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||Mrs. Elizabeth Vaulx
||Mrs. Elizabeth Bushrod
||Mrs. Elizabeth DeButts
||Virginia, United States
||Northumberland County, Virginiato Richard Bushrod
||bef 19 Jul 1711
||Virginia, United Statesbased on court records
to Capt. Robert Vaulx, III
||19 Jul 1711
||Northumberland, Virginia, United Statesnamed "Elizabeth Vaulx" in Court case
||21 Aug 1712
||Northumberland, Virginia, United States[not sure to which record this refers] - "Robert Vaulx and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the daus. and legatees of Rodham Kenner"
||22 Mar 1717
||Lancaster, Virginia, United Statesnamed "Elizabeth Vaulx" in Will of William Fox, her maternal uncle
||bef 18 Jan 1727
||Virginia, United Statesto Rev. Lawrence De Butts
||18 Jan 1727
||In his will proved January 18, 1727, Richard Kenner mentions his sister, Elizabeth DeButts
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Will Abstract of William Fox, in William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine.
[Series 1, Vol 17, No 1, p 61] -
Will of William Fox. To sister Hannah Spellman (note 3)* the use of 4 negroes during life and then to her daughter Frances Spellman, and if she die without issue to Elizabeth Vaulx (note 4)* & Hannah Harris (note 5)*. To wife Anne, a negro girl for life & then to Elizabeth, daughter of Capt. George Heale. To said Elizabeth Heale 3 negroes & if she dies without issue to Ellen & Sarah Heale. To Ellen, daughter of Capt. George Heale two negroes, with reversion to Elizabeth & Sarah Heale. To nephew David Fox my watch & silver tobacco box. Sister [in-law *] Anne Fox a ring, to sister Hannah Spellman a ring, to William Dare £6 to buy his wife rings, to sister [in-law *] Catherine Heale a ring, to James Reeves & William Atchison a cow & calf each, to Thomas Frayser my wearing clothes, except my broad cloth suit trimmed with gold, my new silk suit that came in this year & my new beaver hat & silk stockings. To parish church of St. Mary's White Chapel the font that came in this year, & it is my will that my wife send for the Lord's prayer & creed well drawn in gold letters & my name under each of them set in black frames, to give to the said church. Whole estate, as it now stands, to wife for life, to nieces Frances Spellman & Frances Fox all the negro children that shall be born for seven years. My clothes before excepted to Major William Ball & James Ball. To Capt. George Heale £5, William Payne £5, nephew Richard Kenner (note 6)* £6 ; after death of wife estate given to his nephew, David Fox, except plate (not here mentioned) which he gives to wife Anne ; but if said nephew dies without issue give estate to Frances Fox, Frances Spellman & all the daughters of George Heale then alive. To Elizabeth, daughter of George Heale, 10 head of cattle. Wife and Mr. William Payne executor. Dated March 22, 1717-1718. Proved Nov. 12, 1718.
[see Transcript for "notes".]
[* cos1776 note: The words "in-law" were added for clarification, since the term "sister" is used for both William's blood sister (Hannah Spelman) and his sisters-in-law (Anne Fox and Catherine Heale).]
[Identifies her as married to Vaulx, but does not explicitly specify her connection to William Fox.]
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Elizabeth Kenner, in William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine.
[Series 1, Vol 17, No 1, p 63]
(4.) Elizabeth Kenner, daughter of Rodham Kenner and Hannah Fox, married (I) Richard Bushrod, son of Thomas B; (II) Robert Vaulx, of Westmoreland County; (III) Rev. Lawrence De Butts. Richard Bushrod, married Elizabeth Kenner, daughter of Rodham Kenner and died leaving his wife with child of a son Richard, 1712. (North'd Co. Rec.) Robert Vaulx and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the daus. and legatees of Rodham Kenner, Aug. 21, 1712. In his will proved January 18, 1727, Richard Kenner mentions his sister, Elizabeth DeButts.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Duvall, Lindsay O. Northumberland County, Virginia, 1678-1713. (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, c1979).
[VA Colonial Abstracts, Series 2, Vol 1]
p 130 -
"Court 19 July 1711. Page 739. Robert Vaulx and Elizabeth his wife one of the Daughters of Rodham Kenner, Gent., dec'd. Bill in Chancery vs. Chris. Neale and ffrancis Kenner, Gent. Exors. of the dec'ds Will."
[Identifies her as daughter of Rodham Kenner and wife of Robert Vaulx.]
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