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

Henry Gaskins

Male Bef 1650 - 1697  (> 47 years)


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  • Name Henry Gaskins  [1
    Birth Bef 1650  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 20 Oct 1697  Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I81066  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Gaskins,   b. 1601, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Nov 1665, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F21337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Gaskins,   b. 31 Mar 1681, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Gaskins,   b. 21 May 1683, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Thomas Gaskins,   b. 22 Sep 1685, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 May 1730, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Francis Gaskins,   b. 6 Aug 1693, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1737, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Richard Gaskins,   b. 17 Jul 1698, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Henry Gaskins,   b. Bef 1704, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     7. John Gaskins,   b. Bef 1704   d. 14 Apr 1746, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 42 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F40180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1687-1698 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 796/2
      Northumberland County Court October 20, 1697
      Upon the Motion of ELIZABETH GASKINS Executrix a Probate is granted her of the Last Will and Testament of HENRY GASKINS deceased, the Will being proved by the Oaths of THOMAS MAIZE and THOMAS HOBSON Witnesses to the said Will and is Recorded.

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      1678-1679 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 54
      Northumberland County Court 21st of January 1679/80
      - JNO: TAYLOR & als in behalfe of Mr. THO: GASCOYNE agt JNO: PINCKARD
      Whereas JOHN TAYLOR, HENRY MAGEE, JOSIAS GASCOYNE and HENRY GASCOYNE did prefer their Petition to this Court in the behalfe of the Estate of THOMAS GASCOYNE, deced., and did therein pray that Mr. JOHN PINCKARD who marryed the Relict of THOMAS GASCOYNE and she being now dead that they might have delivered unto them the five Children of THOMAS GASCOYNE; it is ordered with the consent of Mr. JOHN PINCKARD that the five Children be delivered unto them, JOHN TAYLOR, HENRY MAGEE, JOSIAS GASCOYNE and HENRY GASCOYNE
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      His will was printed in the Bulletin of the Northumberland County Historical Society, Vol. XXVII - 1990, "A Genealogical Find" by Carolyn Jett, Page 51
      THE WILL IS BADLY WORN AWAY BY TIME, SO PART OF IT IS MISSING!! "Record Book 1658-66, p.171 - Will of Thomas Gascoynes/Gaskins In ye name of God, Amen, the 20th day of Jan. in ye yeare Lord God sisteen sixty and three I tho. Gascoynes weake of Body but of sound & senses Pray to almighty God & [illegible word] ye day & houre uncertaine doe therefore my Last Will & Testamt as foll th: vizt
      I g soule unto almight God, hoping & through ye merrits is better [illegible word] of to receave a full & free pardon of all my it shall please God to call me
      I comm y whence it came, & touching such worldly goods as indowed me with all I dispose as follth: viz I give to Josias Gaskoyne & my son Hen. Gaskoyne all my cattle; ye male Cattle, & ye male hoggs yt is shall be _________n ye house,
      I give to my son Jos & my son Henry Gaskoynes, each of them one feath one Rugge & one Bolster,
      I give to my sonne coynes this plantation where I now live & to my Henry Gaskoynes I give my pt of ye planta of Mr. Morris
      I give to each of them to to each of them two pewter dishes if of these two should dye ye survivor shall enjoy I give alsoe to my two sons each of them one chest to Josia ye chest called ye corner chest & to Henry ye chest I brought of Jno. Swanson, & I doe institue & ordayne my Lovinge sonne Henry Mayes my true & Law Attorney as to ye oversight of this will, in testimony of ye same I have hereunto sett my hand & seale ye day & year above written. Tho: Gaskin 20 9ber 1665 Tho: Coggan ye ______ of John Atkins This will was proved by ye Oathes of Tho: Coggan & Jno Atkins
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      1680-1683 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 127
      Northumberland County Court 17th of May 1682
      - Constables appoynted
      Ordered that HENRY GASKOYNE be Constable for the Upper Precincts of Wicocomico Parish;
      DENNIS CONOWAY for the Upper Precincts of Fairefield Parish;
      THOMAS BARNES for NEWMAN's NECK;
      RALPH WARRINGTON [Waddington] JUNR. for ye Lower Precincts of that Parish;
      JOHN CLAUGHTON for MATTAPONY;
      FRANCIS LYTTLE for CHERRY POYNT
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      1694-1703 Middlesex Co Va Deed Book, Page 194
      Memorandum That HENRY GARGIONE about some Eleven yeares since did before his departure out of this Country give a three yeare old Black heifer marked with two fflowerdeleeces to LETTICE SHIPPY his God Daughter with all hir increase and desired me to Acknowledge this in Court and to have some record for her one self use Wittness my hand this 5th July 1697.
      ROBERT DEPUTY
      Att a Court held for the County of Middlesex the 5th of July 1697
      Robert Deputy acknowledged the above writeing to be his act
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills-Admin; [Lewis & Booker]; Page. 13
      Brody, Eliza, will presented to Court 20 January 1713/14, by Henry Gaskins the executor.
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      1737-1743 Northumberland County, Virginia Administrations; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 62
      McNale, William,est.adm. by Henry Gaskins, and Mary his wife. 16 August 1732

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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