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

John Quarles

Male 1693 - 1729  (36 years)


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  • Name John Quarles 
    Born 1693  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1729  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028872  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John Quarles,   b. 1670, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1739, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Jane Mallory,   b. 1673, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Grayson,   b. Abt 1706, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1749 and 1767, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1722  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Quarles,   b. Abt 1723, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Chesterfield County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F13260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:07:04
      Spotsylvania
      May 7, 1728. Leonard Holms of St. Mary's Par., Caroline County, to John Quarles of Overwharton Par., Stafford Co. 40 curr., 278 a. formerly granted to Leonard Holms by pat. Octr. 31, 1726, in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Witnesses: Jno. Grayson, junr.; Lewis Davis Yancey, William Brown,Benja. Grayson. Rec. June 4, 1728. Elizabeth Holms of St. Mary's Par., Caroline County, wife of Leonard Holms, by her attorney, Moseley Battaley, Gentl., acknowledged her dower in the above land to the sd. John Quarles.
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 70,
      THIS INDENTURE made the Ninth day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty three; Between JOHN QUARLES of the Parish of Saint George in Spotsylvania County of one part and JOHN BLACKLEY of the Parish and County aforesaid, Planter, of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN QUARLES in consideration of the sum of five shillings sterling money of England to him and delivered by him the said JOHN BLACKLEY the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN BLACKLEY one parcel of land containing one hundred and eighty acres be it more or less and being in the Parish and County aforesaid being a part of the land granted to JOHN QUARLES by Patent bearing date the 30th of September 1723, Begining at the mouth of the lower South Branch, thence up the Main Run of NASSAPONNAX to a line of MOTT's his Patent, thence with the said line North North East one hundred and fifty four poles to a line of a Patent granted to JAMES CANNEY, thence with his line South seventy degrees East one hundred ninety five poles to his corner, thence with FRANCIS THORNTON's line to NUSSAPONNAX to a white Oak and Dogwood thence to the begining; with all priviledges thereto belonging; To have and to hold the one hundred and ninety acres of land be it more or less hereby sold unto JOHN BLACKLEY his heirs from the day of the date hereof during the full term of one whole year thence next ensuing paying for the rent one ear of Indian Corn on Christmas Day if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, JOHN BLACKLEY may be in actuall possession of the premises and thereby enabled to accept a release or other coneyances to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof JOHN QUARLES sets his hand and seal the day and year first
      above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      DANIEL HUFF, JOHN QUARLES
      ROBERT GREEN
      FRANCIS his mark KERKLEY
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of March 1723 JOHN QUARLES acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto JOHN BLACKLEY which at the said BLACKLEY's motion was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 95
      HIS INDENTURE made the fifteenth day of Aprill in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty four; Between JOHN QUARLES of Spotsylvania County and Parish of Saint George of one part and RICHARD CHEEK of the Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN QUARLES in consideration of the sum of five shillings sterling money to him in hand paid by RICHARD CHEEK the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto RICHARD CHEEK his heirs one parcell of land containing seventy acres, [be the same more or less] being part of a Patent granted to JOHN QUARLES bearing date September 30th 1723, scituate in County and Parish aforesaid and is bounded; Beginning at the mouth of a Branch which makes out of NASSAPONNAX called and known by the name of WOLF PITT BRANCH, thence up the Branch the several courses of the Run to the first small Branch that makes out of the North side a little above the said CHEEK's Plantation there standing a small Ash and a three pronged Maple in the fork of the same near the point of the fork, thence up the small Branch its several courses to the said QUARLES's line, thence with the said QUARLES's line North thirty degrees West between a Hiccory and a red Oak by the side of the lower South Branch of NASSAPONNAX, thence down the Branch to NASSAPONNAX RUN, thence down the said Run its several courses to the beginning; which land is now in the actual possession of JOHN QUARLES and all gardens orchards and appurtenances, To have and to hold the plantation and parcell of land and premises hereby sold with appurtenances unto RICHARD CHEEK his heirs from the day next before the day of the date of these presents during one whole year from thence next ensueing paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel if the same be lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession RICHARD CHEEK may be in the actual possession of the premises and thereby enabled to accept a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Wittness whereof the parties first above named to this present Indenture interchangeably their hand and seal have set the day and year
      first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      HENRY CONNYERS, JOHN QUARLES
      Z. LEWIS
      R. BAYLEY
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 7th day of July 1724 JOHN QUARLES acknowledged this his Deed for Land unto RICHARD CHEEK which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, clk Cur
      === land mentioned
      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 232
      THIS INDENTURE made this Sixteenth day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty seven, between JOHN BLACKLEY of Parish of Saint George in County of Spotsylvania of one part and ROBERT WILLIAMS of Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Wittnesseth that JOHN BLACKLEY in consideration of sum of five shillings to him in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ROBERT WILLIAMS his heirs one hundred acres of land lying on North side of MASSAPONNAX SWAMP the same being part of a Patent formerly granted unto JOHN QUARLES bearing date the thirtyeth day of September one thousand seven hundred and twenty three bounded, Beginning at the mouth of the South Branch of MASSAPONNAX SWAMP thence up the MASSAPONNAX RIVER to a line of MOTT's Patent, thence with the said line North North East one hundred and fifty four poles to a line of a Patent granted to JAMES CANADY, thence with his line South seventy degrees East to a corner of JAMES ATKINS, thence with his line to MASSAPONNAX MAIN RIVER just above the said ATKINS's Plantation, thence up the Main River of MASSAPONNAX to the mouth of the said South Branch being the beginning place scituate in County and Parish aforesaid together with all rents and profitts thereof; To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto ROBERT WILLIAMS his heirs from the day before the date hereof during the term of one whole year from thence next ensueing paying therfore the rent of one ear of Indian Corn at the Feast of Saint John the Baptist only if the same be demanded to the intent that by virtue hereof and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession ROBERT WILLIAMS may be in actuall possession of the premises and
      be therey enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs for ever; In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JOHN QUARLES JOHN BLACKLEY
      JAMES STEWART
      STEPHEN his mark BECKHAM
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 6th day of June Anno Dom 1727 JOHN BLACKLEY's Power of Attorney unto THOMAS SMITH being first proved by the Oaths of STEPHEN BECKHAM and ABRAHAM MARYFIELD the said THOMAS SMITH acknowledged the above Deed of Lease for land unto ROBERT WILLIAMS at whose motion the same was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 253
      I doe hereby certifie with the consent, of JOHN QUARLES and JOHN ASHLEY did survey and devide six hundred acres of land lyeing in the Fork of the RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER by a Patent granted to them beginning at three white Oaks and corner to the said Patent standing on the lower side of a glaide, thence North fourty two degrees East one hundred and seventy eight pole to the line of a Patent granted to the Honourable ROBERT CARTER
      Esqr. according to according to the first line in this figure, this sixth day of February 1726
      AUGUSTINE SMITH
      [sketch included] Surveyor Spotsylvania County
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the first day of August 1727 On the motion of JOHN QUARLES and JOHN ASHLEY to have their Devision Line and place recorded as by the plan and survey may more fully appear is granted and ordered to be recorded
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur.
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 319,
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth day of May in the first 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 God one thousand seven hundred twenty and eight; Between LEONARD HELMS of County of CAROLINE and Parish of Saint Mary of the one part and JOHN QUARLES of the County of STAFFORD and Parish of Overwharton of the other part Witnesseth that LEONARD HELMS in consideration of sum of five shillings currant, money to him in hand paid by JOHN QUARLES the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN QUARLES his heirs one certain tract of land containing two hundred and seventy eight acres the same being formerly granted to LEONARD HELMS by Pattent bearing date the thirty first day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty six, scituate in Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania and bounded, Beginning at two white Oaks and a Hickory corner to AUGUSTINE SMITH and CHARLES TALIAFERRO, thence with TALIAFERRO's line North fifty seven and a half degrees West three hundred and twenty poles to a line of a Patent of MOTT's, thence with his line South seventy degrees East three hundred and twenty poles to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON's line, thence with THORNTON's line to the beginning place together with all yearly rents and profitts received of any part of the premises, To have and to hold the tract of land and premises with appurtenances unto JOHN QUARLES and his heirs from the day of the date hereof dureing the term of three years paying therefore yearly on the tenth day of December to LEONARD HELMS his heirs one graine of Indian Corn if it be demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOHN QUARLES may be in actuall possession of the premises and be the better thereby enabled to accept a conveyance of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof LEONARD HELMS hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN GRAYSON, JUNR. LEONARD HELMS
      LEWIS DAVIS YANCEY
      WILLIAM BROWN
      BENJAMIN GRAYSON
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County June the 4th Anno Dom: 1728 LEONARD HELMS's Deed of Lease for Land unto JOHN QUARLES was proved by the Oathes of JOHN GRAYSON, JUNR., BENJAMIN GRAYSON and LEWIS
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 322,
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH HELMS of Saint Mary Parish in County of CAROLINE have named and constituted and by these presents do appoint my trusty friend, MOSLEY BATTALEY, Gent., true and lawfull Attorney to acknowledge unto JOHN QUARLES my Right of Dower of and to a tract of land containing two hundred and seventy eight acres the same being sold by my Husband, LEONARD HELMS, to the said JOHN QUARLES ratifying confirming and allowing all and whatsoever my Attorney shall do or cause to be done therein by these presents. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 6th day of May 1728
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      BENJAMIN GRAYSON ELIZABETH her mark HELMS
      LEWIS DAVIS YANCEY
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County June the 4th Anno Dom: 1728
      The above Power of Attorney of ELIZABETH HELMS [being first proved by the Oathes of BENJAMIN GRAYSON and LEWIS DAVIS YANCEY] to Mr. MOSLEY BATTALEY, the said BATTALEY acknowledged her Right of Dower unto the said JOHN QUARLES and at the motion of BENJAMIN GRAYSON in behalf of the said QUARLES the same was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur

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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 1st of April 1729; Page 294
      - On petition of ANNE QUARLES, Widow of JOHN QUARLES deced, in behalf of herself & Son, JOHN QUARLES, an Infant, for an acre of land on the North side of NASANPONAX RIVER belonging to Majr. AUGUSTINE SMITH (to build a Mill upon) be allotted and appraised to them is granted and ordered that WILLIAM HANSFORD Gent. HENRY MARTIN and GEORGE PROCTOR or any two of them (being first sworn before some Majestrate of this County) value ye said Acre of land & put the said QUARLES in possession thereof (provided & having regard that it takes not away any houseing orchards or other imediate conveniences) and report their proceedings to next Court
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      August 16, 1742. Robert Williams of St. Thomas Par., Orange Co., to Thomas Haydon of Brunswick Par., King Geo. Co. 40 curr. 100 a., part of pat. granted John Quarles, Sept. 30, 1723 in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Lincefield Sharpe, Wm. x Burbadge, Thomas x Morris. Sept. 7, 1742.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 31, 1749. John Quarles of Prince Wm. Co., Gent., to Charles Colson of Fredericksburg, Ordinary Keeper. 1100 curr. 278 a. in Spts. Co., granted Leonard Helms, by pat., Oct. 31, 1726, and by him conveyed to John Quarles, father of the sd. John Quarles, party to these presents, etc. Witnesses, M. Battaley, John Dent, John Jones, William Lynn, Thomas Mackie. Feby. 6, 1749.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 423-25. 17 June 1752. John Quarles of Chesterfield County, Gent., to the Reverend John Thompson of Culpeper County, Clerk. For 200 current money. 300 acres in the Great Fork of Rappahannock River being the equal half part of a tract granted in partnership to John. Quarles' father John Quarles and John Ashley, both of St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, by patent 6 June 1726 for 600 acres the half whereof falling to John Quarles as his father's nighest heir at law.... line of a patent granted to the Honorable Robert Carter Esquire which line, divides this land from the glebe.... by a glade ...
      John Quarles
      Wit: H. Field, Richard Young, Danl: Brown.
      18 June 1752. Acknowledged by John Quarles.

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