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 
    Born 22 Mar 1674/75  St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Mar 1722/23  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114395  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father Thomas Opie,   b. Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1701/02, Bristol, England - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Helen Lindsey,   b. Bef 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1671, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Aft 1671  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Heale,   b. Abt 1682, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1714, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F45332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Metcalfe,   b. Abt 1697, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1724/25, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Mar 1713/14  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lindsay Opie,   b. 5 Mar 1714/15, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1746/47, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Thomas Opie,   b. 25 Feb 1716/17, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1717, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Susannah Opie,   b. 5 Feb 1719/20, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F18590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): 1713-1726 Record Book, Page 405
      0pie, John, of St. Stephens 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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