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

Col. William Marshall

Male 1730 - 1810  (79 years)


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  • Name William Marshall  [1
    Title Col. 
    Born 27 Aug 1730  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jun 1810  Fairhope, Henry County, Kentucky - Inventory (Franklin County, Kentucky) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I005221  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father William Marshall,   b. Abt 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Nov 1757, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Williams,   b. 1697, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Oct 1717  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F03206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Clark McLeod,   b. 1742, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1809, Trimble County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1767  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Marshall,   b. 14 Jul 1769, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne Clark Marshall,   b. 10 Feb 1772, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Henry County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Frances Marshall,   b. 1 Sep 1774, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Marshall,   b. 10 Nov 1776, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Marshall,   b. 10 Nov 1779, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1854, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. George Rogers Marshall,   b. 10 Apr 1782, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Henry County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Marshall,   b. 27 Sep 1784, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1830, Ohio River, Caledonea, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     8. Robert Marshall,   b. 25 Feb 1787, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Lucy Marshall,   b. 6 Oct 1789, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F03677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Paxton.FTW]

      P. 701-702 of "VA Vital Records". See P. 300 of "Gen of VA Families" He-P[Paxton.FTW]

      P. 257 & 258 of "Ky General."
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      looks like Colonial has it right

      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/drawerIII/disk8/CC/BA/024/M0314?98
      URL title: R. Bolling Batte Papers -- Biographical Card Files - Marshall, R - Card 98 of 129
      Note:
      Spouse: Anne Clark McCleod

      "Colonial Families of the Southern States of America," by Stella Pickett Hardy, published in 1968, lists the following children of William Marshall and Anne McLeod:

      Elizabeth Marshall m. Hugh Roy
      Annie Clark Marshall m. William Samuels
      Frances Marshall m. Robert Thompkins
      Mary Marshall m. William Webb
      Robert Marshall
      Sarah Marshall m. R. C. Anderson
      Lucy Marshall
      George Rogers Marshall m. Mary Hoskins
      John Marshall m. Mildred Field

      In "Virginia Cousins," page 469, it is said that "Lucy Goode m. Col. William Marshall, of Mecklenburg County, Virginia., son of William and Anne McLeod Marshall, of Caroline County, grandson of William and Elizabeth Marshall, of Mecklenburg County, nephew of John and Eliz. Markham Marshall, whose descendants are enumerated in Paxton's 'Marshall Family,' brother of Sarah (Marshall) Anderson, from whom descended the Andersons of Virginia..."

      "The Marshall Family," page 11, by W. M. Paxton, published in 1885, names the following child of William Marshall:

      Col. William Marshall m. Lucy Goode
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/data/va+index+76291034596 13+F
      URL title: King William County, Virginia - Will: Abraham Ferguson, 1762/63
      Note:

      King William County, Virginia - Will: Abraham Ferguson, 1762/63

      Submitted by Anne Avery Hunter

      WILL OF ABRAHAM FERGUSON, 1762/63

      In the name of God Amen I Abraham Farguson of the parish of St. John & County of King William being very sick & weak in Boddy though blest by God of sound memory and knowing the uncertainty of this transetory Life & that all men sooner or later must die I constitute ordane and make this my last will & Testament in form & manner following. Viz I bequeath my sole to God that gave it & my boddy to be decently buried at the descretion of my Excrs hereafter named. Item - my just debts and funeral expenses being paid I give my son Wm. Farguson a negro sire named Patty to him & his heirs forever. Item - I give to my daughter Betty Farguson a negro girl named Liddy to her & her heirs forever. Item - I give to my son Abraham Farguson 2 negro children, one named Amsted and the other named Rachel to him & his heirs forever. Item - I give to my daughter Milly Farguson one negro child named Glochester to her & her heirs forever. Item - I give my tracts of land lying in Spotsylvania Co. containing about 600 & 12 acres to be divided equally between my two sons William & Abraham to them & their heirs forever after the decease of my beloved wife Milly to whom I give possession of the same tract of land during her life or widowhood. Item - I give to my beloved wife Milly one negro named Cyrus and one named Sarah. Item - I leave to my beloved wife Milly & to her disposal such of my estate as is now in Mr. Marshall's possession. I then appoint Col. John Crane & Mr. John Estes Exrs of this my last will & Testament. Moreover my will & interest is that in case any one of my children should die before they come to age, then what is left them shall be equally divided among the remaining. In wittness to these presents I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 25th day of Sept. 1762. sealed & delivered in the presents of

      Peggy Bird his
      Thos Pannell Abraham X Farguson
      Samuel Farguson mark

      King Wm. May Court 1763. This will was presented in Court by John Crane one of the Excrs named who made oath hereto according to law & entered into & acknowledged Bond with Simple Security & the same being proved by the oath of John Pannell a wittness hereto & ordered to be recorded & on the motion of the said Excrs. certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate in due form.
      By the Court
      Ed Buckley Clk.
      A Copes
      John Quarles D. C.

      [Transcribed by Anne Avery Hunter from the original in the possession of Mrs. Richard Ellis Hutchison, Syracuse, Cooper Co, Missouri 1975]
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      Title Marshall, William.
      Note Place of residence: Caroline County.
      Note Court booklet(s): I, p. 6; II, p. 20.
      Note Certificates: 3.
      Note Lists: I, p. 33.
      Summary The certificates issued by the commissioners of the provision law include date, a description of the item impressed including its value, and the name of the owner of the item. Court booklets and lists compiled by the county courts contain excerpts from the court proceedings and lists of authenticated certificates. The commissionerís books recorded the date payment was authorized, the name of the claimant, and a description of the property.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Court Booklets and Lists (reels 1-4) (arranged by county).
      Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Certificates (reels 8-18) (arranged by county).
      Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Commissionerís Books (Nos. 1-3, reel 5; Nos. 4-5, reel 6).
      Biog./Hist. Note During its session begun in May 1780 the General Assembly passed an act authorizing the governor to impress supplies needed by the American army. The governor appointed commissioners of the provision law in each locality to carry out the terms of the act. The commissioner, when he impressed property, gave the owner a certificate describing what was taken. Between 1781 and 1783 county courts held special sessions at which certificates were presented and authenticated, and booklets listing authenticated certificates were compiled and sent to Richmond for settlement. Two commissioners appointed to settle the claims recorded those for which they authorized payment, and warrants were issued by the auditor of public accounts.
      Related Work These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Public Claims. Impressed Property Claims and are housed in the Library of Virginia.
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 24
      DURRETT, RICHARD, Spotsylvania County, d. July 28, 1767, Executors Bond dated July 4, 1768. Wit. Benjamin Tompkins, John Summers. Ex. wife, Sarah; son William; William Marshall; John Lewis. Leg. wife Sarah; lands in Spotsylvania and Caroline Cos. to be divided between all my boys which I now have, or shall have. Any estate that shall fall to me by the death of Elizabeth Marshall, or any other person, to be equally divided amongst all my children. My daughter and younger children to be supported until they shall marry and come to lawful age. (Page 328)
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 76
      2000 William Marshall, guard. to Ann, Richard, Marshall, James and Sally Durrett, orphs. of Richard Durrett, with John Estes and William Rogers, sec. Sept. 4, 1769.
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      From "Genealogies of Virginia Families IV", He-S, Marshall Notes, p.301, in Virginia Genealogies #1, pre-1600-1900s (genealogy.com image):

      "William Marshall lived and died at "Fairhope" (name of residence) on his 1000 acre survey on Little Kentucky. This William Marshall (not to be confused with Rev William Marshall who also lived and died in Henry County, Kentucky) died intestate in 1810; the appraisers were sworn by W Webb, Justice of the Peace, Aug. 25, 1810; see Will Book 1, p.240. His son, John Marshall, was appointed administrator and filed his inventory, of date Sept. 3, 1810, which was ordered recorded at Sept. Term 1810, see p. 241. The settlement of the Will was filed at May Court 1812. Among the items are the following: "For clothing bought for Lucy Marshall at her father's funeral 16.67 1/2." "Paid to James John for making coffin for said Lucy Marshal 11.00."

      "Deed Book 4, p. 504 gives the distribution of Williams estate. Heirs of William Marshall decd. and Lucy Marshall, dec'd. were John Marshall, Sally Marshall, wife of Richard C Anderson, Polly Marshall, wife of William Webb, Anne C Marshall, wife of (William John) Samuel, dec'd., and Frances, wife of Robert Tompkins." The Heirs and representives of decendents met in the house of John Samuel in New Castle County on 25 Feb 1813."
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://virginiadot.org/VTRC/main/online_reports/pdf/76-r27.pdf
      URL title: Albemarle County Road Orders 1783-1816
      Note:
      11 March 1784 N.S. Ord. Bk. 1783-1785, p.124
      Ordered that Joshiah Wood, Richard Durrett, Samuel Austin and William Marshall or any three of them do View the way from the road by Mr Josiah Woods, to William Fretwells mill, and makereport ot the next Court the most convenient way for a road in the conveniences and inconveniences attending the same.
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      James Hughes 2005-08-14 19:56:01
      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=12&last=&g_p=G24&collec tion=LO Grant
      Title Tillinghast, Nicholas V.
      Publication 5 March 1791.
      Gen. note Lands in Kentucky.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
      Note Location: Mason County (Ky.).
      Description: 3274 1/2 acres on the waters of the Ohio adjoining a Survey of William Alexander, and an entry in the name of James Wilkinson, Alexr. D. Orr, Benjamin Grayson, and William Marshall Jr. for 37.256 acres.
      Source: Land Office Grants No. 24, 1791-1792, p. 12 (Reel 90).
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      Link: http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmar sha&id=I22843
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      GLEANINGS FROM OLD NEWSPAPERS

      Digest of the Virginia Herald and Fredericksburg Advertiser, published in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

      Janurary 6, 1791-This issue contains notice of mare strayed from, "The plantation of Captain William Marshall in the upper end of Caroline."

      Source:
      Wingfield, Marshall,
      A history of Caroline County, Virginia : from its formation in 1727 to 1924
      Richmond, Virginia.: Press of Trevvet Christian & Co., 1924, 543 pgs.
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      Title Marshall, William.
      Note Place of residence: Caroline County.
      Note Court booklet(s): I, p. 6; II, p. 20.
      Note Certificates: 3.
      Note Lists: I, p. 33.
      Summary The certificates issued by the commissioners of the provision law include date, a description of the item impressed including its value, and the name of the owner of the item. Court booklets and lists compiled by the county courts contain excerpts from the court proceedings and lists of authenticated certificates. The commissionerís books recorded the date payment was authorized, the name of the claimant, and a description of the property.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Court Booklets and Lists (reels 1-4) (arranged by county).
      Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Certificates (reels 8-18) (arranged by county).
      Available on microfilm. Public Service Claims. Commissionerís Books (Nos. 1-3, reel 5; Nos. 4-5, reel 6).
      Biog./Hist. Note During its session begun in May 1780 the General Assembly passed an act authorizing the governor to impress supplies needed by the American army. The governor appointed commissioners of the provision law in each locality to carry out the terms of the act. The commissioner, when he impressed property, gave the owner a certificate describing what was taken. Between 1781 and 1783 county courts held special sessions at which certificates were presented and authenticated, and booklets listing authenticated certificates were compiled and sent to Richmond for settlement. Two commissioners appointed to settle the claims recorded those for which they authorized payment, and warrants were issued by the auditor of public accounts.
      Related Work These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Public Claims. Impressed Property Claims and are housed in the Library of Virginia.
      Subject - Personal Marshall, William.
      Subject -Geographic Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies.
      Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims.
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      James Hughes 2005-09-24 17:21:03
      CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA; Vol 2, pp 330 - 339

      1797--October 10, Wm. Shields and Walter Herring, surety. Wm. Shields and Mary Thompson, daughter of Mathew Thompson (consent).
      Teste: Wm. Thompson, Wm. Marshall. (Signed: Matthew Thomson.)
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      James Hughes 2005-10-16 19:00:59
      Early Virginia Religious Petitions

      Early Virginia Religious Petitions
      December 5, 1777, Caroline, Favors assessment for support of religion.

      Image 2: Wm. Marshall
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      James Hughes 2005-10-16 19:44:41
      Early Virginia Religious Petitions

      Early Virginia Religious Petitions
      October 27, 1785, Caroline, Against assessment bill.

      Image 7: Wm Marshall
      Image 9: William Marshall
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      James Hughes 2005-10-17 12:46:55
      Early Virginia Religious Petitions

      Early Virginia Religious Petitions
      November 28, 1785, Spotsylvania, Against assessment bill.

      Image 3:(Th?)Marshill
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      James Hughes 2005-10-17 14:46:28
      Early Virginia Religious Petitions

      Early Virginia Religious Petitions
      November 6, 1786, King and Queen, Stratton Major, St. Stephen's, and Drysdale parishes, opposed to repeal.

      Image 10:John Marshall
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyfrankl/app-set.htm
      URL title: Franklin County, Kentucky Appraisement & Inventory Index Book 1
      Note:
      Name Document Type Date Page
      MARSHALL, William Inventory June 18, 1810 page 100
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 226

      June 26, 1762. John Graves and Susannah, his wife, of Spts. County, to John Page of same Co. 30 curr. 100 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. County, on branches of N. fork of South River, conveyed to Mark Whealer by Henry Goodloe, Gent. (since decd.), as by Deeds, June 3, 1735, etc. Henry Goodloe, Wm. Marsh, George Goodloe, Benj. Woodroof, W. Hodgson, Robt. Goodloe, George Durrett. Septr. 6, 1762.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.historiccourtrecords.org/courtrecordsearch.asp?query1=durrett%2 C+richard&process=newsearch&B1=Search
      URL title: Fredericksburg Court Record Search
      Note:
      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Comment Debt on Marshall's guardianship bond.
      Defendant William Marshall
      Guardian William Marshall guardian of Anne Durrett, Mary Durrett, Richard Durrett, Marshall Durrett, James Durrett & Sally Durrett
      Locality Caroline Co.; Spotsylvania Co.
      Plaintiff Justices of Spotsylvania Co.
      Administrative Information
      Record title [ Spotsylvania Justices vs Marshall ]
      Year recorded 1788
      Collection CR-DC-Q
      Record ID 372-10
      End Notes
      Preserved by City of Fredericksburg
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 3/1/2004
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      URL: http://www.historiccourtrecords.org/courtrecord.asp
      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Comment Debt on an executor's bond.
      Defendant William Marshall (exor. of Richard Durrett decd.)
      Guardian William Marshall guardian of James Durrett
      Locality Spotsylvania Co.; Caroline Co.
      Plaintiff Justices of Spotsylvania County
      Slave Roger; Comby; Phillis - property of Richard Durrett estate
      Administrative Information
      Record title [ Spotsylvania Justices ] vs Marshall
      Year recorded 1788
      Collection CR-DC-Q
      Record ID 372-8
      End Notes
      Preserved by City of Fredericksburg
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 3/1/2004
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.historiccourtrecords.org/courtrecordsearch.asp?query1=yates%2C+ martha&process=newsearch&B1=Search
      URL title: Fredericksburg Court Record Search
      Note:
      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Death abated Apr. 1796 by the death of William Marshall
      Defendant William Marshall
      Locality Caroline Co.
      Plaintiff Martha Yates
      Administrative Information
      Record title Yates vs Marshall
      Year recorded 1796
      Collection CR-DC-L
      Record ID 390-94
      End Notes
      Preserved by Virginia Circuit Court Records Preservation Program
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 10/21/2002

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

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