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

John Stewart

Male 1664 - 1702  (37 years)


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  • Name John Stewart 
    Born 5 Oct 1664  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1702  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I039341  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 

    Father James Stewart,   b. Abt 1616,   d. 30 Jul 1679, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Catherine Graham,   b. Bef 1648, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2 Jun 1703, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married Bef 1664  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Bef 1685  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Stuart,   b. Abt 1687, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1716, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F15996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Sturman,   b. Abt 1680, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1735, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1696/97  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Stuart,   b. Aft 1696, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)
     2. William Stuart,   b. Abt 1700, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1735, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     3. Anne Stewart,   b. Between 1701 and 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1747, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F15956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Issue of Elizabeth Sturman and her 1st husband, John Stuart Sr.:

      (I) Elizabeth Stuart (as the name was later spelled), b. abt. 1697, named in mother's will, 1735, as Elizabeth Barnett, md. 1st, William Minor, will Jan. 30 1725: pro. Sept. 28-1726. By him she had: 1. Johns Minor, (will 1748, names "father-in-law, John Barnett") ; 2. William Minors: 3. Nicholas Minor, was in Prince William County, Virginia., 1749: 4. Mary Minor, named in will of her gr. mother, 1735, md. by 1736, John Stowers. 5. Jemima Minor, named in will of gr.mother, 1735: 6. Barbara Minor, also named in will of gr. mother, 1735.
      Elizabeth (Stuart) Minor md. by Feb. 27 1727, John Barnett, will Feb. 24 1752: pro. Apr. 30 1754, Sturman Chilton, his wife's nephew, a witness. By her marriage with John Barnett, Elizabeths had: Richards Barnett; Elizabeths Barnett, who md. John Finch. This John Finch may have been the son of John Finch, Sr., whose wid, Ann, married Nicholas Muse, 2nd, the eldest son of Elizabeth Sturman (Stewart-Murphy) Muse, and who died intestate in 1765.

      (2) William Stuart,. b. about 1699, d. 1735, chose his half uncle, Thomas Sturman 2nd, as his guardian on Sept. 26, 1717: md, by 1732, Ann,5 dau. of his guardian. (See Thomas4 Sturman 2nd.)

      (3) Anne Stuart, b. shortly before the death of her father in 1701 or 1702. (Inventory of John Stewart Sr. April 24--1702). She and prior to 1735 (date of Mother's will), John Chilton, elder son of Capt. John Chilton of Currioman, West'd County, Virginia. They lived some years in Washington Parish, in the Irish Neck, then moved to Caroline Co,, and again, back to West'd. County, Cople Parish. They had: 1. Lettice Chilton, named in the will of her gr. mother, 1735; 2. John Stuart Chilton, of Cople Parish, 1760: 3. Sturman Chilton, removed to Loudoun County, Virginia., abt. 1760. There were probably other children.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 169-170
      THIS INDENTURE made the fourth day of Aprill in yeare of our Lord God One thousand six hundred Eighty five in the seven & thirtieth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord Charles the second &c. Between LUKE THORNTON of Rappa: County of the one part & JOHN STEWART [Stuart] of the other part Witnesseth that the said JOHN STEWART for himself his heires for a good and valluable consideration reced and to be reced sell unto the sd LUKE THORNTON his heires forever one moyety or halfe part of a certain Devidend or parcell of land being in Rappa: County and on the Eastermost side of RAPPA: CREEKE, bounding on the land of JOHN PAXTON being part of a Devidend of land belonging to Col WM. LOYD conteyning Three hundred acres being bounded as p Bill of Sale from the sd LOYDE unto JOHN ESSEX bearing date the 3d day of May 1671 more at large doth appeare and from BRIDGETT ESSEX, Wife and Attorney to the sd JOHN ESSEX, sold & made over unto JOHN ONEALEY by Assignment to one moyety or halfe part as aforesaid being One hundred & forty acres and made over unto JAMES STEWART deced, to whom I the sd JOHN STEWART am the true and lawful heire being now of full age To have and to hold the sd moyety or halfe part of the prmisses aforesd, from me the sd JOHN STEWART unto the aforesd. LUKE THORNTON his heires forever Together with all manner of appurtenances belonging as wooding watering fishing fowling hunting shooting gaming together with all houses orchards &c. theretunto belonging & I the sd JOHN STEWART doth agree with the sd LUKE THORNTON that he the sd LUKE THORNTON shall at all times hereafter quietly hold the prmisses without the left of any persons from by or under me In Witness whereof the sd JOHN STEWART have sett my hand and seale
      Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of
      EDW: FRANKELIN JOHN STEWART
      ROBERT CHAMBERLIN
      THOMAS BEECH
      March 6th 1683 The acknowledged in Rappa. Court by JOHN STEWART & KATHERINE WILLIAMS, his Mother &Recd, the 18th of the sd month
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JOHN STEWART & KATHARINE WILLIAMS, his Mother, do by these presents make over unto LUKE THORNTON his heires forever for a consideracon allready reced all our right & interest in the annexed Sale of Land Witness our hands & seales this fourth day of Aprill 1685
      Signed sealed and delivered in prsence of
      EDWARD FRANKLIN, JOHN STEWART
      ROBT, CHAMBERLAIN
      THO: BEECH
      May 18th 1685 Record
      Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 198
      I the Subscriber JOHN STEWART being at age the fifth day of October last past do hereby acknowledge the above menconed sale to be my lawful! act and deed
      as witness my hand this third of November 1685
      Test GEORGE BRUCE JOHN STEWART
      HENRY LEWIS his mark
      The within acknowledglement made by JOHN STEWART this 4th day of Octr. 1685 before Collo. JOHN STONE, Capt. GEO: TAYLER and Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three Justices of his Maties Justices of the peace for Rappa County record 17th Teste
      The Deposition of CATHARINE WILLIAMS sayeth that my Son, JOHN STEWART, was at age the fifth day of October last past being in the yeare of our Lord 1683 and further sayeth not
      KATHARINE STEWART mark of
      Sworn before Colo, JOHN STONE, Capt. GEO: TAYLER and Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three of his Maties Justices of the peace for Rappa. County this 4th day of Octo: 1685 and record 17th
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 198-199
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN STEWART do owe and indebted unto LUKE THORNTON the full sum of Eight thousand pounds of good Tobb: and cask to be paid convenient upon demand to wch payment I bind myself In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and seal this fourth day of April 1685 The Condicion of this obligation is such that if the above bound JOHN STEWART his heires shall truly at all times keep all such articles and clauses contained in a certain Indenture bearing date with these presents between me JOHN STEWART and LUKE THORNTON on the said JOHN STEWARTs part then this obligation to be void and of no effect else to stand and remain in full force
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      EDWARD FRANKLIN JOHN STEWART
      ROBT. CHAMBERLAIN
      THOS: BEECH
      The above named JOHN STEWART being at age the fifth day of October last past do hereby confirm the above mencioned Bond to be my lawful act and deed as Witness my hand this third day of November 1685
      Test GEORGE BRUCE, JOHN STEWART
      HENRY LEWIS mark of
      Acknowledged by the above named JOHN STEWART the 4th day of November 1685 before Colo. JOHN STONE, Capt. GEORGE TAYLER & Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three of his Maties Justices of the peace for Rappa: County and recorded the 17th

      === same william ?
      Deed Book No. 1 p. 85. Agreement.
      2 August 1693. Morgan Williams and Wm Steward having jointly purchased from Mr John Peirce and Hester his wife 267 acres in Rappa on westward side of Rappa Creek "that wee are fully satisfied with our proporconable parts layed out and divided by Mr Edwin Conway". The line drawn from a stake in Jonah Wilson's line on 2 Febry 1692/3. That part SW and W to Williams: that part SE to Steward.
      signed
      Morgan Williams
      Wm x Steward

      Wit:
      DAVID x JAMES
      MARY x JAMES

      Rec. 11 Aug. 1693

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Richmond County records, 1692-1704 : Deed book no. 1, 1692-1693, Deed book no. 2, 1693/4-1696, Deed book no. 3, lost, miscellaneous records, 1699-1704
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 117 pgs

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 18
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofNovember 1716
      - STEWART v MEWES
      The Petition of JOHN STEWART against THOMAS MEWES who intermarried with the Relict of JOHN STEWART, deced. Father of the Petitioner, praying his part ofhis Father's Estate being read and considered it is by and with the request and consent of the parties that AUGUSTINE HIGGINS and LAWRENCE POPE doe some time before the next Court adjust and settle all Accounts relateing to the above affair between both parties and that they make report thereof to the Court

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