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

Benjamin Stribling

Male Abt 1682 - 1751  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Stribling 
    Born Abt 1682  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1751  Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048425  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Joel Stribling,   b. Bef 1661,   d. 14 Sep 1718, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Family ID F20461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Margaret Stribling,   b. St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1715/16, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F25658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1721-1752 King George County, Virginia Will Book A-1; [George Harrison Sanford King]; Page 260 - 261 WILL OF BENJAMIN STRIBLING
      In the Name of God Amen. I Benjamin Stribling of the County of King George in the Colony of Virginia, being sick and weak but of perfect mind and memory praised be God for the same and knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of this life do make this my last Will & Testament in manner and form following.
      Item: I do give and bequeath unto my dearly beloved wife Margar?t Stribling all my real and moveable estate whatsoever without any reserve (she paying my debts and funeral charges) during her life if the keeps single.
      Item: I do give and bequeath unto my daughter Margaret Baxter
      after her mother's decease all that Plantation where I now dwell to her and her heirs forever, also one Negro named Nan to her and her heirs forever.
      Item: I do give to Thomas Baxter two hundred acres of that land belonging to me in the County of Prince William, he to have the first choice to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I do give to John Baxter, Junr my grandson all the rest and remainder of that land of mine in the County of Prince William to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I do give unto my granddaughter Catherine Bronaugh all that land and plantation of mine in the County of Stafford where Peter Sidebottom now lives to her and her heirs forever.
      Item: I do give unto the said Catherine Bronaugh and my grandchildren Mary Baxter and Ann Baxter and Elizabeth Baxter each of them a Negro out of my estate as equal as the case will allow to them and their heirs forever.
      Also I will that after the decease of my wife and all these legacy's being paid of (sic) that what remains of my estate be sold and divided equally among these seven mentioned in this my Will.
      Item: I do ordain and appoint as Exr.s of this my last Will and Testament my beloved wife Executrix and with her my son in law John Baxter and my well beloved friends David Bronough and Joel Berry. I do hereby revoke make void and disanul all and all manner of former wills, legacy's or gifts and do avow this to be my last Will and Testament and hereunto I affix my hand and seal this Eighth day of August Anno. Dom. 1750.
      His *******
      Benjamin [B] Stribling *Seale*
      Mark *******
      Signed Sealed and Published) in the Presence of us
      Thomas Emerson James Freeman
      Her
      Elizabeth [X] Cooper
      Mark
      At a Court held for King George County on Friday June the 7th 1751.
      The Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Stribling, Deceased, was presented into Court by Margaret Stribling and David Bronough his Exrs who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Thomas Emmerson and James Freeman and admitted to record.
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      Test
      Harry Turner, C. C.

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp 229a - 230 THIS INDENTURE made betwixt WM. FITZHUGH of Stafford County of one part & JOEL STRIBLINGE of ye aforesaid County Planter on other part Wittnesseth this 8th day of December in ye yeare 1691 That said WILLIAM FITZHUGH late devised to forme lett one tract of land contayniage about one hundred acres in Stafford County & beinge ye 4th part of a Divident of Lande formerly belonginge to RICHARD PEIRCE and by said WM, FITZHUGH purchased of said RICHARD PEIRCE and bounded beginninge alt a marked Beach standinge upon ye edge of ye Dam beinge a Corner tree of HENRY NELLSON Lande & runninge ye said line East to a marked red oake thence E by N to a marked pohickory thence NE to a marked Beach standinge upon edge of ye Dam wch is a Corner tree betweene this lande and ye lande in possession of JOEL STRIBLINGE thence W by S alonge ye Dam to ye place begun for & in consideration of ye Rents duties hereafter mentioned dureinge ye terme of ye naturall lives of JOEL BENJAMIN and THOMAS STRIBLINGE three sonnes of ye said JOELL STRIBLINGE or ye Longest liver of them payinge therefore yearely dureinge ye terme aforesaid unto ye said WILLIAM FITZHUGH his heires upon ye said Plantation & Rowleinge it to a convenient Rowleinge House to ye Water Side all ye Feast of St. Luke being ye 18th day of October ye neat sume of Four hundred & fifty pounds of merchantable Tobacco Casks to containe ye same as alsoe yearley & every yeare att time aforesaid four Capons hens or pullets and if yearley Rent unpaid Twenty dayes after it shall be lawfull for WM. F1TZHUGH into ye said land to enter, if at any time said JOELL STRIBLINGE shall change or renew a life provided he pay to ye said WILLIAM FITZHUGH for renewinge or changinge one whole years rent Wittness whereof sett their hands Seales
      In presence of us GEORGE READE, WILLIAM. FITZHUGH
      HENRY NELLSON, WILL. KINGE
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 13-140
      Indenture 2nd/3rd April 1723 between JAMES KAY Parish of Hanover
      County of King George Planter and BENJAMIN STRIBLING Parish of St. Paul in County of Stafford Planter .. by deeds of Lease and Release .. for 3600 pounds of tobacco in cask sold Eightty acres .. being a part of tract granted unto JAMES KAY containing 2180 acres by Patent 13th July 1715 .. beginning red oak .. north end of a Vally; Gum and Pirsimmon tree; mouth of a little branch; back of HENRY BERRY'S plantation near Hale's Road; JOHN POPHAM; said land now being possessed by BENJAMIN STRIBLING ..
      James Kay
      MARY wife of JAMES KAY relinquished Mary x Kay
      her right of Dower .. John x Price (sic)
      Thomas x Goosby (sic) 5th April 1723 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 304-305
      Indenture 2nd August 1734 between SAMUEL SKINKER of Hanover Parish
      King George County & PATRICK HAMERICK of Parish of Brunswick King George County .. to farm lett land whereon he now liveth binding upon lines of JOHN POPHAM & BENJAMIN STRIBLING during term of natural life of PATRICK HAMERICK & MARGARET his wife paying first 2 years 554 pounds
      Tobacco also 3rd year 692 pounds Tobacco thence yearly .. after 3rd year to pay 800 pounds Tobacco & Cask .. to be paid in one Hogshead convenient on Rappahannock River ..
      Presence Jos. Strother, Sam'l. Skinker
      Sam'l. Hearne Patrick Hamrick
      2nd August 1734 .. Deed recorded.
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 366-368
      Indenture made 5th/6th August 1741 between JOHN POPHAM and ELIZABETH his wife of Parish King William and County Goochland Gent, of one part and JOHN STEWARD of Parish Brunswick King George County Planter .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Sixty pounds sold 126 acres in Brunswick Parish bounded .. JOHN PRICE .. Westermost branch of Kays his Swamp .. BENJAMIN STRIBLING Hales his Road .. land of CHARLES STEWARD .. it being part of a Pattent granted unto JAMES KAY by Colonel THOMAS LEE Agent and then Attorney for ye Proprietors of ye Northern Neck for 2186 acres .. 500 acres being wast or Surpluss land which bears date the 13th June 1715 and the other 1686 acres being formerly granted to Colonel GERRARD FOULKE and Mr. RICHARD HAIBORD by Patent date 23rd March 1664 and by said Haibord (he being Survivor) sold to JAMES KAY Grandfather to the present James Kay to whom the land descends by Inheritance
      Presence M. Batteley, John Popham
      Hen: McKie, Jno. Hobby, Harry Turner, Elizabeth x Popham
      Jno. Grant, Jno. Edwards, Edmd. Pendleton
      At a court held 4th September 1741 Deeds of lease & release recorded.
      Know all men .. I John Popham .. am bound unto JOHN STEWARD .. in sum of One hundred and Twenty pounds current money of Virginia .. 6th August 1741. Condition .. if truly keep all covenants .. to be void .. otherwise remain ..
      Presence M. Batteley,
      John Popham
      Hen: McKie, Jno. Hobby, Harry Turner,
      Jno. Grant, Jno. Edwards, Edmd. Pendleton
      At a court held 4th September 1741 .. Bond recorded.

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