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

John Conway

Male 1702 - 1755  (53 years)


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  • Name John Conway 
    Born 26 Nov 1702  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1755  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33209  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Conway,   b. 15 Jan 1673, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1727, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Routt,   b. Abt 1686, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1702  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francina Spann,   b. Bef 1714, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1730  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Conway,   b. Abt 1730, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1768, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Conway,   b. 20 Aug 1732, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Winifred Conway,   b. 19 Nov 1734, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)  [natural]
     4. John Spann Conway,   b. 15 Jan 1738, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Richard Conway,   b. 11 Nov 1740, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1806, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     6. Thomas Conway,   b. Abt 1742, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Hannah Conway,   b. Abt 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1788, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [natural]
     8. Mary Conway,   b. Abt 1746, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     9. Robert Conway,   b. 10 May 1749, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     10. Joseph Conway,   b. 9 Jan 1754, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F21546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1750-1770 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 242
      Conway, John
      W. W. 27 September 1754---W. P. 8 December 1755
      Son James Conway-negro man Andrew, two cows and calves, two three year old stears, six head of sheep and half the hogs on my plantation in the forrest, land my father gave me in the forrest, to him and his lawfully begotten heirs of his body.
      Son John Span Conway-all the land I escheated of Eyes, lying East of a branch called. Spring Branch, between the land of Christopher and. Edwards, and on the main branch of Wiccocomoco below Gordons Mill; negro man Moses, my shallop and her furniture, one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves, one sow and pigs, two dishes, two basons, six plates, iron pot and hooks, frying pan, one horse, bridle and saddle, pistols and holsters and sword, gun I bought of George McCall, my small black walnut table, my old dish.
      Daughter Ann Conway-negro girl Sue, one horse and side saddle, two cows and calves, six head of sheep, two puter dishes, six plates, iron pot and hook, one sow and pigs, iron spitt, two puter basons, one trunk, two punch boles, a belrnettle skillet, one bed and furniture.
      Daughter Winifred-young negro man Isaac, one feather bed, two puter dishes, two basons, six plates, iron pot and hooks.
      Son Richard-negro boy Simon, two cows and calves, one feather bed and furniture, two puter dishes, two basons, six plates, iron pot and hooks, one chest that James Phillips made, one gun to be bought of thirty shillings.
      Son Thomas-negro boy Immanuel, one bed and furniture, one chest lock and key of ten shillings, two cows and calves, six sheep, two puter dishes, two basons, six plates, iron pot and hooks, and one gun to be bought of thirty shillings.
      Sons Richard and Thomas-a young negro woman named Rose, to be and remain as a joint stock between them until they come of age and then to be equally divided.
      Daughter of Thomas Conway-negro boy Ellis.
      Daughter Hannah-two cows and calves, six sheep, two puter dishes, two basons, six plates, iron pot and hooks and pot rack and my warming pan, one bed and furniture, my blue chest with drawers, and a small brass kettle after my wifes decease, if she should die before she comes to age of eighteen years the above goods to go to my sons Robert and Joseph Conway, to be equally divided between them; she to have a gentle education.
      Son Robert-the land I bought of James Cammel, now joining the land I gave my son James which was my father's, beginning at the head of a branch where stands a mulberry tree and running about north to another branch, and negro boy Ned. If he should die before he comes of age, negro boy Ned to go to my son Joseph; one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves, six sheep, two puter dishes, six plates, iron pot and hooks, two basons, one sow and pigs, gun to be bought of forty shillings, one large brass kettle, one three gallon stone jug, two dozen sealed bottles; to have an eight year schooling and then to be bound to some handy craft trade until he is twenty one years; a cherry tree table, and table cloth.
      Son Joseph-negro boy Ben, one bed and furniture, two cows and claves, six sheep, 'two puter dishes, six plates, iron pot and hooks, two basons, one sow and pigs, one gun to be bought of forty shillings, one large oval table, table cloth, and one case and bottles.
      Three youngest children Hannah, Robert, and Joseph-one young negro woman Betty, to be and remain as a joint stock between them till they come of age then to be equally divided.
      Grandaughter Betty Shapleigh Ellistone-negro girl Cute.
      Wife Frances Sinah-the use of six negroes vizt: Will, Nanny, Kent, Jack, Rose and Pleasent, but if she should marry the six negroes to fall to my five youngest sons and daughter Hannah;
      likewise I give the rest of my estate both real and personal to wife and her heirs forever,
      Wife and son James Conway, and son John Conway executors.
      Witness: John Corbell, James Phillips, John Webb and John Cockrell
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills-Admin; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 38a
      Conway, John, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 15 February 1726---W.P. 26 September 1727
      Son John Conway-my now dwelling plantation to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, and for want of such heirs to the next heir at law.
      All the rest of my personal estate to my children to make use of as my executors shall think convenient until my two children Hannah and George shall attain to the age of twenty one, and then to be equally divided amongst them.
      leave my daughter Elizabeth to Thomas Dameron to look after if she thinks well of it, and if not to do as she thinks fit,
      My estate not to be appraised as my estate is not in debt.
      Sons John Conway and Thomas Conway, executors.
      Witness: Peter Routte, end. William Thomas.

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