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

Sarah Sherwood

Female 1665 - Bef 1695  (< 29 years)


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  • Name Sarah Sherwood 
    Born 1665  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1695  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022468  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2020 

    Father Philip Sherwood,   b. Bef 1639, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1684, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Mother Martha Pendleton,   b. Abt 1643,   d. Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1659  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F03804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Rozier,   b. Abt 1656, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1688  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah {Hauxford} Rozier,   b. 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1761, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. David Rozier,   b. 1694, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Halifax County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F13610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafauqui/roser.htm
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      1685-1687 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 122
      - Rappahannock County Court 4th of September 1685
      - Whereas PHILLIP SHERWOOD late of this County dyed seized in fee of a certain tract of land lying and being on the North side of Rappa: River in the freshes thereof which sd land doth now lawfully come vest in MARY, MARTHA, SARAH and ANN, the foure Daughters & coheirs of the sd PHILLIP SHERWOOD; And Whereas THOMAS MARSHALL who marryed SARAH, one of the coheirs, did in right of his Wife bring his action in this Court against FRANCIS JAMES, who marryed MARY, the Eldest of the sd Daughters, and shows that the sd JAMES did contrary to Law and without the mutual consent of the sd Sisters & coheirs make devision of the land aforesd., But it being made appeare that MARY & MARTHA, the two Eldest Daughters of the sd PHILLIP SHERWOOD were of full age & did consent to the division aforesd. the Court seriously weighing the matter have ordered the division of the sd land already made do continue good & firme until! such time as the Youngest Daughter of the sd SHERWOOD shall move for a new division thereof
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 31 - 32
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Greeting. Know yee that I DAVID ROSIER of Sitternburne Parish in Rappa. County, Planter, and my Wife, SARA ROSIER, for and in consideration of Eight hundred pounds of gond sound merchantable Tobb: and Caske to conteyne the same in hand already reced, of FRAN: JAMES of the sd Parish and County, Planter, have bargained and sold unto sd FRAN: JAMES his heirs all our right and Interest in a parcell of land formerly belonging unto PHILLIP SHEREWOOD deceased, the Father of my Wife, which whole Divident of land is scituate in said Parish of Sittenburne and County of Rappa, adjoining to the land of WM. JETT of the sd Parish of Sittenburne and County of Rappa. and is estimated to be about three hundred acres more or less Know yee therefore by these presents that wee the above DAVID and SARAH ROSIER do hereby assigne and make over all our right and interest in the said land above mentioned from us our heirs unto FRAN: JAMES his heirs and the same to warrant and defend unto FRANCIS JAMES from all persons by or from us our heirs and admrs, unto said FRANCIS JAMES his heirs In Witness whereof we have hereunto sett our hands and Seales this Twenty fourth day of November One thousand Six hundred and Eighty eight
      Witness JOSEPH AMON, DAVID ROSIER
      WM. HEATHER SARAH ROSIER
      Acknow. in Rappa. Court the first day of May ano 1689 by SARA ROSIER and by DAVID ROSIER acknow. at a Court held for the said County the 3rd day of July and recorded the 10th said month and yeare

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      James Hughes 2005-07-11 18:17:20
      Combs &c. Families of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia

      28 Apr 1690 (Old Rappa DB8:228-229)
      28 Apr 1690 James and Anne DABNEY of Rappa to Francis JAMES of same 75 acres of wood land being in County of Rappahannock and on North side of the River it being the Quarter part of 300 A formerly taken up by Phillip SHEARWOOD late of the county deced and now in possession of sd James DANBY [sic] "in right of his wife" bounding on the land of Fran. TRIPLETT, John ARRINGTON, Wm JETT and David ROSSEN [ROSSER? ROSIER?].
      S/James DABNEY, Anne [ mark ^ ] DABNEY,
      witnessed by: Wm. UNDERWOOD, John [crossed- I O ] COMBE.
      Rec. 4th die Martii 1690.

      (Deed Abstracts of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia (1688-92) Ruth & Sam Sparacio, The Antient Press, 1320 Mayflower Drive, McLean, Virginia 22101, 1986)

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      26 Apr 1690 (Old Rappa DB8:229)
      26 Apr 1690 James and Anne DABNEY of Rappa to Francis STERNE of same 50 acres of woodland in Co of Rappa on North side of the River it being part of the Quarter part of Two hundred acres [sic] bought of Phillip SHARWOOD [sic] late of this county and deced adj. Fran. JAMES and on the corner side of the aforesd land.
      S/James DABNEY, Anne [ ^ ] DABNEY,
      Wm. UNDERWOOD, John [crossed-I C] COMBE.
      Rec. p DABNEY & Uxerem 4th die Martii 1690.

      (Deed Abstracts of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia (1688-92) Ruth & Sam Sparacio, The Antient Press, McLean, Virginia 22101, C 1986, 1320 Mayflower Drive, 22101)
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 37)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of April! & in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith and in the year of Christ one thousand seaven hundred and fiveteen, Between DAVID ROSSER of the County of Richmond. Planter, of one part and FRANCIS JAMES of WASHINGTON Parish in ye County of WESTMORELAND, Planter, of other part; Wittnesseth that DAVID ROSSER in consideracon of Five shillings in hand paid by FRANCIS JAMES doe by these presents bargain sell and make over unto FRANCIS JAMES all that parcell of land sittuate in Sittenbourn Pish in Richmond County by estimation Fivety acres be the same more or less being one fourth or quarter part of Two hundred and Twenty acres of land formerly belonging to PHILLIP SHERWOOD & part of COLEMAN;s Pattent, which sd. PHILLIP SHERWOOD dying & makeing noe disposition threof, the said Two hundred and twenty acres of land descended unto the said PHILLIP SHERWOODs four Daughters, & SARAH, one of the Daughters, dying wth out making any disposition thereof, the said fivety acres came & descended to and upon the said DAVID, as Son & heire to the said SARAH, and the reversions remainders rents & profitts threof; To have and to hold the premises during the terme of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian come on the Feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Saviour to the intent that by vertue of these p seats and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession the said FRANCIS JAMES may be in the actuall possession of the premisses & thereby enabled to accept a release of the inheritance thereof, In Wittness whereof the p:ties to these p.sents hath set their seales ye day & year abovesaid
      Signed & Delivered in presence of
      THOMAS PAISE DAVID his seal, his marker ROSER
      JOSEPH AMMON
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Sixth day of Aprill 1715

  • Sources 
    1. [S044832] Paxton.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002

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