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

Francis Jett

Male 1773 - 1853  (80 years)


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  • Name Francis Jett 
    Born 1773  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1853  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025946  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 

    Father Francis Jett,   b. 1735, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1791, White Oak, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Porch,   b. 1738, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F16010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Francis Jett, son of Francis Jett: (d. 1791) of Stafford Co.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/stafford/wills/j3000001.txt
      URL title: Francis Jett's will....October 20, 1791 Stafford Co
      Note:
      In the name of God Amen I Francis Jett of Stafford County, Virginia, being sick and weak but of perfect sense and memory thanks be to God for it and knowing that it is once appointed for me to die, first I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me, then my body to be buried in a Christian-like and decent manner at the discretion of my executors hereafter mentioned wand with what little estate it has pleased God to bless me with, I give and dispose the same in manner following.
      Item; I give unto my beloved wife Bathsheba Jett, all my whole estate during her natural life or widowhood.
      Item: I give unto my son Francis Jett, all my land bought of John POLLARD up the branch that heads against Darby Sullivan's house.
      Item: I give unto my son Berryman Jett, the following negros: Tom, Port, Jane and Billah, and if Francis Jett dies without a lawfully begotten heir, his land is to be devided between Peter and Berryman Jett, and if Peter dies without a lawful heir, his land is to be divided between Francis and Berryman Jett.
      Item: I give unto my son John Jett one negro man Tom. Item:
      I give unto my son Thomas Jett, 5 pounds.
      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of October, 1791.

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