|Offspring of Sarah Shelton and Richard Gossage (1675-1702) ¢|
|Christian Gossage (c1702-?)||1702|| John Poindexter (1696-1753)|
|Offspring of John Shelton and Jane unknown (bef1681)|
|Sarah Shelton (c1681-?)||1681|| Richard Gossage (1675-1702)|
- William Allen Shade 19:36, September 13, 2009 (UTC)
VA, 1977, 671]. He previously had received a patent to 337 acres in St. Stephen's Parish of New Kent County, for the transportation of seven persons into the colony [SHELTON FAMILY GENEALOGICAL NOTES, Manuscript Collection #30057, LVA]. The will of Richard Gissedge, written 3 Mar 1702/3 and entered for probate on 20 May of the same year, no longer exists. Richard Gissedge divided his real property into four parts, but does not specify to whom it was to be left. He is more specific concerning Mr.Gissedge's personal property which was divided into three parts; one-third to his widow, Sarah, one-third to his daughter, Mary Lipscomb, wife of Ambrose Lipscomb; and one-third to his daughter, Christian Gissedge [who married a Poindexter, and one of their descendants was the Hon. George Poindexter, first delegate to Congress from the Territory of Mississippi, later a governor of the state and a U.S. Senator]. Bequests were made to his friends William Noyes, Daniel Miles, and Robert Sercey.
parents were Richard Gissedge and Sarah Shelton