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

John Griffin

Male Bef 1700 - 1743  (> 43 years)


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  • Name John Griffin 
    Born Bef 1700  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1742/43  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I085808  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Family ID F36508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Harrison,   b. Bef 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David Griffin,   b. Abt 1721, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     2. Catherine Griffin,   b. 1726, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Griffin,   b. Aft 1726, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Griffin,   b. Aft 1726, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Zannah Griffin,   b. Bef 1727, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Griffin,   b. Abt 1730, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William Griffin,   b. Bef 1718, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1791  (Age > 73 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F35656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Goode,   b. 1706,   d. Aft 1745, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1730  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Griffin,   b. 15 Sep 1731, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Richard Griffin,   b. Abt 1732, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anthony Griffin,   b. 1736, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Margaret Griffin,   b. Abt 1738, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Griffin,   b. Abt 1740, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F36470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Terry's run - West end of lake Anna @ Rte 522
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      1735-1743 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1: [John Frederick Dorman]:
      Pages 297-98. Will of John Griffin of St. Thomas's Parish in the County of Orange in Virga. being very sick and weak in body, dated 2 Dec. 1743.
      I impower my executors to sell all my lands lying near Terry's Run in the aforesaid county for the best price that can be had in money and the said money to be equally divided amongst my five youngest sons (to wit) John, Richard, James, Anthony and Joseph, each to receive his part when he arrives to the age of twenty one years.
      Unto my loving wife Margaret Griffin all the rest of my estate during her natural life and at her decease to be equally divided amongst all my children (viz) David, William, Mary, Katherin, Sarah, John, Richard, James, Anthony, Margaret and Joseph.
      My son-in-law William Jones and my loving wife executors.
      John Griffin
      Wit:
      James Pendleton
      Elizabeth (X) Chambers
      Zannah (X) Jones
      23 Feb. 1743 [1744]. Produced in Court by Margret Griffin. Proved by James Pendleton, Gent., Eliza. Chambers, and Zannah Jones.
      Pages 298-99. Bond of William Jones, Margrett Griffin, James Pendleton and Phillup Claton, Gent., unto Robert Slaughter, Gent., justice. For 150. 23 Feb. 1743 [1744]. Wm. Jones and Margret Griffin are executors of John Griffin.
      William (X) Jones
      Margt. (M) Griffin
      James Pendleton
      Philip Claton
      Wit: Marr. Stanfield.
      23 Feb. 1743 [1744]. Acknowledged.

      Pages 341-43. John Griffin. Inventory. Total valuation
      87.0.8, including one Negro man valued at 130.
      David Cave
      Geo. Smith
      Stephen Smith
      22 March 1743. Returned into Court.
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      1735-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1, {Antient Press}:
      Pages 37-42. 12-13 June 1735. Patrick Welsh now of Caroline County, overseer, to John Griffin of King and Queen County, planter. Lease and release; for 40.6.- cash and 5.10.- goods.
      210 acres in the north fork of North Anna which Patrick Welsh bought of Jer: Clowder, Gent., 2 Nov. 1731, and Jer: Clowder, Gent., bought of Henry Thacker, Gent., 1 June 1731, part of a pattent of 1000 acres granted Henry Thacker, Gent., 28 Sept, 1728 corner of Henry Thacker's and Mrs. Joyce Clowder's on the south side of a branch ...
      Patrick Welsh
      Wit: James Porteus, John Foster, Robt. Turner.
      17 June 1735. Acknowledged by Patrick Welsh.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, {Antient Press}: page 175-180
      Indenture 24 July 1745 between WILLIAM JONES, Exr., MARGARET
      GRIFFIN, Extrx., and DAVID GRIFFIN of Orange County of one part and JOHN WISDOM of same, Planter .. witnesseth that pursuant to the last will and testament of John Griffin, deceased, that the said William Jones, Exr., Margaret Griffin, Extrx., and David Griffin, for sum of five shillings .. grant all that tract .. 210 acres in the north fork of the Northanna, county of Orange, which said land the above John Griffin, dec'd, bought of Patrick
      Welch June 13, 1735, and Welch bought of Jeremiah Clowder, Gent., Nov. 2, 1731, and the said Jeremiah Clowder, Gent., bought of Henry Thacker, Gent., June 1, 1731, as by their deeds .. and is part of a Pattent of 1000 acres of land granted to Henry Thacker, Gent., Sept. 28, 1728, which said 210 acres of land bounded as followeth .. beginning .. corner Henry Thacker .. Mrs. Joyce Clowder . . Wm. (X) Jones Seal
      Witnesses: Margaret (M) Griffin Seal
      G. Hume David Griffin Seal
      Benja. Cook, Jas. Phillips.
      Recorded Orange County 25 July 1745 .. amount of 15 received.

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