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

James Shippey

Male Bef 1673 - 1717  (> 44 years)


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  • Name James Shippey 
    Born Bef 1673  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1717  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028265  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Richard Shippey,   b. Bef 1650,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Shippey,   b. Bef 1657,   d. Aft 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Shippey,   b. Abt 1679,   d. 16 May 1721, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Monica Shippey,   b. 1694, Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1726, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Adms Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. James Shippey,   b. Aft 1702, Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1731, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 27 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 47-48.
      21 May 1717 Bond of Mary Shippy as administratrix of James Shippy. Unto Jno. Lomax, Reuben Welch, Leo. Tarent and Thos, Waring, Gent justices For 1000. Securities; Robt. Paine of Essex County and Nicholas Smith of Richmond County. Mary (S) Shippy
      Nicho. Smth
      Rob. Payne
      Wit : Thomas Edwards.
      21 May 1714 Acknowledged.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 75.
      James Shippy. Additional inventory. 12 Oct, 1717. Consists of 112 pounds of tobacco. Signed by Mary (x) Shippey. 20 Nov. 1718. Returned by Mary Shippy, administratrix.
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      Title Shippy, James.
      Publication 1717.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note p. 47-48. Adms. bond rec. 21 May 1717.
      p. 86-87. Inv. & appr. rec. 16 July 1717.
      Note Deeds & Wills No. 15, 1716-1718 (Reel 7)
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      Title Shippy, James.
      Publication 1717.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note p. 75. Inv. & appr. rec. 20 Nov. 1718.
      Note Wills, etc., No. 3, 1717-1721 (Reel 40)
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      ESSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA RECORDS, 1717-1722
      Deeds, Etc., No. 16, 1718-1721
      Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No, 3, 1717-1722
      Abstracted and compiled by John Frederick Dorman

      Pages 254-655 Will of Mary Sheppey; widow, of the County of Essex, yeoman, being sick and weak in body, dated 15 Oct, 1720.
      Unto my son in law Robert Pain one gold ring of 15 s. price.
      Unto my daughter Moneca Pain one gold ring of the same price and 5. current money to buy her a sute of mourning and the best feather bed upstairs and his furniture and half of my plate.
      If my son James Sheppey should die before he comes to the age of eighteen years, my cozin Jealy Underwood shall have ten pounds current out of my part of my estate and ten pounds to my cozn Mary Powell and ten pounds to my cozen Eliza Hackley.
      One article more that is my daughter Pain 6 head of cattle, to wit two cows, 2. calves and two young cattIe
      All the rest of my estate unto my loving son James Sheppey. Make him executer,
      My ,son James Sheppey may at my death have all my estate in his hands, and to be of perfect age and at his own disposing.
      I humbly beg and request the favour of Capt. Salvat Muscoe, Gent., if he pleases to assist my son ifhe should have occasion in the manageing of his business in his minority which I hope he will take it into his mercifull compassionate consideration if occasion should be to assist a poor orfaint and I hope that God will reward him for it, and humbIe desire the same of Mr James Bouth and my son Mr. Robert Pain.
      My estate may not be appraised.
      Wit: John Nance, Wm. (W)Griffin. Ann(A)Griffin, _:Richd. (X) PhilIips.
      16 May 1721. Presented in Court byThomas Waring, Gent. guardian of James Sheppey, Executor Proved by John Nance and Richard PhiIlips
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 152)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth day of June in the yeare of our Lord God 1693 in the fifth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord & Lady, King William & Queen Mary &c. Between ELIZABETH GARDINER of ST. MARYs County in the Province of MARYLAND, Widow, of the one partie, and JAMES SHIPPIE of Richmond County in the Colony of Virginia, Plantr., of the other partie; Witnesseth that the sd ELIZABETH GARDINER for the sum of Foure thousand pounds of good sound Arenoca Leafe Tobb: to her paid hath sold unto the said JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs & assignes forever all that parcel of land being in Richmond County about a mile from RICHMOND RIVER als. RAPPA. RIVER it being part of a Tract of Land belonging to Majr: JOHN WEIRE beginning at three trees (vizt) a red, a white & spanish Oake twenty perches distant from a Stake in a WHITE MARSH and extending thence alonge a line of marked trees belonging to WILLIAM DAVIS, West Southerly to a corner tree of WM: DAVIS standing in a deep valley, thence South East to a small white Oake standing in a great branch, thence East Northerly to a Hickory tree in the line of the maine Divident, thence Westerly to the first menconed station; conteyning & layed out for One hundred acres of land be it more or less with all its rights together with all houses buildings barnes stables orchards gardens yards back sides meadows woods & appurtenances whatsoever to sd land belonging; To have & to hold the said land & all the pr:mises unto the said JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs & assignes forever, And that the said JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs & assignes shall by force of these pr:sents at all times forever hereafter lawfully hold the said land and all the before granted pr:mises & kept harmless by the sd ELIZA. GARDINER her heirs from all manner of other sales Dowers Judgmts. and from other trouble made by the sd ELIZABETH GARDINER her heirs or any other persons (the Rents & Services wch: from hence forth payable to the Cheif Lord or Lords of the Fee of the pr.mises only excepted & foreprized) And the sd ELIZABETH GARDINER doth for herself her heirs grant with the sd JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs that at the request & at the cost and charges in the Law of the said JAMES SHIPWAY to make all acts as by sd JAMES SHIPPIE or his heirs or by their counsel! learned in the Law at all time for & during the space of seven years next ensuing the date of these pr:sents required for the better assurance of the granted pr:mises In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands & seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of us
      DEN. McCARTY, ELIZ: GARDINER
      WM: COLSTON
      Recognitr: in Cur Com Richmond 7 die Junii 1673
      A Duplicate of the above Deed signed & acknowledged by the sd JOHN SHIPPIE in Richmond County Court the 7th of June 1693
      Teste WM. COLSTON, Cle.
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      Abstracts of Land Records of Richmond County, Virginia 1692-1704, by Mary Marshall Brewer.

      22 Jul 1700. Deed of Gift. ELIZABETH JENKINS of Cittenbume Parish Rich Co widow & relict of ROWLAND JENKINS late of same place decd for love & affection give to JAMES SHIPPIE son of RICHARD SHIPPIE decd ... all my right to a 75 a. plantacon in the afsd parish now in the occupation of ROBERT HINSON. Wit: WM DAVIS, JOS TERWITT, JOHN BURKE. Ackn 7 Aug 1700. (Bk 3pg: 56)

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      Abstracts of Land Records of Richmond County, Virginia 1692-1704, by Mary Marshall Brewer.

      2 Jun 1693. Deed. CLEMENT HILL of St. Mary's Co MD gent for a valuable consideracon set over unto ELIZ GARDINER widow & relict of RICHARD GARDINER late of St. Mary's Co MD gent decd ... 2502 a. 32 perches plantacon granted unto Majr JOHN WEIRE formerly of Sittenbume Parish of Rich Co als Rappa by patent bearing date 6 Jun 1666, which CLEMENT HILL lately purch by deed enrolled at Jamestown Citty of the said RICHARD GARDINER & ELIZ his wife by a bargain & sale bearing date 9 Apr 1686 ... CLEMENT HILL doth appoint his trusty & well beloved friends Capt GEO TAYLER & JAMES HARISON both of Rich Co his attys to ackn this deed unto' the said ELIZ GARDINER. Wit: CLEMENT HILL Junr, MARY WERKES, Anne GOODMAN. Ackn 7 Jun 1693. (Bk 1:pg 74)

      7 Jun 1693. Peaceable possession of the lands [above] mentioned to be granted was taken by GEORGE TAYLER & JAMES HARISON attys [above] mentioned and was delivered to ELIZABETH GARDINER in the presence of WM BARBER, ALEXR SWAN, DEN MACARTY. (Bk 1:pg 77)

      6 Jun 1693. Deed. ELIZABETH GARDINER of St Mary's Co MD widow for 4000 pounds of tobb sold to JAMES SHIPPIE of Rich Co planter ... a tr of land a mile from Rich River als Rappa River pt/o a tr formerly belonging unto Majr JOHN WEIRE adj WILLIAM DAVIS ... 100 a. Wit: DEN MACARTY, WM COLSTON. Ackn 7 Jun 1693. (Bk 1:pg 77)

      6 Jun 1693. Deed. ELIZ GARDINER of St. Mary's Co MD widow for 4000 pounds of tobb sold to WILLIAM DAVIS of Rich Co planter ... a tr of land a mi from Rich River als Rappa River pt/o a tr formerly belonging to Majr JOHN WEIRE ... 100 a. Wit: DEN MACARTY, WM COLSTON. Ackn 7 Jun 1693. (Bk 1:pg 80)
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      Abstracts of Land Records of Richmond County, Virginia 1692-1704, by Mary Marshall Brewer.

      2 Oct 1695. Deed. JAMES SHIPPIE of Rich Co planter for 2000 pounds of tobb sold unto JOHN DOD of same co planter ... a 40 a. parcell of land pt/o 100 a. purch 6 Jun 1693 of ELIZABETH GARDNER widow of MD. Wit: JAMES HARRISON, RICHD SHIPPIE. Ackn 2 Oct 1695. (Bk 2pg: 129)
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      Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2 (1694-1699]
      p.299 - Richard SHIPPIE; will pres. by James SHIPPIE, ex; prow. by Luke [ ? ], William SIMMES, and George BARNETT; 1 Jun 1698.
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      1697-1699 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 299)
      Richmond County Court 1st of June 1698
      - The Last Will and Testament of RICHARD SHIPPIE being presented to this Curt by JAMES SHIPPIE, Executor therein named, was proved by GEORGE LUKE, WILLIAM SIMMS & GEORGE BARNETT & probate thereof granted &c
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      1695-1701 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 3; Antient Press: (Page 111)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I ELIZABETH JENKINS of the Parish of CITTENBURNE in the County of Richmond within this Colony of Virginia, Widow & Relict of ROWLAND JENKINS late of the said Parish & County deced. send greeting in our Lord Godeverlasting. Know pee that I the said ELIZABETH JENKINS for the love & affection that I do Beare unto JAMES SHIPPIE, Son of RICHARD SHIPPIE deced, I the said ELIZABETH JENKINS being in perfect memory have given & by this my present writing do freely grant unto the said JAMES SHIPPIE all & signular my right title whatsoever to one Plantacon & premisses thereunto belonging
      conteyning by estimacon Seaventy & five acres lying & being in the Parish of CITTENBURNE in the County of Richmond and now in the occupation of ROBERT HINSON, To have hold & enjoy all my right & title in the plantacon & premisses aforesaid unto the said JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs & assigns from henceforth forever during my natural! life without any manner of claime & demand whatsoever by any persons whatsoever and I the said ELIZABETH JENKINS all & singular my said right & title in the said Plantacon unto the said JAMES SHIPPIE his heirs & assignes against all people will warrant & forever defend during my natural life, I the said ELIZABETH JENKINS have put the said JAMES SHIPPIE in full & peacable possession of all & singular the premisses aforesaid, In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & afized my seale this 22d: day of July Ano: Dom: 1700
      Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
      WM: DAVIS, ELIZABETH JENKINS
      FRAN: TERRITT, his marke
      JOHN BURKE
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 7d. die Augusti Ano: Dom: 1700 et recordr 22d.
      Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
      Ouiett possession & seizin delivered by the within ELIZABETH JENKINS to the within JAMES SHIPPIE of the Plantation and premisses within given & granted according to the within writing
      In pr:sence of us WM: DAVIS, ELIZA: jJENKINS, her marke
      FRAN: TERRITT, his marke
      JOHN BURKE
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I ELIZABETH JENKINS of the Parish of Sittenburne in the County of Richmond within the Colony of Virginia, Widow & Relict of ROWLAND JENKINS late of the said County deced, have made WM. DAVIS of the Parish of Sittenburne in the County of Richmond my true & lawful Attorney for me publickly to acknowledge in open Court one Deed of Guift bearing equall date with these pr:sents granted by me to JAMES SHIPPIE &c., As Witness my hand & seale this 22d. day of July Ano: Dom: 1700
      Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
      FRANCIS TERITT, his marke mark of ELIZABETH k JENKINS
      JOHN BURKE
      Recordr: Test WM: COLSTON, Cl Cur
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      1695-1701 Richmond Co VA Deeds; {Antient Press}: Page 129-130
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JAMES SHIPPIE of the County of Richmond, Planter, for the sum of two thousand pounds of tobacco to me paid or secured to be paid have sold unto JOHN DOD of the same County, Planter, his heirs and assigns forever a certain parcel of land containing about Forty acres being on the North side of Rappahannock River in the County of Richmd., being part of One hundred acres of land purchased of Mrs. ELIZABETH GARDNER, Widow, in the Province of MARYLAND, as by her Deed bearing date the Sixty day of June 1693 may more fully appear, and is devided or seperated from the residue of the land by a Branch of the SECOND SWAMP and a line of marked trees in the said Branch and so running the several courscs specified in the said Deed; To have and to hold the said Land with all appurtinances belonging in as ample manner as is granted unto me by the aforesd. Mrs. ELIZ: GARDNER, And that I the said JAMES SHIPPIE for myself my heirs &c. unto JOHN DOD and his heirs to the only proper use and behoof of the said JOHN DOD his heirs & assigns forever In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this second day of October in year of our Lord 1695
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
      JAMES HARRISON, JAMES SHIPPIE
      RICHD: SHIPPIE
      Recognitr: in Cur; Com: Richmond 2 die Octobr: 1695 et record: 22d die

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