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

Jane Smith

Female Abt 1736 - Aft 1803  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Jane Smith 
    Born Abt 1736  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 25 Jun 1803  Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I040305  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father Philip Smith,   b. 1 Jun 1695, Purton, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1743, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Mary Matthews,   b. 8 Jan 1694/95, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1742, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1710/11  Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Chichester,   b. Abt 1733, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1754, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1752  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Chichester,   b. 22 Jul 1752, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1775, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F15053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Payne,   b. 4 Dec 1713, Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1784, Goochland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1757  Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F29113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      CHICHESTER, John. Will. 14 Sept. 1753. Rec. 15 March 1754. Wife Jean, plantation I now live on. Dau. Mary Chichester; brother Richard Chichester, four sisters, Elizabeth, Ellen, Mary and Hannah. Brother Rawleigh Downman; Miss Elizabeth Griffin. Extrs. James Ball, Jr., Richd. Chichester. No witnesses. W.B. 15, p. 168.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      CHICHESTER, Richard. Division of Personal Estate. Rec. 15 June 1757.
      To Miss Hannah Chichester, Mrs. Jean Chichester, Miss Ellen Chichester, Mr. Richard Chichester, Miss Mary Chichester. Mrs. Jean Chichester Admr. of Mr. John Chichester and Richard, Ellen, Mary and Hannah, orphans of sd. Richard. W.B. 15, p. 294.
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      Deed, October 18, 1790, from Jean Payne, widow of John Payne, Gent., of Goochland, to James Gordon and Anne his wife, Philip Payne, William Lee and Jane his wife, Smith Payne, George Woodson Payne, and Robert Payne; which Anne, Philip, Jane, Smith, George Woodson and Robert, are the only children now living, of said John Payne, deceased, and the said Jane his wife, party to this deed. Mildred Matthews Payne, another child, died about a month after her father, an infant under the age of twenty-one, and leaving no issue. Reciting that whereas Charles Symes, heretofore of Poorstock, in the county of Dorset, England, gent., did by his will dated 24 June, 1742, after giving several pecuniary legacies (long since paid) gave the residue of his goods and chattels, lands, &c., to his nephew, Richard Chichester, of Lancaster county, Virginia, Esq.; and the said Richard Chichester, by_ his will dated about the 16th of May, 1743, after stated legacies, gave to his son John, his estate in England;. and said Richard Chichester died about December 25, 1743, and his widow Ellen, declining to prove said will, and his son John being an infant, probate of the will was granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, to John and Richard Tucker, of Weymouth, in the county of Dorset, Esquires, for the benefit of said John in his minority; and about July 22, 1752, John Chichester intermarried with the said Jane Payne, then Jane Smith, spinster (party to this deed), and by his will, dated September. 24, 1753, said John gave his wife Jane 5oo sterling, to be paid out of his English estate, and gave his brother Richard all his other English estate; and said John died about January 14, 1754, under twenty-one years of age; and said Jane, his widow, on or about June 23, 1757, married the said John Payne, deceased; and whereas by a decree of the High Court of Chancery in England, dated about March 23, 1764, in a case in which Richard Chichester, second son of said Richard, was plaintiff, and the said John and Richard Tucker, John Payne, then called the elder, and Jane his wife, and others, were defendants, &c., &c. The said John Payne died about June 29, 1784, and the son Robert was a minor at the time this deed was made, October 18, 1790.

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