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

Elizabeth Braden

Female 1768 - 1819  (50 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Braden 
    Born 8 Nov 1768  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 May 1819  Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I105841  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Father Joseph Braden,   b. 1738, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1810, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wright,   b. Abt 1740,   d. 7 Mar 1817, Loudoun County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Family ID F41551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bartleson Fox,   b. 10 Jan 1768, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1816, Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1793  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F41559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SOURCE of Will: Office of Public Records, Washington D.C. Transcription from
      manuscript and paragraphing (for clarity) by Tom Sudduth . [cover] 1817. The
      Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Fox. Registered 21. I.A.B. nt

      [page one]
      I, Elizabeth Fox, of Georgetown, in the county of Washington and District of
      Columbia, do, this twentieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and
      nineteen, make and publish this, my Last Will and Testament, which is as
      follows: Imprimis - In consideration of the services rendered me by my son
      Joseph Braden Fox, I give and bequeath unto him, my mahogany writing desk, and
      also one hundred dollars, to be paid out of monies due to me from Joseph White ?

      Item. - I give and bequeath to my two daughters, Elizabeth Fox and Delilah Fox,
      my silver ware, consisting of six silver table-spoons, fourteen silver tea-
      spoons, one silver cream-jug and one pair of tea-tongs, to be divided as nearly
      as possible equally betwixt them. ?

      Item. I give and bequeath to my children, Joseph Braden Fox, William Parkinson
      Fox, Elizabeth Fox and Delilah Fox, to be divided equally among them, fifteen
      bed sheets, seven bed coverlets, and six table cloths, to be reserved for them
      from my furniture and likewise, to Joseph Braden, one feather bed and bedstead,
      to Elizabeth, one feather bed and bedstead, to Delilah, one feather bed and
      bedstead, all to be reserved out of my furniture, and to William Parkinson Fox,
      my large? family bible, besides one feather bed and bedstead of equal value with
      the ones that his brother Joseph Braden shall received, and to be purchased for
      him when he shall want it, out of the proceeds of my other furniture and
      effects. -- My property otherwise, to be divided equally among my four children
      above named. ?

      [page two]
      I moreover ordain and appoint Daniel Renner of Georgetown aforesaid, the
      Executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In testimony whereof declaring this
      to be my Last Will and Testament, I have herewith set my hand and Seal. the day
      and year first above written ?

      Sealed and delivered, in presence of. O.B.Brown Thomas Burgess Elizabeth {seal}
      Fox Washington County, District of Columbia. The 6th day of May 1819. There came
      Obadiah B. Brown one of the two subscribing witnesses to the within last will
      and Testament of Elizabeth Fox late of Washington County aforesaid, deceased,
      and made oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God, that he did see the
      Testatrix the same named, sign and seal this will, and that He heard her
      publish, pronounce and declare the same to be her last will and Testament; that
      at the time of her so doing she was to the best of his apprehension

      [page three]
      of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding and that he subscribed his
      name as a witness to this will, in the presence and at the request of the
      Testatrix, also that he did see Thomas Burgess the other witness to this will
      subscribe his name as a witness to the same, in the presence and at the request
      of said Testatrix ?

      Sworn before James H. Blake Reg of Wills for Washington County