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

Abigail Smith

Female Abt 1710 - Abt 1767  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Abigail Smith 
    Born Abt 1710  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1767  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I047311  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 

    Father Peter Smith,   b. Abt 1678, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1741, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Smith,   b. Abt 1678, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1741, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Fleming,   b. 2 Dec 1706, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1767, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1738  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 
    Family ID F25497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 110
      SMITH, PETER, 10 Jan. 1738; 12 May 1741. 48 acres to my dau. Mary Fleming; son Peter land in Westmoreland; son James the land in Prince William on Bull Run where he now lives which is 325 acres; sons Thomas and William land in Prince William which is 325 acres; dau. Abigail Fleming land in Prince William; granddau. Anne Bailey land in Prince William; heirs of dau. Anne Thomas one shilling; dau. Mary Fleming one shilling; dau. Hannah Ware 1 shilling; dau. Martha McClanahan 1 feather bed; son Peter exr; heirs of son John Smith 1 shilling.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1740-1742: Pg 140-141
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. the tenth day of January 1738, I PETER SMITH of County of Westmoreland in Virginia being in health and perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God therefore, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to say, principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buryed in a decent Christian buryal at the discretion of my Executor, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased
      God to bless me in this life, I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
      Imprimis I give and bequeath to my Daughter, MARY FLEMING, Forty eight acres of land where she now lives according to the courses of a Survey that BARBER made, beginin g at a corner tree of WHETOTONs Land to her and her heirs for ever;
      Item. I give to my Son, PETER SMITH, the remaining part of all the Land that I possess in Westmoreland County to him and his heirs for ever;
      Item. I give to my Son, JAMES SMITH, three hundred and twenty acres of land in PRINCE WILLIAM County lying and being upon BULL RUN where he now lives to him and his heirs for ever;
      Item. I give and bequeath to my Son. THOMAS SMITH, three hundred and twenty five acres of land in the aforesaid County where he now lives to him and his heirs for ever; Item. I give to my Son, WILLIAM SMITH, three hundred and twenty five acres of land in the aforesaid County to his likeing out of the remaining part of the same tract of land to him and his heirs for ever;
      Item. I give to my Daughter. ABIGAIL FLEMING and my Grand Daughter, ANNE BAILEY the remaining part of that tract of land in PRINCE WILLIAM County aforesaid, my Daughter. ABIGAIL, having the first choice, to them and their heirs for ever;
      And as for what moveable Estate it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and bequeath as followeth,
      Item. I give and bequeath to the heirs of my Son, JOHN SMITH, one Shilling Sterling money:
      Item. I give to my Son, JAMES SMITH, one Shilling Sterling money;
      Item. I give to my Son, THOMAS SMITH, one Shilling Sterling money;
      Item. I give to my Son, WILLIAM SMITH, one Shilling Sterling money;
      Item I give to the heirs of my Daughter, ANNE THOMAS, one Shilling Sterling money; Item. I give to my Daughter MARY FLEMING, one Shilling Sterling money
      Item. I give to my Daughter, HANNAH WARE, one Shillings Sterling money:
      Item. I give to my Daughter, MARTHA McCLANAHAM, a feather bed at the discretion
      of my Executor hereafter named;
      Item. I give to my Daughter, ABIGAIL FLEMING, one Shilling Sterling money;
      Item. And the rest of my moveable Estate not already bequeathed, I give and bequeath to my Son, PETER SMITH, whom I likewise constitute make and ordain my whole and sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament; And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and dissannull all and every other former Testaments, Wills, Legacies and Bequests and Executors by me in any ways before named willed and bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament; In Witness whereof I have hreunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and Declared by
      PETER SMITH as his Last Will and Testament in the
      presence of us witnesses JAMES WALKER, PETER SMITH
      STEPHEN BAILEY, JUNR, HUGH THOMAS
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 28th day of April 1741 This Last Will and Testament of PETER SMITH, deceased, being presented into Court by PETER SMITH, his Son and Executor, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the
      Oaths of all the witnesses thereto is admitted to Record; And upon the motion of the said Executor and his performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Recorded the Twelfth day of May 1741