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

John Russell

Male Abt 1646 - 1674  (~ 28 years)


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  • Name John Russell 
    Born Abt 1646 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1674  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022703  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Family ID F13854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F13852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Researched by Graham Louer

      This John Russell was born in about 1645 or 1646 probably in Virginia, the exact date is not known. He married Alicia Billington in Old Rappahannock Co VA on 11 September 1673 and died by December 1674, LESS THAN 15 MONTHS LATER.
      He and Alicia MAY HAVE HAD one or possibly even two children in that 15 months, but there seems to be no proof, or even evidence, that they had children, much less what the child or childrenís names(s) was / were.

      I would happily discuss this with any interested readers
      Hurry, I ainít gonna be around forever.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      13 November, 1671; 23 May, 1672.
      BILLINGTON, LUKE, of ffarnham parish in Rappa County.
      Of sound and perfect memory.
      To my beloved wife Barbary Billington the house wherein I now dwell with all moveables and immoveables and Lands belonging thereunto belonging to the sd Plantation with all the Cattle belonging to me as mares and horses sheepes and all the grain and come and wheat servants and all my household goods within doors and without during the term of hir natural life and after her decease to fall to my son Luke Billington and his heirs forever and I doe oblige my sd wife to provide and give unto my sd daughter Elizabeth at hir day of marriage either a man servant or a maid servant of times as servants come into this country to serve. I give unto my son Luke Billington the mountain field wherein now Richard Peacock liveth to him and his heirs for ever and in case he dieth without issue then the sd land to be divided between his fower sisters here nominated being Elitia and Elizabeth and Jane and Barbary my daughters and in case that any or either of my ad daughters shall die without issue that the sd land belong to their survivor or survivors. I doe oblige my Bonne Luke to give and deliver at the day of marriage of my daughters Jane and Barbary to each of them a man servant or a maid servant for the full time or terme of years as servants serve their lawful apprenticeship in this Country. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elitia three hundred and fifty acres of land belonging to the mountain fields as by pattent purchased appeareth and if my said daughter dieth without issue that then the sd land fall and be divided between my three daughters Elizabeth Jane and Barbary and in case any of them die without issue to fall to the survivor or survivors. I give unto my daughter Mary apeece of plate to the value of thirty shillings and to her sonne my grandchild William Daniell a yew with a yew lamb by her side. I do further appoint and oblige my wife to pay and satisfy all or any just debts weh shall be made appeare that I owe either by obligation or accounts. I make my wife Barbary my whole and sole Executrix of this my last will and Testamt. And further I desire my trusty and well beloved friends Mr William Travers and Mr Gyles Cale to be trustees of this my last will and Testamt. that to their power as much as in them lyeth it be performed. Further Dr. John Russell to be a trustee to this my last will with Mr William Travers and Mr Gyles Cale.
      Wit. HENRY SHEARS, aged 35 years or thereabouts,
      JOHN RUSSELL, aged 26 years or thereabouts.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part I - 1672-1674; Antient Press: page 172-173
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come I THOMAS CHITWOOD send greeting know yee that I the said THOMAS CHETWOOD for a valuable consideration received doe from me my heirs sell and sett over unto JOHN RUSSELL Chirurgeon his heirs and assignes for ever the Lower halfe tract of land containing Two thousand two hundred and fifty acres lying and being in the Freshes of RAPPA RIVER in the North side thereof part of which said land lying by and nigh a Creeke called GINGOTEEPE CREEK wch said divident of land belongs to myselfe and JOHN PROSSER To have and to hold and enjoy the aforesaid Divident of land withall every of their appurtenances to him the said JOHN RUSSELL his heirs and administrators forever and I the said THOMAS CHETWOOD doe for me my heirs and administrators agree with the said JOHN RUSSELL his heirs and assigns forever that the aforesaid divident of land above sold is free from all manner of In cumbran ce whatsoever from all persons whatsoever that may lay claime to the premises and if occasion require to give further assurance to the said JOHN RUSSELL his heirs or assigns for the more better and suremaking of the aforesaid divident of land In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal this fourth day of February 1673
      in presence of us JOHN HULL THO. CHETWOOD
      GILES CALE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 4 die Febry 1673/4
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 6 page 19
      COLL. JOHN WALKER,; 900 acs. E side of Rappa. Co., 27 Sep 1667, p. 65. Nere land of Jasper Griffin, to cor of Mathew Barrett's land, &c. Trans of 18 persons: John Russell, Robert Sutton, Rich Wharton, Tho Roe, Wm Vaughan, Henry Butcher, Wm Davies, George Hunt, Edward Turner, Richard Harding, Walter Smith, Jno Harton, Tho. Dutton, James Hide, Francis White, Nich. Hill.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 6 page 41
      JNO. SIMPSON, 650 acs. in the freshes of Rappa. Riv., adj. Mr. Hawkins; 26 June 1666, p. 152. Trans. of 13 pers: Geo. Hearne, Jane Steddick, Ann Lodekin (or Lovekin). Robt. Medcalfe, Angell Sanderson, Jno. Russell, Robt. Sutton, Rich. Wharton, Tho. Roe, Wm. Vaughan, Henry Burcher, Wm. Davis, Geo. Broches.