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

Frances Newman

Female Abt 1671 - 1747  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Frances Newman 
    Born Abt 1671  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aug 1747  Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113860  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Thomas Newman,   b. 1648, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock 'Essex' County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1701, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bridgett Wilson,   b. Abt 1652, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1687 and 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1668  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 George Hopkins,   b. Abt 1666, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1720/21, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Oct 1710  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
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      1714-1715 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Marriage Licenses; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 53-55; Oct 1710, George Hopkins & Frances Wilson, widow
    Children 
     1. Anne Hopkins,   b. Bef 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 5 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F20364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John McMillion,   b. Abt 1663, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1706, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Bef 1686  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John McMillion,   b. Abt 1686, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Charity McMillion,   b. Bef 1694, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1747, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 53 years)  [natural]
     3. Catherine McMillion,   b. 1695, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1780  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F18725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Wilson,   b. Abt 1676, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1709, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Bef 4 Apr 1706  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F18808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      === Contributed by Wade Helen

      Richmond County Wills and inventories, 1699-1879; general index to wills, 1699-1950
      Wills and inventories, Vol. 5 1725-1753
      Family Search Film #007646141

      Image 289/687, page 530
      In the name of God amen I Frances Hopkins of the County of Richmond and Parish of Lunenberg being sick and weak of body but of sound sense and memory doe make and appoint this my Last Will and Testament, First and primis___ I commend my soul unto the hands of Almighty God that gave it me and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors and as for my earthly estate I dispose of it as followeth Vizt
      I give and bequeath to my Son in Law Avery Dye Senior and Catherine his wife my three negros Captain, Sambrough and Phillis to them and their heirs for ever
      Item: I leave give and bequeath all this part parcel of land I now live on to be equally divided between Avery Dye Senior and Avery Dye Junior therefore mentioned Avery Dye, part of the west side and Avery Dye Junior on the east side and have hereto have given them possession with all appurtenances thereunto belonging with all my right title and interests ___ to them and their heirs forever.
      Item: I do nominate and appoint Avery Dye as my sole executor of my Last Will and Testament Hereunto I set my hand and seale this eighth day of September Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and forty seven
      Frances Hopkins
      Test Martin Dye, Tho Newman, Catherine Dye

      At a court for Richmond County ___ ____ ____ This will was proved in open court by the oaths of Thomas Newman and Catherine Dye two of the witnesses thereto and admitted to record for probate ___
      Pursuant to an order of the County Court dated ___ of August 1747 estate of Frances Hopkins, deceased,___ as follows
      Recoded 7th day of September 1747.

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      1717-1725 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 4 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.170 - George HOPKINS, of Sitt. Par., will; 17 Aug 1719, 1 Mar 1720/21
      wife Frances; daus. of wife Catherine DYE (wife of Avery DYE) and Charity GAYLY (wife of William BAYLY); ex: wife; wits: John NEWMAN, George NEWMAN, Elizabeth NEWMAN. [George HOPKINS mar. Frances WILSON wid. of John WILSON in Oct 1710. MAC, p.97.]
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      Wills of Richmond County, Virginia 1699-1800 18-19
      p.1 - John Wilson, will; 30 July 1707, 2 Nov 1709
      bros. Henry and James;
      Maj. Edward MOSELEY;
      wife Frances;
      wife to give two years of schooling to Thomas NEWMAN;
      ex: wife; no wits: prov. by John KELLY and Elizabeth BRADLEY.
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 375
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WOOD of the County of Rappa: out of the tender love and affection unto FRANCES NEWMAN, Daughter of THOS: NEWMAN, do hereby freely give and grant unto the sd FRANCES NEWMAN one mare Fillie with all her encrease excepting the first mare fillie she brings which shall be given unto ELIZABETH NEWMAN, her Sister, with all her encrease for ever As Witness my hand this 8th of Septr. 1687, JOHN WOOD
      Recordr. Cur Com Rappa 19th die 7bris 1687
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 288
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I FRANCES WILSON, Widdow, of County of Richmond and Pish. of SITTENBORNE send Greeting December the thirteenth day Anno Domini 1710, Now know 'Yee that I FRANCES WILSON for diverse good causes and considerations me hereunto moveing doth by these presents give and grant to my well beloved Daughter, KATHARINE MACKMILLIAN at the age of eighteen years or marriage either of them which shall first happen fore young Cows and one Stear fore years old, fore puter dishes and one dozen plates, three porrindgers and tankerd and one pewter candlestick, two iron Pots and brass kittle and two pare pothooks one feather bed and rugg pare blanketts and pare of sheets cortings and vallings bolster and pare of Pillows one table and table cloth with one dozen napkins all of Dyper and two leather cheats & one flock bed and rugg pare blanketts and bolster and one brass spice mortar and pestle; To have and to hold the above specified particulars of goods and chattles I the aforesd. FRANCES WILSON, doth for my selfe or my heirs firmly by these presents bind and oblidge my selfe to deliver to my Daughter, KATHRINE MACKMILLIAN at the day of marriage or when arrive to the years of Eighteen, Given under my hand and seale this 13th day of December 1710,
      Signed sealed and delivered in p:sents of us
      JOHN NEWMAN, FRANCES WILSON
      JAMES INGO
      At a Court held for Richmond County January the third 1710
      FRANCES WILSON came into Court & acknowledged this her Deed of Gift unto her Daughter CATHERINE MACKMILLION and it was admitted to record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Exa. p M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1705-1706 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 164)
      Richmond County Court 4th of April 1706
      - The action brought by JOHN WILSON and FRANCES his Wife, Exrx. of JOHN McMILLION, against EDMOND McGLYNCY is dismist, the Plts. not prosecuting
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      1707-1708 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 342
      Richmond County Court 7th of April 1708
      - Upon motion of JOHN NEWMAN for his part of his Father's Estate now in the hands of FRANCES WILSON, Widdow and Relict of JNO: WILSON, ye said FRANCES not appeareing, it is ordered that she be summoned to next Court to answer to the subject matter contained in the Petition
      - Upon motion of GEORGE NEWMAN for his part of his Father's Estate now in the hands of FRANCES WILSON, Widdow and Relict of JNO: WILSON, said FRANCIS not appeareing, it is ordered that she be summoned to next Court to answer to the subject matter contained in the Petition

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