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

Maria 'Mary' Horsmanden

Female Abt 1652 - 1699  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Maria 'Mary' Horsmanden 
    Birth Abt 1652  Hampton, Lenham Parish, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 9 Nov 1699  Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34677  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Warham Horsmanden,   b. Bef 5 Sep 1628, Ulcombe, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Nov 1691, Purleigh, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna Beeching,   b. 1627, Lenham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Aug 1691, Purleigh, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 27 Feb 1651  St. Mary, Somerset, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Byrd,   b. 1652, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Dec 1704, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years) 
    Marriage 1673  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Byrd,   b. 28 Mar 1674, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Aug 1744, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Ursula Byrd,   b. 29 Nov 1681, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Oct 1698, Jamestown, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 16 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary Byrd,   b. 26 Feb 1684, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1720, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Samuel Filmer,   b. Abt 1652   d. Abt 1770, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 118 years) 
    Marriage 1667  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

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  • Notes 
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Page 510; DANIEL HORSMANDEN, of Maidstone, co. Kent, Doctor in Divinity being aged and weak.
      Dated 27 Jan. 1654-5. Proved 24 June 1656.
      To URSULA, my wife, over and above her joynture, all furniture, bedding etc., to furnishe her one chamber.
      Wheras I have a judgment against my brother Sir ANTHONY ST. LEGER my will is, that whatsoever may be received, my daughter CHAPMAN shall have three parts thereof and my sonne WARHAM the remainder.
      To my sonne WARHAM HORSMANDEN, and his heirs for ever, all my messages, lands and tenements whatsoever.
      To my sonne, ANTHONY HORSMANDEN- £200.
      To my sonne, RICHARD HORSMANDEN, £10 a year. Residuary Legatees and Executors :-my two sonnes WARHAM & ANTHONY.
      To my sister ELIZABETH COBHAM, widow, ANNE SMITH, wife of BRYAN SMITH, Clarke,REBECCA ST. LEGER, wife of JOHN ST. LEGER, gent., my friend WILLIAM COOPER, Esqr. and NICHOLAS BEAVER, 20s. each to buy them rings.
      WILLIAM COOPER & NICHOLAS BEAVER: Witnesses.
      Proved 24 June 1656 by the Executors named.
      Berkley, 227.

      [Daniel. Horsmanden, M. A. Cambridge, incorporated D. D., Oxford,
      July 15, 1617, rector of Whipsnade,,Bedfordshire, 1622, Vicar of Guddburst, Kent, 1625, and rector of Ulcombe, Kent, 1627, until evicted for his loyalty, 1645. He married Ursula, daughter of Sir Warham St. Leger, of Ulcombe. She died 1672. John St. Leger, referred to in the will was her brother and married, in 1632. Rebecca, daughter of Rev. Richard Horsmanden, late of Ulcombe, deceased, probably a sister of Daniel Horsmanden. Rev. Daniel Horsmanden was a brother of Thomas Horsmanden, D. D., rector of Purleigh, Essex. Warham Horsmanden, son of Daniel, came to Virginia during the Civil War, settled in Charles City county, was a member of the House of Burgesses 1657-8 and 1658-9, and elected member of the Council in 1657_ _.At the Restoration he returned to England and lived at Purleigh. Warham Horsmanden's daughter, Mary, married William Byrd of "Westover", first of the name.
      Her tomb at the site of the Westover Church bears the following inscription: "Here Lyeth the Body of Mary Byrd, Late Wife of William Byrd, Esq., and daughter of Warham Horsmanden, Esc. Who Dyed the 9th Day of November 1699 in the 47th Year of Her Age' .
      For notices of the Horsmandens see this MAGAZINE XV, 181, 314-317, XX 25. Daniel Horsmanden, born at Goudhurst, Kent, 1691, who emigrated to. New York and became Chief Justice and President of the Council, was probably a grandson of Rev. Daniel Horsmanden.]

      From Vol. XXVII, Nos. 3 & 4 (July 6- Oct. 1919), Page 289.

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