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

John Hawkins

Male 1680 - Bef 1727  (< 47 years)


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  • Name John Hawkins 
    Born 9 Jan 1679/80  Great Milton, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1 Aug 1727  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I116487  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father John Hawkins,   b. 21 Sep 1643, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Great Milton, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Mother Mary Dewes,   b. 1645, Islip, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1698, Great Milton, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Family ID F46189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Long,   b. 1693, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1742, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Hawkins,   b. Abt 1707, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1769, St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Philemon Hawkins,   b. Abt 1715, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1779, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     3. Mary Hawkins,   b. 1716, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1804, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Phebe Hawkins,   b. Bef 1717, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1747, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     5. Elizabeth Hawkins,   b. Abt 1717, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F05825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 136
      THIS INDENTURE made the Fifth day of July in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty five, Between HARRY BEVERLEY of Spotsylvania County of one part and JOHN HAWKINS of KING WILLIAM County of the other part; Witnesseth that HARRY BEVERLEY in consideration of the sum of five shillings to him in hand paid by JOHN HAWKINS the receipt whereof he dith acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN HAWKINS all that four hundred acres of land scituate on the North East side of PAMUNKEY RIVER and on both sides of the mouth of TERRY's RUN alias JIGGING RIVER and on which HARRY BEVERLEY hath made a new plantation and the profitts thereof; To have and to hold the land and all and singular the premises with appurtenances unto JOHN HAWKINS and assigns from the day before the date hereof for the term of one whole year from thence next ensuing paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel if the same is demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOHN HAWKINS may be in actual possession of the premises and be thereby enabled to take a grant of the reversion and inheritance threof to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN CHEW HARRY BEVERLEY'
      RICHARD BAYLEY
      ZACHARY LEWIS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 6th day of July 1725 HARRY BEVERLEY acknowledged this his Deed of Release for Land unto JOHN HAWKINS at whose motion the same is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 136-137
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth day of July in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty five; Between HARRY BEVERLEY of County of Spotsylvania, Gent. of one part and JOHN HAWKINS of County of KING WILLIAM, Planter, of the other part Wittnesseth that in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds sterling to HARRY BEVERLEY in hand paid by JOHN HAWKINS the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN HAWKINS in his actuall possession now being by virtue of an Indenture of bargain and sale for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession and to his heirs all that plantation and tract of land containing four hundred acres be the same more or less lying on the North East side of PAMUNKEY RIVER and on both sides of the mouth of TERRY's RUN alias JIGGING RIVER and being part of a Patent granted to HARRY BEVERLEY for six thousand seven hundred and twenty acres and in Saint George Parish in Spotsylvania County and now in occupation of JOHN HAWKINS or his assigns, To have and to hold the four hundred acres of land and all the premises herein before mentioned which are bounded as follows, [Beginning a quarter of a mile below the mouth of TERRY's RUN alias JIGGING RIVER and running thence North thirty two degrees Easterly one hundred and seventy poles, thence North fifty eight degrees Westerly three hundred forty two poles, thence South sixty degrees Westerly two hundred poles to the side of PAMUNKEY RIVER, thence down the River side to the beginning] unto JOHN HAWKINS and his heirs and HARRY BEVERLEY for him and his heirs unto JOHN HAWKINS his heirs against all persons will warrant and for ever defend by these presents, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JOHN CHEW HARRY BEVERLEY
      RICHARD BAYLEY
      ZACHARY LEWIS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 6th day of July 1725 HARRY BEVEREY acknowledged this his Release for Land unto JOHN HAWKINS at whose motion the same is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 1st of August 1727; Page 187
      - In the action of Debt brought p CHARLES GOODALL Plt. against MARY HAWKINGS & JOSEPH HAWKINGS, Exrs. of JOHN HAWKINGS deced, issue being joyned and put to a jury for tryall p name ROBERT TALIAFERRO, JAMES TAYLOR, FRANCIS KIRYLEY, JOHN SNELL, PHILLEMON CAVERNER, MICHAEL GUINNY, RICHARD SHARP, BENJAMIN GRAYSON, DANIEL HUFF, JAMES ROY, JAMES GARTON & WILLIAM EDDINS, who after being sworn & heard all evedence & arguements on each side retired & after some time returned & brought in their verdict Vizt Wee of the Jury find for the Plantife Nine hundred and seven and halfe pounds of tobacco damage, ROBERT TALIAFERRO, foreman; which verdict on Plantifes motion was admitted to record & Judgment granted said Plantife for the same against the Estate of the said deceased with costs. It is therefore ordered that said Exx. Defendt., do pay said Plantife the same alias Exo,
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 6th of March 1727/28; Page 220
      - On Petition of JOSEPH HAWKINGS to have his buildings workes & Improvements valued by two or more men upon Oath as the Law directs; with regard to the Account of Expences that he have been at in Locating a tract of land containing Four hundred acres as was left him by his Father, JOHN HAWKINGS deced, lying on both side of TERRY RUN alias JIGGING RIVER, being part of a Pattent granted to HARRY BEVERLEY Gentn. is granted and ordered that THOMAS TYLER, ANDREW HARRISON, JOHN SCOTT or any two of them being first sworn before one of his Majties. Justices of the peace for this County, do value the several kind of buildings and Improvements and on what part of the said land are and make returne of their proceedings to the next Court

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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 7, 1740. Mary Hawkins, widow of John Hawkins, late Decd., and Joseph Hawkins, George Smith and Elizabeth, his wife, and Phebe Watkins to Philemon Hawkins. 50 curr. 132 a. on North Anna River, St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and all personal estate of sd. John Hawkins, in the possession of sd. Philemon. Thos. Chew, Jos. Morton, Charles x Smith. Oct. 7, 1740
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 16, 1742. Joseph Hawkins (son and heir of John Hawkins, Late Decd.) of Spts. Co., to Philemon Hawkins of sd. County. Whereas, John Hawkins, father of the sd. Joseph and Philemon Hawkins, parties to these presents, by his last will and test, recorded in King William Co., by which certain lands were given to sd. Philemon Hawkins, and others, the children of the sd. John Hawkins, Decd., it being doubted what lands were meant to sd. Philemon Hawkins and others, the children of the sd. John, Decd., and the sd. Philemon having lately bought several parts or shares of the lands of others, his mother and sisters, to whom the same was devised, and sd. Philemon Hawkins, is now possessed of the sd. shares or parts of Mary Hawkins, his mother, George Smith and Elizabeth, his wife, and Phebe Hawkins, amounting to 200 a., in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. The sd. Joseph Hawkins, knowing the intent of his father, the sd. John Hawkins, deeds to sd. Philemon Hawkins the afsd. lands, etc., under agreement that sd. Philemon will deed his interest in lands in Caroline Co. (sold by sd. Joseph to Augustine Moore, Gent.), and also pay Mary Hawkins (mother of the sd. Philemon), yearly during her natural life, 500 lbs. tob. and 5 bbls. of Indian Corn, etc. Witnesses, Edwd. Herndon, W. Miller, Thos. Pritchett. Nov. 2, 1742.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 7, 1747. Taliver x Cragg and Mary, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Joseph Hawkins of sd. Par. and county. 5 curr. 200 a. on both sides of Terrys run, in Co. and Par. afsd., left by the last will of John Hawkins, Decd., to be divided between Mary, his wife, and four of his children (vizt.), Elizabeth Smith, Philemon Hawkins, Phebe Smith, and the sd. Mary Cragg. Witnesses, A. Foster, Edmund Foster, Larkin Johnston. April 7, 1747..

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