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

Herbert Smith

Male Bef 1636 - 1664  (> 28 years)

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  • Name Herbert Smith 
    Born Bef 1636 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1663/64  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029123  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father Westmoreland Co. Virginia Smith 
    Family ID F16251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca MNU Smith,   b. Bef 1640,   d. Aft 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F17680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 7
      SMITH, HERBERT, gent., 4 December 1663; 24 February 1663.
      To Herbert Burwell if he lives to be of age; to Rebecca Burwell if she lives to be of age; my now wife Rebecca Smith to be exx.
      Deeds, Wills, Patents, Etc., 1653-1659 (110a-111): Deposition of William Browne (age 23, X): test. in action of case, Herbert Smith v. Rice Maddock. Wit. was at RM's when HS came "to demand his maide of Dr. Mattocks. Dr. Mattocks desired him to leave the maide a week or fortnight longer in which time he thought he should make a perfect cure of it, but Herbert Smith replyed that his wife was sicke and could not spare her no longer. Dr. Mattocks replying againe told that if he would take her away it should be upon his bill for if you leave her I shall make a cure of her. Likewise Dr. Mattocks tolde him if he carried her away he should give him his bill which he gve him his bill for 600 weight of tobacco or thereabout." // Hannah Morgan (40, X, servant of Herbert Smith): ditto. She was at RM's for a cure for her leg.
      1653 - 1657, Abstracted by Beverley Fleet.

      p.73. Deed. 3 Sept 1656. Herbert Smith of Westmoreland Co., planter,
      sells Wm Webb of same Co., planter, a parael of land, number of acres
      not shown. Adjoins S.W. on Upper Muchoticke river, N.W. on a branch
      of the said river, being the next branch but one to Francis Burrell's
      house, eta, etc. Adjoins land patented by Thomas Peake and land of
      Mr John Hiller.
      Ger. Dodson
      Abraham Jenman
      Refers to both the said Smith's dividends
      Signed Herbert Smith
      Ack and rec 31 Maroh 1657

      p.73. This entry is headed "Fran Burrell and his wife giving their
      Childe to Herbert Smith". Then "x x know yee That I Francis Burrall
      to and with the consent ot my wife Ann Burrall" freely agrees to
      deliver my sone Herbert Burrall into the hands and keeping ot my
      loveing friends Herbert Smith Gent and his wife who are both Godfather
      and Godmother unto my said Childe his Godmother by name called Mrs
      Rebeccah Smith. The child bound to the Smiths till 21 Jan 1655/6.
      Signed The marke of Francis Burrall
      The marke of Ann Burrall
      Both Childe and this said writing delivered in the sight of Elias
      Blake. Rich Browne". Recorded 31 March 1657.

      p.73. Then following a lengthy entry dated 21 Jan 1655/6. An agreement
      made by Herbert Smith Gent and Mrs Rebecca Smith his wife concerning
      the adoption of their Godson Herbert Burrell. Certain properties settled on him, etc. Signed Herbert Smith
      Wits The marke of Mrs Rebecca Smith
      Rich Browne
      Elias Blake Recorded 31 March 1657

      p.81. Indenture. Badly stained and blurred. Dated 26 Apl 1657. Betw
      Roger Iaham and Hannah Morgan. Appears that Hannah Morgan agrees to
      serve Isham for 5 years.
      Wit. Signed The mark of Hannah Morgan
      David Phillipps
      The mark of George - Rec 20 Aug 1657
      p.81. Roger Isham assigns title to foregoing indenture to Mr Herbert
      Smith. 27 April 1657.
      Hannah Morgan acknowledges this assignment 20 Aug 1657.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=wills+o f+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia+james+monroe&db=online&areas=10&head=onl ine&booknum=&category=&words=wills+of+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia&firs t=james&last=monroe&cmd=context&i
      URL title: The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 167
      Westmoreland County Deeds, Wills, Patents,

      &c. from 1661 to 1662, p. 46 dorso]:

      APPOMATTOX VESTRY. Wee whose names are here underwritten were made Choice of as Vestry men by ye Parish of Appomattox & have taken ye oath of Alegiance & Supremacie & doe subscribe ye following words: as, I doe Acknowledge my self a true sonn of ye Church of Engld so I doc beleeve ye Articles of faith there professed & oblige myself to bee Conformable to ye Doctrine & Dicepline there taught & established. Dated this 3d. of July 1661

      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=84&last=&g_p=P4&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Smith, Herbert.
      Publication 3 October 1656.
      Gen. note "Renewed in said Smiths name 18th Mar. 1662."
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Smyth.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 500 acres bounding south westerly upon Upper Matchoticke River, adjoining land of Thomas Peake decd, now said Smith’s. .
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 84 (Reel 4).
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 336
      HERBERT SMITH, Gent., 500 acs. Westmoreland Co., 3 Oct. 1656, p. 57, (84). S. Wly. upon upper Matchoticke Riv. &c. to the head line of Thomas Peake, dec'd., now land of sd. Smith 250 acs. granted to him 15 Sept. 1651 & the residue for trans. of 5 pers: John Ingrum, John Varnham, John Simmes, Edward Stephens, Math Skipp. Renewed 18 Mr. 1662.

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