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

John 'Yeocomico' Bennett

Male - Bef 1661


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  • Name John 'Yeocomico' Bennett 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 20 Sep 1661  Yeocomico Neck, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I136420  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Virginia Bennett 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F22185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Robert Bennett,   b. Abt 1656, Yeocomico Neck, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Yeocomico Neck, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F53377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1655-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 99
      To all &c., Whereas &c., Now Know yee that I the sd. EDWARD DIGGES Esqr. &c. give & grant unto RICHARD HOLDEN Six hundred acres of Land scituate in Northumberland County bounding South Easterly upon YEACOMOCO RIVER, South Westerly upon the land of ROBT. SMITH, North East upon the land of WM. WALKER & running North West six hundred and fourty pole into the woods; the sd. Land being due unto ye sd. RICHARD HOLDEN as falloweth, (vizi), Three hundred acres part thereof being part of a Pattent of Six hundred acres granted unto the said RICHARD HOLDEN bearing date the 13th of Octobr: 1653, & Three hundred acres the residue formerly granted in a Pattent of Six hundred thirty and nine acres bearing date ye 19th of Octobr. 1653 unto WM. WALKER & certified under both their hands with authenticall wittness & remaineth upon the Records for the Quarter Court. To have & to hold the sd. Land &c., Dated the 24th of Octobr: 1655
      EDWARD DIGGES W. CLAIBORNE, Secr,
      I RICHARD HOLDEN doe assigne over all my right title & interest of this Pattent of Land unto JOHN BENNETT & VINCENT COOKES or to their heires or assignes, as Wittness my hand this 20th of January 1656.
      Wittness HE CLARKE, JNO: WOOD, his marke Signed RICH: HOLDEN
      20th Jan. 1656. This Assignemt, was acknowledged in Court by RICH. HOLDEN & is recorded with the Pattent
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 487
      JOHN BENNETT & VINCENT COCKE, 600 acs. Numberland Co., 18 Mar. 1662, p. 288, (247). S.Ely. upon Yeocomoco Riv., S.Wly. upon land of Robt. Smith & N.E. upon land of Wm. Walker. Granted to Richard Holder 24 Oct. 1655 & assigned to sd. patentees. SAME LAND AS ABOVE PATENT
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 400
      VINCENT COX, 346 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 Oct. 1661, p. 314,
      (1). On N. side of little Wiccocomico [sic Yeocomico], beg. on line of trees dividing this from land of Robt. Smith, S.E. &c. to trees dividing this & land of Robt. Bennett, son of Jno. Bennett, decd. Trans. of 7 pers: Wm. Jones, Thomas Cooper, Mary Coop(er ?), Wm. Peterson, Peter Stewart, Wm. Stephens, Wm. Stow. THIS ADJOINING LAND WAS THE OLD BENNETT WESTMORELAND LAND.

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=432&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Cox, Vincent.
      Publication 20 September 1661.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 346 acres on the North side of Little Wicocomoco; Adjoining the land of Robert Smith, Robert Bennett, son of John Bennett, decd.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 432 (Reel 4).

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