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Margaret Floyd / Eyre (Humphreys)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Henrico, Virginia
Death: Died in Henrico Co. (now Goochland Co.) VA
Place of Burial: Henrico, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William (Will) Humphreys and Mary Humphreys
Wife of Joseph Eyre and Morris Floyd, Sr.
Mother of Margaret de Hudspeth and Jane Fouquet

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About Margaret Floyd / Eyre

Joseph EYRES & Margaret (HUMPHREY) EYRES ID 1922 & 1923 rin 52 & 53 (Also includes Morris FLOYD/LOYD & Margaret HUMPHREY EYRES FLOYD) 1923 & 1923s2 Surname also spelled EYRE, AYER, AYERS, AYRES Joseph Parents William & Ann (DANVERS) EYRES 9 Born About 1638 Probably Isle of Wight Co., VA Married 1662 Charles City Co. VA Died Between 1677 & 1680 Henrico Co. VA Margaret Parents William & Mary (MAXEY) HUMPHREY No known siblings Born ca 1642 probably Henrico Co. VA Married Second marriage to Morris/Maurice LOYD/FLOYD before 1686. I don't know if there were anychildren from this marriage. Died After 1692 Probably Henrico Co. VA Children of Joseph & Margaret as listed in the will of William HUMPHREY, dated 19 Jan 1685: Jane EYRE Margaret EYRE Hannah EYRE William EYRE Margaret and each of the grandchildren inherited 10 pounds sterling, and the four grandchildren rceived equal shares of "all my moveablegoods." Marriages of the children of Joseph & Margaret EYRES: Jane bet 1685 & 1692 to William FUQUA, also shown as GillFUCQUE, Gullaume FUQUA, Guillaume FOUQUET(T). and GillFUCKETT; Margaret bet Oct 1688 & Oct 1689 to Ralph HUDSPETH; Hannah & William - I don't know. 23 Apr 1681 Morris LOYD patented 489 acres in Charles City Co: 200 on Turkey Island Creek bought from William HUMPHRYS and 289 on N. side of James River in Westopher Parish. 1 19 Jan 1685 William(X)"Wi ll" HUMPHRIES signed a will naming his daughter, Margaret FLOYD (wife of Maurice FLOYD) his sole executrix. 2 1 Jun 1687 Margarett, wife of Maurice FLOYD, granted as executrix of Wm HUMPHREY's will. Securities: Robt. POVALL & Jno WATSON. Appraisers appointed: Giles CARTER, John ANOT, Robert POVALL, &Dan.l Price. 3 1688 Petition of Margaret FLOYD, executrix of William, in regard to her two daughters. 9 25 Aug 1692 Ralph HUDSPEATH & Robert POVALL enter themselves securities for Margt. FLOYD's probate of the last will & testament of Wm. HUMPHREYS decd. 4 1692 Henrico Co. Orphans Court record regarding legacies William made to his grandchildren. 9 1 Apr 1702 Morris FLOYD patented 100 acres in King & Queen Co. 5 23 Oct 1703 Margt. FLOYD headright of William WINSTON & John KIMBROin King William Co., St. John's Parish 6 [Are these last two for our Morris & Margt.?] 1 Jun 1726 Morris (X) FLOYD signed a will. John POVEALL one ofthe witnesses. 7 1 Monday Sep 1728 Appraisal of the estate of Morris FLOYD decd.returned & recorded. John POVALL one of the appraisers. 8

Correspondence in my file, from Lea Dowd, suggests that Morris & Margaret FLOYD may have had children.


SOURCES 1 Cavaliers & Pioneers, Nell M. Nugent, Vol II, p 218 Patent Book 7, p 75 2 I have a copy of Wm. HUMPHRIES' will. I received it in 1990 from Carlene P. Brown of Longview, TX. 3 The Edward Pleasants Valentine Papers Henrico Co. Records Vol. III p.1299 Vol. 1682-1701 p.128 4 Ibid p.1300 Orphans Court 1677-1701 p 33 5 Cavaliers & Pioneers Vol. III p.59 Patent Book 9 p.452 6 Ibid p.77 p.562 7 Valentine Papers Vol. III p.1303 Vol 1725-1737 p.185 8 Ibid p.1303 p.202 9 Gedcom from Lila Lee Richardson Hagerty

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Margaret Floyd / Eyre's Timeline

1642
1642
Henrico, Virginia
1666
1666
Age 24
Charles City Co., Virginia
1671
1671
Age 29
Henrico, VA
1692
1692
Age 50
Henrico Co. (now Goochland Co.) VA
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Henrico, VA, USA