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

Frederick Coghill

Male Bef 1680 - Aft 1752  (> 74 years)


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  • Name Frederick Coghill 
    Born Bef 1680  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1752  Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030637  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father James Coghill,   b. Bef 1645,   d. 1 Sep 1685, Sittingbourne Parish Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Coghill,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 20 Dec 1715, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1666  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Goss,   b. Bef 1685, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1700  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Coghill,   b. Bef 1708, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 23 Nov 1752, St. Marks Parish, Culpeper County, Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Thomas Coghill,   b. Bef 1713, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1733, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     3. Frederick Coghill,   b. Abt 1713, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1717-1721 Essex County Virginia Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 1-3.
      Will of Thomas Meades of the County of Essex and Parish of Saint Annes, being sick and weak in body, dated 29 Jan. 1716/17.
      To my well beloved wife Anne Meades my two oldest Negroes, viz. Sambo and Nanney, during her natural life and after my wife's decease to return to my well beloved son John Meades. But if my said son should dye before he is possessed with the said Negroes then to Thomas Coghill son of Frederick Coghill and Sarah his wife.
      To my loving wife Anne Meades the plantation whereon I now dwell and two hundred acres of land during her life, and after to my said son John Meades and if my said son should dye without issue before he comes to the age of twenty one years then to Richard Ship.
      To my son John Meades my young Negro called Sarai and one mollatto called Tom Cutte'r and if my said son should dye without issue to my brother in law John Sallis.
      To my son John Meades one case of bottles and one iron kettle.
      To my said son one young gray mare.
      To my said son all my land at Powmonsend except one hundred acres which I give John Sallis. If my said son dye without issue then to be equally divided amongst Wm. Davis, Josias Ship and Thomas Ship.
      All the rest of my personal estate to be divided between my said wife and my said son.
      Mr. Thomas Catlett, Gent., and my loving wife executor and executrix.
      Thomas Meades
      Wit: Samuel Bizwell, Richd. Billups, Margarett (X) Dudley.
      21 Jan. 1717 [1718]. Presented in Court by Ann Ayres late Ann Meados, executrix. Proved "by Samuel Bizwell and Margaret Dudley.
      === bond
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 96
      Bond. 11 June 1705. 300. Sterling. Thomas Meades (sic) as exor of John Goss decd
      Wit: - Signed Thomas Meades
      Cha: Smith Wm Gannocke
      Jno Lomax Frederick x Cogwel
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 229
      Deed. 4 May 1706. Frederick Coghill of St Annes parish Essex Co, planter, with consent of his wife Sarah, sells Wm Tayller, Junr of Sittenburn par in Richmond Co, Carpenter, for 2765 lb tobo 100 acres in St A par. Adjs "at the old line called the Indian line", Coghill's line, a branch of Thomas Thorps Creek, Wm Scott's line, this being part of land granted James Coghill decd.
      Wit: Signed Frederick x Coghill
      Thos Meades Sarah x Coghill
      Richd Ship
      Dower rights relinq by Sarah Coghill. Ack and rec 10 June 1706.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 51.
      27 Oct. 1707. Richard Booker doe nominate Thomas Short to be my attorney to acknowledge a deed unto Fredricks Coghill.
      Richard Booker
      Wit: James Coghill, Samuel Poe.
      10 Feb. 1707/8. Proved by James Coghill and Samuel Poe.
      27 Oct. 1707. Richard Booker of Abington Parish to Frederick Coghill of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County.
      56 acres in St. Ann's Parish, part of a pattent formerly granted unto his father James Coghill, deceased, for 1050
      acres ... branch of Cockell Shell Creeke and in William Scott's line ... unto James Coghill's 150 acres ... surveyed by Charles Smith 31 May 1705 ...
      Richard Booker
      Wit: James Coghill, Samuell Poe.
      Thomas Short by virtue of a latter of attorney from Richard Booker acknowledged the deed.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 90-91.
      28 Jan. 1707 [1708]. Frederick Coghill and Sarah his wife of Essex County, planter, to Peter Rucker and Elizabeth his wife, planter. For 2800 pounds of tobacco. Lease for their lives of 56 acres ... branch of Cockelshell Creeke in William Scott's line ... corner .. to said Coghill's 100 acres ... line of James Coghill's ... part of a pattent for 1060 acres granted to the said Coghill's father ... Rent, one ear of Indian corn on 25 March.
      Frederick (F) Coghill
      Sarah (X) Coghill
      Wit: Richard Cooke, Thomas (T) Jack.
      10 March 1707/8. Acknowledged by Frederick Coghill.
      28 Jan. 1707 [1708]. Frederick Coghill and Sarah my wife, for 2000 pounds of tobacco and for the kind love and affection I owe to John Rucker, Peter Rucker and Thomas Rucker, sons of the within named Peter Rucker,
      Land after the expiration of the within mentioned lease to Peter Rucker and to Elizabeth his wife.
      Frederick (F) Coghill
      Sarah (X) Coghill
      Wit: Richd. Cooke, Thomas (X) Jack.
      Acknowledged by Frederick Coghill and Robert Marshall attorney of Sarah Coghill, wife of Frederick.
      28 Jan. 1707/8. Sarah Coghill appoint Robert Mashall attorney to acknowledge deed of gift.
      Sarah (X) Coghill
      Wit: Samuell Poe, Thomas (T) Jackson.
      10 April 1708. Proved by Samuel Poe and Thomas Jackson.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 433-34.
      3-4 Sept 1711. Richard Booker of Essex County to George Duckberry of same. Lease and release; for 60 pounds sterling. 150 acres, part of 1050 acres former granted to James Coghill by patent 17 April 1667 in St. Maries Parish... in the old reputed Indian line.. to the main furn of Portobago swamp...
      Richard Booker
      Witness: William Pickett, Frederick (F) Coghill, Robert Cooke.
      13, Sept 1711. Acknowledged by Richard Booker by Robert parker his attorney. Margaret Booker wife to RIchard by Thomas Griffin her attorney relinquished her right of dower.
      Sept 4, 1711. Richard Booker appoint my friend Robert Parker to acknowledge deeds.
      Richard Booker.
      Witness: Robert Cooke, Frederick (F) Coghill, William Pickett. 13 7ber (Sept) 1711. Proved by the witnesses.
      Sept 4, 1711 Margaret, wife of RIchard Booker relinquishes her right of dower and appoint Thomas Griffin to be her attorney.
      Margaret (M) Booker
      Witness: William Pickett, Frederick (F) Coghill, Robert Cooke, Sept 13,
      1711. Proved by the Witnesses.
      ===
      James Hughes 2006-05-02 08:59:54
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 128

      Chew, Decd., by Pat. Dec. 3, 1714, and by sd. Larkin Chew conveyed to sd. Thos. Chew, as by deeds, March 4, 1727) in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Wm. Bartlet, Owen Thomas, Frederick Coghill, Junr. Feby. 5, 1733-4. Martha, wife of Thomas Chew, acknowledged her dower, etc.
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      1715 Essex Co. Quit Rent Rolls 1714 and 1715 names include: John Cook, Edw'd Rouzy, John Shiply, Bartholemew Vauters, Barnard Gaines, Fred: Coghill, Cornelius Renolds, Peter Rucker, John Cammack, Ja: Coghill, Col. Catlett, Jno Catlett Jr., Edmund Booker, Jno Gaines, [VMG v.41 No. 2 pages 106-110]
      ===
      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 430
      1715, Dec 20 will George Duksbery of St. Mary's Parish dated Nov 5, 1715 ... brother ffrederick Coghills' eldest daughter Susannah, my plantation with all the land, she failing in heirs to Richard Booker. To John Mollit ... my boy Henry Lea the mill unto hes mother Mary Smith untill he come to the age of 18 years. To Jesper Pellow ... to John Kendale .. to Mary Munday ... if Hugh Crutcher deliver obligation to exors, then man Tony to him ... balance equally divided betw Ffrederick Coghill, Richard Booker, John Willes and John Pillow. Exors Ffrederick Coghill and Richard Booker. (signed) George (O) Dukbery. Wit: Mary (X) Munday, Geo: Robinson
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 538. Deed of Gift. 28 March 1716. Richard Booker of Essex Co. "do freely clearly and absolutly Give and Grant unto Susanah Coghill Daughter to ffrederiok Coghill and Sarah his wife all that Tract or Devidend of Land which was left to the sd Susanah Coghill by the Last will and Testament of George Duckberry Lately deceased.
      Wit:
      Sam'll Bizwell Signed Richard Booker
      John Miller
      Thomas x Ayres Rec. 18 May 1716.
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 539. Deed of Gift. 28 March 1716. Frederick Coghill of Essex Co., gives to Richard Booker of same Co., 340 acres, being all right, title and interest in a tract of land "in a patent granted by Governor Berkeley unto James Coghill" on 17 April 1667, of 1050 acres, that is all that is in St. Anns Par.
      Wit: Signed ffrederick x Coghill
      Jamos Bizwell
      John Miller
      Thomas x Ayres Rec. 15 May 1716

      ===
      1733-1738 Essex County Virginia Deed Book 20; {Antient Press}: Page 84-86
      THIS INDENTURE made the 20th day of May in the Seventh year of the Reigne of Lord George the Second 1734 Between THOMAS DICKENSON of the Parish of Hanover in the County of KING GEORGE of one part and THOMAS COGHILL of the Parish of St. Anns in the County of Essex of other part Witnesseth that sd Thomas Dickinson for the sum of Nine pounds Currt. money doth grant unto the said Thomas Coghill Fifty acres of land being in St. Anns Parish in Essex County being part of a Pattent granted to JAMES COGHILL dated April 17th 1667 and bounded beginning at FREDRICK COGHILLs Corner tree being a white oak standing on a branch of Portobago called the Deep Branch thence up the sd Branch to the line of JOHN HORD then as farr on the line of the sd Hord as on the line of the sd Coghill then across to sd Coghills line and thence to the beginning ....
      In presence of THOMAS TINSLEY, Thos Dickenson
      D. GAINES, FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR.
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XXIst day of May MDCCIIXIV
      Thomas Dickenson acknowledged his Deed indented with the Livery and Seizen thereon endorsed to be his Act and deed which on his motion is recorded.
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      1751-1753 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 25; [Antient Press]; Page 157-162
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eighth day of May in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Fifty two Between SMALLWOOD COGHILL of Province of MARYLAND. Eldest Son and Heir at Law of WILLIAM COGHILL, late of said Province deceased. who was Eldest Son and Heir of JAMES COGHILL late of Sittinburn Parish in RAPPAHANNOCK County in the Colony of Virginia deceased of one part and FREDERICK COGHILL the Younger of Essex County in said Colony of other pa.rt; WHEREAS the aforesaid JAMES COGHILL was in his life time and at the time of his death seised in his demesne as of fee in one tract of land lying in the Freshes of RAPPAHANNOCK on South side of the River a.nd now in the County of CAROLINE and Essex containing by estimation and according to Pattent for the same One thousand and fifty acres and was also in his life time and at the time of his death in like manner seised of one other tract of land lying in Parish of SITIENBURN (now St. Anne) and County of Essex, and on the branches of OCCUPATION CREEK containing by estimation and Pat.tent Six hundred acres and being so seised said JAMES COGHILL made his Last Will and Testament in Writing bearing date the Fifth day of October one thousand Six hundred & Eighty four and therein among other things did devise the Plantation whereon he lived being part of the said tract of One thousand and fifty acres of land unto his Wife. MARY COGHILL for and during her .natural life and did devise to his Eldest Son, WILLIAM COGHILL, Two hundred and Twenty five acres of !and to his Son, DAVID, Two hundred acres of land to his Son, FREDERICK, Two hundred acres and to a Child unborn, if a boy, Two hundred acres and the residue of the said Tract of One thousand and fifty acres of land. and did also give and devise the other tract of land of Six hundred acres of land to his Daughters MARGARIT and MARY, (but did declare his Will to be that the Child unborn if a girl should have Two hundred acres part thereof but if not then the whole to remain to the said MARGARITT and MARY as by the said Will duly proved and remaining among the Records of the County Court of Essex may more fully appear; And soon after making the said Will the said JAMES COGHILL died seised of the said lands; And whereas said WILLlAM COGHILL and JAMES COGHILL, the Sons afterwards by Deed bearing date the Third day of November one thousand six hundred and Ninety one jointly convey Five hundred & fifty acres of said land to one RICHARD BOOKER of County of GLOUCESTER as by the said Deed may appear, And Whereas said MARY COGHILL the Widow of the said Testator, and the said Sons, WILLIAM, JAMES, DAVID and the Child unborn at the death of lhe said Testator as also the said Daughters, MARGARET and MARY, are since dead whereby the right in fee of and in all the said two tracts of land with the appurtenances descended and come to the said SMALLWOOD COGHILL as Eldest Son. and heir of said WILLIAM COGHILL, who was Eldest Son & heir of said JAMES COGHILL, the Testator, except the five hundred and fifty acres so sold and conveyed by the said WILLIAM and JAMES to said BOOKER and except the Two hundred acres devised in and by the Will aforesaid to the Son FREDERICK, the reversion in fee of which Two hundred acres expectant on the death of the said FREDERICK is also descended to the said SMALLWOOD COGHILL NOW THIS INDENTURf Witnesseth that SMALLWOOD COGHILL in consideration of the sum of Ten pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by FREDERICK COGHILL JR.by these presents doth bargain & sell unto FREDERICK COGHILL JUNIOR his heirs all that the aforesaid tracts of land and premises with the appurtenances so descended and come to said SMALLWOOD COGHILL in possession as aforesaid, as also the reversion estate right and title of and in the Two hundred acres of land so devised to said FREDERICK COGHILL the Elder in the Will of said JAMES COGHILL the Testator from and after the death of said FREDERICK COGHILL and all the houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold lthe tracts of land also the said Two hundred acres from and imediately after the death or other determination of the Estate for life of the said FREDERICK COGHILL the Elder therein unto FREDERICK COGHILL the Younger his heirs; And SMALLWOOD COGHILL his heirs the lands & premises hereby sold to FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR. his heirs will warrant and for ever defend by these presents: In Witness whereof the said SMALLWOOD COGHILL hath set & affixed his hand & seal to two Deeds both of this tenor & date (one whereof is to be acknowledged or proved & recorded in the County Court of CAROLINE and the other in the County Court of Essex) the day and year first above written
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of us
      AMBROSE PILKINTON, SMALLWOOD COGHILL
      ISAAC HAWES, JONATHAN COLQUITT,
      WM MIDDLETON. THOMAS COGHILL
      Received on the day of the date of the within Deed of FREDERICK COGHILL JUNIOR Ten pounds current money of Virginia being the consideration within mentioned to be paid lo me, I say received by me SMALLWOOD COGHILL At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of December Anno Dom 1752. This Deed of feoffment Indented with the Livery of Seizen and Receipt hereon endorsed from SMALLWOOD COGHILL to FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR, was proved by the Oaths of AMBROSE PILKINTON, JAMES HAWS & JONATHAN COLOUITT three of the Witnesses thereto & thereupon the same is admitted to Record & is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE. C. E. Cur.
      (on margin: The Original Deed Deliv'd to ye proper party ye 24th May 1753 according to a written Order)
      TO ALL TO WHOM this present Writing Indented shall come, I FREDERICK COGHILL the Elder of the Parish of St. Anne & County of Essex send Greeting. Know ye that I FREDERICK COGHILL for divers good causes & considerations me thereunto moving. but more especially for the natural Jove and affection that I have and do bear unto my well beloved Son, FREDERICK COGHILL the Younger. of the Parish and County aforesaid as also for the sum of Five shillings to me in hand paid by said FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR.. by these presents do give release and forever quit claim unto said FREDERICK COGHIU. JUNR.. his heirs all my estate right title and demand which I the said FREDERICK COGHILL ever had or at any time hereafter may have in all or any part of the lands sold & conveyed by SMALLWOOD COGHILL of the Province of MARYLAND to said FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR., by Deed bearing equal date herewith as also of and in all surplus lands contained within the bounds of a Pattent granted to JAMES COGHILL the Elder formerly of the Parish of SITTENBURN & County of RAPPAHANNOCK deceased excepting Three hundred and Forty four acres of land lying on SCOTTs Line and the INDIAN LINE on PORTOBAGO SWAMP so that neither I said FREDERICK COGHILL my heirs nor any other by us or in our names any right estate title claim or demand in the said lands hereby released, In Witness whereof I have set and affeixed my hand & seal to two Deeds both of this tenor and date, one whereof to be acknowledged or proved & recorded in the County Court of CAROLINE & the other in the County Court of Essex, this Eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & fifty two
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of
      JONATHAN COLQUITL FREDERICK his mark COGHILL
      AMBROSE PILKINTON, ISAAC HAWES,
      JAMIS COLOUIIT. WILLIAM MIDDLETON,
      THOMAS COGHILL
      a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of December Anno Dom 1752 This Deed of Release Indented from FREDERICK COGHILL to FREDERICK COGHILL JUNR, was this day proved by the Oaths of ISAAC HAWES, AMBROSE PILKINTON & JONATHAN COLQUITT, three of the witnesses thereto & on the motion of the said FREDERICK COGHILL ]UNR. the same is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN LEE, C. E. Cur..
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      Book - King George County, Virginia Deed Abstracts
      1753-1773, Ruth & Sam Sparacio -(King Geo. County, Virginia DB
      4, p. 460) Indenture made 4th March 1761 between FREDERICK COGHILL, PLANTER OF COUNTY ESSEX and Francis Thornton of county King George .. Whereas by a certain Indenture made 6th September MDCCIX and in the same year recorded in county court of Richmond one John Hansford conveyed to one John Willis a certain tenement of land together with 12 acres of land or thereabouts and Whereas THE SAID JOHN WILLIS BY HIS LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT recorded the 3rd day May MCDDXXVIII in county of King George devised said tenement and 12 acres of land TO HIS WIFE MARY WILLIS in Fee Simple and THE SAID MARY WILLIS AFTERWARDS MARY JENNINGS BY HER LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT recorded in King George County 7th October MDCCXLVIII DEVISED (SAME) TO THE SAID FREDERICK COGHILL. Now this Indenture Witnesseth that for sum twelve pounds sold to Francis Thornton.. /s/ Frederick Coghill Presence John Triplett, Wm. Thornton, Francis Thornton Junr. At
      a court held 5th March 1761 .. Indenture of Feoffment .. admitted to record.

      SOURCES:
      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Abstracts 1682-1687, Ruth & Sam Sparacio
      Essex County, Virginia Record Book Abstracts 1692-1693, Ruth & Sam Sparacio
      Essex County, Virginia Record Abstracts 1693-1694, Ruth & Sam Sparacio
      Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Abstracts, 1697-1699, Ruth & Sam Sparacio
      Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. II, Beverly Fleet King
      George County Virginia Will Book A-1 1721-1752, by George Harrison Sanford King
      King George County Virginia Will Abstracts 1752-1780, Ruth & Sam Sparacio
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 406
      Note:
      Jany. 19, 1787. Jno. Downer and Frances, his wife, of Caroline Co.; Rice Corner (or Conner) and Elizabeth, his wife; Wm. Rogers and Martha, his wife, of Spots. Co.; Sarah Rogers and Catherine Rogers, which sd. Frances, Elizabeth, Sarah, Catherine, and Wm. are the children of Wm. Rogers, late of the sd. County of Spots., Decd., to John Rogers of Spots. County, son of the sd. Wm. Rogers, decd. Whereas, the sd. Wm. Rogers in his lifetime, did sell to Thos. Pollard of Fairfax County, a certain tract of land, and it has been suggested that the heirs as afsd., might have an interest in the same, therefore, they have agreed to release all their right, title, interest which they may have in or to the sd. land, to the sd. Jno. Rogers, etc., etc. Witnesses, Atwell COGHILL, Jno. YATES, Jno. Pollett, jr.; Jno. x Pollett, Sr.; Danl. Playle, Jesse x Coats, Elizabeth x Oliff, Mary x Playle. April 3, 1787.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-02 09:02:10
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 432
      Jany. 25, 1790. John Estes and Ann, his wife, of Caroline Co. to Wm. Coleman of Spts. Co. 37 curr. 66 a. in Spts. and Caroline Counties, whereon sd. Coleman now lives, etc. Hugh Roy, Fredk. Coghill, Wm. Waller. April 6, 1790



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