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

Daniel Hornsby

Male Abt 1690 - 1750  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Daniel Hornsby 
    Born Abt 1690  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Feb 1749/50  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024308  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father John Hornsby,   b. Bef 1670,   d. 15 Oct 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Hornsby,   b. Bef 1674,   d. 18 Apr 1733, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Family ID F14893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred Travers,   b. 1694, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1749, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1741  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F14812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1751-1753 Record Book #2; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 67
      Colston, Travers, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 4 March 1749/50-W. P. 12 November 1751
      Son William Colston, my negro boy Will that now waits in the house, my silver watch, all my plate that is marked with a coat of arms, a mourning ring of thirty shillings value.
      Daughter Elizabeth Griffin Colston-negro wench Rachell and her child named Celly, one dozen silver spoons marked A. G. C. her choice of five of my gold rings, my high chest of drawers.
      Son Rawleigh Colston-negro boy Jemmy that now waits on him and little Isaac.
      Son Samuel Colston-negro girl Beck that now waits on him, negro boy Primus.
      Son Rawleigh Colston-my land and plantation at the head of Farnham Creek which I had by my first wife together with the land I bought of Joshua Stone, if he should die before he attain the age of twenty one years or without issue, or in case my son Rawleigh should become heir to the estate of Daniel Hornsby gent. dec'd by the death of his brother William Colston, then and in either of these cases I give the said land and plantation to my son Samuel Colston.
      Son Samuel Colston-all my land and plantation called Horsehead Quarter.
      Son Charles Colston-negroes Carpenter, Isaac, Jacob, Joe and Lettice, my silver hilted hanger and my two plain gold rings that were his mothers.
      Lindsey Opie son of Mr. Lindsey Opie dec'd, be educated and suitably maintained out of my estate during the term of four years, provided he be contented with my children under the care of my executors.
      Mr. Smith be employed to teach my children during the time and on the same terms already agreed on between him and myself, and on the same terms already agreed on between him and myself, either at my own house or at the house of the late Mr. Hornsby.
      Son Charles Colston-my now dwelling plantation and the plantation called the Forrest Quarter.
      Rest of estate both real and personal be equally divided between my four children. Charles, Elizabeth Griffin, Rawleigh and Samuel, at such time as my son Charles shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married.
      In case my son Charles comes to age and refuge to convey to my son Rawleigh, all he the said Charles his estate in the land before given to him the said Rawleigh mentioned to come to me by my first wife, or in case of death of my son Rawleigh before that time to convey to my son Samuel--his share of my estate to go to my son Rawleigh, and in case of his death to my son Samuel.
      Friends Charles Beale, Leroy Griffin, Travers Tarpley executors, and to be likewise executors in my place of the will of Daniel Hornsby gent. dec'd, and said executors to be guardian to my children till they arrive to the age of twenty one or marriage.
      Witness: Robert Clarke, Thomas Bonum and Travers Nash.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 6. Lease and Release. 7 - 8 Fob. 1716/17. Thos. Freshwater of Farm. Par. Richmond Co., Gent., sells Danl. Hornby, of same Par., Gent., for 20000 lb. tobo., 600 acres in St. Marys Par. Essex Co. being part of a pat. dated 1 Aug. 1665, granted Tho: Chattwood of 2000 acres. Adjs Moon Creek, etc.
      Wit: Signed Thomas x ffreshwater
      James Juge
      T Mountjoy
      Martin Kemp Rec. 19 March 1716/17

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