Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Elizabeth BattenBef 1695 - Aft 1724 (> 31 years)
Name Elizabeth Batten Birth Bef 1695 Richmond County, Virginia Gender Female Death Aft 1724 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Person ID I130697 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father John Batten, b. Bef 1669 d. 3 Sep 1712, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - inventory (Age > 43 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth MNU Batten d. Aft 1721, St Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Relationship natural Marriage Bef 1710 Family ID F19998 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Richard Dobyns, b. Abt 1674, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. 21 Jun 1726, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 52 years) Children 1. John Batten Dobyns, b. 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. 22 Mar 1773, St. Andrew's Parish, Brunswick County, Virginia - probate (Age 63 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F42691 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
1711-1714 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 6, Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 106
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we RICHARD DOBBINS of ESSEX County, FRANCIS LUCAS and WM. SMITH of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worspll. Justices of ye County aforesaid in the summe of Three hundred pounds Sterling, to the which payment well and truly to be paid we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our seales this Sixth day of Septr: 1712
THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if ELIZABETH DOBBINS, Wife to the said RICHARD DOBBINS and one of the Executrs: of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN BATTIN deced., do make a true and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles and creditts of the said deced., and the same so made do exhibit in the County Court of Richmond att such time as she shall be thereunto required by the said Court, do well and truly administer according to Law, and further do make a just and true account of her actings and doings therein when thereto required by the said Court, and shall deliver and pay all the legacies contained and specifyed in the said Testament as farr as the said goods chattells and creditts will thereunto extend according to the value thereof and the Law shall charge her, Then this obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remaine in full force and virtue
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
JOHN WILLIAMS RICHD: sign DOBINS
Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the fourth day of Febry: 1712 by FRANCIS LUCAS and WILLIAM SMITH and ordered to be recorded
Test M. BECKWITH. Cl Cur
1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 162. Deed of Gift. 8 Dec. 1713. Richard Dobyns gives Daniel Dobyns "for x natural Affection and brotherly love which I have and bear unto my wel beloved brother Daniel Dobyns of the aforesaid parish and County", 50 acres, part of the tract "whereon I now dwell".
Wits signed Rich'd Dobyns
Elizabeth Dobyns, wife to Richard, relinq. dower rights.
Rec. 14 January 1713/14.
1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 4-6
THIS INDENTURE made this twenty fourth day of March 1723 BETWEEN RICHARD DOBYNS of County of Essex & WILLIAM DOBYNS of same County WITNESSETH that the said Richard Dobyns for consideration of five shillings lawful money Sterling doth hereby discharge unto the said William Dobyns ALL that tract of land in Essex County containing 200 acres bounded as followeth binding on a line of Capt. NICHOLAS SMITHs and on a line of THOMAS CROWs and on a line of GEORGE STAPLETONs running into a swamp its several courses to Capt. Nicholas Smiths line from whence it first begun being a parcel of land could out of a patten of THOMAS BOLARS and now in the possession of Capt. Nicholas Smith being a parcel of Land and Plantation whereon DANL DOBYN SENR. last lived TO HOLD DURING the full term of six months to the end that for the Statute of Transferring uses into possession that the said William Dobyns may be in the actual possession of the premises NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the said Richard Dobyns for sum of Six thousand pounds of good sound sweet scented merchantable Tobo in Cask to him in hand paid by said William Dobyns doth hereby grant unto said William Dobyns every part of the premises .. , .
Signed in the presence of Richard Dobyns
DANL. DOBYNS, Elizabeth Dobyns
THOMAS BRYAN, JOHN GRIFFING
At Court held for Essex County ye 17th November 1724
This Deed of Lease and Release admitted to record
Also the same day Came into Court ELIZABETH the wife of the said Richard & relinquish'd her Right of Dower thereto which is also admitted to record.