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

Robert Townshend Dade

Male 1684 - Bef 1714  (< 29 years)


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  • Name Robert Townshend Dade 
    Born 1684  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1714  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025504  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Francis Dade,   b. 7 Nov 1661, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1694, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Frances Townshend,   b. 1667, Barnsfield, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1726, Barnesfield, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1684  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Peyton,   b. Abt 1687, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1725, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Children 
     1. Henry Dade,   b. 1705, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1754, Stafford County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Townshend Dade,   b. 1707, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1781, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F10894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=wills+o f+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia+richard+chapman&db=online&areas=10&head= online&booknum=&category=&words=wills+of+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia&f irst=richard&last=chapman&cmd=con
      URL title: A History of Chapman and Alexander Families , Page 181
      Note:
      Robert Dade, son of Francis and Frances (Townshend) Dade was born in 1684 and died before 1714. It was said that his widow married Daniel French. If so, he had more than one wife for his (French's) widow was Margaret Pratt, widow of John Pratt (d. 1724), and daughter of John Burkett of Westmoreland Co. Daniel French died in 1735 and Margaret administered on his estate, dying in 1749. (Both of their wills are among the missing records of King George Co.) Daniel French, Jr. (son of Daniel who died in 1724, probably by his first wife, the widow of Robert Dade) died in Fairfax County, m. in 1772 and in his will mentioned his "brother-in-law" (i.e., balf brother) Townshend Dade (son of Robert) and his niece, Sarah Triplett (who was a daughter of this Townshend Dade). Daniel French, Jr., married Penelope Manley.
      Issue:

      1. Henry, born about 1705; died 1754; he married, July 7, 1726, Elizabeth Massey, probably a daughter of Benjamin Massey, son of Robert who married Mary Dade.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS; page 5-6
      In the Name of God Amen. I FRANCES WITHERS relict of CAPT. JOHN WITHERS late of Stafford County deced being now about to enter the state of holy matrimony with Mr. RICE HOE of said county and willing to confirm and settle upon in former children out of my natural affection I bear to them some part of my present estate Therefore Know ye that before solemnization of matrimony do give to my three sons three young Negroes .. one to my son ROBERT DADE .. one negro girl to my son FRANCIS DADE .. to my son CADWALDER DADE one negro be .. this 5th day September 1699.
      Presence Jo: Waugh,
      Frances Withers
      Rice Hoe
      Know all men .. that we RICE HOE & FRANCES wife to Rice Hoe relict to Capt. JOHN WITHERS late of this county deced do release any claim unto that 400 acres of land that Capt. John Withers gave WILLIAM WITHERS commonly known by the name Hollowing Point together with all housing, edifices rights and title .. to William Withers .. to have received full satisfaction for the same by a note charged on Cohlo. GEORGE MASON for 500 pounds Tobacco which being paid we do own to be satisfaction for one third part of that land .. 20th September 1699.
      Presence Dade Massey, Rice Hoe
      Mathew x Tennis, Benj. Massey Frances Withers
      Mr. Hoe came into Court & acknowledged this deed of land to William Withers November 9th 1699 & was then recorded.
      P. FRANCES HOE wife of RICE HOE puts in her place Major THOMAS OWSLEY her atty to acknowledge her thirds of a part of land commonly known by the name Hollowing Point to WM. WITHERS in Stafford County .. this 9th day November 1699.
      Test. Dade Massey, Frances Hoe
      Benjamin Massey
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 429-430
      To all Christian People .. I ROBERT DADE of county Stafford this 6th day Octr 1708 in consideration of the sum 20 L sterl. &. 1200 pounds oŁ Tobo already reced of HENRY FITZHUGH of county Stafford .. have sold all my right title property claim & demand whatsoever wch I now have or ought to have by descent from my deced father FRANCIS DADE or my Grandfather JOHN SMITH alias DADE or by gift ordered or devised by Will all that parcel of land lying in St. Pauls Parish in Stafford County conta 600 acres & 250 acres contained within, the antient known & deputed bounds of the said hundred acres Cokelys 100 acres being not hereby granted it being the moiety of a pattent of thirteen hundred acres of land taken up & pattented by GERVASE DODSON the 13th day of October 1658 and by the said Dodson sold to my grandfather John Smith the 5th day Septr 1660 and by the said Smith sold and assigned to HUGH DOWDY by deed the 25th July 1654 (sic) & acknowledged and recorded the 12th day June 1667 by virtue of wch sale the said Smith and Hugh Dowdy was passed thereof & parts wch 100 acres part thereof to JOHN BLAGROVE by deed dated 8th April 1667 now in possession of Cokely the moiety of the remainder disposed to Mr. JOHN BUCKNER & the said 600 acres the remainder hereby sold with the surplus land within the said bounds keeps & lived upon the same and by his Will disposes of the same to his son HUGH DOWDY which said son dyes before the age of 21 years after whose death RICHD. DOWDY brother of HUGH DOWDY the Father and Uncle of Hugh Dowdy the son possessed himself of the 600 acres and died with-out heirs or Will in any way disposing of the same by means whereof the land did Escheat whereunto Collo. Fitzhugh late deced Father of HENRY FITZHUGH obtained an Escheat Pattent for the 600 acres of land dated 12th Augt 1638 which by the said Fitzhugh was renewed the 12th day December 1694 & Henry Fitzhugh finding 351 acres of land contained within the bounds of the said 600 acres obtained a grant for the same the 26th March 1707 which said 600 acres of land and the said 351 acres by these presents by me ROBERT DADE sold to Henry Fitzhugh is bounded .. beginning at a marked Spanish oak standing on the side of Wms. Creek being a corner tree of the land of Major WILLIAM BUCKNER & extends by Buckners land W & by S=250 poles to a markt gum then S=60 W=90 po: to a markt white oak standing at the mouth of a branch called the CABBIN BRANCH then up the branch W by S=60 po: then still by the branch S=57 W=90 poles to a markt oak saplin standing by the main road then S=6 E=40 po: to a markt red oak standing at the head of a branch of Machodick dam then down the said branch S=86 W=I56 po: to a marked white oak standing in the said branch then N=5 W=290 po: to a markt Hickory standing on the brow of a Lila where formerly stood a markt white oak corner tree of this land then 10,60 ET156 poles to a markt white oak and old marked Spanish oak at the upper corner tree of the land called Townshend land then SFd=1O0 po: to a markt hickory of said Townshend land then by Townshends line N=70 E=376 po: to a markt white oak corner tree of this land & the land of Collo. RICE HOOE then S=20 i E=245 po: to first mentioned beginning the 100 acres belonging by bargain is Excepted out of this present sale all the residue sold to Henry Fitzhugh ..
      Presence Rice Hooe, Robt. Dade
      Susanna x England's mark
      This deed was acknowledged in Stafford County Court the 8th day of 7ber 1708 by Robt. Dade in person unto Henry Fitzhugh Genel. together with the livery & seizin thereon and the same is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.

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