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

John Fitzhugh

Male 1730 - 1772  (42 years)


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  • Name John Fitzhugh 
    Born 4 Jan 1730  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Oct 1772  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34551  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 

    Father John Fitzhugh,   b. 1692, Eagle's Nest, Stafford County, Virginia now King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1733, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Barbara McCarty,   b. 30 Nov 1700, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1737, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Dec 1715  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 30 Jul 1737, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1760  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Fitzhugh,   b. 29 May 1761, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Lucy Fitzhugh,   b. 26 Feb 1763, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Anna Fitzhugh,   b. 27 May 1765, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1805, Petersburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Fitzhugh,   b. 6 Oct 1766, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. John Nathaniel Fitzhugh,   b. 4 Jun 1768, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1800, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     6. William Henry Harrison Fitzhugh,   b. 4 Jun 1770, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth Fitzhugh,   b. 12 Mar 1772, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1772, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F22285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1729-1748 Stafford County, Virginia Will Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 23
      Page 78-81 In Name of God Amen I JOHN FITZHUGH of Stafford County, Gent being weak in body but of Sound mind doe this second day of August in year of our Lord 1731 make this my Last Will and Testament.
      Imprimis - I will that my Wife as long as she remain my widow shall have the Plantation whereon I now live together with all messuages, tenements profits commodities and appurtenances thereunto belonging with as much land thereunto adjoining as will make up the Quantity of 700 acres. Item my will is that my said Wife shall have the use of all the furniture utensils Stocks of all kinds and moveables belonging to the said houses and plantations.
      Item to my said Wife I devise the use of the following Negroes during her natural life Vizt. (named) My will is that what I have here left my wife shall be in full Satisfaction of all her Dower right or title of Dower interest claim or Demand which she may have out of or against all my Estate both real and personal.
      Item my will is that the Negroes above named shall go to my Son WILLIAM at my wife's decease.
      Item to my son JOHN I give all my Lands now in prince William County to him and his heirs.
      Item to my Son John I give the following Negroes (named).
      Whereas Capt: DANIEL McCARTY late of Westmoreland County Gent deced by his last Will and Testament did Devise to his Executors in trust for the use of his Daughter WINNIFRED now the wife of Mr. ROBERT MASSEY 500 pounds currt. money of Virga. to be by them laid out in Land and Negroes and setled upon the said Winnifred and the issue of her body as by the said Will is directed and whereas I have for a Valuable consideration to me paid sold a tract of land called Black Castle containing 200 acres which was left me by my father and intail'd upon my Son William, to the said Executors for the said uses and am Desirous that the tract of Land whereon I now live should be and remain as a Security to the said Winnifred in case my heirs shou'd refuse to confirm the said sale therefore I give the said tract of Land whereon I now live containing 1600 acres to my son William and heirs for ever only with this proviso that when he and his heirs shall come to be of age they shall make good and sufficient conveyance of the said Land call'd Black Castle to the Exemtr of the above named Daniel McCarty deced for the uses above mentioned. But if my son William or his heirs when thereunto Reasonably required and the said Executors of their heirs shall refuse to make such conveyance to confirm the title of the above named Robert Massey and his wife to the said tract of land called Black Castle then I give the Tract of Land whereon I now live containing 1600 acres to the Executors of Daniel McCarty and heirs to the uses above mentioned, all the rest of my Lands whereof I shall dye seized in possession I give to my Son William and his heirs for ever.
      It is my will that if there should be any Copper mines found upon my lands notwithstanding any former bequest my two Sons shall have an equal Share of the profits arising from the said Copper mines.
      Item I give to each of my Daughters a fifth part of the value of my negroes and personal Estate already mentioned in my Will after my Debts are paid to be paid them within a year after they shall be married or when they arrive at the age of 21 years and whereas the payment of such a sum of money may be a great incumbrance upon the Estate of my Eldest Son my Will is that my Executors hereafter named shall cut down the wood upon my Land at Accakick that my said Son may be better enabled to discharge the said incumbrance and that they keep my negroes now imployed in cutting wood for the iron works upon my said land at Accakink to cut down wood for the said iron works for the Benefit of my son WILLIAM towards the Discharge of the said Incumbrances. Item I appoint Colo. HENRY FITZHUGH & Capt. DANIEL McCARTHY Guardian to all my children till they arive at the age of 21 years and Executors of this my Last Will & Testament.
      presence Catesby Cooke, Jno. ffitthugh
      Lancelot Pockley, Jno. Warner
      The within Last Will & Testament was presented in Court .. proved by witnesses .. admitted to record. Certificate granted for obtaining probate.

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