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

James Spendergrass

Male Bef 1697 - 1718  (> 21 years)


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  • Name James Spendergrass 
    Born Bef 1697 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1718  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I139167  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2023 

    Father Family Pendergrass 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F54420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1718-1719 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 315
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JOHN SMITH & WM: JAMES of the County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto aye Worshipfull his Maties: justices of ye Peace for ye sd: County in ye full & lust sum of Fifty pounds Sterling, to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seales and Dated ye 6th day of August 1718
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if ye above bound JOHN SMITH, Admr. of all ye goods chattles and credits of JAMES SPENDERGRASS deced., due make a true & perfect Inventory of all ye goods chattles & creditts of ye sd: deced., and ye same so made doe exhibitt into the County Court of Richmond at such time as he shall be thereto required by ye sd. Court, and ye same goods chattles & creditts doe well & truly administer according to Law. And further do make a just and true account of his actings and doings therein when thereto required by sd: Court, and shall deliver & pay unto such persons respectively as the Justices by their order or Judgment shall direct pursuant to the Laws in that case made & provided, And if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testament was made by ye said deced., and ye hr. or Exrs. therein named doe exhibitt ye same in ye sd Court makeing request to have it allowed & approved, accordingly if ye sd. JOHN SMITH, being thereunto required, do render & deliver up his Letters of Admon: approbation of such Testamt; being first had and made in sd: Court; Then this Obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue
      Signed Sealed & Deliverd in ye presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) JOHN his mark SMITH
      WILLIAM his mark JAMES
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Sixth day of August 1718 by JOHN SMITH and WILLIAM JAMES and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1718 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 27
      Richmond County Court 6th of August 1718
      - SMITH p Admon
      PENDERGRASS's Estate JOHN SMITH came into Court and made Oath that JAMES PENDERGRASS departed this life without makeing any Will soe farr as he knows or believes and on his Petition and giving security for his just and faithfull administration of the. Decedents Estate, Certificate is granted him for obtaining Letters of Adrmmstration in due forme .
      - SMITH &c. Ack. Bond
      JOHN SMITH and WILLIAM JAMES came into Court and acknowledged their Bond for JOHN SMITH's just and faithful! adrmmstration of the Estate of JAMES PENDERGRASS, deced., which is ordered to be recorded
      - PENDERGRASS's Estate to be Appraised
      GILBERT METCALFE, JOHN YEATMAN SAMUELL PEACHEY and DAVID JACKSON or any three of them sometime between this and the next Court are appointed to appraise all and singular the Estate of JAMES PENDERGRASS, deced., in money, which shall be presented to their view and make report thereof to the next Court; JOHN TAYLOE, Gent., or any other Justice of the Peace for this County, is requested to administer an Oath to the Appraisers for their true appraisment of the deced.'s Estate as also to JOHN SMITH, the Administrator, for his true discovery thereof

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