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

Jonathan Gibson

Male Abt 1660 - 1729  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Gibson 
    Born Abt 1660 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1729  King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026345  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Family Gibson 
    Family ID F09271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Thornton,   b. 3 Jan 1673/74, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1732/33, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1697/98  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Gibson,   b. 1700, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1745, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Sarah Gibson,   b. Abt 1706, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     3. Alice Gibson,   b. Abt 1710, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     4. Rachel Gibson,   b. 4 May 1717, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1761, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F14424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Pages 82-83
      WILL OF JONATHAN GIBSON
      In the Name of God Amen. I Jonathan Gibson being sick but of sound memory and considering the frailty of this mortal life, do make and ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner and form following-
      Imprimis: I give to my son Jonathan Gibson my Negro boy called Ceasar to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give to my daughter Sarah Gibson my Negro man Eugane and my Negro woman Cate and her child Plato, my Negro man Dick, my Negro woman Lang and her son Ned them and all their increase to her and her heirs forever.
      Item: I give to my daughter Alice Gibson Twenty & two pounds Sterling to buy her a Negro.
      Item: I give to my daughter Rachell Gibson my Negro woman young' Vemow & Judy Harry Peter & Tony and all their future increase to her and her heirs forever.
      Lastly all the rest of my Negroes with their increase, all my Corn, Tobacco, Cattle & estate whatsoever I give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Gibson in lieu of her thirds & for paying my debts and do make and Ordain her full and sole Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament and do hereby revoke all other Wills & Testaments by me heretofore made. But of the Negroes so left as before to my wits my will is that Nogro Sarah, her son Joe, and her increase be to my said wife and at her disposal forever so that it be to any
      one of my children the rest of the Negroes here left to her are to
      go to my son Jonathan after her decease.
      In Witness and confirmation whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this 30th day of 7ber Anno Dom: 1727.
      *******
      Jonathan Gibson *Seale*
      *******
      Signed Sealed & Delivered
      to be his Last Will & Testament in presence of
      T: Turner
      Aaron Thornley Anthony Strother
      At a Court held for King George County the 5th day of December Anno Dom: 1729.
      The last Will & Testament of Jonathan Gibson, Gent., dece., was presented into Court by Elizabeth his Widow & Executrix who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Thomas Turner and Anthony Strother evidences thereto and admitted to record. Copa. Test
      T: Turner Cl: Cur:
      ===
      King George County Inventories; pp. 138-140
      Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of JONATHAN GIBSON Gent.
      deced .. items valued but not totalled .. includes five negro men;
      28 geese; 6 negro women each with a child, a negro boy made by appraisers
      JOS. STROTHER, SAML. SKINKER, T: TURNER .
      At a court held 6th February 1729 (1730) .. inventory returned & admitted
      to record.
      JONATHAN GIBSON made his will on 30th of 7ber 1727. Presented into
      court 5th December 1729 by his widow ELIZABETH and admitted to record.
      ===
      King George County Inventories; pp. 117-118
      We the Subscribers being first sworn before JONATHAN GIBSON Gent.
      have inventoried & appraised all the Estate of AARON THORNLEY deced
      in money that was presented to our view by MARY THORNLEY the administratrix
      .. items valued and totalled. 1 194.16.10 .. includes two negro
      men and two negro women, a white woman servant, a white servant boy
      (appraised to t 109.10.0) .. 20 geese .. made by appraisers JAMES
      ROBERTSON, ROBERT ELLISTON. RICHARD TANKERSLEY
      At a court held 7th March 1729 MARY THORNLEY returned this inventory
      .. same is admitted to record.
      Bond of MARY THORNLEY administratrix of AARON THORNLEY deced in the
      sum of 300 pounds dated 3rd January 1728 (1729). Bondsmen William
      Peck. Robt. Strother. Robt. Peck.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 259-260
      Indenture 3rd May 1733 between ISAAC ARNOLD SENR. of Parish of Hanover King George County & THOMAS ARNOLD of same, Son of the sd ISAAC .. consideration natural love .. hath granted unto THOMAS ARNOLD & MARY his now wife .. all that plantation Thomas now liveth together with 50 acres of land during the whole time of their natural lives & from & after the death of Thomas & Mary .. to belong to HUMPHREY ARNOLD eldest son of Thomas .. which land is bounded .. corner of THOMAS ARNOLD'S plantation; in branch which leads into Gingoteague creek; land formerly belonging to Mr. JONATHAN GIBSON; line of Mr. THOMAS TURNER; line of HENRY LONG; being part of pattent for 225 acres granted to JOHN DOYLE JUNR. & sold to ISAAC ARNOLD ..
      Presence Thomas Bartlet, Isaac Arnold
      James x Boddington
      4th May 1733 .. Then came Isaac Arnold .. Deed of Gift & MARY Wife of ISAAC .. relinquished her Right of Dower & Thirds ..
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.arnold-history.org/docs/land-103153.html
      URL title: Deed - Humphrey Arnold to Thomas Turner Jr.
      Note:
      Deed - Humphrey Arnold to Thomas Turner Jr.
      October 31, 1753

      Source: King George County, Virginia, Deed Book 4, p. 74-5

      This indenture, made the thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and fifty three between Humphrey Arnold of the Parish of Hamilton and County of Prince William of the one part and Thomas Turner the younger of the Parish of Hanover and County of King George of the other part.

      Witnesseth that the said Humphrey Arnold for and in condiseration of the sum of five shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Thomas Turner at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Humphrey Arnold doth hereby acknowledge hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Thomas Turner all that tract or parcel of land whereon Edward Jones now liveth containing by estimation sixty acres be the same more or less lying and being in the Parish of Hanover in the County of King George being the land whereon my father Thomas Arnold formerly lived and was given and conveyed to him by his father Isaac Arnold by deed of gift bearing date the third day of May one thousand seven hundred and thirty three and therein bounded as follows:

      Beginning at the upper corner of the said Thomas Arnold's plantation in a branch which leads into Gingeteague Creek at a red oak standing in or near the line of the land formerly belonging to Mr. Jonathan Gibson running thene with the said line and the line of the land of Mr. Thomas Turner to a small branch which branch divides this land from the land of the said Isaac Arnold Senr. thence easterly down the said branch to the line of Henry Long thence from the land of the said Isaac Arnold and along the line of the sd. Henry Long to the first mentioned branch thence up the branch to the beging. red oak which said deed of gift is recorded in the County Court of King George.

      Relation being thereunto had may more fully appear and all houses, outhouses, edifices, buildings, yards, gardens, orchards, woods, underwoods, way, waters and watercourses, profits, commodities, advantages & appurtenances whatsoever to the said tract of parcel of land belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land and premises hereby granted, bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Thomas Turner, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns from the day of the date hereof for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be compleat and ended yielding and paying therefore yearly the rent of one ear of Indian corn at the expiration of the said term (if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the intent and purpose that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession) he the said Thomas Turner may be in th!
      e actual possession of the said tract or parcel of land and premises hereby bargained and sold and thereby be the better enabled to accept & take a grant and release of the reversion an inheritance thereof to him, his heirs and assigns forever.

      In witness whereof the said Humphrey Arnold hath to this present indenture set his hand and seale the day, month and year first above written.

      Written, sealed and delivered in the presence of
      A. Rose
      Tho. Rogers
      John Taliaferro

      Humphrey Arnold

      At a court held for King George County the 7th day of February 1754, this lease indented from Humphrey Arnold to Thomas Turner the younger was proved by the oaths of all the witnesses thereto is admitted to record and is truly recorded.

      Test, Rob. Armistead, C. C.

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