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

James Sleet

Male 1752 - 1834  (82 years)


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  • Name James Sleet 
    Born 1752  St. Thomas Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jul 1834  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40689  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2021 

    Father Weedon Sleet,   b. 1733, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1773, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Carter,   b. Abt 1736, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1798, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1752  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Ford,   b. Abt 1756, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1772  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Weedon Sleet,   b. 7 Sep 1773, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. James Sleet,   b. Abt 1780, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F25395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rachel Wright,   b. Bef 1773,   d. 25 Dec 1838, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1789  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F25396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Sleet II. wife Anne Ford, mentioned above had six children. He served in Revolutionary Aar from Virginia. Anne Ford Sleet died 1788 and he married Nov. 23, 1789, Rachael White who was born in 1741. She was from Washington County, Kentucky. She died Dec. 25, 1838, Culpeper County, Va. records. James Sleet II died in Mercer County, Ky. July 26, 1834. Issue of James and Anne Ford:

      Weedon Sleet m. Patsy Petty (dau. of George Petty, who was the son of
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      Orange County, Virginia Wills
      SLEET, Weeden
      2. 459-461. Will made 10 Apr 1773 Rec 27 May 1773. EXX. Wife
      Sarah, EXS. Brother John Sleet, Francis Gibbs. WIT. Ben Porter, Betty
      Porter, Jonathan Davis, Archibald Campbell.
      Ch. James, Lucy, Eupham, Martha.
      BN. James Newman, Abner Poeter, Finlason Sleet, Jonathan Davis.
      2. 463. Est inv re: 24 June 1773 .
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      1778-1781 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 422
      Indenture 20 Jan 1780 between FINLASON SLEET and JAMES SLEET .. for 24 shillings .. sells 75 acres corner John Petty, dec'd, and Finlason Sleet; Willis; Newman ..
      Witnesses: Joseph Porter, Finlason Sleet
      Abner Porter, John Shropshire
      Recorded Orange County 26th April 1781.

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