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

Elizabeth MNU Street

Female - Aft 1692

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  • Name Elizabeth MNU Street 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft Nov 1692  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025275  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

  • Notes 
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      Honoured Sir March the 2d 1703/4
      This comes to your Honour in the nature of a petition humbly praying
      that you will take this my poor case to your honours serious consideration so as that I may have Dower assigned me in a piece of land that was given to my former Husband JOHN SHARP the nature of the gift was thus ROBERT STREET gave by his will his land to his wife during the time of her life the remainder over in Fee to my said Husband and at the time & before his death did order my said Husband to come & live upon the land unto which order my Husband did agree and removed all that he had to the place and lived there until the said Street died & at the time of his death did tell his wife that John Sharp must live there quietly & ordered her not to disturb him upon the premises but so that if they could not agree that then John Sharp should build himself a house & not to leave the land unto which the said Streets Widow did honestly agree and comply & suffered the said John to live Quietly and to keep possession of the same from that time till the time of his death which Quiet possession & his dying seized May it please your Honour gives me as I am told Title to Dower and being poor Miserable and not being able to help myself by reason of lameness could not wait upon your Honour nor able to imploy an attorney I thought good to have resort to your goodness for Relief so that I might have Dower it will be a great help towards the support of my life as having nothing else on & to keep me from the Parish into which necessity I must fall if your goodness does not prevent it therefore humbly pray your honour will be pleased to consider me your Honours Host poor most dejected Servant
      Eliza. x Giles