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

Apphia Petty

Female Abt 1734 - 1791  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Apphia Petty 
    Born Abt 1734  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1791  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40715  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 

    Father John Petty,   b. 1702, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1770, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca MNU Petty,   b. Bef 1718, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1734  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Ford,   b. Abt 1725, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1750  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     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)  [natural]
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F25397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=janemac40&id=I06090

      Orange County, Virginia Wil Book 2, p. 422; 20 Feb 1770, Sept. 27, 1770.

      Will of John Petty: Will Book 2-1744-1778 Pg 422

      In the name of Godk, Amen; I John Petty, being of the county of Orange, Parish of St. Thomas, being in perfect sense and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament

      imprimis: I lend my beloved wife, Rebecca, the land and plantation whereon we now live, containing 122 acres during her natural life or widowhod, also my negro fellow Punch and negro woman Maoll, together with all my other estate, during her natural life or widowhood, and after her decease my will and desire is that my estate be divided amongest my children in manner and form to wit;

      Item; I leave to my eldest son Thomas Petty 5 shillings current money to be paid to him by my executors when demanded and it is my will and desire that my said son have no other part of my estate.

      Item; I give and bequeath tomy daughters Sarah Corley and Tabitha Edwards and to my son Luke who are now in Carolina, the sum of 5 shillings each.

      Item; I give and bequeath tomy granddaughter Anne Ford the feather bed that she lies on with the furniture belonging to it.

      Item; I give and bequeath to my son-in-law William Ransdall my large church Bible.

      Item; I give and bequeath to my son Francis Petty one horse to the value of 8 lbs. Item; I geva dn bequeath to my son Abner Pety my negro man named Punch, but in case Abner should die before he arrives to the age of 21 yrs or has heirs of his body lawfully begotten, then it is my will and desire that my said negro Punch be sold and the money divided amongest my other children who I have not cut off with 5 shillings.

      Item; I give and bequeath to my son George Petty after his mother;s decease, the land and plantation whereon I now live and one negro woman named Moll. With her future increase to him and his heirs forever but in case that George should have died before he arrives to the age of 21 yrs or has heirs of his body lawfully begotten then it is my will and desire that the land and plantation go to my son John Petty and his heirs forever and the negor woman named Moll be sold to the highest bidder and the money to be euqally divided betwixt all my children who have not been cut off 5 shilligns. It is my will and desire that in case my wife Rebecca Petty should marry after my decease that then she should have no more of estate than the law allows her. It is my will and desire that the remander of my estate, after the decease of my wife Rebecca Petty should be appraised and sold to the highest bidder and the money equally divided betwixt my children hereaftermentioned, vis.; Alizia Ford, John Petty, Zachariah Petty, Anne Ransdall, Rebecca Boston, sussannah Hawkins, Jemima Boston, Francis Petty, and Abner Petty, and I do appoint my beloved wife Rebecca Petty Extrx., and my son Zachariah Petty and William Ransdall executors of this my Last will and testament this 26th day of July 1768.
      John Pettey signed, sealed and delievered in the presence of US: Alexander Waugh Jr, Absalom Wood, William Wood.
      Since the signing of the above will, I have been informed of the death of my eldest son, Thomas Petty, therefore to prevent his children from having any part of my estate, I give to my gradson Reuben Petty, son of Thomas Petty, one shilling sterling in whitness thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of Feb 1770. John Petty Signed, sealed, and deliveered in the presence of Catty Petty and Alexander Waugh Jr.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/e/u/John-Deutsch-Dexter/FILE/ 0004page.html
      URL title: AN OUTLINE OF THE EARLY RANSDELLS IN VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY
      Note:
      OWD 2, p. 87, Will Book 2, pp. 425-26, ordered 27 Sept. 1770. Appraisers of John Petty estate sworn before Francis Moore, Gent. Total valuation £216, including three slaves valued at £110. Taken by Benjamin Hawkins, George Procter, Abner Porter. Returned 24 Jan. 1771.
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      Children of Apphia PETTY and John FORD are:

      i. Benjamin FORD was born WFT Est 1750-1778, and died WFT Est 1757-1858.
      ii. Mary (Polly) FORD was born WFT Est 1750-1778, and died WFT Est 1756-1861.
      iii. Patsy FORD was born WFT Est 1751-1776, and died WFT Est 1796-1863. She married Caleb THORNTON 22 DEC 1791 in Orange County, VA. He was born WFT Est 1739-1771, and died WFT Est 1796-1858.
      iv. George FORD was born WFT Est 1751-1777, and died WFT Est 1801-1861. He married Dicey BROWN 11 JUN 1796 in Madison County, VA. She was born WFT Est 1752-1779, and died WFT Est 1801-1869.
      v. Isabella FORD was born WFT Est 1751-1780, and died WFT Est 1803-1868. She married Robert SPARKS 18 JUL 1798 in Madison County, VA. He was born WFT Est 1746-1778, and died WFT Est 1803-1865. She married Urijah YAGER WFT Est 1810-1841. He was born ABT 1791 in Madison County, VA, and died WFT Est 1812-1882. She married James PIERCE WFT Est 1811-1844. He was born WFT Est 1780-1800, and died WFT Est 1814-1886.
      vi. Joshua FORD was born WFT Est 1751-1789, and died WFT Est 1806-1874. He married Nancy TERRELL WFT Est 1805-1835. She was born 13 JUN 1791 in Culpeper County, VA, and died WFT Est 1805-1885.
      vii. James PANNELL was born WFT Est 1751-1791, and died BEF 26 SEP 1805. He married Elizabeth BROYLES WFT Est 1772-1803. She was born 29 JUL 1802 in Madison County, VA, and died WFT Est 1803-1896.
      viii. Anne (Nancy) FORD was born ABT 1753, and died 1788. She married James SLEET 31 OCT 1773 in Orange County, VA. He was born 1752 in Spotsylvania County, VA, and died 26 JUL 1834 in Mercer County, KY.
      ix. John FORD was born 1755, and died 1825 in Madison County, VA. He married Rosanna UNKNOWN WFT Est 1772-1804. She was born WFT Est 1751-1770, and died WFT Est 1772-1855.
      x. Zachariah FORD was born 11 JUL 1763 in Culpeper County, VA, and died 5 APR 1821 in Pulaski County, KY. He married Keziah EVANS WFT Est 1781-1807. She was born 15 MAR 1765, and died 20 JUN 1844 in Pulaski County, KY.
      xi. William FORD was born BEF 1764 in Culpeper County, VA, and died WFT Est 1791-1855 in Fauquer County, VA. He married Anne MOORE 12 DEC 1785 in Orange County, VA. She was born WFT Est 1748-1772, and died WFT Est 1791-1860.
      xii. Absolem FORD was born ABT 1776 in Scott County, KY, and died WFT Est 1808-1867. He married Molly RANDALL WFT Est 1804-1836. She was born 17 JAN 1792 in Orange County, VA, and died WFT Est 1804-1886.

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