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

Thomas Pettus

Male Aft 1672 - Aft 1699  (> 27 years)


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  • Name Thomas Pettus 
    Birth Aft 1672  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1699  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I115771  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Pettus,   b. Aft 1651, Littleton, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Oct 1691, York County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mourning Glenn,   b. Aft 1654   d. 6 Jan 1711, Bruton parish, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Aft 1671  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F41630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 13
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I PETER RANSON of ye County of GLOCESTER Gent., have made ordained & constitute THOMAS PETTIS of ye County of KING & QUEEN my true & lawful! Attorney Generall for me to my use to aske sue for receive from all persons whatsoever all & every such sums of money or tobacco as are now due & oweing or shall become due unto me by Bill bond ascot. or any other waies or means and upon non payment thereof to sue imprison & prosecute and upon such suits to proceed to Judgmt. & upon paymt. of the same acquittances or other sufficient discharges in ye Law to make male & deliver Attorney or Attorneys under him for ye purposes aforesaid to make and ye same at his pleasure to revoke & generally to do in & about ye premisses as fully as I my selfe might or could do if personally present. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 11th day of 7ber: 1699
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
      JOHN PEATLE, PETER RANSONE
      JAMES REEVES
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 11th day of 7ber: 1699 truely recorded
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 57-58
      THIS INDENTURE made ye Sixth day of December One thousand six hundred ninety & seven Between THOMAS PETTIS of KING & QUEEN County in Virga: of ye one part and PETER TREBLE of the said County on ye other part Witnesseth that I ye sd THO: PETTIS for the full quantity of Two hundred sixty four acres of land transferred over unto me & my heirs &c. by the sd PETER TREBLE by way of Exchange at ye ensealing & delivery hereof have granted unto ye sd PETER TREBLE & to his heirs & assignes for ever all that parcell of land that I hold by Patent bearing date ye 20th day of October 1691 & granted unto me the said THOMAS PETTIS under ye broad Seale of this Colony containing Ninety three acres of land being in South Farnham Parish in ye County of Essex formerly called & known by the name of RAPPAHANNOCK County in Virga: aforesd., when the sd Patent was granted ye sd land being bounded as folloveth, begining at two corner red Oakes standing by the mouth of HOSKINS CREEK corner of a parcell of land granted unto Mr. ROBT. YARD & Mr. JOHN WATERS and runing thence by their lands South East to a corner tree in the WHITE OAKE SWAMP, thence South West to a Stake between two Oak saplins, thence North West by North to three Spanish Oak saplins in the Stake at the head of a Marsh or Gutt and thence down & alongst ye Marsh including all points of high land to the place it began; To have & to hold ye aforesd. Ninety three acres of land and all its rights & appurtenances together with the houses fences orchards and all the conveniences to the same belonging unto him the sd PETER TREBELL & to his heirs & assignes for ever, they paying unto our Sovereign Lord ye King all such quit rents as shall become due for ye sd land And I ye sd THO: PETTIS do further oblige me my heirs that he at all times forever hereafter have & enjoy the hereby premisses without interruption of me them or my heirs In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & allied my seale
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      PHIL: PENDLETON, THO: PETTIS
      ED: EASTHAM
      GEORGE EASTHAM
      Acknowledged & right of Dower relinquished in Essex County Court ye 10th day of March 1698 & truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I PETER TREBLE of Essen County, Cooper, together with ELIZA: TREBLE my now well beloved Wife do hereby for a certain parcell of land lying in the FORREST of PISCATACON CREEK transferred over unto me by way of Exchange as will appear by Deed of Sale from under the hand & seale of JNO: GAINES of the same County, Planter, as also for divers other good causes relinquish assigne & make over all my right & interest in ye within recited premisses of land transferred over unto me sd PETER TREBLE by THO: PETTIS of KING & QUEEN County as doth more at large appear, the within Deed of Sale together with ye Patent & all other papers unto the aforesd. JNO: GAINES his heirs & assignes for ever wch: I the sd PETER TREBLE do hereby warrant from ye title or claim of me my heirs or assignes or any other persons under me unto ye aforesd. JNO. GAINES In Witness whereof wee the sd PETER & ELIZA: TREBLE have set our hands & fixed our seales this 16th day of Sept: 1700
      Signed sealed & delivered in prsence of us
      RICHD.JONES PETER TREBLE
      WILLIAM DUNN ELIZ: TREBLE
      JA CLERKE
      Acknowledged by PETER TREBLE & right of Dower relinquished by ELIZA: his Wife in Essex County Court ye 10th day of Sbr: 1700 & truely recorded

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