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

John Kenyon

Male Bef 1668 - 1706  (> 38 years)


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  • Name John Kenyon 
    Born Bef 1668  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 1706  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028312  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father Abraham Kenyon,   b. Bef 1648,   d. Abt 1691, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Family ID F17181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. John Kenyon,   b. Bef 1698, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1743, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Abraham Kenyon,   b. Bef 1700, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1749/50, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     3. Anne Kenyon,   b. Abt 1688, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F17192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      f103r - John KENYON, will; 29 Aug 1706, 2 Oct 1706
      son Abraham plant. that Thomas DECUS lives on containing 550 ac; dau. Anne that plant. that John JONES Jr. lives on; dau. Sarah the plant. that John BARTHOLOMEW lives on containing 100 ac; son John remainder of land; ex: fr. Daniel MERRITT; wits: William THORNTON, [George] DAVIS, Sarah DAVIS. [John KENYON was the son of Abraham KENYON of Rapp. Co. DB 2, pp. 8, 11.]
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      1697-1699 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 246)
      Richmond County Court 3rd day of June 1697
      - Attachment is granted to JOHN KENNYON agt. the Estate of WILLIAM YATES accordg to Decln. returnable &c.
      - Attachment is granted to JOHN KENYON agst, the Estate of WM, YATES according to Declaration returnable &c.
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 8)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these present writing shall come. Know yee that I JOHN KENYON of ST. MARYs Parish in Richmond County in the Dominion of Virginia Gent., send Greeting in our Lord God everlasting this 7th day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred ninety and three. Now Know yee that I JOHN KENYON for and in consideration of the sum of Five thouand pounds of tobacco in cask in hand paid, the receipt whereof I the said JOHN KENYON do by these presents acknowledge, and thereof do forever discharge JOHN JONES of the aforesaid Parish and County, Blacksmith, his heirs forever by these presents, have granted unto the said JOHN JONES his heirs and assigns forever one parcell of land being in the aforesaid Parish and County and on the North side of Rappahannock River that by estimation Two hundred acres by a Platt of the said Land under Mr. THEODORICK BLAND his hand bearing date the 7th day of December 1693, Surveyor, being part of a Devidend containing Sixteen hundred sixty and eight acres sold by Mr. JOHN & GEO: MOTTs to Mr. WM MOSELEY and by Mr. WM: MOSELEY sold to Mr. ANDREW BUCKNER, and by him sold to Mr. ABRAHAM KENYON, the aforesaid Two hundred acres of Land beginning at a Hickory on a Hill by Rappahannock River side being the lowermost corner tree of the said Sixteen hundred sixty eight acres on the River and running thence along the lower line of the whole tract N. W, to a red Oak being the lowermost corner in the Woods of a tract of Four hundred fifty six acres sold by Mr. JOHN KENYON out of the said whole tract of Sixteen hundred acres to WM. YATES, thence along the sd YATES line S. W. to a small white Oak sapling in the said YATES his lower line, thence parrallel to the first course S to a live Oak by the River side, thence along the River side to the beginning as by Platt of the said Two hundred acres of land under the hand of Mr. THEODORICK BLAND, Surveyor, aforesd and dated as aforesaid with all and singular its rights and appurtinances together with all houses gardens orchards pastures woods mines minerals and quarries, And all other commodities whatsoever into the said Tract of Land containing Two hundred acres as aforesaid with all the granted premises herein and hereby granted and sold wth: all its rights to him the said JOHN JONES his heirs and assigns forever; And I the said JOHN KENYON do for myself my heirs the said land with the appurtenances before granted & sold unto the said JOHN JONES will warrant and forever defend from the claim of any persons whatsoever that may lay claim under me my heirs and that is quitted and clearly discharged from all former intails fines or forfeitures and all Gifts sales judgements and all other Titles and Incumbrances whatsoever and that the said JOHN JONES his heirs and assigns at all times hereafter shall have hold and enjoy the same without molestation whatsoever of him the said JOHN KENYON his heirs and in confirmation hereof I have hereunto put my hand and afixed my seal the day and year in the beginning of this Deed of Sale expressed in writing and here in
      figure me 7th day of March 1693/4
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
      ADAM WOFFENDALL, JOHN KENYON
      JAMES WOFFENDALL
      RICHD BERRY
      Recognitr: in Cur: Cora: Richmd. 7 die Martii Ano: 1693 et record 20 die Teste WM, COLSTON, Cl
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 258-259
      Know all men .. I JOHN KENYON Parish of Brunswick King George County am bound unto ABRAHAM KENYON of same in penal sum of One thousand pounds Sterling Money of Great Brittain 28th April 1733. Condition .. Whereas JOHN KENYON deced father to the above bounded JOHN & ABRAHAM KENYON by his Last Will & Testament dated 29th August 1706 did devise unto ABRAHAM & JOHN tract in Brunswick Parish upon main west branch of Muddy Creek & whereas by Division of land by voluntary consent of each of them .. it is found the sd tract will not hold out to give each the full proportion of land intended by their ffathers will .. finding the whole to be but 774 acres & whereas ABRAHAM & JOHN have this day agreed upon a dividing line .. ABRAHAM to have 450 acres being the uppermost beginning main west branch of Muddy creek; to Rappahannock river about a quarter of mile above the mouth of Snow Creek; to hold the aforsd. line for their dividing line forever .. ABRAHAM to be always kept harmless .. then this obligation to be void or else in force ..
      Presence M. Battaley, John Kenyon
      John Ambrose, John Tayler
      4th May 1733 .. Then came JOHN KENYON .. this bond .. on motion of ABRAHAM KENYON is recorded.
      Know all men .. I ABRAHAM KENYON .. bound unto JOHN KENYON (repeats same Bond) ..
      Presence M. Battaley,
      John Ambrose, John Tayler
      4th May 1733 .. Then came ABRAHAM KENYON .. this bond .. on motion of JOHN KENYON is recorded.

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