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

Alice Thornton

Female Abt 1710 - Bef 1742  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Alice Thornton 
    Born Abt 1710  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1742  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041717  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Thornton,   b. 14 Dec 1680, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1742/43, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Frances Buckner,   b. Abt 1684, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1745, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1700  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maximillian Robinson,   b. Abt 1706, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1777, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1727  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Robinson,   b. Abt 1727, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances Robinson,   b. Abt 1733, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742  (Age ~ 10 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F22454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of William THORNTON

      In the Name of God Amen. I William THORNTON of King George County and Parish of Brunswick, Gentleman, being sick and weak in body but of sound perfect and disposing mind memory and understanding.
      Praised be Almighty God for the same, do make and declare this my Last Will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First and principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator and by the Merits of his son Jesus Christ my Redeemer I hope for the Enjoyments of a Heavenly Being.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto Frances ROBINSON my granddaughter the following slaves, Punch, Venus and her child Lucy, Hannah, Primus, Cato Mingo, Jack and Dafeny. I also give unto my said granddaughter all that tract or parcel of land in Prince William County at the Great Marsh whereon William Hackney and John Jones now live containing five hundred acres of land more or less.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my grandson William ROBINSON THE following slaves Dick, Winney, Milley, Jolly, Dick, Edinborough, Plato, Phill and Sambo. I also give unto my said grandson William Robinson fifteen hundred acres of land in Prince William County, Virginia, the uppermost part of my land binding upon Tin Pot Run.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my loving brother Francis THORNTON of Caroline County One Hundred Pounds Current Money.
      Item: At the day of my death I do acquit and discharge my loving friend John Steward from all debts, dues and demands.
      Item: Give unto Anne Redman the sum of Thirty Five Pounds Current Money to be paid in provisions on this plantation or money as the said Anne Redman shall like best.
      Item: I give unto my kind friend the Reverend Mr. Daniel McDonald a book called Usebuss History of the Church. As I apprehend there is no occasion of appraising my estate, I desire it may be omitted. All the rest and residue of my estate I give unto my dearly beloved wife Frances ROBINSON and my only son William ROBINSON
      in due proportions as the law shall direct.

      Lastly I do appoint my loving brother Francis Thornton and my only son William THORNTON EXECUTORS OF THIS MY Last Will and Testament heretofore by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Forty Two. Signed Sealed Published & Declared as for my Last Will & Testament in William THORNTON the Presence of
      Elias SHARP John HOBBY
      William (His Mark) COCKRIL

      At a Court held for King George County the 4th day of March 1742/43
      The Last Will and Testament of William Thornton, Gentleman, Deceased, was presented into court by Frances and William THORNTON his executors, who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Elias Sharp and William COCKRILL and admitted to Record.

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