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

Francis Williams

Male Abt 1660 - Bef 1747  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Francis Williams 
    Born Abt 1660 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1747  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028816  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2020 

    Family 1 Sarah MNU Bowen,   b. Aft 1670,   d. Aft 1695, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F17507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne MNU Jennings,   b. Abt 1665,   d. Abt 1710, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Abt 1699  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Williams,   b. Bef 1695, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1766, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F17508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Alice {Unproven} Knight,   b. Abt 1660, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1719, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1710  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Williams,   b. Bef 1720,   d. 30 Mar 1742, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F17509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • brother of the John d. 1702?
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      Researched by F. Claiborne (Jay) Johnston
      jay.johnston@troutmansanders.com

      My maternal line is a Williams line, from Orange County VA (and, after, 1840, Greene County VA). I had worked this line back to Francis Williams who received, under provisions of will of Ambrose Madison, conveyance of land in Orange County VA from Elizabeth Madison, daughter of Ambrose Madison
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692
      BOWEN, JOHN,
      1 April, 1686 ; Proved 5 May, 1686 & recorded 17 May, 1686.
      Sick of Body yett thanks be unto God of perfect memory.
      To my two sons Mathew and John Bowen Two hundred & fifty Acres of Land where I now live to be Equally divided between them when please God they shall live to the age of Twenty one years.
      To my other two sons Stephen & Alexander Bowen my part of a parcell of Land lying in the forke bought by Alexander Doniphan & myself of George Jones Containing five hundred Acres to be Equally divided between them when they shall Live to the Age of Twenty one years and if either of my sons die that then my Daughter Martha to have his part of Land and if any issue of my sons should die or all the Remainder of my sons die that then my daughters Martha and the Child my Wife goeth with all to have the above remaining part of my Land.
      To my son Matthew my horse Jack.
      To my Daughter Martha a young mare now Running in the woods a grey Colour she and her increase forever.
      To my Loving Wife a gray horse Hector.
      I give also a mare and Two horses to my sons Stephen John and Alexander and the Child my Wife goeth with all wth. the encrease of the Mare forever.
      To my Loving Wife and John, Stephen and Alexander, Martha and the Child my Wife goeth with all my female Cattle to be equally divided between them and for the male Cattle I bequeath unto my Loving Wife and also to her all the Hoggs and what household goods I have.
      Wife Executrix and son Matthew Executor.
      Wit. MOSES HUEBERT, Alex. DONIPHAN, FFRAN: X WILLIAMS. Page 75.
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 64)
      Richmond County Court 7th of August 1695
      - JOHN BOWIN of this County brought his action against FRANCIS WILLIAMS of the said County and declares that whereas JOHN BOWEN deceased, Father of the said JOHN in and by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the first day of April in the year of our Lord God 1686 & duly proved in RAPPA: County Court did give and bequeath unto his two (blank) MATTHEW and the said JOHN. Two hundred and fifty acres of land where I now live to be equally divided between them when please God they shall live to the age of one and twenty years into & upon which said Land given as aforesaid with force and arms and contrary to the Peace &c., the said FRANCIS hath unlawfully entered and the same from the said JOHN doth withhold detain and keep and great Trespasses thereon hath done & comitted and that thereby the said JOHN is damnifyed & damage hath sustained to the value of Ten thousand pounds of tobacco, whereupon he brings his suit and prays Judgment &c., As also that the Writt habere fatias possessionem may be directed to the Sheriff &c., And the Defendt. FRANCIS WILLIAMS by ROBERT BRENT comes into Court and defends the force &c. & prays Judgment of the Writt as for that the Plantiff complains that whereas JOHN BOWEN, Father of the said JOHN, by his last Will did divise to his two Sons, MATTHEW & JOHN Two hundred and fifty acres of land to be equally divided between them and that the said FRANCIS had unlawfully entered into & upon the part of the said JOHN but it does not appear by any alligation that the same was ever divided or whether they still hold the same pro in deviso in which case the suit must be brought jointly & there prays Judgment &c., which Plea in abatement of the Writt, the Court having overruled the said Defendant by ROBERT BRENT aforesaid for Plea further saith that the said JOHN the Plantiff & MATTHEW deceased were sezied of the Land as Tennants in Common by virtue of the last Will of the said JOHN, the Father deced, And as such held to the time of the death of the said MATTHEW, who by his last Will and Testament devised his part of the said Two hundred and fifty acres of land to JOHN, his Son, now a minor, and the said FRANCIS having Intermarryed with SARAH, the Relict of the said MATTHEW, and Mother of the said JOHN, Son of the said MATTHEW, is possessed of the same in right of the said JOHN minor as aforesaid without that that the said FRANCIS hath unlawfully or by force entered and of this prays Judgment & this Court seriously considerating the whole matter are of Judgment that by force & virtue of the above recited Will of JOHN BOWEN, the Father of the said MATTHEW deceased, had only a right of lennancy in Common of & in the said Two hundred and fifty acres of land duirng his life and after that the said Land doth wholly come & descend unto the said JOHN, the Brother, And have therefore ordered that the Sheriff of this County or his Deputy do put the said JOHN into quiet & peaceable possession of the said Two hundred & fifty acres of land and that the Defendant pay all cost of suit alias Execution
      - Mr. SPICER appears Attorney for JOHN BOWEN
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      1699-1701 Richmond County, VA Order Book; Antient Press: {Page 84-85}
      Richmond County Court 6th of March 1700/1
      - Ordered that FRANCIS WILLIAMS be paid for six days attendance according to Act by JAMES TRENT being by him subpena'd an evidence in the suit depending between WILLIAM CARTER Plt. and the said JAMES, Deft.
      - Ordered that Mrs. ANN WILLIAMS, Wife of FRANCIS WILLIAMS, be paid for five days attendance according to Act by JAMES TRENT being by him subpena'd an evidence in the suit depending between WM. CARTER Plt. & the said JAMES, Deft.
      - Ordered that JANE MATHEWS, Wife of GILES MATHEWS, be paid for six days attendance according to Act by JAMES TRENT being by him subpena'd an evidence in the suit depending between WM. CARTER Plt. & JAMES TRENT, Deft.
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      1699-1701 Richmond County, VA Order Book; Antient Press: {Page 103}
      Richmond County Court 7th of May 1701
      - Ordered that FRANCIS WILLIAMS be paid by FRANCIS JAMES for five days attendance according to Act being by him subpena'd an evidence in the suit depending between FRANCIS JAMES Plt. and NICHO: SMYTH, WM. ROBINSON, GEO: PHILLIPS, RICHARD JORDAN, XPHER EDRINGTON & JA: STICKLEER Defts.
      - Ordered that ANN WILLIAMS, Wife to FRANCIS WILLIAMS, be paid for five days attendance according to Act by FRANCIS JAMES being by him subpena'd an evidence in the suit depending between FRANCIS JAMES Plt. & NICHO: SMYTH, WILLIAM ROBINSON, GEO: PHILLIPS &c. Defts,
      ===
      1701-1704 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 3; Antient Press: (Page 191)
      HIS INDENTURE made the fifteenth day of October in the years of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred and two Betweene JAMES KITCHEN and ELIZABETH his Wife of ye County of Richmond of the one part and ROBERT HENSON of ye County aforesaid of the other part. Wittnesseth that the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZABETH his Wife for a valuable consideration have sold unto the said ROBERT HENSON his heires and assignes all that plantation or tract of Land formerly in the tenure or occupation of JOHN VICARS late of this County deced, scituate and being in the Parish of SITTENBURNE and County aforesaid, containeing by estimation Sixty acres of Land being bounded as followeth, that is to say, upon the lines of GEORGE PAYNE, FRANCIS WILLIAMS, GEORGE ERWIN and HUMPHRY CUSHINBURY, together with all the woods ways profits to the said Land belonging; To have and to hold to him the said ROBERT HENSON his heires and assignes forever, And the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZABETH his Wife covenant and agree that they their heires the said tract of Land with all its rights to the same belonging or with any part thereof to him the said ROBERT HENSON his heires and assignes against them the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZABETH his Wife theire heires or any other p:sons whatsoever under him and will warrant and forever defend and that he the said ROBERT HENSON his heires may att all times forever hereafter possess and enjoy all the granted pr:misses without the trouble of the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZABETH his Wife theirs helms or any other persons whatsoever, And that lastly the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZABETH his Wife their heires will att the reasonable request and att the proper costs and charges of him ye said ROBERT HENSON is heires make such other conveyances for ye further assurance of said pr:misses his shall be reasonably required. In Testimony the said JAMES KITCHIN and ELIZ
      Wife have sett their hands and seales the day and yeare first above written
      DANLL. McCARTY JAMES
      KITCHIN, the marks of
      Signed sealed and delivered in prsence of
      JOHN DALTON ELIZA: KITCHIN, her marks
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com:Richmond p JAMES KITCHIN &ELIZABETH his Wife 4th die November Ano 1702 & recordatr: 10th die Test JAMES SHERLOCK, Cl Cur
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      1702-1704 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 305)
      Richmond County Court 3d of February 1703/4
      - Order is granted agt. the Sheriff to ALEXANDER HINSON and ELIZA: his Wife, for the non appearance of FRANCIS WILLIAMS as Marrying ANNE, the Relict and Admrx. of JOHN JENNINGS deced, according to Declaration
      ===
      1702-1704 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 319)
      Richmond County Court 1st of March 1703/4
      - Certificate according to Act of Assembly is granted to FRANCIS WILLIAMS for Foure hundred and fifty acres of Land for importation of nine p:sons into this Collony by name CATHERINE PAGE, ROBERT TURNER, JOHN PEIRCE, ALICE LYNCE, JOHN CLARKE, SILVESTER JONES, MARY JONES, ELIZA: WRIGHT & JOHN WILLIAMS, the said FRANCIS makeing oath that neither he nor any to his knowledge had received Certificate for the same, the right of which he assigned in Court to Capt. CHARLES SMITH. (Cert: iss: 17d. Mar; 1703)
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      1704-1705 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 66)
      Richmond County Court 6th of June 1705
      - This day JOHN JENNINGS made choice in open Court of GEORGE ERWIN for his Guardian and it is ordered that FRANCIS WILLIAMS do deliver unto the said GEORGE for the use of the said JOHN JENNINGS all the Estate belonging to the said JOHN now in his hands & custody, the said GEORGE ERWIN giving security for the same according to Law, and it is likewise ordered that the said GEORGE ERWIN do instruct the sd. JOHN JENNINGS in his reading
      ===
      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 202)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we FRANCIS WILLIAMS of Parish of Sittenbourn in County of Richmond, Planter, and FRANCIS WILLIAMS JUNR. of Parish and County aforesd: Planter, are firmly bound and obliged unto WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE of the Parish of Northfarnham in sd. County in the full and just sum of Three thousand pounds of good tobacco and Sixty pounds Sterling money to the which payment well & truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these present; Sealed wth our seales & dated this 5th day of April 1717
      THE CONDITION of the above obligacon is such that if the above bound FRANCIS WILLIAMS SENR. his heirs do well and truely observe performe and keep all the covenants and agreemts. made and agreed upon of his part in a Deed of Lease and Release between FRANCIS WILLIAMS of one part and WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE of other part according to the true intent thereof; Then this present obligation to be void and of none effect else to remain in full force power & vertue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      SAMLL. SAMFORD FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS
      JOHN MORTON JUNR FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS JUNR.
      Att a Court continued and held for Richmond County the Fifth aay of April! 1717 FRANCIS WILLIAMS and FRANCIS WILLIAMS JUNR. came into Court and acknowledged this their Bond unto WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1716-1718 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [Antient Press]; Page 318a
      Westmoreland County Court 27th of June 1717
      - FITZHUGH v WILLIAMS
      In the action of Debt brought by ANNE FITZHUGH against FRANCIS WILLIAMS, SENR., the Sheriff made return the Defendt was not to be found within his Baylywick and that his residence is in RICHMOND
      County whereupon the same was ordered to be dismist
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      1719-1721 Richmond Co VA Order Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 158)
      Richmond County Court 3d of February 1719/20
      - WILLIAMS v WILLIAMS
      ALICE WILLIAMS, the Wife of FRANCIS WILLIAMS, by her Petition to last September Court sett forth that she has been marryed to FRANCIS WILLIAMS about nine years and he has not allowed her any maintenance or subsistence, she being about sixty years of age, but daily cohabits with a mulatto woman, therefore prays relief in the premises. FRANCIS WILLIAMS being summoned but not appearing, on the motion of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, Attorney for ALICE WILLIAMS, it is ordered FRANCIS WILLIAMS doe not molest or disturb her in the Thirds of the land on which her former Husband, TRENT, dyed possessed of but that she possess and enjoy the same to her own proper use and benefit
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      1721-1724 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [F. Edward Wright]; Page 42
      At a court held by the sd county the 1st day of November 1722.
      Thomas Sturman by vertue of a Letter of Attorney from Francis Williams being duely proved by the oaths of the wittnesses thereto acknowledged a deed of lease & release of land together with a bond passed by the sd Williams to James Naughty to be the proper act & deed of the sd Williams, which deed & bond
      were likewise proved by the oaths of the wittnesses to them, and at the instance of the sd Naughty are all ordered to be recorded.
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      1720-1722 Westmoreland Co Va Deeds & Wills [Craig Kilby]; Page 120-128
      31 Oct 1722 & l Nov I722
      Lease ( 5 shillings) & Release ( 1500 lbs. of tobacco.)
      Francis Williams of Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, planter to James Naughty of Cople Parish, planter. 150 acres of land in Washington Parish. Part of a patent of 843 acres to Malacky Peale dated 20 November 1678, and by Peale sold to said Francis Williams by deed dated 1 October 1691. Beginning at (A) a white oak corner to another parcel of land and part of the said patent, and sold to John Quisenberry, thence along Quisenberry's line SE by E 70 poles to [B] thence S64E 20 poles to [CJ thence SE 40 poles to [OJ thence S3E 20 poles to [E] thence S 20 poles to [F] SSW 40 poles to ~ the head of a branch crossing the main road, thence S39 .5E 37 poles to [HJ a corner tree in Oceany's line standing by a swam side, thence over the swamp N62E 180 poles to [I] a little marked red oak on the south side of the main road in Mr. William Bridge's line, and along Bridge's line Nl5W I 10 poles to [J] a corner tree on the southernmost side of a hill where is supposed to stand in Lee's line, thence West 234 poles to [A] the beginning. Witnessed by /sf J. Sturman, and ∑ /xi Griffin Jones. Proved 31 October 1722 by Thomas Sturman, via Power of Attorney from Francis Williams. Recorded 8 November 1722.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.27 - William WOODBRIDGE, NFP, will; 16 Nov 1726, 1 Feb 1726/27 cousin George WOODBRIDGE the plant. I bought of Francis WILLIAMS 300 ac. to be made good out of that I bought of Thomas MOUNTJOY; dau. Elizabeth remaining 500 ac. of land I bought of Thomas MOUNTJOY and all slaves at Rappahannock Plant; executor to buy 200 ac. of good plantable land near the falls of our river and give it to William ROBERTSON the son of Anne ROBERTSON; son John; ex: son John;
      wits: Nath. NORTON, John [DEPLICH], Susannah HINDES.
      [Maj. William WOODBRIDGE mar. (1) Sarah KEENE and (2) Sarah BRERETON, 1713. MRC, pp.234, 235. William ROBERTSON, the bastard son of Anne, was b. 18 Jan 1725. NFPR, p.158.]
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      1745-1747 Westmoreland Co Va Deeds & Will Book 10 [Antient Press]; Page 281-285
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty fifth day of September in the Twentieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c.. And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty six; Between FRANCIS WILLIAMS of Parish of Saint Marks in County of ORANGE, Planter, of one part and JAMES NAUGHTY, of Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland. Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that FRANCIS WILLIAMS in consideration of the sum of Five Shillings in hand to him paid by JAMES NAUGHTY, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JAMES NAUGHTY Three hundred acres of land lying in County of Westmorland being part of a Patent of 843 acres of land granted unto MALACHY PEALE and sold unto FRANCIS WILLIAMS, Father to this present FRANCIS WILLIAMS, Son and heir to the Decedent, FRANCIS WILLIAMS, and party to this Indenture, the said Pattent of 843 acres of land was granted unto MALACHY PEALE dated the twentieth day of November one thousand six hundred and seventy eight and sold unto FRANCIS WILLIAMS or made over by said PEALE by Deed dated the first day of October one thousand six hundred and ninety one as by the Pattent and Deed may more fully appear; bounded: 287 acres part thereof beginning at a small marked Oak standing on the South side of the Main Road in the line of WILLIAM BRIDGES, Gentleman, and being also a corner tree of Two hundred acres of land part of the said Pattent sold by the said PEALE unto DANIEL OCANY. extending thence along the said BRIDGES line N. by W, three hundred and twenty four poles to a marked Beach standing in a Swamp, it being a corner tree of said BRIDGES and Mr. POPE, then along said POPE's line S. by W. eighty pole, from thence S. W. sixty pole, from thence S. W. by W. eighteen poles from thence W. N. W. thirty eight pole; from thence S. W, by S. forty pole, from thence S. W. by W thirty pole, from thence W. 1/2 S. forty six pole to a marked white Oak being a corner tree of another parcel of land part of the said Pattent sold to JOHN QUISENBURY, then along QUISENBURYs line S. E, by E. seventy pole, from thence S. E, twenty pole, from thence S. S. E. forty pole, from thence S. by W. twenty pole, from thence S. twenty pole, from thence S. S. W. forty pole to the head of a Branch; thence crossing the Main Road S. E. by S. 1/2 S. fourteen pole unto the said OCANIEs Line, finally up a Swamp and crossing it along the said line. E. N. E. 1/2 N. two hundred pole to the first stattion and thirteen acres the residue to be laid out of the Southermost part of the Pattent not yet disposed of: To have and to hold the three hundred acres of land hereby sold and other the premises unto JAMES NAUGHTY his !heirs during the term of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one Pepper Corn at the Feast of the Birth of our Lord Christ if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, JAMES NAUGHTY may be in the actual possession of the premises and thereby the better enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs: In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these presents Indenture have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      CHARLES CUPPLES, FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS
      WALTR ANDERSON,
      JAMES NAUGHTY, JUNR.
      SPOTSYLV: Sct, Received full satisfaction of the within premises, as Witness my hand this 25th day of September 1746
      Test CHARLES CUPPLES., FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS
      WALTR, ANDERSON
      Westmorland Sct, At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of January 1746/7
      This Deed of Lease for Lands passed by FRANCIS WILLIAMS to JAMES NAUGHTY, SENR., was presented into Court by the said NAUGHTY and proved by the Oaths of CHARLES CUPPLE, WALTER ANDERSON and JAMES NAUGHTY, JUNRĄ witnesses thereto, also the receipt thereon endorsed was proved by the Oaths of said CUPPLES and ANDERSON, two of the witnesses thereto. And on motion of the aforesaid JAMES NAUGHTY. SENR., the same are admitted to Record
      Test GEORGE La. C. C. W.
      Recorded the 7th day of February 1746/7, pr. G. L. C. C. W.
      on margin: WILLIAMS to NAUGHTY Release)

      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fifth day of September in the twentieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland. King. Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty six: Between FRANCIS WILLIAMS of Parish of Saint Marks in County of ORANGE, Planter, of one part and JAMES NAUGHTY of Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland, Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that FRANCIS WILLIAMS in consideration of the sum of One hundred pounds of tobacco to him in hand paid by JAMES NAUGHTY, the receipt whereof FRANCIS WILLIAMS doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto JAMES NAUGHTY in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him made and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession. and to his heirs all that full quantity of Three hundred acres of land lying in Parish of Washington and County of Westmorland being part of a Patient of Eight hundred and forty three acres of land (the Patent, conveyance of the land, description of the bounds of the land as in the Lease are repeated): To have and to hold the three hundred acres of land with all the premises and appurtenances unto JAMES NAUGHTY his heirs and FRANCIS WILLIAMS doth grant for him and his heirs that the land and other the premises unto JAMES NAUGHTY his heirs against every person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; the rents and services from henceforth to become due and payable to the Chief Lord or Lords of the fee or fees only excepted: In Witness whereof the parties first named to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      CHARLES CUPPLES, FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS
      WALTR: ANDERSON.
      JAMES NAUGHTY, JUNR,
      SPOTSYLV, Sct, Received full satisfaction for the within premises as Witness my hand this 25th day of September 1746
      Test CHARLES CUPPLES. FRANCIS his mark WILLIAMS
      WALTER ANDERSON
      Westmorland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of January 1746/7
      his Deed of Release for Lands passed by FRANCIS WILLIAMS to JAMES NAUGHTY, SENR. was presented into Court by said NAUGHTY and proved by the Oaths of CHARLES CUPPLES, WALTER ANDERSON and JAMES NAUGHTY, JIM., witnesses thereto, as also the receipt thereon endorsed was proved by the Oaths of the said CUPPLES and ANDERSON, the witnesses thereto, and on motion of the aforesaid JAMES NAUGHTY, SENR., the same are admitted to Record Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 9th day of February 1746/7 pr. G, L. C, C, W.

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