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

Robert Tomlin

Male 1626 - 1688  (62 years)


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  • Name Robert Tomlin 
    Birth 27 Aug 1626  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 3 Oct 1688  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117003  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Roger Tomlin,   b. Bef 1600, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1635, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Partridge,   b. 10 Jun 1599, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1635, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 17 Oct 1621  St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Fox,   b. Bef 1653, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jun 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 61 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1668  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Tomlin,   b. Abt 1666, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 8 Oct 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 24 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Rebecca Tomlin,   b. Abt 1672, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1709, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Hannah Tomlin,   b. 21 Dec 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Apr 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. William Tomlin,   b. Abt 1670, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Feb 1709, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Martha Tomlin,   b. Aft 1675, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1722, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 45 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F37305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1656-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Book; [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      TOMLIN, ROBERT,*
      To son Robert Tomlin all my land and plantation at Arraricke with all the household goods & stock upon it to him & his heirs forever & likewise one negroe due to me from Mr Malachiah Peale with one feather bed boulder & Rugg which lyeth in my wife's Chamber And my Great Iron Gray Mare with all her Increase to him & his heirs for ever.
      Item I give unto my Cozen George Tomlin one young Mare about two years old, one feather bed which Lyeth in the hall with the furniture to itt belonging, one Iron pott about four or five Gallons & nineteen hundred pounds of Tobo. which John ffenner oweth me to build him a house upon his owne Land And Likewise a man servant which I am Indebted to him, And likewise itt is 'my will that he shall have his own Cattell which was brought over to my plantation.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son William Tomlin all the Land & plantation which I formerly bought of Mr. Thomas Gordon all the household goods & stocke of Cattell which are upon itt with the negroes & feather bed with the furniture to itt belonging which Lyeth in my wifes Chamber, & one feathr. bed more with the furniture thereto belonging about eight or nine pounds price which I will my Executr. hereafter named to buy for him & all the horses & mares which he always Claimed as his owne, to him & his heires forever, and Likewise I give more to my son William halfe a dozen pewter dishes one Table, four paire of sheets & two suits of Table Linen.
      Item. I give unto my Loving wife one third part of the plantation & Land whereon I now live & leaving noe more Land but towards the poynt of woods next the River & to Keep everything in repaire as now itt is, And likewise one third part of the plantation & Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson during her life, five and twenty head of Cattell & one third part of my horses & mares not before bequeathed & Likewise this psent Cropp she paying my debts out of itt & maintaininge my son William and 3 daughters with necessaries for this psent year & afterwards with the pfitts of my negroes & stocke to maintain my 3 daughters & give them convenient Learnynge during the time they live with her which my desire is till they marry or come to age.
      Item. My will is that if my said wife Rebeccah Tomlin doe not assent of this my will then she shall have no more than an equall childs part of my personal Estate.
      I will & bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Tomlin all the plantation & Land whereon I now live after her mothers decease unto her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Tomlin the Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson aftr: her mothrs decease to her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Martha Tomlin my mill with all the priviledges to me belonging or in any wise appertaining to her & her heirs forever also my will is that my Executr. shall keep my Mill in repairs with the pfitts that shall come of the Mill and the remaindr. of the profitts shall be & remain for the use and benefitt of my aforesaid daughtr. to be returned to her at the age of one & twenty years or marriage which shall first happen according to the discretion of my Executr:
      Item itt is my will & desire that if all or any of my said daughters shall attain to ye age of one & twenty years or marry before my sd wife shall depart this life, then my will is that my Executr. shall equally divide the negroes Cattel & horses which are upon my plantation as they come of age or marry respectively except my wifes thirds during her life of her personal estate & after her death to be equally divided between my three daughters but if itt should happen that any of my daughters should die before the age of 21 years or marry then the Lands Negroes & stocks to goe to the survivor equally. Item my will is & I freely bequeath unto my brother Capt. George Taylor one of my saddle horses which are upon my plantation which he shall please to accept of after my decease.
      Item I give unto my Cozen Martha Taylor my mare about two years old with her increase to her & her heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my sister Mrs Martha Taylor one Gold ring about 12 shillings price.
      Item I give unto Robt Brooke two pieces of eight two New England shillings & six pence which is [in] my Lettr. Case in my Truncke.
      Item I give & bequeath six hundred pounds of Tobacco to be Laide out in Mourning Ribbon to be given to my friends at my funerall according as my executor shall think fitt. Item my will is that the two dwelling houses upon my son William's plantation shall be both new covered & the Tobacco house in the bottom new posted & mended out of the produce of the Tobacco of this prsent Cropp Also my will is that if my Executr shall thinke fitt that my son William Tomlin be not capable of managing the plantation to him bequeathed that then my will is that my Executor shall keep the plantation in his owne hands till my son comes of age only the profits in the meantime to return to the boy.
      Also that whereas I have already consigned seaventy five bushells of wheat to new England as by bills of Laidinge will appear, my will is that the produce of itt att the returne may be equally divided between my wife son William & her three daughters And likewise my will is that the wheat which I have att home in my Barne & my mill, which I suppose may be about 200 bushells may be shipt & consigned to New England accordingly as I formerly took Care pposd by my Letters writt to Mr: Saffin & the pduce of that at the return to be equally divided between my wife son William & my three daughters.
      Exr. my loving Brother Capt. George Taylor my Loving wife Rebecca my full & sole Executr. & Likewise if they see fitt for the good of my wife & children to dispose of any horses & mares according to their discretion. If my brother dies before this will be fulfilled I desire my son Robert Tomlin to join with my wife & to assist her according to his endeavour.
      Witnesses : ROBERT TOMLIN seal
      HEN AWBREY
      WILL Moseley
      Ro : Brooke.
      7 March, 1683 ; 3 October, 1688.
      Pages 28-32.

      Recognit et recordat in Cur Com Lancr: 12d die Nov: Anno Dom 1662 p EDWD. DALE Cl Cur
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      ==== Research notes from Wade Newman

      [will presented in a later court case]

      Essex County Land Trials
      Land trials, 1711-1760 [1769], 1790-1818
      Family Search Film 008151894

      Image 58/547
      At a court held for Essex County on Wednesday of 18th day of February 1718
      And now this day came into court …. as ye aforesaid Edward Rowzee Jr was being fully prepared for trial ...

      .. We find that Robert Tomlin the lessor of ye plaintiff is grandson and heir at law to Robert Tomlin deceased had ye Fee and Seizen of ye land controversy to ye time of his death
      .. we find that Rebecca ye widow of ye said Robert Tomlin, deceased, {had}deceased in the latter end of ye year 1714 in possession of ye said land
      ….. we find ye Hannah ye daughter of ye said deceased Robert, deceased without ___ twenty years ago, We find that Rebecca other daughter of ye said deceased Robert died also fifteen years ago and issue Edward Rouzee, Jr ye defendant her son and heir who now possessed of ye said land

      We find ye said Rebecca ye daughter outlived her brother Robert Tomlin ye father of ye plaintiff and that she attained to one and twenty years of age before her death, If upon ye whole ye law be for ye plaintiff then we find for ye plaintiff damage one ___ if not er find for ye Defendant Samuel Clayton ___

      In ye Name of God Amen , I Robert Tomlin of ye county of Rappahannock in Virginia being sick and weak in body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same,... do make and ordain this my lst Will and Testament... my temporal estate I dispose of as follows:
      I give and bequeath unto my son Robert Tomlin all my land and plantation at Accakick with all the household goods & stock upon it to him & his heirs forever & likewise one Negro due to me from Mr Malachiah Peale with one feather bed bolster and rug which lyeth in my wife's Chamber And my great iron gray Mare with all her Increase to him & his heirs for ever.
      Item I give unto my Cozen George Tomlin one young Mare about two years old, one feather bed which Lyeth in the hall with the furniture to it belonging, one Iron pott about four or five Gallons & nineteen hundred pounds of Tobacco in caske which John Fenner oweth me to build him a house upon his own land And Likewise a man servant which I am Indebted to him, And likewise itt is 'my will that he shall have his own Cattell which was brought over to my plantation.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son William Tomlin all the Land & plantation which I formerly bought of Mr. Thomas Gordon all the household goods & stock of Cattle which are upon it with ye three Negroes & one feather bed with the furniture to it belonging which Lyeth in my wife's Chamber, & one feather bed more with the furniture thereto belonging about eight or nine pounds price which I will my Executor hereafter named to buy for him & all the horses & mares which he Claimed as his own, to him & his heires forever, and Likewise I give more to my son William half a dozen pewter dishes one Table, four pair of sheets & two suits of Table Linen.
      Item. I give unto my Loving wife one third part of the plantation & Land whereon I now live & leaving noe more Land but towards the point of woods next the River & to Keep everything in repair as now it is, And likewise one third part of the plantation & Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson during her life, five and twenty head of Cattle & one third part of my horses & mares not before bequeathed & Likewise this present Crop she paying my debts out of it & maintaining my son William and three daughters with necessaries for this present year & afterwards with the profits of my Negroes & stock to maintain my 3 daughters & give them convenient Learning during the time they live with her which my desire is till they marry or come of age.
      Item. My will is that if my said wife Rebecca Tomlin do not accept of this my will then she shall have no more than an equal child's part of my personal Estate.
      I will & bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Tomlin all the plantation & Land whereon I now live after her mothers decease unto her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Tomlin the Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson after her mothers decease to her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Martha Tomlin my mill with all the privileges to me belonging or in any wise appertaining to her & her heirs forever also my will is that my Executor. shall keep my Mill in repairs with the profits that shall come of the Mill and the remainder of the profits shall be & remain for the use and benefit of my aforesaid daughter to be returned to her at the age of one & twenty years or marriage which shall first happen according to the discretion of my Executor.
      Item it is my will & desire that if all or any of my said daughters shall attain to ye age of one & twenty years or marry before my said wife shall depart this life, then my will is that my Executor. shall equally divide the Negroes Cattle & horses which are upon my plantation as they come of age or marry respectively except my wife's thirds during her life of her personal estate & after her death to be equally divided between my three daughters but if it should happen that any of my daughters should die before the age of 21 years or marry then the Lands Negroes & stocks to go to the survivors equally.
      Item my will is & I freely bequeath unto my brother Capt. George Taylor one of my saddle horses which are upon my plantation which he shall please to accept of after my decease.
      Item I give unto my Cozen Martha Taylor my mare about two years old with her increase to her & her heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my sister Mrs Martha Taylor one Gold ring about 12 shillings price.
      Item I give unto Robert Brooke two pieces of eight two New England shillings & six pence which is [in] my Letter Case in my Trunk.
      Item I give & bequeath six hundred pounds of Tobacco to be Laid out in Mourning Ribbon to be given to my friends at my funeral according as my executor shall think fit.
      Item my will is that the two dwelling houses upon my son William's plantation shall be both new covered & the Tobacco house in the bottom new posted & mended out of the produce of the Tobacco of this present Cropp Also my will is that if my Executor shall think fit that my son William Tomlin be not capable of managing the plantation to him bequeathed that then my will is that my Executor shall keep the plantation in his own hands till my son comes of age only the profits in the meantime to return to the boy.
      Also that whereas I have already consigned seventy five bushels of wheat to new England as by bills of Lading will appear, my will is that the produce of it at the return may be equally divided between my wife son William & her three daughters And likewise my will is that the wheat which I have at home in my Barn & my mill, which I suppose may be about 200 bushels may be shipped & consigned to New England accordingly as I formerly took Care purposed by my Letters written to Mr: Saffin & the produce of that at the return to be equally divided between my wife son William & my three daughters.
      Lastly I make constitute and appoint my loving Brother Capt. George Taylor my Loving wife Rebecca my full & sole Executors of this my last will and testament and likewise if they see fit for the good of my wife & children to dispose of any horses & mares according to their discretion... and if in case my brother dies before this will be fulfilled I desire my son Robert Tomlin to join with my wife & to assist her according to his endeavour. In testimony whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal this 17th day of March Anno Dom 1683, Robert Tomlin
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Henry Aubrey, Will Moseley, Robert Brooke

      Image 60/547, page 33, At a court continued and held for Essex County on Wednesday ye 20th day of May 1719
      And now at this day came into court as well ye aforesaid Alexander Day, plaintiff as Edward Rowzee, Jr ye defendant and being fully prepared for ye trial the court therefore having fully considered ye arguments of both ye said parties on ye special verdict found in this suit are divided in their opinion.

      At a court continued and held for Essex County on Wednesday ye 17th day of June 1719
      And now at this day came into court as well ye aforesaid plaintiff as ye aforesaid Edward Rowzee, Junior, ye defendant and ye special verdict of the 18th day of February left being read and upon hearing ye arguments of both parties thereon , ye court are of the opinion that the Law is with ye plaintiff. It is therefore considered that ye said plaintiff recover against ye said defendant his his ye said plaintiff terms aforesaid of and in ye land and premises yet to come and one ___ sterling ___ and costs. And it is granted ye said plaintiff have a writ of Habere facias possession to past ____ possession of ye said lands and tenements, from which said judgment ye said Edward Rowzee, Jr. appealed to ye 8th day of June at Essex Court, And ye said Edward Rowzee, Junior, with William Winston his security entered int bond for ye said Edward prosecution of ye said appeal.

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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 241-242
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I DAVYD FOX of the County of Lancr: in Rappahannocke River in Virga: gent, as wel for the natural love & affection I bear unto HANNAH FOX, my Daughter, as also for divers other good causes & convideracons me thereunto moveing have given for me my heirs & assignes unto ROBERT TOMLYN of the County of Rappa: in Rappahannock River aforesd., Planter, all those lands plate negros cattle household good & chattels whatsoever here after more plicularly named & expressed vizt. all my plantation containing Eight hundred acres of land more or less together with all houses edifices & buildings thereunto belonging & appertaining with the same now used occupyed & enjoyed which Plantation is set scituate & being the aforesd. County of RAPPAH; near the mouth of PISCATICON CREEK and is now in the occupation of me the aforesd. DAVYD FOX or my assigns & also all thos cattle hoggs vhatseover wch; are now going depastureing & belonging in & to the sd Plantacon and also all my Plate I am now possessed withal vizt, three dozen of large silver spoones marked DFM: one large sullubub dish with a cover, one large tankard containining one (blurred) large Candle Cup engraven about one quart, one sugar box in form of a Scollup Shel, one engraven fruit dish with a foot, one large salt seller, two small & one hensher salt, two large substantial porrengers marked D.F.M. one wyne bowie, one large sack cup, one large dram cup, one large bason containing about one gallon, one plain candle cup wth: three leggs, one plain fruit dish, one silver drinking bowie, one old silver spoone, six Negroes vizt. Mingo, Nan, Orroy, Sampson, Doll & Barbary, one grey mare underkeeled on the left ear, one new featherbed wth: furniture, six prs. of new holland sheets, eight new pewter dishes large, one pewter flaggon, six turkey leather chairs, twenty eves, one large iron pott & one bras kettle, To have & to hold the sd lands & tenements Plate, Negros cattle & all other the goods & chattels whatsoever before menconed & expressed unto the sd ROBT. TOMLYN his heirs & assignes forever to the several uses & p:poses hereafter more & p:ticularly menconed & expressed that is to the use & behoofe of me the sd DAVYD FOX during my natural life and after my decease the sd lands & tenements to be & remain to the use & behoof of the sd HANNAH FOX and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten for ever & for want of such heirs of her body lawfully begotten as aforesd. to the right heirs of me the sd DAVYD FOX forever, The sd Plate, Negros, cattle goods & chattels before menconed with al their several increase after my decease to be & remain to the sole & only p:peruse & behoof of the sd HANNAH FOX her Exrs. Admrs. & assignes forever & to none other use or uses And I the sd DAVYD FOX have put the sd ROBT. TOMLYN in possession of all the premises whatsoever before menconed and in these p:sents expressed by the deliverey of one Silver spoone, part of the p:mises in the name of seizen. In Witnes whereof I have hereunto put my hand & seale dated this eleventh day of November Anno Dom 1662 Sealed & delivered & one Silver Spoone part of the
      p:mises dd. by the sd DAVYD FOX to the use of the DAVY FOX
      sd ROBT. TOMLIN in the name of seizen of the abovesd
      goods & chattels in p:sence of EDWARD DALE, JOHN DAWE
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      Fox, David. Will. 4 November 1669. Rec. 18 Jany. 1669. probated 11 April 1722.
      Wife Anne. Sons David and Will; daughters: Hannah; Rebekah wife of Robt. Tomlin; Elizabeth. St. Mary's White Chapel parish twenty pounds for glazing and further use of sd Church. Extr. David Fox. Overseers: Will Hall and Edward Dale. Wits. Wm. Hall, Edw. Dale, Jno. M. Lemand, Geo. Cooper. W.B. 10, p. 366
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 7
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come I EDWARD DIGGS Esqr, Governour & Capt. Generall of Virginia send greeting in our Lord God Everlasting &c. Now Know ye that I EDWARD DIGGS do with the consent of the COUNCILL OF STATE accordingly give & grant unto ROBERT TOMLIN (missing) acres of land lying on the South of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER between the land (missing) & EPAPHRADITUS LAWSON & begineth at a marked white Oak upon the Creek (missing) the said One (missing) extending it self into the woods (missing) East parallel to the River (missing) 175 perches into the land of the sd LA(missing) by South a myle & (missing) East to the Extent of the first menconed (missing) angle the sd land having been granted by Pat- tent unto said ROBERT TOMLIN bearing date the (missing) day of May 1654 To Have and To Hold the sd Land &c given under our hands this (missing) day of (missing) 1655
      EDWARD DIGGS
      W CLAIBORNE Sect
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ROBERT TOMLIN Planter do Assigne & make over unto AUGUSTIN BLYTHENBURG (missing) all my right & title of the Pattent within menconed containing (missing) therein specified & I the said ROBERT TOMLIN do by these presents covenant to warrant the sd land against me my heirs Ears, & Admrs. or any person or persons whatsoever claiming from by or under us unto the sd AUGUSTINE BLYTHENBURG his heirs Exrs. & Admrs. for Ever provided that if (missing) by any person whatsoever then I the said ROBERT am (missing) said AUGUSTIN payeth me for the whole (missing)
      Signed in presence of ANT. STEPHENS ROBERT TOMLIN
      THOMAS SHONNE
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 209-210
      TO ALL TO WHOM those presents shall come I Sr. WILLIAM BERKLEY Knt. Governour and Capt. General! of Virga. send greeting &c. Whereas &c. Now know ye that I the said Sr. WM. BERKLEY Knt. do with the consent of the Councell of State grant unto JOHN AYRES one hundred and fourteen acres of land being on the South side of RAPPAHANOCK RIVER beginning at a marked Beach at the lower side of the Land of Mr. ROBERT TOMLYN and extendeth it self South to the said Land thence East parolell to the other land of said AYRES to a white Oak on the East side of the Creek thence North East to the head of WILLIAM GRAYs land lastly West Northerly to the place where it first began the said land being due to the said JOHN AYRES for the trans portation of Three persons into this Colony whose names are in the records menconed under this Pattent To have and to hold paying &c. Given at JAMES CITY under my hand & the Seal of the Colony this 13th of 9ber 1662 and in the fourteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord KING CHARLES the Second &c.
      WILLIAM BERKLEY
      THO, LUDWELL Secr.
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JOHN AYRES do in consideracon of a parcell of land conteining One hundred and five acres that WM. WILTON is to acknowledge unto THOMAS THORPE and HENRY LUCAS or either of them Joyntly and Severally and their heirs do in consideracon of the premises acknowledge all my title of the within specified Pattent to WM WILTON and his heirs from me and my heirs for Ever with just warrantee and not only my own right but all the Right and Title of my Wife JOANE AYRES. In Witness I have set my hand and seal this 28th of Feb 1662
      in presence of ALLEX. FLEMING, JOHN AYRES
      KENELINE WINSLOW
      KNOW ALL MEN that I WILLIAM WILTON do bargaine and firmly sett to sale from me and my heirs unto THOMAS THORPE and HENDRICK LUCAS and to them or either of their and their heirs One hundred and fife acres of land with the houseing therein and unto belonging It being for and in consideracon of Satisfacon paid unto me WILLIAM WILTON by JOHN AYRES the said land being part of the land that the said JOHN AYRES now lives on lying neer COCKELSHELL CREEK on the South West side of the said Creek, To have and to hold the said land in Severailtie to them & their heirs from me the said WM. WILTON and my heirs or from any person whatsoever claimeing from or under me In Witness I hereunto setting my hand and seal this 20th October 1662
      Test ALLEX FLEMING, WILLIAM WILTON
      JO. MORE
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 220
      A list of what Female Catle doth belong to GEORGE TOMLYN Orphant of MATTHIA TOMLYN deced as followeth Seaven Cows and two yearling heiffers and two Cow calves 1663
      ROBERT TOMLYN
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      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 107
      I ROBERT TOMLIN of RAPPAHANOCK in Virginia doe hereby appoint my loveing Freind, Mr. RICH: WRIGHT of CHICKACONE in Virginia, my true & lawfull Attorney to implead on my behalfe Mr. WILLIAM BATTIN his heires or assignes in reference to a Bill due to mee or my assignes from the abovesd: Mr. BATTIN for Fower thousand pounds of bright & large tobacco in caste as may more at large appeare by an Obligacon for the sd: summe under the hand of the sd: Mr. WM. BATTIN, & for recowery of the same or any charges belonging thereunto, I doe hereby fully impower my sd: Attorney to demand & use all other lawfull meanes in recowery of the same or any pte: thereof, to give discharges in my stead for the same & for confirmacon of all above written, I doe hereby affirme whatsoever shall be done by my sd: Attorney or whome hee shall appoint to be as authentiqe in Law as if I my selfe had done the same; In Witnesse whereof I have set my hand & wale this 17th day of January 1662
      Teste ROBERT GOODYEARE, ROBERT TOMLINs his marks
      JOHN CARPENTER
      20th July 1663. This Lre. of Attorney was recorded
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 248
      TO ALL MEN I Sr WILLIAM BERELEY Ent. Governour and Capt. Generall of Virga send greeting. Whereas &c Now know ye that I sd Sr. WILLIAM BERKELEY Ent Goverour &c. do with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give & grant unto ROBERT TOMLYN four hundred acres of land being on the N. side of RAPPAHANOCK RIVER begining at a marked red Oak nigh a swamp at the head of a small creek which devideth the lands of SAMLL NICHOLLS & THOMAS & WILLIAM MOSS & Extendeth it self 320 perches for breadth N. & through the aforesd Swamp to a marked red Oak thence F a mile & lastly S. the aforsd breadth to the Miles End first menconed being a quadran die the sd land being formerly granted unto the sd ROBERT TOMLYN by Patten t dated the 7th of March 1655 & now renewed in his Matys name according to an Order of the Quarter Court to have and to hold paying &c Given at JAMES CITY under my hand & seal of the Colony the tenth day of September 1663 in the fifteenth year of the Reign of Sovrn Lord KING CHARLES the Second
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT TOMLYN of the County of Rappa. for the consideration of Three thousand pounds of Tobacco and cask to me paid by WALTER GRANGER do assigne and sell unto the sd WALTER GRANGER his heirs and assignes all land menconed in the within written Pattent any right title interest whatsoever to the same To have and to hold the sd land menconed in the within written Pattent to him the said WALTER GRANGER his heirs and assignes for Ever in large and ample manner as the same was granted unto me with warranty agt. all persons whatsoever ciaimeing from or under me. In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal this 7th day of October 1663
      in ye presence of us RICHD WEBLEY. ROBERT TOMLYN
      ROBERT GOODYEAR
      KNOW ALL MEN that I REBECCA TOMLYN the Wife of ROBERT TOMLYN do make my loveing Friend Mr. ANDREW GILSON my Lawful! Attorney to assigne and yeald up in open Court held for the County of Rappahanock all my right and interest in four hundred acres of land menconed in a Pattent dated the tenth of September last and assigned by (missing i my husband to WALTER GRANGER as by the assignmt, dated with these presents and what my sd Atto shall do in the premises I do by these presents confirme Witness my hand & seale the 7th October 1663
      in presence of us RICHD WEBLEY, REBECCA TOMLYN
      ROBT, GOODYEAR

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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 252
      KNOW ALL MEN that I WALTER GRANGER of the County of Rappa. for the sume of Eighteen hundred pounds of good Tobacco & cask to me paid by WM. BRUCE of the same County have sold unto the sd WM. BRUCE his heirs and assignes the moiety or halfendeale of Four hundred acres of land being in the County afd. on the North side of RAPPA. RIVER being the land formerly SAMUELL NICHOLLS deced and likewise the land of THOMAS & WILLIAM MOSS which land was granted by Pattent unto ROBERT TOMLYN dated the tenth day of September 1663 & by him assigned unto me the sd WALTER GRANGER as by the assignmt. dated the seaventh of October appeareth have and to hold the sd Moiety or halfendeal of the said Four hundred acres of land wth the apprtenances unto the sd WILLIAM BRUCE his heirs & assignes for Ever the sd WILLIAM BRUCE paying the Rents & Services due & the sd WALTER GRANGER Both promise that sd WILLM BRUCE hereafter shall enjoy the premises granted without denyall of the said WALTER GRANGER or any persons whatsoever under him. In Witness I the sd WALTER GRANGER have sett my hand & seal the second day of November 1663
      in presence of us ALLEX FLEMING, W. GRANGER
      JOHN CATLETT
      WITNESS these presents that I FRANCES GRANGER the Wife of WALTER GRANGER do by these presents appoint Capt. JOHN WEIR my lawfull Attorney to surrender and yeald up. unto WILLIAM BRUCE for ever all my right in the moiety of Four hundred acres of land granted by my Husband unto WILLIAM BRUCE his heirs and assignes for Ever as by the Deed dated with these presents appeareth & wt. my sd Atto. shall lawfully do, I will confirme. Witness my hand the second day of November 1663
      Test WM. BRUCE. FRANCES GRANGER
      Recorded the 6th November 1663 p me W, GRANGER Cl Cur Com Rappa
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 344
      THIS INDENTURE made the third day of May 1663 & in the Seaventeenth year of the reigne of our Sovereign CHARLES the Second &c Between JOHN MEADERS of the County of Rappa. in Virga Planter & ROBERT TOMLIN of the same County also Planter Witnesseth that the sd JOHN MEADERS as well for three Servts. & four thousand four hundred pounds of Merchantable Tobo paid by sd ROBT. TOMLIN whereof the sd JOHN MEADER is very shortly to assure & convey unto JOHN MEADERS & his heirs five hundred acres of land in Virga aforesd doth for him & his heirs grant unto the sd ROBERT TOMLIN Four hundred acres of land begining & measuring from a marked Pocickery which standeth on a point at the mouth of a Creek called WILLING CREEK & runeth for breadth by or neer the River of Rappa & for leanth into the woods according to the bounds mentioned in the Pattent granted unto one JAMES WILLIAMSON of Rappa. Gent by which the sd four hundred acres of land is (amongst much more) held & enjoyed & all & singular the houses buildings gardens orchards Libertyes of Fishing Hunting Fowling & all advantages whatsoever to the sd Land belonging & the reversion of the same premises & all the Estate right of the sd JOHN MEADERS his heirs or assignes of or out of the sd granted premises To have & to hold withal! advantages to the only use of the sd ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs & assignes for ever & the sd JOHN MEADERS for him self will for ever defend in the manner following (Vitt) that the sd JOHN MEADERS & JOANE his Wife will before the end of Six months next comeing after the date hereof before Worpsh. his Matys Justices of the peace for the County of Rappa. personally appear & then & there acknowledge their right to the premises to be vested in sd ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs and assignes that the sd acknowledgement shall be taken according to the Statutes of England & further that the sd JOHN MEADERS & his heirs will at all time hereafter during the space of five years next ensuing date hereof at reasonable request & of the sd ROBERT TOMLIN all such releases assurances & other conveyances in the Law unto the sd ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs to be taken for the only proper use & behoof the sd ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs & assignes In Witness the sd JOHN MEADER hath set his hands & seale
      in presence of us THO. PATTISON, JOHN MEADERS
      THO BUTTON
      Be it Known to all men that I JOANE MEADER doth make THOMAS FRESHWATER my just S, laws ull Attorney in any cause whatsoever whereunto I have set my hand this last day of February 1664
      Witness JOSEPH OAKAR, JOANE MEADER
      HENRY PEETERS
      Recogntt in Cur Rappa 3 die Maii 1665
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 351
      TO ALL TO WHOM Know ye &c. that I the sd FRANCIS MORRYSON Esqr. do with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give & grant unto ROBERT TOMLIN Five hundred twenty & eight acres of land lying upon the South side of RAPPA RIVER & begineth at a Beech upon a Creek that devides it from an ISLAND faceing upo, the sd Land & Extendeth it self SSW into the woods a mile WNW toward MATTUM LARKINs parolel to the sd Creek & the River thence SW into the woods & finally ESE into the (missing) extent of the first measured mile the sd land being formerly granted unto sd ROBERT TOMLIN by Pattent bearing date the 13 of fiber & now renewed in his Matys name by Order of the Quarter Court to have and hold &c. Given at JAMES CITY under m) hand & the Seale of the Collony this 29th Sber 1662 & in the xiiii year of the reign of Lord KING CHARLES the Second KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT TOMLIN do hereby make over and for ever alienate the full contents of this Patent withall priviledges therein are expressed from me & my heirs for ever unto JOHN MEADERS his heirs & admrs. for ever in consideracionof another plantation commonly called ACYOKEEK Four hundred acres or thereabouts already delivered into my possession to be enjoyed by me & my heirs for ever & for Five hundred acres of the sd Pattent I do here for me my heirs and admrs, bind us & either of us to make good against all (missing) from any person whatsoever unto the abovesd JOHN MEADERS & his heirs for ever & I do promise that REBECCA TOMLIN my Wife shall acknowledge her consent unto the same when demanded In Witness whereof I have hers unto set my hand & seale this third day of May 1665
      in presence of us THOMAS PATTISON, ROBERT TOMLIN
      THOMAS BUTTON
      KNOW ALL MEN that I REBECCA TOMLIN do hereby appoint ROBERT GOODYEAR my true & lawful! Attorney to acknowledge for me & in my steed my consent to the absolute sale of a tract of land in the Freshes of RAPPA. commonly known by the name of MATTUM LARKINs from me & my heirs unto JOHN MEADERS & his heirs for ever according to a conveyance made on the back of the Originall Pattent to that purpose and whatsoever m y sd Attorney shall lawfully do in the premises I hereby rattify to be as authentique in Law as I myself in person had done the same as Witness my hand & seale this third day of May One thousand Six hundred Sixty five
      in presence of us ALLEX FLEMING, REBECCA TOMLIN
      JOHN WEIR
      Recognt in Cur Com Rappa 3 die Maii 1665
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 358-359
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WARWICK CAMOCK of the County of Rappa stand firmly bound and held Indebted unto ROBT. TOMLYN and THOMAS BUTTON of the County aforesaid in the sume of one hundred thousand pounds of good Tob: and caske to be paid to the sd Tomlyn and Button their heires I bind me my heires by these presents dated this first day of Januarii 1667 etc.
      THE CONDITION of this Obligacon is such that Whereas the within named Robt. Tomlyn and Thomas Button at the speciall instance request and desire of the within bound Warwick Camock by one obligacon bearing date within written standeth bound joyntly and severally wth the sd Warwick Camocke unto the Justices of the peace for Rappa. for and in the sume of Sixty thousand pounds of good Tob: and Caske wth a condicon thereunder written for the true performance of the Last Will and Testamt: of SYLVESTER THATCHER decd as by the same obligacon and condicon more at large appeareth If therefore the said Warwick Camocke doe according to the true meaning of the obligacon and condicon above recited performe and fuilfill the said Will and Testamt: and at all times save harmless the said Robt. Tomlyn and Thomas Button their heires that then this obligacon to be void and of one effect else to remain stand and be in full force and virtue.
      In presence of us RO: PAYNE ClCur, Warwick Cammock
      WILL: TRAVERS
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa. primo Die Januarii 1667
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 523-524
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I THOMAS GODWIN send Greeting. WHEREAS WM. BERKELEY Knt. Govnr: and Capt. Genll. of Virga: wth the Consent of the Councell of State did give and grant a Pattent for one thousand acres of land scituate lying and being on the South side of Rappa. River unto RICHD. EXUM deced and me the said Godwin bearing date the 22d of May 1650 as by the Patt may appear Now Know Yee that after the said Exum deceased his widouw in behalfe of her Children the Orphants to whom the sd Exum did give his sd part of the sd Land did wth my Consent make choyce of the upper or Westward side of the sd thousand acres of land and I chose the lower or Eastward side (it being to be equally divided betweene us) I doe hereby assigne and make over all my right title and interest of the sd Lower or Eastward side of the sd land unto ROBERT TOMLYN To Have and To Hold to him the sd Tomlyn his heires for Ever my hand and seale this 28th 7br 1668,
      In presents of us JOSEPH IVOORY, Tho: Godwin
      JAMES WEBB
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa. 4 Die 9bris 1668.
      I under written doe hereby authorize Mr. WARWICH CAMMOCK my lawfull Attorney to accknowledge this abovesd Deed or wrighting in Court Witness my hand and seale this 28th of 7br 1668.
      In presents of JOSEPH IVOORY, Tho: Godwin
      JAMES WEBB
      Recordat a Die 9bris 1668
      ===
      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 199
      TO ALL. TO WHOM these prsents shall come, Know yee yt: I STEPHEN BYLAND,late Miller of TOTUSCAY MILL in ye County of RAPPAHANOCK, doe for mee my heires sell unto GEORG NICHOLS & MATTHEW WILLCOCKS to them their heires, ye WATER MILL on ye other side expressed, with all appurtenances belonging to ye sd. Mill in as large & ample manner as it was made over to mee by Mr. ROBT. TOMLIN, & as alsoe for ye aforesd. NICHOLLS & WILLCOCKS, & doe warrant ye sd. Mill from mee my heires or from any other p.sons that may hereafter lay clayme either from or under mee my heires & doe oblidge my selfe to acknowledge ye same in Cort upon demand; In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 16th January 1670/71
      Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
      THOMAS BROOKS, sign STEPH: BYLAND ye seale
      WM. BARBER
      9ber. 15th 1671. Recog. in Cur Northumbria
      ===
      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 199
      ARTICLES of AGREEMT. made & concluded by & betweene these parties following, MATTHEW WILLOCKS & GEORG NICHOLLS of the one party & STEPHEN BYLAND on ye other party as followeth:
      Imprimis. It is agreed betweene these parties abovesd yt: ye sd. STEPHEN BYLAND shall have ye one halfe of a MILL scituate in TOTUSKEY CREEK wth: ye Houses & appurtenances thereto belonging to his owne proper use & behoofe & likewise yt: ye sd. STEPHEN BYLAND his heires shall be at ye halfe charge of wt. necessaries shall be disbursed in & about ye sd Mill toward her repaire:
      3, That the keeping of ye Mill shall be equally betweene them in all charges belonging to her:
      4 That the sd. STEPHEN BYLAND shall have ye one halfe of ye profitt or gaine p:duced from or by ye Mill from ye day of the date hereof forward;
      5. That ye sd. STEPHEN BYLAND his heires is to have ye one halfe of ye Stock yt: properly belongeth to ye Mill or shall be raised there hereafter to come:
      6. In consideracon hereof I have obliged my selfe to pay MATHEW WILLCOCKS & GEORG NICHOLLS the one halfe of ye Mill unto them & to Mr. TOMLIN, In Wittness whereof wee have sett our hands & seales the 24th of August 1670
      Signed & sealed in pr:sence of
      THOMAS SMYTH, MATHEW WILLCOCKE ye seale
      HENRY BRADLY GEORG NICHOLLS ye seale
      Recog. in Cur Com RAPPA: 7 die 7bris 1670. Record xiii day je mensis
      Teste R PAYNE CI Com pr.
      9br. 15th 1671. Record in Cur Northumbria
      ===
      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 171-172
      ARTICKLES of AGREEMENT made & concluded by & Betweene the partyes following MATHEW WILCOCKS and GEORGE NICHOLLS of the one Parte and STEVEN BYLANDE of the other parte. Imps. Itt is agreed by the abovesd partyes that the said STEVEN BYLAND shall have the one halfe of land sittuateing in TOTOSKEY CREEKE with the Houses & appertenances thereunto belonging to his owne proper use and behoofe his heirs shall 2dly the halfe charge of what necessaryes shall be disbursed in and about the said towards his repairing 3d that the keepeing of the Mill shall be equally betweene him in all charges belonging to him 4th that the said STEVEN BYLAND shall have the one halfe of the pfitts or gaine produced from or by the said Mill from the day of the date hereof forward 5thly that the said STEVEN BYLAND his heirs is to have the one halfe of the stock that properly belongeth to the Mill that shall be raised there in time to come herafter. In consideration hereof I have obliged my selfe to pay unto MATHEW WILCOCKS and GEORGE NICHOLLS the one halfe of the mill unto them and to Mr, TOMELINE, In Witness hereof wee have sett or: hands & seales this 24th of August 1670
      in the pnts of us THO: SMYTH MATHE WILCOCKS
      HENRY BRADLE GEORGE NICHOLLS signum
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa. 7th Anno 1670
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pots that I ROBT.TOMLIN of Rappa. County doe from me my heires make over & assigne unto MATHEW WILCOCKS, GEORGE NICHOLLS & STEVEN BYLAND all my right & title of one WATER MILL scituate & being on TOTOSKEY CREEKE with houses & appurtenances therein belonging them & their heirs forever To Hould the same quietly & enjoy it without the molestation of me or any under me whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this twenty fifty day of August
      one thousand six hundred seaventy
      in pnts of us WM REINBOW, signum ROBT. TOMLINE signum
      ADAM BOOTH his mark
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa. 7th 7bris Ano Septr.
      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 17-18
      KNOW ALL MEN that I THOMAS RAWSON of Rappa. County Planter doe for divers good causes for a valuble or considerable sum of money received in England Sterling have bargained and sould unto RICHARD (marked out) JOHN THOMPLIN [sic Robert Tomlin] of the County aforesaid his heirs and successors one tract of land lying and being in the County aforesaid adjoyning to a MILL formerly built and erected by ANDREW GILSON according to the contents of a Pattent in the said THOMLINs possession granted by the Right Honble Sr. WILL. BERKLEY in as ample manner and to all intents and purposes as is expressed in the sd Pattent and due further by these presents oblige myselfe that the said THOMLIN shall quietly and peaceably enjoy the same wth out the molestation or hindrance of me or any by me procured To have and to hold the same forever and I doe hereby myselfe to acknowledge the same in the Court holden for the County of Rappa. In Witness to these presents I have set my hand and seale this 21st of March 1671/2
      in presence of THOMAS BLISSED, THOMAS RAWSEN
      JOHN BLOSS
      Recognit Cu: Com Rappa Primo die May 1672

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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 78-79
      THIS INDENTURE made the 17th day of Aprill in the yeare of our Ld, God one thousand six hundred sixty Nyne between JOHN MEADER of Rappa. County Plan tr. of the one pty ROBERT TOMLYN of the same of the other pty Witnesseth that the sd JOHN MEADER afor a good & valueable consid: to him in hand paid by the sd ROBERT TOMLYN well & truely paid whereof hee acknowledgeth himself fully sattisfied & paid hath bargained and sold unto the sd ROBERT TOMLYN his heirs & assignes for Ever all that parcel of land & plantation called by the name of ACCOCREEKE according to the former bounds & antient survey as it is now in the possession of ROBERT TOMLYN and also the sd JOHN MEADER for the consid: aforesd hath bargained & sold the sd TOMLYN his heirs for Ever all the Estate right tytle interest wtsoever To Have & To Hold all & singular the prmises heerin menconed unto the sd ROBT. TOMLYN his heirs for Ever to his or their proper use & behoofe In Witness whereof the sd JOHN MEADER path heerunto sett his hand & seale the date abovesd.
      in pnce of us RO: PAYNE JOHN MEADER
      WARWICK CAMMOCKE
      These shall authorize my Friend ROBT. PAYNE my true & lawfull Atturney for me & in my name to acknowledge a certain Deed of Sale by mee made to Mr. ROBT. TOMLYN for that land called & knowne by the name of ACCOCREEKE ratifying wtsoever my sd Atturney shall lawfully doe heerin as Witnesse my hand & seale this 3d day of May 1669 Test HENRY AWBREY JOHN MEADER
      ROBERT PAYNE, JOHN AWBREY
      Recognr, in Cur Rappa. 5th die May 1669
      ===
      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 190-192
      NOW ALL MEN that we WILLIAM MOSSE, ROBT. TOMLIN together with the consent of BRIDGET & REBECCA our Wives due for ourselves our heirs and either or any of our heirs sell and make over from us two hundred twenty and three acres of land scituate and being in the County of Rappa on the North side thereof being part of a greater quantity to us granted by Pattent bearing date the 25th of May 1663, bounding as followeth Beginning at a white Oake in the edge of a pocoson behind the land of WILLIAM BRUCE and HENRY CREIGHTON and runneth thence N. E. to a red Oake thence W. to an Oake thence S. to a white Oake in the said pocoson and thence alongst the same E. to the place first mentioned unto ELIAS WILSON his heirs and assigns forever withall rights wth all woods waters and all other rights thereunto belonging in as full manner as it is to us granted by the said Pattent and farther we the sd ROBERT & WILLIAM together with our Wives REBECCA and BRIDGETT or any of our heirs doe hereby promise and agree with the said ELIAS that he shall peaceably and quietly use & enjoy the same & every part to him and his heirs and assigns without the hindrance of any of us our heirs forever in consideration of the sum of Two thousand four hundred pounds to tobacco and cask to us in hand paid & doe therefore for ourselves our heirs warrant the same and every part thereof to the sd ELIAS his heirs as before expressed & shall at all times keepe harmless the said ELIAS or his heirs or assigns against all persons under us pretending any lawfull claime to any part and for the better confirmation of this our Deed we will acknowledge the same together with our Wives either by ourselves or our known lawfull attornies at the next Court held for this County when thereunto lawfully called he discharging all rents & services due for the same by the sd Pattent. In Witness wee have set our hands & seals this third of March 1673/4
      in presence of us GEORGE TAYLER, WILLIAM MOSSE
      ROGER PARRY ROBERT THOMLIN
      BRIDGET MOSSE
      Recognit in Cu Com Rappa 4 die March 73
      Test EDMD. CRASK Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN that we REBECCA THOMLIN and BRIDGET MOSS of the County of Rappa doe hereby make our well beloved friend GEORGE TAYLER of the same place our true and lawfull Attorney for us & in our names to make an acknowledgement of a parcell of land sold by our Husbands to ELIAS WILSON as deeds doe appeare and do hereby allow what our said Attorney shall doe in the premises to be as effectual in Law as if we ourselves were personally present & for the true performance of all the premises wee have hereunto sett our hands & seals this 3 day of March 1673
      in presence of ROGER PERRY REBECCA THOMLIN
      SAMUEL ASHWORTH BRIDGETT MOSSE
      ===
      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 254
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY MONCASTER of Sittingbourne Parish in the County of Rappa, Cooper, for a valuable consideration to me in hand paid by CALEB LYON of the same Parish and County Planter have granted bargained and sold unto the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever One hundred acres of land being part of a parcel! of land formerly bought of JOHN DANGER FIELD scituate lying and being on the North side of the MILL CREEKE in the County and Parish aforesaid lying together at the upper end of the said tract towards the land of THOMAS MUNDAY and butting therein to have and to hold and enjoy the aforesaid hundred acres of land withal! and every of the appurtenances to him the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever and I the said HENRY MONCASTER for the consideration aforesaid doe agree with the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns to warrant the said land with the appurtenances at all times hereafter from all persons whatsoever that shall lay claim to the premises by or under me and that I have full power to sell the same and further I doe hereby agree to acknowledge the same at the Court held for Rappa County when required the said CALEB LYON paying the charges for the same alsoe all such Rents and services as shall be justly due for the same. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 23 of August 1673
      in presence of us EDMUND CRASKE HENRY MONCASIEF
      JOHN PORTEAS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 2 die 7bris 1673
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I CALEB LYON for a valuable consideration in hand allready received have sold to Mr. ROBERT THOMLIN his heirs and assigns forever all that parcell of land within menconed according to the bounds within specified to have and to hold the said Land with every part and parcell thereof with warranty from the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns or any claiming from by or under him to the said Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs & assigns paying the Rents and services which shall become due In Witness of the same I have set my hand and seale this 4th of Januarie 1674
      Test THO, GORDON. CALEB LYON
      HENRY MONCASTER
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 5 die January 1674
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 333-334
      Memorandum. I WALTER DARBEE of Rappa River Planter doe by these presents sell unto Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN of the aforesaid River Planter he his heirs and assigns forever Three Cows one Steare of four years old and one Bull of three years old one heifer of two years old and two young stears of two years old and with thirty head of hogs young & old that is to say Eight breeding sows six barrows thirteen piggs with two shoats as also either four or five Barrells of INDIAN CORNE with one Gunn and a pistol as also two hoggs heads of Tobacco being now ready and thirteen hundred pounds of Tobacco in Bills for next yeare as alsoe one chest wth other the appurtenances of the house all wch the aforesaid DARBY doe hereby bind himself his heirs and assigns in the penal sum of One hundred pounds Sterling for the true delivery of the aforesaid Goods & chattels unto ROBERT THOMLIN he his heirs without fraud or deceit all wch the aforesaid ROBERT THOMLIN doe by these presents in considertion of the premises promise and agree with the aforesaid WALTER DARBEE to pay him the said DARBY in twenty daies after the arrival of the good Ship FORTUNE in the Iland of BARBADOES the just, and intire sum of Twenty eight pounds Sterling by these presents In Witness whereof wee have hereunto set our hands & seals the 18th of xber 1675
      Witness prsent RICHARD LONNON WALTER DARBY
      JAMES SHARLAND ROBERT THOMLIN
      ===
      1677-1679 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 147-148
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I THOMAS GORDON of ye Parish of Farnham in ye County of Rappae: & JANE my Wife send Greeting in or: Lord God Everlasting. Know yee that we sd THOMAS GORDON & JANE his Wife for diverse good causes thereunto moving but more espetially for sums of Thirty six thousand pounds of tobacco & cask to us in hand secured to be paid, I have sold unto ROBERT THOMLIN SENIOR of ye Parish of Sittingbourne in ye County aforesd. Planter, all that plantation or tract of land whereon wee now live, being on South side of Rappae. River in ye said County & Parish of Farnham joyning to or neare a Creek commonly called by ye name of HODGSKINS CREEK, Beginning on ye Northwest side of e Creek & running for breadth East N: East & thence East to a marked Pokikery, thence by a line of marked trees deviding that land & ye land formerly belonging to BARTHOLOMEW HODGSKINS [Hopkins] North West to a marked Pokikery, thence for breadth againe West South West & finally South to ye place where it first began as by Pattent granted to JOHN GILLETT bearing date ye 4th of February 1653 may & doth more at large appeare, together wth all ye houses, edifices, gardens, orchards, woods & water coruses & all other priviledges whatseover belonging (wch sd land was formerly given by JOHN GILLETT as appeares by Deed of Gift bearing date ye 15th of April 1659 & alsoe by ye sd GILLETTs last Will & Testamt. bearing date ye 2d: day of May 1659) unto ye aforesd JANE his then Wife, now Wife of ye sd GORDON, To have and to hold all ye afore demised prmises wth every part thereof (now in ye possession of ye sd THOMAS GORDON & JANE his Wife) wth all priviledges of fishing, fowling, hawking, hunting & his due share of mines mineralls unto ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN his heires & assignes forever Yeilding & paying yearly to or: Lord ye King his heires ye yearly rents & services due & accustomed to be paid for ye same. And ye sd THOMAS GORDON & JANE his Wife doe agree wth ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN his heires that at ye time of signing they have good right of ye prmises and that it is free from all In cumbrances whatsoever. In Witness whereof ye parties have sett their hands & seals this 20th day of November 1677 & in ye 29th years of ye raigne of or: Sovereign Lord King Charles ye Second of England &c.
      Signed Sealed & delivered in
      presence of HEN: SMITH, THOMAS GORDON
      WM. PANNOCK, RALPH BRAYDON JANE GORDON
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae xx die 9bris 1677 et Recordatr. x8 die January

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      1677-1679 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 158-159
      THIS INDENTURE made ye eighth day of February Anno Dom 1677 and in ye thirtieth yeare of ye Reigne of or: Soveraigne Lord Charles Second King Defender of ye Faith &c., Between ROBERT THOMLIN the Elder of ye Parish of Sittingbourne in County of Rappae:, Planter, of ye one part, And ROBERT THOMLIN the Younger of Parish of Farnham in ye County aforesaid alsoe Planter & Sonne of ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN of the other part; Witnesseth that ye said ROBERT THOMLIN ye Elder for ye natural! love & affection he hath & beareth unto ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN ye Younger hath granted & confirmed unto ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN ye Younger all that tract of land called by the name of ACCOKIAK, now in tenure & occupation of ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN the Younger lying & being on ye North side of Rappae: River in ye sd Parish of Farnham & County aforesaid; between ye Plantations now in ye holding of CHARLES DACRES & FRANCIS GOWER, And Also buildings & ereccions in & upon ye sd plantation hereby granted & all woods, underwoods timber advantages thereunto belonging To have & to hold ye sd tract of land & all other ye prmises wth the apprtenances before hereby granted from henceforth unto ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN the Younger for & during his natural! Life & after his decease to oye heires of his body lawfully to be begotten & for wants of such issue to ye right heires & assignes of ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN the Elder for ever & for no other use or purpose whatsoever, And ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN the Elder doth hereby constitute & appoint Mr. GEORGE TAYLOR to appeare for him ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN the Elder & make acknowledgmt. of this prsent Deed according to ye Law of this Country made & provided In Witness whereof ye parties aforesd have hereunto sett their hands & seales day & yeare first above written Sealed & Delivered in ye prsence of ROBERT THOMLIN
      ANTHONY BRIDGES,
      GEORGE TAYLOR, JO: TAVERNER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 6 die Feb: 1677/8
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 164
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ROBERT THOMLIN of Rappae. County wth ye consent of REBECCA, my Wife, for ye consideracon of two thousand pounds of tobacco in hand to uspaid, Doe acknowledge to have sold from us & or: heires forever unto ROBERT PARKER his heires & assignes for ever a certain quantity of land being in Rappae: County & on ye North side of Major JNO. WEIREs MILL by Estimation Sixty acres more or less bounding upon ye land of WILLIAM JEWILL, HENRY MONCASTER & JOHN WEIRE. Now Know yee that I ye said ROBT. THOMLIN doe acknowledge to have sold ye land herein mentioned from me & my heires forever in as large & ample manner as is expressed in ye Pattent whereunto this hath relation, warranting ye sd land from all Claymes of GEORGE JONES his heires & assignes to save & defend, And I obleidge my selfe to acknowledge this at any Court that shall be holden for Rappae. County wth ye like acknowledgmt. of REBECCA my Wife, And for confirmation hereof I hereunto together with my Wife sett my hand & Seale this 2d of January 1675/6 Signed Sealed & delivd. in prsence
      of us THO: GOULDMAN, ROBERT TOMLIN
      HEN: MUNCKESSER REBECCA TOMLIN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 6 die Martii 1677/8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I REBECCA TOMLIN of ye County of Rappae: do hereby appoint my Friend, WM: GANNOCK, to be my true & lawful! Attorney for mee & in my place & stead to acknowledge my right of a parcel of land to ROBERT PARKER as by a Deed of Sale doth appeare, & for ye true performance of all ye prmises, I have hereunto sett my hand & Seale this 5th day of March 1677/8
      Signed Sealed & Delivd, in prsence
      of us GEORGE TAYLOR, REBECCA TOMLIN
      EDWD. FREEMAN
      Recordatr xx7 die Martii 1678

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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 171
      THIS INDENTURE made this Sixth day of June 1678 And on ye Thirtieth years of ye Reigne of or: Soveraigne Lord Charles ye Second of England, Scotland, France & Ireland, King Defendr, of ye Faith, etc,, Between THOMAS GOODRICH of sd County Gent. of ye one pte., and GEORGE TAYLOR of ye said County alsoe Gent. of the other parte, Witnesseththat ye said THOMAS GOODRICH for ye better & more sure paymt. of severall sumes of tobacco hereafter particularly mentioned in ye provisoe hereunto written, hath given & confirmed unto ye said GEORGE TAYLOR all that tract of land and whereon I ye said THOMAS GOODRICH now dwelleth being in ye Parish of Farnham in ye County aforesaid on ye South side of Rappae: River adjoyning on ye land formerly belonging to JOHN GILLETT & now to ROBERT THOMLIN wth all houses, edifices & buildings, gardens, orchrds & appurtenances to said land belonging as ye same is now used by ye said THOMAS GOODRICH; To have & to hold ye sd tract of land wth all prmises before granted unto ye said GEORGE TAYLOR his heires & assignes from hence forth & for ever wth warranty agst all persons forever allwaies & upon this condition nevertheless that in case ye said THOMAS GOODRICH his heires or assignes doe well & truely pay ye several! sumes of tobacco herein mentioned (Vizt) Six thousand Six hundred Sixty & Six unto ye said GEORGE TAYLOR, Six thousand Six hundred Sixty & Six pounds of tobacco & cask unto JAMES INCLEDON & COMPANY; Three thousand foure hundred & fifty pounds of tobacco & cask unto DANIELL SLUTELY; Three thousand Two hundred & Sixteene pounds of tobacco & cask unto ye sd JAMES INCLEDON & COMPANY, agt ye times & places particularly mentioned in foure several! Bills or Obligations undr. ye hand & Seale of ye said THOMAS GOODRICH bearing date wth these prsents, And that according to ye true intent & meaning of them ye said Bills & every of them, Then ye grant hereby made of ye prmises shall cease & be utterly void and of noe effect In Witness whereof ye parties to
      these prsents have set their hands & seales
      Sealed & Delivd. in prsence of
      WM: LLOYD; THO: GORDON THO: GOODRICH
      Rccordatr in Cur Corn Rappae: 6 die Junii 1678
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 211
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ROBERT THOMLIN SENR. of the County of Rappae: and in the Parish of Sittingburne for a valuable consideration in hand paid by THOMAS MUNDAY of the same County & Parish have sold unto the said THOMAS MUNDAY his heires and assignes forever, a part of the hundred acres of land formerly purchased of CALEB LYON by me the said THOMLIN & being formerly bought by the abovesd. LYON of HENRY MUNCASTER and part of the land MUNCASTER bought of JOAN DANGERFIELD, and being that part that lies on the West side of the branch neare the now dwelling house of the abovesd. MONDAY, all the land that lieth from the mouth of the aforesaid branch to the head as the run goes, be it more or less, To have and en - joy the aforesaid parcel! of land wth all the appurtenances to him the said THOMAS MUNDAY h is heir.s E. assignes forever And I said ROBERT THOMLIN SENR. for the consideration aforesaid do agree wth the said THOMAS MONDAY his heires to warrant the said land & appurtenances from all persons whatsoever that shall any clayme to the prmises by from or undr, me and further I doe hereby agree to acknowledge the same at the Court held for Rappae: County when required, he the said THOMAS MUNDAY paying the charges for the same as alsoe all such rents and services as shall be justly due for the same. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this 14th of September 1678
      Test. WM: GANNOCK, ROBERT THOMLIN
      WM: GANDE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 2 die April 1679
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 277-278
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT TOMLIN of the County of Rappae. Gent for a valuable consideracon in hand reced & especially of the sume of Seventeen hundred pounds of Tobb & Cask by me reced have sold unto JOHN BONNER of the sd County a parcell of land lying on the North side of MILL CREEKE SWAMPE which sd land is parte of a prcell of land formerly sold by HENRY MUNCKESTR: unto CALLEB LYON & by CALLEB LYON unto Mr, ROBERT TOMLIN & bounded upon a branch runing between the land of THOMAS MONDEY & the now bargained prmises to have & to hold unto said JOHN BONNER forever wth warranty from sd TOMLIN As Wittiness my hand & Seale this 2 of June 1680 Signed Sealed delivd. in prsence of
      THOMAS EDMONSON ROBERT TOMLIN
      GEORGE KEIFEILD
      Recordatr 3 die Junii 1680
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 307-308
      WHEREAS there hath been some differences in dispute between Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN and Mr. JOHN DANGERFEILD concerning the bounds of land (Vitt) the land Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN purchased of Mr. THOMAS GORDON formerly JOHN GILLETTs and the land of ye sd DANGERFEILD who claimes justley the rite and property of BARTHOLOMEW HOSKINS deced these prsons aforesaid being willing to prevent law suite for the future, and that their heirs and assignes may hereafter live in peace & unity doe consent and conclude that those bounds hereafter exprest be held deemed the perpetual! bounds between them ye sd parties as far as each others land joyneth together beginning at a corner tree in the head line of the sd DANGERFEILDs Devident runing thence by the now marked trees No: West to three small Saplins by an old feild and from thence upon a direct line No:No: Westerly through an old feild to a corner white hake between the hills by a small branch & thence by the now Clear ground by the foot of the hills Northerly to a corner tree in the West by South line of Mr. ANTHONY NORTH and that this devision be the perpetual! bounds and partition be-tween the aforesd. parties their heires and every of their heires and assignes they have in Testimony of the same hereunto put their hands and seales and desires these may stand on record dated the 4th day of May One thousand Six hundred & eighty one Signed sealed acknowledged & delivered in ye
      prsen ce of us GEORG MORRIS, ROBERT TOMLIN
      CHARLES GOODRICH JOHN DANGERFEILD
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 4 die Maii 1681
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 324-325
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these prsents shall come Greeting. Now know yee that I ROBERT THOMLIN SENR. of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Planter, with the consent of REBECCA my Wife have for a valuable consideration sold unto JOHN FENNELL of ye same County, Planter, his heires & assignes forever Two hundred acres of land being about the third part of a Divident of land of Six hundred acres formerly taken up by me ye sd ROBERT TOMLIN & WILLIAM MOSS of this County by Pattent bearing date ye 25th of May 1666 may appeare wch sd land was by the joynt consent of ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN & WM. MOSS laid out & divided by Capt. WM. MOSELEY, Survayr: late deceased, by a line of marked trees doth appeare To have and to hold the abovesd land with his due share of all mines & mineralls therein contained with commodities whatsoever belonging to ye sd JOHN FENNELL his heires & assignes forever according to the division formerly made & the line marked, And I ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN doe further warrant the sd hundred acres of land belonging to me, part to the sd JOH

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