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

William Marshall

Male Abt 1689 - 1749  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name William Marshall 
    Born Abt 1689  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1748/49  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001410  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father William Marshall,   b. Abt 1660,   d. Abt 1740, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Sarah MNU Marshall,   b. Abt 1672, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1692, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Married Bef 1 Jan 1689/90  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hudson,   b. 1691, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1721  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Marshall,   b. 1724, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1772, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Benjamin Marshall,   b. 11 Dec 1728, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. George Marshall,   b. Abt 1730, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1785, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     4. Rush Marshall,   b. Abt 1732, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1753, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     5. Anne Marshall,   b. Abt 1734, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Marshall,   b. Abt 1735, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     7. Hudson Marshall,   b. Abt 1736, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1757, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     8. Merryman Marshall,   b. Abt 1738, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F00780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Pages 212-214
      In the Name of God Amen. I William Marshall, Senr: of Hanover Parish in the County of King George being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God for the same and calling to mind the mortallity of my body and knowing tht it is appointed for all men once to die, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

      I give and bequeath to my eldest son William Marshall the plantation and tract of land whereon he now liveth during his natural life and after his decease to descend to my four youngest sons George, Rush, Hudson, and Merryman Marshall to be equally divided amongst them as they shall think proper.
      I give and bequeath to son Benjamin Marshall the plantation and tract of land I bought of John England (whereon Thomas Sachery Now Dwelleth) during his natural life and after his decease to descend to my four youngest sons George, Rush, Hudson & Merryman Marshall to be equally divided amongst them as they shall think proper.
      I give and bequeath to my loving wife Anne Marshall the plantation and tract of land whereon I now live during her natural life and after her decease my will and desire is that the same shall be sold and the produce thereof to be equally divided among all of the survivors of them four.
      I give and bequeath to my son William Marshall after the decease of his Mother eight pounds current money.
      I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Marshall after the decease of his Mother six pounds current money.
      I give to my four sons George, Rush, Hudson and Merryman Marshall five pounds current money each to be paid them as they shall severally arrive of age if they continue with their Mother till they do arrive to be of age.

      Item: I give to my loving daughter Elizabeth Marshall a mulatto girl named Sarah with all her future increase to be delivered her on the day of marriage or when she shall demand her after her marriage to her and her heirs forever and if she should die without heirs to descend to my estate again.
      Item: I give to my loving daughter Anne Marshall fifteen pounds current money to be paid her on day of marriage.
      Lastly I give unto my loving wife Anne Marshall all the rest of my personal estate during her natural life and after her decease to be equally divided amongts my four youngest sons George, Rush, Hudson and Merryman Marshall and my two daughters Eliza. & Anne Marshall and do appoint my loving son William Marshall Executor and my loving wife Executrix of this my last Will & Testament. In twiness where of I have set my hand and affixed my seal this 24th July 1746
      William Marshall
      *******
      Seal
      *******

      Witness Present
      William Longmire
      William Robins
      Sarah Turner
      At a Court held for King George County on Fryday February 3. 1748/9.
      The last Will & Testament of William Marshall, Senr., Deceased, was presented into court by Anne Marshall one of the Executors who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oath of Sarah Dixon (late Sarah Turner) and admitted to record.
      Harry Turner CL: Cur:
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      1716-1717 Richmond Co VA Order Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 110)
      Richmond County Court 4th of April 1717
      - TURNER v MARSHALL, JUNR.
      THOMAS TURNER his action of Case against WILLIAM MARSHALL, JUNR. is dismist, Plt. not prosecuting
      - TURNER v MARSHALL
      THOMAS TURNER his action of Case against EDWARD MARSHALL is dismist, the Plt. not prosecuting
      ===
      King George County Deed Book I-A pp. 269-270
      To all Christian People ., I WILLIAM MARSHALL SENR. of Parish of
      Hanover King George County for divers reasons but more especially for care that my beloved Son WILLIAM MARSHALL JUNR. is to take care of me & my wife ANN during our natural lives &also for his paying all my just debts .. I do.. make over unto my sd Son 180 acres it being the plantation whereon I now live .. which said Plantation together with
      all the rest of my estate both real &personal I do give to my Son
      WILLIAM forever •. 5th July 1733.
      Presence Sam'l. Wharton. Wm. Marshall Senr.
      James x Boddington. Wm. Wharton Ann Marshall
      Martha x Slaughter
      3rd August 1733 .. Deed of Gift recorded
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      From your notes for William Marshall II it sates that the Will of William Marshall was proven by the oath of Sarah Dixon(late Sarah Turner).

      I don't know if you have seen this tree that shows Sarah Turner married to Edward Dixon. (ok up to this point but after this I just don't know) It goes on to show that Sarah Turner's father was Thomas Turner that had a sister Anne Turner that married William Marshall that was also married to Elizabeth Williams. They seem to believe that William II KGC was the same William that married Elizabeth Williams.
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      Marshall, William.
      microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 268 acres on the east side of Gingateague Creek adjoining Francis Slaughter &c.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 4, 1710-1712 , p. 78 (Reel 289).
      ==
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp.46- 49
      Indenture 30th October 1721 between JOHN ENGLAND and SUSANNA his wife of County of King George and WILLIAM MARSHALL JUNIOR of same for ffour thousand weight of good tobacco in the compass of three years to be paid by WILLIAM MARSHALL JUNIOR .. by Deeds of Lease and Release sold 100 acres out of a tract belonging to THOMAS GRIMSLY on the East part of the said tract in Parish of Hanover and sold by THOMAS GRIMSLY to JOHN ENGLAND and SUSANNA his wife beginning .. at the Swamp adjoining land of Alexanders and line of THOMAS GRIMSLY ..
      Presence Richard Tankersley, John x England
      Sam'l. Wharton
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~paday/dobbers/grimsley_va.html
      URL title: GRIMSLEY FAMILY
      Note:
      LAND RECORDS OF KING GEORGE CO - 1721 - 1742 - by Sue Anne Damon

      John a wit in 1721

      P 7 - 1721 - John England and Susannah his wife to William Marshall - FO Thomas GRIMSLEY - adj Thomas Grimsly - 100 acres - WIT Saml Wharton

      P 146 - 2 July 1734 - Thomas of Hanover Parish to Robert Rankis of Hanover - lease 2 tracts being ½ of 200 acres sold by Adam Wofendall to Thoms GRIMSLEY Sr. dec Grandfather to sd Thomas on 2 April 1676 - 60 acres adj Robert Rankins, William Marshall and Jeremiah Strouther - other 38 acres adj William Marshall, Frances Wofendall and William Hudson, dec - Jane also signed
      ===
      King George County Inventories
      pp. 76-77 Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of DAVID JONES decd . items valued and totalled 95.5.1.. includes two negro women and a negro girl., made by appraisers Saml. Wharton Richd. Tankersley, Wm. Marshall ..
      At a court held 1st July 1726 .. MARTHA JONES widow and administratrix of DAVID JONES deed presented this inventory •• which was ordered to be recorded.
      Bond of MARTHA JONES in the sum of 200 pounds Sterling dated 6th May 1726. Bondsmen Rush Hudson, Neal McCormack
      ===
      King George County Inventories
      pp. 88 Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of SARAH JONES deced .. items valued and totalled, 20.17.6 ..made by appraisers RICHARD TANKERSLEY, WM. MARSHALL, HENRY LONG ..
      At a court held 2d December 1726 .. DANIEL JONES returned this inventory of the estate of SARAH JONES deced .. was ordered to be recorded.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.usgennet.org/family/smoot/va/richmond/richmond-1.html
      URL title: Richmond County, Virginia, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, Smoot Family Association
      Note:
      21 Jun 1717-02 Mar 1725-6. Richmond Wills.
      Will of Eliza JESPER, widow and relict of Richard JESPER. Grdau. Elizbeth DODSON, sons William and Alexander CLARK;
      Ex: sons William and Alexadner.
      Wits: John HUGHLETT, William DIDLEY, William MARSHALL.
      Inv. 7 Apr 1726.
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      RAPPAHANNOCK CO, Virginia COURT RECORDS by Sparaco 1685 - 1687
      Wm Marshall pays Anne GRIMSLEY for 6 days attendance at this suppena
      ===
      Gingoteague Creek

      http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?T=2&S=14&Z=18&X=97&Y=1321&W=1

      http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?T=2&S=11&Z=18&X=781&Y=10578&W=1
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      A Thomas ARNOLD bought land from Simon MILLER in Sittingbourne Parish, 1679.
      He and his wife Grace lived on the south side of Gingoteague Creek, which became part of King George Co.

      That same year he bought land from Adam Wolfendale on the south side of the Creek, which is variously spelled "Chingoteak”, "Quigoteaque”, "Ginoteak”, etc.
      this land when first purchased was in old Rappahannock County.

      Notes for *Thomas ARNOLD, I

      http://www.retracing-our-family-legacy.com/nti/nti01183.html

      "In Dec. 1692, Adam Woofendall of Richmond County, Virginia (formerly part of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia) sold to William Powell of Richmond County, Virginia 40 acres on the main branch of Cingoteague Run about Easter's plantation, on a line of WILLIAM MARSHALL's land and adjoining FRANCIS SLAUGHTER's and along a path of WILLIAM BROWN's.Wit: JAMES TAYLOR, John Brown

      In 1680's JAMES TAYLOR married MRS. ELIZABETH BROWN, widow of William Brown.
      By Mar 1695, Mrs. Elizabeth Brown Taylor is deceased and James Taylor has moved from Richmond County, Virginia. to Westmoreland County, Virginia. and claims that he is not responsible for a legacy bequeathed to his late wife's daughter, Elizabeth Brown (who married Alexander Spence).
      JOHN TAYLOR married ca. 1703, MARY SLAUGHTER, dau. of Francis Slaughter.

      In 1707, FRANCIS SLAUGHTER of Richmond County, Virginia. conveyed a "Deed of Gift" to his daughter, Anne HUDSON, OF 100 acres adjoining William Randolph's.


      ===
      Will of Thomas Bartlett
      King George County, Virginia
      Will Book A-1, pp. 206-207

      In the name of God Amen. I Thomas BARTLETT of the Parish of Hanover being very sick and weak of body but of perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God; and calling to remembrance the uncertainty of this life and that all flesh must yield unto death when it shall please God to call, do make constitute ordain and declare this my last will & Testament in manner and form following revoking and anulling all and every Testament and Testaments, Will and Wills, heretofore by me made and this to be taken for my last Will and Testament and none other.

      First: I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth CAMERON Ten Pounds when she comes in person to receive the same.

      Also, I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary MARSHALL one Negro girl named Phillis to be delivered at my decease to her and heirs.

      Also, I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah CALL one Negro boy named Ned to be delivered at my decease to her and her heirs, also one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf to be delivered at my decease.

      Also all the rest of my Negroes and Estate I give and bequeath to my loving wife during her natural life and after her decease to be equally divided between my two daughters Mary MARSHALL and Sarah CALL.

      Also, I do appoint and ordain my loving Wife, William MARSHALL, Junr. And Isaac CALL, Junr. Executrix and Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty fourth day of August 1748.

      Thos. BARTLET {Seal}
      Witness -
      Samuel WEATHERS
      Edward MARSHALL
      John THORNLEY

      At a Court held for King George County on Friday October 7th, 1748.

      The last Will and Testament of Thomas BARTLET, Deceased, was presented into Court by the Executors therein named who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Edward MARSHALL and John THORNLEY and admitted to record.

      Cop.a Test.

      Harry TURNER Cl: Cur:
      ===
      Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1694-1742 by Gertrude E. Gray; Book D 1731-1732
      D-77 Francis White Alias Lampton of Richmond now King George Co. died siezed of 35a in Richmond now King George County, No legal disposition. Land is part of 268a granted Wm Marshall 26May1712. Marshall sold Thos White 24Oct 1713. White bequeathed by will to his wife Frances. Inquisition 4 Feb this instant by George Eskridge Gent, Eschr. & oaths of 12 freeholders. Thomas Berry &c found land escheats. Grant to Thomas Turner of King George Co. 35a in King George County, adj Capt Francis Slaughter, Russell Wormley Jr. Samuel Wharton. 21Feb 17
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 389-393
      Indenture made 2nd/3rd December 1741 between NEWMAN BROWN Hanover
      Parish King George County Planter and MARTHA his wife of one part and WILLIAM MARSHALL of same county .. by Deeds of lease & release .. for sum Four thousand pounds crop Tobacco sold 100 acres whereon Wm. Marshall now Dwells adjoyning land of Mr. WILLIAM RANDOLPH it being the land given by FRANCIS SLAUGHTER (by Deed of Gift recorded in Richmond County Court bearing date 11th July 1711) unto ANN HUDSON who is Mother of MARTHA BROWN wife of NEWNAN BROWN Party to these Presents ..
      Presence of J. Mercer, Newman Brown
      Jona. Sydenham, John Champe Martha x Brown
      Harry Turner
      At a court held 2nd April 1742 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded .. said Martha being Solely Examined relinquished her Right of Dower ..
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Abstracts of Wills in Fairfax County, Virginia , Page 8
      Note:
      Could this be the same William Robins that witnessed the will of William Marshall?
      BURNS, Daniel.
      (???). 26 March 1751.
      Of Cameron Parish. {Loudoun/Fairfax Co. VA area.]
      Exrs: wife Nancy and Richard Coleman.
      Wit: William Robins, Mary White.

      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2958134&id=I42 14
      URL title: Luttrell-Thornton-Floyd
      Note:
      Could this be the William Robins that witnessed the will of William Marshall Jr.?

      ID: I4214
      Name: William ROBINS
      Sex: M
      Death: 1782 in Richmond County, Virginia 1

      Marriage 1 Ellen THORNTON b: ABT 1711 in Richmond County, Virginia

      Sources:
      Title: Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia (1668-1853)
      Author: King, George H.S. (Compiled and Published)
      Repository:
      Note: St. Louis County Library
      Page: Page 171
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      James Hughes 2006-01-11 20:08:29
      Pages 254-255 WILL OF NEWMAN BROWN

      In the Name of God Amen. I Newman Brown of the Parish of Hanover in the County of King George being very sick and weak in body but of perfect sence and memory thanks be to God and calling to mind the mortallity of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

      Imp.{s} I do give and bequeath unto my son George Newman Brown the plantation whereon I now live and to my son William Brown the old plantatiion whereon my Father lived, and the Branch commonly called and known by the name of the Second Branch to be the division between the two brothers, and in case either of them should die without heirs lawfully begotten of their bodies that then my son Francis to enjoy the before given land, his hier &c:

      And as for the rest of my estate, I do give and bequeath unto my Loving wife MARTHA during her life and after her decease for it to be equally divided among my son Francis and his sisters.

      I also ordain and appoint my loving wife MARTHA , Executrix and WILLIAM MARSHALL (son of WILLIAM MARSHALL, deceased), Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, revoking and disanulling all former Will or Wills by me made allowing this and none but this my Last Will & Testament.
      In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seale this Twentieth day of September in the year of our Lord God 1750.
      NEWMAN BROWN
      *******
      *Seale*
      *******

      Sign'd and Sealed In Presence of )
      MARGARET [W]Her Mark MARSHALL
      Sybello [A] Her Mark Lighburne
      Stafford Lightburne

      At a Court continued and held for King George County on Saturday March the 2.{d} 1750 [1750/51].
      The Last Will and Testament of Newman Brown, Deceased, was presented into Court by MARTHA BROWN and WILLIAM MARSHALL his Executors who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Sybello Lightburne and Stafford Lightburne and admitted to record.

      Cop.{a} Test
      Harry Turner Cl: Cur:
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 3
      p. 248 Know all men .. I GEORGE BROWN of Hanover Parish King George County Planter am bound unto NEWMAN BROWN of same Planter .. in sum One hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. 6th May 1748. Condition .. Whereas MAXFIELD BROWN Deced Father of Newman & George Brown did by Deed of Gift dated 4th March 1736/7 bequeath a certain tract unto Newman & George containing 300 acres .. one moiety thereof to descend to Newman, the other to George which said land (since the Decease of sd Maxfield) been divided between (them) by mutual consent of both partys by a Line of marked trees in the presence of WILLIAM MARSHALL SENR., ROBERT JOHNSON SENR., DANIEL WHITE & JOSEPH DODD & the said George & Newman hereby acknowledge .. themselves fully satisfied .. Then this obligation to be void otherways to remain ..
      Presence Wm. Longmire,
      George Brown
      William x Pinn
      At a court held 6th May 1748 .. Bond recorded. (Antient Press)
      ===
      King George County Deed Book 4; pp. 438-439
      Indenture made 1st May 1760 between GEORGE MARSHALL & MERRYMAN MARSHALL of county King George of one part and WILLIAM MARSHALL of same county .. Whereas William Marshall late of said county was in his life time and at time of his death seized of a parcel of land lying in parish Hanover in county King George and being so possessed made his last will and testament in writing bearing date 24th July 1746 .. among other things did give to his Eldest son William Marshall party to these presents the Plantation and tract of land whereon he then lived during his son's natural life and after his decease to his four younger sons GEORGE, RUSH, HUDSON and MERRYMAN MARSHALL to be equally divided among them .. and Whereas the said Rush and Hudson Harshall after the death of the said William of the sd tract of land mentioned in the will are
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      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book (Antient Press); pp. 1237-1237a
      THIS INDENTURE made this Sixth day of February one thousand seven hundred and Eighty two Between GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife of County of King George of one part and BENJAMIN JOHNSON of said County of other part; Witnesseth that GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife in consideration of the sum of Twenty five pounds Specie to him in hand paid by these presents do bargain and sell unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON his heirs our right title & interest of a certain Plantation and tract of land situate in Parish of Hanover in County of King George containing One hundred acres, which Land WILLIAM MARSHALL SENR. deceased, purchased of JOHN INGLAND and divised the same to his Son, BENJAMIN MARSHALL during his life and after his decease to descend to his four Sons, GEORGE, RUSH, HUDSON & MERRYMAN MARSHALL or the survivors of them to be equally divided amongst them as they shall think proper and which was recorded in County Court of King George which land hereby conveyed or meant to be conveyed be the same more or less lieth between the Lands of THOMAS TURNER, SAMUEL KENDALL JUNR, and ANDREW HARRISON containing One hundred acres by estimation. Together with all houses orchards profits & emoluments to said Land with appurtenances, To have and to hold the Plantation and tract of Land unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON his heirs; And GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife their heirs the Plantation and tract of land with the appurtenances unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON and his heirs against said GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife and their heirs will warrant and defend against the claim of every person; In Witness whereof the said GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife have hereunto put their hands and seals the day and year aforesaid
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      JAMES CARIER, GEORGE MARSHALL
      FRANCIS THORNTON, YOUNGER JOHNSON ANN MARSHALL
      Received of BENJAMIN JOHNSON Twenty five pounds Specie being the consideration expressed in the aforesaid Deed February 6th day 1782
      Test JAMES CARTER, GEORGE MARSHALL
      FRANCIS THORNTON, YOUNGER JOHNSON
      In the Name of the Commonwealth of Virginia to THOMAS BERRY, WILLIAM HOOE and BURDIT ASHTON Gentlemen, Greeting. Whereas GEORGE MARSHALL & ANN MARSHALL of County of King George by their certain Deed of Bargain & Sale (the Commission for the privy examination of ANN, the Wife of GEORGE MARSHALL); Witness JOSEPH ROBINSON, Clerk of our said County Court of King George the 17th day of January 1782, in the Seventh year of this Commonwealth JOS: ROBINSON, C: Court
      By virtue of the within Writ to us directed, we the Subscribers went to the House of Mr. GEORGE MARSHALL and then and there examined the within mentioned ANN MARSHALL, Wife to said GEORGE MARSHALL, seperately and apart from her said Husband (the return of the execution of the privy examination of ANN MARSHALL); Given under our hands and seals at King George County the 1st day of May 1782
      THOMAS BERRY
      WILLIAM HOOE
      At a Court held for King George County the 7th day of February 1782
      This Indented Deed of Bargain and Sale from under the hands and seals of GEORGE MARSHALL and ANN his Wife to BENJAMIN JOHNSON with the Rect. thereon Indorsed, she being first privately examined by virtue of a Commission, was presented into Court by the said BENJAMIN JOHNSON and proved by the Oatb.es of JAMES CARTER, FRANCIS THORNTON and YOUNGER JOHNSON, witnesses thereto, and on the motion of the said BENJAMIN was ordered to be recorded
      Test JOS: ROBINSON, C: Cour
      ===
      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book (Antient Press); pp. 1238-1240
      THIS INDENTURE made the 24th day of May one thousand seven hundred & Eighty one Between MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife of County of ORANGE of one part and BENJAMIN JOHNSON of King George County of other part: Witnesseth that MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife for sum of two thousand five hundred pounds of tobacco to them in hand paid by these presents do bargain and sell unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON and his heirs our right title and Interest of a certain Plantation & tract of land situait in the Parish of Hanover in King George County, containing One hundred acres, which land WM: MARSHALL SENR. purchased of JOHN INGLAND and devised the same to his Son, BENJAMIN MARSHALL, during his natural life and after his decease to descend to his four Sons, GEORGE, RUSH, HUDSON and MERRYMAN or the Survivors of them to be equally divided amongst them as they shall think proper; and which was recorded in the County Court of King George; which land hereby conveyed or intended to be conveyed be the same more or less lyeth between the lands of THOMAS TURNER, SAMUEL KENDALL JUNR. and WILLIAM GREEN, containing by estimation one hundred acres, Together with all houses orchards profits & emoluments belonging; To have and to hold the Plantation and tract of land unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON his heirs and MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife doth hereby grant for themselves and their heirs that they and their heirs the Plantation and tract of land unto BENJAMIN JOHNSON his heirs against them and their heris shall warrant and forever defend; In Witness whereof the said MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife have hereunto put their hands and seals the day and year first mentioned
      Signed Sealed and Acknowledged in presence of
      LAURANCE BAULTHROPE MERRYMAN MARSHALL
      JOHN RANI:INS, PEGGY MARSHALL
      WILLIAM WILLIS
      Received this 24th day of May 1781, the sum of Two thousand five hundred pounds of tobacco of BENJAMIN JOHNSON this sum being the consideration mentioned in this Deed Witness LAURANCE BAULTHROPE MERRYMAN MARSHALL
      JOHN RANKINS
      In the name of the Commonwealth of Virginia to HORATIO DADE and GEORGE FITZHUGH, Gent,, Greeting, Whereas MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife of the County of King George by their certain Deed of Bargain and Sale (the Commission for the privy examination of PEGGY, the Wife of MERRYMAN MARSHALL); Witness JOSEPH ROBINSON, Clerk of our said County Court of King George this 23d day of May 1781, in the Sixth year of this Commonwealth Test JOS: ROBINSON, Court
      Personally appeared before us HORATIO DADE and GEORGE FITZHUGH, two of the Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid, the within named PEGGY MARSHALL and being by us privately examined and apart from her Husband (the return of the execution of the privy examination of PEGGY MARSHALL); Given under our hands this 25th day of May 1781 HORATIO DADE
      GEORGE FITZHUGH
      At a Court held for King George County the 5th day of July 1782
      This Indented Deed from under the hands and seals of MERRYMAN MARSHALL and PEGGY his Wife to BENJAMIN JOHNSON with the Rect. thereon indorsed, she being first privately examined by virtue of a Commission, was presented into Court by the said BENJAMIN JOHNSON and proved by the Oaths of LAURANCE BAULTHROPE, JOHN RANKINS and WILLIAM WILLIS and on the motion of the said BENJAMIN was ordered to be recorded Test JOS: ROBINSON, Cl: Court