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

Gerard Fowke

Male 1718 - 1770  (52 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Gerard Fowke was born in 1718 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia (son of Chandler Fowke and Mary Fossaker); died in May 1770 in Stafford County, Virginia - probate.

    Gerard married Elizabeth Dinwiddie on 26 Nov 1745 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia. Elizabeth (daughter of John Dinwiddie and Simpha Rosa Enfield Mason) was born in 1717 in King George County, Virginia; died on 22 Oct 1781 in Fauquier County, Virginia - probate. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Robert Dinwiddie Fowke was born on 20 Sep 1746 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died in 1798 in Loudoun County, Virginia - Inventory.
    2. Sarah Fowke was born on 13 Apr 1748 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 28 Mar 1821 in Stafford County, Virginia.
    3. John Fowke was born on 26 Jun 1757 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died on 16 Oct 1783 in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
    4. Gerard Fowke was born before 1758 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died about 1782 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
    5. Mary Fowke was born before 1758 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died in 1790 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
    6. Chandler Dinwiddie Fowke was born about 1759 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died on 24 Nov 1795 in Charleston, South Carolina.
    7. Elizabeth Fowke was born before 1760 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died after 1813 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    8. William Fowke was born before 1760 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died in 1814 in Stafford County, Virginia - will date.
    9. Enfield Fowke was born on 28 May 1761 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died after 1815 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
    10. George Fowke was born on 10 Apr 1764 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died in May 1814 in Stafford County, Virginia.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Chandler Fowke was born about 1696 in Charles County, Maryland (son of Gerard Fowke and Sarah Burditt); died on 14 May 1745 in Gunston Hall, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate.

    Chandler married Mary Fossaker in 1716 in Stafford County, Virginia. Mary (daughter of Richard Fossaker and Mary Withers) was born before 1700 in St Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia; died in 1783 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Fossaker was born before 1700 in St Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia (daughter of Richard Fossaker and Mary Withers); died in 1783 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. Chandler Fowke was born on 7 Nov 1717 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia; died before 1732 in Stafford County, Virginia.
    2. 1. Gerard Fowke was born in 1718 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died in May 1770 in Stafford County, Virginia - probate.
    3. William Chandler Fowke was born on 4 Sep 1723 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 24 Oct 1742 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    4. John Fowke was born on 17 Jan 1726 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 16 Apr 1740 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    5. Elizabeth Fowke was born on 27 Apr 1727 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 3 Apr 1797 in Prince William County, Virginia - probate.
    6. Anne Fowke was born on 13 Jan 1729 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 8 Dec 1732 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    7. Chandler Fowke was born on 3 May 1732 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 18 Feb 1810 in King George County, Virginia.
    8. Sarah Fowke was born on 10 Aug 1734 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 14 Oct 1739 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
    9. Anne Fowke was born on 4 Sep 1737 in Gunston Hall, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 5 May 1800 in Prince William County, Virginia - Inventory.
    10. Susannah Fowke was born on 24 Oct 1739 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died in in Prince William County, Virginia.
    11. Richard Fowke was born on 11 Dec 1741 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died in 1776 in King George County, Virginia.
    12. William Fowke was born on 31 May 1743 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; died on 2 Dec 1743 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Gerard Fowke was born on 15 Jul 1662 in Westmoreland County, Virginia (son of Gerard Fowke and Anne Thorowgood); died on 20 Jan 1735 in Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate.

    Gerard married Sarah Burditt on 31 Dec 1686 in Charles County, Maryland. Sarah (daughter of Thomas Burditt and Virlinda Cotton) was born about 1665 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 25 Feb 1746 in Charles County, Maryland - inventory. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Sarah Burditt was born about 1665 in Charles County, Maryland (daughter of Thomas Burditt and Virlinda Cotton); died on 25 Feb 1746 in Charles County, Maryland - inventory.
    Children:
    1. Gerard Fowke was born on 16 Oct 1687 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Anne Fowke was born on 13 Jan 1690 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 23 Sep 1739 in St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia.
    3. Frances Fowke was born on 2 Feb 1692 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 8 Nov 1744 in Stafford County, Virginia; was buried in Aquia Episcopal Church Cemetery.
    4. Catherine Fowke was born on 8 Apr 1694 in Charles County, Maryland; died in 1718 in Charles County, Maryland.
    5. Elizabeth Fowke was born about 1695 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1745 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    6. 2. Chandler Fowke was born about 1696 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 14 May 1745 in Gunston Hall, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate.
    7. Roger Fowke was born about 1697 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 31 Jan 1728 in Charles County, Maryland - inventory.

  3. 6.  Richard Fossaker was born before 1650 in Stafford County, Virginia (son of Richard Fossaker); died after 1700 in Stafford County, Virginia.

    Richard married Mary Withers about 10 Feb 1693 in Stafford County, Virginia. Mary (daughter of John Withers and Anne MNU Withers) was born about 1663 in Stafford County, Virginia; died in in Stafford County, Virginia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary Withers was born about 1663 in Stafford County, Virginia (daughter of John Withers and Anne MNU Withers); died in in Stafford County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. John Fossaker was born about 1670 in Stafford County, Virginia; died after 1 Mar 1705 in St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia.
    2. John {Addl Records} Fossaker was born about 1670 in Stafford County, Virginia.
    3. 3. Mary Fossaker was born before 1700 in St Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia; died in 1783 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Gerard Fowke was born in 1626 in Brewood, Staffordshire, England (son of Roger Fowke and Mary Bayley); died on 15 Oct 1669 in Charles County, Maryland - admin.

    Gerard married Anne Thorowgood on 12 Feb 1661 in Charles County, Maryland. Anne (daughter of Adam Thorowgood and Sarah Offley) was born on 30 Oct 1630 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia; died after Mar 1703 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Anne Thorowgood was born on 30 Oct 1630 in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia (daughter of Adam Thorowgood and Sarah Offley); died after Mar 1703 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. Roger Fowke was born about 1658 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 20 Jan 1680 in Charles County, Maryland - inventory.
    2. Adam Fowke was born about 1661 in Charles County, Maryland; died about 1661 in Charles County, Maryland.
    3. 4. Gerard Fowke was born on 15 Jul 1662 in Westmoreland County, Virginia; died on 20 Jan 1735 in Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate.
    4. Mary Fowke was born in 1667 in Charles County, Maryland; died between 1701 and 1704 in Stafford County, Virginia.
    5. Elizabeth Fowke was born in 1668 in Charles County, Maryland; died about Apr 1704 in Charles County, Maryland.

  3. 10.  Thomas Burditt was born in 1636 in England (son of William Burditt and Frances {Unproven} Lake); died on 2 Mar 1668 in Nangemy Creek, Charles County, Maryland - Admin.

    Thomas married Virlinda Cotton on 1 Sep 1658 in Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia. Virlinda (daughter of William Rev Cotton and Anne Graves) was born in 1638 in Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia; died on 16 Jul 1683 in Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Virlinda Cotton was born in 1638 in Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia (daughter of William Rev Cotton and Anne Graves); died on 16 Jul 1683 in Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Burditt was born about 1658 in Charles County, Maryland; died before 13 Mar 1697 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Frances Burditt was born about 1659 in Charles County, Maryland; died about 1698 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
    3. Parthenia Burditt was born about 1663 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 13 Mar 1697 in Charles County, Maryland - probate.
    4. 5. Sarah Burditt was born about 1665 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 25 Feb 1746 in Charles County, Maryland - inventory.

  5. 12.  Richard Fossaker was born before 1630; died on 24 Jul 1676 in Stafford County, Virginia - probate.
    Children:
    1. 6. Richard Fossaker was born before 1650 in Stafford County, Virginia; died after 1700 in Stafford County, Virginia.

  6. 14.  John Withers was born on 30 Mar 1634 in Arkholme, Melling, Lancaster, England (son of William Withers); died in 1699 in St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.

    John married Anne MNU Withers after 1654 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Anne died about 1696 in Stafford County, Virginia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  7. 15.  Anne MNU Withers died about 1696 in Stafford County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mary Withers was born about 1663 in Stafford County, Virginia; died in in Stafford County, Virginia.