Name: Francis Gouldman WARING
Birth: 23 JUL 1717 in Goldberry, Essex Co., VA
Death: BEF 21 OCT 1771 in Essex Co., VA
Change Date: 18 MAR 2016
!Francis Waring, son of Colonel Thomas Waring, was colonel of the Essex county militia, and burgess for Essex in 1758-1761, 1761-1765 and 1766-1768; was one of the signers of the Northern Neck protest against the Stamp Act. He died in 1771. Virginia Biography, pg 352.
!Col. Francis Waring was a Justice, vestryman and Burgess for Essex Co., VA 1758-1764. He later inherited Goldberry and purchased Mahockney with 1,154 acres near Mount Landing in Essex as a gift for his nephew, William Catesby Latane. Col. Warner signed Richard Henry Lee's celebrated protest against the Stamp Act in 1765.
!Col. Francis Gouldman Waring (b. July 23, 1717 - d. 1770) married Lucy Cocke, daughter of William Cocke and Elizabeth Catesby. Col. Francis Waring followed his father as a member of the House of Burgesses, 1758-1769, being the fifth generation of his family to represent Rappahannock and later Essex County In 1766 Col. Francis Waring was a signer of Richard Henry Lee's famous protest against The Stamp Act known as The Leedstown Resolutions. He led the Essex planters in support of these Resolutions. Col. Francis Waring resided at Goldberry.
!(54) Lucy3 Cocke, the fifth child of (2) Secretary Cocke, married Col. Francis Waring, who was son of Col. Thos. Waring who emigrated from England and settled in Essex county, Virginia, in the latter part of the 17th century. He was burgess from that county, and died at his family seat, "Goldberry," in January, 1754. His son Col. Francis resided at the family seat, represented his county in the House of Burgesses in 1764, was signer of Richard Henry Lee's famous protest against the Stamp Act (see Bishop Meade's History of Old Churches and Families of Virginia, vol. 2, p. 435), and died in 1771. Captain Roger Jones, of London and Virginia : some of his antecedents and descendants : with appreciative notice of other families, Jones, L. H.. Albany, N.Y.. J. Munsell's Sons. 1891. p. 135. Online at Ancestry.com.
!15 Jan 1754: Named in father's will.
!1764: Francis Waring was signer of Richard Henry Lee's famous protest against the Stamp Act Bishop Meade's History of Old Churches and Families of Virginia, vol. 2, p. 435
!21 Oct 1771: Francis Waring's will was dated 31 Oct 1770, prov. 21 Oct 1771, gives son Thomas Gouldman the land he lives on; son William the tract bought of Samuel Thompson and William Meggott named Cockeland and next to land of Samuel Henshaw and Henry Garnett, and his lot No. 3 in Beaufort Town; son Henry land bought of Augustine Brougham's Estate, next to that of Theophilus Travers, Griffin Brougham and Wm. Waring and his lot No. 5 in Beaufort town. Grist mill to be sold to pay his debts..Rest of estate to be divided by daus. Ball and Robb; Thomas Gouldman, William Waring, Henry Waring, Elizabeth Ball, Lucy, Ann Waring, Susannah Waring. Sons Thomas and William and Spencer M. Ball and James Robb, Executors. Wits. William Waring Robb and John Walsh.
Father: Thomas II WARING b: ABT 1675 in England
Mother: Elizabeth GOULDMAN b: 1698 in Essex Co., VA
Lucy COCKE b: ABT 1710 in Williamsburg, VA
- Thomas Gouldman WARING b: ABT 1737
- Lucy WARING b: ABT 1738
- Henry WARING b: ABT 1740
- Elizabeth Catesby WARING b: ABT 1742 in Goldsborough, Essex Co., VA
- Ann WARING b: ABT 1746
- William Cocke WARING b: ABT 1748 in Essex Co., VA
- Susannah WARING b: ABT 1750 in Goldsborough, Essex Co., VA