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Captain Richard Gatewood Jr.
abt 1715 in Essex, Va
D-abt 1760 in Essex, Va.

Father: Richard Gatewood Sr. b-abt 1681
Mother: Rachel Kemp
b-3 Apr 1696

Wife: Francis "Frankey" Tyler
MARRIAGE: abt 1744

Will of Richard Gatewood Jr. dtd 1 Apr 1760 Essex Co.

He asks that his Aunt Elizabeth Gatewood (wife of Thomas), be taken care of out of his est (even tho Elizabeth had a number of ch of her own, all adult). Money was deducted to help "Aunt Lizzie" (who d in a year or so.) (Poss he did this because she had been like a mother to him when he was growing up.)

Richard had married Frances (Frankly) Tyler in 1744.
After his death in 1760, Frances married Robert Cole in 1761 (deed Essex Co. Bk 29 p. 81) When Frankey Cole (late Gatewood) & Robert Cole, her husband, deeded to John Thomas tract of land which Richard Gatewood , dec'd seized of and which Frankey claims as dower. Right in land of late husband, Richard Gatewood.

Frances will dtd 11 Oct 1785 pr June 1800 Essex Co. It names 2 Cole daus, Lucy & Fanny, as heirs; Philemon Gatewood, exec.



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