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

George Blackmore

Male Bef 1713 - 1746  (> 33 years)


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  • Name George Blackmore 
    Born Bef 1713  Saint Mary Ottry, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Feb 1745/46  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086421  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father Family Blakemore 
    Family ID F19533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian MNU Blackmore,   d. Aft 1747, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F36681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 10; 1744-1748 {Antient Press}: pp 203-205
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I GEORGE BLACKMORE of the County of Westmoreland in the Colony of Virginia being of sound and perfect memory doe make and appoint this my Last Will and Testment in manner and form as followeth; I recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me and my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be buried at the discretion of my Exors, hereafter named. And as concerning such Estate as it bath pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath in the following manner. My will and desire is that my just debts and funeral
      charges be paid, Item. I give and bequeath unto LOVEL WHITE one certain peice of land which I bought of his Father., JOHN WHITE, laying and joining to JOHN WHITE, it being that peice of land THOMAS WHITE purchased of JOHN BEARD containing Fifty acres more or less, I give the said LOVIL WHITE two suits of cloths that is my white cloth suit and my silver button suit. and I give the said LOVIL WHITE that Mare I bought of Mr. WILLIAM STROTHER and the young Cattle shee have now;
      Imprimis, I give unto loving Brother one pound of lawful! Sterling money of Great Brittain and five pound of the like money to buy a suit of mourning clothes; and likewise one pound of like money to buy a Ring to keep in memory of me;
      Item. I give and bequeath unto WILLIAM BLACKMORE, Son of my aforesaid Brother, SAMUEL BLACKMORE, of the Parish of Saint Mary Ottry in County of Devonshire in the Kingdom of Great Brittain one hundred pounds of lawful! Sterling money of Great Brittam to him and his heirs Exors, &c.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto the Parish Church of Saint Mary Ottry twenty five pounds of Sterling lawfull money of England to be laid out in a silver tankard for the use of the Common Table or any other one peice of plate that the parson of the Parish shall think most convenient:
      Item. I give and bequeath twenty five pounds to be given to twenty five of the poor people in the Parish of St. Mary Ottry who in their younger years have taken a good care to git their living so by misfortune or old age and not idleness are come to poverty.
      My will and desire is that my Exors. hereafter named have full power and I do allow and give them by this my Last Will full power and lawful! authority to sell and convey my Land in the FORREST and all other land if I have any and to convey unto GEORGE GRAY, the Plantation whereon I now liveth and to sell all my Estate as well Negroes as personal and real all my corn, hogs, cattle, household furniture goods and chattles to be sold by my Executors and the whole amount or all my whole Estate when sold to be sold for two years Credit at the end of which time my will is that my Executors shall remit or send the hole amount as soon as it can be got together to Saint Mary Ottry to be lodged in the hands of my loving Brother, SAMUEL BLACEMORE, Mr. GIDEON MARKER, Mr. RICHARD MARKER, JUR, Mr. HENRY MARKER and Mr. JOHN TAYLOR who I appoint to receive my Estate as aforsaid, except LOVIL WHITE, who is to receive his part here, And after the several Legacies are paid, my will and desire is that the Gentlemen above mentioned. that is to say, my loving Brother, Mr. GIDEON MARKER & Mr. RICHARD MARKER and Mr. HENRY MARKER and Mr. JOHN TAYLOR their heirs Exors. shall from time to time and at all times during the natural life of my Cozen, SAMUEL BLACKMORE, Son of my aforesaid Brother, put the money the whole amount of my Estate after my Legacies are paid to Interest cared over and from year to year as the interest of the money shall become due, it shall be paid unto my aforesaid Cozen, SAMUEL BLACKMORE, unto whom I give and bequeath the Interest of my Estate as aforesaid during his natural life but it is my will and desire that none of the principle should ever come into his hands and after the decease of my Couzin, SAMUEL BLACKMORE, I give and bequeath he remainder part of my Estate to the male heir of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such. I give it to the male heirs of my Cousin, WILLIAM BLACKMORE, lawfully begotten and for want of such I give it unto the male heir of GIDEON BLACKMORE, my Cozen. Son of GIDEON BLACKMORE lawfully begotten. My will and desire is that the reversion of my Wives third of Negroes be not sold. I do appoint and ordain Mr. RICHARD
      BERNARD, Mr. WILLIAM STROTHER, Mr. NICHOLAS MINOR, Captain WHARTON RAMDELL and my Loving Wife, hole and sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.
      In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and fix my seal the 10th day of October Anno Domini 1745
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      THOMAS SCURLOCK GEORGE BLACKMORE
      WM. SMOTHER, ROBERT SANFORD
      Westmd. Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 25th day of February 1745/6
      This Last Will and Testament of GEORGE BLACKMORE, deced., was presented into Court by NICHOLAS MINOR. Gent., and WILLIAM STROTHER, two of the Exors in the said Will named who made Oath thereto., and being proved by the Oaths of ROBERT SANFORD and
      THOMAS SCURLOCK, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record; And for that the other Exors. in the said Will named refused to undertake the burthea of the Executorship, Upon the motion of the said MINOR and STROTHER, and their performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form Teste GEORGE LEE C. W. C.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 229a-230
      THIS INDENTURE made this 21st day of February in the Sixth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by ye grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of ye faith &c., Anno Dom: 1733/4, Between WILLIAM STEWART and ANN his Wife of Parish of Cople and County of Westmorland of ye one part and GEORGE BLACKMORE of the Parish and County aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM STEWART and ANN his Wife in consideration of the sum of Eight thousand pounds of tobacco and Ten pounds current money to them in hand paid by GEO; BLACKMORE, the receipt whereof they doth hereby acknowledge, bath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto GEO: BLACKMORE all their right & title of a certain tract of land together with the rents and profits of the premises; To have and to hold the tract of land and other the premises with appurtenances unto GEO: BLACKMORE his heirs dureing the term of one whole year paying therefore theyearly rent of one Peper Corn at the Feast of St. Michaell the Arch Angell only if demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of ye Statute for transferring uses into possession GEO: BLACKMORE may be in the actuall possession of ye premises and be inabled to accept a revertion and Inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof wee have set our hands and fixed our seals the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      THO: SPENCE, WILLIAM STUART
      HUM: POPE, JUNR., ANN her marke )(. STUART
      NICH: MINOR, JR.
      Memdm: That on the 21st day of February WILLIAM STEWART and ANN his Wife made delivery of the within premises by Turf and Twig and by giveing him a peaceable possession in the presents of us the subscribers; THO: SPENCE
      HUM: POPE, JUNR.
      NICH: MINOR, JR.
      Westmorld, ss. At a Court held for the said County the 26th day of February 1733 WILLIAM STUART and ANN his Wife, (she being first privately examined) both in open Court personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease for Land by them passed to GEORGE BLACKMORE together with the Livery of Seizin thereon endorsed to be their proper act and deed, which at the motion of the said BLACKMORE is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Eighth day of March 1733, pr. G. T., C.C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 306-308
      THIS INDENTURE made this Twenty third day of February in the Tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Anno Domini seventeen hundred and thirty six. Between GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife of Parish of Cople and County of Westmorland of one part and NICHOLAS MINOR, SENR., of Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that whereas GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife in consideration of the sum of One hundred pounds lawfull money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by NICHOLAS MINOR the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents do bargain and sell all their right and title of two several tracts of land and the reversion and remainder together with the rents and profitts of the premises. To have and to hold the parcels of land and other the premises with appurtenances unto NICHOLAS MINOR his heirs during the term of one whole year paying therefore the yearly rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel only if demanded to-the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, NICHOLAS MINOR may be in actual possession of the premises and be enabled to accept a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs: In Witness whereof wee have sett our hands and fixed our seals the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed & Deld. in presence of
      CAV. DULANY, G. BLACKMORE
      JOHN HAZELL, JAMES MINOR CHRISTIAN her mark C BLACKMORE
      Memd. That on the twenty third day of February GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife made a delivery of the within premises by Turff and Twigg and by giving him a peaceable possession in presence of us the Subscribers
      CAV. DULANY
      JOHN HAZELL
      JNO: TENNENT
      Westmorland ss. At a Court continued and held for the said County the 23rd day of February 1736 GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease for Land by them passed to NICHOLAS MINOR, together with the Livery of Seizin thereon endorsed to be their proper act and deed which at the instance of the said MINOR are admitted to Record
      Test G TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Eighth day of March 1736, pr. G. T., C. C. W.
      (On margin: BLACKMORE & Ux. Release to MINOR)
      THIS INDENTURE made this Twenty fourth day of February in the Tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c And in the year of our Lord Seventeen hundred and thirty six: Between GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife of Parish of Cople and County of Westmorland of one part and NICHOLAS MINOR, SENR, of the parish and County aforesaid of other part; Wittnesseth that GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife in consideration of One hundred pounds lawfull money of Great Brittain to have in hand paid by NICHOLAS MINOR, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, have and by these presents do bargain sell and release unto NICHOLAS MINOR and to his heirs all the following parcells of land with the appurtenances containing in both parcels One hundred and sixty acres be the same more or less scitaute in Parish and County afaoresaid Eighty acres thereof being purchased from WILLIAM STUART, deced. the other eighty acres purchased from THOMAS STURMAN by GEORGE BLACKMORE partie to these presents as by Deeds may appear; the eighty acres purchased of WM, STUART being bounded: Begining at a marked Maple standing in the Northermost Branch of RAPPAHANNOCK CREEK dividing above Mr. NORTONs Mill and at the mouth of THOMAS STURMANs Spring Branch and extending thence up the Swamp N. 33d, 1/2 East 19 po., thence N. 78 E. 30 po: S. 89d E. 44 po: to the Eastermost line of said 400 acres. thence up a Branch dividing this land and the land of JOHN SPENCE to the line of NICHOLAS MINOR, thence along MINORs line to a red Oak on the side of the Road, thence along the Road N. 62d 1/2 W. 73 pa: N. 28d. 1/2 W. 24 po: thence North 60d. W. 10 po: to a marked Popler standing in the first mentioned Branch, thence down the Branch N. 23d 3/4 W. 135 po: to the first station: And the Eighty acres purchased of THOMAS STURMAN bounded, Begining at a black Oak standing on the head of a Branch falling into NICHOLAS MINORs Mill Run, thence along the meanders of the Branch to a line of marked trees dividing this land from the Land of GEORGE (? HARISITCH) thence along said line to a red Oak, corner tree to this land, thence along a line of marked trees dividing this Land and the land of NICHOLAS MINOR to the Main Road, thence along the Road to the begining, Together with all houses orchards and appurtenances to the land and premises belonging. To have and to hold the land and premises unto NICHOLAS MINOR his heirs and GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife to NICHOLAS MINOR his heirs shall warrant and defend; In Witness whereof the partyes first above named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed Deld, in presence of
      CAV: DULANY, G. BLACKMORE
      JNO TENNENT CHRISTIAN her mark C BLACKMORE
      JOHN HAZELL
      February ye 24th 1736/7. Then received of NICHOLAS MINOR One hundred pounds lawfull money of Great Brittain being the consideration money herein mentioned the day and year above
      Wittness CAV, DULANY G. BLACKMORE
      JOHN HAZELL. JAMES MINOR
      Westmorland ss, At a Court continued and held for the said County the 24th day of February 1736 GEORGE BLACEMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife (she being first privately examined according to Law) personally acknowledged this Deed of Release for Land passed to NICHOLAS MINOR together with the Receipt for the consideration thereon endorsed, to be their proper act and deed, all which at the instance of the said MINOR are admitted to Record Test G TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Eighth day of March 1736; pr. G, T., C. C. W
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 308-309a
      THIS INDENTURE made the 22d day of February in the year of our Lord Christ 309a one thousand seven hundred and thirty six and in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Between GEORGE BLACKMORE of Parish of Cople in the County of Westmorland, Blacksmith, of one part and RICHARD MOXLEY of Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland, Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that GEORGE BLACKMORE in consideration of the sum of five shillings Sterling to him in hand paid by RICHARD MOXLEY, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto RICHARD MOXLEY all that parcel of land containing by estimation One hundred acres (be the same more or less) scituate in Parish of Cople & County of Westmorland which One hundred acres of land WILLIAM HINSON of County of RICHMOND sold and conveyed to GEORGE BLACKMORE as by a certain Deed of Bargain & Sale thereof made by said HINSON bearing date the twenty fourth day of February Anno Dom: 1734 and recorded in the Secretarys Office of this Colony, and all houses orchards and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the parcel of land and premises with appurtenances unto RICHARD MOXLEY his heirs during the term of one whole year paying therefore the Rent of one ear of Indian Corn on the Birth Day of our Lord God next ensuing if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession RICHARD MOXLEY may be in the actual possession of the premises & be thereby enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof RICHARD MOXLEY hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of us,
      the above five shillings being first pd.
      THO: TEMPLEMAN; WM. MUSE, G. BLACKMORE
      JOHN HARVEY
      Westmorland ss. At a Court continued and held for said County the 23rd day of February 1736 GEORGE BLACKMORE personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease for Land by him passed to RICHARD MOXLEY to be his proper act and deed which at the instance of the said MOXLEY is admitted to Record
      Test G., TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 11th day of March 1736, pr. G. T,, C. C, W.
      400 margin: BLACKMORE's Release to MOXLEY )
      THIS INDENTURE made the 23rd day of Febry. in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty six & in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Between GEORGE BLACKMORE of Parish of Cople in County of Westmorland, Blacksmith, of one part and RICHARD MOXLEY of Parish of Washington in County aforesaid, Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that GEORGE BLACKMORE in consideration of the sum of Fifty pounds lawfull money of this Colony to him in hand paid by RICHARD MOXLEY the receipt whereof he cloth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto RICHARD MOXLEY (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Deed of Bargain and Sale to him thereof me for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession) and to his heirs all that parcel of Land containing by estimation One hundred acres (be the same more or less) scituate in Parish of Cople & County of Westmorland (which one hundred acres of Land GEORGE HINSON, late of County of RICHMOND, deceased, did by his Last Will and Testament bearing date the two and twentieth day of November Anno Dom: 1726 give & devise to his Son, WILLIAM HINSON & the heirs lawfully begotten of his body, by virtue of which devise WILLIAM HINSON was seized of the One hundred acres of land in fee tail & by an Inquisition taken before JOHN FOOTMAN, Gentleman, Sherif of the County of Westmorland, the nineteenth day of December last past by virtue of a writ in nature of an ad quod damnum to him directed pursuant to the Act of Assembly in such cases made and provided, it was found that the One hundred acres of land was of the value of Thirty eight pounds Sterling and no more if that the same was a seperate parcel & not a parcel contiguous to other entailed lands in ye possession & seizin of ye sd. WILLIAM HINSON, which One hundred acres of land WILLIAM HINSON for Fifty pounds current money of Virginia sold & conveyed to GEORGE BLACKMORE by a certain Deed of Bargain and Sale bearing date the twenty fourth day of February Anno Dom: 1734 & recorded in the Secretarys Office of this Colony by means whereof GEORGE BLACKMORE became seized
      in fee of the one hundred acres of land together with all houses orchards and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land with appurtenances unto RICHARD MOXLEY his heirs and GEORGE BLACKMORE for himself his heirs doth warrant & for ever defend by these presents the land and premises unto RICHARD MOXLEY his heirs agaisnt the claim of every person; In Witness whereof GEORGE BLACKMORE path hereunto set his hand and seal the day month & year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of (the words
      fifty pounds current money of Virginia being first
      interlined) THO: TEMPLEMAN G. BLACKMORE
      WM. MUSE, JOHN HARVEY
      Westmorland ss. At a Court continued and held for the said County the 23rd day of February 1736 GEORGE BLACKMORE and CHRISTIAN his Wife (she being first privately examined according to Law) personally acknowledged this Deed of Release for land by them passed to RICHARD MOXLEY to be their proper act and deed all which on mocon of the said MOXLEY are admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the llth day of March 1736, pr. G. T., C. C, W.

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 10; 1744-1748 {Antient Press}: pp 270-271
      THIS INDENTURE made the 26th of January in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and forty six: Between WILLIAM STROTHER, NICHOLAS MINOR in Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland, Planters, of one part and GEORGE GRAY of the Parish and County aforesaid, Planter, of other part: Witnesseth that WILLIAM STROTHER & money to them in hand paid by GEORGE GRAY, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto GEORGE GRAY all that parcel of land commonly called and known by the name of THE ROUND HILLS nigh to UPPER MACHODIACE RIVER in Parish of Washington and County of Westmorland, Beginning at a marked Oak in or by and Antient Line of the Land of NATHANIEL GRAY, then running North East to the Land of THOMAS BOYCE, deced., late in the possession of HENRY ASHTON, thence West North West to the Land of JOHN HILLER of the aforesaid County and now in possession of JOHN WASHINGTON, thence South West to the Antient Line of said GRAY, thence South East to the first beginning. containing Fifty acres more or less, the parcel of land being granted to DANIEL WHITE by Patent bearing date the blank day of September one thousand six hundred and sixty one and afterwards conveyed by NATHANIEL GRAY to JOHN WHITE by Deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of March one thousand seven hundred and fourteen, and since granted & conveyed by JOHN WHITE to GEORGE BLACKMORE by Deed bearing date the Nineteenth day of March one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine: and also confirmed by NATHANIEL GRAY to GEORGE BLACKMORE by Deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of August one thousand seven hundred and forty, and now since conveyed by us WILLIAM STROTHER and NICHOLAS MINOR, Executors of said GEORGE BLACKMORE, deced., to GEORGE GRAY according to the Last Will and Testament of GEORGE BLACKMORE that his Executors should convey the before mentioned Land and premises to GEORGE GRAY. And all houses orchards profits and appurtenances to the aforesaid Patent granted DANIEL WHITE and the parcel of land conveyed as aforesaid by JOHN WHITE and NATHANIEL GRAY and the Executors of GEORGE BLACKMORE, late of Washington Parish, respectively belonging; To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto GEORGE GRAY his heirs from the 26th day of this Instant January during the full term of one whole year, paying therefore the rent of one Pepper Corn upon the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel, to the intent that by virtue of these presents and by force of the Statute for transfering uses into possession GEORGE GRAY may be in the actual possession of all the premises and thereby enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; in Witness whereof the parties to these presents have enterchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      JOS.. SANFORD WM: STROTHER
      WILL PEIRCE, THUS: PRATT NICHOLAS MINOR
      Westmorland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of January 1746/7
      NICHOLAS MINOR and WILLIAM STROTHER, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of GEORGE BLACKMORE, deceased, personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease for Lands by them passed to GEORGE GRAY to be their proper act and deed, And on motion of the said GRAY the same is admitted to Record
      Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 5th day of February 1746/7, pr. G. L., C C. W.

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