Facts and Events
||Mary Ann Hitt
||Mrs. Mary Ann Rector
||Germantown, Fauquier, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed
||Rectortown, Fauquier County, Virginiato Jacob Rector
||23 Mar 1772
||Fauquier, Virginia, United Statesnamed Mary Rector in Will of Peter Hitt, her father
||24 May 1773
||Fauquier, Virginia, United StatesJacob Rector and Mary his wife sold to Jeremiah Darnall the "100 acres on which Peter Hitt, decd., lived"
||16 Nov 1813
||Grayson, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed
||Delhart, Grayson, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed
- This family lived near Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia until 1786. They appear in Grayson County, Virginia in 1794.
- ↑ Clerk's Copy of Will of Peter Hitt, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. Will Book 1, p 200.
[dated 23 Mar 1772]
... Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter, Mary Rector, one hundred acres of land, being the plantation where I now live, and my Negro boy named Moses.
... Item: My will and desier is that after the deceas of my wife that all my estate that is not hearin mentioned be sold to the highest bidder and the money arising therefrom be equally divided amongst all my Children hearafter Named That is to say, John / Joseph / Harman / Peter & Mary and Lastly I do Nominate and appoint my eldest two sons Harman Hitt & Joseph Hitt Executors of this my Last Will and Testament ...
[Note of Caution: This is coming from a clerk's copy of the will. Per GaryYoung, post #27, the word "eldest" does not appear before the names of Joseph and Harmon in the original will.]
- ↑ Fauquier, Virginia, United States. Deed Book 5, p 335.
On 24 May 1773, Jacob Rector and Mary his wife sold to Jeremiah Darnall the "100 acres on which Peter Hitt, decd., lived", described as "Begining at a white oak, thence N 50 E 378 poles to a red oak corner, thence S 40 E 40 poles to another red oak corner, thence S 50 W 378 poles to a white oak corner, thence N 40 W 40 poles to the begining."
[Note: Peter Hitt was Mary's father.]
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