William FOOTE

HAIRSTON.org ID#1539, b. about 1753, d. 1833
Father*George FOOTE1 b. a 1700, d. 1759
Mother*Mary Ann JAMES
Birth*William FOOTE was born about 1753; census would place his birth date between 1751 and 1760. His father died 1755, therefore he was born 1751-1755 or about 1753.2 
He was the son of George FOOTE and Mary Ann JAMES.1 
WillWilliam FOOTE was mentioned in the will of George FOOTE on 31 May 1759 in Fauquier, Virginia; George Foote (c1700-1759) will lists: wife Mary, sons; William, Richard, Gilson, Henry, George and daughters Elizabeth, Frances and Bethelon.
Fauquier Co., Virginia Will Book 1, 1759-1783.3,4 
Marriage*William FOOTE married Sarah ALEXANDER, daughter of Col. William ALEXANDER, on 6 August 1783 in Effingham House, Fauquier, Virginia.1,5,6,7 
Census 1830*William FOOTE appeared on the census of 1830 in Fauquier, Virginia, Males 20-29 1, 70-79 1, slaves 36.2

Death*He died in 1833 in Fauquier, Virginia.1,5 
Will*He left a will on 22 March 1833 in Cedar Hill, Fauquier, Virginia.8,9
Probate*His estate was probated on 23 April 1833 in Noxubee, Mississippi, Will Book A, Page 1-3.

"Abstract of will: Will of WILLIAM FOOTE of Cedar Hill, Fauquier County, Va. date of will 22 March 1833; Executors: John W. Massie, son-in-law; sons Gilson, Richard and fredrick Foote; Legatees: Children of Deceased son George Foote, late of Alabama; Children of Daughter Ann Taylor, wife of John M. Taylor of Alabama; Children of son William A. Foote of Alabama; Son Gilson Foote; Children of Deceased son Phillip A. Foote, late of Alabama; Daughter Sigismunda Ashton, wife of John B. Ashton, Son-in-law John W. Massie; Son Richard H. Foote; Son Frederick Foote; Son Edwin Foote, Steven, only child of Deceased son Alexander Foote. Will Proved 23 April 1833."8,9 


Sarah ALEXANDER b. 22 Nov 1767

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3140] Foote, Abram William, Foote Family: Comprising the Genealogy And History of Nathaniel Foote, of Wethersfield, Conn., And His Descendants; Vol. I, Rutland, Vt.: Marble City Press, The Tuttle Co., 1907. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89067465310, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S3199] King, J. Estelle Stewart; Abstracts of Wills and Inventories of Fairfax County, Virginia 1742-1801, With Rent Rolls for 1761 and 1774, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1978-1996, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S3219] King, J. Estelle Stewart; Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800, Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore, 1978.
  5. [S3191] The Foote Family (October 1899). The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 7, No. 2, pp. 201-203.
  6. [S3194] Erwin, Lucy Lane; The Ancestry of William Clopton of York County, Virginia, The Tuttle Publishing Co., Inc., Rutland, Vermont - 1939, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S3200] Tillman, James David. Tillman & Hamilton Family Records: With Their Many Ancestral Lineages. Meridian, Miss.: 1959-1963. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062498571, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  8. [S3189] Abstracts of Wills of Noxubee Co., MS., 1834 - 1910 and Index cases, Noxubee County Historical Society, Macon, MS, 1990, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S3620] Mississippi Probate Records, 1781-1930, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QX-39CV-S : 21 May 2014), Noxubee > Wills 1834-1894 vol A-B > image 33 of 456; county courthouses and public libraries, Mississippi., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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