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

Robert Foster

Male Bef 1635 - Aft 1698  (> 65 years)


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  • Name Robert Foster 
    Born Bef 1635 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1698  Appomattox Creek, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I136972  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

  • Notes 


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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.39. "Bills Left with Mr Dodman due to Mr Hayward"
      Luke Gardner and Wm Johnson 2 bills 2000 lb tobo
      Luke Gardners bill for 0400
      Wm Johnsons bill for 1293
      Tho Bakers bill for 1002
      Wm Empsons bill for 0848
      John Martins bill for 0352
      Robert Robbins bill for 0282
      Edward Bowles Bill for 0079
      Christopher Russells bill for 0354
      Wm Smootee bill for 0600
      Richard Trues bill for 1048
      Henry Bishopps bill for 0325
      John Lawsons 2 bills for 1184
      Cloues and Mace and Henry Spinke 0400
      John Newman bill for 0238
      Wm Evens bill for 0325
      John Munsfeilds bill for 0301
      Bartholomew Phillippe bill for 0423
      Tho Jackson bill for 0347
      John Shertcliffs bill for 0359
      Richard Fosters bill for 0273
      John Dandies [Danby] bill for 0412
      Mr Wm Brittaines [Bretton] bill for 0429
      Mr Tho Gerrards bill for 6254
      Wm Hungerfords bill for 0259
      Luke Gardner and Wm Johnsons bill )
      for 20 lb of Beaver )
      An Order of Court agt Tho Bennett for 0496
      Mr Tho Wilsfords 2 bills for 0714
      John Vaughans bill for 0133
      Henry Brooks 2 bills for 4405
      John Delahays bill for 0290
      Nathaniel Jones bill for 0788
      Hercules Bridges bill for 1600
      Tho Blagge bill for 0480
      Edward Hulls bill for 0218
      Rice Maddooks bill and letter for 0820
      John Knotts bill for 0710
      Paul Simpson bill fo r 0150
      Tho Frissells 'bill for 1103
      Alexander Baynhams 2 bills for 0819
      Robs Wyards bill for 0084
      Wm Freaks bill for 0438
      David Phillips bill for 0080
      Wm Risbyes bill for 0374 lb tobo.
      Phillip Silvesters 0130
      Stephen Normans 0857
      Herbert Smiths 0980
      John Williams 0190
      Mr John Rosiers 0523
      Mr John Hallowes 2673
      Mr Tho Speks 0552
      Capt Brents 0213
      and a Bill for 9 lb 3/4 of Beaver )
      Mr Walter Brodhursts bill for 1403
      Ralph Horsley' bill for 1221
      Mr Tho Speke his receit 3696
      Wm Trapps bill for 0084
      Tho Boys his bill for 0900
      John Hillers bill for 1800
      Tho Boys and Jo Hillers bill for 51 lb Beaver
      Capt Brent by Acct 0478
      Alex Frissell by Acco't 310 )
      for Andrew Munroe 040 ) 0370
      for Tho Monnocke 020 )
      Tho Munns an Order of Court 0305
      John Walton under Exeou'oon 1000
      Richard Turney under Exeou'oon 2083
      Mr Hallowes by Acc't 12 lb 3/4 of Beaver
      Walter Brodhuret by acc't 3 lb 1/2 of Beaver
      Mr Hillers bill for 24 lb of Beaver
      Peter Mills acco't for 0746
      Edw Thompson an Order of Court 0300
      Rich Floyd an Order of Court 0350
      Peter Feoppand for 0521 and 12 lb of Beaver )
      John Jenkins Bill and acco't 0590
      Recd of Richard Foote the Bills and Accompts of the debts above men'coned amounting to Fifty six thousand six hundred fifty and six pounds of Tob'co and One hundred thirty and three pounds of Beaver which I doe promise to give an Acco't of unto Mr Nicholas Hayward or his Assigns
      Wltnes my hand the 7th July 1655
      John Dodman
      Witnes John Hiller Rich Browne
      I doe acknowledge to have rec'd a Bill wherein John Williams is bound to pay Mr Hayward fower hundred pounds of Tobco and Caske the 20th of Octo next
      Witnes my hand the 20th July 1655 John Dodman
      30 July 1655 These receipts were Recorded "
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 228. Tho: Hills, aged 25 years or thereabouts, saith that in 1670 he lived with Rob: Foster and heard Adam Wofendall and Robt. Foster barganeing about a cow and Foster was to give Wofendall one sow but to the best of your deponent's remembrance twas two sowes. Wofendall lent Foster one pair new worsted stockings and halfe one dozen new pewter spoones and 60 pounds of tobacco that this deponent paid Foster for the use of Wofendall.
      28 April [16]75. Sworn in Court.
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 247. Mathew Ballocke did acknowledge judgment for 1305 pounds of tobacco unto Robt. Foster.
      Mathew Ballocke
      Wit: John Lord.
      === land mentioned
      1691-1699 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 2; [John Frederick Dorman-1801 transcript];
      Pages 84-84a. Last day of July 1696. John Rosier of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Gent., to Isaac Smith of same, pllanter. For 6000 pounds of tobacco. 134 acres, part of a pattent of 1450 acres belonging to said John Rosier bearing date 18 March 1662... in the line of the said Rosier's land not far from the fence of Robert Foster ... nigh the cleared ground of the orphants of John Beard ... land of Mr. Baker ... by the side of the great swamp by a path
      John Rosier
      Wit: Wm. Horton, Samll. Thompson, Ambrose Nelson.
      21 Nov. 1696. John Rosier of said county, Gent., impower my loving friend Mr. John Minor my attorney to acknowledge the sale of 130 [sic] acres sold unto Isaac Smith of said county.
      John Rosier
      Wit: Mary Rosier, Bridges Rosier.
      25 Nov. 1696. Acknowledged by John Minor by vitrue of a letter of attorney from John Rosier.
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      1691-1699 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 2; [John Frederick Dorman-1801 transcript];
      Pages 174a-175a. 13 Nov. 1698. Robert Foster of Westmoreland County to Thomas Robins of Washington Parish in said county, planter. For a competent sum of tobacco. Land ... The proprietors of the Northern Neck by pattent 14 Aug. 1691 did convey to Robert Foster a tract in the great swamp of Appamattux ... NW with the land of Mr. John Rosier ... survey under the hand of Mr. William Horton, surveyor.
      Robert Foster
      Wit: Alexander Webster, Henry Wickliff, Richard Watts. 30 Nov. 1698. Acknowledged by Robert Foster. Anna the wife of said Robert relinquished her right of dower.

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