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

Anne Smith

Female 1678 - 1732  (54 years)


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  • Name Anne Smith 
    Born 10 Jul 1678  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Jul 1732  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I138671  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Anthony Smith,   b. Bef 1658, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1694, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne MNU Smith,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Between 1700 and 1702, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1678  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F41156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 David Lewis,   b. 5 May 1685, Chemokins, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 24 years) 
    Married Aft 23 Nov 1706  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Lewis,   b. Between 1707 and 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1749, Tappahannock, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)  [Stepchild]  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F23231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Ayres,   b. Abt 1663,   d. 11 Dec 1705, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1694  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Ayres,   b. Aft 1694, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1731, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Ayres,   b. Abt 1695, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1733 and 1742, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     3. Agatha Ayres,   b. Abt 1697, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Oct 1764, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Ayres,   b. Abt 1699, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     5. Catherine Ayres,   b. Abt 1701, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F23582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Robert Gwilliam,   b. Bef 1666,   d. Aft 1712, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1710  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Gwilliam,   b. Abt 1711  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F41157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 David Barwick,   b. Bef 1667,   d. 16 Nov 1725, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Married Bef 1714  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F54241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Ayres was her first husband. then 2nd she married David Lewis of New Kent, 3rd Robert Gilliam/Gwilliam and 4th David Berrick

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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Pages 89-90
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I ANN BERRICK of the County of Essex and Parrish of South ffarnham being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind & memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same and calling to mind the uncertainty of this transitory life have made and appointed this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say Imprimis I give & bequeath my Soul into the hands of
      Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as touching such temporal estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner & form,
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Daughter ELIZABETH FFOGG after my just debts being paid the remainder parte of my estate.
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Daughter ELIZABETH PARSONS one Sute of Callicoe Cloaths.
      Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter CATHERINE JONES my side saddle.
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Son RICHARD GWILLIAM one shilling Sterling.
      Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter AGGATHA NASH one shilling Sterl. I do hearby appoint my beloved Son EDWARD LEWIS my hole and sole Executor of this my last will and Testament and do hearby revoke al other wills made by me.
      In presence of JAMES GRIFFING.; Ann Barrick
      WM. SMITH
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the xviiith day of July MDCCXXXII
      The last Will and Testament of Ann Barrick decd was presented in Court by the Execr. therein named who made oath thereto & being further proved by the oaths of all the witnesses thereto was admitted to record,
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we EDWARD LEWIS, NATHANIEL FFOGG
      WILLIAM SMITH are held and firmly bound unto WILLIAM DAINGERFIELD, THOMAS WAKING, SALVATOR MUSCOE, RICHARD TYLER JUNR. & WILLIAM BROOKE Gent Justices of the County of Essex in the sum of two hundred pounds Sterling this 18th day of July MDCCXXXII
      The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bound Edward Lewis Execr. of the last Will and Testament of Ann Barrick decd do make or cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all the goods chattels & credits of the sd deced the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the County Court of Essex at such time as he shall be thereunto required by the sd Court & further do make a just & true account of his actin gs and doings therein when thereto required by the sd Court and do well and truly pay &deliver all the Legacys contained & specified in the sd Testament as farr as the sd goods chattels & credits will thereunto extend according to the value thereof & the Law shall charge Then this obligation to be void . . . .
      Edward Lewis
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa Nathanl ffogg
      on the xviiith day of July MDCCXXXII (those bound) Wm. Smith
      acknowledged this bond to be their act & deed which is admitted to record
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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Pages 95-96
      In Obedience to an order of Essex County Court dated the 18th of July 1732 We the Subscribers being sworn before CAPT. ALEXANDER PARKER have inventoried & appraised all the estate of ANN BARRICK decd that was brot. to our view as foloweth Vizt items listed and valued to total Fifty seven pounds 19/ 3 1/2 .. which inventory includes animals, beds and furniture, one white servant man named RICHARD FOURACRE, a small trunk & looking glass, a parcill of old books; one old horse; one negro fellow named Sambo; Thirteen hundred and fifty three pounds of Tobacco .. . EDWARD LEWIS Exe cr. WILLIAM GREENHILL
      W . BOURNE JOHN ARMSTRONG
      At a Court held for Essex County on the xvth day of August MDCCXXXII This Inventory and appraisment of the Estate of Ann Barrick decd being this day returned is ordered to be recorded.
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 105. Bond of Ann Berwick as administratrix of David Lewis. Unto William Daingerfeild, Thos. Catlett, Lawrence Taliaferro, Salvator Huscoe and Robert Brooke, Gent., justices. For £150. 17 Aug. 1725. Securities, Thomas Evitt and William Smith. Ann Berick
      Thomas Evett
      William Smith
      Wit: Henry Terrett.
      17 Aug. 1725. Acknowledged.
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 119. Bond of Ann Barrick as administratrix of David Barrick. Unto William Daingerfeild, Lawrence Taliaferro, Salvator Muscoe and John Battaild, Gent., justices. For 200 sterl. 16 Nov. 1725. Securities, John Griggs and Thomas Crittenden. Ann Berrick
      John Griggs
      Thos. (T) Crittenden
      Wit: Heny. Terrett.
      16 Nov. 1725. Acknowledged.
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 127. David Barrick. Inventory. Made in obedience to order of 16 Nov. 1725. Appraisers sworn before Maj. William Daingerfeild. No total valuation; includes Negro man valued at £20. Signed by Ann Berrick, administratrix.
      William Greenhill
      Spl. Coleman
      James Griffing
      15 March 1725 [1726]. Returned.
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 203. David Barrick. Estate account. Signed by Ann Berrick.
      Payments made to Mr. Tho. Streshly, Mr. James Griffing, Mr. Spilsbee Coleman, Mr. SaMuel Bromage, James Fargeson, Wm Gray, Capt. William Johnson, Mr. Aug. Atherton, Dr. Alexr. Parker, John Nenew, James Jones.
      20 June 1727. Ann Berwick presented this accompt.
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 285-286
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee WILLIAM AYRES and RICHARD LAKELAND are held & firmly bound unto our Soveraigne Lord & Lady, King William and Queen Mary, in ye sum of Twenty thousand pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco & cask to true payment we bind ourselves Witness our hands & seales this 7th day of Aprill Ano Dom: 1694
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such that whereas the above bound WILLIAM AYRES hath obteyned a Lycense for his MARRIAGE with ANNE SMITH, Now if there shall be no lawful] cause to obstrct the sd Marriage, then the above obligacon to be void, otherwise to stand & remain of full force power & vertue
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of
      FRAN: MERIWETHER, WM: AYRES
      JOHN PEABLE RICH: LAKELAND
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 288
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we WM. AYRES & ROBERT COLEMAN are held and firmly bound unto his Maties. Justices of ye peace for ye sd. County of Essex in ye just summ of Twenty thousand pds. of tobo: caske, to the which payment we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Witness our hands & seales this 10th day of 9ber: 1698
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such that if ye above bound WM. AYRES & ANN his Wife, Admrs. of their deced Sister, AGATHA SMITH, do make a true & perfect Inventory of all the goods chattells right & credits of ye sd. deced. & ye same soe made do exhibit to ye next Court that shall be held for the sd. County of Essex & make oath thereto; & truely admr. on ye sd. Estate according to Law & give a true accot. of their admcon. and the rest of the Estate pay to such persons as the Court shall appoint, that then the above obligacon to be void, otherwise to be in full force
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
      JOSEPH REEVES, WILLIAM AYRES
      JAMES REEVES ROBT, COLEMAN
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, CI Cur
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 40
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents yt: we WM. AYRES, EDWD. GOULDMAN & THOMAS THORPE of ye County of Essex are firmly bound unto JNO. CATLETT Gent., Presedent of ye County Court in ye sum of One hundred pds. Sterling we bind our selves this 11th day of May 1700
      The Condition of this obligacon is that if ye above bounded WM. AYRES & ANN his Wife, Admr: debonis non administratis of all ye goods & credits of Capt. ANTHONY SMITH deced do make a true & perfect Inventory of all goods & credits of ye sd deced & ye same do exhibit to ye next Court that shall be held for ye abovesd. County of Essex & make oath thereto & truely admr. according to Law & further do make true & just acct. of their administration when required & residue of ye sd goods pay unto such p:sons respectively as ye Court p:suant to Law shall appoint, Then this obligacon to be void otherwise to remain in full force
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      HENRY GOARE WILLIAM AYRES
      GARETT LYNCH EDW: GOULDMAN
      THOMAS THARPE
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1699-1702 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 45
      Essex County Court 11th of May 1700
      - ANN SMITH, Admrx. of Capt. ANTHO: SMITH, being dead, ye Peticon of WM. AYRES & ANN his Wife, Eldest Daughter of ye sd Capt. ANTHO: SMITH, Admcon. de bonis non administratris is granted to her on ye sd Estate haveing given security according to Law
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 126
      Bond. 11 Dec 1705, £200. Sterling. Ann Ayres as admr of Wm Ayres decd.
      Wit: Signed Ann Ayres
      Abr:.Ayrton Richd Covington
      Salvator Muscoe Francis Moore
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 359-60.
      23 Nov. 1706. Anne Ayres makes complaint that James Murffee stands indebted to her 1625 pounds of tobacco as per bill and hath absented himself out of the county. Order to Sheriff.. to attach estate to satisfy the debt..
      28 Nov. 1706 Attachment upon Murffee's cropp of corne and tobacco. Abraham] A[yrton] S.S.E.C.
      6 Feb 1706/7 Appraised in obedience to order of 11 Jan, 1706/7. Total valuation 719 pounds of tobacco. Appraiser's sworn before Mr. Robt. Coleman.
      Jos. Reeves
      Henry (H) Reeves
      James Reeves
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 75-76.
      Will of Joseph Reeves of the of South Farnam and county of Essex, being sick and weak of body, dated 3 Dec. 1716, Unto my beloved wife Jane Reeves the third part of all my land during her natural life and after her decease equally divided between my three sons Jackson, Joseph and James...
      Unto my oldest son Jackson one third part of my land. If Jackson should depart this life without an heir then equally divided between my, other two sons Joseph and James.
      Unto my middlemost son one other third part of my land, but if Joseph should depart this life without an heir then equally divided between my Sons Jackson and James
      Unto my youngest son James the other third part of my land but if James should depart this life without an heir then equally divided between my sons Jackson and Joseph.
      My son in law John Orme[?] shall live seven years undisturbed upon the plantation he now dwells on with the liberty of timber 'for the plantation's use (but no more).
      All the rest of my estate to be equally divided between my beloved wife and my three sons Jackson, Joseph and James.
      My dear brother Henry Reeves and my beloved wife Jean executor and executrix.
      Jos. Reeves
      Wit: Jos. Baker, Ann Lewis, David (X) Lewis
      16 July 1717. Proved by Joseph Baker and Ann Lewis
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 504-506
      THIS INDENTURE made ye Third day of May in ye Sixth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George, by the grace of God of Great Brittain, France & Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Domini 1720, Between DAVID BERRICK of Parish of Southfarnham in County of ESSEX, Gent , & ANN his Wife of ye one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of ye Parish of ST. MARYES WHITE CHAPPEL in County of LANCASTER of ye other part; Witnesseth that DAVID BERRICK & ANN his Wife in consideration of One Negro Woman and Seaventy three pounds Sterling to them by RAWLEIGH CHINN in hand paid do by these presents bargain sell & confirm to RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs one certain tract of land situate in Parish of Northfarnham in ye County of Richmond containing two hundred sixty four acres and thirty five per: of land 'faith: all houses, tobacco houses, barnes gardens orchards and appurtenances belonging; the said Two hundred and sixty four acres of land being part of a tract of land containing seven hundred & fifty acres of land formerly granted to Capt. GEORGE BRAYER, which after his decease to Mr, THOMAS GOOSE and the heirs of Capt. GEORGE BRAYER by Pattent bearing date ye 30 day of October 1664 bounded, Begining att a Stake in ye angle of three red Okes in THOMAS WALKERs line & mining S. 48d. 106 per. to a Gum at ye head of a small Branch, thence down sd, Branch No 27d. 10. W. 13 per; , N. 65 d. 30' West 27 per, No. 37d. W. 26 per: to a small red Oke saplin by ye Branch side, thence No, 21d, E. 91 per: to a small white Oak in a Valey upon JOHN PURSELLs Old Field, thence No. 20d, W. 16 per. No. 50 1/2 per. to a Stake in ye fork of three Scrubby Okes, in ye old line of Capt. GEORGE BRAYERs Pattent (entry very dark but only contains distances and the note "where THOMAS BRISTOLL now lives,"); To have and to hold the before mentioned two hundred sixty four acres of land with all houses barnes stables tobacco houses & appurtenances belonging unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs; And DAVID BERRICK and ANN his Wife & their heirs the two hundred and sixty four acres of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs against the lawful' claim of every person will warrant and for ever defend; In Witness of all wch: the parties above to these presents interchangeably sett their hands & seals the day and year above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      ROBERT TOMLIN DAVID BERRICK
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN ANN BERRICK
      STANDLY his mark GOWER
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of May 1720
      DAVID BERRICK & ANN BERRICK came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      (The Memorandum of Livery and Seizen is signed by the same three witnesses and DAVID BERRICK and ANN BERRICK, and recorded the same day.)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee DAVID BERRICK of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of ESSEX, Gent., and ANN his Wife are held and firmly bound unto RAWLEIGH CHINN of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPEL Parish in ye County of LANCASTER, Gent,, in the sum of Two hundred & six pounds Sterling money to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seales & dated this Third day of May in the Sixth year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord George by ye grace of God of Great Brittain France & Ireland, KIng, Defender of the faith &c. Annoq; Domini 1720
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if ye above bound DAVID BERRICK & ANN his Wife their or either of their heirs shall well & truely perform & keep all covenants and agreements that on their parts ought to be done and keept. comprized in one certain Indenture of Feoffment for two hundred & sixty four acres of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN, Then this present Obligation to be void othewise to stand & remain in full force strength & vertue
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      ROBERT TOMLIN, DAVID BERRICK
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN ANN BERRICK
      STANDLY his mark GOWER
      Att a Cniirt held for Rich mnnd County the Fourth day of May 1720
      DAVID DERRICK and ANN DERRICK came into Court and acknowledged this their Bond unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 97-98
      THIS INDENTURE made the seaventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Twenty nine Between ANN BARWICK of the Parish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex Widw. of one part and PITTMAN SCANDRETT of the same Parish and County Mercht. of other part Witnesseth that the sd ANN BARWICK for the sum of Sixteen pounds, Nineteen shillings and Two pence hath sold unto sd PITTMAN SCANDRETT his heirs and assigns forever for & dureing the Natural! life of the sd ANN BARWICK her thirds or right of dower of two hundred acres of land being the Plantation whereon she now lives being in the Parish & County aforesd and is part of a tract of land sold by JOHN GRIFFING late of the aforesd County to WILLIAM AYRES by Deed dated the Tenth day of December 1696 To Have and To Hold the sd third part or right of Dower of the said Two hundred acres of land unto the sd PITTMAN SCANDRETT his heirs and assigns for & dureing the life of the sd ANN BARWICK. In Witness whereof the sd ANN BARWICK hath hereunto set her hand and Seal
      in presence of PT. GODFREY, ANN BERRICK
      JAS. ALDERSON, BEN JA. WINSLOW
      At a Court continued and held for Essex County on the XVIIIth day of March MDCCXXIX ANN BERRICK acknowledged this her Deed to PITTMAN SCANDRETT which on his motion is admitted to record
      Memorandum That on the Eighteenth day of March in the year 1729 livry and Seisen of the within land was given to PITTMAN SCANDRETT by ANN BERWICK in presence of ELIZABETH GAMES, ELIZABETH FOGGE, ELIZABETH PARSONS
      At a Court continued & held for Essex County the XVIIIth day of March MDCCXXIX
      This Livery & Seisen was acknowledged by ANN BERRICK to PITTMAN SCANDRETT and is admitted to record

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