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

Peter Russell

Male Bef 1704 - 1746  (> 42 years)


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  • Name Peter Russell 
    Born Bef 1704  St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 1746  Orange County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I081659  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Unknown Russell,   b. Bef 1678,   d. Bef 1721, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 43 years) 
    Mother Sarah MNU Russell,   b. Bef 1683,   d. 20 Oct 1757, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Married Bef 1700  St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === sarah is his wife not his mother
      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 78A-79.
      Peter Russell. Inventory. 21 April 1746. Made pursuant to order of 27 March 1746. Total valuation 24.19.0. Signed by Sarah (S) Russell, administratrix.
      Samuel Ball
      Henry Field
      Benjamin Roberts
      24 April 1746. Returned.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 4, 1732. Peter Russell of St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., to John Dowdey of same Par. & County. 10 curr., 400 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co. formerly granted sd. Russell by Pat. Sept. 28, 1728. Mathew Stanton, Wm. Morgan. April 4, 1732. Sarah, wife of Peter Russell, acknowledged her dower, etc.
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      1737-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 502-06.
      27-28 July 1738. John Dowdy of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to John Morphis of same. Lease and release; for 1600 pounds of tobacco. 200 acres in the great fork of Rappahannock River .. in John Dowdy's upper line ... granted to Peter Russel 28 Sept. 1728 and conveyed to John Dowdy in Spotsylvania County 4 April
      1732. John [X) Dowdy
      Wit: Jno. Allen, John Carder.
      24 Aug. 1738 Acknowledged by John Dowdy
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      1742 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 9-12.
      21-22 July 1742. Peter Russell of Orange County to William Russell of same. Lease and release; for 80.5.- current money. 388 acres in St. Mark's Parish in the Great Fork of Rappahannock River ... corner to Mullon Lewis ... in Saml. Ball's line ... corner to John Hall ... in Joseph Cooper's [Carpenter's in lease] line ... Cooper's line ...
      Peter Russell
      Wit: William Triplett, Andrew Campbell, William Burk.
      22 July 1742. Acknowledged by Peter Russell.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 500-02.
      27 Nov. 1753. John Dowdy, planter, and Elizabeth his wife of Culpeper County to James Wilder of same, Joyner and carpenter. For 12 current money. 200 acres being the remainder of a tract conveyed to Dowdy from Peter Russell 3-4 April 1732 for 400 acres, the 200 acres of which Dowdy hath since conveyed to. John Morpus ... the 400 acres granted to Peter Russell by patent 28 Sept. 1728 ...
      John (J) Dowdy
      Elizabeth (X) Dowdy
      Wit: Robt. Slaughter, John Field, W. Green, Frans. Slaughter.
      19 April 1753. Proved by John Field and William Green.
      17 May 1753. Proved by Robert Slaughter, Gent..

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