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

Winifred Rider

Female 1724 - 1742  (17 years)


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  • Name Winifred Rider 
    Born 17 Sep 1724  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jan 1741/42  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I087161  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2019 

    Father Henry Rider,   b. 29 Jul 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1726/27, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Rider,   b. Bef 1704,   d. Aft 1727, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years) 
    Married Bef 1717  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 156a
      Rider, Winifred, of Cherry Point W.
      W.W. 5 October 1741---W. P. 11 January 1741/2
      Sister Hannah Rider-negro woman Charety, and all my part of my father's estate which is sixteen pounds due to me on demand in Alex Moorhead's hands, and all other debts that can be found due.
      Sister Hannah Rider, executrix.
      Witness: Thomas Anderson, Ruth Keen and Hannah Lewis.
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: 1726-1729 Record Book, Page 34
      Rider, Henry, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 14 December 1726---W. P. 15 February 1726/7
      Wife Mary and my son Alexander Rider, my executors.
      Wife Mary-an equal part of my moveable estate with my children, that is to say a childs part and two negroes called Sara and Tom during her life.
      Son Alexander Rider-an equal part of my moveable estate,to be paid when he comes to the age of eighteen years.
      Daughter Sarah Anne Rider-negro woman Sarai with an equal part of my moveable estate. The increase of the negro woman to be turn into my moveable estate, and she to be paid her part at the' age of eighteen years.
      Daughter Hannah Rider-negro Tom, and an equal part of my moveable estate at the age of eighteen years.
      Daughter Winifred Rider-an equal part of my moveable estate at the age of eighteen years.
      My estate not to be administered upon.
      Witness Hugh Kelly and Nich Collins.
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations:
      Page 99
      Keene, John, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W, 18 September 1740---W. P. 13 October 1740
      Wife's daughter Sarah Keene Bee-one acre of land out of the tract called "Small Hope," and negroes Sharper, Judy, Ben, Kellar, Moll, Dick, Rachel, and Suckie to her and the heirs lawfully begotten
      of her body, and in default the above acre and negroes to be equally divided between Elenor Wyat and Eliza Sugget and their heirs.
      To Sarah Keene Bee-the best three beds and furniture, and her choice of two chests with three bedsteads, and two tables her choice, one hundred and fifty yards of linen, half dozen and thirty eight yards of Dewlap, thirty seven yards of Gorlic, and fifty weight pewter, three pewter basons each holding three quarts, two dozen plates, ten geese, two ganders, twelve head cattle, twelve hoggs, six sheep, two iron pots forty pounds each, one frying pan, one iron skillitt all new, five sixty gallon sydor casques; all above goods to be delivered to her in good order when she comes of age or day of marriage, as likewise thirty pounds sterling.
      Wife Ruth Keene-negroes Jamy, young Harry, Hannah, Piliana, and Doll during her natural life, and the plantation I now live on only during her widowhood, and if she marries I leave her only one half of the plantation on. She is also to have timber from my plantation called "Small Hope," ten head of cattle, ten hogs, ten sheep, two iron pots her choice, fifty yards of lining(one half Oznaburg and the other half Gorlik), two yoke of oxen, cart and wheels. After her death the negroes given her to be equally divided between my grandchildren vizt: Elizabeth Wyat, John Wyat, Lucy Sugget, and John Sugget, and their heirs.
      Daughter Elenor Wyat-her choice of negroes not before given vizt: one negro in lieu of little Harry, which I had given her husband Edward Wyat. To her son John Wyat, my tract of land I now live on after the death of my wife, also tract called "Small Hopes" and tract called mothers "Oliver's," to him and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body.
      Daughter Elizabeth Suggett's son John Suggett-my tract called "Mattapony," to him and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body.
      To Winefred Rider-negro called Charity.
      Cousin William Samford-all my wearing cloaths and five thousand pounds of tobacco, to be paid in five years at one thousand each year.
      To Rebekah Smith-eight hundred pounds of tobacco.
      To Elizabeth Allin-five hundred pounds of tobacco and five hundred in goods, besides her wages.
      I leave Sarah Keene Bee to her mother my wife Ruth Keene, and if
      my wife should die I leave the said Sarah Keene Bee to my surviving executors with her estate.
      Each of my daughters Eleanor Wyat, and Elizabeth Sugget-twenty one shillings and six pence each to buy a mourning ring.
      rest of my estate to be divided between. my grandchildren; that is to say one half to daughter Elizabeth Sugget's children.
      Wife Ruth Keene, Edward Wyat, and Edgecomb Sugget, executors. Colonel Peter Presley, Captain Matthew Kenner, and Mr. Matthew Zulli trustees to see my will is full filled and performed.
      Witness: William Taite, John Lewis, and George Conway.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Minute Book {Antient Press}: 1752 - 1753; Page 125 (30 May 1753)
      ALEXANDER RIDER Plaintif EDMOND DENNY Defendant In Detinue
      This day came the parties aforesaid by their Attorneys and the Defendant by his Attorney says that he does not detain as the plaintif against him in manner and form complains against him in his declaration and prays the same may be Enquired of by the Country and the plaintif in like manner also. Thereupon it is commanded the Sherif that he should cause to come here immediately this day twelve etc. who neither etc. to recognize etc because as well etc and the Jurors thereon impannelled being called namely BENJAMIN RUSH, PHILEMON WATERS, WILLIAM LYNN, CHARLES CORNWELL, GEORGE WHITLEY, THOMAS RENO, WILLIAM TACKET, JOHN NORTHCUT, ROBERT LINSEY, JOHN GARNER, JOSEPH THURMAN and THOMAS McCLANIHAM who being Elected tryed and Sworn to say the truth in the premises and having heard the arguments and Evidence at the Bar given retired and afterwards returned with the following Verdict. We find that WINIFRED RIDER the Daughter of HENRY RIDER was in her lifetime possessed in fee simple of the Negro Woman Slave named Charity and the Boy in the declaration mentioned. We find that on the fifth day of October in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and forty one the said Winifred Rider made her last Will and Testament wherein among other things she did bequeath to her Sister HANNAH RIDER the Negro woman slave in the Declaration mentioned together with her increase to her the said Hannah Rider and her heirs forever and made the said Hannah Rider her Executrix. We find that the Negro boy named Solomon in the declaration mentioned is the Son of the aforesaid Negro woman named Charity in the Declaration also mentioned. We find the Eleventh day of January in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and forty one two the said Winifred Riders last Will and Testament was proved by two of the Witnesses thereto and admitted to record. We find that the said Winifred Rider departed this life when she was between Seventeen and Eighteen years old. We find that ALEXANDER RIDER the plaintiff in this Action is the Heir at Law to the said Winifred Rider deced and upon the whole if the Law be for the plaintiffl we find for him the Negro woman named Charity to the value of Ten pounds & the Negro boy to the value of twenty five pounds Sterling in the Declaration mentioned and one penny Sterling damages but because the Justices of our Lord the King now here are not yet advised what Judgment to give in the premises day is given the parties aforesaid here until the next Court to hear their Judgment etc.

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