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Martha Harvie (Gaines)

Birthplace: Richmond, Lancaster County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: October 07, 1802 (82)
Broad River, Elbert County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George W Gaines and Eleanor Gaines
Wife of Colonel John Harvie and Colonel John Harvie
Mother of Colonel John Harvie, II; Elizabeth Marks; Jeanette Jordan; Margaret Harvie; Martha Gaines Harvie and 9 others
Sister of Margaret Pryor; Bernard Gaines; Mary Taylor and Bernard Gaines

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About Martha Harvie

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A052128

m. 1737; spouse, John Harvey, s/o Richard Sr & Mary Harvie of Scotland.

On 10 Oct 1742 he married Martha Gaines in Albermarle, Colony of Virginia. Their children are:

  1. John Harvie, Jr. 1742-1807. Married Margaret Morton.
  2. Richard Harvey 1743-1800. No known wife / children.
  3. Mary Harvie 1745-the wife of David Meriwether.
  4. Martha Harvie 1749-1818. Married John Moore.
  5. Elizabeth Harvie 1754-1793 the wife of James Marks.
  6. Daniel Harvie 1759-m. Sarah Taliaferro.
    1. William who m. Judith Cosby.
    2. Martha a wife of John Moore.
    3. Margaret, the wife of John Davenport.
  7. William Harvie 1761-1814. Married Judith Cosby.
  8. Janet the wife of Reuben Jordan

Some of thse families resided for a time in Amherst, but all except John emigrated to Wilkes Co Georgia in the decade of 1790.[3]

John Harvie died on 3 Dec 1767 in Richmond, Colony of Virginia [2]

The following is a copy of Richard's will filed in Oglethorpe Co, GA. as well as that of his mother, Martha Gaines.

Will of Martha Gaines Harvie

Oglethorpe Co, GA Wills
[pg 154][Oglethorpe Co. Wills, book A, 1793-1807]
Pages 105-106.

Martha Harvie of Oglethorpe Co.

  • To my grand daughter Martha G. Harvie, daughter of my son Wm. Harvie, my Negro girl named Millinda.
  • To my grand daughter Janette my Negro girl Matilda.
  • To my son William Harvie my Negro woman Letty, and whatever children Letty has hereafter to be distributed among William's children. When my son Wm. dies, Letty is to live with one of William's children of her choice, and is to receive five dollars a year in token of my regard for her.
  • My Negro man Gabril to be sold if he so chooses, and to receive ten dollars. * To my grand daughter Martha G. Bradley blankets and counterpain.
  • To grand daugh- ter Lucy P. Moore blankets, etc.
  • To Massy Powers in consideration for the great regard I have for her, $40.
  • My lands in Jackson Co. to be equally divided between my grand son Daniel Harvie and the first son my son William may have.
  • To my grand daughters Mary, Margret & Janette[?] $100 each.
  • To my son Wm. Harvie, my grandsons Nicholas M. Marks & Daniel g. Moore and my friends Thomas Meriwether & John Davenport, in trust, for the use of my daughter Martha Moore, that part of my estate from the will of my late husband John Harvie dec'd, which would have descended to my daughter Martha, the reversion of which I have bought of John Moore, also $100; at Martha's death to go to her children except Martha G. Jordan & Wm. Moore, who have already been provided for.
  • The rest of my estate to be left in the hands of my son Wm., to be equally divided between my grand children Peggey & Betey Jordan, Frankey Harvie, Betey & Peggy Moore, Martha Guerry[?] and Polley Marks, daughter of my grandson John H. Marks.
  • Exor: son Wm. Dated 25 Sept 1801.
  • Signed: Martha Harvie. Wit: James Bradley, Nicholas M.Marks. Rec. 2 Feb 1802.
  • Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy: Apr 3 2020, 20:20:37 UTC
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Martha Harvie's Timeline

November 11, 1719
Richmond, Lancaster County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Albemarle County, Virginia
September 12, 1745
Albermarle County, Virginia
Albemarle County, Virginia, Colonial America
August 24, 1749
Albemarle Co., Virginia
August 24, 1754
Aberfoyle, Albemarle County, Virginia, Colonial America