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

Anne Ferguson

Female Abt 1736 -


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  • Name Anne Ferguson 
    Born Abt 1736  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I020770  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Joshua Ferguson,   b. Abt 1701, King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1749/50, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Anne Markham,   b. Abt 1703, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1719  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Marshall,   b. Abt 1730, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1785, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1753  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • KGCo., Virginia = George Marshall, b. ca 1730. 7 Dec. 1753, (K.G. DB 4, pg. 67) bought two tracts, one of 100 acres and one of 30 acres near Reedy Swamp from Joshua Farguson
    Children 
     1. James Marshall,   b. Abt 1754, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1788, Elizabeth City County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. Jane Marshall,   b. Abt 1756, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     3. Mary Marshall,   b. Abt 1758, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Judith Marshall,   b. Abt 1760, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Marshall,   b. 5 Mar 1763, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1837, Kenton County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. George Marshall,   b. Abt 1766, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1789, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     7. Alexander {Unproven} Marshall,   b. 1769, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1844, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F00522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Joshua Farguson, Nov 15, 1749 King Geo. Co
      Dtr: Mary Pitman, and her son William Pitman
      S-in-law: Thos. Pitman
      dtrs: Anne Farguson, Peggy Farguson, Sarah Farguson
      Dtr Anne shall raise up my "youngest dtr" and my "young son" John Farguson
      Son: Joshua Farguson
      Exrs: Son, Joshua & dtr Anne
      Wts: Wm. Wharton, John Plunkett, John Knighton

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      Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Murdock

      Will Book 1, Pages 18-21 King George County, Virginia Records

      Page 18
      In the Name of God Amen. I Jeremiah Murdock do make this my last will and
      testament in manner following:
      Imprimis, my will & desire is that my loving wife Jane Murdock have the use of one third part of my Estate during her life and at her Decease the Negroes with their increase to be Equally divided (having regard to the following provisors) between her two sons, John & Joseph, I likewise give to said my wife my Chairs & Chair horses.

      Item I give to my daughter Peggy Fauntleroy one [Page 19] Hundred pounds & one negro girl named Nan & her Increase now in her
      Possession.

      Item I give to my son John five hundred and twenty seven acres of Land lying on Occoquon in Prince William County that I bought of Thomas Stribling. Also my Plantation of two hundred acres of Land lying in Orange County bought of Anthony Head; also a Tract of Land of five hundred acres bought of Capt Maximilian Robinson lying on Aquia run in Stafford County his bond and survey by James How (Hose) {mm note HOOE} acknowledged last Stafford Court and the Land paid for the 16th of last month which said three tracts of Land I give to my said son John & his heirs forever. I also give to my said son John after my debts & Legacies are paid one third part of my Negroes & their Increase together with one third part of my Personal Estate to him and his heirs forever and in case my said son John should dye without Lawfull heirs my will is & I give the before mentioned land & Negroes to return to my son Joseph & his heirs Lawfully begotten forever provided he doth not hereafter marry or cohabit with Mary the daughter of John & Elizabeth Marshall but in case he should act contrary to my Inclinations in & Respect my will is that he be entirely cut off from enjoying or possessing any thing more of my Estate
      before mentioned than the value of one shilling.

      Item I give to my son Joseph provided he doth not hereafter marry or cohabit with Mary the daughter of John & Elizabeth Marshall the plantation I now dwell on with all the Lands adjoyning in this neck which I bought of Conway Wormley Kendall Jr. also my lands joyning one Joshua Farguson & the Bristol furnace which I bought of Conway after my wifes decease to him and his heirs forever also three hundred sixty-two acres of land lying on Rappahannock River in Prince William County also my Plantation in Westmoreland County with all the Land adjoyning there & in King George being about six hundred acres bought of Kendall H???* Gaugh {mm note WAUGH} Jr. to him & his heirs forever together with one third part of my Negroes after my debts & legacies are paid and their Increase and one third part of my Personall Estate to him & his heirs forever [Page 20] But in case he should act contrary to my inclination in marrying & ? will is that he be cut off as before mentioned with one shilling only & in case my son Joseph should dye without lawful heirs my will is and I give the before mentioned land & Negroes to Return to my son John & his heirs lawfully begotten forever and in case both my sons John & Joseph should dye without lawfull heirs my will is and I give the before mentioned lands & Negroes to be possessed & enjoyed by their Sister Peggy Fauntleroy & her heirs forever after the decease of my wife. Item my will is that my Loving wife continue on my now dwelling plantation during her life & that all the land in this neck with my lands bought of Mr. Edward Conway joyning on Joshua Farguson & the Bristol furnace be accounted my now dwelling plantation.

      Item my will is that my land in Maryland formerly sold to my Cousin Wm Murdock for seventy pound Sterling which money as yet has never been paid upon my said Cousin's paying of said money I then give & bequeath the said Land to him and his heirs forever I desire my Estate may not be appraised.

      Item: I give to my son Joseph having regard to the before mentioned provisors my Silver spurs & Silver Caudle Cup that are now in the house the Caudle Cup being a piece of antiquity of my grandfathers and given me being the youngest Child to keep in the Family. I am willing to perform the will & heartily desire Particular Care may be taken if Possible to Reserve it in the Family to Succeeding generations.

      Item I give to Mr. John Scandrett son of Mr. Charles Scandrett merchs. in Bristoll as an acknowledgement of the many favours rec.d from that family one hundred and fifty pounds Sterling.

      Item I give to Miss Sarah Scandrett the daughter of Mr. John Scandrett formerly merch.s in Bristol as an acknowledgement of the many favours Rec'd from that family seventy five pounds Sterling.

      Item: my will is that my Executors Convert my Debts into Cash as soon as they Conveniently Can & that they purchase lands & Negroes with it. The same said Lands and [Page 21] Negroes I desire may be Equally divided between my said sons John & Joseph (having regard to the before mentioned provisors.) & their heirs Lawfully begotten forever I also desire that what Cash I may have by me at my decease
      be laid out in land and Negroes with it. The cash arising from my debts to be also divided between my said sons John & Joseph reserving to my said wife one third part of the Lands & Negroes so purchased during her life & after her decease to be Equally divided as aforesaid. Lastly, I do constitute & appoint my Loving wife & my friend Mr. Tho.s Turner my Executrix & Executor of this my said will hereby Revoking all other wills heretofore made in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this 12th day of Decemb 1750.

      Signed Sealed & Delivered to Jereh Murdock (Seal)
      be my last will & Testament
      in the Presence of.........
      Geo. Marshall
      Stafford Lighfoote_____
      Anne Marshall

      My will & design is that whatever of my personall Estate my son John or Joseph may have in their possession at the time of my death may be Recon'd and accounted apart of their third of my Estate given them by will as before mentioned
      Jereh Murdock

      At a Court held for King George County on Thursday the 5th day of October, 1752.
      This last will and Testament of Jeremiah Murdock Gent. deceased being presented into Court by Jane Murdock the Executrix therein named who made oath thereto as the Law directs and the same being also duly proved by the oaths of all the witnesses thereto is admitted to Record and is hereby Recorded
      Test
      Rob. Armistead C. C.

      * This could be Howe or Hews, but I cannot be certain.
      ** This is a superscripted c with a period underneath.

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      Last Will and Testament of Jean/Jane Murdock
      Will Book 1, Page 293, King George County, Virginia Records

      In the Name of God amen. I Jean Murdock of King George County widow, being sick and weak, but of sound mind and memory, do make my last Will and Testament in manner following to wit All my Estate of what kind so ever, I give and bequeath to my Grandchildren William and Jean Chapman to be equally divided between them and I constitute the said William Chapman Executor of this my last will. In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my Hand and Seal this twenty-third Day of January A.D. 1770

      Jane Murdock
      Sealed, Published &
      Declared as the last Will
      and Testament of the above
      named Jean Murdock in the
      presence of us, who also subscrib'd
      it in her presence
      Anne MARSHALL
      Thos Lendrum

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