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

Sarah Stuart

Female 1731 - 1783  (52 years)


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  • Name Sarah Stuart 
    Born 21 Feb 1730/31  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Nov 1783  Boscobel , Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033895  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father David Rev. Stuart,   b. Abt 1692, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1748/49, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F15152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Fitzhugh,   b. 16 Jul 1725, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1788, Boscobel , Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1749  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Stuart Fitzhugh,   b. 1751, Boscobel , Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1823, Belmont, Falmouth, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Thomas Fitzhugh,   b. Abt 1758, Boscobel, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George Dr. Fitzhugh,   b. 1770, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F20033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Sarah Stuart and Thomas Fitzhugh are:

      i. Susanna Stuart Fitzhugh was born 1751 in Stafford Co. (King George), Virginia, and died 1823 in Stafford Co. (King George), Virginia. She married William Esquire Knox 1770 in Stafford County, Virginia. He was born 1729 in Scotland, and died 1805 in Culpeper, Virginia.

      ii. Thomas Fitzhugh was born 1760 in King George, Virginia. He married Anne Rose. She was born in Virginia.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      URL title: Genealogy of the Hord Family, Page 83
      Note:
      Richard Helm Foote, married a daughter of the Rev. William Stuart, of "Cedar Grove," in King George County, Virginia. The Rev. William Stuart was of Scotch descent, and was nearly related to the Royal family. His father was a captain in the army of Prince Charles Edward during the Scotch Rebellion of 1745. The Rev. Dr. Stuart had two brothers, Dr. Gibbon Stuart and John Stuart, a lawyer, and two sisters, one of whom was Mary, who married, first, Mr. Massie, and afterwards Mr. Dade. The other sister married Mr. Fitzhugh, of "Boscobel," Stafford County, Virginia.

      "David Stuart, son of the Rev. Dr. William Stuart, married the widow of William Custis, the step-son of General Washington." (Manuscript of Robert Hord.)
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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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