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

Mary Matheny

Female Abt 1702 -


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  • Name Mary Matheny 
    Born Abt 1702  Hope Plantation, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I26392  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 

    Father William Wentworth Matheny,   b. Abt 1665, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1705, Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances MNU Mason,   b. Abt 1663, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Dec 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1694 and 1704  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page. 302-303 Will of WILLIAM MATHENY. .. the 12th day of Novr. in ye yr of our Ld 1705 I William Matheny of Stafford County Pltr. altho sick in body yet of good perfect & sound memory .. give & bequeath to my Eldest Son DANL. MATHENY all the 300 acres of land being the land I now live on with the appurtenances .. also give & bequeath to Danl. 3 cows & their female increase known by the names Lovely good luck & pye likewise head of hogs called the Home Gang with their female increase as also a mare called Bonny using Brent Town with her increase .. my gun which i commonly used .. give & bequeath to my second son JOHN MATHENY 3 cows Doe Cherry & bull pail as also a Bay mare called Fib .. 15 head of hogs that uses the Acokeek .. unto my third Son JAMES MATHENY 3 cows called pretty maid Haset & primrose as also one sow & 3 shores as also one pacing gray mare called the pacer when found or taken up .. unto my daughter MARY MATHENY 2 cows called Beck & Young stately with their female increase
      I give & bequeath unto WM. MASON my wifes son all that one hundred acres of land which 1 bought of THOMAS NORMAN joining to the upper side of my land which I now live or. ..in case he dye without such heirs the sd land to come to my 2d son John Matheny .. without heirs to my 3d son Jas. Matheny .. I give & bequeath to William Mason 3 cows called stately star & Rose as also 17 head of hogs which useth Rocky Run & a mare called Jenny -- one fowling gun .. all the remainder of my Estate I give & bequeath to my loving wife FRANCES MATHENY whom I appoint my sole Extrx. .. ii my wife remarries my three sons may have the portions of their legacies delivered to them when they shall be at the age of 18 years .. but if my wife should not marry that then she may act in all matters relating to them until they are at the full age of 21 years .. whereas I have 100 acres of land lying in Charles County Maryland at Matawoman being joining to the lands formerly sold by my Father DANL. MATHENY unto NATHAN BARTON my will is that my Eldest Son Danl. have the same ..
      Presence Henry Connyer, Wm. x Matheny
      Clement x Swathy
      At a Court held 12th Decr. 1705 The Last Will & Testament of William Matheny was proved in court .. & a probate granted to Frances his Extrx. mentioned in the Will & the Will ordd to he recordd & is recorded.

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