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

Rueben Banks

Male 1750 - Aft 1787  (> 38 years)


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  • Name Rueben Banks 
    Born 1750  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1787 
    Person ID I114901  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Gerard Banks,   b. Abt 1705, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1780, Amherst County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Anne Stanton,   b. Bef 1714, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1791, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years) 
    Married Bef 1730  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hill,   b. Bef 1767, Amherst County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1783  Amherst County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F45586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 397-98.
      Will of Gerard Banks of the County of Orange being sick and in a very low state of health, dated 9 April 1767.
      A tract of land containing 111 acres lying in Culpeper County near Stanton's Mill, it being part of a tract formerly belonging to Simon Thomas, be sold at publick sale to the highest bidder for twelve month credit in order to discharge my debts.
      All my other lands and all my other estate equally divided between my beloved wife Francis Banks and my child which she is now with child of, be the same male or female.
      In case my child should die without heir then its part of my estate should descend to my beloved wife. If my wife should die without heir (other than that which she is with child of) her part to return to my said child.
      In case my wife and child and all the heirs of their bodies should decease, all my estate shall descend to Sarah Strother the mother of my said wife during her natural life and after her death to my loving brother William Banks, and for want of heirs to my brother Reubin Banks.
      My loving brother Linn Banks and my beloved wife Francis Banks executor and executrix.
      Gerard Banks yr
      Wit: W. Pannill, Nathaniel (X) Modeshed, Mary (X) Mothershed.
      25 Aug. 1768. Produced into Court by William Pannill with a note from the executors who declared they would not act and that they are willing that Deker Thomson should administer upon the estate. Proved by Wm. Pannill, Nathl. Modeshed and Mary Methershed.

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