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

Elizabeth MNU Tapp

Female - Aft 1724


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  • Name Elizabeth MNU Tapp 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1724  St. Georges Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024291  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Family Unknown Tapp,   b. Bef 1685, Old Rappahannock County, Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charity Tapp,   b. Bef 1702,   d. Aft 1749, St. Georges Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     2. William Tapp,   b. Abt 1705, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     3. Vincent Tapp,   b. Abt 1707,   d. 17 Jan 1791, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F14875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press] Page 1
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fourth day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty two between FRANCIS THORNTON and MARY his Wife of ESSEX County and ANTHONY THORNTON and WINNIFRED his Wife of STAFFORD County of the one part and ELIZABETH TAPP of Spotsylvania County of the other part; Witnesseth that FRANCIS THORNTON and MARY his Wife and ANTHONY THORNTON and WINNIFRED his Wife for and in consideration of five hundred pounds of tobacco to them paid by ELIZABETH TAPP the Receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge have and by these presents do bargain and sell unto ELIZABETH TAPP one tract of land containing four hundred and fifty acres lying and being in Spotsylvania County on the Ridge that lies between the Branches of NASSAPONNAX and the Branches of MATTAPON Y RIVER being part of two thousand seven hundred and forty acres granted to the said FRANCIS THORNTON and ANTHONY THORNTON by Pattent the fifteenth day of Aprill one thousand seven hundred and twenty beginning at a forked red Oak and running thence South fifty four degrees West four hundred eighty three poles , thence North forty four degrees West three hundred and thirty poles, thence North sixty three degrees East three hundred poles, thence South eighty five degrees East two hundred and ninety eight poles to the beginning, together with all houses orchards fences and commoditiies to the same belonging; To have and to hold the four hundred and fifty acres of land with all its appurtenances unto ELIZABETH TAPP her heirs from the day of the date hereof for and during the term of one whole year next comeing fully to be completed and ended yielding and paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian Corn on Christmas day next ensuing if the same shall be fully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession the said ELIZABETH TAPP may be in actuall possession of the said four hundred and fifty acres of land and be thereby the better able to accept the Freehold thereof, In Witness whereof the said FRANCIS THORNTON and MARY his Wife and ANTHONY THORNTON and WINNIFRED his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Signed sealed and delivered in presents of us
      FRANCIS CONWAY FRANCIS THORNTON
      WILLIAM STROTHER MARY THORNTON
      ANTHONY THORNTON WINNIFRED THORNTON
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 4th of September 1722' FRANCIS THORNTON and ANTHONY THORNTON presented and acknowledged this Deed and Lease unto ELIZABETH TAPP and FRANCIS CONWAY by venue of a Power of Attorney from MARY THORNTON and WINNIFRED THORNTON, Wives of the said FRANCIS and ANTHONY, acknowledged their Rights of Dower of and in the above Lease of Land to ELIZABETH TAPP which was
      admitted to Record Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 120-121
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, Greeting in Our Lord everlasting, KNOW YE that I ELIZABETH TAP of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Widow, for certain good causes and weighty considerations as well as in consideration of the natural affection me thereunto moving but more especially in consideration of the sum of forty pounds sterling money to me in hand paid have as I do by these presents give and confirm unto my two Sons, WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP and unto my Daughter, CHARITY WOOD, Wife of BARTHOLOMEW WOOD, all of the Parish and County aforesaid, the several parcells of land herein after mentioned, that is to say, unto my Son, WILLIAM TAP his heirs the Plantation whereon I now dwell with one hundred and seventy five acres of land thereunto appertaining and adjoyning lying in the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Beginning at a large forked red Oak and running thence South sixty one degrees West to a corner [being one end of the deviding line between the land of the said WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP], thence to a white Oak standing on the West side of a small Branch of MATTAPONY, thence South eighty five degrees East two hundred ninety eight poles to the beginning, allso to my Son, VINCENT TAP, his heirs one hundred and seventy five acres of land scituate in the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Beginning at a corner of WILLIAM TAP's it being the West corner thereof and running thence West four hundred ninety poles to a corner [being the division between VINCENT TAP and CHARITY WOOD] thence North forty four degrees West to a small Branch of MATTAPONY, thence South sixty one degrees East three hundred poles to a corner of WILLIAM TAP, thence South to the aforesaid beginning, likewise unto my Daughter, CHARITY WOOD, her heirs one hundred acres of land scituate in the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Beginning at the West corner of the land of VINCENT TAP and running thence West to the utmost extent of the bounds of the whole tract of land hereby given and granted, thence North forty four degrees West two hundred poles to a small Gum marked by a white Oak and Maple standing on the South East side a small Branch of MATTAPONY, thence North crossing the said Branch to a corner of VINCENT TAP's, thence South to the aforementioned beginning, all the aforesaid tracts of land being a certain tract of land by me purchased of FRANCIS THORNTON and MARY his Wife and ANTHONY THORNTON and WINNEFRED his Wife by Deed of Release thereof to me made bareing date the twenty fifth day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty two, the Deed being for the quantity of four hundred and fifty acres in all divided and parcelled out as aforesaid to them WILLIAM TAP, VINCENT TAP and CHARITY WOOD their heirs given by vertue of these presents; together with all right title claim and demand of me or any other person claiming by from or under me and in the actual possession of them their heirs, In Witness whereof and of all and singular the premises the party to these presents hath hereunto affixed her hand and seal this thirty first day of October Anno Domini 1724
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      MOSLEY BATTALEY ELIZABETH her mark TAP
      RICHARD JOHNSON
      JAMES WILLIAMS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of November Anno Domini 1724 ELIZABETH TAP, Widow, acknowledged this her Deed of Gift for Land unto her two Sons, WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP, and unto her Daughter CHARITY WOOD, Wife of BARTHOLOMEW WOOD, and at the motion of WILLIAM TAP in behalf of himself his Brother and Sister is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 121-122
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Greeting in Our Lord everlasting, KNOW YE that I ELIZABETH TAP, Widdow, of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania within the Colony of Virginia for certain good causes and weighty considerations me thereunto moving but more particularly in consideration of the good will and natural affection which I have and do bare towards my Sons, WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP, of the Parish and County aforesaid have as I doe by these presents absolutely grant unto them the said WILLIAM and VINCENT the goods and chattells hereinafter mentioned and comprized in manner and form following, that is to say, unto my Son, WILLIAM TAP, one Negro boy named Jack, one feather bed and furniture, one black cow marked with a crop slitt and underkeel the right ear and a crop and underhalf the yearlings unmarked and all the debts due and demanded whatsoever at this time due and owing to me from every person, I likewise give to my Son, VINCENT TAP, one Negro boy named Dick to be delivered to the said VINCENT next October if the said Negro, Dick, so long liveth, one iron pot, one red cow marked with a crop slitt and underkeel the right ear and a crop and underhalf the left ear, one sow, all the aforementioned Estate hereby granted to be given unto them, WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP their heirs, and I do hereby warrant and the same will ever defend to them their heirs, In Wittness whereof and all and singular the premises I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the thirty first day of October Ano domini 1724
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      MOSLEY BATTALEY ELIZABETH her mark TAP
      RICHARD JOHNSON
      JAMES WILLIAMS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of November Anno Dom: 1724 ELIZABETH TAP, Widow, acknowledged this her Deed of Gift unto her two Sons, WILLIAM TAP and VINCENT TAP, and at the motion of WILLIAM TAP for himself and on behalf of his Brother is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur



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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 94

      Octr. 31, 1724. Elizabeth x Tap of St. Geo. Par., Spts. County, Va., widow, to my two sons, William Tap and Vincent Tap, and my daughter, Charity Wood, wife of Bartholomew Wood, all of the said parish and County. 40 ster. To my son Wm. Tap the plantation whereon I now live with 175 a. adjoining, in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. To my son, Vincent Tap, 175 a. of land St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. To my daughter, Charity Wood, 100 a. of land in the sd. parish and county--all the above mentioned land purchased by me of Francis Thornton and Mary, his wife; and Anthony Thornton and Winifred, his wife, as by deeds dated Augt. 5, 1722. Witnesses: Moseley Battaley, Richard Johnson, James Williams. Rec. Nov. 3, 1724.

      Octr., 1724. Elizabeth x Tap to her sons, Wm. and Vincent Tap: Goods and chattels and personal property. Same witnesses as to preceding deed. Rec. Novr. 3, 1724.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      28 Feb 1736. Deed of Lease. William Tapp of St. Mark Parish, Orange Co
      planter for 5 shillings leased to George Nix of St. George Parish, Spotsylvania Co planter a 175 a. tr of land in St. George Parish bounded by the sd William Tapp, Vincent Tapp & a hI' of Mattapony, the sd parcel of land formerly given the sd William Tapp by his mother Elizabeth Tapp by deed of gift dated 31 Oct 1724 & was by the sd Elizabeth purch of Francis Thornton & Mary his wife & Anthony Thornton & Winifred his wife by deeds dated 24 & 25 Aug 1722 which sd deeds last mentioned was for a larger tr ofland containing 450 a. whereof the sd 175 a. hereby sold is a part ... during the term of one year paying the yearly rent of one ear of Indian com at the feast of St. Michael the Arch Angel if demanded... . Wit: Elias Sharp, Henery Sparkes, Thomas Elson. Ackn 7 Jun 1737 by William Tapp & Christian Tapp his wife & admitted to record. Attest: John Waller clk. (Pg 232)
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 1, 1736. William x Tapp of St. Mark's Par., Orange Co., planter, and Christian, his wife, to George Nix of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 20 ster. 175 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., the same having been given sd. Tapp by his mother, Elizabeth Tapp, as by deed, Oct. 31, 1724, etc., etc. (No witnesses.) June 7, 1737.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 6, 1736. Vincent Tapp of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to John Ellson, of Par. and Co. afsd. 175 a. in Spts. Co., part of a tract granted Francis and Anthony Thornton, by pat. April 19, 1720; 450 a. being sold to Elizabeth Tapp, as by Deeds from Francis Thornton and Mary, his wife, and Anthony Thornton and Winifred, his wife, Sept. 4, 1722, 175 a. of the 450 a. being conveyed by sd. Elizabeth Tapp, as by Deed of Gift, Nov. 3, 1724, to sd. Vincent, etc., etc. Witnesses, Jno. Curtis, Henry Sparkes. April 6, 1736.

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