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John Lanthrope Sr.
(1660-1718)

 

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Margaret

John Lanthrope Sr.

  • Born: 1660, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Margaret
  • Died: 1718, Bristol Parish, VA at age 58
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Will, 9 Jan 1718, Prince George CO, VA. 1
Will of John Lanthrop, 1718 - Prince George Co.VA. Will of John Lanthrop - 1718 (Deeds etc. 1713-28, page 286, Prince George Co.VA.) In The Name of God Amen. I John Lanthrop of Prince George County do make and design this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say First I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God believing remission of sinns and everlasting Life by the Merritts death and passion of Jesus Christ my Lord and only Savior. Item. I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph Lanthrop all my Land on the North side of Second Swamp to him and his heirs forever, and to my son John all my Land on the South side of Second Swamp to him and his heirs for ever. Item. I do desire that my Daughters shall have the priviledge of tending of ground on the Plantation whereon I now live, keeping all things in repair, as long as they keep themselves single. Item. The Bed Whereon I Lye I give to my Loving wife Margaret, and all furniture belonging to it, but no more bedding, and but her third of the Land if she marries. Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth one Cow and Calfe, and to my Daughter Mary and my Daughter Ann one Cow and Calfe, and one Sow & four piggs, between them both. Item. I give to my Son Joseph one red Heifer with a white face and one Sow Shoat belonging to the black Sow. Item. I give the first fold that my Mair brings to my son John, and the old horse and Mair I give for the use of the Plantation amongst them all, as long as they Live all together, but my son John shall be free at seventeen if his mother marries again, but if she remains my widow he shall serve till he is one and twenty. Item. I give and bequeath all the rest of my Beds and Bedding betwixt my six Children, namely Mary and Ann and Francis and John and Margaret and Issabell and them six Children and to my wife to them I do give all moveables when the Debts are paid, and my Son John if he be unruly, I give unto my Son Joseph full power to give him correction. And I do desire that in Dividing the moveables that they choose two or three men to divide it amongst themselves, this my Last Will and Testament whereunto I set my hand and seal this 9th day of January 1718. (W) Sealed wth.red wax. Signed Seald and Delivered in the sight of us.- Moses Beck Andrew(hisABmarke)Beck Henry(hisHLmarke)Ledbetter At a Court held at Merchants Hope for the County of Prince George on the second Tuesday in March, being the tenth Day of the said month Anno Dom. 1718. The above written Last Will and Testament of John Lanthrop Dece'd. was presented into Court by Margaret the Relict and Joseph the son of the said Dece'd. and there being no Executor appointed therein the said Margaret and Joseph made oath thereto, and it being proved by the oaths of Moses Beck, Andrew Beck, and Henry Ledbetter witnesses thereto to be the Last Will of the said John Lanthrop Dece'd. is by order of the Court truly recorded and Certificate is granted the said Margaret and Jos.Lanthrop for obtaining Letters of Administration with the said Will annexed in due form. Teste Wm.Hamlin ClCur. Submitted by Russell L. Lawrence <ruslaw@bellatlantic.net>

Will Probated: His will was probated, 10 Mar 1718, Prince George CO, VA. 1


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John married Margaret. (Margaret was born about 1670.)


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Sources


1 U.S. GenWeb.org (Web-site published by volunteers by state then county.), Surety: 4.


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