Martha Vicaris 27
- Born: Abt 1685, Glouster County, Virginia 27,45
- Marriage: Col. William Todd in 1700 in Glouster County, Virginia 27
Great (x5) grandmother of Richard Perry Radcliffe.
From genforum genealogy.com. "I am also interested in Thomas Vicaris and his daughter. On Apr. 10, 1678 Thomas patented 1,260 acres on the north side of the Rappahannock River in what is now Stafford County, Virginia. This tract includes what later became the important 18th century town of Falmouth and an 87-acre island in the middle of the river. After his death, this property passed to his daughter, Martha (Vicaris) Todd who sold it. I'm very curious why Thomas patented land so far up the Rappahannock, though it may have been purely a matter of land speculation.
Also from the same site: "Some info of Rev. Thomas Vicaris in the book entitled "Cavaliers & Pioneers" by Nugent. I can't recall another title which has a lot of records of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester VA Vestry Meeting notes, and his name suddenly disappears from the accounts of the meetings. He had died but no mention of his death is made in the notes published. I also found his name in a family name book published by a distant cousin a few years ago entitled "WISDOM AND RELATED FAMILIES" by Billy Lewis Smith of Bedford, Texas. On page 8, par. I, reads: Thomas Wisdom's name first appeared in the Petsworth Parish, Glouchester Co., VA which was under the leadership of Rev. Thomas Vicaris and staff of Christ Church in 1662...Glouchester Co was that area of VA from the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay between the Yori and Rappohotoc rivers and inland about 20 miles to the King and Queen Co lines..It was comprised of three Parishes: Abington on the southern coast, Ware on the northern coast and Petsworth, which was all the remaining area between the mentioned rives. The Colonial Church (Christ Church) was located about the center of Petsworth Parish. The settlers, still very true to the Crown, built log homes in the areas selected for the church school. This was especially interesting to me since I had researched the Wisdoms much earlier but knew nothing of the Vicaris ancestry."
Noted events in her life were:
• Residence: Culpeper County, VA. 45
Martha married Col. William Todd, son of Major Thomas Todd II and Elizabeth Bernard, in 1700 in Glouster County, Virginia.27 (Col. William Todd was born in 1682 in , King and Queen County, VA, USA and died in 1709.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Alt. Marriage, Abt 1700. 45