Rob's Genealogy

Featuring the Cobb-Reyes-Bauer-Woodson families and their relations.

Person Page 769

Ambrose Grayson1,2,3

born 1704, died 6 September 1742

Family: Alice Sharp (born 1702)

Facts and Notes

  • Possessions: Between 30 April and 1 May 1733; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Sold a 300 acre tract of land bounded by Henry Rogers & Warner's line to Matthew Gale of Glouster County for 12 pounds4
  • Possessions: Between 009 and 10 December 1729; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Purchased a 200 acre tract of land for 50 pounds from his father, John Grayson5,6
  • Possessions: Between 009 and 10 December 1729; Sold a 100 acre tract of land (part of the patent granted to Ambrose in 1727) to Henry Rogers for 20 pounds7
  • Birth: 1704; Lancaster County, Virginia, USAB1
  • Marriage: 1726; Alice Sharp; Virginia, USAB8
  • Occupation: 1726; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Church warden; Age 223
  • Possessions: 4 August 1729; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Lease a 544 acre tract of land & plantation above the falls of the River Po from Joseph Smith of King & Queen County9
  • Death: 6 September 1742; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Age: 381,10
  • Probate: 6 March 1743; Mentions brother Benjamin as executor, wife Alice, sons John and Ambrose, and other children unnamed10

Citations

  1. [S494] Edmund West, comp., Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Birth year: 1704; Birth city: Lancaster; Birth state: VA, Record for Ambrose Grayson
  2. [S461] Edmund West, comp., Family Data Collection - Births, Record for John Grayson
  3. [S595] James D. Evans, Haverford, PA, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol II (Gildart-Pettus), Grayson Family Addenda, pg. 97
  4. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 145
  5. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 84-85
  6. [S599] Sparacio, Ruth and Sam, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Book Abstracts (1729-1730), SA.DB-18/02, pg 26-31
  7. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 85
  8. [S367] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Source number: 8260.002; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 4, Record for Ambrose Grayson
  9. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 72
  10. [S595] James D. Evans, Haverford, PA, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol II (Gildart-Pettus), Grayson Family Addenda, pg. 103