Roy Williams

M
Father*John Williams
Mother*Theresa Jordan
Life EventDateDescription
Roy Williams was the son of John Williams and Theresa Jordan.
DeathRoy Williams died at died in infancy.

Leonard C. Kron

M, b. circa 1884
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1884Leonard C. Kron was born circa 1884 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1909He married Marie Lemm, daughter of Caspar Lemm and Maria Descher, circa 1909.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, WisconsinLeonard C. Kron was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, living next door to Walter Lemm.1

Child of Leonard C. Kron and Marie Lemm

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1724; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0220; Image: 415; FHL Number: 1375737.

Walter F. Kron

M, b. circa June 1909
Father*Leonard C. Kron b. c 1884
Mother*Marie Lemm b. Sep 1881
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca June 1909Walter F. Kron was born circa June 1909 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Leonard C. Kron and Marie Lemm.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, WisconsinWalter F. Kron was listed as a son in Leonard C. Kron's household on the 1910 Census at Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; living next door to Walter Lemm.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 19, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1724; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0220; Image: 415; FHL Number: 1375737.

Susannah Bain

F, b. 1797, d. June 1882
Father*Colonel Leroy Bain b. 1769, d. c 12 Oct 1843
Mother*Elizabeth Christian b. 1774, d. 1836
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSusannah Bain was also known as Susan.
Married Name2 December 1814As of 2 December 1814,her married name was Law.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1797Susannah Bain was born in 1797 at Kentucky.
She was the daughter of Colonel Leroy Bain and Elizabeth Christian.
Marriage2 December 1814Susannah Bain married William Joel Law, son of Jesse Law and Mary Willis, on 2 December 1814 at Henry, Kentucky.
BurialJune 1882Susannah Bain was buried in June 1882 at Law Family Graveyard, Deputy, Jefferson, Indiana.
DeathJune 1882She died in June 1882 at Jefferson, Indiana.
Census DateLocationDescription
1810Henry, KentuckySusannah Bain was referenced on Colonel Leroy Bain's household in the 1810 Census at Henry, Kentucky; living next door to Joel Law; name listed as Leroy Baine; Free White Males Under 10: 2
Free White Males 26 to 44: 1
Free White Females Under 10: 3
Free White Females 26 to 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 5
Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 12.
12 October 1850Graham, Jefferson, IndianaSusannah Bain was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Graham, Jefferson, Indiana.1
1860Graham, Jefferson, IndianaShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Graham, Jefferson, Indiana.2
1870Graham, Jefferson, IndianaShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Graham, Jefferson, Indiana.3
  • In Colonel Leroy Bain's will dated 18 July 1840 at Trimble, Kentucky, Susannah Bain was named as an heir; In the name of God Amen I Leroy Bain of the County of Trimble and State of Kentucky being and in firm but of sound mind and and disposing memory and believing that it is once appointed for all men to die do ordain and appoint and constitute this my last will and testament as follows viz Item
    first after all my just debts are paid I give to my son Charles Bain one dollar and no more I having made ample provision for him heretofore. Item 2nd I give to my daughter Susan Law one dollar and no more as I have made ample provision for her previously Item 3rd I give to my daughter Betsy Tanner one dollar and no more having made ample provisions for her previously.
    Item 4th I give to my grand son James Law six hundred dollars and no more. Item 5th I give to my daughter Polly Ann Giddens one Negro girl by the name
    of Sarry Ann which she now has in possession and all her increase to her use and the use of her heirs forever. I also give to my said daughter Polly Ann Giddens the farm and appurtenances on which she and her husband Abner Giddens now lives containing about two hundred and thirty or forty acres for her only use and benefit during her natural life and then to the heirs of her body for their only proper use and benefit, said land is of the value of $1000 which with the Negro Women amounts to the sum of $1400. Item 6 I give t my son Thomas J. Bain in addition to what I have already given him as much of my estate as will make him equal with my daughter Polly Ann Giddeons but to have no part of the land whereon I now live. Item 7t I give to my son William Bain as much of my estate as will make him equal with my daughter Polly Ann Giddeons but to have no part of the land whereon I now live. Item 8th I give to my son John Bain all the tract of land whereon I now live containing about two hundred and fifty acres for his only property use after the portions as aforementioned it is my desire that the said remainder should be equally divided between my four last mentioned children Viz Polly Ann Giddions Thomas J. Bain William Bain and John Bain, and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my faithful friend Moses Tandy my executor to this my last will and testament and do hereby revoke all other former wills heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last and only will and testament. In witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 18th day of July 1840.

    Leory Bain (seal)

    Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
    Moses Tandy
    Robt B Ryan
    Thomas O. Rowlett.
  • In June 1850 In testimony given re: pension claims of the heirs of Jesse Law before the Jefferson County Court of the state of Indiana on 6 June 1850, Susannah Law signed the document with a mark (X) rather than a signature, indicating that she was not literate.

Children of Susannah Bain and William Joel Law

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1850; Census Place: Graham, Jefferson, Indiana; Roll: M432_154; Page: 255A; Image: 516.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Graham, Jefferson, Indiana; Roll: M653_270; Page: 618; Image: 322; Family History Library Film: 803270.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Graham, Jefferson, Indiana; Roll: M593_328; Page: 205B; Image: 28; Family History Library Film: 545827.

William Joel Law

M, b. 1781, d. 10 September 1835
Father*Jesse Law b. 9 Jan 1756, d. 14 Nov 1839
Mother*Mary Willis b. 1759, d. 23 Apr 1844
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Joel Law was also known as Joel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1781William Joel Law was born in 1781 at Henry, Virginia, also reported as 1782.
He was the son of Jesse Law and Mary Willis.
Marriage2 December 1814William Joel Law married Susannah Bain, daughter of Colonel Leroy Bain and Elizabeth Christian, on 2 December 1814 at Henry, Kentucky.
Death10 September 1835William Joel Law died on 10 September 1835 at Indiana also reported as 16 Sep 1835.
Burialafter 10 September 1835He was buried after 10 September 1835 at Law Family Graveyard, Deputy, Jefferson, Indiana.
Census DateLocationDescription
1810Henry, KentuckyWilliam Joel Law was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census at Henry, Kentucky, living next door to future father-in-law Leroy Baine; Free White Males Under 10: 1
Free White Males 26 to 44: 1
Free White Females Under 10: 1
Free White Females 26 to 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 0.
1810 US Census - Henry county, KY - Leroy Bain + Joel Law

Children of William Joel Law and Susannah Bain

Johnson Bain

M, b. 1740, d. 21 June 1830
Father*John Bain
Revolutionary War Patriot - Johnson Bayne - DAR # A007706
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohnson Bain was also known as Bean.
Name VariationJohnson Bain was also known as Bayne.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1740Johnson Bain was born in 1740 at Virginia.
He was the son of John Bain.
Marriage1766Johnson Bain married Hannah Foster, daughter of Thomas Natalis Foster and Dorothy Gatewood, in 1766 at Amherst, Virginia.
Death21 June 1830Johnson Bain died on 21 June 1830 at Oldham, Kentucky.
Census DateLocationDescription
1783Tax list, Amherst, VirginiaJohnson Bain appeared on the census of 1783 at Tax list, Amherst, Virginia, listed as Johnston Been.
1810Henry, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census at Henry, Kentucky, Free White Males 45 and Over: 1
Free White Females Under 10: 1
Free White Females 45 and Over: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 6
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9.
1810 US Census Henry, KY - Johnson Bain
7 August 1820West Port, Henry, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at West Port, Henry, Kentucky, Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:
1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 4; Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1; Slaves - Males - 26 thru 44: 1; Slaves - Females - Under 14: 1; Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 1; Slaves - Females - 45 and over: 1.
1820 US Census - West Port, Henry, KY - Bain, Johnson + Lindsey + Lewis
  • Johnson is listed in the DAR Patriot Index of 1990 Vol. 1, p. 192 as Johnson Bayne. Service Description: 1) FURNISHED BEEF FOR CONT. TROOPS; 2) JUROR.
  • Name variations include Bane, Bean, Been.
  • Johnson Bain lived on 15 September 1758 at Lancaster, Virginia, Apprentice Index
    Name:     Johnson Bean
    Residence Date:     15 Sep 1758
    Residence Place:     Virginia
    Father:     John Bean
    Occupation:     tailor
    Master:     John Bean
    Source:     Lancaster County Orders 11, 1756-1764, 168.
  • On 15 September 1758 at Virginia Apprentice Index, Lancaster, Virginia, Name: Johnson Bean
    Residence Date: 15 Sep 1758
    Residence Place: Virginia
    Father: John Bean
    Occupation: tailor
    Master: John Bean.
  • He witnessed the marriage of Jesse Moreland and Matilda Bain on 25 December 1793 at Amherst, Virginia.
  • On 21 September 1795 at Amherst, Virginia, Amherst Co. VA records: Bean,Johnson and wife Hannah sold property 21 September, 1795. Book G.
  • Johnson Bain witnessed the marriage of Elijah Carr and Seaney Bain on 17 July 1798 at Shelby, Kentucky.
  • Johnson Bain was listed on the tax roll on 7 August 1800 at Shelby, Kentucky, listed as Johnson Bean.
    1800 Tax List Shelby and Henry counties, Kentucky - Bean (Baine), Johnson + Leroy + Lewis
  • He left a will on 10 March 1829 In his will, he left to sons Lewis and Lindsey negroes and land. He left to Leroy his son and Jesse Moreland his son-in-law some negroes and household property and furniture. To his daughter, Seany, he gave $1. The executor of the estate was Leroy Bain. The will was signed on March 10, 1829.

Children of Johnson Bain and Hannah Foster

Hannah Foster

F, b. 1747, d. 1826
Father*Thomas Natalis Foster b. 1725, d. 1763
Mother*Dorothy Gatewood b. 1727, d. 5 Mar 1784
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHannah Foster was also known as Hanna.
Married Name1766As of 1766,her married name was Bain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1747Hannah Foster was born in 1747 at Amherst, Virginia.
She was the daughter of Thomas Natalis Foster and Dorothy Gatewood.
Marriage1766Hannah Foster married Johnson Bain, son of John Bain, in 1766 at Amherst, Virginia.
Death1826Hannah Foster died in 1826 at Kentucky.
Census DateLocationDescription
1810Henry, KentuckyHannah Foster was referenced on Johnson Bain's household in the 1810 Census at Henry, Kentucky; Free White Males 45 and Over: 1
Free White Females Under 10: 1
Free White Females 45 and Over: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 6
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9.
7 August 1820West Port, Henry, KentuckyHannah Foster was referenced on Johnson Bain's household in the 1820 Census at West Port, Henry, Kentucky; Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:
1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 4; Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1; Slaves - Males - 26 thru 44: 1; Slaves - Females - Under 14: 1; Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25: 1; Slaves - Females - 45 and over: 1.
  • On 21 September 1795 at Amherst, Virginia, Amherst Co. VA records: Bean,Johnson and wife Hannah sold property 21 September, 1795. Book G.

Children of Hannah Foster and Johnson Bain

Nancy Ann Trout

F, b. 14 November 1809, d. 18 August 1874
Father*Jeremiah Trout b. 19 Mar 1787, d. 25 Feb 1870
Mother*Margaret Overpeck b. 9 Mar 1788, d. 3 Jun 1849
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 June 1831As of 15 June 1831,her married name was Bain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 November 1809Nancy Ann Trout was born on 14 November 1809 at Kentucky also reported as Indiana.
She was the daughter of Jeremiah Trout and Margaret Overpeck.
Marriage15 June 1831Nancy Ann Trout married Charles Erwin Bain, son of Colonel Leroy Bain and Elizabeth Christian, on 15 June 1831 at Kentucky.
Death18 August 1874Nancy Ann Trout died on 18 August 1874 at Kentucky at age 64.
Burialafter 18 August 1874She was buried after 18 August 1874 at Bain Cemetery, Providence, Trimble, Kentucky.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 September 1850District 2, Trimble, KentuckyNancy Ann Trout was listed in Charles Erwin Bain's household on the 1850 Census at District 2, Trimble, Kentucky.1
1860Trimble, KentuckyNancy Ann Trout was listed in Charles Erwin Bain's household on the 1860 Census at Trimble, Kentucky.2
15 July 1870Providence, Trimble, KentuckyNancy Ann Trout was listed in William Alexander Bain's household on the 1870 Census at Providence, Trimble, Kentucky.3

Children of Nancy Ann Trout and Charles Erwin Bain

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 2, Trimble, Kentucky; Roll: M432_220; Page: 385B; Image: 21.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: , Trimble, Kentucky; Roll: M653_397; Page: 272; Image: 270; Family History Library Film: 803397.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Providence, Trimble, Kentucky; roll: M593_501; Page: 249B; Image: 502; Family History Library Film: 552000.

Lewis Bain

M, b. 28 June 1771, d. 1 April 1842
Father*Johnson Bain b. 1740, d. 21 Jun 1830
Mother*Hannah Foster b. 1747, d. 1826
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 June 1771Lewis Bain was born on 28 June 1771 at Virginia.
He was the son of Johnson Bain and Hannah Foster.
Marriage5 December 1794Lewis Bain married Sally Hensley on 5 December 1794 at Woodford, Kentucky.
Death1 April 1842Lewis Bain died on 1 April 1842 at Trimble, Kentucky, at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 August 1820West Port, Henry, KentuckyLewis Bain was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at West Port, Henry, Kentucky, Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 3
Slaves - Males - 45 and over: 1
Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44: 1.
1820 US Census - West Port, Henry, KY - Bain, Johnson + Lindsey + Lewis
  • Lewis Bain witnessed the marriage of Elijah Carr and Seaney Bain on 17 July 1798 at Shelby, Kentucky.
  • Lewis Bain was listed on the tax roll on 6 August 1800 at Henry, Kentucky, listed as Lewes Bean.
    1800 Tax List Shelby and Henry counties, Kentucky - Bean (Baine), Johnson + Leroy + Lewis
  • He witnessed the will of Johnson Bain on 10 March 1829; In his will, he left to sons Lewis and Lindsey negroes and land. He left to Leroy his son and Jesse Moreland his son-in-law some negroes and household property and furniture. To his daughter, Seany, he gave $1. The executor of the estate was Leroy Bain. The will was signed on March 10, 1829.
  • Lewis Bain was listed on the tax roll in 1837 at Trimble, Kentucky, No. of Acres of Land - 110; County in which Land lies - Trimble; Water Course - Little Ky. River; Value of Land per Acre - 5.

Children of Lewis Bain and Sally Hensley

Lindsey Bain

M, b. 1783, d. circa November 1850
Father*Johnson Bain b. 1740, d. 21 Jun 1830
Mother*Hannah Foster b. 1747, d. 1826
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1783Lindsey Bain was born in 1783 at Virginia.
He was the son of Johnson Bain and Hannah Foster.
Marriage2 April 1810Lindsey Bain married Martha Hensley on 2 April 1810 at Henry, Kentucky.
Marriage7 February 1826Lindsey Bain married Sidney McHenry on 7 February 1826 at Oldham, Kentucky.
Deathcirca November 1850Lindsey Bain died circa November 1850 at Trimble, Kentucky, before Jan 1851.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 August 1820West Port, Henry, KentuckyLindsey Bain was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at West Port, Henry, Kentucky, Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
Slaves - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves - Males - 45 and over: 1.
1820 US Census - West Port, Henry, KY - Bain, Johnson + Lindsey + Lewis
1840Trimble, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Trimble, Kentucky, Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Slaves - Males - Under 10: 3
Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 8
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 15.
10 September 1850District 1, Trimble, KentuckyHe was listed in Sidney McHenry's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Trimble, Kentucky.1
  • Lindsey Bain witnessed the will of Johnson Bain on 10 March 1829; In his will, he left to sons Lewis and Lindsey negroes and land. He left to Leroy his son and Jesse Moreland his son-in-law some negroes and household property and furniture. To his daughter, Seany, he gave $1. The executor of the estate was Leroy Bain. The will was signed on March 10, 1829.
  • Lindsey Bain was listed on the tax roll in 1837 at Trimble, Kentucky, No. of Acres of Land - 730; County in which Land lies - Trimble; Water Course - Corn Creek; 1 White Tythe; 1 Black Tythe; 6 Total Blacks; 1 horses, mares, mules, and jennies; 55 Cattle over $50; Value of Land per Acre - 6; Total Value of Property - 2180.
  • He, as the father of the bride, attended the wedding of Jefferson James Toombs and Malvina Bain on 17 October 1848 at Trimble, Kentucky.

Children of Lindsey Bain and Martha Hensley

Children of Lindsey Bain and Sidney McHenry

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 1, Trimble, Kentucky; Roll: M432_220; Page: 421A; Image: 91.

Thomas Natalis Foster

M, b. 1725, d. 1763
Father*Anthony Samuel Foster b. 4 Feb 1691, d. 4 Feb 1763
Mother*Martha Taliaferro b. 1700, d. 1741
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1725Thomas Natalis Foster was born in 1725 at Essex, Virginia.
He was the son of Anthony Samuel Foster and Martha Taliaferro.
Marriage1745Thomas Natalis Foster married Dorothy Gatewood, daughter of Henry Gatewood and Dorothy Dudley, in 1745 at Virginia.
Death1763Thomas Natalis Foster died in 1763 at Spotsylvania, Virginia.
  • On 7 January 1755 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, Anthony Foster of Spts. Co. to his son, Thomas Foster. Deed of Gift. 230 aces. in Spts. Co. No witnesses. 1 Apr 1755.
  • In Anthony Samuel Foster's will dated 4 February 1763 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, Thomas Natalis Foster was named as an heir; Will of Anthony Foster, Dated Feb. 4, 1763, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. .

    In the Name of God Amen I Anthony Foster of the County of Spotsylvania being Sick and Weak in body but of sound & in perfect Mind and Memory, thanks be to Almighty God for the same, Do make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament in Manner & form following. Imprimis first I Recommend my soul to Almighty God Hoping for pardon & Remission of all my sins through the Merit and Mediation of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, & my Body I desire may be buried in a Christian Like manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named. .

    Item. I give to my son Thomas Foster one Negro woman named Phillis & one child of woman, both which sd. Negro & child he has now in his possession, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my son in Law James Frazer, one Negro Girl named Jenny, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Anthony Bartlett, one Negro girl named Sarah, and to my Grandson Edmund Bartlett one Negro man named Sancho, to them and their heirs forever. But in case the sd. Anthony and Edmund Bartlett should die before they attain to Lawfull age, or without issue Lawfully begotten, the sd. negro or negros to go to the next Lawfull heir of Thomas Bartlett, the father of the sd. Anthony & Edmund, Which Heir shall be Lawfully b’gotten by Mary, the Present Wife of the said Thomas Bartlett, and in case of Default of such issue, then the said Negros and their increase to go to my son Thomas Foster & his Heirs forever. The said Thomas Bartlett & Mary his wife having the use of the aforesaid Negros during their natural lives..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Anthony Crutcher one Negro Girl named Judy, now in the possession of his father Thomas Crutcher, and to my Grandson Thomas Crutcher one Negro Girl named Frank, which is likewise in the possession of his Father Thomas Crutcher - But in case the said Anthony & Thomas Crutcher should both die before they attain to lawfull age, or without issue Lawfully begotten then I give the said Negroes & their increase to the Heirs of Thomas Crutcher by his present wife Martha, and in case of Default of such issue, Then I give the said Negroes & their Increase to my son Anthony Foster & his heirs forever, the said Thomas Crutcher and Martha his wife having the use of the said Negros During their Natural Lives..

    Item. I give & Confirm all the Estate heretofore given to my son Anthony Foster, now in his possession, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give to my Grand-Daughter Mary Foster, Daughter of Edmund Foster, one Tract of Land, lying & being in the County of Spotsylvania, Containing about one hundred & Eighty Seven Acres, formerly called & known by the name Red-hills. (She having already a deed from me for the Same, tho not yet Recorded), to her & her heirs forever. .

    Item. I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Henry Foster the Land and Plantation Whereon his Father John Foster now lives containing about five hundred acres, more or less, it being all the Land I hold on the upper, or west side of the Pamunkey road & adjoining to my son Anthony Foster’s Land, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my son John Foster one Negro Woman named Sue, which he has now in his possession, & one negro boy named (Titus?), to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Wife’s Daughter Sarah Sparks one Cow & Calf to her & her heirs forever..

    Item. I Lend to my Wife Sarah Foster During her Natural Life and Widowhood, one Negro man named Sam and one Negro Woman named Tenner But in Case she should Marry or after her Death which ever first shall happen, then the sd. Negro Woman & her Increase, I give to my son John Foster & his heirs forever & the said Negro Man Sam to my son Anthony Foster & his heirs forever. Also I give to my Said Wife her Choice of a Feather bed & furniture, two Cows & Calves & any one of my horses or Mares, to her & her heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Robert Foster, son of Thomas Foster, a Tract or parcel of Land lying & being in the County of Spotsylvania, on the Lower, or East side of the Pamunkey road & on both sides of the Beaver Dam run Containing about two hundred acres, more or less, it being all the Land I hold on that side of the sd. Road, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. (After all my Just Debts & funeral Expenses are fully Satisfied & paid), I give all the Remainder of my Estate (not heretofore given) to my son John Foster, his heirs ...?.. forever..

    And Lastly I Nominate, Constitute, Ordain & appoint my son Anthony Foster & my son in Law James Frazer Whole & sole Executors of this my Last Will & Testament, hereby revoking all other wills by me heretofore made & Confiming this only to be my Last Will & Testament. .

    In Witnesses whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this fourth day of February, one Thousand Seven Hundred & Sixty Three..

    A Foster .

    Signed, Seal’d & Published In Presence of Isaac Darnall, Thomas Crutcher, Edwd. Herndon..

    In Court held for Spotsylvania County on Monday July the fourth The last will and testament of Anthony Foster Dec’d was Exhibited......Anthony Foster and James Frazer Executors therein named and on the oaths of Isaac Darnall and Edward Herndon witnesses thereto, and was recorded and the said Executors took the usual oath and gave bond with ..?... and Joseph Holladay their securities. Test..

    Compiled by Judy Griffin, 2007 hutchjg@new.rr.com.

Children of Thomas Natalis Foster and Dorothy Gatewood

Dorothy Gatewood

F, b. 1727, d. 5 March 1784
Father*Henry Gatewood b. 1690, d. 28 Jan 1777
Mother*Dorothy Dudley b. 1695, d. 1751
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1745As of 1745,her married name was Foster.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1727Dorothy Gatewood was born in 1727 at Essex, Virginia.
She was the daughter of Henry Gatewood and Dorothy Dudley.
Marriage1745Dorothy Gatewood married Thomas Natalis Foster, son of Anthony Samuel Foster and Martha Taliaferro, in 1745 at Virginia.
Death5 March 1784Dorothy Gatewood died on 5 March 1784 at Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Children of Dorothy Gatewood and Thomas Natalis Foster

Henry Gatewood

M, b. 1690, d. 28 January 1777
Father*John Gatewood Sr. b. 1635, d. 1706
Mother*Amy Magrah b. 1660, d. 18 Jan 1745
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1690Henry Gatewood was born in 1690 at Essex, Virginia.
He was the son of John Gatewood Sr. and Amy Magrah.
Marriage12 August 1714Henry Gatewood married Dorothy Dudley, daughter of Richard Dudley and Elizabeth Saxe, on 12 August 1714 at Essex, Virginia.
Marriageafter 1751Henry Gatewood married Tabitha Collins, daughter of Joseph Collins and Susannah (?), after 1751.
Death28 January 1777Henry Gatewood died on 28 January 1777 at Spotsylvania, Virginia.
  • On 3 July 1742 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, Hugh Sanders and Catey, his wife, of Spotsylvania Co., to Henry Gatewood of King and Queen Co. 11. 207 acres in St. Geo. Par., Spotsylvania Co., on branches of Mattapony. July 6, 1742.
  • On 5 November 1759 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, John Gale of Spotsylvania Co. and Sarah, his wife, to Henry Gatewood of same Co. 20 curr. 112 acres in Spotsylvania Co.
  • Henry Gatewood left a will on 28 January 1777 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, Book E, page 269 names wife Tabitha, sons Dudley, Henry, Peter, Larkin, Richard, William and his wife Ann and three sons William, Austin, Ambrose; daughters: Keziah Sandidge and Dorothy Foster, son Richard was executor. Witness: Edward Herndon, Edmund Foster, John Frazier, Henry Crutcher & Anthony Frazier.
    Will book E, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - died 28 Jan 1777 - Gatewood, Henry

Children of Henry Gatewood and Dorothy Dudley

Dorothy Dudley

F, b. 1695, d. 1751
Father*Richard Dudley b. 1665, d. 1716
Mother*Elizabeth Saxe b. 1665, d. c 1725
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 August 1714As of 12 August 1714,her married name was Gatewood.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1695Dorothy Dudley was born in 1695 at Virginia.
She was the daughter of Richard Dudley and Elizabeth Saxe.
Marriage12 August 1714Dorothy Dudley married Henry Gatewood, son of John Gatewood Sr. and Amy Magrah, on 12 August 1714 at Essex, Virginia.
Death1751Dorothy Dudley died in 1751 at Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Children of Dorothy Dudley and Henry Gatewood

John Gatewood Sr.

M, b. 1635, d. 1706
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1635John Gatewood Sr. was born in 1635 at England.
Marriage1680He married Amy Magrah, daughter of Thomas Magrah and Mary Jane Peacock, in 1680 at South Farnham, Essex, Virginia.
Death1706John Gatewood Sr. died in 1706 at South Farnham Parish, Essex, Virginia.
Burial1706He was buried in 1706 at Hoskins Creek, South Farnham Parish, Essex, Virginia.
Probate10 January 1707His estate was probated on 10 January 1707.
  • John Gatewood Sr. immigrated before 1663 to Old Rappahannock (later Essex county), Virginia, from either England or Scotland.
  • He left a will on 14 November 1706 Will of John Gatewood, Nov 14, 1706 rec. Jan. 10,1706/07 Deeds etc. 12, p 328

    In the name of God Amen November the fourteenth Anne domini one thousand seven hundred and six I JOHN GATEWOOD of South Farnham Parish Essex County, planter being very sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect memory praised by Almighty God for the smae doe make and ordaine this to be my last will and testament viz;

    I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Savior and Redeemer to receive free pardon of all my sins and a joyfull resurrection at the last day and as for my body I give it to my mother of Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix or my Executor hereafter named and as for my worldly estate that God hath sent me after my just dept and funeral charges are paid I dispose of in form and manner following.

    Item - I give and bequeath to my eldest son JOHN GATEWOOD one hunder acres of land that I formerly bought of Edwin Thacker lying and bounding on John Checks line I say to my son JOHN and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Frances Shackleford one shilling.

    Item - I give unto my son RICHARD GATEWOOD the plantation I now live upon and all the land pertaining thereto to him and his heirs forever.

    Item - I gve and bequeath unto my son THOMAS GATEWOOD one hundred and fifty acres of land lying and being the above sd county and parish being part of a Parcell of land that I formerly bought of Capt. Richard Haile now deceased it being also part of five thousand acres of land which did formerly belong unto Coll. Thomas Goodrich, Mr. Henry Awbrey and Major George Morrice all deceased I say to my son Thomas and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my son HENRY GATEWOOD seventy five acres of land beginning at a Corner Tree standing against Simon Copners house who is now deceased and from thence running towards Joseph I. Billenders land till the seventy five acres are made out to my son HENRY GATEWOOD and his heirs forever. As also I give and bequeath unto my aforesd son HENRY GATEWOOD one six year old Stear and one cow and calfe and her increase to him and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my daughter AMIE BURNETT four thousand pounds of sweetscented Tobb. and one bay mare with a blase in her face brande on the near buttock with this brand 3.

    Item - I give and bequeath all the rest of my worldly estate whatsoever to equally divided one as much as the other between my three youngst children and my beloved wife AMIE GATEWOOD namely between my beloved wife and SARAH GATEWOOD and WILLIAM GATEWOOD and JAMES GATEWOOD.

    Item - I do hereby disannull make void and deny all former wills, atestaments and legacies and bequests by me heretofore or at any time willed made given and bequesthed and do publish this to be my last will and testament making my beloved wife AMIE GATEWOOD and my son RICHARD GATEWOOD my sole executrix and executer. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand.

    and fixed my scale the date before mentioned. John Gatewood (seale)

    sealed signed and published and delivered in the presence of

    Joseph Baker

    Thomas Wheeler

    proved by the oaths of Joseph Baker and Thomas Wheeler the witnesses to the above will in Essex County Court the 10th day of Jan. 1706/07 and was ordered to be recorded and is recorded.

    teste Richard Buckner Cl. Cur.

Children of John Gatewood Sr. and Amy Magrah

Amy Magrah

F, b. 1660, d. 18 January 1745
Father*Thomas Magrah b. 1635, d. Dec 1722
Mother*Mary Jane Peacock b. 1640, d. 1660
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmy Magrah was also known as McGrath.
Married Name1680As of 1680,her married name was Gatewood.
Married Nameafter 1706As of after 1706,her married name was Baker.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1660Amy Magrah was born in 1660 at South Farham, Essex, Virginia.
She was the daughter of Thomas Magrah and Mary Jane Peacock.
Marriage1680Amy Magrah married John Gatewood Sr. in 1680 at South Farnham, Essex, Virginia.
Marriageafter 1706Amy Magrah married (?) Baker after 1706.
Marriage1720Amy Magrah married Joseph Baker in 1720 at Richmond and Essex, Virginia, she is listed as widow of John Gatewood.
Death18 January 1745Amy Magrah died on 18 January 1745 at South Farham, Essex, Virginia.
Probate18 June 1745Her estate was probated on 18 June 1745 at Tappahannock, Essex, Virginia.
  • In John Gatewood Sr.'s will dated 14 November 1706, Amy Magrah was named as executor; Will of John Gatewood, Nov 14, 1706 rec. Jan. 10,1706/07 Deeds etc. 12, p 328

    In the name of God Amen November the fourteenth Anne domini one thousand seven hundred and six I JOHN GATEWOOD of South Farnham Parish Essex County, planter being very sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect memory praised by Almighty God for the smae doe make and ordaine this to be my last will and testament viz;

    I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Savior and Redeemer to receive free pardon of all my sins and a joyfull resurrection at the last day and as for my body I give it to my mother of Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix or my Executor hereafter named and as for my worldly estate that God hath sent me after my just dept and funeral charges are paid I dispose of in form and manner following.

    Item - I give and bequeath to my eldest son JOHN GATEWOOD one hunder acres of land that I formerly bought of Edwin Thacker lying and bounding on John Checks line I say to my son JOHN and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Frances Shackleford one shilling.

    Item - I give unto my son RICHARD GATEWOOD the plantation I now live upon and all the land pertaining thereto to him and his heirs forever.

    Item - I gve and bequeath unto my son THOMAS GATEWOOD one hundred and fifty acres of land lying and being the above sd county and parish being part of a Parcell of land that I formerly bought of Capt. Richard Haile now deceased it being also part of five thousand acres of land which did formerly belong unto Coll. Thomas Goodrich, Mr. Henry Awbrey and Major George Morrice all deceased I say to my son Thomas and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my son HENRY GATEWOOD seventy five acres of land beginning at a Corner Tree standing against Simon Copners house who is now deceased and from thence running towards Joseph I. Billenders land till the seventy five acres are made out to my son HENRY GATEWOOD and his heirs forever. As also I give and bequeath unto my aforesd son HENRY GATEWOOD one six year old Stear and one cow and calfe and her increase to him and his heirs forever.

    Item - I give and bequeath unto my daughter AMIE BURNETT four thousand pounds of sweetscented Tobb. and one bay mare with a blase in her face brande on the near buttock with this brand 3.

    Item - I give and bequeath all the rest of my worldly estate whatsoever to equally divided one as much as the other between my three youngst children and my beloved wife AMIE GATEWOOD namely between my beloved wife and SARAH GATEWOOD and WILLIAM GATEWOOD and JAMES GATEWOOD.

    Item - I do hereby disannull make void and deny all former wills, atestaments and legacies and bequests by me heretofore or at any time willed made given and bequesthed and do publish this to be my last will and testament making my beloved wife AMIE GATEWOOD and my son RICHARD GATEWOOD my sole executrix and executer. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand.

    and fixed my scale the date before mentioned. John Gatewood (seale)

    sealed signed and published and delivered in the presence of

    Joseph Baker

    Thomas Wheeler

    proved by the oaths of Joseph Baker and Thomas Wheeler the witnesses to the above will in Essex County Court the 10th day of Jan. 1706/07 and was ordered to be recorded and is recorded.

    teste Richard Buckner Cl. Cur.
  • In Joseph Baker's will dated 20 September 1720, Amy Magrah was named as executor.
  • She left a will on 4 April 1744 at Virginia.

Children of Amy Magrah and John Gatewood Sr.

Deborah Hopkins

F, b. 1648, d. 1727
Father*Giles Hopkins b. 1609, d. 1690
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Cooke.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDeborah Hopkins married (?) Cooke.
Birth1648Deborah Hopkins was born in 1648.
She was the daughter of Giles Hopkins.
Death1727Deborah Hopkins died in 1727.

Child of Deborah Hopkins and (?) Cooke

(?) Cooke

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Cooke married Deborah Hopkins, daughter of Giles Hopkins.

Child of (?) Cooke and Deborah Hopkins

Giles Hopkins

M, b. 1609, d. 1690
Father*(?) Hopkins
Mother*Constance Dudley b. 1580, d. 1611
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1609Giles Hopkins was born in 1609.
He was the son of (?) Hopkins and Constance Dudley.
Death1690Giles Hopkins died in 1690.

Child of Giles Hopkins

Constance Dudley

F, b. 1580, d. 1611
Father*Robert Dudley I b. 1540, d. 7 May 1613
Mother*Anne Wood b. 1558, d. 1580
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hopkins.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageConstance Dudley married (?) Hopkins.
Birth1580Constance Dudley was born in 1580.
She was the daughter of Robert Dudley I and Anne Wood.
Death1611Constance Dudley died in 1611.

Children of Constance Dudley and (?) Hopkins

Anne Wood

F, b. 1558, d. 1580
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dudley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnne Wood married Robert Dudley I, son of John Dudley.
Birth1558Anne Wood was born in 1558.
Death1580She died in 1580.

Children of Anne Wood and Robert Dudley I

Robert Dudley I

M, b. 1540, d. 7 May 1613
Father*John Dudley b. 1520, d. 1561
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert Dudley I married Anne Wood.
Birth1540Robert Dudley I was born in 1540 at Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England.
He was the son of John Dudley.
Death7 May 1613Robert Dudley I died on 7 May 1613 at Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England.

Children of Robert Dudley I and Anne Wood

(?) Hopkins

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Hopkins married Constance Dudley, daughter of Robert Dudley I and Anne Wood.

Children of (?) Hopkins and Constance Dudley

Robert Dudley II

M, b. 7 April 1577, d. 8 April 1613
Father*Robert Dudley I b. 1540, d. 7 May 1613
Mother*Anne Wood b. 1558, d. 1580
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert Dudley II married Bridget Green.
Birth7 April 1577Robert Dudley II was born on 7 April 1577 at Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland, England, also reported as 1575.
He was the son of Robert Dudley I and Anne Wood.
Death8 April 1613Robert Dudley II died on 8 April 1613 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England, at age 36.

Child of Robert Dudley II and Bridget Green

Bridget Green

F, b. 1569, d. 1631
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dudley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBridget Green married Robert Dudley II, son of Robert Dudley I and Anne Wood.
Birth1569Bridget Green was born in 1569.
Death1631She died in 1631.

Child of Bridget Green and Robert Dudley II

Edward Dudley

M, b. 6 February 1605, d. 1655
Father*Robert Dudley II b. 7 Apr 1577, d. 8 Apr 1613
Mother*Bridget Green b. 1569, d. 1631
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdward Dudley married Elizabeth Pritchard.
Birth6 February 1605Edward Dudley was born on 6 February 1605 at England.
He was the son of Robert Dudley II and Bridget Green.
Death1655Edward Dudley died in 1655.

Child of Edward Dudley and Elizabeth Pritchard

Richard Dudley

M, b. 1623, d. 5 June 1695
Father*Edward Dudley b. 6 Feb 1605, d. 1655
Mother*Elizabeth Pritchard b. 1600, d. 2 Oct 1691
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRichard Dudley married Mary Sewell.
Birth1623Richard Dudley was born in 1623 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
He was the son of Edward Dudley and Elizabeth Pritchard.
Death5 June 1695Richard Dudley died on 5 June 1695 at West Virginia.

Child of Richard Dudley and Mary Sewell

Richard Dudley

M, b. 1650, d. 1716
Father*Richard Dudley b. 1623, d. 5 Jun 1695
Mother*Mary Sewell b. 1628
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1650Richard Dudley was born in 1650.
He was the son of Richard Dudley and Mary Sewell.
Death1716Richard Dudley died in 1716.

Child of Richard Dudley

Richard Dudley

M, b. 1665, d. 1716
Father*Richard Dudley b. 1650, d. 1716
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1665Richard Dudley was born in 1665.
He was the son of Richard Dudley.
Marriage1688Richard Dudley married Elizabeth Saxe in 1688.
Death1716Richard Dudley died in 1716.
  • The Dudley's were descendents of King Edward 1 and Eleanor of Castile.

Children of Richard Dudley and Elizabeth Saxe

John Hopkins

M, d. 1654
Father*(?) Hopkins
Mother*Constance Dudley b. 1580, d. 1611
Life EventDateDescription
John Hopkins was the son of (?) Hopkins and Constance Dudley.
Death1654John Hopkins died in 1654.

Child of John Hopkins