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Mosby, Benjamin

Male 1690 - 1772  (82 years)


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  • Name Mosby, Benjamin 
    Born 1690  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1747  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Captain in the militia 
    Will 18 Mar 1771  Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Sep 1772  Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Probate 26 Sep 1774  Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40943  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father Mosby, Edward,   b. Abt 1660, Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 3 May 1742, Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Woodson, Sarah,   b. 1665, Curles, Henrico Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Oct 1710, Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1 Jun 1688  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F18893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Poindexter, Mary,   b. 1700, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1766, Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1718  New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mosby, Theodosia,   b. 1742, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Cumberland Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     2. Mosby, Benjamin,   b. 1738, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1739/1828  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     3. Mosby, Powhatan,   b. 1740, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1741/1834  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     4. Mosby, Poindexter,   b. 1725, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757/1816  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     5. Mosby, Richard,   b. 1723, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1724/1813  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     6. Mosby, Littleberry C.,   b. 28 Jan 1729,   d. 14 Jan 1809, Font Hill, Powhatan, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     7. Mosby, Mary Ann,   b. 1736, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1803  (Age < 66 years)  [natural]
     8. Mosby, John,   b. 1736, New Kent County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737/1826  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F13735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1690 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1718 - New Kent County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Captain in the militia - 1747 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The Valentine Papers, Vol 1-4, 1864-1908 Mosby Family Cumberland County Records Benjamin Mosby, of the Parish of Southam, Cumberland Co. * Will of; dated March 18, 1771. Recorded-Sept. 26, 1774. To son Littlebury Mosby, his land in Buckingham Co., his land called Court house land, and land he bought of Philip Poindexter, also 10 slaves, a wagon, 4 horses, also the furniture in my house called the new house, also my 4 large oxen and ox-cart and my silver watch. To wife Mary, during her life time or widowhood the use of 7 slaves, also 3 back rooms in the house called the Ordinary, a small house called her store, a small house called the dairy, the building added to my kitchen, and my small plank floor stable, also 3 feather beds, and one bed called the Overseers, three tables, one dozen leather chairs, half dozen rush chairs, the desk and stands in our lodging rooms, one chest, six cows, twelve other cattle, all my stock of hogs, all my stock of sheep, my large riding chair, and two horses, and one brass Kettle, 3 iron potts, half dozen pewter plates, 1 doz. earthen plates, 1 doz. tea cups & saucers, half doz. Delph bowles, half doz. stone mugs, half doz. silver tea spoons, one tea pot, one tea Kettle, one cart & wheels, such farming utensils as she may need; all in lieu of his wife's dower in his estate. To son Poindexter Mosby, lands he has already given him, also lands he bought of Woodson and Barksdale, and land recovered of James Daniel, and others adjoining Maurice Langhorne & others also all slaves now in possession of his son sd. Poindexter. To his daughter Mary Ann Netherland, all the slaves he has given or loaned to her during her life time, also a horse. To his daughter Theodosia Carrington a number of negroes, furniture already given her and a horse. To his grand daughters Mary Netherland & Elizabeth Netherland, gives negroes, at their death if without issue to their father John Netherland. Leaves his wearing apparel to his sons Littleberry, and Poindexter, giving Seth Burton a suit of common clothes. Leaves his plantation utensils to his son Littleberry. Leaves everything not heretofore disposed of to be equally divided between his children, Littleberry, Poindexter, Mary Ann, & Theodosia to share alike. On the death or marriage of his wife he gives all that which his wife has been given as life estate in to his son Poindexter, and his daughters Mary Ann & Theodosia equally. Desires that his estate be not appraised, but if a difference arrises to be settled by his friends Col. George Carrington, Thompson Swann, Justice John Woodson, and his friend and neighbor William Smith. Appoints Executors, his sons Littleberry, Poindexter Mosby and his sons-in-law John Netherland and Joseph Carrington. Witnesses-John Overton, Robert McLaurine & Thompson Swann. W. B. 2, p. 145.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1202] World Family Tree Vol. 11, Ed. 1, Broderbund Software, Inc., (Name: Release date: July 1, 1997;), Tree #4556.