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

Abraham Field

Male 1695 - 1775  (80 years)


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  • Name Abraham Field  [1
    Born 1695  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Sep 1775  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026295  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father Daniel Field,   b. 1663, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1720, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mary Alday,   b. Abt 1665, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1720, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Withers,   b. 23 Dec 1706, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1751, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1723  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Field,   b. 1719, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1778, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Keene Field,   b. Abt 1720, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1754, Culpeper County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     3. Daniel Field,   b. 1722, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Field,   b. 1725, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Field,   b. 1726, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1774, Battle of Point Pleasant, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Judith Field,   b. 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)
     7. Elizabeth Field,   b. 1732, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1805, Wythe County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. Eleanor Field,   b. 1734, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Abraham Field,   b. 1736, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Jenny Field,   b. 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F16177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Byrd,   b. Bef 1736,   d. Bef 8 Jul 1796, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1751  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abner Field,   b. 1752, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Reuben Field,   b. 11 Nov 1757, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F16178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Title Field, Abraham.
      Publication 1775
      Gen. note Part of index to Culpeper County Wills and Administrations (1749 - 1800)
      Note p. 154-157. Will pro. 18 Sept. 1775.
      p. 165-166. Inv. & Appr. rec. July 15, 1776.
      Note Will Book B, 1770-1783 (Reel 31)
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of Abraham Field of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co. Dated 2 July 1774. Proven 18 Sept., 1775.
      Legatees:
      Wife Elianah Field.
      Sons: John Field, Daniel Field, Henry Field, William Field, Abraham Field, Reuben Field, Abner Field (a minor).
      Daus.: Judith Yancey, dec'd., former wife of Capt. Richard Yancey, Elizabeth Alford, Ellenor Greenwood, Jenny Field.
      Grsons.: John Greenwood, Abraham Field.
      Wit.: Robert Green, John Hume, Mary Green, Armistead Green, Robert Wright.
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      uly, 1776. Made by Edward Doss, William Ball, John Gray, James Green
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 71
      FIELD, DANIEL, 17 April 1720; * * *; July 1720. 2 plantations and 1 negro to dau. Joyce Hudson; Emma Price; sons Abraham and Henry my still and worm; son Henry 50 acres of land and the land in the fork of Rappahannock River to Abraham and Henry; son John Wheeler exr; Evan Price land in Stafford county; son Daniel Field land on Popes Creek.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 468-472 In Name of God Amen I JAMES WITHERS of Stafford County Planter being sick of body but of sound Sence .. have thought fitt to make this my Last will and Testament .. I give my Soul into hands of almighty God .. My body I desire may he decently buried .. after all my Lawfull debts are honestly paid .. what temporal estate I desire may he disposed of as followeth. Imprimis
      I give to my Son JAMES WITHERS and his heirs for ever a dividend or part of that Land I bought of RICE HOOE lying in Prince William County containing 400 acres and bounded .. beginning at the beginning tree of the said Patent and running E.S.E. to theWest line of the said Patent & from thence along the line of the said Patent to the first heginninr, .. as also a negro Robin now in his possession, a Negro man called Breechy and a feather bed and furniture.
      Item I give to my Son in Law HENRY MAUZY and his Wife ANN and their heirs for ever another part of the land bought of Rice Hooe containing 200 acres to begin where the second course of the said James's ends to run up the main line of the Patent as far as a Line across the same may include the quantity as also a negro man named George, a feather bed and furniture, and four cows & ea]ves and the half the hoggs that he raises where he now lives.
      Item I give to my son in Law JOS. HUDNALL and his heirs for ever 200 acres of land whereon he now lives lying in the upper part of that land which I bought of Rice Hooe hounded on the North side by the line which divides JOHN HOOE'S land and mine & on the South side by a Parralel Line quite across the said Patent and a negro boy named Frank in his possession.
      Item I give to my Son THOMAS WITHERS and his heirs a Dividend or part of my land on licking run in Prince Wm. County to be laid off according to the survey made thereof by JOHN ALLEN and at the same time marked from Raccoon branch to the Back line of the main Patent also the following Negroes Sam, Dearborn, Flory & her last child Will, and all their increase.
      Item I give to my son KEENE WITHERS and his heirs a Dividend or part of my land in Licking Run in the South West part of the said Patent and bounded as follows. Beginning at the beginning white oake of the said Patent and running north along the line of his Brother Thomas thence north till it intersects the out lines of the main Patent thence along the lines of the said Patent Reversing then to the first beginning .. including the old manner Plantation as also the following Negroes, Ned, Fannine, Nan, Phillis, Easter and their Increase and a set of Blacksmith's Tools & a feather bed and furniture and it's my will that my Son JOHN take into his care my said son Keene and his Estate till he arrives to the age of 21 years.
      Item I give to my Son WILLIAM WITHERS and his heirs the remaining part of my Licking run land not yet bequeathed with this proviso that if HENRY MAUZY is obliged to remove from where he now lives he shall have the Liberty of living upon the Mill Plantation in the said land till he has time to clear a Plantation on the land already bequeathed to him, as also the following Negroes Peter, James, Sarah, Mow and Jack & their Increase and a feather bed and furniture.
      Item I give to my son JOHN WITHERS and heirs .. 250 acres of land whereon he now lives bought of HENRY FIELD as also 2O0 acres of land bought of WILLIAM WAUGH lying on the South side of Rocky run and 50 acres which I bought of SNODAL HORTON as also the following Negroes to wit: Mott and Harry and a Negro boy named Cesar.
      Item I give to my Son in Law WILLIAM ALLEN & BRIDGETT his Wife and their heirs a tract containing 365 acres lying on the north side of Potomack run bought of BRYANT YOUNG.
      Item I give to my Loving Wife ELIZABETH during the time of her natural life only all the household goods and furniture which she brought from her father of what kind soever & cattle with the Mill on Potomack run as also the tract of Land on which I now live likewise the following Negroes Tom, Dick, Pegg, Dinah, Roger, Bess, Jugg, Hanah, Winny, Press and Daniel and after her decease the said Negroes and their future Increase to be equally divided between my five Sons or such of them as shall be then Living.
      Item I give to my said Son James a Negro woman Jenny and her child in full satisfaction of his part of the Negroes which are to be divided at his Mothers death.
      Item I give to my loving Wife Elizabeth a Negro man named Ben during her natural life and after her decease to be equally divided between my four sons John, Thomas, William & Keene.
      Item I give to my said son Keene a negro girl named Sue to him and heirs.
      Item I give to my Daughter URSILLA the wife of JOHN ALLEN the two following Negroes Lydia and Nan now in their possession.
      Item I give to my Daughter ELIZABETH the wife of ABRAHAM FIELD 20 shillings to buy her a ring.
      Item I give to my Daughter MARTHA the Wife of JAMES McDANIEL 20 shillings to buy her a ring. Item all the rest of my Estate moveable & immoveable I give to be equally divided among my five sons immediately after my decease.
      Item whereas there is an action depending in the General Court between EDWARD HERNDON & me about a Negro my intention is that if I am cast in the said Suite my wife shall pay the money debt and I desire that my said five sons shall equally pay the Tobacco that shall be due for the costs and charges attending it and that if any of them shall fail to pay the equal part thereof they shall forfeit their Legacies already Bequeathed them to the others willing to perform it.
      Item the remaining part of the land bought of RICE HOOE not yet bequeathed I give to my Sons William and Keene to be equally divided between them.
      Item I give to each of my five sons 20 pounds Court money & the remainder part of my cash I give to my Wife to pay of my cash debts the money to Herndon if he recovers agst. me.
      Item I give to my said wife during her natural life 100 acres of land lying on the South side of Potomack run bought of JOSEPH WAUGH where my Quarter now stands and after her decease to my said son John and his heirs for ever,
      Item I do appoint my Loving wife Elizabeth and my Sons John, Thomas, & William Executors of this my Last Will
      Testament. In Witness set my hand the 1st day of. June 1746.
      Fresence Andr. Rosse, James Withers
      Charles Hinson, Joyce Hinson
      Jas. ONeal, H. Tyler
      At Court held for Stafford County July 8, 1746 Will presented .. made oath .. being proved .. admitted to record .. Gertificate granted for obtaining Probate ..
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      1730-1738 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Robert Green, Captain; Francis Slaughter, Lieut.; John Roberts, Ensign; Abraham Field, Captain; Henry Field, Lieut.; Francis Michall, Ensign of a company of foot, took the oath February 2, 1730-1. (Page 12.)
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 2
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on November the third 1730
      - In the Injunction in Chancery brought by ABRAHAM FIELD Gent. against JEREMIAH BRONAUGH & ROSE his Wife, Admrs. with the Will annexed &c. of JOHN DINWIDDIE Gent., late of KING GEORGE COUNTY deceased, to stay the proceedings of an action of Debt brought by the said Admrs. ags. him ye sd. FIELD for Nine thousand five hundred pounds of Tobacco by Obligation, the matter being sett for tryall on bill, answer and replication and referred for Argument, the Court having heard all the arguements and Evedences on each side are of oppinion that the said FIELD have paid & over ballanced the Obligation and that the said Obligation is not good, And ordered that the said Injunction be made perpetuall and the suit dismist with costs, from which Judgment the said BRONAUGH &c. moved for an appeal to be granted him and Liberty to give Bond and Security in the Clerks Office, which was overruled by the Court, for that it was their oppinion that Bond and Security ought to be given in Court on granting the appeal
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 4
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County 4th of November 1730
      - On motion of Dr. MUNGO ROY, he is allowed for four days attendance and coming and going twice Fifty five miles as he was summoned an Evedence for JEREMIAH BRONAUGH and ROSE his Wife Admrs. &c. of JOHN DINWIDDIE Gent. deced. against ABRAHAM FIELD (he having sworn to the time). It is therefore ordered that ye said BRONAUGH &c. Admrs. &c. do pay the said ROY the same with costs alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 4
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County 4th of November 1730
      - On motion of JOHN COBURN, he is allowed for four days attendance for coming and going thirty six miles twice and for four ferriages over at the WIDOW JOHNSONs as he was summoned an Evedence for ABRAHAM FIELD Gent. against JEREMIAH BRONAUGH &ROSE his Wife, Admrs. &c. of JOHN DINWIDDIE Gent. deced, the having sworn to the time). It is therefore ordered that the said FIELD pay the said COBURN the same with costs alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 4
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County 4th of November 1730
      - On motion of EDWARD PRICE, he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an Evedence for ABRAHAM FIELD Gent. against JEREMIAH BRONAUGH and ROSE his Wife. Admrs. &c. of JOHN DINWIDDIE Gent, deced., (he having sworn to the time). It is therefore ordered that the said FIELD do pay the said PRICE the same with costs alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 4
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County 4th of November 1730
      - On motion of JOSEPH COOPER, he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an Evedence for ABRAHAM FIELD Gent. against JEREMIAH BRONAUGH & ROSE his Wife, Admrs. &c. of JOHN DINWIDDIE Gent. deced., (he having sworn to the time). It is therefore ordered that the said FIELD do pay the said COOPER the same with costs alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 12
      Spotsylvania County Court 2 of February 1730/31
      - On Petition of AUGUSTINE SMITH Gent. to have an Acre of land belonging to ABRAM: FIELD Gent. to build & erect a Water Mill, the said Petition is rejected
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 34
      Spotsylvania County Court 4th of May 1731
      - ABRAHAM FIELD Gent. is appointed and desired to take the List of Tithables in the Forks of Rappahannock River and below MINE RUN and that part of PO RIVER that cuts St. Marks Parish line this present year

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      Notes for Capt. Abraham* Field:
      Land grant abstract: Abraham Field, 800 acs. (N.L.), Spotsyl. County, in St. George's Par; in the fork of Rappa. River; on N. side of Flat Run, in the line of William Skrine; to the Mountain Run; 5 Oct. 1723, p. 288. 4 Lbs. Money.
      (Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Vol. 3, 1695-1732.
      Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1979. Page 256.)
      -21 January 1735. Along with Robert Slaugher, Robert Green and Samual Ball, selected a new ferry site for Germanna. (Scheel, Eugene M., Culpeper: A Virginia County's History Through 1920, Culpeper, Virginia: The Culpeper Historical Society, 1982, pg. 131, 132)
      -February 1739, along with five other Orange County judges, chose the location of the Orange County, Virginia Courthouse. (Scheel, Eugene M., Culpeper: A Virginia County's History Through 1920, Culpeper, Virginia: The Culpeper Historical Society, 1982, pg. 24)
      -27 April, 1749, was chosen to be in a Commission of the Peace for Culpeper County, Virginia, by a council of justices of the peace.
      (Culpeper Scrapbook, Culpeper Town and County Library, Culpeper, Virginia.)
      -30 April 1752. Lt. Gov. Robert Dinwiddie appointed first known county justices of peace for Culpeper County.
      Robert Slaughter, Abraham Field, Francis Slaughter, Robert Eastham, William Russell, Henry Field, Phillip Clayton, James Pendelton, Thomas Slaughter, William Green, Jospeh Rogers. The first four had previously served as Orange County justices. (Scheel, Eugene M., Culpeper: A Virginia County's History Through 1920, Culpeper, Virginia: The Culpeper Historical Society, 1982, pg. 30)
      -1759. Daniel Boon hauled tobacco for the Fields, the Greens and the Slaughters (Scheel, Eugene M., Culpeper: A
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      James Hughes 2005-12-26 09:23:57
      CULPEPER COUNTY, VIRGINIA - DEED BOOK A

      Henry Field Sr. Bond as Sherif 1749
      Culpeper County, Virginia DB:A: p.6
      Know all men by these Presents that we Henry Field, Robert Slaughter and Abraham Fields of the County of Culpeper Gent are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God King of Great Britain Ye, in the Sum of one thousand Pounds Sterling to be paid unto our Lord the King his Heirs and Successors to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our Heirs & Exors and Admin jointly and severally firmly by these Presents sealed with our seals Dated the Eighteenth Day of May Annoq Domini 1749
      The Condition of this Obligation is such that Whereas the Above bound Henry Field is by the Honorable the Leiutenant Governor of the Colony of Virginia Appointed Sherif of the Aforesaid County of Culpeper If therefore the said Henry Field shall tender to the Auditor and Receiver General of his Majesty’s Revenues a paricular true and perfect Account of all his Majesty’s Dues Arising within the said County, and also due Paimont [Payment] make of all Publick Dues and Fees put into the Hands to collect within the said County to the several Persons to whome the same shall be due and Paiable [payable] and true performance to make of all Matters and things Relating to the said Office during his Continuance therein Then this Obligation to be Void else to remain in full Force
      Sealed & Delivered Henry Field (L.S.)
      in Presence of Rob’ Slaughter (L.S.)
      Abra: Field (L.S.)

      At a Court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 18th day of May 1749.
      This Bond was entered into and Acknowledged in open Court by the within mentioned Henry Field, Robert Slaughter & Abraham Field and Ordered to be Recorded
      Teste
      Roger Dixon Clk
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      1734-1749 Orange County, Virginia Road Orders; [Ann Brush Miller]
      25 May 1738, O.S. p. 314
      Ordered that the Mountain run Bridge in the fork be made a County Charge And its further ordered that Robt: Slaughter Abraham ffield and William Russell Gent or any two of them agreewith workmen to build and finish the said Bridge by laying of the next Levy or else not to be paid till ye Laying of ye Levy next Year.
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio];
      In Obedience to an order of Court dated the 16th day of May 1754 We the appraisers being summoned and sworn before ABRAHAM FIELD one of his Majesties Justies of the Peace for this County have valued and appraised the Estate of KEENE FIELD decd as followeth ( to wit) .. items listed and valued to total £31..5..0 .. WILLIAM FIELD Augt. 8th 1754
      B. ROBERTS
      WILLIAM PAYTON JOHN TRIPLETT
      Augt. 15th 1754 Returned into Court & ordered to be recorded.

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