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

Elizabeth Barrow

Female 1725 - 1805  (80 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Barrow 
    Born 1725  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Nov 1805  Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35985  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Edward Barrow,   b. 1701, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1733, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Minor,   b. Abt 1705, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1721  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Lightfoot,   b. 1720, St Peter Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1747  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Lightfoot,   b. 2 Dec 1747, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Lightfoot,   b. Abt 1750, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1825, Pendleton County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F22996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1747-1749 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds & Will Book 10, Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 332-333
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of March in the twentieth year of the
      Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty six, Between WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT of the County of ORANGE, Gentleman, of one part and NICHOLAS MINOR of County of Westmorland, Gentleman, Uncle and Guardian of ELIZABETH BARROW, Spinster of the other part. Whereas a Marriage is intended to be shortly had and solemnized (by God's permission) between WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT and ELIZABETH BARROW and said ELIZABETH being possessed of or intituled to ten slaves, viz: Pompy, Black Moll, Mulato Moll, Hannah, Sarah, Joyce, Edenbrough, Billy, Eve and Jimmy, and WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT is willing and disposed in consideration of the intended marriage if the same shall take effect, to settle and make over the ten slaves upon and for the sole benefit and use of said ELIZABETH in case she shall survive him and have no issue by said WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT;
      NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT in consideration of the intended marriage (if the same shall take effect) and the fortune and portion of said ELIZABETH and also in consideration of the sum of ten shillings by NICHOLAS MINOR to said WILLIAM in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath and by these presents doth agree to and with NICHOLAS MINOR that if the intended marriage shall take effect and WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT shall happen to die before said ELIZABETH, without leaving any issue by her, then said ELIZABETH shall have possess and enjoy the use not only of the ten slaves together with their future increase but also hold possess and enjoy her Dower in all the Lands and Tenements of said WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT, But if it shall happen that WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT shall leave one or more Child or Children by her, the said ELIZABETH, then in such case the Negroes together with their increase shall go and descend and be disposed of to the Child or Children of said ELIZABETH in such distributions and proportions as the Laws of this Colony direct and appoint in case of persons dying intestate; And if it shall happen that WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT shall survive said ELIZABETH having issue by her, then said WILLIAM shall have and enjoy the Negroes during his natural life together with their increase and after his death the same shall go and descend and devolve upon issue distributively as aforesaid; But if he shall have no Child by ELIZABETH living at the time of her death, then the said Negroes with their increase shall be vested in and remain to JOHN BARROW and MARGARETT RANSDELL and their heirs; In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have set their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      WILLIAM BAYLY, WM: LIGHTFOOT
      JOSEPH PEIRCE, WILLIAM BRUCE NICH: MINOR
      March 5th 1746/7. Receiv'd of NICHOLAS MINOR the sum of Ten shillings being the consideration within mentioned; Witness my hand the day and year as above Witness WILLIAM BAYLY, WM: LIGHTFOOT
      JOSEPH PEIRCE, WILLIAM BRUCE
      Westmorland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 26th day of May 1747 This Deed of Settlement of Negroes (together with the Receipt for consideration thereon endorsed) passed from WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT of the County of ORANGE, Gentleman, to NICHOLAS MINOR of the County of Westmorland, Gentleman, in behalf of ELIZABETH BARROW &c., was presented into Court by the said NICHOLAS and proved by the Oaths of WILLIAM BAYLY, JOSEPH PEIRCE and WILLIAM BRUCE, witnesses thereto, And on motion of the said NICHOLAS is admitted to Record Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 5th day of June 1747, p. G. L., C. C. W.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 247-249
      This Indenture made 16th April 1771 between WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT and ELIZABETH his Wife of County of Culpeper and JOHN STROTHER of same .. in consideration of sum One hundred and thirty pounds current money of Virginia hath sold unto John Strother 869 acres in Culpeper County and Brumfield Parish in the little fork of Rappahannock River lining on the Rush River it being part of 10,000 acres of land granted to JAMES COMPTON Esquire by the Right Honourable THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia and is bounded Beginning at two red oaks on the Rush River and in corner to JAMES CANNON and runs with his line to three white oaks in a line made for WILLIAM PRIEST at head of a branch with his line to three red oaks in Payton's line thence with his line to two red oaks corner to FRANCIS SLAUGHTER thence with Slaughter's line to spanish oak on the long mountain thence the same course continued to the Rush River to the beginning ..
      William Lightfoot
      At Court continued and held for County of Culpeper Elizabeth Lightfoot
      16th April 1771 This Indenture of Bargain and Sale ordered to be recorded.
      June Court 1771 Elizabeth Wife of William Lightfoot this day came into Court and relinquished her Right of Dower with the lands contained in this Indenture

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