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

Sarah Emily Edwards

Female 1780 - 1826  (46 years)


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  • Name Sarah Emily Edwards 
    Born 2 Apr 1780  Washington, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Nov 1826  Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I000674  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Jacob Edwards,   b. 1753, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1791, Mason County, Kentucky - Written Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Marshall,   b. Abt 1759, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 Sep 1798, Mason County, Kentucky - Probate record Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1779  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Curtis,   b. 30 Jun 1770, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1833, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1796  Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F00405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      ..I, Jacob Edwards, ... First of all give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife, Elizabeth,the plantation whereon I now dwell containing one hundred and twelve acres during her natural life likewise a Negro girl called Clary during her natural life also Widowhood also the whole of my household furniture and stock of every kind during her widowhood and then to be equally divided amongst four children to wit Sarah Emily, Milly, Mary and Alexander.
      Also I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Sarah Emily one hundred acres of Land lying on the north of Licking river due on a Bond from John Curtis assigned by John Harding to her and her heirs and assigns forever.
      Also I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughers Milly and Mary whatever is recovered ow William Wood and Arthur Fox concerning a bond I obtained of them for two hundred acres of land and that sum or sums of money obtained from the said Wood and Fox to b laid out in purchase of Lands by my Exeecutors for my two daughters aforesaid and to be equally divided between them to them and their heirs and assigns forever-
      Also I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son Alexander four out lots adjoining the town of Washington containing by estimation twenty acres and one quarter of an acre to be sold by my Executors after the crops are gathered in this present year also the money arising from the sale of said lots to be laid out in lands and the said lands purchased by my Executors to him his heirs and assigns forever.
      Also I give and bequeath unto Sinah Sudduth one hundred acres of land being a Military survey located and surveyed by John P. Banion lying about three miles up Three Mile Creek on the North side of the Ohio River nearly opposite to Limestone to his and her heirs assigns forever
      Also I desire my Executors to sell my lot in Washington which I purchased of James Key likewise to sell and dispose of all my blacksmith tools to satisfy my Trifling Out debts and the balance to be for the use of my family.
      Hereby revoking all other Wills by me heretofore made I also appoint my beloved wife Elizabeth Executrix also my father James Edwards Richard Marshall and George Edwards Whole and Sole Executors of and Esecutors of this my last will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal Assigned this ninth day of April Anno Domini One Thousand Seven hundred and ninety one. Jacob Edwards (Seal) Signed sealed published and declared in the presence of
      James Stephenson
      John West
      John Rains

      Source:
      Clift, G. Glenn
      History of Maysville and Mason County.
      Lexington, Kentucky.: Transylvania Print. Co., 1936, 469 pgs

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