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

William Jones

Male 1659 - 1710  (51 years)


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  • Name William Jones 
    Born 1659  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1709/10  Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034406  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Robert Jones,   b. Abt 1623, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1675/76, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Martha Ironmonger,   b. Bef 1627, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1677/78, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1643  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Haynes,   b. Bef 1665, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Bef 14 Sep 1681  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Jones,   b. Abt 1681, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1741, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F20366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1678-1681 Lancaster County Order Book #2: pg 53
      Lancaster county Court 14th of September 1681
      - The difference dependinge att this Court betweene JOHN PINCKARD and ELIZABETH his Wife, Relicte of Mr. THOMAS HAYNES (deced), and WILLIAM JONES as marrieing MARGRET, Eldest Daughter of the sde. HAYNES (deced), is to be referred to the nexte Court where the Attorney of the saide JONES is to make appeare by Lawe the ( ) in right of his Wife to have ( ) the Lande of the sde. MARGRET
      ===
      1695-1699 Lancaster County Order Book 4; {Antient Press}: pg 36
      Lancaster County Court 9th of March 1697/98
      - JAMES HAYNES, WILLIAM JONES, THOMAS GASKINS, THOMAS PINKARD and ELIZABETH CURTIS comeing into Court and moveing for administration of their Mother, ELIZABETH PINKARD's, Estate the same is therefore granted and itt is further ordered yt an Inventory of ye Estate be taken and returned
      upon Oath to ye next Court
      ===
      1695-1699 Lancaster County Order Book 4; {Antient Press}: pg 140-141
      Lancaster County Court - 9th of July 1701
      - WILLIAM JONES aged forty two sworn saith that Mr. THOMAS BAKER deced was chosen by Mr. JOHN PINKARD, BENJAMIN WALE and CHARLES SALLARD and your Deponent by MRS. ELIZABETH PINKARD for ye adjusting of ye Accounts between them and allotting them the Estates due to them out of their deceased Father's Estate in order to which wee over hailed Capt PINKARD's bookes and compared with ye Inventories of his Estate but could not find full sixty thousand pounds of tobacco to be justly due of what was inventoried excepting such tobacco as was due from such persons who were either absconded or died insolvent after which we deducted what toabacco was given by Will and such just debts as were paid by MRS. PINKARD and after computed each his proportion but cannot justly say what each just share of tobacco debts was and further saith not
      This Deposition sworn to by ye Subscriber
      before us by virtue of a Dedimus Potestatem
      from ROBERT CARTER, Esqr. directed to us
      HANCOCK LEE
      CHARLES LEE WILLIAM JONES
      JAMES WADDEY
      ===
      1677-1679 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 360
      Northumberland County Court 15th of May 1678
      WILLIAM JONES to take his Mother's Estate in his hands Whereas MRS. MARTHA JONES, Administratrix of Mr. ROBERT JONES, lately deceased, left an Estate with many Children behinde her and by reason of the minority of the 'most of the Children ordered yt WILLIAM JONES, ye Elsest Sonn of MRS. MARTHA JONES, take the Estate of MRS. MARTHA JONES into his hands and that he use
      his utmost endeavour for the improvement and management of the Estate for the benefitt of his Brothers and Sisters and give in an Accompt thereof into Court when thereto required
      ===
      1680-1683 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 9-94
      Northumberland County Court 15th of June 1681
      - ERASMUS WHITHERS's Will proved
      This day the Nuncupative Will of Mr. ERASMUS WHITHERS was proved in Court by the Oaths of WILLIAM JONES, GERVIS HEIFFERLEY and WILLIAM CHAPMAN WM. CHAPMAN's Deposition The Deposition of WILLIAM CHAPMAN about sixty yeares sworne and examined saith; that Mr. ERASMUS WHITHERS the one and twentyeth of November last did call GERVIS HEIFFERLEY and me unto him and he desired us for to take notice and said that he does not have long for this world and that he leaves and bequeaths unto his Wife, FRANCES, and Children all his whole Estate to be devided equally amongst them save only one black Mare of three yeares which he gave unto ERASMUS ALLEN to be delivered presently after my decease and also he gave unto his Son ERASMUS WHITHERS the gold seale ring to him and his heires for ever; and in case any of the six should die before the Estate should be devided it should be devided amongst the Survivours and also the said ERASMUS WHITHERS did renounce all former Wills made by him or caused to be made save only this, and that the said Mr. WHITHERS was then in his right sence and memory. Sworne before me PETER KNIGHT, December 29th 1680.
      WILLIAM CHAPMAN
      Memorandum: That this twenty first of November one thousand six hundred and eighty Mr. ERASMUS WHITHERS made an Orall Will or last Testament in the presence of WILLIAM CHAPMAN, GERVIS HEIFFERLEY in manner following; Mr. WHITHERS did give unto his beloved Wife, FRANCES, and his five Children all his the said ERASMUS's Estate reall and personall equally amongst them six to be devised save only a black Mare with her increase unto ERASMUS ALLEN for ever presently after his decease saying he was not long for this world and also he gave -unto his Sonne, ERASMUS WHITHERS, his gold seale ring unto him and his heires for ever and in case any of the said six should dye before before the said Estate was devided that it should be devided amongst the Survivours of them and at the tyme the said WITHERS did recall and renounce all former wills by him made or caused to be made and also was in his right sence and present memory. This was spoke in the presence of us.
      And also in the hearing of Mr. WILLIAM JONES
      GERVASE HEIFFERLEY
      WILLIAM JONES
      ===
      1687-1699 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 695
      Northumberland County Court May 15, 1695
      Ordered that all the Inhabitants Freeholders and housekeepers in this County bring separate lists of Titliables to the Magistrates hereafter appointed, viz., Mr. THOMAS BANKES being appointed to take the lists in the upper precincts of Bowtracy Parish and Mr. RICHARD ROGERS in the lower parts or precincts of the said Parish. Capt. SPENCER MOTTROME for the upper and Mr. JOHN DOWNINGE for the lower precincts of Fairfield Parish. Mr. JOHN TURBERVILLE for the upper and Capt. WILLIAM JONES for the lower precincts of Wiccocomo Parish. And that the said Inhabitants bring in their respective lists to the said Gentlemen by the tenth of June according to Law.
      ===
      1687-1699 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 829
      Northumberland County Court July 20 1698
      Upon the Motion of Capt. WILLIAM JONES Administrator of his deceased Brother Mr. SAMUELL JONES, Mr. HANCOCK LEE, Mr. CHARLES LEE, Mr. JOHN CURTIS, THOMAS CURTIS, and JAMES HAYNES any four of the said five are by the Court appointed sometime before the next Court being first sworn by the nearest Justice to meet and appraise the Estate of the said deceased SAMUELL JONES and Ordered that Capt. WILLIAM JONES Administrator of the said Deceased exhibit an Inventory thereof to the next Court upon Oath.
      ===
      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 99
      Northumberland County Court 19 June 1700
      M'r RICHARD HAYNIE by Vertue of an Instrument of Writeing under the hand and Seale of Col. WILLIAM FITZHUGH Agent and Attorney to the Right Honor'ble MARY Lady CULLPEPPER Barroness Dowager of Thorsway THOMAS Lord FAIREFAX and KATHARINE his wife Proprietors of the Northerne Neck of Virg'a this day in Court Acknowledged a Relinquishm't of a Mortgage of Land past to the said FITZHUGH by Capt. WILLIAM JONES unto Maj. W'M LISTER & the same is Admitted to Record.
      Capt. WILLIAM JONES & MARGARETT his wife this day in Court Acknowledged a Deed of Sale of two hundred & fifty Acres of Land to Maj. W'M LYSTER and the same is Admitted to Record.
      ===
      1706-1713 Order Book Northumberland Co Va, (Hamrick): 554-557
      At the November Session Continued November 19, 1708
      JAMES ATKINS was Attached to Answer unto THOMAS TRUEMAN of a Plea why he with force and Arms etc. into Two dwelling houses, Four Tobacco houses, Three hundred Acres of Land, two hundred Acres of pasture, three hundred Acres of Meadow and One hundred Acres of Marshland situated lying and being in the Parish of Wicomico in the County aforesaid which WILLIAM JONES Demised to him the said THOMAS for a Term which is not Yet Expired did Enter and him the said THOMAS from the houses and lands aforesaid did Eject and other Enormities to him did do to his great Damage and against the Peace etc. And Whereupon the said THOMAS by WILLIAM DARE his Attorney Complains that Whereas thc said WILLIAM JONES the First day of May in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seven at the Parish of VVicomico in the County aforesaid Did Demise unto the aforesaid THOMAS TRUEMAN the aforesaid THOMAS TRUEMAN the aforesaid Two Messuages, two dwellings houses Four Tobacco houses Three hundrcd Acres of Land Two hundred Acres of pasture three hundred Acres of Meadow and One hundred acres of Marshland with the Appurtenances To be held by him the said THOMAS and his Assigns from the date of the said Demise until the End and Term of Three Years from thence next Coming should be fully Complete and Ended By Virtue of which said Demise the aforesaid THOMAS into the houses and land, aforesaid with the appurtenances did Enter and was thereof possessed And being so possessed the aforesaid THOMAS [sic] ATKINS afterwards (to Wit the Eighth day of May in the Year aforesaid) with force and arms etc. into the Messuages houses and lands aforesaid with the appurtenances which the aforesaid WILLIAM JONES Demised to the aforesaid THOMAS for the Term aforesaid which is not Yet Expired did Enter and him the said THOMAS therefrom did Eject and other Enormities to him the said THOMAS did do to his great Damage and Against the Peace etc. Whereupon the said THOMAS says that he is damnified and damage has sustained to the Value of Two hundred pounds Sterling for which he brings this Suit and demands Judgment as also for her Majesty's Writ of Habere Facias Possessionem directed to the Sheriff with Costs etc. And ONECEPHORUS HARVEY made Oath in Court that since suit brought At a Court held the Sixteenth day of July 1707 that he was on the dwelling Plantation of MAURICE JONES Tenant in possession and did then and there Leave with his the said MAURICE his wife a Copy of the Declaration and Endorsement thereon It was then Ordered that unless the said MAURICE JONES the Tenant in possession or those under whom he Claimed should Appear at the then next Court to be held for the said County having timely Notice of the said Order by the Sheriff of the said County make himself Defendant in the stead and place of the said JAMES ATKINS and Confess Lease Entry and Ouster and only insist upon the Trial of the Title that Judgment should then pass against him by Default And at a Court held for the said County the Twentieth day of August 1707 the said Suit was Continued as also at two other Courts held for the said County the Seventeenth day of September and the Nineteenth day of November 1707 the same was Continued And at a Court held the Twenty Fifth day of Jan. 1707/9 the said MAURICE JONES affirming in Court that he had never any Legal process served by the Sheriff It was then Ordered that the Sheriff should serve the said JONES with a Copy of an Order whereby to Certify him that unless he appeared at the next Court and make himself Defendant in the stead and place of JAMES ATKINS aforesaid and Confess lease Entry and Ouster and Insist only upon the Trial of the Title that Judgment should then pass against him by Default And at a Court held for the said County the Eighteenth day of March 1708 the Sheriff making his Return as follows (viz.): March the 13th The above Order was Executed Per RICH. HAYNIE Sheriff And the aforesaid MAURICE JONES appeared and by his Attorneys prayed to be admitted Defendant in the Place of JAMES ATKINS aforesaid and Confessing Lease Entry and Ouster and pleading not Guilty and saving to himself all Advantages in the proceedings aforesaid as also a Special Imparlance which was Accordingly Granted And at a Court held for the said County the Twenty First day of May 1708 the suit was Continued And at a Court held the Eighteenth day of August 1708 the same was also Continued And now Came into Court as well the said THOMAS TRUEMAN the Plaintiff as the aforesaid MAURICE JONES admitted Defendant And Joined Issue Whereupon the Sheriff returned his panel of the Jury (viz.) JAMES RICHARDSON, SAMUEL MAHEN, JOHN SMITH, NICHOLAS ROBINSON, JOHN INGRAM, JOHN HAYNIE Sr., FRANCIS VANLANDEGHAM, JAMES OLDAM, RICHARD TULLOS, JOHN HAYNIE Jr., THOMAS DAMERON and HENRY HOPKINS who with a Copy of the Will went out and having Considered and debated the same brought in the Following Special Verdict (viz.) Northumberland Ss THOMAS TRUEMAN Plaintiff MAURICE JONES Defendant We do find Mr. ROBERT JONES late of this County deceased did by his Last Will and Testament of bearing date the Fourteenth day of Jan. 1675 Devise unto his son SAMUEL JONES in these words (viz.) I Will and bequeath unto my Son SAMUEL JONES all my Land from the aforesaid Beach Branch Westerly to the ditch Cast about the Glade and the Fences thereto belonging which joins to the Swamp by the house of my Cousin ROBERT HEWS with all the Glade opposite to it and to his heirs and assigns forever And We further find that the aforesaid Estate did by One other Clause of the aforesaid Will in these Words devise (viz.) Item Whereas my Son MAURICE JONES have a Competent Seat of Land given him by his Godfather Mr. JOHN COZENS' my Will and grant to him is that if any his Brothers shall happen to die before they Come to full Age or without Issue Male Then that Dividend of Land belonging to his deceased Brother to belong to my Son MAURICE JONES and to his heirs and Assigns forever We also find that the said JONES By his said Will made One other devise in these Words (viz.) Item my Will and pleasure is that if any of the other Sons happen to die before they Come to the full age or without Issue Male then that Dividend of Lands to be Valued in Tobacco and every Child Sons and daughters to have Equal Shares the Land being Equally Shared among my Sons and the Sons paying the daughters their Equal Shares in Tobacco And also We find that the aforesaid Testator did by One other Clause of his said Will in these Words Devise (viz.) Item my Will and pleasure is that if my Three Eldest Sons shall Live till they come to full Age and Enjoy their Land till my Son MAURICE JONES come of Age that then his Elder Brothers WILLIAM, SAMUEL and ROBERT pay unto their Brother MAURICE JONES Five thousand pounds of good merchantable Tobacco Convenient for him by Equal portions which said Will was duly proved in Northumberland County Court the First of March 1675 And We do also find that the aforesaid SAMUEL JONES Entered into the lands Devised to him and Enjoyed them until the Month of Oct. 1697 and then Died without Issue We don't find that ever any of the Brothers paid any of the said Tobacco or Tendered the same If upon the Whole matter the Court shall adjudge the Law to be for the Plaintiff and Six pence Damage if not We find for the Defendant JAMES RICHARDSON Foreman Which Verdict is admitted to Records and by Consent of both parties the same is Continued to the next Court for to Argue the Point of Law etc.
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 642
      Northumberland County Court - March 15, 1710
      Upon the Petition of WILLIAM JONES Administration is granted him on the Estate of his deceased Father WILLIAM JONES deceased his Mother MARGARETT JONES Declining the same the said WILLIAM Giving Caution for his due Administering the said Estate according to Law.
      Mr. JOHN CURTIS, Mr. JOHN INGRAM, Mr. CHARLES INGRAM, BARTHOL' SCHREVER and Mr. THOMAS WADDY any Four of them are by the Court appointed to meet sometime before the next Court and being First Sworn by the next Justice Appraise the Estate of Capt. WILLIAM JONES Deced And Ordered that Mr. VVILLIAM JONES Administrator of the said Deceased Exhibit an Inventory thereof to the next Court upon his Oath.

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