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

Susannah Opie

Female 1720 - 1749  (29 years)


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  • Name Susannah Opie 
    Born 5 Feb 1719/20  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 May 1749  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030866  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father John Opie,   b. 22 Mar 1674/75, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1722/23, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Anne Metcalfe,   b. Abt 1697, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1724/25, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Mar 1713/14  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rodham Kenner,   b. 2 Jan 1717/18, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1743, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1735  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Kenner,   b. 18 Jul 1738, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rodham Kenner,   b. 18 Jul 1738, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1777, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F16506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Travers Colston,   b. 4 Jan 1714/15, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1751, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Abt 1744  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Colston,   b. 10 Oct 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 Oct 1780, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years)
     2. Rawleigh Colston,   b. 11 May 1747, Exeter Lodge, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1829, 'Honeywood', Berkeley County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Samuel Colston,   b. 21 Nov 1749, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F01986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      TURNER, John of St. Stephens, Northumberland County, Virginia.
      Will Written 6 Dec 1741 Will Proved 12 Apr 1742

      Wife - Febie TURNER - negro wench Isabell during her natural life and then to son John TURNER.
      Son Henry TURNER - tract of land called "Opies Quarter" and twenty four acres, bought from Rodham KENNER, being one hundred and twenty four acres, to him and his lawfully begotten heirs, if none to son George Turner and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body, if none to have and land and negro when he comes of age or married.
      Son George Turner - negro girl Lucy at the age of twenty one or marriage.
      Daughter Elizabeth HAYDEN - negro boy Adam which her husband has in her possession in full of their part.
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): 1713-1726 Record Book, Page 405
      Opie, John, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 13 February 1722/3---W. P. 20 March 1722/3
      wife Anne Opie, and my two sons Lindsey and. Thomas Opie-a11 my negroes, to be divided equally between them.
      son Thomas Opie-plantation I purchased of Philip Rogers in 'Mataponie", to him and the heirs lawfully begotten of his body, and if none to my daughter Susannah Opie and the heirs
      Lawfully begotten of her body, and if none to the next heir It law,
      Daughter Susannah Opie-all my money in England, to purchase young negroes for my daughter.
      Wife-all my boats and sloop
      To David. Straughan-five pounds.
      Rest of my personal estate to be divided equally between my wife Anne Opie, sons Lindsey Opie and Thomas Opie, and my daughter Susannah Opie, provided my wife wants no dower.
      Wife Anne Opie-executrix until my son Lindsey Opie shall attain the full age of eighteen years, and then he is to he joint executor, at which time he is to take his own estate into his hands.
      Friends Griffin Fantleroy, Samuel Bonum and David Straughan, trustees.
      Witness John Cralle Junr., William Metcalf and George Rage.
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 261a Kenner, Rodham of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 1 March.1742/37--W. P, 8 August 1743
      Wife Susanna Kenner-my chair and horses, servant boy James,one third part of all my land, negroes and personal estate during her natural life and at her decease the said negroes and their increase to be equally divided between my two sons Richad and Rodham.
      Son Richard Kenner-all that tract of land called "Old Rodoms," and one third part of all my negroes and personal estate.
      Son Rodham Kenner-all that tract of land called "Old Trussels" and one third part of all my negroes and personal estate.
      If my son Richard KrInner or his heirs should sue and recover said land giving to Rodham, then Rodham to have the negroes and their increase given to my son Richard,
      Wife Susanna Kenner, and brotherin-law Lindsey Opie, Major John Waughop, and John Kennedy, executor.
      Witness: Joseph McAdam and David. Morgan.

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