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

John Summerville

Male Bef 1649 - 1717  (> 68 years)


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  • Name John Summerville 
    Born Bef 1649 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1717  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022496  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Family 1 Female MNU Summerville,   b. Bef 1653,   d. Bef 1705, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Married Bef 1669  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Summerville,   b. Bef 1669, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F13622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret MNU Prosser,   b. Abt 1654,   d. 1717, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Bef 5 Sep 1705  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F03749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Blagg,   b. 1679, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1737, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1717  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F13623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SUMMERVILLE, JOHN, 19 June 1717; 28 August 1717.
      5 negroes to wife Mary and land in Stafford; son in law William Thompson land in Stafford devised him by his mother; Susanna Thompson one negro boy; son in law JOHN WATTS; to WILLIAM STURMAN a gold ring.

      Wills
      of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 62
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 63
      Westmoreland Countv Court 29th of August 1717
      - SUMMERVILE's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of JOHN SUMMERVILE, deced., was presented in Court by MARY his Executrix, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths ofWILLIAM STURMAN and JAMES BOWCOCK, two ofthe wittnesses thereto, is admitt the Record, And upon motion of MARY SUMMERVILE and her performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereofin due form and it is ordered CHARLES TYLER, ROBERT LOVELL, WILLIAM MUNROE and HENRY ROE or any threeofthem being first sworn before one ofhis Majesties Justices for this County doesome time before the next Court to be held for this County value and appraise the
      Testator's Estate and make report thereof to the next Court
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 63
      Westmoreland Countv Court 29th of August 1717
      - SUMMERVILE v BRYANT's Estate Judgment is granted MARY SUMMERVILE, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN SUMMERVILE, deced., for the sum of twenty two hundred eighty and four pounds of tobacco to be discounted out ofthe Estate at twelve shillings and six pence p hundred being the value laid on the tobacco by the Court in this Case, she haveing proved the Debt by her former Husband, RICHARD WATTS, his Book and her Account by her Oath in Court
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p. 39 - James MATHEWS, St. M. Par., will; 2 Feb 1707, 7 Mar 1710/11 wife Jennett; son Andrew; dau. Margaret the wife of Richard TANKERSLEY; ex: wife; wits: John SOMMERVILLE, John [GREEN], Edward TURBERVILL
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      1705-1708 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 27a)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of March in the fourth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland, Queene defender of the faith &c., and in the yeare of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & five Betweene JOHN FOSSAKER of Parish of ST. MARYs & County of Richmond and Colony of Virginia Gentleman and ELIZABETH his Wife of one part and MARGARETT FRENCH, Spinster, Daughter of HUGH FRENCH, late of the County of Richmond deced, of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife for the summe of Seven hundred pounds of good sound merchantable tobbo: and caske to them in hand paid by said MARGARETT FRENCH by these presents do bargain sell & confirme unto MARGARETT FRENCH and her heires all that certaine parcell of land scituate in Parish of ST. MARYs in County of Richmond containing by estimation in the whole Thirty six acres of land be the same more or less; now in ye occupation of said JOHN FOSSAKER binding upon one hundred acres of land formerly sold by JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife, party to these presents, unto DAVID DARNALL deced, by a parole agreemt. had and made by and betweene the parties aforesd. and by DAVID DARNALL in his life time also sold unto HUGH FRENCH by the like agreement aforesd. which verball sales and agreements aforesaid the said JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his said Wife have made good for that have granted and sold the one hundred acres aforesaid adjoyning upon the thirty six acres contained in this Deed by one Deed of Sale beareing date (blank) day of September in the yeare of our Lord 1693 unto said HUGH FRENCH, Father of the aforesd. MARGARETT, his heires for the consideration expressed in the said Deed as by the acknowledgment thereof beareing date the fourth day of October then next following in Richmond County Court and attested by WILLIAM COLSTON, Clk. of the Court; which One hundred acres of land said HUGH FRENCH by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date (blank) did give and bequeath the same unto said MARGARETT FRENCH, party to these presents, her heires as in and by said Will now remaineing upon Record in Richmond County Court Records it doth more fully appeare, the said Thirty six acres of land being bounded within the said One hundred acres above menconed by one survey made the 28th day of November 1705 by Capt. CHARLES SMITH, Surveyor of ESSEX County by the special order and direction of said MARGARETT, party to these presents, the bounds of the One hundred and thirty six acres; Beginning att a marked white Oake standing in the back line of the said tract of land and corner to a parcell of land formerly sold by said FOSSAKER unto COLL. GEORGE MASON, thence with the said line N: W: 60 poles to a Stake standing in the center of two Hickorys & two white Oakes; thence with a line of marked trees which divideth this from the land of Mr, GLENDENNINGs S. 6d. E: 347 poles to a red Oake standing betweene a white Oake and Hickory, thence N. 84d. F: 80 poles to a Gumm standing in the maine Westernmost branch of LAMBS CREEKE and in a line which divideth this from the aforesd land of MASONs, then with the said N: 10d. to the place it Degan; To have and to hold the said Thirty six acres of land with all appurtenances unto MARGARETT FRENCH her heires and JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife theire heires will warrant & forever defend by virtue of these presents; In Wittnesse whereof the parties aforesd.
      have hereunto sett theire hands and seales the day and yeare first above written Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      RICHARD SHIPPEY, JOHN FOSSAKER
      JNO: SOMMER VELL ELIZABETH Sign of FOSSAKER
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 40
      Westmoreland County Court 26th of June 1717
      - BOWCOCK &c. v SUMERVIL &c.
      Upon the Petition of JAMES BOWCOCK, [Son ofTHOMAS BOWCOCK, deced], by CHARLES TYLER his Guardian it is ordered that WILLIAM MUNROE, ROBERT LOVELL, HUGH FRENCH and NATHANIEL GRAY or any three ofthem doe some time before the next Court to be held for this County, separate and sett apart the Estate which to JAMES doth belong out ofhis Father's Estate from the Estate of RICHARD WATTS, Gent., deced. who intermarried with MARY, Relict of THOMAS BOWCOCK which Estates are now in the possession of JOHN SUMERVIL, who also intermarried with MARY after the decease of RICHARD WATTS, and that they make report of their proceedings therein to the next Court to be held for this County

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