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

Susannah Monroe

Female 1695 - 1752  (57 years)


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  • Name Susannah Monroe 
    Born 1695  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Nov 1752  Belle-Air, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012453  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 

    Father Andrew Monroe,   b. 1661, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1714, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Spence,   b. 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1708, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charles Tyler,   b. Abt 1695, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1730, Stafford County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles 'Capt' Tyler,   b. Between 1716 and 1724, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1768, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Jane Tyler,   b. Aft 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Halifax, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Tyler,   b. Abt 1718, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     4. Benjamin Tyler,   b. Bef 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     5. John Tyler
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F08160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Linton,   b. Abt 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1736, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Sep 1730  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Linton,   b. Abt 1729, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1822, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
     2. William Linton,   b. Abt 1731, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Dettington Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     3. John "Jr" Linton,   b. Abt 1732, Dettingen Parish, Prince Wiliam County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F08161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Benjamin Grayson,   b. 1684, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Belle-Air, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1733  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Grayson,   b. Between 1733 and 1741, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Fairfax County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Spence Rev. Monroe Grayson,   b. 1734, Belle Air, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1798, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. William Grayson,   b. 1736, Colchester, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1790, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Susanna Monroe Grayson,   b. 1743, Colchester, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F05549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS p. 9 June ye 27th 1730 In Obedience to an Order of Stafford County Court We the Subscribers being first sworn have valued & appraised Estate of Mr. CHARLES TAYLER Deced as follows:
      Items listed and valued Total 111..3..
      Errors Excepted this 9th Septr. 1730
      Willm. Linton

      SUSANA LINTON Admx. of CHARLES TYLER
      The above appraisers sworn before me THOS. HARRISON
      At Court held for Stafford County 9th September 1730 Wm. Linton and Susanna his wife Administr. of CHARLES TAYLOR Deced - made oath to this additional Inventory and Appraisement ordered to be recorded.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:37:49
      Prince William Reliquary
      URL: http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:QeEp1nI9jIAJ:www.pwcgov.org/docLibrary /PDF/001964.pdf+%22benjamin+grayson%22,+%22prince+william+county,+virginia %22&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=7

      Susannah Monroe (ca.1698-1752) The Full Circle of Her Life[Virginia R. Redden, NVG 4:4, 343-357]Research on Susannah Monroe, one of four children of Andrew Monroe (1661-1714) and one of fourteen grandchildren of Andrew Monroe the immigrant (ca.1615-1668). Susannah was born in Westmoreland and was married three times to (1) Charles Tyler, (2) William Linton, (3) Benjamin Grayson Jr. and ended up raising her 10 children in Stafford, Prince William and Fairfax Counties. A decendancy chart follows the article. Names of those associated with Prince William County: Francis Jackson; William Linton parents John Linton and Anne Barton, siblings Moses, Ann, Frances, Constant, John Jr., and Lettice Linton; George Bret(t); Susannah's children: Anne and John Linton; Dr. James Nisbett (Nesbett); Benjamin Grayson; Elizabeth (Betty) Elliott; William Ellzey (Pr. Wm. Co.'s Deputy King's Attorney); Belle Air plantation.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:11:26
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 396

      [Prince William Deed Book K, pp. 132 to

      136. Abstract]: Deeds of lease and release dated 27 and 28 May 1739: Benjamin Grayson of county of Prince William, Gent., and Susanna his wife to ffrancis Wright of same county for 100. a plantation of 711 acres formerly granted to said Benjamin Grayson by deed from the Proprietor's office of the Northern Neck of Virginia 2 Aug. 1731, in the county of Prince William upon a branch of the North fork of Bull run on the ridge joining upon the branches of Elk licking run & bounded [etc.]

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      BENJA GRAYSON SUSANA L GRAYSON

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      THOS. HARRISON JUNR. WILL. DENT MOSES LINTON JOHN TURLEY.

      This property, to which Francis4 Wright had removed by July, 1741, was about twelve miles west of Francis Awbrey's estate, and twenty miles northwest from Leesylvania, and about twenty-eight miles north of the estate on which his brother John4 settled in 1741. Thus these brothers became well separated topographically. Soon after the date of the above-mentioned deed, the remaining two-thirds of the thousand-acre Leesylvania plantation were sold by Francis4 Wright for a sum approximating $5,000 in present currency to the same Henry Lee, of whom his father, John3 Wright, had purchased it in 1723. This is the instrument in which Francis4 Wright calls himself the eldest son of his father:
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:14:06
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 395

      Prince William County Deed Book D, pp.

      127, 128, 129, 130, 131. Abstract]: 27 & 28 May 1739, two deeds of lease and release by ffrancis Wright of the parish of Hamilton in the County of Prince William planter and Anne his wife to Benjamin Grayson of the same, gent.; for 100 all that plantation, . . . 333 acres . . . on Powels Creek in the County of Prince William it being the third part of 1000 acres formerly sold by Henry Lee unto John Wright, deced, father to the afsd. ffrancis Wright, as by deed dated 25 June MDCCXXV(+) . . . bounded Beginning at Divers marked Saplins nigh the stump of an Hiccory corner to the land of Burdidge at Muscle Island & extending thence North two hundred & forty four poles to a Spanish Red oak, thence North 52 degrees west 300 poles to a Box oak saplin & a Red oak on an Ivy point, thence South nine degrees East 363 poles to Powel's Creek, thence down the Creek the several meanders thereof to the beginning . . .

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      FFRANCIS. WRIGHT Anne U WRIGHT

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      THOS. HARRISON JUNR WILL DENT MOSES LINTON JOHN TURLEY

      Acknowledged in Court 28 May 1739 and ordered recorded.

      On the same day that Francis Wright sold this third of his patrimony for a sum then equal to about $2,000, he purchased of the same Benjamin Grayson 711 acres lying about twenty-five miles northwest of his late father's estate, which new property had been first occupied by a

      (+) In this reference made sixteen years after the date of the original deed Francis4 Wright errs, for the original deed to his father was dated August 27, 1723.


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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      18 Sept. 1744, Lease. Maj. Benjamin Grayson, Parish Hamilton, Prince William Co. & Susanna, his w.
      and George Bryn, Surveyor, same Co. & parish. 200 A. Truro. Fairfax Co. above Goose Creek. branches of "Tuskarora, granted John Richardson 7 July, 1731, sold to sd. Benj. Grayson, deed in Prince Wm. Co. 16 May 1733. Wit. R. Boggess, Wm. Peake, Benj. Adams, Chas Green. 20 Sept. 1744, p. 242
      === Now day Loudoun Co.
      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735; Pages 105-108. Sept. 17, 1733. Benjamin Grayson of Pr. William to John Mercer of Stafford, Gent....for 36 lbs curr. money...973 a. ....upon the head droughts of the south fork of Lymestone br. of Potomack River....deed of lease and release.
      Benja. Grayson
      Wit: John Gregg, R. Stace, James Porteus.
      Rec'd. of John Mercer sum of 36 lbs. curr. money Sept. 18, 1733. At court Sept. 19, 1733 Benjamin Grayson acknowledged this release with receipt endorsed to John Mercer and Susanna wife of Benjamin relinquished her right of Dower to lands conveyed.
      Pages 108-109. The Rt. Hon. Thomas Lord Fairfax of Leeds Castle in Co. of Kent in Scotland Proprietor of the North. Neck....grant unto Benjamin Grayson of Pr. William Co....tract containing 973 a. ....upon the head draughts of south fork of Lymstone br. of Potomack River. March 18, 1731.Robert Carter
      At court Sept. 19, 1733 in Pr. William Co. This deed from Proprietor for 973 a. is admitted to record.

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