Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

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Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State
Archives
MARYLAND INDEXES
(Assessment of 1783, Index)
1783
Charles County
MSA S 1437
John Dodson. 100 acres. CH 4th District, General p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-12 1/4/5/47
John Dodson. McDonalds Addition, pt, 100 acres. CH 4th District, Land p. 7. MSA S 1161-4-13 1/4/5/47 
Dodson, John (I102957)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 77
HUMPHRY TABB, 50 acs. Eliz. Cittie Co, 25 Nov. 1637, p. 505. N. upon Harris his Cr., bounded by land of John Duckett on W. most side & running parallel to his own plantation. Trans. of 1 servt. called Richard Jenkinson.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 90
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., 6 May 1638, p. 567. Beg. Nly. upon a br. of Harris his Cr. &c., runing to land lately belonging to Capt. Richard Stephens neare land of Ralph Fludd, W. Sly. adj. land leased to Elias Leguard, S. into the woods & E. upon that side of Harris his Cr. which James Vaberitt liveth. Due for trans. of 2 pers: — Copeland, Richard Ball.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., June 19, 1642, Page 824. Upon Harris' Cr. Due for his per. adv. & trans. of: Andrew Powlter, a servant.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 150 acs. Elia. Citty Co., Jan. 6, 1642, Page 825. Adj. land of Dr. Calvert, bounding on Point Comfort Cr., & land of David Poole. Trans. of 3 pers: Robert Franke, Eliza. Woodbridge, Gyles Sallett.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 220
HUMPHRY TABB, 1,000 acs. Northumberland Co., 9 Jan. 1651, p. 354. In Fleets Bay abutting N. upon Haddaways Cr. dividing this & land of Abraham Moone, W. Nly .along sd. Cr., S. upon another Cr. about 4 mi. from land of George Taylor, Ely. down sd. Cr. to the maine bay. Trans. of 20 pers: Robert Frank, Elizabeth Woodbridge, Giles Sallett, John Patriack, Glogs Bayes, John Guy, Thomas Parteete, John Fisher, Thomas Maw, Wm. Angell, Richd. Norton, Edward Barnes, Richd. Dobbins, Abra. Paternoster (?), Kath. Siliston, Richd. Albett, Wm. Benley, Henry Belling, Andrew Felton, Thomas Minstrill. Note: This patent renewed 22 Mar. 1694.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 461
ANN TABB, 66 acs. N'thumberland Co., 28 June 1664, p. 208, (108). Beg. upon a marsh at a Cr. issuing out of Yeocomico Riv., extending N.E. upon land of Thomas Hayles, N.W. to land of George Tompson. Granted to Thomas Sheppard 5 July 1653 & by Rich. Flynt, Atty., assigned to Jno. Gamoll & Jno. Palmer 14 Sept. 1657; reassigned to sd. Flint 7 Dec. 1658, who assigned to sd. Sheppard & by him assigned to Ann Tabb 27 Dec. 1659.http://www.archive.org/stream/williamandmaryc02marygoog/williamandmar yc02marygoog_djvu.txt 
Tabb, Humphrey (I072528)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 168
THOMAS WEST, 1615 acs. (N. L.), King Wm. Co., in St. John's Par; beg. at Capt. Nathaniel West, in Bull Sw; to Capt. Jno. Fox, on N. side of Bridge Br; to E. side of the Ferry Road; to Capt. Martin Palmer, by Col. Wm. Claiborn's line, in an old Indian field; near Capt. Thos. Claiborn; to Wm. Burrous' land, in Hollings' line; crossing the Long Br; to Jno. Higgason's lint; 23 Dec. 1714, p. 226. 7 Lbs., 5 Shill., & Imp. of 4 pers: Thomas Key, James Brown. Richard Wharton, Ralph Bowker.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 236
WILLIAM CLAIBORNE (Claibourne), sonn of Col. William Clayborne, Junr., dec'd., & THOMAS CLAIBORNE, sonn & heir apparent of Mr. Thomas Claiborne, 545 acs., New Kent Co. 20 Apr 1682, p. 154. Beg. in the forke of Chichahominy Riv. where the Sw. ends, &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Tho. Bell, Robert Bowles, John Ireland, Richd. Pearson, Corn. Bushy (or Busby), Margaret Bright, Richd. Ely, Micha. Wardrope, Mary Poll, Ann Hicks, And. Hall.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 11; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 31
CAPT. THOMAS CLAIBORNE, 1800 acs. called Sweet Hall, (0. & N. L.), King Wm. Co., in St. John's Par; on N. side of Pamunkey River; 5 Sept. 1723, p. 230. Beg. at mouth of a run called Tucka Commons; adj. Capt. William Claiborne; to Thomas Claiborne, Junr., on E. side of the head of Middle Cr; to Capt. Thomas Claiborne's Landing at Sweet Hall. 800 acs. part being surplus within bounds of a deed from Capt. William Claiborne to sd. Capt. Thomas Claiborne, 12 Mar. 1701, for 1(00 acs., more or less, which is found within bounds of a deed of gift made by Col. William Claiborne, Secretary of State, to his son Thomas, father of the abovenamed Thomas, 20 June 1673 for 1200 acs., more or less, & is part of the Grand Patent of 5000 acs. granted sd. Col. Clayborne, Sec'ty., 1 Sept. 1659. 4 Lbs. Money. 
Claiborne, Thomas (I045400)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 33
20 Apr 1686; Deed of gift from Richard Boughton to Sarah Pigott, d/o Bartholomew Pigott, physician, dec'd; a heifer; /s/ Ri. Boughton; wit. Edw. Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 297
27 Feb 1687; Gift from Henry Bransoner, planter, to John Miller, s/o John Miller, a cow; /s/ Henry Bransoner (mark); wit. Edw. Potter


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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 302
5 Nov 1687; Indenture from Edward Mings, planter, to William Pryor; a parcel granted 10 May 1671 to Edward Mings called St. Edward on the north side of the Potomac; bounded by St. Barbara of John Lewger; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Edward Ming; wit. Francis Chummey, Edw. Potter; ack. by Jane
Mings, wife of Edward
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 63
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Edward Ming, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 2,500# tobacco; a parcel of land of 120 acres called Antwerp; /s/ Edward Ming, Jane Ming (mark); wit. Edward Potter, Henry Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 65
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Thomas Lee, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Hall Spring on the north side of the Potomac; containing 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Lee; wit. Edward Potter, Hen. Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 174
11 Jun 1688; Indenture from Henry Frankam, planter, to John William, planter; a grant to James Lindsey called _ located 4 leagues above Nangemy; containing 250 acres; from Lindsey to Henry Frankam, father of Henry Francam; for 10,000# tobacco; /s/ Henry Frankam (mark); wit.
Wheeler, Tho. Whichaley, Edward Potter

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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 180
16 Jul 1689; Deed of Gift of cattle from John Dansy to his wife Jane Dansy and her children by her former husbands, Rich'd Flower and Edw. Knight: Elizabeth Flower, Elinor Knight, John Knight, Rebecca Knight; /s/ John Dansy; wit. Roger Kemp, Edward Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 404
l l Nov 1694; Indenture from John Smith of Calvert County, planter, and Elizabeth his wife, to Jervis Windsor, planter; for 4,800# tobacco; a parcel called Smith's Chance on the south side of Mattawoman Runn; bounded by Richard Brightwell; located in Manor of Zachia; containing 144 acres; /s/ John Smith, Elizabeth Smith; wit. Sam. Peter, Edw. Potter
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-107: SMITHS CHANCE: 144 acres; Possession of - 144 Acres - Windsor, Jarvis: Surveyed 5 May 1686 for John Smith on the South side Mattawoman: 
Potter, Edward (I044115)
 
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John Ratterford 7.445 A PG 216.2.9 233.17.7 Jul 9 1726
Payments to: Thomas Gant, Mary Rust, Col. Haddock, Henry French.
Administrator: Samuell Magruder. 
Ratterford, John (I095010)
 
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Virginia Colonial Abstracts - Series 2, Vol 1, Northumberland County, Virginia 1678-1713; Page 21 Court 19 ffeb. 1678/9
John Higgins who marryed the Relict of James Pope has impaired the Estate of the Children of the sd. Pope, and Higgins to appear in the next court.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 52
Northumberland County Court 16 August 1699
Upon the Moc'on of JOHN POPE a Com'c'on of Adm'con is granted him on the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON he giving Caution for his Due Adm'c'on on the said dec'eds Estate according to Law.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 76
Northumberland County Court 18 October 1699
Judgment is granted DORCAS POPE by her brother JOHN POPE for the sum'e of Seventeene hundred and fifty pounds of Tobacco & Casq' ag't the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON dec'ed it being her proporc'on of her father M'r JAMES POPEs Estate And Ordered the said JOHN POPE Administr'r of the said DORCAS HIGGINSON pay the said sum'e out of the said Dec'eds Estate al's Ex'o
Judgm't is granted JOHN POPE Assignee of WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs dec'ed Estate for the sum'e of six hundred pounds of Tobacco & Casq' out of the said dec'ed[s Estate] unless the Assignement shall the next Court appeare to be fraudulent & if soe the suite to be dismissed.
Judgement is granted JOHN POPE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs Estate for what Clerkes fees shall appeare to be due from the said dec'eds Estate al's Ex'on.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 306
Northumberland County Court - 20th day of July An'o 1704
- Whereas JAMES ROGERS brought suit ag't JOHN POPE & declared as followeth That the said JOHN POPE of this County stands justly indebeted to him by Bill One thousand pounds of Tobacco & Casq' & refuseth paym't wherefore (he the Kt) hath brought the Suite and humbly prayes Judgm't for his said Debt ag't the said POPE with Costs etc. & the Deft for plea Comes and prayes Judgm't of the Writt because he sayes that the Plt hath declared on a Bill and hath not sett forth the Date of the said Bill or whether the same be under hand & Seale or not and neither hath sett forth that the same is here in Court etc. Whereupon the Court are of Opinion that the Decl. doth not well lye And on the Defts moc'on a Nonsuit is granted him ag't the said Plt and Ordered he pay Dam'ages according to Law with Costs al's Ex'o.
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1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 652
Northumberland County Court - March 17, 1710
THOMAS THOMSON petitioning this Court for Administration on the Estate of his deceased Brother SIMON THOMSON as being nearest of Kin and Administration being in November Court granted to ROBERT BOYD, ANN his wife and JOHN POPE on the said Estate and The Justices Now sitting being divided in their opinions the same is Continued to the next Court to
be Argued De Novo.
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1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 788
Northumberland County Court - July 17, 1712
- GEORGE MURDOCK and JOHN POPE having made Oath to their Depositions Concerning JOHN BOYD the Orphan of ROBERT BOYD deceased on the Motion of ANNE BOYD the Mother of the said JOHN the said Depositions are Admitted to Record. 
Pope, John (I025677)
 
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=== these records for John Sr. Saunders
Passengers of the "Ark" and the "Dove"
The following list is taken from Series II, "Register of Maryland's Heraldic Families," by Alice Norris Parran, 1938, [the passenger list through the research of Mrs. G. W. Hodges]. This book has been advertised lately, possibly a reprinting, but hopefully indexed! p. 73-74:

"Ark" and "Dove" Nov. 22nd, 1633 Record Mar. 25th 1634
...The twenty Gentlemen with Gov. Leonard CALVERT, and his
brother, George CALVERT, Commissioners --
Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS

Mr. John SAUNDERS, partner of Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS, who was to supervise his 12 servants. But he died enroute (his wife and ch. are found in MD, 1644.

mm note: there are (2) two John SAUNDERS, listed on the "Ark" and "Dove" list 
Sanders, John Jr. (I046892)
 
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http://vangundy dot net/familytree/paf/pafg26.htm#1220
/13/1762 "Honorius Powell and Jannet, of Orange County, to John David Wilper. £35. 270 acres on Hawk's Bill, a branch of Shanandore, patented to Honorius, 15th December, 1757. Teste: James and Francis Kirtley, Frances Slaughter. Delivered: Francis Kirtley, Esq.,
of Rockingham, 27th May, 1789."

9/8/1762 " John David Wilper and Anna Christina ( ) to Francis Kirkley, Jr., £35, 270 acres on Hawksbill, branch of Shanandore, conveyed to John David by Honorius Powell, 13th May, 1762. Delivered: Francis Kirtley, Esq., 27th May, 1789."

10/19/1763 "Pritt vs. Powell. An agreement made between Honorius Powell and Robert Prit, the said Robert Prit is to have one plantation, joining the William Riddle, for forty shillings, or four hundred pounds of good tobacco. The said Robert Prit is to have no part of the peach orchard, but eating peaches, and to dry for his one family's use; and to keep all creatures from harming the orchard; and is to build one good cabin to live in, twenty feet long and sixteen feet wide, upon his own cost and charge. Witness our hands. (Signed) Honorius Powell, Robert (mark) Prit. Test, James Beazley, John (mark) Ogg."

11/1767 "Robert Prit vs. Honorius Powell.--Agt. of rental and building a house." Probably because Honorias had died.

Although no will was ever found, on 2/1768 Simon Powell and Francis Kirtley were appointed administrators of his estate. The estate inventory (including 1 saddle and 1 coat) was made by William Walker, Peter Rucker, and James Collins.

From court records: Conrad vs. Kirtley--O. S. 112; N. S. 38--Bill, 31st July, 1806. Orator is Stephen Conrad of Rockingham. About 1769 Honorius Powell of Orange County died. The widow, Jennett Powell, compromised with the children as to the property

They had the following children:

M i Ambrose Powell died before 20 May 1783.
F ii Joyce POWELL was born in 1718/1722. She died about 1784.
M iii Honorias III POWELL died in 1773/1774.
M iv Simon POWELL died in 1771.
M v Thomas Payne Sr POWELL was born in 1730/1735. He died in Feb 1809.
F vi Elizabeth Janet "Eliza" POWELL died after 1771.
F vii Sarah POWELL.
M viii Joseph POWELL.

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1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 161-164
THIS INDENTURE made this 20th day of April 1736 Between HONOURIAS POWELL of Drisdal Parish within the County of CAROLINE of one part and HONOURIAS POWELL JUNOR of the County of Essex & Colony of Virga. Witnesseth that the sd Honourias Powell for sum Sixty pounds Sterling do grant unto the sd Honourias Powell Junor his heirs & assigns all that plantation & tract of land whereon my Father THOMAS POWELL did formerly live & Dwelt at the time of his death containing Two hundred and fifty acres of land according to the antient reputed bounds thereof ...
In presence of RALPH FARMER, Honourias + Powell
JOHN HINES, WM, GRIFFING
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on ye XXth April MDCCXXXVI
Honourias Powell acknowledged this Indenture with the Livery & Seizin thereon endorsed to be his act and deed which is admitted to record.
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1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 263-265
THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of February 1736 Between HONOURIAS POWELL JUNR, of the County of Essex a Planter of the first part and THOMAS JONES of the aforesd County Witnesseth that he the sd Honourias Powell Junor for the sum One hundred & one pound Two shill. & Six pence Curt. money he Both fully confirm unto the sd Thomas Jones his heirs & assigns all that Plantation & tract of land Whereon THOMAS POWELL late of this County did formerly live & dwell containing Two hundred and Fifty acres of land according to the antient reputed bounds thereof the sd Land binding on the land of Majr. THOMAS WARING & on the land of WILLIAM STATON & on the land of JNO. WOOD & THOMAS JONES & is a Pattent formerly granted to WILLIAM MOSELEY for Four hundred and Twenty seven acres bearing date the 18th day of April 1670 on Occupatia Creek branches . . . .
Testes JOHN CORRIE. Honourias Powell
GEORGE CLAYTON, THOMAS SMITH
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XVth day of February MDCCXXXVI Honorias Powell junr, acknowledged this Deed of Feofment with the livery & Seizen to he his act & deed and then JANETT the Wife of the said Honorias freely relinquished her right of Dower in the land wch on his motion are admitted to record.

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1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 342-44.
24 [----] 1738. William Callaway of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, planter, to Honourrias Powell of same, planter. For £25 current money. 200 acres, part of a patent for 1000 acres granted to George Pen 28 Sept. 1724 and by George Pen sold to David Williams ... near the Great Mountains ... corner to the Octuna land
William Callaway
Wit: Zach. Taylor, Benja. Powell, Martin Pickett.
22 May 1739. Livery and seizin granted to Honourrias Powell. Wit: Thomas Callaway, William (X) Wotkins, Thomas (X) Botright.
25 Oct. 1739. Acknowledged by William Callaway. Elizabeth the wife of Callaway relinquished her right of dower.
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1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 387-399
Indenture 26 May 1757 between HONOURIAS POWELL and JENNET POWELL, his wife, of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, and THOMAS SMITH of same .. for £70 .. grants 290 acres .. land which Smith now liveth on foot of Great Mountains bounded north side Roaches River ...
Witnesses: Honourias Powell
H. Bell, James Taylor Jennet Powell
Jennet examined privately . .
Recorded Orange County 26th May 1757
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1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 149- 150
Indenture 23 Apr 1761 between HONORIAS POWELL and JANET, his wife, of Orange County, and SIMON POWELL, Parish of Brumfield, County of Culpeper, for good causes .. have released .. unto Simon Powell .. 200 acres in Orange County at the Great Mountains .. Swift Run ...
Witnesses: Honourias Powell
William Walker Janet Powell
John Goodall, William Tinsley
Recorded Orange County 23 April 1761
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1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 205-207
Indenture 27 Aug 1761 between HONOURIAS POWELL and JENNAT, his wife, of Orange County, and MOSES HARRIS of same .. for £30 .. grant 150 acres, being part of Pattent of 1000 acres granted
Mr. Erasmus Taylor .. bounded Colo. George Taylor .. foot of Parker's Mountain .. Mr. James Madison .. Timothy Johnson.
Honourias Powell
Jennat Powell
Recorded Orange County 27th August 1761.

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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=939&last=&g_p=P33&c ollection=LO Patent
Title Durratt, Richard.
Publication 26 September 1760.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Note Location: Orange County.
Description: 300 acres near the Great Mountains, adjoining William Johnson, and Honorias Powell.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 33, 1756-1761 (v.1, 2, 3 & 4 p.1-1095), p. 939 (Reel 31-32). 
Powell, Honorias (I032084)
 
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Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://216.239.57.104/search?q=cache:pytWzKHdLocJ:www.pwcgov.org/docLibrar y/PDF/001576.pdf+%22prince+william+reliquary%22,+%22marshall,+aaron%22&hl= en

URL title: Prince William Reliquary Oct. 2003 Vol 2 NO.4
Note:
BRITHISH MERCANTILE CLAIMS, 1775-1803
Claims Relating to Prince William County Customers and/or Residents.
Last Name :Marshall
First Name: Aaron
Date of Death: abt. 1768
Monies Due Date:Mar 1774
Outcome: Then Solvent. His Widow Executrix
Source:VG21, p.46
Claims of: Cunn.(Fal)
Cunn.(Fal)= Wm. Cunningham and Co.(Falmouth)
Source: Prince William Reliquary October 2003 Vol 2 No. 4
pg. 7 (pg 84 of origional source)

mm note: this record says he died 6 years prior to 1774 and was solvent at that time. pg250 
Marshall, Aaron (I020436)
 
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Name: S. H. Botts
Company: K
Unit: 8 Virginia Infantry.
Allegiance: Confederate

Name: S H Botts ,
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Unit Numbers: 752
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private
Received a disability discharge Company K, 8th Infantry Regimen t Virginia on 11 April 1862 
Botts, Samuel H. (I026819)
 
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Owned over 1,000 acres of land (plantation), a grist mill, and 16 Negro slaves at the time of his death.
Bef. August 05, 1784 Campbell County VA
Children
Nancy MARSHALL b: ABT 1767/1768 in VA
Daniel MARSHALL
William MARSHALL
David MARSHALL
John MARSHALL
Michel MARSHALL
Patsey MARSHALL
Betsey MARSHALL 
Marshall, Nancy (I012560)
 
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Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 1. At the request of Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes & Ann Brookes the following Deed was enrolled October 24, 1785
Indenture made October 22, 1785; between Daniel Carroll, Esq. of Montgomery County, Maryland of one part and Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes of PGCo of the other part. Whereas Daniel Carroll by deed bearing date January 14, 1762 did convey unto John Weldon "Lot Number 20" in Upper Marlborough whereon he built a store as recorded in Liber RR Folio 187, but through a mistake in writing it should have been recorded as "Lot Number 29". And whereas John Weldon by deed bearing date November 3, 1766 did sell the aforesaid "Lot Number 29" to Charles Digges and recorded in Liber YY Folio 29. And whereas Frank Leeke and George Digges, Gentleman in virture of an act of assembly empowering them to expose by sale by way of public vendue to the highest bidder and William Digges did give the best and highest price of 201 pounds sterling money of Great Britain, did convey "Lot Number 29" to the said Digges by deed bearing date February 16, 1774 as also all the estate right and claim of Charles Digges lately deceased in the said lot as recorded in Liber BB No. 3, Folio 374. And Whereas William Digges did by deed bearing date November 2, 1778 did covey "Lot Number 29" to Henry Brookes as recorded in Liber CC No. 2, folio 559. And whereas Henry Brookes by deed bearing date February 23, 1779 did convey "Lot Number 29" unto the said Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes as recorded in Liber CC No. 2, folio 606. Now this indenture witnesseth that Daniel Carroll being desirous of correcting the error in the original deed and 5 shillings current money has made over to Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes the aforesaid "Lot Number 29". Signed Daniel Carroll in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn 
Brookes, Martha (I105116)
 
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Lewis, Mary (I133804)
 
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BAILEY4 WASHINGTON (Henry3 ; John2; John') was in 1784, styled, "of Stafford County, gent." He married Jan. 12, 1749, Catherine Starke (St. Paul's Register); was J. P. for Stafford, and an April 12, 1784 deeded 500 acres "where I now live" to his son Bailey Washington Jr. He died
Issue; (Hayden, p_ 521)_ 27. Henry5, born Cec_ 5, 1749, said to have removed to Miss; 28. Williams; 29. Baileys; 30. Johns, born May 25, 1756 (Overwhartbon Register) ; 31. Elizabeth, born May 16, 1758, saidto have married Wm. Storke; 32. Mary Butler, born about 1760, died Aug. 1822, married Valentine Peyton, M. D., of Stafford County.
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Contributed by: James Hughes

A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 519
Note:
In the name of God Amen--I Henry Washington of Stafford County being sick and weak in body, but of perfect and sound memory thanks to Almighty God for the same, and considering the shortness of human life do make and ordain, this my last will and testament in manner & form as follows. I give & bequeath my soul unto the Almighty God that gave it hoping for the remission of my sins through the merits of Jesus Christ, my blessed redeemer, and my body to the earth to be decently buried, at the discretion of my Excrs--hereafter mentioned. And as for what estate it has been pleased God to bestow upon me,
I give & bequeath in the following manner.
Item--I give and bequeath to my Grandson Lawrence Washington all my land in Mattox--together with the following negroes namely [names omitted] but if the said Lawrence Washington should die without heirs lawfully begotten of his body or before he arrives at the age of twenty one years, then the said slaves to be equally divided between my sons John Washington & Baily Washington, & their heirs, and my land before given unto Law(???) Washington part of that I purchased of John Elliott, the other part escheated to my son Baily Washington and his heirs.
I give unto my son John Washington my plantation whereon I now live together with what other land I have purchased adjoining to it with moiety of the negroes not already given away to him & the said John Washington and his heirs.
I give and bequeath unto my son Baily Washington all my land at Aquia with the other moiety of the negroes not already given away, and in consideration of the work of two slaves left the said Baily by his Grand mother, since her death, I give unto him Fifty pounds to be paid out of my estate not already given away, and if the said Baily, shall not think the above fifty pounds sufficient for the work of the said slaves, but that Lawrence m. a widow with three daughters, one of whom d. 1698-9, leaving 4 or 5 children. The other two were alive and married 1699. By his 2d mar. Lawrence had a daughter, who d. very young. John was his youngest child. In 1699 he was m. and had had three sons and one dau., but had buried his dau, and one son. Mrs. Lawrence W. m. (III.) (???), who spent all her estate. Mr. W. speaks also of his aunt Howard, who had rec'd a letter from Mary Gibson, and who d. about a year and a half before shall issue suit against my son John' & Grandson Lawrence, then it is my desire that two negroes of the moiety allotted to him the said Baily between the age of twelve & forty years together with the said fifty pounds shall be divided between my son John & Grandson Lawrence. It is my will and desire that my Excrs--or my son John Washington when he comes to the age of twenty one years shall buy two slaves, a boy & a girl between the age of twelve & Eighteen years out of the estate of the aforesaid John & Baily for the use of my Daughter in law Eliza Washington during her natural life and afterwards that the said negro Boy and girl, with her increase revert un! to my Grandson Lawrence Washington and likewise that the said Eliza Washington shall have two full shares of the crop made at Mattox annually paid her until the said slaves be purchased, the clothing working tools, levys and provision be deducted, and if the said Lawrence should die before he arrives at twenty one years of age, or without heirs lawfully begotten of his body then the said negroes with their increase to be equally divided between my sons John & Baily & their heirs.
It is my will & desire, that my Excrs shall settle a quarter on the Aquia land soon as they can, the expense of which to be paid out of the money left to my sons John & Baily, that my son John when he arrives at the age of twenty one years shall build or cause to be built on the land at Aquia a dwelling house and Kitchen with other convenient out houses equal to the buildings on the plantation where I now live the expense to be equally paid out of the estate left to them, the said John & Baily & that the benefit of the carpenter work I have left to go in with! the expense of the building, or if my son Baily should think it more for his advantage to desist building the said dwelling house & Kitchen on Aquia creek, I hereby do desire my son John to assist him in building a suitable quarter, two forty foot tobacco houses & pay to the said Baily one hundred pounds in lieu of the dwelling house, out houses & Kitchen, out of his own particular share, of the estate allotted, if the aforesaid Baily should prefer it to the buildings before mentioned, I give & bequeath to my sons John & Baily all my household stuff & stock on the plantation whereon I now live to be equally divided between them & hereby empower my Excrs to sell any part of the perishable effects belonging to my son Baily for his the said Baily's use. It is likewise my desire that if my Grandson Lawrence Washington or his heirs shall ever issue suit against my son John or his heirs for the recovery of the land on which I now live, then the said Law(???) Washington & his heir! s shall forfeit their right to the land given him at Mattox with all the slaves & their future increase. As to what money & tobacco I have by me or is due by amount together with the crop now on the plantation, after all necessary goods are procured & my Just debts paid, I desire the remainder of the tobacco be sold for cash to be equally divided between my sons John and Baily likewise I desire the remainder of the tobacco at Mattox after goods for the child and the negroes with working tools are procured to be sold for cash to be put out to interest for the use of my Grandson Lawrence. It is my further desire that the negroes may not be divided, till my son John arrives at the age of twenty one years, or at the discretion of my Excrs--& that my estate be not appraised, but divided by my Excrs or other persons as they shall believe as equally as may be, hereby empowering them to value the said estate when they take an inventory of the same. Lastly I constitute & appoint my trusty friends Augustine Washington, Cadwallader Dade, John Washington, Senr & my sons John & Baily Washington as they come of age to be the Excrs of this my last will & testament. Witness my hand & seal this 2d day of Feb 1747-8.

Henry Washington. [Seal.]

Admitted to probate Nov. 8th, 1748. H. Tyler, Cl. Clur. A copy. Teste C. A. Bryan, Clerk of the County Court of Stafford County. 
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Children of Catherine"Kitty" DOUGLAS and Philip Smith HALE are:

i. Joseph (Capt.) HALE was born 9 FEB 1789 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Phoebe Hatcher SMITH 6 JAN 1820, daughter of Coleman SMITH and Tabitha HATCHER. She was born 14 NOV 1800, and died 28 AUG 1834. He married Rebecca C. LANDRUM 1 MAR 1838 in Greene County, Tennessee. She was born 9 DEC 1805 in Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Green County, Tennessee.
ii. Philip HALE was born 2 APR 1780 in Virginia, and died 28 APR 1781 in Virginia.
iii. George HALE was born 4 JAN 1782 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 30 OCT 1862 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married Margaret HAMILTON 19 MAY 1808 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She was born 6 APR 1791 in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1830. He married Clementine NENNY 15 AUG 1843. She was born WFT Est 1780-1825, and died WFT Est 1847-1914.
iv. Sarah HALE was born 16 JAN 1784 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1849 in Lafayette County, Mississippi. She married William NEILSON 30 DEC 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born WFT Est 1756-1784, and died WFT Est 1806-1871.
v. William Douglas HALE was born 1 JAN 1786 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1814.
vi. Hugh Douglas HALE was born 12 AUG 1787 in Farquier County, Virginia, and died 30 NOV 1876 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee. He married Sarah Hundley SEVIER 11 JAN 1810. She was born 22 JUL 1792 in Washington County, Tennessee, and died 1869 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee.
vii. Elizabeth Douglas HALE was born 15 SEP 1791 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 APR 1852 in McMinn Co, Tennessee. She married Charles Fleming KEITH 31 OCT 1811 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 22 NOV 1784 in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, and died in Greene County, Tennessee.
viii. Philip Smith HALE , was born 8 NOV 1793 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 2 JUN 1867 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee. He married Elizabeth BACHMAN 1 JAN 1818 in Sullivan County, TN. She was born 8 NOV 1799 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, and died 13 JUL 1891 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee.
ix. Thomas Lewis HALE was born 7 OCT 1795 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died JAN 1883 in Caldwell County, Texas. He married Mary BURWELL. He married Elizabeth PORTER 20 MAR 1817 in Greene County, Tennessee.
x. Jane E. HALE was born 17 SEP 1797 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died BEF APR 1814 in Green County, Tennessee.
xi. Patrick Hume HALE was born 2 DEC 1799 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1844 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Sidney RODDYE 13 SEP 1819 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.
xii. Catherine Douglas HALE was born 22 NOV 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 1883 in Wise County, Texas. She married James SCRUGGS 23 SEP 1823 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 1 OCT 1793, and died in Texas. 
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*VA County Court Records; Order Book Abstracts of Essex Co. VA 1699-1702; Essex Co Courts from 10 Aug 1699-11 Aug 1702 by R & S Sparacio. p. 21 (p. 24) Essex Co Court 13 Nov 1699; ....By Consent its ordered that ye suit between James Conner agt. Rand. Bird be heard at next Court.

VA Colonial Abstracts by Beverly Fleet p. 295; Fragment of Deed Austin to Jones 1722; p. 36; Fragment of Deed; 1 Apr. 1722; Tho Austin of King & Queen sells Jacob Jones & James Conner .... 125 acres in King Wm. Co. Signatures burned away.

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1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; {Antient Press}:

1 Sep 1724. p. 11. In the suit in Chancery between John Bush Complaint & JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Defendt. put in a rejoynder to Complainants replication and is given the Complainant to consider the same.

1 Sep 1724. p. 14. In the action of the Case brought by William Skrine Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., there being no declaration filed & entered, att the Defendants motion a non suit is granted with costs.

6 Oct 1724. p. 18. In the action of the Debt brouoght by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the suit is continued to the next Court at the Plantiff's cost.

6 Oct 1724. p. 19. In the action of Debt brought by Issac Tunny Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued to the nex court at the sd. Defendts. costs.

7 Oct 1724. p. 21. In the suit of Chancery depending Between John Bush Complainant and JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Complt., put in a Demurrer which the Respondt. craved time to answer which was granted.

3 Nov 1724. p. 29. JAMES CONNER in behalfe of Mr. James Elliot informed the Court that by mistake listed Michell a Malletto boy yt. was under 5 yrs. of age of ye sd. Elliott & desired to be releived in that case: Orderedf that the Sheriffe do pay and allowe him out of ye faraction yt. is due to the County.

3 Nov 1724. p. 31. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost. -In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost.

3 Nov 1724. p. 32. In the Suit in Chancery brought by John Bush Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the Plantife haveing put in a demurer to ye Defendants rejoynder ye last Court and offering to put in a new plea to the demurrer the same was objected against p the Plaintife and referred to the Courts Judgment, who after haveing heard all arguements on each side are of the opinion that the Defendant ought joyn the Plantifes demurer from which Judgment the Defendant appealed to Eighth day of the Generall Court next which was granted, he haveing entered into bond with Goodrich Lightfoot, Gentn. his securety & acknowledged the same in Court.

4 Nov 1724. p. 35. In the action of the Case brought by William ( ) Plt. agt JAMES CONNER Defendt. the Defendaant haaveing formerly in this suit obtained a nonsuit against the Plantife& insisted to have the same paid him att the bar before he was oblidged to answer the suit, which the Plantife failing to do, Therefore ordered that the sd suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 Continued. p. 41. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., for two thousand pounds of tobo damages issue being joyned & put to Jury for tryall who after being sworn and heard all Note: evedences and arguements of each side and received their charge from the Court retired, and after some time returned and brought in their Verdict Vizt. (Wee of the jury find for the Defendant. Samuell Loyde, Foreman) which verdict att the Note: Defendants motion was admitted to record and ordered that suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER, its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the alias Exo.-- On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the same alias Exo.- - On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt. JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.-- On Petition of Charles Goodall he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing forty miles & returning forty miles two times. -- On Petition of James Cox, he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt James Conner and for comeing eighty miles and returning eighty miles three times. It is therefore ordered that said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said James Cox the same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 43. On Petition of Thomas Dillen he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt. JAMES CONNER and for coming thirty miles two times, Its therefore ordered said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said Thomas Dillen the same alias Exo.--On Petition of John Hullock he allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its therefore ordered that Isaac Tunney do pay John Hullock the same alias Exo. --on the Petition of Michell Guinney he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing twenty eight miles and returning twenty-eight miles three times. Its therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto said Guinney the same alias Exo. --On Petition of William Thompson of King George County he is allowed for five days attendance and for coming twelve miles & twelve miles returning three times as he was summoned and evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its Therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto William Thompson the same alias Exo.

6 Apr 1725. p. no page given. On Petition of James Kenny he haveing made oath that he attended as an evedence summed for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER four days, Ordered he be allowed for the same. Its therefore ordered that he Note: said Madison do pay unto sd. Kenny the same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725... On the appeall returned from the General Court of Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. His grardian and next Friend agt JAMES CONNER the deft appeared and offered a pleas which was received and time given to the Plantite to consider the same 1 Jun 1725... In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney plt agt JAMES CONNNER defendt having assighned errors for Stay of Judgment last court which was referrred to this court for argument, who after haveing heard all arguements on eac side aroe of oppinion that the errors assighned are good, Therefore ordered that the suit be dismist with costs & that ye Plantife do pay the Def ye same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case brought by JAMES CONNER plt agt Wm. Watters Deft. for 528 lbs. of tobo... suit is ordered to be dismist.

3 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case of Trepass Assault & Battery brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt JAMES CONNER deft....motion of Iparlance is granted James Conner.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers plt Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian and next friend agt. JAMES CONNER deft.....suit is continued next court.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Trespass & Assult brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt. JAMES CONNER deft....suit referred to next court.

6 Oct 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian agt. JAMES CONNER deft. ...suit referred to next court. *(Because of these 2 records we can pretty well say that James Conner died between 6 Oct. 1725 and 2 Nov 1725!!)

2 Nov 1725...In the action of trespass & Assult brought by Wm. WAtters plt agt JAMES CONNER deft.(the deft. being dead) ordered suit dismist.

5 Jul 1727...In action of debt brought by plt. MARGARET CONNER, executrix of James Conner plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. att whose motion oyer is granted him.

2 Aug 1727... Action of Debt brought plt. MARGARET CONNER Exx of JAMES CONNER deced plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. ....suit referred to next court.

5 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury. ( *This is probably the son of James & Margaret Conner)

6 Sep 1727.. In action of debt by MARGARAET CONNERr exx of JAMES CONNNER dec'd. plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. for 600 lbs. tobo....ordered that deft. pay plt the same alias Exo. Note: 6 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury.

6 Mar 1727/8.. In action of debt brought by MARGARET CONNER, Exx of John (?) (James?) CONNOR, dec'd plt agst Wm. Thompson ... deft. being dead suit dismist. Note: 4 Jun 1728.. MARGARETT CONNER Exo vs Andrew Harrison for 600 lbs. tobo & 247 costs...

7 Aug 1728..In the action of the case brought plt. Henry Goodloe Gent. agt. Henry Dillen deft. with MARGARET CONNER being Henry Dillen's security.

4 Sep 1728..In the action the case brought by Henry Goodloe Gent. Plt. agt. Henry Dillen Deft... Ordered that Henry Dillen & MARGARET CONNER his securety do pay...the same alias Exo.

13 Jul 1732; p. 15; Caroline Co Order Book Part one 1732-1734 (Dorman, 1965); Action on the case Thomas Carr Jr. against MARGARET CONNER; Continued for the matter of law to argued
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ORANGE COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1734-1749
28 June 1745, O.S. p. 371
Ordered that James Strother John Witheral Elmer George William Strother Thomas Wright John Thompson Clerk John Wright Phillip Clayton Gent and James Pendleton Gent or their respective hands do Attend Francis Strother Overseer of the Road from the upper end of Mountpony to William Johnstons and Obey his directions in clearing the said road and that John Carter [name obliterated] Richard Wright and the hands at the Glebe Capt. Ball.s Mr. Hackley James Conner Francis Ballenger John Butler Edward Ballenger Charles Morgan Bryant Thornhill Alexander McMillion John Hitch Thomas Yates or their respective hands do attend William Johnston Overseer of the Road from the said William Johnstons to the Main Road and Obey his directions clearing the same and that the said Francis Strother and William Johnston do keep their said Roads in Repair and set up Posts of Direction where Necessary 
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11 OCT 1822 
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1715-1716 Order Book Richmond Co Va, pg 28
Richmond County Orders 1st of August 1716
- HOPPER's Power of Attorney to THORNTON proved HOPPER's ack to MARR
A Power of Attorney from JOHN HOPPER to WILLIAM THORNTON was this day proved in open Court by the Oaths of WILLIAM RUSSELL and ALEXANDER BEACH, witnesses thereto and admitted to Record, and by vertue thereof, WILLIAM THORNTON acknowledged JOHN HOPPER's Bond unto JOHN MARR, which was also admitted to Record 
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1780. February 21st, the Rev. Edward Jones this day came into the vestry and resigned the charge of this parish. In March the vestry met at Capt. Bradley's, and ordered that the Sheriff collect of each tithe in the parish five pounds tobacco, or in money at the rate of twenty-five per hundred. Robert Pollard and Lawrence Slaughter are appointed vestrymen to fill the vacancies. In the ensuing April the vestry met at the glebe, and agreed to receive the Rev. James Stevenson as minister of their parish, according to law, and Thomas Stanton was made lay-reader at the Little Fork Church, in the room of Philip Pendleton, resigned. The vestry met again in December of this year, and ordered certain payments to be made to John Jameson, clerk of the county, Henry Field, Reuben Long, Robert Latham William Terrell, and Michael Sloane, for the penefit of the poor of the parish. Lawrence Slaughter and Robert Pollard churchwardens for the ensuing year.

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1762-1772 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
LONG, GEORGE, Fredericksburg, d. Dec. 20, 1761, p. Sept. 6, 1762. Wit. Nathaniel Stevenson, Lawrence Slaughter. Ex. wife, Martha and John Stewart. Leg. daughter, Ann Long; wife, Martha and infant child yet unchristened. (Page 36) 
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359 ELLZEY, WILLIAM 300 27 November 1743 NN F:144 LS Wolf Run and Ox Road adjacent John Gowen, Col. Carter, Veale, Tillet, and Thomas Ford.

William Ellzey, of Loudoun County, Attorney at Law, and Alice his wife, sold for £130 to Thomas Sangster, Blacksmith, two tracts: 300 acres granted to said William Ellzey and 56 acres, part of patent of John Gowen which William Ellzey purchased from James Ingoe Dozer. (Fx. Deeds M:252. 19 January 1777)

312 ELZEY, LEWIS 506 12 December 1740 NN E:228 Poneshead Run adjacent the plantation he now lives on.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 279-281
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixty two Between WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William unty Gent of one part and RICHARD WARDEN of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Farmer of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY for the Rents & Covenants herein after expressed on part of ye said RICHARD WARDEN to be performed and paid hoth grant to farm let unto said RICHARD WARDEN & his heirs a tract of land containing One hundred & forty acres near COCKPIT POINT in County afs. being the lands and plantations whereon said WILLIAM ELLZEY now resides, bounded Vizi the whole breadth of the land on POTOWMACK RIVER &. up the dividing line between ELLZEY & MASON to their back line thence along the said back line to a Branch near the head thereof then down the branch to where ELIZABETH WICKLIFFes line crosses the same then down the said WICKLIFFes line to the RIVER To Have and To Hold the said tract of land unto RICHARD WARDEN from the first day of November now next ensuing during the natural lives of the said RICHD, WARDEN & MARY & ANN WARDEN Children of the said RICHARD & the longest liver and Survivor of them paying unto WILLIAM ELLZEY his Ears, on the first day of November in each year the Annual Rent of Twelve pounds Current money of Virginia and if unpaid by the space of Sixty days next after ought to be paid that then the said WILLIAM ELLZEY into and upon the said premises wholy to reenter and the same to have again; and said RICHARD WARDEN doth agree that he will within three years from the date hereof plant Two hundred Apple trees which are to be found and provided by said WILLIAM ELLZEY; also to build a convenient Barne the said WILLIAM ELLZEY finding Nails and paying and allowing unto said RICHARD WARDEN whatever the Workmanship shall be adjudged to be worth; and when the same shall be built to keep that & the houses already built as also the Orchards when planted in good repair not committing any waste or spoil of the Timber Provided nevertheless that if may be lawful! for the said RICHARD WARDEN to keep a Sub Tenant on the Land who may erect & build proper houses & outhouses on the said premises at his own costs & charges except only that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY is to pay the Masons Work about the dwelling house which shall be erected for such Sub Tenant and said WILLIAM ELLZEY doth agree with the said RICHARD WARDEN & his Sub Tenant paying & fulfilling the Rents and Covenants herein before expressed and doth further agree to let his Negro man called George assist the said RICHARD WARDEN for the space of two months in erecting the Barne within mentioned. In Witness whereof the said RICHARD WARDEN & WILLIAM ELLZEY have set their hands & seals
in presence of DANL. PAYNE, W. ELLZEY
JOHN CHAMBERS. ABRAHAM FARROW RICHD. WARDEN
At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th day of December 1762
This Lease from WILLIAM ELLZEY to RICHARD WARDEN was acknowledged by the parties to be their act and deed & on the motion of the said RICHARD WARDEN the same was ordered to be recorded
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1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 2
Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
- WILLIAM ELLZEY, JAMES KEITH and CUTHBERT BULLIT, Gent., having taken the usual Oaths to his Majestys Person and Government and subscribed the Test, had the Oath of an Attorney administered unto them
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Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Loudoun Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 23 June 1768 - 20 Feb. 1770; 358 a. on Goose Crk & Owsleys Cabin Br; adj. his own, wm West, Mary Boland, John Deskin in wart & in surv. John Keen (?), Sam] Cox, Robt Carter,
Es qr, his own. CC - John & James Golding. Surv. John Hough.
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Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Fairfax Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 10 Apr. 1742 - 26 May 1742 & 14 Oct. 1742; 300 a. on br of Wolf Run & Pope's Head, adj. Thos fford, Geo Simpson, John & Alexr Gowin(g) & Terrence Reiley, Colo Carter, Bond
Veall, Giles Tillett, Richd Simpson, Hencock Lee. CC - ThoS Ford & Andrew Grayham. Marker-John Gowing. Surv. William West 
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Children of Mary Mason and Benjamin Strother are:

i. Margaret Strother was born 1730, and died 31 MAY 1761. She married John Murdock 26 OCT 1750 in Stafford Co. VA, son of Jeremiah Murdock. He died 1759 in Stafford Co. VA. She married William Bronaugh 10 MAR 1760, son of Jeremiah Bronaugh and Simpha Rosa Enfield Mason. He was born 16 JAN 1730, and died 1800.

ii. Alice Strother was born 30 NOV 1732, and died DEC 1795. She married Robert Washington 16 DEC 1756, son of Townshend Washington and Elizabeth Lund. He was born 25 JAN 1729, and died 1800.


Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vastaffo/captainhenrytyler.htm
URL title: Captain Henry Tyler
Note:
Major Benjamin Strother married secondly on December 6, 1760 Elizabeth ( Rowzee) Waller Peyton (circa 1715-182, widow of Charles Waller, Gentleman, ( 17 -1749) and John Peyton, Gentleman, ( 1691-1760) both of Stafford County. There is an account of Major Benjamin Strother and his wives in Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 19, pages 224-227 and the Reverend Horace E. Hayden in his Virginia Genealogies, pages 495-498, details the family of John Peyton (1691-1760) of Stony Hill.
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STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
pp. 465-466 This Indenture made 13th September 1727 between BENJAMIN STROTHER & MARY his Wife of Parish Overwharton Stafford County and ANTHONY THORNTON of Parish St. Pauls in County and Colony aforesd Gent. for sum one hundred fifty pounds Sterl. many of Great Britain have sold Eight Molatto Negro slaves (named) ..
Presence Mosly Battly, Benja. Strother
W: Strother Mary x Strother
At Court held for Stafford County 13th September 1727 Benjamin Strother & Mary his wife acknowledged this deed of sale .. admitted to record.
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Prince William County, 7 Apr 1731 Exec. Jour.

QUANTICO & HUNTING CREEK.......... [Tobacco inspectors] Francis Awbrey, Benj. Strother{ also Falmouth & Fredericksburg }, Cadwalladr Dade
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 269-271
Indenture made 9th January 1738 between WILLIAM THORNTON King George County & ANTHONY STROTHER of same .. hath leased Tract on Rappahannock River about two miles below the Falls containing about 225 acres unto ANTHONY STROTHER & BEHETHALAN his wife during the time that he or she shall think fit to .. abide thereon .. provided that .. do not at any time presume to clear cut down or tend any Ground that hath not been heretofore cleared .. nor cut down wood except such shall be necessary .. nor deliver right to any other person .. if Strother do move they are to pay Rents .. further agreed if William Thornton sell said Land .. he may without any hindrance .. to pay rent for first year ending at Chrismass next 930 pounds good Tobacco in one cask convenient to some Landing in King George County .. like quantity for second year .. the Third year to be Rent free so to continue .
Presence Jeas. Mackie, Will: Thornton
Benja: Strother, Margaret x Strother Antho. Strother
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Lease recorded.
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 273-276
Indenture made 4th/5th September 1739 between JOHN GRIMSLEY of St. Marys Parish County Caroline of one part and BENJAMIN STROTHER of Hanover Parish King George County .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Fifteen pounds current money of Virginia sold half of a tract in Hanover Parish and by Estimation computed to be 50 acres which was left unto him by his Father JOHN GRIMSLEY Deceas'd .. by his will bearing date 27th January 1725 .. land whereon his Father formerly lived ..
Presence John Hamilton,
John Grimsley
Benja. Strother, M. Battaley
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Deeds of lease and release together with Receipt for consideration money recorded. 
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"Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants" by Nell Marion Nugent

Vol. III, Page 418: Farguson's land adjacent Edward Booker, Gent., 1732, on upper side of Knibs Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 418: John Farguson land adjacent Richard Booker, 1732, between Knibbs' and Flatt Creeks, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 419: "Robert Ferguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; on low side of Flatt Creek; adjacent John Ferguson; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. III, Page 421: Farguson's land adjacent John Combs and Edward Booker, 1732, on lower side of Flatt Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 421: Moses Farguson land adjacent John Nash, 1732, between branches of Knibb's Creek, Buckskin Creek & West's Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 422: "John Farguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; South side of Flatt Creek adjacent Cobb's line; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. III, Page 425: "John Farguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; in upper side of Flatt Creek; below the lower Tommahawke Branch; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. IV, Page 9: "John Farguson of Prince George County, 400 acres New Land
in said County in upper side of Flatt Creek below the Lower Tommahawke Branch; 20 Jun 1733. 2 pounds."

Vol. IV, Page 12: "Robert Farguson of Prince George County, 400 acres New Land in said county on the lower side of Flat Creek, adjacent said Farguson; 20 Jun 1733. 2 pounds."

Vol. IV, Page 12: John Farguson land adjacent James Clarke, 1733, North side of Flatt Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. IV, Page 151: "Patrick Ferguson, 580 acres Prince George County, on the Branches of Low's Branch & on the both sides of Moccosoneck Road, on the upper side of the main Road near Ralph's Folly in George Williamson's Line, down the Cow Branch; adjacent George Williamson, Richard Scoggin's, William Short, & Butterworth; 9 Feb 1737/38. 3 pounds."

Vol. V, Page 316: "Robert Ferguson, 840 acres Prince George County on the upper side of the Oldfeild Branch of Butterwood Swamp, in a Valley; adjacent Coleman, Wyatt, Woodleif, Mills, Robert West, Poytheross, FitzGerrald & Anne Andrews; 20 Aug 1747. 2 pounds, 5 shillings. 400 acres part formerly granted Ferguhard Grant by Patent 15 Mar 1744/45 and by him sold & conveyed unto the said Robert Ferguson and 440 acres the residue never before granted

Vol. V, Page 128: Robert Ferguson land adjacent Farquhard Grant, 1744/45, on the Upper side of old field branch of Butterwood Swamp, in a Valley, Prince George County.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 114-116
THIS INDENTURE made the twenty second and twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty nine Between ELIZABETH CHAPLIN of the Parish of Bath in the County of PRINCE GEORGE of one part and ISAAC FARGUSON of the Parish of Dittengen & County of Prince William of other part Witnesseth that said ELIZABETH CHAPLIN for the sum of Eight pounds Twelve Shillgs. Curr, doll sell unto the said ISAAC FARGUSON in his actual possession now being by venue of a bargin and sale for one year and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession his heirs and assigns all that tract of land containing One hundred acres being part of Four hundred and Thirty four acres by a Deed granted by COLLO. CARTER to JOHN FLOWRANCE in ye year 1725 lying in the County of PRINCE WILLIAM on the North side of BROAD RUN of OCCOQUAN and a Branch known by the name of CRUPPERS CABIN BRANCH begining at a marked white Ole on a hill corner to the land of ED. GRAHAM thence NE to a red Oak another Corner of sd ED. GRAHAM & thence NE to a hicry thence SE to two white Oaks thence NE to the beginning Togather with all houses gardens appurtenances whatseover to the sd One hundred acres of land belonging To Have and To Hold unto the said ISAAC FARGUSON his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the partys have set their hands and seales
in presents of us GREENHAM DODSON, ELIZABETH CHAPLIN
JOHN HIGHTOWER, WM, MAINIRE
ROBERT FARGUSON
At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 26th day of March 1750
This Release and receipt from ELIZABETH CHAPLIN to ISAAC FARGUSON was proved by the oaths of GREENHAM DODSON & JOHN HIGHTOWER two of the witnesses thereto subscribed and was ordered to be Certified and At a Court held for the County aforesaid on the 24th day of September 1750
This Release & Receipt was proved by the oath of ROBERT FARGUSON & admitted to record
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1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Oct. 1, 1764. Roger Dixon of Fredksbg, Mercht., and Lucy, his wife, to Charles Mortimer, Doctor of Physick, and Robt. Fargeson, Gent. £24 curr. Lot No. 202 in town of Fredksbg. No witnesses. Oct. 1, 1764. 
Ferguson, Robert (I087138)
 
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"Peter Jett's will May 22, 1784....King George County:
In the name of God Amen. I, Peter Jett of King George County, Virginia and the parish of Brunswick, I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me and my body to be buried in a Christian and decent manner at the descretion of my executors hereafter mentioned, and what little estate it has pleased God to endow me, I give and devise the same in manner and form as followeth:
I bequeath unto my daughters, Mary Hunstead and Anne Conley my negro woman named Rose and lease of the land I now live on, containing one hundred acres and my 2 houses.
I bequeath unto John Pratt Bowen, my lease I bought from John Reuben Payne, being the same land whereon sd Payne now lives. And also to John Pratt Bowen, one bed, one table and furniture. It is my desire that my stock of hogs be divided between John Pratt Bowen and my daughters Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
I bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Curtis 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Susanna Payne, 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Margaret Thielkild, 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Jones, 5 shillilngs.
I bequeath unto my grandson Jesse Thielkild, my young sorrel mare.
I bequeath unto my granddaughter Susanna Hunstead, my wife's saddle.
I bequeath the residue of my estate to be equally divided between my sons Francis and William Jett, and my daughter Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
And lastly, I appoint my sons Francis Jett, William Jett, and John Pratt Bowen, my whole and sole executors, as witness my hand and seal this 22nd day of May, in the year of our Lord 1784.

=== Research notes from Gay Edens Carrigan
01 May 1724 King George OB 1721-26, p 179: Subpoena in chancery is granted unto William Jett, against Elizabeth Jett [his stepmother Elizabeth Underwood Thatcher], administratrix of the estate of Francis Jett deceased, in behalf of himself, his brothers Peter and Francis, and his sisters Elizabeth, Margaret and Ann Jett.

25 Mar 1725, King George OB 1721-26, p 307: The suit in chancery between the orphans of Francis Jett and against Elizabeth Jett is ordered to be dismissed.
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 163-164
Indenture made 14th January 1737 between HENRY FITZHUGH of Stafford County Esqr. and PETER JETT of King George County Planter .. to Farm lett 100 acres in King George County bounded upon lands of CHARLES WEBSTER, WILLIAM PAIN & the Glebe .. for term of natural lives of said Peter Jett, REBECCA his wife & FRANCIS JETT his son .. to pay 500 pounds Tobacco & Cask yearly at Feast of St. Luke .. roll'd to such convenient Rolling Houses or warehouses on the waterside .. four hens & quit rents ..
Presence George Lee, Henry Fitzhugh
Geo: Fraser Peter Jett
At a court held 3rd February 1737 .. Lease recorded.
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Anne Jett, daughter of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George County, and wife of _______ Conely.

Elizabeth Jett, daughter of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George County, and wife of Curtis.

Francis Jett, son of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George Co.

Peter Jett died 1784, King George County, Brunswick Parish. Will

Peter Jett of King George County from Henry Fitzhugh of Stafford County, 100-acres for the life of the said Peter, Rebecca, his wife, and Francis, his son, 1737. 
Jett, Peter (I117305)
 
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 287-32: SMOOTES CHANCE: 160 acres; Possession of - 160 Acres - Wilders, John: Surveyed 15 April 1687 for Thomas Smoote: Conveyance notes - 160 Acres - Charles Smoot from Thomas Smoot 18 Nov 1728, 26 Acres - John Baptist Boarman from Charles Smoot, 12 April 1743,, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 285-16: WICOMICO FIELDS: 500 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Contee, John : 200 Acres - O'Caine, Gerrard : 100 Acres - Warren, John: Surveyed 7 April 1666 for Thomas Smoote on the West side. this land was first taken up by Thomas Gerrard. Resurveyed by Smoote.: Conveyance notes - Included in Resurvey of WICCOCOMICO FIELDS, folio 444
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 444-464: WICOMICO FIELDS: 585 acres; Possession of - 585 Acres - Maddox, Notley; Courts, John; Groves, John; Penn, John: : Originally so called, Notley Maddox, John Courts, John Groves, John Penn, 17 Feb 1741, beginning at a forked locust post now set up at the root of an ancient bounded oak, the beginning tree of the HILLS, patented to Notley Warren, John Courts, Lydia O'Caine, and Edward Smoote., 10 Sept 1744.: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 286-26: HARRISONS VENTURE: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Cole, Jeffery: : Surveyed 14 April 1671 for Richard Harrison at bound Red Oak on the South side of a forked Creek run near the marsh: Conveyance notes - 50 Acres - Joan Decregae (Deirego) from Jeffery Cole, 27 Feb 1707, 50 Acres - Johannah Decregae (Deirego) from Thomas Harrison 22 Aug 1718,50 Acres - John Scroggins from William Decreagae (Deirego) 23 Oct 1722,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-18: HILLS, THE: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 17 Aug 1654 for James Manns on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HARWOOD; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD, 8 Aug 1726, folio 408, 150 Acres - Walter Hanson from Notley Maddox; 22 June 1730 
Wilder, John {Addl Records} (I027418)
 
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 426
Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1665
- Whereas Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS & GRACE PEARSON were by a Warrant from Col. PET: ASHTON summoned to appeare at this Cort: to answer ye Complaynt of ELIZABETH BUSHELL & havinge fayled of theire appeareance, it is ordered yt: ye Sherriffe forthwith take them into safe custody (they to remains wth: Bayle or Maine Prize untill ye next Cort unlesse two of ye Justices of ye peace for this County, whereof one of ye Quorum shall thinke it fist) to take security for them for theire p:sonall appeareance then to answer theire Contempte

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cart: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 59
Northumberland County Court 10th of March 1668/69
- Ordered yt: THO: GASKOYNE, JNO: WADDY, THO: LANE & LEW : SHEPARD take an Inventory & make apprazement of ye Estate of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced., wth: ye first convenient; they beinge sworne accordinge to Law
- A Commission of Administracon is granted MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., of her sd. Husbands Estate, she giveing good caucon accordinge to Law
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: to bee possest of yt: Estate his deced., Father, JOHN INGRAM, by his Last Will & Testamt. did devise him upon ye perusal of which Will, ye Cort: doth finde yt: ye sd. JNO: INGRAM (amongst other things) did bequeathe unto his sd. Sonne, THOMAS, two Mares & one Filly (then in ye possession of ye sd. INGRAM) and whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS,
ye Relicte & Admrx. of Mr. THO: HOPKINS (deced.) one of the Overseers of ye Will of ye sd. JOHN INGRAM, who hath since ye decease of ye sd. JOHN had ye Estate of ye sd. JOHN in his possession, did alleadge one of ye two Mares bequeathed unto ye sd. THOMAS INGRAM by ye Will of his Father as aforesd., was solde unto ye sd. HOPKINS by ye sd.
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: by a condicon under ye hand of RICH: PEARCE dated ye 9th of xber: 1665 yt: RICH: PEARCE receaved of ELIZABETH HEARD a Horse, parte consideracon of some building yt: ye sd, PEARCE did oblige him selfe to do for ye sd. ELIZABETH, as by ye sd, condicon did & may more fully appeare, wch: worke or any parte thereof ye sd. PEARCE nor any other by his order hath finished or done. It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of ye sd. PEARCE, by ye 1st of 9ber: next pay as good a Horse as yt: receaved by ye sd. PEARCE unto NICH: NICHOLS, who maryed ye sd. ELIZABETH HEARD als exe.,
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 67
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: for six Cowes & Calves, two feather beds wth: furniture, two pewter dishes, one doz: of spoones, one chamber pot, one iron pot of five or six gallons, one pewter drinking pot, two fowling peeces, one new saddle & bridle, one iron pestelle of forty pounds weight & one man Servant, yt: should have foure or five yeares to serve, given (as to ye Cort; appeareth) unto ye sd. THO: INGRAM by his Fathers Will, It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, Admrx, of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, one of ye Overseers of ye Will of ye sd, JOHN INGRAM, forthwith: deliver ye sd. Cattle unto ye sd, THO: INGRAM (MRS. HOPKINS to choose one Cow out of ye Stock of Cattle whereon she now liveth & THO: INGRAM another untill hee hath receaved ye sd. six cowes & calves), one feather bed & furniture & yt: she deliver ye sd. Servant & goods unto THO: INGRAM by ye middle of 9ber next
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Admrx. of THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of one thousand & eight pounds of tobacco & caske wth: costs; Judgmt, is granted ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS agt. ye sd. YONG for ye sd. summe wth: costs als exe., unlesse ye next Cort: ye sd. YONG she., reason to ye contrary
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- PET: TIBALD, THO: INGRAM & WM: HANCOCK beinge arrested to this Cort: at ye suite of MRS, GRACE HOPKINS, a nonsute is granted ech of them against ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS accordinge to Law, noe cause of accon appeareing to this Cort: agt. them
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cort: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 79
- Whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS did exhibit an Inventory into this Court of ye Estate of her Husband, Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., wherein was included certeyne Horses & Mares for wch: Horses and Mares THO: INGRAM hath obteyned Order of this County Cort as a Legacy from his deced., Father by his Last Will & Testamt., upon ye peticon of ye said MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye sd. Horses and Mares be extended out of ye sd, Inventory
- Whereas Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., did by a Deed of Guift give unto JOANNA, the Orpht. of JOHN MERIDITH, deced., a Mare wth: her increase, upon ye peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye Estate yt: is extant in this County belonging unto DOROTHY, ye Relict of JNO: MERIDITH, deced., may be secure until, shee give good caucon to this Cort: to be accomptable for ye sd. Mare & her increase; shee having caryed ye sd Mare out of this County
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 150
Northumberland County Court 19th of June 1672
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto Mr. JOHN HARRIS, Husband to ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of five hundred forty & thre pounds of tobaccoe & caske, being parte of an Order for one thousand & eight pounds of tobaccoe & caske dated ye 25th of August 1669, It is ordered yt: ye sd, YONG forthwth: pay ye sd. summe unto ye sd. HARRIS wth: costs
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1678-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 13
Northumberland County Court 20th of November 1678
- Mr .JNO: HARRIS his Accompt of HOPKINS's Estate to be auditted Upon the Petition of Mr. JOHN HARRIS who marryed GRACE, ye Relict of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS deced. it is ordered that Major THOMAS BRERETON and Mr. PHILLIP SHAPLEIGH are appointed to examine and auditt the Accompts of the Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS and give in their report thereof to ye next Court 
Pearce, Grace MNU (I082855)
 
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1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 356
A Brindled heifer about two yeares of age marked with a crop on ye left eare & a flower de luce on ye right eare to be recorded for PRICELA YEATES, Daughter of ELIAS YEATES and MARY his Wife, all her increase both male and female by me ANGELL JACOBUS being in ye Custody of ELIAS YEATES, her Father, & there to remaine till ye day of age or the day of Marriage as Witness my hand this 4th of July 1682
WILLIAM POWELL, ANGELL JACOBUS
THOMAS RYLY
Recordatr xx4 die July 1682
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1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 12)
THIS INDENTURE made the 29th of December 1692 Betwixt ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County of the one partie and WILLIAM POWELL of the same County Sheweth that ADAM WOFFENDALL aforesaid for Two thousand pounds of sweet sented tobacco to him in hand paid by the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL doth hereby sell unto the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL his heirs or assigns forever a certain parcel! of land lying on the North side of Rappa: River in the County of Richmond abovesaid, containing Fifty acres more or less bounded as followeth (Vitt.) Beginning at a marked Ash standing in the main branch of CHINGOETEAGUE above JOHN EASTERs Plantation and running down the said branch to JOHN EASTERs line and up the said EASTERs line to the line of WILLIAM MARSHALL and along the line of MARSHALL to the line of Mr. FRAN: SLOUGHTER and so to the upper QUARTER ROAD or PATH, and along the said Road or Path to WILLIAM BROWNs Corner tree by and near a branch to the first mentioned Ash with all and singular its rights woods profitts whatsoever appertaining; To have and to hold the said parcell of land and all the premises hereby sold unto the abovesaid WM. POWELL his heirs forever, the said ADAM WOFFENDALL for himself his heirs &c. the said parcell of land with all its rights belonging unto the said WM: POWELL his heirs &c. forever against him the sd ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs or assigns and all persons lawfully claiming under him will defend and forever warrant by these presents and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have the abovesaid parcell of land with all premises with every of their rights without any lawfull lett or disturbance of the said ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs And further the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL Both hereby further oblige himself to give unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs a further confirmation or title by Writing if this proves not good & authentick in the Law, And also to make a true acknowledgment hereof in the County Court of Richmond, And also my Wife, HONORIA, shall do the same in person or by her lawfull Attorney when thereunto required by the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c., in confirmation hereof the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL huh hereunto seu his hand & affixed his seal Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of us
JAMES TAYLER, ADAM WOFFENDALL
JOHN BROWN
Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 7 die Martii Ano: 1693
( WOFFENDALL to POWELL Bond)
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County do stand justly indebted to WILLIAM POWELL of the said County, Carpenter, in the just sum of Four thousand pounds of sweetsented tobacco in cask to be paid convenient to a Landing in the abovesaid County upon all demands for the true performance hereof I bind myself my heirs unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c. As witness my hand and seal this 29th of 10ber: Ano: Dom: 1692

5 Jun 1694. Power of Atty. HONORIA WOFFENDALL do impower JAMES TAYLER my any to ackn my thirds of a parcell of land unto WILLIAM POWELL being done voluntarily. Wit: WM REYNOLDS, JOHN SPILLER. (Bk 2pg: 43)
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 12)
At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
- Nonsuit is granted to ADAM WOFFENDALL against WM. POWEL, he not appearin to prosecute. to be pd. with costs &c.
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 28)
At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
- Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft. till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 46)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of October 1692
- Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 24 of November 1692
- Reff. is granted between WM. POWELL Plt. and ALEXR; DONIPHAN Deft. till next court

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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th day of January Ano; Dom: 1692
- Mr. ROBT: BRENT appeared Attorney for Mr. ALEXANDER DONIPHAN
- WM: POWELL brought his action in this Court against ALEXANDER DONIPHAN and declares that he hath built & finished for the Deft. a Thirty five foot Dwelling house eighteen foot wide by the Ground Cell, a foot and (blank) a Ten foot porch joining to the sd House and five framed Windows, piled with Rived boards above & two partitions & one partition below & two out side Chimneys for wch: he the Plt. was to receive Five hundred pounds of Tobb:, & therefore craves Judgmt., the Deft. for plea says that there was an agreement in writing with a Penalty made between him and the Plt. for building a House of such dimentions as in the sd Written Agreemt. are conteyned, And that the plt under pr:tence of taking a copy thereof borrowed the sd Writing and deteynes the same pleading it is lost and that cannot answer for want of sight of the sd Writing; Whereupon this Court considering the matter have dismist the suit; the Plt. not producing the sd Written Agreemt., and grant non suit against him to the sd ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN to be paid wth: all cost of suit als: Ex: from wch: Judgmt. the Plt. appeals to his Excellency the Governr: & the Honr: Councell for a rehearing on the 5th: day of the next Genrll Court
- WM. POWELL together wth: RALPH WHITING enter themselves in an assumps of 9000 lbs, of tobb: to prosecute the appeale
- ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN together wth: Mr, JAMES HARISON enter themselves an assumpsit of 9000 lbs. of Tobb: to answer the sd appeale

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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of April 1693
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM, POWELL for Two thousand pounds of Cobb: in caste. One thousand sweet scented & one thousand Orenoco for the non appearance of JAMES RAY
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of May 1693
- Reff. granted intr: WM. POWELL Plt & JAMES KEY Deft. till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 94)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3d of August 1693
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to REBECCA TOMLIN for the non appearance of WM. POWELL for 2000 lbs. of Cobb: according to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 97)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of October 1693
- Reff granted between Mrs. REBECCA TOMLIN Plt. & WILLIAM POWELL Deft. till next Court. the Deft, pleading that Capt. GEORGE TAYLER is evidence is very sick
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 106)
At a Court held for Richmond County 7th of December 1693
- Non suit is granted to WM. POWELL against Mrs. REBECCA TONLIN, no person arriving to prosecute, to be paid wth: cost
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of April 1694
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM: POWELL for the non appearance HEN: PLUNKETT accord: to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of June 1694
- This day HENRY PLUNKETT confessed Judgmt. to WM. POWELL for Five hundred pounds of tobb: upon Bill; wch: this Court have ordered to be paid with cost of suit als. Ex.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 76)
At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
- Refference is granted between FRANCIS THORNTON as Exr. of WILLIAM POWELL Plantiff and HUGH FRENCH Defendant till next Court held &c.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
- Refference is granted between HUGH FRENCH Plantiff and FRANCIS THORNTON as Admr. of WILLIAM POWELL, Defendant till next Court &c.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 88)
At a Court held for Richmond County 2nd of October 1695
- Judgment is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON, Ext., of WILLIAM POWELL deced against HUGH FRENCH for One hundred and forty eight pounds of tobacco upon Ballance of Accots to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 93)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of October 1695
- Nonsuit is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON as Executor of WILLIAM POWELL deceased against HUGH FRENCH, the Plantiff not appearing to prosecute, to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution 
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1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 210
Northumberland County Court 16th of January 1683/4
- PITTS his Comm. of Admon
A Commission of Administration is granted Mr. JOSIAS PITTS who marryed REBECCA, the Daughter of Mr. WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, on the Estate of the said THOMAS, he giveing caution according to Law
- The Bond JOSIAS PITTS, JAMES CLAUGHTON and JAMES JOHNSON doe oblige themselves joyntly and severally in the penall sum of forty thousand pounds of tobacco and caske that JOSIAS PITTS shall duly administer on the Estate WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, and exhibite an Inventory thereof according to Law===
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 35
ORCHARD, JAMES, 24 April 1694; 29 September 1703.
Estate to wife Rebecca; land on Totusky between Westmoreland and Richmond counties.
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- SUTTLE v BONAM &c.
It was commanded JOHN STURMAN, Gent., Sheriffofthe said County that he should summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE of a Plea that they render to him the surne ofthree thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, &c., and the Sheriffhaveing returned cepi corpus but for that the Defendants failed to appeare and noe baile is returned, upon motion ofJOHN SUTTLE, Conditionall Order is granted against the Sheriffreturnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- STURMAN. Sheriff v BONMAN p SUTTLE
JOHN STURMAN, Gent.,
Sheriff of the County aforesd was commanded to summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix ofJAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE ofa Plea that they render to him three thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, and the Sheriffreturned cepi corpus but for that the Defendant failed to appeare and noe baile returned, Conditionall Order passed against the Sheriff
according to Law. Wherefore at the instance ofthe Sheriff, an Attachment is granted him against the Estate ofTHOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, returnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 63
Westmoreland County Court 27th day of May 1719.
PHILPOTT BONAM, Exor. of the last Will and Testament of THOMAS BONAM, Gent. late of the County aforesaid deed. which said THOMAS intermarried with REBECCA the Exorx. of the last Will and Testament of JAMES ORCHARD of the County aforesaid also deed. was summoned to answer at February Court last unto JAMES LAUGHAN of a plea of covenants broken &c. to the Plts. damage three hundred pounds sterling &c. to which said suite the Defendants by DANIEL McCARTY, Esq. his Attorney pleaded in abatement &c. and now at this Court as well he said PHILPOTT BONAM by his Attorney aforesaid as the said JAMES LAUGHAN by GEORGE ESKRIDGE, Gent. his Attorney being present and the whole proceedings in the said cause being read and all pleas replycacons rejoyned &c. fully heard as also all the arguments on both sides fully disputed and abated. Upon mature consideracon
hereof the Court are of opinion that the accon by the Plts. aforesaid against the Defendant aforesaid is not well brought and thereupon do order the same to be dismist
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Lawrence, Henry, {SM} 7th Dec., 1693; 29th July, 1694.
Wife Frances, extx: and sole legatee of estate, real and personal.
Test: Jeremy Jadwin of Va., Rebecca Orchard, Nath'l Garland. 2.324.
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1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 72)
THIS INDENTURE made the Fourth day of September 1694 Between JAMES ORCHARD of WESTMORELAND County, Plantr., & REBECCA his Wife of the one partie and JOHN MORTON of NORTHUMBERLAND, Planter, of the other party; Witnesseth that the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA his Wife for the sum of Seven thousand pounds of tobacco in cask to them in hand paid have sold unto him the said JOHN MORTON his heirs or assigns forever one tract of land containing One hundred Fifty and seven acres of Land being in the County of Richmond and was part and was taken out of HARMAN SKELDERMANs Seat or Tract of Land and by the said HARMAN sold unto PATRICK NORTON and was twice sold by the said PATRICK to WILLIAM MOSS & by the said WILLIAM MOSS in and by his last Will & Testament given and bequeathed to his Daughter, ELIZABETH, which was by the said ELIZABETH and her Husband, JOHN CRASKE, sold the said land to the said JAMES ORCHARD, being butted and bounded as followeth on the Main Run of RAPPA. CREEK beginning at a Hickory corner tree on a point not far from the said Run and extending thence through the Main Pocoson of the same N: to a white Oak in the said SKELDERMANs line, thence West South to a Stump by a Spring, thence W So: to a small red Oak, thence East to a Maple in the Fork of a branch, thence down the said branch its several courses being brought into a strait line is East No to a small tre€ by the said branch side, then ce S. E. to the first station, Together with all edifices woods
profitts and appurtinances, To have and to hold the said Land to him the said JOHN MORTON forever, And I the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA my Wife do promise to warrant to defend the said tract of land with the appurtinances from claims of any persons whatsoever, the said JOHN MORTON and his assigns forever paying the yearly Fee Rent due for the same In Witness whereof we have sett our hand and fixed our seale Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us
DAVID CONNIER, JAMES ORCHARD
WILLIAM GREENSTEAD, his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
Recognitr: in Cur Com Rich: 7 die 9brs: 1694 et record 25th die
(ORCHARD Power of Attorney)
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA ORCHARD, Wife of JAMES ORCHARD do constitute and appoint my loving Freind, NEBUCHODONOZOR JONES to be my true and lawful! Attorney in my place to acknowledge unto JOHN MORTON my part of a parcell of land sold by my Husband, JAMES ORCHARD, containing One hundred fifty and seven acres as by a Deed bearing date the 4th of September in the year 1694 will more at large appear and what my said Attorney doth to be as well as if I were there myself as Witness my hand and seal this 3d day of fiber: in the year 1694
Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
JOHN MORE his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
STEPHEN BEAMAN his mark
Record Test WM. COLSTON, CI Cur 
Thomas, Rebecca (I024770)
 
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1690-1694 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 2, [Antient Press]; Page 687
Middlesex County Court 2d, of April 1694
- Certificate according to Act is granted to RALPH WORMELEY, Esqr., for ye importation of fifteene persons into this Collony, vizt., ROBT: MARKELAND, JOSEPH STANARD. ELIZA: WORSINCROFT, MARTHA HARSICOR, MARTHA SHEPARD, NICH: DOLTON, JOHN SLATERNE, JNO. WILLIAMS, GEO:
BEVACOCK, AUGUSTINE WRIGHT, MATT: ANDREWS, JOHN CAPICK, JOHN WHELDEN;
JOHN WATTS & JOHN FLEMING haveing proved the same by his Oath
Test EDWIN THACKER, Cl Cur signed WILL: SKIPWITH 
Watts, John (I127491)
 
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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 247
To all Christian People I THOS. WATKINS SENR. of Essex County .. for the tender love & affection which I have and do bear unto my three sons LEWIS WATKINS, BENJAMIN WATKINS & JNO. WATKINS hath given my three sons 803 acres of land more or less Lying upon North side Potomack Run in Stafford County that is to say 400 acres thereof to my Eldest Son Lewis Watkins the other moiety to be equally divided between my sans Benja. Watkins & John Watkins my said three sons to pay & discharge directly the arrearages of the Quit rents .. 4th day Novr. 1704.
Presence Margaret Coats her mark, Thomas x Watkins Senr.
Saml. Coats
At a Court held eighth day Novr, 1704 RAWLEIGH TRAVERS by virtue of a power of attorney from Thomas Watkins acknowledged this sale of land and the same ordered to be recorded.
Know all men .. I Thos. Watkins Senr. of Essex County do appoint Rawleigh Travers of Stafford County Gent_ my true and Lawful attorney to acknowledge my claim and interest unto 803 acres of woods & ground lying upon head of Potomack Run in Stafford County unto my three sons v
Presence Mar't. x Coats, Thos. x Watkins Senr. his mark
Samuel Coats
At a Court held 8th day Novr. 1704 This Letter of Attorney was ordered to be recorded.
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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 299-300
Indenture made 4th day Novr. 1705 between LEWIS WATKINS of county Stafford of the one part & ROBERT CARTER Esqr. of County Lancaster .. Witnesseth in consideration of 800 pounds of Tobo. paid by Robt. Carter .. sold all that tract of land being in county Stafford near the head of the main run of Potomack Creek the sd land containing 400 acres being the moiety of a tract of 803 acres granted to THOMAS WATKINS my Father by deed from Proprietors office bearing date 9th day September 1695 & by my Father given to me by his Deed recorded on the records of Stafford County bearing date first day November 1704 .. beginning at a narked red oak corner tree standing in ye S end of a line of the Pattent which runs S=400 poles & extending along the sd line N=48 poles to a narked red oak thence along the dividing line betwixt this 400 acres & the remaining 403 acres N=40 degrees E=415 poles over to another line of the deed thence S:E: 136 poles to a marked white oak corner tree thence S=89 po: to a marked red oak corner tree thence S=42 degrees W=216 poles to a marked white oak thence W=15 S=161 po: to a marked white oak thence W by N=65 poles to the first mentioned red oak ..
Presence Nich. Brent, Lewis Watkins
August: Kneaton
At a Court held 14th Novr. 1705 Lewis Watkins in person acknowledged a sale of land to ye Honble ROBERT CARTER Esqr. .. and AGNES his wife in person relinquished her right of dower to the same & JOHN WAUGH JUNR. by virtue of a Letter of Attorney from Robert Carter reced the acknowlcdgmt. which with the deed is ordd to be recorded & is recorded.

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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page. 458- 460
This Indenture made this sixth day October 1708 between BENJAMIN WATKINS of the county of Stafford of one part and ROBERT CARTER. Esgr. of the County of Lancaster .. Witnesseth in consideration three thousand pounds of Tobo paid by Robert Carter .. hath sold all that parcel of land being in Stafford County near the head of the main run of Potomack Creek the said land containing 200 acres part of a tract of 803 acres granted to THOMAS WATKINS my Father by deed from Proprietors office bearing date 9th September 1695 & by my Father given and disposed of in his lifetime between his three sons LEWIS, myself and JOHN in manner following to wit four hundred acres or the half of said land to my Brother Lewis and he to have his choice after a Division the remaining 400 acres to me and my Brother John to be equally divided and after a Division I to have my choice as by my Fathers deed acknowledged and recorded upon the records of Stafford County bearing date the first day of November 1704 ..
Presence Sharshal Crasty, Benj. Watkins John Norris, John Hest
I ELIZA. WATKINS the wife of Benjamin Watkins doth impower Mr. JOSEPH WAUGH of Stafford County to acknowledge all my right of all the lands due to my said in Stafford County unto Collo. Carter .. 6th day March 1708/9.
Presence Wm. Cole, Eliza. x Watkins Rebecca x Breeding her mark
Stafford County
At Court held 9th March 1708 Benjamin Watkins acknowledged within sale of land .. and livery and seizin thereon and Joseph Waugh by power of attorney from Eliza. Watkins Wife of said Watkins relinquished her right of dower to the same which is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.
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1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 356.
11 May 1710. Lewis Watkins being returned non est inventus at the suit of George Loyd for 200 pounds of tobacco due by bill, 28 May 1710. Order to Sheriff to attach estate.
Francis Meriwether
28 July1710. Attached one bay horse
Benja. Fisher SSEC 
Watkins, Lewis (I090903)
 
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1714-1715 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 80)
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of October one thousand seven hundred and Fifteene and in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c,, Between JNO: WELLS of Sittingbourne Parish in County of Richmd:, Planter, of one part and WM. GRIFFIN of the Parish and County aforesd. Carpenter, of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN WELLS in consideration of Three thousand pounds of good tobb. in hand paid by WILLIAM GRIFFIN, by these presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto WM GRIFFIN and his heirs all that parcel of Land lying in the Parish & County aforesd: wch: sd: Land was formerly given by the Last Will & Testament of WILLIAM SERGEANT deced., unto REBECCA WELLS, Daughter of BARNABY WELLS, in fee, who dying in her minority & without issue the sd: Land with the appurtenances came and descended unto JNO: WELLS, being Brother in the whole blood to said REBECCA WELLS, as may appear by the Last Will and Testament of WM: SERGEANT duly proved and recorded whose date is the fifteenth day of February one thousand six hundred Eighty & two; and the Rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the p.mises to sd. WILLIAM GRIFFIN and his heirs to be holden to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees by the Rents and Services due and accustomed to be paid; In Witness whereof the partyes to these presents have interchangeably sett their hands & seals the day & year above written
Sigillat & Deliberat in presentia
THOMAS his marke RICHARDSON JOHN WELLS
MATTHEW his mark BEAN
Att a Court held for Richmon County the fifth day of October 1715
JOHN WELLS came into Court and acknowledged this his deed unto WILLIAM GRIFFIN and it was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
Reced of the within menconed WILLM. GRIFFIN Three thousand pounds of good tobb. being in full satisfaction of the wth:in menconed Lands & Tenements this (blank)
p me JOHN WELLS
At a Court held for Richmond County the fifth day of October 1715
JOHN WELLS came into Court and ackowledged the above Receipt and it was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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1718-1719 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 297-299)
THIS INDENTURE made the Third of June in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen Between WILLIAM GRIFFIN of Parish of Sittenburn in County of Richmond of one part and ROBERT COLE of Parish and County aforesd· of other part; Wittnesseth that WILLIAM GRIFFIN for the sume of Five shillings lawfull mony of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by ROBERT COLE by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ROBERT COLE his heirs all that percell of land scituate in Parish and County aforesaid it being part of SERGENTs Pattent containing One hundred acres be the same mo.re or less and bounded by the Land of MARMADUKE BECKWITH, THOMAS HUGHS and JAMES ANDERSON lately purchased by WILLIAM GRIFFIN of JOHN WELLES , Together with all houses orchards profitts and hereditaments: To have and to hold the parcell of land unto ROBERT COLE during the terme of one whole year paying unto WILLIAM GRIFFIN and assignes the yearely rent of one Pepper Corn upon the feast day of St. Michael the Archanglell if lawfuly demanded to the intent that by virtue thereof and of the Statute for transfer.ring uses into possession ROBERT COLE may be in the actuall possession of the premises and thereby the better Inabled to take
a release of the inhe.ritan ce thereof; In W ittness whereof the parties first above named have hereunto inter changeable sett theire hands and seales the day and year first above wrighten
Signed Sealled and Delivered in the presence of
THOMAS his mark TTURNER WILLIAM his mark GRIFFIN
WILLIAM his mark HUNT
RICHARD CLAXTON
Atta Court held for Richmond County the Second day of July 1718
WILLIAM GRIFFIN came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto ROBERT COLE and it was admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
THIS INDENTURE made the Third day of June in yeare of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen Between WILLIAM GRIFFIN of ye Parish of Sittinburn in County of Richmond of one part and ROBERT COLE ofthe same Parish and County of other part; Wittnesseth that WILLIAM GRIFFIN in consideration of one plantation and track of land containing fifty acres scituate in Pa.rish and County aforesaid. Begining at a marked Dogwood and red Oak standing by the said GRIFFINs Shope together with all houses orchards and hereditaments to the same belonging by good and authentique Deeds of Bargain and Sale by way of Lease and Release bearingd ate the Second and Third day of June one thousand seven hundred and eighteen by the said ROBERT COLE bargained sould and conveyed by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ROBERT COLE (in his actuall possession now being of that percell of land mentioned (the lines and bounds of the
land repeated as in the foregoing Lease To have and to hould the per cell of land unto ROBERT COLE his beires free and clear from all incumbrances whatsoever, In Wittness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably sett their hands and Seales the day and year first within wrighten
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
THOMAS his mark TURNER WILLIAM his mark GRiffIN
WILLIAM his mark HUNT
RICHARD CLAXTON
Atta Court held for Richmond County the Second day of June 1718
WILLIAM GRIFFIN came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto ROBERT COLE and it was admitted w Record: Also ANN GRIFFIN, Wife of the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN appeared in Court and relinquished her right of Dover in the land conveyed in this Deed unto the said ROBERT COLE which was also admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
=== he may be the s/o George a s/o William Sargent d. 1683
1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 80
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JANE SARJANT Wife of WILLIAM SARJANT of the City of BRISTOLL have made and in my place putt and deputed THOMAS WAREING of Essex County in the Collony of Virginia Gent my true & lawfull Attorney for me to relinquish my right of Dowry to all Lands & Tenements which my husband is now possessed of in KING GEORGE's County or any other County in the Collony of Virginia which my said Husband shall make sale of, and for me to make seale and deliver all other acts whatsoever concerning the premises as fully as I my selfe might do. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this fourteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Twenty Nine 1729, in presence of WILLM. LLOYD, JANE SARJANT
JOSEPH SMITH
At a Court held for Essex County the 16th day of December 1729
This Power of Attorney was in due form proved by the Oaths of the Witnesses therunto & admitted to record

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1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 281-282
Indenture 5th April 1734 between JOHN CORDER of County of Prince William & Parish of Hamilton & WILLIAM REMEY of County of King George Parish of Hanover Carpenter .. by Deeds of lease & release .. for 1500 pounds of Tobacco grant 100 acres now in tenure of JOHN CORDER & formerly belonging to WILLIAM SARJANT & by the Last Will & Testament of the sd WILLIAM SARJENT left to his Godson WILLIAM WITTERIDGE & now falls by heir to the within named JOHN CORDER land bounded line of WILLIAM CARTER near MATTOCKS path; line of BROWNS; line of ORIGINAL ROES;: JOHN CHIN; line of THOMAS RANDOLPH to beginning ..
Presence John Grant, John x Cordill (sic)
Wm. Clater Patience x Cordill
Samuel Hackney
5th April 1734 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded .. the sd. Pattence being Solely examined & JOSEPH HUDNALL by Virtue of Power of Attorney relinquished the Right of Dower of MARY HACKNEY wife of the sd SAMUEL ..
Know all men .. I MARY HACKNEY wife of SAMUEL HACKNEY of New Hambleton Parish & County of Prince William .. appoint Mr. JOSEPH HUDNALL Gent. to acknowledge my Relinquishment of Dower .. 5th April 1734.
Presence John Cordill
Mary x Hackney
Sam'l. Hackney
5th April 1734 .. Power of Attorney recorded.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 567
JOHN BOWIN, 550 acs. in the freshes of Rappa. Co., on the maine br. of Rappa. Cr., 20 Oct. 1665, p. 538, (659). Adj. land of Mr. Wm. Lane, running up the br. N.N.W. &c. to a poplar, supposed to be a line tree of Mr. Vaus standing nere the run or beaver dam side, thence S.W. by S. &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Phillip Wading Thomas Jones, Ralph Walding, Mary Dudly, James Walding, Jane Walding, Mary Wotton, Peter Axtin, Wm. Serjant, Edmd. Pagget, Jno. Dudly.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 567
WM. SERJANT & EDMOND PAGGETT, 707 acs. on S. side of Rappa. Riv. on the head of Mill Cr. alias Tignors Cr., beg. at cor tree of Jno. Dangerfeild alias Andrew Gilsons, W. by N. &c. to line of trees belonging to Lt. Col. Guterige (Guttredge), N.E. by E. arc. to line trees of Tho. Rauson (or Ranson), N. by E. &c. 20 Oct. 1666, p. 540, (661). Trans. of 15 pers: Wm. Farmer, Jno. Bowin, Robt. Bowin, Mary Bowin, Fran. Bowin, Wm. Atkins, Tho. Sharpe, Robt. Walton, Samll. Parker, Danll. Hudson, James Hudson, Mary Wms., Margtt. Willis (or Wilbis), Charles Cough (or Couch), Wm. Adson.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 188
WM. SEARGANT & JOANE CLARKE. 1585.3 acs.. Rappa. Co.. on NE side of Rappa, Riv., 26 Sept. 16'8, p. 656. Beg. by a Cart Path; nye Mattox Path. to Capt. Lord; to Jno. Bottler upon a hr. of Rappa. Sw: to Jno. Bowin: to Cha. Snead; by Capt. Wm. Mosely, &c. Trans. of 32 pers: Tho. Ford. Jone Thresore, Ph. Perkier. Wm. Broadstreet, Gid. Frith, Eliz. Blumfeikl, Richd. Jnoson (Johnson), Jno. Thomson, Fra. Cellby, Ann Compton, Jno. Roberts, Tho. Jones. Wm. Gear, Fro. Simonds, Wm. Bayly, Tho. Buck. Ben. Buck, Geo, Smith, Eliz. Jones. Sutton (?), An Graves, Wm. Clifton. Jno. Ford, Edwd. Lewis. Tho. Gullies. Mary Tompson, Ja. Gresham, Jno. French. Za. Eldritt, Tho. Fryon, Wm. Segior, Jno Apleby. 
Sargent, William {add records} (I117068)
 
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1718-1719 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 355-357)
THIS INDENTURE made the first day of January in the fifth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God, King of Great Brittain France and Ireland. Defendr: of the faith &c ., Annoq: Domini 1718; Between THOMAS HUGHS of Parish of Sittenbourn in County of Richmond, Planter, and FRANCES his Wife, of one part and JOHN HENDERSON of same Parish & County, Taylor, of other part; Witnesseth that THOMAS HUGHS and FRANCIS his Wife for sume of Five shillings Sterling money to them in hand paid by JOHN HENDERSON by these p:sents doe bargain and sell unto JOHN HENDERSON and assignes all that parcell of land containing by estimation One hundred and Fifty acres be the same more or less scituate in Parish of Sittenbourn and bounded: Beginning at three white Oaks corner to WILLIAM GRIFFIN in FITZHUGH·s line, thence South 42 degrees West 284 poles to the line of JAMES HENDERSON, thence along the sd: HENDERSON's line North 44 deg West to a small Hickory in the line of JOAN CLARK, 130 poles. thence along the sd: CLARK's line to the line of FITZHUGH, 300 poles, thence along the line of FITZHUGH South East by South, 80 poles to the beginning the Land formerly belonging to WILLIAM SERJEANT dec:ed being part of a Patent of Fourteen hundred acres taken up by WILLIAM SERGEANT and JOAN CLARK and devised by the sd: WILLIAM SERJEANT by his last. Will in Writing unto the sd FRANCES HUGHS, by the name FRANCES STERN daughter of DAVID STERN. her heirs Together With all houses orchards comoditiest and appurtenances belonglng; To have and to hold the parcel of land unto JOHN HENDERSON and assignes during the terme of one whole year paying therefore unto THOMAS HUGHS & FRANCES his Wife their heirs the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corne at the Feast of the Nativitv of our Saviour Christ if lawfully demanded, to the end that by vertue of these p:sents and of ye Statute for transferring uses into possession sd: JOHN HENDERSON may be in the actuall possession of the premisses and thereby the better enabled to accept a release thereof; In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these p:sent Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
Sealed and Delivered in the p:sence of
SAMLL: SAMFORD THOMAS HUGHS
JOHN his mark JENINGS , FRANCES HUGHS
ROBERT SPENS
At a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of March 1718
THOMAS HUGHS & FRANCES his Wife came into Court and actnowledged this their Deed unto JOHN HENDERSON. and it was admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur 
Henderson, John (I117302)
 
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1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman];
Pages 264-66.
21 Feb, 1720/21. Richard Long of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to Ann James now wife to Sherwood James of same. For the true and natural affection that I bear to my welbeloved daughter Anne now wife to Sherwood James.
50 acres, part of a pattent lately granted to me in St. Mary's parish ... mouth of a great branch it being a corner of Anthony Head's ... to the main run of the Mount Creek
Richard (R) Long.
WIt: John Munday, Gabriel (G) Long, John (J B) Bendall. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by. Richard Long. Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished her right of dower.
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1743-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; {Antient Press}:
Page 119-122
Indenture 3 Oct 1752 between SHERWOOD JAMES and ANN JAMES of Parish of Drysdale in Caroline County and WILLIAM BOWLWAIR of Parish of St. Margaret's of same, Planter .. deeds of lease and release .. for £23 .. grants 500 acres in Parish of St. Thomas on branches of the Rappadan River on the upper side the Mine Run and Black Walnut Runs .. part of a patent granted to Henry Willis, dec'd, for 3500 acres, and sold to Sherwood James .. bounded .. Jonathan Gibson .. James Roach .. Ignatius West .. Colo. Spotswood's .
Witnesses: Sherwood (X) James
Roger Dixon, John Taylor, George Fraser,
Jereh. Morton, Thos. Macridee, James Mackittrick
Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752 
Long, Anne (I084099)
 
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1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 303-304
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WAMSLEY of LONDON TOWN in the County of ANN ARUNDELL in the Province of MARYLAND Inn Holder have made and appoint Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my true and lawful! Attorney for me & in my name to ask, demand and receive of & from JAMES STEWART alias JAMES BOOTH of Essex County aforesd Planter the sum of Twenty eight pounds three shillings & 10 pence 1/2d Currt, money of the Province of MARYLAND or any other Sum or Sums of money due & owing to me by the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH aforesd and upon (non) payment thereof for me and in my name to sue & prosecute and proceed to Judgment the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH and also to perform all lawfull & reasonable acts for obtaining &discharging of the same giving my sd Attorney my full power in the premises ratifying all and whatsoever my sd Attorney shall lawfully doe or cause to be done. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the thirteenth day of June MDCCXXXII
in presence of EDWARD ROYCROFT, JOHN WAMSLEY
JONAS RESTALL, THO: WATKINS
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the XXth day of June MDCCXXXII
This Power of Attorney from JOHN WAMSLEY to Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of EDWARD ROYCROFT & Doctor THOMAS WATEINS two of the witnesses thereto & is admitted to record
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1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 342
Virga. SS. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I EDWARD ROYCROFT of ANN ARUNDL. COTY. in the Province of MARYLAND do constitute Colo, WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my Attorney impowering him hereby to sue for and recover of JAMES STUART alias BOOTH the sume of Seven pounds seventeen shillings & five pence half penny Current money wch he owes to me as will appear by Account and I give my sd Attorney full power revoking and discharging in as ample manner as I my self could do if I were personally present. In Witness whereof I set my hand and Seal this 21st day of June MDCCXXXII
in presence of THO WATKINS, EDWARD ROYCROFT
BEN JA , VAWTER, MARK WEEKES
At a Court held for Essex County on the XIXth day of September MDCCXXXII
This Power of Attorney from EDWARD ROYCROFT to Colonel WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of MARK WEEKES & BENJAMIN VAWTER two of the witnesses thereto & admitted to record 
Roycroft, Edward (I130043)
 
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1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 230-32.
Will of Thomas Merry of Spotsylvania County in the Parish of St. George, dated 21 June 1754.
To my two sons Thomas and Prettyman Merry my land in Orange County which I bought of Joyce Clowder on Terrey's Run (alias Rigar River) to be divided when my son Prittyman comes of age, Prittyman to lay it of in two parts and give my son Thos. Merry his choice.
To my three daughters Ann Merry, Elizabeth Merry and Marry Merry my Negroes young Judy and all her children, Cloey and all her children, Jeney and all her children, Truelove and all her children, when either marrys or comes of age to receive her part and the other two parts to be kept together till one of the other daughters marrys or comes of age. If either should die then there part divided between the two other daughters.
To my loving wife my land I now live on, also my still, riding cheare, with all my household stuff, paying all my just debts as also those two legacies of my sister's children if recovered by them.
All the rest of my estate, my land which I bought of William Hawkins excepted, to be equally divided between my loving wife and my three sons Thos. Merry, Prittyman Merry and John Merry when my son Thos. Merry comes of age.
To my son John Merry my land in Orange County that I bought of William Hawkins.
My loving wife Elizabeth Merry executrix and Owen Thomas and William Smith executors.
Thos. Merry
Wit: John Carter, Thos. Estes, John Estes.
23 Sept. 1756. Produced in Court by Owen Thomas and William Smith. Proved by John Estes. The said will is all in the handwriting of the testator. Owen and William with John Goodall and Reuben Daniel their securities entered into bond. Eliza. Merry the widow declared she would not join the probate and would not take any legacy bequeathed thereby and did renounce all advantages.
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1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 343-44.
Thomas Merry and Prettyman Merry. Inventory of estate received by the subscribers, of Wm. Smith, executor. 28 Feb. 1763. Consists of 12 Negroes, horse, 38 head of cattle and 16 hogs.
Richd. Thomas
William Walker
Mary Merry, orphan. Inventory of estate in care of the subscriber. Consists of five slaves. 28 Feb. 1763.
William Walker
24 March 1763. Returned.
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1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
Will of James Murry [Merry] of Culpeper Co.
Dated 5 May, 1776, Proven 19 May, 1776.
Legatees: Bro. Prettyman Murry, Nephew Prettyman Murry son to Thomas Murry, Sis, Ann Walker, Sis Mary Murry.
Executors: Bro. Prettyman Murry and William Walker.
Wit.: Merry Walker, Elizabeth Walker, James Walker.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 6-7
Indenture 22 Sept 1768 between TIMOTHY BURGESS and MARTHA, County of Spotsylvania, and THOMAS MERRY of Orange County for £16.10 sold 183 acres .. on Beaver Dam Run .. part of tract of Thos. Burgess bounded within the Bounds of William Sawyer, Thomas Gully, Joseph Rogers, Reuben Daniel and the said Thos. Burgess, now belonging unto Thos. Merry ..
Recorded Orange County Timothy Burgess
27th October 1768. Martha (X) Burgess
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1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Nov. 14, 1768. Mildred Thomas of Spts. Co. to her two children, Agnes (wife of Thos. Merry) and my son, James Thomas, etc. Deed of Gift. Right or title she may have under the will of her husband, Owen Thomas, Decd., after her decease, etc. Witnesses, 0. Thomas, Jno. Holloday, junr. Dec. 5, 1768.
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1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
March 6, 1769. Thomas Merry of Orange Co. and Agnes, his wife, and Reuben Daniel of Orange Co. and Elizabeth, his wife, to John Holladay of Spts. Co. £25. 170 a. in Spts. Co. Wm. Wood, Jno. Crane, Willm. Smith, Jona. Clark. March 6, 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 31-32
Surveyor's Map
On Margin. "Ex'd. & Del'd. to Saml. Brockman"
A. Represents a heap of Stones corner to Hutcherson & Coleman
B. A heap of Stone
C. Two white oaks & red oak corner of Edward Herndon
D. A heap of stone on S.E. side of Pleasant Run, corner of the sd Herndon
E. A large white oak corner of Reuben Daniel
F. A white oak on N. side of Terry's Run corner of Reuben Daniel
G. Two white oaks & a red oak on the W. side of Terry's Run .. corner of sd Daniel
H. Two pines on a hill
I. A white ash and pine on the side of the Road corner of John Vivion and Beginning corner of Messrs. Thomas and Prettyman Merry in their Division
K. Two red oaks corner of Wisdoms
L. Eight white oaks corner of Lawrence Battaile & Wisdoms
M. Two red oaks corner of Thos. & Prettyman Merry in Battaile's line
N. A large Hickory corner of Law. Battaile
O. A Sasafras & two white oaks bushes corner of Thos. & Prettyman Merry
IKLMO - Represent Thomas Merry's part
ABCDEFGHION - Represent Prettyman Merry's part
Surveyed the above Plott of 1468 acres of land for Messrs. Thos. & Prettyman Merry lying in County of Orange on Both sides of Terry's Run .. Jan 7th 1769 Wm. Moore, S.O.C.
Recorded 23rd February 1769 - Division of land between Thos. Merry and Prettyman being complyed with according to the Will of Thomas Merry, Dec'd .. Test Geo. Taylor, C.O.C.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 37-39
Indenture 23 Feb 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and RICHARD GRAVES .. for £174 .. tract of land on Terry's Run .. 435 acres .. bounded John Vivion on the Road side .. Wisdom Battaile Thomas Merry
Recorded Orange County
23rd February 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 87-89
Indenture 2 May 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and WILLIAM RICHARDS .. for £50 .. sell all that tract formerly belonging to William Hoalderway by Pattent granted and conveyed to
Thomas Burgess and from Burgess conveyed to Thomas Merry .. 386 acres bounded Joseph Pratt, William Sawyer, Robert Thomas, Reuben Daniel, William Miller, dec'd, Joseph Rogers, Thomas Gully, Peter Daniel & the sd Sawyer on the North side of beaver Dam Run ..
Presence: Stephen I.K. Smith Thomas Merry
Benjamin Cave, John Long Agness Merry
James Sherlay, Isaac Graves
Recorded Orange County 22nd June 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 128-131
Indenture 3 July 9th Year of his Majesties reign George the Third .. between JOHN ATKINS and SUSANNAH, his wife, and THOMAS MERRY .. for £30 .. sell 47 acres .. bounded .. James Daniel .. Malachi Chiles .. Samuel Brockman .. John Atkins
Presence: Wm. Moore Susannah (X) Atkins
Sam'l. Brockman, William Pollock
To: Reuben Daniel and Wm. Moore, Gent., Susannah Atkins cannot conveniently travel to our county court .. please examine .. 17th July 9th year of our Reign. Geo. Taylor.
Comr. report 22nd July 1769.
Recorded Orange County 24th August 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 143-144
Indenture 28 Sept 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, of Orange County .. and BARNET DICKERSON, County of Caroline, Saint Margretts Parish .. for £30 .. sell 47 acres, part of a tract belonging to Malachi Chiles, now deceased, which Chiles sold in his lifetime to John Atkins, and Atkins conveyed unto Merry .. bounded
.. James Daniel .. Chiles .. Samuel Brockman's line ..
Witnesses: Reuben Daniel Thomas Merry
John Stevens, Stephen I.K. Smith Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 28th September 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 150-153
Indenture 3 July 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and SAMUEL BROCKMAN .. for £90 .. sell 300 acres .. bounded .. Prettyman Merry .. Battaile's line .. Rich'd Graves' .. Vivion's road ..
Witnesses: William Moore Thos. Merry
John Atkins, William Pollock Agness Merry
To: Reuben Daniel, William Moore .. examine Agness Merry .. 17th July .. 9th year of our Reign .. Geo. Taylor
Comr. Reported .. 22nd July 1769. Reuben Daniel, William Moore.
Recorded Orange County 24th August 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 413-414
Indenture 26 Sept 1771 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and JOSEPH DUNCAN of Fauquier County .. for £250 .. sold 300 acres bounded .. John Stevens; Malachi Chiles, deceased; branch called Cook's Run; Stevens' line ..
Presence: Robert Thomas Thomas Merry
Paul Williams, John Sawyer Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th September 1771.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 447-448
Indenture 19 March 1772 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNES, his wife, and FRANCIS HUME .. for £65 .. sell 200 acres land in fork of Pamunkey River, being part of land sd Merry purchased of Musgrove Garnett bounded .. Edward Stevens' line; John Stevens; Edward Stevens' ..
Presence: William Moore, William Pollock, Thos. Merry
Joseph Duncan, John Stevens Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th March 1772.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 449-450
Indenture 1772 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNES, his wife, and THOMAS BUSH .. for £100 .. sell 260 acres land that formerly belonged to Musgrove Garnett, Gent., by a deed to Merry ... bounded ..
Edward Stevens, Francis Hume, Smith's Mill ..
Presence: John Stevens, Joseph Duncan, Thos. Merry
Francis Hume, James Smith Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th March 1772.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 1
To all .. we REUBIN DANIEL, THOMAS MERRY and PRITTYMAN MERRY for natural love we bear JAMES MERRY, son to THOMAS MERRY, decd .. give a Negro named Bob .. 31st December 1771 ..
Presence: Andw. Manning Reuben Daniel
Caleb Lindsay, Richard Graves, Thos. Merry
John Brockman, Richd. (X) Bradley Prittyman Merry
Deed of Gift recorded Orange County 27th August 1772.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 41-43
Indenture 26 Nov 1772 between JAMES SMITH and MARY, his wife, and THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, of one part and WILLIAM POLLOCK of other part .. for £140 .. sold one acre, part of tract of Musco Garnett, Gent., of Essex County and conveyed for conveyance of a Mill called Smith's Mill .. bound: South east side of Pamunkey River..
Recorded Orange County James Smith
26th November 1772. Mary Smith
Thomas Merry
Agness Merry
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 129-130
Know all men .. I THOMAS MERRY .. for 40 .. paid by JAMES ROBB of Spotsylvania County .. sold one negro wench named Sarah and her child, Doll, and one white servant named Thos. Ward to hold for the remainder of his service .. Presence: James Walker, William Bell
Bill of Sale recorded Orange County 23rd September 1773.

 
Merry, Thomas (I125341)
 
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1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 321-322
TO ALL PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come, I JAMES ALLEN of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham in consideration of the naturall affection and Brotherly love that I have and bear to my Brother, ZACHARY ALLEN as also for divers other good causes and considerations, me thereunto moving, by these presents give and confirm unto my said Brother, ZACHARY ALLEN, all my right title and demand which I now have or hereafter might or could lhave in that parcel! of land lying in County aforesaid, the same containing Fifty two acres and a half, the said Land being formerly purchased by WILLIAM ALLEN deceased, of THOMAS MEADOR and ELIZABETH his Wife as by their Deed to said WILLIAM bearing date the Thirteenth day of October in year one thousand seven hundred and Thirty nine remaining among the Records of said County it doth appear; To have and to hold the land and all appurtenances thereunto belonging unto ZACHARY ALLEN his heirs; freely and clearly discharged from all Incumbrances, In Witness whereof I the said JAMES ALLEN have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty third day of January in year of our Lord one thouand seven hundred and Forty eight
Sign'd Seald and Deliver'd in presence of
JAMES BELL, JO GAlLWOOD, JAMES ALLEN
JOHN his mark HARPER
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of March Anno Dom 1748 JAMES ALLEN acknowledged this Deed of Gift to ZACHARY ALLEN to be his act and deed which on motion of said ZACHARY was admitted to Record and is truly recorded
Test WM. BROOKE, D Cl Cur. 
Allen, James (I126791)
 
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1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 179-180
Indenture 19 Sept 1748 between WILLIAM McDONOUGH, Orange County and PETER RUCKER of same .. for forty pounds .. grants 60 acres, all tract of land whereupon McDonough now lives .. which he bought of Zachary Taylor .. to pay intire sum of forty pounds with lawfull interest at the 15th day of Oct 1750 . .
Witnesses: Wm. McDonough
Geo. Taylor, D. Bohannan, Wm. Isbell
Recorded Orange County 22nd March 1749
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1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 217-219
Indenture 21 Nov 1750 between JOHN GOFF of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Planter, and PETER RUCKER of same .. deeds lease and release .. for a certain tract of land in County of Albemarle .. grants 115 acres in Orange County adjoining lands of Susannah Rucker, John Baylor, Timothy Crosthwait and William Golding, part of a larger tract granted to James Taylor, dec'd, and sold to one Edward Tinsley and by the said Edward Tinsley sold to William Crawford, dec'd, and by his last will and testament given to Thomas Crawford and by him sold to John Howard .. by John Howard sold to John Goff .. together with an additional divident of 15 acres purchased of Zachary Taylor .
Witnesses: John (X) Goff
Thos. Chew
Richard Vawter, Tully Choice
Recorded 22nd November 1750.
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1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 117-118
To all Christian People: I, SUSANNAH RUCKER and PETER RUCKER, Acting Executors of last will and testament of JOHN RUCKER, late of Orange County, dec'd, had this present day of ISAAC SMITH of
Culpeper County, the sum of £100, being the ballance of £600 due John Rucker for all lands, tenements and plantations, together with all Negroes, horses, cattle, hoggs, potts, pewter goods, which Isaac Smith by deed 26 Oct 1742 mortgaged unto John Rucker for sum of £600. We assign our interest, right and that Isaac Smith is thereof seised to the use, as in his former estate ..
we have released .. 1 July 1752 . .
Witnesses: Susanna (X) Rucker
Eras. Taylor Peter Rucker
Richd. Tyler, Tavnr. Beale, Thos. Chew Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 23-25
Indenture 26 Jan 1769 between PETER RUCKER and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £85 .. grants 115 acres whereon Peter Rucker now lives .. bounded .. Susannah Rucker .. Colo. John Baylor .. William Bell . Erasmus Taylor .. Andrew Shepherd ..
Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
26th January 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 94-96
Indenture 27 May 1769 between SUSANNAH RUCKER, late of Orange County, and PETER RUCKER, Extrx., and Extr. to the Last Will and Testament of John Rucker, dec'd, and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £70 .. have (agreeable to the Last Will and Testament of the above mentioned John Rucker, & every Person concerned) granted .. 130 acres whereon Susannah formerly lived and joyning to Colo. John Baylor, Mr. Thomas Bell, Mr. William Moore which he purchased of Mr. Richard Taylor and Mr. Hancock Taylor, Mr. Zachery Taylor and the sd Shepherd ..
Presence: William Bell Susannah Rucker
Henry Gibbens, Samuel Garner Peter Rucker
Robert Garnett, John Garnett, Alexr. Marr .. witnesses to Mrs. Rucker.
Recorded Orange County 27th July 1769.
23 Novr. 1769 proved by oaths of Alexr. Marr and Robert Garnett, and April Court 1771 -- oath of John Garnett.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 206-208
Indenture 26 April 1770 between CHRISTOPHER SINGLETON and SARAH, his wife, of County of Caroline, and PETER RUCKER of orange County for £100 .. sell 372 acres .. being part of land sold by Carter Braxton, Gent. to Mr. Ambrose Lee joyning the lands which Peter Rucker now liveth on bought of Mr. John Lewis .. being part of Estate of Collo. James Littlepage and bounded .. Octuna line .
Recorded Orange County Christopher Singleton
26th April 1770 Sarah Singleton
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 430-431
Indenture 28 Novr 1771 between PETER RUCKER and THOMAS BURBAGE, County of Culpeper .. for £100 .. sells 372 acres part of Brooksby Tract .. sold by Mr. Braxton to Ambrose Lee and bounded .. Octona Line
Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
28th November 1771.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 98-99
Indenture 25 Jan 1773 between PETER RUCKER, Culpeper County, and JOHN RUCKER of Orange County of one part and CHARLES PEARSEY of other .. for £50 .. with interest from 12th November 1771 past to Peter and John Rucker his securities .. hath delivered land bounded Charles Neal; Joseph Eddins and Cal. Anthony Thornton containing 185 acres ..
Presence: May Burton Junr., Charles (X) Pearsey
Geo. Rucker, William Rucker
Recorded Orange County 24th June 1773.  
Rucker, Peter (I039828)
 
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1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 36
Indenture made 9th May 1753 between JOHN RANKINS Carpenter of parish Hanover and county King George and WILLIAM BRUCE of said county and parish of Brunswick, Dept. Sheriff .. for sum of nine pounds six shillings nine pence half penny .. sold one Melato Garl slave provided that if John Rankins shall well and truly pay William Bruce (amount) before 10th day October next ensuing .. present writing to be void .. Presence Richd. x Green, Mary x Green, Juana x Pool John Rankins
At a court held 2d August 1753 .. Deed of mortgage admitted to record.
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1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 236-240
Indenture made 31st March/1st April 1754 between BENJAMIN STROTHER and AARON HARRISON of Parish Hanover in county King George of one part and THOMAS TURNER Gent. of same .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum Forty six pounds Four shillings current money of Virginia .. sold 154 acres beginning at a Mulbury Tree standing in line of the land of THOMAS TURNER purchased of JOHN RANKINS .. land whereon WILLIAM JAMESON, THOMAS SACREY and GEORGE RANKINS live ..
Presence Rob. Armistead, Benjamin Strother
Thos. Jett Aaron Harrison
At a court held 1st April 1756 .. Deeds of lease and release with Receipt endorsed ordered to be recorded 
Rankins, John (I072451)
 
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 393-395
Indenture 23 Aug 1771 between JAMES MADISON, Gent., Surviving Trustee of one part, and TAVERNER BEALE, Eldest son and heir apparent of Frances Hite (late Frances Beale, widow) of other part .. whereas Frances by Indenture 15th December 1760 conveyed to James Madison and Richard Beale (now deceased) land for use of Frances during her widowhood, whereas Taverner Beale hath intermarried and hath living John, Charles, Catharine and Elizabeth Beale .. for five shillings .. granted 1000 acres ..
James Madison
Recorded Orange County 25th August 1771. 
Beale, Elizabeth (I039056)
 
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1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
Will of Bromfill Long of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co.
Dated 21 Jan., 1778. Proven 20 July, 1778.
Legatees: Wife Sarah Long.
Sons: John Long, Bromfield Long, Reuben Long, Gabriel Long, Thomas Long.
Daus.: Nancy Chisham, Betty Long, Milly Long.
My son Benjamin Long's son, Benjamin Long.
Executors: Son John Long, son Bromfield Long.
Robert Pollard, William Gaines, Joseph (X) Hitt 
Long, Sarah MNU (I081630)
 
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1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
Will of William Roebuck of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper Co ,
Dated 30 Oct ., 1713, Proven 21 Jan ., 1782.
Legatees: Wife Mary Roebuck .
Son Rawleigh Roebuck
Daus,: Elisabeth Roebuck, Millie Roebuck, Lucey Roebuck. His father was Robert Roebuck
Executors: John Walker, David Tinsley, bro. Robert Roebixk, wife
Mary Roebuck
Wit.:Joshua Lindsay, Lussy(?) Vernon, Sarah Vernon, Richard Vernon
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1785-1787 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book N; [Antient Press]; Page 397-399
THIS INDENTURE made this Seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty six Between ROBERT ROEBUCK and SARAH his Wife of the County of Culpeper of one part and MICHAEL SOUTHER of the County aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of Twenty five pounds current money of Virginia to them the said ROBERT ROEBUCK and SARAH his Wife well and truly in hand paid, hath bargained and sold unto
MICHAEL SOUTHER his heirs a certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation ninety eight acres be the stme more or less situate in County of Culpeper and bounded; Beg: at a white and red Oak in SOUTHERS line, thence with his line So. 60 deg. E. 36 poles to two red Oaks in the said line, thence No. 4, W. 48 poles to a Chesnut and Spanish Oak on a Steep Hill side by a Branch, thence S. 68 W. 92 poles to two Chesnut Oaks and Spanish Oak in or near the said ROEBUCKs line, thence with the said ROEBUCKS line So. 8 W. 228 poles (the corner not described) thence S. 55 E. 8 poles to two Poplars and Double Hicory, Cor: to said SOUTHER, th: N. 35 E. 160 poles to the Beg:, Together with all woods and water courses orchards and dl other appurtenances belonging; and all Rents and
reversion of Rents and all other the Estate right and title that may appurtain to the same free From the trouble or molestation of any person lawfully claiming the me; To have and to hold all the lands and premises from all Incumbrances of Mortgages dowers and reversions and be only to the proper use of said MICHAEL SOUTHER his heirs; In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year above written;
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
(no witnesses shown) ROBT. ROEBUCK
At a Court held for Culpeper County October 16th 1786
This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from ROBERT ROEBUCK and SARAH his Wife to
MICHAEL SOUTHER was acknowledged by the said ROBERT ROEBUCK and ordered to be
recorded Teste JOHN JAMESON, C1 Cur
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1790-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q; [Antient Press]; Page 26-27
THIS INDENTURE made this 17th day of January in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & Ninety one Between ROBERT ROEBUCK JUNIOR & SARAH his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and JACOB SOUTHER of the other part; Witnesseth that ROBERT ROEBUCK JUNR, & SARAH his Wife in consideration of the sum of Forty five pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid, by these presents doth bargain & sell unto JACOB SOUTHER his heirs all that tract or Dividend of Land containing by estjmslion One hundred &eighty acres of land lying in County of Culpeper & on the GERMAN RIDGE and bounded, Begining at two white Oaks & a Spanish in the head of a valley, thence South sixteen degrees West four hundred & nineteen poles to two white & a Spanish Oak in valley, thence South eighty degrees East four poles to two Chesnuts & hickory, thence North fifty degrees East one hundred & twenty poles to a Chesnut & two red Oaks, thence North eighty degrees West twenty four poles to three Chesnut Oaks, thence North ten degrees East three hundred & twenty poles to two Hickorys & a Chesnut, thence North eighty degrees West forty six poles to
the begining; Together with all houses orchards improvements profits & appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the said hundred & eighty acres of land be the same more or less to the proper use of JACOB SOUTHER his heirs; And ROBERT ROEBUCK JUNR & SARAH his Wife for themselves their heirs do warrat and forever defend the land & premises unto JACOB SOUTHER & his heirs; In Witness whereof the said ROBERT ROEBUCK JUNR. & SARAH his Wife have interchangeably fired their hands & seals the day & year first above written
Seated & Delivered in presence of us
(no witnesses recorded) ROBERT ROEBUCK JR.
At aburt held for Culpeper County the 17th day of January 1791
This Indenture of Bargain &Sale from ROBERT ROEBUCK & SARAH his Wife to JACOB
SOUTHER was acknowledged by the said ROBERT & ordered to be recorded
Test: JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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1790-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q; [Antient Press]; Page 150-151
THIS INDENTURE made the 9th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety Between ISAAC SMITH and MARGIT his Wife of County of Culpeper and ROBERT ROEBUCK of said County; Witnesseth that ISAAC SMITH & MARGIT his Wife in consideration of the sum of One hundred & thirty pounds current money of Virginia to him the said ISAAC SMITH in hand paid by ROBERT ROEBUCK, by these presents have bargained & sold unto said ROEBUCK his heirs all that tsact of land whereon said SMITH formerly lived lying in County of Culpeper adjoining
the hdof BENJAMIN WATTS kc., containing by estimation Two hundred and fifty seven acres be the same more or less and is bounded; Begining at a Pine white Oak & Chesnut Oak on North side of the RAPPADAN RIVER, thence up the several courses of said River North 12 degrees East 14 poles, North 25 degrees West 36 poles, West 12 poles, South 70 degrees West 18 poles, North 85 degrees West thirty poles, North 23 degrees West 24 poles, North 23 degrees East 140 poles. North 55 degrees LO poles, North 10 degrees West 34 poles, North 45 degrees West 24 poles, North 55 degrsesEast 130 poles to two red and a white Oak, thence South 51 degrees West 148 poles to the begining, Together
with all houses orchards & water courses thereon with all appurtenances belonging;
To have & to hold the tract of land unto ROBERT ROEBUCK his heirs; And ISAAC SMITH & MARGIT his Wife for themselves and their heirs the laad & premises to ROBERT ROEBUCK his heirs shall warrant & forever defend by these presents against any person having any lawful1 claim to the same; In Witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day & year above written
Seal'd & Delivered in presence of
JAS: BARBOUR, ISAAC SMITH
MORDECAI BARBOUR, DANL: HOLLENBACK
RENRY MILLER, AM: BOHANNON,
ALEXR: his mark McDANIEl;
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 20th day of June 1791
This Indenture of Bargain &Sale from ISAAC SMITH and MARGARET his Wife to ROBERT ROEBUCK was acknowledged by the said ISAAC & ordered to be recorded
Teste JOHN JAMESOPJ, Cl Cu

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1790-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q; [Antient Press]; Page 443-445
THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of May in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety one Between ROBERT ROEBUCK and SALLEY his Wife of County of Culpeper and JOHN HENDERSON of the foresaid. Wibemth that ROBERT ROEBUCK and SALLEY his Wife in consideration of the sum of Seventy five pounds current money of Virginia to ROBERT ROEBUCK in hand paid by JOHN HENDERSON, by these presents have bargained and sold unto JOHN HENDERSON his heirs all that tract of land whereon said RENDERSON now lives, lying in County of Culpeper adjoining the land I now live on &., containing by estimation One hundred and forty six acres be the same
more or less and bounded; Beginning at a Chesnut and Spanish Osft in the side of a Mountain by a Branch side; thence South fifty eight degrees West ninety two poles to a double Chesnut Oalt and Spanish Oak in ROBERT ROEBUCKS line, corner to MlCHAL SOWTIER, thence with ROEBUCKS line North fifteen degrees West two hundred aad fifty poles to a white Oak & red Oak inside ROEBUCKS line by a Branch, thence South seventy seven degrees East one hundred and forty two poles to a Chesnut Oak on the side of a Mountain, thence So, East seventy four poles to a forked Chesnut Oalt on a Rock, thence South sixty degrees East thirty eight poles to a double Chesnut, thence to the beginning; with all houses orchards with all appurtenances thereunto belonging; To have and to
hold the tract of land with all appertinances to JOHN HENDERSON his heirs; And ROBERT
ROEBUCK and SALLEY his Wife for themselves their heirs the land and premises to JOHN
HENDERSON his heirs shaU warrant and forever defend by these presents against any person having any lawful claim to the same; In Witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above writing Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
(no witnesses recorded) ROBERT ROEBUCK
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 20th day of February 1792
This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from ROEERT ROEBUCK to JOHN RENDERSON was acknowledged by the said ROBEKI' and ordered to be recorded
Teste JOHN JAMESON, C1 Cu 
Roebuck, Robert (I119495)
 
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Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
KING, John. 2 Mar. 1752. Rec. 19 June 1752.
Wife: Judith. Sons: John (not 21 and William King. Dau: Mary King. Exors: Wife and John Kent, Sr., & Thos. Brent. Wits: John Shelton, Thos. Brent. W.B. 15, p. 100
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Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
KING, John. Division of estate. 17 Feb. 1758. Rec. 19 May 1758. William Brent in right of his wife, widow of sd deceased. Coleman Doggett in right of Mary his wife, orphan of deceased. William King and John King, orphans of John King. W.B. 16, p. 12.
KING, John. Division. Rec. 15 Oct. 1764.
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Lancaster County Virginia Marriages
February 6, 1718, Jerome Pasquet and Lycia King
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Lancaster County Virginia Marriages
January 14, 1723/4, Thomas Chilton and Winifred, daughter of Judith King
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Lancaster County Virginia Marriages
June 17, 1765, John Bailey and Judith Brent
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Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
BRENT, George. Will. 6 July 1748. Rec. 18 August 1748.
Sons: George, Charles (not of age) and Thomas; daughters: Lucy Brent (not of age) Amy Haines, Judith King Grandchil- dren: Wm. King, John King and Mary King, children of dau. Judith King. Extr. Thomas and Geo. Brent and Antho. Kirk. Wits. John Hubbard, John Norris, Dale Carter. W.B. 14, P. 206.
Division of above estate recorded 9 June 1749-among his 6 children vizt: Thomas, George and Charles Brent and Judith King, Amy Haynes and Lucy Brent. W.B. 14, p. 247.
Inventory and Appraisement returned by Thos. Brent, Extr. Rec. 27 Sep. 1748. W.B. 14, p. 222 
King, John (I122733)
 
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Adams, Charles, carpenter, Charles County, 10th Jan., 1733/4; 4th Feb., 1734.
To son George and hrs., "Adamses Delight;" and personalty.
To son Charles and hrs., "Frogs Nest."
To dau. Sarah, son Lodowick, Anne Skinner and dau. Barbary Allen, personalty.
To wife Elizabeth and son Charles, ex., residue of estate.
Test: George Elgin, Francis Dunnington, Jr., John Elgin. 20. 879
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Liber Q, Page 44
COURT OF 10 Nov 1691
Susanna Thomas, relict of William Thomas, requests probate of his will
Will of William Thomas; to son John Thomas 100 acres part of a patent of 250 acres called Mannis Cleare adjoining Mr. Addison and personal estate; to my 3 children George, Guyott and Elizabeth, remainder of parcel given son John to be divided equally; to wife Susanna half of the 100 acres I now live on and the other half to son William Thomas; William to inherit Susanna's part at her decease; to dau. Mary, a colt; sons to be of age at 17; /s/ William Thomas; wit. Thomas Henson, George Barton (mark), William Atthens (mark); John Godshall and John Gray to appraise estate
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Thomas, Susannah, Charles County, 20th Feb., 1723-4; 31st Aug., 1724.
To son George and dau. Elizabeth Adams, personalty.
To son William and hrs.,. residue of personal estate.
Ex.: Son Thomas (sic). T. P. show son William to have been appointed.
Test: William Williams, George Carter., William Cooper.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 343-3: MANISECLEARE: 250 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Adams, Charles: 50 Acres - Thomas, George: 50 Acres - Thomas, Guy: 100 Acres - Thomas, William: : : : Surveyed 18 April 1680 for William Thomas at a bound hiccory on the East side of a great branch (Tsay) Beaverdam about 3 miles of Zachary Wades: Other Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - James Beall from George Thomas; 5 Nov 1726, 25 Acres - Lodwick Adams from George Thomas; 20 Feb 1734,75 Acres - Lodwick Adams from Elizabeth Adams; 12 Mar 1734, , , , 
Thomas, Elizabeth (I012884)
 
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BURCKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 6th June, 1744; 26th July, 1744.
To wife, 1/3 of my estate, real and personal.
To eldest son Nehemiah, "Wells Hills.'
To son SAMUEL, coex., pt. of my dwelling plantation adj. land of Seaborn Tucker.
To sons John, coex., and Mathew, remainder of my land, to be equally divided among them.
To granddau SARAH WATERS, personalty.
To granddau SARAH BIRCKHEAD
To ELIZABETH WATERS.
Test: Dr. John Hamilton, Richard Randall, Wm. Brereton. 23. 613.
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Nehemiah Birkhead, Sr. 30.45 AA £728.19.2 Oct 8 1744 Oct 22 1744
Appraisers: Thomas Ireland, Jr., Samuel Robinson (also Samuel Robertson).
Creditors: Jo. Hamilton, Littleton Waters.
Next of kin: Littleton Waters, Samuel Birkhead.
Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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Nehemiah Birkhead Sr. 31.221 AA £92.3.0 Aug 13 1745
Appraisers: Samuel Robertson, Thomas Ireland, Jr.
Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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Nehemiah Birkhead 21.389 A AA £728.19.2 £542.13.1 Aug 13 1745
A second inventory is cited in the amount of £92.5.0.
Received from: John Wardrop, Hugh Taylor.
Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Nehemiah (accountant), Edward Jevans, William Trahern, Mr. Samuel Chew, William Brereton, Jonathon Whitehead, Littleton Waters, Benjamin Hance, John (accountant), Sarah Birkhead (widow), Littleton Waters who married Elisabeth Birkhead (dau, her portion), Matthew Birkhead (son, his portion).
Legatees: Sarah Birkhead (granddaughter, daughter of Nehemiah (accountant)).
Executors: Nehemiah Birckhead (Quaker), John Birkhead (Quaker).
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TUCKER, SEABORN, Anne Arundel Co. 22 Jun, 1752; 12 Mar, 1753
To dau. Ann Birckhead, dwelling plantation.
To son John Tucker, all the sterl. money I have in John Boshman's hands, to buy himself some land; at his decease, to fall to grand-son Seaborn Tucker.
To son Jacob Tucker, slave girl.
To grand -dau. Ann Birckhead, slave girl.
Everything I have already given to dau. Ann Birckhead. Remaining pt. of estate to be divided bet. John Tucker, Mary Car (?) and Ann Birckhead.
Son-in-law Samuel Birckhead, ex.
Wit: Nehemiah Birckhead, Alexander Frazier, Elender Fowler. 28. 43
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BIRCKHEAD, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co. 15 Sep 1772; 28 April 1773
To son Nehemiah Birckhead, ex., all sterling money I have in England.
To on John Birckhead, Negro boy Tom.
To sons Nehemiah, Mathew, Francis and John Birckhead, remainder of my estate.
Wit: Samuel Birckhead; Robert Wood; Richard Randal. 39. 241 
Birckhead, Samuel (I070825)
 
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Calvert County Circuit Court
Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

Eltonhead Mannor, 5000 Acres; Certificate
Developer/Owner: Groome, Samuel 1664 Patent Record 7, p. 528 0 0 MSA S 1583-507 
Groome, Samuel (I064852)
 
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Catherine Bloomfield 28.9 A FR £34.16.8 £63.18.3 Mar 31 1750
Payments to: Robert Debutts, Thomas Douthitt, John Bell, Joseph Wood, Stephen Julian, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
Administrator: Charles Hedges.
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Hedges, Joseph, Manaquicy, Prince George's County, 6th Sept., 1732; 29th Nov., 1732.
To son Solomon and hrs., 258 A. on Manaquicy Ck.
To 2 sons Charles and Joshua and their hrs., each 200 A. at Opeekan.
To sons Jonas and Joseph and their hrs., 400 A. to be bou. by exs. at Opecken divided equally,
To son Samuel and hrs., 100 A. to be bou. by exs. at "Manaquicy.",
To daus. Ruth, Cathren and Dorcas and sons Joseph and Samuel, personalty.
To wife [unnamed] and child., residue of estate.
Exs.: Sons Solomon and Charles.
Test: Chidly Mathews, Thomas Hillard, John Hillard. MCW 20, 468. 
Hedges, Catherine (I016242)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 3
JOHN SPINKS, of Glouzester Co; 464 acs. (N. L.), Ware Par., sd, Co; 28 Apr. 1711, p. 15. Adj. Mr. Cheasman's line; James Burton; & Mr. Hansford's land. 15 Shill., & Imp, of 6 pers: Peter Gibeous (or Gibeons), Anne Cock; Robt, MacClening, Henry Bayley, George Querrell & Richard Pinder 
Spinke, John (I049150)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 187
WILLIAM MOORE, 300 acs. called Timber Neck, 17 Oct. 1649, p. 194. Lyeing some 18 mi. upon S. side of Rappa. Riv., E. N. E. from mouth of Fishing Cr. to another small a. towards Sandy poynt; bounded S. S. E. with Fishing Cr. parting this from Richard Panes land. Trans. of 6 pers: Nathan Barker, Jacob, Jordaine, John Green, Tho. Husband.
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1695-1701 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 210)
BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I RICHARD PAYNE of the County of Richmond, Planter, path for a valuable consideration in Law to me in hand already paid by GEO: PAYNE of the aforesaid County, Planter, have sold and sett over unto the said GEORGE PAYNE and to his heirs and assigns forever, one parcell of Land by estimation Sixty acres or less so Judged being in the County of Richmd: on the North side of PAPETA CREEK, it being part of the Land which the said GEO: PAYNE liveth on, the which parcell of land was given by JOHN PAYNE SENR. deced to his Son, RICHARD PAYNE, bounded on the lower side by a Deviding that makes out of the aforesaid CREEK and so running up the Deviding along a Beaverdam called PAYNES BEAVERDAM the which said parcel of Land being all that vas given aforesaid; To have and to hold with all woods waters and all appurtinances belonging to the aforesaid Land to the said GEORGE PAYNE & his heirs forever in as large and ample manner as can be & I the said RICHARD PAYNE do oblige myself to acknowledge this Sale at the first Court held for Richmond, In Consideration whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this the 3d. day of November in the year of our Lord God 1696
Sealed and delivered in the presence of us
JOHN JENNINGS, RICHD: PAYNE
GEO:; FOXELAND mark
Recognitr: in Cur Com: Richmond 5d die Novembris Ano: 1696 at record: 28d die
Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur

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James Hughes 2006-04-22 11:17:36
Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 252

Payne, Robert, 1653, by Roger Walter, Northumberland Co.
Payne, Tho., 1652, by Elias Edmonds, Lancaster Co.
Payne, Sarah, 1652, by Mr. Henry Pitt, (???) Co.
Payne, Edw., 1650, by Mr. Epaphroditus Lawson, (???) Co.
Payne, Tho., 1650, by John Garwood, Nansemond Co.
Payne, Tho., 1645, by Michael Masters, Henrico Co.
Payne, Jno. Jr., 1656, by Mr. Jno. Paine, (???) Co.
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Payne, Richard
AA:125 Film No.:
Transported 1657
Transcript. 5:467
MSA SC 4341-

Supplement to Early Settlers Query
by Dr. Carson Gibb
http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/sc4300/sc4341/sc4341.cfm
Payne, Richard, 1654, by Mr. Francis Hamond, York Co.
Paynes, Tho., 1850, by David Peebles, Charles City Co.
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URL (Click on link)
http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=419&last=&g_p=P4&collec tion=LO
Patent
Title Parry, Samuel.
Publication 12 January 1661.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State
Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Note Location: Lancaster County.
Description: 1250 acres on the south side of Pascaticon Creek, adjoining the land of Richard Paine.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 419 (Reel 4). 
Payne, Richard (I037739)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 88; 8 Jun 1669;
Indenture from Wm. Allen & John Munn to Thomas Bennett of St. Mary's Co.; for 9,000# of tobacco; a tract of land on the north side of the Potomac on the high cliffs; bounded by Sam. Cressey formerly belonging to Wm. Robinson; bounded by Thomas Baker; being 1/2 of patent granted Jo. Jarbo for 300 acres on 14 Apr 1653; assigned to John Nevill 21 Xber, 1655; to Allen and MAnne by Wm. Nevill, son of John Nevill decd 10 9br 1667; excepting a small tract; /s/ Wm. Allen, John Munn (mark); wit. Joseph Harrison, John Charman
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 93; 8 Jun 1669;
Indenture from John Munn, planter, to William Nevill; for 2,700# of tobacco; a parcel laid out for Thomas Cotes on the south side of the Piscataway River on the east side of St. Thomas Creek; adjoining land laid out for David Prichard; containing 150 acres; /s/ John Munn (mark); wit. Tho. Bennet, Stephen Mountague
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 99; 2 Aug 1669;
Indenture from Tho. Bennet of St. Mary's Co. to Tho. Wardner; for 10,000# of tobacco; a parcel of land on the north side of Potomac two leagues above Caedar Point; bounded on the side of a hill by Sam Cressey's fence (formerly belonging to Wm. Robinson); bounded by Thom. Baker and land formerly belonging to John Nevill. dec'd; being 1/2 the parcel of land granted John Gerbo (Jatbo); 300 acres dated 14 Apr 1653; assigned to Nevill 21 Xbr 1655; to Allen and Munn by Wm. Nevill, son of John Nevill 9br 1667; /s/ Thomas Bennet; wit. George Thompson, Henry Moore, Henry Bonner
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 30 16 May 1688;
Indenture from Thomas Warner, planter, to Wm. Dent; for a certain plantation of William Dent at Nanjemy where John Baker now lives with 200 acres of adjoining land conveyed to Thomas Warner; a parcel of land on the north side of the Potomac next above and joining Thomas Baker where John Harrison, Gent., now dwells; adjoining land of James Ballis, land of Thomas Baker, land laid out for John Jarbo, Gent., dec'd, assigned to John Nevill then conveyed to Thomas Bennett then to Thomas Warner then to Thomas Warner the son; likewise all that land called Witten containing 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Warner; wit. John Barker (mark), Eliza. Warren (mark) 
Bennett, Thomas (I023317)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 14
10 Nov 1674; Indenture from George Shenstone, planter, to Thomas Jenkins, planter; a parcel called Pittner at Piscataway; bounded by Edward Price's Locust Thicket; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ George
Shenstone (mark), Mary Shestone (mark); wit. Clebome Lomax, Edward Abbot
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Charles County Court and Land Records, Liber F, Page 42
Jan 1674 Court; Thomas Jenkins paid Benjamin Rozer alienation money for a tract of 200 acres called Pinner ack. last court by George Shenstone and Mary his wife
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Charles County Liber L#2, Page74. At the request of Archibald Johnston, the following deed was recorded this Feb 16, 1722.
Feb 13, 1722 from George Shinston of CC, planter, to Archibald Johnson of CC, planter, for 1 barrel of Indian corn and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land called Pomfrett, lying in CC near Mattawoman [Cr], bounded by the land formerly laid out for Thomas Matthews gent for 1000 acres, John Wheelor's land called Wheelors Adventure, containing and laid out for about 50 acres. Signed - George (S his mark) Shinston. Wit - James Stoddart (Stoddert)*, Charles (() his mark) Henly. This deed was acknowledged by George Shinston and his wife [unnamed].
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-39: PINNAR: 145 acres; Possession of - 145 Acres - Adams, Charles: Surveyed 4 Jan 1669 for Francis Adams at a bound Red Oak the N by W bound tree of the said Adams called RALEY: Other Tracts Mentioned: RALEY; Conveyance notes - 145 Acres - Gustavus Brown from Charles Adams; 18 Aug 1718,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 319-122: POMFRETT: 150 acres; Possession of - 75 Acres - Duvink (sp?): 75 Acres - Maggatee, Patrick: : Surveyed 29 July 1666 for John Ward in the woods beginning at a Marked Oak to a bound tree of Thomas Mathews land. This land is in PANGUYA MANOR and granted him at 7-1/2 bushels Indian corn yearly.: Other Tracts Mentioned: PANGUYA MANOR; Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - Archibald Johnson from George Shenstone; 13 Feb 1722,
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Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: PINNAR; Owner: Shenstone, George: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Apr 20, 1670: Ref: Liber 12 f 567 : Map Location: R-17 
Shenstone, George (I019309)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 75
8 Mar 1674; Indenture from William Russell to Walter Russell; for 5,0000 tobacco; 300 acres of land belonging to the plantation where he lives; /s/ William Russell; wit. Andrew Orme, Peirsy ?Hooks
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 224
6 Nov 1676; Indenture from William Russell, planter, to James Neale, Sr. of Woolaston Manor, Gent.; for 10,356# tobacco; a parcel of land on the west side of Wicomico River; containing 300 acres; /s/William Russell (mark), wit. John Butler, Anthony Neale

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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 225, 8 Jun 1676;
Indenture from William Russell, planter, to Elinor Bayne, widow; for 3,5000 tobacco; a parcel of land on the west side of Wicomico River adjoining land now in possession of Elinor; containing 75 acres; /s/ William Russell, Elinor Bayne (mark); wit. Matthew Hill, Robert Browne (mark), George Goodwell 
Russell, William (I023341)
 

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