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

Charles Smith

Male 1667 - 1714  (47 years)

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  • Name Charles Smith 
    Born 1667 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 May 1714  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I070396  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Westmoreland Co. Virginia Smith 
    Family ID F16277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Butler,   b. Bef 1674,   d. 31 May 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1 Dec 1698  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Joseph Smith,   b. Bef 1690,   d. 25 Jun 1718, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     2. William Smith,   b. Bef 1700, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Francis Smith,   b. Bef 1700, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Smith,   b. Between 1687 and 1692, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1747, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F32420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 53
      SMITH, CHARLES, Parish of Sittenburn; 16 February 1709; 9 June 1714.
      Lands to son William and daughter Mary Smith; Nathaniel Pope Sr. and Mr. Joseph Bayley trustees; son Francis feather bed and furniture; wife Ann and children residue of estate.
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1712-1714 {Antient Press}: pg 100
      Westmoreland County Court 26th of May 1714
      - SMITH's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of CHARLES SMITH, deced., was presented into Court by ANN his Relict and one of the Executrixes therein named who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of HENRY WARD and THOMAS WOODIER, two of the wittnesses thereto, is admitt to Record and upon motion ofANN and her performing what is usuall in such cases, Certifycate is granted her and MARY SMITH, the other Executrix mentioned in the Will, for obtaining a Probat thereof in due form; and it is ordered JOHN MOTTERSHEAD,HUMPHREY QUISENBURY, JOHN STEELE and GERRATT O'NEALE or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofher Majties Justices for this County doe some time before the next Court value and appraise the Estate and make report thereof to the next Court
      1716-1718 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [Antien Press]; Page 334
      31th July 1718
      THOMAS LEE ESQr. & WILLIAM PEIRCE, Executors of the Last Will and Testament ofTHOMAS THOMPSON, deced., v WILLIAM GARRATT & MARY his Wife, Executrix of ANNE SMITH, Relict of CHARLES SMITH, deced. Case. Damage fifteen hundred pounds of tobacco Conditionall Order granted against HENRY ASHTON, Gent. Sheriff for that he returned a cepi corpus and no Bail
      1718-1721 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [Antien Press]; Page 352
      31th July 1718
      Judgment is granted WILLIAM GARRAT [Garrard] & MARY his wife, Exors. of CHARLES SMITH, decd. for nine hundred and twenty pounds of tobacco due by account proved by the oath of FRANCIS SMITH against JOSEPH ABBINGTON and AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON, Gent. Security for the said JOSEPH ordered they pay the same with costs alias exec.

      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1679-1682; John Frederick Dorman; pg 6; 8 8ber [Oct.] [16]79
      Cha: Smith servant to Coll. Spencer adjudged 12 yeares, to serve twelve.
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1679-1682; John Frederick Dorman; pg 6; [30 July 1679]
      The Court doth order that the estate of Mrs. Rebeca Taylor alias Frodsham as executrix of Mr. Jno: Frodsham be appraised 10 September next.
      Mr. Ja: Gaylard, Mr. Rich: Normansell, Capt: Gibbs, Mr. Franklynn appraisers. Coll. Perce to sweare the appraisers.
      1698-1699 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book
      Page 21a [1 Dec. 1698]
      Upon the petition of Charles Smith who married Ann the relict of Tobias Butler, administration cum testo. annexo is granted him of the estate of Tobias Butler, Henry Astbury assumeing to bee his security. It is also ordered that Dania. Feild, Hump: Pope, Elias Norris and Wm. Ramy appraise the estate.
      1705-1706 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 169)
      Richmond County Court 5th of June 1706
      - This day Mr. WILLIAM THORNTON produceing to this Court a Commission from MILES CARY, Esqr., Surveyor Generall of this her Majties Colony and Dominion of Virginia for to be Surveyor of all the Lands in ESSEX County from PLEY's MILL to the uper end of the said County and of all the lands in Richmond County dureing the absence of Capt. CHARLES SMITH, who is now intended for a voyage hence to England, WILLIAM THORNTON having taken the Oath for duely executing the Office of Surveyor pursuant to the Commission upon his motion the same is ordered to be recorded
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 268-269
      "To all to whom these presents shall come greeting-Whereas their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary by their Royall Charter bearing date. at Westminister the Eight day of February in the fourth of their Reign were graciously pleased to Give and Grant unto Francis Nicolson Lieu't Governor of Virginia and Maryland, Ralph Wormley, William Byrd and John Lear; Esqr: James Blair, John Farnifold, Stephen Fouax and Samuell Gray, Clerks, Thomas Milner; Christopher Robinson, Charles Scarburgh, John Smith, Benjamin Harrison, Miles Cary, Henry Hartwell, William Randolph and Mathew Page, Gents, Trustees for the Colledge of William and Mary in Virginia, and the long-est Livers or longest liver of them the Office of Surveyor Generall of their said Colony Of VIrginia to bee had held and Executed with all its vailes fees Appointments profitts Comodities advantages places Liberties and perferment and whatsoever by them the said Trustees or by suoh Officers and substitutes as they or Major parts of them or of the longest livers of them or of their heires shall from time to time Nominate and appoint untill the said Colledge shall be actually founded as by the said Charter ( relation being thereto had ) may more fully and at large appear; And whereas the Survivors of the said Trustees have by their Commission under their hands and Seal of the Colledge dated the 25th Day of February 1698 Nominated and Constituted me Miles Cary Surveyor Gen'll in their names and for the use and behoofe of the said Colledge to Execute the said Office of Surveyor Generall with all its Rights and Appurt's aforesaid during their pleasures as by the said
      Commission may more fully appear; And for as muoh as Cap't Charles Smith the present Surveyor of Richmond County and the upper parts of Essex County hath obtayned the Lycence and leave of the Trustees and Governor of the said Colledge for his goeing for England this presentFleet Now Know yee that dureing the said Charles Smith being on the said Voyage or absent out of the said County of Essex that I the said Miles Cary out of the good Confidence and Certain knowledge I have of the ability and integrity of William Thornton Juror to Execute the Office of Surveyor have Nominated Constituted and appointed And I do by these presents Nominate Constitute and Appoint him the said William Thornton Jun'r to be Surveyor of all the Lands ( page 269 ) from Pleys Mill In Essex County to the upper part of the said County is also all the Lands in Richmond County with full power and authority to him the said William Thornton to Survey measure and lay out all or any part or parcell of Land within the said bounds and Limitts when there unto required observing-the rules and Instruction for Surveyors agreed on by the Surveyor Generall and Society of Surveyors and proved and Confirmed the Governor and Council]. ( a Copy of which you herewith receive) I do hereby further give to him the said William Thornton full power and authority to asks demand and receive, all such fees profitts advantages priviledges, and emoluments pertaining to the said Office as now are or hereafter shall be due by the Laws and Customes of this Country Paying unto the abovementioned Trustees or the longest livers or liverof them or to his or their order for the use of the said Colledge one full sixth part of all the-Yearly profitts that shall acrew to him by the said Surveys hath been formerly usuall. And giveing an Account of his performance of this Comission to the above said trustees or their order, at such time and place as they from time to time shall appoint; Provided that before the said William Thornton Enter upon the Exeoution of the said office of Surveyor he apply himselfe to the County Courts of Essex and Richmond in order to the taking such Oaths as are by Law enjoyned as also for the faithful execution and discharge of his said office of Surveyor dureing his continuance therein This Comission to continue dureing the Pleasure of the said Trustees Given under my hand and seal this 18th day of May in the fourth year of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Lady Queen An. Annoq' Dom' 1706.
      Miles Cary Surveyor Genenall
      Recordat'r: inter Rottulis Cur: Com' Richmond 8 vo die Junij An'o Dom' 1706
      Test Tho:-Dickenson dept: Cl Cur
      Truly Recorded
      Test Richard Buckner Cl Cur "
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=307&last=308&g_p=G2 &collection=NN Grant
      Title Smith, Charles.
      Publication 14 August 1699.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 133 acres beg.g at a red oak corner tree to this land and the land of Henry Kirk. Also adjoins land of Wm. Carr and James Hardwick.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 307-308 (Reel 288).

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