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

Charles Wilson

Male Bef 1640 - Aft 1678  (> 40 years)

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  • Name Charles Wilson 
    Born Bef 1640 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1678  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I116926  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Virginia Wilson 
    Family ID F45212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      14 March, 1686; 10 March, 1688.
      WILLSON, HENRY, of Farnham Parish
      I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Willson this devident of Land whereon I now live being seven hundred akers more or less Binding on ffarnham Creek & ye Branches thereof to be holden by him and his heirs forever.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my two grandsons Will & [Thomas] Jeffery ye sons of Edward Jeffery & Elizabeth his wife that devident of Land Called Willsons quarter being a tract of four hundred & fifteen acres Joyning on the Land of Coll: griffin to be held by them & their Heirs for ever wth : this pvision that they nor their heirs shall never hinder nor molest my son Thomas nor his heirs to Cutt & Carry of all such Timber as he or they shall att any time have accation for.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my four grandchildren Will: Thomas prudence & Elizabeth Jeffery ye sons and daughters of Edward Jeffery & his wife Elizabeth four two year old heifers to be payed to them when they Come of age, that is one heifer p Child.
      Item. I give unto my son in Law Edward Jeffery one shilling to be payd one twelve months after my decease.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Jeffery one shilling to be payd one twelve months after my decease.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my nephew Henry Willson the son of my Brother Charles Willson one Cow & Calf to be payd one twelve months after my decease.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son Thomas all other my Lands goods Chattles stocks & servants & whatsoever else I am now possessed of & do like wise Constitute make & ordain he ye sayd Thomas Willson my Executor to Execute this my Last will & testament.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto Will Brasier all Chirurgion my weights and scales & wt other Instruments belonging to a Chirurgion to be delivered to him on demand after my decease.
      Lastly it is my Request & desier that my two loving ffriends & naybours Capt. Samuel Travers and Mr. Gregorie glascoke be my over seers of this my Last Will & testament & to be an aid unto my son and assist him in managing of his affairs wtsoever & that he doth nothing wthout their consent until he Comes of ye age of twenty one, & more especiie to keep him from ye Companie of Edward Jeffery not Removing him nor anything from ye plantation & that r sayd Capt. Travers & Mr gregorie glascoke wth Two men more when they please do Inventorie my Estate (but not apprays it) for which Care & trouble they may be att to be payd out of ye Estate as ye Estate shall prove it & Likewise twentie shillings Each man to bye him a Caster haft.
      The Deposition of Thomas Colly aged 53 years or thereabouts being Examined and Sworn Saith that about ye Beginning of 9ber Last past in Company with Richard Wilcocks and Luke Williams at r house of Henry Williams be this deponent heard ye 0 Willcocks say that if it pleased God yt. he should dye he would give all yt he had to ye a Bove sd Henry Williams and his wife & further said there stands my chest and I give yt. and all yt. I have to him and his wife and further sayth not
      Sworn to 2 January, 1688 and recorded the same day.
      The Deposition of Luke Williams aged 23 years or thereabouts Firarnined and Sworne Saith That about ye Beginning of per Last past being in Company wth Richard Wilcocks & Tho : Colly at ye house of Henry Williams he this deponent heard ye sd Wilcocks say yt if it pleased God yt he should dye he would give all yt he had to ye a bore sd Henry Williams & his wife & further said there stands my chest & I give yt all yt I have to him & his wife & further Sayeth not.
      mark Sworn to 2 January, 1688 and recorded the same day.
      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 185-186
      TO ALL TO WHOM these prsents shall come, I CHARLES WILLSON of the County of Rappae: in Virginia send Greeting in or: Lord God Everlasting, Now Know ye that I the said CHARLES WILSON for the sume of Foure thousand pounds of tobacco and cask to me in hand paid doe sell unto the said Mr. WM. STONE Two hundred acres of land bounded according to a Convayance from Mr. GILES CALE to the said STONE, which is since assigned by him, the said STONE, unto me wch said land with all rights whatsoever thereunto belonging; that I could possess by vertue of any former Pattent to me granted; I doe hereby estrange from me my heires unto him the said WM. STONE his heires and assignes forever without any left or molestation whatsoever by me my heires provided allwaies and upon this condition nevertheless that if I the said CHARLES WILLSON my heires shall well and truely pay or cause to be paid unto said WM. STONE his heires the just quantity of Foure thousand pounds of every way good and well conditioned tobacco in Cask to be paid of my own cropp or convenient in Farnham Parish in the aforesaid County: two thousand part thereof to be paid at or upon the 10th
      day of Octobr: next ensuing that date, that then these prsents & everything herein conteyned shall cease be utterly void & of no effect, likewise doe hereby prmise to acknowledge the prmises at the said County Court when thereunto required. In Witness to all & singular the prmises aforesaid I have hereunto sett my hand and seal !this 5th day of June 1675
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye
      (blank) KENNEDY
      May these prsents witness that I CHARLES WILLSON doe bind and obleidge myselfe my heires to make acknowledgmt: of the wthin written Deed in ye open Cort: next to be held for the County of Rappae: Witness my hand this 20th day of 9br: 1676
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 7 die Martii 1677/8

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