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

James Frier

Male Abt 1730 - 1771  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name James Frier  [1
    Born Abt 1730  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Sep 1771  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021959  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Father James Frier,   b. Bef 1710,   d. 20 Oct 1766, Londonderry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Mother Jean MNU Frier,   b. Bef 1714,   d. 6 Apr 1771, Cecil County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Family ID F13324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Bayles,   b. 26 Jun 1744, Middlesex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1764  Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F51271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will Book A, Page 340, Loudoun County, Virginia.
      15 Mar 1771 10 Sep 1771
      ". . . I give and bequeath in the following manner: Viz. First of all my
      desire is that the whole of my estate be sold at public sale (if my
      Executors hereafter named see cause) and the money arising by the sale
      after my just debts are paid to be equally divided between my four
      children Viz. (Daniel Frier, Robert Frier, Hannah Frier, and Pheby
      Frier.) Except ten pounds and my desire is that my oldest son, Daniel
      Frier, should have that over and above an equal part with the rest of the
      children. The whole when divided to be put out at interest, at the
      discretion of my executors and not to be paid the children until they
      arrive (the boys) to the age of twenty-one and the girls to the age of
      eighteen or marriage. My desire also is that my son Daniel Frier be
      bound to his uncle Robert Muir at the discretion of my executors to learn
      the trade and mastery of a Taylor, and my son Robert Frier to his uncle
      George Kilgore to learn the trade of a blacksmith. Also that my two
      daughters live with their mother provided its in her power to provide
      suitably for them and takes proper care of their education, and in case
      it should not be in her power or she should neglect their education, that
      then my Executors provide for them in the best manner they can. My
      desire also is that my Executors pay my wife whatever they think
      reasonable for a few years towards the maintenance of the two girls that
      live with her. My wife's riding saddle is not to be appraised nor sold
      as a part of my estate, neither a set of curtains which she claims . My
      desire is that George Kilgore and John Moss be Executors of this my last
      will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
      affixed my seal this 15th day of March 1771."
      Signed, Sealed, Published and declared James Frier
      in the presence of John Boyles
      James Marshall
      At a court continued and held for Loudoun County, September the 10th 1771
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      This will was proved by the oaths of John Boyles and James Marshall,
      witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of George
      Kilgore, one of the Executors therein named who made oath according to
      law. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due
      form giving security. Whereupon he together with Robert Mure his
      security entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the penalty of four
      hundred pounds current money with condition as the law directs and
      liberty is reserved to John Moss the other Executor to qualify at any
      time hereafter if he shall think fit to join in the probate.
      Test Cha Binns

  • Sources 
    1. [S938503] Bayles-Frier-Kilgore.

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