Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Robert Chandler1635 - 1669 (~ 39 years)
Name Robert Chandler Birth Between 1630 and 1635 Elizabeth City County, Virginia Gender Male Death 12 Apr 1669 York County, Virginia - probate Person ID I135469 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father John Chandler, b. 1585, England d. Aft 1634, Elizabeth City County, Virginia (Age > 50 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth MNU Lupo d. Aft 1636, Elizabeth City County, Virginia Relationship natural Marriage Bef 1627 Elizabeth City County, Virginia Family ID F33763 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Elizabeth Davis, b. Bef 1637 d. Aft 12 Apr 1669, York County, Virginia (Age > 33 years) Marriage Bef 1653 York County, Virginia Children 1. Robert Chandler, b. 30 Apr 1653, Chiskiak Parish, York County, Virginia d. Abt 1710, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia (Age 56 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F51408 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
- Robert Chandler I will:
York County Records Book 4, Page 243. Robert Chandler will dated 21 Feb 1668/69, proved 12 Apr 1669.
In the name of God, Amen, I Robert Chandler being sick in body, but of perfect memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in the manner and for me as follows:
First I bequeath my soul to God who gave it hope that I shall be saved through the wish of Christ our Savior, I give my body to the earth to be decently buried by my executors hereafter named, and if it pleases God in his mercy to bestow upon me, I do bequeath in the form following: That my just debts be paid, and then
I give my first son William Chandler the money of one half parcel of land in New Kent County purchased from Thomas Thurmer to him and his family forever.
The other half I give to my second son Robert Chandler and his family forever.
If either of these sons die before my death the remaining son shall inherit the whole.
I give to my wife Elizabeth Chandler the Plantation, she is now seated upon with all the land I formerly bought from John Babb, as long as she lives her natural life.
The other lands I purchased from John Babb, I give to my other sons, John and Francis Chandler and to their heirs forever.
If either John or Francis die, the the other shall inherit the whole.
If my four sons die then I bequeath all my lands to my daughter Mary and her heirs forever.
I will that my son William have the four cows that his godfather William Davis gave him.
I give unto Robert a two year old horse called Moll, cropped in both ears or a heifer.
I give unto Mary one cow at my plantation in New Kent called Durging with all her increase.
I bequeath unto my wife Elizabeth all the rest of my estates and do hereby appoint her to be the executor of my last will and testament. As witnessed my hand and seal this 21st of February 1668. Robert Chandler [Seal]. Signed in the presence of John Underhill and John Hunt. On 12 April 1669,
the will of Robert Chandler was proved in court by John Underhill and John Hunt (York County Records Book 4, Page 243). The will was thereafter confirmed by Elizabeth Chandler, executrix of her late husband's estate, in April 1669.
- Robert Chandler I will: