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

Richard Fossaker

Male Bef 1630 - 1676  (> 46 years)


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  • Name Richard Fossaker 
    Born Bef 1630 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 1676  Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51430  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Children 
     1. Richard Fossaker,   b. Bef 1650, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F19893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pp 196: RICHARD FASSAKER, of Stafford County, in Virginia. Will 16 June, 1676; proved 24 July, 1676. Now on board the Raphannocke, Merchant bound for England and having by will, left in Virginia, disposed of my estate excepting what I have on board the Raphannocke Merchant. I desire my friend Mr. Samuel Phillips to sell whatsoever belongs to me on board and return the proceeds to Virginia. to Mr. Robert Hall and to Mr. Edward Tomason, trustees to my will in Virginia for the benefit of my children, and also to buy three mourning rings of 10s. value and give one to Captain John Plover, one to himself, and one to Mr. George Brent the Posey I would have prepared be to follow me. Witnesses: Samuel Coldham, Wm. Bowie.
      Bence, 90.

      [Richard Fossaker was an early settler in Stafford county, and was
      a justice in 1664, and sheriff in 1667. One of his sons was Richard Fossaker, who was a Burgess for Stafford in 1702-3. In or before 1693, Richard Fossaker married the widow of Thomas Hatherwav, of Stafford, and in 1699 he was the husband of the daughter and heiress of Capt. John Withers, of Stafford. On April 14, 1692, John Fossaker and Elizabeth his wife, of Rappahannock county, one of the daughters and coheiresses of Mr. George Mott, of the same county, made a deed for land.)
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 60
      GERRARD MASTERS & WILLM. WALLER, 800 acs. Staff. Co., S. W. side Ocquia Cr., 2 July 1669, p, 237. Adj. Mr. Rich. Fossiker (Forsaker), near head of Hope Cr., on a Ridge, along the Hope line, &c. Trans. of 16 pers: Jno. Roberts, Jno. Windell, James Corroff (or Corross), Mary Cell, Wm. Grinsley, Eliz. Willis, Robt. Jones, Jno. Sanders, Hen. Butler, Rich. Thorne, Sarah Bower, Wm. Martyn, Jno. Graves, Jo. Wilson, Wm. Watson, Jno. Harvy.

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