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

Amy {unproven| Harrison

Female Abt 1686 - Bef 1767  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Amy {unproven| Harrison 
    Born Abt 1686  Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1767  Bute County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031982  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 

    Father Thomas Harrison,   b. 7 Sep 1665, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1746, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sythia "Seth" Elizabeth Short,   b. Abt 1666, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1685  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Elkins,   b. Abt 1690, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1717, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Bef 1710  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Elkins,   b. Bef 1712, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     2. Benjamin Elkins,   b. Aft 1712, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F19021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Benjamin Rush,   b. 1685, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1759, Bute County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Bef 1716  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Rush,   b. 3 Feb 1716/17, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1801, Cape Fear, Chatham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Catherine Rush,   b. 3 Jul 1719, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amy Rush,   b. 1 Feb 1720/21, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1793, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Elizabeth Rush,   b. 13 Sep 1723, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jane Rush,   b. 5 Feb 1724/25, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Allen Rush,   b. 21 Jul 1727, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Bathsheba Rush,   b. 7 Jul 1729, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Bethlehem Rush,   b. 16 Aug 1731, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F19018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2006-04-30 20:36:23
      Elkins Genealogy Data

      KING GEORGE CO. DEED BOOK I-A, 1729-1735, pg. 225-226
      Between JOSEPH ELKINS, planter, and James Jones, bricklayer. Ellkins sells 250 acres of land, parish of Brunswick: 100 acres part now in tenure by Richard Elkins and 150 acres occupied by Benjamin Rush. signed JOSEPH ELLIKINS. Patent date 9 Feb. 1663 unto Francis Haile & William Heabert.
      pg. 226, Recorded 1 Sept. 1732. The right of dower of Amy, now wife of Benjamin Rush also widow and relict of James Elkins,decd., father of the said Joseph Elkins, granted to Richard Ellkins, father of James, by the Curtesy of England for and during the term of his natural life etc. Witnesses:John Skinner, Richard Owens, Richard Griffis, Wm. x Owens.
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 132
      Note:
      DEED BOOK C

      1734-1742

      May 17, 1734. Benjamin Rush of King George Co. to Anthony Strother of Spts. Co. 40 curr., 387 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. County, in fork of Rappk. River, granted sd. Rush by pat. May 11, 1726. Frans. Thornton, junr., Robt. Biscoe, Peter Daniell. May 7, 1734. Amey, wife of Benjamin Rush, acknowledged her dower.
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 191)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee AMEE ELKINS, GEORGE ALLSUP & BEN: RUSH of ye County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto ye Worspil, his Maties. Justices of the Peace for ye said County in ye full & just sum of One hundred pounds Sterl. to ye which payment well & truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our seals & DAted ye Third day of Aprill 1717 THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if ye above bound AMEE ELKINS, Admrx. of ye goods chattles & creditts of JAMES ELKINS deced., do make atrue and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles & creditts of ye sd: deced., and the same soe made doe exhibits into ye County Court of Richmond at such time as she shall be thereto required by ye sd: Court; And ye same goods chattles & creditts shall well and truly administer according to Law, And further do make a just & true Accott. of her actings & doings therein when thereto required by ye sd: Court and shall deliver and apy unto such p:sons respectively as ye sd. Justices by their Order or Judgmt. shall direct pursuant to ye Laws in that case made & provided; And if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testamt, was made by ye sd. deced., and ye Ear. or Ears. therein named doe exhibitt ye same in ye Court makeing request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly, if ye said AMEE ELKINS being thereunto required doe render & deliver up her Letters of Admon: approbation of such Testamt. being first had & made in ye sd: Court; Then this obligation to be void & of none effect otherwise to remain in full force & vertue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) AMEE Ejus Signum ELKINS
      GEORGE ALLSUP
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the BENJAMIN RUSH
      Third day of Aprill 1717 by AMY ELKINS, GEORGE ALSUP & BENJA: RUSH, and ordered to be recorded Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 225-227
      Indenture 30th/31st August 1732 between JOSEPH ELLKINS of County of King George Planter and JAMES JONES of same Bricklayer .. by deeds of lease and release .. for forty pounds current money of Virginia sold 250 acres in Parish of Brunswick King George County .. 100 acres part thereof now in Tenure of one RICHARD ELLKINS and 150 acres the residue in Tenure of one BENJAMIN RUSH .. the same being part of 1300 acres of land formerly granted by Letters pattent bearing Date under the Seale of the Colony of Virginia at James City the Ninth day of ffebruary in year 1663 unto ffRANCIS HAILE and WILLIAM HEABERT both now deceased and is adjoyning unto certain Lands belonging to SAMUEL SKINKER, GRACE STEWART, JOHN OWENS, EDWARD HUM3TON, CATESBY COCKE & RICHARD ELLKINS JUNIOR and JOSHUA LAMPTON and also all other lands of said JOSEPH ELLKINS in Parish of Brunswick .. the right of Dower of AMY now wife of BENJAMIN RUSH late widow and relict of JAMES ELLKINS deceased father of the said JOSEPH ELLKINS of in and to 150 acres as part of premises hereby granted the right of RICHARD ELLKINS which he hath and claimeth by the Curtesy of England for and during the term of his Naturall Life to 100 acres of land other part of the premises hereby granted and also the quit rent hereafter to grow due .. only Excepted ..
      Presence John Skinner, Joseph x Ellkins
      Richard Owens, Richard Griffis,
      Wm. x Owens
      1st September 1732 .. Acknowledged and recorded.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 294-295
      denture 5th July 1734 between BENJAMIN RUSH & AMY his wife of Brunswick Parish King George County & JAMES JONES of same .. for Twenty five pounds confirm all the sd. AMY'S Right of Dower & thirds at the Common Law to all those two plantations in Parish of Brunswick aforesd: 100 acres part now in Tenure of RICH'D ELKINS & 150 acres the residue late in Tenure of the sd BENJAMIN RUSH the same being part of 1300 acres formerly granted by letters pattent bearing date 9th February 1663 unto FRANCIS HAILE & WILLIAM HEABERT the said 250 acres being sold unto JAMES JONES by JOSEPH ELKINS by lease & release 30th/31st August 1732 .. on record in King George County ..
      Presence Richard Bryan, Benja: Rush
      Will: Rowley, Francis Wofendall Amy x Rush
      5th July 1734 .. Deed recorded .. the sd AMY being solely examined .. relinquished dower rights ..
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 17, 1734. Benjamin Rush of King George Co. to Anthony Strother of Spts. Co. 40 curr., 387 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., in fork of Rappk. River, granted sd. Rush by pat. May 11, 1726. Frans. Thornton, junr., Robt. Biscoe, Peter Daniell. May 7, 1734. Amey, wife of Benjamin Rush, acknowledged her dower.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 327
      ndenture 25th December 1734 between JAMES JONES Parish of Brunswick King George County & CHARLES JONES of same .. for rent of 700 pounds good Tobacco & cask to be paid convenient unto JAMES JONES yearly during life of CHARLES JONES & also MARY his wife from date hereof .. to farm lett land that was lay'd out by JOSEPH BERRY for the thirds of AMY RUSH which is bounded by the lands of GRACE STUART & SAML. SKINKER & land of JOHN OWENS & EDWARD HUMPSTED & divided by line from other land & is the Dwelling Plantation whereon CHARLES JONES now liveth & is valued to be 50 acres ..
      Presence Rowland Thornton, James Jones
      Jno. Naylor, Rich'd. Griffiths Chas. Jones
      7th March 1734 .. Deed of Lease recorded.

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