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

John Waters

Male 1640 - 1695  (55 years)


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  • Name John Waters 
    Born 1640  St. Sepulchres, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1694/95  Essex County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I038279  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Samuel Waters,   b. 1617, Eastcott, Northhamptionshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1665, St. Sepulcher, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Anne Peake,   b. 1619, St. Sepulchres, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1700, St. Sepulchres, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1639  St. Sepulchres, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arabella MNU Waters,   b. Bef 1656,   d. Between 1686 and 1690, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1672  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Waters,   b. Bef 1672, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1711, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F21995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 230)
      At a Court held for Essex County 11th of March 1694/5
      - A Commission of Administracon is granted to JOHN WATERS on the Estate of his deced Father, JOHN WATERS, giveing security according to Law
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 341
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we JOHN GRIFFING, WM. JOHNSON & JOHN JOHN WATERS are held & firmly bound unto ye Worpll. their Majties. Justices of ye County of Essex in ye sum of Fifty thousand pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco & caske to ye true payment we bind us Witness our hands & seales this 22th day of March 1694
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such that if ye above bound JOHN WATERS, Son of JOHN WATERS, and Admr. of ye Estate of JOHN WATERS deced, do make or cause to be made a true & perfect Inventory of all & singular ye goods chattells & creditts of ye sd deced which have or shall come to ye hands or possession of him ye sd JOHN WATERS or into ye hands of any other persons for him & ye same so made to exhibit to ye next Court to be held for ye sd County of Essex and make oath thereto, & well & truely administer on ye sd Estate according to Law & give a true & just account of his administration when he shall be thereunto lawfully required, & all ye rest & residue of ye sd goods chattels & credits which shall be found remaineing upon account of ye Administration, ye same being first examined & allowed of by ye sd Court shall deliver and pay unto such person & persons respectively as ye Court pursuant to Law shall appoint, then ye above obligation to be void, otherwise to stand & remaine of full force power & vertue
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JNO: EVERITT JOHN GRIFFING
      JAMES BOUGHAN WM. JOHNSON
      JOHN WATERS
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 241-242
      Virginia. KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I WM: THORNTON of Farnham Parish in Rappae. County for a valuable consideration in hand received of JOHN WATERS of the abovesaid Parish and County and doe by these presents freely acquitt and discharge him from any part thereof have sold unto the abovesaid JOHN WATERS his heires & assignes a parcell of land menconed in two bills of Sale, the one for Two hundred and fifty acres bought of RICHARD GLOVER of the same Parish abovesaid and the other for Three hundred and fifty acres bought of the abovesaid GLOVER being in all Six hundred acres of land and doe by these presents obleidge my selfe & my heires &c. to lay out the same unto him the said WATERS upon demand. and after the same to give unto him a firme convayance for the same, And Further give unto said WATERS what assurance he or his Conseil learned in the Law shall think fit for the surer making and confirming the same, the said WAFERS being to provide a Survayer, and to be at the charge thereof, In performance of the same I have hereunto set my hand the two and twentieth day of October One thousand Six hundred Seventy Eight Witness hereunto HENRY PICKET
      DANL. VERNON WILLIAM THORNTON
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ELIZABETH THORNTON of Rappae. County doe appoint my welbeloved Freind, REES EVANS, my lawful! Attorney for me & in my name to acknowledge my thirds of a tract of land sold by my Husband, WM: THORNTON, to Mr, JNO. WATERS, the said land lying near PISCATAWAY CREEK, to be acknowledged in Rappae: County Court; whatsoever my said Attor: shall doe in the prmises I allow of as if my selfe was personally prsent. As Witness my hand & Seale this 4th day of Novembr: 1679 Witness hereunto WM, LOYD,
      the marke I JOHN INNES ELIZA: THORNTON
      Recordatr xx9 die xbris 1679
      ===
      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 242
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappae. in Virginia, Planter, have for a valuable consideration in hand received sold unto THOMAS GREENE his heires or assignes Two hundred acre of land being in the County aforesaid and on the South East side of PISCATICON CREEK, it being part of a Devident wch was granted to Mr: THOMAS PATTISON bearing date the twelfth day of June in the yeare one thouand Six hundred sixty and nine, and by the aforesaid PATTISON convayed to Mr; RICHARD GLOVER and by the said GLOVER convayed to me and hnunded beginning at a great branch a little below the lower GOING OVER of KILLMANS BEAVER DAMS and soc bounding betweene the aforesaid branch and BEAVERDAME
      until! the aforesaid quantity of Two hundred acres be satisfyed but if it justly appeare that any part of the aforesaid land should appertyne to WM. YOUNG of PISCATICON then to begin where he ends and run up along by the aforesd BEAVERDAMS till the afore: said quantity of Two hundred acres be fully satisfyed; To have hold & enjoy the land withal! rights and priviledges to him the aforesaid THOMAS GREENE his heires or assignes from clayme of me my heires or any person whatsoever, and to acknowledge the same in open Court when the said GREENE shall think fit; And Likewise my Wives right to; And Likewise to give livery & semen of the aforesaid land; To all wch I bind my selfe my heires As Witness or: hands this 5th of March 1678
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in the
      prsence of us DANLL. VERNON, JOHN WATERS
      JNO. SNEATH ARABELLAH WATERS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 5th die 9bris 1679 p JOHN WATERS
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 266-267
      April 30). TO ALL PEOPLE to whome this prsent writing shall come; HENRY WHITE & JOHN WATERS of Farnham Pish in Rappak: County send Greeting. Know ye sd HENRY WHITE for sume of Seaven thousand pds. of tobo; & Casque to him in hand paid & secured to be paid by HENRY AUBERY of Cittenburn Pish in ye sd County doth hereby grant unto ye said HENRY AUBERY Two hundred acres of land pt. & pcell. of a Devident of land given to ye sd HENRY WHITE by JOHN COX deced, wch Two hundred acres of land is to be laid out AUBERY' from Collo, LEROY GRIFFIN on ye West side of ye CHURCH ROAD & not extending over ye ROAD unless it cannot be laid out without taking away any of the Cleared Ground belonging to ye Plantacons of ye sd HENRY WHITE scituate on the South side Rappak: River in Cittenburn Pish aforesd, together with all woods Timber & trees to ye same belonging To have & to hold ye sd Two hundred acres of land & every pte, & psell. thereof unto ye sd HENRY AUBERY from ye day of ye date of these prsents unto ye full end & accomplishment of Ninety & nine yeares from thence next ensuing & fully to be compleated yealding therefore yearely to ye sd HENRY WHITE his heires or assigner one Eare of Indian Corne ye Five & twentieth day of Decembr: in every yeare if lawfully demanded & ye said HENRY WHITE & JOHN WATERS for themselves & either of them their heyers doe grant wth ye sd HENRY AUBERY that he may from henceforth peaceably possess ye sd land during all ye sd terme without trouble of sd HENRY WHITE his heyres and yt: ye sd land shalbe laid out by ye sd HENRY WHITE before ye tenth day of Octobr, next ensuing date hereof In Witness whereof sd HENRY WHITE and JOHN WATERS have set their hands & seales ye five & twentieth day 9ber 1679 Signed sealed and delivered in prsence of us THOMAS MUNDAY mark of HENRY WHITE
      JOHN CHEEKE, JO: ALMOND 25 9ber 79 JOHN WATERS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die Aprilis 1680
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I HENRY WHITE of Rappak: County in Virginia, Plantr,, doe by these prsents appointe Mr. THO: GAINES my true & lawful! attorney for me to acknowledge an instrument of Wrighting for Two hundred acres of land unto Mr. HENRY AUBERY as will appeare by ye sd Wrighting & what my sd Attorney doth I doe ratefy & allow of as if I were personally psent. as Witness my hand this 7th of Aprill 1680
      Test JOHN WATERS, HENRY WHITE
      ARABELLAH WATERS
      WHEREAS HENRY WHITE by deed under his hand & seale bearing even date wth these prsents in consideration of Seaven thousand pounds of tobo. & Casque hath sold unto HENRY AUBERY Two hundred acres of land now in case ye sd HENRY WHITE doeth when & so soon as he shall attaine ye age of Twenty one yeares confirme ye sd land by Deed or Deeds legally executed mee ye sd HENRY AUBERY my heires that I ye sd HENRY will free release JOHN WATERS his heires from all & every covenant & agreemt. therein conteyned & in case ye sd HENRY WHITE shall depart this life before he shall attaine age of Twenty & one yeares the suceeding heirs confirme not ye sd Deed of land unto me HENRY AUBERY my heires & assignes then he ye said JOHN WATERS reimbursing me the sd Seaven thousand pounds of good formed merchantable tobacco wth Casque convenient in Rappak: County steal be discharged from any covenant in ye sd Deed expressed Witness my hand this five and twentieth day of November 1679
      in prsents of THOMA MUNDAY, HENRY AUBERY
      JOHN CHEEKE, JO: ALMOND 24 9ber 79
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappak: 7 die Aprilis 1680
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 333-334
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I RICHARD GLOVER of Parish of Farnham in the County of Rappa. have for a valuable consideration already in hand reced sold unto JOHN WATERS his heires & assignes forever one parcell of land containing one thousand acres lying on the South side of RAPPA. RIVER formerly
      purchased by me of THOMAS PATTISON as by convayance bearing date Febry. ye Second 1669 and bounded as by Pattent beareing date the 12th of June 1669 relation being had may more at large appeare withal the rights & advantages in the said Pattent granted to said PATTISON; To have and to hold unto the sd WATERS his heires and assignes forever with all the prmises to the only use and proper behoofe of him the said JOHN WATERS his heires and assignes forever without the molestation of any persons wtsoever by from or under me claiming any title and do further oblidge myself my heires &c. to save and keep harmless the said JOHN WATERS his heires and assignes forever from all intrests or demands of any person whatsoever (WM. YOUNG JUNYR. of PISCATTACON CREEK in the County aforesaid onely excepted)
      In Witness hereof I hereunto set my hand and seale
      The Successors of WM. YOUNG JUNYR. onely excepted p me
      Signed sealed and delivered RICHD: GLOVER
      in the prsence of THO: GEORGE
      JO: ALMOND 4 Jany 81; SAM: BAYLEY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 4 die Janry. Ano 1681
      ===
      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 152-154
      NOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: and ARABELLA my Wife for the sume and just quantitie of Five thousand three hundred pounds of sweet sented Tobo: and caste have granted unto JOHN WEBSTER his heires forever, Three hundred acres of land being in the County aforesaid on the South East side of PISCATACON CREEKE, it being part and parcell of a Dividend of land which I the said WATERS puchased of RICHARD GLOVER and by the said GLOVER purchased of THOMAS PATTISON and bounded as followeth The said Three hundred acres of land beginning at the head of a certaine Bever Damme comonly known by the name of KILLMANS BEAVER DAMME, thence runing up a certain Swamp comonly known by the name of THOMAS BROWNS SWAMP till we meet with the land which Mr. JOHN CALLIVOE doth now possess, thence into the above mentioned the said JOHN WEBSTER be fully satisifed his three hundred acres of land To have and to hold all the hereby mentioned parcell of land with their appurtenances unto JOHN WEBSTER his heires forever, And Furthermore I the said JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife doe for our heires warrant and agree with the said JOHN WEBSTER his heires that they shall peaceably hold the demised premisses and every part thereof without the lawful! left or denyall of me the said JOHN WATERS or ARABELLA my Wife our heires or any other persons pretending claime under us, Together with all rights & previlidges with all proffitts and hereditamts: belonging to the said land in as full manner as may be, and Furthermore I the said JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife doe oblige ourselves unto the said JOHN WEBSTER to give further assurance as he or Councell learned in the Law shall think fitt and do further oblige ourselves to lay out this above aforesd. land betwixt the date hereof and the first day of June next ensuing the date hereof by a just and lawful! survay In Witness of wch foremenconed prmisses have hereunto sett or: our hands & seales this third day of December One thousand Six hundred Eighty and foure
      Witnesses RICH: CAUTHORN JOHN WATERS
      TOBIAS INGRAM ARABELLA WATERS
      Acknowledged in Rappa. County Court the 3rd day of December 1684 and entered of Record the 10th of the same month
      ===
      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 164
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN WATERS of County of Rappa; in Virginia have sold unto GEO: BROOKES of the aforesd. County & River, Planter, Two hundred acres of land being in the aforesaid County on the South East side of PISCATICON CREEK formerly belonging to Mr. THOMAS PATISSON and by him sold to Mr. RICHARD GLOVER & by the sd GLOVER sold unto me the aforesd. WATERS, And Further I the sd WATERS after choice made by the aforesd. GEO: BROOKES, he taking it an outside and haveing it square, I do then after it is laid out oblige myself my heires unto the aforesaid GEO: BROOKES his heires to give unto him or them a firm Bill of Sale for the same and to acknowledge it in open Court upon all demands after the laying out of the same warranting to defend the land so held from all manner of claimes that shall or may be p'tended to, In Testimony whereof I have sett my hand this 4th day of Septr. 1682
      Test HENRY WHITE, JOHN WATERS
      DORCAS WHITE
      Recordr. in Cur Com Rappa x die Aprillis 1685
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 164-165
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Planter, have sold unto JOHN SAVIGE his heires Two hundred acres of land being in the County of Rappa: and on the South side of PISCATICON CREEK it being part and parcell of the land wch: was purchased by me the sd WATERS of WM. THORNTON & RICHARD GLOVER the sd land to be warranted to the sd SAVIGE from all manner of claimes by any persons and do further oblige myselfe my heires unto the aforesd: SAVIGE his heires to lay the aforesd, land out and then to give such further assurances as the sd SAVIGE shall require and the same sale wth. my Wife to acknowledge in Rappa: Court when required As Witness my hand and Seale this 2d day of Novembr: 1682
      Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of us
      THO: GREEN, JOHN WATERS
      RICHARD BUSH
      Recordatr: in Cur Com Rappa: x die Aprillis 1685
      ===
      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 231-233
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: send Greeting. Know yee that I the sd JOHN WATERS for the sum of Three thousand seven hundred and fifty pounds of good sound Tobb: in caske to me in hand paid by JOHN SAVAGE of KINGSTON PARISH in the County of
      GLOUCESTER and for diverse other good causes me thereunto moveing have granted unto the sd JOHN SAVAGE his heirs all that parcell of land containing Two hundred acres more or less being in the said County of Rappa: on the South side of PISCATEN CREEK being part of a dividend of land purchased be me the sd JOHN WATERS of WM. THORNTON and RICHARD GLOVER and bounded by a late survey made by Mr. RICHD. WHITEHEAD as followeth beginning at a marked Oake standing on the West side of the sd BEAVER DAM SWAMP just below the mouth of TOM BROWNS BRANCH being corner of JOHN WEBSTEPs land and runing thence So. West along the sd WEBSTERs line into the woods to a marked white Oake standing on a Hill on the East side of a small branch, thence No. West to a red Oake on the North side GEORGE BROOKES SPRING BRANCH, thence No. East to the aforesd BEAVER DAM and thence up along the several courses of the sd Swamp East So: East to the first men cioned Oake the place where it began To have and to hold the sd parcell of land with all its appurtenances together with free privilidge of hunting fishing fowling with all woods waters belonging to him the sd JOHN SAVAGE a nd I the sd JOHN WATERS agree the sd parcell of land be to him the sd JOHN SAVAGE from all former in cumbran ces the quit rents that shall hereafter become due only excepted and lastly I the sd JOHN WATERS agree with the sd JOHN SAVAGE to warrant and defend the sd land from all persons that shall have or pretend to have any right therein In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and seale this 7th day of Aprill 1686
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      THO: HUSLECOTT, JOHN WATERS
      ANTHO: SMITH
      SAMLL, JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 7 die Aprilis 1686 et Record 23d die
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 253-256
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: Gent. and ARABELLA my Wife send Greeting. Know yee that I the sd JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife for the full sum of Sixteen pounds Sterling to us in hand paid by GEORGE BROOKS of the sd County, Planter, and for diverse good causes us thereunto moveing have sold unto the sd GEORGE BROOKS his heires all that parcell of land conteyning Two hundred acres more or less situate and being on the South side of PISCATACON CREEK in the County aforesd. being part of a Dividend of land purchased by me the said JOHN WATERS of WILLIAM THORNTON and RICHARD GLOVER and bounded by a late survey made by Mr. RICHARD WHITEHEAD as followeth (viz.) Beginning at the Northermost Corner JOHN SAVAGES back line being a red Oake standing on the North side of the sd BROOKS SPRING BRANCH and running thence South West to a Stake by two marked red Oakes and thence South East to a marked Hickory corner tree of JNO. WEBSTERs land and thence North East alongst the sd WEBSTERs line to a Stake between a red Oake and a white Oake standing in the aforesd, line
      and thence North West along the sd Surveyors line to the first mencioned red Oake the place it first began To have and to hold the sd parcell of land with all rights and priviledges and also free liberty and Egress and Ingress Regress to and from the said land and every part thereof with all other the premisses belonging unto him the said GEORGE BROOKS his heires for ever and I the sd JOHN WATERS and ARARELLA my Wife do promise that the sd parcel! of land is now free and cleerc from all form of Incumbrances whatsoever the quit rents that shall hereafter become due for the premisses only excepted and further I the sd JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife do grant with the sd GEO: BROOKS shall hereafter quietly possess and enjoy the said land without the trouble of me said JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife or any other persons whatsoever and warrant and defend the sd land to said GEO: BROOKS from all persons that shall have claime therein In Witness whereof I the said JOHN WATERS and ARABELLA my Wife have sett our hands and seales the first day of June 1686
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      RICHARD CAUTHORNE JOHN WATERS
      WM. CONSTANTINE ARABELLA WATERS
      Recognr. in Cur Com Rappa: 4th die Augusti 1686 et record 13th die
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 287-288
      THIS INDENTURE made the first. day of December Ano Dom 1686 and in the second yeare of the Reign of our Sovereigne Lord James the second &c. Between JOHN WATERS the Elder of the Parish of Farnham in the County of Rappa: Gent., of one part and JOHN WEBSTER of the Parish and County aforesd. of the other part Witnesseth that the sd JOHN WATERS for the full quantity of Five thousand pounds of good and well condicioned tobacco in caske to him in hand well paid hath granted unto the said JOHN WEBSTER his heires three hundred acres of land part of Pattent first granted to Mr. THO: PATISON dated November (67) and conveyed from the sd PATISON to RICHARD GLOVER Febr. (69) and from the sd RICHARD GLOVER to the sd JOHN WATERS being in the aforesd. County of Rappa: being the upper part of the whole Dividend bounded as followeth (vizt) Beginning at a Gum sump and Hickory standing on the West side of a Swamp of PISCATON CREEKE called the BEAVER DAM SWAMP being the uppermost corner of the sd Land and running thence N alonge the sd old reputed line till we cross THO. BROWNE BRANCH to a corner red oake thence according to the express words of the sd Patient upon the sd Branch N. 1 to another corner red Oake standing next the head of the sd Branch where it devides itself into a Forke, thence N. to a marked red Oake on a levell on the North side the PATH, thence W. to another corner thence W. to a Hickory, thence W: to a stake standing between a marked red Oake and a white Oake, thence East to a small Branch thence N E to a marked Oake standing on the aforesaid BEAVER DAM SWAMP just below the mouth of the sd BROWNS BRANCH, thence up along the severall courses of the sd Swamp South West to the first mencioned place it began And also all profits and appertenances belonging unto the sd Three hundred acres of land with all the right and interest To have and to hold unto the said JOHN WEBSTER his heires and assignes forever subject nevertheless to the quit rents which henceforth shall grow due to be paid and the sd JOHN WEBSTER may peacefully enjoy the same without the trouble of the sd JOHN WATERS his heires or any other persons whatsoever and shall acknowledge at any time within the space of seven years from the date hereof any other Deeds for the better and more sure settling the abovesd land hereby granted unto the sd JOHN WEBSTER his heirs forever In Witness whereof the said JOHN WATERS hath set his hand and seale
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      TOBIAS INGRAM, JOHN WATERS
      SAMLL, JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Com 7 die 10bris 1686
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 439-440
      Novembr: Court Ano. 1688
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Plantr., do by these presents sell unto WILLIAM COVINGTON SENR. of the aforesd. County his heires Three hundred acres of land being in the aforesd, County and on the South side of PISCATON CREEK it being part of a tract of land which I bought of one RICHARD GLOVER of this County, it being in part of payment and in consideration of the sd COVINGTONs being my securitie for One hundred Seventeen pounds Sterling or thereabouts and Six hundred pounds of Tobb: which was by a Judgmt: passed against the said COVINGTON in the Genii. Court last past as my securitie. To have hold and enjoy the aforesaid land from me my heires unto the aforesd. COVINGTON his heirs warranting the sd land to be free from all manner of Sales whatsoever or from the claime of all persons that my lay any right or interest to any part thereof. In Testimonie I have sett my hand and seale this 29th day of October 1688
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye presents of us
      WM. YOUNGE, JOHN WATERS
      THO: GAINES
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 7 die 9bris 1688 et record 29th die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WATERS of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Plantr., and in South Farnham Parish do by these presents assigns and deliver unto WILLIAM COVINGTON SENR. of the County and Parish in Virginia, Plantr., his heires one Negro man called Boatswaine, one English man Servant named LANCELOTT HUNT having two yeares and five months to serve, one boy Servant by name RICHD. LUNT to serve either four yeares and five months or else three yeares and five month, three horses by name Buck, Negro and Pasco, and thirty nine head of Cattle, twenty calves and steers, nine two years and ten yearlings and three hundred acres of land being in the County of Rappa: and on the South side of PISCATON CREEKE being part of a Divident of land which I bought of Mr. RICHD, GLOVER all which Servants, Cattle, horses and land I do by these presents sett over unto WM. COVINGTON SENR. for and in consideration of a Judgmt, which is past against the sd WM. COVINGTON SENR, in the Genll. Court for One hundred and seventeen pounds Sterling and Six hundred pounds of Tobb: and caske or thereabouts as being my Security which money and Tobb: is payable to Capt JOHN PURVIS of London, Mariner, from the aforesd. WM. COVINGTON SENR. as being my Securitie as aforesd. In Testimony whereof I have sett my hand & seale this
      29th October 1688
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      WM: YOUNGE, JOHN WATERS
      JA: BOUGHAN
      PHILL: PARR
      THO: GAINES
      Recognitr in Cur Cora Rappa 7 die 9bris 1688 et record 29th die
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 229-230
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WATERS of County of Rappa in Virginia. Plantr., for divers causes more especially for One thousand pounds of swt. sented Tobb, & caske have by these presnts sold unto JOHN WEBSTER his heirs and assigns two parcells of land being in the aforesd County and bounded upon EVAN DAVIS, JOHN COLLIVOWE and sd JOHN WEBSTER being by computation twelve acres of land and the other parcell of land being in aforesd County bounding upon JOHN LAVAG [Savage?] and so to RILSMANS BEAVER being a point or two of land by computation Eight acres of land which land I the abovesd JOHN WATERS do by these presents warrant the aforesd land to the aforesd JOHN WEBSTER his heirs or assigns from the right & interest of me my heirs and from the claim of all persons that shall lay any interest to any parcell of the two aforesd parcells of land and likewise do oblige myself to acknowledge the aforesd sale in open Court when thereunto called. In Witness where I have sett my hand and seal this 1st day of April 1691 and before signed sealed & delivered I do oblige myself my heirs to give the aforesd WEBSTER or his heirs any assurances of the aforesd land if this shall not be thought good and sufficient by the aforesd WEBSTER and heirs & their Councell learned in the Law shall advise As Witness my hand & seal
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      DAVID LOYDE, JOHN WATERS
      RICHD. DAVIS
      Recognitr in Cur Comt. Rappa 1 die Aprilis 1691
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 177
      Essex County Court 10th of May 1694
      - JNO. WATERS complaineth that Mr: WM: JOHNSON of this County did in Ano: (blank) Contract & agree with ye Complt. to teach WM. TUNSTALL, Nephew to ye sd JOHNSON to write a leagable hand & to give him his dyet & lodging dureing his teaching in consideracon of which the said JOHNSON was to pay the Complaint: Nine hundred pounds of sweet sented tobacco & casque as by an Obligacon under the said JOHNSONs hand hath appear'd before this Court; Now so it is the Complt. did dureing the time of the said TUNSTALLs abode at the COURT HOUSE teach & instruct him in soe much that ye ComPlt. brought the sd TUNSTALL to write a Legable hand as he is ready to produce & make appear; but ye Complt. was willing to teach him better but the sd JOHNSON takes his Nephew away from the ComPlt. & refuseth to make him satisfaction; Wherefore he hath brought his accon against ye sd JOHNSON and craves Order for ye aforesd Tobacco with cost of suit; which sd WATERS being at a COURT HOUSE held for this County ye 9th: day of March caLl'd to prosecute his sd accon but being sick, ye Court at his request by Letter referr'd the matter to this Court, who not appearing now, this court have upon the Defendts. mocon dismist th same

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