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

Samuel Dishman

Male Abt 1725 - 1793  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Samuel Dishman 
    Born Abt 1725  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1793  King George County, Virginia - Will Written Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I035930  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father John Dishman,   b. 1700, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1739, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Frances Sanford,   b. Abt 1704, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1757, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 1723  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Digges,   b. Abt 1730 
    Children 
     1. Frances Dishman,   b. Aft 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
     2. James Digges Dishman,   b. Aft 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Frances Dishman,   b. Abt 1786, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F15984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County VA Wills pg 59 Crozier
      Thomas Whiting, 6 Dec 1757; 26 March 1758
      Daughters Molly, Sally, Nelly and Lizzie Whiting,; Mary Wife of Samuel Dishman; Elizabeth wife of Spencer Monroe
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      Contributed by Bill Kerr

      King George Courthouse, Virginia

      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I Samuel Dishman, senior, of the county of King George and Parish of Hanover, being sick and weak of body but of proper sense adn memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same, do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament, revoking all others heretofore made.

      IMPRIMIS. I give and bequeath unto my son Samuel Dishman all that tract or parcel of land given to me by my father, to him and his heirs forever, together with sundry negroes and their future increase heretofore conveyed by gift to my said son, as will appear by reference to records of the Court of aforesaid County: also all my moveable estate that he my said son has at this time in possession.

      ITEM. My desire is that my son William Dishman sahll have during his natural life the full use privilege and enjoyment of my slaves following and their future increase, Viz: Hannah and her children Sadie, Mary, Nat. , Reuben, Sampson and Anna. William and Masses, and after the death of my son William my desire is that the slaves above mentioned, together with their increase may descend unto my above mentioned son Samuel Dishman, and his heirs forever.

      ITEM. I give and bequeath to my son James Diggs Dishman the tract of land whereon I now live, together with my grist mill adjoining the same, however, subject to his sisters Frances and Mary for the use and enjoyment of the dwelling house as a home wherein I live, during their single or unmarried condition, also my slaves following, Viz: Jacob, Henry, Matthew, and boy Cox, Kezia and her children, viz: George and henson, together with their future increase, to him and his heirs forever.

      ITEM. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Frances the following slaves,
      Viz: Joseph, Martha and her child Winney, girl. Sarah and boys Solomon, John and Joshua and privilege above mentioned in my dwelling house, to be mutually enjoyed with her brother James Diggs Dishman, in manner and terms before mentioned.

      ITEM. I give and bequeath unto my daughter mary the following slaves, Viz: Peter, boy William, girl Peggy. Fanny and her child Leonard, boys David and Thomas, and their future increase to her and her heirs forever, also the privilege beforementioned, in my dwelling house to be mutually enjoyed with her brother James Diggs Dishman, in manner and terms before mentioned. As I heretofore given unto my daughter Elizabeth, deceased, into her actual possession, who intermarried with Thos. Muse, and equal share of my slaves, it is my desire that the said Thomas nor his heirs shall receive any future part of my estate.

      ITEM. I give and bequeath unto my grand-daughter Betsy Butler Dishman, one negro girl named Carey, and her increase, to her and her heirs forever.

      All the remaining part of my estate not being devised, I desire may be
      equally divided between my son James Diggs Dishman and daughters, Frances, Sarah and mary.

      I hereby appoint my sons Samuel and James Diggs Dishman Executors of this my last Will and Testament.

      In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal, this
      the 16th day of December, 1793.

      SAMUEL DISHMAN (SEAL)

      Signed and acknowledged in the presence of:

      C. Edrington

      John LOVELL***

      Jno. W. Ashton

      James Dishman

      Note: There is a problem in these children listed. James Diggs Dishman is listed under both wives. Also last son of second wife is born three years aft father died. Bill Kerr
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      King George County Deed Book 2; pg 53
      pp.493-497 Indenture made 10th/11th June 1743 between JAMES JONES Hanover Parish
      King George County Bricklayer and HESTER JONES his wife of one part and JAMES CASH Parish Washington Westmoreland County Planter .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Eighty three pounds current money of Virginia sold 220 acres being land whereon WILLIAM OWEN now dwells being part in Westmoreland County Washington Parish & part in Hanover Parish King George County .. beginning at land of EDWARD ROACH in line between Roach and SAMUEL DISHMAN .. Road that goeth from Pecks to JOHN THOMAS being the Beginning tree of 320 acres formerly belonging to SEM COX .. crossing Hale's Road .. fine Cool Spring .. Run that runs into Upper Machotick Creek .. line of WILLIAM CASH ..
      Presence Harry Turner, James Jones
      Joseph Berry, John Wren Hester Jones
      At a court held 2nd September 1743 .. Deeds of lease & release together with Receipt for consideration money recorded.
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 3
      pp. 193-198 Indenture made 2nd/3rd July 1747 between CORNELIUS McCARTIE of Hamilton Parish Prince William County Planter & Francis his wife of one part & ROBERT MONDAY of Hanover Parish King George County Planter .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Fifty five pounds current money & one crop Hogshead of Tobacco weighing nine hundred and seventy & the cask sold 100 acres in Brunswick Parish bounded .. main branch of Omen Creek on SAMUEL DISHMANS line .. to dividing line of ROBERT PECK & HENRY BERRY .. main branch .. which said land is part of a Tract formerly granted by Patent to ROBERT KING bearing date 18th May 1669 & sold to Robert Peck & Henry Berry .. sold by said Robert Peck to JOHN OREO & MARY his wife during their Natural lives & then to their Daughter MARGARET GLASCOCK .. her heirs .. relation to Patent of Conveyances ..
      Presence Wm. Longmire, Cornelius McCartie
      Andr. Doniphan, Benja. Strother Frances McCartie
      At a court held 3d July 1747 .. Deeds of lease & release with Receipt for consideration money recorded .. said Frances being solely & privily Examined acknowledged her free consent ..
      Know all men .. I Cornelius McCartie .. am bound unto Robert Monday .. in sum One hundred and ten pounds & two thousand pounds of Tobacco .. 3d July 1747. Condition .. if truly observe all .. covenants .. above to be void else remain ..
      Presence Wm. Longmire, Cornelius McCartie
      Andr. Doniphan, Benja. Strother
      At a court held 3rd July 1747 .. Bond recorded. (Antient Press)

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