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

Sarah Awbrey

Female 1681 - Aft 1750  (> 70 years)


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  • Name Sarah Awbrey 
    Born 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1750  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034249  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father John Awbrey,   b. 1626, Abercynfrig, Brecon, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1692, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Jane Martha Johnston,   b. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1714, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1659  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Callis,   b. Bef 1685,   d. 29 May 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ambrose Callis,   b. Bef 1705, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     2. John Callis,   b. Bef 1720, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     3. Francis Callis,   b. Aft 1730, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     4. Thomas Callis,   b. Bef 1720, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     5. William Callis,   b. Bef 1725, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     6. James Callis,   b. Bef 1720, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     7. Richard Callis,   b. Bef 1725, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F44202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1721-1725 Deed Richmond Co Va; pp 115-119
      (On margin; BROCKENBROUGH's Lease to CALLIS)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twentyeth day of March one thousand seven hundred and Twenty one Between WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH of one part & WILLIAM CALLIS of Parish of Farnum and County of Richmond of other part: Witnesseth that WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH in consideration of Five Shills: of lawfull money of England to me in hand paid by WILLIAM CALLIS , by these presents bargaine and sell unto WILLIAM CALLIS his heirs all that parceH of land from the mouth of a Great Swamp known by the name of ye HERINGW ARE SW AMP, extending up the sd. swamp to the head thereof. thence crossing the levill to the line that devides ye land of ye sd , WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH and RICHARD DUDLEY. deced .. such a corse or corses as shall include 240 acres within the said bounds, thence down the said line to its course to the Creek. thence. up the Creek to the place where it first begun, ye parcell of land
      containing Two hundred and Forty acres sittuate in ye Parish of Farnum and County of Richmond and nov in the tenure and occupation of WILLIAM CALLIS. lying on the head ofTOTUSKEY & on ye West side thereof; with all houses orchards and comodities; To have and to hold the parcell of land and ye premises unto WILLIAM CALLIS his heirs dureing the time of one whole year next ensueing paying yearly the rent of one ear of Indian Corne one ye first day of ye Birth of our Lord God next ensueing if lawfully demanded to the intent yt by vertue of these presents and or the Statute for transferring
      uses into possession ye sd WILLIAM CALLIS may be in the actuall possession of ye premices and be there for enabled to except a grant of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the parttes first above named hearunto hath Enterchangeably set their hands and fixed their seales ye day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      GILBERT METCAUE, WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH
      JOSEPH RUSSELL
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of Apnll 1722
      WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed to WILLIAM
      CALLIS, which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH. Cl Cur
      (On margin: BROCKENBROUGH's Release to CALLIS)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty first day of March one thousand seven hundred and
      Twenty one Between WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH of Parish of Farnham and County of
      Richmond of ye one part and WILLIAM CALLIS of same Parish and County of other part;
      Witnesseth that WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH in consideration of Seventy pounds to him
      in hand paid by WILLIAM CALLIS by these presents doth bargaine sell and release unto
      WILLIAM CALLIS Un hi~ actua11 possession now being by virtue of a Bargaine and Sale
      to him thereof made for one whole yeare and by force of a Statute for transferring uses
      into possession) and to his heirs all yt. parcell of land containing Two hundred and
      Forty acres (t.he bounds are repeat.ed as in the Lease above); ye parcell of land being part of a
      Pattent formerly ~ranted to WM. BARBER deced .. and by him devised to Capt. CHARLES
      BARBER and by Exchange of ye sd. CHARLES BARBER converted unto AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH,
      deced. and by ye Will of AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH, devised unto WILLIAM
      BROCKENBROUGH. with all rights members & appurtenances: To have and to hold unto
      WILLIAM CALLIS his heirs to be holden of the Chief Lord or Lords of the fee or fee5 of
      the premises hy Rent.~ and Services for the same due and of eight accustomed to be paid;
      In Witness whereof ye parties first above named hereunto hath Enterchangeably set
      their hand!' and fixed their ~eaJes the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      GILBERT METCALFE, WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH
      JOSEPH RUSSELL
      At a Court. heJd for Richmon.d County the Fourth day of April 1722
      WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH came in to Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release
      unto WILLIAM CALLIS . which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH. Cl Cur
      ===
      1721-1725 Deed Richmond Co Va; pp 307-310
      tOn margin: CALLIS's Lease to EFFORD)
      THIS INDENTURE made this Twenty first day of November one thousand seaven
      hundred and Twenty five Between WILLIAM CALLIS of Parish of COPLE in
      County of WESTMORELAND of ye one parte and JOHN EFFORD of Richmond County
      a.nd Northfarnham Parish of ye other parte: Witnesseth yt. ye sd. WILLIAM CALLIS in
      consideration of Five shillings of lawfull money of England to me in hand paid by JOHN
      EFFORD, by these presents bargain and sell unto JOHN EFFORD his heirs all that parcel!
      of land from the mouth of a great Swamp known by the name of the HERRINGW AIR
      SW AMP, extending up ye Swamp to ye head thereof; thence crossing ye level! to a line
      yt: devides this land and ye land of RICHD . DUDLEY . deced ., such a course or courses yt:
      shall include 240 acres with the sd. bounds. thence down ye sd. line according to its
      coutse to ye Creek. thence up ye sd. Creek to the place where it first begun ; ye sd. paccell
      of land contain ing Two hundred and fourty acres sittuate in Parish of Farnham and
      County of Richmond and now in the tennure and occupation of JOHN ITFORD, lying on
      ye head of TOTUSKEY CREEK and on ye West side thereof, with all houses orchards and
      comodities belonging; To have and to hold the parcel! of land unto JOHN EITORD his
      hei~s dureing the time of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one year of
      Indian Corn on ye first day of the Birth of our Lord God next ensueing , if lawfully demanded:
      tn the end that by vertue of these presents Statute fo r transferring uses into
      possession. JOHN EFF~RD may be in ye actuall possession and be therefore lnabled to
      except a grant of .Ye insureanc.e~ th~reof; In Witness whereof the parties first above
      named hath to this present writing mterchangably set their hands and affixed their
      seals ye day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      JOSEPH RUSSELL.
      SARAH RUSSELL
      WILLIAM CALLIS
      At a Court held for Richmond County the first day of December 1725
      WI~LIAM CALLIS came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed unto JOHN EFFORD,
      which was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH. Cl Cur
      Wn margin: CALLIS's Release to EFFORD)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty Second day of November in year of our Lord one
      thousand seven hundred and Twenty five Between WILLIAM CALLIS is Parish of COPLE
      in County of WESTMORELAND of ye one part and JOHN EFFORD of ye County of Richmond
      and Parish of Northfarnham of ye other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM CALLIS in con sideration
      of Nine thousand pounds of good tobo: to him in hand paid, by these presents
      doth bargain and sell unto JOHN EFFORD (in his actual! possession now being by vertue
      of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one whole year and by force of the
      Statute for transferring uses into possession.: and to his heirs all that parce11 of land
      wntaining Two hundred and fourty acres (the bounds of the Jana repeated as in the Lease);
      and being part of a Pattent formerly granted to WM. BARBER deced .. and by him devised
      unto Capt. CHARLES BARBER a.nd was by Exchange of ye CHARLES BARBER made over to
      AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH. deced., and was by ye Last Will and Testamt. of ye sd . AUSTIN
      BROCKENBROUGH. given to WM. BROCKENBROUGH and by ye sd. WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH
      sold to WM. CALLIS by Deeds bareing date ye Twenty first day of March 1721
      with all its rights members and appurtenances; To have and to hold the parcel! of land
      and all other the premises unto JOHN EFFORD his heirs to be holden of the Cheif Lord or
      Lords of the fee or Fees of ye said premises by Rents & Services for the same due and of
      right a.~~usttJmed to be paid; free and dear from all Incumbrances; And WM. CALLIS his
      heirs the parcell of land unto JOHN EFFORD his heirs agst. all persons shall warrant and
      for ever def end In Witness whereof ye parties first above named hereunto hath interchangably
      set their hands and fixed their seals ye day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      JOSEPH RUSSELL, WILLIAM CALLIS
      SARAH RUSSELL
      At a Court held for Richmond County the First day of December 172:>
      WILLIAM CALLIS came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto JOHN
      EFFORD which was admitted to Record; Also SARAH CALLIS, the Wife of the sd. WM. CALLIS
      . came into Court and relinquished her Right of Dower in the land conveyed in this
      Dood u.a.to thQ set . JOHN EFFORD . which was also admitted to Record
      Test M. B.ECI:WITH, Cl Cur

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