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

Richard Long

Male Bef 1670 - Aft 1724  (> 56 years)


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  • Name Richard Long 
    Born Bef 1670  St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1724  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068213  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Jeremiah Long,   b. Bef 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Aug 1687, St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Mother Frances MNU Long,   d. 19 Sep 1687, St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1670  St. Mary's Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Long,   d. Aft 1724, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1690  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Long,   b. Bef 1704, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Mar 1746/47, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 43 years)
     2. Anne Long,   b. Bef 1705, St. Maries Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Drysdale Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     3. Jeremiah Long,   b. Bef 1703, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1746/47, Caroline County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F31557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • named after Richard Buckner?
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 374
      TO ALL PEOPLE to whom this present Writing shall come Know yee that I FRANCES LONGE of Rappa. County and St. Marys Parish, Widow, out of the natural love and respect I have to my Children, RICHARD, JOHN, GABRIEL, SARA, ANN, Children of my loveing Husband, JEREMIAH LONGE deced, out of the naturall love and affection I beare to my Children aforementioned I do by these presents give and confirme unto my abovesd Children seven head of female Cattle (vizt) four head of the oldest Cattle, Cowslip, Brandy, Filpate and Lilly to my four eldest Children them and their female encrease forever, and to my youngest Son, GABRIEL, I give a two year old heifer called Colly, her with all her future female encrease forever, and for the two remaining of the seven abovesd. I give and bequeath as of all right they do belong to Eldst. Son, RICHARD LONGE, them and their future female encrease forever and in case of Mortalitie of any of my Children abovesd. the Survivers to have the sd Cattle and encrease equally devided amongst the surviving Children; Also I give and by these presents confirme unto my Son, JOHN LONGE, one yearling mare Colt called Bimcey branded on the neare shoulder with W: S: and a nick under the left eare and cattle abovesd all my Husbands, LONGEs, proper marke except two that belonge to my Son, RICHD. and in case WM. STARKE shall hereafter think fitt to kill these two cattle of different marke that he the said STARKE shall be obliged hereby to give my Son, RICHD. LONGE, two more cows as shall be equall in goodness to the two as he shall so kill, and to be of my Husband, LONGEs, proper marke In Confirmation whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 13th of August 1687
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JAMES TAYLER, FRANCES LONGE
      JOHN LORD
      JEREMIAH LONGs proper marke is a crop of each eare and two nicks under each eare Recordr. Cur Cora Rappa 19 die 7bris 1687
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 95)
      Richmond County Court 6th of November 1695
      - Upon the humble petition of RICHARD LONGE, it is ordered that WILLIAM GREEN HOUSE who Married the Relict of WILLIAM STARKE and thereby became possessed of the Estate of the said STARKE do at the next Court held for this County put in good and sufficient security for all and singular the Estate belonging to the several Children, Orphans of the said WILLIAM STARKE
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 9
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBERT WAIGHT of the County of Essex Planter do hereby for myselfe my heirs or Admrs, grant and sell unto RICHARD LONG of the same County, Planter, to him his heirs or assignes a certain parcell of land lying & being in the aforesaid County and bounded as followeth, that is to say, begining at a Corner tree being a white Oake saplin near ye Pasture Fence of the said WAIGHT, thence South West along a line of marked trees Four hundred yards or thereabouts to a red Oake near to REES EVANS, his Corner, head of his first Northwest Course, from thence North about sixty yards along a line of marked trees to ye antient bounds of the said LONG, thence down ye sd LONGs line to a Locust Stake ye full length as aforesd., thence South East to ye first begining tree, which said parcell of land & ye sale thereof I, the said WAIGHT, do hereby warrant unto ye said LONG his heirs forever from the claimes of any persons whatsoever with ye rights & priviledges belonging by any grant from our Sovereign Lord ye King, Also I ye said WAIGHT do acknowledge to have received satisfaccon for ye same; Finally I ye sd WAIGHT do allow this wrighting to all intents & purposes as binding & valid as if it were exprest in the presise terms of ye Law as witness my hand & seale this twentieth day of January in ye year of our Lord 1695/6
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye presence of
      THOMAS PARKE, ROBERT WAIGHT
      JNO' ELLITS
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 10th day of Febry: 1695
      This within specified contents were acknowledged by ye within named ROBERT WAIGHT to be his real act & deed to ye within menconed RICHD. LONG & ordered to be recorded Vere Recordatr. Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 39-40
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICHARD LONG of ye County of Essex, Planter, do hereby for my selfe my heirs grant unto ROBERT WAIGHT of ye same County, Planter, to him his heirs or assignes, a certanie parcel of land being in the aforesd. County and bounded as followeth: that is to say, begining at a Spanish Oake being ye head corner tree of L0NGs line, thence downe ye sd line to a Branch of the GOLDEN VALE CREEKE, the Branch goeing back of PETER SALLENGERs Plantation; thence down ye sd. Branch' to ye Main Runs of ye sd Creeke, wth: ye Priviledges of ye sd Run & small Springs thereunto belonging; thence uo ye sd Run its severall courses to marked Ppickhikory, from thence along a line of trees to ye first menconed stacon, which sd. parcell land thereof, of an sd. LONG do hereby warrant unto ye sd. WAIGHT his heirs forever from ye clairem ever withall ye rights & priviledges thereunto belonging by any grant from our SWoveraigne Lord ye King. Also ye sd. LONG do acknowledge to have received full satisfaction for ye same, only ye said WAIGHT shall let ye sd. LONG have Six timberu trees off ye sd. Land or off the sd. WAIGHTs Land when ye sd, LONG shall have occasion to make use of them, Finally I ye sd. LONG do all this Writing to be to all intents & purposes binding & valid as if it were Exprest in ye presise terms of ye Law as Witness my hand and Seale this Twentieth day of January in ye year of or: Lord 1696/5
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
      THOMAS PARKS, RICHARD LONG his marke
      JNO; ELLITS
      Acknowledged by RICHARD LONG in Essex County Court ye 10th day of June 1696 & also by WILLIAM MILLER according to a Power from ANNE LONG, Wife of ye sd. RICHD. LONG Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANN LONG, ye Wife of RICHARD LONG, of ST. MARYs Parish in ye County of Essex do hereby impower WILLIAM MILLER of ye same County for me and in my name to appear at ye next Court to be held for ye abovesd. County then and there to acknowledge a certaine Deed of Sale for Land from my Husband, RICHARD LONG, to ROBERT WAIGHT, with all my right & title to ye same forever bearing date wth: these presents and for his so doeing, this shall be his sufficient warrant as witness my hand & settle this 20th day of January 1696/5
      Signed sealed in ye presence of
      THOMAS PARKE, ANN LONG
      JOHN ELLITTS
      Vere Recordatr; FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 409
      24 February 1703/4. Surveyed for Andrew Harrison, Richard Long and Samuel Elliott, 1149 acres 80 perches on the branches of Mattapony and the branches of Puminsend Creek, corner to a patent lately granted to Harrison, Long and Elliott . . . in the fork of a branch of Mattapony and in the line of a patent formerly granted unto Mr JOHN BUCKNER, deceased,
      Charles Smith, surveyer

      Plat showing division of land to:
      - Samuell Ellit, 416 acres: adjoins . . . south side of a branch of Mattapony. . .

      - Richard Long, 316 acres: adjoins south side of a branch of Puminsend . . . north side of another branch of Puminsend

      - Mr. Andrew Harrison, 416 acres: adjoins Buckner's line corner to a patent of Harrison's . . . patent formerly granted unto said Buckner . . . branch of Mattapony.

      10 May 1707. Division acknowledged by Andrew Harrison, Richard Long and Samll. Ellits.
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 410
      23 Feb. 1703/4. Surveyed for Andrew Harrison, Richard Long and Samuel Elliott 813 acres and 120 perches in Essex County . . . in a branch of Goulden Vale and in a line of a patent formerly granted unto Mr. Buckner. Divided into three parts.

      Charles Smith, surveyer

      Plat showing division to:
      Andrew Harrison, 271 acres 40 perches
      Richard Long, 271 acres 40 perches
      Samuel Elliot, 271 acres 40 perches.
      10 May 1707 Andrew (AH) Harrison
      Richrd. (R) Long
      Samuel Ellitts
      10 May 1707 Acknowledged
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 332-33.
      8-9 June 1710. Richard Long of St. Marie's Parish, Essex County, planter, to John Long of same, planter. Lease and release; for 5000 pounds of tobacco. 100 acres in St. Mary's Parish ... knowl in sight of the head of a reedy branch belonging to the Golden Vaile Creeke ... head of a branch of Natapony ... Harrison's line ...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: William Stenson, James (X) Sullinger, William (W) Jeff(e)rys.
      10 June 1710. Acknowledged by Richard Long.
      9 June 1710. Bond of Richard Long of St. Marie's Parish, Essex County, planter, to John Long of same, planter. For 200. To fulfill covenants in indentures.
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: William Stenson, James(X) Sullinger, William (W) Jefferys.

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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 8. An inventory of the Estate of Roger Prosser, Deceased. Listed and amounting to 13. 02. 8 Signed Larkin Chew, Thomas x Hillard, Jno Long. Presented by Katherine Prosser, admx of Roger Prosser. Rec. 9 Nov. 1711
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      === this record show a relationship between Henry of King George and Richard of Essex Co. Va
      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 8. Bond. 100 pounds Sterl. Henry Long as Admr. of Est. of Simon Boulin, Deed. Dated 10 day of 9'ber 1711 [10 Nov. 1711]. Signed Henry Long, Richard Long, Henry Brice. Wit: Ja Alderson, Robt Parker. Rec. 10 Nov. 1711.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 26. Lease and Release. 12 and 13 March 1711/12. Richd. Long of St. Marys Par., Essex Co., planter, sells John Rackley of So. Farn. Par., Essex Co., planter, 200 acres in St Mary's Par. Essex Co., adj. land of Samuel Ellit Signed the marke of Richard Long. Wit: John Hill, William x Grinnall, Salvator Muscoe. Rec. 13 March 1711/12.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 38. Lease and Release. 13 and 14 March 1711/12. Jno. Rackley of So. Farnham Par., planter, sells Richard Long of St. Mary's Par., Essex Co., 400 acres in St. Mary's Par., about 12 miles above Nanzemond Town on S. side of Rappa. River, behind the land of John Gillett. Signed John x Rackley. Wit: Saml Prosser, Jonathan Tapley, Salvator Muscoe. Rec. 10 April 1712.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 45. Lease and Release. 7 and 8 May 1712. Richard Long of St Marys Par. Essex Co., sells Thomas and John Powell of same Par. and Co., 316 acres, Long's part of 1149 acres in Essex Co., granted to said Long, Andrew Harrison Sen'r and Samuel Elliot. Signed Richard Long, his mark. Wit: Geo Loyde, A Somervell, Salvator Muscoe. Rec. 8 May 1712.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 48. Bond. 11 Sept 1704. 20. Sterling. Richd Long in an appeal to General Court in case vs John Bendell concerning a mare. Signed Rich x Long, Edw Gouldman. Wit: Richard Buckner, John Boughan.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 118. Lease and Release. 6th and 7th May 1713. Richard Long, planter of St. Mary's Parish, Essex Co., sells Nicholas Ware junr. of the parish of Stratton Major in the County of King & Queen, 71 acres in St. Mary's Parish, bounded by land of Samuel Elliott, John Buckner, a branch of Golden Vale, the land of John Long and Harrison's line. Signed Richard Long, his mark. Wit: Wm Covington junr, Joseph Edmondson, Ja Alderson. Rec. 14th May 1713.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 125. Lease and Release. 9 and 10 June 1713. Nathaniel Vickers, planter, of St. Marys Par., Essex Co., sells Andrew Harrison the younger, planter, of the same Par. and Co., 100 acres in St. Marys Par., adj. land of Richard Long where he now lives, Edward Evans corn field, etc. Signed Nathaniel Vickers. Wit: Richard x Long, Edward x Evans, Augt Smith. Rec. 11 June 1713.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 127. Lease and Release. 9 and 10 June 1713. Andrew Harrison the younger, planter, of St Marys Par., Essex Co., sells Nath'll Vickers of same Par., 200 acres, adj. land of Mr. Buckner and that of Richard Long. Signed Andrew Harrison. Wit: Richard x Long, Edward x Evans, Augt Smith. Rec. 11 June 1713.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 174. Deed. 11 Feb. 1713/14. Henry Long and Christian his wife, of Hanover Par., Richmond County, one of the Daughters and Co heirs of Vallentine Allen dec'd sell Richard Edwards of St Anns Parish, planter, for 2000 lb. tobo., 60 acres being part of 3000 acres granted Thomas Page, etc., in St. Anns Par., adj. land of Capt. Hawkins, Popoman Swamp. Signed Henry Long, Christian x Long. Wit: John Boughan, William Stemson. Rec. 11 Feb. 1713/14.
      === land mentioned
      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 176.
      Lease and Release. 20 and 21 Non, 1713. John Powell, planter, of Essex Co., sells Michael Lawless, planter, of Essex Co., 158 acres, adj. land of Richard Long and that of Thomas Powell
      Wit: signed John Powell
      Augt Smith his mark
      Jno Taliaferro
      Jno Battaile
      Jane Powell wife to John Powell relinq. dower rights.
      Rec. 11 Feb. 1713/14
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 179. Lease and Release. 11 Jan'ry 1713/14 [only one date shown] Nathaniel Vickers, planter, of St. Marys Par. sells Andrew Harrison the younger, planter, of same Par., 100 acres, bounded: beginning at the mouth of John Catlett Junr Spring branch x to Edward Evans line x over the top of a hill where Robert Waite did design to build his house x to land w'ch Thomas Hilliard lives on x to Golden Vale Run x x. Signed Nathaniel N Vickers sign. Wit: Robert Jones, Robert Parker. Rec. 11 Feb. 1713/14.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 180. Lease and Release. 8 and 9 Feb. 1713/14. Andrew Harrison, Junr., of St. Marys Par., sells Nathaniel Vickers of same Par., 100 acres being part of a patent granted John Prosser, decd., on Golden Vale Creek, adj. the land of Richard Long, etc. Signed Andrew Harrison. Wit: Robert Jones, Robert Parker. Rec. 11 Feb. 1713/14. Elizabeth Harrison, wife of Andrew Harrison, by John Battaile her attorney, relinq. he dower rights. Signed Elizabeth x Harrison. Wit: Jno Roy, Michael Lawless. Rec. 11 Feb. 1713/14.
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 390. Bond. 16 Aug. 1715. 60. Sterl. William Berry of Richmond Co., Admr. Est. of Thomas Landrum, Dec'd. Signed William Berry, Richard x Long, William x Dan'll. Wit: Robt Jones. Rec. 16 Aug. 1715.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 33. Lease and Release. 20-21 May 1717. Augustine Smith of Essex Co., sells Robert Taliaferro of same Co., 200 acres in Essex, on S. side of Rappa., being lower part of 600 acres granted to Charles Grimes. Signed Aug't Smith. Wit: Jno: Taliaferro junr, Richard Johnson, Richard x Long. Rec. 21 May 1717.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 626. Bond. 18 July 1716. 20. Sterl. Wm Berry as admr of Est. of Thomas Hathaway deed, who died without a will. Signed William Berry, Jno Ellitts, Rich'd x Long. Wit: Robert Jones. Rec. 18 July 1716.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 635. Bond. 21 Aug. 1716. 100. Sterl. Anne Sutton admrx of Est. of John Sutton, decd., who died without a will. Signed Anne x Sutton, Thomas x Hilliard, Richd x Long. Rec. 21 Aug. 1716.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 254-57.
      18-19 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Richard Long of Essex County, planter, to Gabriel Long of same, planter. Lease and release; for 60 sterling. 100 acres part of a greater tract belonging to the said Richard Long formerly taken up by John Gillet ... at the head of Taliaferro's branch belonging to the Mount Creek on the south side thereof ... to the main run ... in the low ground...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: John Munday, John (J) Larance, John (J B) Bendal Anthony (A) Head.
      21 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Richard Long.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 262-64.
      20 Feb, 1720/21. Richard Long of St. Mary's Pariah, Essex County, to Elizabeth Lewis now wife of James Lewis of same. For the true and natural affection and love that I bear to my welbeloved daughter Elizabeth now wife of James Lewis. 100 acres, part of a pattent granted to me in St. Mary's Parish ... at the mouth of Taliaferro's branch ... Gabriel Long's land ... the head of a valley coming out of the Mount swamp ...
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: John Munday, Gabriel (G) Long, John (J) Lawrence. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Richard Long, Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished her right of dower

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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 264-66.
      21 Feb, 1720/21. Richard Long of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to Ann James now wife to Sherwood James of same. For the true and natural affection that I bear to my welbeloved daughter Anne now wife to Sherwood James. 50 acres, part of a pattent lately granted to me in St. Mary's parish ... mouth of a great branch it being a corner of Anthony Head's ... to the main run of the Mount Creek
      Richard (R) Long.
      WIt: John Munday, Gabriel (G) Long, John (J B) Bendall. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by. Richard Long. Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished her right of dower.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 266-69.
      31-31. Jan. 1720.[1721]. Richd. Long of Essex County to Anthony Head of Richmond County. Lease and release; for 2600 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres in St. Mary's Parish, Essex County ... white oak of Edwards Evans and John Lawrence's standing upon the main run called the Mount run taken out of a patten formerly granted to John Talat in 1657.
      Richard (R) Long
      Wit: William Thorp George (X) Head.
      21 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by Richard Long. Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished,her right of dower.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 274. Will of John Larennce. being very sick .and Weak, dated 26 Feb. 1720.
      To my cusen John Larennce three pounds.
      All my rearell and personall estate to my beloved wife Sareay Larnnce
      My beloved wife and my beloved friend Gabrell Long axcretis and axcetor
      John (J) Larenence
      Wit: John Fox, Richard (R) Long, James (L) Leues.
      19 Sept, 1721. Presented in Court by Sarah Laurence, executrix. Proved by Richard Long and James Lewis.
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 305-06. 17 July 1721: Buckenham Browne of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, to Richard Long of St. Mary's Parish in said county. For 70. 297 acres 20 pole in St. Ann's Parish On the head of Blackborn's Creek ... on a run side that falleth into Blackborn's Creek and near a path that leadeth from the church to Job Spearman 's' called Spearman's church path it being the most southwest corner tree to John Vawter's land which he bought of the abovesaid Browne.... to Mr, John Hawkins' patten as also to a patten granted to Thomas Page, dec., known by the name of the 3000 patten .. land of Mr. Robert. Payne .. Job Spearman's land ... containing all the land Buckenham Browne both hold on the south side of the abovesaid swamp.
      Bucken'm Browne
      Wit: Jno. Vawter, David Vawter, Thos. (T) Burk..
      17 July 1721. Possession and seizin delivered to Richard Long.
      18 July 1721. Acknowledged by Buckenm Browne. Elizabeth wife of th said Buckenham relinquished her right of dower.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 78-80
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty twenty first day of Augst. 1722 Between RICHARD LONG of the County of Essex of one part & JOHN JONES of King & Queen County Witnesseth that said Richard Long for sum Two thousand & sixty pounds of good Tobacco to him paid hath released & confirmed unto said John Jones his heirs all that parcell of land containing 200 acres being part of a pattent lately granted to the said Richard Long being in Essex County & in St. Marys Parish and in the fork of Pocomansend & Begining at the mouth of a Branch called Indian Wills Back Branch ibove & running up said Branch to the line of COLLO ROBERT BEVERLEY thence along sd line the several courses to the line of COLLO JONES thence along that line the severall courses to COLLO. CATLETs Corner & along that line several] courses thereto to he Main Run of Pewmansend & up said Run the several courses to the Mouth of the aforesaid Branch to aforementioned beginning which said premises now are in the actuall possession of him the said John Jones by virtue of Indenture of Bargain & Sale bearing date the day before the date of these presents by virtue of Statute of transerring uses into possession
      Presence of A. SOMERVELL, Richard Long
      ROBT. PARKER
      At a Court held for Essex County 21st day of Augt. 1722
      This Lease and Release admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court ANN the Wife of said Richard Long & freely relinquisht her right of Dower which is also admitted to record.
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      1721-1723 King George County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 7
      King George County Court 7th of July 1721;
      - Steward, a Negro boy belonging to RICHARD LONG of ESSEX County is adjudged fourteen years of age
      - Phillis, a Negro girl belonging to RICHARD LONG of ESSEX County is adjudged to be tweleve years old
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 110-111
      THIS INDENTURE made the Nineteenth day of November 1722 Between RICHARD LONG of County of Essex & Parish of St. Marys of one part and JOHN HARRISON of the same Witnesseth that said Richard Long for sum of Two thousand four hundred & Sixty pounds of Tobacco & Cask to him paid doth grant unto said John Harrison his heirs forever all my land lying on the most westerly side of a Branch which is called Willards Spring Branch it being a branch of the Burchen Swamp which said branch includes all Willards old Plantation & the said land being bounded by a line called WILLIAM's Line & the line of JOB SPEARMAN and Heading at Mr. ROBERT PAYNS line it being fifty acres .
      In presence of SAMLL. BIZWELL, Richd Long
      JAMES LEWIS
      At a Court held for Essex County 20th day of Novembr. 1722
      This Deed for land was admitted to record.
      MEMORANDUM that full possession of the within land was given to John Harrison to hold to him forever the 20th day 1722
      Samll. Bizwell, James Lewis
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 20th day Novr. 1722 & admitted to record.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 120-122
      THIS INDENTURE made the fourteenth day of January 1722 Between RICHARD LONG of the Parish of St. Maries in County of Essex of one part &TIMOTHY SWILEVAN of Parish of St. Anne in County aforesaid Witnesseth that said Richd. Long in consideration of sum of Four thousand & five hundred pounds of good & lawfull Tobacco by said Timothy Swilevan to said Richard Long in hand paid to the said Richard Long by these presents doth grant unto said Timothy Swilevan his heirs forever a parcell of land in County of Essex & Parish of St. Ann upon the branches of the Lon gbridg Swamp & bounded Beginning at a marked beech tree in DAVID PITTses line on a Pine at the head of a branch that devides the land from the land of JNO. HARRISON thence down the said branch binding with the run North to JOB SPEERMANs line crossing the Mouth of the said branch with said Speerman aforesd thence North West with Speerman's line to the aforesd Swamp its several courses binding thereon with the Run to a white oak standing on a hill side in the aforesd David Pittses line to the first mention'd beginning containing the just quantity of 100 acres
      Presence of BUCHENM BROWNE, Richd. Long
      JOHN SPEARMAN, JNO VAWTER
      At a Court held for Essex County 15th Januy. 1722
      This Deed admitted to record
      BE IT REMEMBERED that on the fourteenth day of Jany 1722 full possession was given & deliver'd by Richard Long to said Timothy Swilaven in presence of Buckenm. Brown, John Spearman Jno. Vawter
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court 15th Janry. 1722 & admt to record.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 210-213
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth /sixth day of April 1723 Between RICHARD LONG of Essex County Planter of one part & JOHN FOX of said County Planter Witnesseth that Richard Long for sum of Thirty pounds Sterl. money of England to him paid doth hereby grant unto said John Fox his heirs & assigns all that tract of land containing one hundred acres in St. Marys Pish. & Essex County beginning at a red oak at ye head of a Valley of the Mount Swamp & running thence up the Swamp the several courses thence to the land of JOHN LAWRENCE thence North East to a corner Hickory thence North East to the land of Mr. JAMES WALKER thence to the first mentioned beginning (it being part of a divident of land containing six hundred acres of land formerly granted unto JOHN GILLET situate on the South side of Rappa. River & according to the several courses thereof by grant dated the 28th day of September in year 1657) all which premises now are in actual possession of him the sd John Fox by Virtue of Statute for Transferring uses into possession
      Presence MOSELEY BATTALEY, Richd. Long
      NICHO. DAVIS, JOHN GRIFFIN
      At a Court held for Essex County the 18th day of June 1723
      This Lease & Release of land admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court ANN LONG Wife of the said Richard & freely relinquished her right of Dower which is also admitted to record.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 225-230
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifteenth/sixteenth day of July 1723 Between RICHARD LONG of the Parish of St. Mary in County of Essex Planter of one part & WILLIAM WOODFORD of the City of London in the Kingdom of great Brittain Merchant Witnesseth that the said Richard Long for sum of Thirty pounds of Lawfull money of great Brittain to him paid doth hereby grant unto sd William Woodford (in his actual possession now being by Virtue of Statute for Transferring uses into possession) & to his heirs forever four hundred acres of land one hundred acres out of the same only excepted & reserved which is the one hundred acres whereon the said Long lives & laid out by AUGUSTIN SMITH to him the said Long as by ordr: of the General Court dated October the 26th 1716 may fully appear being in the Parish of St. Mary in County of Essex about twelve miles above Nansemond Town on the South side of Rappahannock River behind the land of JOHN GILLCOT & bounded Beginning at a white oak standing on the North side of the Main Run which runeth into the head of Moones Creek & running North East upon the land of John Gillcet unto a marked red oak thence along the land of said Gilcet West by North to a marked hickory thence along the land of said Gilcet North by East to a marked poplar standing below the hills & thence North West behind the land of the MOONS & bounding South West upon the aforesaid Run it being a pattent granted unto EDWARD RACKLEY which bears date the 21st day of April in 1659 & by several conveyances is since become ye freehold of said Richard Long in fee simple.
      In presence of W. BEVERLEY. Richard Long
      MAX ROBINSON
      At a Court held for Essex County the 16th day July 1723
      This Lease & Release of land on motion of WILLIAM ROBINSON Gent on behalf of said William Woodford is admitted to record (Vide Folo. 306)
      I Richard Long do hereby acknowledge to have received from William Woodford the sum of Thirty pounds Sterling I say reced
      Witness W BEVERLEY, MAX ROBINSON Richard Long
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 16th July 1723 & admitted to record
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