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

Sarah Underwood

Female Abt 1634 - Abt 1709  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Sarah Underwood 
    Born Abt 1634  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1709  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022544  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father William Underwood,   b. 1606, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Margaret Mason,   b. Abt 1607, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1669, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1623  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Pierce,   b. 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1660  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Pierce,   b. Abt 1660, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     2. Sarah {not proved} Pierce,   b. Abt 1662, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Pierce,   b. Abt 1664, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Pierce,   b. Abt 1665, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1689, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     5. Mary Pierce,   b. Aft 1668, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1728, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years)
     6. Margaret Pierce,   b. Abt 1670, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1716, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     7. Elizabeth Canfield Pierce,   b. Abt 1685, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1723, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F03204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
      ORDER Book, 1664-1673.
      Butler, Elizabeth, Sittingbourn Parish. - -16 June, 1673.
      Son Francis Slaughter; daughter Sarah; son John Catlett; daughter Elizabeth; son John, son William; my deceased husband John Catlett; cousin William Underwood, Sr.; cousin Humphrey Booth, cousin Katherine Booth; sister Peirce, money in Mr. Griffies' and Mr. Manford's hands in London; my husband Amory Butler to be executor;
      my cousin Capt. Thomas Hawkins, brother Edward Rowzee and Mr. Daniel Gaines to be overseers;
      brother Booth's children;
      witnesses Thomas Lucas, Sr., John Dawson
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 172-173
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I WILLIAM PEIRCE of ye County of WESTMORELAND have for a full & valuable consideration in hand received sold unto ye said GEORGE BRUCE his heires or assignes forever One hundred & fifty acres of land scituated in ye FOREST between ye Rivers of POTOMACK & RAPPAE: being pt. of a Pattent of Foure thousand three hundred & ten acres granted unto me ye said PEIRCE ye 3d of Octobr. 1666 ye sd One hundred & fifty acres bounded as followeth beginning at a marked white Oak standing in a line of marked trees of Mr. JNO. LORD & WM. HORTON & runing along ye said line North East to a black Oakk standing in a SWAMP on ye North side of a Run, then West by North a poyntt No. to a mked. Hickory, thence S. by W. to ye first course, finally E to ye first station; To have & to hold ye said One hundred & fifty acres to him ye said GEORGE BRUCE his heires & assignes forever, wthall rights & priviledges thereunto belonging in as large manner to all intents as is to me ye said WILL. PEIRCE granted by ye said Pattent paying unto me for every fifty acres hereby sold yearly at ye Feast of St. Michael ye archangel! ye fee rent of one Shilling, And furthermore I sd. WM: PEIRCE doe hereby obleidge my selfe my heires to make good ye said land unto ye said GEORGE BRUCE his heires or assignes against ye Clayme of any
      orphant dor orphants for ever; or against ye Clayme of any other pson for Seaven yeares next ensuing ye date hereof & in case any person as abovesd. shall legally take away any part of ye sd land, then I ye sd WM: PEIRCE do hereby bind my heires or assignes to pay unto ye said BRUCE his heires or assignes for every hundred acres of land soe taken two thousand pounds of tobacco In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this twenty seventh day of July 1668
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in ye prsence of WM. HORTON, WM. PEIRCE
      JNO: RIDDELL
      28th of Octobr. 1668 this Sale of Land was acknowledged in Cort: by Major WM. PEIRCE & then recorded in ye County Court records of WESTMOLAND p me R0BT. NURCE Cl Recordatr Test: EDMD. CRASKE Cl Cur
      Memd: that I SARAH PEIRCE for a valuable consideration in hand received by ye within mentioned GEORGE BRUCE have granted ye aforesd. GEORGE BRUCE his heires & assignes all my right & interest of Dower or Thirds of ye wthin mentioned land to hold to ye said GEORGE BRUCE his heires & assignes forever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 26th August 1668.
      Test WM. LLOYD, SARAH PEIRCE
      WM: W ROBINSON
      28th Octobr, 1668. This Relinquishmt. of Dower was acknowledged in Cort: by JOHN QUOLY, Attorney of Mrs. SARAH PEIRCE & then recorded in ye County Court records of WESTMORELAND Test ROBT. NURCE Cl
      Recordatr Teste EDMD. CRASKE Cl Cur

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      1705-1707 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part I [Antient Press]; Page 96
      Westmorland County Ss. At a Court held at the Courthouse for the said
      County the 25th of June 1707
      - POPE v MARSON Upon the Petition ofMadam SARA PEIRCE, Relict of
      WILLIAM PEIRCE, of this County, Gent., deceased, on behalf of WILLAM PEIRCE their Grandson now under the tutorage and care ofNATHANIELL POPE, Merchant, now in England, who married one of the Daughters of the said WILLIAM and SARA PEIRCE against Mr. THOMAS MARSON (Executor with WILLIAM PEIRCE, the Grandson (ofthe Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM PEIRCE, deced) to whom the education of WILLIAM PEIRCE, the Grandson, (then and still a minor and principall Legatee to the sd. WILLIAM PEIRCE, deceased, was comitted untill the age of twenty yeares, but upon Complaint made and duely proved to this Court of the sd MARSON's perverting the intent of the Testator in his Will expressed and neglecting to educate his Ward, the sd. WILLIAM PEIRCE was removed from the said MARSON by Order of this Court and placed with NATHANIELL POPE as above and said MARSON ordered to refund and pay annually to NATHANIELL POPE all such reasonable charges, disbursements and accounts as hee the said POPE should moderately
      expend and pay for and towards the sd PEIRCE his maintenance, education and schooleing. And complaining that the sd POPE had been at great charge, expence and disbursement in and above the same and produceing here in Court an account of his disbursements &c. amounting to two thousand five hundred ninety three pounds and one halfpound of tobacco for accomodation and schooleing, cloathing &c., the same being duely proved to this Court upon Oath in presence ofsd MARSON and hee
      not saying anything in barr of the same, it is considered THOMAS MARSON do forthwith reimburse NATHANIELL POPE or order on account of his said Ward the surne oftwo thousand five hundred ninety three pounds and one halfpound of tobacco the surne above disbursed and discount the same out of the Testator's Estate upon makeing upp the account. Ordered hee pay the same to NATHANIELL POPE or order as abovesaid with costs als execution
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 444
      MR. WM. PEIRCE, (Perce), 4054 acs. Rappa. Co., Farnham Parish, 1 June 1663, p. 154, (29). On N. side of Rappa. Riv., beg. on E.most side of Rappa. main Cr., near the tripell dividing thereof, extending &c. over a branch called Herring Cr. &c. to neere the head of George Bryers Cr. &c. The following names appear under this record: Mary Blunt, Mary Usher, Ann Jones, Fra. Preist, Wm. Rosse, Henry Martyn, Tho. Just, Philip Flower, Wm. Royden, Rachel Williams, Margaret Williams, Bridget Batcheller, August Withey, Wm. Lewis, Jno. Jones, Eliz. Wood, Lidia Flow, Wm. Badger, Jno. Gaffer, Daniell Merricke, Jno. Jones, Edward Seare, Marg. Williams, Richard Webb, Abell Jason, Wm. Richardson, Anne Robinson, Susanna Alcocke, SamlI. Hookes, Fra. Glover, Dorothy Glover, Richard Bullocke, Jno. Mann, Edward Evans, Robt. Evans, Jno. Goulding, Edward Reeves, Ann Blandon, Ann Mason, Mary Miller, Mary Dunston, Wm. Peirce, Sarah Peirce, Jno. Ellison, Geo. Walker, Ann Leviton, Fra. Neson, Wm. Gilbert, Nich. Shirt, Jno. Normingto, Rich, Founding, Mary Gore, Edm. Eacerman, Grace Hill, Geo. Cladwin, Joane East, Garrest Clesty, Jno. Wilcox, Tho. Wilcox, Jno. Tanner, Robt. Morris, Jno. Barlow, Jno. Middleton, Gen. Smith, Tho. Rogers, Susan Edwards, Garrett Bryan, Wm. Martin, Eliz. Wigg
      more, Anth. Greenmay, & 12 persons. The residue by Certificate dated 23d June 1661 from Tho. Brereton. Marginal Note: This survey being re-surveyed and found to be but 3000 acres, the over plus of rights being past into Mr. Loyds pan.

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