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

William Rev. Stuart

Male 1723 - 1798  (74 years)


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  • Name William Rev. Stuart  [1
    Born 23 Dec 1723  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1798  Cedar Grove, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033898  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 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 F15151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Foote,   b. 29 Jan 1731/32, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1811, King George County, Virginia - Will Date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1750  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Stuart,   b. 2 Dec 1751, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1774, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. David Dr. Stuart,   b. 3 Aug 1753, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Hope Park, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. William Stuart,   b. 21 Oct 1761, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry Foote Stuart,   b. 25 Apr 1763, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1771, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 7 years)
     5. Anne Stuart,   b. Abt 1768, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1855, "Retirement", Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     6. Richard Henry Dr. Stuart,   b. 4 Sep 1770, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1835, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Henry Foote Stuart,   b. 18 Oct 1772, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Helen Gibbons Stuart,   b. 1775, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1815, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     9. Jane Stuart,   b. 15 May 1776, Cedar Grove, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F12520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      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 ..

  • Sources 
    1. [S809474] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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