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

William Griffin

Male 1668 - 1701  (33 years)


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  • Name William Griffin 
    Born 1668  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Feb 1700/01  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028712  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Griffin,   b. Bef 1650,   d. 1 Mar 1681/82, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Mother Female MNU Griffin,   b. Bef 1654,   d. Aft 1690, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1670  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Skelderman,   b. Bef 1650,   d. Aft 1715, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jane Griffin,   b. Abt 1695, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca MNU Griffin,   b. Bef 1672,   d. Aft 1692, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Bef 2 Sep 1691  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William {addl records} Griffin,   b. Abt 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Griffin,   b. Abt 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1725, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692 Page 169.
      25 November, 1681; GRIFFIN, WILLIAM, 1 March, 1681/2
      His land to his son William Griffin.
      To daughter Anne a cow named Rose with all her increase.
      To daughter Elizabeth one cow named Browning with all her increase.
      To daughter Joyce one cow named Blackfaee, with all her increase.
      To son William Griffin one cow named Madam.
      To each child a horse or mare or Either of them that shall be the produce of Two Mares one called Bess the other two year old.
      To wife my horse with all other stock that belongs to my plantation.
      To son William a Copper Kettle and two Guns when he is of age.
      To Mr William Moss and Mr Wm Sergant each one pair of gloves each and he appoints them Overseers of his Will.
      Wit. Wm LATHOOPE, THOMAS JAMES, aged 36 years or thereabouts.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1658-1692 page 89
      SARGENT, WILLIAM, 14 April, 1683.
      I dispose of my worldly estate as followeth after my funerall charges debts and Legacies paid.
      To son George all my lands in Virg or elsewhere to be delivered to him by my Executors hereafter named when he shall attain to the age of twenty years also to my son George all my personall estate together with the produce thereof to be delivered to him as soon as he shall attaine to the age of twenty years aforesaid. If my Executors hereafter named shall think fit to bring my perishable goods to an appraisement or to be sold at an outcry then the produce thereof to be delivered to my son George at the age aboresaid. My will and desire is that one diaper table Cloath fifteen napkins a bell mettle pot And a feather bed and furniture ten breeding Cows A bull and my Mares Remaine unsold with their Encrease And that the said Cattle and Mares Remain on the Plantation and lands whereon I now live And the encrease to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. What other goods my Executors shall keep and think fitt not to be sold or appraised to Remaine in their Custody And to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. My will is that out of ye produce of what goods my Executors shall make sale of that it be laid out in good Non household stuff and such other necessaries as they shall think fitt for the benefit of my son George and his Plantations to be delivered to him at the age abovesaid. My will is that both my Plantations be kept employed by my Executors And that my houses and fences be kept in Repair until my son shall Attain to the age above said And that one sixty foot tobacco house be built on the Plantation where I now live about two years before he attain to his said age. It is my will that my Executors give a lease to Richard Mathews of the land he now lives on until my son George comes to the age aforesaid he paying the quit Rents during ye time. In case my said son shall dye (w God forbid) before he attain to the age of twenty years then I give unto Richard Mathews his heirs and assigns forever ye Plantation whereon he now lives in the fforest with a hundred acres adjoining it. In case of my sons death above said [-----] unto William Whitridge his heirs and assigns forever [-----] Son of John Whitridge one hundred acres of land of the same dividend adjoining on the dividing land between Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Warren his heirs and assign's forever son of John Warren one hundred acres of land of the same divident adjoining on Will Whitridge, Richard Mathews and John Bowen. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Henry Feild his heirs and assigns forever son of Abraham Ffeild devd one hundred acres of land of the same divident Crossing the lines of Will Whitridge And William Warren to John Bowen line and back to the dividing line of Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Griffin his heirs and assigns forever son of Will Griffin decd fifty acres of land the same divident beginning at the great Swamp of his fathers line running along the said line to the line of Henry feild afores°. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Frances Sterne her heirs and assigns forever daughter of David Sterne and Rebeccah Wells her heirs and assigns forever daughter of Barnaby Wells the residue of the said land in the forest aforesaid to be equally divided between them quantity for quantity and quality for quality. In case of my sons death aforesaid I give unto John Deane his heirs and assigns forever son of John Deane one of my Executors hereafter named all the plantation with the land belonging whereon I now live together with ten Cattle that is to say six cows and one bull and three steeres Alsoe the hogs on the said land belonging to me. In case of my sons death aforesaid ye Residue of my Estate to be distributed among the poorest and most incapable of living of my God Children According to ye discretion of my Executors if they think fitt.
      To every and each of my friends here named; George Jones to Honoria his wife to John Weire to Mr Daniel Gaines to Mr Thomas Perkins to Mrs. Jane Deane wife of John Deane one of my Executors to Mrs. Martha Taylor twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. To each of my Executors hereafter named twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. It is my will that my said Son remain with his God father and Godmother until he attaine to the age aforesaid and to be brought up to learn to Read write and Cast accounts and the Grammer Rules if possible. And last I ordaine and appoint Capt George Taylor John Deane and Mrs Elizabeth Jones Exs. of this my last will and Testament.
      Wit. ALEX. DONIPHAN, aged 30 years or thereabouts, Rees EVANS, aged 30 years or thereabouts, JOHN MILLS, age 36 years or thereabouts.

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      RICHMOND COUNTY DEED BOOK 1 1692-1693
      2 Sep 1691. Deed. WILLIAM GRIFFIN of Sittenburne Parish Rappa Co & REBECCA my wife for 2950 pounds of tobb & cask sold to EDWARD PRICE of same co ... 112 a. pt/o a parcell formerly bought of JOHN & GEO MOTES
      ... . Wit: THO PARKE, CHARLES SPEE, GEO PROCTOR. Ackn 3 Aug 1692.
      (Bk l:pg 16)

      2 Aug 1692. Power of Atty. REBECCA GRIFFIN w/o WILLIAM GRIFFIN of Rich Co planter do impower THO PARK of Essex Co my ally to ackn the [above] deed unto EDWARD PRICE of same co taylor in court. Wit: CHARLES SPEE, GEO PROCTOR. Attest: WM COLSTON clerk. (Bk l:pg 17)
      ===
      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 1)
      Richmond County Court 4th of May 1692
      - It is ordered that WM. CARTER be Constable ye ensueing year in the stead of WILLIAM GRIFFIN & that he do repaire to the next Justice of the peace to be sworn according
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 108)
      Richmond County Court 3d of January 1693/4
      - WM. GRIFFIN ordered to offitiate as Survayor of the Highways this pr:sent yeare from STONEY HILL to PAPETAW CREEKE
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 116)
      Richmond County Court 7th of March 1693/4
      WILLIAM GRIFFIN together with FRAN. TAYLER in Open Court acknowled himselfe indebted to ELIAS WILSON in the sum of 300 lbs• of Tobb, to be paid in case the said GRIFFIN shall not render a true acct. of & surrender up two cowes calfe & one yearling Bull belonging to the Orphans of JOHN CARPENTER when the. unto lawfully required
      ===
      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 118)
      Richmond County Court 8th of March 1693/4
      - Ordered that CHARLES SNEAD & WILLIAM GRIFFIN upon the 19th: of this Inst. March do meet and appraise all & singular the Estate of LAURENCE MARTIN according to an inventory thereof taken & of Record in this County; and make report thereof under allele hands in writing to the next Court held for this County. Mr. JAMES HARISON is requested to sweare the sd persons for a due appraismt. of the sd Estate
      ===
      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 18)
      (REBECCA GRIFFIN to DONIPHAN Acknowledgmt.)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come WILLIAM GRIFFIN &c. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA GRIFFIN do for divix causes and considerations acknowledge my thirds of the within xxcconed land expressed the upper side unto ALEXANDR: DONIPAHN xx heirs forever and do it (rely without any compulsion in Test xxx hereof I have sett my hand this 6th of March 1693/4
      Recugnitr. in Cur Cum Richmond 7 die Martii
      Ano: 1693 et recurdr: 20 die REBECCA GRIFFIN
      ===
      1692-1693 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 31-33)
      THIS INDENTURE made the second day of Septembr: in the year One thousand Six hundred Ninety & one and in the third yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord King William & Queen Mary &c., Now Know yee that I WILLIAM GRIFFIN of SITTENBURNE Parish in the County of RAPPA: & REBECCA my Wife for the sum of Two thousand nine hundred & fifty pounds of Tobo: & caske in hand payed by EDWARD PRICE of the aforesd. County have granted unto the sd EDWARD PRICE his heirs or assigns forever one tract of land being in the aforsd. County of RAPPA: on the North side of the River, it being part of a Devident or parcel! of Land formerly bought of Mr. JOHN & Mr. GEO: MOTTs by WILLIAM GRIFFIN Esqr., the Land being butted & bounded as followeth about a Mile from the River being the back part of the sd GRIFFINs Devident beginning at a Maple in a branch & extending thence North West by West to three Hickorys standing tryangle, thence North East to two white Oakes & a Hickory standing triangle, thence South East by East to a white Oake, thence South West to the first menconed station, Together with all houses gardens pastures profitts &appurtenances; To have & to hold to him the said EDWARD PRICE his heirs or assigns and the sd WILLIAM GRIFFIN and REBECCA his Wife for ourselves our heirs do promise to warrant the sd tract of land from the claimes of any other persons In Witness whereof we have sett our hands & affixed our seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us
      THO: PARKE, WILLIAM GRIFFIN
      CHARLES SPOO REBECCA GRIFFIN
      GEO: PROCTOR
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rich: 3 die Augusti 1692
      The Subscriber do authorize & impower THO: PARKE of ESSEX County my true and lawfull Attorney in my stead to acknowledg a Sale of Land granted by my Husband, WILLIAM GRIFFIN, of Richmond County, Plantr., to EDWARD PRICE of the same County, Tayler, in the sd County Court of Richmond as Witness my hand this 2d day of August 1692
      Teste CHARLES SPOO REBECCA (her mark) GRIFFIN
      GEO. PROCTOR
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 7)
      Richmond County Court 5th of September 1694
      - WILLIAM GRIFFIN together with FRANCIS TAYLOR do acknowledge themselves indebted to the Worshipfull their Majestys Justices for the said County in the Penal Sum of Four thousand one hundred pounds of every way well conditioned tobacco in cask to be paid unto the said Justices their Executors or assignes in case the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN shall not at all times upon demand render unto JOSEPH CARPENTER, Sone of JOHN CARPENTER deced, Two thousand and ninety six pounds of tobacco put into his hands being the part of the said JOSEPH's Share and portion of his sd deced Fathers Estate or unto the Worshipful' Court of this County when thereunto lawfully required
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 93)
      Richmond County Court 3rd of October 1695
      - Ordered WILLIAM GRIFFIN be continued Surveyor of the High Ways this next ensuing year between RAPPAHANOCK CREEK and CHARLES BEAVER
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 8)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents may come I WILLIAM GRIFFIN of RAPPAK: County in Virginia, Planter, send greeting in our Lord God everlasting Now Know.ye that I the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN for a valuable consideration in hand received have sold unto ALEXR. DONIPHAN of RAPPA: County in Virginia his heirs & assigns forever a certain parcel! of land lying in the Freshes of Rappa. River on the River side, the North side the River, Beginning at a Spanish sapling by the River side running thence North West to a small pock Hicory in a line of marked trees, thence up a direct course to the head of a Pond to the River side to a marked locust, thence cup the River the severall courses to the place where began; To have & to hold all & every part of the land with houseing and orchard and all there unto be longing to him & his heirs & assigns forever without any hindrance of me the sd WM. GRIFFIN, And I do further warrant to them the sd parcel! of Land and will acknowledge & cause my Wife to acknowledge the Sale of the said land in the County Court of RAPPA: upon reasonable request In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 4th day of April 1692
      Signed sealed & delivd. in the presence of us
      NABU: JONES, WM: GRIFFIN
      JAMES ORCHARD
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 5th die Maii 1692
      Teste WM: COLSTON, Cl Cur
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      RICHMOND COUNTY DEED BOOK 1 1692-1693
      4 Apr 1692. Deed. WILLIAM GRIFFIN of Rappa Co planter for a valuable consideration sold unto ALEXR DONIPHAN of Rappa Co ... a parcel of land in the parish of Rappa River n side of the river ... will cause my wife to ackn the sale ... . Wit: NEHE JONES, JAMES ORCHARD. Ackn 5 May 1692. (Bk 1:pg 5)
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 8)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents may come I WILLIAM GRIFFIN of RAPPAK: County in Virginia, Planter, send greeting in our Lord God everlasting Now Know.ye that I the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN for a valuable consideration in hand received have sold unto ALEXR. DONIPHAN of RAPPA: County in Virginia his heirs & assigns forever a certain parcel of land lying in the Freshes of Rappa. River on the River side, the North side the River, Beginning at a Spanish sapling by the River side running thence North West to a small pock Hicory in a line of marked trees, thence up a direct course to the head of a Pond to the River side to a marked locust, thence up the River the severall courses to the place where began; To have & to hold all & every part of the land with houseing and orchard and all thereunto be longing to him & his heirs & assigns forever without any hindrance of me the sd WM. GRIFFIN, And I do further warrant to them the sd parcel! of Land and will acknowledge & cause my Wife to acknowledge the Sale of the said land in the County Court of RAPPA: upon reasonable request In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this
      4th day of April 1692
      Signed sealed & delivd. in the presence of us
      NABU: JONES, WM: GRIFFIN
      JAMES ORCHARD
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 5th die Maii 1692
      Teste WM: COLSTON, Cl Cur
      ===
      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 116)
      Richmond County Court 7th of March 1693/4
      - Ordered that REBECCA GRIFFIN Acknowd: of thirds of Land to Mr. ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN be recorded
      ===
      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 38
      WILLIAM GRIFFIN aged 28 years or thereabout being examined & sworne saith that he well remembers that Mr. JAMES ORCHARD had a browne bay gelding with one white foot behind and branded on ye one buttock wth: IF and on ye other buttock with 0 as was said there was an Lin ye middle of the but whether it did planely appear or not yor: Depont: does not well remember, but it was alwayes esteemed and said to be { } Mr. ORCHARDS brand; and after yor: Depont: being desireous to buy ye sd. Horse, Mr. ORCHARD told yor: Depont. that he had sold him to Mr. ELIAS WILSON, after wch: Mr. EDWIN CONWAY came to yor: Deponant and told him he had ye sd. Horse, and that he strayed from him, and hired yor: Deponant to take him up, and carry him to Mr. EDWIN THACKER wch yor: Deponant did some time in ye Fall or near it in ye year 1693, and being at Essex Court in December last yor: Deponant did there see ye sd Horse, and ye sd, CONWAY did there clayme him but one JOHN DOUGHTY as yor: Deponant did understand his name did there detaine ye sd Horse from ye sd. CONWAY and carry him away; yor: Deponant and CHARLES SNEAD being desired by ye sd. CONWAY to take notice thereof, and further saith not
      WM. GRIFFIN
      Vere Recordatr: FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      DAM & that the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN forthwith repair the HORSE BRIDGE over the said BEAVERDAMs
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      1697-1699 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 306)
      Richmond County Court 24d of June 1698
      - The Last Will and Testament of FRANCIS TAYLOR being presented to this Court by CHARLES SNEAD, Executor named in the said Will, was proved by the Oath of JOHN BERNARD and Probate thereof granted &c.
      - Ordered that WILLIAM CARTER, WILLIAM GRIFFIN, JOHN KELLEY, WILLIAM SMYTH or any three of them do meet at the House of FRANCIS TAYLER late deced on Thursday next and do then and there inventory and appraise all and singular the Estate of the said deced and make report thereof under their hands in writing to the next Court held for this County. Mr. JOHN DEANE is requested to administer an oath unto the said appraisers for their due appraisment as also to the said FRANCIS for his due discovery of the said Estate
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      1697-1699 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 470)
      Richmond County Court 7th of September 1699
      - Judgment is granted to Mrs. ANN METCALF, Administratrix of RICHARD METCALF deced, agst. WILLIAM GRIFFIN for Five hundred and eighty pounds of good tobo; in cask upon Bill, to be paid with cost of suit als Exo,
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      1699-1701 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 132)
      Richmond County Court 5th of February 1701
      -Order of Administration is grnted to LAWRENCE BARKER in right of his Wife of all and singular the Estate of WM. GRIFFIN deced, he giving security according to Law
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      1699-1701 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 144)
      Richmond County Court 5th of March 1701
      - Upon the Petition of LAWRENCE BARKER for appraisement, Ordered yt: WILLIAM SMITH, THOMAS NEWBURNE, GYLES MATHEWS and WILLIAM CARTER or any three of them sometime betweene this and the next Court do meet att the House of said LAWRENCE BARKER and do then & there Inventory and appraise all and singular the Estate of WILLIAM GRIFFIN deced and make report of their proceedings therein to the next Court held for this County under theire hands in writing. Capt. JNO. DEANE is requested to administer an Oath to the appraisers for the true appraisement of ye Estate as also to the Admx. for the true discovery thereof
      ===
      1699-1701 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 144)
      Richmond County Court 5th of March 1701
      - Upon the Petition of JOSEPH CARPENTER, ordered that LAWRENCE BARKER as Marrying the Relict of WILLIAM GRIFFIN do deliver and surrendr: the said JOSEPH CARPENTER'S Estate unto him
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      1699-1701 Richmond County, VA Order Book; Antient Press: {Page 144}
      Richmond County Court 5th of March 1701
      - Upon the Petition of JOSEPH CARPENTER, ordered that LAWRENCE BARKER as Marrying the Relict of WILLIAM GRIFFIN do deliver and surrendr: the said JOSEPH CARPENTER'S Estate unto him
      - Upon the Petition of LAWRENCE BARKER for appraisement, Ordered yt: WILLIAM SMITH, THOMAS , GYLES MATHEWS and WILLIAM CARTER or any three of them sometime betweene NEWBURNEthis and the next Court do meet att the House of said LAWRENCE BARKER and do then & there Inventory and appraise all and singular the Estate of WILLIAM GRIFFIN deced and make report of their proceedings therein to the next Court held for this County under theire hands in writing. Capt. JNO. DEANE is requested to administer an Oath to the appraisers for the true appraisement of ye Estate as also to the Admx. for the true discovery thereof
      ===
      1701-1704 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 3; Antient Press: (Page 362)
      Richmond County Court 5th of March 1701
      THIS INDENTURE made the Seventh day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and foure between JAMES KITCHEN of the Parish of SITTENBURNE in the County of Richmond of the one part and JOHN DAVIS of the Parish & County aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said JAMES KITCHEN in consideration of the summe of Three thousand pounds of tobbo: to him in hand already reced. hath granted unto the said JOHN DAVIS his heires & assignes forver all that parcell of Land containeing by estimation Thirty seven acres be the same more or less scituate lying and being in the Parish and County aforesaid, & bounding & butting upon the lines of WILLIAM PANNELL & WILLIAM GRIFFIN late deced, & included by a Swamp on the Southermost side of the Plantation of the said JAMES KITCHEN Thirty acres whereof was formerly purchased of WILLM. GRIFFIN by the said JAMES KITCHEN, ALEX: DONIPHAN & ye other seven more or less purchased by the said JAMES KITCHEN of JAMES ORCHARD together with all the right & interest clayme and demand whatsoever of him the said JAMES KITCHEN his heires and Admrs. and all woods profitts and appurtenances to the before hereby granted premisses belonging; To have and to hold together wth: all Deeds and evidences whatsoever touching the same as also all the houses orchards profitts & appurtenances to the said hereby granted premisses belonging to him the said JOHN DAVIS his heires & assignes forever, And the said JAMES KITCHEN doth hereby promise and agree wth: the said JOHN DAVIS his heires that the said JAMES KITCHEN his heires the said parcell or tract of land and all the hereby granted premisses wth: the appurtenances to him the said JOHN DAVIS his heires & assignes for ever against him the said JAMES KITCHEN his heires and every person whatsoever clayming under him or from the title challenge and demand of any other persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents, And that he the said JOHN DAVIS his heires or assignes att. all times forever hereafter quietly and peaceably hold & enjoy the sante and every part thereof without the trouble or interruption of him ye said JAMES KITCHEN his heires or any other persons whatsoever, And that he the said JAMES KITCHEN upon the reasonable request and att the costs and charges in the Law of him the said JOHN DAVIS will make & acknowledge other conveyances in the Law for the further and better conveying the hereby granted premisses to him the said JOHN DAVIS his heires as by him shall be reasonably advised. In Wittness whereof the said JAMES KITCHEN hash hereunto put his hand and seale the day and yeare first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN _KELLY JAMES KITCHIN, his marke
      EDMD. E MAGLINTIA, his mark
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 8th Martii 1704 & recordatr: 19th die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH KITCHEN Wife of the within named JAMES KITCHEN, do hereby of my owne free will and meere motion, assigne relinquish and make over unto the within named JOHN DAVIS his heires & assignes forever all my right & title of Dower and all other right and title whatsoever that I the said ELIZABETH KITCHEN now have or wch: in time to come I may or might have to the within mentioned Land and premisses wth: the appurtenances or any part or parcell thereof. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 7 day of March Ano: Dom: 1704
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN KELLEY ELIZABETH ' KITCHEN
      EDMOND MACLINCHA
      Recognitr: in Cur Corn Richmond 8th die Martii 1704 et recordr: 19th die Test J. SHERLOCK, Cl Cur

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