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

Rebecca Catlett

Female 1702 - 1760  (58 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Catlett 
    Born 1702  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Mar 1760  King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026336  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John Catlett,   b. 1658, Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1724/25, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gaines,   b. 1659, Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Francis Conway,   b. 15 Sep 1696, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1717  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catlett Conway,   b. 11 Jan 1717/18, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 39 years)
     2. Francis Conway,   b. 27 Dec 1722, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1761, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. Elizabeth Conway,   b. 4 Jan 1723/24, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years)
     4. Reuben Conway,   b. Nov 1725, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     5. Sarah Conway,   b. 27 Aug 1728, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 29 years)
     6. Eleanor Rose Conway,   b. 9 Jan 1730/31, Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1829, 'Montpelier' Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F16248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Moore,   b. Abt 1702,   d. 6 Dec 1759, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1734  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Moore,   b. Aft 1738, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F16249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A; 1752-1780 {Antient Press}; Pages 115-118
      Will of REBECCA MOORE.
      I REBECCA MOORE of county of King George
      Whereas my late husband JOHN MOORE did by his last will and testament bearing date 29th July 1758 give and bequeath to me his riding chair and two horses .. (also mentions the other bequests) and by virtue of said will did on 16th day July last past make choice of the five Negroes .. I bequeath unto my son WILLIAM MOORE when he attains age of Twenty one and to my grandson JAMES MADDISON junr. when he attains Eighteen years of age to be equally divided between them..if WILLIAM should die before age Twenty one his part to be equally divided between my four grandsons FRANCIS and CATLETT CONWAY and FRANCIS and AMBROSE MADISON .. and in case my grandson JAMES MADISON dying before he attains age Eighteen .. his legacy to be divided between my grandsons FRANCIS & AMBROSE MADISON.
      To my son WILLIAM MOORE one third part of the silver spoons left me by my late Husband his Father, also a Mourning Ring of Thirty shillings value.
      I give my son FRANCIS CONWAY and SARAH his wife each of them a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value;
      to my daughter NELLY MADISON a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value, also my wearing apparel;
      to my niece MARY GILLISON the wife of Mr. JOHN GILLISON a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value;
      unto JANE TAYLOR wife of ERASMUS TAYLOR a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value;
      to my granddaughter MARY CONWAY when she attains the age of Twenty one or marries Fifty pounds currt. money of Virginia .. if she should die to be equally divided between my two grandsons FRANCIS and CATLETT CONWAY ..
      to my son in law JAMES MADISON and my son WILLLAM MOORE my two Executors .. what money I leave at my death I bequeath to my son WILLIAM MOORE and my grandson JAMES MADISON JUNR. to be equally divided between them .. my will that my son in law JAMES MADISON and my daughter NELLY his wife shall enjoy the legacies I have bequeathed my grandson JAMES MADISON JUNR. until he attains age Eighteen .. this 6th day
      of November 1758.
      Presence of Wm. Wren. Rebecca Moore
      Wm. Harrison. John x Brown
      At a court held .. 6th March 1760 .. will presented into court
      admitted to record.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://gedcom.surnames.com/burgess_jim/np234.htm
      URL title: Individual Notes
      Note:
      19 Jan 1724 [1725]. Presented in Court by Francis Thornton. Proved by the witnesses.
      pp. 20-21. Will of John Catlett of Essex County, dated 18 Nov. 1724.
      To my two sons John and Thomas and my daughter Margarett 1860 acres of land in the Freshes of Rappa. River in the County of Essex, viz. to my son John the land he lives on and is divided from the other part as followeth beginning at the corner tree of the hundred acres of land I had in exchange of Charles Smith a little below the road in the line of Gillets patten... to the rolloing road ... to the land of Evans ...

      To my son Thomas that part of the aforesaid tract on the south side of Cedar Creek main branch ...to Pewmansend Swanp ...to the land of Taliaferro...

      To my daughter Margarett during her natural life my dwelling plantation and the land adjacent.
      To my son Thomas all my part of the land purchased by me and Rowland Thornton of Micajah and Richard Perry being part of a mortgage from Charles Smith to Micajah Perry, Thomas Lane and Richard Perry, the upper part of the said purchased land.

      To my son Thomas 600 acres in Sporsylvania County on the south west Mountain Run and 400 acres being part of the same tract to my grandson Catlett Conway, now lying under a survey in the office of the Secretary in my name.

      To my daughter Margaret, Negro Frank, Toney, Charles, Sarah, Cate and all her children, likewise her choice of my feather beds, bolsters, blanketts and quilt, and four pair of sheets, one diaper table cloth, and a dozen of napkins, a great trunk and what other things is called hers, a looking glass, fifteen head of old and young cattle and half my hoggs and half my corn, one old feather bed and covering, that is rugg and blanketts, and my mare and colt and the old horse Dull.

      To my granddaughter Martha Taliaferro if she lives to the age of eighteen or marryed, a Negro woman Sue and all her children and fifteen barrels of my corn, and all the Negros working tools. I appoint my son John Catlett trustee for my granddaughter Martha.

      To my daughter Margarett half my pewter, tin pans and earthen ware and three midling and large iron potts and hooks and two frying pans and a parcel of goods I have sent out for. The one half to her and the other half to my sons John and Thomas.

      To my daughter in law Alice Catlett all my land in the fork of Pewmansend dureing her life or day of marriege and also four Negroes Sambo and Jenny and her two youngest children provided she makes no claime or title to those Negroes given by her husband to her wich he said I give him. In case my said daughter in law Alice Catlett make any claime to those Negroes then I give all to be equally divided between my five children John and Thomas and Mary and Elizabeth and Rebecca.

      All what other Negros I have not given already to be equally divided between my said five children excepting the choice of two Negroes to my sons John and Thomas over and above their share.

      To my son John a Negro man old Johnny and my silver tankard and my silver spoons, silver seal and an old damask table cloth and napkins.

      To my son Thomas my close. [sic cloths??]
      All my other personable estate, money, tobacco, chatle, hoggs, horses, sheep and whatever else to be equally divided amongst my five children John and Thomas and Mary and Elizabeth and Rebecca.

      My two sons John and Thomas executors.
      John Catlett
      Wit: Jno. Ellitts, Jno. Evans, John Catlett.
      19 Jan. 1724 [1725]. Presented in Court by John Catlett and Thomas Catlett executors. Proved by John Evans and John Ellits.

      p. 25 John Catlett. Inventory. 1725. Estate not valued; includes money due from Maj. Ben. Robinson, Benja. Taylor, tobacco in hands of Mr. Wm. Dawkins in London (W. Jeffries also mentioned) and twenty slaves.

      Signed by John Catlett and Thomas Catlett.
      17 Aug 1725. Returned
      ===
      King George County Will Book A - pp. 109-110

      Will of JOHN MOORE. I JOHN MOORE of county of King George .. give
      and bequeath to my loving wife REBECCA MOORE my riding chair and two
      horses known by name of Buck and Swallow and also one third part
      (animals), one third part of household furnitur~ together with five
      negroes .. to my son WILLIAM MOORE all that part of land I purchased
      of WILLIAM STEVENS lying in the county of Caroline . also parcel of
      land I purchased of PEYTON SMITH lying in same county and adjoining
      land purchased of WILLIAM STEVENS together yith two lotts or half acres
      of land No. 16 & 17 lying in town of Port Royall in county of Caroline
      .. after his decease to such child or children my son WILLIAM by his
      last will and testament shall direct . if my son dies without heirs
      to my daughter JANE TAYLOR " (if descends to daughter) she to pay my
      granddaughter JANE THOMAS the sum of Two hundred pounds current money
      to ERASMUS TAYLOR and JAMES MADDISON two of my Executors the sum of
      Three hundred pounds current money to be laid out in the purchase
      of a parcel of land to be conveyed to my son WILLIAM . I desire my
      estate be kept together (except the Three hundred pounds for purchase
      of land) until my son WILLIAM shall attain his age of Twenty one years
      or marry appoint my loving wife REBECCA MOORE the said ERASMUS
      TAYLOR, JAMES MADDISON and my son WILLIAM Executors desiring that my
      Estate not be appraised . this 29th day of July 1758.
      Presence of Jos: Jones,
      J. Skinker, Robert Walker
      At a court held .. 6th December 1759 .. will presented into court
      . admitted to record.
      (This will also appears on pages 109a and 109b.)

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