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

Francina Spann

Female Bef 1714 - 1782  (> 68 years)


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  • Name Francina Spann 
    Born Bef 1714  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Oct 1782  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118389  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Richard Spann,   b. 16 Jun 1684, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1728, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female Hack,   b. Abt 1688, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Conway,   b. 26 Nov 1702, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1755, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1730  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Conway,   b. Abt 1730, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1768, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Conway,   b. 20 Aug 1732, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Winifred Conway,   b. 19 Nov 1734, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)  [natural]
     4. John Spann Conway,   b. 15 Jan 1738, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Richard Conway,   b. 11 Nov 1740, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1806, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     6. Thomas Conway,   b. Abt 1742, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Hannah Conway,   b. Abt 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1788, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [natural]
     8. Mary Conway,   b. Abt 1746, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     9. Robert Conway,   b. 10 May 1749, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     10. Joseph Conway,   b. 9 Jan 1754, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F21546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • it appears francina and Susannah were the same person. maybe a abstract error in the parish birth records or john married sisters.

      John Conway, son to John and Susannah, was born Nov. 26, 1702.
      Ann Conway, daughter to John and Sussanah, was born Aug. 20, 1732.
      Winifred Conway, daughter to John and Susannah, was born Nov. 19, 1734.
      John Span Conway, daughter to John and Susannah, was born Jany. 15, 1738.
      Robert Conway, son to John and Francina, was born May 10,1749
      Joseph Conway, son to John and Francina, was born Jany. 9, 1754
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      1780-1782 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book #11; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 313
      Conway, Frances Sinah, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 18 February 1781---W. P. 14 October 1782
      Grandson Edward Conway, the eldest son of my late son James Conway, and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body-my plantation whereon my brother Cuthbert Spann lived and died, and where his son Richard Spann also lived and died, supposed to contain three hundred and fifty acres, and to include that part of the said tract of land held as dower by the widow of the said Richard Spann.
      Two sons Thomas and Robert Conway-the plantation called the "Herring Creek" tract, to be equally divided, including that part held as dower by the widow of said Richard Spann, supposed to contain three hundred and sixty five acres.
      Son Joseph Conway-my dwelling plantation which was devised to me by my father, Richard Spann.
      Son Richard Conway-my silver salt teller marked with the initial letters of my grandfather and grandmother, Cuthbert and Dorothy Spann, also one hundred pounds current money.
      Daughter Winefred Coles-one hundred pounds current money.
      Four sons John, Thomas, Robert, and Joseph, and two daughters Mary, and Hannah, the remainder of my estate, to be equally divided between them, and if any of them should die before me, their share to go to the survivors.
      Son John-my copper kettle.
      Son Joseph-negro man Jack.
      Grandaughter Mary Tolston-my large seal skin covered trunk, my iron gray gelding, my riding saddle and bridle.
      Two sons Robert and Joseph, executors.
      Witness: David Boyd, John Cockarill. and Joseph Buckely.
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: Page 97a
      Span, Richard
      W. W. 26 July 1727---W. P. 17 April 1728
      Son Cuthbert Span-plantation whereon I now live containing about three hundred and fifty acres to him and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body, also plantation known as (torn), three hundred acres lying at my mill to him and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body.
      Son Benjamin Span-land between "Hull's Creek" and "Cupid's Creek", containing about eight hundred acres of land.
      Daughter Franceinah-all the land I bought of William Wildey to her and the lawfully begotten heirs of her body, two good able negroes, ten head of cattle, ten head of sheep, the best bed and furniture in the house, and six casin chairs.
      All my children to have their estates at the age of sixteen years.
      Two sons to pay Winifred Lucas three thousand pounds of tobacco at the age of sixteen years.
      Rest of my estate to be divided equally between my two sons Cuthbert and Benjamin, and youngest daughter Grace.
      Friend John Butler, executor.
      Witness: Gervace Ellistone and William Garner.
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      1750-1770 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 507
      Coles, Edward, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 15 November 1764---W. P. 10 December 1764
      To my brother John Coles daughter Elizabeth Wise-four negroes Peter, Sarah, George, and Agge, during her life and then to her children.
      To cousin Esther and John Hughlett-one negro man.
      To cousin Alce and James Conway-one negro man.
      To Francinah Conway-my chest of drawers.
      To Peter Hacks son George, upon the Eastward Shore-oné seal skin trunk.
      To Sarah Carpenter-all her children during her life, and negroes Pleasant, Jobe, and Cate, may live upon my land and not be disturbed, and not under any overseer.
      Estate not to be appraised.
      To Cousin John Coles-all my land during his life, and after his decease to his three sons Edward, William, and Richard Coles, to be equally divided between them and their male heirs lawfully begotten of their bodies, and if either should die without lawful issue, to return to the surviving brothers and their lawfully begotten heirs of their body. The land not to be sold except to one another.
      Rest of my negroes to cousin John Coles during his natural life, and at his decease to be equally divided between all the said Coles sons.
      Estate belonging to me in England to be equally divided between my four cousins John Cotes, Eliza Wise, Esther Hughlett, and Alce Conway.
      Rest of my estate to cousin John Coles.
      CouSin John Coles executor.
      Witness: John Corbell and John Span Webb.

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