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

Eleanor Dunn

Female Abt 1697 - 1793  (~ 96 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Dunn  [1
    Born Abt 1697  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Dec 1793  Brandy Station, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036000  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2021 

    Family 1 William Thomas,   b. Abt 1697,   d. 1 Nov 1726, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - adms bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F20936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert Green,   b. 1695, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1748, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 3 May 1727  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Green,   b. Bef 1720, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1770, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     2. Duff Green,   b. Abt 1721, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1776, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Robert Green,   b. 1726, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Nicholas Green,   b. Abt 1728, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     5. John Green,   b. 1730, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1793, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. James Green,   b. 1734, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1809, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Moses Green,   b. 1736, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F16205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: https://www.jstor.org/stable/4242314?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
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      1791-1803 Will Book D Culpeper Co Va
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I ELEANOR GREEN's of the Parish of St. Mark and County of Culpeper in the state of Virginia being aged and infirm but of sound mind and memory as usual Thanks be to Almighty God for that blessing calling to mind the uncertainty of this life do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following to wit, Principally and first of all I do with all humility and contrition for my past offences recommena my soul to almighty God who gave it my body I bequeath to Earth from whence it came therein to be decently Interred at the discretion of my Executors and as for my worldly goods & effects I dispose of in the manner and form following.
      1st It is my desire that my funeral Expences and just debts be first satisfyed and paid. 2ndly I give and bequeath to my Son ROBERT GREEN to him his heirs forever all my part of the land which myself and other plaintiffs are at Law for with the Late LORD FAIRFAX and other Defts on Shenando River and the waters thereof when the said Land shall be recovered together with all damages which may hereafter be recovered as all money that may hereafter appear to be due from the other parties from any sales that they may have made and covented the money to their use as also all other advantage or advantages that may hereafter appear to be due or arrise from the said lands I give and bequeath likewise to my aforesaid Son Robert Green his heirs & assigns forever.
      3dly I give and bequeath to my aforesaid son Robert Green all the stock of Hogs that I may be possest of at the time of my death likewise all kind of crops that I may then have in the ground and unfurnished to him my said son Robert his heirs & assigns forever.
      4thly I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter ELEANOR DUFF my riding mare also my side saddle Mourning Ring describing the time of my Son DUFF GREENs death.
      5thly I give and bequeath to my three sons now living Viz. ROBERT GREEN, JOHN GREEN & JAMES GREEN all the remaining part of my Estate to be equally divided among them their heirs and assigns forever.
      6thly And Lastly I do hereby appoint my three sons Robert Green, John Green & James Green Executors of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand affixed my seal this nineteenth day of May in the year of our Lord 1794
      In presence of JOHN STRODE, Eleanor Green
      ISAAC HERRIN, ELIZABETH ( )
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of December 1793
      This Last Will and Testament of Eleanor Green decd was exhibited to the Court and was partly proved by the Oath of John Strode one of the Witnesses thereto & ordered to be certified and at a Court held for the said County the 20th day of January 1794 This Will was fully proved by the oath of Isaac Herrin another witness thereto & ordered to be recorded. And at a Court held for said County the 17th day of February 1794 James Green one of the Executors therein named in this Will came into Court & on his motion Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat thereof in due form he having made oath thereto & given bond & security according to Law; Liberty being reserved for the other Executors named in this Will to qualify when they may think fit.

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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 1st of November 1726; Page 114
      - On Petition of ELINOR THOMAS, Administration in due form is granted her for her late Husband, WILLIAM THOMAS deced. Estate (he dying Intestate) she haveing taken the Oath as the Law enjoyns & entered into bond with ROBERT GREEN and ROBERT SLAUGHTER Gentn & acknowledged the same in Court. Therefore ordered that AUGUSTINE SMITH, GOODRICH LIGHTFOOT, WILLIAM RUSSELL and WILLIAM PEYTON or any three of them do some time between this & next Court appraise all such of the said WILLIAM THOMAS deced Estate as shall be produced & shewn unto them by said ELINOR, Adminx. of the said WILLIAM, & make returne of their proceedings to the next Court
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 3d of May 1727; Page 147
      - ELINOR THOMAS, late the Wife of WILLIAM THOMAS, returned the Inventory of her Husbands Estate which was ordered to be recorded
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 3nd of May 1727; Page 154
      - ELINOR THOMAS (now Wife of ROBERT GREEN) returned the Inventory of her late Husband WILLIAM THOMAS, Estate which was ordered to be recorded
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 3nd of May 1727; Page 154
      - In the action of Debt brought p ROBERT GREEN & ELINOR his Wife, Exrs. of the last Will and Testament of WILLIAM THOMAS deced, Plts. against MARY KILGORE, Adm. of PETER KILGORE deced, the Plantifes failing to appear and prosecute his Suit Ordered that the same be dismist
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      Title Green, Moses.
      Publication 1770
      Gen. note Part of index to Culpeper County Wills and Administrations (1749 - 1800)
      Note p. 505-506. Will pro. 17 May 1770.
      Note Will Book A, 1749-1770

      In the hopes of a Blessed Resurrection I MOSES GREEN of Culpeper County being sick and weak but in my proper sences do think fitt to settle my wordly afters. first I give my soul to my Mercefull Savour and Gloures Redimer Jesus Christ. My will as foloweth that all my lafull Debts shall be payd. Itm that my beloved wife MAREY GREEN have a third part of all my estate, personal & Reall at hir owne disposer I give to my beloved Mother ELONAR GREEN a hundred pounds that all the rest of my Estate both Personall and Reall be dived between SARAH GREEN and ELONAR GREEN JUNOER and the Infiant wich my beloved wife Marey Green is now with child. I leave my beloved Mother Elonar Green, my beloved Brothers WILLIAM GREEN and ROBERT GREEN Executers of this my Last Will and Testament. Lined and sealed in the presence of
      W. ROBERTSON, Moses X Green
      ELIZABETH BROWN, SARAH REED November 11,1769
      At a Court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 17th day of May 1770
      This last Will and Testament of Moses Green decd was exhibited to the Court by Robert Green Gent. one of the Executors therein named and was proved by the Oath of William Robertson & Elizabeth Brown two of the witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded And on his motion Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probat thereof in due form he having sworn to the same & given bond and security as the Law directs, Liberty being reserved for the other Executors in the said Will mentioned to join in the Probat when they shall think fit.

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

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