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

Elizabeth Stuart

Female Aft 1696 - Aft 1754  (> 58 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Stuart 
    Born Aft 1696  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1754  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025858  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Stewart,   b. 5 Oct 1664, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sturman,   b. Abt 1680, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1735, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1696/97  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Minor,   b. Between 1679 and 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Aft 1712  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Minor,   b. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     2. John Minor,   b. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1748, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years)
     3. Nicholas Minor,   b. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)
     4. Mary Minor,   b. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)
     5. Jemima Minor,   b. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)
     6. Barbara Minor,   b. Aft 1714, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 12 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Barnett,   b. Abt 1696,   d. 30 Apr 1754, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Abt Feb 1726/27  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • had to be from an earlier wife

      (I) Elizabeth Stuart (as the name was later spelled), b. abt. 1697, named in mother's will, 1735, as Elizabeth Barnett, md. 1st, William Minor, will Jan. 30 1725: pro. Sept. 28-1726. By him she had:
      1. Johns Minor, (will 1748, names "father-in-law, John Barnett") ;
      2. William Minors:
      3. Nicholas Minor, was in Prince William County, Virginia., 1749:
      4. Mary Minor, named in will of her gr. mother, 1735, md. by 1736, John Stowers.
      5. Jemima Minor, named in will of gr.mother, 1735:
      6. Barbara Minor, also named in will of gr. mother, 1735.

      Elizabeth (Stuart) Minor md. by Feb. 27 1727, John Barnett, will Feb. 24 1752: pro. Apr. 30 1754, Sturman Chilton, his wife's nephew, a witness. By her marriage with John Barnett, Elizabeth had:
      1. Richard Barnett;
      2. Elizabeths Barnett, who md. John Finch. This John Finch may have been the son of John Finch, Sr., whose wid, Ann, married Nicholas Muse, 2nd, the eldest son of Elizabeth Sturman (Stewart-Murphy) Muse, and who died intestate in 1765.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 68
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen. I. WM: MINOR of Cople Parish in the County of Westmoreld being very sick & weak but of perfect sence and memory thanks be to Almighty God. first and foremost I give my Soul into the hands of my Maker and Redeemer and my body to the Earth from whence it came, to be decently buryed at the discretion of my Executors after named, vizt.
      Item. I give and bequeath to my Son, JNO: MINOR. one hundred acres of land being to the House I now live in to him & his heirs lawfully begotten of his body for ever; And for want of such heir to ye next surviveing heire at law
      Item. I give and bequeath to my Son, WM: MINOR, one hundred acres of land joyning to his aforesd. Brothers to him and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body for ever, And for want of such heire to the next surviveing heire;
      Item, I give and bequeath to my Son, NICHOS: MINOR, one hundred acres of land to him and his heires lawfully begotten of his body and for want of such heirs to the next surviveing heire at law;
      Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter, MARY MINOR, Ten shill: to buy her a Ring;
      Item, I give to my Daughter, JEMIMA MINOR, ten shillings to buy her a Ring; Item, I give to my Daughter, BARBARY MINOR, ten shillings to buy her a Ring;
      Item. My will is that all the rest of my Estate within doores and without be equally
      divided amongst my Wife and six aforesd, Children after my just debts are paid. My will is that my three Sons be at age at ye years of eighteen to work for them selves and my Daughters at the age of sixteen,
      Item. My will is that my loving Wife, ELIZA. MINOR. and my Brother, NICHO: MINOR, be my Executors of this my last Will and Testament; As Witness my hand this 30th day of January 1725
      Signed sealed & delivered in presets of us
      JOHN STURMAN, WM; MINOR
      WM STUART, HUMP. PRICE
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court held for ye sd. County the 28th day of September 1726 The Last Will & Testament of WILLIAM MINOR, deced . was presented into Court by ELIZABETH, his Relict and NICHOLAS MINOR his Exrs., who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of JOHN STURMAN & HUMPHREY PRICE, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to record, and upon the mocon of the said Exrs. and their performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Test, THOS SORRELL, Cl
      Recorded the 24th day of December 1726
      p G. TURBERVILLE, Cl Cur,
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      BARNET, JOHN, 24 Feb. 1752; 30 Apr. 1754.
      Son Richard; gr. son Henry Barnet 1 slave; dau. Elizabeth Finch 1 slave; gr. son John Finch and his sister Mary; dau. Mary Barnet 1 slave, 1 bed and 20; god son Joseph Cockrell 1 heifer; wife Elizabeth use of one half of personal estate and 1 negro.
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      Westmoreland County Virginia Wills
      MINOR, WILLIAM, 30 Jan. 1725; 28 Sept. 1726.
      Sons John, William and Nicholas 100 acres of land each ; daus. Mary, Jemima and Barbara Minor 10 shillings each; wife Elizabeth exx ; bro. Nicholas exr.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia
      MUSE, ELIZABETH, 29 March 1735; 27 May 1735. Sons William, Nicholas and Daniel; daus. Anne Chilton, Elizabeth Barnett, Barbara Minor; granddau Mary Minor and Lettice Chilton.

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