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

Susannah Jacobus

Female 1692 - Aft 1737  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Susannah Jacobus 
    Born Between 1686 and 1692  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1737  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I083370  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Angell Jacobus,   b. Abt 1658, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Clarke,   b. Abt 1662, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Jul 1694, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1678  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Rogers,   b. Bef 1687, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1709, Northumberland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Bef 1707  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F35998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert Davis,   b. 25 Mar 1683, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1735/36, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1708  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Davis,   b. 1709, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1748, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Jean Davis,   b. Abt 1712, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1759, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F18088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Dozier,   b. 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1748, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aft 1737  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F18090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Wade Newman

      Virginia Will and Probate Records
      Middlesex (County) Wills Vol A 1675-1698, Wills Vol 8 1698-1754
      Ancestry.com microfilm, Frame 504/627

      In the name of God Amen I Angell Jacobus of Christ Church Parish being weak of Body but perfect in memory and remembrance at his present time raise be God according to the computations of the Church of England I do ordain and constitute this to be my Last Will and Testament revoking all other wills whatsoever by me made.
      First I bequeath my soul to the Almighty Gog who gave it ___ by the mercy of Jesus Christ my redeemer to receive everlasting life.
      Secondly I bequeath my body to the earth to be buried at ye discretion of my executor hereafter mentioned .
      Item I give and bequeath to my eldest daughter Elizabeth Yeats one hundred acres of land lying in Richmond County in North Farnham Parish it being part of her uncle Clarks land upon ye ___ to her and her heirs forever,
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Jacobus that plantation in Richmond County where I lived on with one hundred acres of land to her and her heirs lawfully begotten of her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally to ye surviving sisters divided,
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Winifred Jacobus one hundred acres of land lying and joining to ye plantation I lived on and one hundred acres of land lying by Charles Beaver Dam to her and her heirs lawfully begotten by her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally divided to ye surviving sisters divided,
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Jacobus one hundred ninety five acres of land joining to ye plantation whereon I lived in Richmond County it being now seated by my son in law Wm Yeats to her and her heirs lawfully begotten by her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally to ye surviving sisters divided,
      Item, I give and bequeath one hundred and fifty acres of land lying and joining to ye land of Mr Fran Gower ___ Mr Henry Aston Samuel Baly in Richmond County to a child that my wife now goeth with male or female to it and its heirs lawfully begotten by its body forever and in case for want of such heirs to return to my daughter Winifred
      Item, I give and bequeath all my goods and chattels that belong to my plantation in Richmond County to be equally divided between my daughter Ann and my daughter Susannah and daughter Winifred Jacobus equally divided in quantity and quality , Item I give and bequeath to my grnd Daughter Elizabeth Yeats one heifer and her increase I give to my daughter Elizabeth Yeats for ye allowance of her dowered a woman servant named Ann Widdow,
      Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Susannah Jacobus in lieu of an Indian boy called Peter given to her by her uncle Clark, six ____ ____ one large brass kettle one feather bed bolster two pillows and pairs of blankets a wosted rug , red ___ curtains and valences with a silk fringe to it.
      Item it is my will and desire that my Indian boy called Peter shall be free at this seventh day of February come two year, further it is my will and desire that ye said Indian Peter shall have at ye expiration of his after said two year a young mare three years old bridle and saddle a ____ and ____ of clothes a hat one shirt a pair of trousers and hoses,
      Item I give and bequeath all ye rest of my personal estate whatsoever unto my loving wife Ann Jacobus,
      Item it is my will and desire that Mr Joseph ____ (Dicke?) shall remain on ye plantation whereon he now liveth until my daughter Ann be of age or married paying to the use of my said daughter Ann the rent annually one thousand pounds of tobacco,
      Item I do make and constitute my loving wife Ann Jacobus as my whole and sole executor of this my last Will and Testament, As Witnessed my hand and seale by these presents, October the ninth 1697, Angell Jacobus
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us Isaac Preton(?), John Green, Wm Downing.
      At a court held for the County of Middlesex of 5th day of September 1698, Here personally appeared John Bryant and William Downing and made oath upon the holy evangelist that they saw Angell Jacobus sign seale and declare this will contained on this sheet of paper to be his last will and testament and that he was then in perfect sense and memory, test Edwin Thacker CC
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 606
      Northumberland County Court - August 18, 1709
      - SUSANNAH ROGERS Administratrix of JAMES ROGERS deceased this day Exhibited an Inventory of her deceased husband's Estate upon her Oath and the same is Admitted to Record.
      - Upon the Motion of SUSANNAH ROGERS Administratrix of JAMES ROGERS Doctor THOMAS BROME and Doctor WILLIAM HARCUM are by the Court appointed to meet sometime before the next Court And Appraise the Physick' and books belonging the said Estate And Ordered that the said SUSANNAH Exhibit and Account thereof to the next Court etc.
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 625
      Northumberland County Court - September 22, 1709
      - Judgment is granted SUSANNAH ROGERS Administratrix of JAMES ROGERS deceased against the Estate of JOHN CARNEGIE deceased is the hands of Col. JOSEPH BALL Administrator of the said deceased for Nine hundred and twenty pounds of Tobacco due by Account regulated and Sworn to in Court And Ordered that the said Col. BALL Administrator Administrators aforesaid pay the same out the said deceased's Estate unto the said Susannah with Costs alias Execution.
      - JOHN TAYLOR being arrested at the Suit of SUSANNAH ROGERS Administratrix of the Goods and Chattels of JAMES ROGERS deceased for Twelve hundred and Fifty pounds of Tobacco and failing to appear to Answer the said Suit Order is therefore granted the said SUSANNAH etc. against WILLIAM BROVVNE security for the said TAYLOR's Appearance for
      the said sum According to Law.
      - JOSEPH HUMFRIS being arrested at the Suit of SUSANNAH ROGERS Administratrix of the Goods and Chattels of JAMES ROGERS late of this County deceased for Fourteen hundred and Eighty pounds of Tobacco and failing to appear to Answer the said Suit Order is therefore granted the said SUSANNAH Administratrix etc. against Capt. RICHARD HAYNIE Security for the said HUMFRIS his Appearance for the said sum according to Law.
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 672
      Northumberland County Court - 23rd day of June 1710
      - Judgment is granted ROBERT DAVIS and SUSANNAH his wife Administratrix of JAMES ROGERS deceased against WILLIAM BETTS for the payment of Two hundred pounds of Tobacco due upon balance of Accounts regulated and Sworn to in Court And Ordered that the said BETTS pay the said sum of Two hundred pounds of Tobacco unto the said ROBERT DAVIS and SUSANNAH his wife Administratrix Administrators aforesaid together with Costs alias Execution.
      Headley, Robert K., Jr. Wills of Richmond County, Virginia, 1699-1800. Baltimore, MD,

      p74, folio 272, Robert Davis, lun. parish, will, 14 Nov 1735, 2feb1735/6
      Daus; jane, elizabeth, and winifred
      Wife: Susanna
      Son; robert
      Ex: wife
      Wits: John Dozier, Gabriel Alloway, Richard Bramham
      {Robert Davis, a son of William and Elizabeth Davis, mar Susanna Jacobus. His wid mar (2) John Dozier. MRC p.51. see also AB1, p.102}
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      not named in grandmother joan clakes will
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      Wills of Richmond County, Virginia, 1699-1800, {Robert K. Headley Jr}
      p.541 - John DOZIER, inv; 4 Apr 1748. [John DOZIER was probably a son of the immigrant, Leonard DOZIER. He mar. (1) Sarah WILSON and (2) Susannah (JACOBUS) DAVIS, wid. of Robert DAVIS, by May 1740. He had at least two chil., William (b.1723/24) and John (b.1732). MRC, p.59; NFPR, p.53; DB 10, p.6.]
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      Wills of Richmond County, Virginia, 1699-1800, {Robert K. Headley Jr}
      - Robert DAVIS, will; 6 Mar 1746, 4 Jul 1748
      land to be eq. div. between sis. Elizabeth HAMMOND and Winifred JARRETT; Liddy STEEL (dau. of Elizabeth
      STEEL); part of est. received from father-in-law John DOZIER to be eq. div. between two sis; John HAMMOND
      (at whose house DAVIS has been sick); ex: John HAMMOND;
      wits: William GARLAND, Catharine STEEL. [John DOZIER was the second husband of Susannah (JACOBUS) DAVIS and the step-father of Robert DAVIS. MRC, p.51.]
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      1705-1708 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 4 [Antient Press]; Page 154a-156
      THIS INDENTURE made the (blank) day of October Anno Dom, 1708 and in the sixth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Ann by the grace of God of England Scottland France and Ireland, Queen defender of the faith; Betweene WILLIAM YEATS and ELIZABETH his Wife, ROBERT JURDEN and ANN his Wife;
      FRANCIS YEATS and WINNEFRED his Wife, ROBERT DAVIS and SUSANNA his Wife. all of the Parish of FARNHAM and County of Richmond of one part and ANDREW SALISBURY of the Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Wittnesseth that WM. YEATS and ELIZA his Wife, ROBERT JORDAN and ANNE his Wife, FRANCIS YEATS and WINNEFRED his Wife and ROBT. DAVIS and SUSANNA his Wife for the summa of 4800 pounds of good tobacco in cask to them in hand paid or secured to be paid by ANDREW SALSBURY by these presents do fully bargaine sell and confirme unto ANDREW SALSBURY his heires one parcell of land containeing Sixty one acres and a halfe as by a platt made by Mr. WM. MOSELEY the 5th day of March 1691 may appeare, lying on the North side of RAPPA: RIVER betweene TOTASKEY and RAPPA: CREEKE, beginning att three red Oakes in the line of THOMAS GOFFE being a corner to another parcell of land of ANGELL JACOBUS and extending thence along the said THOMAS GOFFEs line South fifty degrees West sixty perches to a red Oake corner tree of JOHN HARFORDs, and thence along said HARFORDs
      line North fifty nine degrees West eighty seven perches to a Hickory, thence North twenty five degrees West forty eight perches betweene two red Oakes, thence along the line of WILLIAM SMITH North forty six degrees East sixty six perches to a red Oake in the line of the said JACOBUS other parcell of land, thence along the same South East one hundred thirty and six perches to the first station; which land being given by ANGELL JACOBUS in his last Will and Testament unto MARY JACOBUS, his Daughter, and her
      heires and for want of such issue to be divided betweene the surviveing Daughters and Sisters to said MARY and theire heires, wch: said sixty one acres and a halfe of land as also all buildings on said land with all rights members profitts and appurtenances to said premises belonging; To have and to hold the said parcell of land containeing Sixty one and a halfe acres of land and appurtenances whatsoever unto ANDREW SALSBURY his heires and (the grantors above named) will warrant & for ever defend by these presents subject nevertheless to the Rents and Service which shall or may hereafter grow due to the Cheife Lord of the Fee or proprietors of the premises; In Wittness whereof the parties above named have hereunto sett their hands and seales the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of us

      AUSTIN JONES, WILLIAM YEATS
      WILLIAM his marke PEMBERTON ELIZABETH her mark E YEATS
      ROBERT his mark R JURDEN
      ANNE A JURDAN
      FRANCIS YEATS
      WINNIFRETT her mark YEATS
      ROBERT DAVIS
      October ye 7th Ano: Dom: 1708 SUSANNAH her marke DAVIS
      This day WILLIAM YEATS and ELIZABETH his Wife, ROBERT JORDAN and ANNE his Wife, FRANCIS YEATS and WINNIFRED his Wife and ROBT. DAVIS and SUSANNAH his Wife personally appeared in Richmond County Court and acknowledged this Deed to the within named ANDREW SALSBURY and the sd ELIZA., ANNE, WINNIFRED and SUSANNA being personally examined as the Law directs, voluntarily relinquished their Right of Inheritance in the land within mentoned, all wch: upon the motion of the said ANDREW SALSBURY was ordered to be recorded and is recorded amongst the Records of the said County Test J. SHERLOCK., Cl Cur
      MEMO. The 8th day of October 1708; the within named WILLIAM YEATS and ROBT. JURDEN in the name and place of parties within mentioned entered into the Capitall messuage and took possession thereof and also took Turff & Twigg on the land and presently after delivered possession and seizen thereby of all the plantation lands and premises within mentioned according to the tenour of the present Deed of grant and
      Sale unto ANDREW SALSBURY Wiliness theire hands the day and yeare first above written in the presents of us
      Test. WILLM. YEATS
      ROBERT his matte P.. JORDEN
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court by the parties within named the 7th day of October Ano: Dom; 1708 and recorded amongst the Records of the said County
      Test J. SHERLOCK, Cl Cur

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