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

Samuel Porter

Male - Aft 1776

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  • Name Samuel Porter 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1776  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032197  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Samuel Porter,   b. Abt 1670,   d. Aft 1740, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Family ID F19200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Mary "Molly" Porter,   b. Bef 1756,   d. Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F19189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Hughes 2006-06-09 16:58:16
      Fauquier County, Virginia. Deed Bk. 7

      p. 75 April 26, 1779
      Between FRANCIS WHITING of Fauquier Co. and (to) HUMPHREY BROOKE AND Anne HIS WIFE in consideration of natural love and affection Francis Whiting has for Humphrey Brooke and Anne his wife.. bounded ... lands of RICHARD CHICHESTER, SAMUEL PORTER, THOMAS PORTER, GEORGE BOSWELL, line of COL. HENRY FITZHUGH between the Branch and TURKEY RUN to them during their natural lives ... proved at court April 1779
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 579. At the request of Samuel Porter and James Sterrett the following Deed was recorded August 10, 1791
      Indenture made May 20, 1791; George Swingley son and heir of Nicholas Swingley, deceased of Franklin County, Pennsylvania in consideration of 25 pounds current money of the state paid by Samuel Porter and James Sterrett of Washington County, Maryland has sold "Lot Number 51" in the Town of Hamburgh having 80 feet fronting on High Street and running 230 feet back. To have and to hold paying to Jacob Funck a yearly ground rent of one half penny sterling on the 1st day of November next. Signed 'Groug Syaragne' in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander Clagett, Abraham Ott (JP's of Washington County, Maryland and certified by Eli Williams, clerk) and at the same time Catherine Swingley w/o George Swingley relinquished her right of dower
      {spelled Swingel in Liber AA 2, folio 374, October 1, 1771 and Swingle in the 1783 Washington County, Maryland tax assessment}
      === executor?
      1762-1766 Record Book #6; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 559
      Webb, John, of Wicocomoco Parish
      W. W. 26 March 1765---W. P. 13 May 1765
      Wife Judith Webb-all my land and my other estate to use at her descretion to raise my children on, and at her decease give to son Tarpley Webb and his lawfully begotten heirs of his body-all my land, but no part of my moveable estate.
      As my wife Judith Webb is now with child, if it be a son, the said Tarpley Webb shall pay him five pounds current money at the age of twenty one years, and if my son Tarpley Webb should die without heirs lawfully begotten of his body, I give the land to this child my wife now goes with if it is a son, and all my moveable estate to daughter Sally Webb. If it should be a daughter my wife goes with, my land and all my other estate to be equally divided between my daughter Sally Webb, and she.
      Estate not to be appraised.
      Brother George Webb, and Samuel Porter, executors.
      Witness: William Galloway and Moses Webb.

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