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

Henry Awbrey

Male Abt 1615 - 1694  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Henry Awbrey 
    Born Abt 1615  Tredomen, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Aug 1694  Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Will Written & Probate same year Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031744  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father William Awbrey,   b. 1581, Llanelieu, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1631, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jones,   b. Abt 1581, Abermarlis, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary MNU Awbrey,   b. Abt 1619, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1635  Talley, Carmarthen, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary {unproven} Awbrey,   b. Bef 1640,   d. Aft 5 Aug 1685, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)
     2. Alice Awbrey,   b. Abt 1643, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Nov 1698, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F18977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Hoskins,   b. Abt 1636,   d. 1678, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1663/64  Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1664 Feb 27 - Old Rappahannock Co, Va -

      (1656-1664), pt.2 p.353-354:

      I, Henry Awberry of Hoskins Creek in County of Rapp. Which is in Virginia have made and in my stead my well beloved wife Sarah Awbry my lawful attorney irrevocably for me and in my name and for my

      Use to ask and to receave all debts sums of money or tobo: as shall be due unto me Henry Awbrey by any person whatsoever /S/ Hen. Awbrey.

      Wit: /S/ John Gregory; /S/ John Awbrey {brother of Henry);and /S/ Ralph Fletcher
    Children 
     1. Richard Awbrey,   b. 1664, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1697, Essex County Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F18499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Meador,   b. 1660, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1717, St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1679  Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F18978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 311
      At a Court held for Essex County 10th of September 1694
      The Last Will and Testament of Henry Awbrey was written August 1, 1694, Essex County, Virginia and probated the same year.

      (Old) Rappahannock/Essex County, Virginia

      WILL OF HENRY AWBREY

      "In the name of God, Amen. I, Henry Awbrey of ye County of Essex in Virginia. Gentlemen, being sick and weake in body but sound and perfect memory, and calling to mind the uncertainty of this Transitory life, and that all flesh must yield unto death when it shall please God to call, doe make, Constitute, and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner for me following. "First, I give and bequeath my Soule to God that gave it, in sure and Certaine hope of a joyful resurrection at the last dy, and my body to the Earth from whence it came, to be decently interred after my decease and for what Tangible Estate it hath pleased God to bestow upon me, I give and bequeath as followeth:

      "..give and bequeath unto my loveing Wife Mary Awbrey the Plantation whereon I now live with all the Orchards, buildings, improvements, and all the land belonging to it. She not clearing nor tending any ground beyond the Church Road which now is during her natuall life, and after her decease I give and bequeath the said lands with all improvements whatsoever unto my loveing Son Richard Awbrey and his heirs foe Ever.

      Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Awbrey seven hundred Acres of land more, Scituate on Hodgkin's Creeke, being part of that dividend of Land whereon he now liveth and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten for Ever, my wife not to Claime any thirds of the Same.

      Item, I give unto Francis Awbrey, the youngest Son of my Brother Jon. Awbrey, dec'd, two hundred acres of Land being a part of a tract of four hundred Acres of Land Scituate as aforesaid purchased by me of Coll. Hill and to his heirs for Ever.

      Item, ye other two hundred acres of Land Scituate as aforesaid I give and bequeath unto Katherine Long, Daughter of Alice Long (att Sheppey?) dec'd, to her and her heirs for Ever.

      Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Awbrey on negro man called Sam, one negro woman called Kate, one negro boy called Robin, one negro boy called Nero, one Negro boy called Zobey, to him and the heirs lawfully begotten of his body for Ever.

      Item, I will and bequeath unto my Loveing Wife Mary Awbrey five Negros called by the names of Price, Nanny, Will, Joons (?), and Jamy, likewise I give and bequeath to my wife one Silver Tankard and three horses Calld by the names of Thourogood, Smoakes, and Mush, with ye Cart and wheeles, and harness belonging to the Same, likewise I will and bequeath to my wife one halfe of all my Cattle in quantity and quality.

      Item, I give to my wife one Servt. Woman called Martha.

      Item, I give unto my Son Richard one Servt. called Miles Dixon.

      Item, I will and bequeath unto my wife all my Stock of hoggs, She paying after my decease unto my Sonn Richard Awbrey three barrows or Splayed Sows yearly for four years, together to be all of ye age of three years old or more.

      Item, I will unto my wife one half of my sheep in quality to quality.

      Item, I will and bequeath the other halfe in quantity and quality to my Son Richard Awbrey and to have privilege to let them remaine here for three years.

      Item, ye one half of my Cattle not yet bequeathed I give to him and his heirs for (Ever), likewise I will and bequeath unto my Son my black Gelding cald Nego, with two Saddles, two bridles, pistolle, holsters, and all other furniture thereunto belonging. Item, I will likewise unto my Son my pendulum watch, all my wearing Clothes both linen and wooling, all my french gold wearing Shooes, Stockings of all Sorts, and hatts. Item, two feather beds with the furniture belonging to them and Six pair of Sheets, one pair of ?nd Irons, all the parcells of broadCloth for my owne wearing with Buttons, Silk and other furniture belong to it.

      Likewise I will and bequeath unto my wife, all my Serges and Stuffs, Except one parcell of Sad Collored Serge which I give and bequeath unto my Son Richard's wife to make her a gowne and petty coat, be it more of less. Item, I will and bequeath unto my Son all my books, my wife having choice of the three of four for her owne particular use.

      Item, my will and desire is that all my Kerseyes, Cottons, Canvass, fine linen, and (Cowepe?) that is not made up in garments, plain Shoes, Irish Stockings, and all ye yarn Stockings which are kniting to be equally divided in quantity and quality between my wife and my Son.

      Item, I give and bequeath unto my wife three feather beds and furniture, one new feather bed Ticking with bolster and pillow Ticking, all ye table linen with all the rest of ye sheets not before bequeathed.

      Item, I give unto my wife all the Lumber belonging to the house as bedsteads, Chairs, Chests, all the pewter Brass, Iron potts and irons, except one desk and one Chest in the old dwelling house loft, which I give unto my Son Richard.

      Item, I give unto my Son Richard's daughter Mary after my wife's decease Six large pewter dishes.

      Item, it is my will and desire that my Executors hereafter named be diligent and careful in the prosecution of ye dwelling house (unreadable) which is to be built by Jon. Milbourne according to agreement.

      Item, my desire is that the Brass yall [bell?] be set up on this plantation and not hereafter to be removed. Item, my will is that all ye woole in the house be equally divided between my wife and my Son.

      Item, my will is that my boat be sold and produce be equally divided between my wife and my Son. Likewise, two mares, one branded HA, and the Ha, I give equally to my wife and my Son.

      Item, my will and desire is that before any division be made of ye Sheep after my decease, yt Robert Brooke, Son of Robert Brooke, have four ewes out of ye sheep.

      Item, it is my will and desire that immediately after my decease my Executors draw bills on Mr. Robert Bristow Jun. for 40 od. pounds to be paid Mr. Will Howell, Merchant, and take in my bond. Lastly, I make constitute and ordain my Loveing Son Richard Awbrey and my Loveying Wife Mary Awbrey joynt Executors of this my last will & Testament, in Testimony whereof I have hereunto putt my hand and Seale this first day of August 1694. Henry Awbrey (Seale)

      Signed, Sealed and Delivered in ye presence

      Willm. Mosely 1694 Rob. Brooke

      "I, the Subscriber, do depose that the within mentioned Henry Awbrey Seale and declare this within written Will to be his last Will and Testament and that he was in perfect sense and memory at ye sealeing and publishing thereof to the best of ye deponents knowledge & farther saith not

      Will. Mosely

      Sworne to in Essex County Court 7 ber 10th. 1694
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 129)
      Richmond County Court 1st of April 1696
      - The action brought by FRANCIS GOLDMAN as Marrying the Executrix of HENRY AWBREY & RICHARD AWBREY, Executor of HENRY AWBREY deceased against NEBUCHADNZR; JONES is dismist, the Plantiff not appearing to prosecute
      ===
      1664 Feb 27 - Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia - (1656-1664), pt.2 p.353-354: I, Henry Awberry of Hoskins Creek in County of Rapp. which is in Virginia have made and in my stead my well beloved wife Sarah Awbry my lawful attorney irrevocably for me and in my name and for my use to ask and to receave all debts sums of money or tobo: as shall be due unto me Henry Awbrey by any person whatsoever /s/ Hen. Awbrey.

      Wit: /s/ John Gregory; /s/ John Awbrey {brother of Henry;and /s/ Ralph Fletcher

      1670 Apr 15 - Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia - (1670-1672), p.9 - Recorded: 12 May 1670

      Know Ye that I, Henry Awbrey and Sarah my wife for valuable consideration to us paid do graint and make over for us or heires all right tytle and interest of 300 acres lying in County of Rapp. on North side of said River of Rappahannock unto Francis Gowre for ever which land was formerly the land of THOMAS MEDOR. . . to have and to hold 300 acres unto him Francis Goure which the said Gowre is now SEATED on and possessed with all. . . forever - Signed this 15 April 1670 /s/ Henry Aubrey, /s/ Sarah (T or F) Aubry Wit: Thomas (x) Jenkins and/s/ John (I) Evans (his mark, large I with bar across middle)

      Witnesseth that I, "SARAH AWBREY the NOW WIFE of Henry Awbrey" of Rapp. do make and appoynt Mr. Thomas Gouldman my true attorney and in my name to acknowledge in County Court of Rapp. all my right and title claim and interest of 300 acres of land unto Francis Gowre /s/ Sarah (F) Aubrey (large F or T)

      [John Meador.. a headright grant of 50 acres for transportation of one person to the colony adjoining his own land and that of Henry Awbrey ' on the main "swamp" of Hoskins Creek]. found by June Bork)


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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 245
      WHEREAS I RICHARD COLEMAN of the County of Rappa. in Virga by a Bill of Sale bearing date the fourth day of June 1655 sell unto WILLIAM VEAL & JOHN VAUX & their assignes a tract of land containing Six hundred acres lying in the County aforesd and I do acknowledge it was then the Intent of me the seller to make them an Estate of Fee Simple in the lands so sould to them which sd words (their assignes) will not do it in Law, Now Know all men by these presents that I the sd RICHARD COLEMAN for the consideracon do sell unto the sd WM VEAL & JOHN VAUX and their respective ayres forever the sd Six hundred acres of land mencioned in the former Bill of Sale confirming the sd former Bill of Sale with the addition of these words to them & their Respective heirs for Ever In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal the 7th day of October 1663
      in presence of W GRANGER. RICHARD COLEMAN
      HENRY AWBERRY
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 298
      I THOMAS WRIGHT do appoint & authorize my well beloved Friend HENRY AUBERY to he my true & lawfull Attorney in my steed & place to ask receive & recover of DAVID DRIVER all such Tobo (missing) to imprison release compounds in as full manner as if 1 were there personally present I sett my hand & seale the fourth day of January in the year of our Lord 1663 (in the year of our Sovrn. KING CHARLES the Second being Leap Year (missing)
      in presence of JOHN COX THOMAS WRIGHT
      Recordat 24 die Junii 1664
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 353-354
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men that I HENRY AWBERRY of HOSKINS CREEK in the County of Rappa. which is in Virga. have made & in my stead constituted my welbeloved Wife SARAH AWBRY my true & lawful! Attorney irrevocably for me & in my hame & to my use to ask & receave all & singular such debts sums of money of tobacco as are or shall be due unto me sd HENRY AWBREY by any person whatsoever giveing unto my sd Attorney for me & in my name to answer the suit or complaint of any persons that shall be commenced agst me & upon trial thereof to satisfie & discharge taking sufficient discharges for the same likewise giving my sd Attorney full power for me to sue arrest implead condemn & imprizon every persons as are or shall be indebted unto me & at her will & pleasure such persons out of Prizon to deliver & upon receipt of any Sums of Money or Tobacco to my use to be received of any persons as aforesaid acquittances or other lawful! discharges to make seale & deliver & every other thing which shall be requisite to be done about the premises the same to do as fully as I my self might do if 1 were there personally present holding firme & stable all & whatsoever my sd Attorney shall do about the premises Given under my hand this 27th day of February 1664
      in presence of JOHN GREGORY HEN: AWBREY
      JOHN AWBREY, RALPH FLETCHER
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      1665-1677 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 19
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I DOROTHY HOLT of the County of Rappa do covenant and condition to and with HENRY AUBREY Planter in the same County for to live and dwell with the said HENRY AUBREY and his assigns from the day of the date hereof for the full term of Five years in such service and employmt. as the sd AUBREY shall imploy her excepting working in the ground, unless it be helping to Plant in consideration whereof the said HENRY AUBREY is to find and allow the aforesd DOROTHY HOLT sufficient diet washing and Lodging: Clothing during the term of three years as aforesaid and furthermore the said HENRY AUBREY do bind and oblige himself firmly by these presents to pay or cause to be paid unto ye abovesd DOROTHY HOLT one Heifer with calfe or calfe by the side at the Expiration of the term of three years next ensuing after the date hereof. In Confirmation whereof the sd DOROTHY HOLT and HENRY AUBREY have set their hands for the performance of these premises above said as Witness our hands this 27th of January 1663 In presence of N. JOHN POOLE, DOROTHY . HOLT HEN: AUBERRY
      WILLIAM WILLIAMS
      Recordatr 11 die 7 anno 1665
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 239
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY JARMAN of the County of Rappa doe make constitute and appoynt my Trusty & Beloved Freind THOMAS BUTTON of the County aforesd my true and lawfull Attorney for me and in my Steed to Implead Sue and prosecute GEO. DAVIES of the same County Phisitian at the Next Court held for Rappa. Rattifying allowing and confirming wtsoever my said Attorney shall act or Doe or Cause to be acted or Don in and ahoute the premises as if I my Selfe had don it In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 30th day of May Ano Domini 1667 etc
      In presents of us HEN AWBREY. Henry Jarman
      SARAH ABREY her marke his marke
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 241
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICHARD WHITE Cooper doe make & ordayne Impower my loving Freind HENRY AWBREY as my true and lawfull Attorney & in my name and Steed and place to answer the Suite and complaint of JOHN SHERLOCK this Next Court in the County of Rappa and wt my said Attorney shall lawfully act or Doe in the premises aforesaid I shall Rattify and allow of and confirme as if I were there personally present As Wittness my hand and seale this 23d of April 1657.
      JOHN AWBREY his marke
      BENJAMINE RAIDALL Richard White
      Recordat xii Die Junii 1667
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 72-73
      KNOW ALL MEN that I THOMAS GOULDMAN doe by these pntes give unto EDWARD WEST the Sonne of EDWARD WEST Deced Two hundred acres of land & to MARY WEST the Daughter of the sd WEST Two hundred acres both of which pcells I give out of that Tract lyeing upon HOSKINS CREEKE (out of that Pattent of Myne for twelve hundred and odd acres) adjoyning to the land of HENRY AWBRY also I give unto the two aforemenconed children three cows & a heifer & all female Increase that shall arise therefrom to bee Equally divided between them as soon as either of them shall attaine their lawfull yeares or else marry which shall first happen & in case of the aforesd children shall chance to depart this world before they come to age or marry then the Heifer of the Cattell & their increase together wth halfe the land before expressed to fall to the now Mother of the sd Children to bee disposed of as shee shall thinke fitt provided shee shall not give it away from my children for the confirmacon heerof theerunto sett my hand & seal this 4th day of May Ano 1669
      The heifer path an overkeele on the Left Eare &a cropp & slitt on the Right which Record for the childrens marke
      THEOPHILUS WEALE, THOMAS GOULDMAN
      EDMOND PAGETT
      Recognr in Cur Rappa 5th May 1669
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 157a - 157b
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE TO WHOM these pnts shall come KNOW YEE that I HENRY AWBREY & SARAH my Wife for a valuable consideration to us paid doe graunt & make over for us & or: heires all or: right tytle & interest of three hundred acres of land lying in the County of Rappa. on the North side of the saide River of Rappa. unto FRANCIS GOWRE his heirs or assignes for ever which land was formerly the land of THOMAS MEDOR of Mr. JAMES WILLIAMSON as by a Deed of Sale under the hand & seale of the said WILLIAMSON which plainely appearth scituate lying & adjoyning unto & upon the land of THOMAS ROBINSON wch land the said ROBINSON likewise purchased of the above said AMBROSE MEDOR being parte of one thousand acres of land bought of the said WILLIAMSON To Have & to Hold the said three hundred acres of land unto him the said FRANCIS GOWRE which the said GOWRE is now seated upon & possest withall unto him & his heires for Ever with all Right & Priviledges thereunto belonging. In Witness whereof wee the pties abovesaid have hereunto sett or: hands & seales this fifteenth of Aprill one thousand six hundred & seaventy in the presents of
      JOHN AWBREY, HENRY AWBREY
      THO: JENKINS, JNO EVANS SARAH AWBREY
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa. 12th die May 1670
      THESE PRSENTS WITNESSETH that I SARAH AWBREY the now Wife of HENRY AWBREY of the County of Rappa. doe make constitute & appoynt Mr. THO: GOULDMAN my true & lawfull Atturney for me and in my name to my use & behoofe to acknowledge in the County Court of Rappa, all my right title claim & interest of three hundred acres of land unto FRANCIS GOWRE or his order of the County aforesaid & whatsoever my said Atturney shall doe or cause to be done in the premises I confirme and allow of as if I were psonally prsent. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 30th day of April! 1670.
      in the ptntes of us JNO, AWBREY, SARAH AWBREY
      JNO EVANS
      === land mentioned
      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 289
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS GOULDMAN doe by these presents give unto EDWARD WEST the Sonne of EDWARD WEST deced Five hundred acres of land & to MARY WEST the Daughter of the sd EDWARD WEST Two hundred acres both of which pcells I give out of that land lying upon HOSKINS CREEHE (out of that Pattent of Nine for Twelve hundred & odd acres adjoyning to the land of HENRY AWBREY) alsoe I give unto the aforementioned Children three cows and a heifer with all female increase that shall arise thereof to be equally divided between them when either of them shall attaine there lawfull yeares or Else marry which shall first happen and in case either of the aforesaid children should happen to depart this world before they come of age or marry then the halfe of the Cattle and their Increase together with halfe the land before ( ) to fall to the said Mother of the said Children to be disposed off as she shall think Fitt (but she shall not give it away from my children) the names are as followeth (Vizt ) Nahey, Yellow Hamamer & White Flankes the heifer is called White Flanks heifer and for the confirmation hereof I hereunto sett my hand and seale this 4th day of May Ano 1669
      The heifer hath an overkeele on ye left
      yeare and a Cropp & slitt on the Right
      which record for the childrens marke
      THEOPHILUS WEALE [Veale] THOMAS GOULDMAN
      EDMUND PAGETT
      Recognitur in Cur Rappa 5th May 1669
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part I - 1672-1674; Antient Press: page 14-15
      KNOW ALL MEN that I HENRY AUBREY of Rappa. County for the good will and affection I beare unto my Godson RICHARD HAILE of the County aforesaid I give one Heifer in manner and forme following wth all her increase both male and female unto my Godson RICHARD HAILS and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body and if the said RICHARD HAILE JUNIOR dies without issue as abovesaid then the said Heifer and her increase to returne unto the said HENRY AUBREY and his heirs forever further I the said HENRY AUBREY doe order that the said Heifer shall remaine at the Plantation of RICHARD WHITE where now she is with her increase for the use of my (son) Godsone RICHARD HAILE and that the said RICHARD WHITE shall have the male increase untill the said HAILE be ten years (old) of age and no longer for looking after the sd Beast and her increase untill my Godson RICHARD HAILE be twenty and one years of age the abovesaid Heifer is a teale black and on the right eare and a hole in the left ear and an under keele and no further marke further the said HENRY AUBREY doth require that the male and female increase of the said Heifer that belongs to the said HAILE JUNIOR should be marked as abovesaid. In Confirmation whereof the sd HENRY AUBREY have put his hand and seale this 7th day of March 1671
      in presence of us THOMAS CLAIBORNE, HENRY AUBREY
      RICHARD WHITE
      Recordat xx7d die Aprilis 1672
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part I - 1672-1674; Antient Press: page 53-54
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come wee HENRY AUBREY and SARAH my Wife send greeting. Know ye that we the said HENRY AUBREY and SARAH my Wife for divers good causes and especially for the sume of Four thousand five hundred pounds of tobacco and cask and one bay mare the receipt whereof wee do hereby acknowledge have sold unto ROBERT BISHOP of the County of Rappa. Planter four hundred and eighty acres of land lying and being upon the branches of HOSKINS CREEKE in the said County and bounded in manner and forme following that is to say beginning at a Hickory tree neare to the ROAD PATH that goes to PISCATACON CREEK So. and by We. to the first specified place wch said land is part or parcell of a Tract of land formerly granted unto the sd HENRY AUBREY Reference being had to the Pattent more fully appeareth To have and to hold the said bargained land and premises unto the said ROBERT BISHOP and his heirs forever with all priviledges of Fishing fowling and hunting wth all other Proffitts and comodities whatsoever thereunto belonging without the molestation of me the said HENRY AUBREY or SARAH my Wife or any other person whatsoever under us with warranty against all manner of persons whatsoever that shall lay any title to the said bargained land under us our heirs &Further doe covenant to give unto the said ROBERT BISHOP further assurance of the said Land by acknowledgement at the County Court at his Request as Witness our hands and seals this 30th day of July 1672
      in presence of THOMAS EDMONDSON, HENRY AUBRY
      SYMOND RICHARDSON, SARAH AUBRY
      JOHN EVANS, MARY SLOCK
      Recognitr in Cu: Com Rappa sixto the 9bris 1672
      KNOW ALL MEN that I SARAH AUBRY doe make and appoint Mr. THOMAS GOULDMAN my true and lawfull attorney to acknowledge all my right and interest of a tract of land containing Four hundred and eighty acres of land unto ROBERT BISHOP or his Order in Rappa. Court. In Testimonie whereof I have set my hand and seale this 4th of November 1672
      in presence of SAMUEL PERRY, SARAH AUBREY
      THOMAS JENKINS
      Recordatr x6 die 9bris 1672
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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 287
      July Court 1675 THESE PRESENTS Witnesseth that I HENRY AUBRY of Rappa County in Virginia for the affection and true love I beare to my Son RICHARD AUBREY I gave him one two year old Mare commonly called and knowne Bonny marked "A" in the neare Flank and one yearling heifer cropt on both years and underkeeled and overkeeled on both ears & a slit on one year with all their increase male and female to him the said RICHARD AWBRY and his heirs forever Excepting the first Mare Colt that the Mare brings to myself or my order and the Male Cattle that comes of the heifer until! the said RICHARD be fourteen years of age to the Truth I have hereunto put my hand and seale this 24th day of June 1675
      Test RICHARD WHITE, HENRY AUBRY
      ADRY WHITE
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 7 die July 1675
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 287
      July Court 1675 THESE PRESENTS Witnesseth that I HENRY AUBRY of Rappa County in Virginia for the affection and true love I beare to my Son RICHARD AUBREY I gave him one two year old Mare commonly called and knowne Bonny markedĄ A in the neare Flank and one yearling heifer cropt on both years and underkeeled and overkeeled on both ears & a slit on one year with all their increase ale and female to him the said RICHARD AWBRY and his heirs forever Excepting the first Mare Colt that the Mare brings to myself or my order and the Male Cattle that comes of the heifer until! the said RICHARD be fourteen years of age to the Truth I have hereunto put my hand and seale this 24th day of June 1675
      Test RICHARD WHITE, HENRY AUBRY
      ADRY WHITE
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 7 die July 1675
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 121-122
      WHEREAS RALPH WARRINER dyed possessed of a small tract of land about Two hundred Seventy Six acres of land wch land according to the Will of RALPH WARRINER decest was given unto THOMAS GOULDMAN & MARY WARRINER, the Daughter of the said RALPH WARRINER, who married Mr. EDWARD KEELING by wch meanes the one halfe of the said land properly belonging to Mr. EDWARD KEELING who hath accepted & taken that halfe lying on the River side, And I doe condicend that the said THOMAS GOULDMAN shall have hold occupie & enjoy for ever the other halfe next adjoyning to the MILL CREEK, to the proper use & behoofe of him the said THOMAS GOULDMAN his heires and assignes forever wthout any molestation of me the said EDWARD KEELING my heires & Executors Excepting necessary Timber for me the said EDWARD KEELINGs use; And I the said EDWARD KEELING doth hereby for my selfe my heires for ever quit claime to the said moyetie of land being One hundred thirty & eight acres and for Confirmation hereof I hereunto set my hand & Seale the 27th of February 1676
      HENRY AWBERY EDWARD KEELING
      HENRY PHILLIPS
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 243
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I LEROY GRIFFIN, High Sheriffe for the County of Rappae: for a valuable consideration already received doe by virtue of an Ordr from the Right honble. the Governor give sell & confirme unto HENRY AWBREY his heires & assignes forever all that plantation and parcell of land formerly belonging to JOHN BAGWELL. late of this County was apprehended for COYNING, his Estate being seized, valued and condemned to the use of his Matie by Ordr. of the honble: Governor and Councell, committed & put into the hands & Custody of me ye said LEROY GRIFFIN, the Land conteyning two hundred acres of land more or less, being on the South side of OCCUPACY CREEK, in the Parish of Sittingburne in County aforesaid, To have & to hold the said Plantation & prmises unto said HENRY AWBREY his heires & assignes without the molestation of the said JOHN BAGWELL or any persons by him or undr: him clayming any right to the same. In confirmation whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seale this Sixth day of October 1679
      Signed Sealed & delivered in
      prsence of us THO: GOULDMAN, LEROY GRIFFIN
      JNO: JONES, THO: ROBERTS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 5 die Novemis 1679
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