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

John Hore

Male Bef 1664 - 1712  (> 48 years)


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  • Name John Hore 
    Born Bef 1664 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1712  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I088377  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 

    Father Virginia Hore 
    Family ID F29467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Webb,   b. Bef 1668, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1713, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1684  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Hore,   b. Abt 1684, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1716, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     2. Elizabeth {Unproven} Hore,   b. Bef 1691, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Nov 1707, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)
     3. Elias Hore,   b. Abt 1691, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1730/31, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. John Hore,   b. Bef 1695, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1712, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     5. James Hore,   b. Bef 1697, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1763, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F04613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 46
      HORE, JOHN, Washington Parish, 16 February 1711; 26 March 1712.
      Son Elias land in Stafford; son John land where I now live on Mattox Creek, silver hilted sword; son James land on south side of Mattox Creek which I bought of John Beard and Mary his wife; until my children come of age sons John and Elias are to be exrs.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 98
      Westmoreland County Court 26th of March 1712
      - JOHN HORE's Will proved
      ELIAS HORE and JOHN HORE produced into Court the Last Will and Testament of JOHN HORE, deced., and made Oath thereto according to Law, which being proved by the Oaths of all the wittnesses to the same, is admitted to Record; And upon motion ofELIAS and JOHN being nominated Executors in the Will, Certifycate is granted them for obtaining a Probat thereof in due form, and it is ordered that they return an Inventory ofthe Testator's Estate to the next Court upon Oath; It is alsoe ordered that WILLIAM MUNROE, JOHN ELLIOTT, JOSEPH WEEKES and THOMAS ARRINGTON or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofher Majties Justices of the Peace for this County doe some tyme before the next Court value and appraise the Estate and make reportthereof to next Court
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1712-1714 {Antient Press}: pg 85
      Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1713/14
      - HORE'S Estate to be divided
      Upon Petition of MRS. SARAH HORE, Relict of Mr. JOHN HORE, deced., it is ordered Mr. CHARLES TYLER, Mr. ROBERT LOVELL and Mr. WILLIAM MUNROE being first sworn before one ofher Majties Justices for this County doe some time before the next Court divide all and singular the personall Estate of JOHN into three equall parts or portions and that imediately thereafter they doe possess SARAH with one full third part thereof
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      1687-1689 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 688 [1 Nov. 1688]
      The last will and testament of Katherine Webb was produced in Court by John Hore, executor, and proved by Thomas Chancellor and Richard Grinaway, two of the witnesses thereto. Thomas Monjoy and Samuel Read doe assume in 20,000 pounds of tobacco for the true performance of the contents of the will.
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      1691-1692 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 40 [1 Oct. 1691)
      John Hore is appointed to keep the ferry at Appomatox under the like circumstances and to be paid 2500 pounds of tobacco.
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      1692-1694 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 80a [7 Nov 1692]
      Ordered that John Hore doe keep Appomattox ferry from this day till 7 Nov. 1693 and hee give due attendance at the same and bee allowed 2500 pounds of tobacco in the next county levy for the said service.
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      "Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds & Wills", No 2, 1691-1699, Page 46, abstracted and compiled by John Frederick Dorman, dated 24 July 1697,
      Pages 108-09. 24 July 1697. David Browne of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, to John Hore of same. With consent of his wife Elizabeth and for 3000 pounds of tobacco*
      43 acres, his wife's share of land. Ellas Webb late of Westmoreland County dyed possessed of a tract joining upon the land of Mr, John Scott and Mr, Andrew Monroe, containing 130 acres, and formerly belonged to John Knott of the aforesaid county, deceased, and being found to escheat by an Inquisition under the hands and seals of Lte. Colo. Peeter Ashton by virtue of his deputation from Colo. Miles Carey, Escheator General, 8 March 1663/4. and granted to Ellas Webb by an escheate patten 30 April 1664.
      Ellas Webb at his decease left one son Ellas and three daughters Jane, Elizabeth and Sarah, His son Ellas dieing in a short time before his father in his minority, the above tract fell successively to the three sisters as coheirrs's.
      David Browne married with Elizabeth one of the daughters and coheirs.
      David BrowneElizabeth Browne
      Wit; James Taylor, Nathaniel Pope.
      July 1697. Acknowledged by David Browne.
      Sept. 1697. Elizabeth Browne wife of the said David
      relinquished her right of dower.
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      1698-1699 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 59 [25 Oct. 1699]
      It is agreed and ordered that John Hore-doe keep Appomattdx Ferry for two yeares from the expiration of the last order in this behalfe and that he cause dilligent attendanee to bee, att the usuall landings with his boat.and hands for the transporting all persons, inhabitants it this -County,..on their lawfull occasions a full hour after day light done on Court dayes, and from day break till day shutt in on all other dayes, for which service the Court doe assume to pay him 5000 pounds of tobacco per annum in the respective county levyes. John Hore also assumed to provide, keep and .,maintaine a good substantiall boat for performance, ofthe service
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 259-260 Know all men .. that we THOMAS D1CKENSON & HENRY DICKENSON both of county Bristol have appointed CHRITSTOPHER STANDRET of Bristol Mariner our true & lawful attorney .. to receive of JOHN HORE of Potomack Creek in Virga. or any other persons all sums of money goods chattels and demands which now are due and owing late us .. 20th day of December 1704.
      Presence Walter King, Thos. Dickson
      George Hacket Henry Dickenson
      At a Court held 11th day April 1705 This Letter of Attorney was proved and ordered to be recorded.
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      Stafford Co VA Will Book 1729-1748; {Antient Press}: pp 26
      April the 7th: 1733 In Submission to the Worshipfull Court held in
      Stafford County We the appraisers appointed EDWARD PONTON, JAMES STARK, WILLIAM CLIFT first being sworn before Mr. WILLIAM BRENT one of his Matys. Justices of the peace for said County have appraised & valued Estate of JOHN LEHORE deced .. have made return according to order. Items listed and valued Total 32:15:0
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 16
      Westmoreland County Court 26th ofNoyember 1707
      - MOSS administration
      MOSS Administration is granted ELIZABETH MOSS of the Estate of ROGER MOSS, her deceased Husband, Mr. JOHN HORE assumed in the sume oftwenty thousand pounds oftobacco for her due administration on the same, And it is ordered that JOHN HAILES, ANTHONY RAWLINS, JOHN BROWN &WILLIAM ROE or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofher Majtie's Justices for this County, do some tyme before the next Court value and appraise the Estate and return their valuation to the sd next Court
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 6
      Westmorland Sc. At a Court held for the sd. County the 28th day of November 1705
      - APPOMATTOX FERRY Order It is ordered that Mr. JOHN HORE doe keep APPOMATTOX FERRY from this tYme for and dureing the term ofone whole yeare and that hee transport all persons whatsoever inhabitants of this County on their lawfull occasions with their Horses or otherwise to and from the usualllanding, and that hee bee paid for the same in the next County Levy the surne offour thousand pounds of tobacco
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 10
      Westmoreland County Court 27th Februmy 1705/06
      - MUNRO Exchange. with HORE
      ANDREW MUNRO, Gent., acknowledged a Deed of Exchange ofLand from him to JOHN HORE to bee his proper act and deed, ordered the same be recorded
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 21
      Westmoreland County Court 1st ofMarch 1705/06
      - HORE to turn a Road JOHN HORE by his Petition to this Court shewing that the GREAT ROAD which leads thro' his Plantation is very injurious to him and praying liberty to turn the same another way no ways disadvantageous to travellers the sd. liberty is accordingly granted him
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 36
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofMay 1706
      - EVANS's Administration granted ERWIN The Nuncupative Will of RICHARD EVANS, deced., was proved by the Oaths of FRANCIS REDMAN and ROBERT POOR and administration with the Will annexed granted BENJAMIN ERWIN. Ordered hee return a full and perfect Inventory of the deced:s Estate to the next Court upon Oath. It is also ordered that ROBERT REDMAN, FRANCIS LOVELL, JOHN HORE and WILLIAM GRAHAM or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofher Majties Justices for this County do sometyme before the next Court value and and appraise the Decedent's Estate and make return of their valuation to the next Court
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 67
      Westmoreland County Court 27th November 1706
      - Washington Parish Surveyor JOHN HORE Whereas by one certain Act of Assembly made and as before sett forth, And Whereas Mr. JOHN HORE is appointed Surveyor of the Highwayes for that Precinct ofWashington Parish where ANDREW MUNRO, Gent., lately officiated (vizt.) from WASHINGTON's MILL to APPOMATTOX CREEK and all the usuall Road within that Precinct &c., it is ordered, &c.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=200&last=&g_p=G3&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Hoare, John.
      Publication 7 December 1708.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 20 acres adjoins land of Andrew Munroe, Thomas Mountjoy and his own land.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 200 (Reel 288).
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      1701-1703 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 151 [26 March 1702]
      John Hore is appointed surveyour of the highwayes for that precinct of Washington Parish from Appomattox Ferry to the head of Appomattox Creek and all the roads within that precinct. Ordered that hee cause the same to be cleared, amended and repaired by lopping and cutting trees and loggs out of the same and makeing, repaireing and amending bridges.

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