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

Thomas Conway

Male Abt 1742 - 1784  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name Thomas Conway 
    Born Abt 1742  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Nov 1784  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118402  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 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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      1783-1785 Record Book #12; 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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      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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