Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Joseph AdcockAbt 1708 - Aft 1741 (~ 34 years)
Name Joseph Adcock Birth Abt 1708 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Gender Male Death Aft 1741 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Person ID I129500 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father John Adcock, b. Bef 1686, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia d. 18 Nov 1719, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate (Age > 33 years) Relationship natural Mother Mary Beland, b. Abt 1688, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 23 years) Relationship natural Marriage Bef 1708 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Family ID F42865 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Elizabeth MNU Adcock, b. Abt 1712 d. Aft 1735, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 24 years) Marriage Abt 1729 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Family ID F52012 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 76-77.
Will of Bourrough Adcocke, being sick and weak in body, dated 26 Oct. 1716.
Unto my welbeloved wife a red cow called Nancey and one cow called Strawberry.
To my son William Adcocke one. cow called Rose and one heifer called Gentle.
To my wife one dish and to Plates and half a dozen spoons
To my son William one pewter dish and three plates and half a dozen of spoons.
To my wife one large iron pott and hooks
To my son one small iron pot and one iron spit (?) one pair of iron putt racks
To my wife one, small feather bed and boulster, rug, blankets and sheets.
To my son William one. large feather beads boulster, rug, blankets and sheets thereto belonging.
To my son William one pair of iron doggs
my son William my horse, bridle and saddle
My part of my water corn mill be equally divided between my wife and son William Adcocke.
My hoggs be equally divided between my wife and my son William
To my wife one smal chest.
To my son one large chest
To my son William Adcock 50 acres, being the land I now live on and if William dieth without issue then to Joseph Adcock.
My welbeloved wife Frances Adcocke and my brother John Adcocke executor's
Wit: Henry Adcocke, William Lobb, John Marshall
1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 121-22.
Will of John Adcock of Essex County in Southfarnham in Virginia being very sick and weak in body, dated 25 April 1719.
My part of a water mill that, stands just by my dwelling house where I now dwell be sold at the discretion of my executor and the value to be and remain for the use of my son Joseph Adcock.
Unto my son Joseph Adcock all the rest of my estate. If my said son Joseph dye before, he comes of age then unto my cozn. William Adcock all my land.
My trusty friend Samuell Clayton executor.
Wit: Robert (R) Shepard, Frances Shepard, Thos. (C) Bailey.
18 Nov. 1719. Presented in Court by Saml. Clayton. Proved by Robt. Shepard and Frances Shepard.
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... 200-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.
1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 44-45. Bond of Robt. Shepard as guardian of Joseph Adcocke. Unto Jno. Lomax of Essex County, Gent. For £100 sterl.
21 Jan 1723 Securities James Boughan and Richd. Jones.
Wit. Richd Tunstall, Benja Walker
21 Jan. 1723 [1724 ]. Acknowledged
1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 96-101
THIS INDENTURE made the Sixteenth day and Eighteenth day December 1735 Between JOSEPH ADCOCK & ELIZA. ADCOCK of the Parish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex of one part and JOHN HARDE of the sd Parish & County Witnesseth that the sd Joseph Adcock & Eliza. his Wife for sum Thirty three pounds Currt. money unto the said John Harde his heirs doth grant one plantation parcel of land containing Fifty acres of land in Parish & County aforesd and bounded Beginning at three marked red oakes Corner to the said land and the land of Capt. WILLM. BEALE his Quarter land thence by & with the line of the said Beale to the land of WILLIAM ADCOCKE, thence by & with said Willm. Adcocks land and line to the land of Capt. SAMLL PEACHEY line his Quarter land thence by & with sd Peacheys line to the beginning three marked oaks which said land was given the sd Joseph Adcock by his Father JOHN ADCOCK of the said County deceased as may appear by his Last Will & Testament in writeing of the said John Adcock recorded in the County aforesaid .. . ,
In presence of JNO. EVANS JR. Joseph Adcock
THOMAS FLOWRIANE, ANDREW HARDE Eliza. Adcock
At a Court held for Essex County on the XXth day of January MDCCXXXV
Joseph Adcock & Elizabeth Adcock acknowledgeld this Indenture which on his motion is admitted to record.
1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 101-107
THIS INDENTURE made the Twentieth and Twenty second day of December 1735 Between WILLIAM ADCOCK & JOSEPH ADCOCK of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of Essex of the one part and ELIZA. SPIER of the Parish and County aforesd Witnesseth that the sd William Adcock and Joseph Adcock for sum Thirty pounds Currt. money hath granted unto the said Eliza. Spier her heirs for ever in her actual possession one plantation or parcell of land by vertue of Indenture of Bargain and Sale and by the Statute for Transferring uses into possession containing Fifty acres of land and being in the Parish and County aforesd bounded Beginning at a marked hickory standing in the line that devides this land and the land of Capt. WILLIAM BEALE his Quarter land thence by and with the line that devides his said land and the land of JOHN HARDE wch was lately purchased of the said Joseph Adcock to the head of a small branch to the Beavour Dam Swamp thence up the said Swamp to the land of LEOD. HILL decesd, thence by and with the said Hill line and land of REBACKA COAPLAND the several courses thereof by and with the said Beales line to the first beginning marked hickkory which said land was given to said William Adcock by his Father BURROW ADCOCK of the sd County decesd. & for want of issue begotten by the said William Adcock then given to the said Joseph Adcock his heirs & assignes for ever as may appear by the said Burrow Adcock last Will & Testament in writeing recorded in the aforesd County
Court . .
In presence of JNO. EVANS JUNR., William Adcock
JOHN HARDEE, ANDREW, HARDEE, Joseph Adcock
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XXth day of Jany. MDCCXXXV
Joseph Adcock acknowledged this Indenture to Elizabeth Spier to be his act and deed and ELIZABETH the Wife of the sd Joseph relinquished her Dover in the land conveyed and then John Evans jr., John Hardee & Andrew Hardee witnesses thereto made oath that they did see William Adock sign & deliver ye sd Judgmente as his Act and Deed which on the motion of the sd Eliza. Spier is admitted to record.
1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Nov. 19, 1741. Phebe Hobson of St. Mark's Par., Orange County, widow, to Robert Coleman, the Younger, of St. Gco. Par., Spts. Co. £20 curr. 50 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. part of a pat. granted Robert Coleman, Senr. (father of the above named Robt. Coleman), Dec. 2, 1723, and by him conveyed to one George Carter, and by sd. Carter to sd. Phebe Hobson. Witnesses, Joseph Adcock, George Carter, David Roy. Decr. 1, 1741.