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

Robert Sanford

Male Abt 1730 - 1787  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Robert Sanford  [1
    Born Abt 1730  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jul 1787  Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022529  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Robert Sanford,   b. Abt 1695, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1738, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Mary Muse,   b. 10 Dec 1699, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne "Nancy" Durrett,   b. 3 Apr 1742, White Hall, Albemarle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1796, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1759  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Sanford,   b. 11 Sep 1760, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1845, Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 86 years)
     2. Sarah Sanford,   b. Bef 1766, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Reuben Sanford,   b. Bef 1769, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Sanford,   b. Bef 1770, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Sanford,   b. Abt 1771, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1840 and 1850, Randolph County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     6. Robert Sanford,   b. Bef 1772, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Durrett Sanford,   b. Bef 1777, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Sanford,   b. 15 Jun 1777, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1852, Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Augustine Sanford,   b. Bef 1779, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Muse Sanford,   b. Bef 1784, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F13684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      A DIGEST OF ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILL BOOKS 1734-1838 {Sparacio}
      SANFORD, Robert
      3. 169-171. Will made 26 Mar 1787; rec 23 July 1787. EXS. Wife Ann, sons Richard, Reuben & Robert. WIT. William Flynt, John Snell Senr., Joseph Snell, John Snell Junr. CH. Robert, Durrett, Augustine, Muse, Nancy, Elizabeth, Richard, Reuben, Mary (Beazley), Sarah (Burton).
      BN. May Burton Junr., William White.
      3. 177. Est inv rec 28 Jan 1788.
      5. 184-185. Est inv rec 26 Nov 1816.
      7. 11-12. Est acct of John Head admr., with will annexed; legatees
      mentioned Richard, Reuben, Augustine, Muse, Burwell M. and Willaby Sanford; James Beazley, William Burton, John Head; rec 24 Dec 1827.
      ===
      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: [Antient Press]; Page 169-171
      Will of ROBERT SANFORD.
      lend unto my beloved wife, Ann Sanford ..
      my six youngest children, namely Robert, Durrett, Augustine, Muse, Nancy and Elizabeth ..
      I give to my son, Richard Sanford ..
      my son, Reuben Sanford,
      my daughter, Mary Beazley ..
      my daughter, Sarah Burton ..
      appoint my wife, Ann Sanford, my son, Richd. Sanford, my son, Reuben Sanford, and my son, Robert Sanford, joint executors this 26th day of March 1787.
      In the presence of (signed)
      William Flynt Robert Sanford
      John Snell Senr., Joseph Snell, John Snell Junr.
      At a court held .. 23rd of July 1787 .. presented (by executors) .. May Burton Junr. and William White, securities bond in the penalty of three hundred pounds.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3096197&id=I18 420
      URL title: Haymore3Jun05
      Note:
      13 May 1716. Matthew Mason, Gentleman, one of the coheirs of Alexander Spence, late of Westmoreland County, of St. Marie's (sic) County, Maryland to Robert Sanford of Cople Parish, Westmoreland County. For 4350 pounds of tobacco. The half of my third part of 286 acres Alexander Spence died seized of land in Cople Parish in the forest of Nominy on the brances of Rappahanock Creek, part of a patent granted to John Whitstone, Patrick Spence and Thomas Dyos which by late survey made by Thomas Thompson is found to contain 286 acres. The third part thereof doth belong to Matthew Mason. Signed M. Mason. Wit: Augtn. Higgins, Abraham Ethell, Thomas Spence. 30 May 1716. Acknowledged Matthew Mason." "30 May 1716.
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      typ deed
      ref ODB13p274
      dat 24 Feb 1763
      frm Thomas Dooley and Elizabeth his w of O to Robert Sanford of O con 100cmV re 300a on Deep step run loc -77461 -343 F127 L0 P255
      pt 3p in Brookes's old line th ln s52e;124;
      pt 2 wo hk ro ln n40e;240;[chg'd fr 240 to close] pt sm pine c th along the old l ln n50w;290
      pt 2 pines wo c Mathew Creeds th along Creeds l ln s15w;88 pt sm pine on the chapple path c of Creeds th ln s;162;
      no wit ack D/R rec 24 Fb 1763
      end
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      typ deed
      ref ODB13p276
      dat 22 Aug 1762
      frm James Coursey and Winniford his w of O to Robert Sanford of O
      con 48cmV
      re 390a on the branches of a run called deepstep loc -76807 -2859 F127 L0 P255
      pt lg pine c to Mathew Creed in Sanfords old line th ln n21e;86;
      pt pine on the chapple path c of Mathew Creeds ln n45e;129;
      pt 3 pines on E side of the chapple path ln s43e;44;
      pt 2 pines th ln s84e;60;
      pt wo e side br ln s50e;144;
      pt pine in Brooks old l th aong the same ln s40w;230;
      pt sm pine an old c of Brookes th along his old l ln n50w;218;
      w:wbell, Mathew Davis John Roberts; ack rec 24 Fb 1763
      end

  • Sources 
    1. [S912011] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 16, 1972.

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