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

William Williamson

Male Bef 1643 - Bef 1679  (< 36 years)


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  • Name William Williamson  [1
    Born Bef 1643  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1679  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I054646  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 

    Father James Williamson,   b. Abt 1621, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1656/57, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Anne Underwood,   b. Abt 1629, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1662, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Between 1651 and 16 Dec 1652  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13684  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 1675  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arabella Williamson,   b. 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 11 Jul 1735, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     2. Margaret Williamson,   b. Abt 1677, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F19687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 65-66
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICE JONES of Rappa. Planter for a Valluable Consideracon to my owne content already in band received doe hereby assigne and sett over sell and deliver unto WM. WILLIAMSON a parcell of land cont: three hundred & fifty acres more or less it being the Equall halfe of a tract of land of Seaven hundred acres belonging to me the said Rice Jones as by Pattent doth appeare bearing date the 29th of Septembr: 1664 and bounded as followeth Vizt. Begining at a marked white oake standing on the North side of a Great Swampe that Runneth into Peanckatamck River thence Running North Easterly 40 Degrees to a Corner marked pocickry thence South Easterly 50 degrees 170 poles to a Corner marked Spanish Oake on a Levell thence South Westerly 40 degrees 729 poles to a corner marked Chesnutt that stands on the side of the aforesd Great Swampe thence alongst the side of the sd Swamp according to its severall courses and bounded by the main Runn in the Middle of the said Swampe unto the place where it first began including ye quantity aforesd the said Equall halfe to be laid out at the upper or Northwest Side of the aforesaid Tract of land the said Williamson To Have and to Hold to him his heirs or assigner In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 3d of July 1666
      In presents of RICHARD BREDGAR Rice Jones
      EDWARD THOMAS
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 4th Die July 16
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: Antient Press; Page 471-474
      TO ALL TO WHOM etc NOW KNOW YEE etc that I the sd Sr. WM. BERKELEY Knt. Gov: etc. doe wth the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto WM. WILLIAMSON a parcel of land cont: 200 acres of land scituate on the So: Side of Rappa. River in the County of Rappa. Backwards aboute two miles fro: the River and nigh adjoyning or Westerly lying to a tract of land formerly taken up and Surveyed for one ROBT. ARMSTRONG Begining at a marked red oake standing on the Browe of a Branch that Issueth out of a Creeke knowne by the name of Ralphs Creeke wch runneth into Puscatacon thence Extending its Bredth So: E: by So: 100 poles thence So:W: by W: 320 poles for lenth into the woods thence No: W: by No: 100 poles thence NE: by E: 320 poles unto the place where it first begann including the Quantity aforesd the sd land being due unto the sd Williamson for the Transptacon of foure persons etc, To Have and to Hold etc Provided etc. dated the 18th of March 1663/4 etc,
      William Berkeley
      I the wthin sd WILL. WILLIAMSON doe assigne all my within specifyed right to the wthin said tract of land unto JOHN WEBB his heires and assignes for Ever Disclayming all my wthin said Right and title to me or Tyne wch either I or any in my Behalfe had or may have. IN WITTNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 22d of Febry 1667/8.
      Wittness ABRAHAM JOHNSON Will: Williamson
      ROBERT HILL
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa primo Die July 68
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WM. WILLIAMSON of the County of Rappa. Planter doe sell unto Jno. Webb of the sd County Pltr: 200 acres of land granted unto me the sd Wm. Williamson by Pattent dated the 18th of March 1663 Bounded and lying in the County of Rappa, as is Expressed in the sd Pattent And for as much as I the sd Williamson have Reced in hand of the aforesd John Webb full Sattisfaccon for the sd land I doe by these presents disclayme all my former right and title to the land aforesd Warrantizing the same unto the aforesd John Webb his heirs IN WITTNESS whereof I doe wth these presents deliver up my aforesd Patt: wth an assignment unto him the aforesd John Webb ALWAYES PROVIDED that the said John Webb his heires shall by the 18th day of March next ensuing this Date build a house and plant some trees wthin the sd Tract of land by these presents granted for sattisfaccon of the Law in those cases provided notwithstanding any thing in this Deed expressed to the Contrary Dated the 22d of February 1667,
      In presents of us ROBERT HILL, William Williamson
      ABRAHAM JOHNSON
      Recognit in Cur Com appa Primo Die July 1668
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 121
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I WILLIAM LOYD for and in consideracon 24 lb (or 2/4(?) in money reced from Capt., BEACH and being a Legacy given by WILLIAM WILLIAMSON unto the Orphants of Colo, MOORE FANTLEROY that is to say to WILLIAM MOORE [FANTLEROY] and ELIZABETH FANTLEROY and the sd Legacy to be laid out in Cow Calves for wch consideration aforesaid I the sd WM. LOYD doe hereby give grant bargain sell and confirme unto the aforesaid Orphants three Cow Calves marked with a cropp and Mitt on the Right eare To Have and To Hold the aforesaid three Cow Calves unto the aforesaid Orphants and to their heirs for Ever with all there and every of there increase with warranty from the clayme of any pson or psons whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 4th of February Ano, 1669/70 WILL LOYD
      Recognitr. Cur Rappa 8th Die Febry 1669
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 337-338
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c. Sr WILLIAM BERKELEY Knt. Governor &Captaine General of Virginia &c. Now know yee that I Sr WM, BERKELEY Knt. Governr. &c doe wth the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto WM WILLIAMSON a parcell of land conteyning Two hundred acres of land scituate on the South side of RAPPA RIVER in the County of Rappa backwards about two miles from the said River and nigh adjoyning or Westerly lying to a tract of land formerly taken up & surveyed for one ROBERT ARMSTRONG beginning at a marked red Oak standing in the brow of a branch that issueth out of a Creek known by the name of RALPHE CREEKE wch runneth into PISCATICON thence extending its breadth South East & soe South for length into the woods thence No. W. by N. unto the place where it first began including the quantity aforesaid the said land being due unto the said WM. WILLIAMSON by & for the transportacon of Four persons whose names are on the records menconed under the Pattent To have and to hold &c Yeilding and paying &c. Provided &c Given under my hand & seale of the Colony this 8th of March Regis Carle secundi x6th
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      Test FRANCIS KIRKMAN Cl Cur
      Recordatr x die July 1668
      Test ROBERT PAYNE CI C Rappa
      1 the within said WILLIAM WILLIAMSON doe assigne all my wthin specified right to the wthin said tract of land unto JOHN WEBB his heirs or assigns forever disclayming all my wthin said right and title to mee or mine wch either I or any in my behalfe have had or may have In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 22 of February 1667
      Witness ABRAHAM JOHNSON, WM. WILLIAMSON
      ROBERT HILL
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa Primo die July 1668
      Test ROBERT PAYNE Cl Cur
      I the Subscriber doe assigne and make over all my right and interest unto THOMAS BOWLER and to his heirs and assigns forever from me & my heirs & administrs. of the Pattent wch is menconed wch has reference to a Bill of Sale made unto the said BOWLER his executors & assigns having received from the said THOMAS BOWLER full & ample satifaccon as Witness my hand this 29th of January 1675
      Test CHARLES SOMERVILE. JOHN WEBB
      DANIELL DOBYNS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 3 die Febry 1675
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 65 - 68
      THIS INDENTURE made the 30th day of September in yeare of our Lord 1689 and in the first yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary King and Queen &c. Between JOHN MOSLEY of County of Rappa in Colony of Virginia, Carpenter, of one part and EDWARD THOMAS of the same County and Colony, Mercht,, of other part Witnesseth that JOHN MOSLEY for and in consideration of Three hundred acres of land already in his possession and secured by conveyance bearing date with these presents whereof the sd JOHN MOSLEY doth by these presents have granted and confirmed unto EDWARD THOMAS his heirs all that tract of land containing One hundred and fifty acres it being part of a Devident of land formerly purchased of Mr. RICHD. JONES quantitie Three hundred and fifty acres by WM. WILLIAMSON deced and by his last Will and Testament bequeathed to his Sister, ELIZABETH, her heirs, who was late Wife of me the sd JOHN MOSLEY situate and being on the South side of Rappa County back in the woods bounded S. E. on the land of sd EDWARD THOMAS which he purchased of JOHN BROCK and whereon the sd THOMAS doth now live, S. W. on the DRAGON SWAMP, N. W. on a tract of land commonly called JACKMANS COD and N. E. on the remaining part of the aforesd Devident of Three hundred and fifty acres including the aforesd quantitie of One hundred and fifty acres Together with all the woods underwoods timber trees standing growing lying and being To have and to hold sd parcell of land with all profitts to the same belonging to the only proper use and behoofe of him sd EDWARD THOMAS his heirs that the sd JOHN MASSEY now hve full power to grant the before bargained premises and doth promice that sd EDWARD THOMAS shall from henceforth hold the bargained premises against him the sd JOHN MASSEY his heirs In Witness whereto sd JOHN MASSEY by these presents hath hereunto sett his hand and fixed his seale Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      THOMAS NORMAN, JOHN MASSEY
      ANTHO: BELL
      Recognitr in Cur Rappa 2 die 8bris 1689
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN MASSEY of County of Rappa., Carpentr., am firmely bound and indebted unto EDWARD THOMAS of same County, Mercht., his heirs in sum of Two hundred pounds Sterling good and lawfull money of England to be paid by good sufficient Bills of Exchange drawn payable on Sight in the Citty of LONDON on all demands the payment which truly do I bind myselfe my heirs dated this 30th of September 1689.
      The Condition of the above obligation is that if above named EDWARD THOMAS his heirs shall from henceforth peaceably and quietly use all that parcell of land conteyning 150 acres it being the S. Wt. part of a Tract of land conteyning Three hundred and fifty acres formerly purchased by Mr. WILLIAMSON deced of Mr. RICE JONES SENR. deced, as by a Deed of Sale bearing date 23d July 1666 may appeare and by sd WILLIAMSON bequeathed unto ELIZ. his Sister her heirs and late Wife of the above bound JOHN MASSEY as by the Will may appeare situate on the South side Rappa County back in the woods with all the appurtenances without trouble of the above bound JOHN MASSEY his heirs or any other persons whatsoever pretending to have any manner of clame in any part thereof and the above bound JOHN MASSEY his heirs at the reasonable request of the above named EDWARD THOMAS his heirs do give such further and better assurance of the sd tract of land as he shall require by his Councell learned in the Law and that the above bound JOHN MASSEY when his Son, JOHN MASSEY JUNR., shall attayne to the age of one and twenty years shall procure assignmt. of his right the premises that then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force Witness my hand and seale this 30th day of Septr. 1689
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      THO: NORMAN, JOHN MASSEY
      ANTHO: BELL
      Recordr, in Cur Rappa. 17 die 8bris 1689
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 441
      WILLIAM WILLIAMSON, 200 acs. Rappa. Co., 18 Mat. 1663, p. 142, (10). On S. side of Rappa. Riv. near land taken up for Robt. Armestrong, on a branch of Ralphs Cr. running into Piscaticon. Trans. of 4 pers: Jno. Snart, (or Suart), Ralph Mazon, Wm. Stamp, Mary Curtis.

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    1. [S044751] Capt Thomas Carter.

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