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

Margaret Willis

Female 1741 - 1812  (70 years)


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  • Name Margaret Willis 
    Born 25 Feb 1741  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1812  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35767  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father John Willis,   b. 1705, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1762, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Plunkett,   b. Abt 1717, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1798, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Jan 1735  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmund Terrell,   b. 21 Mar 1740, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1784, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1760  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Plunkett Terrell,   b. 4 Apr 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1847, Dearborn County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Foster Terrell,   b. 12 Jun 1766, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. John Terrell,   b. 13 Aug 1768, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1850, Howard County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. Edmund Terrell,   b. 9 Feb 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Sarah Terrell,   b. 4 Jan 1772  [natural]
     6. Jane Terrell,   b. 4 Apr 1774  [natural]
     7. Robert Terrell,   b. 3 Apr 1777, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1827, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     8. James Terrell,   b. 22 Jan 1779  [natural]
     9. Nancy M. Terrell,   b. 22 Jun 1781  [natural]
     10. Frances Washington Terrell,   b. 6 Aug 1783, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1811, Albemarle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     11. Lucretia Lacy Terrell,   b. 6 Aug 1783  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Orange County Virginia Families vol 3 , Page 98

      John Willis appears on the records of King George County, Va., and also in Orange County. His will recorded in Book 2, page 323, Orange County, Va., dated November 23, 1761, and probated November 25, 1762, devises as follows: To my son, Wm. Willis, Negroes, Thomas & Judith, and a lot of land in Culpeper County, Va. To Edmund Terrell, two Negroes. To Walter Shropshire, 1 shilling, 3 pence. To each one of my children viz: John, Benjamin, Joshua, James, Reuben, Francis, Lewis, Moses and Mary, all of my estate to be equally divided after the death of my wife (Elizabeth). The place I own, formerly belonging to Mr. Marks, belongs to my son Benjamin Willis. The place that I live on to go to my son, John Willis. My son, John, and Edmund Terrell and my wife to be executors of my estate.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 164-166
      Indenture 23 Nov 1769 between EDMUND Terrell and PEGGY of Culpeper County, and ELIZABETH WILLIS of Orange County .. for £120.18.7 sell 417 acres bounded .. Rappidan River; Joseph Boston; John Boston; Waugh; Petty's Mill Swamp; Newman; Sleet; it being tract Edmund Terrell purchased of Bernard Moore, Acting Executor of John Spotswood, dec'd, date 13th April 1767 ..
      Witnesses: Edmund Terrell
      Jonathan Taylor, Thomas Bush Peggy (X) Terrell
      Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1769.

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 09 1971.

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