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

Bartleson Fox

Male 1768 - 1816  (47 years)


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  • Name Bartleson Fox 
    Born 10 Jan 1768  Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1816  Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107790  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 

    Father James Fox,   b. Abt 1738,   d. Abt 1820, Montgomery County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Bartleson,   b. Bef 1742, Sussex County, West New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Sep 1758  Old Swedes Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Braden,   b. 8 Nov 1768, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1819, Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1793  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F41556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Bartleson Fox
      signed 27 Dec 1815

      Bartleson and Elizabeth (Braden) Fox were residents of Loudoun county, though
      they died in Georgetown, D.C. Transcription and paragraphing (for clarity) are
      by Tom Sudduth. SOURCE: Bartleson Fox will, 27 Dec 1815, Georgetown, Washington,
      DC; photocopy provided by Office of Public Records, Washington D.C., 1 Nov 1996
      to Tom Sudduth. [cover] Bartleson Fox's Will Exhibilea and prerea? 23rd January
      1816. Sellers Testamentary Issued 23rd Jan 1816 Registered in Will Book N.D
      folio 3 of 4

      [page one]
      I, Bartleson Fox, of Georgetown, in the county of Washington and District of
      Columbia, being weak in body but of sound mind, do this twenty seventh day of
      December, in the year of our Lord one thousd eight hundred and fifteen, make and
      publish this my Last Will and Testament, which is as follows, to wit: Imprimis.
      I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Elizabeth Fox, the full and free use
      of all my estate, both real personal during the time that she shall remain in a
      state of widowhood as my relict, and no longer, my just debts first to be paid
      out of my personal property-

      Item. I give and bequeath all my estate, real and personal, of every kind and
      description, to my beloved children, Pamela Fox, Joseph Braden Fox, William
      Parkinson Fox, Elizabeth Fox, and Delila Fox, to be divided equally among them,
      or among their heirs, or among the survivors of any of them who may die without
      lawful issue, to be paid and delivered to them immediately on the marriage or
      death of their mother, my beloved wife, to be hold by them, their heirs and
      assigns forever, in full and lawful right. ?

      [page two]
      I moreover appoint and ordain my beloved wife, Elizabeth Fox, the sole executor
      of this, my Last Will and Testament, with full power to execute the same
      according to the true intent and meaning thereof - In testimony whereof, I have
      hereunto set my hand and seal, this twenty seventh day of December, in the year
      of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen ?

      Signed, Sealed and acknowledged in presence of ----------------

      Bartleson Fox {seal}

      O.B.Brown
      Robt. Smith
      Thos. Buegess

      District of Colombia: Washington County Court: Best remembered that on this
      twenty third day of January in the year one thousand, eight hundred and sixteen,
      before me the undersigned personally appear Obadiah B. Brown and Robert Smith
      two of the subscribing witnesses, to the beforegoing last will and testament of
      Bartleson Fox, late of Washington County deceased

      [page three]
      deceased and severally make oath, on the holy evangelists that they saw the said
      testator Bartleson Fox sign and seal the said will and heard him publish,
      pronounce and declare the same to be his last will and testament; that at the
      time of so doing the said testator was, to the best of their apprehension, of
      sound and disposing mind, ?? and understanding -- and that they the despondents,
      together with Thomas Beugess, the other subscribing witness, severally
      subscribed their names and witnesses to the same, in the presence and at the
      request of the Testator and in the presence of each other.

      Signed before me MC Hewitt Register of Wills for Washington County {seal}