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

Anne Ashton

Female Abt 1708 - Bef 1730  (~ 21 years)


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  • Name Anne Ashton 
    Born Abt 1708  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1730  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023879  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry Ashton,   b. 30 Jul 1671, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1731, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hardidge,   b. Between 26 Feb 1679/80 and 25 Feb 1680/81, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1721/22, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Aylett,   b. 1703, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1744, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 18 May 1725  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 44-45
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come, Greeting, BE IT KNOWN that whereas upon a Treaty of a Marriage intended to be solemnized by and between WILLIAM AYLETT, JR., Son of WM: AYLLTT, of the County of KING WM:, Gent,, and MS. ANN ASHTON, the Daughter of HENRY ASHTON of the County of Westmoreland, Gent., the said HENRY ASHTON did agree and oblidge himself by Bond under his hand & seal bearing date the Eighteenth day of Janry. Ano: Dmi: 1724, in the penal sum of two thousand pounds Sterl: money of England (upon a consumacon of the said Marraige as a porcon to his said Daughter) to give to her & the heirs of her body lawfully begotten by him the sd. WILLIAM AYLETT JUNR, the lands & slaves hereafter menconed, to wilt, all the tract of land I now live on known by the name of NOMINY PLANTACON lying on the North side of NOMINY RIVER containing by estimacon one thousand acres be it more or less and formerly taken up & Patented by Coll THOMAS SPEAK bearing date the 16th day of September 1651, And likewise a tract of land formerly belonging to RICHARD STURMAN, the land lying in the Forrest of NOMINY containing one thousand & four acres by Patent bearingdate the 26th day of October Ana: 1666. I say I give to my [)Aughter all that is left at this time unsold of the said STURMANs Land, and the said ANN. now the Wife of WILLM: AYLETT, JR. to possess & enjoy the lands after the death of the sd HENRY ASHTON without the hindrance of any person, the slaves named Franck, Barrett, Joe, Brook, Patience, Sary, Arthur, Moll. Nell, Natt, )one, jenny, Matthew, Dick & Mulatto Richard, and doth promise to give to my Daughter after my decease five good Negroes between the age of six years old & twenty six years old in the same manner as is before expresst in all twenty, and doth likewise give to my Daughter. ANN. now Wife of WILLM. AYLETT, Jr_ forty head ofcattle and forty head of Hoggs, none of the said Cattle & Hoggs to be under twelve months old. NOW THIS DEED WITTNESSETH that as the Marriage between WILLIAM & ANN is consumated therefore I the sd. HENRY ASHTON in consideracon of the tender love and fatherly affecon which I bear to my said Daughter. And in complyance with my agreement and Bond hath and by these presents doth bargain sell & firmly make over unto my Daughter, ANN AYLETT and the heirs or Children of her body lawfully begotten by WM. AYLETT. the two tracts of land be they more or less and the fifteen slaves and five slaves after my death: Togethe with all houses orchards profits and advantages thereunto belonging; To have & to hold the two tracts of land and aforenamed fifteen slaves and the five slaves after the death of me the A, HENRY ASHTON. with their increase and the profitts advantages to be made of ANN AYLETT & the heir, or Children of her body lawfully begotten by WM: AYLETT JR And if no such issue. I give the land and slaves to my Daughter, ANN, and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten for ever: And if my Daughter. ANN. should die without issue of her body then the land & slaves to be at the disposal of me the said HENRY ASHTON as I shall think Fitt by Will: And I said HENRY ASHTON doth warrant the land slaves cattle and hoggs to the uses aforesaid from the claim of we my heirs: In Witness whreof 1 said HENRY ASHTON to these presents my hand and seal doth sett this 4th day of November Anno Domini 1723,
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) HENRY ASHTON
      Westmoreland ss, At a Court held for the sd. County the 24th day of November 1725 HENRY ASHTON. Gent., personally acknowledged this Deed by him passed to his Daughter, ANN. the Wife of WILLIAM JUNR., Gent.. to be his act & deed: And THOMAS SORRELL by vertue of a Power of Attorney from MARY, the Wife of the said HENRY (being duely proved by the Oaths of two of the wittnesses thereto) relinquished the right of Dower & Thirds of the said MARY to be made over to the aforesd. ANN, which at the instance of the said WM: AYLETT & HENRY ASHTON is admitted to Record
      Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat Septimo die Decembris 1725
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Aylett,   b. 6 Aug 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1777, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Anne Aylett,   b. Abt 1727, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1774, "Wakefield", Washingon Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=wills+o f+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia+william+monroe&db=online&areas=10&head=o nline&booknum=&category=&words=wills+of+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia&fi rst=william&last=monroe&cmd=conte
      URL title: Lee of Virginia, Page 149
      Note:
      The will of "Mr. Henry Ashton, Gent," of Cople Parish, Westmoreland, dated the 26th of February, 1730; probated 24th of November, 1731, names his wife Mary, executrix, with Capt. Geo. Turberville, Capt. Burdett Ashton, Mr. Andrew Monroe and Richard Watts; gives daughter, Grace Ashton, 1,000 acres, called "Poore Jack," granted Col. Wm. Hardidge, 15th of September, 1651-3, and 1,200 acres of "Peyton's Level," granted Col. Valentine Peyton, 22 July, 1662; the said Grace to make over to Eliza'h and Anne Aylett, daughters of his daughter, Anne Ashton, dec'd, and her husband, Capt. Wm. Aylett, Jr., the land called "Sturmans," which he gave Anne at marriage; also to granddaughter Elizabeth Turberville, 850 acres of "Peyton's Level," and to granddaughters Eliza'h and Anne Aylett the rest, 400 acres of Peyton's Level; also his land "Nominy," 1,000 acres granted to Col. Thomas Speke, 16 September, 1651. To sons Henry and John Ashton lands and copper mines in Stafford County, and lands in ! Westmoreland Co. To cousin Burdett Ashton, 1,000 acres in Stafford. To godson, John, son of Mr. Charles Ashton, 1,700 acres in Stafford. To his sister, Mrs. Sarah Macgill, a ring. (Va. Genealogies, 489.)
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      AYLETT, WILLIAM, 29 March 1744; 28 August 1744.
      Land and slaves from my decd. father William Aylett of King William County, and my first wife's father Col. Henry Ashton, decd. to my two daughters Elizabeth and Anne issue of my first marriage, when they are 21 years of age and if they die without issue to my wife Elizabeth; land and mill in Westmoreland and land in Fairfax to Anne and Mary her children; my brother John Aylett decd. ; my brother Philip Aylett; brother Benjamin Aylett, decd.; Major Lawrence Washington; son in law Augustine Washington; brother Philip and Daniel McCarty exrs.

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