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

Robert Edwards

Male Bef 1726 - 1775  (> 49 years)


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  • Name Robert Edwards 
    Born Bef 1726  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Aug 1775  Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30461  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father Thomas Edwards,   b. 1695, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1760, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Ingram,   b. Abt 1700, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1771, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Aug 1722  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Chinn,   b. Bef 1730, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1746  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Edwards,   b. Aft 1746, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)  [natural]
     2. Robert Edwards,   b. Aft 1746, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Thomas Edwards,   b. Aft 1760, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F20062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1772-1776 Record Book #9; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 567
      Edwards, Robert
      W. W. 9 April 1772---W. P. 14 August 1775
      Wife Anne Edwards-over and above her dower, my riding chair, two bay horses, and all my stock of cattle, sheep, and hogs, to dispose of among my children as she shall think proper, and that a chest of drawers be bought for her at my death.
      The three negroes Kate, Jenny, and Letty, that I have lent to my daughter Sarah Bell to be appraised in my estate and then returned, and my daughter Sarah Bell to have an equal part of my estate, her part to include the three negroes.
      Two sons Robert Edwards, and Thomas Edwards-all my land to be equally divided between them.
      Son Robert Edwards-to have my desk and gun over and above his proportion.
      The money due from my nephew Thomas Edwards, to be applied towards payment of my debts when recovered.
      My relation John Chinn-to have the guardianship of my son Thomas Edwards.
      Winder Kenner, John Chinn, and brother Richard Edwards, executors.
      Witness: Aaron Throp, Rawleigh Chilton, and Mary Kennady.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      EDWARDS, Thomas and wife Sarah. Deed gift, rec. 12 Nov. 1746.
      To son Thomas Edwards, land formerly belonging to John Ingram and wife Ann, father and mother of sd. Sarah. Wits. Saml Hamilton, Robt. Edwards, Sarah Edwards Jr. W.B. 14, p. 131.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      EDWARDS, Thomas. Will. 14 Nov. 1759. Rec. 15 Feby. 1760.
      Wife (no name) Son Richard.
      Daughters Betty and Lucy, estate of my mother-in-law Mrs. Ann Ingram in Northumberland county;
      Sons: Thomas and Robert.
      Dau. Mary Fleet and release of her husband Maj. Fleet from my debt.
      Dau. Sarah Keene, and release of her husband Capt. Keene, from my debt. Niece Betty Whiting;
      Sister, Mrs. Dorothy Matthews;
      Daus.-in-law Mrs. Judith Fauntleroy and Mrs. Ann Haynie;
      Col. Landon Carter, Col. Armistead Churchill, Rev. Mr. Currie;
      Negro man Stephen which will belong to Mr. Swann's estate at wife's death;
      son Robert land known as Fleet's Point.
      Extrs. Sons Thomas and Richard Edwards. W.B. 16, p. 80.

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