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

James Foley

Male 1737 - 1808  (71 years)


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  • Name James Foley 
    Born 1737  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 1808  Wood County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I088811  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father John Foley,   b. Bef 1717, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Mother Rosina {Unproven} Barrett,   b. Bef 1721, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1737  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Priscilla Monk,   b. 7 May 1742, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1780, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years) 
    Married May 1765  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F26263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah O'Bannon,   b. Bef 1741, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1786, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1765  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      EARLY FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA MARRIAGE BONDS
      Foley, James Obanon, Sarah 25 June 1765 bondsman Alex. , Farrow
    Children 
     1. Thomas Foley,   b. Bef 1751, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Foley,   b. Bef 1763, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F37318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Langfitt,   b. 1763, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1835, Wood County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1780  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lettice Foley,   b. 1783, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F36982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 430- 431 In Name of God Amen I JOHN FOLEY of Parish of Overwharton in County of Stafford being in a low state of health, but of a sound memory, do make this my last will & Testament. Imprimis I recomend soul to almighty God .. and my body to the grave .. as to worldly Estate ..
      I give as followeth.
      Item I give to ABRAHAM POOLE Son of my wife SARAH 400 acres of Land in Prince William County & upon a run commonly known by name of Persimon run, being the half of 800 acres bought of ELIZABETH WHITE, and my desire is that the said Abraham shall make his choice of the whole part for his 400 acres provided he takes it in one place .. and if Abraham shall die before he comes to the years of Maturity then the said 400 acres of land shall be equally divided between my two Grandsons JOHN FOLEY, son of JOHN FOLEY & JAMES FOLEY son of JAMES.
      Item I give to my Grandson JAMES FOLEY, son of my son JOHN FOLEY, 200 acres out of the above mentioned part of the land, and his heirs.
      Item I give to my Grand-son JOHN FOLEY, son of my son JAMES FOLEY the remainder part of the abovementioned land. Item I give to my son James Foley all my Lands belonging to me on the Pignut ridge, to him & heirs.
      Item I give all the rest of my Estate to my dear & loving wife SARAH and her son Abraham Poole & my dear and loving children John Foley, and my son James Foley & my Daughter KATHERINE STUART to be equally divided amongst them. But if Abraham Poole should die without issue, then his part of the dividend, shall fall to the heirs of WILLIAM McCARTY, And I appoint my dear and loving Wife SARAH FOLEY, and my son John Foley and my son James Foley Executors of this my last will & Testament .. first day September 1755.
      Testes Benja. Stillman, John Foley
      David Sharp, Jos. Suthard
      At Court held for Stafford County 9th Novr 1762 Will presented by Sarah Foley and James Foley .. made Oath .. being proved .. admitted to Record.. Certificate granted for obtaining Probate ..
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      Fauquier County Virginia Minute Book 1771-1772 {Antient Press}
      page 337, Fauquier County Court 23rd of September 1771
      - On the motion of BETTY NELSON, who mads Oath and executed and acknowledgsd Bon as the Law & Cerlificate is granted her for obtaimng Letters of administration of the Estate of JAMES NELSON, deced.
      - Ordered that HENRY PEYTON, SAMUEL GRIGSBY, JAMES FOLEY and JOHN OBANON, SENR, or any three of them being first sworn do appraise the Estate of JAMES NELSON, deced., and return the appraisment to the Court

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