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

John Burnett

Male 1702 - 1775  (73 years)


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  • Name John Burnett 
    Born 1702  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1775  Mecklenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130524  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Burnett,   b. Bef 1685, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Amy Gatewood,   b. Bef 1689, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef Nov 1706  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Newbill,   b. Abt 1706, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1775, Mecklenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1722  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F52200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 45-46. Will of John Burnett of Essex County, being sick and weak of body, dated 17 Sept. 1717.
      Unto my dear and loving wife Amey Burnett One Negro man Will.
      To my son John Burnett a molato garle Cate.
      To my son Joseph Burnett a Negro garl Sue.
      To my, daughter Elizabeth Burnett a Negro boy Sam.
      To, my daughter Anne Burnett a Negro woman Jane.
      To iv daughter Amey ,Burnet a Negro girl. Moll.
      My two sons John Burnett and Joseph Burnett be of age at the years of sixteen and they receive their estate then.
      All the rest of my estate equally to be divided between my loveing wife and my five children. My loveing wife Amy Burnet have the use of the third part of my land and plantation during her natural life.
      An my land..:. equally divided between• my two sons John.
      Burnett and- Joseph Burnett when they arrive at the age of sixteen.
      My loving wife Amey Burnett and my welbeloved brother Thomas Burnett Juner my executors.
      John Burnett
      21 May 1717 Proved by James Boughan and John Fargeson.
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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 52-53
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we SAMUEL PILES, JAMES GATEWOOD and JOHN BURNETT all of the County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham do owe and stand iustly indebted unto JOSEPH BURNETT and AMBROSE JONES of the same County & Parish in the full sum of Four hundred pounds Sterling money of Great Britain the payment whereof well & truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents: Witness our hands and seals this 20th day of January 1746
      The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the within named JOSEPH BURNETT and AMBROSE JONES at the Instance of ANN, the now Wife of SAMUEL PILES, (but late the Widow and Relict of RICHARD WILLIAMS of County aforesd. are become jointly and severely bound to the said Court for the Orphans Estate of said deceased as by their recognizance remaining of Record in said County do fully appear; If therefore SAMUEL PILES. JAMES GATEWOOD and JOHN BURNETT their heirs shall at all times hereafter well and sufficiently save and keep harmless and indemnified JOSEPH BURNETT and AMBROSE JONES their heirs their goods chattles lands and hereditatments against the Children of the said RICHARD WILLIAMS deceased; That then the above obligation to be void and of none effect otherwise to be and remain in full force power and virtue Signed Sealed & Deliver'd in presence of
      THOS: BARKER, SAML: PILES
      JOHN MOORE, JAMES GATEWOOD
      THOS: BURNETT JUNR. JOHN BURNETT
      At a Court continued and held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the twenty first
      day of May Anno Domini 1745 SAMUEL PILES, JAMES GATEWOOD and JOHN BURNETT acknowledged this their Bond to JOSEPH BURNETT & AMBROSE JONES to be their act and deed which on motion of said JOSEPH and AMBROSE was admitted to Record and is truly recorded Test JOHN LEE, CI Cur.

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