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

Anne Griffin

Female 1686 - Aft 1750  (> 65 years)


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  • Name Anne Griffin 
    Born 1686 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1750  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128579  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father UFO Griffin 
    Family ID F50329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Samuel Wharton,   b. 19 Nov 1684, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1733, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1704  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Wharton,   b. 1708, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1736, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Samuel Wharton,   b. 1710, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. William Wharton,   b. 1712, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     4. Charles Wharton,   b. Bef 1713, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Wharton,   b. Abt 1707, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1798, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     6. Zacharias Wharton,   b. 1717, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1768, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)
     7. Joseph Wharton,   b. 1719, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
     8. Anne Wharton,   b. 1721, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elizabeth Wharton,   b. 1723, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1730, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 6 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Furlong,   b. Abt 1686,   d. Aft 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1734  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

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      ID: I549714021
      Name: Anne GRIFFIN
      Given Name: Anne
      Surname: Griffin
      Sex: F
      Birth: 1686 in Richmond,St. George Parish,Virginia
      Death: 1737

      Father: John GRIFFIN b: Abt 1660

      Marriage 1 Samuel WHARTON b: 19 Nov 1684 in Old Rappahannack,Farnham Parish,Virginia

      Children Martha WHARTON b: 1705 in Spotsylvania,St. Geroge Parish,Virginia
      Samuel WHARTON b: 1710 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      William WHARTON b: 1712 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      Charles WHARTON b: 1715 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      Zacheus WHARTON b: 1717 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      Joseph WHARTON b: 1718 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      Ann WHARTON b: 1721 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
      Elizabeth WHARTON b: 1723 in Richmond,St,George Parish,Virginia
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      Samuel Wharton will, 1732/1733, King George County, Virginia

      In the Name of God Amen, I Samuel Wharton of the Parish of Hanover & County of King George being in good health at this time thanks to be to Almighty God for the same & knowing the uncertainty of Life I do make & ordain this my last will & Testament in manner & form as followeth

      Imp I recommend my Soul to Almighty God that gave it & my body to the earth from whence it came to be decently buryed at the discretion of by Executors hereafter named as for my worldly goods that God hath bestowed upon and I give & bequeath it as followeth.

      Item I give & bequeath to my oldest Son John Wharton one hundred acres of Land beginning upon the Crooked Road upon the line of Thos. Turnor & along the said line to the Ferry road & up the said road to a Hikory Tree standing in a point of sunkon ground by the road side & thence a Strait Course to the Creek & so down the said Creek to the first mentioned station to him & to his heirs for ever I give to John Wharton my Coat and one Shilling Sterling to be paid at demand after my decease & no more of my Estate.

      Item I give & bequeath to my Son Samuel Wharton one hundred acres of Land beginning upon a red Oak Corner Tree to W. S. Turnor standingby the fferry road and thence running west to Mr. Turnors further corner that he bought of and thence the Course of the Pattent up to the main run side thence down the run to the spring belonging to plantation of Richard Tankersley thence a strait Course to the first mentioned station to him & his heirs forever I give to my Son Samuel a Negro wench named Judy & all her increase to him & his heirs for ever a pistole & holster & sword & one feather bed & furniture

      Item I give & bequeath to my Son William Wharton the plantation that Andrew Beard live on & all the Land on the North side of the run joyning to Andrew Beards plantation to him & his heirs forever & and Stallion named Fortune & the rest of my wearing Cloths to be divided between William & Charles Wharton & to Charles Wharton one Mare Colt to William one gun & Saddle

      Item I give to my son Charles Wharton all the Land between my spring branch & John Wharton's bounds to him & his heirs for ever.

      Item I give & bequeath to my son Joseph Wharton and Zacharias Wharton all the rest of my Land to be divided equally between them after the decease of their mother to them & their heirs for ever.

      I give to my Daughter Martha one ring & as for the rest of my Estate both real and personal I leave it to my loving wife Anne Wharton & to the rest of the Children Martha Wharton & Anne Wharton & Elizabeth
      Wharton & Joseph Wharton and Zacharias Wharton equally to be divided after their mother has got her third when the Children are come to age and I do appoint my well beloved wife Anne Wharton & Thomas Turnor and my loving Son John Wharton & Samuel Wharton whole Excor to this my last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 30th day of November 1732.

      Samuel Wharton

      Signed Sealed & Delivered to
      my last Will & Testament
      in Presence of us
      Richard Tankersley
      Edward Marshall
      Richard Tankersley [sic]

      At a Court held for King George County
      the 6th day of April 1733

      The last Will & Testament of Samuel Wharton was presented into Court by Anne Wharton his [illegible] Executrix who made Oath thereto & the same was proved by the Oath of Richard Tankersley Edward Marshall & Richard Tankersley & admitted to record.

      Cop. a Test. T. Turner ClCir:
      ===
      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      WHARTON, SAMUEL, St. George's Parish, d. Oct. 22, 1738, p. Nov. --, 1738. Wit. Robert Stuart, Joseph Neavill, Thomas Nicholls. Ex. brother,William Wharton. Leg. sister, Martha Wharton; son-in-law James Williams; brother William Wharton; brother Charles Wharton; brothers Zacheus and Joseph Wharton; sister Ann; mother Anne Turlong. (Page 294)
      ===
      Turlong-Furlong ?
      FURLONG, PETER (d.i., 1721). COB#l, p. 25 : 1 December 1721 Peter Furlong died intestate and administration is granted his widow, Elizabeth Furlong, with William Pullen, her security.
      On 5 January 1721/22, Elizabeth Furlong, administratrix of Peter Furlong, deceased, returned his inventory and it was recorded in I#1, p. 9-10. This was also noted in COB#l, p. 32, 5 January 1721/1722.
      ===
      Page 249 - 250 PORTION OF THE WILL OF JOHN WREN
      Begining at the top of page 249
      Thomas and Kibbee Wren each of them Fifty Pounds, or each a young Negro and the rest in cash to make up the Fifty Pounds each.
      Item: I give unto my daughter Leannah Wren a Negro girl called Luce and a horse and side saddle at her coming of age or day of marriage and as soon as it can be raised by the profits of the estate another young Negro or cash to make the forementioned Luce equal to Fifty Pounds.
      Item: I give to my daughter Betty Wren a young Negro girl called Sillah at her coming of age or day of marriage and as soon as it can be raised by the profits of the estate another young Negro or cash to make the forementioned Sillah equal to Fifty Pounds.
      Item: I give to my daughter Mary Wren a young Negro girl called Sarah at her coming of age or day of marriage, and as soon as it can be raised by the profits of the Estate another young Negro or cash to make the aforementioned Sarah equal to Fifty Pounds.
      Item: I give to my daughter Anne Wren a young Negro girl, the first that is raised at her coming of age or day of marriage and as soon as it can be raised by the profits of the estate another young Negro girl or cash to make as the rest equal to Fifty Pounds.
      Item: It is my will and desire that my loving wife be my whole and sole Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament and in case of her death, I do appoint my two sons William and James Wren in her stead and I do revoke and disannull all other will or wills hereto-fore by me made and this only to be my last Will & Testament.
      In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seale this 26th day of June One thousand Seven hundred and Fifty. And further my will is that the Negroes is to keep on the land untill the young children are raised up and after every child hath his or her legacy then what Negroes is left to be divided between my son (sic) William and James Wren.
      In Witness as above I have hereunto set my hand the day and year above written.
      *******
      John Wren *Seale*
      *******
      Signed Sealed in Presence of

      His
      William [X] Furlong Mark
      Her
      Anne [A] Furlong
      Mark
      Stafford Lightburne


      At a Court held for King George County on Friday November 2. 1750.
      The Last Will and Testament of John Wren, Deceased, was presented into Court by Hannah Wren his widow and Executrix who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oahts of the witnesses thereto and admitted to record.
      Cope Test,
      Harry Turner, Cl: Cur;

      [John Wren's inventory was filed December 7, 1750 with an additional inventory filed March 5, 1752. He must not be confused with John Wren who died testate in July 1752 with will dated April 2, 1751 and proved August 6, 1752. WB #1, pgs.16-17; Fiduciary Account Book #3, pgs.112-115, 124, 128.]
      ===
      King George County Deed Book 1 pp. 291-292
      Know all men .. I HENRY LONG SENR. of Parish of Hanover County of King George Planter give unto my Daughter MARTHA WHARTON the wife of JOHN WHARTON this Deed of Gift .. one Negro boy called Toby ffive years of age last March 1724/5 .. 1st July 1725.
      Presence Sam'l. Wharton, Ann x Wharton Henry Long
      6th August 1725 . Deed of Gift recorded.
      ===
      King George County Deed Book 1 pp. 620-624
      Indenture 24th/25th September 1729 between THOMAS TURNER Hanover Parish King George County & SAMUEL WHARTON of same .. by deeds of lease & release .. for fifteen pounds Sterling sold 200 acres on main branch of Gingoteague it being part of tract containing 450 acres granted to JOHN GRIFFIN by Patent 11th March 1695 ..
      Presence Saml: Wharton, Isaac x Johnson, Edwd: Rowell Thomas Turner 3rd October 1729 .. Then came THOMAS TURNER acknowledged this Deed .. & BENJAMIN RUSH by Virtue of a Power of Attorney duly proved from SARAH TURNER Wife of sd Thomas relinquished her right of dower ..
      I SARAH TURNER Wife of THOMAS TURNER .. hereby impower BENJAMIN RUSH .. to acknowledge my relinquishment 25th September 1729.
      Presence William Stevenson, William Strother Sarah Turner
      3rd October 1729 .. Power of Attorney recorded.
      ===
      King George County Deed Book 1 pp. 624-627
      Indenture 24th/25th September 1729 between SAMUEL WHARTON of Parish of Hanover King George County & THOMAS TURNER of same .. by deeds of lease & release .. for One hundred pounds Sterling sold 150 acres .. on northside of branch of gingoteague creek called the Gravelly Run & in the line of HENRY LONG near the Ferry road &running thence down said branch to the main creek of gingoteague .. plantation whereon JOHN WHARTON now dwells; by a strait line to the Ferrys road; includes 150 acres - to back line it being the land whereon EDWARD TURBERVILE now dwells & part of a patent for 250 acres granted unto RALPH WHITEING 11th March 1694/5 ..
      Presence Sam'l. Wharton, Isaac x Johnson, Edwd. Rowell Samuel Wharton 3rd October 1729 .. Then came SAMUEL WHARTON acknowledged this Deed .. & BENJAMIN RUSH by virtue of a Power of Attorney from ANN WHARTON Wife of Samuel relinquished her right of dower ..
      I ANN WHARTON Wife of SAMUEL .. hereby impower BENJAMIN RUSH to acknowledge my relinquishment . 25th September 1729.
      Presence Samuel Wharton, Edwd. Rowell Ann x Wharton
      3rd October 1729 .. Power of Attorney recorded.
      ===
      King George County Deed Book I-A pp. 147-149
      Indenture 6th August 1731 between SAMUEL WHARTON SENIOR of Parish of Hanover King George County Planter and THOMAS TURNER of same Gent. for Twenty Shillings curt: money of Virginia granted tract in Parish of Hanover of two acres beginning line of ROBT. JOHNSON on Northside of main branch of Gingoteague run; thence runing Downwards .. along by the Plantation whereon ANDREW BEARD now dwells; Stony Point; to line of ROBT. JOHNSONS .. being part of tract of 200 acres formerly sold by THOMAS TURNER to SAMUEL WHARTON
      Presence Wm. Taliaferro, Francis Conway, Wm. Tutt
      Sam'l. Wharton

      3rd August 1731 ., Deed together with Livery & Seizin .. &ANN wife of
      sd SAMUEL Relinquished her Right of Dower & thirds ..
      ===
      1743-1753 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); pp. 357-361
      Indenture 4th/5th May 1750 between JOSEPH WHARTON & ZACHEUS WHARTON of counties Spotsylvania & King George of one part and HARRY TURNER of county King George of other part .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Seventy six pounds Currt. money of Virginia .. sold 100 acres it being the land whereon WILLIAM FURLONG and ANN his wife now dwell which said Tract was bequeathed unto JOSEPH and ZACHEUS WHARTON by the Last Will & Testament of SAMUEL WHARTON deced their Father .. Will recorded in County Court of King George ..
      Presence T: Turner, Joseph Wharton
      Andr. Munroe, James Bowie, Zacheus Wharton
      Thorns. Jett, Moses x Rankin
      At a court held 2nd November 1750 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded.

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