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

William Jett

Male 1738 - Bef 1792  (< 53 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Jett 
    Born 1738  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1792  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26009  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Peter Jett,   b. 1710, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1784, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca Bowen,   b. 1717, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1761  (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1734 and 1735  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Peter jett married Rebecca (Bowen?), King George County, 1734/5.
    Family ID F17329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Jett, son of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George C died in King George County, before 1792.
      ===
      "Peter Jett's will May 22, 1784....King George County:
      In the name of God Amen. I, Peter Jett of King George County, Virginia and the parish of Brunswick, I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me and my body to be buried in a Christian and decent manner at the descretion of my executors hereafter mentioned, and what little estate it has pleased God to endow me, I give and devise the same in manner and form as followeth:
      I bequeath unto my daughters, Mary Hunstead and Anne Conley my negro woman named Rose and lease of the land I now live on, containing one hundred acres and my 2 houses.
      I bequeath unto John Pratt Bowen, my lease I bought from John Reuben Payne, being the same land whereon sd Payne now lives. And also to John Pratt Bowen, one bed, one table and furniture. It is my desire that my stock of hogs be divided between John Pratt Bowen and my daughters Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
      I bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Curtis 5 shillings.
      I bequeath unto my daughter Susanna Payne, 5 shillings.
      I bequeath unto my daughter Margaret Thielkild, 5 shillings.
      I bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Jones, 5 shillilngs.
      I bequeath unto my grandson Jesse Thielkild, my young sorrel mare.
      I bequeath unto my granddaughter Susanna Hunstead, my wife's saddle.
      I bequeath the residue of my estate to be equally divided between my sons Francis and William Jett, and my daughter Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
      And lastly, I appoint my sons Francis Jett, William Jett, and John Pratt Bowen, my whole and sole executors, as witness my hand and seal this 22nd day of May, in the year of our Lord 1784.

Research Links  Find William Jett at the following sites -

Ancestry records for William Jett