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

Rawleigh Colston

Male 1747 - 1829  (81 years)


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  • Name Rawleigh Colston  [1
    Born 11 May 1747  Exeter Lodge, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1829  'Honeywood', Berkeley County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I004788  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2019 

    Father Travers Colston,   b. 4 Jan 1714/15, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1751, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Susannah Opie,   b. 5 Feb 1719/20, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married Abt 1744  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01991  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Marshall,   b. 1756, Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, 'Honeywood', Berkeley County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1785  Richmond Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/henrico/vitals/marriages/misc0001.t xt

      Henrico County VA - Marriages performed 1700-1791; St. John's Church 1785: Oct 15.........COLSTON, Rawleigh, and MARSHALL, Elizabeth
    Children 
     1. Edward Colston,   b. 25 Dec 1786, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1851, "Honeywood, Berkeley County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Mary Isham Colston,   b. 23 Jan 1789, Honeywood, Plantation, Berkeley County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1844, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2019 
    Family ID F03562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kycampbe/willsbookB.htm
      URL title: Wills of Campbell County Will Book B-1815-1830
      Note:
      Colston, Rawleigh
      Page 273 September 26, 1818
      of Berkley Co VA, wife; Elizabeth, land in Berkley Co. Maidstone Manor on banks of Potomac River, sons; Edward, Thomas Marshall, Rawleigh, John daughters; Mary Isham Thomas, Lucy Ann, grandchildren; William & Mary Susan Leigh, children of daughter Susan Leigh, deceased, son-in-law; Benjamin Watkins Leigh extensive will
      Codocil: July 4, 1822 Probate: March 1829
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kycampbe/robertstubbsdeed.htm
      Campbell County Deeds and Court Orders
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      Note: Robert Stubbs

      Mason County Courthouse March 25, 1801

      Rawleigh Colston of Frederick County, Virginia and Robert Stubbs of Campbell County, Kentucky for and in consideration of the rents Covenants agreements and reservation herein after mentioned on the part of Robert Stubbs hath granted and to Farm for during the term of his the said Robert Stubbs natural life aged 48 years and the life of his son, James Robert Stubbs aged 5 years (Note: they had another son John Grant Stubbs born November 12, 1794 and a daughter, Harriet) 150 acres of land lying on the waters of Licking being the Lott formerly held by Advinson Rogers and sold by the Sheriff for Taxes.

      Rawleigh Colston to receive the sum of 15 Spanish milled dollars or the value thereof in other silver or gold coin on the 1st January annually during the said term and also all taxes arising on the same during the said term. One fourth of the tract in wood untouched and entire to be for the use of the said land after the expiration of the said term. Also that within ten years from the date of this Indenture shall be built on the said land a good dwelling house of the following description viz Frame Stone Brick or hewed logs, 28 feet by 18, to be a story and half high, plank floor and covered with shingles, glass windows suitable to the size of the house and finished in a workmanlike manner and a Barn 38 feet long 16 feet wide and at least 15 feet pitch to have a threshing floor 14 feet by 16 and to be covered with shingles as well thatched.

      Teste-Marshall Key, Rawleight Colston by his attorney in fact Thomas Marshall Junr. and Robert Stubbs
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      1751-1753 Record Book #2; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 67
      Colston, Travers, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 4 March 1749/50-W. P. 12 November 1751
      Son William Colston, my negro boy Will that now waits in the house, my silver watch, all my plate that is marked with a coat of arms, a mourning ring of thirty shillings value.
      Daughter Elizabeth Griffin Colston-negro wench Rachell and her child named Celly, one dozen silver spoons marked A. G. C. her choice of five of my gold rings, my high chest of drawers.
      Son Rawleigh Colston-negro boy Jemmy that now waits on him and little Isaac.
      Son Samuel Colston-negro girl Beck that now waits on him, negro boy Primus.
      Son Rawleigh Colston-my land and plantation at the head of Farnham Creek which I had by my first wife together with the land I bought of Joshua Stone, if he should die before he attain the age of twenty one years or without issue, or in case my son Rawleigh should become heir to the estate of Daniel Hornsby gent. dec'd by the death of his brother William Colston, then and in either of these cases I give the said land and plantation to my son Samuel Colston.
      Son Samuel Colston-all my land and plantation called Horsehead Quarter.
      Son Charles Colston-negroes Carpenter, Isaac, Jacob, Joe and Lettice, my silver hilted hanger and my two plain gold rings that were his mothers.
      Lindsey Opie son of Mr. Lindsey Opie dec'd, be educated and suitably maintained out of my estate during the term of four years, provided he be contented with my children under the care of my executors.
      Mr. Smith be employed to teach my children during the time and on the same terms already agreed on between him and myself, and on the same terms already agreed on between him and myself, either at my own house or at the house of the late Mr. Hornsby.
      Son Charles Colston-my now dwelling plantation and the plantation called the Forrest Quarter.
      Rest of estate both real and personal be equally divided between my four children. Charles, Elizabeth Griffin, Rawleigh and Samuel, at such time as my son Charles shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married.
      In case my son Charles comes to age and refuge to convey to my son Rawleigh, all he the said Charles his estate in the land before given to him the said Rawleigh mentioned to come to me by my first wife, or in case of death of my son Rawleigh before that time to convey to my son Samuel--his share of my estate to go to my son Rawleigh, and in case of his death to my son Samuel.
      Friends Charles Beale, Leroy Griffin, Travers Tarpley executors, and to be likewise executors in my place of the will of Daniel Hornsby gent. dec'd, and said executors to be guardian to my children till they arrive to the age of twenty one or marriage.
      Witness: Robert Clarke, Thomas Bonum and Travers Nash.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Death William Edmonds died in Sep. 1821
      Death Elias Edmonds died intestate 1 April 1811
      Deed of Trust Richard C. Edmonds &c to Inman Horner - Fauquier Co. - 1822
      Defendant James Edmonds (sheriff - admr.); William Edmonds (decd); Elias Edmonds (decd); Sarah B. Edmonds (widow); Helen Edmonds (decd); Charles L. Carter (sheriff - admr.); Richard C. Edmonds (decd); William Bell (admr.); William Bower (sheriff - admr.); Judith S. Edmonds (infant) (decd); Sarah Anne Edmonds (infant); Elizabeth Edmonds (infant); Elias Edmonds (admr.); Alexander Edmonds (decd); Thomas T. Fauntleroy (admr.); John W. Edmonds (decd); Inman Horner (trustee); James K. Marshall (exor.); John Marshall (decd); Thomas Colston (exor.); Edward Colston (exor.); Raleigh Colston (decd); Philip St. George Ambler (admr.); John Ambler (decd)
      Deponent / Affiant Samuel Gordon; Battaile Fitzhugh; John Sutphin; Daniel Johnson; Thomas McCormick; James Peters; Augustine Smith; John R. Wallace; Judith Carter; William Horner; John Edmonds
      Estate Account of Elias Edmonds decd. estate - 1811-822
      Estate Elias Edmonds estate I&A - 1812
      Family Sarah Edmonds, widow of Elias Edmonds
      Family Raleigh Colston, father of Thomas M. Colston & Edward Colston
      Family Helen Edmonds, Alexander Edmonds, John William Edmonds, Richard C Edmonds, Judith S. Edmonds, Sarah Edmonds & Elizabeth Edmonds, children of Elias Edmonds
      Family James Edmonds & William Edmonds, brothers of Elias Edmonds
      Family Judith Carter, sister of Elias Edmonds
      Funeral James Thompson paid for coffin - 5 April 1811
      Locality Fauquier Co.; Frederick Co.; Shenandoah Co.; Richmond City; Berkeley Co.
      Marriage Nathaniel N. Gray -mr- Sarah Anne Edmonds, daughter of Elias Edmonds
      Marriage John H. Parrott -mr- Elizabeth Edmonds, daughter of Elias Edmonds
      Miller John Sutphin, miller for Elias Edmonds - 1811
      Overseer Daniel Johnson, farm manager for Elias Edmonds estate - 1815-1816
      Overseer Thomas McCormick, farm manager for Elias Edmonds estate - 1819-1820
      Plaintiff James M. Marshall
      Slave Aggy; Ailsy; Alexander; Alice; Anne Felicia; Anthony; Benjamin; Betty; Bob; Burwell; Chloe (aka Cloe); Evelina; Ezekial; Felicia; Gerrard; Hannah; Harry; Henry; Hester; Heth; Jeoffrey; James; Jesse; Judy; Lucy & child Becky (aka Bek); McHarada (aka Makhardy); Maria; Mary; Mary Anne & child Maria; Parker; Patience; Rachel; Richard; Robbin; Roger; Sampson (alias Jessey); Sarah; Shadrach; Stephen; Thornton; William - property of Elias Edmonds
      Slave Warner (17), Sam (10), Corbin (4) & Esther (2), children of Lucy; Susan (6) & Chloe (4), children of Sarah; John (6) & Walker (2), children of Betty - property of Elias Edmonds estate
      Administrative Information
      Record title Marshall vs Edmonds
      Year recorded 1853
      Collection CR-CI-H
      Record ID 180-8
      End Notes
      Preserved by City of Fredericksburg
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 9/5/2002

  • Sources 
    1. [S044832] Paxton.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002

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