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

John Brewton

Male 1650 - 1707  (57 years)


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  • Name John Brewton 
    Born 1650 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 1706/07  Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048442  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Children 
     1. William Brewton,   b. Bef 1707, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1750, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
     2. Elizabeth Brewton,   b. Bef 1707, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F25814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 394-395
      Will of JOHN BREWTON. I John Brewton of Stafford County in Virga. being sick of body .. give to my son WILLIAM BREWTON 50 acres of land lying in Westmoreland County part of 100 acres purchased by me of Mr. ROBERT ALEXANDER lying on the East side of a pattent of 500 acres of land & for want of heirs to HELENA BREWTON .. & for want of heirs to JOHN CACHER son of ROBERT & ELIZABETH CACHER for want of heirs to ANN LAKAS during her natural life and after her decease to John Brewton son of THOMAS BREWTON of Gloucester in the Kingdom of England .. to my daughter Helena Brewton the remaining 50 acres of land now tenanted to RICHARD CARVER .. for want of heirs to my son Wm. Brewton .. to SARAH daughter of THOMAS & SARAH BREWTON .. to John Cacher son of Robt. Cacher & Eliza. .. to Ann Lakas during her natural life and after her decease to John Brewton son of Thomas Brewton .. unto my loving wife ELlZABETH BREWTON all the remaining part of my estate .. and appoint her the said Elizabeth Brewton my sole Extrix .. this 29th day May 1706.
      Presence George Nichollson, John Brewton John x Hargis, Roger x Hargis
      At a Court held 11th Febry 1707 This Will presented into Court to be Last Will & Testament of John Brewton .. and administration with will annexed is granted to William Brewton the Extrix in the said Will being dead and ROBERT CATCHER assumed in Court to be security .. will ordered to be recorded & is recorded.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 396
      An Inventory of the Estate of JOHN BREWTON deced appraised by us the Subscribers the twenty third day of February 1707/8 .. items listed valued but not totalled .. appraisers RICHARD CHAPMAN, WILLIAM x SOWELL .. sworn before WILLIAM BUMBURY.
      At a Court held 10th March 1707 This was Exhibited into Court as a true E. perfect inventory of the Estate of John Brewton deced on oath of WILLIAM BREWTON admr cum testaments annexed thereof & is ordered to be recorded & is recorded.
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      Stafford County Court Records, 1680; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      P, 7(12) JOHN BREWTON aged Thirty years or thereabouts sworne and examined this 12th day of August 1680 saith that he hath seen Majr. GILSONs Negroes bring to Mr. WILLIAMS his House Indian Come and Wheate and Pease, but know: not whether he bought itt or noe; and further saith that hee hath seene him bring potatoes and Poultrey and saw ye said WILLIAMS deliver them Malasses and Sider and further saith not Jno: BREWTON
      jut_ in Cur: et Recordatr:
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 280. Court held 13th July 1692
      101. JAMES HEARSE attorney appointed by JOHN BREWTON did confess Judgment to JOHN WILLIAMS for the sum Thirteen hundred pounds of Tobacco due per bill under hand and Seale Therefore tis ordered that said John Brewton shall make present payment of the same to the aforesaid John Williams with costs
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 282. Court held 14th July 1692
      112. JOHN PYKE JUNR. and JOHN WILLIAMS attorney of JOHN PYKE SENR. complains against JOHN BREWTON of this County in their Qualification afsd in a plea of debt for .. sum of Three hundred and fifty five pounds of Tobacco due per bill under hand and Seale here in Court ready to be produced .. SAMUEL LUCAS attorney of the said John Brewton the deft appointed came into Court and confessed Judgment to the said John Pike Junr. and John Williams in their said Qualification for the sum three hundred and twenty four pounds of Tobacco .. Therefore tis ordered that John Brewton shall make present payment of the said sum .. with costs .
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS; pages 110-112
      To all Christian People .. I ROBERT ALEXANDER of county Stafford for
      sum Four thousand pounds Tobo. in hand already paid .. by JOHN BROWN of county Westmoreland .. sold one tract of land containing 200 acres situate in Stafford County and on westermost branches of Jordans Bride Beaver Dam & towards the head thereof it being part of a pattent of 500 acres of land pattented in the name of Robt. Alexander bearing date 23rd March 1664 the other 300 acres lying in Westmoreland County and now in possession and occupation of JOHN BREWERTON & GEORGE DOWNING by virtue of a good & authentick deed of Feoffment from Robert Alexander the said 200 acres of land is bounded beginning at a marked Pohickory & extending south to the main branch of Jordans Bridge and crossing 100 poles to another marked hiccory then East to the said Branch 60 poles and down the North side of the branch same course 260 poles to a white oak thence North 100 poles to another oak finally West to the first mentioned hiccory .. the first day of August 1701.
      Presence Wm. Fitzhugh Junr.,
      Jacob Maulden. John Allen Robert Alexander
      At a Court held 10th Decr. 1701 .. Mr. Robert Alexander came into Court acknowledged the aforesaid deed of land to Mr. John Brown of Westmoreland County ordered that said deed with acknowledgment be recorded.
      Know all men .. I FRANCES ALEXANDER wife of the withun Robert Alexander do by these presents for a valuable consideration reced of Mr. John Brown freely & of my own accord impower NATHL. POPE Attorney to acknowledge my right of dower which I hereafter may have or now have to the within 200 acres of land first day Augt. 1701.
      Presence Wm. Fitzhugh Junr., Frances Alexander
      Jacob Maulden, John Allen
      Decr. 10th 1701 A Power from Mrs. Frances Alexander to Mr. N. Pope being proved .. the said Pope by virtue of said Power acknowledged her right of dower to said land. Endorsed on the back of the aforesaid deed. Memorandum that we the Subscribers saw the within Robt. Alexander deliver possession of the within mentioned land to the within mentioned JOHN BROWN by delivering Turf and Twigg parcel & appurtenances of said land to the said John Brown and they both desired us to take notice of the same as witness our hands this 11th day Novr. 1701.
      William Bumbury
      Jno. Bumbury, Charles x Martin
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 256-257 MARGARET LADY CULPEPER, THOMAS LORD FAIRFAK and CATHERINE his wife Pro prietors of the Northern Neck of Virga. .. Whereas Captain WILLIAM JONES of Northumberland County suggested to our office on the first of Febry last that there was 5200 acres of land lying in Stafford and Westmoreland county formerly granted to JERVICE DODSON by Pattent dated the 16th day Sept. 1695 which did Escheat to us from said Dodson for want of heirs or making any legal disposition thereof and whereupon the same was certified unto the Court of Stafford according to the rules of the office & it since being made appear to our office that one ANDREW PEDIGREE who intermarried with ISABELLA the widow of the said Dodson repattented the said 5200 acres of land in his own name & together with his wife Isabella made sale thereof to ROBERT HOWSON of county Stafford who also sold most of the land in parcells to sundry persons & whereas JOSEPH KING of county Stafford Son & heir of ROBERT KING deced Sets forth that he is in possession of 185 acres of the land given to him by the will of his Father who bought the same of Robert Howson & moving to be preferred to the escheat of the sd 185 acres Know Ye therefore that we & in consideration of the composition to us paid & the annual Rent hereafter reserved have granted unto JOSEPH KING all the Right & Title of the 185 acres of lend to us belonging or appurtainirg by virtue of the said Escheat the said land lying on South side the beaver darn & bounded .. beginning at the head of upper Machotick Creek Beginning at the upper end of the Cabbin ffield running about a small branch & so running to corner marked tree thence NE upon the line of RICHD ALIFFE. to the Dam .. to have and hold said 185 acres paying to us yearly on the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel_ the fee rent of. one shilling sterling money for every fifty acres of land hereby granted .. this 11th day of Jany 1704.
      Robert Carter
      Know all men .. that I JOSEPH KING for a valuable consideration already reced have sold unto WM. FITZHUGH of county Stafford fifty four acres of land part of the within 185 acres of land lying and being in Stafford County and bounded be-ginning at a marked hickory thence down that line along the line ot AMBROSE FARLOW to Mr. PHILIP ALEXANDERS line along that line to continue the quantity of. 54 acres of land and thence over to the line of RICHD. ALIFE thence to the hickory tree whence it began .. this l4th day March 1704 coming five. Presence Edward Turberville,
      Jos: Davis, John Brewton Jos. x King
      At a Court held 14th day March 1704 Joseph King in proper person acknowledged this deed of land to Collo. Wm. Fitzhugh .. with the Pattent was ordered to be recorded & was recorded.