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

Thomas Duerson

Male Bef 1717 - Aft 1768  (> 53 years)


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  • Name Thomas Duerson 
    Born Bef 1717 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1768  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033277  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Family Hannah Brock,   b. Bef 1721, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married 5 May 1737  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY WILL BOOK A, 1722-1749; William Armstrong Crozier;
      1737 May 5, Thomas Duerson and Hannah Brock.
    Children 
     1. Joseph Duerson,   b. Between 1738 and 1741, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     2. William Duerson,   b. 30 Oct 1768, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 183/84, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      BROCK, JOSEPH, Spotsylvania County, d. Mar. 3, 1742, p. July 5, 1743.
      Wit. W. Robinson, Agatha Robinson, William Waller.
      Ex. wife Mary.
      Leg. wife Mary, 750 acres of land, together with my mansion house, beginning at a black oak, corner of Bloomfield Longs in sight of Burros Road, and is also a corner of my patent, thence keeping my patent lines to Rice Curtis, Junr's corner on the north side of Burros Road; thence keeping said Curtis' line to Thomas Duerson's corner pine on the east side of the road that leads to Snell's Bridge; then along the said road by Mattapony Church, to the said Duerson's Corner on Larkin Chew's land; thence keeping the said Chew's several lines, to a large white oak in the corner of my patent. Then keeping my patent lines to the Middle River, thence up the river to John DURRETT's lower corner on the river; thence with his line to his corner white oak; then along a line of marked trees to the first mentioned place. Son William Brock the rest of my land not disposed of by me to Rice Curtis, Junr. and Thomas Duerson, which is part of a patent granted Larkin Chew, decd. for 1600 acres in the year 1722.
      Son Joseph Brock, 787 acres of land from the same tract with his mother;
      son Henry Brock, 650 acres of land including the plantation whereon he now lives;
      daughter Mary Brock plantation known by the name of Folly, and to include 500 acres joining thereto;
      daughter Susanna Brock;
      grandson Joseph Duerson;
      grandson, Rice Curtis;
      daughter Hannah Duerson.
      Mentions tract of land of about 4,000 acres lying in Spotsylvania County,
      also mentions slaves given to Rice Curtis, Junr. and Thomas Duerson. (Page 360)
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 28, 1739. Joseph Brock of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Gent., "in consideration of Thomas Duerson, planter, intermarrying with one of sd. Brock's daughters," etc. Deed of Gift. 720 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. R. Curtis, Jr.; John x Wells, Phillemon x Richards. May 1, 1739. Mary, wife of Joseph Brock, acknowledged her dower, etc.
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Moseley Battaley, Gent., produced his commission to be Captain of a company of Foot in this county, and took the oath Apr., 1740. (Page 70.)
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Edmund Waller commissioned to be Captain of a company of Foot; John Edwards, Gent., commissioned to be Captain of a company of Foot; Thomas Duerson, Gent., commissioned to be captain of a company of Foot. The preceding took the oath Dec. 8, 1742. (Page 192.)
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Joseph Collins, Gent, commissioned to be Lieutenant of a troop of Horse under Capt. Joseph Hawkins; George Carter, Gent., commissioned to be Cornet under the same. Henry Pendleton, Gent., commissioned to be Lieutenant of a company of Foot, under Capt. Edmund Waller; James Edwards, Gent., commissioned to be Ensign under the same. Dudley Gatewood, Gent., commissioned to be Ensign in a company of Foot, under Capt. Thomas Duerson. The preceding took the oath Dec. 6, 1743. (Page 246.)
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Henry Brock, Gent, commissioned to be Lieutenant of a company of Foot, under Capt. Thomas Duerson, took the oath Feb. 7, 1743. (Page 251.)
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 29, 1744. Bloomfield Long of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Mary his wife, to Anthony Foster of Par. and county afsd. 60 curr. 331 a. county and parish afsd. Henry Brock, Thomas Duerson, Hannah Duerson W. Miller, Peter Montague, Junr. July 2, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 2, 1745. William Long and Ann, his wife, of Spts. Co., to Tho Duerson of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 37 curr. 250 a. in St. Geo. Par., Sp Co., part of pat. granted Joseph Brock, Gent., Decd., and by him sold Thomas West, and by sd. West conveyed to sd. Long. Witness, Edmun Waller. July 2, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 20, 1750. Thomas Duerson of Spts. Co. and Hannah, his wife, to Joseph Brock of sd. county. 250 curr. 720 a. in Spts. Co., having been conveyed to sd. Duerson by Joseph Brock, Decd., as by Deeds, April 28, 1739. Thomas Estes, Patterson Pulliam, Ephraim Knight. Octr. 2, 1750.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 28, 1752. Thomas Duerson of Spts. Co. to Edwd. Herndon, Jr: 50 curr. 100 a. in Spts. Co. Jos. Brock, Jno. Battaley. July 7, 1752.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 19, 1752. Thomas Brooks of Spts. Co. to Edward Herndon, Junr. 4 16s. 9d. curr. 9 a. in Spts. Co. Jos. Brock, Thos. Duerson, Hannah Duerson, William Brock. July 7, 1752.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 18, 1754. Thomas Duerson of Spts. Co. and Hannah, his wife, of Spts. Co., to William Bartlett of Spts. Co. 50 curr. 200 a. in Spts. Co. Ed. Herndon, Jr.; Jo. Herndon, Jo. Brock. April 2, 1754.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 19, 1755. Thomas Duerson of Spts. Co. to Edwd. Herndon, Junr., of same co. 19 16s. curr. 99 a. in Spts. Co. Jo. Brock, Wm. Bartlett, Joseph Herndon, William x Burbridge. April 1, 1755.
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 2, 1768. Thomas Duerson and Joseph Duerson of Spts. Co. to Edward Herndon. 60 curr. 250 a. in Spts. Co. Jos. Herndon, J. Lewis, Thomas Colson, 0. Towles, jr., Wm. Wood, Jonathan Clark. July 4, 1768.

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