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

David Rev. Stuart

Male Abt 1692 - 1749  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name David Rev. Stuart 
    Born Abt 1692  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jan 1748/49  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032282  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Family Jane Gibbons,   b. Abt 1695, Barbadoes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1749/50, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1716  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • internet date, not proved; not in St. Paul's parish records
    Children 
     1. William Rev. Stuart,   b. 23 Dec 1723, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1798, Cedar Grove, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Mary Stuart,   b. 24 Feb 1725/26, "Cedar Grove" St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1799, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. John Gibbons Stuart,   b. 10 May 1728, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1787, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Sarah Stuart,   b. 21 Feb 1730/31, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1783, Boscobel , Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Charles Stuart,   b. 16 Apr 1733, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1771, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F15151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?king,george::grigsby::1 074.html
      URL title: Wills Stafford Co VA 1700s Thomas, Charles
      Note:
      Source: Virginia, County Court Records Stafford Co.,
      Will Book (Liber M), 1729-1748 compiled by
      Ruth and Sam Sparacio, McLean, VA: 1987

      Name: Thomas Grigsby, St. Paul's Parish
      Date Signed: 4 May, 1745 Probated: 12th Nov. 1745
      Heirs: Wife: Rose Brothers; John, James, William and children of brother Charles Mention of land in King George Co.
      Executrix: Wife Rose
      Witness: David Stuart
      Page 120 (Will Book M, pp. 449,450)
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p.276 Know all men .. I GUST; BROWN practitioner in Medecins in Charles County in Province of Mary Land have made my worthy and very good friend and Reverend DAVID STUART Rector of Choctank Parish of County Stafford in Colony of Virginia my lawfull attorney to receive from every person that are Indebted to me in Colony of Virginia all such sum of money, quantity of tobacco, or any other commodyties as they are indebted to me. In case of non payment I do impower my said attorney to arrest .. sue to judgment and execution persons refusing to pay. I do impower my said attorney to give legal discharge for me .. 31st day of May 1726.
      Presence John Elliott, Gust: Browne Wil; Maconehu, Robt. Hanson,
      William Scott, David Gentleman
      At a Court held for Stafford County 13th July 1726 This Power of Attorney proved by oaths of William Scott & David Gentleman two of the witnesses ., admitted to record.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 183-184
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty fifth day of September in the Sixth year of Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Thirty two, Between THOMAS SHARP of the Coty: of STAFFORD, Planter, of one part and the Reverend DAVID STUART of the said Coty:, Clerk, of the other part;
      Witnesseth that THOMAS SHARP in consideration of the sum of five shillings good & lawful! money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by DAVID STUART, the receipt whereof & himself therewith: fully satisfied & paid doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell demise & to farm let unto DAVID STUART & assignes one certain tract plantation of land lying on the Beaver Damms of Upper MATCHODIX in Washington Pish & Coty: of Westmorland, formerly known & commonly called by the name of THE NEWLAND & containing by estimation Two hundred acres be the same more or less, the which tract of land was formerly granted & conveyed by WILLIAM RUSH, late of Westmorld. Coty, to one PHILIP PAYTON, his Son in Law, who imtermarryed with MARY, the Daughter of sd. WM: RUSH, as by Deed bearing date the twenty third day of Aprile in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & seventy eight may appear, And afterwards by PHILIP PAYTON conveyed & made over to JOHN PRATT, late of Westmorland Coty. as by two Assignmts., the one bearing date the fifteenth day of Decr. in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & eighty six & the other the twenty first day of sd. Decr. in the aforesd. year, relation unto them may more fully appear; And afterwards given granted & conveyed by JOHN PRATT in Exchange for the moiety of another tract of land consisting of three hundred & sixty five acres to JOHN SHARP of sd. Coty., the Father of abovementioned THOS: SHARP, as by Deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of Febry, in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & eighty seven may appear, and finally descended by inheritance in fee simple to THOMAS SHARP, the Grantor hereof, and is bounded; Beginning at a corner marked Locust standing on the South side of the aforesd. Beaver Damms of Upper MATCHODIX & being a corner tree of the land of one RICHD. CHAPMAN, & formerly belonging to JOHN WILLIAMS, and extending up the sd. Damms South West Westerly to the mouth of a Branch that falls into the sd. Damms, thence up the Branch which lyeth below the House & Plantation to a white Oak that standeth upon a Point in the fork of the sd. Branch, thence by a line of marked trees South East Easterly crossing the Horse Road untill it comes unto the line that parts this Land & the Lands of HENRY COSSUM, thence along the line of sd. COSSUM until it comes to the line of the land of the aforesd. RICHARD CHAPMAN, finally along the line of sd. CHAPMAN unto the first statiion; with all houses orchards, together with royalties of hunting hawking fishing & fowling; To have and to hold the demised premises unto DAVID STUART or assignes during the term of three years fully to be compleated, paying therefore yearly on the tenth day of Decr. to THOMAS SHARP or assignes one grain of Indian Corn if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents & of the Statute for transferring uses into possession DAVID STUART may be in actual" possession of the premises and be thereby the better enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the sd. THOMAS SHARP hath hereto set his hand & seale the day & year above written Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      HENRY WASHINGTON, _ THOS: SHARPE
      FARQUHAR MATHESON,
      WILLIAM PERKINS
      Then received on the day & date within written the sum of Five shillings, I say reced. by me. THOS: SHARPE
      Westmorld. ss, At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of September 1732 THOMAS SHARPE personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease of Land by him passed to the Reverend DAVID STUART, Clerk, together with the Receipt for five shillings, the consideration money thereon endorsed, to be his proper act and deed, which at the instance of the said STUART is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Nineteenth day of October 1732, pr. G. T., C. C. W,
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 369-373
      THIS INDENTURE made the 26 day and 27th day of July in the 14th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE & in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty one Between THOMAS DODSON of the Parish of Hambilton in County of Prince William Planter of one part and HENRY TAYLER of the aforesaid Parish & County Planter of other part Witnesseth that said THOMAS DODSON for sum of two thousand pounds of tobacco to him paid doth sell unto the said HENRY TAYLER in his actual possession now being by vertue of a bargain and Sale for one year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession & to his heirs one parcel of land containing one hundred acres being in the Parish of Hambilton in the County of Prince William being part of a tract of land containing one thousand one hundred & twenty seven acres bought by the aforesaid THOMAS DODSON of the REVEREND LAWRENCE DEBUTS granted unto the said LAWRENCE DEBUTS by Deed from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE dated the 19th day of October 1727 & is bounded beginning at a white Oak corner to COLL. CARTER thence South West to a red Oak in DAVID STEWARTs
      line thence South East to a white Oak corner to the aforesaid STEWART thence North East to a white Oak another of STEWARTs Corners thence to the beginning with all houses & appurtenances whatsoever unto him the said HENRY TAYLER his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the aforesaid parties have set their hands and Seals
      in presence of THOMAS DAVIS, THOS,DODSON
      ABRAHAM RAW
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 27th day of July 1741
      THOMAS DODSON acknowledged this Lease and Release for himself to HENRY TAYLER to be his act and deed which thereupon is admitted to Record, & ELIZABETH the Wife of the said THOMAS DODSON being first privately Examined relinquished her right of Dower to the land conveyed which is also admitted to Record
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 49-52 In Name of God Amen This 9th day of April 1748 I DAVID STUART of Parish of St Pauls County Stafford Colony of Virginia Clk being at present in perfect health of body .. & knowing uncertainty of my life being desirous to settle ay worldly affairs do make this my Last Will & Testament First my soul into hands of God -- my body to be buried as my Exrs. shall be thought most convenient as for worldly goods My will is I first do revoke & make void all wills formerly made Imprimis I give to my beloved Wife JANE STUART during her live her choice of two Negroes besides what the Court of England & the Laws of this Colony provides with my riding chair, Horses & Harness all which at her death to return to be equally divided with her thirds among my Children hereafter mentioned Vizt. WILLIAM STUART, JOHN, SARAH and CHARLES STUART. item I give to my Son Wiliam 646 acres of land upon Broad run in Prince William County together with 460 acres in Fairfax County commonly known by Sandy Run failing heirs I give to my son John and heirs of his body. Item I give to my son Charles Stuart and his heirs failing heirs to my Daughters MARY MASSEY and Sarah Stuart and heirs failing such heirs to any next heir. Item I give to John 427 acres in Prince William County called the Bushey ridge at the white marsh failing heirs to my Son Charles failing heirs to William and failing heirs to my daughters .. Item I give to Charles all lands and edifices in Westmoreland and Stafford County & failing heirs to William. Item unto my Son William a Negro girl in Lieu of 3000 pounds of Tobo left him in Legacy by JOHN ALLAN deced together with all my Books & papers, negro not to be appraised.
      Item my son Charles have all my guns Swords & pistols with my watch & all wearing apparrell And my will .. if my son John should return from Barbados & not have to the value of 500 pounds from his Uncle GIBBONS in that case .. there shall be raised out of my Estate 100 pounds current money in order to build him a convenient dwelling house where he shall judge most proper upon his land in Prince William County and finally I appoint my beloved Wife Jane Stuart and my loving Son William Stuart Exrs. .. and I do appoint my son William guardian to my son Charles untill he arrives at age of 21 years but not to remove him from his Mother and I leave in legacy to my Daughter Mary Massey all the Debts of money or Tobacco due to me from the Estate of SIGISMOND MASSEY Deceas'd In Witness
      Presence Henry Washington, David Stuart
      Jno. Washington Junr., Bailey Washington,
      Walter Williamson
      Codicil And to remove all objections that may happen to my last will I give unto my Daughter SARAH STUART 300 pounds as her portion excluding her hereby from any part of the same.
      Item I give my daughter MARY MASSEY three Negroes (named) with reversion of two more at my Wifees death together with ten head Cattle and I hereby caution my son William not to make use of that Instrument of Writing which I sent to Mr. WILLIAM FAUNTLEROY in Richmond for if he does I hereby exclude him from any part of my Estate both real & personal. Item thy desire is that the house I have carried on so far in building be completely finished out of the first & readiest of my Estate .. affix'd my hand 20 Jan} 1748/9.
      Presence Walter Williamson, David Stuart
      Baily [Washington
      At court held for Stafford County March 14th 1748 Will with codicil thereunto annextt was presented into Court by WILLIAM STUART Exer being proved admitted to record Certificate granted him for Probate ..

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