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

Jemima Moxley

Female 1728 - Aft 1759  (> 32 years)


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  • Name Jemima Moxley  [1
    Born 1728  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1759  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029312  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Moxley,   b. 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Anne Gunnell,   b. 12 Oct 1701, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Willoughby Sanford,   b. 1730, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1785, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Minor,   b. Bef 1723, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1753, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1744  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Minor,   b. Abt 1745, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Minor,   b. Bef 1746, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     3. John Minor,   b. Abt 1746, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1780, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Daniel Minor,   b. Abt 1747, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anne Minor,   b. Abt 1749, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Penelope Minor,   b. Bef 1753, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1814, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     7. George Minor,   b. 1753, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1803, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Falls Church by Fence & Fireside. pag 456 says she is Jemima McCarty
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      Moxley, Augustine, d.9 June 1797; proved 28 Aug. 1797.
      Wife Caty land whereon I live for life, 1/3 negroes &c. and at her d. t o my nephew Robert Sanford; nephew John s. of Wm. Moxley land and mill; Edward s. of Thomas Stone land; niece Fanny Scrimer; niece Betsy Dodd; god dau. Caty Moxley Pope Sanford; nephew Willoughby Sanford; nephew Elijah Sanford; Samuel s. of Jane Moxley; niece Pinney Weaver & her s. Alfred ; nephew John s. of Wm. Moxley; sister Elinor Sanford
      ====
      http://www.familytreemaker.com/_glc_/1829/1829_7.html
      Abstracts of Wills in Fairfax County, Virginia , Page 7
      MOXLEY, Thomas.
      6 Feb. 1749. 27 March 1750.
      Wife: mentioned, but not named.
      Sons: John, James, Joseph and Thomas.
      Daughter: Elizabeth Daniel. Jeminah Minser (of Minor) and Mary Anne Moxley (daus.).
      Exrs: sons Thomas and Joseph. Wit: William Moxley (bro.), Francis Porter, John Swileven.
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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA.
      (Liber A, B, Wills-by Eula K. Woodward)
      Moxley, Thos., 6 Jan. 1749-27 Mch.1750.
      To sons James and John;
      to s. Joseph land on Tuskeroso Run, 250 A.;
      to s. Thomas; to w. & sons James & John;
      to dau. Elizabeth Daniel;
      to dau. Jemimah Winser rent of plantation above Goose Creek;
      residue to w., James, John & Thos. Moxley & Mary Ames;
      to bro. Wm. Moxley.
      Exs. Thos & Joseph Moxley. Thos. Moxley.
      Wit. Francis Porter, Jane Moxley, John Treleven (p. 319).
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      Fairfax Co., Va., Will Book E, p. 235. The will
      of Sybil Harrison, widow of Hugh West, dated 16 Sept. 1786,
      referred to her son Hugh West's daughter Sybil Deneale
      and the latter's daughter Elizabeth. For data on the
      Wests and Harrisons see Fairfax Harrison, Landmarks of
      Old Prince William (reprint; Berryville, Va., 1964), pp.
      138-39. Sybil West Deneale's mother was Elizabeth, daughter
      of Capt. John Minor by Jemima, daughter of Thomas
      Moxley (see Harrison, op. cit., p. 344; C. 0. Vandevanter
      note, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,
      v. 35, pp. 296-97; v. 36, p. 374).
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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      12 Mch. 1748, Lease. Capt. John Minor, and w. Jermima, Fairfax Co. and Amos Janney, 373 A. Fairfax Co. Named in boundaries, S. fork of Kittockton, John Mead, Col. John Taylors. 4,000 A. bought of Francis Awbrey, Wm. Fairfax. Wit. John West, Garrard Alexander, John Dalton. 15 Mch. 1743, p. 116.
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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      5 Apr. 1745, Lease. John Minor, Fairfax Co. & Townshend Dade, of same Co. 400 A. granted Robert Howson for 6000 A. Named in boundaries, Potomack River, Pearson's Island, Alexanders. Jemima Minor, w. of John, signs release. Wit. Daniel French, John Pagan, John Colvill. May 21, 1745, p. 376
      ===
      LAND RfCORDS Of LONG STANDING
      PP. 101-115 PLEAS AT FAIRFAX COUNTY COURT HOUSE BEFORE THE JUSTICES OF
      THE SAID COUNTY COURT ON THE NINETEENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY IN
      THE THIRTY THIRD YEAR OF THE REIGN OF OUR SOVEREIGN LORD GEORGE
      THE SECOND BY THE GRACE OF GOD OF GREAT BRITAIN FRANCE & IRELAND
      KING DEFENDER OF THE FAITH ETC.
      Aminidab Seekright by GEORGE JOHNSTON his Attorney came &brought into the said
      Court a certain Bill against Absolem Dreadnought in custody etc of a plea of Trespass &
      Ejectment of farm and there are pledges of Prosecuting to with john Doe & Richard Roe
      which Bill follows in these words Vizt. Fairfax County to wit Aminidab Seekright complains
      asainst Absalom Dreadnought in Custody etc of a plea etc. for that that Whereas
      a certain JOHN CARLYll on the ( ) day of ( ) in the year of our Lord one thousand seven
      hundred and fifty nine at the parish of Truro and County aforesaid had demised granted
      and to farm letten unto the aforesaid Aminidab one messuage Tenement & Plantation
      situate lying & being on the main run of GREAT HUNTING CREEK in the parish of Truro
      and County of Prince William (now Fairfax) containing Thirty acres be it more or less
      To Have & To Hold the Messuage Tenement and plantation aforesaid Aminidab & his assigns
      from the ( ) day of ( ) then Last past to the full end &Term of Seven years from
      thence next ensuing & fully to be Compleat & ended by Virtue of which said Demise he
      the said Aminidab entered the messuage Tenement and plantation aforesaid and was
      thereof possessed until the said Absalom to wit on the ( ) day of ( ) in the year of our
      Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty with force and arms entered into the
      Messuage tenement and plantation aforesaid in &, upon the possession of him the said
      Aminidab & ejected & amoved him the said Aminidab from his farm aforesaid his said
      Term therein being not yet ended and hath held & yet doth hold him out of the possession
      thereof and then & there did other wrongs to him asainst the peace of our Lord the
      now King wherefore the said Aminidab sayth that he is injured and hath damage to the
      value of Fifty pounds thereu pon he brings his suit.
      Sir I am informed that you are in possession or claim title to the premises in this
      Declaration of Ejectment mentioned or to some part thereof and I being sued as casual
      ejector in this action & having no claim or Title to the premises do advise you to appear
      the neIt Court to be held for the County of FairfaI by some attorney of that Court and
      then &. there by a rule of Court to cause yourself to be made a Defendant in my stead
      otherwise I shall suffer a judgment to be entered against me &you will be turned out of
      possession
      To Mr. JOHN PLUMMER I am yours Tenant in possession of the premises Absm, Dreadnoughl
      And the same day came JOHN WEST JUNR. Esquire Sheriff of the said County and returned
      that he had delivered a copy of the above Declaration & endorsement to JOHN
      PLUMMER Tenant in possession of the premises and thereupon JOHN MINOR an infant
      under the age of twenty one years by JEMIMA MINOR his Guardian came there into the
      said Court and prayed to be admitted Defendant in the room of the said Absolem
      Dreadnought whereupon it ordered by the Court with the consent of the attorney and
      Guardian that the said JOHN MINOR be admitted defendant instead of the now defendant
      Absolem Dreadnought who will Immediately appear &. Receive a Declaration &. plead
      thereto the General Issue and at the trial thereupon to be had the said JOHN MINOR will
      appear by his Guardian and confess lease entry &. actual elpulsion &. wilJ insist only
      upon the title on the trial or that in Default thereof Judgment shalJ be entered against
      the Defendant Absolem Dreadnought the casual ejector but further prosecution is to be
      stayed against him until! the said JOHN MINOR shall make default in any of the premises
      and by the like consent it is further ordered by the Court that the said JOHN MINOR
      shal! take no Advantage against the plaintiff for his not prosecuting upon the Trial if
      occasioned by such default but that the said JOHN MINOR will pay the plaintiff his costs
      thereupon to be taxed and it is further ordered that the lessor of the plaintiff be
      chargeable with the paiment of costs of the Defendant to be wed or adjudged by the
      Court
      And the said JOHN MINOR by JEMIMA MINOR his Guardian comes &. Defends the force
      &. Injury when etc. &. says that he is not thereof guilty and of this he puts himself upon
      the Country and the said Plaintiff in like manner therefore it is commanded the sheriff
      that he cause to come here on the third Tuesday in March nen twelve free & Lawful!
      men by whom the truth of the matter may be the better bown and who are not related
      either to the Plan tiff or the said Defendant to recognize and make a Jury of the Country
      between the said parties of the plea aforesaid because as well the said plaintiff as the
      said Defendant, have submitted themselves to the Jury the same day is given to the
      parties there etc. The following deeds which shew the plaintiffs title were produced
      Vilt.

      Memo. that this 9th day of May 1757 JOHN CARLYLE & JOHN DALTON made a tender of
      one hhd. Toba. Vi. 1007 to Mrs. JEMIMA MINOR Guardian of JOHN MINOR in order for her
      to renew the Lease as within specified ..
      THOS SHAW, ROBERT SANFORD

      jany.13th 1747 I do hereby assign and make over to Mr. JOHN CARLYLE mercht. a11
      my right title &: Interest of the within Lease for value reed. Witness my hand JOHN WEST

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    1. [S044783] Falls Church by Fence & Fireside.

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