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

John Opie

Male 1675 - 1723  (48 years)


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  • Name John Opie 
    Birth 22 Mar 1675  St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 22 Mar 1723  Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114395  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Opie,   b. Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Mar 1702, Bristol, England - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Helen Lindsey,   b. Bef 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1671, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 22 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Aft 1671  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F25108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Metcalfe,   b. Abt 1697, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Mar 1725, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Marriage Mar 1714  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;
      March 1713/14 JOHN OPIE of NORTHUMBERLAND County & ANN METCALFE
    Children 
     1. Lindsay Opie,   b. 5 Mar 1715, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Mar 1747, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Thomas Opie,   b. 25 Feb 1717, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 May 1717, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Susannah Opie,   b. 3 Feb 1720, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 May 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 29 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Ellen Heale,   b. Abt 1682, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1714, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Family ID F21309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills-Admin; [Lewis & Booker]; 1713-1726 Record Book, Page 405
      0pie, John, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 13 February 1722/3---W. P. 20 March 1722/3
      wife Anne Opie, and my two sons Lindsey and. Thomas Opie-a11 my negroes, to be divided equally between them.
      son Thomas Opie-plantation I purchased of Philip Rogers in 'Mataponie", to him and the heirs lawfully begotten of his body, and if none to my daughter Susannah Opie and the heirs
      Lawfully begotten of her body, and if none to the next heir It law,
      Daughter Susannah Opie-all my money in England, to purchase young negroes for my daughter.
      Wife-all my boats and sloop
      To David Straughan-five pounds.
      Rest of my personal estate to be divided equally between my wife Anne Opie, sons Lindsey Opie and Thomas Opie, and my daughter Susannah Opie, provided my wife wants no dower.
      Wife Anne Opie-executrix until my son Lindsey Opie shall attain the full age of eighteen years, and then he is to he joint executor, at which time he is to take his own estate into his hands.
      Friends Griffin Fantleroy, Samuel Bonum and David Straughan, trustees.
      Witness John Cralle Junr., William Metcalf and George Rage.

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