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Mary [Randolph] Chiswell

Female 1748 - 1776  (28 years)


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  • Name Mary [Randolph] Chiswell 
    Born 22 Feb 1748  Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • or 24 Oct 1715 in Henrico Co., Virginia
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Nov 1776  Warner Hall, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Warner Hall Graveyard, Naxera, Gloucester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23009  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 

    Father John Chiswell,   b. Est 1700, of Williamsburg and Augusta Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1766  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth [Beverley] Randolph,   b. 24 Oct 1715, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1742, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Family ID F8651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Captain Warner [Bowles] Lewis, Jr.,   b. 30 Oct 1747, Warner Hall, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1791, Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1739  Possibly Augusta Co., Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Warner3 [Chiswell] Lewis,   b. Est 1720, Warner Hall, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F8650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map_of_Augusta_County_1755-1760.jpg
    Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin, and Patrick) 26Apr 1766: Hugh Reynolds 99 Ac on Pye Cr. Adj.q Chiswells Lines Including his house.
    Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land entries in the present Virginia Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin, and Patrick) 26Apr 1766: Hugh Reynolds 99 Ac on Pye Cr. Adj.q Chiswells Lines Including his house.
    Entry Record Book.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Randolph-2420.
      Elizabeth Randolph d/o Wm.2 Randolph and and Elizabeth Beverley b. 24 Oct 1715, d. Feb 1776 in Caroline Co., Virginia

    2. [S84] Rootsweb, http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~marshall/esmd168.htm.
      Generation Three

      3. Mary Chiswell (John2, Charles1); b. 22 Feb 1739; m. Capt. Warner Lewis Jr., son of Col. Warner Lewis and Eleanor Bowles, 1766; 1st
      wife; d. 1 Nov 1776 at age 37; bur. at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., VA.

      Capt. Warner Lewis Jr. was born in 1747 at Virginia. He resided at 'Warner Hall', Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., VA. He was a Captain of Militia during Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Electoral College that elected Washington President. He married Mary Fleming, daughter of Col. John Fleming and Susanna; 2nd wife, 1st husband. He died on 30 Dec 1791 at Virginia. He was buried at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., VA.


    3. [S80] Google Books, http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~marshall/esmd45.htm#id262.
      12. Capt. Warner6 Lewis Jr. (Warner5, John4, John3, John2, John1) was born on 30 Oct 1747 at Virginia. He married Mary Chiswell, daughter of Col. John Chiswell and Elizabeth Randolph, on 26 May 1766 at Williamsburg, VA; 1st wife. He married Mary Fleming, daughter of Col. John Fleming and Susanna; 2nd wife, 1st husband. He died on 30 Dec 1791 at Virginia at age 44. He was buried at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., VA.
      He resided at 'Warner Hall', Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., VA. He was a Captain of Militia during Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Electoral College that elected Washington President.
      Mary Chiswell was born on 22 Feb 1739. She died on 1 Nov 1776 at age 37. She was buried at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., VA.
      Known children of Capt. Warner6 Lewis Jr. and Mary Chiswell were as follows:

      16. i. Warner7 Lewis III, married Courtenay Norton.

      ii. John Lewis married Ann Chiswell Griffin, daughter of William Griffin and Susanna; no issue. He died on 28 Nov 1827 at Gloucester Co., VA.
      He resided at 'Eagle Point', Gloucester Co., VA.

      iii. Elizabeth Lewis died; unmarried.

      iv. Eleanor Lewis was born on 13 Feb 1769. She married John Fox Jr., son of Capt. John Fox and Annie Macon; 1st husand. She married Augustine Olivier Jr., son of Augustine Olivier; 2nd husband.

    4. [S84] Rootsweb, http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~marshall/esmd168.htm.
      Generation Three

      3. Mary Chiswell (John2, Charles1); b. 22 Feb 1739; m. Capt. Warner Lewis Jr., son of Col. Warner Lewis and Eleanor Bowles, 1766; 1st wife; d. 1 Nov 1776 at age 37; bur. at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., Virginia.

      Capt. Warner Lewis Jr. was born in 1747 at Virginia. He resided at 'Warner Hall', Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., VA. He was a Captain of Militia during Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Electoral College that elected Washington President. He married Mary Fleming, daughter of Col. John Fleming and Susanna; 2nd wife, 1st husband. He died on 30 Dec 1791 at Virginia. He was buried at 'Warner Hall', Gloucester Co., VA.

    5. [S126] United States Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-10-02-0396.
      We have not one Tittle of News worth relateing, only that the Enemy lately Cut out of Chingoteage 8 or 9 Vessels and took 4 or 5 who Attempted going to Sea. Young Warner Lewis is Just About being Marry?d to Miss Fleming Eldest daughter of your acquaintance Col: Jn. Fleming, a very Considerable Fortune by the death of her Brother and Uncle Col: Thos Fleming both without Will; She is also very Hansom and Agreable, so that Warner is in high Luck.5 That God may preserve You for the defence of Your Country, and the Happyness of Your Friends, Assure Your Self that no Man more Ardently Wishes than does Your Most Afft. Friend & Obedit Hble Servt

      Archibald Cary

      P.S. My Wife desires I may tell you She is very devout in her Prayrs for your Safety and begs youl Accept her Complyments.

      Cite as
      ?To George Washington from Archibald Cary, 25 July 1777,? Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-10-02-0396. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 10, 11 June 1777???18 August 1777, ed. Frank E. Grizzard, Jr. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000, pp. 405?406.]

    6. [S100] Internet Source, https://www.angelfire.com/ky3/lewisfamily/WarnerHall.html.
      19 WARNER6 LEWIS, Esq., son of 12 Col. Warner Lewis, married, first, Mary Chiswell (died November 1, 1726), daughter of John Chiswell, of Williamsburg (Note 4), and Elizabeth Randolph, of Turkey Island, and had issue, 27 Warner7, 28 John, married Anne Chiswell Griffin, only daughter and heir of William Griffin, brother of Judge Cyrus Griffin (Chancery Papers, in Williamsburg); 29 Elizabeth, 30 Eleanor, married, first, Fox; second, Oliver. He married, second, Mary Fleming, daughter of John Fleming and had issue, 31 Caroline, born June 28, 1783, died April 6, 1811, married Charles Barrett, Esq.; 32 Julia.

    7. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Fleming-1418.
      "Ancestors and Descendants of John Rolfe", in V.M.H.B, Vol. 23, no. 4 (Oct 1915), p. 442.Vol. 24, no. 1 (Jan 1916), p. 94.
      POCAHONTAS DESCENDANTS
      Source: S-2063027587 Title: Pocahontas List Note: _UPD: 25 MAY 2009 18:12:06 GMT-8 CONT _UID: 5C1E590B-753A-4B31-AE79-362A6616FFD5
      Pocahontas and Her Descendants, by Wyndham Robertson (1887), pages 33 and 38. Garbled.
      Obituary
      Obituary

      The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, VA, Thursday, 30 Apr 1767, p. 3, col. 2 (digital image at Newspapers.com)

      "On Tuesday the 21st of this instant died, at his house in Cumberland, Col. John Fleming, Member of the Assembly for that county, and an eminent practitioner of the law. He was a Gentleman of distinguished merit and abilities, which makes his death much lamented by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, and may be considered as a publick loss."