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

Reuben R. Marshall

Male 1798 -


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  • Name Reuben R. Marshall 
    Born 1798  Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I006301  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 

    Father George Marshall,   b. 19 Mar 1774, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1827, Caldwell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Anne Rossell,   b. Bef 1771, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1822, Caldwell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1795  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth James,   b. 1803 
    Married 20 Apr 1819  Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F04363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • James Hughes 2005-10-23 15:42:26
      CALDWELL COUNTY, Kentucky GUARDIANS' BONDS 1823-1833

      17 Mar 1828 John W. Marshall appointed guardian for George Marshall, one of the heirs and infants of George Marshall
      dec'd. Security: Reuben R. Marshall.

      21 Apr 1828 John W. Marshall appointed guardian for Gabriel R. Marshall, infant son of Geo. Marshall dec'd. Security:
      David Doom.

      21 July 1828 Samuel P. L. Marshall appointed guardian of David D. Marshall, heir and infant of Geo. Marshall dec'd.
      Securities: C.C. Cobb & James W. Leigh.

      1830 Caldwell Co KY Census
      Samuel Marshall 10011-11001 (Town of Eddyville)
      John Marshall 20001-11001 (Town of Eddyville)
      Wm Marshall 00011-200002 (lived between the Rivers)
      Reubin Marshall 200011-200101 (church division? )
      So all but John had a male in the household who could have married in 1830.

      Stewart Stafford, father of Lucinda Stafford is listed in NW Princeton, Caldwell Co KY in the 1830 census. 11100001-0002401

      1840 Caldwell Co KY Census
      John W Marshall 3210001-010101
      S.P.L. Marshall 110011-10101
      Geo M Marshall 110001-10002
      Reuben Marshall 0110001-0111001
      Wm Marshall 100001-1210002
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      Will of Reuben R. MARSHALL In the name of Almighty God, I Reuben R. MARSHALL of the County of Caldwell and state of Kentucky, being sound in mind and of disposing memory and feeling the importance of properly arranging my temparal affairs do stat , when I may be called hence, ther may be no difficulty in regard to such ________as may by me left. I therefore do make and ordain this my last will and testament, In the first place and above all I command my spirit into the hands of my Merrciful Creator and my body to the tomb and there I desire all my just debts of my character paid off out of my personal estate.

      2ndly, I will and bequeath to my son in law Robert R. FLEMING 174 acres of land beginning at my upper corner tree and running down the River 87 poles to two Elms and box Elders thence East 320 poles to a Ca__ white Oak which is James DENNINGTON's corner tree thence South 9 degrees East 87 Poles to my upper and original line cornering in said line and then with sd line West 320 poles to the beginning this tract of land I charge my son in law Robert R. FLEMING seven dollars per acre in consequences of the white Oak timber which he got with New Land, also a negro girl named Inidy 15 or 16 years of age for which I charge nine hundred and fifty dollars, the horse bed card __given to him is not to be charged as I allow to give all my children Equal in that respect without working my account of it.

      3rdly I will and bequeath to my son John W. MARSHALL that tract or parcel of land lying between Robert R. FLEMING's lower line and the big ditch running down to the Ditch, thence East 320 Poles to James DENNINGTON's line, thence with said line South & East to Robert R. FLEMING's white oak ____ tree, thence west with sd R. R. FLEMMING'S line 320 poles to the beginning for which I charge five dollars per acre as my son John receives it without white Oak timber or improvement (or at least without much improvement) also a negro man named Joe about 24 years of age for whom I charge Six Hundred and fifty Dollars. I also charge my son John W. MARSHALL with cash paid for him five hundred and eighty eight Dollars & 69 cents for which I hold his note without interest, Also there is a small book account that he must pay to me or to the estate, (I use the word charge in this testament simply to show what I wish each of my children to allow for their property in settling with each other)

      4thly I will and bequeath to my son Gabriel R. MARSHALL THE TRACT OR PARACEL OF LAND LYING BETWEEN THE Big Ditch and my lower line running from the Mouth of said ditch down the River to my lower corner, thence with my lower line East 320 poles to a Maple near corner of James YATES. Thence South 9 East to a corner to be made by him and my son John W. MARSHALL in James YATES or James 'S line as the corner from the mouth of the Big Ditch (which is due East) may determine thence West to the Mouth of the sd Ditch for which I charge seven dollars per acre in consequence of improvements also a negro boy about 13 or 14 years of age named Henry for whom I charge five hundred dollars. I also will my son Gabriel R. MARSHALL my gold watch as an Extra compensation for his boy Henry working for me, after my son Gabriel is of age.

      5thly I will and bequeath to my two Grand Children Elizabeth Jane and Reuben Ebenezer WALKER infant children of Chittenden and Nancy WALKER (decd, as much in money as will equal one of my own children, my money to be equally divided between Elizabeth Jane and Reuben Ebenezer WALKER, so that the two grand children shall have as much as one of my own children. Now their Mother Nancy WALKER bought a bear___ and small table at her husbands sale which are with me yet, there was same thing over one hundred dollars due my Grand children on Chittenden WALKERs estate and rest of his land, which is Eighteen Dollars per acre ___ which I r___ I allow to be applied to their raising clothing and education. I also will that each one of them shall have a bed and beding and a horse sadle and bridle each worth seventy five Dollars, which shall not be charged to them as I have done towards my own children , Now if either of these my Grand Children should die before receiving this property, the surviver be it which it may shall receive the whole sum which is due to them both. And if they both should die even after receiving the property to be equally divided amongst the rest of my children.

      6thly To my beloved wife Elizabeth, I will and bequeath during her natural life the use and benefit of my houses and buildings of all discription house hold and Chitden furniture (as such of it at least as she may chose or want to keep for her own use) also my garden and orchard, also 25 acres of the best corn land on my plantation also two of the best horses on the plantation and yoke of Stears my waggon and two plows, all to be of her own chosing. I also will to her during her life time, my servants Ellick and Easter also as many cows and calves as she may want to keep for her own use, also as many sows and pigs as she may think, merpany for her suppor, she is to have the liberty of choosing such stock as she wants and if there is any thing else, needed to make her perfectly comfortable in every respect whatever, she is to have it without hinderance. I wish my sons to pay strict attention to her and provid for her comfort in every respect and not let her suffer for anything in life

      7thly To my two sons John W. and Gabriel R. MARSHALL I will and bequeath jointly two negroes, George about 20 years of age and Sam about 8 or 10 years of age, together with all my personal property, not otherwise specifically devised, also all my personal and real estate which may remain at my wife's death of any description, but, I wish it distinctly understood that my John W. and Gabriel R. MARSHALL, shall pay to my two Grand Children Elizabeth Jane and Reuben Ebenezer WALKER the sum which may be due them according to the tener and specifications of this will and testment and also to Robert R. FLEMING if after my estate is equally divided amongst my children, he should not have received as much as any one of the other children in that case, he shall receive what he lacks in cash to make him equal with the other children, but my sons John W. and Gabriel R. MARSHALL shall not be forced to pay the money over the heirs under there years from my death in settling with the children they shall in all cases be governed by the prices, which I have charged in this will and testament.
      ! 8thly I will that my servant Willis shall have the liberty of hiring his own time at the rate of five Dollars per a_____ so that he may stay with his family and I wish my sons to protect him and see that no person shall impose on him nor in any way mistreat him.

      9thly If Gabriel R. MARSHALL's boy Henry should die before he receives him, in that case, the sd Gabriel R. MARSHALL shall have credit in this will and testament for the sum of five hundred Dollars
      ! 10thly The Expeication of this will and testament I have divided my tract of land between my son in law Robert R. FLEMING and my two sons John W. and Gabriel R. MARSHALL as I thought the ____situation required, Some therefore will have more and some less They that have more must therefore pay to the other children so as to make all my children equally benefitted in my entire estate according to the prices and tenor of this will and testament.

      Lastly, I appoint my wife Elizabeth as Executrix, my two sons John W. and Gabriel R. MARSHALL together with my friend Willis B. MACHEN as my Executors of this my last will and testament and give to them or either of them full authority to make conveyances of any real estate I may have disposed of and not have ____ and may God Guide and enable them to doe justice to themselves and all the parties concerned, executed this 9th day of April 1853. /s/ Reuben R. MARSHALL, witness G. D. COBB, Charles WOOD

      Phoebe, Tom and Martha, children of Lydia, a free woman of color, apprenticed to Reuben R. MARSHALL; Phoebe, 9 years of age the 6th of last April; Thomas, 8 years of age the 4th of this month and Martha, 11 years of age the 14th Feby next. Thomas is to learn the art, trade and mystery of a farmer until he is age 21 and the Phoebe and Martha, the trade of spinsters until they are age 18. [Indentures of Apprenticeship 1811-1845, p. 116, 9 Dec 1833]

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