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

Richard Helm Foote

Male 1773 - 1818  (45 years)


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  • Name Richard Helm Foote 
    Born 1773  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1818  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I042355  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father George Foote,   b. 6 Mar 1749/50, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1775, Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Celia Helm,   b. Abt 1756, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 1772  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Stuart,   b. 15 May 1776, Cedar Grove, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1795  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Stuart Foote,   b. 20 Sep 1800, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1880, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Richard Helm Foote,   b. Bef 1803, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F23849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      Genealogy of the Hord Family, Page 83
      Note:
      Richard Helm Foote, married a daughter of the Rev. William Stuart, of "Cedar Grove," in King George County, Virginia. The Rev. William Stuart was of Scotch descent, and was nearly related to the Royal family. His father was a captain in the army of Prince Charles Edward during the Scotch Rebellion of 1745. The Rev. Dr. Stuart had two brothers, Dr. Gibbon Stuart and John Stuart, a lawyer, and two sisters, one of whom was Mary, who married, first, Mr. Massie, and afterwards Mr. Dade. The other sister married Mr. Fitzhugh, of "Boscobel," Stafford County, Virginia.

      "David Stuart, son of the Rev. Dr. William Stuart, married the widow of William Custis, the step-son of General Washington." (Manuscript of Robert Hord.)
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      Fauquier County VA Wills-Gott
      281-282: GEORGE FOOTE (Will)
      Date: 15 July 1775
      Wife: Celia Foote - 1/3 estate during life, riding horse and mourning ring - if children should die without heirs all the property should go to her to dispose of as she thinks proper
      Son: Richard Helm Foote - all lands and 1/2 of my other estate consisting of Negroes & Chattels
      Dau.: Hesther Foote - 1/2 Negroes & chattels - to be divided between them when they come to age or marry - it is my desire that my wife's thirds in Negroes and Chattels at her decease be equally divided between my above mentioned Children and it is my further desire that if my wife should be pregnant with a son, that then he have my Land on the South side of Town Run & an equal proportion of my negroes and Chattels, if a daughter, than only an equal proportion of my negroes and Chattels
      Exors:. Wife, Celia Foote, Lynaugh Helm, Richard Foote, William Alexander, Thomas Helm, Jun'r.
      Signed:. Geo. Foote
      Wit.: Hester Helm, Margaret Foote, John Vinnell, John (his mark) Johnson, James (X) Wood
      Proved: 27 November 1775, by o. of John Johnson, James Wood., Celia Foote granted cert. to obtain probate.