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

Edwin Hickman

Male Abt 1689 - 1769  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Edwin Hickman 
    Born Abt 1689  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1769  Albemarle County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I133554  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Hickman,   b. 6 Dec 1660, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1732, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Thacker,   b. 5 Dec 1667, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Dec 1683  Christchurch Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor Webber,   b. 1695, St. John's Parish, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Bef 2 Jun 1724  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edwin Hickman,   b. Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F48356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Elliott,   d. Aft 1769, Albemarle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1744  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Hickman,   b. Bef 1750, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F48358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127092714/edwin-hickman

      EDWIN HICKMAN's LAST WILL and TESTAMENT follows:
      "In the name of God Amen, I, EDWIN HICKMAN of Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle County being sick and week, but in perfect sense and memory, do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following, vis: Impermias. I bequeath to God my Creator in sure and certain hope of a joyful resurrection through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ my Redeemer, and my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter named.
      Item: After my just debts and funeral expenses paid, I give and bequeath to my dear and beloved wife ELLIANOR (sic) HICKMAN, the third of all my lands, a negro woman named Dinah and her future increase, and a child part of the rest of this estate, real and person, except some legacies left hereafter to all my children, to her during her natural life, After her decrease, to be equally divided amongst all my children, barring hereof any other right, title or claim of my aforesaid Estate as may accrue by law.
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my son JAMES HICKMAN, one third part of a tract of land of twelve hundred and fifty acres lying and being in the little fork of the Rapahannock (sic) River in Culpeper County, the plantation whereupon he now lives being part, a a Negro boy named Ben to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my son EDWIN HICKMAN, one third part of a tract of land of twelve hundred and fifty acres, lying and being in the little fork of the Rapahannock (sic) River, the plantation where he now lives being a part, and a Negro boy named Charles, to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my son RICHARD HICKMAN the remainder third part of a tract of land of twelve hundred and fifty acres in Culpeper County and a Negro girl and her increase, and a feather bed, to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give to my son WILLIAM HICKMAN four hundred and ten acres of land in the upper part of a tract of land of eight hundred and twenty acres, the Quarter Plantation being part, and a Negro girl named "Muteller" (sic) and her increase to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my son THOMAS HICKMAN, the remainder of the aforesaid tract and a Negro boy named David and a feather bed to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter SUSANNE HICKMAN, now the wife of BENJAMIN HALLADAY, a Negro girl named Alley and her increase to her and her heir forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter LETTICE HICKMAN, now the wife of BENJAMIN ISBEL, a Negro named Alice and her increase to her and her heirs of her body lawfully begotten forever.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter MARTHA HICKMAN, a Negro girl named Grace, and her increase and a feather bed, to her and her heirs forever.
      Item: I give the rest of my Estate, both real and personal, to be equally divided amongst all my children without appraisement.
      Lastly: I nominate and appoint my loving wife ELLIANOR (sic) HICKMAN, and my son RICHARD HICKMAN, and my son THOMAS HICKMAN, Executors of this my Last Will and Testament, as Witness my hand and Seal, this Fourth Day of February , one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight (1758). Signed EDWIN HICKMAN. Signed in the presence of Thomas Smith; Joel Lewis; Aaron McKenzie"

      CODICIL 1765:
      "Item: My will and desire is that whereas all these mentioned above is decreased and absent to nominate my son JAMES HICKMAN, EDWIN HICKMAN and WILLIAM HICKMAN on this my last will and testament.
      Witness my hand this fourth day of October, one thousand seven hundred and sixty five."
      CODICIL 1769: Whereas my son, RICHARD HICKMAN is dead, my will and desire that my son-in-law JOSEPH SMITH may have the tract of land that is left to my son RICHARD HICKMAN, in my will. Witness my hand and seal this 30th day of June 1769. Signed: EDWIN HICKMAN
      WILL was PROVED in November 1769:
      "At Albemarle Court, November one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine (1769), this last will and testament of EDWIN HICKMAN deed was proved by the oaths of JOEL LEWIS and AARON MCKENZIE, witnesses, thereto, and whereas at the said Court the writing annexed to the said Will was proved by the oath of ALICE NORDIN and ELIZABETH RUSH, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
      Tastees, Tuck Woodson D.G.O.K
      I, W. L. MAUPIN, Clerk of the County Court of Albemarle County, Virginia do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Will of EDWIN HICKMAN recorded in this office."
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      £500 Richard Phillips, admr. of William Smith, gent., decd., with Edwin Hickman and John Holloday, sec. July 2, 1734.
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of James Barker of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper Co. Dated 31 Jan., 1770, Proven 15 March, 1779.
      Legatee: Henry Hickman.
      Executor: James Hickman.
      Wit.: Edwin Hickman, David Hickman.
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; page 92
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of June in the year of Our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty four and in the tenth year of the Reigne of Our Sovereigne Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c. Between HENRY WEBBER of Saint John Parish in KING WILLIAM County of one part and EDWIN HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife of Spotsylvania County, Gent., of the other part; Witnesseth that HENRY WEBBER in consideration of twenty shillings of lawfull money to him in hand paid by EDWIN HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife the receipt whereof HENRY WEBBER doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth demise bargain and sell unto EDWIN HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife, Relix of JOHN CHILES, Gent., deceased, their heirs one certain tract of land containing by estimation six hundred and sixty six acres which is part of a greater tract of two thousand acres granted to HENRY WEBBER by Patent bearing date October 29th day 1723, the six hundred and sixty six acres scituate in Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania and bounded, Begining at a corner white Oak and Hickory saplins on a Hill, thence South seventy seven degrees West twenty four poles to a corner Hickory and Poplar on the North East side of EAST NORTH EAST the several courses to a corner white Oak standing on the North East side of EAST NORTH EAST in JOHN WILKINS's line, thence along the said W1LKIN's line West eighty nine poles to a corner red Oak and a white Oak on a Ridge, thence North six hundred and thirty two poles to the corner white Oak and a Hickory where it first began together with all houses orchards and profitts to the same belonging; To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto EDWIN HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife their heirs from the day of the date hereof for and during the full term of the said ELENDER HICKMAN's natural life and after the decease of the said ELENDER HICKMAN the land and premises with appurtenances is to return to ENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES, heirs of JOHN CHILES, deceased, as by a Deed from HENRY WEBBER to HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES, heirs of JOHN CHILES, deceased, more at large will appear, In Witness whereof HENRY
      WEBBER hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day month and year first written Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      JAMES COX, HENRY WEBBER
      FRANCIS CONWAY
      JOHN HAWKINS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 2d day of June 1724
      Mr. HENRY WEBBER acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land to EDWIN
      HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife, which was admitted to Record Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 5
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County 4th of November 1730
      - On Information of JOHN WALLER and WILLIAM HANSFORD Gent., Churchwardens of St. George Parish in this County against MARY BARNETT a Christian white woman Servant belonging to Mr. EDWIN HICKMAN for having a bastard Mulatto Child. It is ordered that the said BARNETT be summoned to the next Court to answer the same
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 4, 1735. Mary x Abney of St. Paul's Par., Hanover Co., to Edwin Hickman of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 309 a., half being part of a tract of land granted Thomas Hill and Dannitt Abney, by pat., Sept. 28, 1728. Z. Lewis, Edwd. Herndon, Junr.; Wm. Waller, Robt. Turner. Dee. 2, 1735.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 1, 1745. Edwin Hickman of Albemarle Co. to Giles Tompkins of Spts. Co. £22 curr. 2091/N a. in Spts. Co. Chrisr. Tompkins, Henry Chiles. Oct. 1, 1745.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Decr. 5, 1752. Giles Tompkins of Albemarle Co. and Valentine, his wife, to John Lewis of Spts. Co. £80 curr. 209 a. in Spts. Co., conveyed by Mary Abney, as by Deeds, Nov. 4, 1735, to Edwin Hickman, and by sd. Hickman to sd. Giles Tompkins, as by Deeds, Octr. 1, 1745. M. Battaley, Z. Lewis, Jonathan Gibson. Decr. 5, 1752.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 375-376
      This Indenture made on the 14th day of December 1768 between EDWIN HICKMAN of County of Albemarle and his son JAMES HICKMAN of County of Culpeper Witnesseth that Edwin Hickman in consideration of natural love and Effection which he bears unto his son and also of the sum of Five shillings current money paid by James Hickman doth grant tract of land in Culpeper County in the little fork of Rapahannock River containing 417 acres bounded Beginning at two white oaks on the North side the MAIN ROAD thence to the first station
      Presence Edwin Hickman, Edwin Hickman David Hickman, Joseph Smith
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 20th July 1769 This Indented Deed of Gift proved by oaths of EDWIN HICKMAN and DAVID HICKMAN and ordered to be certified and at Court held for said County on Monday 18th November 1771 it was fully proved by the Oath of JOSEPH SMITH and ordered to be recorded.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 376-377
      This Indenture made 14th December 1768 between EDWIN HICKMAN of County of Albemarle and his son EDWIN HICKMAN of County of Culpeper Witnesseth that in consideration of love and Effection he bears his son and also of the sum of Five shillings current money Edwin Hickman doth grant and Bestow unto his son Edwin Hickman one Tract of land in Culpeper County and in the little fork of Rapahannock River containing 416 acres and bounded Beginning at two white oaks corner between JAMES and Edwin Hickman thence South to an angle of three red oaks on a Spur of Hickman Mountain thence North to two red oaks a corner to Burgeses land to a large chestnut corner between James and Edwin Hickman thence along the lines that Devides there lands to the first station
      Presence James Hickman, Edwin Hickman
      David Hickman, Joseph Smith
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 20th July 1769 This Indented Deed of Gift proven by oaths of James Hickman and DAVID HICKMAN and ordered to be certified and at a Court held for said County 18th November 1771 it was fuly proved by oath of JOSEPH SMITH and ordered to be recorded.
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      1728-1732 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 14; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 24
      EDWIN HICKMAN, 1250 acs, (N. L.), Spotsylv. Co., in St. Mask's Par; in the little fork of Rappa. Riv; 25 Aug. 1731. p. 255. 1000 acs. part granted Robert Cave, who sold to sd. Hickman; 250 acs. never before patented; adj. George Prockter; sd. Cave; & Charles Burges. 25 Shill.

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