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

John Newman

Male 1611 - 1677  (66 years)


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  • Name John Newman 
    Born 1611  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jul 1677  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031045  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 

    Family ID F00312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Newman,   b. Abt 1640,   d. Aft 1695, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F17279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Female Woodbridge,   b. Abt 1639,   d. North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1655  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Newman,   b. Bef 1658, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     2. Samuel Newman,   b. Bef 1662, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Newman,   b. Bef 1662, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1693, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F17281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 27-30
      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny] Wills in the Record Book entitled Wills No. 2, 1677-1682.
      2 April, 1676; Proved 2 May & 4 July, 1677.
      NEWMAN, JOHN, of the County of Rappa. in Virginia.
      To eldest son Alexander Newman 600 acres of land that lie at Morattico Indian Towne it being the halfe of 1200 acres of land taken Up between Paule Woodbridge and myself only my sonne Alexander shall give & grant unto his brother John what Timber he shall have occasion to use upon the Plantation which his Father have given him as long as they two shall live.
      To son John Newman the Plantation where I now live.
      To son Samuell Newman 20,000 pounds of Tob. and a breeding mare.
      To sons Alexander & John all the rest of my Estate moveables & unmoveables.
      Son Alexander shall take possession of my whole Estate after my decease till my other sons Samuel and John comes to age, provided these friends below mentioned doth see that he doth not Embezill nor waste the Estate.
      Further my desire is that my Friends should look into the Estate Every Yeare & if they should see that ye Estate should be wronged my desire is they should take it into their Custody till my Children come of age & if in case my son Alexander should Embezill any thing of ye Estate whilst he may have it in his custody then I doe Order he shall pay to his brother Samuell 20,000 pounds of Tob. & in case he should increase the Estate then he shall pay to his brother Samuell five Thousand the first yeare he comes to age & 5000 the second year.
      Likewise I order that my sonne John shall pay to his brother Samuell 5000 the first yeare that he comes to age and 5000 the second yeare.
      Further I would desire Capt Leroy Griffin Mr Paule Woodbridge Mr Thomas Glascock as this my Will doth Specifie Likewise I would desire them to Act according to it further I would desire my friend Paule Woodbridge once a Week Come & give my sonne advice & for the consideration thereof I give him 500 pounds Tob. pr Yeare.
      Wit. RICHARD BOWLER, Wm WOODWARD, aged 20 years or there-
      abouts, THOMAS BARBER, aged 34 years or thereabouts.
      Proved by Wm. Woodward 2 May, 1677 and by Thomas Barber,* 4 July, 1677. Page 27.

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      Gleanings of Virginia History by William Fletcher Boogher

      John Newman Jr. 24, who emigrated to Virginia in 1635 in the ship "Globe". John settled in James City County, where on 1 April 1644, Henry Thompson assigned to him 150 acres of land pm Smith's Fort Creek. He appears to have resided there for about seven years, as between 1652 and 1677, he had acquired in the Northern Neck by letters patent , grant and deeds, about 4,000 acres situated on both sides of Moratico Creek, in the present counties of Lancaster and Richmond. He resided near Tarply's Point, then known as Moratico or Newman's Neck. He married a Miss Woodbridge (about 1655) daughter of Paul Woodbridge, in then Rappahannock County. They had three sons, Alexander, Samuel and John
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      3 Sep 1684 (Old Rappa. DB7:132-133) William FANTLEROY of Co of Rappa.: Gentl. to Alexr. NEWMAN of same, consid. 5,000 lbs. tobo, 510 A on N side of Rappa. in Parrish of Farnham and Co of Rappa., 408 A thereof bounded... marked wt. oake nere Moratico Creeks mouth thence extending in breadth up by or night the Maine River side and for lentth into the woods 320 poles ... frm frist mentioned marked tree SW p W to a small marked Oake standing at a point at the said Moraticoe Creeks mouth, thence by the Maine River side and finally back and cross this point of land to the tree first mentioned, the land formerly sold by Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY, Father to the said William, unto John NEWMAN, Father to the said Alexander, and by the said John Pattented the 12th 8ber 1662 and all houses buildings... sd William FANTLEROY and Katherine his Wife shall acknoweldge... S/Will: FANTLEROY [sic], Katherine FANTLEROY, Wits: Henry AUSTINE, Domini BENHAM.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes


      Newman, John. 2 April, 1676-4 July, 1677. Eldest son Alexander; sons John and Samuel; Capt. Leroy Griffin; Paul WOODBRIDGE; Thomas Glascock; witnesses Richard Bowler, William Woodward, Thomas Banks.

      OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=446&last=&g_p=P5&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Woodbridge, Paul.
      Publication 18 November 1664.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Rappahannock County (extinct).
      Description: 600 acres on the north side of Rappahannock River, betwixt Morattico Creek and Farnham Creek; adjoining the land of John Newman, Thomas Glascock, Henry Wilson &c.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 446 (Reel 5).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 305
      JOHN NEWMAN, 400 acs. Lancaster Co., on N. side of Rappa. Riv., 20 Mar. 1654, p. 331. On the head of Moraticond Riv., N. by W. by the side of a branch dividing this & land of Mr. William Whitby, & S. by E. upon land of Mr. David Fox. Trans. of 8 pers: Bryan Turner, Em. Turner, Thomas Lonell, George Lovas, Elizabeth Grimes, Susan Newman, Richd. Neavor, Mary Reynolls.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 402
      JOHN NEWMAN, 400 acs. Lancaster Co., 22 July 1662, p. 322, (442).
      On N. side of Rappa. Riv. on the head of Moraticon Riv., bounded N. by W. by the side of a branch dividing this & land of Mr. Whitby &c. Renewal of patent dated 15 Mar. 1657.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 466
      JOHN NEWMAN, 480 acs. on the lower or Ewd. side of Moratticon Cr. in Lancaster Co., 26 Mar. 1663, p. 222, (1). Adj. land formerly belonging to Mr. David Fox. Trans. of 10 pers: Tho. Crow, Wm. Morton, Margt. Webster, Jane Edwards, Hen. Webster, Danl. Stanton, Mary Wakeman, Hen. Creton, Hump. Lambert.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 485
      JOHN NEWMAN, 600 acs. Rappa. Co., on N. side the river, 28 Nov. 1664, p. 281, (235). Betwixt Moratico Cr. & Farnham Cr; adj. land of Paul Woodbridge, running S.Ely. to head of land belonging to Thomas Stephens' Orphan &c., adj. land of Charles Grymes, Thomas Griffith, & Henry Wilson. 400 acs. in joynt tenure with Paul Woodbridge by patent dated 19 Sept. 1664 & by consent equally divided & 200 acs. for trans. of 4 pers: Ann Bryant, Sarah Martin, Wm. Feild, Eliz. Parker.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 37
      JNO. NEWMAN & WILLIAM FITCHARBETT (Fitzharbett), 320 acs.
      Rappa. Co., upon br. of Moratico,-28 Apr. 1668, p.- 138. Adj. Mr. Glascocke, Mr. Travers & devdt. of sd. Newman & Paule Woodbrige, & land of. Mr. Stephens. Trans. of 7 pers: Charity Winter, Lewis Thomas, Jno. Grange, Tho. Gandy, Tho. Archer, Eliz. Jacob, Anne Payne.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 187
      ALEXANDER NEWMAN. 810 acs.. Lancer Co., 26 Sept. 1678. p. 654. 560 .115. upon a maim.- hr. of Marrattico. parting this & land of Tho. Chitwood ; adj. John Custis; Jno Newman: 566 acs. granted Jno. Newman 22 Oct. 1663; 252 acs. granted Thu. Chitwood 9 July 1663; both of which were deserted & afterwards granted to Millen. Miller, by order, & sould to John Newman, who deserted; by order, granted to Wm. Mathews 25 Sept. 1677,, who sould to sd. Alexdr., 25 Oct. 1677; further due for trans. of 17 pers: Jane Robinson.Eliz. Vaughan, James Kent. Mary Coock, Jno. Bayly, John Brookes. Richd. Archer (or Arther), Mary Young, Thu. Martin. Edwd. Harry (or Hardy), Wm, Gulin, Row. Ward, Symo. Wood, Wm. Jarrett, Nath. Spencer. Tarries Man.
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 49
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I MORE FANTLEROYE of the County of Rappahanock Gent (missing) consideration by me in hand received have sold & conveyed unto JOHN NEWMAN of the aforesaid County Planter his heirs & assignes one parcell of land conteining five hundred & ten acres lying on the North side of Rappahannock River & on the North West side of MORATTICO CREEK in the County aforesaid Four hundred & eighty acres bounded beginning at a marked white Oak neer MORRATACOUS CREEKS mouth thence extending the bredth up by or night the
      main Reiver side and for length into the woods 320 poles & the residue extendeth from the first menconed marked tree S W by W 60 poles to a marked (missing) at MORATTACO CREEKs mouth thence by the River side (missing) cross this point of land to the tree first menconed the aforesaid (missing) of land being part of a greater Divident formerly granted (missing) FANTLEROY by Pattent To have and to hold (missing) him the said JOHN NEWMAN his heires & assignes for ever without the hindrance of me the said FANTLEROY my heirs or assignes or any persons (missing) hereunto with sufficient warrant & (missing) he the said NEWMAN (missing) paying rent & services (missing ) further me the said MORE FANTLEROY (missing) my Wife do hereby (missing) to rattify & convey (missing) in (missing) hereunto put our (missing) this last day of August in presence of ANT STEPHENS.
      M FANTLEROY
      JOHN RICHARDSON MARY FANTLEROY
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 95
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBT. GORSUCH do by virtue of an assignment one hundyed & fifty acres of land from THOMAS WOOLLSE formerly assigned by Mr. HONE to THOMAS WOOLSE forth of a parcell of land assigned sold & granted to him the said HONE by Coll MORE FANTLEROY being part of his Devident of !and lying in RAPPAHANOCK RIVER to say on the Eastermost side of FARNHAM CREEK as may more appear at large by the said Grant bearing date the Seventeenth of January 1653 & recorded in ELIZA CITY COUNTY I say sould for valluable consideracon in hand already received. I therefore bargaine & sell unto PAUSE [Paul] WOODBRIDGE the said hundred & fifty acres of land to him his heirs & assignes for Ever & for the true performance hereof I the said GORESUCH do for me my heirs & assignes confirm this Deed of Sale to him the said WOODBRIDGE as aforesaid In Witness whereof I the said ROBERT GORESUCH have put my hand & seal this 9th day of January Anno Dom 1659
      in presence of us THOM. HUMPHRY, ROBERT GORSUCH
      HUGH KINSEY; JOHN NEWMAN
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBT. GORSUCH do authorize Mr. JOHN NEWMAN to acknowledge this Deed of Sale in Court whereof I have set my hand
      test HUGH KINSY Signature destroyed THO: HUMPHRY
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 249-250
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I JOHN NEWMAN Plantr. of the County of Rappa doe assigne over all my right and interest of the within menconed unto WILL FITZHERBERT and his heirs forever In Witness my hand this 2 of December 1674
      Test NATHL RICHARDSON. JOHN NEWMAN
      THO: GOULDMAN
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 2 die Xbris 1674
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c I Sr WILLIAM BERKELEY Ent, Govr. and Capt. Genll. of Virginia send Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting &c Now know yee that I the said Sr. WILL. BERKELEY Ent Governor &c. doe with the consent of ye Council of State accordingly give and grant unto JOHN NEWMAN and WILLIAM FITZHERBERT three hundred and seventy acres of land scituate lying and being in ye County of Rappa upon the branches of MORATICO CREELE bounding upon the land of Mr. GLASCOCKE and Mr. TRAVERS and upon a former divident of the said NEWMANs & PAUL WOODBRIDEs and upon ye land of MR. STEPHENS beginning at a marked corner Oake in the woods runing ESE thence from a marked red Oake S. by E. to ye Creeke thence along ye Creeke WNW thence N. and by W. to ye first mentioned tree ye said land being due to the said JOHN NEWMAN and WILLIAM FITZHERBERT for ye transportation of Seven psons into ye Collony whose names are inserted under this Pattent in the Records To have and to hold &c. yeilding and paying &c. Provided &c. Given at JAMES CITTY under my hand and seale of the Collony this Eighth and Twentieth day of Aprill in the year of our Lord 1667 Ano Reg Car 2d 20
      JOHN NEWMAN and WILLIAM FITZHERBERT WILLIAM BERKELEY
      Pattent for 370 acres of land in Rappa C
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 182
      JULY CORT. 78. TO ALL TO WHOM &c. I Sr. WM, BERKLEY, Knt: Governor & Capt. Genf!, of Virginia &c, Whereas &c. Nov know yee that I ye said Sr. WM. BERKLEY Knt. Governor &c. doe vth ye consent of ye Councell of State accordingly give & grant unto JOHN NEWMAN & WILLIAM FITZHERBERT Three hundred & twenty acres of land being in ye County of Rappae: upon ye branches of MARATICO CREEK, bounding upon ye land of Mr. GLASCOCK &. Mr. TRAVERSE & upon a former Devidend of said NEWMAN & PAUL WOODBRIDGEs & upon ye land of Mr. STEPHENS beginning at a mked. corner white Oak in ye Woods runing ESE thence from a marked red Oak to ye Creek thence along ye Creek WNW to ye first mentioned tree ye said Land being due to ye said JNO. NEWMAN & WM: FITZHERBERT for ye transportation of seaven persons into this Collony, whose names are inserted undr. this Pattent in ye Records, To have & to hold ye sd land &c. Yeilding & paying &c. Provided &c. Given at JAMES CITTY under my hand & ye Seale of ye Collony this eight & twentieth day of Aprill in ye years of or; Lord 1668 &c.
      JNO, NEWMAN & WM. FITZHERBERTs Pattent
      for 320 acres of land in Rappae: County WM, BERKLEY
      Recordatr Test PHIL. LUDWELL Cl Office
      Recordatr xxi die Julii 1673
      BEE IT KNOWN unto all men by these prsents that I JOHN NEWMAN, Planter, of ye County of Rappae: doe assigne over all my Right title & interest of ye wthin mentioned unto WM. FITZHERBERT & his heires forever As Witness my hand this 2d of Decembr; 1674
      Teste NATH: RICHARDSON, JOHN NEWMAN
      THO: GOULDMAN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 3 die Julii 1678
      BEE IT KNOWN unto all men by these prsents that I Mr. WM. FITZHERBERT gent: of ye county of Rappae: doe assigne over all my right & 1.i1.1c & interest of this within mentioned unto JNO. WILLIAMS & his heires forever, to have & to hold as Witness my hand this first day of May 1676
      Test WM, CAMELL, WM. FITZHERBERT
      PAULE WOODBRIDGE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 3 die Julii Ano: 1678ounty
      Recordatr Test EDMO, CRASK Cl Cur
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 132-133
      HIS INDENTURE made the third day of Septembr: 1684 and in the six and thirtieth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord Charles the second &c. Between WILLIAM FAUNTLEROY of the County of Rappa: Gent!, of the one part and ALEX NEWMAN of the County aforesaid, Planter, of the other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM FANTLEROY in consideration of Five thousand pounds of Tobo: in cask paid or secured to be paid hath granted unto the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN his heires in his peaceable and quiet possession Five hundred and ten acres of land and being on the North side of Rappa: River in the Parrish of Farnham and County of Rappa: aforesd., 408 acres thereof bounded as followeth Begining at a marked wt: oake nere MORATICO CREEKS mouth thence extending itself in breadth up by or nigh the Maine River side and for length into the woods 320 poles and the residue extendeth from the first mentioned marked tree S. W. p W. to a small marked Oake standing at a point at the said MORATICOE CREEKs mouth, thence by the Maine River side and finally back and cross this point of land to the tree first mentioned, the land formerly sold by Col. MOORE FAUNTLEROY, Father to the said WILLIAM, unto JOHN NEWMAN, Father to the said ALEXANDER, and by the said JOHN Pattented the 12th fiber 1662 and all houses buildings profits appurtaining To have and to hold the said Five hundred and ten acres of land and all other prmisses granted unto the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN his heires Subject nevertheless unto the quitt rents from henceforth be due and payble and further the said WILLIAM FANTLEROY and KATHERINE his Wife shall acknowledge these prsents and that shee shall acquitt her right of Dower before his Majties Justices of the peace at the Court to be held by them for the County aforesaid in due form of Law. In Witness the parties have sett their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of us
      HENRY AUSTINE, WILL: FANTLEROY
      DOMINI BENHAM KATHERINE FANTLEROY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rapa 3 die 7bris Anno 1684 et Recordatr xxiii die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I KATHARINE FANTLEROY doe impower my loveing Brother, Colo. LEROY GRIFFIN, my true and lawful! Attorney to acknowledge unto Mr. ALEXANDR. NEWMAN one parcell of land contayning my Deed bearing date the 3rd day of September 1684, Five hundred and ten acres of land as fully as if I myself was there personally prsent to acknowledge from me my full right either thirds or Dower to the aforesaid Mr. NEWMAN and his heires forever. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and seale this 3rd day of September 1684

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