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

Joseph Clarke

Male Bef 1678 - 1698  (> 20 years)

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  • Name Joseph Clarke 
    Born Bef 1678 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1698  Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128657  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Family ID F51826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 282-283
      Novembr: ye 5th: 1698. In Obedience to an Order of Essex Court dated ye 23d. of September 1698, we ye Subscribers have Inventoried & appraised ye Estate of JOSEPH CLARKE deceast as it was delivered to our Sight by JOS: REEVES as followeth.
      To 3 cowes wth : their calves, one two year old Bull & one two year old Heifer, six head of young poor hoggs, 1 crakt, iron pott; two old piggins, 1 old flock bolster; 8 quart bottles, 8 pounds of woollen yarn in ye greece; 1 woollen wheele, 1 pound drest flax, 1 pound & a 1/2 dirty wool!, 1 rimlett, 1 old looking glass, 1 small earthen candlestick, a parcell of old iron, a parcell of earthen ware; 1 old rugg, 1 old flock pillow, 3 old barrells, 1 small bread tray; tobacco in ye hands of JOSEPH REEVES Summ is 3318 Sworne before me ye day & year above written
      To 1 old pewter dish come to hand since at 12 lb. tobo:
      Presented by JOS: REEVES upon oath at a Court held for Essex County ye 12th day of November 1698 & truely recorded
      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 311-312
      NOW ALL MEN by these presents that we JOS: REEVES &ROBT. COLEMAN of ye County of Essex are held and firmly bound unto his Maties. Justices of ye peace for ye sd. County in ye just sum of Seven thousand pounds of tobacco & cske, to the which payment we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Witness our hands & seales this 11th day of Janry: 1698
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such that if JOSEPH REEVES, Admr. of JOS: CLARKE deced, do make a true & perfect inventory of all ye goods chattles rights & credits of ye sd, deced. & ye same so made do exhibit to ye next Court to be held for ye sd. County of Essex & make oath thereto, & truely admr. on ye sd. Estate according to Law & give a true accot. of his admcon. & pay unto such persons as the Court shall appoint, then this obligacon to be void, otherwise to remain in power
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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