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

Millicent Bledsoe

Female Abt 1714 - Aft 1773  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Millicent Bledsoe 
    Birth Abt 1714  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1773  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47903  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father William Bledsoe,   b. Between 1677 and 1685, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Apr 1770, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Gholston,   b. 1680, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1724, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1696  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Wetherall,   b. 24 Mar 1742, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Oct 1781, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wetherall,   b. Bef 1760, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1835, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 77 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Wetherall,   b. Bef 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F22906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 501-503
      In the name of God Amen. I WILLIAM BLEDSOE of the Parish of Brumfield & County of Culpeper being in perfect Health & sound mind & Memory but calling to mind the uncertainty of this transitory life .. do make & ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner following Yizt. My soul I recommend to Almighty God who gave it me my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a decent manner .. And as to my worldy goods with which it has been pleased Good to bless me with I give and bestow in manner following.
      I lend to my loving wife ELIZABETH all my estate both real and personal Except such estate as is already given out to my children of which you have possession during their natural life and after her decease in such manners as I shall hereafter direct.
      Item I give & bequeath to my son GEORGE BLEDSOE Twenty pounds current money to be raised out of my Estate after my wifes death to him and his heirs & assigns forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son AARONs lawfully begotten children one negro wench named Jean & all her children, Cate, Easther & Jack with all lthe Issue of (those named) now being in the possession of my said son Aaron Bledsoe ..
      Item I give and bequeath to GEORGE WETHERALL & MILLE WETHERALL one negro wench named Lucy now in the possession of the sd George Wetherall with the issue of the said Lucy to them the said George Wetherall his Mille Wetherall their heirs and assigns forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to AMBROSE POWELL & MARY his Wife one negro wench named Easther now in the possession of the said Ambrose Powell with the issue of the said Easther to them the said Ambrose Powell & Mary Powell their Heirs & assigns forever.
      Item £give and bequeathe to my son JOHN BLEDSOE one negro man named Jack to him his heirs & assigns forever the sd Jack being the son of Nan now in the possession of the sd John Bledsoe
      Item I give and beqeathe to my son WILLIAM BLEDSOE one negroe wench named Rachael & her child with the further issue of the sd Rachael To him his heirs & assigns forever the sd Rachael & her child now being in the possession of the sd William Bledsoe.
      Item I give and bequeathe to my daughter HANNAH CAVE one shilling in full of her part of my estate she having received her part.
      Item I give and bequeathe to my son JOSEPH BLEDSOE one shilling he having formerly received a proportional part of my estate.
      Item I give and bequeathe to my several children of MOSES BLEDSOE my Deceased son one shilling each my said son Moses having received his Proportional part of my estate.
      Item I give and bequeathe to my loving children, GEORGE, JOHN, WILLIAM, MARY POWELL, MILLE WETHERALL , AARON BLEDSOE & MUMFORD STEVENS all my Estate after my wiles decease to be equally divided between the sd seven as above mentioned and do hereby declare them to be my lawful heirs otherways than their respective legacies already given
      Item I constitute and appoint George Wetherell Executor of this my last Will & Testament.
      And lastly I do hereby revoke and disannuall all former wills by me made and do hereby declare this to be my last Will &. Testament As witness my hand & seal this 27th day of December 1769. Presence. BENJA POWELL , Wm. Bledsoe
      DANIELS PHILLIPS, JOSEPH HAYNES,
      HENRY HILL, ROBERT POWELL , BENJAMIN POWELL
      At a Court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 19th day of April 1770
      The within last Will & Testament of William Bledsoe decd was exhibited to the Court by George Wetherall Gent. the Executor therein named & was proved by the oath of Benjamin Powell a witness thereto & ordered to be recorded, the said Executor came into Court & refused to take the burthen of the execution thereof and on the motion of Elizabeth Bledsoe Widow & Relict of the said Decedent Certificate. is granted her for obtaining Letters of Administration with the Will annexed is granted her she having sworn to the same and given Bond & security according to Law
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 471-73.
      16 March 1764. George Wetherall and Milley his wife of Culpeper County to Ambrose Camp of same. For £44. Tract ... corner to Richard Ship ... on the side of a branch ... in the fork of Prior's branch ...
      George Wetherall
      Milley Wetherall
      Wit: Nathaniel Pendleton, Samuel Clayton jr., George Slaughter.
      15 March 1764. Acknowledged by the parties. Milley was first privily examined
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 474.
      16 March 1764. We have divided the land devised by John Wetherall to his two sons George and John according to the will of the decedent.
      George Wetherall
      N. Pendleton for John Wetherall Plat: John Wetherall's part, 200 acres: George Wetherall's part, 200 acres.
      16 March 1764. Returned by Samuel Clayton Jr., surveyor.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 595-97.
      17 Nov. 1768. George Wetherall of Culpeper County and Milla his wife to Nicholas Green of same. For £120
      current money. 200 acres on Hughs River, it being the land whereon Nicholas Green now lives, being a tract given by William Duff, deceased, of King George County to John Wetherall and Lille his wife and the heirs of their body lawfully begotten by deed of gift and by John Wetherall given to George Wetherall by deed of gift ... on the north side of Hughs
      River corner to William Duff's old patent ... corner to William Duff's patent line, also corner to William White, formerly John Brown ... to Hurhs River ...
      George Wetherall
      17 Nov. 1768. Acknowledged by George.
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 126-128
      THIS INDENTURE made the Seventeenth day of January 1774 Between GEORGE WEATHERALL & MILLE his Wife of County of Culpeper & Parish of Brumfield of one part & NICHOLAS GREEN of aforesaid County & Parish Witnesseth that said George Weatherall & Milley his Wife for sum of Six hundred pounds Current money of Virginia have granted to him the said Nicholas Green his heirs forever land containing Four hundred and sixty six acres in Parish & County aforesaid and on the waters of Hughs's River & bounded Beginning at Pophams Run the trees down & ground cleared thence North to a Hickory thence North to Landrums Run thence up the Run the several courses thereof to a red oak in the back line thence South to Pophams Run thence down the said run to the beginning .
      Geo. Wetherall
      At a Court held for Culpeper County January the 17th 1774
      This Indenture ordered to be recorded.

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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 424-429
      THIS INDENTURE made the Fifteenth day of December 1774 Between GEORGE WETHERALL and MILLEY his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and JAMES BARBOUR JUNR. of County aforesd Witnesseth that said George Wetherall and Milley his Wife for sum of Four hundred and Seventy four pounds current money of Virginia doth grant unto said James Barbour Junr. his heirs Four hundred and seventy four acres of land it being part of a Patent granted to WILLIAM DUFF containing Two thousand four hundred acres dated the 7th day of July 1735 and by the said William Duff devised to NICHOLAS GREEN in feetail and that feetail being now dissolved by Virtue of a Writ of the Nature of Adquod Damnum as will more fully appear by the return made now lying in the Secretarys Office of this Colony of Virginia and by said Nicholas Green and ELIZABETH his Wife conveyed unto said George Wetherall being in said County of Culpeper and on the waters of the Hughes River and bounded Beginning at a white oak on the North side of Beverdam Run extending thence North to a Hickory Corner to JOHN BERRY thence North to a white oak and hickory to said Berry in MARSHALLs line thence North to a white oak Corner with JOHN HILL thence South to a white oak on Landrums Run thence up the several courses of the North Folk of the said Run Corner to said Green and with his line South to a red oak on the South side the South Folk of Landrums Run Corner to the aforesaid James Barbour Junr. thence with his line to Beaver Dam Run thence down the said run to the beginning . .
      In presence of JOHN SLAUGHTER Geo: Wetherall
      BENJA. ROBERTS JUNR., ELIZ. WETHERALL, Mile Wetherall
      JAS. HARRISON
      George the Third to JOHN SLAUGHTER, WILLIAM WALKER and BENJAMIN ROBERTS Gentlemen; Whereas George Wetherall and Milly his Wife have sold unto James Barbour Junr. land in County of Culpeper and whereas the said Milley cannot travel to our County Court to make acknowledgement of the said conveyance we command you that you personally go to said Milley and examine her privily and apart from her Husband whether she doth the same freely and when you have received her acknowledgement that. you Certify us thereof in our said Court. Witness JOHN JAMESON Clerk 16th of December in the 15th year of our reign.
      By virtue of the within Writ we did go to the said Milley and apart from her husband did examine her touching the conveyance and she declared that she did freely acknowledge the same. Given this Sixteenth day of December 1774.
      JOHN SLAUGHTER BENJA. ROBERTS JUNR.
      At a Court held for Culpeper County December the 19th 1774
      This Indenture ordered to be recorded; and on the motion of said James Barbour Junr. a Commission is awarded to take the Examination of Milly Wetherall Wife of said George Wetherell which being returned is also ordered to be recorded.

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