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

William Griffin

Male Bef 1718 - 1791  (> 73 years)


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  • Name William Griffin 
    Born Bef 1718  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1791 
    Person ID I113789  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Griffin,   b. Bef 1700, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1742/43, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother Anne Harrison,   b. Bef 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Smith,   b. 23 Aug 1719, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Apr 1738  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F45499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1740-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 56-57.
      26 June 1740. Alexander Hill of Amelia County, planter, to William Griffin of St, Mark's Parish, Orange County. For £6 in the store and £4 current money 200 acres, part In St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, and part in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, which Hill purchased of George Dowdy, part of a greater tract granted to Dowdy 20 July 1736 ... William Stephens in Andrew Harrison's line ... Dowdy's line ...
      Alexander (A) Hill
      Wit: Roger Malory, Zach, Gibbs, John Pendleton,
      26 June 1740 Acknowledged by Alexander Hill, Rachel the wife of Hill relinquished her right of dower.
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      1743-1744 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 9, {Antient Press}: page 223-228
      Indenture between WILLIAM GRIFFIN and RACHELL, his wife, Saint Mark's Parish, Orange County, and LEONARD YOUNG, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County .. deeds of lease and release .. payment of £25 .. for 200 acres of land being part of a Pattent, being part in Parish of Saint George's, Spotsylvania County, and part in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County .. part of a great tract of 1000 acres granted to one George
      Donely to Alexander Hill, dec'd .. and said Hill conveyed to William Griffin .. bounded .. William Stevens .. Andrew Harrison .. said Donely's .
      William Griffin Seal
      Witnesses: Rachell Griffin
      Seal
      Roger Bell, Jos. Thornton,
      William Lightfoot, Jno. Herndon.
      Rachell examined .. recorded 22 Nov 1744, Orange County.
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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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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, {Antient Press}: page 426-429
      Indenture 26 Aug 1746 between BUTLER SPOTSWOOD, ELLIOT BENGER and ROBERT ROSE, Executors of ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD, Dec'd .. and WILLIAM GRIFFIN .. for 800 pounds of Tobacco yearly .. 150 acres during the natural lives of William Griffin and John Griffin, his son .
      Witnesses: Elliot Benger
      John Spotswood, Mungo Marshall Robert Rose
      Surveyor's Plat - G. Hume.
      recorded orange county 27 August 1746.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 427-29. 20 June 1750. Thomas Jones Junr. of Culpeper County and Katherine his wife to William Griffin of same. For £10 current money. 100 acres which Thomas Jones purchased of Richard Mauldin on the branches of the Robinson River, part of a greater tract granted to Mauldin by patent for 2500 acres 24 March 1734 ... .by a branch• side ... corner to Johnathan Pratt Thos. Jones
      Catherine (X) Jones
      Wit: Richard Thomas, Beamont Sutton, Robt. Leavell.
      18 ,May. [sic] 1752. Acknowledged by Thomas Jones and Katherine his wife.

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