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

Anne Grigsby

Female Bef 1730 - 1793  (> 63 years)

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  • Name Anne Grigsby 
    Born Bef 1730  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Dec 1793  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I039596  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father William Grigsby,   b. 1688, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1741, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Family ID F15626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F22710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • King George County Will Book 2, p. 171:
      Ann Rowley, Sept. 18, 1793.
      Relation, John Minor; friend, William Minor; brother, William Grigsby; sister, Margaret Foster; her daughter, Lettice Monday; Lettice Monday’s children, Ann and Margaret; relation, Margaret Clift.
      King George County Will Book 2, p. 344:
      William Grigsby, July 22, 1803.
      Grandsons, David and Melding Grigsby, right and title to estate of my brother, John Grigsby, and sister, Ann Rowley, deceased
      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book 5 (Antient Press); pp. 1129-1130
      ARTICLES of AGREEMENT made executed entered into & agreed upon this 18th day of March 1773 Between WILLIAM ROWLEY of County of King George and ANN GRIGSBY of County of STAFFORD as followeth, to wit, Whereas there is an intended Marriage to be solemnized between WILLIAM ROWLEY and ANN GRIGSBY, Therefore if the Marriage shall take place and be actually solemnized between the said parties, It is concluded covenanted and agreed between that in the first place that in case, WILLIAM ROWLEY shall be the longest survivor, he shall enjoy the Estate of ANN GRIGSBY is at present possessed of to him and his heirs & that it shall be in his power to give devise and bequeath the same either to his relations or to the relations of
      ANN GRIGSBY or to whomsoever he shall think the most deserving; And in the next place it is agreed that in case ANN GRIGSBY shall be the longest liver that she shall enjoy no part of the Estate of WILLIAM ROWLEY after his death but shall retire to that place where she now lives which she shall enjoy during her natural life, it still being in the power of WILLIAM ROWLEY to receive and apply the profits of the same during coverture as he shall think fit still reserving power and authority to WILLIAM ROWLEY to give whatever part of his present Estate he pleases at his death to ANN GRIGSBY for and during her natural life but after her death to whomsoever WILLIAM ROWLEY shall give the same and no waste to be committed by ANN GRIGSBY her representatives or immediatge forfeiture to be incurred and that ANN GRIGSBY freely and voluntarily relinquishes all claim to Dower from the Estate of WILLIAM ROWLEY in case the nuptials shall be compleated and she to abide by the Marriage Contract in lieu thereof; Moreover it is the true meaning of this Contract that in case ANN GRIGSBY shall out live WILLIAM ROWLEY her whole Estate which she now before marriage enjoys shall be entirely at her own disposal and in case ANN GRIGSBY shall depart this life before WILLIAM ROWLEY, he shall enjoy her whole Estate both real & personal during his natural life: In Witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day of date above written
      Signed sealed and acknowledged in presence of
      At a Court held for King George County the 2d. day of June 1774
      WILLIAM ROWLEY & ANN GRIGSBYs Marriage Contract presented into Court was proved by JOHN WISHART & RICHARD TAYLOR & is admitted to Record