Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Joseph AndersonBef 1712 - 1735 (> 23 years)
Name Joseph Anderson Birth Bef 1712 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Gender Male Death 19 Aug 1735 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Person ID I129636 Tree1 Last Modified 25 May 2023
Father Joseph Anderson, b. Abt 1690 d. 16 Dec 1729, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 39 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth MNU Anderson, b. Abt 1694 d. Aft 1730, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 37 years) Relationship natural Marriage Bef 1712 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Family ID F48479 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Elizabeth Clayton, b. Aft 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1785, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia (Age > 65 years) Marriage Abt 1732 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Children 1. Catherine Anderson, b. Abt 1733, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia [Father: natural] Family ID F52039 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 25 May 2023
1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 352
N THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I JOSEPH ANDERSON of the Parish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex being very sick &weak but of sound mind & memory thanks be to God do constitute this to be my last will & Testament as followeth (Vitt) Imprimis I recommend my Soul into the hands of my Creator my body to be interred at the discretion of my Executrix & what worldly goods-it has pleased God to bestow on me my debts being first paid I give & bequeath as followeth.
1st I give & bequeath unto my loving daughter CATHERINE ANDERSON all my lands lying or being in any part or place whatsoever Except as is hereafter Excepted to her & her heirs for ever.
2dly I give & bequeath to my Lovg Brother THOS. ANDERSON one tract or parcell of land lying & being in CAROLINE COUNTY provided quit all his right claim or demand of all & every part of the Estate of JOSEPH ANDERSON deceased in my possession be the be the same more or less and if he refuses to quit his claim in manner aforesaid then I give to my Daughter Catherine Anderson the said land to her & her heirs for ever.
3dly I give unto my daughter Catherine Anderson one negro girle named Kate & her Increase to her & her heirs for ever.
4thly I give unto my loving Wife ELIZA ANDERSON the one half of my Estate real & personall during her natural life then to return to the heir at law & the other to my daughter aforesaid to be delivered on the day of marriage or the arriving to the age of Eighteen years. Lastly I do hereby constitute &
appoint my loving Wife to be my whole & sole Executrix of this my last will & Testament as Witness my hand and seal this 7th day of janry. one thousand seven hundred & thirty four.
Presence of FRANS, SMITH, Jos. Anderson
PHIL CLAYTON; JOHN PENDLETON
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the xixth day of August MDCCXXXV
This last will & testament of Joseph Anderson decd was presented in Court by Elizabeth Anderson the Exx. therein named who made oath thereto & being also proved by the Oaths of Francis Smith gent., Philip Clayton & John Pendleton witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded,
Aug. 19, 1735. Elizabeth Anderson gave bond for £300 sterling as executrix of Joseph Anderson,.dec'd, with Philip Clayton and John Evans as sureties.
1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 368-370
We the Subscribers in pursuance of an order of Court held for Essex County at Tapp & on the ninth day of Augt. 1735 being first sworne have vallued and appraised the Estate of JOSEPH ANDERSON decd as the same was presented to us by ELIZA. ANDERSON Executrix Vizt items listed and valued total 102 pounds Seven shillings and ten pence 1/2 which inventory includes a negro man named Toney, I do called Harry; 1 girle called Kate; a feather bed bolster rugg Pr of sheets; old bed &furniture, chairs, chest, 2 wiggs; dishware, an old sword; farm animals; I horse colt, one old horse; 1 suit of cloaths Augst 28th 1735
ELIZA, ANDERSON , Executrix.
JA. WEBB WILLIAM BROOKE
At a Court continued & held for Essex County at Tappa. on ye xvith day of September
MDCCXXXV This Inventory & appraismt. of the Estate of JOSEPH ANDERSON decd was
returned and ordered to be recorded
1743-1747 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 7; [The Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 23-24. Joseph Anderson. Estate account. 1734.
Payments made to Mr. Walkinshaw, Hugh Williams, --Patten the taylor, Mrs. Clayton, Col. Tayloe, Ursly Williams, Robert Shepherd, Doctr. Parker, John Edmondson, David Roy, Docr. Godfrey, Rich. Beale, Thos. Hardee, Gabril Jones per Mr. Corrie, Thomas Anderson, John Grayham.
Receipts from Mr. Saml. Clayton.
16 Aug. 1743. Elizabeth Pendleton late Elizabeth Anderson, executrix of Joseph Anderson, made oath.
1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 285-86.
16 Jan, 1720/21. I Joseph Anderson of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, having bought of Kilpin of Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, 316 acres in St. Ann's Parish 13-14 Jan, 1720/21, for natural affection and tender respects that I bare unto my well beloved three sons Joseph Anderson, Thomas Anderson and Henry Anderson. All that tract abovementioned after my loving wife's decease Eliza Anderson and mine Joseph Anderson, and, not before.
Joseph (X) Anderson
Wit: Benja, Morris, John Hayes,
21. March 1720 ... Acknowledged by Joseph Anderson.
1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 380-387
THIS INDENTURE made the twelfth and thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and thirty two Between JOSEPH ANDERSON of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of Essex Planter of one part and JOHN ROBINSON of the Parrish of Southfarnham in County of Essex Esqr, of the other part Witnesseth that the sd JOSEPH ANDERSON for the sum of Thirty eight pounds Ten shillings of lawful! money of Virginia hath sold unto the sd JOHN ROBINSON in his actual possession now being of the plantation hereafter mentioned by virtue of Indenture for one year and of the statute for transferring uses into possession and to his heirs forever all that plantation or persell of land containing One hundred & thirty acres being in the Parrish of Southfarnham and County of Essex aforesd which was granted to sd JOSEPH ANDERSON by PATENT bearing date the twenty fourth day of February One thousand Seven hundred and thirty in the Fourth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second and is bounded beginning at a Corner Hickory of this land and the land of Mr. CLAYTON & Capt. REUBEN WELCH and running thence along the sd WELCH's line South East to a Corner red Oak thence South West to a Corner white Oak of this land & the land of THOMAS CROW thence along the sd CROWs line North West to a red Oak on the upper side of a valley joining on the lands of FRANCIS MOORE thence along an irregular line of mark't trees which divides this and the land of OWEN OWINGS which if brought in a strait line will be North East to the beginning And all houses buildings timber & appurtenances whatsoever belonging and all the Estate right To Have and To Hold unto the sd JOHN ROBINSON his heirs and assigns forever, In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seals
in presence of us FRANCIS SMITH, JOS: ANDERSON
RICHARD JONES, CATHARINE ROBINSON
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the XVIth day of January MDCCXX II JOSEPH ANDERSON acknowledged this his Release indented with the Receipt thereon endorsed to the Honble. JOHN ROBINSON Esqr. to be his act and deed which is admitted to record
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1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 104-110
THIS INDENTURE made the Twentyeth and one and Twentyeth day of May in the year of our Lord God according to the Computation now used in the Church of great Brittain 1734 Between THOMAS CROW of St. Stevens Parish in the County of KING and QUEEN Planter of one part and RICHARD WILLIAMS of Southfarnham Parrish in the County of Essex Planter of other part Witnesseth that sd Thomas Crow for the sum of three thousand pounds of Inspected Tobo hath granted unto sd Richard Williams his heirs forever the Plantation and Tenemt. herein after mentioned in his actual possession now being by virtue of one Indenture of Bargain and Sale and of the Statue for transferring uses into possession all that tract of land conteyning One hundred and sixty five acres lying and being on the South East side of Piscataway Creek in the Parish and County aforesd and now in the possession of the sd Richard Williams and one JOSEPH ANDERSON or their assigns and bounded by the lands of one SAMUEL PILES an Infant, SARAH ROBERTS, the land CAPT. WELCH bought of one WM. SMITH, the land also that the Honble JOHN ROBINSON Esqr. bought the aforesd Joseph Anderson and the land now belonging unto FRANCIS MOORE being the lands and plantation formerly belonging unto one JOHN CROW deced „ .
In presence of JOS. REEVES JR., Thos. Crow
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XXIst day of May MDCCXXXIV
Thomas Crow acknowledged this his Lease & Release indented to be his act and deed and then ANN the Wife of the sd Thomas Crow freely relinquished her Dower of and in the lands Conveyed which on the motion of the sd Richard Williams are recorded.
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