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

Elizabeth Thompson

Female Abt 1674 - 1710  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Thompson 
    Born Abt 1674  Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Feb 1709/10  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048943  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father William Rev Thompson,   b. Abt 1620,   d. Bef Mar 1705/06, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Catherine Hale,   d. Bef 1710, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F32219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Catlett,   b. Abt 1657, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1699, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Bef 1696  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Catlett,   b. Abt 1686, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F14191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Benjamin Moseley,   b. Abt 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1710, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married Aft 1698  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Moseley,   b. Abt 1699, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1725 and 1731, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. Mary Moseley,   b. Abt 1704, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1745, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 273-74.
      Will of Elizabeth Moseley of Essex County and Parish of St. Ann's, dated 20 Xber [Dec.] 1709.
      To my son William Moseley the plantation where I now live with 300 acres. In case he dyes without issue to my daughter Mary Moseley, and in case they both dye without issue unto my daughter Elizabeth Catlett. But if they all dye without issue to my next heir at law.
      Unto my son William Moseley one Negro boy named Francis. In case he dyes before he attains to the age of eighteen years or married, to descend to the next heir at law before devised.
      To my son William one silver tankard marked with W.C. and one great book intituled The life & death of the blessed Jesus, and one cane with his father's name on it, at the age of eighteen.
      Unto my daughter Elizabeth Catlett one Negro woman Elizabeth, one stone ring that was her father's and three silver spoons and my pert necklace, at eighteen years or married.
      Unto my daughter Mary Moseley one Negro man Robin, at the age of eighteen years or married, two hoop gold rings and two silver spoons and two silver cupps and twenty shillings sterling money, at the aforesaid time.
      All my books not yet bequeathed to be equally divided between my three children William Moseley, Eliza. Catlett and Mary Moseley. All the rest of my estate be equally divided between my three children.
      If either of my daughters dye without heires the surviving daughter to have her legacie and if both dye without issue my son William to have both their parts. If my son dye before he comes to age then the surviving daughters to have his part.
      My loving brother Samuel Thompson executor.
      My loving brothers Edward Moseley, John Hawkins and William Thompson trustees to see my will performed.
      Elizabeth (E) Moseley
      Wit: Edwa. Moseley, Samuel Dry, Wm. Thompson.
      10 Feb. 1709/10. Proved by Samuel Dry and William Thompson.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 437.
      Elizabeth Moseley. Estate account.
      Negroes given to daughter Eliza Catlett, son Wm. Moseley, daughter Mary Moseley. Plate and books divided between the three children. Three gold rings given to the daughters; pearl necklace given to Mary Moseley.
      The whole estate is the balance of the estate of Mr. Benja. Moseley.
      Signed by Saml. Thompson, who refers to her as sister.

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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 260-61.
      Will of Benjamin Moseley of the County of Essex, dated 7 Nov. 1709.
      Unto my son William Moseley my half of my mill now standing on Occupation Creek after the decease of my loving wife Elizabeth Moseley and in case my son die before he attains to the age of eighteen or married, then my daughter Mary Moseley to have the halfe at the decease of my son. After my said daughter's decease the halfe of my mill unto my daughter in law Elizabeth Catlett and for default of issue by any of them, then to my two nephews.
      To my son William Moseley my two great rings, one mourning and the other plaine,and my two gunns at the age of eighteen and in case he dies before to fall to my two nephews William and John Moseley.
      To my dear and loving wife all my estate not before bequeathed she to give what part she shall think fit to her daughter
      Elizabeth Catlett.
      My loving wife Elizabeth Moseley executrix.
      Benja. Moseley
      Wit: Samuel Dry, William Moseley, William Silver.
      10 Dec. 1709. Proved by Samuel Dry and William Moseley.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 271. Bond. 12 Aug. 1714. 2000. Sterling. Samuel Thompson of Surrey County, at a Court held for Essex County 10 May 1710, had Admr granted of Est. of Benjamin Moseley deceased, and likewise the same day and year obtained a Probate of the will of Eliz'a Moseley deceased, wid'o and Relict of the aforesaid Benj'a Moseley, and did then enter into two bonds with Edward Moseley, William Thompson and John Williams now deceased, his Securities in the sum of 500. each. He now agrees to keep harmless Joseph Lemon Exor of John Williams, etc.
      Wit:
      Samuel Stallord signed Samuel Thompson
      Richard Booker John Hawkins
      Wm Thompson
      Recorded 12 August 1714.

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