Elizabeth Poindexter, wife of Ruel Shrewsbury,
Name: Elizabeth POINDEXTER , *
Birth: 14 FEB 1699/00 in New Kent Co. VA St. Peter's Parish
Death: AFT. 1735 in Hanover, VA
8 When William died, the widow Elizabeth Payne nee Poindexter married RUEL SHREWSBURY abt 1735. Shrewsbury then raised the Payne children as his own.
July 1723..William and wife Elizabeth had moved to Hanover County, VA
Elizabeth Poindexter Payne Power of Attorney
Given unto my hand the 26th day of July Anno. Dom. 1723---Elizabeth Payne (seal) sealed and delivered in the presence of John Poindexter, Sarah Brechin--Westmoreland Sc.
July the 31, 1723. This power of attorney was duely proved in Open Court by the Oaths of the Witnesses and the dower therein
mentioned relinquished by William Sturman and admitted to record, and was entered thereon the eighth day of August, 1723.
Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth Payn, the wife of William Payn, late of Westmoreland, now of Hanover County have and by these presents doe authorize and
impower my trusty and Wel beloved friends Mr. William Sturman and Mr. John Aubrey, or either of them, to appear at the County Court of Westmorelane aforesaid adn relinquish
my right of dower and thirds of in and unto One hundred acres of land lying in the said county, sold by my said husband to Mr. Francis Aubrey and for so doing this shall be my
Attorneys or Attorney sufficient Warrant.
Oh, by the way---did you know that our Paynes were Quakers from about 1700 through about the time of the American Revolution? Prior to that, they were with the Church of
Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Poindexter and Sarah Crawford. John Poindexter was her brother and Sarah Brechin was her mother. Thomas had died about 1705-6 when
Sarah remarried to Rev. James Brechin. Elizabeth was married to Ruel Shrewsbury by 1735 when they were admin. and administrx for
Elizabeth Shrewsbury and Ruel Shrewsbury were administrators of the estate of William Payne in Hanover Co VA in late 1735.
Hanover County, Virginia Court Records 1733-1735: Deeds, Wills and Inventories - Abstracted and Compiled by Rosalie Edith Davis -1979
p. 308-309 Admin. Bond We Rule Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Shrewsbury Admin. And Adminx. Of William Payne dec'd and John Snead and Anthony Pouncy are firmly bound unto
Nicholas Meriwether Gent. Justice of the Peace for Hanover Co. in the sum of 100 pounds sterling. 4 Sept. 1735 Condition: if the above bound Rule Shrewsbury and Elizabeth
Shrewsbury Admr. Of William Payne dec'd. do take or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of the goods, chattels and credits of the sd. Dec'd. and if it shall hereafter
appear that any Last Will and Testement was made by the sd. Dec'd. to have it allowed and if required to render up their Letters of Administration then this obligation to
q. Rule [R] Shrewsbury
Elizath, [E] Shrewsbury
4 Sept 1735 Rule Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Shrewsbury, John Snead and Anthony
Pouncy Ack. their bond.
Please note names Shrewsbury and Poindexter and refer to Elizabeth Poindexter Payne Shrewsbury in genealogy above of family of John Payne of We Co. It's my thought that
William Sr.[with Ruth] , John and Thomas [with Yanake] were brothers and sons of Wiliam Payne and Elizabeth Poindexter of Hanover Co. (From Elaine Paine)
Father: Thomas POINDEXTER , * b: 1660 in New Kent Co. VA
Mother: Sarah CRAWFORD , * b: 1666 in New Kent Co. VA
Marriage 1 William PAYNE , II, * b: ABT. 1685 in Westmoreland Co. VA
Married: ABT. 1720
1. Thomas (Trader*) PAYNE , Sr., * b: 21 OCT 1721 in Middlesex, VA?
2. William PAYNE b: ABT. 1725 in Westmoreland Co. VA
Marriage 2 Ruel SHREWSBURY
Married: AFT. 1735
1. Samuel SHREWSBURY
2. Nathaniel SHREWSBURY
Our Family Homes--Then and Now
Our Homes, some were lived in for generation, some for just a short time.
Villages, Towns and Cities of my family.
Some of the homes and places my family and extended family have lived.
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