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

William Foote

Male 1752 - 1833  (81 years)


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  • Name William Foote 
    Born 1752  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1833  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22517  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father George Foote,   b. 1705, St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1759, Hamilton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Anne James,   b. Bef 1730, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1748  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Alexander,   b. 22 Nov 1767, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1804, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1783  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Foote,   b. 1 Jun 1784, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1825, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     2. John Foote,   b. 12 Mar 1787, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1807, New Orleans Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Foote,   b. 17 Mar 1788, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Vicksburg, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. William Alexander Foote,   b. 24 Aug 1789, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, Nosubee County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     5. Gibson Alexander Foote,   b. 3 May 1791, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Philip Alexander Foote,   b. 14 Apr 1793, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Mary Stuart Foote,   b. 18 Dec 1794, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Sigismunda Foote,   b. 30 Dec 1796, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Alexander Foote,   b. 18 Aug 1800, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Frederick Foote,   b. 15 Aug 1802, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Waverley Plantation, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)  [natural]
     11. Edwin Foote,   b. 9 May 1805, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Breckenrige County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     12. Richard Foote,   b. 30 Nov 1798, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F14746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, INVENTORIES AND ACCOUNTS 1759 - 1800: {John K. Gott}
      Pages 1-4: GEORGE FOOTE (Will) ... of the parish of Hamilton ...
      Date: 31 May 1759
      Wife: Mary Foote - during her life the plantation
      whereon I now live
      Son: William - plantation after death of wife
      Son: Richard - if William should have no heirs, plantation
      Son: Gilson - if Richard should have no heirs, plantation
      Son: Henry - 100 a. adjoining land already given him
      Son: George - 365 a. whereon he now lives
      Son: Gilson - 648 a. commonly known as Cullins's - part of which said land lying in Prince William and other part in Fauquier
      Son: Richard - 556 a. on Champes run & Cedar run
      Son: William - to have the 556 a. if Richard leaves no heirs, and then to son Gilson
      Wife: Mary - during her life - lent four Negroes to descend to sons: Richard & William and heirs, but should they not have heirs to Daus: Elizabeth, Frances and Behethelem
      Son: Henry - Negroes: Sarah & son Ely and all cattle and hogs raised on place.
      Son: George:- Negro man and girl, all cattle on plantation and one-half hoggs
      Son: Gilson - Negro man & woman - 2 cows & calves, one heifer and a steer and one- half hoggs at my son George's and 2 young sows from my home plantation
      Dau.: Elizabeth - Negro man and £50
      Dau.: Frances - Negro man and £50
      Dau.: Behethelon - Negro wench and child
      Son : Richard - Negro boy & girl, to William in case of default of heirs
      Son : William - 2 Negro girls, or to Richard or to Gilson
      Wife, 3 Daus. and two youngest Sons: Mary, Elizabeth, Frances and Behethelon, Richard & William - all cattle, horses, mares & hoggs to be divided equally between them
      Wife, 3 Daus., Sons: Gilson, Richard & William - all household furniture & sheep to be equally divided
      Sons: Richard & William's slaves to be left until they are 19 (the sons) and that Richard let William live on his land till the decease of his mother, Mary
      Sons: Richard & William to be educated as mother sees fit
      Signed: George Foote
      Wit.: Bereton Jones, William (X) Fletcher, John (X) Burditt, George (X) Russell
      Exors: Wife, George and Gilson Foote,
      Richard and Wm. Foote
      Proved: 28 June 1759, by o. of Brereton Jones, William Fletcher, John Burditt and George Russell. Gilson Foote appointed Executor, John Ashby & Bereton Jones his securities.
      ===
      1759-1783 Fauquier County, Virginia Will Book 1; [John K. Gott];, pages 226-228:
      Dr. RICHARD FOOTE & WILLIAM FOOTE, INFANTS IN ACCOUNT WITH GILSON FOOTE GUARDIAN
      Details: 1766, 25 Oct. 1767, 30 June: To casft pd John Nelson for smiths work. 7 Aug.: To Cash pd William Hogain for Smith work.
      Ret.: 22 November 1773, by Hannah Foote, Adm'x. of Gilson Foote dec'd, Guardian of the within named Richard Foote and William Foote
      ===
      1759-1783 Fauquier County, Virginia Will Book 1; [John K. Gott];, pages 228-230:
      Dr. WILLIAM FOOTE, INFANT IN ACCOUNT WITH GILSON FOOTE, GUARDIAN
      Details: 1766, Oct. 6: To Cash pd John Burditt for making 1 pr shoes; To cash pd William Foote for your board; To cash pd Mary Bruton. 1767: To cash pd. Phillip Spiller, Thomas Chapman, Eliz. Wood, Aaron Fletcher, Joseph Minter, Mr. John Riddle, Sarah Ellis, Priss Spiller, Mrs. Cook for board, John Newman for board. 23 Dec.: Pd Thomas Carver for Schooling; pd. Edward Person Taylor. 1767 By Cash of Mrs. Mary Tyler your late Guardian being your part of your fathers personal estate; By Cash for your part of your mothers Estate.
      et.: 22 November 1773, by Hannah Foote Adm'r. of Gilson Foote decd, Guardian of within named William Foote.
      ===
      1759-1783 Fauquier County, Virginia Will Book 1; [John K. Gott];, page 389
      RICHARD FOOTE (Will) of Stafford County Date: 24 February 1779
      Bro: William Foote - the whole of my Estate both real and personal
      Signed: Richard Foote
      Witness: William Alexander, Law'r. Washington
      Proved: 24 April 1780, by o. of Lawrence Washington. William Foote granted Cert. for obt. probate.

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