Elizabeth North Genealogy

Record modified: 2021-11-14
This is my ancestor 9 generations back.

 / Abraham North|
|  \
Elizabeth Oswald North |
|  / Edward Rowzee
 \ Sarah Rowzie |
 \ Mary Gullock

Born: (unknown)
Died: 1742-04-00 Essex Co, Virginia USA
1. 1695-00-00 John Motley

Children of Elizabeth North and John Motley:
John Jr Motley
*Henry Motley b. 1703-00-00
William Motley b. about 1706-00-00


My original source has her last name as Rowzee, but I think that is actually her mother's name. See notes for her husband.
This page has her last name North
LDS site (Z24D-FF)
last name North; born abt 1679 VA; died 1742 Essex Co VA; married abt 1700 [as usual, most of that is fabricated]
Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol XXV No 3
Land Patent Book 18 p477/478
Elizabeth Motley, 59 acres, St Anne's Par, Essex Co, bounded by a br. of Occupacy (sic) Cr, William Thomas, John Rowzee, & L of the sd. Elizabeth Motley; L originally gr to Elizabeth Hardesty, now decd, & at her death it became escheat & now gr to sd Elizabeth Motley.

Virginia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1652-1900
Essex Co VA Will Book 6-7 p367

I Elizabeth Mottley of Essex County...
do make and ordain this my last will and testament...
Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson John Motley son of William
Mottley one horse colt
Item I give and bequeath unto my son Henry Mottley
(except tht above mentioned legacy) all my my estate real and personal to him my said
son and his heirs forever
Item I appoint my son Henry Mottley whole and sole
executor of this my last will and testament. Witness my hand and seal this
13th day of May 1741

Elizabeth Mottley (her mark E)

in presence of us
Stephen Chenault
Robert Stokes (his mark R)
Elizabeth Pritchett (her mark E)

At a court held for Essex County at Tappa on the 20th day of April Anno Dom 1742
this last will and testament of Elizabeth Mottley decd was presented in court by Henry
Motley the executor therein named who made oath thereto and being further proved by the
oaths of Stephen Chenault and Robert Stokes two of the witntesses therein named was
ordered to be recorded.

Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds -- page 232
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