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

Robert Adams

Male Bef 1750 - 1771  (> 21 years)


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  • Name Robert Adams 
    Born Bef 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Aug 1771  Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I101993  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

  • Notes 
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      Title Adams, Robert.
      Publication 1771
      Gen. note Part of index to Culpeper County Wills and Administrations (1749 - 1800)
      Note p. 27. Will pro. 20 Aug. 1771.
      p. 40-41. Inv. & Appr. rec. Mar. 16, 1772.
      Note Will Book B, 1770-1783 (Reel 31)
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of Robert Adams.
      Dated 29 July, 1771. Proven 20 Aug., 1771.
      Legatee: Peter Russell Asher, son of Jeremiah Asher.
      Wit.: John Morgan, William (X) Gregory.
      Admin. granted by Court to Jeremiah Asher.
      Account redered by William Rogers, extr. Recorded 19 Aug., 1771.
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory of Estate of Robert Adams, dec'd. Recorded 16 March, 1772.
      Appraisers: John Gray, William Underwood, Frederick Zimmerman.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 438-441
      This Indenture made 19th July 1771 between FIELDING LEWIS, WILLIAM ROBINSON, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Somerset, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Marmion, JOSEPH JONES, JOHN SKINKER, LEWIS WILLIS and CHARLES WASHINGTON Gent Esqrs. of one part and JAMES DUNCANSON of County of Spotsylvania of other part Whereas by Act of General Assembly passed in the seventh year of the Reign of his present Majesty George the Third certain lands held by CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of King George County in Trust to be sold for purposes in said Act mentioned and whereas the Trustees have contracted with James Duncanson for 330 acres more or less subject to a lease of lives now in the Tenure of MARY GRAY Administratrix of GEORGE GRAY Deceased being part of the lands mentioned in the Act and being part of the Tract commonly called Mount Poney for sum of Two hundred and twenty pounds current money and have also contracted with the said James DUNCAN for 414 acres including the Plantation whereon ENOCH BESON, WILLIAM LINCH and ROBERT ADAMS formerly lived for the consideration of Three hundred and thirty pounds currentmoney Now this Indenture Witnesseth that in consideration of Two hundred and twenty pounds by the said James Duncanson to the Trustees paid (they) have granted unto James Duncanson 330 acres in County of Culpeper bounded Beginning at two Hickory saplins corner to a loft formerly held by Enoch Benson thence to a hickory corner to the Horse pen thence with that line to the Beginning and also in consideration sum of Three hundred and thirty pounds current money to the Trustees (they) have sold unto James Duncanson 414 acres including the Plantation whereon Enoch Benson, William Linch and Robert Adams formerly lived in County of Culpeper bounded Beginning at three white oaks corner to FREDERICK ZIMMERMAN land running East to three red oak saplins in Carter's back line to two blazed persimmons on the head of a Glade thence to a lott leased for lives and now in the Tenure of (blank) Gray of George Gray Deceased near the ROAD to a walnut tree in Allen's cleared ground to the Beginning ..
      Signed sealed and delivered F. Lewis, Wm. Fitzhugh of Somerset, Chas. Washington, Joseph Jones in Presence of AND. BUCHANNAN, W. UNDERWOOD, JOHN WALKER, 0. TOWLES
      Signed sealed and delivered as by Lewis Willis, John Skinker and William Robertson In presence of A. Buchannon, EDWARD STEVENS,, W. Underwood
      Sign'd sealed and delivered by W. Fitzhugh of Marmion in Presence of William Walker, JOHN CAMP, VINCENT BOUGHAN
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 20th April 1772 This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from Carter's Trustees to James Duncanson was fully proved by the Oath of JOHN CAMP and ordered to be recorded.

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