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

Martha Brashears

Female Abt 1643 - Aft 1688  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name Martha Brashears 
    Born Abt 1643  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1688  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I082470  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Robert Brashears,   b. Abt 1618, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 Jan 1659/60, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Florence Fowke,   b. 1622, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1638  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Moseley,   b. Bef 1632, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 3 Jan 1676/77, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Married Bef 31 Jan 1659/60  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Moseley,   b. Abt 1659, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     2. Edward Moseley,   b. 1663, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1727, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Robert Moseley,   b. Abt 1668, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1707, Middlesex County, Virginia - admin Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     4. Benjamin Moseley,   b. Abt 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1710, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     5. Elizabeth Moseley,   b. Abt 1676, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1720, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F13847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Taylor,   b. Bef 1630,   d. 7 Aug 1706, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years) 
    Married Bef 6 Nov 1684  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Taylor,   b. Abt 1668, Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1726, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     2. Hannah {Unproven} Taylor,   b. Bef 1680, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1716, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F13905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • called s-i-l of Robert Tomlin in his will
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      TOMLIN, ROBERT,*

      To son Robert Tomlin all my land and plantation at Arraricke with all the household goods & stock upon it to him & his heirs forever & likewise one negroe due to me from Mr Malachiah Peale with one feather bed boulder & Rugg which lyeth in my wife's Chamber And my Great Iron Gray Mare with all her Increase to him & his heirs for ever.
      Item I give unto my Cozen George Tomlin one young Mare about two years old, one feather bed which Lyeth in the hall with the furniture to itt belonging, one Iron pott about four or five Gallons & nineteen hundred pounds of Tobo. which John ffenner oweth me to build him a house upon his owne Land And Likewise a man servant which I am Indebted to him, And likewise itt is 'my will that he shall have his own Cattell which was brought over to my plantation.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son William Tomlin all the Land & plantation which I formerly bought of Mr. Thomas Gordon all the household goods & stocke of Cattell which are upon itt with the negroes & feather bed with the furniture to itt belonging which Lyeth in my wifes Chamber, & one feathr. bed more with the furniture thereto belonging about eight or nine pounds price which I will my Executr. hereafter named to buy for him & all the horses & mares which he always Claimed as his owne, to him & his heires forever, and Likewise I give more to my son William halfe a dozen pewter dishes one Table, four paire of sheets & two suits of Table Linen.
      Item. I give unto my Loving wife one third pta. of the plantation & Land whereon I now live & leaving noe more Land but towards the poynt of woods next the River & to Keep everything in repaire as now itt is, And likewise one third part of the plantation & Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson during her life, five and twenty head of Cattell & one third part of my horses & mares not before bequeathed & Likewise this psent Cropp she paying my debts out of itt & maintaininge my son William and 3 daughters with necessaries for this psent year & afterwards with the pfitts of my negroes & stocke to maintain my 3 daughters & give them convenient Learnynge during the time they live with her which my desire is till they marry or come to age.
      Item. My will is that if my said wife Rebeccah Tomlin doe not assent of this my will then she shall have no more than an equall childs part of my personal Estate.
      I will & bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Tomlin all the plantation & Land whereon I now live after her mothers decease unto her & her heirs forever. Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Tomlin the Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson aftr: her mothrs decease to her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Martha Tomlin my mill with all the priviledges to me belonging or in any wise appertaining to her & her heirs forever also my will is that my Executr. shall keep my Mill in repairs with the pfitts that shall come of the Mill and the remaindr. of the profitts shall be & remain for the use and benefitt of my aforesaid daughtr. to be returned to her at the age of one & twenty years or marriage which shall first happen according to the discretion of my Executr:
      Item itt is my will & desire that if all or any of my said daughters shall attain to ye age of one & twenty years or marry before my sd wife shall depart this life, then my will is that my Executr. shall equally divide the negroes Cattel & horses which are upon my plantation as they come of age or marry respectively except my wifes thirds during her life of her personal estate & after her death to be equally divided between my three daughters but if itt should happen that any of my daughters should die before the age of 21 years or marry then the Lands Negroes & stocks to goe to the survivor equally. Item my will is & I freely bequeath unto my brother Capt. George Taylor one of my saddle horses which are upon my plantation which he shall please to accept of after my decease.
      Item I give unto my Cozen Martha Taylor my mare about two years old with her increase to her & her heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my sister Mrs Martha Taylor one Gold ring about 12 shillings price.
      Item I give unto Robt Brooke two pieces of eight two New England shillings & six pence which is [in] my Lettr. Case in my Truncke.
      Item I give & bequeath six hundred pounds of Tobacco to be Laide out in Mourning Ribbon to be given to my friends at my funerall according as my executor shall think fitt. Item my will is that the two dwelling houses upon my son William's plantation shall be both new covered & the Tobacco house in the bottom new posted & mended out of the produce of the Tobacco of this prsent Cropp Also my will is that if my Executr shall thinke fitt that my son William Tomlin be not capable of managing the plantation to him bequeathed that then my will is that my Executor shall keep the plantation in his owne hands till my son comes of age only the profits in the meantime to return to the boy.
      Also that whereas I have already consigned seaventy five bushells of wheat to new England as by bills of Laidinge will appear, my will is that the produce of itt att the returne may be equally divided between my wife son William & her three daughters And likewise my will is that the wheat which I have att home in my Barne & my mill, which I suppose may be about 200 bushells may be shipt & consigned to New England accordingly as I formerly took Care pposd by my Letters writt to Mr: Saffin & the pduce of that at the return to be equally divided between my wife son William & my three daughters.
      Exr. my loving Brother Capt. George Taylor my Loving wife Rebecca my full & sole Executr. & Likewise if they see fitt for the good of my wife & children to dispose of any horses & mares according to their discretion. If my brother dies before this will be fulfilled I desire my son Robert Tomlin to join with my wife & to assist her according to his endeavour.
      Witnesses : ROBERT TOMLIN seal
      HEN AWBREY
      WILL Moseley
      Ro : Brooke.
      7 March, 1683 ; 3 October, 1688.
      Pages 28-32.
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 78 - 79
      THIS INDENTURE made the 31st January Witnesseth that whereas ROBERT BRUSNER formerly of the County of NAZEMUNN gent now deced did by his last Will & Testamt. give unto his Daughter MARTHA now Wife me WILLIAM MOSELEY as part (missing) portion seven hundred & fifty acres of land situate & being (missing) NANZEMUM called be (missing) the INDIAN TOWN (missing) Will doth appear be(missing) of the aforesaid County NOW KNOW all men by these presents that I the said WILLIAM MOSELEY & MARTHA my Wife do hereby acknowledge to have sold all our right & interest of the aforesaid land from us our heirs or assignes unto RICHARD STAPLES of the County NANZEMUM to him his heirs or assignes for Ever the said Land to Hold with all priviledges thereunto belonging in as full & ample manner as was granted unto the said ROBT. BRUSNER by his Patent or conveyance now Know further that one hundred & fifty acres of the aforesd seven hundred and fifty cres was purchased of one THOMAS MUMFORD & the other six hundred taken up by the said ROBERT BRUSNER now therefore know that we have hereby sold & conveyed & do hereby sell & convey unto the said RICHARD STAPLES his heirs & assignes our due right & interest of the aforesaid land for Ever for a certain satifacion in hand received & in witness that this is truth & our voluntary act & deed we have both the said WILLIAM & MARTHA hereunto sett our hands this day above menconed being the 31st January 1659 being signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
      Test ROBERT MOSS, WILLIAM MOSELEY
      WILLIAM MOSS MARTHA MOSELEY
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 271-272
      KNOW ALL MEN that I WILLIAM MOSELEY of the County of Rappa. in Virga, gent & MARTHA my Wife do acknowledge to have granted unto ROBERT MOSS of the same County his heirs & assignes from us or either of us our heirs & assignes all our right belonging to a parcell of land conteining three hundred & twelve acres being part of a tract of land whereon I the sd WILLIAM MOSELEY now live in the Parish of Sitten bourne in the County abovesd & begining on a point of land on the South East side of the Creek & runeth up the sd Creek side & up the Swamp of the sd Creek to the utmost extent of the bounds of the Pattent excluding the Marsh of the Creek & all the Swamp on which it is bounded & runing according to the bounds of my Pattent from the sd Branch to the place where it began moreover I do further oblige my self my heirs to Warrant the sale of the sd land to the sd ROBERT MOSS & his heirs for ever & alsoe from the Dower of us WILLIAM & MARTHA MOSELEY & his heirs to save harmless from any persons whatsoever and we do also assigne over all our Right belonging to the sd Pattent as may be collected out of the Pattent to us he the sd ROBERT MOSS paying his Matys Ouittrents & all other taxes levied on the abovesd Land likewide we do further declare that the Land called the RICHNECK is part & parcell of this land which we the sd WILLIAM MOSELEY & MARTHA MOSELEY do convey unto ROBERT MOSS & his heirs binding us & our heirs jointly & severally as by the records doth appear & for the true performance of all the premises we freely sett our hands & seals this 30th of January 1663
      in presence of JOHN DUNBAR, W. MOSELEY
      JAMES BOUGHAN MARTHA MOSELEY
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 140-142
      TO ALL TO WHOM etc NOW KNOW YEE etc that I the sd Sr. WM. BERKELEY Knt Governor etc doe wth the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto RICHARD STOAKES two hundred and fifty acres of land butting and bounding as followeth Vizt, begining at a marked red oake at the Miles End of a Devidt' of land now in the Possession of WM. MOSELEY and runing p the Miles End of the sd land So:So:West 320 poles and thence No.No.West 125 poles to the lands of VINCENT STANFORD and by the sd land No:No.E 320 poles & finally So:So:E: 125 poles to the place where it begann being due to the sd Richa. Stoakes by and for the transptacon of five persons whose names are on the record menconed underneath this Patten t To Have and to Hold etc. Provided etc, dated 18th 9bris 1663.
      William Berkeley
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICHARD STOAKES of the County of Rappa, in Virga. doe from me my heires assigne transfer and turne over all my right title and interrest & claime of this within menconed Patt unto WM. MOSELEY his heirs IN WITTNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 18th day of January 1664
      in presents of us ROBT DAVIES CiCur Richard Stoakes
      THO HAWKINS
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WM MOSELEY and MARTHA my Wife doe for us our heires assignes transffer and make over from us our heires all this within menconed Land to JNO COOKE his heires and Assignes for Ever wth all our right title and Interrest therein or thereof belonging or any ways apperteyning and doe further warrant the said Cooke shall quietly possess the same without any Lett or Molestalcon of us or either of our heires or any other clayming lawfully under us As Wittness our hands and stales this 1st of January 1666.
      In presents of us W ABNETHY, W. Mosley
      WILLIAM LANE Martha Mosley
      Recognit in Cur Cora Rappa primo Die January 1666
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 114-115
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I WM, MOSELEY & MARTHA my Wife for a Vallueable consideration by us in hand reced at the sealing and delivery of these pntes doe for ourselves or: heires sell and make over unto JOHN WILKINSON his heirs for Ever all our Right title and interest of One hundred & twenty acres of land scituate lyeing and being in the County of Rappa. River being parte of a Greater quantity granted to me the sd MOSELEY the same to Have Hold Occupy & possess to there sole proper use and Behoofe for ever and wee doe further hereby bind or:selves our heires &c. the sd WILKINSON to save and keepe harmeless in the said possession & to warrt. the prsent sale from all or any person or persons whatsoever and further that the said WILKINSON shall and may from time to time and at all times peaceably enjoy the same wth all its priviledges thereto belonging in as full and ample manner as it is already granted to me by Pattent he or they paying & yeilding to or: Soveraigne Lord the King yearly the fee rent of three shillings for the same as pr., Pau; required & likewise to pay and discharge all other Taxes and Imposicons that either are or shall be imposed and Further the sd WILKINSON he heerby further consenting & agreeing to and wth the sd MOSELEY his heirs an accknowledgmt, to pay one yeare of Indian Come annually at the Feast of St. Michaell the Arch Angell to the pformance whereof wee have hereunto sett or: hands & seales this 28th of Febry 1669 this sd Land beginning at the Corner tree neare the sd WILKINSONs now Plantacon at the end of a great Pagnocon under the Hill & to runn according to the Bounds of the Formenconed for Length & Breadth As Witness or: hands and seales as aforesd
      Signed sealed and DD in pnce of us JOHN RYMAN, W. MOSELEY
      WILL UNDERWOOD SENR. MARTHA MOSELY
      Recognitr. Cur Rappa 2d die Martii by 2 Lettrs. of Atturney the one from Mrs. MARTHA MOSELEY & the other per WM. MOSELEY &c. &Recordatr. XIIth die
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 116-117
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I WM. MOSELEY of the County of Rappa. & MARTHA my Wife have bargained sold and made over unto RICHD, GOOD from us or. heires & assigns forever a certain pcell of land cont: two hundred & two acres being pte of a greater quantity granted to mee bearing date the 1st of Febr l666 for the valluable consideracons of Two thousand pounds of good and welcondicon tobo. and caske by me in hand reced whereof wee doe hereby accknowledge well and truly to be paid & doe therefore hereby sell & make over the same wth all Jts rights and priviledges together wth all mines and mineralls houses buildings Edifices gardens orchards woods water courses & all other things thereof or thereunto belonging from us or: heires To have hold use occupy and possess to his and proper use without the lett hindrance of us or either of us or: heires and it is further agreed upon that the said Vendor and MARTHA his Wife or their heires shall keepe harmeless the sd Vended his heires from all & every person whatsoever clayming any lawfull clayme to the same the situacon of wch land is in ye County of Rappa. & in the Pish of Sitting- bourne on the South side of RAPPA. RIVER on the So. East side of the Maine Runn of OCCUPACY CREEKE begining at the upper corner tree next the sd Runn & runing East 180 poles by a line of trees & thence No, 180 poles & thence West 180 poles finally South to the first menconced mrked tree and this wee doe freely and willingly confirme from us nr heires arenrding to the true intent and meaning of these ontes to the sd RICHD. GOODRICH his heires and to rectify the truth hereof I he or they paying & discharging all taxes or Imposicons that either are or hereafter shall become due for the same wee have hereunto sett or. hands & seales this 12th of March 1669/70
      in pnce of us WILL UNDERWOOD SENR WM MOSELEY
      EDWARD WALKER MARTHA MOSLELEY
      Recognitr in Cur Rappa 4th die May 1670
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I WM. MOSELEY of the County of Rappa, & MARTHA my Wife doe hereby make constitute & appoynt or. loveing Friend Mr. GEO. MOTT or. lawfull Atturney in or: names and steed to accknowledge a Deed of Sale to RICHD. GOOD according to conveyance at the next Court in Course held for this County & what or: sd Atturney shall lawfully doe in the prmises wee doe hereby rattifie and confirme As Witness or: hands and seales this 3d day of May 1670
      Test WM, UNDERWOOD SENR W. MOSELEY
      JOHN RYMAN MARTHA MOSELEY
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 243-244
      NOW ALL MEN that I WILLIAM MOSELEY and MARTHA my Wife for a valuable consideration in hand received at the present sealing of these presents doe for ourselves our heirs and assigns sell and make over unto JOHN WILKINSON his heirs and assigns forever all our right of One hundred and Twenty acres of land being in the County of Rappa in the Parish of Sittingbourne and on the South side of the RAPPA RIVER being part of a Pattent of a greater quantity granted to me the said MOSELEY the same to have and possess to their sole use and behoofe forever and wee doe further hereby bind ourselves our heirs and assigns the said WILKINSON to save and keepe harmless in the sd possession and to warrant this present sale from all or any person whatsoever clayming or pretending any lawful! claim to any part and further that he the said WILKINSON shall at all times peaceably enjoy the same with all the priviledges thereto belonging in as full and as ample a manner as it is already granted to me by Pattent he or they paying to our Sovereigne Lord the King yearly the Fee Rent of Three Shillings for the same as pr Pattent required and likewise to pay and discharge all other taxes and impositions that either are or shall be imposed and further the sd WILKINSON is hereby further contenting and agreeing with the said MOSELEY his heirs and assigns as an acknowledgement to pay One eare of Indian Corne annually at the Feast of St. Michael the Arch Angle to the true performance whereof we have hereunto our hands and seals this 28th Febry 1669 This said land beginning at the Corner tree neare the said WILKINSONs now Plantation at the end of the great Paquason under the Hills and to run according to the bounds of the aforementioned Pattent for its length
      and breadth as witness our hands & seals as aforesaid
      in presence of us JOHN RYMAN, WILL MOSELEY
      WILL UNDERWOOD SENR MARTHA MOSELEY
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 9 die Marty 1669
      Test ROBERT PAYNE Cl Cur
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 329-330
      THIS INDENTURE made between WILLIAM MOSELEY of the County of Rappa in Virginia and MARTHA his Wife of the one party and JOHN DEANE of the same County of the other party Witnesseth this 2d of November in the year of our Lord God 1675 and in the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord KING CHARLES the Second the 27th that the said WILLIAM & MARTHA have for themselves their heirs Executrs & assigns sold and made over to JOHN DEANE all their right and interest of four hundred acres of land being part of a greater quantity taken up in Joynt Tenancey between the said MOSELEY and NICHOLAS CATLETT and since by consent divided between them and they doe hereby sell the said foure hundred acres lying and being in the Parrish of Sittinghourne on the South side of RAPPA RIVER beginning at a marked Ash tree in the said Pattant mentioned the corner tree of THOMAS BUTTON runing by the Maine Runn of the MILL CREEK to him the said JOHN DEANE his heirs and assigns forever To have and to hold and enjoy the same withall its rights and privilidges wth all woods waters with his due share of all mines & mineralls and all other Emoluments whatsoever thereon appurtaining to his and their pper use and behoofe without the hindrance of them or either of them or either of their heirs and assigns and it is further convenanted and agreed upon by the said WILLIAM and MARTHA his Wife with the said JOHN DEANE that they will at all times keep harmless the said JOHN DEANE against either or any of their heirs or assigns clayming or pretending any lawful! clayme to any part thereof from under them or their heirs or assigns the said land to begin as expressed and to take its length and breadth according to the bounds of the said Patent from the said BUTTON to the land of Mr. GAINES and NICHOLAS WILLARDS and this they doe hereby acknowledge to have done on the account of a valuable consideration in hand paid them the receipt whereof they doe hereby acknowledge and themselves therewth fully paid and to the more sure making hereof the said WILLIAM and MARTHA his Wife doe hereby oblige themselves to acknowledge the Sale either by themselves or their lawfull attorneys at the next Court held for the County at the charges of the said JOHN DEANE or his heirs paying all Rents and services that now are or hereafter shall become due In Witness whereof the said WILLIAM & MARTHA have hereunto set their hands & seales the day and yeare as above
      in presence of us HENRY SMITH WILLIAM MOSELEY
      JOHN BAGWELL MARTHA MOSELEY
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 3 die Novembr 1675
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1683-1685; Antient Press: page 44
      - Rappahannock County Court 2nd of October 1684
      - Capt. GEORG TAYLER (as marrying the Relict of Capt. WILLIAM MOSELEY deced) confessed Judgment of Collonl CUTHBERT POTTER for eighteen hundred and twenty nine pounds of tob: and caske to be paid with costs of suite als Execution; but no Exec. to issue till the tenth of Octobr: 1685; it being full satisfaction for an Order past against the Estate of the said MOSELEY for the same sume
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      1683-1685 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press] Page 49
      Rappahannock County Court 6th of November 1684
      - For as much as Mrs. MARTHA MOSELEY, Relict and Administrx. of Capt. WM. MOSELEY, hath not yet had any allowance of her Paraphernalia out of her deceased Husbands Estate, It is by this Court thought fitt and accordingly ordered that the said Mrs. MARTHA MOSELEY now marryed to Capt. GEORGE TAYLER be allowed Twelve hundred pounds of tob: out of the said Capt. MOSELEYs Estate, it being the Apprizement of one bed and furniture belonging to the Estate of the sd Capt. MOSELEY
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      1685-1687 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 121
      - Rappahannock County Court 4th of September 1685
      - Whereas CATHERINE BOOTH, one of the Orphans of Capt. HUMPHREY BOOTH some time since of this County deced, made humble suit to this Court and that being arived at full age, she the sd CATHERINE might be vested wth the half part of her Fathers Estate given her by his last Will & Testamt., And Whereas the sd CATHERINE in her minority was by the aforesd. Will placed under the care of Mrs. MARTHA MOSELEY, Wife of Capt. WM. MOSELEY, since deceased, who in right of the Orphan possessed himself of the half part of the sd Capt. BOOTHs Estate, The Court therefore seriously weighing the matter have thought fitt & accordingly order that Capt. GEO: TAYLER, (who intermarryed wth MARTHA the Relict & Administratrx. of the sd Capt. WM. MOSELEY & since hath obtained Quietus est from the sd MOSELEYs Estate excepting Three thousand pounds of tobb & cask) do forthwith pay unto the sd CATHERINE BOOTH the sd Three thousand pounds of tobb & cask als exe.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 244
      ROBERT BRASSEUR, 1200 acs. Nanzemond Co., 12 Apr. 1653, p. 33. At the head of the southerne branch of Nanzemond Riv., 600 acs. lying on the S. side of the branch & the other 600 on the N. side. Beg. on the N. side &c. joining land of Adrian Buny. On the S. side, being an Indian Towne, beg. at a marked pine standing on a bancke by the branch side, joining land of Wm. Haines &c. Trans. of 24 pers: Marg. Stockwell, Geo. Juory (or Ivory), Robt. Brasseur, Florence his wife, Mary Brasseur, Persid (or Persie) Brasseur, Kathe. Brasseur, Bennet Brasseur, Wm. Wotton, Tho. Parker, Jon. Sutton, Jon. Stephens, Step Dordon, Jon. Loyd. Jon. Bott, Symon Iron, Jon. Barefeild, Eliz. Pateman, Geo. Daldye, Wm. Ball, Nicho. Moroise (?), Tho. Purse11, Ra. Ellis, Jon. Abby.

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