Category: Old Wills

Will of Elizabeth Berkeley

Note by Phyllis Brown:  Elizabeth Berkeley, nee Hancock, is my 6th great-grandmother.  She married William Berkeley.  Their daughter Elizabeth Berkeley married Benjamin Mason, and their daughter, Ann Nancy Mason, married Captain John Linton.  Ann Mason Linton is mentioned in her grandmother’s will. Will – Loudoun County, January 23, […]

Snippets of Wills

Old Families of Charles County, Maryland 13 Nov 1708 – 10 May 1709 William Barton of Mattawoman.  Mentions Alex Simpson.  Wife Eliza – 500 acres in Stafford County, Virginia.  Son William – 300 acres at Mattawoman in two tracts, ‘Wintworth’s Woodhouse’ and ‘Cowland’.  Mentions Bartons of Warwickshire, England.  […]