Francis Flournoy

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About Francis Flournoy

Francis was a French Huguenot who came to Virginia in 1700. From "The Greer (Grier) Frontiersmen and Related Families" Volume 1, page 425

Francis [Francois Flourney] owned large estates in the Virginia counties of Henrico and Chesterfield.
Land office records show that from 1723 to 1751 he acquired 4,821 acres.
His total holdings may have been much greater

Family

Francois was christened on Feb 4, 1686 in Ch Madeleine

Francois married Marry Baugh they had 6 children

  • Marry 1713, Jean 1715, Jacob 1717, Francis 1719, William 1721, Jane 1726.

Francois Married Mary Gibson abt. 1733 in VA. they had 5 children

  • Gibson 1734, Sarah 1735 ( who married Capt. William Wooldridge who was Edward's brother, Sarah is Mary Flournoy Wooldridge half sister. Mary was married to Edward) James 1736, Josiah 1738, Martha1740.

Will

Francis Flournoy's will is dated 13 April 1770. An inventory was taken 2 May 1773, and the will was proved 2 July 1773 (Chesterfield County, Virginia, Order Book 5:302). The will is filed in Will Book 2, on page 262 , at the Chesterfield County Courthouse in Virginia. It mentions sons Francis [Frank], Jacob, James, Gipson, William, and Josiah, daughters Mary, Jean, Martha, and Sarah, as well as grandsons Francis (son of Jacob ), James (son of James), and Lorance (son of Francis). Witnesses were Edward Friend, Edmond Wooldridge, and Francis Dickinson.


Children of FRANCOIS FLOURNOY and MARY BAUGH are:

	i.	 	MARY8 FLOURNOY, b. 1713; d. Unknown; m. EDWARD WOOLRIDGE; b. 1711; d. Unknown.
	ii.	 	JEAN FLOURNOY, b. 1715; d. Unknown.
	iii.	 	JACOB FLOURNOY, b. 1717; d. Unknown.
	iv.	 	FRANCIS FLOURNOY, b. 1719; d. Unknown.
	v.	 	WILLIAM FLOURNOY, b. 1721; d. Unknown.

19. vi. JANE FLOURNEY OR FLOURNOY, b. 1726, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. 1806, Bedford County, Virginia.

Children of FRANCOIS FLOURNOY and MARY GIBSON are:

	vii.	 	MARY8 FLOURNOY, d. Unknown.
	viii.	 	JANE FLOURNOY, d. Unknown.
	ix.	 	FRANCIS FLOURNOY, d. Unknown.
	x.	 	WILLIAM FLOURNOY, d. Unknown.
	xi.	 	JACOB FLOURNOY, d. Unknown.

20. xii. GIBSON FLOURNOY, SR., b. Abt. 1734; d. Unknown.
21. xiii. SARAH FLOURNOY, b. 1735, Chesterfield, Virginia; d. May 1806, Elbert, Elbert County,Georgia.

	xiv.	 	JAMES FLOURNOY, b. Abt. 1736; d. Unknown.

22. xv. JOSIAH FLOURNOY, b. September 03, 1741, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. July 15, 1819, Chesterfield County, Virginia.
23. xvi. MARTHA FLOURNOY, b. Abt. 1742, Dial Parish, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. December 1805, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

From https://www.genealogy.com/ftm/i/n/g/George-A-Ingram/GENE6-0007.html...

Citations

  • Flournoy Rivers. “The Flournoy Family.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 2, no. 3, 1895, pp. 318–327. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/4241823.
  • Childs, J. Rives. “Some European Connections of the Flournoy, Rives, Binns, and Porteus Families.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 73, no. 4, 1965, pp. 485–489. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/4247160
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Francis Flournoy's Timeline

1686
January 31, 1686
Geneva, GE, Switzerland
1713
1713
Henrico, Virginia, United States
1717
1717
Chesterfield, VA
1719
1719
Chesterfield, VA
1721
1721
Chesterfield,,Virginia,USA
1726
1726
Chesterfield, VA
1735
1735
Henrico County, Province of Virginia
1736
May 1, 1736
Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, VA, United States