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

Mary Digges

Female 1717 - 1744  (27 years)


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  • Name Mary Digges  [1
    Born 1717  Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Nov 1744  Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Denbeigh Church, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027028  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Cole Digges,   b. 1692, Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1744, Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Power,   b. Abt 1696, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1712  Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nathaniel Harrison,   b. 1703, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1791, Eagle's Nest, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Between 1733 and 1737  Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 30 Jul 1737, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Nathaniel Harrison,   b. 27 May 1739, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1740, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Digges Harrison,   b. 22 Oct 1741, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1743, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Benjamin Harrison,   b. 13 Feb 1742/43, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1807, Upper Brandon, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: Cole DIGGES b: ABT 1695 in Bellfield, York County, Virginia
      Mother: Elizabeth POWER b: ABT 1695

      Children of Elizabeth POWER and Cole DIGGES are:

      i. Mary DIGGES was born 1717, and died 12 NOV 1744 in Prince George, Virginia. She married Nathaniel HARRISON, son of Nathaniel HARRISON and Mary CARY. He was born 1703, and died 1791.

      ii. Dudley DIGGES was born 1718, and died 3 JUN 1790 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He married Martha ARMISTEAD ABT 1750, daughter of Henry ARMISTEAD and Martha BURWELL. She was born ABT 1718.

      iii. Edward DIGGES was born ABT 1720 in York County, Virginia, and died 22 MAR 1769 in Bellfield, York County, Virginia. He married Anne HARRISON 9 AUG 1739 in Surry County, Virginia, daughter of Nathaniel HARRISON and Mary CARY. She was born 1719 in Brandon, Prince George, Virginia, and died 16 DEC 1775 in VA.

      iv. William DIGGES was born ABT 1722, and died 1812 in Black Rocks, MI. He married Frances ROBINSON ABT 1740, daughter of Anthony ROBINSON and Diana. She was born ABT 1720.

      v. Susannah DIGGES was born ABT 1724. She married Benjamin HARRISON 24 AUG 1739, son of Nathaniel HARRISON and Mary CARY. He was born ABT 1717.
      ===
      Here lieth
      The Body of Mary Harrison,
      Daughter of the Hon’ble Cole Diggs, Esq.,
      President of his Magtys Council of this Colony,
      And
      Late Wife of Colonel Nathaniel Harrison
      of Prince George County,
      By whom she had four children viz:
      Nathaniel who was born May 27, 1739
      and died June 23, 1740
      Digges who was born October 22, and died Novr. 12, 1743
      (both interred near this place)
      also Elizabeth born July 30th., 1737.
      Benjamin born February 13, 1742.
      She so discharged the Several Duties
      of a Wife, Daughter, Neighbor
      that her Relations & Acquaintance
      might justly estimate their Affliction unsupported,
      was it not chastened with Remembrance
      That every Virtue which adds weight to their loss
      Augments her reward.

  • Sources 
    1. [S908049] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 4, 1960, John Frederick Dorman, 105.

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