Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameRichard Scoggin 1099, 7G Grandfather
Birthca 1695, Bristol Psh, Prince George Co VA
Death1770 Age: 75
FatherRichard George Scoggin (~1665-)
1Mary (Unknown) , 7G Grandmother
Birthca 1699, Washington Co VA
Deathca 1780, Antrim Psh, Halifax, VA Age: 81
Marriageca 17201124
ChildrenJohn (Jonathan?) (1721-1760)
 Richard Thomas (1723-)
 Francis (1725-)
 Lutitia (Twin) (1729-)
 Martha (Twin) (1729-)
 Mary (1732-)
 Anne D. (1734-)
 Ruth (ca1745-)
2Ruth Bostic , Step 7G Grandmother
Notes for Richard Scoggin
The wife of Richard Scoggin has also been given as Ruth Bostic.1099 However, Richard was not married to Ruth Bostic, although he fathered a child with her. When Mary Scoggin died in about 1780 one of her bequests was to John Scoggin (illegitimate son of Ruth Bostick).1096

On the Bristol Parish Register, Prince George County, Virginia, the children listed for Richard and Mary Scoggin include John, Richard, Francis, Martha, Lutia, Mary, and Anne. (original spelling and punctuation retained):1096
John son of Rich: & Mary Scoggin born 22th July last bapt 17th Sepr 1721
Rich son of Rich & Mary Scoggin born 15th feb last bapt May 26th 1723
Francis son of Rich'd and Mary Scogin born 22nd augst 1725
Martha & Lutia Drs of Richd & Mary Scoggan Born 11th of July 1729
Mary datr of Richd and Mary Scoggan born 1st July 1732 bapt 20th Aug 1732
Anne D: of Richard and Mary Scogin Born 25th May 1734 Bapt 11th August

Upon his death in 1770, Richard II left all of his property, which included "three Negroes, London, Sam and Siss", to his wife, Mary. At that time, Mary entered into indenturement papers which transferred the sum of $75.00 to a man named, Stephen Norton, of Orange, North Carolina and transferred to Mary Scoggins a 152 acre tract of land on the Broad River. Executors were Mary, his wife, and David Wall, his son-in-law. Witnesses were David Grant, John Foulkner, and John Dunkly.1096
Notes for Mary (Spouse 1)
According to Kevin Skoglund, Mary’s “maiden name was either Ray, Webb or Harney. (If Harney, then her parents may have been William and Sarah Harney.)1096

Upon her death about 1780 in Antrim Parish, Halifax, Virginia, in Mary Scoggin's will, she leaves all of her worldly goods as follows: John Wilson (Son-in-law): one-half of her land in the State of North Carolina and one negro slave, London; John Scoggin (illegitimate son of Ruth Bostick): The other half of her land and two negro slaves, Jan and Jockey, one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf; Sally Scoggin: Bed and furniture, a negro slave named Ely and one cow and calf; Daniel Wall (son-in-law): her negro slave Sam and, after Daniel's demise, to his son John Wall. Charles Bostick (son-in-law): a negro woman slave. Mary closes her will by requesting that the remainder of her estate be sold and distributed, in equal shares, to her four sons-in-law: John Wilson, Daniel Wall, David Wall and Charles Bostick. (Source: Library of Virginia, Will Book No. 1, 1773-1783 (Reel 36), pages 336, 336a. Will probated 16 Nov 1780. Inventory and appraisement recorded 21 Dec 1780.)1096
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