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

Elizabeth MNU Mosse

Female Bef 1656 - 1684  (> 28 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth MNU Mosse 
    Born Bef 1656 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Jan 1683/84  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028730  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Family ID F46435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Mosse,   b. Bef 1634,   d. 13 Jun 1678, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Bef 1670  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Mosse,   b. Bef 1670, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1702 and 1707, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     2. Frances Mosse,   b. Bef 1675, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F17473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Edmund Craske,   d. 1 Aug 1683, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1679  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Craske,   b. Abt 1672, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1706, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. Ellen Craske,   b. Abt 1673, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F17447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692

      CRASK, ELIZABETH, 18 November, 1683 ;proved 3 January, 1683/4. probated & recorded 23 January, 1683/4.
      To ffrances Moss daughter to my former husband Thomas Moss one negro woman flora and the first and second child that the Negro woman shall bear I bequeath unto Elizabeth Moss daughter to my former husband Thomas Moss. I will that ffrances Moss have the third child that the said Negro woman shall bear. I will that the two children that the said Negro woman shall happen to bear to the use of Elizabeth Moss be and remain with the mother until they shall be one years old and that then they be taken away by the said Elizabeth Moss.
      I give to Elizabeth one hoop gold ring And I give unto ffrances Moss my hoop gold ring that I wear on my hand.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss and ffrances Moss all my Cloaths and apparel that I leave to be equally divided between them.
      I give to my God daughter Elizabeth Moss daughter to William Moss one silver box and one gold ring with a stone in it.
      I give unto George Murrill one two year old heifer.
      I give unto my sister Rebecca Moss one seirg gown.
      I give to Ellinor daughter of Richard Stoakes one two yeare old heifer.
      I give my chest of drawers to the above said (Frances Moss.
      I give the said Elizabeth Moss daughter of Thomas Moss one feather bed boulster red rug and silver and one small silver bodkin.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss one silver spoon and one silver bodkin.
      To Robert Parker son of Thomas Parker one two year old heifer and if Robert die then the said heifer to go to any of the other sons of Thomas Parker as he shall think flit. And of my estate that remains when my legacis are satisfied I will that my debts be fully paid and satisfied.
      Executor Thomas Herbert of the Parish of Sittingborn and Executrix Elizabeth Moss daughter of my former husband Thomas.
      I will that when my debts and legacies are fully paid and satisfied that what of my estate doth remain to be equally divided between my executor and executrix and ffrances Moss.
      I will that my executor and executrix doe call Thomas New to accompt for all the concerns of my husbands Captain Edmund Crask or of mine that are hath been or shall be in the hands of the said Thomas New or in his management.
      I will that out of my hoggs there be paid to ffrances Moss six sows one boar and three barrows.
      I give unto my brother Robert Moss one boar barrow of two years and a half old and another barrow of that age and one purple rug.
      I give to Rebecca Stoakes wife of Richard Stoakes my Pallmata hat and one whole snit of linen throughout shift and all.
      To Elizabeth Newton wife of Henry Newton two pewter dishes two plates and one dutch iron pott.
      I give to my God child Anne daughter of Alexander Robbins one silver whistle with bells and tassel.
      I give unto ffrances Moss my feather bed with Red Curtains and vallence Red Rugg and boulster two pillows and one paire of sheets.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss one blanket and two pillows.
      I will that all my table linen be equally divided between the two sisters Elizabeth and ffrances Moss.
      I give unto Thomas Herbert my great chest.
      I give unto John Crask a mourning ring that was his fathers and one pair of silver buckles.
      I give unto Ellen Crash two pairs of shoes and one pair of slipps.
      I give my little table in my room to Rebecca Stoakes above mentioned and one pewter dish and two sawscers and one spitt.
      I give unto Thomas Herbert one heifer big with calfe of three years old called Mayden.
      I give unto Martha the daughter of Abraham Stapp one heifer of two years old.
      I give unto Dr Greine that was with me in my sickness two hundred pounds of Tobo.
      I give unto Thomas Parker Sr. two Dowlis shirts.
      I will that Thomas Herbert have to his own use my negro woman (flora to serve him one year and that he also have my servant boy to make one crop to his own particular use and service and what time the said servant boy hath longer to serve I will he lend it to Elizabeth Moss.
      I will that what remains of my pewter I give between the two sisters Elizabeth and ffrances Moss.
      I will that I be interred with my husbands and that my burying place be inclosed with a decent pale.
      I give to my brother Wm Moss one silver seal
      Wit. HENRY TANDY, THOMAS PARSER, HENRY X NEWTON.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692 Page 6.

      20 July, 1683; CRASK, EDMUND, 1 August, 1683.
      I will that all those debts that I Shall happen to Justly owe at ye time of my decease be paid & satisfied by my Executors hereafter named.
      I will that Elizabeth Moss and ffrances Moss be paid their equall shares of their deceased fathers estate According to the tennr. of the Inventory & appraisement of my estate by my Executor hereafter named.
      I give unto my well beloved wife Elizabeth one Negro woman Called flora and my mourning ring to her and her heirs forever
      I give unto my son John Crask one young negro boy called Michall & my sword and belt unto him and his heirs forever.
      I give to my Daughter Ellen Crask one young Negro girl called Jenny and her own Mothers Cabinett to her & her heirs forever.
      I give to my son John six hundred and fifty acres of land being part of the divident formerly belonging to Mr. Thomas Button deceased Called the Range which was lately granted to me by Escheat to him and his heirs forever.
      I give to my Daughter Ellen a Tract of Land Containing three hundred acres Lying near to the said Range land which I purchased of Robert and George Pley to her and her heirs forever.
      All ye rest of my psonall estate of what nature or kind soever it be I give to my well beloved wife Elizabeth to my son John and to my Daughter Ellen to be equally divided between them.
      Wife to be Executrix and son John Executor of this my last Will & Testament and I do desire my honoured friends Lt. Col. Wm Loyd & Mr Henry Awbrey to be assisting to them in advising them in the management of my Estate It I do give to each of them A Mourning Ring of fifteen sh. price for their pains & Care and Likewise I desire the Worthy Court of Rappea to be Aiding & assisting to my wife and Children for the procuring what Clerks fees shall be due to me in this County of Rapp" or Elsewhere And what the Sheriff shall be deficient in Collecting I humbly desire they will give a power to Thomas New to Collect the tob. that shall be found due to me and pay the debts And use all means possibly he can for the Recovery of them And for what Tob he shall so Collect and pay he to Receive his full Sallery for the same he paying to my sd. Executor the Remainder in ye County of Rappac.
      Wit. Henry NEWTON, aged 29 years or thereabouts,
      Tho: NEW, THOMAS HERBERT.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692 Page 97.

      MOSS, THOMAS, 31 March, 1678; 13 June, 1678.
      To wife Elizabeth and two daughters Elizabeth and Frances all my goods Chattles Cattle horses mares household stuffe and Implements of household stuffe and all my personall Estate equally to be divided between them share and share alike my debts and funerall charges being first paid. To my two aforesaid daughters all my Lands to be Equally devided between them as they shall attaine to their respective ages Onely my Loving wife enjoying her thirds of ye Same During her life according to Law. Wife Elizabeth Executrix.
      Wit. ABRAHAM STAPP, HENRY MONCASTER
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 236-237
      THIS INDENTURE made the third of Novembr. in the year 1668 Between HENRY GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife both of the County of Rappa of the one party and ROBERT and THOMAS MOSS of the same County of the other party Witnesseth that the said GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife for and in consideration of the valuable summe of Two thousand pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco with Caske in hand received by Bill (Vizt) to be paid upon demand as by the Tenner of the said Bill it may and will appear have given sold and make over from them and their heirs unto the said ROBERT and THOMAS and their heirs and assigns forever a certain parcell of land being in the County aforesaid and in the Parish of Sittingbourne it being the one halfe or moiety of a parcell of land formerly purchased by me the said GERMAN of DANIEL GAINES and according as the aforesaid moiety was formerly land butt unto RICHD. GOOD it being one hundred and seaven tie acres more or less to have hold occupie and enjoy peacablie and quietly to them ROBERT and THOMAS their and either of their heirs forever without any let or ejection of the said GERMAN or DOROTHY his Wife or their or either of their heirs claiming lawfull title to any part thereof and it is further agreed upon between the said parties that the said GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife will at all times hereafter keep harmless from all persons whatsoever under them claiming to anne part thereof and it is further agreed between the said parties that the said HENRY and DOROTHY his Wife shall either by themselves or there known lawful! attorney make a Recognition of this there Deed at the next Court held for this County and to the summ of Four thousand pounds of Merchantable Tobacco and Caske to be paid upon demand with convenience in the County of Rappa In Witness that this within act have hereunto sett our hands and seals the 3d of 9br 1668
      in presence of WM. MOSELEY HENRY GERMAN
      WM. UNDERWOOD, RICHD, GOODE DOROTHY GERMAN the marke of
      Recognitr in Com Rappa 4 die 9bris 1668
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we ROBERT and THOMAS MOSS with REBECCA and ELIZA our Wifes doe assigne all our right and Interest of this conveyance within mentioned from us and our heirs forever unto JOHN WOOD his heirs forever as Witness our hands this llth day of July 1674
      Test FRANCIS GRAVES, ROBT, MOSS
      RICHARD POOLE THOMAS MOSS
      REBECCA MOSS
      ELIZA. MOSS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 2 die 7bris 1674
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 133
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS MOSS of ye County of Rappae. & ELIZABETH my Wife have bargained sold & to farm lett unto HENRY NEWTON of ye aforesd County from us or: heires or assignes a certaine parcell of land being part of a ye Devident whereon I now live being betwixt the land of Capt. BOOTH on ye South side, ye Creek ye North side, being all on ye South side of ye sd Creek being about ye quantity of Eighty acres more or less & for ye valuable consideration of Two thousand One hundred weight of neat Tobacco being sound & Merchantable the said THOMAS MOSS & ELIZABETH his Wife doth sell ye same with all rights woods waters to land belonging from us unto ye sd HENRY NEWTON his heires & assignes to have & enjoy without molestacon of us our heires for ever, further we doe grant ye same unto sd HENRY NEWTON his heires or assignes forever he discharging all taxes, dues or duties as shall be imposed upon ye sd land In Witness wee have sett our hands & scales the 28th day of January in years of or: Lord 1673
      Signed Sealed & delivered in ye
      presence of ROBT, MOSS, THOMAS MOSS
      THOS. HERBERT ELIZABETH MOSS
      Recognitr in Cor nobis Colon11. TRAVERS, Colon& LOYD et HENRY SMITH 1 die August 1677
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 317
      KNOW ALL MEN yt: I ROBT: CARDIN for ye love & affection wch I beare to my Children, JNO., ELIZA., & ROBERT CARDIN doe hereby give unto my Sonn, JOHN CARDIN, one Cow wch was formerly given him by THO: MOSS deced when a Calfe & have none of her increase now living wch is marked wth a crop on each eare & an over keele in ye left eare, also I doe give unto ELIZA. CARDIN, my Daughter, one Cowe wch was given when a Calve by ELIZA., ye Relict of THO: MOSS, deceased, & one other Cow wch was given her when a Calve by JOSEPH CUZENS wth one Cow yt: came of ye Cow & two two yeare old heifers wch came of ye same breed wch are marked wth a crop & a hole in each eare and I doe give unto my Son, ROBERT CARDIN, one Cow Calve about fower months old wth the female increase marked wth a crop in each eare & a hole in ye right eare to them & their heires forever & doe warrant ye same agst all prsons As Witness my hand this 13th day of August 1681
      Test EDMD, CRASKE, ROBERT CARDIN
      THO; NEW
      I also give unto my Sonn, JOHN, one horse foale of a bay coulter wth a Starr in ye forehead as wittness my hand this 17th day of August 1681
      THO: NEW ROBERT CARDIN
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      1685-1687 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 138
      - Rappahannock County Court 3d of March 1685/6
      - Whereas FRANCES MOSS, one of the Daughters of THOS: MOSS of this County deced, made humble suit to this Court & showed that her deced Father did by his last Will & Testament give & bequeath his whole Estate to ELIZABETH, his then Wife, & ELIZABETH & the sd FRANCES his two Daughters, to be equally devided amongst them, And Whereas at the death of Capt. EDMUND CRASK (who intermarryed wth the relict of the sd THO: MOSS), the parts & shares of the said Sisters were delivered unto him in Quio and other goods; the particulars whereof being Inventoryed the amount of 28382 pounds of tobb & cask as doth & may appeare of Record at this Court; And Whereas WM. BENDRY who marryed ELIZABETH, one of the sd Daughters, hath in his possession all & singular the part share & portion of the sd Estate appertaining to the sd FRANCES, who being now arived to the age of Twenty one years, The Court upon her humble peticon have ordered Mr. HENRY AWBREY, Capt. GEO: TAYLER, Capt, SAMLL. BLOMFIELD & Mr. JAMES HARRISON do meet at the House of the sd WILLIAM BENDRY on Easter Monday And that then and there they separate & sever the Estate of the sd FRANCES out of & from the Estate of her Sister, ELIZABETH, haveing in the sd separation due respect & regard to the Inventory aforesd. to the end the sd FRANCES may as neere as possible have her part & porcon of the sd Estate in kinde as it was delivered, And that they make report of their proceedings herein to the next South side Court

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