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

James Williamson

Male Bef 1690 - 1716  (> 26 years)

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  • Name James Williamson 
    Birth Bef 1690 
    Gender Male 
    Death 18 Dec 1716  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129459  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2023 

    Father Family Williamson 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 20. Williamsons estate Invtry
      I Richard Brush [Bush] the first subscriber being ordered by the Court the 18th of X ber 1716 to take care and charge of the estate of James Williamson desasd therefore I have taken these two subscribes to see a right And true Inventory of the same estate as followeth Vizt
      To 2 old pewter dishes and 3 plates one frying pan and a small Iron pott a siftin tray and a small wooden bowie
      To one old father bed and boulster two old pillows and oases two new Cotton blankets one rug and bedsted a straw matt and some cord one Cattale bed and boulster one old blankit and an old rugg
      To one old sadie and sadlecloth one small pewter Tankerd one bason Do one saltseller and two soimers 16 old pewter spoons and one brass Candlestick
      To one old cutting knife
      To one pair brass scales 7 glass bottles one peck of salt and about 8 pd of Beef one box Iron and heiters one pr flesh forks a small pr potthooks one feyl one spare
      To 2 old hoes a piggin 5 wooden bowles one rowling scrafe 2 old sifters one old hatt 2 old looking glasses one small plater one small faune skin one gimblet about 3 hundred single tenns a small hamer about 3 pd of woole one pr of Deer skins one little trunk wth papers one linen Do one half flick Do one swanskin petticoth one black gown and pettecoth one scikerd aparen 5 do of pipes one large mugg and one small one do one small pr sisors one mans ink-cloth one square pt bottle with some powder in it 5 yards of kirsy 2 doz Coth buttons (sic) 2 hanks of mohair and 2 skans of threed one hone and rasor one Eyfry comne about 8 pd of tallo one knife about 4 hundred sharp pointed nailes one smale trunk with some heed linen one old trowell one old adse
      To one Chest 2 old boxes 2 old chirshe and a little barskit one old sworde 4 books one beefs hyde
      Richard Bush
      Godfrey Pile
      Georg R Roberts
      I the subscriber have received an Inv'ry of Richard Bush drawed as within mentioned of James Williamsons deceassed estate which perticulers I know to belonge to the said Williams (sic) estate since there hath appeared divers other goods w'oh in obedience to an order of Court dated January - 1716/17 and do return the within mentioned perticulers Vizt
      To one old gun B head of cattle 5 head of hoggs 2 hoggs vallewed at by George Robberts and Richard Webb to be worth 80 pounds of tobacco per hogg and three hoggs that I killed weighed 223 pounds and 184 pounds of ground leaves unstemmed a parcell of Indian corn and an old axe 2 old hoes and a grubbing hoe and 2 small earthen potts
      Wm Smith
      At a Court held for Essex County on the 20th day of March 1716 (1716/17) This Inventory of the estate of James Williamson decd was this day returned by William Smith who made oath thereto and by the Court ordered to be recorded
      Will: Bevorley Cl Cur.
      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 21-22. James Williamson. Inventory. Made pursuant to order of 17 Dec. 1717. Total valuation £26.17.1 and 1304 pounds of tobacco. Signed by Wm. Smith, administrator.
      Vt. Godfrey Pile
      Owin (0 0) Owins
      James (J) Webb
      16 July 1718. Returned
      1709-1720 Middlesex County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 300-303
      THIS INDENTURE .made this twenty ninth and thirtieth day of May in the twelfth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Ann and in the year of our Lord 1713 Between THOMAS WILLIAMSON of the County of Albamarle in the precinct of
      Currotuck. of one part and ROBERT DUDLEY of the County of PRINCESS ANNE in the Colony of Virginia Witnesseth that Whereas said Thomas Williamson by Indenture bearing date the day before the date hereof did sell unto said Robert Dudley land in the County of Middlesex in the Colony of Virginia and beginning at Mr. ROBERT BOODLEs Swamp and from thence extending to a Swamp comonly called RALPH JOHNSONs branch and so up along the ROAD that goeth from the FERRY to ye COURT HOUSE includeing all the land lyeing on that side the branch next to Boodles and also all the land that lyes between said Bodles Swamp and Ralph Johnsons Branch to t;he same One hundred acres of land the said land being formerly conveyed by AUGUSTINE WILLIAMSON to THOMAS MOUNTJOY of the County of WESTMORELAND Planter by Deed the Sixth day of November 1684 and by the said Thomas Mountjoy sold unto JAMES WILLIAMSON Brother of the aforesaid Thomas Williamson To Hold the same to said Robert Dudley for the term of one whole year and that by Virtue of these presents and of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession the said Robert Dudley .might bee in the actuall possession Now this Indenture Witnesseth that said Thomas Williamson for sum of Thirty pounds Sterling
      money of great Brittain paid said Thomas Williamson doth confirm unto said Robert Dudley the same one hundred acres of land
      In presence of us ]NO. CURTIS. Tbomas Williams
      At a Court held for Middx. County the 2d day of June 1713
      THOMAS ELLIOTT Attorney of Thomas Williamson came into Court & acknovledged the said Williamsons Deed of !ease and release to Robert Dudley ivhich is admitted to record

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