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Spencer Francis Bobo (abt. 1704 - abt. 1764)

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Spencer Francis Bobo
Born about in Culpeper County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Virginiamap
Husband of — married before [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Culpeper County, Virginiamap
Bobo-2 created 6 Aug 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 5 Oct 2017
17:08: Mags Gaulden edited the Biography for Spencer Bobo. [Thank Mags for this]
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Contents

Biography

Birth

1704 (estimated)
Culpeper County, Virginia

"There is no record of his birth or baptism and the first mention of him is as a defendant in a suit brought in 1733."[1]

Name

"The only child of Gabriel and Elizabeth Spencer Bobo is thought to be a son, Spencer." [2]

The GEDCOM which created this profile lists Frances as his first name. There are no sources posted giving Frances(is). With the sources from current research Francis is not mentioned. If Francis pops-up in the research it can easily be added.

GEDCOM Entry: Frances Spencer Bobo

Birth

1700, St Mark S Parish, Culpepper, Virginia
1702, Caroline, Virginia
1703, St Marks Parrish, Culpepper, Virginia
1704, King William Co, Virginia
1710, St Mark S Parish, Orange Culpepper, Virginia [3]

Residence

Spencer Bobo sued by Benjamin Walker. Suit dismissed June 14, 1733. [4] As well as this first legal document of him in the courts he served on Juries, Spencer Bobo served on:

March 14, 1734 in the case of Larkin Chew against Thomas Cousin[5]
October 10, 1735 in the case of John Garrott against John Yarborough. [6]
October 10, 1735 in the case of Mary Hobday against the estate of William Dilling. [7][8]

This document mentions Spencer's wife Mary, "Spencer Bobo of St. Mark's Parrish Culpepper Co. planter to Robert Terrell of same, planter. Lease and release for 50 current money 400 acres in Parrish aforesaid being the land whereon Spencer Bobo now lives and did formerly belong to Henry Kendall and Thomas Walker...at the mouth of Stony Run on the North side of Robinson River... on September 21, 1749. Acknowledged by Spencer Bobo. Mary, the wife of Spencer, relinquished her right of dower." [9]

"While involved in suit against Lynch Head, Spencer Bobo named John Bobo as the only other family member in 1753." [10]

1764, Culpeper County, Virginia [11]

Marriage

GEDCOM: 1749, 21 Sep

According to information in the Document above, Spencer and his wife Mary live in St. Mark's Parrish Culpepper Co. Virginia. They could not have been married in Union County South Carolina and also have been signing land lease papers in Virginia. Marriage date given has be noted as "before" September 21, 1749.

Death

1764, 15 MAR, St. Mark's Parish, Culpepper, Virginia
1770, Union (Assuming this is Union SC as it is where his family eventually settled)
1763, Virginia [12]

Find-A-Grave: Memorial #49652167

Research Notes

Here is another profile for this fella - seems an Ancestry tree has him as the child of his grandparents? Francis Spencer Bobo

Sources

  1. Huguenot Sketch: GABRIEL BAUBEAU, born c. 1651 probably in St. Sauvant, France, The Huguenot Herald Volume 17, Number 3, September, 2007, The Huguenot Society of South Carolina. PDF Document
  2. Huguenot Sketch: GABRIEL BAUBEAU, born c. 1651 probably in St. Sauvant, France, The Huguenot Herald Volume 17, Number 3, September, 2007, The Huguenot Society of South Carolina. PDF Document
  3. Ancestry Family Tree - All links to the Tree are broken. I may come back when I get to more research on him. ~~~
  4. Caroline Co., Virginia Order Book 1732-40, p. 281
  5. Caroline Co., Virginia Order Book, 1732-40, p. 281
  6. Caroline Co., Virginia Order Book, 1732-40, p. 311
  7. Caroline Co., Virginia Order Book, 1732-40, p. 313
  8. This and other research notes, Ancestry.com User Mmarsh7071 PDF Download
  9. Culpeper Co., Virginia Deeds, 1749-55, pp. 41-46
  10. Orange Co., Virginia Order Book 3, p. 639
  11. Ancestry Family Tree - All links to the Tree are broken. I may come back when I get to more research on him. ~~~
  12. Ancestry Family Tree - All links to the Tree are broken. I may come back when I get to more research on him. ~~~
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication, Ancestry.com
  • Ancestry Family Data Collections, Births
  • Virginia Census, 1607-1890 Author: Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Publication: On-line publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.Orig Note: APID: 1,3578::0
  • Virginia Tax Records, Ancestry.com
  • Personal records

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Spencer by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Spencer:

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On 5 Oct 2017 at 19:20 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Hey y'all I have posted to other profiles that I am doing some work in this line (with a thank you nod to Meg Powell).

You will hopefully see me updating the format of profiles, improving the their readability and adding sources.

Mags

On 5 Oct 2017 at 02:54 GMT Meg (Harris) Powell wrote:

Bobo-20 and Bobo-2 do not represent the same person because: Parents are not the same, birth years are not the same, locations are not the same. The two Gabriels are father and son.

On 4 Oct 2017 at 19:56 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Bobo-181 and Bobo-2 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profile with no sources other than, personal knowledge. Merge will correct dates, Etc.

Thanks! Mags

On 4 Oct 2017 at 19:54 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Bobo-20 and Bobo-2 appear to represent the same person because: Misattributed to his grandparents - dates and parents will be corrected by the merge. Thanks, Mags



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