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

Henry Fielding

Male Abt 1643 - Bef 1712  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Henry Fielding  [1
    Born Abt 1643  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 27 Nov 1712  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36440  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Family Mary Lane,   b. Abt 1643, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Willoughby Fielding,   b. Abt 1690, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1736, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [natural]
     2. Frances Fielding,   b. Abt 1700, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1731, "Warner Hall" Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F16101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Will of Henry Fielding, gent., of King & Queen County, Virginia.

      To John Adamson the plantation bought from John Durratt, L30, and two suits of clothing, as well as his freedom after he has received all bills of exchange and tobacco for the ensuing year.
      To John and Mary Howell £20 apiece.
      To Madam Mary Lane, Col. Gawin Corbin, and Madam Jane Corbin L10 apiece, for mourning.
      To his cousin Francis Thompson in England £20.
      To Jane Wilson, daughter of Madam Jane Corbin, £10.
      To Mrs. Fugatt £10 for her care in his illness.
      To Mr. John Story £10 for mourning.
      To his daughter Frances Fielding the residue of his estate in England and Virginia, unless she dies before 21 of single, in which case the residue is to be divided equally between testator's mother Madam Frances Fielding and John and Mary Howell, son and daughter of his late wife, with his cousin Francis Thompson as heir of the mother's share.
      Col. Gawin Corbin is to have management and use of any negro or ship or ships which might arrive from the Royal African Company, or other consignments to testator from the West Indies.
      His executors are to provide seven rings at 20s. each for Madam Mary Lane, G. Corbin, Jane Corbin, Capt. Edward Lewis, Mr. John Story, John Howell, and Mary Howell.
      Names his mother Madam Frances Fielding, Arthur Baly, Esq., Mr. Francis Thompson in England, Col. Gawin Corbin and Mr. John Story in Virginia as executors.
      Signed 26 October 1704. Witness John Spicer, James Dinglas (his mark), Willm. Collins (his mark).
      A codicil of the same date, same witnesses, leaves £5 and a ring to Mr. Isaac Hill; £5 to Catherine Bourne, wife of George Bourne and nurse to Frances Fielding, testator's daughter.

      Probate London 27 November 1712 to Francis Thompson, with reservation in respect of Gawin Corbin and John Story.

      Source:
      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/VTLS/CR/04361/index.html Survey Report Image
      Survey Report No. SR 04361
      Microfilm Reel No. Not Filmed
      Author Principal Probate Registry Class: Will-Register Books 208 BARNES.
      Title Will of Henry Fielding
      Publication 1712
      Gen. note Probate Act Book 1717, f. 213 vo.

  • Sources 
    1. [S254] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 50, 2006, 316.
      will abstract
      probated Canterbury, 27th day of November, 1712

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