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

Susannah Fowke

Female 1739 -


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  • Name Susannah Fowke  [1
    Born 24 Oct 1739  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I042385  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Chandler Fowke,   b. Abt 1696, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1745, Gunston Hall, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Mary Fossaker,   b. Bef 1700, St Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 83 years) 
    Married 1716  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Peyton,   b. 9 Mar 1743/44, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1815, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1764  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Peyton,   b. 1765, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1847, Clarke County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary Peyton,   b. Aft 1766, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Yelverton Peyton,   b. 1771, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1803, Gordonsdale, Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F19501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Overwharton Parish Register Stafford County Va
      Fowke, Susannah Daughter of Chandler and Mary, born October 24, 1739
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      Stafford Co VA Will Book 1729-1748 pg 115 [pp. 427- 428]
      in Name of Cod Amen I CHANDLER FOWKE of Stafford County being sick but in perfect sound and do make this to be my Last Will and testament.
      First I give my soulto god and my body to the Earth.
      Item I give to my son GERARD FOWKE all my land at the Indian Town & at the Hope and that where he now lives on which I bought of HOWSON HOOE I give all the aforesaid Laid to him and his heirs forever.
      Item I give also to my son Gerrard Fowke all that part of my personal Estate that he hath and is now in possession of and my watch and my wearing apparrel of what kind so ever to the said Gerrard Fowke and heirs.
      Item. I give this tract of land I now live on to my two sons CHANDLER RICHARD FOWKE to be equally divided in Quantity from the River side to the back line and my son Chandler Fowke to have the lower part & my son Richard the upper part which land I give to them and their heirs forever, and all the rest of my Estate both real and personal to be equally divided among my children CHANDLER, RICHARD & ELIZABETH, ANNE & SUSANNAH FOWKE to them and their heirs forever. I appoint my loving wife MARY FOWKE, Gerrard Fowke, Mr. JOHN MERCER & Mr. RICHARD FOOTE & JOHN ALEXANDER & my son Chandler Fowke
      Exers. of this my last will .. this 9th day of February 1744/5.
      Presence Henry Washington,
      William Sebastin, John Foley Junr. Chandler Fowke
      At Court held for Stafford County May the 14th 1745 Last Will .. presented by Mary Fowke and Gerrard Fowke two of the Executors mentioned .. proved .. admitted to record. Cert given for obtaining a probate In due form and the said Mary refused to abide by the said will & chose her thirds

  • Sources 
    1. [S802907] Virginia Genealogies - Hayden.