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Francis Aubrey (b. 1690, d. February 22, 1740/41)Francis Aubrey (son of John Aubrey and Jane Martha Johnstone) was born 1690 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died February 22, 1740/41 in Prince William County, Virginia.He married Frances Tanner, daughter of Thomas Tanner and Mary Atwell.
Notes for Francis Aubrey:
The Following outline highlights important events in the establishment
and development of Leesburg. The site of 18th century Leesburg, located
within the boundaries of the Old and Historic District, was part of a
much larger tract of land that Thomas the Sixth Lord Fairfax sold to
Francis Awbrey in 1730. Upon Awbrey's death around 1741, a portion of his
land passed to one of his sons, John Awbrey. Following John Awbrey's
death, his widow conveyed the land that included the "Leesburg"" site to
John Carlyle of Alexandria, Virginia who subsequently transferred the
land to Nicholas Minor in 1757.
7 Apr 1731 Exec. Jour.
QUANTICO & HUNTING CREEK
Tobacco inspectors: FRANCIS AWBREY, Benjamin Strother (also Falmouth &
The Governour with the advice of the Council was pleas'd to nominate
Justices of the Peace for the newly erected County of Prince William viz
Thomas Harrison, Dennis McCarty, William Linton, FRANCIS AWBREY, Robert
Jones, Burr Harrison & Moses Quarles of the Quorum & Leonard Barker,
William Harrison, Valentine Barker, John Wright, John Allen, William
Hackney & Joseph Hudnall.
22 Oct 1732 - Exec Journals.
Tobacco Inspector at:
"QUANTICO = John Turley & Thomas Osbourne
"Hunting Creek = JOHN AWBREY & Lewis Elzey,
"Falmouth = Anthony Strother & Francis Thornton,
"Pohich = Edward Berry, FRANCIS AWBREY.
The Inspectors of the several warehouses make application ....for payment
of the watchmen appointed at the several houses. It is the opinion of
this board & accordingly Ordered that where the said watchmen have
diligently perform'd their duty they be paid for the same after the rate
of 20s per month for the time of their attendance in that service out of
his Majesties Revenue of 2s per hhd.
William PAYNE , II, *
Birth: ABT 1685 in Westmoreland Co. VA
Death: BEF 1733 in Hanover Co. VA
July 1722..William began making arrangements to move:
Indenture between William Payne Jr. and Francis Aubrey July 25, 1722. For 100 actres, part of a patent granted to John Payne, grandfather to the aforesaid William Jr. for 400 acres, and by the said John's will bequeathed to John Payne, father to said William Payne,Jr. and by his last will and testament given to his two sons John Payne and William Payne Jr.
Westmoreland County, VA Bk1 p. 354
The Francis Awbrey mentioned above is the son of John & Jane (Johnstone) Awbrey, and would be the first cousin of the William Payne (called Jr.) in the record above. The record above also gives the whole family structure pretty darn well too, naming father, grandfather, and brother of William.
More About Francis Aubrey:
Record Change: June 05, 2004
Children of Francis Aubrey and Frances Tanner are:
- +Thomas Aubrey, b. 1723, Prince William County, Virginia, d. January 08, 1787, Westmoreland County, Virginia.