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

Frances Spencer

Female Bef 1709 - Aft 1727  (> 20 years)


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  • Name Frances Spencer 
    Born Bef 1709  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1727  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I070365  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Spencer,   b. Abt 1673, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1708, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Mary {Unproven} Franklin,   b. Abt 1677, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Aug 1709, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1693  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Ariss,   b. Bef 1705,   d. 25 Mar 1730, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years) 
    Married Bef 1726  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Spencer Ariss,   b. Bef 1725, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1761, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     2. John Ariss,   b. Bef 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1761, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
     3. Elizabeth Ariss,   b. Bef 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Albany, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     4. Frances Ariss,   b. Bef 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F29726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 87
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofAugust 1711
      - SPENCER's Guardian ASHTON The Petition of MARY CARNEY, Wife
      and Attorney of TIMOTHY CARNEY, and late Wife of JOHN SPENCER,
      Gent., deced, praying the Guardianshipp of FRANCES SPENCER, Daughter of JOHN & MARY [who now is in the custody ofFRANCIS SPENCER, her Uncle who by Law is not qualified to keep her], being heard and maturely considered by the Court it is their opinion FRANCIS SPENCER ought not keep and detaine FRANCES, his Cousin, and thereupon they doe order by and with the consent of MARY CARNEY that HENRY ASHTON, Gent., have the tuition and Guardianshhipp of FRANCES SPENCER for whome he became surety at her Baptism and it is further ordered FRANCIS SPENCER doe deliver his Cousin into the custody and care of HENRY ASHTON or order without delay
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 93
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty eight day of March in the thirteenth year of
      the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c. Annoq: Dom: 1726, Between JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife, Daughter and sole heir of JOHN SPENCER, late of Cople Parish in County of Westmoreland, Gent., deced., of one part and JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife of the same Parish and County of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife in consideration of the sum of five pounds Sterling money to them in hand payed, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife one certain tract of land being an Island scituate in the Mouth of NOMINY RIVER commonly called known and distinguished by the name of VIRGINS ISLAND. containing by estimation five acres be the same more or less, it being next and adjoining to the tract of land now in the possession of said JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife wch; descended to her. the sd. FRANCES. from her Father, Mr. JOHN SPENCER, together with all priviledges comoditys and appurtenances unto the sd. Island belonging; and the rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the Island tract of land containing five acres with all right title & demand of JOHN ARRIS and FRANCES his Wife to JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife dureing the natural life of the sd. HANNAH and after her decease to the proper use of JOHN BUSHROD, Eldest Son of sd. HANNAH. and his heirs; And JOHN ARRIS and FRANCES his Wile their heirs shall warrant and for ever defend; In Witness whereof the partys to these presents have Interchangeably set their hands & affixed their seales the day & year first above written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of us
      WM: PAINE. THO: POINDEXTER, JOHN ARISS
      SAML, his mark MANNIN FRANCES ARISS
      Memorandm. That on the 28th day of March Annoq: Dorn: 1727, Quiet and peaceable possession seizin of the Island or Tract of land wth:in menconed and conveyed was given by JOHN ARRIS unto JOHN COOPER by the delivery of Turf & Twig in the name of Livery of seizin of all the lands in the wthin Deed contd. in presence of us
      Signed in ye presents of us
      WM: PAYNE, JOHN ARISS
      SAML. his mark MANNIN
      Westmoreld ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of March 1728
      JOHN ARISS and FRANCES his Wife personally acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment of Land passed to JOHN COOPER and HANNAH his Wife, Together with the livery of seizin thereon endorsed, to be their proper act and deed (she, the sd, FRANCES, being first privately examined, the inheritance being in her) all which at ye Instance of WILLIAM PAYNE on behalf of the sd. JOHN COOPER, are ordered to be recorded
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the first day of Aprill 1728 pr. G. T., C. C. W.

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