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

John Bush

Male Bef 1720 - Aft 1745  (> 27 years)


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  • Name John Bush 
    Birth Bef 1720  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1745  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129678  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father John Bush,   b. Between 1685 and 1698, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1741, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Smith,   b. Bef 1704, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1737, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1720  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Cheney,   b. Bef 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1745, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 27 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1741  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 332-333
      THIS INDENTURE made the 16th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty one Between RICHARD BUSH of the County of Essex of one part and JOHN BUSH JUNR. of aforesaid County of other part Witnesseth that said RICHARD BUSH for sum of Ten pounds Currant money of Virginia doth grant unto said JOHN BUSH JUNR, his heirs and assigns a certain peace of land being in the County of Essex and bounded Begining at a Corner Spanish Oak standing by the side of RICHARD BUSHes MILL PATH and thence by a line of marked trees dividing this land from the land whereon said JOHN BUSH JUNR. now lives thence down to a Branch thence down the said Branch the severall Courses thereof to GEORGE COLEMAN line being bounded by said COLEMANs land and the land of JOHN HOSKINS to the beginning the said parcel of land containing forty acres To Have and To Hold the said land and appurtenances Excepting his Natural Life in the aforesaid Land. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and Seal
      in presence of BIBBY BUSH, RICHD, BUSH
      ISAAC JOHNSON, THOMAS FITZJEFFRIES
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 16th day of February 1741 RICHARD BUSH acknowledged this Indenture and the Livery of Seisin thereon Endorsed to JOHN BUSH JUNR. to be his act and deed which on motion of the said JOHN is admitted to record
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      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 296-298
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eight day of August in the year of our Lord one thousnd Seven hundred and forty one Between JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS and SARAH his Wife of the County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and JOHN BUSH of the County and Parrish aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS and SARAH his Wife for sum of Thirteen pounds Six Shillings and Eight pence Currt. money have sold unto the said JOHN BUSH his heirs and assigns all their Interest whatsoever which is or shall hereafter become due to said JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS and SARAH his Wife to a certain parcel of land being in the Parrish & County aforesaid and containing Thirty five acres of land being part of that tract of land whereon said JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS now dwells and Bounded begining at a Spanish Oak by the PATH SIDE and is the Corner between the sd land and that parcel of land purchased by RICHARD BUSH of JOHN ST. JOHN and runing thence along the said PATH to a Corner White oak of JOHN HOSEINS thence South West to a Corner Red oak of RICHARD BUSH thence South West to a Gully near said DOBYNS House thence down the Gully to the side of the main run of the Swamp South by East to a Corner Ash and Maple that divides the said land from Land purchased by RICHARD BUSH of JOHN ST JOHN thence up the said dividing line West to the Beginning To Have and To Hold the said Land unto the said JOHN BUSH his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof they have set their hands and seals
      in presence of RICHD BUSH, JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS
      BIBRY BUSH JOHN ST, JOHN SARAH DOBYNS
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the 20th day of October 1741
      JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS and SARAH his Wife (the said SARAH being first privately Exa- mined by WILLIAM ROANE Gent ) acknowledged this Indenture and the Livery of Seisin thereon Endorsed to JOHN BUSH to be their act & deed which is admitted to record
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 34-37
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty three Between JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA his Wife of the Parish of SOUTH:FARNHAM in the County of Essex of the one part and THOMAS BLATT of the same Parish & County of the other part; Witnesseth that the said JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA his Wife for the summ of Forty five pounds currant money of Virginia have granted unto the said THOMAS BLATT his heirs & assignes for ever all the right due to them the said JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife to a certain parcel of Land containing Seventy five acres be the same more or less being part of that tract of Land which formerly belonged to JOHN BATTEN DOBYNS and bounded Begining at a corner Maple of RICHARD JOHNSONs standing by the sdie of the said RICHARD JOHN-SONs MILL SWAMP, thence up the Hill along the line of the said JOHNSONs to the Mill Path corner to JOHN HORSKINS Land, thence along the Path the severall courses thereof to a corner white Oak of the said HORSKINS thence to a corner redd Oak of BIBBY BUSH's thence crossing the old field to a Maple standing by the side of a Gully which divides the said Land from the Land of BIBBY BUSH's, thence down the said Gully to the Swamp, thence down the said Swamp the severall courses thereof to the beginning, And all houses buildings water woods and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold unto the said THOMAS BLATT his heirs and assigns for ever to be held of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs and Successors by the Quitrents accustomed and do warrant the same from them the said JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife, their heirs or any other persons claiming title to any part thereof; In Witness whereof they have hereunto set their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      RICHD. 1/ JOHNSON, JOHN BUSH
      JOHN HOSKINS, SUSANNA BUSH
      THOS HENRY BROOKE, B BUSH
      Memorandum: That on the twenty day of June one thousand seven hundred & forty three possession and seisin of the Land was delivered and given by JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife by Turf and Twig parcel thereof in lieu of the whole to the within named THOMAS BLATT according to the true meaning of the within written Deed in
      presence of us the Subscribers; RICHD. it JOHNSON
      JOHN HOSKINS
      THOS: HENRY BROOKE
      B. BUSH
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa: on the 21st day of June 1743
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 82-85
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty three Between RICHARD BUSH and SARAH his Wife of the Parish of SOUTHFARNHAM in the County of Essex of the one part and JOHN BUSH JUNR. of the Parish and County aforesaid of the other part; Wit-nesseth that they the said RICHD. BUSH & SARAH his Wife for the summ of Twenty five pounds currant money of Virginia have granted and sold unto the said JOHN BUSH JR. his heirs or assigns forever all their right and Estate to a certain devident or parcel of land being in the Parish & County aforesaid, and containing One hundred & twenty acres be the same more or less being part of that Tract of Land whereon the said RICHD. BUSH formly dwelt and bounded, Beginning at a forked Gum and white Oak standing by the side of BROWNS SWAMP runing thence along a line of markt. trees to a corner Hicory of the said HORSKINS, thence to a corner Hicory of CHARLES BREEDLOVE standing by the side of BIBBY BUSHs Apple Orchard, thence along the line of the said BREELOVE to a corner Seder of WILLIAM HATTAWAYs Land, thence crossing through the Old Field a straight course to a corner red Oak of MICAJAH EVANS, thence along his line to a corner Poplar of the said Land standing in the Swamp, thence down the said Swamp to the begining; And all houses buildings waters woods and appurtenances to the same belonging and the Estate right of them the said RICHARD BUSH & SARAH his Wife; To have and to hold unto the said JOHN BUSH his heirs and assigns forever to be held of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs and Successors by the quit rents accustomed and do warrant the same from them the said RICHARD BUSH & SARAH his Wife their heirs or any other persons whatsoever claiming title to any part of the above; In Witness whereof they the said RICHARD BUSH and SARAH his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      THOS: HENRY BROOCKE RICHD. BUSH
      IZARD WILKINSON, SARAH BUSH
      BIBBY BUSH
      Memorandum: That twenty ninth day of June one thousand seven hundred & forty three possession and seisin of the Land and premisses within mentioned was delivered by RICHD. BUSH & SARAH his Wife by turff and twig percel thereof in lieu of the whole to the within named JOHN BUSH JR., according to the true meaning of the within written Deed in the presents of we the Subscribers THOS: HENRY BROOCKE
      BIBBY BUSH
      IZ: WILKINSON
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa: the 20th day of September 1743
      RICHARD BUSH and SARAH his Wife (the said SARAH being first privately examined by SAMUEL HIPKINS Gent.) acknowledged this Indenture and the livery and seisin thereon
      Indorsed to JOHN BUSH JNR to be their act and deed which was admitted to Record
      Test J. PAGETT, D. Cl. Cur
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 274-276
      THIS INDENTURE made the Fifteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty five Between JOHN BUSH and SUSANNAH his Wife of the Parish of SOUTH FARNHAM and County of Essex of one part and DANIEL STODGHILL of the aforesaid County and Parrish of the other part; Witnesseth that they the said JOHN BUSH and SUSANNAH his Wife for the summ of Thirty pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid have granted unto DANIEL STODGHILL his heirs and assigns forever all the right which is or shall hereafter become due to them to a certain Divident of Land being in the Parrish and County aforesaid being part of a parcell of Land that formerly went by the name of RICHARD BUSH's Land, and bounded, Beginning at a forked Gum and white Oak standing by the side of BROWNS SWAMP running thence along a line of markt. trees made by consent between the aforesaid RICHARD BUSH and JOHN HORSKINS, to a corner Hickory of the said HOSKINS thence to a Corner Hickory of CHARLES BREEDLOVE, standing by the side of the Orchard of JOHN TRIBLE, and along the line of the said BREEDLOVE to a corner Ceader of WILLIAM HATHAWAYs Land, then through the Old Field to a corner red Oak of MICA JAH EVANS Land. thence along his line to a Corner Poplar standing in the Swamp and running down the Swamp to a red Oak near where the OLD MILL stood, thence by two other red Oaks to a Beach standing below the OLD DAMM, thence to a small Maple standing by the Run side of the said Swamp, thence to the beginning, containing One hundred and thirty acres more or less and all houses orchards woods with the appurtenances and all the Estate rights; To have and to hold unto the said DANIEL STODGHILL his heirs and assigns kept harmless from Incumbrances made by the said JOHN BUSH or any other persons whatsoever to be holden of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs and Successors by the Quit Rents accustomed, And do warrant the same from them the said JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA BUSH their heirs or any other persons claiming right to any part; In Witness whereof they have hereunto set their hands and seals
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
      RALPH NEALE. JOHN BUSH
      BENJAMIN SMITH, SUSANNA BUSH
      ELIZABETH JOHNSON
      Memorandum, That the fifteen day of July one thousand seven hundred and forty five
      possession and seizen of the land was delivered by JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA his Wife by
      Turf and Twigg parcel thereof in lieu of the whole to the within named DANIEL STODG-
      HILL according to the intent of the within Deed in presence of us the Subscribers
      RALPH NEALE
      BENJAMIN SMITH
      ELIZABETH JOHNSON
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 278-279
      THIS INDENTURE made the 13th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & forty five Between JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA his Wife of the Parrish of SOUTHFARNHAM in the County of Essex of one part and JOHN BROOCKE of the same Parrish & County of the other part; Witnesseth that the said JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife for Five pounds currt. money of Virga: to them in hand paid have granted unto him the said JOHN BROOCKE his heirs and assigns forever one acre of Land joyning to the North end of a Old Mill Dam and formerly belonging to RICHARD BUSH called by the name of BUSHES Lower Mill and lying and being in the Parish and County aforesaid on one of the Branches of PISCATAWAY and bounded, Beginning at a Maple standing by the side of the Run, thence up the hill to a red Oake corner of the said Land, thence down the hill to a corner red Oake standing by the side of the Old Mill Pond, thence down the Swamp crossing the Mill Dam to thebeginning: To have and to hold the said Land & premisses and all appurtenances hereby intended to be give unto the said JOHN BROOCKE his heirs and assigns forever, and warrant the same from them their heirs or any persons claiming any right; In Witness whereof the said JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      BIBBY BUSH, JOHN BUSH
      RICHARD FISHER, SUSANNA BUSH
      HENRY CAUTHORN
      Memorandum that on the thirteen day of July one thousand seven hundred and forty five possession and seizen of the land was delivered by the within named JOHN BUSH & SUSANNA his Wife by Turf & Twigg parcel thereof in Lieu of the whole to JOHN BROOCKE according to the meaning of the within Deed in the presence of us the Subscribers;
      BIBBY BUSH, JOHN BUSH
      RICHARD FISHER, SUSANNA BUSH
      HENRY CAUTHORN
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa: on the 16th day of July 1745
      JOHN BUSH and SUSANNA his Wife (the said SUSANNA being first privately examined by
      HENRY YOUNG Gent.), acknowledged this their Deed of Feoffment Indented with the livery of seizen thereon endorsed, to JOHN BROOCKE to be their act and deed which on the motion of the sasid JOHN BROOCKE was admitted to Record and truely recorded
      Test JOHN LEE C.E. Cur.

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