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

John Spann Conway

Male 1738 -


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  • Name John Spann Conway 
    Born 15 Jan 1738  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I118392  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Francina Spann,   b. Bef 1714, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1730  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1762-1766 Record Book #6; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 407
      Span, Richard
      W. W. 14 February 1764-- W. P. 14 May 1764
      Wife Prescilla Span-all my lands, negroes, chattle and household furniture, except negro girl Lucy, which I give to my wiles sister Judith Churchill.
      At wifes death the above lands, negroes, chattle and household furniture, should be equally divided between Peter and Walter Conway, sons of my Uncles Peter and George Conway.
      To John Span Conway-my part, of the sloop which we are joined in partnership in.
      To Richard Conway-the sloop now on the stocks, with as much timber and planks as will furnish him.
      To Mrs. Hannah Churchill-twenty five pounds to purchase a suit of mourning.
      To Mrs. Frances Sinah Conway-twelve pounds to purchase a suit of mourning.
      Wife to dispose of her fathers estate that might have fallen to me,
      To Mary Creswell-three pounds to purchase a mourning ring.
      Wife and John Blackwell executors.
      Witness: Richard Davis, Mary Creswell, and Elizabeth Norman.
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      1770-1793 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 286
      Conway, Thomas
      W. W. 27 September 1784---W. P. 8 November 1784
      Sister Winefred Coles-my best bed and furniture, one dozen chairs, two looking glasses that are at her house, and twenty pounds to bury her, a horse and saddle, and no more.
      Sister Hannah Webb-my desk, and a large looking glass at Alexandry,
      Brother Richard Conway-twenty pounds and no more.
      Brother Joseph Conway-my part of the mill.
      The land I hold in Northumberland County should be equally divided between my brothers John Conway, Robert Conway, and Joseph Conway, and their heirs.
      To Nancey Tolson-twenty five pounds.
      Rest of my estate both real and personal, to be equally divided between Mary Elleston, John Conway, Hannah Webb, Robert Conway, and Joseph Conway.
      Brothers Robert and Joseph Conway, executors.
      Witness: John S. Webb, John Flynt, and William Blundon.

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