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

Frances Morton

Female Abt 1724 - Aft 1770  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Frances Morton 
    Birth Abt 1724  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1770  Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29429  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Morton,   b. Abt 1689, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Oct 1728, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Mountjoy,   b. Abt 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1728, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Jul 1714  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
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      1714-1715 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Marriage Licenses; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 53-55;
      July 1714 JOHN MORTON JUNR. & MARY MOUNTJOY
    Family ID F19438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nicholas Meriwether,   b. Dec 1719, Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 May 1758, Goochland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1742  Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Reuben Meriwether,   b. 15 Dec 1743, Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Oct 1794, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. George Meriwether,   b. 25 Mar 1745, Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Feb 1782, Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Nicholas Meriwether,   b. 4 Jun 1749, Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Apr 1828, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F19441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Samuel Dr. Pryor,   b. Abt 1724, Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 27 Aug 1760  Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Children of Frances Morton and Nicholas Meriwether are:

      i. Reuben Meriwether was born 15 Dec 1743 in Louisa Co. VA, and died 1794 in MD. He married Sarah Dorsey 1768 in Anapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, daughter of Thomas Beale Dorsey and Anne Worthington. She was born 13 Mar 1749 in MD, and died 1809 in Anapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
      ii. George Meriwether was born 25 Mar 1745 in Louisa Co VA, and died 4 Feb 1782 in Brownsville, PA. He married Martha "Patsy" Meriwether, daughter of William Meriwether and Martha Cox "Patty" Wood. She was born 1754, and died 1786.
      iii. Nicholas Meriwether was born 4 Jun 1749 in Louisa Co VA, and died 28 Apr 1828 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co. KY. He married Elizabeth Meriwether 1 Jun 1771 in Louisa Co VA, daughter of William Meriwether and Martha Cox "Patty" Wood. She was born 5 Feb 1757 in St. James, Northan Pa. Goochand Co. VA, and died 27 Nov 1784 in Louisa Co VA. He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Daniel 12 Oct 1786, daughter of John Daniel. She was born ABT 1766 in VA.
      iv. Mary Meriwether was born 1 Mar 1752 in VA, and died 27 Jul 1786 in Goochland Co. VA. She married Shadrach Vaughn 19 Jun 1770 in Goochland Co. VA. He was born 3 Jul 1733 in Goochland Co. VA, and died 11 Aug 1806 in Goochland Co. VA.
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      JORDAN, John Morton of Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co 6 Jun, 1771; 16 Oct, 1771
      (Late of London)
      To wife Dorothy.
      Son John Nisbitt Jordan.
      Half-sister Mrs. Mary Sydenham widow of Jonathan Sydenham, merchant, late of London, deceased.
      Heirs of half brothers Joseph and George Morton, deceased.
      Heirs of half sister Frances Merreweather.
      Mentions "my ship".
      Wit: Charles Steuart, James Tilghman 3rd, Thomas Gassaway Jr.
      Tracts: Lands in Richmond and Culpeper Co., Va. and on the Island of Antequa. Warehouses, stores, and wharves in Leeds Town, Virginia.
      Exs. William Hemsley, Peregrine Tilghman, Thomas Jett, William Bernard, Michael McNamara of London and Edmond Jennings, late of Maryland but now of London, Exs. of English estate. 38. 374

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