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

Edward Roycroft

Male Bef 1700 - Aft 1732  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Edward Roycroft 
    Born Bef 1700 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1732  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130043  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Family ID F43287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 303-304
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WAMSLEY of LONDON TOWN in the County of ANN ARUNDELL in the Province of MARYLAND Inn Holder have made and appoint Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my true and lawful! Attorney for me & in my name to ask, demand and receive of & from JAMES STEWART alias JAMES BOOTH of Essex County aforesd Planter the sum of Twenty eight pounds three shillings & 10 pence 1/2d Currt, money of the Province of MARYLAND or any other Sum or Sums of money due & owing to me by the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH aforesd and upon (non) payment thereof for me and in my name to sue & prosecute and proceed to Judgment the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH and also to perform all lawfull & reasonable acts for obtaining &discharging of the same giving my sd Attorney my full power in the premises ratifying all and whatsoever my sd Attorney shall lawfully doe or cause to be done. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the thirteenth day of June MDCCXXXII
      in presence of EDWARD ROYCROFT, JOHN WAMSLEY
      JONAS RESTALL, THO: WATKINS
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the XXth day of June MDCCXXXII
      This Power of Attorney from JOHN WAMSLEY to Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of EDWARD ROYCROFT & Doctor THOMAS WATEINS two of the witnesses thereto & is admitted to record
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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 342
      Virga. SS. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I EDWARD ROYCROFT of ANN ARUNDL. COTY. in the Province of MARYLAND do constitute Colo, WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my Attorney impowering him hereby to sue for and recover of JAMES STUART alias BOOTH the sume of Seven pounds seventeen shillings & five pence half penny Current money wch he owes to me as will appear by Account and I give my sd Attorney full power revoking and discharging in as ample manner as I my self could do if I were personally present. In Witness whereof I set my hand and Seal this 21st day of June MDCCXXXII
      in presence of THO WATKINS, EDWARD ROYCROFT
      BEN JA , VAWTER, MARK WEEKES
      At a Court held for Essex County on the XIXth day of September MDCCXXXII
      This Power of Attorney from EDWARD ROYCROFT to Colonel WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of MARK WEEKES & BENJAMIN VAWTER two of the witnesses thereto & admitted to record

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