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Cornelius Dabney, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
Death: before February 17, 1765
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Unknown
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius "the interpreter" Dabney and Susannah Anderson
Husband of 1st wife of Cornelius Dabney ll and Sarah Dabney
Father of Cornelius Dabney, Ill; William Dabney; John Dabney; Mary Harris; Mary Elizabeth “Betsey” Maupin and 3 others
Brother of Dorothy Trice; Benjamin Dabney; Mary Carr and Susannah Dabney
Half brother of David Anderson, Jr.; James Dabney; Sarah Winston and Capt. George Dabney, Sr.

Occupation: *will probated in Hanover VA 1765 ???were they D'aubigne????
Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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About Cornelius Dabney, II

Cornelius Dabney II was born to Cornelius Dabney I and his second wife, Susannah (__) about 1686 in New Kent County in the area that later became Hanover County.

He married his first wife, whose name is unknown, before 1713. They had three children: Cornelius, William, and John, who were named in his will. W. P. Anderson estimated their birth dates as 1713, 1714, and 1715. .

Cornelius first wife died before April, 1721, when he remarried to Sarah Jennings. They had six daughters: Mary; Elizabeth; Frances (Fanny); Anne (Anna); and two additional daughters whose forenames have not been found.


From FindAGrave:

  • Birth: Apr. 7, 1688 New Kent New Kent County Virginia, USA
  • Death: Feb. 17, 1765 Hanover Hanover County Virginia, USA

WILL OF CORNELIUS DABNEY

In the name of God Amen I Cornelius Dabney of St. Paul's Parish in the county of Hanover Being weak in body but sound and disposing mind, as usual thanks be to Almighty God for the Some Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and to prevent dispute about such worldly Estate as I Shall leave at my death do think it proper to make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following Imprimus Recommend my Soul into the hands of my great Creator from whom I received it and my body to be buried in humble hopes of a resurrection into eternal life through the merits and mediations of our blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and as to what worldly goods and Estate I am _____ of after my debts are paid, I give and bequeath the same as follows.

Item: To my wife Sarah "my featherbed and furniture, two trunks, the black walnut chest, one looking glass, one horse and saddle, two cows and calves, house safe at her disposal; to wife for life, 2 negroes, Jane & Bob, and my river dwelling plantation; after the death of my wife, my son John Dabney may have the land and Bob if pays 45 pounds to my daughters, Elizabeth Maupin, Frances Maupin and Anne Thompson, for said Bob and 45 pounds for my land.

Item: I give to my son William Dabney one hundred and fifty acres of land with the Plantation whereon he now lives and four negroes to wit - Judy, Venus, Christopher and Moses, and all my wearing apparel to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my son John Dabney one negro man named Will, my Saddle and my Guns to him and his heirs forever.

Item: My will and my desire is that the hundred and fifty acres of land and one Negro wench Amany That I intended for my Son Cornelius Dabney, deceased, may be sold and the money arising from Such Sale may be equally divided among all my deceased son's children .

My daughters, to equally divide the residue of my estate.

My son John Dabney and friend Harry Terrell, executors.

October 22, 1764

(signed) Cornelius Dabney

Witnesses: John Wingfield, Thomas Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.

November 5, 1764 Codicil; 1 shilling to each of my sons-in-law, Christopher Harris, Matthew Brown and William Johnson.

Witness John Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.

Recorded at Hanover Court February 7, 1765, by oaths John Wingfield and Harry Terrell. John Dabney and Harry Terrell qualified as executors;

At A Court of monthly Session held for Hanover County at the Courthouse on Tuesday the 22nd of December 1868. On motion of William Winston Dabney who this day produced in Court a copy of the last will and testament of Cornelius Dabney, deceased. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the same is a true copy duly attested by a former Clerk of the Court doth order the same to be recorded.

Test: R. O. Doswell, Clerk



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Parents:

  • Cornelius Dabney (1631 - 1694)
  • Susannah Pamunkey Dabney (D'Aubigne) (1643 - 1724)

Spouse:

  • Sarah Ann Jennings Dabney (1702 - 1790)*
Children:
  • William Dabney (1722 - 1767)*
  • John Dabney (1724 - 1773)*
  • Mary Dabney Harris (1726 - 1757)*
  • Frances Jennings Dabney Maupin (1731 - 1806)*
  • Anne Dabney Terrell (1735 - 1825)*

Siblings:

  • George Dabney (1669 - 1734)*
  • Mary Dabney Winston (1679 - 1760)*
  • Dorothy Dabney Anderson (1683 - 1742)*
  • Mary Dabney Carr (1685 - 1748)*
  • Cornelius Dabney (1688 - 1765)
  • David Anderson (1698 - 1735)**

  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Burial: Unknown


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Maintained by: Jeffrey Tull Originally Created by: Lila Cole Record added: Oct 06, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 42781613 https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=dabney&GSfn=cornelius&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=42781613&df=all&


Will of Cornelius Dabney

February 7, 1765. - In the County Court of Hanover the will of Cornelius Dabney was recorded. He names his wife Sarah. His children, whom he names in his will were: William, John and Cornelius; the latter died before he did, as he mentions that his portion of the estate was to be sold, and the proceeds divided among the children of his deceased son, Cornelius. He names his son-in-law C. Harris, his daughters Mary Elizabeth Maupin, Fanny Maupin, and Anna Thompson, and the husbands of two others, Brown and Johnson, and appointed John Dabney and Henry Terrell his executors. This will was dated October 25, 1764." (1)

In Old New Kent County, Vol. 2, p. 883, Dr. Malcolm Hart Harris reported that after the death of his first wife Eedeth, Cornelius Dabney married Susanah, whose second husband was David Anderson. In her will dated 5 February 1724 (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, pp. 632-634, Virginia State Library), Susanah Dabney-Anderson named her children:

Cornelius Dabney, the executor of her will. He married Sarah Jennings on 17 April 1721 (Virginia Marriage Records, by Wm. M. Clemons, Virginia State Library). His will was proved on 7 Feb. 1765 in which he named his wife Sarah and children William, John, Cornelius (deceased), Mary Elizabeth Maupin, Fanny Maupin, and Anna Thompson (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, beginning page 634, Virginia State Library).An executor of his will was his second son, John Dabney, who became a Brigadier General in the Revolutionary War. (1)

Notes

Dabney - or d'Aubigne

A descendant of the French Huguenot family of that name; two brothers having fled from France at the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 went to Wales and remained there for a time, then Cornelius and his brother John came to Virginia about 1715 or 1717. After the death of his first wife Cornelius Dabney married Sara Jennings in April 1721. The Dabneys changed the spelling of their name after coming to Virginia. Mary Elizabeth Dabney their eldest daughter--married Daniel, the brother of John Maupin.


Descended from Theodore Agrippa D'Aubigne, a French Huguenot b. 1550.

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Not the same as Cornelius "the interpreter" Dabney


In Old New Kent County, Vol. 2, p. 883, Dr. Malcolm Hart Harris reported that after the death of his first wife Eedeth, Cornelius Dabney married Susanah, whose second husband was David Anderson. In her will dated 5 February 1724 (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, pp. 632-634, Virginia State Library), Susanah Dabney-Anderson named her children:

Cornelius Dabney, the executor of her will. He married Sarah Jennings on 17 April 1721 (Virginia Marriage Records, by Wm. M. Clemons, Virginia State Library). His will was proved on 7 Feb. 1765 in which he named his wife Sarah and children William, John, Cornelius (deceased), Mary Elizabeth Maupin, Fanny Maupin, and Anna Thompson (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, beginning page 634, Virginia State Library).An executor of his will was his second son, John Dabney, who became a Brigadier General in the Revolutionary War.[SIC: not this John Dabney]


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Cornelius Dabney, II's Timeline

1688
April 7, 1688
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
1713
1713
Age 24
New Kent County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1714
1714
Age 25
New Kent County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1715
1715
Age 26
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1723
February 10, 1723
Age 34
Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1726
December 25, 1726
Age 38
Probably St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1731
1731
Age 42
Hanover County, Province of Virginia
1733
1733
Age 44
Hanover, Virginia