1A-B: Masey Guthrie

Masey Guthrie 1692VA – ????
of Christchurch Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia

Parents: John Guthrie born bet.1645-65 SCT – died 1706 VA and Elizabeth Baskett
Birth / Location: August – September 1692 in Middlesex County, Virginia
Baptism / Location: 4 September 1692 in Christchurch Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia
Occupation: None Known
Marriage: None Known
Death / Location: Unknown, presumably before 1706 in Middlesex County, Virginia
Burial / Location: Unknown, presumably in Middlesex County, Virginia

Masey/Massey is a surname common to Middlesex County, Virginia. It is not found in the Scotland OPR prior to 1732.

Most likely born in August or September, Masey Guthrie was baptized on 4 September 1692 in Christchurch Parish. It is the only notation of his residence in Middlesex County.

It is presumed that he died in his infancy or early childhood. He would have been about 14 at the time of his father, John Guthrie’s death in 1706, yet he did not get assigned a guardian as did his brother, John Guthrie (Jr). During these times, even when the widow survives it is prudent or perhaps even legally necessary for a man to act as the child’s legal representative concerning any inheritance.

CHILDREN: None Identified

Y-DNA Project Participants: N/A – No Known Descendants
Autosomal DNA Participants: N/A – No Known Descendants


BOOK: The Parish Register of Christ Church, Middlesex County, Va. from 1653 to 1812, Richmond, VA, 1897.
See Christenings – p.51Masey the Sone of Jno. and Eliza. Guthery was baptiz. 4th of Septemb. 1692.

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