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

Mary Beverley

Female 1699 - Aft 1758  (> 60 years)


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  • Name Mary Beverley  [1
    Born 11 Nov 1699  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1758  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026168  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Harry Beverley,   b. 1669, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1730/31, Newlands, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Abt 1680, Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1720, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1696  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Larkin Chew,   b. 1698, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1770, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1733  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Larkin Chew,   b. Abt 1734, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Chew,   b. Abt 1736, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     3. Mary Chew,   b. Abt 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     4. Coleby Chew,   b. Bef 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1758, Fort Duquesne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F15496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 209
      Sept. 25, 1758. Larkin Chew of Spts. County, Gent., and Mary, his wife, of the first part; Joseph Brock and Robt. Chew, Gentlemen, of the second part; John Smith of King and Queen County, Gent., and Mary, his wife, of the third part. Larkin Chew and Mary, his wife, to their daughter, the sd. Mary Smith, etc. Deed of Gift. 1042 a. in Spts. County, part of a pat. granted Harry Beverley, Gent., Decd., Dec. 24, 1723, and by the sd. Beverley devised in his last will and testament to his daughter, the sd. Mary, now the wife of the sd. Larkin Chew. Witnesses, Robt. Goodloe, Jno. Crane, George Stubblefield. Dec. 5, 1758.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Spotsylvania, Virginia County Records, 1721-1800:
      CHEW, LARKIN, Spotsylvanla County, d. Mar. 27, 1770
      Executors Bond dated Sept. 21, 1770.
      Wit. Robert Stubblefield, John Dawson, W. Dawson, Mildred Farish, Larkin Chew, Junr. Ex. sons-in-law Mordacai Buckner and Oliver Towles. Leg. my body to be interred by my deceased father on the land I gave Beverley Stanard, Gentl. Wife, Mary Chew; grandson, Larkin Smith, that part of my tract of land purchased of Bushrod Fauntleroy and others, down to the lower corner of the land whereon Dorothy Foster, widow, now lives, including the small tract I purchased of John Waller, Junr. Joseph Brock and Rice Curtis. In the event of my dying, without issue, then to all the children my daughter, Mary Towles, may leave alive at her death. Grandsons, William Stanard and Larkin Smith; all my grandchildren, meaning those to be born as well as those now alive, of my said two daughters, Elizabeth and Mary. Land in Orange County, also remainder of my tract of land adjoining Benjamin Johnson in this county, part of which I have sold to William Pemberton, and whereas I have become purchaser of a piece of land in which William Hudson, Blacksmith, had the equitable and Joseph Hawkins, of this county, decd. the legal title therein, which piece of land I have promised the said Hudson again, providing he pay the debt due from him to me, my executors to refer any dispute or controversies, should any arise, to the determination of my friends Col. Fielding Lewis, Mr. Roger Dixon and Mr. Thomas Fox, who are gentlemen in my opinion of great probity and integrity.
      A codicil to the above will dated Apr. 6, 1770, and witnessed by Robert Stubblefield, W. Dawson and Larkin Chew, Junr., mentions grandchildren (no names given) and my daughters Elizabeth and Mary; mentions William Dawson, who has lived with me some years as Overseer, a suit of mourning for his fidelity and kindness to me during my illness. (Page 431)
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      Children of Mary BEVERLEY and Larkin CHEW are:
      i Larkin CHEW was born ABT 1734, and died BEF 3 MAR 1797 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
      ii. Elizabeth CHEW was born ABT 1736. She married Beverley STANARD 19 APR 1750 in VA, son of William STANARD and Elizabeth BEVERLEY. He was born 24 FEB 1721 in Christ Church,Middlesex County, Virginia, and died BEF 1 JUL 1765 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia She married Mordacai BUCKNER ABT 1756. He was born ABT 1724, and died BEF 1 JAN 1788 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
      iii. Mary CHEW was born ABT 1738. She married John SMITH ABT 1758. He was born ABT 1738, and died BEF 27 MAR 1770 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia She married Oliver TOWLES BEF 1770. He was born ABT 1738.
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      Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A: Crozier
      BEVERLEY, HARRY, St. George's Parish, d. Nov. 30, 1730, p. Feb. 12, 1730-1. Wit. John Gordon, John Henderson, William Chapman, Thomas Sellars. Ex. son Robert Beverley. Leg. daughter Elizabeth Stanard, the lower part of my tract of land on the River Ta, in Spotsylvania Co., that lies below the branch that is next to Col. John Robinson's bridge; daughter Mary, the residue of above tract; daughter Margaret; daughter Susanna; daughter Catharine; daughter Judith, 1000 acres adjoining the land I sold to Andrew Harrison; daughter Agatha; son Robert, balance of lands not disposed of. (Page 119)
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      Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A: Crozier
      BEVERLEY, ROBERT, St. George's Parish, d. May 12, 1733, p. June 5, 1733. Wit. Elias Watt, Jerome Armon, Larkin Chew, W. Beverley. Ex. my wife; cousin William Beverley and my brother Benjamin Winslow, in case of my wife's marriage. Leg. Mentions late father, Mr. Harry Beverley; nephew Beverley Stanard 6000 acres of land, part of the tract at the mountains in Spotsylvania Co. called Octonia Land; brother-in-law Benjamin Winslow 300 acres of the same tract; to Anthony Head 200 acres of the same tract to include the plantation the said Head now lives on; to Robert Dearing 200 acres of the Octonia Tract; my only son Harry Beverley, not to be sent to England, but put to school at ye college at the age of ten years, William Beverley to be his guardian; my three unmarried sisters, Mary, Catharine and Agatha, to live in my house at Neroland as previously; wife Ann Beverley; my five sisters; my sister Stanard's two daughters. (Page 188)

  • Sources 
    1. [S804378] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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