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

Martin Cole

Male Bef 1634 - Aft 1672  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Martin Cole 
    Born Bef 1634  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1672  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119222  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father Northumberland Co Va Cole 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Earle,   b. Aft 1648, Sommerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 May 1670, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years) 
    Married Between 1663 and 2 Mar 1670  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F22099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alice Hawley,   b. Bef 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 May 1658, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years) 
    Married Bef 1654  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F40414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Female MNU Swaine,   b. Abt 1641,   d. Aft 1660, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Married Bef 21 Jan 1659  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F49755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 79. 2 March 1670 (1671). A Jury impanelled upon the bodie of Martin Cole. Mr. John Appleton, coroner. The corpse being viewed by the Juries they all agreed that Martin Cole was accidentally drowned.
      John (X) Redman Robt. (X) Sandford
      Fran: Galhampton John (X) Willis
      John Cnamberlain Danll. (X) Occanin
      Edward Franklyn George Browne
      John Parker John (X) Pascall
      Richd. (X) Floyd
      Wm. Bullingall
      15 March 1670 (1671). Recorded.
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      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 47
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsts. that I MARTINE COLE of Northumberland in ye Colony of Virginia, Planter, for divers good causes & consideracons me hereunto moveing have solde & doe by these prsts. sell unto JOHN RADFORD Gent., his heires & assignes forever One hundred & Sixty acres of Land eyeing on ye North side of 'WICOCOMOCOE RIVER & ioyning ye land of GEORGE ( ) extending for breadth at ye Creeke within ye land of ye said MARTIN COLE, which said Land is granted to me, ye said MARTIN COLE, by ye Governor & Counsel' beareing date ye 5 of Octo: 1653; To have & to hold ye said One hundred & Sixty acres of land to him ye said JOHN RADFORDhis heires & assignes forever, with as large rights and previledges as was granted to me by Pattent In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale
      MARTIN COLE
      23 July 1654. This Sale of Land was acknowledged in Court by ye said COLE & recorded
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      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 54
      To all &c., Whereas &c., Now Know yee that I the sd. Sr. WILLIAM BERKELEY Knt„ doe give and grant unto MARTIN COLE Three hundred acres of Land scituated in Northumberland County upon the North side of GREAT WICOMOCOE RIVER and upon the Easteward side of COLES CREEKE deviding this Land and the Land of JOHN JOHNSON and extending East & by North along GREAT WICOMOCOE RIVER to PETER AUGUSTINS CREEKE Westerly into the Woods, West and by North upon the Land of JOHN JOHNSON, South & by West upon the head of the sd. COLES CREEKE, the sd. Land being due unto the sd. MARTIN COLE by & for the transportacon of Six p.sons into the Collony all whose names are in the Records menconed under this Pattent &c. dated the 16th of September 1651,
      William Berkeley.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I MARTIN COLE doe assigne all my right title and interest of the land within specified unto JAMES HAWLEY his heires and assignes for ever as Wittness my hand the 20th day of July 1654
      the marke of MARTIN COLE
      Teste: THO; KEDBY; DANLL. LITTLE
      20th August 1655. This Assignmt, was acknowledged in Court unto Mr. JAMES HAWLEY by MARTIN COLE and the Assignmt. and Pattent are recorded.
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      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 54
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I MARTIN COLE for a valuable consideracon received have sould unto JAMES HAWLEY his heires Executors Admrs. and assignes for ever Four hundred acres of Land lyeing on the North side of WICOMOCOE RIVER as by Pattent will make to appeare for Three hundred acres of the sd. Land and the other hundred acres for to joyne unto the sd. Three hundred acres; All wch: sd. lands of the sd. COLE doe bynd me my heires and assignes to warrant the sd. Fewer hundred acres of land unto the sd. JAMES HAWLEY his heires Executors and assignes from all men; Wittness my hand the 8th of February 1654; Further the sd, COLE doe engage my selfe that my Wife, ALICE COLE, shall deliver up her right and title of the sd. Land,
      Teste ROBERT LAMBDIN, PETER KNIGHT MARTIN COLE
      20th August 1655 This Sale of Land to Mr. JAMES HAWLEY was acknowledged in Court by the sd. MARTIN COLE and is recorded
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      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 54
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I JAMES HAWLEY for a valuable consideracon have sould unto MARTIN COLE foure Cowes marked with a Staple in both eaves. onely a peice taken out under the left eare, I the said HAWLEY doe warrant the sd cows unto the sd. COLE his heires & assignes with their increase from all men. Wittness my hand the 8th of February 1654
      Wittness PETER KNIGHT JAMES HAWLEY
      ROBERT LAMBDIN
      20th August 1655 This Sale of Cattle was acknowledged in Court by Mr. JAMES HAWLEY
      unto MARTIN COLE & is recorded
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Frank V. Walczyk]
      [Page 63 L]
      To all etc. whereas etc. Now know you that I the said Richard Bennett Esq. etc. give and grant unto Thomas Salsbury eleven hundred acres of land situated-laying and being in the County of Northumberland and on the Southside of Great Wicocomoco River bounding Northerly upon the said river and Fishing Creek Easterly upon the creek which divides this land from the land of the said Salsbury now lives on and the land of Martin Cole Westerly upon the land of Geruase Dodson bought of the pattent of John Essex Southerly upon the land of John Fawsett and the main woods the said land being due unto the said Thomas Salsbury (vizt) one hundred and fifty acres part hereof being formerly granted by pattent to John Hawkins dated the 26th of September 1651 and by Abraham Byram the legate of the said Hawkins assigned to Mr. Geruase Dodson and by the said Dodson assigned to the said Salsbury and nine hundred and fifty acres the residue by and for the transportation of nineteen people into this colony whose names are in the records mentioned under this pattent to have and to hold etc.
      dated the 13th of September 1654.
      Richard Bennett
      Wm. Claiborne Sec'ty
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press];
      Northumberland County order 20th of July1654; Page 51
      - Whereas it doth appeare unto ye Court that MARTIN COLE should give and deliver unto THOMAS DARROW or his assignes one hundred and sixty acres of Land by covenant undr; his hand, The Court doth ordr; that ye saide MARTIN COLE shall forthwith give and deliver ye saide Land unto JOHN RADFORD, Assignee of ye said DARROW, with chardges of Court
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; Frank V. Walczyk]
      John Larretts letter of attorney to Martin Cole.
      Know all men by these presents that I John Larrett do ordain constitute and make Martin Cole my lawful! attorney for and concerning a difference betwixt James Auston Mr. Colcloughs attorney and the said John Larrett and I the said Larrett give unto my attorney as if I were there present.
      Witness my hand this 20th of January 1655,
      John Larrett his mark
      Witness - Marmaduke Atkinson
      20th of January 1655, This letter of attorney was recorded.
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Frank V. Walczyk]
      [Page 100 R]
      Thomas Hipkins and Thomas Beaven their letter of attorney to Thomas Salisbury.
      Know all men by these presents that we Thomas Hopkins & Thomas Beaven have and do hereby substitute and [-----] loving friend Mr. Thomas Salisbury our true and lawfull attorney for us and in our names to require Mr. John Bardon to assign over and acknowledge in court to us or our [-----] tract of land of three hundred acres formerly belonging to Martine Cole and now brought by us the said Hopkings and [-----] of the assignee of the said Bardon, and in case of refusal the said Mr. Bardon to confirm the same according law and we authorize our said attorney to use such means as [---] hath provided to force him to the same, we hereby [---] to ratify and confirm what he shall do therein according law for the confirmation whereof we have hereunto set our hands November the 3rd 1656.
      Thomas Hopkings, Thomas Beavin his mark.
      Witness - Jeffery Goche, Geruase Dodson
      20th January 1656, this letter of attorney was recorded
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.54. "An Order of Northumberland Court Jo Hulet agt Simon Cox". At a Court held for the County of Northumberland the 20th January 1655
      Present Major Sam: Smith
      Mr Hugh Lee
      Mr Matthew Rhoden
      Capt Richd Budd
      Capt John Rogers Com: "
      Abstract. Martin Cole stood security for the appearance of Simon Cox at Court at the suit of Tho. Brewer. Cox not appearing, order passed against Cole for 1000 lb tobo. Then Cox was arrested at the suit of Cole. In this John Hulet was Cox's security. Again Cox not appearing the Court orders Hulet to pay the 1000 lb tobo.
      "Taste me Ri: Flynt Clir Our Northumbria".
      Recorded 10 March 1655/6.
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 11
      I MARTINE COLE & ALICE COLE doth freely give unto MARY LAMKIN. Daughter of THOMAS LAMBKIN one Cow Calfe marked &c. coloured as followeth; with a slitt downe the right eare & cropt on the left ears with a slitt in the crop alsoe; wee give unto the said MARY the increase of the Cow Calfe ( ) male & also wee have delivered the Calfe unto THO( ) the Father of MARY LAMKIN, & if in case ( ) out of this County to live that the sd. ( ) Calfe with her increase both male & female ( ) honest man or otherwaies to put in good ( ) that the Calfe & her increase maynot be ( ) further wee MARTINE COLE & ALICE COLE ( ) this is our good free & lawful! Guift ( ) day of Septembr: 1658
      Witness the marke of NI( ) the marke of MARTINE COLE
      the marke of ALICE COLE
      20th 7br; 1658 This Deed of Guift ( ) by the sd. MARTINE COLE & recorded
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 14-15
      JOHN MOTTROM sworne May ( ) 1658 saith Vizt. That about September last this Depont. came to the House of MARTINE COLE & the sd. COLE his Wife told him this Depont. that THOMAS PRYER of RAPAHANOCK had him at worke with the sd. COLE but howe many dayes this Depont, knoves not, and for his Labour the sd. MARTINE COLE sett the sd. PRYER to MARY LAND thus farr this Depont. deposeth & further saith not Witnes his hand signed & supro:
      Sworne before me WM. PRESLY JOHN WITTERAM
      23 9br: 1658. This Depo: was recorded
      The Deposition of THOMAS SWAINE aged 21 yeares or thereabouts taken this 28th of 9br: 1658. This Depont. saith that MARTINE COLE transported one THOMAS PRYER in his Boate from YEOCOMOCO to PINEY POINT in MARY LAND (being about the moneth of July in the yeare 1657) & there left the sd. PRYER & further this Depont. saith not Sig: THOMAS SWAINE
      23d. 9br: 1658 Jurat in Cur et Record
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      1655-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 65
      To all &c. Whereas &c., Now Know yee that I the said RICHARD BENNETT Fsqr &c give and grant unto MARTIN COLE Fower hundred acres of Land scituate lying & being in the County of Northumberland abutting Southerlie upon WICOCOMOCOE RIVER Easterlie upon the Land of GEORGE HEALE Westerlie & Northerlie upon the Maine Woods the sd Land being due unto the sd MARTIN COLE by and for the transportacon of Eight p.sons into this Collony whose names are in the Records menconed
      under this Pattent &c Dated the 5th of October 1653
      RI BENNETT W CLAIBORNE, Secr
      These pr sents wittnesseth that I MARTIN COLE of WICOCOMOCOE for a valuable consideracon reced before the signeing hereof wherewth: I acknowledge my selfe to be fully contented & satisfied, doe hereby assigne over to JOHN EDWARDS of RAPPAHANOCK his heires or assignes for ever all my right title & interest in the above menconed land and Pattent, being Two hundred & Fourty acres, I haveing sold One hundred & sixty acres of the East side to one JOHN RADFORDE and doe hereby ingage my selfe my heires Executrs, &c, to acknowledge the same in Court upon demand, As Wittness my hand this third day of August 1654
      Wittness THOMAS SALISBURY. his marke MARTIN COLE his marke
      GERM'' DODSON
      20th January 1655 This Assignemt, was acknowledged in Court by the sd, MARTIN COLE and is recorded with the Pattent
      I JOHN EDWARDS doe give power unto THOMAS KEDBY to receive for my use the Assignemt. of a Pattent for Land wch: hee the sd. MARTIN COLE the next Court be holden for this County of Northumberland hath promised to acknowledge in Court for the use of him the sd. JOHN EDWARDS, Wittness my hand this 11th day of January 1655
      Teste me JOHN TRUSSELL p me JOHN EDWARDS his marke
      20th January 1655. This Lre. of Attur: was recorded
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 81
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN EARLE hath bargained & sold unto MARTEN COLE his heyres or assignes one p:cell of land lyinge upon the head of the LITTLE CREEKE from me to ye sd. JOHN EARLE my heyres & assignes the time & terme of ten n yeares soe much land as the sd, MARTEN COLE can make use of both for Timber & Caske, for my owne use of any ( ) and further more I the sd. JOHN EARLE ( ) my selle my heyres firmly warrt the sd. Land from any manner of p:sons whatsoever unto the sd. MARTEN his heyres & assignes and I the sd. MARTEN COLE doe binde my self e to leave what houseinge or fenceinge shall be ( ) to leave it sufficient & tenantable and if the sd. MARTEN COLE & my Wife doth die then ( ) to have the Land returned to him ( ) I the sd MARTEN COLE doe ( sell nor let the land to any manner of p son whatsoever if in case 1 doe not make ( againe; And for the true plormance ( ) to pay unto ye sd. JOHN EARLE two ( ) Feast of Michaell the Arch Angell every ( ) p'formance wee have set our hands this ( ) September 1660
      ) JOHN EARLE
      MARTEN COLEs marke
      The 8th of September 1662 This Lease was recorded
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      1655-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 92
      To all &c., Whereas &c., Now Know yee that I the sd. RICHARD BENNETT Esqr. &c. give & grant unto MARTINE COLE Three hundred acres of land scituate lieing & being in the County of Northumberland on ye South side of GREAT WICOCOMOCOE RIVER & at the head of a Creeke wch: devides the lands of Mr. THO: SALISBURY & HENRY HURST, bounding North North East upon & betwixt ye two maine Branches of the sd. Creeke, East South East upon the land of THO: KEDBY, South South West & West North West upon the Maine Woods, the sd. Land being due unto the sd. MARTINE COLE by & for the transportacon of Six p.sons into this Colony whose names are in the Records menconed under this Pattent, &c., Dated the first of July 1654
      RI: BENNETT W. CLAIBORNE, Secr.
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents yt: I MARTINE COLE for a valuable consideracon received doe for me my heires & assignes doe assigne all my right & title of this Pattent into JOHN BARDON to him his heires & assignes for ever; Wittness my hand the 20th of September 1656
      Wittnese PETER KNIGHT, RICE MADDOCKE MARTINE COLE, his marke
      20th 7ber 1656. This Assignemt. was acknowledged in Court by the said MARTINE COLE & is recorded wth' the Pattent
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      1655-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 129
      KNOWE ALL MEN to whome this Writeing shall come, Know yee that I MARTINE COLE doe for consideracon of Two thousand pounds of tobco. & caske I haveing already reced of JOHN CLARKE, whereby I doe acknowledge my selfe fully satisfied have sold unto sd. JOHN CLARKE fifty acres of land out of a Pattent of Land whereon I am seated wch sd fifty acres of land now sold unto ye sd. CLARKE bounded on POTOMACK RIVER & is lyeing next adjoyning to the markt. trees adjoyning to the land of JOHN HOWETT which sd Fifty acres of land is bounded wthin my Pattent was formerly granted to JOHN EARLE & Mr WM THOMAS sold to me the sd. MARTIN COLE, sd. Fifty acres of land wthin my Pattent & next adjoyning to the land of the sd HOWETT wth' all priviledges as is expressed wthin the said Pattent to him the sd. JNO. CLARKE. his heires assignes; To have & to hold for ever; And further I the sd. MARTINE COLE doe bind me my heires (aliways provided that the sd. CLARKE his heires & assignes shall truly pay all such Quitt Rents as shalbe lawfully demanded by the Rent Gatherers) maintains this my Sale of the abovesd. Fifty acres of land as is abovesd. & as it is wthin ; my Pattent with all priviledges against any p.son that may make claime to the sd land, alsoe it is agreed in case the said CLARKE doe desire to sell the sd. Fifty acres of land that then the scl. COLE giveing as much as another, is to have the refuse first; In Wittness whereof I have subscribed this 18th day of August 1657
      Wittnessed by us the marke of GEORGE HALE the marke of MARTINE COLE
      & me THO' KEDBY
      21th 9br: 1657. This Sale of Land was acknowledged in Court by the sd. MARTINE COLE and is recorded
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      1655-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 140
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifteenth day of May in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred Fifty & eight Betwixt MARTINE COLE of the County of Northumberland, Planter, of the one part and Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN of the County of NANSAMUND of the other pty., Wittnesseth that the sd. MARTINE COLE for divers consideracons received doth hereby assigne over from him the said COLE his heires to the said Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN his heires or assignes for ever Two hundred ninety acres of land being in the County of Northumberland on the ( ) side of PATOMACKE RIVER in YEOCOMOCO NECKE & upon the sd. River betwixt the Lands of JNO: TINGEY on ye one side & JAMES WILLIS deced. on the other side & betwixt their said lands into the woods as may appears more at large by the Pattent upon the Record in the sd. Northumberland County Court, hereby warranting the same Two hundred and 90 cres of land (being where the sd. MARTINE COLE now liveth), to the sd. Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN his heires or assignes for ever agst, all p:sons that shall lay any claime to the same in as full manner as it was by Pattent to the sd. COLE; In Wittness whereof the sd. MARTIN COLE hath hereunto putt his hand & seale this day & yeare above written Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of
      GER: DODSON, JAMES HAWLEY MARTINE COLE his marke (the seale)
      I the within menconed MARTINE COLE doe further oblige & binds my selfe my heires to give the sd. Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN or his assignes lawful! possession of the sd. Land and houseing, vizi., of the land at or before Xmas, nert, of the houseing at or before the last day of May following, p:vided the sd. JADWYN or his Atto: make lawfull demand thereof; Wittness my hand the 15th May within menconed 20th May 1658, This Sale of Land to Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN &c. was acknowledged in Court by Mr. JAMES HAWLEY, Atturn: of the sd. MARTINE COLE & ALICE his Wife & is recorded
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I MARTINE COLE of YEACOMOCO NECKE together with my Wife, ALICE COLE, doe hereby appoint our loveing Friend, Mr. JAMES HAWLEY our true & lawful! Atturney to acknowledge the Sale of Land to Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN in this next County court; hereby giveing my said Atturney as full power therein as if wee our selves were p:sonally p:sent to confirms the same; Wittness our hands this 15th of May 1658
      Wittness GER: DODSON MARTINE COLE his marke
      ALICE COLE her marke (the Seale) 20th May 1658. This Lre. of Atturney was recorded
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 20
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I JOHN CLARKE doe hereby assigne all my title & interest of the Bill of Sale unto MARTINE COLE his heires, Exrs. Admrs.
      or assignes, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this two & twentieth of March 1655
      Test JOHN CONTANCEAN. JOHN CLARKE
      ye marke of WM BOND
      5 March 1658 The Assignemt, was acknowledged in Court by JNO: CLARKE and is recorded
      ( ) for this Land here assigned is recorded in ( ) Records in folio 129; Novembr: 21th 1657 ( ) MARTINE COLE to the sd, JNO: CLARKE
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 38
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I ROGER CLATWORTH [Roger Clotworthy] doe bind my selfe my heirs ( ) to be paid unto MARTINE COLE ( ) full & just sume ( ) good sound merchantable tobacco & caske to conteyne it to be paid this Tenth of ( ) hereof and for the true performance I doe bind my selfe my heires & doe bind my Crop & ( ) to MARTINE COLE and his assignes; until! such time ( ) said Debt satisfied unto the sd. MARTINE COLE or his assignes & for the true p:formance of the same I the sd. ROGER CLATWORTH have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 18th of January 1659; This tobacco to be paid in YEOCOMOCO NECK
      Test JOHN GATCHENS, ye marke. of ROGER CLATWORTH ye Seale
      JOHN KNIGHT
      21: May 1660, This Bill was recorded and ye 5th of 7br: was acknowleged in Court by Mr. WM, THOMAS, Attorney of the sd. CLATWORTH
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 50
      THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of May in the yeare of our Lord 1658 betwist MARTINE COLE of the County of Northumberland, Planter, of the one pty., & JONATHAN JADWYN of the County of NANSEMUND of the other pty., Witnesseth that the sd. MARTINE COLE for diverse consideracons do for a valuable consideracon received before signeing hereof doth assigne over unto the sd. JONATHAN JADWYN his heires or assignes Two hundred acres of Land in sd. County of Northumberland on the South side of PATOMACK RIVER in YEACOMOCO NECKE & beginning upn the sd, River betwixt the lands of JOHN ( ) the one side & JAMES WILLIS deced., on the other ( ) appeare more at large by the Pattent ( ) sd. North: County Court hereby ( ) Two hundred acres of land being the land whereon said MARTINE COLE now liveth; to the sd. Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN his heires or assignes for ever agt. any p:son that may lay any claime; In Witnesss whereof ye sd. MARTINE COLE path hereunto put his hand & seale the day & yeare above written
      Witnesses GER. DODSON, MARTINE COLE, his 'like: ye Seale
      JAMES HAWLEY
      I the within men coned MARTINE COLE doe further oblige and bind my selfe my heires to give the sd. Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN or his assignes lawful! possession of the sd. Land & houseing (vizt.) of the Land at or before Christmas next & of the houseing at or before the last of May following, p:vided the sd. JADWYN or his assignes make lawful! demand thereof; Witness my hand this 15th of May within menconed 1658
      Witness GER. DODSON. MARTINE COLE, his marke
      JAMES HAWLEY
      20th May 1658. This Sale of Land to Mr. JONATHAN JADWYN was acknowledged in Court by Mr. JAMES HAWLEY, Attorney of the sd. MARTINE COLE & ALICE his Wife & is recorded in the other Booke of Records
      I JONATHAN JADWYN doe assigne & transferre over all my right & interest of the within menconed Bill of Sale for Two hundred acres of land with all the priviledges thereunto belonging unto ROBERT JADWYN his heires or assignes for ever without any further hinderance or molestacon ; as Witness my hand this 5th of August 1658
      Witness HENRY CLARKE, JONATHAN JADWYN
      THOMAS WEB
      17th December 1660. This Assignemt. was acknowledged in Court by RICHARD BROWNE, Attorney of the sd. JADWIN & is recorded next after the Bill of Sale for the sd. Land KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents yt. I JONATHAN JADWYN of RAPPAHANNOCK in the County of LANCASTER doe by these prsents appoint my loveing Freind, RICHARD BROWNE, of the County of Northumberland my true & lawful! Attorney for me to acknowledge a tract of land the which I bought of MARTINE COLE unto ROBERT JADWYN of the County of Northumberland his heires for ever; whereunto I have sett my hand & seale this twenty one of November ( )
      Test PULR MOUNTAGUE; JONATHAN JADWYN
      WM: DAVISON his mke., GEO: MEDCALFE his mke.
      17th Decem: 1660, This Lre. of Attor: was recorded
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      1661-1665 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 354
      Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1663
      - Whereas it was ordered at a Court held for this County the 20th of April last past that MARY EARLE, an Orphan, should returne to the tuicon of WILLIAM CLEMENT & ELIZABETH his Wife, whoe is her Mother in Law, and whereas the sd. Orphan have this Court made choice & humbly praied by peticon MARTIN COLE might bee her Gaurdian; And further whereas the sd. Orphan is much greived with a Throat adjudged by a Chyrugion to bee a distemper called soli me tangerr; It is ordered that the sd. MARY EARLE bee forthwith removed to the sd. MARTIN COLE & under his Gaurdianship & that her cattell remaine in the possession of the sd. WILLIAM CLEMENT to run together with all their increase for the sd. Orphans use & sole benefitt, wch: the sd. WILLIAM CLEMENT & MARTIN COLE consented to in open Court, & the sd. CLEMENT to give a yearely account of all the said Cattell to the Court; And as touching the cure of the sd. Orphans Throat, it is further ordered that Mr. EDWARD SANDERS, Chyrugion, forthwith undertake the care, whoe hath promised to doe the same in consideracon of one ( ) pounds of tobacco and caske which shall bee paid hom out of the Estate of the sd, Orphan
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      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 112
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS MARTIN & JOANE my Wife for a valluable consideracon already received have sold unto MARTIN COLE & THOMAS SWAYNE their heires or assignes for ever from us our heires for ever the one halfe of foyer hundred acres of Land that I THOMAS MARTIN tooke up in the County of Northumberland & joyneing ( ) JOHN EARLE, those foyer hundred acres to ( ) betweene THOMAS MARTIN & MARTIN COLE & ( ) the sd. COLE & SWAYNE & to have the halfe ( ) where THOMAS MARTIN has built a House & ( ) THOMAS MARTIN & JOANE my Wife doe warrt. ( ) our heires to MARTIN COLE &THOMAS SWAYNE their heires or assignes for ever and doe bind our selves to acknowledge this Sale of Land in Court when requested; In true p:formance THOMAS MARTIN & JOANNA MARTIN sett our hands & settles this 19th of October 1663
      Witness: ( ) THOMAS THOMAS MARTIN ye Seale
      ( ) RUST JOANNA MARTIN her marke Seale
      20th October 1663. This Sale of was acknowleged in Northumberland County Court by the sd. THOMAS MARTIN & by JOHN GATEHOUSE, Attorney of the sd. JOANNA MARTIN & recorded
      These presents witnesses that I JOANNA MARTIN doe constitute & appoint my loveing Freind, JOHN GATEHOUSE, my lawful! Attorney for mee & in my name to acknowledge unto THOMAS SWAYNE & MARTIN COLE all my right of a p:cell of land that they bought of my Husband, & what my Attorney shall doe I shall ratify & confirme as if I my selfe were present; Witnesse my hand & seale this 19th day of October 1663
      Teste WILLIAM THOMAS JOANNA MARTIN her marke ye Seale
      JOHN GATEHOUSE
      20th Octobr: 1663, This Lre. of Attorney was recorded
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      1663-1668 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 300. 19 May 1666. Samuel Earle of Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, unto Robert Jadwin of same. For 4000 pounds of tobacco. 300 acres, part of 1000 acres granted to my father John Earle, deceased, and by him devised to me and my brother John Earle in joint tenancy and by the death of my brother is devolved all to me.. upon the swamp next adjoining to my dwelling house ....up the creeke including the plantation and houseing where Martin Cole now liveth
      Samuel Earle
      Wit: Thomas Mitton (Milton.], John Chandler, John Ratford. 11 July 1666. Acknowledged by Samuel Earle.
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      1663-1668 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick
      Page 323. 28 Nov. 1667. Edward Hawley of Westmoreland County to Samuel Bradley of same. For a valuable consideration. 250 acres upon the branches of Nominy adjoining Edward Witherington and William Webb, part of 500 acres which Martin Cole hath now in possession in the aforesaid branches.
      Edward Hawley
      Wit: Martin Cole, John Bond.
      20 Feb. 1667 [1668]. Acknowledged by Edward Hawley.
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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 59a-60 [D&W 1, pp. 360-61]. 29 Jan. 1662 (1663). Patent of Sir William Berkeley unto Richard Nelmes of 400 acres in Northumberland County, south upon Yeocomoco River, southwest upon the land of Wm. Walker ... granted unto Nelmes by pattent 20 Nov. 1652 and now renewed.
      Wm. Berkeley
      25 May 1670. Recorded.
      18 March 1663 [1664]. I assign unto Richard Tedwell and Robt. Jefferies all my interest in this land.
      Richard (X) Nelmes
      Wit: John Hayne, John Hull.
      8 March 1663. Acknowledged in Northumberland County by Richard Nelmes and by letter of attorney from Ann his wife. 25 May 1670. Recorded.
      The rest of Richard Tedwell's land assigned from Martin Cole and his wife.
      24 Oct. 1667. This land was divided by the consent of Richard Tedwell and Robert Jefferies. Richard Tedwell his part to begin ... nigh Yeocomicoe River ... land of Wm. Walker ... side of a swamp at the head of Bloy's his creeke ... down the creek to a point on Yeocomoco River being on the plantation
      where Stephen Bayley now liveth ... Robert Jefferies beginning at the side of the swamp ... to Bloy's his creeke.
      Richard (X) Tedwell
      Robt. (X) Jefferies
      Wit: James Gaylord, Thomas Wescott.
      25 May 1670. Recorded.
      24 Oct. 1667. Alice Jefferyes wife of Robt. Jefferies renounce all my right of dower to any land in this pattent to Richard Tedwell.
      Alice (X) Jefferies
      Wit: James Gaylord, Thomas Wascott.
      25 May 1670. Recorded.
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      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 104-104a. 28 Feb. 1669 [1670]. Marten Cole of Yeocomicoe unto Richard Tedwell. All my right of this within specifyed [sic].
      Marten (X) Cole
      Wit: John (X) Browne, Robt. Jefferies.
      25 May 1670. Assignment of land acknowledged by Marten Cole and by William Rust attorney of Mary Cole.
      28 Feb. 1669/70. Bond of Marten Cole unto Richard Tedwell.
      For 5000 pounds of tobacco. To acknowledge unto Richard Tedwell 50 acres upon the head of Nomenie ... line of William Webb and running a mile out in the woods.
      Marten (X) Cole
      Wit: John Browne, Robt. Jefferyes.
      25 May 1670. Recorded.
      25 May 1670. Mary Cole the wife of Marten Cole have given free consent to the sale of land at the head of Nomenie River which my husband sold to Richard Tedwell. I appoint William Rust to be my attorney to acknowledge my interest.
      Mary (X) Cole
      Wit: Ann Graves, Joane Norwoods.
      25 May 1670. Recorded.

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      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 218
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I EDW: PHILLIPS of ye Parish of FAIREFEILDE & County of Northumberld., Planter, for a valuable consideracon have assigned unto JNO. LEE of sd, County, Tayler, all my right unto a Bill of Sale for Land sold by MARTIN COLE unto Mr. JNO: RADFORD & by THO: TAYLER, who married ELIZABETH RADFORD. ye heyre of ye sd. Mr. JNO: RADFORD, assigned unto me as by an Assignmt. under the hand of the sd. THO. TAYLER & his Wife, ELIZ: acknowledged ye 20th of 7ber: 1671 in this County Cort: unto me may appeare, wth: all ye lands therein conteyned excepting a small p:cell of land yt: runs from ye head of a Cove to ye land whereof ye sd. LEE liveth; & soe downe to ye River; To have & to hold the sd. Land wth: all its rights unto ye sd, JNO. LEE his heyres; In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & seale this 19th of Febry: 1671/72
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye pr:sence of J. HAYNIE, THO: HOBSON,
      sign EDW: PHILLIPS; ye seale
      I JOYCE PHILLIPS, doe hereby freely assigne all my Right of Dower in the above menconed land unto JNO: LEE abovesd. his heyres; As Witness my hand ye 19th of Febry: 1671/72

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      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 256
      MARTIN COALE, 400 acs. Northumberland Co., 5 Oct. 1653, p. 85. Abutting Sly. upon Wicocomico Riv., Ely. upon land of George Heale. Trans. of 8 pers: John Essex, his wife, Thomas Swathe, his wife.
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      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 292
      MARTIN COALE, 300 acs. Northumberland Co., on the S. side of great Wicocomoco Riv., at the head of a creek dividing the lands of Thomas Salisbury & Hen. Huss (or Hup) & E. S. E. upon land of Tho. Kidby. 1 July 1654, p. 278. Trans. of 6 pers:John White, Tho. Fawne, Geo. Middlemore, William Blunt, Reynard Anderson, Joseph Harper.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page420
      THOMAS BAYLES 300 acs. Northumberland Co., 28 Jan. 1662, p. 80, (557). S. side of Great Wiccomoco Riv., N.N.E. upon the head of a creek above land of Tho. Salsbury & W.N.W. upon land of Martin Coale. (Tho. Kedby, 13 Oct. 1653.)
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 332
      MR. ISAACK FOXCRAFT, March. (Merchant), 2,000 acs. Northumberland Co., 24 Apr. 1656, p. 35, (56). On S. side of great Wicocomoco Riv., upon Fishing Cr. dividing this from land of Mr. Wm. Thomas, S. Ely. upon land of Martin Coale & a cr. dividing this from land of Tho. Salsbury & Wly. upon land of John Fawcet. 1100 acs. part granted unto Tho. Salsbury, 13 Sept. 1654, by whom it was assigned unto Gervase Dodson, who assigned to sd. Foxcraft; 900 acs. for trans. of 18 pers.* Assigned unto Tho. Prettyman & renewed 18 Mar. 1662.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 359
      MRS. JANE CLAIBORNE, Spinster, 1450 acs. Northumberland Co., I0 Feb. 1657, p. I47, (215). On N. side of great Wiccocomocoe Riv., Sly. upon land of Mr. John Bardon, Mr. Radford, dec'd., & William Downeinge (bought of Martin Cole, Jno. Edwards & others) & Ely. upon land of Roger Walters & John Motley. 750 acs. granted to Col. William Claiborne, Secretary, her father, 14 June 1653, & 750 acs. for trans. of 14 pers: Tho. Mow, Rich. Dobbins, Wm. Bingly, John Edgcome, Wm. Angell, Abra. Paternoster, Henry Bellamy, Walter Rich, Robert Norton, Kath. Silverton, Andrew Trelton, Edward Barnett, Rich. Albert, Tho. Minstrell.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=85&last=&g_p=P3&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Coale, Martin.
      Publication 5 October 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 400 acres southerly on Wicocomico River. Easterly on the land of George Heale.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 85 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=278&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Coale, Martin.
      Publication 1 July 1654.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 300 acres on the South side of great Wicocomoco River, and at the head of a creek which divides the lands of Thomas Salisbury and Hen. Huss.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 278 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=279&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Salisbury, Thomas.
      Publication 13 September 1654.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Salsbury.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1100 acres on the South side of great Wicocomco River. Northerly on sd. river and Fishing Creek; Etly. on a creek which divides this land from the land of sd. Salisbury now lives on and the land of Martin Coale.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 279 (Reel 2).

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