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

Rodham Kenner

Male 1738 - 1777  (38 years)


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  • Name Rodham Kenner 
    Born 18 Jul 1738  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1777  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048709  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Rodham Kenner,   b. 2 Jan 1717/18, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1743, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Susannah Opie,   b. 5 Feb 1719/20, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1735  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Plater,   b. 7 Aug 1742, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1803, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1763  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriages of Middlesex County, Virginia 1740-1852. Published by Virginia Genealogical Society

      The marriage bond. of Rodham Kenner, Esq. and. Elizabeth Plater, spinster, is dated. August 3, 1763 in Middlesex County. George Plater Esq. was Elizabeth's security, and Ralph Wormeley Esq. and. Ralph Wormeley, were witnesses.
    Children 
     1. Susannah Kenner,   b. Abt 1771, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F25888  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1770-1772 Record Book #8; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 443
      Monroe, Katharine, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 14 June 1771---W. P. 10 March 1772
      Son John Monroe-all my lands whereon I now live, and if he should die before the age of twenty one or has no child, the land to be sold by my executors and the money to be equally divided between my daughters Jane, Eliza, and Nanny Monroe.
      In order to prevent my daughters from wanting a home until they are married, I give them and my cousin Elizabeth Waughop, the use of my garden dwelling houses, kitchen, and other houses necessary
      for a family on the land given my son John Monroe.
      Rest of my estate to be equally divided between my children John, Jane, Elizabeth, and Nanney Monroe, when my son John Monroe comes of age, or when either of my children shall marry.
      Cousin Miss Eliza Waughop-to have the management and bringing up of my three daughters.
      Mr. John Asten(Ashton) of Westmoreland County, executor.
      Witness: Rodham Kenner, Ann Winstead, Elizabeth Kenner.
      Rodham Kenner granted letters of administration.
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      1776-1780 Record Book #10; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 136
      King, John, of St. Stephens Parish, planter
      W. W. 11 August 1776---W, P. 10 March 1777
      Three grandchildren John, Elizabeth, and Mary King-the sum of five pounds each when they arrive at the age of twenty one years, respectively.
      Use of all my lands, negroes, stock of all sorts, household and kitchen furniture, together with the use of a negro hereafter ordered to be purchased by my executors, to my wife Katherine during her widowhood, to maintain herself and to school and maintain aid bring up my daughter Salley.
      If my wife should marry, the estate given to her shall immediately go to my daughter Sally.
      If my daughter Salley should die without heirs of her body, then I give all my land to my grandson John King, and the residue of my estate to be equally divided between my said grandson and my two grandaughters Elizabeth, and Mary King.
      My executors to purchase a negro boy about twelve or fourteen years of age, for the use of my wife.
      My executors to put out at interest with good security what money I have until my daughter attains the age of twenty one.
      Wife and friends William Eskridge, and Rodham Kenner, executors.
      Witness: Joseph Williams and Richard Routt,

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