Thomas Grigsby
(1599-Abt 1650)
Elizabeth Bankes
John Grigsby
Sarah Jane Rosser
(Abt 1656-Bef 1709)
Mary Ann Grigsby


Family Links

1. Benjamin Newton

2. John Meese

Mary Ann Grigsby 2

  • Born: 1675-1680, Stafford County, Virginia
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin Newton about 1695-1700 in Stafford County, Virginia
  • Marriage (2): John Meese after 1710 in Stafford County, Virginia
  • Died: 23 Apr 1747, Stafford County, Virginia at age 71

bullet  General Notes:

Virginia Historical Genealogies, by John Bennett Boddie, pages 48-75
On November 25, 1690, John Newton gave his son Benjamin 400 acres
in Stafford adjoining his brother John Newton. Benjamin Newton and Mary,
his wife, October 29, 1699, deeded to William King 150 acres of the above
400 acres. (Book Z-6) His wife, Mary, who signed the deed was a
daughter of John Grigsby who made his will in Stafford County, March 17,
1728/29, same probated November 11, 1730. (Will Book M, age 17) John
Grigsby willed his daughter "Mary Ameese" four Negroes. She had married
John Ameese or Meese. November 11, 1730, by giving her four Negroes,
Jenny, Will, Jonay, and Bess. Three of the Negroes are mentioned in her
will dated April 20, 1747. She gave "Jenny" to grandson, William Travis;
"will" to grandson, William Rogers, and "Bess" to grandson, Grigsby Rogers.
Have seen birth year listed as abt 1692


Mary married Benjamin Newton about 1695-1700 in Stafford County, Virginia. (Benjamin Newton was born about 1669 in Anlaby, York, England, died in 1710 in Stafford County, Virginia and was buried in Stafford County, Virginia.)


Mary next married John Meese after 1710 in Stafford County, Virginia. (John Meese was born before 1680 and died before 12 Jul 1733 in Stafford County, Virginia.)

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