otherwise in full force ..
      Presence Jereh: Bronaugh Senr., Stephen Hansford
      David Bronaugh
      At a court held 5th November 1736 .. Bond recorded.
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 349-353 Indenture made 20th/21st January 1740 between JAMES GRANT King George County Planter & THOMAS MONTEITH of said County Mercht. .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Thirty pounds ten shillings & one Pistole Currt. Lawfull Money of Virginia sold 100 acres & Sixteen Perches .. bounded by Land known by name of Colson's Land .. old Spanish Oak Stump the reputed corner tree of Tract formerly belonging to PETER GALLON to ye Beginning is all that tract which James Grant bought of JONATHAN CERK part of 400 acres formerly given by JOHN & GEORGE MOTTS unto JOHN VICKARS as by the conveyances amongst records of Essex & Richmond Countys
      Presence Stephen Hansford,
      John Coburn, Thomas Ficklin James Grant
      At a court held 5th June 1741 .. On motion of JOHN MERCER Atty. for THOMAS MONTEITH .. deeds of lease & release recorded.
      Know all men .. I JAMES GRANT .. am bound unto THOMAS MONTEITH .. in sum Two hundred pounds Sterling .. 21st January 1740. Condition .. if truly keep all covenants .. obligation to be void or in full force ..
      Presence Stephen Hansford,
      James Grant
      John Coburn, Thomas Ficklin
      At a court held 5th June 1741 .. Bond recorded.
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 317-319
      Indenture made 4th May 1758 between STEPHEN HANSFORD and ELIZABETH his wife of parish Brunswick and county King George and ALEXANDER HANSFORD of parish Hanover and county aforesaid Son of said Stephen and Elizabeth .. in consideration of natural love and affection they bear unto Alexander Hansford .. grant 80 acres of land lying in parish Brunswick it being the moiety of 160 acres devised by ALEXANDER DONIPHAN to MARGARET and ELIZABETH his Daughters by his last will and testament which said Elizabeth hath since Intermarried with Stephen Hansford
      Presence J. Skinker, Stephen Hansford
      Robert Peck, Wm. Smith Elizabeth Hansford
      At a court held 4th May 1758 .. Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.

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