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

Stanley Gower

Male 1680 - 1718  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name Stanley Gower 
    Born Between 1678 and 1680  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Nov 1718  Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041192  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2018 

    Father Francis Gower,   b. 1657, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1690/91, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Anne Clarke,   b. Abt 1663, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1683, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1679  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Jackson,   b. Bef 1680, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1701  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F17276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Winifred Green,   b. 19 Dec 1693, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1727, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Jun 1714  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F23401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 4, 1717-1725
      p.67 -Stanley GOWER, will; 17 Sep 1718, 5 Nov 1718
      s-i-1 Edward SPENCER; Anne GOWER (dau. of John GOWER); Sarah PAVEY; William SIDEBOTOM, Henry BRAINE; bro. John GRIMES; brother's dau. Margaret GOWER;
      ex: John GOWER;
      wits: David WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS, Henry BRAINE.
      Stanley GOWER of West. Co. mar. Winifred SPENCER, wid. of Edward SPENCER, Jun 1714. MRC, p.80.]
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      Abstracts of Land Records of Richmond County, Virginia 1692-1704, by Mary Marshall Brewer.

      18 Oct 1701. Deed. STANLEY GOWER and SARAH my wife of N Farnham Parish Richmond Co for a valuable consideration hold ourselves fully satisfied , and contented by the penal sum of 12,000 pounds of tobb sold unto PETER KIPPAX CLARKE of same place ... a 350 a. tr of land in the forrest betweene Totuskey and Rappa Cr upon the maine road pt/o the land and plantation formerly in the tenure of HENRY CLARKE decd which land was divided per consent and good liking of ANGELL JACOBUS & my father FRANCIS GOWER decd. Wit: JOHN GOWER, WM LINTON, SAMLL BAYLY. Ackn 3 Dec 1701. Attest: JAMES SHERLOCK clerk. (Bk 3pg: 75)

      2 Dec 1701. Power of Atty. SARAH GOWER the now w/o STANLEY GOWER of n Farnham Parish Rich Co do appoint my true and well beloved friend SAMLL BAYLY to be my any to ackn all my right of dower in the [above] parcell of land unto PETER KIPPAX CLARKE of same place. Wit: THOMAS TAYLAR, JOHN GOWER. (Bk 3pg: 75)
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 14
      Westmoreland County Court 29th of September 1714
      - GOWER's Admon granted GOWER
      FRANCES GOWER came into Court and made oath that PEIRCE GOWER, her late Husband, departed this life without makeing any Will soe farr as shee knows or believes and upon her Petition Certificate is granted her for obtaining Letters of Administration on the Decedent's Estate in due
      form; JAMES BOURN and JOHN ERWIN assumeing in Court to be security for her due administratiion according to Law; And it is ordered that WILLIAM SANFORD, WILLIAM PEIRCE, STANLEY GOWER and JAMES BOURN or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofher Majesty's Justices ofthe Peace for this County doesome time before the next Court value and appraise the Estate and make report thereof to the next Court