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

John Redman

Male 1667 - 1731  (64 years)


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  • Name John Redman 
    Born 1667  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1730/31  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016551  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Redman,   b. 1623, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1673, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Mary Allen,   b. 1640, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1721, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 80 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1655  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary MNU Redman,   b. Bef 1671,   d. 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years) 
    Married 1687  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Redman,   b. 1688, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1745/46, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Solomon Redman,   b. Bef 1691, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1749, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)
     3. Frances Redman,   b. 1693, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Redman,   b. 1695, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Richard Redman,   b. Bef 1702, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1759, Fauquier County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Cox,   b. Bef 1683, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years) 
    Married 1699  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Redman,   b. Abt 1699, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     2. John Redman,   b. Abt 1700, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     3. Vincent Redman,   b. Abt 1703, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     4. Daniel Redman,   b. Abt 1704, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     5. Jeremiah Redman,   b. Abt 1705, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     6. Sarah Redman,   b. Bef 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)
     7. Elizabeth Redman,   b. Bef 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Name: NICOLE
      Some notes for John REDMAN, II n=abt.1667 & his son John REDMAN, III n=abt.1688:

      1712-1714 John REDMAN, III (n=abt.1688) seems to have been a somewhat turbulent character in his youth & was in some slight trouble with the Court [1705-1721 Order Book p187a,249,254].

      1720 More serious trouble arose when either John II or his son John III was accused of having instigated Mrs. Rebecca CHILTON's slaves to burn her boat [1705-1721 Order-Book p393a,394,396].

      The trouble was so serious that both John REDMANs (II & III) removed about that year to MD,St.Mary's-Co where apparently John II still owned the land bought in 1664 by his father, John REDMAN, I.

      The nephew of John REDMAN, II who was also called John REDMAN (son of Solomon REDMAN) also moved with them at this time.
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      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=fms365&id=I2
      Will of John Redman, St. Mary's Co. MD Wills
      Note: John Redman's will is probated 18 Feb 1731.
      Text: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHN REDMAN

      In the Name of God Amen. The Twentieth day of January Anno Domino 1731. I John Redman of St. Mary?s County in the Province of Maryland Planter being very Sick and Weak in Body but of perfect Mind and Memory, thanks be given unto God, therefore Calling into Mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Dye do make & ordain this My Last Will & Testament, that is to Say, principally and first of all I Recommend my Sout into the Hands of God that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Ex?e hereafter Named. Nothing Doubting but at the General Resurrection I Shall Receive the Same again by the Mighty Power of God - And as Touching Such Worldly Estate Wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I Give devise and dispose of the Same in the following Manner and forms.

      Imprimis. I give and bequeath unto my beloved Daughter Elizabeth Redman, a Bed and Furniture it being the bed on wch I now lie.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Said Daughter Elizabeth Redman all that tract or parcell of Land lying and being in St. Mary?s County and Contiguous to ye Plantation of Nicholas Brown to her & her heirs for ever.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Jeremiah Redman one bed & furniture thereto belonging.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto Jeremiah Redman my son & Elizabeth my Daughter all my Pewter and the Rest of my household Furniture to be Equally Divided between them.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Jeremiah Redman One Black horse Called Negroe and my Gun
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son Thomas Redman Sixty Pounds of Geese Feathers
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Daniel Redman a Cow and also a Sow and five Piggs and one Guilt
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Vincent Redman One Bay Horse Called Diamond.
      Item. I give unto my beloved Daughter Elizabeth Redman ye Sow Spot with her Six Piggs.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Anne Lake Two of the best Barrows that are to be found amongst my Stock of Hoggs next fall.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Three Daughters, Viz. Anne Lake, Sarah Robinson and Elizabeth Redman all my Stock and Sheep to be equally divided between them.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Son Jeremiah Redman a Sow & five Piggs.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Redman Two, two year old Heifers and two Cow Yearlings & their Increase.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Redman one brindle Star (?) Three Years Old -
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto ny Daughter Sarah Robinson One Cow and her Increase.
      Item. My Will is that ye Residue of my Stock of Cattle and Hoggs which is not before Devised be equally Divided between my Three Children hereafter Named, Viz. Jeremiah Redman, Thomas Redman and Elizabeth Redman.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Son Daniel Redman One bed & Furniture.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Redman, and my Daughter Elizabeth Redman Thirty Nine Geese to be equally Divided between them.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Redman and my Daughter Elizabeth Redman Three Thousand five hundred Pounds of Tobacco to be divided between them (it being a debt Due to me from Peter Peake) So Soon as the Same Shall be received.
      Item. My Will is, that when ye assigned Three thousand thousand [sic] five-Hundred Pounds of Tobacco Shall be received that five hundred thereof be paid to my Son Daniel Redman and five hundred more to my Daughter Anne Lake or their Heirs.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Son Soloman Redman One Shilling.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Son John Redman One Shilling.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Frances Fryer One Shilling.
      Item. I Give and bequeath unto my Grandson John Lake a piece of Land in the Pasture to him and his Heirs for Ever.
      Item. I Likewise Constitute make and Ordain my beloved Sons Vincent Redman, Jeremiah Redman & Daniel Redman my Executors of this my Last Will and testament, and I do hereby utterly disallow, Revoke & Disannull all & Every other former Testaments, Wills Legacies and bequests & Ex?ed by me in any ways before named Willed and bequeathed Ratifieing and Confirming this and no other to be my Last will and Testament, In Witness whereas I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the Day & Year before Written

      his mark

      John Redman


      Signed Sealed Published Pronounced
      and Declared by the Said John Redman
      as his Testament and Last Will in the
      Presence of
      Thomas Howard
      William Medcalf (his mark)
      Peter Mugg
      Febry ye 10th . 1731

      Then came Thomas Howard, William Medcalf, and Peter Mugg, The Three Subscribing Witnesses to the foregoing Will and made Oath on the Holy Evangelists of Allmighty God-that they saw the Testator John Redman Sign and Seal, and heard him publish and Declare the Same as his Last Will and Testament, and that at the time of his So doing he was to the best of their Knowledge and Apprehension of Sound and Disposing Mind and Memory, and That they ye aforesaid Thomas Howard William Medcalf and Peter Mugg as Witnesses did Subscribe the aforesaid Will in the Presence of the [?] Testator

      Sworn to before me

      Tho. Aisquith Depty Com.

      Of St. Marys County
      Date: 20 Jan 1731

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      Mr. John Redman 16.577 SM 84.16.0 Feb 18 1731 Sep 20 1732
      Appraisers: John Ford, M. Tompson.
      Creditors: Peter Maigg, George Clarke.
      Next of kin: Anne Leake, John Readman.
      Administrators/Executors: Jeremiah Redman, Daniel Redman.
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      John Redman 12.41 A SM 84.16.0 12.8.6 Aug 17 1733
      Received from: William Biggs, William Howard, John Forbes.
      Payments to: Peter Brown, Adam Head, Peter Mugg, Capt. George Clarke, Charles Calvert, Esq.
      Executor (surviving): Jeremiah Redman.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1694-1698; John Frederick Dorman; pg 186 [28 Augt. 1695]
      Upon the petition of John Redman by Simon Robins his attorney setting forth that Doctor Thomas Heath died intestate and that bee being greatest creditor and it being nine months and upwards since the decease of Heath and no person moving for the same, prayed that letters of administration might be granted him, which is accordingly granted, Charles Smith assumeing to bee security.
      It is ordered John Redman doe return a true inventory of Heath and that Mr. Richard Medcalfe, Mr. Morgan Williams and Mr. Thomas Harris appraise the estate.
      === Research Notes from Edward White
      Westmoreland Co. VA OB 1698-1705, 244, 9/27/1704 REDMAN
      Wm. Moxley and Mary his wife, relict of Jno. Redman, praying the right of dower which to her did belong of 100 acres of land whereof Jno. Redman died possessed scituate on the westernmost side of Nominy River neare Nominy Ferry which John Redman, son of John Redman, did unjustly detaine from them, after all pleas fully heard and fully debated,. It is ordered that Wm. and Mary be repossessed of the part of the lands and premises lyeing between Nominy River and a run on that side adjoyning to or neare the now dwelling house .of John Redman which Mary hath for neare twenty five yeares enjoyed and accepted as her right of dower of the land.
      === Research Notes from Edward White - land mentioned
      Westmoreland Co. VA DW 5-89, 10/25/1712, 12/10/1712 JOHN STURMAN to HENRY ASHTON, 300. Land of John Sturman, father of this John of 15 September 1651. East and South on Nomini River; West on RICH HAWKINS, dec, now JOHN REDMAN; North on a small creek called Kings Creek which divides this from THOS. SPEKE, now poss by Henry Ashton.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 23-24
      Westmoreland County Court 26th of Febrmny 1707/08
      - REDMAN v SIMMONS
      Ordered that unless THOMAS SIMMONS doe appeare at the next Court to bee held for this County to answer the Petition JOHN REDMAN relateing to the Orphants of SOLOMON REDMAN, deced., the Court are resolved to place such of the Children as are under that circumstance to the tuition, &c. of JOHN REDMAN, their Uncle
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 58
      Westmoreland County Court 29th of September 1708
      - REDMAN Guardian to REDMAN
      JOHN REDMAN, Son of SOLOMON REDMAN, late of this County, deceased, made choice of JOHN REDMAN, his Uncle, to bee his Guardian which is admitted and allowed accordingly, hee JOHN REDMAN the Uncle entering into Bond with sufficient sureties for performance of the Trust reposed in him
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 65
      Westmoreland County Court 24th of November 1708
      - REDMAN v SIMMONS
      JOHN REDMAN by his Petition to this Court setting forth that JOHN REDMAN, Son of SOLOMON REDMAN, his late Brother, deceased, had chosen him, the Petitioner, as Curator and Guardian, that SOLOMON REDMAN and HENRY REDMAN, two other ofthe Sons of SOLOMON REDMAN, deced., now liveing with the Petitioner, haveing an Estate in divers goods and chattles in the hands of THOMAS SIMMONS, who married the Relict of the sd SOLOMON REDMAN, deceased, who is also some tyme since departed this life, and praying an order that THOMAS SIMMONS might payor redeliver to him in the right ofthe Children all and singular the Estate of their Father due to them or any of them. Upon heareing the matter, and due consideration thereon had, JOHN REDMAN, Petitioner, haveing given Security to bee accountable for the same according to Law, it is ordered THOMAS SIMMONS do forthwith pay and deliver to JOHN REDMAN in right of the Children all and singular the Estate oftheir deceased Father due to them or any of them by any meanes whatsoever
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 10
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofJuly 1714
      - Regina v REDMAN &c.
      HENRY ASHTON, Gent., one ofher Majesty's Justices of the Peace for this County presented into Court a Recognizance by him taken from JOHN REDMAN who became Baile for the appearance of JOHN REDMAN, JUNR. before this Court to answer the Complaint of SAMUELL MORRIS to him made upon suspicion of JOHN REDMAN, JUNR. haveing feloniously stolen from SAMUELL MORRIS a quantity oftobacco; after heareing whereofit was ordered JOHN REDMAN, JUNR. should be called to the barr, and faileing to appeare, upon motion of JOHN REDMAN the Elder, the recognizance is continued till next Court to and for Junr. REDMAN's appeareance &c., and it is also ordered that the Sheriff of the County doe summon ROBERT SANFORD and MORRICE VEALE as Evidences the affaire, &c.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 10
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofJuly 1714
      - Regina v MORRISS
      SAMUELL MORRICE in open Court recognized to Our Sovereign Lady the Queen in the sum offorty pounds sterling to appeare before her Majesty's Justices for the County at the next Court to be held for the County and prosecute JOHN REDMAN, JUNR. on suspicion offeloniously stealeing tobacco from SAMUELL MORRICE ofwhich he had formerly complained before HENRY ASHTON, Gent., against him JOHN REDMAN, JUNR.
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDERBOOK 1718 -1721; 26th February 1718; pg 364
      AUGUSTINE HIGGINS, Gent. vs. ROBERT MASON} Case for 2140# of tobacco conditional order granted against JOHN REDMAN security.

      === Brother Robert purchase the other half of this land from Lewis Markham
      1745-1749 Prince William Co VA Deed I-L {on margin 18Jul 1749 Dd butler p H. P.}
      pp 110-115 THIS INDENTURE made the twentieth fifth and twenty sixth day of Novembr, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty Eight and in the twenty first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the second Between HENRY ELLEY and ESTHER his Wife of ORANGE COUNTY of one part and WILLIAM BUTLER of Prince William County of other part Witnesseth that the sd HENRY ELLEY for the sum of Forty five pounds Current money hath sold unto the said WILLIAM BUTLER in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Lease for one year and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession and to his heirs forever all that parcel of land containing One hundred and fifty acres being on the branches of the LITTLE CREEK in the County of Prince William it being part of a greater dividend of land for 1600 acres first taken up by Mr, WILLIAM HARRISON the 16th of May 1679 which land was afterwards regranted to the said HARRISON and LEWIS MARKHAM by Deed from the PROPRIETORS dated the (blank) day of (blank) which said LEWIS MARKHAM sold his moiety or half part to JOHN REDMAN who sold the same equally to HUMPHRY POPE, JOHN VEALE and MORRICE VEALE and was Equally divided between them by Capt. THOMAS HOOPER the 5th day of November 1718 the middle part falling to the said JOHN VEALE who left the said Land by his Last Will and Testament dated the 21st day of November 1718 to be equally divided between his Two Sons JOHN and MORRICE who dying both ~'ithout heirs it fell to BOND VEALE he being the heir at Law to his said Brothers JOHN & MORRICE who sold the same to the said HENRY ELLEY by Deeds of Lease and Release dated the 21st day of Apri11736 the said parcel of land being bounded Beginning at two Spanish Oaks standing on the N, side of the South branch of the aforesaid LITILE CREEK to Colo. MASONs line and opposite to the land sold by BOND VEALE to RICHARD BLACKBURN Extending thence along the said MASONs Line No, E, to a Pine a white Oak and a Hicckory Saplin on the Lower side of a small branch thence So. E. along POPEs line to two white Oaks Corner to said POPE in SCARLET HANCOCKs line thence along the said Line So, W. to a Dogwood in the said line Corner to the said BLACKBURN thence dividing this land from the said BLACKBURNs No, W, to a large while Oak on the lower side of the COUNTY ROAD thence down the ROAD according to the meanders thereof W, to a Birch on the upper side the said LITTLE CREEK Corner to the said BLACKBURN finally up the said Creek and the South fork thereof to their first Station and also all houses and appurtenances whatsoever belonging To Have and To Hold unto the said WILLIAM BUTLER his heirs or assigns forever, In Witness whereof the pa.rties ha.ve set their hands and seals in presence of THOS, YOUNG, HENRY ELLEY JOHN LINTON. WM, BAYLIS
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 28th day of November 1748 HENRY ELLEY acknowledged this Release with the Receipt endorsed to WILLIAM BUTLER to be his acts and deeds which are admitted to record

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