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

Rachel Smith

Female 1719 -


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  • Name Rachel Smith 
    Born 23 Aug 1719  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I072599  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father John Smith,   b. 23 Feb 1689/90, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anne Smith,   b. 10 Jan 1699/00, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Nov 1714  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Griffin,   b. Bef 1718, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1791  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1738  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F45535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1738-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, {Antient Press}: page 175-180
      Pages 56-57. 26 June 1740. Alexander Hill of Amelia County, planter, to William Griffin of St, Mark's Parish, Orange County. For 6 in the store and 4 current money 200 acres, part In St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, and part in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, which Hill purchased of George Dowdy, part of a greater tract granted to Dowdy 20 July 1736 ... William Stephens in Andrew Harrison's line ... Dowdy's line ...
      Alexander (A) Hill
      Wit: Roger Malory, Zach, Gibbs, John Pendleton,
      26 June 1740 Acknowledged by Alexander Hill, Rachel the wife of Hill relinquished her right of dower.
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      1743-1744 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 9, {Antient Press}: page 223-228
      Indenture between WILLIAM GRIFFIN and RACHELL, his wife, Saint Mark's Parish, Orange County, and LEONARD YOUNG, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County .. deeds of lease and release .. payment of 25 .. for 200 acres of land being part of a Pattent, being part in Parish of Saint George's, Spotsylvania County, and part in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County .. part of a great tract of 1000 acres granted to one George
      Donely to Alexander Hill, dec'd .. and said Hill conveyed to William Griffin .. bounded .. William Stevens .. Andrew Harrison .. said Donely's .
      William Griffin Seal
      Witnesses: Rachell Griffin
      Seal
      Roger Bell, Jos. Thornton,
      William Lightfoot, Jno. Herndon.
      Rachell examined .. recorded 22 Nov 1744, Orange County.

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