Lydia Ricks

#5926

FatherAbraham Ricks b. 3 Dec 1674, d. b 10 Jul 1746
MotherMary Bellson b. 24 Nov 1685

Major Life Events

     Lydia Ricks was born in Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1 She married Benjamin Beale in Virginia.2,1

Family of Lydia and Benjamin Beale

Citations

  1. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm
  2. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.

Ann Ricks

#5927

FatherAbraham Ricks b. 3 Dec 1674, d. b 10 Jul 1746
MotherMary Bellson b. 24 Nov 1685

Major Life Events

     Ann Ricks was born in Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1 She married John Marshall in Virginia.2,1

Family of Ann and John Marshall

Citations

  1. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm
  2. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.

Patience Ricks

#5928

FatherAbraham Ricks b. 3 Dec 1674, d. b 10 Jul 1746
MotherMary Bellson b. 24 Nov 1685

Major Life Events

     Patience Ricks married Joseph Jordan in Virginia.1,2

Family of Patience and Joseph Jordan

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Josiah Jordan

#5929

Major Life Events

     Josiah Jordan married Mourning Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, in Virginia.1,2

Family of Josiah and Mourning Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Joseph Jordan

#5930

Major Life Events

     Joseph Jordan married Mary Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, on 10 February 1723 in Virginia.1,2

Family of Joseph and Mary Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Thomas Pritchard

#5931

Major Life Events

     Thomas Pritchard married Elizabeth Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, in Virginia.1,2

Family of Thomas and Elizabeth Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Benjamin Beale

#5932

Major Life Events

     Benjamin Beale married Lydia Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, in Virginia.1,2

Family of Benjamin and Lydia Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

John Marshall

#5933

Major Life Events

     John Marshall married Ann Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, in Virginia.1,2

Family of John and Ann Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Joseph Jordan

#5934

Major Life Events

     Joseph Jordan married Patience Ricks, daughter of Abraham Ricks and Mary Bellson, in Virginia.1,2

Family of Joseph and Patience Ricks

Citations

  1. [S80] John Bennett Boddie III, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, page 262.
  2. [S389] Descendancy Chart of Isaac Ricks Sr of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/ricks.htm

Elizabeth Edey

#5935, d. after 27 September 1739

ChartsRoger FitzReinfield Descendants
Robert Lawrence Descendants
FatherHumphrey Edey

Major Life Events

     Elizabeth Edey married Henry Lawrence, son of Robert Lawrence and Elizabeth Adkinson.1 Elizabeth probably died after 27 September 1739 in Nansemond Co., Virginia.2

Narrative

     On "the 14 day of the 10 mo 1699" (14 December 1699) Mary Lawrence, Joane Lawrence, and Elizabeth Lawrence" witnessed the marriage of Jacob Rickesis and Mary M. Exum.3 Mary is probably the wife of John Lawrence, brother of Henry Lawrence who is the husband of Elizabeth Lawrence. Joane is probably the wife of Robert Lawrence, bother to John and Henry.

     On "the 15 day of this instant mo being the first mo of the year 1702" the marriage of Thomas Page and Isabell Lawrence was witnessed by brothers Michall Lawrence and Thomas Lawrence (brothers of Isabell), Elizabeth Lawrence (probably Isabell's mother), Joane Lawrence (wife of Robert Lawrence, and Mary Lawrence (wife of John Lawrence). Isabell was the daughter of Henry Lawrence, brother to the aforementioned Robert and John, and Elizabeth Edey.4

     On "15 day of the 11 mo 1707" Robert Lawrence and Elizabeth Lawrence were witness to the marriage of James Denson and Sarah Dryton.5

     Elizabeth made a will on 27 September 1739 in Nansemond Co., Virginia. Elizabeth's will:
Elisabeth Lawernce Widow and Relict of Henry Lawrence of this County Deceased, lying weake in Body but in sound and perfect mind and memory do make nominate and appoint this my last will and Testament in maner and form following ----

Imprimis it is my true intent and meaning that all the just debts which in consience or Equity I owe to all or any persons, which sums be honestly satisfied and paid in some convenient place after my decease by my Executor, hereafter named -

Item: I Give and bequeath unto my Eldest Sone Michael Lawrence one Negroe Woman Called Nod and also one Negroe Girl called Nanney to him and Susanna his now Wife during the time of their natural lives and after their decease Then said Negroe Woman and their Increase to be and remain to thier two sons Thomas and John Lawrence and to their Heirs and Assigns for ever -

Item: Whereas I have already made portion for my second son Thomas Lawrence to The utmost of my Ability towards his support and maintainance I do Hereby give and Bequeath unto my said son Thomas Lawrence one Feather Bed and furniture and also I give him a full Remitance and Discharge from all Debts due and demands What so ever which he now Oweth unto me or my Estate. It being the full part and proportion that he shall Ever have or Claim To them of in or to my Estate forever and Where as my said son Thomas Lawrence hath now in his custody the Copy of Articles of Covenants formerly made Between him and me I do freely forgive him the Injustice and Wrong he hath done me in that particuler but do Declare that said Writing to All intents and purpose to be Void and of no Effect -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah the Widow and Relict of John Parsons one gold Ring haveing his posey/ as God Decreed so we agreed/ And also the sum of five shillings Current Money presently after my decease.

Item: Whereas I have sometime last winter sold and Delivered by Virtue of a Bill of Sale one Negroe Girl called Sarah to my Daughter Pleasant the now wife of John Benton I do by this my last will Confirm the Title of my maid Negroe Girl and her Increase to my said Daughter Pleasant Benton and to her Heirs and Assigns for Ever _

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Issabella the now Wife of Thos. Page Two Negroe Children being Girls the one called Moll and the Other Beck. My Negro Girl called Beck to be and Remain at the proper Disposal of My said Daughter Issabella and her heirs forever But the Negroe girl Called Moll the first Child she shall bring to perfection the same to be and Remain to my Grandson Thomas Page and to his heirs and Assigns forever.

Item: Whereas I have sometime last winter sold and Delivered by Virtue of a Bill of Sale unto my Daughter Mary the Widow and Relict of Andrew Boath One Negroe Girl called Kills I do by this my last will confirm the Title of my said Negro Girl and her increase unto my said Daughter Booth and to her Heirs and Assigns forever -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto the Children of my Daugher Martha the late wife of Thomas Daughtrey one Cow to be Delivered to them after my Deceased by My Executors hereafter Made -

Item: Whereas my Grandson Henry Lawrence the son of Michael Lawrence Is now justly indebted to me and to my Estate I do freely forgive him the Debts But do Clealy Discharge him from all or any further or other Title to any Part of Portion of my Estate Whatsoever forever by this my last will -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Grandaughter Martha the now Wife of John Kackey one Negroe Girl called rose I say I give and Bequeath to my said Negro Girl and her increase to my said Grand Daughter and to her and to Heirs forever -

Item: I Give and bequeath unto my four Daughters first Pleasant Isabella Abagail and Mary all my wearing apperell Both of Wooling and Linen of What sort or price soever to be Equally and justly shared devided among them By just and equal directions in some Convenient time after my Decease -

Item: It is my Desire and my true Instant meaning that whereas my estate Cleare of Debts that my Will only to be proved in form my Executors giving such security As the Court shall think fitt to see my Legacys discharged and my Estate Equally and Justly shared and Divided According to the true Intent propose and meaning of this my last will and Testament but no Valuation or Appraisment to be taken of it -

It is my desire and my true Intent and Meaning that all my Estate of Goods, Chattles, Utensils and Moveables of what Nature and kind soever both Within doars and without together with all my negroes Not before given and Bequeathed with all my stock Cattle sheep horses mares Hoggs to be some convenient time after my decease Equally and justly divided shared & by just and /Equal divisions as to Quantity and Quallity or Value Between this my five Children here Named Vizt. Michael Lawrence Pleasant Benton Issabella Page Abigail Daughter and Mary Boath and It is by True Intent and Meaning and my Will Desire that in making the Division Aforesaid or the representation of them shall form that Instant Be Debard from having or claiming to have any further or other part or portion of my said Estate then and Testament it the intend that the Division aforesaid by maid after a Christian like manner peaceably and Quietly -

Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my two sons in law Vizt Bryant Daughtry and John Benton Junr. to be my whole and sole Executors of this my Last will and Testament to see my funeral and other Expences Discharged and a True inten and meaning of this my will Performed my Disier being that Richard Taylor the writer of this my Will to be Assistant in selling and dividing my Estate afoursaid this Revoaking and making Voyd all former and other wills whatsoever I do in the presence of God and these my Evedence Decliare this to be My last will and Testament in Manner and form Afoursaid.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Affixed My seal the 27 Day of September Anno domini ( ) 1739 Sign'd. seal'd and delivered to be the last will and Testamet of Elizabeth Lawrence in the presence of us.

Henry (HB) Balo
Richard Taylor Eliza (EL) Lawrence
Jos ( ) Hick (.2,6 )


     Her will was recorded in Nansemond Co., Virginia.
Witnes these prsents that wee the subscribers doe hereby acknowledge to have received of Bryant Daughtery and John Benton Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Lawrence our Mother, full satisfaction for the ffiliall and proportionable part of all the realland Chattle Estate that or daid Mothe dyed possessed of Wee Doe hereby for Ever acquitt exonerate and Discharge the said Executors their heires Executors and Admistrators of and for all and all manner of ffurther or other claims, tytle or demand whatsoever which wee now have, or which wee our heires Executors or admistrators shall or may for ever hereafter have or claime to have of in or to the estate aforesaid from the beginning of the world unto the day of the date hereof as wittness

Mikill Lawrence
Issabell I Page
Pleasant P Benton
Abigall A Daughtery
Thomas TL Lawrence
Mary MB Booth.2,7

Citations

  1. [S484] Nell Marion Nugent and Dennis Ray Hudgins Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume II, page 88.
  2. [S509] Fairfield Glade, Tennessee 27 September 1739 Elizabeth (Edey) Lawrence Will.
  3. [S542] Southern History Association, So. History Assn. Publications, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 310.
  4. [S542] Southern History Association, So. History Assn. Publications, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 312.
  5. [S196] Jr. Miles White, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 29.
  6. [S4725] Southside Virginia, January 1983, Volume 1, Number 2, page 65.
  7. [S4725] Southside Virginia, January 1983, Volume 1, Number 2, page 67.

Humphrey Edey1

#5936

Child of Humphrey

Narrative

     Humphrey received 250 acres in the N. W. branch of the Nanzamond River on 27 December 1652, butting on land of Mr. Robert Lawrence, for transportation of five persons, Henry Kinsman, Ann Cowlan, Thomas Naylor, Hugh Jones, and Richard Smith.2

Citations

  1. [S484] Nell Marion Nugent and Dennis Ray Hudgins Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume II, page 88.
  2. [S484] Nell Marion Nugent and Dennis Ray Hudgins Cavaliers and Pioneers, volume I 1623-1666, page 236.