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

Rebecca Jones

Female 1653 - Aft 1689  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Jones 
    Born Between 1643 and 1653 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1689  Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028734  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Robert Jones,   b. Abt 1623, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1675/76, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Martha Ironmonger,   b. Bef 1627, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1677/78, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1643  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Mosse,   b. 1623,   d. 3 Apr 1689, Sittingborne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Mosse,   b. Bef 1669,   d. Aft 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     2. Robert Mosse,   b. Bef 1682, Sittingborne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1711 and 1717, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F17499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • was she a parker?
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692

      MOSS, ROBERT, 8 August, 1685;3 April, 1689.
      In the name of God Amen I Robert Moss of the County of Rappahh., being of perfect sence & memory, & knowing the fragility uncertainty & the brevity of mans Life, & being willing to get my affairs in order before I die, doe make this my Last will & Testament In manner & forme as followeth;
      Imprimis I bequeath my smile to God that gave it, and my body to ye dust rection to Life at ye Last day, through my Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, & dispose of my Estate as followeth
      Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Robert Moss all & singular my Lands & Lands in this Colony of Virginia & Else where to have hold & Enjoy to him & his heires for Ever. Item.
      I give & bequeath unto my beloved Wife Rebeckah Moss the one belie pane of my Plantation with the Moiety of the housing fencing gardens and orchards there-upon, to her to have hold and Enjoy for & during her Life.
      Item. I give & bequeath all & sole my personall Estate to wit, my goods & Chattles Unto my beloved Wife Rebeckah, & my son Robert, to be Equally devided between them saveing & Excepting some Legacies hereafter mentioned.
      Item. I give unto Laomedon Tucker or his two Children already borne (to wit) Daniell & Mary one mare fold of one yeare old to them & their heires for Ever, & also two Earling [yearling] heifers to the said Daniell & Mary I give to be them & their Increase in Common between them ye said Daniell & Mary for Ever.
      Item. I give unto Daniell Tucker the Use & benefitt of housing & ground to plant his Cropp on and his Diett from time to time & at all times as Long as the said Daniell shall Live.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my brother Thomas Mosses two daughters, (Elizabeth & Frances) two Gold Rings, of ten shillings price apiece Each of them one.
      Item I give & bequeath unto William Mosses Son & daughters (to wit) William Moss, ffrances Moss & Elizabeth Moss, three Gold Rings of ten shillings price apiece; to Each of them one.
      Item. I give & bequeath Unto my two grand-daughters (the daughters of Abraham Stapp by my daughter Dorothy) (to wit Rebeckah & Martha Stapp) two mare folds of the age of two yeares Each, to have & to hold the said mare folds & their Increase in Common to them & their heires for Ever, alwayes be it provided that when Either of ye said daughters shall attain ye age of Eighteen yeares that then she may make an Equall division of this said Legacie & Enjoy her Due part.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy, the wife of Abraham Stapp, one gold Ring of Eighteen shillings price.
      Item I give Unto Jeremiah Parker the son of Thomas Parker one heifer of a years old. Item.
      I Will, ordaine, & appoynt my beloved Wife Rebeckah, & my Son Robert Moss, to be Joynt Executrix & Executor of this my last will, & doe Revoke annuli all former Will or Wills by me had and made appoynting this and no other to be my Last Will & testament.
      In witness hereof I hereunto publish my name, & affixe my Seale, & make publication hereof In the titmice of honest & Lawfull witnesses; this Eighth day of August m the years of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, one Thousand six hundred & five.

      Signed sealed & Published Robert Moss Seal
      in the presence of us
      ABRAHAM STAPP
      John M Mills his mark
      Tho: PARKER
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 1, Part I - 1656-1662; Antient Press; Page 39-41
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBT. MOSS do hereby acknowledge to have sold & conveyed from me my heirs Exrs or assignes a parcell of land lying & being upon the Maine Branch of a Swamp called by the name of CHESTUCKSENT & bounden with marked trees under the HILLS to a marked white Oake marked three ways in the line & thence Extending it self to the miles end of my Devident being the Quantity of One hundred acres either more or less the sd land being made over as is aforesaid unto RICHARD STOAKES his heirs or assigns for ever with all rights & priviledges thereunto belonging in as full & ample manner as it is granted to me by my Pattent the sd Land being part of a tract of land sold to me by Mr. WILLIAM MOSELEY be the sd RICHARD STOAKES being lyable from henceforth to pay his Matys quitrents & all taxations that shall be demanded as Witness my hand & Seal this 29th of January 1664
      Test JOHN LAMPART, ROBT: MOSS seal
      PETER JOHNSON
      I REBECKA MOSS do give my full & free consent to ye sale of this Land abovementioned as Witness my hand this 20th Jan: 1664
      Test JOHN LAMPART, REBECCA MOSSE seal
      PETER JOHNSON
      - I REBECKA MOSS make STEPHEN CATOR my full & lawfull Attorny for the Sale of the Land within the mentioned Conveyance. Witness my hand the 20th of October 1664
      GRIFFIN JONES, REBECCA MOSSE
      DAVID TUCKER
      Recognr in Cur Com Rappa 2 die 9bris 1665
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part II - 1670-1672; Antient Press: pg 283-284
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBERT MOSSE of the County of Rappa. in Virginia Planter and REBECCA my Wife do acknowledge by these presents to have could and confirmed unto RICHARD STOAKES of the same County in the Parish of Sittingbourne and to his heirs all our right title and Interest unto us
      belonging a par cell of land about two hundred acres more or less bounding upon a devident of land that the said STOAKES now liveth upon and also bounding upon the land of CAPT, HAWKINS both was further bounding upon the land of NICHOLAS CATLETT and NICHOLAS WILLARD and also all the land belonging to me ROBERT MOSS of the South East side of the Maine Swamp called CHICKICKSON and from thence to his own boundes Moreover I the said MOSS doe further obleige myself and my heirs to warrant the sale of the said land unto RICHARD STOAKES and his heirs forever and also from the Dower of my Wife REBECCA he the said STOAKES paying his Majesties Quittrents and all other taxes and Impositions wch either are or heereafter shall be devised on the abovesaid land and we freely hereunto sett our hands and seals this first of February Anno 1671/2 in prence of us JOHN RYMAN, (Byman in text) ROBERT MOSS
      HUM DAVIS signum REBECCA MOSS
      Recognitr in Cur Rappa. 7th Die March Anno Dom 1671
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA MOSS of the County of Rappa do hereby constitute and appoint my Trusty and loveing friend JOHN RIMON of the County aforesaid my true & lawfull Attorney to acknowledge unto RICHARD STOKES of the same County at the next Court held for Rappa a persell of land as by a Conveyance may further appear allowing and confirming the same as if I myself were personally presnt as Witness my hand this first of February 1671.2
      in presence of us HUM DAVIS signum REBECCA MOSS
      BARTH WILLIAMS signum the mark of
      Recordatr XX4th die Aprillis 1672
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 236-237
      THIS INDENTURE made the third of Novembr. in the year 1668 Between HENRY GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife both of the County of Rappa of the one party and ROBERT and THOMAS MOSS of the same County of the other party Witnesseth that the said GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife for and in consideration of the valuable summe of Two thousand pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco with Caske in hand received by Bill (Vizt) to be paid upon demand as by the Tenner of the said Bill it may and will appear have given sold and make over from them and their heirs unto the said ROBERT and THOMAS and their heirs and assigns forever a certain parcell of land being in the County aforesaid and in the Parish of Sittingbourne it being the one halfe or moiety of a parcell of land formerly purchased by me the said GERMAN of DANIEL GAINES and according as the aforesaid moiety was formerly land butt unto RICHD. GOOD it being one hundred and seaven tie acres more or less to have hold occupie and enjoy peacablie and quietly to them ROBERT and THOMAS their and either of their heirs forever without any let or ejection of the said GERMAN or DOROTHY his Wife or their or either of their heirs claiming lawfull title to any part thereof and it is further agreed upon between the said parties that the said GERMAN and DOROTHY his Wife will at all times hereafter keep harmless from all persons whatsoever under them claiming to anne part thereof and it is further agreed between the said parties that the said HENRY and DOROTHY his Wife shall either by themselves or there known lawful! attorney make a Recognition of this there Deed at the next Court held for this County and to the summ of Four thousand pounds of Merchantable Tobacco and Caske to be paid upon demand with convenience in the County of Rappa In Witness that this within act have hereunto sett our hands and seals the 3d of 9br 1668
      in presence of WM. MOSELEY HENRY GERMAN
      WM. UNDERWOOD, RICHD, GOODE DOROTHY GERMAN the marke of
      Recognitr in Com Rappa 4 die 9bris 1668
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we ROBERT and THOMAS MOSS with REBECCA and ELIZA our Wifes doe assigne all our right and Interest of this conveyance within mentioned from us and our heirs forever unto JOHN WOOD his heirs forever as Witness our hands this llth day of July 1674
      Test FRANCIS GRAVES, ROBT, MOSS
      RICHARD POOLE THOMAS MOSS
      REBECCA MOSS
      ELIZA. MOSS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 2 die 7bris 1674
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 234
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBERT MOSS of the County of Rappae., Planter, together with the consent of REBECCA my beloved Wife, for diverse good causes me thereunto mooving, as alsoe for the love and affection wee Beare unto LEOMIDON TUCKER of the abovesaid County, doe for us freely give and make over unto the said LEOMIDON TUCKER his heires and assignes forever One hundred acres of land being in the Parish of Sittingburne in the County aforesaid on South side of Rappae. River back in the woods on the SW branch of OCCUPACY CREEK beginning at a marked red Oak the corner tree of the land of ROBT. GAINES, and runing thence along the line of the land of THOMAS PARKER for length, a certaine proportional quantity of perches according to the dimension of land above specified thence the next Course into the land above specified, thence the next Course inw the land of ROBERT MOSS accordiug to proportion parrellell with the first course back againe; to the line of the land of WILLIAM BATES and finally along the said line to the first mentioned station, we the said ROBERT and REBECCA MOSS doe warrant the said land unto LEOMIDON TUCKER his heires & assignes freely to hold said land without any money or anything to be paid unto us putting the said LEOMIDON TUCKER in present possession by livery of turffe and twigg and acknowledgment of this land in the County Court of Rappae: by ourselves or our known lawful! attorney In Witness whereof wee hereunto subscribe or: names & set our seales this 3 day of 7ber 1679
      Signed sealed and Delivd. in prsence of us ROBERT MOSS
      DANLL, TUCKER, ABRAM: STAPP REBECCA MOSS
      Recordatr x die October 1679
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 19-20
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these prsents shall come, I ROBERT MOSS of ye Parrish of Sittingbourne in ye County of Rappa: in Virginia, Plantr:, send Greeting in our Lord God everlasting. Know yee that I the said ROBERT MOSS and REBECCA my Wife for the Naturall love and affection I have to my loving Brother, ROBERT JONES, together with divers other good causes have granted and made over unto my aforesaid Brother, ROBERT JONES, his heirs and assigns forever, one par- cell of land contaying One hundred acres being on ye South side Rappahannock River in ye Parrish and County aforesaid; It being at ye upper end of a tract of land ye said ROBERT MOSS doth now live and adjoyneth upon ye land of NICHOLAS WILLARD and soe including ye quantity of One hundred acres of land together with all their appurtenances belonging To have and to hold with all rights belonging with all woods timbers trees to him ye said ROBERT JONES his heirs, Subject Nevertheless to the rents and services that shall henceforth become due to or: Soveraigne Lord the King his heirs and lastly wee the said ROBERT MOSS and REBECCA my Wife do further oblidge or:selves to acknowledge this Instrument in Court of Rappahannock when required and doe warrant ye said One hundred acres of land free from all manner of demands In Witness whereof I ye said ROBERT MOSS and REBECCA my Wife have set our hands and affixed or: seales this 20th day of January 1682
      Signed Sealed and delivered in prsence of us
      RICHARD CAUTHORNE, ROBERT MOSS
      ABRAHAM STEPP REBECCA MOSS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die Marty 1682 et Recordat iiii die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA MOSS do appointe my freind THOMAS NEW to be my true and lawfull Attorney for me to acknowledge a certain Deed of Sale made by my Husband, ROBERT MOSS, to JOHN MILLS JUNR, and alsoe a Deed of Gift made by my said Husband to my Brother, ROBERT JONES, both which deeds beare date with these prsents and what my said Attorney shall doe in any of ye prmisses I doe hereby allow to he as anthentique in ye Law as if I were thcrc myselfc in presence. As Witness
      my hand this 20th day of January 1682
      RICHD: CAWTHORN,
      ABRAHAM STEPP REBECCA MOSS
      Recordatr. xxii die Marty 1682

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