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

Margery Gray

Female Abt 1657 - Aft 1719  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Margery Gray  [1
    Born Abt 1657  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1719  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114268  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father William Gray,   b. Bef 1628,   d. 3 Sep 1673, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Gray,   b. Bef 1630,   d. Between 1663 and 1670, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1646  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Boulware,   b. 1643, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1718/19, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1673  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Boulware,   b. 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Apr 1752, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 78 years)
     2. Elizabeth Boulware,   b. Bef 1677, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mark Boulware,   b. Abt 1677, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Jul 1764, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     4. Benjamin Boulware,   b. Abt 1680, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1727/28, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     5. William Boulware,   b. Abt 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     6. Mary Boulware,   b. Abt 1692, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sarah Boulware,   b. Bef 1698, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     8. John Boulware,   b. Abt 1700, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1761, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     9. Grace Boulware,   b. Abt 1686, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F30286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692

      GRAY, WILLIAM, 20 July, 1673; 3 September, 1673.
      Sick and weak but of perfect memory.
      To sons John and Warwick Gray equally to be divided between them the tract of land I now live on containing 728 acres with houses edifaces thereunto belonging.
      To sons William and Abner Gray 461 acres of land adjoining to Occupancy Run equally to be divided between them and if either of my sons die before they reach the age of twenty one that then that moyity or half of land to return to the Survivor which did belong to him. My will is that my Executor and my Executrix or either of them shall buy a young mare for my sons- in-law Toby and Thomas Ingram between this and the last of April 1675 with the increase of the said mare.
      To son Abner a black mare and all her increase which was purchased with a gift from Mr. Abernethy.
      To daughter Mary Gray the first mare colt that my mare brings.
      To my grandchild Elizabeth Bowler a cow called Mad Buck.
      To wife Maudlin and son-in-law James Bowler Executrix and Executor.
      Wit. WARWICK CAMMOCK, aged about 37 years,
      Signum
      FRANCIS F STERNE, aged about 35 years.
      Page 143.
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 82
      A Black Cow Calf with a white belly a swallow forke in the right ear & a Crop & three slitts in the left to be recorded for MARGERY GRAY the Daughter of WILLIAM GRAY. WILLIAM GRAY to have the males till the child be Eleven years of age
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      1717-1721 Essex County Virginia Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 77-78.
      Will of James Boulware of the County of Essex and parish of St. Anne, dated 13 Dec. 1713.
      To my son James and to my son Mark that seat of land wher they now live to be equally divided betwixt them,
      The one half •Of that land •wher I now. live to my son Beniamine.
      The other half of that land wher, I now live to my. son John •and my son William.
      My two daughtrs Mary and Grace have priviledge to live and work on my land whill they are single as much as it were there
      That seat of land which I bought of Warick Gray to my son John and my son William to be equally devided.
      As for the rest of my estate, my children which are at home with me and have nothing, each of them have as much as any of them that are gone from me in household stuf which I have provided for them.
      The rest of my estat I leave in the hands of my wife during her widowhood to her death, then to divid it as equely as she can among my children with the advice and consent of my two eldest sons James and Mark. If my wife marry then my three eldest sons James, Mark and Benjamine take what there is and divid it equally amongst all my children.
      My sons never interupt ther mother in using land or plantation whilst she remains a widow.
      When my servants comes to be divided they vallew them amongst themselves.
      My esteat shall never be brought to apprizment.
      My loving wiff Mariory Boulware executrix. If she die before my young children are grown up then my son James Boulware executor.
      James Boulware
      Wit: James Noell, Richard (R) Edwards.
      17 Feb, 1718 [1719]. Presented in Court by Margy. Boulware, executrix, Proved by James Noell and Richard Edwards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S809474] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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