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Anne Sheppard Foster (Warren)

Birthplace: Jamestown, James City County, Virginia Colony
Death: Died in Jamestown, James City Colony, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj Robert Sheppard and Elizabeth Sheppard Warren
Wife of Thomas Hart, Sr.; William Newsom, III and George Foster
Mother of Henry Hart, Sr.; Thomas Hart; Robert Hart; William Newsom, IV; John Newsom and 7 others
Sister of Elizabeth Jones Lane; John Shepherd; John Sheppard; Robert Sheppard, d.s.p.; William Sheppard, d.s.p. and 7 others
Half sister of Thomas Cockerham; William Cockerham, II; Mary Elizabeth Warren; Elizabeth Honeycutt and Thomas John Warren, Jr.

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About Anne Sheppard Foster

   After the death of William Nusom, his wife Anne married George Foster.
   The account of William Nusom 's estate dated 04 March 1694 and recorded 28 May, 1695 shows the estate indebted to George Foster and Anne his wife, one of the executors of the said deceased.
   The marriage took place between 11 April 1693, and 02 January 1694. On the former date Anne Nusom released her dower in the estate of William Nusom
   (Surry Orders 1691-1715, page 63) and on the later date George Foster rendered an account of William Nusom's estate, page 95.
   George Foster gave his age as 55 in 1694. His first wife was Elizabeth (deed 01 August 1674, D & W 1671-84, page 61.) She was perhaps related to the Bird family as John Thompson age 33 deposed in 1695 said that John Bird left his property to his cousin William Foster
   (D & W 1693-1709, page 30.)
   George Foster died in 1697. His will dated 06 December 1697 and probated 04 January 1697 mentions his wife Anne, sons William and Thomas Foster, daughters Mary and Elizabeth Hart and appoints his son William executor.
   (page 148).
   The son William Foster seems to have married a daughter of Nicholas Witherington and his wife Katherine ( deed from them to their grandson William Foster in 1712 (D & W 1715-30, page 327.)
   Mary Foster married Henry Hart and Elizabeth Foster married Thomas Hart, sons of Anne Newsome Foster by her first marriage. Thomas Foster married Anne Hart.
   Anne Foster died in 1711. Her will was dated 27 March 1707 and was probated in Surry County 20 March 1710. She left all her property to her youngest sons Robert and Thomas Newsume-with the exception of her wearing apparel which she left to her daughters Elizabeth and Anne (D & W 1709-15, page 48.)

Father: Robert Sheppard

Mother: Elizabeth Spencer b: 1623 in Virginia

Marriage 1 William Newsome


1. Has Children Thomas Newsom b: 1685 in Surry, Virginia

Marriage 2 George Foster

Marriage 3 Hart


Thomas Hart

Henry Hart


Title: John C Pace, Jr gave a tree to his son, JCPace III

-------------------- Anne Sheppard (then Mrs. Anne Foster) died in 1711. Her will, dated March 27, 1707, and probated in Surry County, March 20, 1710/11, leaves all her property to her 'youngest sons, Robert and Thomas Newsom', with the exception of her wearing apparel, which she leaves to her daughters, Elizabeth and Anne (Surry County, Virginia, D & W 1709-15, p. 48

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Anne Sheppard Foster's Timeline

Jamestown, James City County, Virginia Colony
Age 17
Surrey, Virginia, United States
Age 19
Age 19
Surry, VA, USA
Age 21
Jamestown, Surry, Virginia, USA
January 4, 1669
Age 24
Surry, Surry, Virginia
Age 25
Age 25
Jamestown, Surry Co., Va
Age 27
Surry Co., VA
Age 28
Lawnes Creek, Surry County, Virginia