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

Beheathland Gilson Berryman

Female 1744 - Bef 1777  (< 32 years)


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  • Name Beheathland Gilson Berryman 
    Birth 23 Mar 1744  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Bef 1777  Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32465  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Gilson Berryman,   b. Abt 1720, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Apr 1749, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Berryman,   b. Abt 1724, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1747, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1741  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Thornton,   b. Bef 1741, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 13 Jul 1779, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 38 years) 
    Marriage 13 Dec 1761  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Thornton and Behethland Gilson Berryman, December 13, 1761.
    Children 
     1. Anthony Thornton,   b. Abt 1762, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Benjamin Berryman Thornton,   b. Abt 1764, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Thomas Thornton,   b. Abt 1766, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F21106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1748-1767 Stafford County, Virginia Will Book O; [Antient Press];
      p. 108 I GILSON BERRYMAN of Stafford County being in perfect memory do make this 108 my last Will & Testament. Estate I give in this manner To my son JOHN BERRYMAN I give all my lands I've in possession on & my rights of any land that shall be found out or that I'm not contending for except the land that came by my late Wife which I give to her & further I give her a negro girl called Winifred that came by her. My lands whereon I live shall be the last' part of my Estate together with my Slaves that shall be sold to clearing debts but if the other part is not sufficient then my Exrs may proceed as they think convenient & after the Estate is out of Debt, then I desire my Exex to divide the personal Estate & equally between my three children & the Eldest to take the 1st choice. I revoke all other wills. I do appt Colo. FITZHUGH, Colo. PRESLY THORNTON, Capt. FRANCIS THORNTON JUNR. and Mr. AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON my Exers to this my last Will & Testament 28 July 1748. Gilson Berryman
      Presence Thomas Williams, Mason French, Nat. Gray, William Kelly as as I desire my boy Moses shall always be kept waiting man if he can be
      saved & that he shall be the last Negro sold. G.E.
      At Court held for Stafford County 12th June 1750 Last Will & Testament of
      Gilson Berryman deced presented by William Fitzhugh Esqr. & Francis Thornton Gent two of the Exrs named .. being proved admitted to record Certificate granted for obtaining probate ,.
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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA.
      (Liber A, B, Wills-by Eula K. Woodward)
      Berryman, Benj. 4 Dec. 1748-21 Mch. 1748. Body bur. next to W. Sara & dau. Hannah; no sermon;
      at end of 16 yrs. negros & stock to gr. ch. John Berryman & Beheathland Gilson Berryman; if one die all to
      survivor, if both to three bros. Wm. James & Maxmilliam or hrs.; to g. S. John first land bought· of Anthony
      Russell; to g. dau. Beheathland Gilson Berryman all other land except land bought of Anthony Russell; to
      Joseph Williams, my overseer, Thomas Brown, servant, & John Trammell; wearing apparel to use of Ex. & Joseph Williams.
      Exec. William Berryman, James Berryman, Maximillian Berryman & Danl. French. Benja. Berryman.
      Wit. Jer. Hutchison. Joseph Williams, John Trammell, Thomas Brown· (p. 258).

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