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

Stanley Gower

Male 1679 - 1736  (56 years)


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  • Name Stanley Gower 
    Born 17 Nov 1679  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1736  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I076984  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Father Stanley Gower,   b. 1659, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1691, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Mother Margaret MNU Gower,   b. Bef 1657,   d. Aft 1683, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Married Bef 1683  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Anne Gower,   b. Bef 1709, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1747, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 38 years)
     2. Frances Gower,   b. Bef 1711, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     3. Stanley Gower,   b. Bef 1712, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     4. John Gower,   b. Bef 1712, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     5. Catherine Gower,   b. Aft 1718, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F23389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 5, 1725-1753
      p.274 - Stanley GOWER, NFP, will; 27 Oct 1732, 5 Apr 1736
      son John 100 ac. at the head of the tract of land whereon I now dwell, including the 40 ac. I purchased of Capt. Robert TOMLIN; dau. Catharine GOWER tract of land near Totuskey Ferry which I had in exchange with Mr. Joshua SINGLETON for that where he now lives; dau. Frances SISSON tract of land formerly taken up by my father in Essex Co. on Hoskins Creek; son Stanley the plant, whereon I now dwell; dau. Anne SINGLETON; ex: fr. Robert TOMLIN and s-i-1 Joshua SINGLETON; wits: Samuel BARBER, John DOZIER, Nathaniel THRIFT.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 5, 1725-1753
      p.81 - Winifred GOWER, NFP, will; 20 May 1727, 5 Jul 1727
      sis. Elizabeth GOWER; cousins Frances GOWER and Esther THRIFT; Esther MERCHANT; sis. Anne THRIFT; ex: [Uncle] Stanley GOWER and bro. William THRIFT;
      wits: Thomas PAIN, Frances GOWER. [ p.80.]

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      1704-1719 Essex Co Virginia Will Deeds
      pages 261-63. 20 Jan 1718/9. Richard Day and Mary his wife of South Farnham Parish, Essex County, To William Daingerfield of the same For 20L sterling.
      Robert Bunbury late of this county, father of Mary, was siezed of 140 acres according to a deed from Stanley Gower 3 Sept. 1683 and by his last will devised the same to his son John Bunbery and his daughter Mary. John is since dead and half his part is discended to Mary, she being coheir with another sister of John in Southfarnham Parish on the south side of Hoskins's Creek.
      Provided Richard Day and Mary his wife may dwell on the land during their lives and the life of the .. survivor.
      Richard (X) Day
      Mary (X) Day
      Wit: Zachary Lewis p. Greenhill, Johanna (X) Boughan.
      20 Jan. 1718 [1719 t Acknowledged by Richard Day and Mary his wife
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      1720-1733 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 8; Antient Press: (Page54]
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee ANN PEIRCE, THOMAS FRESHWATER & STANLY GOWER of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful! his Maties Justices of the Peace for said County in the full and just sum of One hundred pounds Sterling to the which payment well & truely to be made wee bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seals & Dated the
      5th day of July 1721
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if ye above bound ANN PEIRCE, Admrx, of all the goods chattles & creditts of JOHN PEIRCE, deced, doe make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles and creditts of said deced., and the same so made doe exhibit into the County Court of Richmond at such time as she shall be thereunto required by said Court, and administer according to Law, And further doe make a just and true account of her actings and doings therein when thereto required by said Court, and pay and deliver unto such persons respectively as the Justices by their order of judgment shall direct pursunt to the Laws in that case made and provided, And if it shall hereafter appeare that any Last Will and Testament was made by said deced., and the Exr, or Exrs. therein named doe exhibit the same in said Court making request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if ANN PEIRCE being thereunto required do render and deliver up her Letters of Admon, approbation of such Testament being first had and made in said Court; Then this Obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remaine in full force and vertue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of
      (no witnesses recorded) ANN PEIRCE
      THOMAS FRESHWATER
      STANLEY GOWER
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the fifth day of July 1721 by ANN PEIRCE, THOMAS FRESHWATER and STANLEY GOWER, & ordered to be recorded