EUSTACE

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

John Eustace

John Eustace , m. Sarah  Jauncey .  John & Sarah (Jauncey) Eustace  had:

Captain William Eustace

Captain William Eustace , son of John & Sarah (Jauncey) Eustace , m. to Anna Lee , widow of William Armstead , daughter of Hancock Lee , b. bef. 5 Jan 1682.

Captain William Eustace  fought in the Revolutionary War. 

FAUQUIER COUNTY

DATE

TYPE

DESCRIPTION OF TRANSACTION[i]

24 May 1759

Bond

William Eustace  and William Blackwell  securities for bond of Joseph Blackwell,  Sheriff .

4 May 1759

Land transfer

William Eustace , Gent., to George Crump  Gent.   Thirty-one acres, part of a tract of land the said Eustace now liveth on .. dividing line between the said Eustace and Crump . . On Elk Run . . in exchange for 30 acres .. part of tract the said George Crump  now lives on .. same granted to Wm. Eustace  in 1758, recorded in Prince William Co.  Wit:  Jeremiah Darnall,  Martin Pickett,  Mat'w. Harrison.   Rec.: 24 May 1759.

22 Nov 1759

Bargain & Sale

Between William Beach  of Co. of Halifax, Colony of Va. and Peter Beach  of Fauquier.  Witness:  William Eustace .

19-20 Jun 1760

Lease & Release

Between William Eustace , Gent. and Anne, his wife, and Mark Hardin  .. 10.. 100 acres .. being all the land that lies between John Macbees  land and Mary Turner 's and the said Hardin's .. Signed:  Wm. Eustace  and Ann Eustace .  Wit:  W. Grant , Geo. Crump,  John Crump .   Rec.:  27 Jun 1760, with receipt and cert. Of examination of Ann Eustace  who "cannot conveniently travel to our Count Court of Fauquier."  Signed:  Humphrey Brooke ,  Clerk of Court.  Wit:  Wm. Blackwell,  W. Grant,  John Crump .

4 Jun 1760

Bargain & Sale

Between James Bell  of county of Lancaster, and John Blackmore,  of Fauquier.  Witness:  William Eustace

24 Nov 1760

Lease

Between Allan Macrae  of the Town of Dumfries, Prince William Co., Merchant and John Frogg , of Fauquier Co., Gent and Humphrey Brooke  of Fauquier Co.  Witness:  William Eustace

25 Nov 1760

Release

Between Allan Macrae  and Elizabeth ,  his wife, and John Frogg, Gent.  and Elizabeth , his wife, and Humphrey Brooke .   Witness:  William Eustace

1760

Certificate

Certification of examination of Elizabeth Frogg  by William Blackwell,  William Eustace,  and William Grant, Gent.

26 & 27 Mar 1761

Lease & Release

Between William Ellzey, Gent.  and Alice , his wife, of Dittingen parish, Prince William Co., and Daniel Bradford ,  planter of Hamilton Parish.  Witness:  William Eustace

5-6 Jun 1763

Lease & Release

Between Humphrey Brooke  and Ann ,  his wife, and John Woods ide .   Witness:  William Eustace.

1 Sept 1769

Bond

William Eustace , who is appointed Sheriff of Fauquier Co. ... 28 Aug 1769 .. For:  1000.  Sec:  Thomas Marshall  and Martin Pickett .   Signed:  Wm. Eustace,  Thom Marshall , Martin Pickett.  Rec.:  1 Sept 1769, ack. By parties.  Also another bond for 500 for same.

17 Apr 1769

Lease

Between R. H. Lee  ... and William Kittson  .. 86 acres.  Witness:  Wm. Eustace

23 Apr 1770

Bond

William Eustace ,  as collector of levies.  For:  100,000 lbs. Tobacco.  Sec:  Martin Pickett .   Signed:  W. Eustace , Martin Pickett.  Rec.: 23 Apr. 1770, ack. By parties.

23 Apr 1770

Bond

William Eustace,  as collector of all public levies from the Tithables .. For: 19,928 lbs. Tob.  Sec:  Martin Pickett.   Signed:  Wm. Eustace,  Martin Pickett .  Rec.: 23 Apr 1770, ack. By parties.

25 Dec 1770

survey & division

Bet. Miss Emelia Macrae  orph. Of Allan Macrae,  Gent., dec'd and George Grant  .. in presence of William Blackwell,  William Eustace  & William Grant, Gent .

Captain William & Anna (Lee) Eustace  had:

Colonel William Eustace , Jr.

Colonel William Eustace , Jr . , son of Captain William & Anna (Lee) Eustace , b. 1729; d. after 7 Dec 1800[ii], Lancaster Co., VA[iii], will proved 23 Feb 1801, Fauquier Co., VA[iv]; m. 11 Dec 1749[v] to Anne Gaskins , daughter of Thomas & Mary (Conway)  Gaskins , b. 1730.   

DATE

TYPE

DESCRIPTION OF TRANSACTION[vi]

23 Sept 1765

Bargain & Sale

Between Isaac  Eustace  & Agatha , his wife, of Stafford Co., and Elias Edmonds  .. and Elias Edmonds  .. 25 cash and 10,000 lbs. Of Lawful tobacco ... tract on Pignut Ridge ... 450 acres ... same granted to Peter Byrum  of Stafford Co., by the Prop. ... 1 March 1730 ... by him conveyed to Capt. John Lee  of Stafford Co. 18-19 May 1735 and from him to Capt. William Eustace  of Lancaster Co., father of Isaac .. who bequeathed the land to Isaac ..  Beg. Near the land of John McGuire  .. east side of Pignut Ridge .. Signed:  Isaac Eustace, Agatha Eustace .   Wit:  Jos. Blackwell,  Martin Pickett .   Rec.:  24 Sept. 1765, ack. By grantors.

In 1770, William Eustace  is shown on the Rent Roll with 1960 acres in Fauquier County, Virginia[vii].  The 1783, 1785, 1786  Fauquier Co. VA Land Tax Returns show him with 1400 acres[viii]

In his will William Eustace  leaves to his wife, Ann , the slaves and estate during her life.  Hancock Eustace , son, received lands where William Eustace then lived, all furniture except that given to his mother.  William Eustace, Jr .  (son) 2 slaves.  He also mentions a grandson John Gibson  (Gilson ) ; a daughter Mary  and son William .[ix] 

Col. William & Ann (Gaskins) Eustace , Jr.  had six (6) children[x]:

1.    Edward or Edwin
2.    
Hancock , under 21  1787; Ensign in 1788; Lieutenant in 1797,
3.    
Isaac , m. Susannah  James
4.   
John
5.    
William, Jr. (III) , m 1st 21 Jan 1789, Fauquier Co., VA[xi] by John Gibson  to Mary Gillison ; m 2nd to 20 Oct 1791, Fauquier Co., VA by John Gibson to Elizabeth Beale ; m 3rd 5 Jul 1803, Fauquier Co., VA to Nancy Parr.
6.      Ann, m. 24 Mar  1783[xii], Fauquier Co., VA to John Gibson  (Gilson ) [xiii].  John & Ann (Eustace) Gibson  had:

6.1.         John Gibson  (Gilson) [xiv]

7.    Mary [xv]

7.1.         William [xvi]

Issac  Eustace

3.  Issac  Eustace ,  son of Capt. William & Ann (Gaskins) Eustace , Jr ., b. 1751, Fauquier Co., VA; d. 14 Dec 1831; m 1st Agatha (Unknown) [xvii]; m. 14 Dec 1777[xviii] or 14 Dec 1780[xix], Fauquier Co., VA to Susannah James , daughter of Thomas James , b. 1762; d. 1838. 

DATE

TYPE

DESCRIPTION OF TRANSACTION

23 Sept 1765

Bargain & Sale

Between Isaac  Eustace  & Agatha , his wife, of Stafford Co., and Elias Edmonds  .. and Elias Edmonds  .. 25 cash and 10,000 lbs. Of Lawful tobacco ... tract on Pignut Ridge ... 450 acres ... same granted to Peter Byrum  of Stafford Co., by the Prop. ... 1 March 1730 ... by him conveyed to Capt. John Lee  of Stafford Co. 18-19 May 1735 and from him to Capt. William Eustace  of Lancaster Co., father of Isaac .. who bequeathed the land to Isaac  ..  Beg. Near the land of John McGuire  .. east side of Pignut Ridge .. Signed:  Isaac Eustace, Agatha Eustace.   Wit:  Jos. Blackwell,  Martin Pickett .   Rec.:  24 Sept. 1765, ack. By grantors.

In 1765 Isaac  and Agatha Eustace  of Stafford, sold to Elias Edmonds  450 acres located on Pignut Mountain.  This land had been willed to Isaac by his father Capt. William Eustace  of Lancaster[xx].  In 1784 Isaac was given 628 aces on Elk Run by William and Anne Eustace .[xxi]  The 1783, 1785, 1786 Fauquier Co. VA Land Tax Returns shows Issac with 600 acres[xxii].  In 1786 the Minute Book of Fauquier County shows that he had been over charged on his taxes. [xxiii]  Isaac first is recorded as having voted in 1799.

During the American Revolution he served as a Captain in the Virginia Line[xxiv].

Issac  & Susannah (James) Eustace  had two (2) children:

3.1.      John , b. 1790 ; d. 1839.  In 1789 he was certified as the heir-at-law to William Eustace , son of William Eustace.[xxv]
3.2.      Elizabeth , m. Harry  Peters
3.3.      She is a possible child[xxvi].  Ann , m. 24 Mar  1783, Fauquier Co., VA to John Gibson , Jr. , son of John Gibson.  Or Ann, m. 14 Dec 1780,Fauquier Co., VA to William Jones .

William Eustace  Jr. (III)[xxvii]

5.  William Eustace , Jr.  (III) , son of Capt. William & Ann (Gaskins) Eustace , Jr., William Eustace  appears to have been married thrice.  He m 1st 21 Jan 1789, Fauquier Co., VA to Mary Gillison [xxviii]; m 2nd 20 Oct 1791, Fauquier Co., VA  to Elizabeth Beale ; m 3rd 5 Jul 1803, Fauquier Co., VA to Nancy Parr .

William, Jr. (III) , & Elizabeth (Beale) Eustace  had[xxix]

5.1.         George
5.2.         Sally, m. 16 Mar 1816, Fauquier Co., VA to Benj. H. Gibson. [xxx]
5.3.         Mary G.,  m. 22 Feb 1819, Fauquier Co., VA to John B. Gibson. [xxxi]
5.4.         Samuel, m. 11 May  1833,  Fauquier Co., VA to Catherine Iden[xxxii]

There is another William H. Eustace  who m. 17 Sept 1844, Fauquier Co., VA to Mary Lewis , daughter of Britain Lewis .

Thomas Eustace [xxxiii]

There is a Thomas Eustace  in the Fauquier Co., VA area around the same time as the children of Issac  & Susannah Eustace .  This Thomas Eustace, m. 28 Sep 1808 to Elizabeth George , with Joseph George  giving his consent.

John Eustace

3.1.  John Eustace , son of Issac  & Susannah (James) Eustace , b. 1790, Fauquier Co., VA[xxxiv]; d. 1839, Fauquier Co., VA[xxxv]; m. 9 Dec 1820[xxxvi], Fauquier Co., VA {by John Watts  [xxxvii]] to Louisa Boteler , daughter of Joseph Boteler , b. 1798; d. 1877.  John & Louisa (Boteler) Eustace  had:

3.1.1.     Nancy , b. 1792 ; d. 1850; m. ____ Martin .
3.1.2.      Sara Frances , d. 1878 ; m. Isaac  Peters .
3.1.3.      James , b. 1836 , Fauquier Co., VA; m 1st _________________; m 2nd 7 Dec 1877, Stafford Co., VA by Lee W. Lyle  to Nate (?) Steward , daughter of B & C. Steward , b. 1830, Stafford Co., VA.  Both resided in Stafford Co., VA at the time of their marriage.[xxxviii]
3.1.4.     Ann G., m. 1  Nov, Fauquier Co., VA to John H. Martin .[xxxix]

Elizabeth Eustace

3.2.  Elizabeth Eustace , daughter of Issac  & Susannah (James) Eustace , m. Harry Peters .    Harry & Elizabeth (Eustace) Peters  had:

3.2.1.  Issac  Peters , b. 1824; d. 1880; m. Sara Frances Eustace

For Further Information See Peters

Nancy Eustace

3.1.1.  Nancy Eustace , daughter of John & Louisa (Boteler) Eustace , b. 1792; d. 1877; m. ____  Martin .  ____ & Nancy (Eustace) Martin  had:

3.1.1.1.  Betty Martin , b. 1818; d. 1888; m. William Henly  Boteler , b. 1800; d. 1863. 

For  Further Information See Boteler.

Sara Frances Eustace

3.1.2.  Sara Frances Eustace , daughter of John & Louisa (Boteler) Eustace , b. 1822, Fauquier Co., VA[xl]; d. 1878, Calverton, Virginia; m. 23 Feb 1847, Issac  Peters , b. 1824, Fauquier Co., VA, d. 1880, Calverton, VA.[xli]

For Further Information See Peters


[i] "Fauquier County, Virginia Deeds 1759-1778", pp.1, 3, 6, 7, 12, 13, 16, 34, 56, 95, 98, 100, 104, 118, 144, 176 compiled by John K. Gott, 1988) Heritage Books, Inc.
[ii]
This is the date of his will.
[iii]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[iv]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[v]
The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51
[vi]
"Fauquier County, Virginia Deeds 1759-1778", pp.1, 3, 6, 7, 12, 13, 16, 34, 56, 95, 98, 100, 104, 118, 144, 176 compiled by John K. Gott, 1988) Heritage Books, Inc.
[vii]
  "Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 71, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[viii]
"Virginia County Court Records Fauquier County, Virginia Land Tax Books 1783-1787", compiled & edited by Ruth & Sam Sparacio (1997).
[ix]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[x]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xi]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 38
[xii]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 46
[xiii]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xiv]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xv]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xvi]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 39, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xvii]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xviii]
"Wills, Administrations and Marriages Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800", compiled by J. Estelle Stewart King (1939);  "Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 49, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xix]
"Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds: 1759-1854 and Marriage Returns: 1785-1848", by John K. Gott (1989) Heritage Books, Inc.
[xx]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxi]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxii]
"Virginia County Court Records Fauquier County, Virginia Land Tax Books 1783-1787", compiled & edited by Ruth & Sam Sparacio (1997).
[xxiii]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxiv]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxv]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxvi]
"Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 50, 54, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xxvii]
"Wills, Administrations and Marriages Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800", compiled by J. Estelle Stewart King (1939)
[xxviii]
  "Abstracts of Willis, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data", p. 49, by J. Estelle Stewart King, (1978 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland).
[xxix]
"Fauquier Families 1759-1799 Comprehensive indexed abstracts of Tax and Tithable Lists, Marriage Bonds and Minute, Deed, and Will Books, and Others", p. 112-113, by John P. Alcock (1994) Iberian Publishing Company Athens, Georgia.
[xxx]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 46
[xxxi]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 46
[xxxii]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 46
[xxxiii]
"Wills, Administrations and Marriages Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800", compiled by J. Estelle Stewart King (1939)
[xxxiv]
The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51
[xxxv]
The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51
[xxxvi]
"Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds: 1759-1854 and Marriage Returns: 1785-1848", by John K. Gott (1989) Heritage Books, Inc.
[xxxvii]
"Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds: 1759-1854 and Marriage Returns: 1785-1848", by John K. Gott (1989) Heritage Books, Inc.
[xxxviii]
"Marriage Records of the City of Fredericksburg and the County of Stafford, Virginia 1851-1900", p. 111, by Theresa A. Fisher (1994) Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, Maryland.
[xxxix]
Early Fauquier County Virginia Marriage Bonds 1759-1854, compiled and published by Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, 1965 Nancy Chappelear and John K. Gott, p. 82
[xl]
The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51
[xli]
The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51