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

John Powell

Male 1644 - 1698  (54 years)


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  • Name John Powell 
    Born 1644  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1698  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031950  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Thomas Powell,   b. Bef 1615, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1670, Talbot County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Mother Anne Gorsuch,   b. Abt 1619, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1670, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1635  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Coghill,   b. Abt 1648,   d. 1686, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1664  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Powell,   b. Abt 1668, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1703 and 1711, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Robert Powell,   b. 1669, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years)
     3. Henry Powell,   b. 1674, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
     4. Elias Powell,   b. 1676, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1736, King George County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. James Powell,   b. Between 1680 and 1681, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Powell,   b. 1689, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Lucas,   b. Bef 1671,   d. Aft 1703, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Married 1687  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucas Powell,   b. 1696, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1756, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2006-04-27 10:52:29
      Van Gundy Family Tree

      John POWELL [Parents] was born in 1644 in Wales/England. He died in 1703 in Essex Co, Virginia. He married Mary Coghill in 1668 in Occupacia District, Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia.

      Other marriages:

      COGHILL {PLACE}, Margaret
      LUCAS, Jane

      On 11/14/1656, John was released from all debts by Maj John Hallowes, Essex Co, Virginia. (He may have been a bond servant)

      On 5/11/1676 at 33 yrs of age, he was a witness to Thomas Pannell's will.

      On 11/23/1676 he witnessed Rice Jones' will and was also named in the will as a Christian servant.

      It is hard to image all his daughters-in-law were named Mary, as many say they were.

      John's 3rd wife, Jane, & Thomas Burnett, were co-administrators of his estate.

      Mary Coghill died in 1689/1690. She married John POWELL in 1668 in Occupacia District, Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia.

      Mary was a sister to Margaret, John's 2nd wife.

      Mary was still living in 1685.

      They had the following children:

      M i Robert Powell was born in 1669 in Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia. He died in 1740 in Caroline Co, Virginia.
      M ii Henry POWELL was born in 1674. He died after 1740.
      M iii Elias POWELL was born in 1676. He died in 1736.
      M iv (James) POWELL was born in 1680/1681 in Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia.

      James was said to have been a single man all his life.
      M v John POWELL was born in 1686. He died in 1780.
      M vi Thomas "T.P." POWELL was born in 1689/1690. He died in 1750 in Brunswick Co, Virginia.

      John POWELL [Parents] was born in 1644 in Wales/England. He died in 1703 in Essex Co, Virginia. He married Margaret COGHILL in 1691 in Essex Co, Virginia.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny] Wills in the Record Book entitled Wills No. 2, 1677-1682.
      N THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I Thomas Pannell being Sick
      & Weak but thanks to God in Perfect Memory, do Make Constitute
      & Appoint this to be my last WM & Testamt: Imprimis I bequeath my Soule to God & as for my Worldly Estate I doe give & bestow as followeth Imps I give my lands Goods & Chattles Equally to be divided between my Beloved wife Katherine Pannell & my three Children William & Mary & Isabella Pannell & alsoe the Child she now goes Wth : & all my Estate to them & their heires for Ever. Item I give to Anthony Prosser a Tract of Land lying at Matapony Branches weh : was taken up between his Father John Prosser & my Self e in Copartnership, ye sd Land I say to be divided between my own Children & him & to their Heirea for Ever, and doe hereby make & appoint my beloved wife Sole Executrix, & my desire is that she Acknowledge all Deeds of Land from me due, And Alsoe I appoint my Loveing Friends Warwick Cammock & Daniell Gaines to assist my Wife, & in Case of her Mortality to take Care of my Children. In Witness whereof I have hereunto Sett my hand May 11th 1676 (these interlined) & alsoe ye. Child she now goes with in ye. 8th: line & to ye. heirs for Ever in ye. 12 line sign
      THOMAS X PANNELL
      Witness :
      JOHN POWELL, aged 33 years or thereabouts, WILLIAM CLAPHAM, aged 23 years or thereabouts.
      Proved 3 Sept. 1677. Page 39.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1676-1679; John Frederick Dorman; Page 72
      28 Aug. 1678: In the cause between Geo,. Hardwick in the right of his wife Mary against Wm. Clement who-married the relict of Jno: Powell about title to land, it appearing to the Court by sufficient evidence that Mary was the daughter of Powell and consequently the heire to his estate This Court doth order that Geo: Hardwick have possession of the land now in the possession of Wm. Clements obeIng formerly the land of John Powell the first day of January next.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 342-344
      HIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of February 1665 and in the 17th yeare of 342- Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord Charles Betweene CORNELIUS NOELL and WM. COPPIN of the one parte and HEN: JEARMAN and JOHN POWELL of the other parte
      WITTNESSETH that whereas the said Cornelius Noell and Wm. Coppin, Henry Jearman and John Powell all and every one of them being of the Parrish of Sitting-bourne in the County of Rappa. stand joyntly possessed of a Tract of land contg: 1097 acres and 27 perches Foure miles from the River backwards as by the Pattent thereof more playnely appeareth bearing date the 25th Septembr: 1665 It is granted and agreed uppon by and betweene the partyes abovesd for them & their heires that the said land be divided as Followeth Vizt: Cornelius Noell and Wm. Coppin To Have and To Hold the South side of the said land (Vizt) all and every parte and parcel' cont: in the Pattent on the South side of Occupacon Creeke from Hen: Jearman and Jno. Powell or their heires or assignes unto the said Cornelius Noell and Wm. Coppin or their heires or assignes Vizt. from a marked Maple South to a Chesnutt thence So: West 160 perches to a red oake thence W:N:W: 640 perches to a popler by a branch side thence to a red oake to a line of marked trees the said Cornelius Noell and Wm. Coppin To Have and Enjoy the afore-menconed land wth all privilidges thereunto belonging wee the above partyes above menconed have Interchangeably put our hands and Seales the day and year first above written.
      In presents of us JOHN RYMAN, Cornelius Noell
      DANIELL GAINES
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I CORNELIUS NOELL of the County of Rappa. doe for the consideracon of Fifteene hundred pounds of Tobo: & Caske to me in hand pd by RICHD: WEST and JNO. WARREN their heires or assignes all my right Title and Interest to a Devidt of land as by this Indenture more at large may Further appeare for them peaceably and quietly to enjoy in as full and ample manner as I my selfe am possessed therewith in Testimony whereunto I have this 28th January 1667 sett my hand and seale
      In presence of us JOHN RYMAN, Cornelius Noell
      DANIELL GAINES
      The Assignmt: above specifyed was this day acctnowledged by Cornelius Noell to the use and behoofe of Rich: West and Jno. Warren and by him desired that the same be recorded in records of the Court of Rappa.
      Recog: Die 28 Januarii Ana 166
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part II - 1686-1688; Antient Press: pg 307-309
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom this present Instrument of Writing shall come HENRY THACKER of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Plantr., and MATILDA his Wife for divers good causes and a valuable consideration them their unto moving and more especially for Foure thouand Five hundred pounds of Tobo: in caske payable as pr Contract and pr Bond will appeare of the same tenure and date, also two able English men Servants to be paid according to the Contract or Bond as aforesd. by JOHN POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE of Rappa. County and St. Marys Parish aforesd, by these presents grant unto the said JOHN POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE of the aforesd County their heires Six hundred acers of land lying on the Freshes of Rappa: River betwixt the lands of Mr. HENRY JOHNSON and the lands of Mr. JOHN HOPKINS being a tract of land bought of JOHN PROSSER as by Bill of Sale will appeare upon the records of the aforesd. County, To have and to hold the sd Six hundred acers of land from them the sd HENRY THACKER and MATILDA his Wife their heires to them the sd JOHN POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE their heires forever yeilding and paying and discharging the rights and services hereof first due and of right accustomed and the said HENRY THACKER and MATILDA his Wife for themselves doth hereby promise that they the said JOHN POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE may have and enjoy the aforesaid premisses without hindrance incumbrance or ejection of the sd HENRY THACKER or MATILDA his Wife or any other persons claiming and Furthermore for themselves their heires grant to give and make such assurances of the pre misses thereof to the said JOHN POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE as they devise and advise In Witness whereof the sd HENRY THACKER and MATILDA his Wife have sett their hands and seales this 2 of November 1686 and in the second yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord King James the second Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      FRAN: TALIAFERRO, HENRY THACKER
      JNO TALIAFERRO MATILDA THACKER
      JAMES TAYLER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rapp: 2 die Martis 1686/7 et record 24th die
      I do authorize and impower JOSHUA DAVIS my Attorney to acknowledge my Thirds of a tract of land unto JOHN POWELL in Rappa: County Court which my Husband, HENRY THACKER, sold to the sd JOHN POWELL as pr conveyance and this shall be his warrant for so doing As Witness my hand and scale this 31st of January 1686/7
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JOHN JOHNSON, MATILDA THACKER the marke of
      ELIZ: GRIMSTEAD her marke
      Recordr. Cur Com 24 die Martis 1686/7
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY THACKER of Rappa County and St. Marys Parish do hereby oblige myselfe to pay unto JNO. POWELL and JOHN BATTAILE the full sum of Twenty thousand pounds of every way good Tobb: in caske to be paid upon
      all demands at some convenient place or landing in the aforesd. County or Parish in Confirmacion whereof 1 have sett my hand and scale this 25th of November 1686
      The Con di con of this obligation is if the above hound HENRY THACKER and MATILDA his Wife do observe all the covinants which ought to be observed in an Indenture bearing date with these presents that then the above men cloned to be void and of noe
      effect otherwise to stand in full force mind virtue
      JOHN TALIAFERRO HENRY THACKER
      FRAN: TALIAFERRO JAMES TAYLER
      Record Cur Com Rappa: 24th die Martis 1686/7
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed Book 8 - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 60 - 62
      THIS INDENTURE made the 28th day of September in yeare of our Lord 1689 Between JOHN BATTAILE of the one part and ROBERT THOMAS of other part Witnesseth that JOHN BATTAILE for Four thousand pounds of good sound sweet seated Tobb: and caske to him in hand paid by sd THOMAS whereof sd JOHN BATTAILE doth hereby grant and confirm unto ROBERT THOMAS One hundred & twenty six acres & half of land scituate and being in County of Rappa. on South side of the River and in the Freshes thereof begining on the Northwest side of CEDAR CREEK at the top of the Point being low ground and extending by the River side North West to two small scrubby Oakes, thence South West crossing over a great bite of the sd Creek and over the MANE ROAD to a Hickory by a small branch, thence S. E. to a Spanish Oake, thence W. crossing the said Creeke to the first menconed Station and all houses buildings gardens fences trees and all other the premises and all right of him said JOHN BATTAILE and CATHERINE his Wife To have and to hold said land for so many acres of land as aforesd with all and singular appertenances to the same belonging unto said ROBERT THOMAS and his heirs free and cleave from all former sales and all other de-
      mands and incumbrances whatsoever the quitrents henceforth to be due to his Maties only excepted by the said JOHN BATTAILE and that said JOHN BATTAILE and CATHERINE his Wife will at any time acknowledge in open Court either to be held at the County Court or at the Genii. Court In Witness whereof the parties first menconed have set their hands and seales Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      WM. TAYLOE, JOHN BATTAILE
      REES EVANS CATH: BATTAILE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt. Rappa 2 die 8br 1689
      These are to authorize and impower Mr. EDWARD JONES in my behalf to acknowledge to ROBERT THOMAS a Deed of Sale bearing date with these presents as Witness my hand this 2d day of October 1689
      Test WILLIAM TAYLOE, CATHERINE Mark BATTAILE
      REES EVANS
      Vide Fol. 104. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN BATTAILE of County
      Rappa and St. Marys Parish do hereby assigne and make over to JOHN POWELL
      of the sd County and Parish all my right and interest of the within menconed Deed of Sale from me my heirs and assigns &c. To him his heirs in as full and ample manner as it is made to me by the within menconed Deed. In Witness whereof have sett my hand and seale this 18th of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Six hundred and Eighty sixth seventh
      Signed Sealed delivered in presents of us
      JOHN SIZE JOHN BATTAILE
      GEO: MACKOANALL
      Recognitr in Cur Compt. Rappa 1d die 8ber ano 1689
      ===
      Title Powell, John.
      Publication 1699.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note p. 7a. Adms. bond rec. 11 Aug. 1698.
      p. 14. Inv. & appr. rec. 12 Sept. 1699.
      Note Deeds & Wills, No. 10, 1699-1702 (Reel 3)
      Subject - Personal Powell, John.
      Subject -Geographic Essex County (Va.)
      Genre/Form Estate inventories.
      Added Title Virginia wills and administrations.
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      Title Powell, John.
      Publication 1699.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and
      Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note p. 28. Accounts rec. 10 July 1703.
      Note Deeds & Wills, No. 11, 1702-1704 (Reel 4)
      Subject - Personal Powell, John.
      Subject -Geographic Essex County (Va.)
      Genre/Form Estate inventories.
      Added Title Virginia wills and administrations.
      Record Book No.11
      page28. Administrators Account. Tho: Burnett and Jane his wife, admrs of Jno Powell dec'd present a/c.
      Recd of Wm Glover 550 lb tobo
      " Henry Kerby 500 "
      " John Harper 200 "
      " Wilcox 060
      " Miell Rise 111"
      Contrary Credis (sic)
      Paid to Mr Tho's Parker 350 lb tobo
      " Mr John Dixon 120 "
      Paid to Wm Cox one pr finch falles showes 050"
      Sworn and recordeed 10 July 1703.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note: OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
      Jones, Rice. 23 Nov., 1676-26 Feb. 1677-8.
      Son John;
      son Rice;
      daughter Ann;
      daughter Mary, wife of John Brocke;
      grandchildren Barbary and Margaret Brocke;
      friend Edward Thomas;
      son and daughter-in-law Henry and Jane Creighton;
      friends Humphrey Jones, Nicholas Cock, Henry Williams, Richard Symms;
      sons John and Rice to be executors;
      witnesses Peter Hopegood, John Powell.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://home.inu dot net/sadie/greeningearlyrecords.htm
      URL title: Greening
      Note:
      OLD RAPPAHANNOCK CO, VIRGINIA
      Order Book (1685-1687 (Sparacio)
      Rappahannock County Court 2nd September, 1685
      P 112 Judgment (Upon Attachment) is granted to Thomas Greening against the Estate of John Biggs for One thousand pounds of tobb. & cask proved to be due for wages from the sd. Biggs to be paid with cost of suit als Exe.. And Mr. John Catlett & John Powell are by the Court appointed to appraise the goods for the above Debt on the 10th October next ensuing.
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      jh note: county is not given but the land is described as being located "on the south side of the Rappahannock River in the freshes of the same about four miles from the river side and on the main branch of a creek called Ocupare Creek" {Old Rappahannock County} Occupacia, Essex County, Virginia

      URL (Click on link)
      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=469&last=&g_p=P5&collec tion=LO
      Patent
      Title Powell, John.
      Publication 25 September 1665.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State
      Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Powel.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Grantee(s): Jarman, Henry; John Powell, Wm. Coppin, and Cornelius Noell.
      Description: 1097 acres.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 469 (Reel 5).
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      "Old Rappahannock Record Deed Book 3," 1663-68, page
      342. Feb. 16, 1666-67. Cornelius Noell, Wm. Coffin, Henry Jearman (later Jarman) and John Powell, divide land they had patented Sep. 25, 1665. (This was patented 1697 on Occupacea Creek. "State Land Office Book 5," page 469.)
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part I - 1668-1670; Antient Press: pg 25
      TO ALL TO WHOM these pntes shall come I SR. WM. BERKELEY Kt. Govr. & Capt. Genrll. of Virginia send greeting in or, Ld. God Ever lasting, Whereas as Intruccons from the Kings most Excellt. Maty directed to me and the Councell of State his Maty was graciously pleased to authorize mee the sd Govr. & Councell to grant Patts, & to assigne such proporcons of Land to all Adventurers & Plantrs.as have been usuall heretofore in the like case either for adventurers of money or Transportacon of people into this Colony according to a Chartr, of Ordrs, from the Treas, & Company and the same proporcons of fifty acres of land bee granted or assigned for every pson transported either since Midsummer 1625 and that the same Course bee continued to all Adventurers and Plantrs. untill it shall be otherwise determined by his Maty, Now Know Yee that I the sd Sr, WM. BERKELEY Knt. &c, doe wth the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto HENRY JARMAN, JOHN POWELL, WM. COPPINS & CORNELIUS NOELL one thousand ninety seaven acres & twenty seaven pchs of land lyeing on the South side of RAPPA. RIVER in the Freshes of the same about 4 miles from the River side and on the maine Branch of a Creeke called ( ) CREEKE Begining at a mrked pokikkery standing on the head of a Valley on the No: side of the Branch & running thence crosse the sd Branch So: 160 poles to a Chesnut standing on a Hillside from thence So: West upon the ( ) 160 pches to ( ) thence West No: West 640 pches alongst the same over CHUKOHOMANI PATH to a great mrked Poplar standing near a Branch side on the North side the Branch thence No: East 320 pches cross CHUKOHOMANI PATH and on the maine Branch of the abovesd Creeke to a mrked Oake thence East No: East 870 pches to the place wee first begann the sd Land being due unto the sd JARMAN, POWELL, COPPIN and NOELL by and for the transportation of twenty two persons into this Colony whose names are on the Records menconed underneath this Pau, To Have & To hold &c, To be held &c Yielding &paying &c. Provided &c dated the 20th Sept, 1665
      WM. BEVERLEY
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 222
      I PETER ELLIS doe give unto JOHN POWELL a certaine young Cow and her increase forever, crop on the right eare and a poked want, and doe desire that this Cow be recorded for the use of the said JOHN & his heires
      PETER ELLIS
      Recordatr 2 die Mail 1679
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 230-231
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN POWELL of the County of Rappae:, Cooper, doe for a valuable consideration of Seaven thousand pounds of tobacco and cask to me secured to be paid, doe sell unto FRANCIS SLAUGHTER his heirs and assignes forever all my right of a parcel! of land conteyning Two hundred and twenty two acres it being the land formerly belonging to Mr. WM. FFOG and purchased by me the said JOHN POWELL and EDWARD DRENN deced as by a convayance bearing date the 5th of January 1663 may appeare on the County records of Rappae: and doe warrant the said land withall rights and priviledges belonging from me my heirs to the said FRANCIS SLAUGHTER and his heirs for the better confirmation hereof I doe ordaine my loveing Friends, Mr. THO: ROBERTS or Mr; PHI. PENDLETON, or either of them to be my lawful! Attorney to acknowledge the abovesaid land in the County Court of Rappae. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and eeale this 28th of May 1679
      Signed Sealed & Delivd, in
      prsence of us DANLL: GAINES, JOHN POWELL
      MOSES HUBBERT
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 2 die July 1679
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed Book 8 - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 232
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JOSEPH GOODRICH of JAMES CITTY COUNTY do by these presents sell unto JOHN POWELL of County of Rappa One hundred acres of land being part of a devident taken up by JOHN PRICE and WILLIAM BALL and the sd JOS: GOODRICH binding on JOHN HARPER & LIGHTFOOT and the sd GOODRICH do by these presents warrant the sale of the sd land from him his heirs unto JOHN POWELL & his heirs or assigns In Witness hereof I sett my hand this Third day of March 1690 Signed and Delivered in presents of
      JOHN CLARKE JOSEPH GOODRICH
      JOHN LEMAN
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 3 die Junii 1691
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JOSEPH GOODRICH do by these presents appoint in my name my Friend, Mr. JONATHAN FISHER, to acknowledge abovesd Conveyance unto JOHN POWELL which shall be in as full and ample as if I were personally present myself In Witness hereof I have sett my hand this 31st day of March 1691
      Sealed & Delivered in presents of
      JOHN LEMAN, JOSEPH GOODRICH
      JOHN CLARKE
      Recordatr. Cur Comt 10th die Junii 1691

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      Family Tree Maker Online: GenealogyLibrary.com:
      Cary-Estes Genealogy , Page 197
      http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=essex+c ounty%2C+virginia++powell&db=online&areas=10&head=online&booknum=&category =&words=essex+county%2C+virginia&first=&last=powell&cmd=context&id=37c1c89 df#hit1
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Could this be another son of John Powell?

      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=83&last=&g_p=P5&collect ion=LO Patent
      Title Sheppard, Bauldwin.
      Publication 9 June 1665.
      Gen. note Sheppard, Bauldwin, Orphan
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1000 acres on the N. Wt. side and near the mouth of a swamp on the head of Jernews Creek, dividing this land and the land of John Powell.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 83 (Reel 5).

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