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

Hannah Rosser

Female 1747 - 1825  (78 years)


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  • Name Hannah Rosser  [1
    Born 6 Aug 1747  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Nov 1825  Hardin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52749  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father John Rosser,   b. Abt 1724, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1783, Fauquier County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Neville,   b. 20 Nov 1726, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1744  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Withers,   b. 21 Mar 1747, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Hardin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1769  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • March 16, 1769, William Withers and Hannah Rosser
    Children 
     1. Sarah Withers,   b. 28 Jul 1773, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F19914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      According to "Withers", Hannah was born on Aug. 6, 1747 in Fauquier Co. Virginia to John and Mary Rosser. She was the wife of William Withers (b. 1747 in Stafford Co. Virginia, d. 1821 in Hardin Co. Kentucky) and by him, had 10 children, all of whom are named in Withers. Hannah died Nov. 17, 1825 in Hardin Co. Kentucky.
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      Fauquier County, Virginia Wills dated 6 Apr 1783 page 473-474

      I John ROSSER of the County aforesaid being sound in memory, but unwell in body doth make this my last will and testament.
      Wife: I lend my whole estate both real and personal during life or widowhood, but in case she marries it is then my desire she shall be thirded. Sons: Richard and George after wifes death my lands lying on Rappahannock were my son Richard now lives to be equally divided but it is my desire that George shall have the part that has a mill seat one, and in case either of them offer it for sale that it shall be forfeited and the property vested for the other son.
      Sons: John and William - My tract of land whereon I now live to be equally divided but it is my desire that William shall have the part where on the houses are and in case either of these shall ever offer it for sale that it shall be forfeited and property vested for the other son.
      Daughter: Item I give to my daughter Sukey, negro Sukey
      Daughter: Item I give to my daughter Letty, negro Winny
      Son Richard: negros Yambo and Cate
      Son George: Lucy and her sons Jack and Scitter. And in case with of my daughters negroes should die before my wife it is then my desire that my son George shall give a negro girl to the daughter who has lost hers.
      Son: John negro Ben
      Son William negro Jane
      . . . . . .at the death of my wife I desire that my whole stock then found and furniture shall be sold by my sons and the monies arising from the sale to be between my daughters Mary and Hannah . . . .. ..... my daughters Sally and Elizabeth I have already given their parts.

      Witnesses Signed John ROSSER
      Aylett Buckner
      George Rosser
      Fedrick Burditt
      James Crocket

      Will Proved 23 Jun 1783 by Aylett Buckner, Fedrick Burditt and James Crockett. Certificate for obtaining letters of administration granted Mary Rosser, Richard and John Rosser.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 93-96
      THIS INDENTURE made the Nineteenth day of June 1775 Between WILLIAM WITHERS JUNR. and HANNAH his Wife of County of Fauquir of one part and ABNER PHILIPS of same County Witnesseth that said William Withers and Hannah his Wife for sum Sixty pounds Current money of Virginia have granted unto said Abner Philips land in County of Culpeper in the Great folk of Rapahannock River and bounded Beginning at a large white oak on a small ridge between two small Branches of Muddy Run thence North to one DURRETTs old line thence North West to the Beginning containing 200 acres being the same land conveyed by HENRY PENDLE-TON Exor. of WALTER BUTLER decd to the said William Withers by deed date the (blank) day of (blank) last past and recorded in records of said County Court of Culpeper , . .
      Presence D. JAMESON JUNR., William Withers
      FRENCH STROTHER, JAMES SLAUGHTER Hannah Withers
      George the Third to James Slaughter, SAMUEL CLAYTON JUNR., & French Strother Gent Greeting Whereas William Withers Junr. & Hannah his Wife have sold land unto Abner Philips in County of Culpeper and Whereas said Hannah cannot conveniently travel to our County Court of Culpeper to make acknowledgement of the said conveyance therefore we give unto you power to receive the acknowledgement said Hannah shall be willing to make whether she doth the same freely without threats and when you have received her acknowledgement that you certify us thereof in our said Court. Witness JOHN JAMESON Clerk of our said Court the 19th day of June in the 15th year of our Reign
      We do hereby Certify that we did personally go to the within named Hannah and did examine her apart from her Husband and that she did the same freely and is willing the same should be recorded in County of Culpeper. Given this 19th day of June 1775. James Slaughter
      At Court held for Culpeper County July the 17th 1775 French Strother
      This Indenture ordered to be recorded and on motion of said Philips a Commission is awarded to take the privy examination of said Hannah Withers which being returned is also ordered to be recorded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S308] Withers – America; or, A collection of genealogical data concerning … James Withers (1680/1–1746) of Stafford County, Virgnia; Recum, Franz V.; New York; 1949; pp 8,9.

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