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

Frances Tandy

Female 1724 - 1817  (92 years)


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  • Name Frances Tandy  [1
    Born 3 Oct 1724  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Jan 1817  Christian County, Kentucky - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I62707  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father Roger Tandy,   b. Abt 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Apr 1757, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Quarles,   b. Bef 1710, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1724  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Burrus,   b. 1722, St. John's Parish, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1789, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1750  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Burrus,   b. 30 Sep 1753, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1830, Madison County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     2. Fanny Burrus,   b. Bef 1751, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Mary Burrus,   b. Bef 1757, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1800 and 1805, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)  [natural]
     4. Mildred Burrus,   b. Abt 1757, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Jane Burrus,   b. 5 Jul 1759, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1811, Clark Couny, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Burrus,   b. Abt 1760, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)  [natural]
     7. Frances Tandy Burrus,   b. 1761, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Mourning Burrus,   b. 1763, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Thomas Burrus,   b. Abt 1750, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1836, Clark Couny, Kentucky - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)  [natural]
     10. William Tandy Burrus,   b. 1769, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     11. Roger Burrus,   b. 18 Apr 1769, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F33682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Virginia Genealogies" by Tyler, Frances Tandy was born on 03 October 1724 in Spotsylvania Co., VA and died Jan. 1817 in Christian Co., Ky.
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      https://www.geni.com/people/Thomas-Burruss-Sr/329918850130006181

      Will of Frances Burrus
      I, Francis Burrus, of Christian County, being in perfect sense
      To my 3 sons, Thomas, William T, and Roger Burrus - after my death, they are to be paid by my executors $400 to be equally divided between them, if Frank (a Negro man who is now run away) should not be got again before my death.
      To my son-in-law Andrew Tribble - 20 lbs.
      To my 2 daughters, Sally Tribble and Frances T. Bush - the balance of my money, which is 60 lbs, to be equally divided between them.
      To my granddaugher Sally Ellen Burrus, daughter of my son, Roger Burrus - 1 feather bed & furniture.
      To Joseph Mills Burrus, the son of Nathaniel Burrus - 1 feather bed & furniture
      Executors: my friend William Tandy and Nathaniel Burrus.
      Signed Jan 25, 1816 - Frances (X her mark) [sic] Burrus.
      Wit - Wm Daniel, Anderson Prewitt, Charles H Mills.
      Probated at Jan Term 1817 after being proven by the oaths of Charles H Mills and William Daniel.

      Children of Thomas Burrus and wife Frances Tandy:
      Fanny Burrus (1747, Orange County, Virginia–1818), married before 1767 John Embree, whose probate was 14 December 1818, Lincoln County, Kentucky. Note that Embree was often spelled Embry.
      Mildred (Milly) Burrus (about 1749, Orange County, Virginia–between 1788 and 1796, Clark County, Kentucky), married before 1788 Joseph Embree (died before 1818). They lived in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. They joined the Providence Baptist Church in Clark County, Kentucky, in 1786. The church had originally been in Orange County, Virginia, but its members had moved en masse to Kentucky, stopping twice along the way before settling permanently in Clark County. The group was called the Bush Colony, for William (Capt Billy) Bush who had come to Kentucky with Daniel Boone, obtained land and had sold it to his relatives and friends in the group. (104)
      Sarah Ann (Sally) Burrus (30 September 1753, Orange County, Virginia–15 December 1830, Madison County, Kentucky), “red headed and high spirited,” married 1768 105 Rev Andrew Tribble.
      Thomas Burrus (1756, Orange County, Virginia] 1836, Clark County, Kentucky), married Elizabeth Stevens or Stephens; he was the Thomas Burrus who served as a private in Capt William Washington's company, 3rd Virginia Regiment of Foot until 1777, then as a corporal in various units until 1779, all of these during the Revolution.
      Mary Burrus (about 1751, Orange County, Virginia–before November 1788), married 22 February 1773 Lewis Perry.
      Jane Burrus (5 July 1759, Orange Co, Virginia–3 November 1811), married 4 December 1776 Rev James Quisenberry, son of James Quisenberry and Joyce Dudley.
      Frances Tandy Burrus (31 January 1762, Orange County, Virginia–3 December 1828, Clark County, Kentucky, buried Dyke's Farm, one mile north of Boonesborough), married 9 December 1778, Orange County, Virginia, William (Captain Billy) Bush (1746–1814, buried on Dyke's Farm). They lived near Boonesborough.
      Elizabeth Burrus (1766, Orange County, Virginia–1835, Orange County, Virginia), married John Brockman
      Roger Tandy Burrus (18 April 1769, Orange County, Virginia–30 September 1826, Todd County, Kentucky) married 18 January 1790, Orange County, Virginia, Cynthia Mills, daughter of Nathaniel Mills
      Mourning Burrus (born 1774, Orange County, Virginia), married 5 February 1791Thomas Graves, Jr
      William Tandy Burrus (7 June 1776, Orange County, Virginia–22 June 1831, Orange County, Virginia), married 24 May 1792 Martha Slaughter (15 May 1872, Virginia-20 April 1845?). William was a magistrate and substantial land owner in Orange County. He is referred to in family correspondence and in petitions for legal regress as "Captain" and some of the land he assembled remained in the family until the 1990's. He is believed to be buried in a family cemetery on this property.His will is filed in Orange County.
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      1765-1768 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 14; [Antient Press]; Page 305-306
      Indenture 19 Sept 1767 between THOMAS BURRUS and FRANCES, his wife, and VIVION DANIEL .. for £6 .. sell 12 acres .. Beginning .. Thomas Burrus' line .. to the path that runs from Vivion Daniel's
      to his ordinary .. along said path to Daniel's line .. formerly called Reubin Harris's line . .
      Witnesses: Thomas Burrus
      Richard Thomas Frances Burrus
      Joseph Edmondson, Edmund Burrus
      Recorded Orange County 26th May 1768.
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      1765-1768 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 14; [Antient Press]; Page 337-339
      Indenture 22 Sept 1768 between THOMAS BURRUS and FRANCES, his wife, and HENRY TANDY .. for divers causes .. £50 .. sell 100 acres .. bounded .. William Pollock .. Henry Tandy .. Malachi
      Child's .. John Smith's . .
      Witnesses: Thomas Burrus
      Andr. Manning Frances Burrus
      William Pollack, John Stevens
      Recorded Orange County 27th September 1768.
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      1765-1768 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 14; [Antient Press]; Page 344-346
      Indenture 8 Sept 1768 between THOMAS BURRUS and FRANCES, his wife, and VIVION DANIEL .. swap of a tract of land whereon John Long now lives .. Thomas Burrus hath granted .. 85 acres .. bounded .. William Pollock at the ordinary .. Vivion Daniel's .. Andrew Shepherd .. William Cook .. Samuel Brockman .. James Adkins . .
      Witnesses:
      William Pollock Thomas Burrus
      John Long, Jas. (X) Atkinds Frances Burrus
      Recorded Orange County 22nd September 1768.

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 550.

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