Person:Francis LaFon (1)

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Francis LaFon, III
b.1721 France
m. bef. 1718
  1. Nicholas LafonAbt 1720 - 1749
  2. Francis LaFon, III1721 - 1775
  • HFrancis LaFon, III1721 - 1775
  • W.  Jane (add)
m. abt. 1739
  1. Francis Lafon1740 -
  2. Major LafonAbt 1740 - Bef 1772
Facts and Events
Name Francis LaFon, III
Alt Name Francis Lafon
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1721 France
Marriage abt. 1739 to Jane (add)
Death[1] 1775 St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Descendants of Nicholas LaFon and Elizabeth Sthreshley.

    5. FRANCIS4 LAFON II (FRANCIS3, JAMES2, RENE1) was born 1721 in France, and died 1775 in St. Ann's Parish, Essex Co. VA. He married JANE Abt. 1739. She was born Abt. 1721.

    Notes for FRANCIS LAFON II:
    Will witnessed by W. Rennolds, Elizabeth Rennolds (her mark) and Ann Miller.

    From King and Queen Co., VA Records concerning 18th century persons, 7th collection, page 382
    Deed of gift 21 Nov 1749.
    Francis Lafon of St. Anns parish gives, after the death of his wife and himself, all his estate to his sons Major Lafon and Francis Lafon. Signed "Franci Lafon". Wit: W. Rennolds, Elizabeth x Reynnolds, Ann Miller

    Was made guardian of Richard LaFon 16 November 1756.

    More About FRANCIS LAFON II:
    Will: 21 November 1749, Essex County, VA

    Children of FRANCIS LAFON and JANE are:
    10. i. FRANCIS5 LAFON III, b. 1740, VA; d. VA.
    ii. MARY (MARTIN) LAFON, b. Essex Co. VA; d. 1807.
    iii. MAJOR LAFON, b. Abt. 1740, VA; d. Bef. 24 February 1772, Essex Co. VA; m. ANN UNKNOWN, Abt. 1770, Essex Co. VA.

    Notes for MAJOR LAFON:
    Index to Wills and Administrations: CATALOG CARD

    NAME Lafon, Major.
    DATE 1773.
    SOURCE Wills No. 12, 1762-1775 (Reel 47)
    p. 523-525. Accounts rec. 15 Feb. 1773.
    NOTE Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
    PLACE Essex County (Va.)
    FORM Estate administration records. aat.
    COLLECTION Virginia wills and administrations.

    From Virginia Tax payers 1782-1787
    Francis Lafon living in King and Queen County
    Major Lafon living in King and Queen County

    Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly • volume VI • volume VI, number 3 (01-JUL-1968) • List of Freeholders who voted in Essex County 1765
    Series VI, Volume 3, Chapter 01-JUL-1968, Section List of Freeholders who voted in Essex County 1765
    Major LaFon is shown on line number 246

    Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly • volume VI • volume VI, number 4 (01-OCT-1968) • Poll taken for Electing Burgesses in Essex County 1768
    Series VI, Volume 4, Chapter 01-OCT-1968, Section Poll taken for Electing Burgesses in Essex County 1768
    Page 84
    Poll taken on Thursday, 24th of November 1768 by Samuel Peachey, Gent.
    Major LaFon voted for candidate Captain William Roane

    iv. ELIZABETH LAFON, m. JOSEPH BOHANNON, 1781.

    Notes for ELIZABETH LAFON:
    Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia
    page 24
    : 1781,
    : BOHANNON,
    : JOSEPH
    : Married Elizabeth, sister of Major Lafon
    Book: D 32,
    Page: 12

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