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

Joshua Atkins

Male Bef 1650 - Aft 1671  (> 23 years)


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  • Name Joshua Atkins 
    Birth Bef 1650 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1671  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137601  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 201-202
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents yt: I, DENNIS EYES of ye County of Northumberland in ye Colony of Virga. for diverse good causes & valuable consideracons have sold unto CHARLES FALLON & JOSHUA ATKINS both of ye County and Colony aforesd., vizt., one parcell of land by estimacon three hundred and seaventy acres being in ye County of Northumberland on ye South side of ye Maine Branch of Great WICKOCOMIKCOE RIVER beginning at a marked white Oak nigh sd. Branch wch. Divides this & a parcell of land in ye possession of JAMES GAYLARD & extending then South 140 poles to a marked Gum dividing this & ye land of DAVID JENNINGS, thense Southeast by East 160 poles to a marked red Oake standing in a line of trees dividing this & ye land of JAM. POPE, thence East along yt. line to a marked Hicory in a Swampe called POPES SWAMPE, thence North by East 187 poles to marked red Oake standing on a point where POPES SWAMPE & ye Maine Branch of WICOCOMICOE meet, thence West up ye sd Branch to ye first stand. wch. sd. Land I ye sd DENNIS EYES doe make sale of from mee my heires to ye sd, CHARLES & JOSHUA to them their heirs, excepting Ten acres of ye Land beforemenconed sch by agreemt. I reserve for my owne use & for ye use of my heires, the sd. Quantity of Ten acres bounding upon my Land yt I am now seated on & is some certeyne Islands & places adjacent made soe by ye inclosure of ye sd. Swampe or Branches of ye sd Maine Branch of ye River abovesd.. And I ye sd DENNIS doe further engage that ye sd. CHARLES & JOSHUA shall have quiet possession of 360 acres of land part of ye dividend of land abovesd joyntly or severally from ye molestacon of mee my heires or any clayme from any of them. As Wittness my hand & seale this 26th of Octobr 1671.

      Sealed & Delivered in ye presence of

      THOMAS DANIELL
      THOMAS ALDWELL

      DENNIS EYES doe not engage yt when ye
      Pattent of ye land abovemenconed comes to my
      hand I will assigne ye same over to ye p’ties
      abovesd & I HANNAH EYES do ingage to acknow-
      ledge ye sd Land ye p’ties; As Wittness my hand
      & Seale ye day & yeare abovsd

      15th Ober 1671 Recog. In Curia DENNIS EYES ye seale
      Northumbria p DENNIS EYES HANNAH EYES ye seale

      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents yt I HANNAH EYES doe constitute & appoint THOMAS DANIELL my true & lawfull Attorny to acknowledge my part of 360 acres of land sold by my Husband DENNIS EYES to CHARLES FALLON & JOSHUA ATKINS & whatsoever my sd Attorny doth herein I ratifie to be as substantiall as my selfe were p’sonally present.

      As Wittness my hand & seale this 13th day of Novembr 1671
      Sealed & delivered in ye presence of
      THOMAS ALDWELL HANNAH EYES ye seale
      15th Novembr 1671 Recog. In Cur. Northumbria p THO DANIELL, Att. HANNAH EYES

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