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  • ID: I17431
  • Name: Godfrey Ragsdale 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1676 in Henrico Co., Virginia 1
  • Will: JUL 1731 Henrico Co., Virginia
  • Death: JUL 1731 in Henrico Co., Virginia 2
  • Death: 1730 in Henrico Co., Virginia 1
  • Note:
    Godfrey #3 married Elizabeth (Baxter) Martin (widow) about 1715. One of their children was Godfrey #4 who married Mary ------. One of their (Godfrey #4 & Mary) children was Captain William Ragsdale (5) who married Mary Bryan of Prince George Co., Virginia. One of their (William & Mary) children was Frederick B. Ragsdale (6) who married Frances Louisa Wilkins.
    Godfrey #3's will dated April 25, 1726 (age 50) names his son Godfrey (4) to whom he gives "this plantation I now live on". He gives to his sons John and Edward his tracht of land at Nottaway River lying over the Great Creek near Edward Callwell,...and to his brother, Benja (3) Ragsdale one hundred
    and sixty acres of land lying upon Namosen...to son-in-law Christopher Martin, the remainder part of the said Namosen Tracht of land...to John Brown one hundred acres of land lying at the upper end of the Tracht he formerly lived on lying on Youle's Branch...I give and bequeath to my son Godfrey (4)
    the remainder of the said Tracht of land lying upon Youle Branch..." sheets, blankets, farm animals, etc. to my daughter Ann...and to my daughter Rachell...my daughter Elizabeth...my loving wife...my on-in-law
    Christopher Martin (Colonial term for stepson) ... I appoint my loving wife Elizabeth my hole and sole execetrix." Godfrey's eighth child is not named in the will because he was born after the will was made. This was Baxter, b. 16 June 1730.

    1722 - 22 June to Godfrey Ragsdell, 320 acres adjoining John Ellington and John Tucker in Pr. George Co.; Land Office Patents No. 11, 1719-1724, p. 118

    Godfrey Ragsdale III - Will of Godfrey Ragsdale III (Henrico County Wills and Administrations (1662-1800) p. 310. Will probated July 1731. p. 330. Inv. & appr. rec. 3 Jan. 1731. Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 (Reel 7a)).




    Father: Godfrey Ragsdale b: BEF 1644 in Old Town, Henrico Co., Virginia
    Mother: Rachel Rowlett b: ABT 1650 in Henrico Coounty, Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Baxter b: 1676 in Chesterfield Co., Virginia
    • Married: 1
    • Married: ABT 1715 1
    Children
    1. Has Children John Ragsdale b: ABT 1720 in Prince Georges Co., Virginia
    2. Has Children Edward Ragsdale b: 08 DEC 1723 in Bristol Parish, Henrico Co., Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestry.com Tree #37580
      Note:
      Source Medium: Electronic
    2. Author: Van Leer, Blake Ragsdale
      Title: The Ragsdale Family of England and America
      Publication: Name: Industrial Printing Service, Rt. 1, Arbor Hill Rd, Canton, Georgia, 1975;
      Repository:
        Name: DAR Library, Washington, DC

      Note:
      Source Medium: Book

      Page: Pg 19
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