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

Winifred McCarty

Female 1709 - Aft 1750  (> 42 years)


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  • Name Winifred McCarty 
    Born 1709  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1750  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I50800  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 

    Father Daniel McCarty,   b. 10 Mar 1679, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Pope,   b. 1675, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Oct 1698  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Massey,   b. Abt 1707, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1728  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Winifred Massey,   b. 6 Sep 1735, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F21048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Stafford Co VA Will Book M: 1729-1748; Page 23
      pp. 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 any 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 WINTEFRED 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 Soo 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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      1749-1752 Prince William County, Virginia Deed Book M [Antient Press]: Page 64-68
      THIS INDENTURE made the 20th day of September in the Twenty second year of the reign of our sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty Nine Between ROBERT MASSEY of the Parish of Saint Pauls in the County of STAFFORD gent: of one part and PHILIP ALEXANDER gent. of the Parish and County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said ROBERT MASSEY for the sum of Two hundred and fifty pounds Current money hath sold unto the said PHILIP ALEXANDER tin his full and actual! possession and seizes by virtue of Indenture for one year and by force of the statute for transferring of uses into possession) and to his heirs & assigns forever all that tenement or parcel of land in the Parish of Dettingen in the County of Prince William on the South Branches of SLATY RUN containing One thousand and Fifty one acres commonly known by the name of the BRENT TOWN TRACT lately belonging to SAMUEL HAYWARD Esquire his Majestys Counsull of all the Islands under the VENETIAN GOVERNMENT in the LEVANT by his attorney in Fact RICHARD FOOTE bent of said Parish of St. Paul's and County of STAFFORD foresaid sold the said One thousand and Fifty one acres of land to the said ROBERT MASSY by Deeds of Lease and Release now recorded among the records of the County of Prince William relation being had which is bounded according to a survey thereof made by JOHN SAVAGE Surveyor of STAFFORD COUNTY on the third day of May one thousand seven hundred & forty two Vizt. Begining at A a live Oak corner of the land of Capt. HENRY FITZHUGH extending thence along the said FITZHUGHs line No. W. to B a Hickory and white Oak corner to said FITZHUGH standing in the dividing line between the aforesaid FOOTE & HAYWARD thence along the said Line N. East to another Hickory corner to said FOOTE and HAYWARD in BRENTs line at (C ) thence along the said line S, E. to (D) a red Oak on said BRENTs line finally SW to the first station and all houses and ppurtenances whatsoever belonging To Have and To Hold to the use of PHILIP ALEXANER his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof said ROBERT MASSEY path set
      his hand and Seale in presence of WM. STUART, ROBT. MASSEY
      JOHN STUART, RICHARD FOOTE WINIFRED MASSEY
      CHA. WALLER, JOHN HAMILTON,
      JOHN ASBEE, GEORGE WALLER
      We do hereby certifie that Mrs. WINIFRED MASSEY signed sealed & delivered this Deed in the presence of us the thirteenth day of October 1749
      RICHARD FOOTE
      HENRY FITZHUGH
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 27th day of November 1749 This Release & Receipt were proved by the oaths of JOHN HAMILTON & ROBERT ASBEE witnesses thereto and
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 23 day of April 1750
      This Release & Receipt were proved by the oath of GEORGE WALLER another of the witnesses thereto & admitted to record

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