Rebecca Francis

Rebecca Francis

Female 1787 -

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  • Name Rebecca Francis 
    Born 15 Sep 1787 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I1911  avefamily
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2012 

    Family Henry Dupree,   b. 8 Oct 1779 
    Married 8 Oct 1805 
    • "Louis Dupree the father of Henry Dupree departed this life in January 1787 and was 60 years old.

      Elizabeth Dupree, Mother of Henry Dupree died the 21st of Sept. 1813. She was 73 years old.

      Henry Dupree was born on the 8th of October 1779.
      Rebecca Dupree, formerly Francis, was born on the 15th day of September 1787. We were married on the 8th day of October 1805."

      webmaster: unfortunately, I can't find in my records where I found this reference, though it sounds like a Bible record.
    +1. Sarah Elizabeth Dupree,   b. 30 Mar 1809,   d. After 1880, Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Her sisters owned the slave Nat Turner, who led the famous slave insurrection in Southampton Co., VA:

      from Keith Francis (7/2012):

      "Esther Francis was married to Samuel G. Turner, who was the father of Mary C. Turner Brown.
      Sarah Francis was first married to Thomas Moore - they had a child, Putnam Moore, who was the lawful owner of Nat Turner, even though he was a child.

      Sarah Francis secondly married Joseph Travis after the death of her first husband. Both these women were sisters to Rebecca Francis
      Dupree, mother, of Sarah Dupree Avent. Sarah Francis Travis and her whole family were murdered in the Nat Turner insurrection along
      with her brother Salathiel Francis. Plus the grandchildren of Esther Francis Turner were murdered on the farm of Nathaniel W. Francis.
      They were Samuel Turner Brown and John Lewis Dupree Brown. The second wife of Samuel G. Turner was Elizabeth Reese (Williamson), former
      wife of Anselm Williamson (and my direct ancestor), who was murdered during the insurrection. She was my great grandmother's grandmother."