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

Mary Stuart

Female 1726 - 1799  (73 years)


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  • Name Mary Stuart 
    Born 24 Feb 1726  "Cedar Grove" St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Apr 1799  King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24659  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father David Rev. Stuart,   b. Abt 1692, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1749, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Gibbons,   b. Abt 1695, Barbados, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Aug 1716  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • internet date, not proved; not in St. Paul's parish records
    Family ID F16375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Horatio Dade,   b. 1728, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1782, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1753  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Dade,   b. 10 Oct 1753, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Langhorne Dade,   b. 1755, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1811, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     3. Hannah Gibbons Dade,   b. 1 Jul 1759, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1788, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 28 years)  [natural]
     4. William Dade,   b. 1760, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1840, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Stuart Dade,   b. Abt 1765, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1812, Alexandria, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  [natural]
     6. Townshend Dade,   b. 3 Jun 1766, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F16373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sigismund Massey,   b. 1716, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1746, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1743  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Jane Massey,   b. 8 Feb 1744, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Sigismunda Mary Massey,   b. 29 Jun 1746, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1832, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F16374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sigismund MASSEY was born 1716 in Stafford County, Virginia, and died 16 JUN 1746 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia. He married Mary STUART 4 APR 1743 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia, daughter of David Rev. STUART and Harriet jane GIBBONS. She was born 24 FEB 1724 in "Cedar Grove" King George County VA, and died 1799

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      Mary Arnold of Hanover Parish. Will Book #1 page 349. Written 4 March 1775.
      Daughter - Elizabeth "a lot of land lying on Maple Branch of adjoining
      the land of Mr. Francis Conway"
      Daughter - Jemimah and "her heirs forever a lot of land including the land
      where Samuel Wharton now lives after the death of my daughter Dinah Wharton"
      Rest equally divided between my daughters Elizabeth and Jemimah except
      Jemimah is to pay Elizabeth 10 £.
      1 shilling left to all the rest of the children.
      Signed by mark.
      Witnesses: Horatio Dade, Mary Dade, Elizabeth Alexander, Beheathland Dade
      Date proved, probated and recorded - 1775.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Genealogy of the Hord Family, Page 83
      Note:
      Richard Helm Foote, married a daughter of the Rev. William Stuart, of "Cedar Grove," in King George County, Virginia. The Rev. William Stuart was of Scotch descent, and was nearly related to the Royal family. His father was a captain in the army of Prince Charles Edward during the Scotch Rebellion of 1745. The Rev. Dr. Stuart had two brothers, Dr. Gibbon Stuart and John Stuart, a lawyer, and two sisters, one of whom was Mary, who married, first, Mr. Massie, and afterwards Mr. Dade. The other sister married Mr. Fitzhugh, of "Boscobel," Stafford County, Virginia.

      "David Stuart, son of the Rev. Dr. William Stuart, married the widow of William Custis, the step-son of General Washington." (Manuscript of Robert Hord.)
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 49-52 In Name of God Amen This 9th day of April 1748 I DAVID STUART of Parish of St Pauls County Stafford Colony of Virginia Clk being at present in perfect health of body .. & knowing uncertainty of my life being desirous to settle ay worldly affairs do make this my Last Will & Testament First my soul into hands of God -- my body to be buried as my Exrs. shall be thought most convenient as for worldly goods My will is I first do revoke & make void all wills formerly made Imprimis I give to my beloved Wife JANE STUART during her live her choice of two Negroes besides what the Court of England & the Laws of this Colony provides with my riding chair, Horses & Harness all which at her death to return to be equally divided with her thirds among my Children hereafter mentioned Vizt. WILLIAM STUART, JOHN, SARAH and CHARLES STUART. item I give to my Son Wiliam 646 acres of land upon Broad run in Prince William County together with 460 acres in Fairfax County commonly known by Sandy Run failing heirs I give to my son John and heirs of his body. Item I give to my son Charles Stuart and his heirs failing heirs to my Daughters MARY MASSEY and Sarah Stuart and heirs failing such heirs to any next heir. Item I give to John 427 acres in Prince William County called the Bushey ridge at the white marsh failing heirs to my Son Charles failing heirs to William and failing heirs to my daughters .. Item I give to Charles all lands and edifices in Westmoreland and Stafford County & failing heirs to William. Item unto my Son William a Negro girl in Lieu of 3000 pounds of Tobo left him in Legacy by JOHN ALLAN deced together with all my Books & papers, negro not to be appraised.
      Item my son Charles have all my guns Swords & pistols with my watch & all wearing apparrell And my will .. if my son John should return from Barbados & not have to the value of 500 pounds from his Uncle GIBBONS in that case .. there shall be raised out of my Estate 100 pounds current money in order to build him a convenient dwelling house where he shall judge most proper upon his land in Prince William County and finally I appoint my beloved Wife Jane Stuart and my loving Son William Stuart Exrs. .. and I do appoint my son William guardian to my son Charles untill he arrives at age of 21 years but not to remove him from his Mother and I leave in legacy to my Daughter Mary Massey all the Debts of money or Tobacco due to me from the Estate of SIGISMOND MASSEY Deceas'd In Witness
      Presence Henry Washington, David Stuart
      Jno. Washington Junr., Bailey Washington,
      Walter Williamson
      Codicil And to remove all objections that may happen to my last will I give unto my Daughter SARAH STUART 300 pounds as her portion excluding her hereby from any part of the same.
      Item I give my daughter MARY MASSEY three Negroes (named) with reversion of two more at my Wifees death together with ten head Cattle and I hereby caution my son William not to make use of that Instrument of Writing which I sent to Mr. WILLIAM FAUNTLEROY in Richmond for if he does I hereby exclude him from any part of my Estate both real & personal. Item thy desire is that the house I have carried on so far in building be completely finished out of the first & readiest of my Estate .. affix'd my hand 20 Jan} 1748/9.
      Presence Walter Williamson, David Stuart
      Baily [Washington
      At court held for Stafford County March 14th 1748 Will with codicil thereunto annextt was presented into Court by WILLIAM STUART Exer being proved admitted to record Certificate granted him for Probate ..

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