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

Mary Clapham

Female Abt 1680 - Aft 1742  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Mary Clapham 
    Born Abt 1680  St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1742  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034329  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father William Clapham,   b. 1653, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1695/96, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Mary Thatcher,   b. Abt 1657, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1727, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1675  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Woffendall,   b. Abt 1676, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1698, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 1696  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Woffendall,   b. 1701, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1746/47, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F16842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Daniel,   b. 1664,   d. 17 Aug 1742, St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1700  St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Daniel,   b. Abt 1701, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. John Daniel,   b. Abt 1703, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     3. William Daniel,   b. Abt 1705, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1783, Henry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F13787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2006-06-02 13:21:38
      http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?william,clapham::clapha m::21.html

      From the "Historical Atlas of Westmoreland County, Virginia" by David Eaton, 1942:

      "William Clapham of the third generation in Virginia, was born in 1653. He married Mary, daughter of Sylvester Thatcher. He owned a large tract south of the Rappahannock River, and land near Leedstown. His youngest daughter, Mary, inherited land from Arthur Spicer and Robert Payne. She married James Woofendall."===
      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 176-177
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall or may come Know yee that I ARTHUR
      SPICER of the Parish of Sittinburne in the County of Rappa: for the love & affection which I have & beare unto my God Daughter, MARY CLAPHAM, the youngest Daughter of WM. & MARY CLAPHAM, of the aforesaid Parish and County have given unto the sd MARY CLAPHAM the Younger her heires one heyfer with her calfe by her side and one Mare Colt of two years old & the advantage both vch: sd heifer & mare colt are marked as folloveth (vizt) a swallow forke on the right care and a crop overkeeled and hole in the left with all the increase of the said Heifer and the Mare both male and female wch sd Heifer and Mare Colt are now in the possession of the aforesd. WM. CLAPHAM and running under the aforesaid markes vth. the Cattle of the aforesaid WM.; but to the only use and advantage of the said MARY the Younger To have and to hold the aforesaid heifer with her Calf & the sd Mare Colt together with their respective increase unto the said MARY CLAPHAM the Younger her heires from henceforth without any manner of consideracon In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 29th day of June 1685
      Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of
      JAMES LAWRENCE, ARTHUR SPICER
      ANN BRAY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 1 die July 1685 et recordatr 6th die July
      ===
      1702-1704 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 282)
      Richmond County Court 6th of October 1703
      - The action brought by EDWD. JEFFREYS vs MARY WOFFENDALL, Exrx of JAMES WOFFENDALL in her owne wronge is dismist, no prosecution
      ===
      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Pages 61
      WILL OF MARY RICHARDSON
      In the Name of God Amen. I Mary Richardson do make and ordain
      this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:
      Imp : I give unto my Grandson Stephen Bowen six hamered plates, two dishes and two basens.
      Item: I give unto my son Clapham Richardson one bed and furniture and one warming pan.
      Item: I give to my daughter Mary Turnbull one shilling.
      Item:I give unto my son Stephen Bowen all ye rest of my estate which is not yet disposed of.
      I leave my son Stephen Bowen my sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament. As Witness my hand and Seal this 24th day of August 1724.
      Her
      Mary [H] Richardson Mark
      Witness
      William Jett
      William Fisher
      Archibald Douglas
      At a Court held for King George County ye . 7th day of April Anno Dom: 1727.
      This last Will & Testament of Mary Richardson was presented in Court by Stephen Bowen her Executor who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of William Jett and Archibald Douglas two of the witnesses thereto subscribed is admitted to Record.
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      Test
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