Name: Francis Marshall
Birth: 1713 in Henrico County, Virginia
Death: 15 NOV 1781 in Powhattan County, Virginia - Probate
He made a will in Powhattan, Virginia, 7 May 1779. Francis's will was probated in Powhattan, Virginia, 15 Nov 1781
Francis died in November of 1781 at Powhatan, Virginia. He left his will in Powhatan County.
To his wife Mary he left his plantation, Negroes and household items for life.
To his sons Robert and Francis he left his lands on Roanoke river in Mecklenburg County; the plantation to Robert, and Francis to have a place called "Dennis'."
To sons Josiah and Benjamin, "land I live on after my wife's death."
His seven youngest children (Josiah, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Mary, Sally, Rebeckah, and Nancy) were to receive horse, saddle, cattle, bed, etc., when of age or married.
Parishes: King William (also Chesterfield Co.), Saint James Southam
Virginia, A Guide to the Old Dominion
Powhatan, the county seat, came into being when the courthouse was built, and was first called Scottsville for General Charles Scott, a native of the neighborhood. The county was named in honor of Emperor Powhatan of the Tidewater Indian confederacy.
Court 16 October 1777.
Francis Marshall is appointed Guardian to William Marshall orphan and Son of William Marshall deceased and thereupon gave Bond and Security according to Law.
p22] Court 19 February 1778.
Jane Elam Widow and Relict of Lodowick Elam deceased appears personally in Court and relinquishes her Right and Title to every Thing given and bequeathed to her in her said Husband's last Will and Testament and refuses to hold under the same and claims her Dower and Right in Law.
The last Will and Testament of Lodowick Elam deceased was presented in Court by Jane Elam Executrix therein named and proved by the Oaths of Mark Taylor, Martha Taylor and Gideon Lockett witnesses thereto. Certificate is granted to her for obtaining Probate thereof in due form of Law with Arthur Moseley and Mark Taylor as her securities. Bond in the penalty of one thousand Pounds. Liberty is granted the other Executor Robert Elam named in the Will to join in the Probate thereof when he shall think fit.
Ordered that George Williamson, Robert Williamson, Gideon Lockett and Francis Marshall or any three of them do appraise the Slaves and personal estate of Lodowick Elam deceased
Court 15 November 1781.
The last will and testament of Francis Marshall deceased was presented to court by Alexander, Robert and Francis Marshall's executors therein named and being proved by the oaths of Samuel Hobson and Thomas Bass senior two of the witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of the said Executors who made oath and together with Edward Watkins, James Dupuy and George Radford their securities, entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of five thousand pounds specie, Probate was granted them.
Francis MARSHALL and his wife, Mary, lived in Powhatten County, Virginia.
He died in 1781. They had five daughters, Nancy, Rebecca, Sally, Mary and Elizabeth; and five sons, Josiah, Benjamin, Captain Francis, Captain Robert and Alexander.
Alexander Marshall and his wife lived in Chesterfield, Virginia. He died in 1807. Their only son Alexander married Harriet _____, and they had four sons, Richard Henry, Jack, Dan and James; and three daughters, Margaret, Sara, and Louise. The family moved from Gallatin, Tennessee, to Troy, Tennessee in 1853. Their daughter Margaret (known as Shug) was then twelve years old. She later married Henry HURT and together they reared sixteen orphans.
Contributed by: James Hughes
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URL title: Colonial America, 1607-1789 VA Census Index , Page 372
Marshall, Francis VA MECKLENBURG CO. 34 1782 07-11
Marshall, John VA MECKLENBURG CO. 34 1782 08-05
Marshall, Robert VA MECKLENBURG CO. 34 1782 05-09
Marshall, Samuel VA MECKLENBURG CO. 33 1782 10-03
Marshall, William VA MECKLENBURG CO. 34 1782 03-05
Father: Alexander Marshall b: 1676 in England or York, Isle of Wight, Charles City, James City, Elizabeth City VA
Mother: Elizabeth Worsham b: BET 1676 AND 1677 in Henrico County, Virginia
Mary Thompson b: ABT 1720 in VA
in Henrico Co. Va
- Alexander Marshall b: 1746 in Cumberland County, Virginia
- Robert Marshall b: ABT 1748 in Henrico Co. Va
- Francis Marshall b: 8 NOV 1750 in Cumberland County, Virginia
- Josiah Marshall b: ABT 1751 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Elizabeth Marshall b: ABT 1753 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Mary Marshall b: ABT 1755 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Sally Marshall b: ABT 1756 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Rebeckah Marshall b: ABT 1758 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Nancy Marshall b: ABT 1759 in Powhattan County, Virginia
- Benjamin Marshall b: 23 JAN 1759 in Powhattan County, Virginia