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

John Cave

Male Bef 1687 - Abt 1718  (> 31 years)


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  • Name John Cave 
    Born Bef 1687  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1718  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027825  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father Virginia Cave 
    Family ID F16963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Travers,   b. Abt 1703, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1728, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married Abt 1717  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F16962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS PP. 383- 385
      This Indenture made 5th day August 1707 between SAMPSON DARRELL of Gloucester County Gentl. of the one part & JOHN CAVE of King & Queen County Carpenter .. Witnesseth for sum 60 L Sterl. .. by deeds of lease and release .. hath sold John Cave all that 300 acres of land lying on South side Potomack Creek ie Stafford County bounded .. Northerly with Potomack Creek Easterly with the lands of JOHN GOWRY, THOS. GREGG & Mr. WAUGH southerly & westerly with the land of GILES TRAVERSE the 300 acres being the one half of 600 acres formerly sold by Capt. WILLIAM HEABERD to Capt. JOHN NORGROVE by deed dated 6th day March 1667 all which premises now are in the actual possession of John Cave by virtue of one Indenture of Bargain & Sale to him thereof made for the term of one year .. by virtue of the Statute of transferring Presence Ralph Crawforth,
      Eliza. Sample, John x Heins, Sampson Darrell Thos. Henderson, Augustine Wright
      At a Court held 6th Octr. 1707 This Indenture of Lease & Release acknowledged in Court by Thos. Gregg Gentl. atty of Sampson Darrell & the same is ordd to be recorded & is recorded.
      Payment received 6th day August 1707.
      Die 8bris 8th 1707 Recordat in Curt.
      Mr. Thos. Gregg Sir
      This is to authorize request & impower you as my attorney to apnear. for me in Stafford County & there to acknowledge unto John Cave a deed for 300 acres of land upon Potomack Creek in Stafford County ..
      presence Thos. Henderson, Sampson Darrell Augustine Wright
      At a Court held 8th October 1707 This Power of Attorney proved .. same ordered to be recorded & is recorded.
      Know all men .. I Sampson Darrell of Gloucester County Gentl. am held & firmly bound unto John Cave of King & Queen County Carpenter in the sum 120 Sterl. 6th day August 1707. The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas Sampson Darrell by deed bearing equall date with these presents hath sold the said John 300 acres of land situate on the South side of Potomack Creek in Stafford County .. shall well & truly observe and keep all covenants therein made .. then this obligation to be void ..
      Presence Thos. Henderson, Sampson Darrell Augustine Wright
      At a Court held 8th October 1707 This Bond Sampson Darrell by his Attorney Thos. Gregg acknowledged to John Cave and the same is ordered to be recorded & is recorded.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.afrigeneas.com/slavedata/Travers-VA-1717.txt
      URL title: Will of Giles Travers of Stafford County, Virginia, 1717
      Note:
      TRAVERS, Giles of Stafford County, Virginia, 1717

      Will of Giles Travers of Stafford County, Virginia, 1717

      Sparacio, Ruth & Sam; Abstracts of Land Causes Prince William County, Virginia, 1790-1793 (McLean, Virginia, The Antient Press, 1992) pp 32-33.

      "Page 335-337, May 1791

      "In the name of God Amen, the first day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventeen, I Giles Traverse Gentleman living in Stafford County in the Colony of Virginia, being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it, Therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following; that is to say, first & principally, I give my Soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me and for my body I recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Christian and decent manner at the Discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection, I shall receive the same again by the might power of God, And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give devise bequeath & bestow the same in manner following; .. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, Elizabeth, four hundred acres of land beginning at the Landing Run and so running out round to compleat it & I give to my Daughter, Elizabeth, that land above Deep Run being about one hundred and sixty acres. I owe unto my Daughter, Elizabeth, Negroe Dick & Negro Dick & Negroe Jack & Negro Nubb. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, Elizabeth, two beds with Canvas Ticks & the furniture belonging to them; Negro Betty being with Child & if it lives I give the Child to my Grand Daughter. .. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, Ann, the Plantation where I now live & all the remainder of the land when my Daughter has hers. I give unto my Daughter, Ann, Negroe Giles & Negroe Peg & Peter & Roger & two feather beds and furniture, and I give unto my Daughter, Ann, at the day of marriage, two new Rugs and two pair of Blankets to paid out of the Rents of Occoquan. .. I give and bequeath to my Daughter, Million, all my land above Occoquan. I give unto my Daughter, Million, a Negroe called Bess & a Negroe called Phillis, & a Negroe called Tony and a Negroe called Sarah. I give unto my Daughter, Million, two feather beds & furniture at the day of Marriage, two new rugs and two pair of blankets to paid out of the rents of Occoquon and I give unto my Daughter, Million, twelve barrow hogs at the day of marriage three years old apiece and the rest of my hogs to the family use and all the remainder of my personal Estate to be equally divided between my three Daughters; .. And my will is that if John Cave, should bring any of the Estate to Appraisement that he shall forfeit all his Estate that belongs to his Wife and the part to be equally divided between my Daughter, Ann, and my Daughter, Million, .. And I make and ordain my loving Brother, Rawleigh Traverse & my son in law, John Cave, my full and whole executors and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and annul all and every other former Testament Will Legacies Bequests and Execution by me in any wise before this time named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

      "Signed sealed published pronounced & declared by the said Giles Travis as and for his Last Will & Testament. In presence of us, Tho. Ellzey, Edwd. Watts, James Jervers. "Giles sig GT Traverse

      "At a Court held for Stafford County the 11th September 1717, The Last Will and Testament of Giles Travers, deced, was presented into Court by Raleigh Traverse & John Cave, his Executors who made oath thereto and the same being proved by the oaths of Thomas Ellzey & Edward Watts witnesses thereto the same is admitted to Record, And upon the motion of the said Raleigh Traverse and John Cave and their performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form. "George Mason, C. S. C. "From Lib:H, folio 679. From the Record True Copy. H. Tyler, C.S.C."

      Elizabeth TRAVERS m1 John CAVE m2 Lewis ELZEY
      Anne TRAVERS m1 William CAVE m2 Thomas DENT
      Million TRAVERS m. Joseph WAUGH

      Source: John Bennett Boddie, _Historical Southern Families_, vol. 2, and also 'The Register of Overwharton Parish Stafford County, Virginia 1723-1758,' by George Harrison Sanford King. On pp. 247-248, King states that Elizabeth was the only daughter by Anne WAUGH.

      Contributed by: Kathleen Much kathleen@casbs.Stanford.EDU
      By way of: ccharity@ccharity.com
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      1718-1721 Essex County Deed Book No. 16; {John Frederick Dorman}: Pages 104-06.
      17-18 Aug. 1719. Thomas Ellzey of Stafford County to John Cave of same. Lease and release; for 2500 pounds of tobacco.
      484 acres on the south side of a branch of Mataponi River against the head of hunting run in St. Mary's Parish ... upon a stony hill side oak in a branch ... formerly taken up by the aforesaid Thomas Elzey by patent in January 1717.
      Thos. Ellzey
      Wit: A. Smith, Richd Booker, R. Brooke.
      18 Aug. 1719. Acknowledged by Thomas Ellzey

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