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b. circa 1677/78, d. circa 1746/47
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     Mary WOODSON married George PAYNE.1 Mary WOODSON was born circa 1677/78 at Curles, Henrico County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Robert WOODSON and Elizabeth FERRIS. Mary WOODSON died circa 1746/47.
     Mary WOODSON Mary, born about 1678 at Curles in Henrico county, was married about 1704 to George Payne of Goochland.

"The first Goochland county court was held May 21 to June 1, 1728. The first justices were Col. Thomas Randolph of Tuckahoe, presiding, John Fleming, Allen Howard, William Mayo, John Woodson, Tarleton Fleming and Edward Scott. To these were added in 1728-9, William Cabell, George Payne and James Holman. In 1732 John Fleming and Dudley Diggs were the burgesses. In 1736, Edward Scott and James Holman. In 1740 Capt. James Holman and Capt. Thomas Randolph. The sheriffs were John Woodson, 1732-34: George Payne 1734-37: Peter Jefferson 1737-39: Robert Payne 1738: Arthur llopkins 1739-4t: Thomas Turpin 1741-43: Jallles Daniel (who married Elizabeth Woodson, 1743-44 and Isaac Pates 1744." (See The Cabells and Their Kin.)

George Payne died in 1744. His will is dated December 3, 1743, and proved January 15, 1744, in Goochland, and names sons John Payne, George Payne, Josias Payne, an(l wife, Mary. Also granddaughter Agnes Payne, and grandsons Augustin Payne and Jesse Payne. His widow, Mary Woodson, was at this time about sixty-six years old, and probably survived but a few years. The date of her death is not known.1
Her married name was PAYNE.1


  1. [S38] Henry Morton Woodson, Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections, pg. 27.


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