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

Margaret Ward

Female Bef 1693 - 1729  (> 36 years)


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  • Name Margaret Ward 
    Born Bef 1693 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jun 1729  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086321  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Family ID F36620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Briscoe,   b. Bef 1689,   d. 26 Jul 1727, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1709  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Briscoe,   b. Bef 1707, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     2. Elizabeth Briscoe,   b. Bef 1711, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     3. Eleanor Briscoe,   b. Abt 1713, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Briscoe,   b. Abt 1714, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F36618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 118
      The Will and Testament of MARGRET BRISKCO; being sick and weak in body tho of sound and perfect memmory, do bequise my worldly goods and Estate as followeth; Idem. I give and bequise unto my Daughter, BUTLER, the Spining Wheele;
      Idem. I give and bequise unto my Daughter, ELLINOR, a spade Mair and Bridle and sadle, a small table and a trunk;
      Idem I give and bequise unto my Son, JAMES, a Horse Colt that sucks that came of the Mair belonging to JOHN BUTLER, a Chest and a large Table, a spice morter and pestill, a feather bed and bedstead with covering and furniture with it;
      Idem. I will that the rest of the part of my Estate be devided between my Son. JAMES, and ELLINOR,
      Idem. I will that JOHN BUTLER have the care and tuition of my Son, JAMES, and ELLINOR in bringing of them up until! my Son, JAMES, come to the age of eighteen years,
      Idem I will that JOHN BUTLER and JOHN BRISKCO be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament to see this Will performed; In Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1728
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence as Testors,
      CHRISTOPHER BUTLER, MARGRET her mark BRISKCO
      NATHANIEL BUTLER. JOHN WILLIAMS
      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court continued & held for the sd. County the 29th day of May 1729 The Last Will and Testament of MARGARET BRISCO, deced., was presented into Court by JOHN BUTLER, one of the Executors therein named, who made Oath thereto ( JOHN BRISCO the other Executor in the sd. Will named personally refused to take upon himself the burthen of the execution thereof), and being proved by the Oaths of CHRISTOPHER BUTLER and NATHANIEL BUTLER, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record Test G, TURBERVILE, C. C. W
      Recorded the Sixth day of June 1729 pr. G. T., C.C. W.

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 85
      IN THE NAME OF GOD. Amen May 15th 1727. I JAMES BRISCO being sick and weak of body but in perfect sence and memory, thanks be God for the same. and calling to mind the uncertainty of thisLife doe appoynt this my Last Will and Testament, revoking all others and this only to be taken for my Last Will and Testament. and as for my worldly goods as it path pleased God to bless me wth:, I dipose of in form and manner following: Butt first and Cheifly I recomend my Sole into the hands of Allmiglaty God tha gave itt and my body to Mother Earth to be buried at the discretion of my Exrs. hear- after named.
      Item, I give and bequeath to my loving Wife her choice of all my beds and fore back stools aftd one large flag chear and one trunk and one small Chest and one small Poplar Leaf Table and one large Table and one spaid Mare and a Colt that now sucks my Daughter. ELIZABETH's Mare, and hur choyce of two Cattle out my Stock, which shee pleases and one large ( ) the moiler and pestel.
      Item. I give unto my Daughter. ELIZABETH BUTTLER, one young hefer of three year old
      item My Will is that all the rest of my Estate may bee equaley devided between my Wife, MARGRITT BRISCO and my Son, JOHN BRISCO, my Daughter, ELINOR BRISCO and my Son, JAMES BRISCO: And further I appoint my loving Wife and her Brother HENRY WARD to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament
      Testes FRAS: SMITH. JAMES his mark BRISCO
      PATK, GRANT
      Westmoreld. ss, At a Court held for the sd County the 26th day of July 1727
      This Last Will and Testament of JAMES BRISCO, deced,. was presented into Court by MARGARET his Relict and one of the Executors therein named, who made Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE. CI Co. W.
      Recorded 27th day of July 1727 pr. G. TĄ C. C. W.

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