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

Elizabeth Austin

Female Abt 1640 - Aft 1656  (~ 17 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Austin 
    Born Abt 1640 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1656  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I071725  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Family ID F00247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Jeffries,   b. 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1660, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Married Abt 21 Jul 1656  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F32746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [Page 89 R]
      William Jeffars his agreement with Elizabeth Austen his
      now wife.
      To all Christian people or to whom this shall [-----]
      Know you that whereas I William Jeffars and Elizabeth
      Austen both of the County of Northumberland in [----] do
      intend by the blessing of God solomnly to [--] selves in
      the Holy Estate of wedlock and she the said Elizabeth
      Austen doth and hath firmly agree to [-----] him the said
      Wlliam Jeffars that he the said Jeffars shall [----] from the
      day and year within mentioned and forever here [---- ]
      neither demand claim nor have any title or interest [----]
      two cows now in the custody and belonging to her the said
      Elizabeth Austen and that she the said Elizabeth during
      [-----] life shall have hold every claim and enjoy the
      aforesaid [---] cows with all their increase both male and
      female and after the said Elizabeth decease they [---] and
      [-----] unto her child or children that shall be born in
      wedlock by William Jeffars and not any other husband after
      his decease and [-----] said two cows with their increase
      shall be given by her the said Elizabeth Austen to one child
      or more as she shall please and the names of the aforesaid
      two cows so reserved by her the said Elizabeth goeth by the
      names of, "Broad and Browning" and marked the left ear
      cropt and slit and the right. ear with a hole in it, unto this
      condition and agreement I William Jeffars do bind myself to
      the [-----] performance of all that is above specified in the
      sum penalty of ten thousand pounds of good sound Virginia
      tobacco and cask at all demands to be paid in case [-]
      condition shall be made void by me andto the truth I have
      put to my hand and seal this 7th day of July 1656.
      William Jeffars
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us;
      Henry Clarke, Robert Hitchcocke, John Trussell
      21st July 1656, this agreement was acknowledged in court
      by William Jeffars and is recorded.

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