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

John Frogg

Male Bef 1718 - 1795  (> 77 years)


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  • Name John Frogg 
    Born Bef 1718 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1795  Bath County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025268  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Family Elizabeth Strother,   b. 1721, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1738  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Frogg,   b. Abt 1740, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1774, Battle of Point Pleasant, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. William Frogg,   b. Abt 1740, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret Frogg,   b. Abt 1742, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Frogg,   b. Abt 1744, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jane Frogg,   b. Abt 1746, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Agatha Frogg,   b. Abt 1748, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F15614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WILL OF JOHN FROGGE SR.
      In the name of God, Amen. I, John Frogge, of the County of Bath and State of Virginia make this my last will and tes tament. I resign my soul to its Creator in all humble hope s of its future happiness as in the disposal of a Being Infinitely good, as to my body I leave as to my Worldly Estate, I dispose of it in manor and form following (to wit)
      I give to my beloved wife Elizabeth all my lands in Culpeper County to be sold and disposed of in manner and form following; She is to pay ...
      to my son William Frogge the Sum of Fifty pounds,
      to my Daughter Margaret Lewis one Negro Boy and one Negro girl.
      To my Daughter Mary Cowardin on Negro boy and one Negro girl.
      To my Daughter Jane Crawley one Negro Boy and one Negro girl.
      To my Daughter Agathy Oliver one Negro Girl.
      To my Grand Daughter Elizabeth Estill one Negro girl, and the remainder of the money arising from the sale of the aforesaid lands to be to the use of my said wife and disposed of as She may think proper.
      I also leave unto my said wife four Entries of Land, Three of them containing Four Hundred Acres each and one containing Two Hundred Acres adjoining the Lands of Jacob Warwick , Esq. on Jacksons River, to be sold and disposed of as my wife may think proper.
      And I do hereby appoint my Beloved wife Elizabeth Frogge my whole and sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament.
      In Witness whereof, I have set my hand an Seal this Nineteenth day of August in theyear of our Lord, One Thousand Seven hundred and Ninety four.
      Signed, Sealed and Acknowledged in Presence of Andrew Moore, Jon Deem, Elizabeth (?) Val White.
      Signed and Sealed
      John Frogge

      Bath County, January Court 1795. This last will and testament of John Frogge Deceased was processed in Court by Executrix therein named and proved and ordered to be Recorded.
      Teste Chal. Cameron, Clk.

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      Prince William County Sheriff 1756-59
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber D; 1738 - 1740; Pages 179-83.
      July 20, 1739. Malachy Cummins of Pr. Wm., planter and Elizabeth Cummins his wife to John Frogg of Town of Fredericksburgh in Spotsylvania Co, merchant....for 25 lbs. of current money of Va....222 a....tract in Hamilton Parish on br. issuing out of Great Marsh Run adj. tract formerly gr. to William Allen....land formerly gr. Alexander Cummings father of sd. Malachy by deed from Proprietors Office....dated Dec. 9, 1715....deeds of lease and release.
      Malachy (+) Cummings
      Wits: M. Battaley, John Grant, Robt. Jones.
      July 12, 1739 Rec'd. of John Frogg sum of 25 lbs.
      At Court July 23, 1739 Malachi Cummins acknowledged this release.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Will Book Liber C, 1734-1744; John Fredrick Dorman; Page 340. Bond of John Frogg- and Wm. Blackwell unto Worshipfull -
      Justices of Prince William County. For 200. 22 March 1741.
      John Frogg is guardian of Sarah Bullock, orphan.
      John Frogg
      Wm. Blackwell
      22 March 1741. Ack. and adm. to record.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Will Book Liber C, 1734-1744; John Fredrick Dorman; Pages 346-49. The estste of Mr. Richard Bullock, dec.,

      Dr.
      To Charles Morgan, executor. - [tobo.) [ ]
      To paid Thomas Acres Ayers
      To paid Doctor Brown
      To paid Doctor Lawson
      To paid Robert Duncan
      To paid Martin Hardin
      To paid Isaac Settle
      To paid Jasper Billings
      To paid Mary Walters
      To paid Thomas Conway
      To paid Doctor Creig
      To paid James Howard
      To paid Capt. John Frogg
      To paid Joseph Darnel
      To paid Capt. John Allen
      To paid Elizabeth Duncan
      To paid Mr. Robert Shadden for Clothing for Tho. Bullock
      To paid Mr. John Graham and Maj. Blackburn the orphans board and schooling
      To Thomas Bullock three months
      To Rachel Bullock seven months
      To Sarah Bullock one year
      To Richard Bullock 15months and 3 weeks.
      To Paid Mr. John Bryan for scolling

      Cr.
      by Peter Lehugh
      by Capt. Charles Ewell
      by Thomas Evans
      Charles Morgan, Executor
      24 March 1741 Returned and admitted to record.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber D; 1738 - 1740; Pages 394-398. Oct. 15, 1739. William Thornton of Parish of Brunswick King George, Gent. and Frances his wife to John Frogg of Parish of Hamilton Pr. Wm., merchant....for 25 lbs. curr. money....50a....tract in Hamilton Parish in tenure of William Stevens, engineer line of John Allen....as near as may be upon a square so to include the plantation now in occupation of Nathanell Dodd on sd. 50 a....deeds of lease and release.
      Wm. Thornton
      Frances Thornton
      Wits: John Grant, Anthony Strother, William Thornton Jr.
      Rec'd. of John Frogg sum of 25 lbs. curr. money Oct. 16, 1739.
      At Ct. May 26, 1740 this release was proved by oaths of John Grant and William Thornton Jr.
      At Ct. June 23, 1740 this release was further proved by Anthony Strother wit. thereto to be deed of William Thornton and Frances his wife.
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      1745-1749 Prince William Co VA Deed I-L; p. 55 On margin: "Septemr. 1748 Dd. Capt. FROGG"
      RECEIVED this 30th day August 1744 of JOHN FROGG Compleat payment and full satisfaction of all the Estate real and personal That he ever was possess'd of belonging to my Deceast Father RICHARD BULLOCK as Guardian to me and to my Sister SARAH BULLOCK and also of the produce of the said Estate which he the said JOHN FROGG was prossess'd therewith and also I do hereby oblige myself my heirs to indemnify and harmless keep him the said JOHN FROGG his heirs for any cost or damages on account of Sutes that already has been commenced or hereafter may be commenced against him the said JOHN FROGG relating to the said Estate of my said Sister SARAH BULLOCK or myself as to or relating to the said Estate belonging to me & my said Sister SARAH BULLOCK and I do hereby fuHy and absolutely discharge him and his Securitys of all their obligments relating to the above said Estates & premises In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal
      in presents of us WILLIAM HACKNEY JUNR., THOS.BULLOCK
      JOHN {I} CORDER
      At a Court held for the County of Prince WilHam the 24th day of March 1745
      This Receipt was proved to be the act and deed of the said THOMAS BULLOCK by the oath of WILLIAM HACKNEY who also swore that he say JOHN CORDER the other witness subscribe his name thereto vhich on the motion of the said JOHN FROGG is admitted to record
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      1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 1
      Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
      A Commission of the Peace bearing date WILLIAMSBURG the Seventh day of May last under the Seal of the Colony as a Dedimus Potestatem for administering the Oaths directed to THOMAS HARRISON, JOSEPH BLACKWELL, JOHN WRIGHT, WILLIAM BLACKWELL, JOHN FROGG, JOHN BELL, WILLIAM EUSTACE, JOHN CHURCHHILL, WILLIAM GRANT, JOHN CRUMP, DUFF GREEN, YELVERTON PEYTON, THOMAS MARSHALL, GEORGE LAMBKIN, WHARTON RANSDALL, ELIAS EDMONDS, THOMAS McCLANAHAN and RICHARD FOOTE, Gent., or any four or more of them whereof any of them, the said THOMAS HARRISON. JOSEPH BLACKWELL, JOHN WRIGHT, WILLIAM BLACKWELL, JOHN FROGG, JOHN BELL, WILLIAM EUSTACE, JOHN CHURCHHILL or WILLIAM GRANT should be one were read by virtue of the Dedimus Potestatem, the said THOMAS HARRISON having first taken the Oaths appointed to be taken by Act of Parliament instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy the Oath appointed to be taken by an Act of Parliament made in the first year of the Reign of his late Majesty, King George the first, our Royal Father Intituled, "An Act for the Further Security of his Majestys Person and Government and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales and his open and secret Abettors," also the Test together with the Oath of a Justice of the Peace and the Oath of a Justice of the County Court in Chancery which said Oaths were
      administered to him by the said YELVERTON PEYTON and THOMAS MARSHALL; And then the said THOMAS HARRISON administered all the before mentioned Oaths to the said WILLIAM BLACEWELL, WILLIAM EUSTACE, JOHN CHURCHHILL, WILLIAM GRANT, YELVERTON PEYTON, THOMAS MARSHALL and GEORGE LAMKIN, who made and subscribed the Test
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      1732-1847 Prince William Co VA Bond Book
      March 22nd 1742 (C-340)
      Guardian Bond
      Know all men by these presents that we John Frogg & William Blackwell are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful Justices of Prince William County their Heirs Executors and Administrators in the sum of two hundred pounds sterling to the true payment whereof we bind ourselves our heirs executors administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents as witness our hands and seals this twenty second day of March 1742.
      The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound John Frogg guardian of Sarah Bullock his heirs executors and administrators do & shall well & truly pay or cause to be truly paid unto the said Orphans all such estate & estates that now is or hereafter shall come to the hands of the said John Frogg as soon as the said Orphans shall attain so lawful age or when thereunto required by the Justice of the Peace of Prince William County Court & also to have & keep harmless the said Justices their heirs and successors from all trouble & damage that shall & may arise about the said estate then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue. Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of Catesby Cocke.
      John Frogg SEAL
      William Blackwell SEAL
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 89-91
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty fifth day of August 1740 Between JOHN FROGG Gent, of the Parish of Hamilton in County of Prince William of ye one part and DARBY CALLAHAN of ye same Parish & County Planter of ye other part Wittnesseth that ye sd JOHN FROGG doth grant to ffarm let unto ye above named DARBY CALLAHAN one tract of land containing one hundred & eleven acres be ye same more or less being on the North side of BROWNS RUN in ye County aforesaid To Have and To Hold during ye natural life of him ye sd DARBY CALLAHAN paying yearly after ye expiration of ye first two years the yearly rent of five hundred pounds of tobacco & casks during ye sd demise unto sd JOHN FROGG & he the said DARBY CALLAHAN doth agree that he shall forthwith erect or build one dwelling house sixteen feet in depth & twenty in length and a thirty foot tobacco house and also to plant an Orchard containing one hundred trees at least and ye same to fence in with a good & sufficient fence according to Law and ye same to keep in good repair & he the sd JOHN FROGG doth promise to provide sd DARBY CALLAHAN with nails sufficient to complate & finish ye above mentioned buildings and if the yearly rent be unpaid for the space of twenty one days next alter ye day of payment that then sd JOHN FROGG to reenter, he the said DARBY CALLAHAN truly performing all Covenants and paying ye reserved yearly Rent on every twenty fifth day of March next after ye expirtion of ye first two years from ye above date. In Wittness whereof ye parties have set their hands and Seals
      in presence of RICHARD RANDALL, JOHN FOGG
      WILLIAM DELANY JOSHUA THOMAS DARB CALLAHAN
      At a Court held for Prince William County September the 22th 1740
      JOHN FROGG Gent acknowledged this Lease to be his act and deed and it was thereupon admitted to Record
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber I; 1745 - 1746; pp 22-25
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty first & twenty second day of February in the nineteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second & in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty five Between JOHN FROGG of the Parish of Hamilton & County of Prince William Gent. of one part and THOMAS TURNER of the Parish of St. George in the County of SPOTSYLVANIA gent of the other part Witnesseth that the said JOHN FROGG for the sum of Fifty pounds Currt. money doth sell unto the sd THOMAS TURNER & to his heirs & assigns for ever All that parcel of land containing Two hundred acres being in the Parish of Hamilton & County of Prince Wm. & upon a Branch of the MARSH RUN commonly known by the name of the HORSE PEN BRANCH & bounded beginning at a white Oak a Spanish Oak & an Elm heing all three corners to the land of WILLIAM RUSSELL, JOSHUA BUTLER & JOSEPH KING extending thence along the said K INGs line South East to a box Oak in the sd line North East to a water Oak in the head of a Savannah of ELK RUN thence North West to a double red Oak in the line of MARK HARDINGs land thence North West alon the said line to two red oak saplins & a white Oak saplin marked I C and WMB thence along crossing a Savannah by MARK HARDINGs PATH to three white Oaks standing together & one marked I C thence along the said Savannah to JOSHUA BUTLERs line & along the said BUTLERs line to the beginning Together with all houses & appurtenances whatsoever belonging all which sd premises now are in the actual possession of the said THOMAS TURNER by virtue of an Indenture made for one whole year & by virtue of the statute for transferring uses into possession To Have and To Hold to him the said THOMAS TURNER his heirs & assigns forever. In Witness whereof the said JOHN FROGG hath set his hand & Seal
      in presence of WM. HACKNEY, JOHN FROGG
      WILLIAM WALKER, RICHARD HUBBARD
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 24th day of February 1745
      JOHN FROGG gent acknowledged this Lease Release and Receipt to THOMAS TURNER gent to be his acts and deeds which are admitted to record