Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Joseph BelandBef 1663 - Bef 1695 (< 32 years)
Name Joseph Beland Birth Bef 1663 Gender Male Death Bef 12 Nov 1695 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Person ID I129278 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Family Mary MNU Beland d. Bef 10 May 1697, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Marriage Aft 1683 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Children 1. Mary Beland, b. Abt 1688, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 23 years) [Father: natural] 2. Rebecca Beland, b. Abt 1690, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 21 years) [Father: natural] 3. Joseph Beland, b. Aft 1683, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Bef 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age < 25 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F51909 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 56
The mark of JOSEPH BEALAND is two cropps and an overkeele [Aug-Sept 1683]
Test THO: NEW Cl Cur p temp Eg .
1687-1689 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 44
Raopahannock County Court 6th of October 1687
- Judgmt is granted to JAMES BOUGHAN as assignee WM. MORRIS for five hundred pounds of tobb & caske by Bill against JOSEPH BELAND to be pd vth cost of suit als exe.
1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 237
Rappahannock County Court 4th of November 1691
- JOSEPH BEALAND confessed judgmt. to Colnll. JNO: STONE, Lt. :Colnll. WM.: LOYD & Mr. HENRY AWBREY. Trustees for the use of the sd County, for One hundred twenty five pounds of Tobb for a TOWN LOTT to be pd &c
1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 96-97
Essex County Court 10th of May 1693
- JOSEPH BELAND of the County complaining against JAMES BOUGHAN & JOHN BOUGHAN. of ye same County. sheweth that the said JAMES and JOHN BOUGHAN by their obligacon under their hands and seales dated ye 6th day of October 1691, bounds themselves their heires &c., to pay unto the Complainant his heires &c., Six thousand pounds of good sound sweet sented tobo: & cask on demand after the 10th day of October then ensuing the date thereof, the condicon whereof was such that if the said JAMES & JNO. BOUGHAN their heires &c. or either of them should by the 15th: of June next ensuing ye date thereof sign and seale an Authentick & firm Deed of Sale for Two hundred acres of land scituate lying & being in RAPPA. County (now this County) &c., then the above said Obligacon should be void and of none effect, else to remaine in full force effect & virtue, all which may more fully appeare by the said Obligacon relation being thereunto had, now so it is may it please this Worpll Court that the Compit. hath fully satified and paid the said JAMES & JNO. BOUGHAN for the said Land, notwithstanding which they the said JAMES & JOHN BOUGHAN (altho: often demanded) have and still do refuse to deliver to the Compit. a Deed as aforesd. for ye sd Land aforesd: The Compit. therefore humbly prayes Judgmt. agt: the said JAMES and JOHN BOUGHAN for ye sd Six thousand pounds of sweet sented tobo: & cask according to the above recited Obligacon and that they may be compelled to sign seale & deliver to ye Complt. a sufficient & authentick Deed of Sale for the said Land and pay all costs of suit &c, To wch: the Defendt. JAMES BOUGHAN appear'd & pleaded that true it was they, the Defendts., were obliged to give the Complt, a Deed for ye said Land as aforesd. but with this proviso that ye Complt. should procure ye same to be laid out and alledged that ye Defendt., JOHN, did at ye last Court offer to give ye Complt. a Deed for ye land aforesd. but ye Defendt., JOHN, not appearing (upon ye mocon of ye Defendt., JAMES), the same is refer'd till next Court
1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 100
Essex County Court 10th of June 1693
- JOHN BOUGHAN appear'd in Court and acknowledged a Deed of Sale of a parcell of land to JOSEPH BELAND to be his real act & deed, ye same is ordered to be recorded - Also MARY, Wife to ye abovenamed JOHN BOUGHAN, appear'd & relinquished her right of Dower of in & to ye abovesaid land, ye same was ordered to be recorded
1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 205-207
TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall com Know ye yt: I JOHN BOUGHEN of ye Parish of South Farnham in ye County of Essex, Carpenter, for divers good causes but more especially for Three thousand pounds of tobacco & cask in hand already received have with ye consent of MARY my Wife bargained sold and confirmed unto JOSEPH BELAND of the abovesd County & Parish a sartain parsil of land containing Two hundred acres of land sittuate lying & being in ye same County & Parish and bounded as followeth Beginning at a Spanish Oke standing on a small branch Corner tree of Capt. RITCHARD HAILE and Mr. RITCHARD GREGORYs land & tuning by the sd HAILEs line South seventy three degrees West wo hundred twenty four poles to two red Oakes, thence North two hundred and sixteen poles to AWBREYs five thousand Divident to a Spanish Oke, thence East South East eighty four pols to a white Oahe, thence by another line of ye sd AWBREYs East one hundred and four poles to a white Oke and red Gage by ye ROULEING PATH, thence South fifteen degrees East one hundred twenty four pols to the place it began, ye sd land being part of a greater devident taken up by the said JOHN BOUGHEN and his Brother, JAMES BOUGHEN, as by Patten t may appear; Now Knowe yee that I JOHN BOUGHEN with the good will & consent of MARY, my Wife, doe obledg myselfe my heires that he ye sd JOSEPH BELAND his heires shall from the date & date hereof for ever have hould poses and enjoy all ye abovesd Two hundred acres of land in as full and ample manner as I might or could enjoy ye same with all prevelidges profits whatsoever from ye lett eviction or disturban ce of me ye sd JNO. BOUGHEN my heires & from any persons whatsoever laying any claim unto any part of said land and further I JOHN BOUGHEN doe obledg myselfe to give unto the said JOSEPH BELAND or his heairs what further assourence shall be thought fit by any wise Counsel at Law and I with my said Wif doe obledg ourselves to acknowledg this our act & deed in ye Court of Essex when thereunto required. As Witness our hands and seales this 10th: day of June ye 10th: 1693
Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
THO: HUCKLESCOTT JOHN BOUGHAN
THO: PARKER SENR;, THOMAS GOULDMAN MARY BOUGHAN
At a Court held for Essex County June ye 10th ano. 1693
The above named JOHN BOUGHAN appear'd & acknowledged the afore specified contents to be his real act & deed, ye same is ordered to be recorded
Also the abovenamed MARY BOUGHAN appear'd and relinquished her right of Dower of in & to ye afore granted land & premisses, ye same was ordered to be recorded
Vere Recordatr: Test F. MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
1695-1699 Essex County, Virginia Order Book 9; [Antient Press]; Page 49
Essex County Court 10th of May 1697
- Ordered that MARY BELAND, Daughter of JOSEPH BELAND deced, stay and abide wth ROBT. COLEMAN until she arrives at the age of Eighteen years or day of Marriage
1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 317-18.
9 May 1710. Rebecca Beland and John Adcock and Mary his wife of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, to William Compton of same. For 3000 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres, part of 200 acres formerly belonged to Joseph Beland, Senr., deceased, father of Rebecca and Mary, and after the decease of Joseph Beland Senr. descended to Joseph Beland Junr., who dying in his nonage, the said Rebecca Beland and Maryr Adcock entered as parceners ... corner of James Fullerton and John Halle. Rebecca (R) Beland
Mary (M) Adcocke
Wit: Joseph Baker, Thomas Bell.
10 May 1710. Acknowledged by Rebecca Beland, John Adcock and Mary Adcock.
9 May 1710. Bond of Rebecca Beland, John Adcock and Mary his wife of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, to William Compton of same. For 6000 pounds of tobacco. To fulfill covenants in deed.
Rebecca (R) Beland
Mary (A M) Adcock
Wit: Joseph Baker, Thomas Bell.
10 May 1710. Acknowledged.
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1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 143-147
THIS INDENTURE made the 14th and 15th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Thirty Between JOSEPH ADCOCK and ELIZABETH his Wife of Essex County of one part and RICHARD CUMTON of the aforesd County Carpender of the other part Witnesseth that the aforesd JOSEPH ADCOCK and ELIZABETH his Wife for the sum of Twelve pounds Current money have sold unto the sd RICHARD CUMTON and to his heirs and assigns Seventy five acres of land lying in the Parish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex being part of two hundred acres of land that formerly belonged to JOSEPH BELAND deceased Grandfather of the sd JOSEPH ADCOCK by the Mothers Side the sd Land is bounded on the lands of JOHN HAILL and THOMAS GATEWOOD and all the Estate right whatsoever of the sd JOSEPH ADCOCK and ELIZABETH his Wife all which premises are now in the actual possession of him the sd RICHARD CUMTON by Virtue of one Indenture for one whole year and by Virtue of the Statute for the transferring of uses into possession. In Witness whereof the sd JOSEPH ADCOCK and ELIZABETH his Wife have set their hands and Seals
in presence of PT. GODFREY, JOSEPH ADCOCK
JOHN REEVES ELIZABETH ADCOCK
At a Court held for Essex County the 15th day of Septr. 1730
JOSEPH ADCOCK &ELIZABETH ADCOCK acknowledged this Indenture to RICHARD CUMTON to be their act and deed which on his motion is admitted to record
1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 47-51
THIS INDENTURE made the 18th and 19th day of August in the year 1734 Between JOSEPH BILLAND [Beland] NOBLE of the Parish and County of AMELIA of the one part and THOMAS GATEWOOD of the Parish of Southfarnham and County of Essex of other part Witnesseth that sd Joseph Billand Noble for sum Twelve hundred pounds of Tobacco by these presents doth grant unto sd Thomas Gatewood & unto his heirs and assigns forever a Certain parcel of land in the aforesd County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham being part of a Tract of Two hundred acres of land that formerly belonged to JOSEPH BILLAND containing Seventy Five acres and adjoyning to the land of the sd Thomas Gatewood and bounded beginning at a Corner white oak standing in the line of sd Thomas Gatewood and running thence West along the line of the said Gate- wood to a Corner Ring Oak standing on a small hill thence West to a Corner of WILLIAM DICKS to a spanish oak thence South to a Corner Pine of ye sd Thomas Gatewoods thence West along the line of sd Gatewoods to the beginning all which sd premises are now in the actual possession of said Thomas Gatewood by virtue of Indenture of Bargain and Sale and by virtue of the Statute for transferring uses into possession , . .
In presence of us THOMAS BARKER, John Billand Noble
RICHARD GATEWOOD, RICHD. COMPTON
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XIXth day of August MDCCXXXV
Joseph Billand Noble acknowledged this his Lease and Release indented to be his act and deed which on the motion of the sd Thomas is admitted to record.
Test W. BEVERLEY CCur