Name: Elizabeth Spencer 1 2 3 4 5
Birth: AFT 1624 in Jamestown, James City Co, VA
Death: BET 1655 AND 1658 in Surry Co. VA|
Father: William Spencer b: 3 SEP 1576 in Cople Parish, Bedfordshire, England
Mother: Alice unknown maiden Spencer b: ABT 1582 in Sarahs Landing, James Island
Robert Sheppard , Maj. b: 1604 in England
- Anne Sheppard b: ABT 1648 in Surry Co., VA
Thomas Warren b: ABT 1620
23 SEP 1654
in 23 Sep 1654
- Title: Nina Ruth Spearman Reese, Dallas, Texas
Text: Letter from Mrs. Reese to Sylvia Spearmen:
Elizabeth Spencer Sheppard lived in the Rolfe-Warren home in Jamestown, Va. after her second marriage to Thomas Warren. She also states she has a book, Colonial Surry by Boddie, that gives information on William Spencer, his wife Alice, and daughters Anne and Elizabeth.
Note: Elizabeth Spencer Sheppard, widow of Maj. Robert Sheppard, and daughter of William Spencer (ancient planter) married her second husband Thomas Warren Hart in 1654 and George Foster in 1693.
- Title: Barbara Carpenter Martin roots.com
Text: Upon her marriage to Thomas Warren, Elizabeth signed a marriage contract in which she named her Sheppard children: Anne, John, Robert and Will.
Surry Co. Deed, Wills etc 1, 1652-72, p. 56 (as quoted in Adventurers of Purse and Person, 1987)
- Title: Lucas, Charles
Text: From the Adventurers of Purse and Person
3rd Edition Published 1987
" Elizabeth Spencer married (1) as his (2) wife Major Robert Sheppard who patented a 300 acre plantation at the head of the Chippoakes Creek, 19 July 1635. John White of London addressed a letter to him 14 September 1646 at his house in Chipoaks. He was a Burgess for James City County, 1646-48. On 05 January 1652/3, Robert Sheppard of Lawne's Creek, Gentleman, deeded 1100 acres at the mouth of that creek to Lieutenant William Caufield. This land was confirmed to Captain William Canfill (Caufield) in a patent, 04 March 1656/7, which stated that the 1100 acres was part of a patent granted to William Spencer and afterwards in the tenure of Major Robert Sheppard and by him sold to Caufield. He died before 05 July 1654 when his widow Elizabeth asked Mr. Brewster to represent her in a transaction.
Elizabeth (Spencer) Sheppard married (2) Thomas Warren of Smith's Fort, Gentleman with whom she entered into a marriage contract 23 September 1654 by which she was "to have and enjoy all the estate of Major Robert Sheppard, deceased, now in the possession of said Elizabeth his relict", with certain exceptions. The contract recorded on 09 November 1654 after the marriage
further provided that on 26 September 1656 Mr. Thomas Warren should give to Anne, John, Robert, and Will Sheppard certain horses and cows and to Priscilla and Sussanna Sheppard their full share of their father's estate.
Thomas Warren who deposed 03 May 1661 that he was aged 40, served in the House of Burgess 01 October 1644 at the early age of 22. He married (3) Jane, widow of John King, and left a will, now lost, 16 March 1669/70-21April 1670.
Elizabeth (Spencer) Sheppard Warren died between 1655-1658 since Thomas Warren, Jr., son of his father's (3) marriage was born 09 January 1659/60.
- Title: Lucas, Charles
Text: Issue by Major Robert Sheppard:
1) John-left will 03 February 1668/9 now lost referred by the General Court 25 April 1670 for determination whether he was of age at the time of its writing, died without issue.
2) Robert, died without issue.
3) William, died without issue
- Title: Jamestown Muster Rolls
Text: Name Muster Status Location Corporation Age Ship Date of Arrival Muster Date Notes
William Spencer Spencer William head James Iland James Citty Sarah not given 24 January 1624/5
Allice Spencer Spencer William his wife James Iland James Citty not given 24 January 1624/5
Allice Spencer Spencer William theire daughter James Iland James Citty 4 not given 24 January 1624/5