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

Alexander Newman

Male Bef 1658 - 1698  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Alexander Newman 
    Born Bef 1658  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1698  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028531  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father John Newman,   b. 1611, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1677, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Female Woodbridge,   b. Abt 1639,   d. North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1655  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Nutt,   b. Bef 1670, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1686  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F17298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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 Capt. ALEXANDER NEWMAN being presented to this Court by Mrs. ELIZABEH NEWMAN, his Executrix, were proved by the oaths of WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE & GEORGE WOODBRIDGE witnesses thereto & probate thereof granted unto the said Executrix
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny] Wills in the Record Book entitled Wills No. 2, 1677-1682.
      2 April, 1676; Proved 2 May & 4 July, 1677.
      NEWMAN, JOHN, of the County of Rappa. in Virginia.
      To eldest son Alexander Newman 600 acres of land that lie at Morattico Indian Towne it being the halfe of 1200 acres of land taken Up between Paule Woodbridge and myself only my sonne Alexander shall give & grant unto his brother John what Timber he shall have occasion to use upon the Plantation which his Father have given him as long as they two shall live. To son John Newman the Plantation where I now live. To son Samuell Newman 20,000 pounds of Tob. and a breeding mare. To sons Alexander & John all the rest of my Estate moveables & unmoveables. Son Alexander shall take possession of my whole Estate after my decease till my other sons Samuel and John comes to age, provided these friends below mentioned doth see that he doth not Embezill nor waste the Estate. Further my desire is that my Friends should look into the Estate Every Yeare & if they should see that ye Estate should be wronged my desire is they should take it into their Custody till my Children come of age & if in case my son Alexander should Embezill any thing of ye Estate whilst he may have it in his custody then I doe Order he shall pay to his brother Samuell 20,000 pounds of Tob. & in case he should increase the Estate then he shall pay to his brother Samuell five Thousand the first yeare he comes to age & 5000 the second year. Likewise I order that my sonne John shall pay to his brother Samuell 5000 the first yeare that he comes to age and 5000 the second yeare. Further I would desire Capt Leroy Griffin Mr Paule Woodbridge Mr Thomas Glascock as this my Will doth Specifie Likewise I would desire them to Act according to it further I would desire my friend Paule Woodbridge once a Week Come & give my sonne advice & for the consideration thereof I give him 500 pounds Tob. pr Yeare.
      Wit. RICHARD X BOWLER, Wm WOODWARD, aged 20 years or there-
      abouts, THOMAS BARBER, aged 34 years or thereabouts.
      Proved by Wm. Woodward 2 May, 1677 and by Thomas Barber,* 4 July, 1677. Page 27.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
      Newman, John. 2 April, 1676-4 July, 1677. Eldest son Alexander; sons John and Samuel; Capt. Leroy Griffin; Paul WOODBRIDGE; Thomas Glascock; witnesses Richard Bowler, William Woodward, Thomas Banks.
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 137-139
      TO ALL TO WHOM this prsent writing shall come ALEXANDR: NEWMAN of the Parish of FARNHAM sendeth Greeting. Whereas JOHN NEWMAN deced, Father of the said ALEXANDER in and by his last Will and Testamt: gave and bequeathed unto SAMUELL, his Sonne, Twenty thousand pounds of tobacco to be paid as therein is mentioned, and a Breeding Mare, and unto the said ALEXR. and JOHN NEWMAN, one other of his Sonnes, all the rest of his Estate unmoovables and moovables, And that the said ALEXANDR: should take the said Estate into his possession until his said Brothers, SAMUELL and JOHN, should come to age, under a provisoe never the less that the said ALEXANDR: should not vast the same; NOW KNOW YEE that the said ALEXANDR: NEWMAN for the better securing of the Estate part and portion of the said SAMUELL and JOHN given to them as aforesaid and in pursuance of an Order of the County Court of Rappae; to that purpose, as alsoe in consideration of all and Singular the Tobacco goods and other things mentioned in the First Scedule hereunto annexed which are in the possession and to the proper use of the said ALEXANDR: hath granted assigned released and delivered and by these presents doth fully and absolutely grant assigne release and deliver unto the said JOHN NEWMAN, the Sonne, and PAULE WOODBRIDGE his Guardian, all and Singular the Servants, goods household Stuff, Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Mares and other things mentioned and expressed in the second Scedule Inventory hereunto annexed and all the Right title and Interest of the said ALEXANDR: of in and to the same and every part thereof TO HAVE & TO HOLD the said Servants, goods, household Stuff, catle, sheep, horses, Mares and other things menconed in the second Scedule unto the said JOHN NEWMAN the Sonne & PAUL WOODBRIDGE his Guardian to the only proper use and behoofe of the said JOHN and SAMUELL NEWMAN the Sonns of the said JOHN NEW- MAN deced from hence forth for Ever, According to the true meaning of the said Will. In Witness whereof the said ALEXANDR: NEWMAN hath hereunto sett his hand and Seale the first day of May Anno Dom: 1679
      ALEXR: NEWMAN
      Recognitr. in Cur Com Rappae 2d die Julii 1679 et Recordatr. xxxth die
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      3 Sep 1684 (Old Rappa. DB7:132-133) William FANTLEROY of Co of Rappa.: Gentl. to Alexr. NEWMAN of same, consid. 5,000 lbs. tobo, 510 A on N side of Rappa. in Parrish of Farnham and Co of Rappa., 408 A thereof bounded... marked wt. oake nere Moratico Creeks mouth thence extending in breadth up by or night the Maine River side and for lentth into the woods 320 poles ... frm frist mentioned marked tree SW p W to a small marked Oake standing at a point at the said Moraticoe Creeks mouth, thence by the Maine Rvier side and finally back and cross this point of land to the tree first mentioned, the land formerly sold by Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY, Father to the said William, unto John NEWMAN, Father to the said Alexander, and by the said John Pattented the 12th 8ber 1662 and all houses buildings... sd William FANTLEROY and Katherine his Wife shall acknoweldge... S/Will: FANTLEROY [sic], Katherine FANTLEROY, Wits: Henry AUSTINE, Domini BENHAM.
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 234
      THIS INDENTURE made this nine and twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred eighty and six between ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZ, his Wife of the County of Rappa: Virginia, Planter, of the one part and WILLIAM ACERS of the County of LANCASTER, Planter, of the other part Witnesseth that the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife for a valluable consideration to them in hand paid do grant unto the sd WILLIAM ACERS Two hundred acres of land being in the Parish of Farnham in the sd County of Rappa: as by the Survey plot thereof made may appeare which sd Two hundred acres of land is parte of a dividend of land containing Six hundred acres bearing date the 20th of Nov: 1664, and part of a parcell of land taken up joyning upon the abovesd Pattent being in the Parish and County aforesaid formerly pattented by JOHN NEWMAN, Father to the abovesaid NEWMAN, as by the Pattent thereof may appeare To have and to hold the sd land with every of their appurtenances unto the said WILLIAM ACERS his heires forever in as large and ample manner as are expressed in the originall Patent of the whole Dividend & by the rents & services mencioned to be due and payable and the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife do agree to warrant and keep indemnified the said land unto the said WILIAM ACERS against all persons whatsoever In Witness whereof ye have sett our hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      THOMAS CARPENTER, ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      CHARLES DODSON ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      Acknowledged before Colo. JOHN STONE, Lieut. Colo. WM. LOYD and Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three of his Majties Justices of Rappa: County this 5th day of May 1686 and recorded the 17th day of sd month
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ELIZABETH NEWMAN, Wife to ALEXANDER NEWMAN, of the County of Rappa: depute and confirme my Loving Friend, Mr. WILLIAM SMOOTE, to be my true and lawful Attorney for me to acknowledge unto WILLIAM ACERS my right of Dower of Two hundred acres of land as by Bill of Sale will appeare As Witness my hand and seale this 5th day of May 1686
      Test JOHN OCKLEY, ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      DOMINICK BENNAHAM
      Recordb,tr in Cur Com Rappa: 17th day May 1686
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 132-133
      HIS INDENTURE made the third day of Septembr: 1684 and in the six and thirtieth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord Charles the second &c. Between WILLIAM FAUNTLEROY of the County of Rappa: Gent!, of the one part and ALEX NEWMAN of the County aforesaid, Planter, of the other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM FANTLEROY in consideration of Five thousand pounds of Tobo: in cask paid or secured to be paid hath granted unto the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN his heires in his peaceable and quiet possession Five hundred and ten acres of land and being on the North side of Rappa: River in the Parrish of Farnham and County of Rappa: aforesd., 408 acres thereof bounded as followeth Begining at a marked wt: oake nere MORATICO CREEKS mouth thence extending itself in breadth up by or nigh the Maine River side and for length into the woods 320 poles and the residue extendeth from the first mentioned marked tree S. W. p W. to a small marked Oake standing at a point at the said MORATICOE CREEKs mouth, thence by the Maine River side and finally back and cross this point of land to the tree first mentioned, the land formerly sold by Col. MOORE FAUNTLEROY, Father to the said WILLIAM, unto JOHN NEWMAN, Father to the said ALEXANDER, and by the said JOHN Pattented the 12th fiber 1662 and all houses buildings profits appurtaining To have and to hold the said Five hundred and ten acres of land and all other prmisses granted unto the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN his heires Subject nevertheless unto the quitt rents from henceforth be due and payble and further the said WILLIAM FANTLEROY and KATHERINE his Wife shall acknowledge these prsents and that shee shall acquitt her right of Dower before his Majties Justices of the peace at the Court to be held by them for the County aforesaid in due form of Law. In Witness the parties have sett their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of us
      HENRY AUSTINE, WILL: FANTLEROY
      DOMINI BENHAM KATHERINE FANTLEROY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rapa 3 die 7bris Anno 1684 et Recordatr xxiii die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I KATHARINE FANTLEROY doe impower my loveing Brother, Colo. LEROY GRIFFIN, my true and lawful! Attorney to acknowledge unto Mr. ALEXANDR. NEWMAN one parcell of land contayning my Deed bearing date the 3rd day of September 1684, Five hundred and ten acres of land as fully as if I myself was there personally prsent to acknowledge from me my full right either thirds or Dower to the aforesaid Mr. NEWMAN and his heires forever. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and seale this 3rd day of September 1684
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 212-213
      (Omitted in Copy. See Page 24 in Original)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ALEXANDER NEWMAN for consideration of Three thouand three hundred pounds of Tobo: and caske already reced of ROBT. PALMER and for other good considerations have sold unto the above sd ROBT. PALMER his heires a certain parcell of land containing One hundred acres lying between two Creekes Vizt. MORATICO and FARNHAM beginning at a Spanish Oake in the line of Mr. THOMAS BRYANT and thence S. E. to a red Oake neere the said BRYANTs Plantation, thence North to a small scrubby red Oake, thence N. E. to a small Hickory neere the head of a Branch, thence S. by E. to a small Spanish Oake by a branch side, thence E. N. E. to the first mentioned Spanish Oake together with all waters woods and all other the appertinances belonging To have and to hold the sd land within the aforesaid bounds unto ROBT. PALMER as it became due to by Patent excepted out of the above sd grant his Maties rent and services due and of all rights accustomed And Further I the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH my Wife with one consent do also hereby make over unto the aforesaid ROBT. PALMER all the right of Dover or Thirds which I the said ELIZABETH NEWMAN now or hereafter have in the land And Lastly I the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and my heires do hereby warrant the sale of the said land from the claim of any other persons clayming any right under me In Witness whereof I the above said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH NEWMAN have set our hands and seals this 6 of November 1685 Signed and delivered in the presents of us
      WM. MOSELEY ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      EDW: CROKER ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      THO: BRYANT ye mark of
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 2 die 10bris 1685 et recordatr 13th die
      Test WM. COLSTON Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH NEWMAN of the County of Rappa: do appoint my true and trusty friend, Mr. EDWARD CROKER, to be my lawful! Attorney for me to acknowledge my right and Dower of a hundred acres of land that my Husband path sold unto ROBT. PALMER and I doe ratifie and confirm to be in as full power as if I was personally present myself, as Witness my hand and seal this 2 day of December 1685
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      ROBT: PALMER, ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      DOMINICK BENNEHAM
      Record Cur Com Rappa 14th die 10bris 1685
      Test WM. COLESTON Cl Cur
      Recordr. inter Cur: Com: Rappa 8 die 10bris 1685
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 234
      THIS INDENTURE made this nine and twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred eighty and six betwccn ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZ, his Wife of the County of Rappa: Virginia, Planter, of the one part and WILLIAM ACERS of the County of LANCASTER, Planter, of the other part Witnesseth that the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife for a valluable consideration to them in hand paid do grant unto the sd WILLIAM ACERS Two hundred acres of land being in the Parish of Farnham in the sd County of Rappa: as by the Survey plot thereof made may appeare which sd Two hundred acres of land is parte of a dividend of land containing Six hundred acres bearing date the 20th of Nov: 1664, and part of a parcell of land taken up joyning upon the abovesd Pattent being in the Parish and County aforesaid formerly pattented by JOHN NEWMAN, Father to the abovesaid NEWMAN, as by the Pattent thereof may appeare To have and to hold the sd land with every of their appurtenances unto the said WILLIAM ACERS his heires forever in as large and ample manner as are expressed in the originall Patent of the whole Dividend & by the rents & services mencioned to be due and payable and the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife do agree to warrant and keep indemnified the said land unto the said WILIAM ACERS against all persons whatsoever In Witness whereof ye have sett our hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      THOMAS CARPENTER, ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      CHARLES DODSON ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      Acknowledged before Colo. JOHN STONE, Lieut. Colo. WM. LOYD and Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three of his Majties Justices of Rappa: County this 5th day of May 1686 and recorded the 17th day of sd month
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ELIZABETH NEWMAN, Wife to ALEXANDER NEW- MAN, of the County of Rappa: depute and confirme my Loving Friend, Mr. WILLIAM SMOOTE, to be my true and lawful' Attorney for me to acknowledge unto WILLIAM ACERS my right of Dower of Two hundred acres of land as by Bill of Sale will appeare As Witness my hand and seale this 5th day of May 1686
      Test JOHN OCKLEY, ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      DOMINICK BENNAHAM
      Recordatr in Cur Com Rappa: 17th day May 1686

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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 121)
      TO ALL XPIAN People to whom this present writing shall come in the yeare of our Lord God Everlasting 1692. Know yee that I ALEXANDER NEWMAN of the County of Richmond do give & grant unto my God Daughter, EASTER JEFFERY, Youngest Daughter of EDWARD JEFFERY & ELIZABETH his Wife, one black Heifer wth: under keele in the right with a swallow forke & an under keele, to her & her heirs forever, To have & to hold the sd Heifer & all all increase forever from mee the sd ALEXANDER NEWMAN my heirs Executrs. & Admintrs: or from any person or persons clayming the same by from or under us or any or either of us and have caused this pr:sent writing to be recorded in the sd County Court. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 6th day of 10br: in the yeare above menconed
      Teste BENJA: E EVANS, ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      EDWD. JEFFERY
      Record Cur Corn Richd: 18 die Aprilis 1693
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 187
      ALEXANDER NEWMAN. 810 acs.. Lancer Co., 26 Sept. 1678. p. 654. 560 .115. upon a maim.- hr. of Marrattico. parting this & land of Tho. Chitw ood ; adj. John Custis; Jno Newman: 566 acs. granted Jno. Newman 22 Oct. 1663; 252 acs. granted Tho. Chitwood 9 July 1663; both of which were deserted & afterwards granted to Millen. Miller, by order, & sould to John Newman, who deserted; by order, granted to Wm. Mathews 25 Sept. 1677,, who sould to sd. Alexdr., 25 Oct. 1677; further due for trans. of 17 pers: Jane Robinson.Eliz. Vaughan, James Kent. Mary Coock, Jno. Bayly, John Brookes. Richd. Archer (or Arther), Ma ry Young, Thu. Martin. Edwd. Harry (or Hardy), Wm, Gulin, Row. Ward, Symo. Wood, Wm. Jarrett, Nath. Spencer. Tarries Man.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 8; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 359
      ALLEXANDER NEWMAN, 580 acs., on S. side of Rappa. Co., about mi. from the river; near run of Occupace Cr., adj. Cornelius Nowell & Vall. Allen; E'wd. of Chickahominy Run path, towards Portobacco Town; 28 Apr. 1690, p. 136. Granted Rawleigh Travers, 12 Sept, 1668, & by Rawleigh, his son ***** & since granted sd. Newman by order, &c. Trans. of 12 pers: Wm. Labin, Peter Richards, Robert Wigg, Katherine Kelk, Thomas Tomson, Robt. Dale, Tho. Fletcher, Isabella Hay, Jno. Hedley, Jane Bradon, Eliza. Lee, Cicely. Maycup.

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=98&last=99&g_p=G2&c ollection=NN Grant
      Title Newman, Alexander.
      Publication 18 December 1694.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 50 acres being escheat land of Ed. Crooker. Adjoining land of Robert Palmer.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 98-99 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=139&last=&g_p=G2&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Stoneham, Henry.
      Publication 13 March 1694/1695.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 117 acres beginning at a seat of land called Short Neck and adjoining Alexander Newman.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 139 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=220&last=&g_p=G2&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Bush, Thomas.
      Publication 13 January 1695/1696.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 70 acres adjoining Abraham Moon, Alexander Newman above Moratico Mill.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 220 (Reel 288).

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