Person:Janet O'Neal (1)

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Janet 'Jane' O'Neal
b.13 June 1742
 
m. bef. 1742
  1. Janet 'Jane' O'Neal1742 -
  2. Margaret O'Neal1743 -
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Name Janet 'Jane' O'Neal
Alt Name Janet Mathes, Adopted ("Bound Out") to the Mathews 'Mathes' Family
Alt Name Janet 'Jean' O'Neal
Gender Female
Birth? 13 June 1742 [as listed in will of John Wiley, step-father]
Alt Birth? July 1742
Adoption? 1750-1764 By the Mathews Family

Disambiguation

Not to be confused with Janet Mathes, the biological daughter of Alexander Mathes and his wife Grissel.


Adoptive Parents

Alexander Mathes and his wife Grizzel:

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 113.--11th December, 1748. John Willey (Wiley)'s will--Daughters, Jean and Margaret; son, George. Executors, Alexander Mathews and George Leath. Jean is aged 7 years 13th of next June. Margaret is aged 5 years 23d of next April. George is aged 2 years 23d of next April. Teste: Thos. Brown, William Beames. (Note: this record establishes Jean's birthdate as 13 June 1742).
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 22, 1750. - (360) Church Wardens to bind out Jane O'Neal, Margaret O'Neal, and George Wiley, orphans of John Wiley, decd. (Note: Jane appears to be the step-child of John Wiley).
  • Vol. 2 - Page 63.--28th August, 1750: Orphan Jane O'Neal bound to Alex. Mathews (aged 8 years last July). (Note: this record conflicts with the month listed as "July" vs. "June" in the previous record, but the year of birth is still the same, in 1742).