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Mary Edmondson[1]

Female Est 1725 - Abt 1795  (~ 70 years)

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  • Name Mary Edmondson 
    Born Est 1725  Essex Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1795  Grandville Co., N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17344  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2017 

    Family James Webb,   b. Abt 1725, Essex Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1785, Essex Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    +1. Elizabeth Webb,   b. 30 Jun 1754, Prob. Granville Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Henry Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F6201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Bennett Twins ,
      Phiip Vass, 1748 - 1823
      Spouse: Elizabeth Webb, d/o James and Mary Edmunson Webb. 7 Children are shown
      Ann, Apphia, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah l., James P., and Philip E. Vass
      In 1781, [P] served as a commisary in Harrisburg, Granville County, North Carolina.
      PHILIP VASS' wife was Elizabeth Webb. In Tyler's Quarterly for Oct, 1927, p. 136 is a copy of the will of Mrs. Mary Webb which mentions, among her other children, ELIZABETH VASS.

      The will of Mary Webb (neeMary Edmunson)was proved in Granville County, NC in the court of Feb. Term 1795. It mentioned the following children: James Webb, John Webb, William Webb, Mary Smith, and ELIZABETH VASS.

      James Webb of Essex County, VA (1705-1771) m. Mary Edmonson and had issue: William d. young; James Jr. (1734-1773) m. Mary Smith d/o Francis Smith; Mary d. young; John I. d. young; Mary (1740-1827) m. Samuel Smith of NC; John II. d. young; William m. Frances Young 1771 Essex County, VA; John III. (1747-1826) m. Amy Booker 1772; Thomas who d. abroad 1783 unmarried and the benefactor of the children of James and MarySmith Webb; ELIZABETH who m(1) PHILIP VASS, m(2) Thomas Shepard/Shepherd. This from a published Webb family genealogoy.

      James Gray b. 1756 Essex County, VA d. 1833 Todd Co KY m. Lucy Webb b. 1761 Essex County, VA d. 1824

      Lucy Webb was d/o James Webb Jr. 1734-1773 and Mary Smith whose children included: Francis Webb (1759-1811)m. Frances Walker, cousin; Lucy Webb (1761-1824) m. James Gray, Jr; James Webb of Essex and King and Queen counties m. Dorothy throckmorton c. 1790; Mary/Polly Webb m. Albion Throckmorton; Dr.William Smith Webb b. 1760s Essex County, VA d. 1845 Clark Co. KY m(1) Sarah Rousie, m(2) Priscilla Brown, m(3) Susan Q.Lough; George Webb m. Patsy Layne 1790s; and Jane Meriwether Webb d. 1828, m. William F. Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co. VA bond 20 Jul 1789.

      The chancery records of Caroline County, VA mention a suit of FrancisWebb, James and Lucy Gray, James Webb et al. vs. Rawleigh Colston. The abstract from the order books of Caroline: Francis Webb, James Grayand Lucy Gray his wife, James Webb, Albion Throckmorton and Mary Throckmorton his wife, William Webb and William F. Tunstall and Jane Tunstall his wife which Francis, James, William and George Webb are sons ofJames Webb (who was a brother of Thomas Webb dec'd) and legatees of the said Thomas Webb and which Lucy, Mary and Jane are daughters of thesaid James Webb last mentioned and legatees of the said Thomas Webb, William and John Webb brothers and legatees of the said Thomas Webb, Samuel Smith and Mary Smith his wife and PHILIP VASS and ELIZABETH VASShs wife which Mary and Elizabeth are sisters and legatees of the saidThomas Webb and Overton Cosby also a legatee of the said Thomas Webb against Rawleigh Colston admin. of Thomas Webb and surviving partner of Webb and Colston. 12 Mar 1796.

      From records of Granville Countyl,NC:

      May 9, 1786. Frances Webb, Samuel and Mary Smith, ELIZABETH VOSS--deposition made as to dispute over certain negroes which were property ofJames Webb dec'd of Essex County, VA, Nov 26, 1779, willed him by certain persons; the above parties depose that her father, James Webb, said on his death bed that he wished Hannah, a negro slave, to go with Samuel and Mary Smith to NC to their home there because Hannah was thenbig with child and he thought wise his daughter Mary take her then toher home since she had been willed to her and ELIZABETH VOSS further sayeth that she often heard Mary Webb, widow of James Webb, her brother, who wrote the will, say it was an omission in his will and he oftenworried about it, but said that if he outlived her mother, to whom the negro and her increase had been lent for her lifetime, he would make his sister Mary Smith a right to the negro Hannah and her increase.Sworn to before John Young, J.P.

      May 6, 1786. Frances Webb of Essex County, VA deposes that Samuel Webb and wife Mary of Granville Co. NC agree that the deposition of MaryWebb, ELIZABETH VOSS, William Webb and John Webb of NC and Elizabeth Bohannon of VA may be taken at any time although I may be absent, relative to the dispute and claim which I set up as heir at law of my grandfather James Webb, dec'd, to 3 negroes now in possession of Samuel and Mary Smith of Carolina. Wts: James Smith, M. Hunt.

      Mary Webb, widow of James Webb, Sr., dec'd, of Essex County, VA, age 75, deposes that her husband on his death bed, being visited by his daughter Mary and her husband Samuel Smith of NC, said he wished Mary totake negro Hannah home with her that she might raise some negroes from her as she said Mary was young and could better care for the children than the said Mary Webb, the mother, who was old and unable to carefor them. Deposed before Thomas Owen July 30, 1787.