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

Sarah Eskridge

Female 1708 - 1753  (45 years)


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  • Name Sarah Eskridge 
    Born 1708  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Dec 1753  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025393  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 

    Father George Eskridge,   b. 30 Sep 1655, Lancastershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1735, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Bonum,   b. Abt 1665, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1715, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1679  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Willoughby Newton,   b. 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1767, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1722  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Newton,   b. 6 Oct 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)
     2. John Newton,   b. Abt 1734, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1767, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     3. Lettice Newton,   b. Abt 1734, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Judith Newton,   b. Abt 1735, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1781, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     5. Catherine Newton,   b. Abt 1739,   d. 27 Feb 1787, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     6. Mary Newton,   b. Bef 1740, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martha Newton,   b. Abt 1742, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1776, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     8. Sarah Newton,   b. Abt 1744, Washington Parish, Westmoreland Co. Va. - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1817, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     9. Elizabeth Newton,   b. Abt 1746, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Thomas Newton,   b. 20 Dec 1734, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F13631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Eskridge, George, 27 Oct. 1735; 25 Nov. 1735.
      Son Samuel 800 acres of land where I live; son William land on river adjoining his brother; wife use of land given Samuel for her life, slave she brought me in marriage and 10 other slaves for life and at her death to my daughter Elizabeth; land in Machodick to my son Robert; 4 slaves each to the 4 sons of my son George decd.; my daughter Elizabeth land on Pohick, Prince William County, slaves and stock thereon; son Samuel 500 acres of my Prince William Tract; son in law Willoughby Newton and his wife Sarah; dau. Margaret Kenner wife of Howson Kenner and her dau. a portion of the same tract of land.

      === Research notes my Edward White


      WD 10-235, 4/1/1746, ct 4/29/1746. FAIRFAX COUNTY DIVISION OF COL ESKRIDGE
      SAMUEL ESKRIDGE, JR., GEORGE ESKRIDGE & aforesaid Samuel as guardian to his brothers THOMAS & WILLIAM, infants under 21, Peter Rust, guardian of REBECCA ESKRIDGE, HOWSEN [Howsen Kenner] for and on behalf of his daughter BETTY KENNER. Bond 500 sterling. Will of Col. Eskridge directed Flat Lick land in Fairfax be divided equally among the children of his son George (also deceased) and the daughter of his daughter MARGARET KENNER and the above bounded Samuel Eskridge. Divided into six lots to be drawn by the devisees.
      Sam, Jr., William, Betty, Thomas & George 318 acres each. Rebecca Eskridge 418 acres.
      Old patent 2298 acres, plus "the other", 910 acres . Total 3208. Samuel Eskridge and Wiloughby Newton to get 1300 acres. Leaves 1908 divided by 6 equals 318. Survey in WCO book. Cub Run - Rolling Road area. On survey Newton got 800. I think Samuel got the 500 left.

      Description: 2298 acres commonly called and known by the name of the Flat Lick lying on the eastward most side of Cubb Run issuing out of Bull Run falling into Occaquon River. Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 121 (Reel 289). 31 December 171
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press);
      pp. 13-16 Indenture made 22nd/24th March 1735 between ELIZABETH BERRYMAN Widdow of Westmoreland County & WILLOUGHBY NEWTON of same Gent. of one part and BENJAMIN BERRYMAN of King George County Gent. .. by deeds of lease and release .. for 8,000 pounds Tobacco sold 750 acres in Hanover Parish it being part of a Patent granted to THOMAS CORLEY & JOHN NOBLE for 1000 acres bearing date 26th October 1665 & lying in North side of Rappa: River in the ffreshes between the little Falls & great Falls & by sd Corley conveyed which ffell to him by Survivourship by deed bearing date 24th August 1685 to ALEXANDER SWAN & by sd Swan conveyed 250 acres to WILLIAM SMITH bearing date 30th May 1691 & the sd Alexander Swan conveyed by deed to JOHN NEWTON bearing date 23rd December 1695 the remainder (the above mentioned 1000 acres of land) being 750 acres as by the several deeds of sale may appear ..
      Presence Howson Kenner, Eliza: Berryman
      Adam Crump, Willm: x Taylor, Willoughby Newton
      Wm. x Clark, John x Smith, Geo: Foote,
      James Berryman, Sarah Berryman
      At a court held 2d day April 1736 .. Recorded lease & release .. Elizabeth came into court acknowledged ..

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