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

Cary Caston

Female 1712 - 1784  (72 years)


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  • Name Cary Caston 
    Born 1712  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Nov 1784  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130207  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Class Caston,   b. Bef 1686,   d. 13 May 1714, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cary Farguson,   b. Bef 1690, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1706  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Boughan,   b. Abt 1706, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1776, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1733  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Boughan,   b. Abt 1736, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F52151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 252-253
      THIS INDENTURE made the 18th day of March 1734 Between JOHN BOUGHAN of the County of Essex in the Parish of Southfarnham of one part and HENRY PURKINS JUNR. of the aforesd County and Parish of other part Witnesseth that the sd John Boughan for the sum Twenty pounds Currt money of Virginia hath and doth grant unto Henry Purkins junr. his heirs and assigns forever all that parcell of land in the County and Parish aforesd on the main head of Pescataway Creek and bounded Begining by the South side of the sd John Boughan's MILL POND at the mouth of a small branch thence up the sd Branch to the head thence a South Course to the Spring Branch of SARAH BOUGHAN thence down the sd branch to the mouth thence down the great branch to the main Swamp the sd branch dividing this land from the land of Colo. JOHN ROBINSON Esqr. thence up the said Main Swamp to the begining branch containing by Estimation Seventy acres ...
      In presence of FRANCIS BROWN, John Boughan
      WILLIAM AKERS, JOHN COFFEY,
      JOHN GRIGGS JUNR
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XVIIIth day of March MDCCXXXIV John Boughan acknowledged this his deed of feofmt. indented wth the livery & Seizin thereon endorsed to Henry Purkins junr. and then CARY the Wife of the sd John freely relinquished her Dower of and in the land which on his motion are recorded.
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 258
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I CLASS CASTONE being very sick &weak in body but in perfect sence & memory thanks be to almighty God & now calling to mind the unsertain state of this mortal life & that its appointed for all men &women once to dye do make this my last Will and Testament.
      IMPRIMIS First & chiefly I bequeath my soul to almighty God who gave it me;
      secondly my body to the earth from whence it was first moulded Hopeing through the merits of my blessed Saviour to have full pardon for all my sins and
      thirdly as touching what small worldly Estate it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life I give as follows Vize.
      ITEM I give to JOHN BOUGHAN & CARY his Wife two thirds of my whole Estate after my just Debts are paid Provided he will bury me in a decent manner at his own cost & charge and the other third part of my Estate after my just debts are paid I give to RICHARD BROWN & ELIZABETH his Wife & their heirs forever.
      Fifthly and Lastly I do appoint JOHN BOUGHAN &RICHARD BROWN my Executors of this my last Will and Testament. Witness my hand and Seale this 12th day of September one thousand seven hundred thirty & Eight
      In presence of us THOMAS BURKE, CLASS CASTON
      JOHN HARIS
      Memorandum That at a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the 17th day of June 1740 This Last Will and Testament of CLASS CASTONE deced was proved by the oath of THOMAS BURK one of the witnesses thereto
      And at a Court held for the said County at Tappa. on the 15th day of July 1740 The said Will was duely proved by the Oath of JOHN BOUGHAN &RICHARD BROWN the Executors therein named and also by the Oath of JOHN HARRIES one other of the witnesses thereto and admitted to record
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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 5-9
      THIS INDENTURE made the seventh day of October in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty five Between JOHN GRIGGS of the County of KING and QUEEN and Parish of ST. STEPHENS of one part and JOHN BOUGHAN of Southfarnham Parish in County of Essex of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN GRIGGS in consideration of the sum of Ninety pounds current money of Virga: to him in hand paid, doth bargain and sell unto JOHN BOUGHAN his heirs a parcell of land containing Two hundred acres more or less, the said land lying in County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham and bounded, Beginning at a new made corner, white Oak standing in the Line of THOMAS BURK and in a small branch, thence down the said branch to the line of BEN JOHNSON on the Main Swamp of PISCATAWAY CREEK, thence up the Main Swamp to a great red Oak by the Mill, a corner of JOHN BURNEM, thence along the said BURNETTs line to a corner Dogwood near the Spring of said Branch, a corner between the said JOHN BURNETT and THOMAS BURKE, thence along the line of THOMAS BURKE to the beginning, Together with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging;; To have and to hold the parcell of land with appurtenances unto JOHN BOUGHAN his heirs to be holden of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the Quitrents accustomed free and clear from all manner of Incumbrances; And JOHN GRIGGS and his heirs the aforesaid land unto JOHN BOUGHAN his heirs shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written
      Sign'd Seal'd & Delivered in presence of
      EDWARD SPENCER JOHN GRIGGS
      JNO. WRIGHT EDWARD (?)
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of January Anno Domini 1745 JOHN GRIGGS acknowledged this his Release Indented to be his act and deed which on the motion of the said JOHN BOUGHAN is admitted to Record and is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE Cl Cur.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN BOUGHAN of County of Essex am held and firmly bound unto JOHN GRIGGS of KING & QUEEN County in ye full sum of Ninety pounds currt. money of Virga., the payment well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs firmly by these presents as witness my hand and seal this 20th day of January 1745
      The Condition of the above obligation is such that if CARY BOUGHAN, the Wife of the within bound JOHN BOUGHAN, do release and forever quit claim unto JOHN GRIGGS his heirs all her estate right title and demand which she hath or of right ought to have in a part of that land that JOHN GRIGGS lately purchased of the said JOHN BOUGHAN the said land lying in the County aforesaid and Parish of Southfarnham and further JOHN BOUGHAN do further covenant and agree with JOHN GRIGGS that the aforesaid Land shall be and remain to him the said JOHN GRIGGS clearly discharged and sufficiently saved and kept harmless form all other rights titles and incumbrances done by said JOHN BOUGHAN or any other person, That the above obligation to be void and of no effect otherwise to be and remain in full force power and virtue
      Sign' d Sealed & Delivered in presence of us
      THOS BARKER JOHN BOUGHAN
      JOSEPH MINTER
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of January Anno
      Domini 1745 JOHN BOUGHAN acknowledged this Bond to JOHN GRIGGS to be his act and
      deed which on motion of said JOHN GRIGGS was admitted to Record and is truly recorded
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      Essex County, Virginia, Box Chancery 15, item 15-B-52
      "An undated bill of complaint stated that John Boughan died in May 1776 “leaving Cary his widow & mother of his children & John & Major Boughan his sons & Mary wife of Richd Burnett & your oratrices his daughters” namely Cary (wife of John Turner) and Eliza (wife of William Howard). That Cary died without having married again"

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