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

Anne Hopkins

Female 1679 - 1726  (47 years)


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  • Name Anne Hopkins 
    Born 1679  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jun 1726  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I084397  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Hopkins,   b. Abt 1625,   d. Aft 1685, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Family ID F17152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Muse,   b. 1673, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1718, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1699  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Muse,   b. 10 Dec 1699, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     2. William Muse,   b. 9 Jan 1700/01, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Dettingen Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     3. Hopkins Muse,   b. Abt 1707, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1740, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     4. Anne Muse,   b. 22 Oct 1709, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Muse,   b. Abt 1711, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1779  (Age ~ 67 years)
     6. Sarah Muse,   b. 2 Feb 1710/11, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1786, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Augustine Muse,   b. Abt 1713, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1749, Caroline County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     8. George Muse,   b. Abt 1715, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1791, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     9. Edward Muse,   b. 22 Feb 1705/06, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1782, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MUSE, John Westmoreland County, 5 APR 1723 8 OCT 1723
      To son Thomas one shilling;
      dau Jane Pritchett one shilling;
      dau Anne Willson one shilling;
      dau Mary Quisenberry one shilling;
      rest of estate to dau in law Anne MUSE
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      MUSE, ANNE, 14 June 1725; 29 June 1726. Westmoreland County, Virginia
      Son Edward the land of my deceased husband; sons William, Hopkins, John, Augustine and George the lands which he leased to Col. William Fitzhugh; my dau, Mary Sanford bed in possession of Thomas Muse Jr.; dau. Anne Muse bed and furniture; dau. Sarah Muse 1 bed, furniture and table; son in law Robert Sanford; friend Benjamin Waddey a ring.
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      From: Tom Hamm [mailto:thamm@bellsouth dot net]
      Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 5:19 PM

      Thank you for the information. I have a longer version of Anne Muse's will and didn't notice Sarah before. I am including the longer will in case you don't have it.

      29 Jun 1726: The will of Anne Muse, dated January 14, 1725, probated in Westmoreland County, June 29, 1726, devised:
      to son Edward, my now dwelling plantation and half adjoining land, it being part of 200 acres leased by my deceased husband of Col. Fitzhugh.
      To son William, other half of said land; but if he disturb my exors. or endeavor to claim my dwelling plantation, then said land to go to my son Hopkins.
      To son William, 1000 lbs tob. and one iron pot in his possession.
      To son Edward, feather bed and furniture, black walnut table and chest that stands in hall, 2 large pewter basons, diaper table doth and 1/2 dozen napkins, one towel, 4 leather chairs and my gray mare.
      To sons Hopkins, John, Augustine and George (when 18 years old each) a cow and a calf.
      To daughter Mary Sanford, bed now in possession of Thos. Muse, Jr., oval table in hall, 5 leather chairs, my old side saddle.
      To daughter Anne Muse, bed and furniture in hall, and bedstead it lies in, oval table in chamber.
      To daughter Sarah Muse, bed and furniture that lies in the trundle bedstead in chamber and bedstead it lies and my trunk.
      To daughter Anne Muse, black mare and new side saddle and furniture.
      Son in law Robert Sanford, to have care and tuition of testatriz's children, Hopkins and George (until they are 18 years old) and of daughter Anne until 16 years of age, or marriage.
      To son Robert Sanford and son Edward Muse, stock of cattle and hoggs in equal division for support of my young children.
      Friend Benjamin Waddy, a gold ring of 10 shillings value. Residue of estate to be divided between 4 young sons Augustine, Hopkins, John and George and if any of them, when they attain 18 years of age "be adjudged to take evil courses then my aforesaid son or sons take him to their care as before until they attain the age of 20".
      Executors, friend Benja. Waddsy, son in law Robert Sanford and son Edward Muse.
      Witnesses: Anne Jones, Elizabeth Muse. (Westmoreland Co.
      W. B. 8, p. 170).

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