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

Mary Mansell

Female Abt 1637 - Aft 1687  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Mary Mansell 
    Born Abt 1637  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft Oct 1687  New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I48488  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father David Mansell,   b. Abt 1599,   d. 4 Sep 1672, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucy Webster,   b. Bef 1621,   d. Bef 1672, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F21107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henry Blagrave,   b. 1633, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1686, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1654  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Blagrave,   b. Abt 1655, Martin's Hundred, New James City, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1706, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)  [natural]
     2. Mansell Blagrave,   b. Bef 1672  [natural]
     3. Female Blagrave,   b. Aft 1660, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F28616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Hoard,   b. Abt 1637,   d. Aft 1687  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1687  New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F28617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 45
      JOHN AXOLL (Axton), 600 acs, Staff. Co.. S. side of Potomack Cr., 23 Sept. 1668, p. 174. On W'wd. side of Weepsiwasson Cr.. adj. Mr. Henry Meese, Mr. Wm. Horton. Mr. Willm. Haberd &c. Granted unto Capt. David Mansfield, who assigned & made over in marryage unto Mr. Henry Blagrove & Mary his wife, daughter of sd. David, who sold to Edward Cirey, dec'd.. & sd. Axton: & now due said Axton by survivorship.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      MANSELL, CAPTAIN DAVID, 24 July, 1672; 4 September, 1672.
      In perfect memory and sence yet sick and weake in body.
      I make and depute my well beloved friend and nearest neighbour William Wheeler my full and whole Executor putting my whole trust in him my said Executor to take on himself the same charge and Care to bring up and educate my godchild David and to take to himself all the said David ffristo his Estate which I now possess or might possess
      and retaine until the said ffristo be come of age if lived. His Executor to pay all his lawful debts. To daughter Mary my sealed ring. To my grandchild Mansell Blagrave and his heirs and successors for ever one tract of land adjoining the land of Mr Robert Bayly on which land standeth a house called the block house there being neere 200 acres. To my said Executor William Wheeler the 1/2 part of my Estate that shall appeare to remaine after these debts and legacies be deducted out of the whole. To my said grandchild Mansell Blagrave the other 1/2 part of my Estate that shall remain after my debts and legacies be deducted as above said out of the whole. The remainder of my Estate to William Wheeler and Mansell Blagrave or their heirs or assigns either to be divided or sold by my aforesaid Executor or by him my said Executor to be retained putting in security for the 1/2 part to be delivered when my said grandchild cometh to be of age- or whensoever my said Executor shall see best for both him and my grandchilds advantage.
      Wit. JONAS X PAGE, aged 47 years or thereabouts,
      MARTHA X LEWIS, aged 30 years or thereabouts.
      Page 125.
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      1686-1689 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 1 [Antient Press];
      pp. 19-19a BEE IT KNOWS by these presents that I HENRY BLAGRAVE of NEW KENT COUNTY in Virga for a valuble consideration paid by JOHN GOWRY of Stafford Parish
      within ye County of Stafford doe fully discharge ye said JOHN GOWRY & have
      granted unto ye sd JNO. GOWRY all my right and demand in land to Six hundred acres of land within the sd County of Stafford and by Pattent granted unto CAPT. DAVID MANSFIELD my late Grand Father deced beareing date ye 6 day Octo: Anno I654 To Hold the sd Six hundred acres of land to him ye sd JOHN GOWRY his heires and assignes for ever. In Witness whereof 1 have hereunto put my hand and Seale this II day of Octr 1686.
      HENRY BLAGRAVE
      Signed in ye presence of us RICHD WOOD,
      WILL. BALLARD

      I SARAH BLAGRAVE Wife of ye abovesd HENRY do acknowledge my right in as ample manner to JOHN GOWRY his heires as doth my husband dated ye 11 October 1686
      SARAH BLAGRAVE

      I MRS. MARY MANSFIELD now here doe assigne and make over all my title of ye abovesd land unto ,JNO. GDOWRY his heirs for ever. in Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this 13 October 1686
      WM. WILLIAMSON, MARY HARD JOHN BEICH

      This Sale of Land was acknowledged in ye County Court of Stafford by JOHN WAUGH Attorney of HENRY BLAGRAVE and SARAH his Wife unto JOHN GOWRY this 9 day of December 1686 And was then recorded

      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY BLAGRAVE in NEW KENT COUNTY in Virga. and SARAH my Wife doe appoint Mr. JOHN WAUGH in Stafford County Minister to be or Lawfull Attorney and in or name to acknowledge our right to Six hundred acres of land in the aforesd County unto JOHN GOWRY which sd right is granted unto aforesd GOWRY bearing date ye 11 Octr. 1686
      Test WM. BALLARD, HENRY BLAGRAVE
      RICH. WOOD SARAH BLAGRAVE Recorded in ye County Court of Stafford 9 day of December 1686
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      1686-1689 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 1 [Antient Press];
      p. 38 WM. HORTON aged Sixty one yeares or thereabouts Subp: Sworne & Examined
      saith that ye Dept. Very well Remembers that sometime in July or Augt, 1660 to ye best of yor Depts. memory bee this Dept. and EDWARD CARY mett with Mr. HENRY BLAGRAVE at ye house of WM. NEWELL at the Middle Planton and there the sd CARY pcbased of ye sd Blagrave Six hundred acres of land lying on ye South side of POTOMACK CREEK for F'ourteene hundred pounds of Tobo &Caske and he this Deponent did then and there draw a Convey of the same in the Name of the said BLAGRAVE unto the sd CARY le JNO. AXTON and he this Depot_ was Surity with the sd CARY unto the sd BLAGRAVE for ye sd One thousand Five hundred and nine pounds of Tobo and the next Winter there came a Certificate unto this Depots. hand and the hand of Mr. FRANCIS KIRKMAN Clerke of ye Genll. Court that upon a Certaine day HENRY BLAGRAVE and MARY his Wife came into open Court and acknowd. ye Sale of ye sd Six hundred acres of hind unto ye sd CARY and AXTON and yor Dept. Very well knows that ye sd CARY & AXTON pd ye said Tobo and further saith not.
      WM, HORTON
      And further yor Dept. sayth that he this Dept, haxh heard that CAPT. DAVID MANSFIELID Father of the said MARY, did give the sd Land unto ye sd MARY but in wt, manor yor Dept_ knows not
      WM, HORTON
      Sworne and Recorded in the County Court of Stafford this 10 day of March 1686/7
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      1686-1689 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 1 [Antient Press];
      p. 43a (this entry is very faded) THOS. GREGGs Depo That he this Dept_ in October last upon his journey to JAMES TOWN in Company with GERRARD LOWTHER & Mr. NELSON put up at ye house of one MR. HOARD with sd Compa. & the sd LOWTHER falling into discourse with MARY ye Wife of sd HOARD who was ye Relict of HENRY BLAGRAVE and daughter, to CAPT. DAVID MANSFIELD touching & concerning ye said land by the sd MARY and her Husband BLAGRAVE sold ye six hundred acres of land to JNO. AXTON & that the sd MARY , . , . , did not acknowledge ye same at ye Genll Court at JAMES TOWN and further Declared yt for sake of her Husband BLAGRAVE she would have freely parted wth all she had Deposeth yt this Difference was after ye sd GOWRY that is now some purchase of sd Land from her Sonne in Law she then Declared
      yt the sd GOWRY has cheated her of some of ye sd land
      THOMAS GREGG
      Recorded in ye County Court of Stafford 9 day of June 1687
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      1686-1689 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 1 [Antient Press];
      pp. 43a-44 CHRISTN_ WADDINGTON aged Fifty yeares or thereabouts Depons. that JOHN SMITH for and on behalfe of ANN his Wife an Infant undr ye age of twenty & one yeares Daughter to JOHN AXTON late of Stafford County deced agt JOHN GOWRY & RACHELL his Wife Deft (entry very faded) That Mr_ WM. HORTON being imployed as Agent for JOHN AXTON . , .. share of six hundred acres of land within County of Stafford .... POTOMACK CREEKE .... & EDWARD CARY ... for one HENRY BLAGRAVE & MARY his Wife one of ye Daughters of Capt. DAVID MANSFIELD .... at, ye Plantation of my husband where ye sd CARY & AXTON made their cropps for yt yeare ye tobo ye sd BLAGRAVE there Recd upon ye West of ye sd Parcel & being Fifteene hundred pounds nett at least
      CHRISTIAN WADDINGTON Sworne & recorded in ye County Court of Stafford the 9 day of June 1687
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      1686-1689 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 1 [Antient Press];
      p. 44 In Chancery. I JOHN SMITH for & on ye bebalfe of ANN my Wife an Infant under ye age of twenty &one yeares Daughtr. of JNO. AXTON late of Stafford County deced agt. JOHN GOWRY & RACHELL his Wife Defts
      The Depon of GERRARD LOWTHER of yee County aged thirty yeares or thereabouts sayeth that upon his Journey to JAMES TOWNE in Compa with Mr, THO GREGG of ye sd County & Mr, NELSON, this Depts_ with ye sd Compa went to ye house of one MR, HEARD who marry'd MARY 1 iddow & Relict of HENRY BLAGRAVE & Daughter of Capt. DAVID MANSFIELD where this Dept. & ye sd Mr. GREGG the sd NELSON entered into discourse with ye sd MARY concerneinge ye Sale of Six hundred acres of land situate & being on ye South side of POTTOMACK CREEKE in this ye sd County and sd MARY .... her sd husband BLAGRAVE to JNO. AXTON & EDW CARY late of ye sd County (part whereof is still in Question) MARY declared yet she & her sd Husband BLAGRAVE sold ye sd Six hundred acres of land to ye sd JOHN AXTON & EDWD. CARY & yt her sd husband did acknowledge the Deede of Sale thereof to AXTON & CARY at ye Genll. Court at JAMES TOWNE, and further declared yt for the sake of her said husband BLAGRAVE she would truely have parted wth all shee hade or words purporting ye same & further Deposeth that this Descourse was some few days after sd GOWRY had purchased ye sd Land & that she then further Declared yt ye sd GOWRY had cheated her Sone in Lawe & that he should not have the sd Land nor any other hereof ye sd AXTON & further deposeth not
      GERRARD LOWTHER Recorded in ye County Courte of Stafford this 9 day of June 1687

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