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

Francis Conway

Male 1749 - 1794  (44 years)


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  • Name Francis Conway 
    Born 7 Mar 1749  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Feb 1794  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33877  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father Francis Conway,   b. 27 Dec 1722, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1761, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 8 Oct 1727, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1784, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1744  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Fitzhugh,   b. 10 Oct 1754, 'Bellaire' Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1825, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1770  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Fitzhugh Conway,   b. 10 Dec 1772, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Alice Conway,   b. 1775, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1776, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     3. John Fitzhugh Conway,   b. 1777, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
     4. Catlett Conway,   b. 1780, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     5. Sarah Taliaferro Conway,   b. 1 Oct 1781, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Conway,   b. 11 Jul 1783, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1832, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     7. Edwin Conway,   b. 11 Mar 1785, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1844, Owensburg, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     8. John Conway,   b. 21 Mar 1787, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1865, Mt. Sion, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     9. George Conway,   b. 1789, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     10. Thomas Conway,   b. 29 Nov 1791, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1826, Dallas County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F21913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      King George County Will Book A - pp. 115-118
      Will of REBECCA MOORE. I REBECCA MOORE of county of King George
      Whereas my late husband JOHN MOORE did by his last will and testament bearing date 29th July 1758 give and bequeath to me his riding
      chair and two horses .. (also mentions the other bequests) •. and by
      virtue of said will did on 16th day July last past make choice of the
      five Negroes •• I bequeath unto my son WILLIAM MOORE when he attains
      age of Twenty one and to my grandson JAMES MADDISON junr. when he attains Eighteen years of age to be equally divided between them..if
      WILLIAM should die before age Twenty one his part to be equally divided
      between my four grandsons FRANCIS and CATLETT CONWAY and FRANCIS and AMBROSE MADISON .. and in case my grandson JAMES MADISON dying before he attains age Eighteen .. his legacy to be divided between my grandsons FRANCIS & AMBROSE MADISON. To my son WILLIAM MOORE one third part of the silver spoons left me by my late Husband his Father, also a Mourning Ring of Thirty shillings value. I give my son FRANCIS CONWAY and SARAH his wife each of them a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value; to my daughter NELLY MADISON a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value, also my wearing apparel; to my niece MARY GILLISON the wife of Mr. JOHN GILLISON a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value; unto JANE TAYLOR wife of ERASMUS TAYLOR a mourning ring of Thirty shillings value; to my granddaughter MARY CONWAY when she attains the age of Twenty one or marries Fifty pounds currt. money of Virginia .. if she should die to be equally divided between my two grandsons FRANCIS and CATLETT CONWAY .. to my son in law JAMES MADISON and my son WILLLAM MOORE my two Executors .. what money I leave at my death I bequeath to my son WILLIAM MOORE and my grandson JAMES MADISON JUNR. to be equally divided between them .. my will that my son in law JAMES MADISON and my daughter NELLY his wife shall enjoy the legacies I have bequeathed my grandson JAMES MADISON JUNR. until he attains age Eighteen .. this 6th day
      of November 1758.
      Presence of Wm. Wren. Rebecca Moore
      Wm. Harrison. John x Brown
      At a court held .. 6th March 1760 .. will presented into court
      admitted to record.
      === land mentioned
      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 3-5
      This Indenture made -- day of -- 1769 between HUGH ROBERTS and MARY his wife of County of Culpeper and Colony of Virginia and WILLIAM HENRY of (same) in consideration of thirty five pounds current money of Virginia hath granted unto William Henry 197 acres in the Fork of the Conway and Rappid Ann River and is bounded Beginning in a Branch to a pine corner in FRANCIS CONWAY's line thence with said Conway's line to first mentioned beginning ..
      Memorandum - Quite and peaceable Hugh Roberts
      possession was had on date within mentioned - Mary Roberts
      Hugh Roberts
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 19th October 1769 Indenture of Feoffment ordered to be recorded
      ===
      1780-1787 King George County Deed Book 7 (Antient Press); pp. 43-44
      THIS INDENTURE made the 4th day of November one thousand seven hundred and eighty four Between JOHN SKINKER, THOMAS BERRY and GEORGE FITZHUGH, Gent., Trustees, of one part and WILLIAM SHROPSHIRE and LAURANCE BALTHROPE of the other part: Witnesseth that the Trustees in consideration of the sum of Thirty pounds to them in hand paid by said SHROPSHIRE & BALTHROPE by these presents do bargain and sell unto said SHROPSHIRE & BALTHROPE their heirs one lott or half acre of land situate in the County of King George & Town of PORT CONWAY and numbered seven according to a Plat thereof made and laid out into Lotts by AARON THORNLEY, Surveyor of County of King George, To have and to hold the lott or half acre of land with all appurtenances belonging to WM: SHROPSHIRE and LAURANCE BALTHROPE their heirs according to an Act of Assembly intitled, "An Act for Establishing a Town on the Land of FRANCIS CONWAY in the County of King George," In Witness whereof the said Trustees hath hereunto set their hands & affixed their seals the day & year above written JOHN SKINKER
      THOMAS BERRY
      GEORGE FITZHUGH
      At a Court held for King George County the 7th day of April 1785
      This indenture of Bargain and Sale from under the hands and seals of JOHN SKINKER., THOMAS BERRY & GEORGE FITZHUGH, Gent., Trustees of the Town of PORT CONWAY, to WILLIAM SHROPSHIRE & LAURANCE BALTHROPE was presented into Court & acknowledged by the said Trustees, which on the motion of said SHROPSHIRE & BALTHROPE was ordered to be recorded Test JOS: ROBINSON, C: Cur
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 32, 1988 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 72
      1776 - 1781 STAFFORD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE PETITIONS
      1781, Nov. 24 - Tobacco inspectors state that the rent allowed for each hogshead of tobacco is not adequate
      to keeping the houses in repair and ask increase.
      Thos. Jett P. Leeds Wareh.
      Wm. McWilliams P. Royston 's
      John Richards Falmo & Dixon' s
      Fras. Conway P. Gibson's
      James Miller P. Roy's
      Archibald Ritchie P. Hobbshole
      Thos. Bridgforth P. Layton's
      Will. Bankhead P. Mattox

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