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

Robert Sanford

Male Bef 1721 - 1769  (> 48 years)


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  • Name Robert Sanford 
    Born Bef 1721  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1769  Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028631  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Richard Sanford,   b. 1672, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1759, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Susannah Franklin,   b. Abt 1680, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1759, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Butler,   b. Abt 1725, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Bef 1741  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Sanford,   b. Aft 1741, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     2. William Sanford,   b. 1744, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Robert Sanford,   b. 1745, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Sanford,   b. Abt 1747, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Sanford,   b. 1751, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Edward Sanford,   b. 1753, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Frances Sanford,   b. Abt 1757, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1820, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA. (Liber C, Wills)
      Will of ROBERT SANFORD.
      I ROBERT SANFORD of county of Fairfax .. give unto my beloved wife, ELIZABETH SANFORD, all the use and benefit of my whole Estate during her widowhood after which I give to my beloved son, RICHARD SANFORD .. and one negro man .. also to my son, WILLIAM SANFORD, I give one negro man .. to my son, ROBERT SANFORD, I give one negro man .. to my son, JAMES, I give one negro man .. to my son, JOHN SANFORD, I give one negro boy .. to my son, EDWARD, I give one negro boy .. to my daughter, Francis Sanford, I give one negro girl & one negro boy .. the residue of my slaves I leave equally divided among my following children after my wife's death or widowhood, Vizt. ROBERT, JAMES, JOHN and EDWARD SANFORD .. all my land I bequeath to my son, RICHARD .. this 23d day March 1769. I appoint my sons, RICHARD, WILLIAM and ROBERT, Executors ..
      Presence: John West junr., Robert Sanford
      Presley Cox, Charles Jones,
      Wm. Baker, Henry Darne
      At a court held .. xxith November 1769 .. will presented by (Executors) .. admitted to record .. Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA. (Liber C, Wills)
      We the Subscribers being first sworn did appraise such of the Estate of ROBERT SANFORD, decd, as was produced to our view .. items valued and totalled, 664.1.7 .. given 12th December 1769 by JOHN
      DALTON, DANIEL TALBOTT, SAMPSON DARRELL. A supplementary inventory with items not valued given 18th December 1769 by RICHARD SANFORD, WILLIAM SANFORD, R. SANFORD JUNR.
      At a court held .. 18th December 1769 .. inventory returned and ordered to be recorded.
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      Abstracts of Wills in Fairfax County, Virginia , Page 11
      WEST, Hugh.
      9 Feb. 1754. 21 Nov. 1754.
      Sons: John, Hugh, George, William.
      Daughter: Sybil West.
      Exr: Nathaniel Chapman.
      Wit: Richard Sanford, Robert Sanford, William Sewell

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