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Cornelius Dabney II (1688 - 1765)

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Cornelius Dabney II
Born in St Peters, New Kent, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Anna River, St Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hanover Co., VAmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 May 2011 | Last significant change: 11 Oct 2018
20:20: Tanya (Peyton) Jacobberger edited the Biography for Cornelius Dabney II. [Thank Tanya for this]
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Name: Cornelius /Dabney/[1][2][3]


Date: 17 Feb 1765
Place: Hanover, Virginia, United States[4]


Cornelius Dabney
Birth: 1675 Albemarle County, Virginia;Death: 17 Feb 1765 (aged 89–90) Hanover County, Virginia;Burial: Unknown. Memorial #: 42781613.
Bio: WILL OF CORNELIUS DABNEY. In the name of God Amen I Cornelius Dabney of St. Paul's Parish in the county of Hanover Being weak in body but sound and disposing mind, as usual thanks be to Almighty God for the Some Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and to prevent dispute about such worldly Estate as I Shall leave at my death do think it proper to make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following:
Imprimus Recommend my Soul into the hands of my great Creator from whom I received it and my body to be buried in humble hopes of a resurrection into eternal life through the merits and mediations of our blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and as to what worldly goods and Estate I am _____ of after my debts are paid, I give and bequeath the same as follows.
Item: To my wife Sarah "my featherbed and furniture, two trunks, the black walnut chest, one looking glass, one horse and saddle, two cows and calves, house safe at her disposal; to wife for life, 2 negroes, Jane & Bob, and my river dwelling plantation; after the death of my wife, my son John Dabney may have the land and Bob if pays 45 pounds to my daughters, Elizabeth Maupin, Frances Maupin and Anne Thompson, for said Bob and 45 pounds for my land.Item: I give to my son William Dabney one hundred and fifty acres of land with the Plantation whereon he now lives and four negroes to wit - Judy, Venus, Christopher and Moses, and all my wearing apparel to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give to my son John Dabney one negro man named Will, my Saddle and my Guns to him and his heirs forever.
Item: My will and my desire is that the hundred and fifty acres of land and one Negro wench Amany That I intended for my Son Cornelius Dabney, deceased, may be sold and the money arising from Such Sale may be equally divided among all my deceased son's children. My daughters, to equally divide the residue of my estate. My son John Dabney and friend Harry Terrell, executors.October 22, 1764(signed) Cornelius DabneyWitnesses: John Wingfield, Thomas Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.November 5, 1764
Codicil; 1 shilling to each of my sons-in-law, Christopher Harris, Matthew Brown and William Johnson.Witness John Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.Recorded at Hanover Court February 7, 1765, by oaths John Wingfield and Harry Terrell. John Dabney and Harry Terrell qualified as executors; At A Court of monthly Session held for Hanover County at the Courthouse on Tuesday the 22nd of December 1868. On motion of William Winston Dabney who this day produced in Court a copy of the last will and testament of Cornelius Dabney, deceased. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the same is a true copy duly attested by a former Clerk of the Court doth order the same to be recorded.Test: R. O. Doswell, Clerk
Family Members: Parents: Cornelius Dabney (1631-1694), Susannah Pamunkey Dabney (D'Aubigne) (1643-1724); Spouse: Sarah Ann Jennings Dabney (1702-1790); Siblings: Mary Dabney Winston (1679-1760), Dorothy Dabney Andeson (1683-1742), Mary Dabney Carr (1685-1748); Half Siblings: George Dabney (1669-1734), Mary Dabney Winston (1679-1748), David Anderson (1698-1735); Children: William Dabney (1722-1767), John Dabney (1724-1773), Mary Dabney Harris (1726-1757), Frances Jennings Dabney Maupin (1731-1806), Anne Dabney Terrell (1735-1825.[5]


Type: Arrival
Place: Virginia[6]


  • Source: S-1766573925 Repository: #R-1790658744 Title: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genea Note: APID: 1,3599::0
  • Repository: R-1790658744 Name: Address: Note:
  • Source: S-1766643515 Repository: #R-1790658744 Title: Family Data Collection - Deaths Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Note: APID: 1,5771::0
  • Source: S-1766646199 Repository: #R-1790658744 Title: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Author: Gale Research Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010.Original data - Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenge Note: APID: 1,7486::0
  • Source: S-1767109022 Repository: #R-1790658744 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
  1. Source: #S-1766643515 Note: Note: Data: Text: Death date: 1765 Death place: New Kent, VA, USA APID: 1,5771::664903
  2. Source: #S-1766646199 Page: Place: Virginia; Year: ; Page Number: . Note: Note: Data: Text: Arrival date: Arrival place: Virginia APID: 1,7486::4014942
  3. Source: #S-1766573925 Note: Note: APID: 1,3599::2432676
  4. Source: #S-1766643515 Note: Note: Data: Text: Death date: 1765 Death place: New Kent, VA, USA APID: 1,5771::664903
  5. Lila Cole (46507767), maintained by Jeffrey Tull (47433656), “Cornelius Dabney,” Record added 6 Oct 2009. URL: 24 July 2018.
  6. Source: #S-1766646199 Page: Place: Virginia; Year: ; Page Number: . Note: Note: Data: Text: Arrival date: Arrival place: Virginia APID: 1,7486::4014942

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On 16 Nov 2015 at 02:14 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Dabney-220 and Dabney-30 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same wife

Cornelius is 22 degrees from Neil Armstrong, 33 degrees from Gaile Connolly and 13 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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