Peter Cornwell

Peter Cornwell

Male - Abt 1776

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  • Name  Peter Cornwell 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1776  , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11560  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2012 

    Family  Sarah Ann Bowling,   b. Abt 1730, , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806 
    Married  Bef 8 Oct 1750  , Prince William, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Married Well and Often, Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia
      1649-1800, by Robert K. Headley, Jr. Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD, 2003, page 89: Cornwell, Peter & Bowling, Sara Ann; bef. 8 Oct 1750; groom was prob a son of Dennis Cornwell (d. PWC c1735); bride was a dau. of Simon & Ann Bowling and grand dau. of Robt. Wilson (d. NC 1727); by Oct 1750, Peter & Sara Ann Cornwell were res. of PWC; (NC RB 1726-29:39; RB 1-132; PWC DB B:438)
      [PWC = Prince William County]
    Children 
     1. Mary Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Daniel Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jacob Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Simon Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jarvice Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Chloe Cornwell,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2012 
    Family ID  F7006  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Peter Cornwell's will, dated 2 June 1776, mentioned his "beloved wife, SARAH ANN", and his children: daughter Mary; son Daniel; son Jacob; son Simon; son Jarvice. He appointed his wife, SARAH ANN, Executrix and his son SIMON and Mr. William HUNTON, Executors. This will was probated 26 August 1776. (Fauquier County WB I, p. 293-295
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      2 Jun2 1776
      Wife: Sarah Ann - the used of all my estate both real and personal for and during her widowhood (except the legacies hereinafter mentioned
      Daughter: Mary - one Good Feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf to be given up to her at the day of marriage or when she arrives to the Age of twenty one years
      Son: Daniel - one dark bay mare commonly called his
      Son: Jacob - one horse of the value of twelve or fourteen pounds
      Son: Simon - the land whereon he lives agreeable to the boundaries made between him & myself supposed to be about 25 acres.
      Son: Jarvice: the land between the Ledge of Rocks and his own line also the land on the south side of his path to the Main Road, this Land I agreed for and bout of Hector Ross, Gent.
      Sons: Daniel and Jacob - all my land at the Pignut Ridge except what is already bequeathed = to be held in joint tenancy to them and their heirs - if eith of them die without issue the survivor to have the whole - if both should die with out issue - the land to be sold and the price arising from the sale be .....on death or marriage of wife all slaves and personal estate be equally divided amongs my children then living except my two sons Daniel and Jacob.
      Daughter Cloe Strange - that such part of my estate as shall become payable to my daughter - shale be in trust in the hands of my Executors for her use
      Exors: Wife Saran Ann, son Simon and Mr William Hunton
      Signed Peter (his D mark) Cornwell Witnesses J. Moffett, John Dugarde, Anne (her A mark) COCKRELL Proved: 26 Aug 1776, by order of John Moffett and John Dugard. Sarah Ann Cornwell and Simon Cornwell granted certificates to obtain probate.
      Peter Cornwell (Inventory)
      Will Book 1 page 339 No Date. Approved by Thomas Maddux, Thomas Watts, and George Kennard "being first sworn before John Moffett, Gent., Justice. Returned 22 Jun 1778