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

Elizabeth Pierce

Female Abt 1664 -


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  • Name Elizabeth Pierce 
    Born Abt 1664  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I023979  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father William Pierce,   b. 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Underwood,   b. Abt 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1709, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1660  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Bridges,   b. 1660, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Bridges,   b. 1681, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1744, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. William Bridges,   b. Bef 1694,   d. 7 Aug 1724, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     3. Mary Bridges,   b. Aft 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F14648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nathaniel Pope,   b. Aft 1670, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1730, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1705/06  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Pope,   b. Abt 1702, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1768, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F14649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Va., Deeds & Will Bk.3,p.2--WILL of WILLIAM PIERCE Written: 24 Sept 1701 (This will was not probated though recorded) {Ed White Notes - WILL - DW 3-50, no date [Fothergill says 20 Feb. 1701], pv 3/25/1702/3.}

      Wife: Sarah
      1. to dau., Mary Rowzee, now wife of Edward Rowzee, both of Essex County, Virginia.
      2. to grandson, Samuel Bailey, son of John Bailey
      3. to grandson, William Pierce, son of John Pierce dec'd, when 21 yrs. of age.
      4. to dau., Elizabeth Bridges
      5. to dau., Margaret Graham
      6. to Thomas Marson and Rachel, his wife, --1,000 lbs. of Tob. [mm note - Thomas is probably some relation to Mary Masan}
      Execucotrs: Thomas Marson and my grandson, William Pierce
      Wit: Willliam Graham, SIMON LUTTRELL, Elizabeth Bridges

      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 31 {Ed White notes added}
      PIERCE, COLONEL WILLIAM, of Cople, gent.; 20 February 1701; 7 April 1702.
      To grandsons Pierce and Stanley Gower 300 acres of land father formerly lived in, part of 610 acres 20 March 1665/6;
      grandson Samuel Bayley son of John all my land on the south side of Pantico;
      grandson William Pierce son of John at 21 years of age the remaining lands in Virginia and slaves;
      daus. Elizabeth Bridges, Margaret Graham and Mary Rowzee;
      Thomas Marson and Rachel his wife 1,000 lbs. tobacco;
      exrs. Thomas Marson and grandson William Pierce;
      my son John Pierce the deceased father of grandson William;
      my wife Sarah one negro and her thirds.
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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 8
      Westmorland County. SS 27th day of February 1705/6
      - PEIRCE, WILLIAM Order for removall from MARSON, WILLIAM PIERCE, a Minor Son of JOHN PEIRCE, late of RICHMOND County, Gentleman, deced., and Grandson of WILLIAM PEIRCE, late of this County, Gentleman, deced., moveing this Court for liberty to chuse a Guardian and makeing choice of a person who lived out of this county, and who also in this Court's oppinion was himself a Minor it was not thought fitt to admitt the same, And for that it also appeared by the Last Will and Testament of his deceased Grand Father aforesaid that hee was principall Legatee in the same and that hee and one Mr. THOMAS MARSON were appointed Executors of the sd. Will, and that the said WILLIAM dureing his minority should bee brought upp and educated by the sd. MARSON. It was thought fitt the sd. WILLIAM to continue with him, &c., But upon further Heareing in the matter it appeareing the sd. MARSON to bee much deficient in the trust reposed in him by the said Testator in relacon to his the said WILLIAM's maintenance and educacon the Court have thought fitt to remove him and doe hereby order that WILLIAM PEIRCE bee forthwith removed and placed under the care and tuition ofNATHANIEL POPE, JUNR. who hath intermarried with one of the Daughters of the aforesd. WILLIAM PEIRCE, deced., and accept to him the said WILLIAM which said NATHANIEL hath now in Court undertaken and assumed upon himself for the maintenance and educacon of
      the said Orphant suitable to his quality and Estate, And to doe his endeavour tht hee bee instructed in all good literature and it is also further ordered that Mr. THOMAS MARSON bee annually accountable to and pay the said POPE all such necessary and reasonable charge, disbursment and discounts as hee the said NATHANIEL shall moderatly expend and disburse in and about the sd. WILLIAM's maintenance
      and educacon as above, And that the sd. MARSON bee reimbursed the same on the makeing upp of his Account with the Testator's Estate

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