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

Anna Sorrell

Female 1707 - 1748  (41 years)


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  • Name Anna Sorrell 
    Born 1707  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Dec 1748  Greenway Court, (Warren Co.) Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034171  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Thomas Sorrell,   b. 1665, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1725/26, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth O'Caine,   b. 1670, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1725/26, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1690  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Earle,   b. 1692, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1771, Earle's Ferry, Front Royal, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 May 1726  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Earle,   b. 20 Jan 1726/27, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Unknown Earle,   b. Bef 1730, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     3. Baylis Earle,   b. 17 Aug 1734, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1825, "Four Columns" Earlesville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. John Earle,   b. 5 Jun 1737, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1815, Rutherford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Rachel Earle,   b. 1740, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1829, Montgomery County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Hannah Earle,   b. 1742, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lettice Earle,   b. 1744, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Anna Earle,   b. 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1749, Front Royal, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Anna SORRELL and Samuel Noah EARLE III are:

      i. Baylis EARLE was born 17 AUG 1734 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died 6 JAN 1825 in "Four Columns" (Earlesville, South Carolina). He married Mary PRINCE 16 APR 1757 in Frederick County, Virginia, daughter of John PRINCE and Sarah BERRY. She was born 19 DEC 1744 in Virginia, and died 1809 in "Four Columns" (Earlesville, South Carolina).

      ii. Samuel Noah EARLE IV was born 1727, and died 1752. He married PARKINS, daughter of PARKINS.

      iii. John EARLE was born 5 JUN 1737 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died 24 NOV 1815. He married Thomasine PRINCE, daughter of John PRINCE and Sarah BERRY. She was born 1 OCT 1746, and died 1781. He married Rebecca BERRY, daughter of Joseph BERRY.

      iv. Rachael EARLE was born 1740, and died BET 1762 AND 1800. She married HEWITT. She married WILCOX. She married George NEVILLE , Jr.. He was born BET 1715 AND 1742, and died BET 1766 AND 1829.

      v. Hannah EARLE was born 1742, and died BET 1792 AND 1802. She married Samuel WILCOX. He was born BET 1719 AND 1745, and died BET 1770 AND 1832.

      vi. Letticia EARLE was born 1744.

      vii. Anne Sorrell EARLE was born 1728, and died 1749. She married Charles BUCK. He was born 1700.
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      Contributed by Tosca

      1713-14 Wright_John Will Deeds and Wills Book 5, pp 291-292 Westmoreland County, VA

      In Margin: Wright, Jno Will

      Page 291-292
      In the name of God amen I John Wright of Cople parish in the county of Westmorld blacksmith being sick & weak of body but of sound & perfect sence & memory thanks be to God for the same and being alsoe senscible of this fraile life make here my Will & testamt.
      Imp's. It is my will & desire that my just debts be honestly paid-
      Item I give & bequeath to my grand son Thomas son of my daughter HESTER one heifer yearling together with her encrease to be delivered to him within twelve months after my decease
      Item I give & bequeath to my grand daughter Mary daughter of my daughter SUSANNA one yeareling heifer to be delivered to her within twelve months after my decease
      Item I give & bequeath to my son JOHN my plantation where on I now live and the land thereunto belonging to him and the heires of his body lawfully begotten for ever. and for want of such heires then to my next heir at law and the heires of his body lawfully begotten forever and in default thereof to my next heir in the like maner forever
      Item I give unto my said son JOHN all my negroes by name Betty. Hannah. Joe. & Solly to him & his heires together with all their encrease for ever.
      Item I give & bequeath to the CHILD my wife now goes with (if it be a male) all my land lying in Richmond County to him and the heires of his body lawfully to be begotten for ever and for want of such heires then to my next heir at law and the heires of his body lawfully begotten forever and in default thereof to my next heir in the like manner forever But if please it should be a female then I hereby give the said land & appurtenances to my said son JOHN in the same manner as the land above is bequeathed to him. Provided he pay to his said Sister - five thousand pounds of Tobacco within two years after she shall attaine the age of seventeen or be marryed which shall first happen
      Item I give & bequeath to my lov: wife ANNE my grey mare called Jewell, alsoe her side sadle & bridle
      Item I give & bequeath to Anna Sorrell daughter of Thomas & Eliz:a Sorrell one three year old heifer to be delivered to her imediately after this my will is proved.
      Item I give & bequeath to my son JOHN aforesaid my best sett of Smith's tools perticularly the largest anvil and the other sett I give to the child my wife now goes with (if a boy if not) then to my son JOHN and his heires forever.
      Item whereas I have heretofore given unto my afores'd daughters HESTER & SUSANNA a large part of my estate I doe therefore give and bequeath unto each of them one Shil. Sterl: To be in liew & full of their filial part or child's por'ion of my personal estate which they by any meanes whatsoever might or could claime.
      Lastly I doe hereby nominate & appoint my s'd loving wife ANNE & my said son JOHN es'ta Ex'er of this my will & testament hereby revokeing all wills by me formerly made and I doe appoint my son THOMAS BLUNDELL & my brother THOMAS WALKER to take care that this my will be performed and to see that my said son be taught to read & write and in case of his mothers decease before he attaine the age of seventeen yeares (at which time I leave him of age) then they to take him & look after him and his estate soe as it may redound to his best advantage, But he to live with my wife & she to have the benefitt of his negroes labour soe long as she remaines a widdow for & towards the schooling of my s'd son & maintaineing him and further my will is that all my personall estate, not above bequeathed be equally divised between my wife the child she now goes with & son JOHN and in case of the death of the child my wife is now quick with before it comes of age then that part of my personal estate herein to it bequeathed to be & ascend to my son JOHN aforesaid
      In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 21th day of January Ano 1713.
      Seal'd published and declared in John Wright (mark) Seal
      P'Sence of us Tho: Sorrell Henry Asbury

      Westm'rld ss: At a court held for the s'd county the 26th day of May 1714. The last Will & testament of John Wright dec'd was produced into Court by Anne his relict who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of both the wittnesses thereto is admitt to record and upon the mo'con of the said Anne and their performing what is usuall in such cases certificate is granted her & John Wright her son for obtaining a probat thereof in due form.
      Test
      Tho: Sorrell DCCprd

      Record atz nono die Juny 1714 pr Eunum Clerum
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800
      Wright, John, Cople Parish, 21 January 1713; 9 June 1714, blacksmith. Grandson Thomas son of my dau. Hester one heifer; granddau. Mary , dau. of my dau. Susanna 1 heifer; my son John and the child my wife goes with land in Richmond county; four negroes and land where I live; best of my smith's tools and largest anvil to son John; to Anna dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth Sorrell 1 heifer; son Thomas Blundell and my bro. Thomas Walker, trustees; wife Anne Wright, Richard, 10 March 1740; 27 Oct. 1741. 1 horse, cow, etc. to Godson William Davis; bro. in law Gerrard Davis clothes; sister Ann Davis clothes; bro. John Wright; my wife Elizabeth use of 6 slaves and land for life; son Francis land given me by my bro. John Wright; dau. Elizabeth Wright 4 slaves
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      1717 December – Westmoreland’s County Virginia Deeds and Wills 1717-1720 page 204
      Cattle mark of Anna and James Sorrell, (sic) daughter and son of Thomas Sorrell, a cross and hole in each ear and on under keel in the right and for sou a cross and hole in each ear and an over keel in the right ear. (Note: the under and over keel suggests a notch in the under or lower part of the ear to distinguish between the cattle of Anna and James.)
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800
      Rev James Breechin will date 19 October 1721; 6 April 1722.
      My late wife Ann;
      sons William and James land at falls of Potomac;
      to Mr. John Rele 50 acres;
      to Dennis Lynsey 100 acres of land;
      to Thomas Poindexter 300 acres of land;
      dau Anna and Jane land;
      to James and Anna Sorrell 1 hogshead tobacco each;
      Kinsman Thomas Sorrel a mourning ring;
      wife and Capt. George Turbrville exrs., the latter to have a mourning ring; wife Sarah personal estate.

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