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

Family: Zachariah Brazier / Elizabeth Fowke (F14471)

m. 3 Nov 1759


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  • Father | Male
    Zachariah Brazier

    Born  Between 1710 and 1727  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aft 1760  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  3 Nov 1759  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Fowke

    Born  27 Apr 1727  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Apr 1797  Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  John Buckner | F14470 
    Married  Bef 1750  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Chandler Fowke | F01580 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Fossaker | F01580 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Sarah Harrison Brazier

    Born  Abt 1760  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Cannon | F19447 
    Married     

  • Notes 
    • Two Different Marriage Dates for Elizabeth Buckner and Zachariah Brazier

      Zachariah Brazier and Elizabeth Buckner, November 12, 1733
      http://www.kykinfolk.com/stafford/marriages/1700marriagesac.htm

      and

      November 03, 1759; St. Paul's Parish Register, Stafford County, Virginia; 1715-1798; compiled by John Baily Calvert Nicklin

      as shown by the marriage contract, they correct date is 1759.
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      Scott D Kendall

      Ruth & Sam Sparacio, compilers, Deed Abstracts of Stafford County, CA 1722-1728 & 1755-1765. p. 139-140.
      P 241-243 This indenture tripartite made 5th November 1759 between Capt Zacharias Brazier of the one part & Mrs. Elizabeth Buckner of County of Stafford Widow of the second part and Gerard Fowke & Chandler Fowke of said county Gent and James Bowie of Town of Port Royal Merchant of third part. Whereas a marriage by God is shortly to be had between the sd Zacharias & Elizabeth and Elizabeth is now possessed in her own right of a number of negroe slaves among who are the following (6 named) now this indenture witnesseth that Elizabeth in consideration intended marriage and with consent of said Zacharias that a suitable and comfortable provision may be made for her in case she survives him doth grant to said Gerard Fooke, Chandler Fooke and James Bowie the said negros upon the trusts and to purposes mentioned that is to say that…will permit the said Elizabeth & her assigns to hold said negroes & take the rents and profits thereof to her own proper use until the said marriage shall take effect and after solemnized…will permit said Zacharias and his assigns to enjoy the same and take the rent & profits during his natural life after death of Zacharias will permit Elizabeth & her assigns to possess so long as she shall live and upon trustees…shall divide among all & every the sons and daughters of the sd Zacharias & Elizabeth—if they leave any such issue provided if Elizabeth should happen to survive Zacharias without leaving any issue of the said marriage that then the negroes with their increase remain to said Elizabeth and her heirs as if sd marriage had never taken effect.
      Signed: Zachr. Brazier, Elizabeth Buckner In presence of William Stuart, Zach. Taliaferro, Mary Taliaferro, Susanna Fooke.
      At court held for Stafford County 13th November 1759. Deed of contract admitted and recorded