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

Chandler Dinwiddie Fowke

Male Abt 1759 - 1795  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Chandler Dinwiddie Fowke  [1
    Born Abt 1759  St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Nov 1795  Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113534  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 

    Father Gerard Fowke,   b. 1718, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1770, Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dinwiddie,   b. 1717, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1781, Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1745  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Overwharton Parish Register Stafford County Va
      Fowke, Gerrard Married Elizabeth Dinwiddie, November 26, 1745
    Family ID F18022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fauquier County VA Wills-Gott
      GERARD FOWKE, GENT. (Division)
      Date: 26 July 1781
      Div. by: Cuth't. Bullitt, Thomas Roy, Dan'l. Bradford
      Details: ... divided the Estate .. agreeable to his last Will with the consent of his Widow Mrs. Elizabeth Fowke and assigned and allotted to each of the Children their parts of the Slaves and Cattle except to Mr. Robert Dinwiddie Fowke who had before received his full part .. and to Mrs. Sarah Roy who had received her part of the Slaves, the Cattle being equally allotted and divided we proceeded to allott and divide the Slaves as follows:
      Miss Mary Fowke (3, slaves)
      Mr. William Fowke (4 slaves)
      Mrs. Elizta. Phillips (3 slaves)
      Mr. Gerard Fowke (3 slaves)
      Mr. Chandler Fowke (4 slaves)
      Mr. George Fowke (4 slaves)
      Miss Enfield Fowke (3 slaves)
      The remainder of the Slaves and five head of Cattell being retained by the Widow Mrs. Elizabeth Fowke for her support and to be divided at her death among all the children except Robert & Sarah the following Cattell Mr. Robert Fowke having already received his full proportion ...
      Retn: 28 May 1781
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      Fauquier Co Va Minute Book 1779-1782, page 11
      Fauquier County Court 28th of May 1781
      - MARY FOWKE, WILLIAM FOWKE, WILLIAM PHILLIPS and ELIZABETH his Wife, GERARD FOWKE and CHANDLER FOWKE, Plts. agt. ELIZABETH FOWKE, Widow of GERARD FOWKE, Gent., ENFIELD FOWKE, GEORGE FOWKE and ROBERT DINWIDDIE FOWKE, Defts. In Chancery
      ELIZABETH FOWKE was appointed Guardian to GEORGE FOWKE and ENFIELD FOWKE who are Infants under the age of twenty one years, to defend them in this suit, And by consent of the parties, it is decreed and ordered that the Division of the slaves and cattle so far as has been made by CUTHBERT BULLITT, DANIEL BRADFORD and THOMAS ROY stand valid and confirmed and that upon the death of the said ELIZABETH FOWKE, the slaves, cattle and other personal Estate not divided be equally divided among MARY FOWKE, WILLIAM FOWKE, ELIZABETH PHILLIPS, GERARD FOWKE, CHANDLER FOWKE, ENFIELD FOWKE and GEORGE FOWKE
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      Fauquier Co Va Deed Book 5
      Pages 134-135. 26 December 1775 [sic] Apprentice Bond. Bet. Chandler Fowke of Ham. Par. and Wharton Ransdall of Leeds Par., house carpenter & joiner .. Fowke by his mother's consent & approbation of the Court binds himself for 5 years an apprentice to Ransdall Fowke agrees not to frequent tipling houses nor taverns nor play at cards Dice or any unlawful game .. Signed: Chandler Fowke, Wharton Ransdall. Rec: 26 Dec. 1774, ack. by parties.
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      Fauquier Co Va Deed Book 6
      Pages 506-509. 3 February 1778. B & S. Bet. Thomas Bunberry, Jr. of K. G. Co. and Wily Roy, now of Loud. Co. .. L1400 .. tract in Ham. Par .. 713 a. .. bounded by lands of Richard Henry Lee, Esq. and Mrs. Elizabeth Bunberry (widow) .. given to sd. Bunberry by William Bunberry, dec'd. by his last will & testament rec. in Staff. Co. .. cor. of Humphrey Arnold's Lott .. Signed: Thos. Bunberry, Jr. Wits: Thos. Roy, Chan: Fowke, Stephen Chandler, Chandler Fowke, Jr., James Payne. Rec.: 24 August 1778, prov. by o. of Wm. Fowke, Roy and Payne.

  • Sources 
    1. [S906465] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 3, 1959, John Frederick Dorman.

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