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

William Jett

Male Abt 1705 - 1762  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name William Jett 
    Born Abt 1705 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1762  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025955  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father Francis Jett,   b. 1683, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1723/24, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Sarah {Unproven} Saxton,   b. Bef 1689, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1718, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Family ID F16013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne White,   b. Abt 1710, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Francis Jett,   b. Bef 1713, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     2. Thomas Jett,   b. Abt 1725, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1785, "Walnut Hill" in Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     3. William Jett,   b. Abt 1725, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 12 May and 15 Jul 1762, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Burkett Jett,   b. Abt 1725,   d. 1771, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F14440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Title: A genealogical reference book of "The Jett and Allied Families".
      Author: Jeter Lee Jett of Kilmarnock, VA 22482
      Publication: Baltimore, Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press Inc, printed in 1977
      Page 105
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      Anne, wife of William Jett who died in King George County, 1762.

      Burkett (sic) Jett, son of Williarn Jett ((1762) of King George Co. He was willed the homeplacc purchased of Stephen Bowen and George White, by his father.

      Francis Jett, son of William Jett (d. 1762) of King George County, 1762.

      William Jett, Sr., conveyed 170 acres to his son, William Jett, Jr., of Kind; George County, 1754.


      William Jett of King George County, 50 acres from George White from the latter's grandfather, John Burkett, whose daughter, Eliza Burkett, was the mother of the said White, 1755. (N B. the surname Burkett in the Jett Family).

      William Jett to his son, William Jett, Jr., 100 acres in King George County, part of a tract of land bought from George White, 1759.

      William Jett, son of William Jett (d. 1762) of King George Co
      === Research notes from Gay Edens Carrigan
      01 May 1724 King George OB 1721-26, p 179: Subpoena in chancery is granted unto William Jett, against Elizabeth Jett [his stepmother Elizabeth Underwood Thatcher], administratrix of the estate of Francis Jett deceased, in behalf of himself, his brothers Peter and Francis, and his sisters Elizabeth, Margaret and Ann Jett.

      25 Mar 1725, King George OB 1721-26, p 307: The suit in chancery between the orphans of Francis Jett and against Elizabeth Jett is ordered to be dismissed.

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      William Jett to his son Francis jett, 300 acres in King George and Westmoreland Counties from the estate of his father, Francis Jett, dec'd. King George County, 1754
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 100-102
      To all People .. I WILLIAM JETT of parish Hanover in county King George send greeting. Know Ye that in consideration of natural love which I bear unto my well beloved son FRANCIS JETT and for his advancement in the world .. and for sum of One hundred and thirty five pounds good and lawfull money of Great Britain .. hath given (him) all that tract of land whereon (he) doth now live containing 300 acres being part in King George County and part in Westmoreland County which said land descended and came to the said William Jett as Eldest Son and Heir of his father Francis Jett deceased .. together with two negroes .. 19th February 1754.
      Presence W. Bruce, Willm. Jett
      Thomas Jett, Wm. Jett Jr.
      At a court held 4th April 1754 .. Deed of Gift admitted to record
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 190-195
      Indenture made 25th/26th June 1755 between GEORGE WHITE of parish
      Hanover &. county King George and WILLIAM JETT of same .. by deeds of
      lease and release .. for sum Fifty pounds current money of Virginia ..
      sold 50 acres .. standing in branch of Ferpetick Creek on line of land now in possession of GEORGE DAVENPORT being dividing line between ELIZABETH WHITE Mother of said George White and ANN EDMUNDS .. land formerly STEPHEN BOWENS now in possession of William Jett party to these presents .. being part of a tract of land given by JOHN BIRKETT by his last will and testament bearing date 10th December 1718 to his daughter Elizabeth Mother of said George White party to these presents ..
      Presence Henry Drake, Wm. Brown,
      George White
      William Wallace, Thom. Jett,
      Wm. Jett Jr.
      At a court held 3rd July 1755 .. Deeds of Lease and Release with Receipt endorsed admitted to record.
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 288-290
      To all people .. I WILLIAM JETT of parish Hanover in county King George send greeting. Know Ye .. in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bear to my son WILLIAM JETT JUNR. & for his advancement in the world and in consideration of the sum of Fifty pounds curt. money of Virginia .. sell that parcel of land in parish Hanover and county King George containing 170 acres which said land William Jett purchased of JOHN JETT as by deeds of lease and release bearing dates 30th April and first day May 1741 ..
      Presence Robert Spence Junr., Will: Jett
      Francis Drake, Thos. Jett
      At a court held 4th August 1757 .. Deed of Gift acknowledged .. ordered to be recorded.

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