Frances [likely LIGHTFOOT]
(-After 1727)


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Frances [likely LIGHTFOOT]

  • Marriage: Gibson GIBSON
  • Died: After 1727

   Another name for Frances was Fran.

  Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Sandy Point Cemetery: Charles City County, VA. In the Lightfoot cemetery (mostly LIGHTFOOTS) at Sandy Point, Charles City County, VA are headstones with these inscriptions without date:

Here Lyes the Body of

Here Lyes the Body of

Here Lyes the Body of

William and Mary College Quarterly, V. 4, No.2, p.124

additional tombstones, p122:
Philip Lighfoot
son of John Lightfoot, Esq,
Barister at Law, son of John
Lightfoot Minister of Stoke
Bruain in Northamptonshire

This Tomb is Sacred to the Memory
of the Houourable Philip Lightfoot Esquire.
In various Employments of Public Trust
An Example
of Loyalty to his King, of Affection to his Country
In the several Regards of Private Life
A Pattern
Worthy of Imitation
An Equanimity with few are (cap)able of
Conducted him with success
Through the [less] elevated Scenes of Life
And continued to be the Ornament
Of the most Exalted.
Not arrogant with Prosperity
He graced a superiour Fortune

Old Tombstones in Charles City County.


Acquired by his own Industry, and honesty.
Not imperious with advancement
He rose to almost the highest honours of his Country
His Rank & Fortune made him more Extensively * *
He was descended from an Ancient Family in England
Which came over to Virginia in a Genteel and Honble Character
On the 30th Day of May, 1748, in the 59th Year of his [Age]
His Spirit returned to God who gave it
And his Body reposes Here
In sure and certain Hopes of a joyfull resurrection


[An upright tomb'96one side]

Francis Lightfoot, son of
William & Mildred Lightfoot
Born the 13th day of May 1747
Died the 24th March 1748-9

[Another side]

to the Memory of
William only son of
William H and
Sarah S. Lighfoot
Who departed this Life
On the 27th of October
Aged 25 years and 27 days


Here Lieth Interred the Body of
Mrs Elizabeth Lightfoot
Wife of Mr Francis Lightfoot Gent
who departed this Life December
the 31st 1727 in the Thirty Fourth
Year of his[sic] Age
Also ye above Mr. Francis Lightfoot
Who departed this Life January ye 7th
1727 in the Forty First Year of his Age
Also the Body of Francis Lightfoot
Son of the abovesaid Mr Francis and

p.124 William and Mary College Quarterly.

Mrs Elizabeth Lightfoot who
Departed this Life May the 14, 1730
In the Eight year of his Age.

[On another part of Sandy Point are headstones with these inscriptions without date]

Here Lyes the body of
Francis Gibson

Here Lyes the Body of
Gibby Gibson

Here Lyes the body of
Thomas Gibson

Bachelors' Point

Here Lyeth Interred ye Body
of William Hunt(4) Senr who
Departed this Life Novemb ye
11th Ano Dmi 1676 Aged 77

Here Lyeth Interred the Body
of William Hunt Eldest son of
William Hunt who departed
this life September the 9th
day Anno Domini 1694 aged
11 yeares 8 months and 28 dayes
Whose Birth was Joy But the
day of his death was sorrowfull.

more on William Hunt d. 1676

Frances married Gibson GIBSON, son of possibly Thomas (or Peter) GIBSON and Elizabeth CHAVIS. (Gibson GIBSON was born about 1660 and died in 1727 in Charles City County, VA.)

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