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

James Boulware

Male 1643 - 1719  (76 years)


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  • Name James Boulware 
    Born 1643  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1718/19  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068530  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Family ID F31805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margery Gray,   b. Abt 1657, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1719, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1673  Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Boulware,   b. 1674, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Apr 1752, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 78 years)
     2. Elizabeth Boulware,   b. Bef 1677, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mark Boulware,   b. Abt 1677, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Jul 1764, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     4. Benjamin Boulware,   b. Abt 1680, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1727/28, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     5. William Boulware,   b. Abt 1690, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     6. Mary Boulware,   b. Abt 1692, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sarah Boulware,   b. Bef 1698, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     8. John Boulware,   b. Abt 1700, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1761, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     9. Grace Boulware,   b. Abt 1686, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F30298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1717-1721 Essex County Virginia Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 77-78.
      Will of James Boulware of the County of Essex and parish of St. Anne, dated 13 Dec. 1713.
      To my son James and to my son Mark that seat of land wher they now live to be equally divided betwixt them,
      The one half of that land where I now live to my son Beniamine.
      The other half of that land where, I now live to my son John Ľand my son William.
      My two daughtrs Mary and Grace have priviledge to live and work on my land whill they are single as much as it were there
      That seat of land which I bought of Warick Gray to my son John and my son William to be equally devided.
      As for the rest of my estate, my children which are at home with me and have nothing, each of them have as much as any of them that are gone from me in household stuf which I have provided for them.
      The rest of my estate I leave in the hands of my wife during her widowhood to her death, then to divid it as equely as she can among my children with the advice and consent of my two eldest sons James and Mark. If my wife marry then my three eldest sons James, Mark and Benjamine take what there is and divid it equally amongst all my children.
      My sons never interupt ther mother in using land or plantation whilst she remains a widow.
      When my servants comes to be divided they vallew them amongst themselves.
      My esteat shall never be brought to apprizment.
      My loving wiff Mariory Boulware executrix. If she die before my young children are grown up then my son James Boulware executor.
      James Boulware
      Wit: James Noell, Richard (R) Edwards.
      17 Feb, 1718 [1719]. Presented in Court by Margy. Boulware, executrix, Proved by James Noell and Richard Edwards.

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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692
      GRAY, WILLIAM, 20 July, 1673; 3 September, 1673.
      Sick and weak but of perfect memory.
      To sons John and Warwick Gray equally to be divided between them the tract of land I now live on containing 728 acres with houses edifaces thereunto belonging.
      To sons William and Abner Gray 461 acres of land adjoining to Occupancy Run equally to be divided between them and if either of my sons die before they reach the age of twenty one that then that moyity or half of land to return to the Survivor which did belong to him. My will is that my Executor and my Executrix or either of them shall buy a young mare for my sons- in-law Toby and Thomas Ingram between this and the last of April 1675 with the increase of the said mare.
      To son Abner a black mare and all her increase which was purchased with a gift from Mr. Abernethy.
      To daughter Mary Gray the first mare colt that my mare brings.
      To my grandchild Elizabeth Bowler a cow called Mad Buck.
      To wife Maudlin and son-in-law James Bowler Executrix and Executor.
      Wit. WARWICK CAMMOCK, aged about 37 years,
      Signum
      FRANCIS F STERNE, aged about 35 years.
      Page 143.
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 146
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS PAGE of Rappa. County doe hereby for me my heires bargain & sell unto WM BOULWARE and JAMES BOULWARE theire heires one Devidt. of land lying and being in the County abovesd on the South side of the River to say 783 acres of land as hereafter may further appeare by Paw Begining at a marked pocickry being the Eastward Corner tree of a piece of land belonging to WM. HODGSON & SAML. WELDING and THOMAS PAIGE and lying on the head of the land of Mr. THOMAS LUCAS SENIOR and runing wth Mr. Lucas land E. by So 110 p to a wt oake the Corner of Mr. Lucas land whence NE: 120 p thence towards the lands of RICHARD WEST So. E: 80 p whence So: by W: 40 p. thence W: 12 whence So:So:W: 64 whence So: by W.82 p S. 182 whence So: E: 90 p So: W. by So: 92 West So: W. SS p N 140 p W:N:W: 212 finally N: by E: 360 perches to the place begann To Have and To Hold the said 783 acres of land with sufficient warranty from me Thomas Paige and my heires and alsoe from the Dower of my Wife ELIZABETH to Wm, Boulware and James Boulware and their heires for Ever the said Thomas Paige acknowledging by these presents to have reced bill & paymt: to consent Vizt. for 6000 pds Tob: & Caske, moreover I Thomas Paige do bind my Selfe to accknowledge the Land according to Law when thereunto called at or on the Request of James or Wm. Boulware and to make an assignmt. on the Pattent when I receive the Pattent from the Office and to doe every act the Law shall require I Tho: Paige wth Eliza. my Wife doe either of us Joyntly and severally Subscribe our hands and seales this 29th day of Decembr. 1666.
      Test ALEX. FLEMING Tho. Paige
      JAMES GULLOCK Elizabeth Paige
      This convayance this Day acknowledged by Tho: Paige &Eliza. his Wife to James Bowlware and William Bowlware to be recorded in Rappa. Court this 1st January 1666
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 259
      Whereas WILL BOULWARE and JAMES BOULWARE formerly bought a tract of land of Seven hundred eighty three acres of Mr, THOMAS PAGE the said WILLIAM BOULWARE and JAMES BOULWARE have agreed and divided the said Land as followeth beginning at a white Oake being a Triangle Tree running up POPOMAN RUN as the Run goes ending at a white Oake standing in the said line dividing betwixt THOS PAGEs three thousand acres and the said BOULWAREs the sd JAMES BOULWARE having the South side of the said POPMAN RUN and WILLM. BOULWARE having the North side the Run being betweene JAMES BOULWAREs house and the MAINE ROAD and agreed upon before CORNELIUS NOELL and SAMUEL WARD. In Witness whereof wee have sett our hands & seals this 19th day of December 1674
      Test CORNELIUS NOELL, WILL: BOULWARE
      SAML. WARD JAMES BOULWARE
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 141-142
      KNOW ALL MIN by these presents yt. RICHARD DYSON of County of Rappa. of the Parrish of Sittenburne doe with the consent of CHRISTIAN my Wife and Father VALL ALLEN and MARY his Wife for the valuable consideration of Six thousand pounds of Tobo: at hand received grant unto JAMES BOULWARE of County and Parish aforesd his heirs Four hundred and fifty acres of land lying in County of Rappa on the South side of the River and upon the branches of POPOMAN RUN beginning at Pokkery near the old line and extending thence nigh the old crooked line West to a small red Oake by a PATH side, thence North crossing the head branch of POPOMAN and to three Maples in the Head of the BUCKEN BRANCH, thence South East to a saplin near two white Oakes, thence South to the first menconed tree the sd Four hundred and fifty one acres of land with all its rights and privilidges To have and to hold from sd DYSON my heirs in as large maner as may be collected out of the Patent without hindrance of me the sd RICHARD DISON my heirs or any persons claiming under me my heirs to the sd JAMES BOULWARE, ye sd JAMES BOULWARE paying ye rights and services from hence forth due of right accustomed and in confirmacon hereof I sd DISON do bind myself to acknowledge the said land to the sd JAMES BOULWARE his heirs in the County Court of Rappa when demanded In Witness whereof we the parties above menconed have sett our hands and seales the 3d December 1689 being part of a tract of land formerly belonging to THOMAS PAGE Patent of 3075 acres
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye presence of us
      FRAN. SLAUGHTER, RICHARD DISON
      WARWICK GRAY CHRISTIAN DISON
      VALENTINE ALLEN
      MARY ALLEN
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 7 die May 1690
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICHARD DYSON of County of Rappa of the Parish of Sittenburne my heirs stand indebted unto JAMES BOULWARE his heirs of the County and Parish aforesd in sum of Twenty thousand pounds of good tobacco in cask to be paid on all demands Sealed with my Seal 3rd day of Decr. 1689
      The Condition of this obliglation is that if the above bounden RICHARD DYSON his heirs and all persons whatsoever by or under sd DISON doe suffer sd JAMES BOULWARE his heirs without any molestation quietly to enjoy a parcel! of land qt. 451 acres as by a conveyance may appear bearing date ye third day of December 1689 bought of the sd DYSON for a valuable consideracon by sd JAMES BOULWARE this bond to be void otherwise to remain in full force
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of FRAN SLAUGHTER, RICHARD Signum Ca DISON
      WARWICK GRAY CHRISTIAN DISON
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 193-194
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WILLIAM BOWLER [Boulware] of County of Rappa and Parish of Cittenburne for sum of Four thousand foure hundred pounds of Tobb: and cask secured to be paid to me by DAVID JAMISON of sd County and Parish have with the consent of ELIZABETH my Wife granted unto DAVID JAMISON his heirs Two hundred and fifty acres of land formerly taken up by THO: PAGE in the freshes and on the South side of Rappa River as by Patent bearing date 1666/7 and begining at a Hickory neere the ROAD thence runing up a line of marked trees according to the course of the Patent to a great branch of POWOMAN which divides my Brothers land from mine being part of the same tract and so including all my part of the sd land between the abovesd Branch and the ROAD the sd Two hundred and fifty acres of land with all rights from me the said BOULWARE my heirs to sd DAVID JAMISON his heirs in as large manner as may be collected out of the Patent without the hindrance or interruption of sd WM. BOULWARE my heirs or any persons claiming under me my heirs &c. the sd JAMISON paying the rights and services from henceforth to accrue and of right accustomed In Witness whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands and seals the (blot) of August 1690
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      FRAN: SLAUGHTER, WILLIAM BOULWARE
      JAMES BOULWARE ELIZABETH BOULWARE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 1 die 8ber 1690
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH BOULWARE do hereby appoint my well beloved friend, ROBERT PLEY, my lawful Attorney for me in my name to acknowledge a parcell of land menconed in a conveyance made unto DAVID JAMISON bearing date the 25th day of Augt. 1690 unto him the sd JAMISON and do hereby ratifie what he my sd Attorney shall doe thereunto according to Law as my hand and seal this 19th 7ber 1690
      Signes Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      ELIZ: HENSELEY, ELIZA. BOULWARE
      SAMLL. COX
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 25
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WARWICK GRAY of ye County of Essex in ye Parish of SITTINGBURNE do for a valuable consideracon confirms unto JAMES BOULWARE of ye County & Parish aforesd, his heirs or assignes Two hundred acres of Land scituate in ye County of Essex on ye South side of Rappa: River begining at a white Oake in ye Division Line between WM. GRAY & HENRY PETERS, and standing on ye bank of a Creeke known by the name of MEADORS CREEKE, down ye sd, lone towards the River so far as to containe the bredth of Two hundred acres of Land square or as near as ye situation of ye Land may admitt, the sd Two hundred acres of Land (being part of a Pattent formerly belonging to WM. GRAY & HENRY PETERS) withal! its rights & priviledges; To have and to hold from me ye said WARWICK GRAY my heirs in as large manner as may be collected out of the Pattent, without the lett or interruption of me the sd WARWICK GRAY my heirs or any persons claimeing the premisses under me to ye said JAMES BOULWARE SENR, his heirs & assignes, the said JAMES BOULWARE his heirs paying the rights & services from henceforth to grow due of Right accustomed; And for the more sure confirmation hereof, I ye sd WARWICK GRAY do by these presents bind myselfe my heirs to acknowledge the sd Land to ye said JAMES BOULWARE his heirs &c., in ye County Court of Essex when demanded; In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this 20th of March 1696
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      FRA: SLAUGHTER, WARWICK GRAY
      DAVID JAMESON,
      WILLIAM GANNOCKE
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day of April! 1696 Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, CI Cur

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