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

Edward {Addl Records} Adcock

Male Bef 1649 - 1716  (> 67 years)


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  • Name Edward {Addl Records} Adcock 
    Born Bef 1649 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 1716  Essex County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117104  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 

    Family ID F35734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 289-295
      Vide Page 100 of this Pattent
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c I Sr HENRY CHICHELEY Knt. Maties Deputie Governor of Virginia &c. Whereas &c accordingly give and grant unto Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK Five hundred acres of land in Rappa: County beside the land of Mr. HENRY SMITH and bounded as foil Beginning at a corner Oake in BEAVER DAM SWAMP and running thence along the land of Mr HENRY SMITH to a white Oake by a slash under the Hills, thence W S W to the land of Mr. BOWLER formerly called by GOODRICH his land, thence S. S. E to a leaning tree thence E. N. E. to three white Oakes by BEAVER DAM SWAMP and a FOOTPATH and finally downe by BEAVER DAM SWAMP where it began the sd Land being due as followeth Three hundred and fifty acres part thereof formerly granted to Mr. WILLIAM HOSKINS by Pattent bearing date Aprill the 8th 1668, and One hundred and fifty acres the residue merely taken up and is due by and for the transportation of Three persons . To have and to hold &c. To be held &c. yeilding
      and paying &c. paying &c Given under my hand and the Seale of the Collony this 22nd day of 10ber 1682
      Recordr, Test NICHO SPENCER HENRY CHICHELEY
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of November in the year of our Lord God 1686 and in the second year of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord James the second &c Between EDWARD ADCOCK of the County of Rappa:, Plantr., of the one part and WM CRIMES of the county of GLOUCESTER Gent, of the other part Witnesseth that the sd EDWARD ADCOCK for the sum of Ten thousand pounds of good sweet sented Cobb: and caske to him by the sd WM. CRIMES in hand paid hath sold unto the sd WM. CRIMES his heires and assignes forever all that Plantation and Seat or divident of land whereon the sd EDWARD ADCOCK now liveth conteyning Five hundred acres and is scituate and being in the County of Rappa: aforesd on the South side of the Rappa: River behind the lands of the heires of Mr. HENRY SMYTH deced, and bounded as followeth beginning at a corner Oake in BEAVER DAM SWAMP and running thence alonge the land of Mr. HEN: SMYTH aforesd. to a white Oake by a slash under the Hill, thence W. S. W. to the land of Mr. BOWLER formerly called GOODRICH his land and then S. E. to a leaning tree, thence No. Ea. to three white Oakes by BEAVER DAM SWAMP and a FOOT PATH and finally down the BEAVER DAM SWAMP RUN to the place where it first began All which said Five hundred acres of land were granted unto the sd EDWARD ADCOCK by Pattent dated the 22d day of Decembr: 1682 as to the sd Pattent doth more at large appeare; And all and singular houses buildings gardens profits and appertenances to the same belonging and all the right claime and demand which sd EDWARD ADCOCK now hath or ought to have into the sd land by virtue of the before recited Pattent To have and to hold the sd land and other the premises unto the sd WM. CRIMES his heires and that the sd EDWARD ADCOCK hath full right to convey the premisses and doth promise the sd WILLIAM CRIMES that he shall at all times hereafter lawfully hold the sd land with the appertenances according to the true meaning of these presents without any lett of him the sd EDWARD ADDOCK or any persons claiming under him and Lastly that he the sd EDWARD ADCOCK will at all times hereafter at the reasonable request of the sd WM. CRIMES make any such further and other reasonable acts or things in the Law for the more sure making of the bargained premisses unto the sd WM. CRIMES and to the end that the sd WM, CRIMES may be well assertained of the bounds marked tree lines and severall courses of the sd bargained lands he the sd EDWARD AD- COCK doth grant to and with the sd WM. CRIMES that he the sd EDWARD ADCOCK will cause the same to be surveyed layed out bounded according to the sd recited Pattent by a licensed Surveyor and a Platt or Map thereof with courses and distances to the sd WM. CRIMES when thereunto by him required. In Witness whereof the sd EDWARD ADCOCK to these presents conteyned in two sheets of paper his hand and seale
      EDWARD ADCOCK
      It is agreed before the signing and sealing hereof that the laying out and surveying of the within mentioned land be at the cost and charge of the within named WM. CRIMES as Witness my hand this first day of November 1686
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JAMES DUDLEY, WM. CRIMES
      RICHD, MERRIOTT
      ELIZA. MASSEY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 1st day 10bris 1686 et record 18th die
      I ELIZABETH ADCOCK, Wife of EDWARD ADCOCK, of the County of Rappa: Planter, do by these presents acknowledge that by and with my consent and good liking my sd Husband hath the day of the date of these presents assured unto MR WM GRIMES of GLOCESTER COUNTY Five hundred acres of land scituate in this County of Rappa: aforesaid and wherein my sd Husband and I now dwell, I do therefor for the better strengthing of the sd Sale disclaime all my right of Dower and Thirds unto the said land and volluntarily assigne and make over the same to Mr. WM. CRIMES forever and from ever claiming any right of Dower thereof In Witness my hand and seale this first day of December 1686
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      RALPH GREEN ELIZA ADCOCK
      THO PAYNE his marke
      Recordr. Cur Com 18th die December 1686
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 425
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come I FRANCIS LORD HOWARD, Baron of Effingham his Maties Lieut. Governer Genll of Virginia send Greeting &c. Whereas &c. Now know yee &c. do accordingly give and grant unto EDWARD ADCOCKE One hundred and Fifty acres of land scituate lying and being in the County of Rappa: according to the most antient and lawfull bounds thereof formerly granted to RICHARD SPURLING of the sd County deced, and was lastly found to Escheat to his most sacred Matie as by an Inquisition recorded in the Secretarys Office under the hands and seals of Colnll ISAAC ALLERTON, Escheater of the sd County, and a Jury sworne before him for that purpose dated the 15th day of October 1685 may appeare and is since granted to the sd Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK who hath made his composition according to Law To have and to hold &c. To be held &c. yeilding and paying &c. Given under my hand and ye Seale of the Colony this first day of February 1686/7
      EFFINGHAM
      I the within named EDWARD ADCOCK do hereby assigne the within Patent of land and do hereby binde myselfe my heires to warrant the same against all persons unto JOHN WEBBE SENR: his heires and assignes Witness my hand and seale this Thirtieth day of July 1688
      Teste THOMAS HARWAY EDWARD ADCOCK
      JOHN BILLINGTON
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 1 die Augustii 1688 et record 6th die
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 11-12
      TO ALL &c. I FRAN: LORD HOWARD, Baron of Effingham, his Maties Lieut. & Governr, Genll. of Virginia &c. Whereas &c. Now Know yee &c. give and grant unto EDWARD ADCOCK one hundred and forty two acres of land lying and being in County of Rappa: according to the most antient and lawful! bounds thereof formerly granted to RANDOLPH PETER of sd County deced and was lately found to be Escheat to his Sacred Maties as by an Inquisition recorded in Mr. Secretary's Office under the hand and Seale of Colo, ISAAC ELLERTON , Escheator of the sd County, and a Jury sworn before him for that purpose dated the 15th day of 8ber 1685 may appear as is since granted to the sd Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK who path made his Composition according to Law To have and to hold &c. To be held of our Sovereign Lored the King &c., yeilding and paying &c. EFFINGHAM
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I EDWARD ADCOCK of the County of Rappa, do assigne conveigh and make over from me and my heirs forever the contents of this within mentioned Patent unto JOHN BROOKES of the aforesd. County to him and his heirs forever and do warrant the same from me or any by me from the claime of any person or persons whatsoever As Witness my hand and Seale this 10th day of Janry. 1688 Witness DANLL. DOBYNS, EDWARD ADCOCK
      ELIZA, DOBYNS
      Recognitr, in Cur Court Rappa. 3 die Aprilis Ano 1689
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH ADCOCK have for a valuable consideration in hand reced of and from JOHN BROOKES do with free will and consent assigne and sett over unto the sd JOHN BROOKES and his heirs forever all my right of Dower of land assigned by my Husband, EDWARD ADCOCK, unto the sd BROOKES holding myself fully satisfied for the same and per these presents and utterly barred from any claime or right to any part or parcel of the land above mentioned In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale the 5th day Febry. 1688
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      ELIZA. DOBYNS, ELIZA. ADCOCK
      ABRAH: DEPREE; HENRY ADCOCK
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH ADCOCK do by these presents ordaine and constitute my loving friend Mr. DANLL. DOBYNS my true and lawful! Attorney for me and in my name and place to acknowledge my right of Dower to a Patent One hundred and forty two acres of land assigned by my Husband, EDWARD ADCOCK, unto JOHN BROOKS ratifying and confirming what my said Attorney shall do act or cause to be done in the premises as if I were in presents In Witness whereof I sett my hand and Seale this first day of February Ano One thousand Six hundred and Eighty eight
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of
      ELIZA: DOBYNS, ELIZA: ADCOCK
      ABRAH: DEPREE, HEN: ADCOCK
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 133
      Essex County Court 11th of September 1693
      - Capt. EDWARD THOMAS brought his accon to ye last Curt against Mr. EDWARD ADCOCKE & by his peticon setts forth that ye said ADCOCKE standeth indebted to him in ye sum of Nine hundred fifty & eight pounds of good sorts: tobo. & caske for part of ye sd sum, due to him by account wth him although often demanded he refuseth to pay, Therefore ye Mt. humbly prayes Ordr: for present paymt: of his said Debt of 958 lbs. of good swt: tobo & cask with costs &c., but ye sd Capt. THOMAS being then sick and not able to come to Court. ye suit wth: ye rest of his business was (at his request) refer'd till this Court, there being noe opposition by ye Defendt. to the contrary; And ye sd ADCOCK being now call'd to answer ye same but not appearing, upon ye Plts. mocon Judgmt. on nihil dicit is granted him against ye sd Defendt., for Nine hundred fifty and eight pounds of tobo: & cask to be paid with cost of suit
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 165
      Essex County Court 9th of March 1693/4
      - Mr. EDWARD ADCOCKE prefer'd a Petition to this Court wherein he sets forth that being seated in the forte of two great Swamps about a quarter of a mile from the River, hath been forc't at a great charge and trouble to make and keep in repair a Caus-way over one of the said Swamps for a way to the River as well for their Majts. Subjects to pass and repass in the way of Merchandize or otherwise as for himselfe & stock to come to his Plantacon, And that JOHN ELLITT who lives on the other side of the said Swamp hath for several years disturbed the Peticonr: Cattle and horses by hunting and Chaseing them with dogs when they have been comeing home or goeing out by way of the said Causavay to their foode, and hath now out of Malice and Spite fenced and barred up the said way so that the Petitionrs. Cattle cannot get to the said Causeway to come to his Plantacon; which will be the Ruine of his Cattle if suffered, Wherefore he prefers this to the Courts serious consideration and craves order that the said way may be kept open for the passing in and out of his Stock; Whereupon this Court have thought fat and do accordingly order that the said JOHN ELLITT do keep a Gate over the said Caus-way sufficient for ye said ADCOCKs Stock to pass through from dic to his Plantacon
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 178
      Essex County Court 10th of May 1694
      - EDWARD ADCOCKE upon bringing his accon to Janry: Court last against PHILLIP PARR declar'd that ye sd PARR stood indebted to him Two hundred pounds of sweet sented tobacco by Note accepted from JNO: DICKE & denyed paymt., wherefore he rays Judgmt. for the same with costs; which sd PARR was at a Court held for this County ye 9th: day of March call'd to answer thereto, but not appearing, upon the Plts. mocon Judgmt. was granted him against ye Sheriff for ye sd sum provided the sd PARR should not appear at the then next Court & answer the same, who also failing to appear now (upon ye Plts. mocon) this Court have confirm;d the last Courts Judgmt. against the Sheriff & ordered that he pay ye same with costs
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 345-346
      THIS INDENTURE made the 23d. day of December in ye year of our Lord God, 1698, Between PATTRICK GILLAN of ye one party & FRANCIS MOORE of ye other party, Witnesseth that ye sd. PATRICK GILLAN doth hereby grant wth: ye sd. FRANCIS MOORE his Exrs. Admrs. & assignes from ye day of ye date hereof until ye first & next arrival at Virginia & after during ye terme of Six years to serve in such service &Employmt. as ye sd. FRANCIS MOORE or his assignes shall there employ him according to ye Custome of ye Country in ye like kind; In consideration whereof ye sd. FRANCIS MOORE doth hereby grant with ye sd. PATTRICK GILLAN to pay for his passage & to find & allow meat drink appa: & lodging with other necessaries during ye sd. term & at ye end of the sd. term to pay unto him ye usual allowance according to ye Custom of ye Country in ye like kind; In Witness whereof ye parties above menconed to thse Indentures have set their hands & seales ye day & year first above written
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      THOMAS QUINE, Mayer Dublin PATT: GILLAN
      Aprill ye 6th 1699. Assigned to EDWARD ADCOCK or his assignes. p. FRANCIS MOORE Truely recorded according to Order of Essex County Court ye 21st day of June 1699 Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 112
      Deed. 16 July 1705. Edward Adcock of Farnham parish, Essex Co, planter, and Elizabeth his wife, sell John Williams of the parish of Stratton Major, King and Queen Co, planter, for £80. Sterl., 100 acres in Farn par. Adjoins a corner of Paines land, a corner of Cocks land, the mouth of Beaver Dam Creek, The Rappahannock River, etc.
      Wit: Signed Edw: Adcock
      John William Jur Eliza Adcock
      John Adcock
      Power Adcock Ack and rec 10 Aug 1705
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 287-89.;
      27 Sept. 1706. Edward Adcock and Elizabeth his wife of Essex County planter, to John Adcock and Bourrough Adcock of same, Gent For £51 sterling... 100 acres known, by the name of the Beaver Dam Neck upon a point between two marshes ... up the swamp to Mrs. Phebe Slaughter's line ... oakes standing between a slash and the hills by Scot's corner the Great Run Swamp .. part of a greater tract..of Edward-Adcock and Eliz:
      John Adcook Edw., Adcock
      Bourr Adcbck Eliz Adoock
      Wit: Elizabeth (R) Adcock, John Hobson, Phebe Hobson.
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 289,
      Edward Adcock desires the following marke may be admitted. to record: Peele in the left eare carring of the tip of the eare, and an upper peele; on the right eare likewise carring of the top of the eare,
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 151.
      10 Aug. 1708. The attachment granted to William Tomlin, Gent., late Sheriff, against the estate of Edward Adcocke for his nonappearance at the [suit of] Samll. Coates being returned served upon a horse, ordered that Henry Woodnot, James Webb, Isaac Webb and Timothy Driscoll value the horse.
      Appraised to 800 pounds of tobacco.
      Hen (R) Woodnutt
      Isaac Webb
      Timothy Driscol
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 191-92.
      30 Oct. 1708. Edward Adcock and Elizabeth his wife of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, to John Copland of same. For 2000 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres, being part of a patent of 1350 acres, part of a patent belonging to Colonel Toby Smith in Southfarnham Parish .., upon the head of James Webb his land ... land of Mr. Thomas Harwar ... to the Great Run Swamp ... land of John Day, deceased.
      Edw. Adcock
      Eliz. Adcock
      Wit: Henry Adcock, John Adcock.
      10 March 1708/9. Acknowledged by Edward Adcock and Henry Adcocke, attorney of Elizabeth Adcocke, by virtue of a letter of attorney . .
      9 March 1708/9. Elizabeth Adcocke wife of Edward Adcocke of Essex County doe appoynt my son Henry Adcocke my lawfull attorney.
      Eliz. Adcocke
      Wit: Wm. Glue, John Adcocke.
      10 March 1708/9. Proved by Wm. Glen and John Adcocke.
      === land mentioned
      1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 373-377
      THIS INDENTURE made the 3rd and Fourth day of March 1737 in the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord George the second Between HENRY ADOCK, SUSANNA his Wife, TOBY ADCOCK and JOHN HUDSON in Southfarnham Parish in Essex County of the one part and JOHN EVANS SENR, of the said Parish and County of the other part Witnesseth that they the said Henry Adcock and Susanna his Wife, Toby Adcock and John Hudson for the just sum of Ten pounds good and Lawfull money of England do hereby grant unto the sd John Evans his heirs and assigns forever in his actuall possession now being by venue of a grant for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into Possession a certain parcel' of land in the aforesaid Parish and County on the South side of Rappahannock River containing seven acres being bounded Begining at a Corner Oak of Mr. LEOD. HILL and WEBBs lands by a PATH side being the West corner tree of the sd Hills land runing thence along the sd Webbs head line North West to a red oake thence South West crossing the head of a swamp to a red oake and Hickory on a hill side thence South down ADCOCK MILL SWAMP unto the said Hills line along the line the several courses thereof to the Beginning place which said land was granted and sold by EDWARD ADCOCK and his Wife ELIZAB. ADCOCK Decesd, of the said Parish and County unto JOHN COAPLAND of the sd Parish and County decesd. and possessed by the said Coapland at the time of his decease in fee simple and the said Coaplan by his Last Will and Testament in writeing devised and gave the sd land to REBECCA COAPLAND his Wife and by the last Will and Testament in writeing of the said Rebecca devised and gave the said land unto the abovesaid John Hudson to his heirs as aforesd. may all appr. by the records of the aforesd County . .
      In the presence of JNO. EVANS JR., Henry Adcocke
      JOHN HARDEE, M. EVANS, Susana Adcocke
      STEPH. STEPENS; John Hudson
      ARRABELLA STEPHEN W. HUDSON Toby Adcock
      Memorandum That at a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the XXIst day of March MDCCXXXVIII William Hudson made oath that he did see the within named John Hudson sign & deliver this Indenture to John Evans as his act and deed and John Evans junr. and Stephen Stevens made oath they did see the within named Henry Adcock, Susanna Adcock & Toby Adcock sign and deliver this Indenture to the sd John Evans as their act and deed And Afterwards at a Court held for the said County on the XVIth day of May MDCCXXXVIII the sd John Hudson acknowledged this Indenture to John Evans to be his act and deed and MICAJAH EVANS one other of the Witnesses made oath that he did see the aforenamed Henry Adcock, Susanna Adcock and Toby Adcock sign and deliver this Indenture as their act and deed which is admitted to record,

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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 244
      MR. EDWARD ADCOCK, 500 acs., Rappa. Co., on S. side Rappa. River, 22 Sept. 1682, p. 187. Beg. at Beaver Damme Sw; along Mr. Henery Smith; by a slash to land of Mr. Bowler, formerly Col. Goodrich's; by a foot path; &c. Trans. of 10 pers: Jon. Pryor, Dan. Baker, Wm. Fisher, Jon. Wyse, Wm. Smith, Geo. Smiith, Matt. Bennet, Wm. Clerke, Richd. Smith, Jon. Symons.
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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 304
      MR. EDWARD ADCOCK, 150 acs.. Rappa. Co., 1 Feb. 1686/7, p. 541. Granted to Richard Spurling, dec'd., &
      found to cscheate, by inquisition under Col. Isaac Allerton, Esch'r., &c.
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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 686
      MR. HENRY WOODNUT, 1062 acs., Rappa. Co; on S. side of Rappa. Riv., 20 Oct. 1688, p. 686. 750 acs. pattented by Jno. Sharp & Nicholas Cox, & conveyed to sd. Woodnutt; 312 acs. beg. in sight of Richd. Brooks' plantation by the maine Roade; along Randall Curtis; by br. of Tizway Sw; to Mr. Edward Adcock; by the Beverddam Sw; to Esqr. Tho. Bowler; in sight of James Creswell's plantation, to John Sharp, alias Harwar's, line; in sight of Woodnutt's Quarter; by Thomas Hinds' plantation. Trans. of 7 pers: Charles Lathan, Charles Methin, Wm. Estnan, Ann Stanton, Jno. River, Tho. Atkinson, James Seco.

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