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

Benjamin Asbury

Male 1695 - Aft 1755  (> 61 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Asbury 
    Born 1695  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1755  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028687  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father Henry Asbury,   b. May 1650, Kent County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1707, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Durrant,   b. Abt 1655, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Jun 1709, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married Abt 1672  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Browne,   b. 1701, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1755, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1719  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Asbury,   b. 1720, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1812, Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Benjamin Asbury,   b. Abt 1721, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1791  (Age ~ 70 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F17474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ASBURY, HENRY, 3 February 1706; 30 April 1707. Son Henry 400 acres of land; son Thomas 400 acres of land and if he dies without issue to son Benjamin; to son Benjamin 100 acres and personal property; dau. Catherine one cow; wife Mary Exx.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 31
      Westmoreland County Court 27th of April1715
      - KIRK's Guardian
      Upon the Petition of EDWARD KIRK, Son of HENRY KIRK, late of this County, deced., THOMAS ASBURY is admitt his Guardian and it is ordered he be possest with the Estate, RICHARD SUTTON and BENJAMIN ASBURY assumeing to be his Securities for the trust reposed in him, ordered to enterinto Bond accordingly
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 466)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Ninth day of December one thousand seven hundred and nineteen in the fifth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of Great Brittain, France & Scotland,. King Defender of the Faith, Between BENJA ASBURY of the Parish of COPLE in County of WESTMORELAND of one part and JOSEPH SEAMAN of Parish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond of other part; Wittnesseth that BENJAMIN ASHBURY in consideration of five shillings of lawful! money of England to him in hand paid by JOSEPH SEAMAN cloth by these presents bargain & sell unto JOSEPH SEAMAN and his heirs all that parcel of land begining at a red Oak, corner tree to the land of THOMAS POUND, North 60d. East 160 poles to a Stake betweene a white and red Oak, thence North 30d. West 48 poles over a Deep Bottom by the Run, thence North
      35 West 32 poles to a Stake in a Swamp, thence North 78 West 39 poles to two small white Oak saplins, thence South 60d. West 40 poles to a Stake by a red Oak saplin, thence South 60d. West 173 poles to a red Oak, thence South 30d. East 32 poles to the line of THOMAS POUND to an Hickory, thence along the line of sd. POUND to the begining, containing a hundred acres being part of a great tract belonging to WILLIAM LANDMAN on & contained in a Pattent granted to THOMAS ROBINSON and EDWARD LEWIS dated the 20 of February 1662, and by them sold and conveyed to WILLIAM LANDMAN, deced, who in his Last Will and Testament bequeathed the aforesd. hundred acres of land and Pattent to his two Sons, WM: LANDMAN and JOHN LANDMAN, WM. dying it came wholy JOHN LANDMAN, his proper right, the sd. JOHN LANDMAN in his Last Will and Testamt. bequeathed the sd. hundred acres of land unto FRANCES BROWN, now Wife to the sd. BENJAMIN ASHBURY and her heires, which sd. land is sitaute on one of the Branches of TOTUSKEY CREAK in Farnham Parish, now in the tenure of the sd. JOSEPH SEAMAN, with all the rights members & appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the parcel of land with the premises unto JOSEPH SEAMAN and his heires, during the term of one whole year paying therefore the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn on the Nativity of Or: Lord next ensueing if lawfuilly demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents
      TOMASIN signe PURSELL
      ROBT: BAYLIS
      JAMES SAMFORD
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Second day of December 1719 by TOMASIN PURSELL, ROBERT BAYLIS and JAMES SAMFORD, and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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