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Elizabeth Rowland (Proctor)

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Surry County, Virginia Colony
Death: circa 1752 (55-71)
Albemarle County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joshua Proctor and Katherine Proctor
Wife of William Rowland, IV
Mother of Joshua Rowland; William Rowland; John Rowland; Elizabeth Bryant; Joseph Rowland and 1 other
Sister of John Proctor; Nicholas Proctor; William Proctor; Richard Proctor, Sr; Rowland Proctor and 7 others
Half sister of Robert Proctor

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Elizabeth Rowland

Elizabeth Rowland is mentioned in the 1717 will of Joshua Proctor as being his daughter. William Warren is a witness.

Wills: PROCTER, Joshua, 1718: Surry County, VA Probate 1/1719 Bk 7

Surry Co., VA, Deeds, Wills, Etc. 7 (1715-1730), pp. 235-36

In the Name of God Amen I Joshua PROCTER of Southwark psh: being in perfect health, Sence, and Memory thanks be to Almighty God for it: but Considering the uncertainty and frailty of mans life do make ordain and appoint this to be my Last Will and Testament Revoaking and Disannuling and Void all former Wills made by me and this in manner and form as followeth (Viz)

First and above all I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me trusting in the Merritts of my Blessed Saviour Jesus Christ for a full and free pardon of all my willfull and frail Sins Committed in this wicked and Vicious Life: And my body to be buried in a Christian form at the discretion of my well beloved and dutyfull Chrildren [sic] and for what worldly Goods and Estate God of his Mercy has bestowed on meafter all my Just Debts paid I Give and bequeath as following

I Give unto my Sons Robert and Richard PROCTER five hundred Sixty Six Acres of Land Joyning upon Mr Richard WASHINGTON and Henry WATKINS the dividing Line is upon upon a branch on the West side of my Son Rich:d house runing N.W. to a branch called a Spring branch from thence N.W. to a white wood tree standing in my Line I give it to them and their heirs for Ever~

I give unto my son Nicholas PROCTER One hundred and Sixty Acres of Land whereon I now live with all houses and Orchards and all advantages thereto belonging to him and his heirs for Ever~

I give unto my son Nicholas PROCTER one feather bed with the furniture belonging to it~

I give unto my son Richard PROCTER ten Shillings Curr:t mony

I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth ROWLAND ten Shillgs: Curr:t mony

I give unto my Daughter Katherine forty Shillings Current mony

I give unto my Daughter Sarah five pounds Currant mony

I Appoint my Loving Son Robert PROCTER my hole and Sole Executor of this my Will and Testament and I commit it to his Charge and Care my two Daughters Mary & Hannah till they shall Come to the full age of one and twenty or Married and I give my said daughters upon the full age of one and twenty or Married five pounds a piece to be paid them either upon day of marryage or the full age of one and twenty which shall first happen by my Execut:r Robert PROCTER out of my moveable Estate which he the said Robert PROCTER can best Spare to them till he hath paid them both their five pounds a peice

In Witness hereof I have set my hand and Seal this 22:d day of March 1717/8

Joshuah PROCTOR: Sealed with red wax

J his Mrke

Signed Sealed & Acknowledged to be his Will & desire in ye presents of



At a Court held for at Southwark for the County of Surry Jan:ry ye 20:th 1719 The above menc'oned Will of Joshuah PROCTER deced: thus presented by Rob:t PROCTER Ex:r thereof who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of Allen WARREN Will: WARREN & Thomas SMITH Witnesses thereto the same was ordered to be recorded and is recorded by~

Jn:o ALLEN Cl Cur:a


Family Data Collection - Births about Elizabeth Proctor

Name: Elizabeth Proctor

Father: Joshua Proctor

Mother: Katherine Owen

Birth Date: 1676

City: Surry

State: VA

Country: USA


Family Data Collection - Individual Records about William Rowland

Name: William Rowland

Spouse: Elizabeth Proctor ***

Parents: William Rowland, Ann Ellis

Birth Place: Surry Co, VA

Birth Date: 1690

Marriage Place: VA

Marriage Date: 1710

Death Place: Surry Co, VA


•Name: Elizabeth Proctor

•Sex: F

•Birth: ABT 1699 in Surry Co, Virginia

•Death: AFT 1752

Father: Joshua Proctor b: 1650 in Surry Co, Virginia

Mother: Katherine Owen b: 1666 in Surry Co, Virginia

Marriage 1 William Rowland (IV) b: 1690 in Surry Co, Virginia


1. William Rowland (Jr) b: ABT 1712 in Virginia

2. Joshua Rowland b: ABT 1715 in Virginia

3. John Rowland b: ABT 1719 in Surry Co, Virginia

4. Joseph Rowland b: ABT 1721 in Surry Co, Virginia

5. JESSE ROWLAND b: 1726 in Virginia

6. Elizabeth Rowland

7. Rebecca Rowland

8. Tabitha Rowland

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Elizabeth Rowland's Timeline

Surry County, Virginia Colony
June 13, 1715
Age 26
Age 29
Province of Virginia
Age 30
Surry, Virginia
Age 31
Granville, NC
Age 31
Surry County, Virginia
Age 37
Surry County, Province of Virginia
Age 63
Albemarle County, Province of Virginia