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

John Gunyon

Male - 1779

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  • Name John Gunyon 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1779  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I078436  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

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      Prince William Soldiers in the Prince William County Court Minutes 1778-1784
      In April 1781, William Farrow was appointed a captain for the company lately commanded by James Triplett who had resigned. In the same month, the court ordered the churchwardens of Dettingen Parish to bind out William Gunyon, orphan of John Gunyon deceased. John Gunyon had died in February 1779, while in Continental service.
      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 331-333
      THIS INDENTURE made the thirtieth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Sixty two Between GEORGE ROE of Prince (blank) 333 County Painter & a SARAH his Wife of one part and JOHN GUNYON of the TOWN of DUMFRIES in County of Prince William Mercht. of other part. Whereas BERTRAND EWELL of said County gent being seised in his demesne as of Fee of in and to a certain tract of land on QUANTICO CREEK joining near the TOWN of DUMFRIES in said County which said BERTRAND EWELL purchased from WILLIAM FITZHUGH of the Province of MARYLAND gent he the said BERTRAND EWELL did by his Indenture of Lease dated the 15th day of December 1756 Between BERTRAND EWELL of one part and JOHN LATTIMORE then and lately of the County of Prince William of the other part for the sum of Forty pounds did lease and lett unto the said JOHN LATTIMORE two hundred acres of land being the upper part of said BERTRAND EWELLs purchase from WILLIAM FITZHUGH bounded in the said Lease To Have and To Hold the said Two hundred acres of land in the same Lease mentioned unto said JOHN LATTIMORE during the Natural lives of said JOHN LATTIMORE & SARAH his Wife now party to these presents, and the Survivor of them paying unto said BERTRAND EWELL the rent of one Grain of Corn upon the Fifth day of January in each year and the Quitrents of the said Premises as by the said Indenture of Lease appears, and Whereas the said JOHN LATTIMORE is since dead & survived by the said SARAH who hath intermarried with GEORGE ROE, who together with said SARAH is seised of the said Land during the life of the said SARAH and may lawfully sell the same for the time aforesaid Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said GEORGE ROWE and SARAH his Wife for the sum of Twenty pounds Current money do for all the
      time in the said Lease yet to come and unexpired sell unto said JOHN GUNYON all that their right to the said Two hundred acres of land with all rights To Have and To Hold the said land together with the same Indenture of Lease itself unto said JOHN GUNYON his heirs and assigns during the Natural life of the said SARAH & no longer. In Witness whereof the said GEORGE ROE and SARAH his Wife have set their hands & Seals
      in presence of W ELLZEY, GEORGE ROE
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th day of June 1763
      GEORGE ROWE & SARAH his Wife (she being first privately Examd. & thereto consenting) acknowledged this Deed to JOHN GUNYON to be their act & deed & the same is ordered to be recorded