My Genealogy Home Page:Information about Francis Gower
Home Page |Surname List |Index of Individuals | |Sources
Francis Gower (b. Abt. 1657, d. February 02, 1690/91)Francis Gower (son of Francis Gower and Mary B.) was born Abt. 1657 in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and died February 02, 1690/91 in Old Rappahannock, York County, Virginia.He married Ann Clarke on Bef. April 18, 1678 in Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia, daughter of Henry Clarke and Jane.
Notes for Francis Gower:
The Will of Francis Gower's brother, James Gower, mentions Francis:
In the Name of God Amen the 30th day of March 1666 according to the computation of the Church of England: James Gowner, son of Francis Gowner of the county of Rappa being of perfect memory and Remembrance praised
be God doe make and ordains this my Last will and Testament in the manner and forme following Vizt First I give and Bequeath my soule unto the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the meritorious death and Passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to Receive free Pardon and Forgiveness of all my sins and as for my Body to be buried in Christian Buriall Item I give to my brother Francis Gowner Two hundred and fifty acres of Land lying in Hoskins Creek & one Cow & her increase forever Revoaking all other
will & testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Signum: James (x) Cowner.
Conniers Signum: Mathew M. Humphrey
Recordatr. Xo die Jaij 1676 Test Edmo Crask, Cl Cur. pg 511l
Note. 18 Jan 1675, Francis Gowner transferred the above 250 acres to his brother Stanley Gore. (Deed Book 5, pg 512)
(pg 90:) Will of Joan Clarke...to be divided between the heirs of the bodies of my tow daughters Ann Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus. Appoints her son John Clarke her sole Executor. To Francis Gower, son of Francis and Ann gower oen cow to be delievered the next Spring...The Cow is to be excedpted from those Cattle I give my son John as well as the other two I gave my Grandchildren Stanley Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus.
More About Francis Gower:
Record Change: February 23, 2004
More About Francis Gower and Ann Clarke:
Marriage: Bef. April 18, 1678, Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia.
Children of Francis Gower and Ann Clarke are:
- +John Gower, b. Abt. 1684, Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia, d. September 26, 1726, Richmond County, Virginia.