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

Elizabeth Dishman

Female Abt 1702 - 1771  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Dishman 
    Born Abt 1702  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 May 1771  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025460  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Samuel 'Duchemin' Dishman,   b. 1665, Caen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1727, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Cornelia {Unproven} Digges,   b. Bef 1680, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1730, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Digges,   b. Abt 1702, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1778, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F15729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Original Browne,   b. Abt 1700, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1757, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1726  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F15730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Hughes 2005-08-01 19:44:58
      Samuel Dishman (Duchemin)

      Samuel Dishman's Will
      Westmoreland County, Virginia, Deed Book 8, Page 84
      Transcribed by W. Keith Dishman 16 Jul 2000
      In the Name of God Amen I Samuel Dishman of ye County of Westmoreland in Washington Parish in Virginia being very sick and weak of body but in perfect sense and of sound memory - thanks be to God for it, do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, Revoking and renouncing all other Will or Wills heretofore by me made.

      Impr. I Recommend my Soul into ye hands of Almighty God, my Creator, trusting in him to have a joyful Resurrection, etc. and my body to ye Earth to be decently Buried in ye Christian burial at ye discretion of my Executors hereinafter mentioned.

      1st I give and bequeath unto my Eldest Son John Dishman all my Lands in Stafford County with ye free Simple thereof to him and his heirs forever, and also, I give him all my Smiths tools of what kind so ever, also I give to my aforesaid Son John Dishman, three Negroes named Tony, Judith, and Giny.

      2dly I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Brown three Negroes called Sambo, Sarah and Pegg, one feather bed and furniture thereunto belonging, two cows and calves and two sheep.

      3dy I give unto my Daughter Anne Dishman, three negroes, named Kitt, Harry and young Shew, one feather bed and furniture thereunto belonging, two cows and calves and 2 sheep.

      4thy I give unto my Son James Dishman all my Lands in King Georges County with ye free Simple thereof to him and his heirs forever and also two Negroes called Dick and Shew.

      5thy I give unto my Son David Dishman two Negroes named Tom and Will.

      6thy I give unto my Son Peter Dishman two Negroes called Will Winnes child and Anthony Shews child and my desire is that all my Lands in Essex County should be equally Divided between my said two sons David and Peter Dishman, with ye free Simple thereof, to them and their heirs, forever.

      7th I give unto my Daughter Mary Disman (sic) two Negroes named Charles and Young Giney to be delivered at ye age of 18 or ye Day of Marriage, but in case she die before she come of age, then to be divided between David and Peter Dishman.

      8thy I give and bequeath unto my Son John Dishman half ye Lands belonging to me in this County of Westmoreland with ye free Simple thereof to him and his heirs forever, and the other half to my beloved Wife Cornelia Dishman enduring her natural life and after her decease to my Son James Dishman with ye free Simple thereof, to him and his heirs forever.

      9thy I give unto my Daughter Mary one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves and two sheep.

      10thy I give unto my well beloved Wife Cornelia Dishman three Negroes named Ned, Winney, Frank with her mare, saddle and bridle.

      11thy All ye rest of my personal Estate of what kind, nature or quality soever I give to be equally divided among my four Sons and my beloved Wife.

      Lastly I do herby constitute and appoint my Son John Dishman and my beloved Wife Cornelia Dishman to be my Executors of this my last Will and Testament, but if my Wife should marry again, then I do herby leave my Son John Dishman my sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

      In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 15th Day of November Anno Domini 1726.

      Samuel Duchmein

      Testes Richard Rollins, Richard R Arrowsmith, Francis Lacon

      Westmoreland / At a Court held for the said County the 31st Day of May 1727
      This Last Will and Testament of Samuel Dishman deceased was presented into Court by his relict Cornelia Dishman and John Dishman the Executors therein named who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of Richard Rollins and Richard Arrowsmith two of the Witnesses thereto, is admitted to record.

      Test.
      G. Turberville C:C:W

      Recorded this Third Day of June 1727
      G.T. C:C:W

      Westmoreland County, Court Order Book (1721-1731), page 147: 1
      31 May 1727: [Saml. Dishmanís Will províd] The Last Will and Testament of Samuel Dishman decd. was presented into Court by Cornelia Dishman his Relict and John Dishman his Executor who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of Richard Rollins and Richard Arrowsmith two of the witnesses thereto is admitted to record and upon the motion of the said Executors and performing what is usual in such cases Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Itís ordered that Robert Richards, Gerrard Ford, Francis Lacon, & Jno. Weedon or any three of them being first sworn before a magistrate of the said County do some time before the next Court to be held for the County aforesaid value and appraise the estate of the said Samuel Dishman decd. in money and make report thereof to the said next Court.

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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 164
      BROWN, ELIZABETH, 30 Aug. 1770; 28 May 1771.
      Bro. James Dishman land;
      sister Mary Rutherford a bed and furniture.

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