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

Elizabeth Clarke

Female Abt 1662 - Bef 1694  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Clarke 
    Born Abt 1662  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 12 Jul 1694  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028720  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Henry Clarke,   b. 1631,   d. 28 Jan 1678/79, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Joan MNU Gower,   d. 3 May 1683, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1662  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Angell Jacobus,   b. Abt 1658, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1678  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Jacobus,   b. 14 Nov 1680, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     2. Susannah Jacobus,   b. Between 1686 and 1692, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     3. Mary Jacobus,   b. Abt 1683, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1712, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     4. Winifred Jacobus,   b. Abt 1681, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1738, Richmond County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692

      8 March, 1682 ; CLARKE, JOAN,* 3 May, 1683.
      To my two daughters Anne Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus all my wearing apparel to be equally divided between them.

      To Stanley Gower the son of Francis and Anne Gower one cow with all her increase forever to be delivered to the said Stanley the next Spring shall be Twelve month after my decease.

      To Elizabeth Jacobus daughter of Angell Jacobus and Elizabeth that feather bed I generally used to lye upon with the bolster Rugg and two feather pillows. Also to the said daughter of Angell Jacobus one cow with all her increase for ever to be delivered the next Spring shall be twelve month after my decease. To son John Clarke all my other estate (except what is above specified) as household stuff and all other Hereditamt and all other personall Estate as slaves cattle hoggs and a horse called Button And everything else I do possess with whether debts or otherways only what I above give to my daughters and their children excepted. It is my will that my son John remove nothing from the Plantation I now live on till he comes to the age of one and twenty. I also give to my son John a Certain Tract of Land that belongeth to me of seven hundred ninety and two and one halfe (792.5) acres that lyeth up-wards upon Rappeh River and nigh unto one William Sargent to him my said son and his heirs forever but if my said son should die without issue then the said tract of land to be divided between the heirs of the bodies of my two daughters Anne Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus. Appoints her son John Clarke her sole Executor. To Francis Gower son of Francis and Anne Gower one cow to be delivered the next Spring Come twelve month after my decease the weh Cow I give with its increase for Ever. This Cow is to be excepted from those Cattle I give my son John as well as the other two I gave my Grandchildren Stanley Gower and Elizabeth Jacobus. I desire my trusty and welbeloved ffriend Coil John Stone of Rapp8c County to guide and direct and counsel my son John Clarke till he Comes to ye age of one and twenty.
      Wit. ISAAC WRIGHT, EDMUND NORTHER, aged 30 years or thereabouts, THOMAS X HART, WILLIAM WARD, aged 28 years or thereabouts.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      CLARK, HENRY, 18 April, 1678; 28 January, 1678/9.
      To son John my bay mare with what increase she shall have after my decease.
      To son-in-law Francis Gore {sic Gower} one man servant which shall then have his full time to serve in this country to be bought with part of my estate by my Executrix and delivered to him.
      To daughter Elizabeth wife of Angell Jacobus and the heirs of her body lawfully to be begotten 200 acres of land next adjoining to the land of Mr William Fauntleroy at the South West part of that devident of Land where I now live and for want of such issue to my son John and his heires and all my other Lands and hereditaments whatsoever provided that Joane my wife shall enjoy the housing and plantation I now dwell on during her natural life. All the rest of my Estate not before bequeathed I give to my said loving wife Joane whom I make Executrix of this my will.
      Wit. JOHN SAMPSON, JOHN TAVERNER,
      STANLEY GOWER, aged 19 years. Page 108.
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 355
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that we WILLIAM SARGANT & JOAN CLARK both of ye County of Rappahannock in the Dominion of Virginia both with consent made a division of a tract of land to us grained joyntly by Patton dated the 28th day of September 1678 for One thousand five hundred Eighty & three acres
      being in County and Dominion aforesd, of which said acres we ye said parties have divided by a line of marked trees run & layed out by Mr, EDWIN CONWAY ye 26th day of Aprill 1682, ye sd lyne beginning at a marked Spanish Oake by a CART PATH that leads from JOHN BOWINs to JAMES TRENTs the said Oake ye beginning a corner of the said Patten t for One thousand Five hundred Eighty & three acres of land wch said dividing lyne runs No. Ea to a chesnut tree standing by RAPPAE CREEK maine Swamp dividing ye track of land into two equal' parts and that part being on ye Southward & Eastward side of said dividing brae I ye said SARGANT did by & with ye consent of said CLARKE make choyce of confirming ye other part yt: lyes on ye Northwards & Westward of sd dividing lyne unto ye said JOANE CLARK her heires and assignes forever; And that part that lyes on ye Northward & Westward side of ye said Dividing lyne I ye said JOANE CLARKE did make choice of confirming ye other part unto ye sd WM. SARGANT his heires and assignes forever In Witness whereof we the said WILLM. SARGANT and JOAN CLARK have set our hands and Seales ye 4th day of July 1682
      in prsence of ISAAC WRIGHT, JOAN CLARK
      ELIZABETH JACOBUS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 5 die July 82
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOANE CLARKE of Rappa: County and Farnham Parish doe make ANGELL JACOBUS of ye aforesd. Parish and County my lawfull attorney to acknowledge ye Devision of a certaine tract of land between WM. SARGANT & me ye aforesd. JOAN wch Devision I ye said JOAN CLARK do authorize ANGELL JACOBUS to acknowledge as if I myselfe were there prsent In Witness hereto I sett my hand and Seale this fowrth day of July 1682
      Testis ISAAC WRIGHT, JOANE CLARK
      JOHN CLARK
      Recordatr xx4 die July 1682
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 440-441
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANGELL JACOBUS of North Farnham Parish in the County of Rappa:, Cooper, and ELIZABETH my Wife, coheire with ANN the late Wife of FRANCIS GOWRE of the sd Parish and County deced, of all and singular the lands of HENRY CLERKE of the Parish and County aforesd. deced for and in consideration of Two thousand Five hundred pounds of good sound merchantable Tobb: and caske to us in hand paid or secured to be paid by this present Charter confirmed unto the sd ROBERT WOOD One hundred and Ten acres of land with the appertinances thereunto belonging being in Sittenburne Parish in the sd County of Rappa: on the North side thereof bounding and adjoyning in part upon the lands of ELIAS WILSON and JOHN FENNER which sd One hundred and Ten acres of land is part of a tract of Four hundred acres of land which were and did belong unto the sd HENRY CLARKE deced, Father to me the aforesd. ELIZABETH, now Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS, and to me by right of Inheritance descended To have and to hold the sd Land with all its appertinances unto the sd ROBT. WOOD his heires forever of the Capitall Lord or Lords of the Fee by services due therefore and of right accustomed To the proper use of sd ROBT: WOOD his heires forever and I the said ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH my Wife and our heires the aforesd. land with its appertinances to the aforesd. WOOD against all persons whatsoever (and especially against the heires of the sd ANN and FRANS: GOWRE) will warrant and for ever defend by these presents, And Lastly I the sd ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH my Wife oblige ourselves to acknowledge these presents in the County Court of Rappa: unto sd ROBT. WOOD when by him lawfully required In Witness we have hereunto sett our hands and seales this Sixth day of 9ber 1688
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye presents of us
      THO: WARD, ANGELL JACOBUS
      FRAN: GOWRE ELIZA: JACOBUS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die 9bris 1688 et record 29th die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH, now Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS, of the Parish of North Farnham in the County of Rappa. Cooper, doe appoint my loving Friend and Brother, FRANCIS GOWRE, my true and lawful! Attorney for me in my name to acknowledge unto ROBT. WOOD of said Parish and County all my right to a parcel! of land sold by my sd Husband together with myself and what my said Attorney shall lawfully do in the premisses I doe ratifie and allow In Testimony whereof I do hereunto sett my hand and seale this 6th day of November 1688
      Sealed and delivered in presents of us
      THO: WARD, ELIZABETH JACOBUS
      JOHN DAVIS
      Record 29th die 9bris 1688
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 3-4
      THIS INDENTURE made the 13th day of April in the year of our Lord 1688 and in the 4th yeare of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord James the Second by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King Defendr. of the Faith &c. Between ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH his Wife and FRAN: GOWRE of the one parte and HENRY LEWIS of the other part all of Rappa: County and Parish of North Farnham Witnesseth that said ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH his Wife and FRAN: GOWRE for two thousand pounds Tobb: and Caske in hand paid the Receipt whereof said ANGELL JACOBUS, ELIZABETH his Wife and sd FRAN: GOWRE do hereby acknowledge to have reced full satisfaction have bargained sold and confirmed unto sd HENRY LEWIS his heirs all that Tract or parcell of land situate lying and being in the lower side of RAPPA: CREEKE formerly sold by GEO: BRUCE to Mr. HENRY CLARKE, Father in Law to us the said ANGELL JACOBUS and FRANS. GOWRE, and bounding upon the Plantation of JNO. ESSEX, Colnll WALKER, Majr. PRICE and Collnll WM. LOYDE being ninty and six acres of land next and adjoining to the foure fore rented tracts of land as may appeare by a Survey and Plat of the sd Ninty and six acres of land Surveyed pr. Mr. WM. MOSELEY the then Surveyor of the said County of Rappa: Togeather with all ways waters and all other the appurtinances unto sd HENRY LEWIS his heirs yeilding and paying the Rents and Services therefore first and of right accustomed Further the said ANGELL JACOBUS, ELIZABETH his Wife and FRAN: GOWRE hath covenanteth and promiseth to and with sd HENRY LEWIS his heirs and every of them shall and may lawfully and peaceably have possess and enjoy the aforesd. premises with their and every of their appertinances without any lawful' vexation suit incumbrance disturbance impediment or let of them the said ANGELL JACOBUS, ELIZABETH his Wife and FRAN: GOWRE or either of them their heirs or any other person whatsoever shall and will from time to time and at all times warrant save defend forever the sd HENRY LEWIS his heirs In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and Seals the day and year above written
      Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      GEO: SALE ANGELL JACOBUS
      THO: WARD ELIZABETH JACOBUS
      FRAN: GAWRE
      Acknowledged in Rappa; Court by ANGELL JACOBUS and FRAN: GAURE the Third day of Janry. 1688 and recorded the 13th said month. WM. COLSTON Cl. Cur.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZA. JACOBUS, the Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS,
      cooper, of Rappa. County in Parish of North Farnham do Freely and voluntarily con-
      stitute and order my well beloved Friend DAVID BARWICK, Carpenter, of the aforesd. County and Parish, to be my lawfull Attorney and in my name and in my stead to acknowledge parcell of land HEN: LEWIS of the aforesd. County and Parish, Plantr., which he the said HENRY LEWIS bought of my Brother, JOHN CLARK deced., the which land lying and joyning to GEORGE BRUCE and LUKE THORNTON by Estimation Ninty six acres as being one of the heires now by Law and he the said HENRY LEWIS paying me for my acknowledgement do relinquish all my right title and interest unto HENRY LEWIS and his heirs forever As Witness my hand and Seale this 6th day of March 1688
      ELIZABETH JACOBUS
      Recognitr in Cur Court Rappa 6th Martie Ano 1688
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      1692-1693 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 1-5)
      THIS DEED Indented made the Thirtieth day of April in the yeare of our Lord according to the computation of the Church of England One thousand Six hundred ninety & two Between ANGELL JACOBUS of the Parish of North Farnham in the County of RAPPAHANNOCK, Cooper, and ELIZABETH his Wife of the one part
      and WILLIAM YEATES of the same Parish and County of the other part Witnesseth that the said ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH his Wife in consideration of the sum of Three thousand seven hundred and twenty pounds of every way good sweet seated Merchantable tobacco to them in hand well paid sell and confirm unto the said WILLIAM YEATES his heirs & assigns all that their parcell of land being in the Parish and County aforesd, containing One hundred acres bounded as followeth, Beginning at a white Oak corner
      tree to DANIEL JACKSON & extending thence East to a small red Oak and a Spanish Oak near MONOCON, thence crossing the same North West between a white Oak & two red Oaks in the line of JACKSON, thence along his said line No. East to a Hickory corner tree to JACKSON, thence along another line of JACKSONs South West to the first station: which said land descended to her ye sd ELIZA: by the death of one JOHN CLARKE, Brother to her the said ELIZABETH; To have and to hold the said One hundred acres of land with all the apperteraneces unto the sd WILLIAM YEATES his heirs and assignes forever without the let, of them the said ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH his Wife. In Witness whereof they have hereunto set their hands and seals
      in presence of ELIAS YEATES, ANGELL JACOBUS
      WM, EALE. JAMES ELLIS ELIZABETH JACOBUS
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rapa. 4 die Maii Ano 1692
      Teste WM. COLSTON, Cl Cu
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH JACOBUS, Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS of RAPPA: County in the Parish of North Farnham do appoint & make my Neighbour & friend, DAVID BARRICK, my true & lawfull Attorney to acknowledge a parcell of land my Husband and I have sold unto WILLIAM YEATES, the said land belonging to my Brother, CLARK, deceased, & fell to me, and I do relinquish all my trust or claiming my thirds for & in consideration of paying to my said Husband Three thousand seven hundred pounds of tobacco & cask by a Deed of Sale freely & willing that my Attorney should acknowledge it in as full power as if I were in presents as witness my hand & seale this 4th day of May 1692
      In presence of us GEORGE EALE, ELIZA: JACOB
      THOMAS WOODE
      the marke of JOHN ANDERSON
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deeds; (Antient Press}: Page 182-183
      THIS INDENTURE made the seven & twentieth day of February in the eight year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the grace of God Queen of Great Brittain France and Ireland, Defender of the faith &c., annoq. Dom. 1709, Betweene THOMAS GILL of County of NORTHUMBERLAND inthe Colony of Virginia, Planter, of one part and BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY of the Pish. of FARNHAM in County of Richmond, Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that THOMAS GILL for the sum of Five Shillings Sterling to him in hand paid by BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY by these presents doth bargain and sell unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY and assigns all that tract of land lying in the Pish, of FARNHAM and County of Richmond containing by estimation one hundred acres bounded, Beginning at the line of the HICCORY THICKETT and running a long the said line North six degrees East one hundred sixty five poles between a red Oak and a Spanish Oak near MONOCON, thence cross the same North eighty four degrees West eighty two poles between two red Oak saplins, thence South six degrees West one hundred eighty six poles between a white Oak and two red Oakes in the line of NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER, thence along his line North seventy eight degrees East ninety one poles to the aforesaid line of the HICCORY THICKETT, which said land was by Deed duly executed & conveyed by ANGELL JACOBUS late of this County deceased & ELIZABETH his Wife unto WILLIAM YEATS of the same County his heirs and by WILLIAM YEATS conveyed unto said THOMAS GILL and his heirs; Together with all houses gardens orchards woods profitts and appurtenances whatsoever belonging; To have and to hold said tract of land unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY and assignes dureing the full tearm of one whole year paying unto THOMAS GILL his heirs the rent of one pepper Come at the feast of St. Michaell the Archangell if demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the statute for transferring uses into possession BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY may be in the actuall possession of the premises and thereby be better enabled to accept a grant of the Release thereof In Witness whereof the parties first above named to the present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hart dc & seals the day year above written Sealed & delivered in the presence of GABRIELL ALLOWAY, THO: GILL
      SAMLL, GODWIN
      At a Court held for Richmond County Aprill the Fifth 1710
      This day came into Court THOMAS GILL presented & acknowledged this his Deed unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY and it was admitted to record; Mr. SAMUELL GODWIN appeared in Court and by vertue of a Letter of Attorney from MARGRETT GILL, the Wife of said THOMAS GILL, to him in that behalf made & relinquished her the said MARGRETTs right of Dower in the lands conveyed in this Deed unto the said DAWSEY, which is also admitted to record Test M. BECKWITH, CI Cur Examined p M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deeds; (Antient Press}: Page 183-186
      THIS INDENTURE made the eight & twentieth day of February in the eight year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the grace of God Queen of Great Brittain France & Ireland, Defender of the faith &c., annoq. Dom. 1709; Between THOMAS GILL of County of NORTHUMBERLAND, Planter, of one part and BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY of the Pish. of FARNHAM in County of Richmond, Planter, of other parte, Witnesseth that THOMAS GILL for the sum of Four thousand pounds of stemm'd sweet scented tobacco to him in hand paid by BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY by these presents doth bargain sell release land confirm unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY (in his actual! possession now being by vertue of a bargain and sale to him made for one year and by force &vertue of the statute for transferring uses into possession) his heirs all that tract of land lying in the Pish. of FARNHAM and County of Richmond containing by estimation One hundred acres bounded (the conveyances and description of the bounds for this land is as in the foregoing Lease), To have and to hold the said tract of land and appurtenances unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY his heirs and THOMAS GILL will warrant and for ever defend the said tract of land with appurtenacnes unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY his heirs In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands & seals the day and year first above written Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      GABRIELL ALLOWAY THO: GILL
      SAMLL. GODWIN
      At a Court held for Richmond County Aprill the fifth 1710
      This day came into Court THO: GILL presented & acknowledged this his Deed unto BARTHOLOMEW DAWSEY and it was admitted to record; SAMUELL GODWIN also appeared in Court and by vertue of a Letter of Attorney from MARGRETT GILL, the Wife of the sd THOMAS GILL, to him in that behalfe made, relinquished her the said MARGRETTs right of Dower in the lands conveyed in this Deed unto said DAWSEY which is also admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Examined p MARMADUKE BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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