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Frances (Mason) Clift (abt. 1690 - abt. 1737)

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Frances Clift formerly Mason aka Kirk
Born about in Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], , [half], [half] and [half]
Wife of — married about in Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Mother of and
Died about in Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Aug 2014
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Daughter of Richard Mason and Frances (unknown) Mason Matheny.

  • Wife of John Kirk, married about 1716 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Va.
  • Wife of William Clift, married before 10 Oct 1733 at Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Va. Frances was "of Culpeper County" at the time of her second marriage.

Stafford Co VA Will Book 1729-1748; {Antient Press}: pp 3-4 In the name of God, Amen this 11th day of Feby. 1728 I JOHN KIRK of Parish of Overwharton in County of Stafford, Planter, being very sick, but of sound mind .. do make this my last will & Testament .. give soul into hands of God, and body to be buried in Christian like manner .. worldly Estate .. I give following manner ..

  • Imprimis I give unto my dear beloved Children the sum of Five pounds current money each, to be raised and levied out of my Estate.
  • Item I give to FRANCIS my dearly beloved Wife whom, I likewise constitute and ordain my only and sole Executer of this my last will and testament all my lands and tenements by her freely to be enjoyed forever, and I do hereby disallow all other wills, legacies bequeaths by me in any ways before this time ..
  • Presence William Mason, John Kirk

Joseph Whitson, James Carter

  • At Court held for Stafford County 8th July 1730 Last will & Testament presented .. being proved .. admitted to record .. on Motion of said Francis certificate granted for obtaining probate she having together with JAMES CARTER and WILLIAM MASON her securities acknowledged Bond in sum of 500 pounds for the same.

Stafford Co VA Will Book 1729-1748; {Antient Press}: pp 34 Merandom this being part of the Estate of JOHN KIRK deced things forgot and Debts not Gotin aa "Itnes items listed .. no value. Frances Clift At Court held for Stafford County ye 10th day October 1733 .. Additional inventory of Estate of John Kirk Deced admitted to record. [1]

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  1. "Early Colonial Records of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties,"
  2. Mason-5106 was created by Gene Szynkarek through the import of Szynkarek Family Tree.ged on Aug 4, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
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