Posted By:Ann Robbins
Subject:Re: James "John" Glendening of King George County, Virginia
Post Date:July 31, 2003 at 18:43:12
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Here is what I have (keep in mind still proving most of this)
James "John" Glendening born 1666 King George County, VA
married Ann Mott born 1671 Rappahannock/Virginia County, VA died 1740 King George County, VA
John Glendening born abt 1700 (all the children born King George County, VA)
Margaret Glendening born 1702 married William Grant born in Scotland about 1680 died 1736 King George County, VA.
Elinor Glendening born 1704
Gail Glendening born 1713
Ann Mott's will is lost according to one source. Her father was George Mott born 1625 Saffron Walden, Essex, England died March 31, 1674 Rappahannock/Virginia County, VA married in England Elizabeth Pitt born 1645 died March 27, 1675
children: Eleanor "Ellen" Mott born 1673
Ann Mott born 1671
Elizabeth Mott born 1668 died 1712 married Mr. Fossaker
Margaret Mott born 1666 died 1709 married Alexander Doniphan born about 1653 died about 1717
children Mott Doniphan and Elizabeth Doniphan
Captain Alexander Doniphan imimigrated to Virginia from Plymouth, England, circa 1672 and settled in Westmoreland County., subsequently moving to Richmond County, where he died testate in 1717.
       Notes for CAPT. ALEXANDER(1) DONIPHAN:
Source: “Virginia Historical Genealogies” by Boddie, Geneal. Publ., 1975

Came from Plymouth, England between 1671-1674
Capt. Alexander Doniphan was sworn in as one of 4 justices of the newly formed Richmond County ,Virginia on June 1,1692-1714. Richmond and Essex Counties prior to that were part of Rappahannock County, which included both sides of the Rappahannock River. The river became the dividing line and the north became Richmond County.
Was a Captain of Horse in 1704.
Was high sheriff of Richmond in 1716.
Mott Doniphan married Rosanna Anderson and had a son Anderson Doniphan
He was known as Mott Doniphan, Gentleman. By inheritance he possessed a vast acreage in the Northern Neck of Virginia, and his wife also inherited a valuable estate in Stafford, where they lived. He was vestryman in Aquia Church, 1757, when the present building was erected. Mott Doniphan, Gent. died, circa, 1776; his will is recorded in a lost will book.
Mott Doniphan is an ancestor of Harry S Truman.