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Elizabeth Macon (Moore)

Birthplace: King William County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. Augustine Moore of "Chelsea" and Elizabeth (Todd) Seaton Moore
Wife of James Macon
Mother of Elizabeth Aylett; David A. Macon and Lucy Macon
Sister of Augustine Moore; Bernard Moore, Sr.; Thomas Moore and Lucy Robinson
Half sister of Infant Moore and George Seaton

Managed by: James Hutchison
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About Elizabeth Macon

Elizabeth Moore Lloyd's will is dated 1779. It was found in the papers of Col. William Aylett of Fairfield, King William County, VA (Genealogies of Virginia Families, vol.3, p.517)



The Will of Mrs. Elizabeth Macon This is from a USGenweb page that as of 16 Mar 2004 no longer exists (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/kingwilliam/wills/m2500000.txt)


Found in the papers of Colonel William Aylett, of Fairfield, King William County, Va.

Communicated by William Winston Fountaine.

In the name of God Amen. I, Elizabeth Macon of the Parish of Saint John, in the county of King William, widow, being sick and weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, hereby revoking all wills by me heretofore made. I first desire, that all my just debts be paid. I give to my grandson, Philip Aylett, son of my daughter, Mary Aylett, one negro boy named Beverley to him and his heirs forever. I give to my granddaughter, Elizabeth Aylett(1), one negro girl named Charity, together with her future increase to her and her heirs forever; which two negroes are now in possession of Mr. Wm. Aylett. I also give my said granddaughter, Elizabeth Aylett, a bed and furniture, that was a blue and white Virginia cloth tick. I give and devise to my granddaughter Anne Claiborne my four negro girls named Rose, Temperance, Patty and Mourning, and my negro boy named Burwell, children of Lydia; also my negro man named George, his wife Doll and his five children, named Gowing, Judy, Burnet, Jenny and Anna, together with their future increase to her and her heirs forever. I also give to my said granddaughter Anne Claiborne her c hoice of twelve head of my neat-cattle and twelve head of my sheep, and a red leather trunk that stands up stairs, my glass cupboard, my desk and the bed, which stands up stairs over the dining room. I give my daughter Mary Aylett my chest of drawers and my easy armchair. All the rest and residue of my estate real and personal of what nature and kind soever, including the negroes lent to my son-in-law William Aylett and now in his possession, I give and devise to be equally divided between my daughter Mary Aylett and my grand-daughter Anne Claiborne to them and their heirs forever; but I further will and devise, and my true intent and ________________________________________________________ (1)Grandmother of Charles Campbell.

meaning is, that in case my daid granddaughter, Anne Claiborne, shall die during the life of her present husband without any child or children living at her death, then that the slaves herein devised to her with their future increase shall go to her father, Bartholomew Dandridge, and his heirs, to whom, in that case, I give and devise the same: and lastly, I appoint my sons-in-law Bartholomew Dandridge(1), and William Aylett Executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this tenth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine. 1779 Elizabeth Macon. Signed and sealed and published in the presence of


In 1858 Mrs. Mildred Campbell, the mother of Charles Campbell, the Virgnian Historian, and I examined the papers of our common ancestor, Colonel Willam Aylett, of "Fairfield", King William county, Va. Col. Aylett represented his county in the House of Burgesses from Feb. 10th, 1772 to May 26, 1774, and was a member of the celebrated Convention, which met in Williamsburg, in May, 1776. On the 22nd of that month, he resigned his seat, to accept the Commission of "Deputy Commissary General of the Forces in Virginia". He was promoted, and died, when about thirty-eight year old, in the service of the United States, as "Deputy Commissary General of the Southern Department". He was taken suddenly sick in Yorktown, and made his will the 12th of April, 1780; and died that day or the next.

Mrs. Campbell and I found among Col. Aylett's papers a packet containing the above will of Mrs. Macon, the will of her father, Col. Augustine Moore, of "Chelsea", and a memorandum in the handwriting of Col. Aylett, which reads thus: "Collo. Augustine moore of Chelsea was the son of a sister of Basil, the son of Thomas Moore who married a daughter of Sir Basil Brooke". _______________________________________________________ (1)Bartholomew Dandridge m. 1st Elizabeth Macon, eldest child of Col. James and Elizabeth Macon. Col. Augustine Moore mentions in his will, dated 20th January, 1742, his grand- daughter Elizabeth Macon. Dandridge married 2nd Mary, daughter of Julius King Burbidge. QUARTERLY V., p. 36, VI., 250. His daughter Anne by the first marriage married William Dandridge Claiborne.

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Elizabeth Macon's Timeline

King William County, Virginia, United States
January 20, 1741
Age 26
St. Paul's Parish, New Kent, Virginia
Age 64