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

James Sorrell

Male - Aft 1725


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  • Name James Sorrell 
    Born Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1725  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034202  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Thomas Sorrell,   b. 1665, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1725/26, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth O'Caine,   b. 1670, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1725/26, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1690  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Westmoreland County, Virginia, Wills 1654-1800:
      Sorrell, Thomas Decedent 12 January 1725; 22 Feb. 1726, of Cople.
      Son James land;
      to son John land devised me by my father in law Daniel Occany and land on Nominy where I formerly lived;
      son James land in James City County bequethed me by my father John Sorrell deceased;
      nephew Thomas Sorrell land;
      my bro. John Sorrell of James City County deceased;
      said nephew and his sisters Elizabeth and Frances a ring each;
      daus. Anna and Winifred;
      wife Elizabeth her horse, saddle, bridle, rings, clothing, 3 slaves and use of
      my plantation for life; friends Capt. George Turbeville and Mr. William Sturman exrs.
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      1717 December – Westmoreland’s County Virginia Deeds and Wills 1717-1720 page 204
      Cattle mark of Anna and James Sorrell, (sic) daughter and son of Thomas Sorrell, a cross and hole in each ear and on under keel in the right and for sou a cross and hole in each ear and an over keel in the right ear. (Note: the under and over keel suggests a notch in the under or lower part of the ear to distinguish between the cattle of Anna and James.)
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800
      Rev James Breechin will date 19 October 1721; 6 April 1722.
      My late wife Ann;
      sons William and James land at falls of Potomac;
      to Mr. John Rele 50 acres;
      to Dennis Lynsey 100 acres of land;
      to Thomas Poindexter 300 acres of land;
      dau Anna and Jane land;
      to James and Anna Sorrell 1 hogshead tobacco each;
      Kinsman Thomas Sorrel a mourning ring;
      wife and Capt. George Turbrville exrs., the latter to have a mourning ring; wife Sarah personal estate.

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