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

Reuben Conway

Male 1725 - Bef 1758  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Reuben Conway 
    Born Nov 1725  Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1758  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38710  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Francis Conway,   b. 15 Sep 1696, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Port Conway, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca Catlett,   b. 1702, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1760, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Oct 1717  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 331-41.
      26-27 Sept. 1739. Anthony Thornton of Stafford County, Gent., to Francis Conway and Reuben Conway sons of Francis Conway of Caroline County, Gent., deceased. Lease and release; in consideration of agreement with Francis Conway. 2500 acres on the branches of the River Rappidan at the Great Mountains ... moiety of tract by letters patent 23 June 1732 granted to Francis Conway deceased and Anthony Thornton of 5000 acres In St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania County ... north side of the middle branch of the River Rappidan called Conway's River and in Neal is line ... upper corner of Beverley's Octuna land, near the pass between two mountains commonly called Offels Mountain and the Piney Mountain It was agreed by Francis Conway and Anthony Thornton that a partition be made, that the survivor should not take any advantage of survivorship ... Francis Conway in pursuance of the agreement did pay one moiety of the £25 sterling paid his Majestie's Receiver General and one moiety of the charge of surveying, but happened to depart this life having made his last will and testament 16 Feb. 1732 [1733] by which, confiding in Anthony Thornton's justice, he did bequeath unto his two sons Francis Conway and Reuben Conway all his lands at the south west and Great Mountains to be equally divided between them by his trustees in his will named, and did declare that if his son Catlet Conway should dye before he came of age that his son Francis Conway should have the land of Catlet Conway, and Reuben Conway should have the land devised between Francis Conway and Reuben Conway ... the will remaining in the County Court of Caroline The 2500 acres ... north side of the middle branch of the River Rappidan called Conway's River and in Neal's line • • near the pass between two mountains called Offels Mountain and the Piney Mountain ... [the description given in the patent is consistently corrected herein in accordance with a later survey]
      Anthony Thornton
      Wit: Thos. Chew, George Morton Senr., Zach. Taylor. 27 Sept. 1739, Acknowledged by Anthony Thornton. On motion of Jonathan Gibson admitted to record.

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