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

Margaret Mason

Female Abt 1607 - Bef 1669  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Margaret Mason 
    Born Abt 1607  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1669  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22536  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Family ID F14763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Underwood,   b. 1606, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1623  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Underwood,   b. Abt 1623, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Underwood,   b. Bef 1626, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1648, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 22 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Underwood,   b. Abt 1629, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1662, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Underwood,   b. 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1673, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth {addl records} Underwood,   b. 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1673, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     6. Sarah Underwood,   b. Abt 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1709, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
     7. Margaret Underwood,   b. Between 1634 and 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1689, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F14760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Upton,   b. Bef 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1652, Isle of Wight County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1638  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F14761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Thomas Lucas,   b. Abt 1611,   d. 27 May 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1657  Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol V, R-Z, from Virginia Mag. of Hist. Genealogical Publishing County, Baltimore, 1981
      Text: p. 607

      Old Rappahannock or Lancaster County, Virginia.
      On 10 April 1657, a marriage agreement was discovered between Captain Thomas Lucas, the Elder of Rappahannock in Virginia, Gentleman, Col. More Fantleroy and Captain William Underwood of the county aforesaid on - - in consideration of a marriage (God Willing) shortly to be solemnized between the said Thomas Lucas and Margaret Upton. The bond for the marriage was for the sum of 12,000 pounds of tobacco to be executed by Col. More Fantleroy and William Underwood.
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 20-21
      THIS INDENTURE made the 10th day of April! in the year of our Lord (missing) Between THOMAS LUCAS the Elder of the County of Rappahannock in Virginia Gent on the one part and Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD of the County aforesd on the other part Witnesseth that for & in consideration ofa MARRIAGE (God Willing) shortly to be had & solemnized between said THOMAS LUCAS & MARGARET UPTON late Wife of Capt. JOHN UPTON Deced (missing) MAGARETT & in Testimony of the Singular good will (& affection which he the said THOMAS LUCAS SENR) hath & beareth to the said MARGARETT & by these (missing) that all & Singular the Estate of & (missing) wearing apparell Utincells & Catle (missing) shall & may. be at her the said MARGARETTs (missing) Disposeing bequeathing or otherwise bestowing by her last Will & Testament (missing) decea se But if the sd MARGARET UPTON shall happen to Survive (missing) himself his heirs Exrs. & Admrs, & assignes (missing) the said
      Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WM. UNDERWOOD or either of them & the (missing) Exrs. and Admrs. of them that all Estate abovemenconed shall return to her the said MARGARETT UPTON & to her only use and behoof & further it is covenanted granted concluded & agreed upon by & between the said partys their heirs Exts. & Admrs. that what Servants the said MARGARET UPTON shall from & after the said Marriage so had & solemnized bring & deliver into the Custody of the said THOMAS LUCAS the said THOMAS LUCAS doth for himself his heirs Exrs. Admrs. & assignes covenant & agree to redeliver & return back to her the said MARGARETT UPTON her heirs Exrs. & Admrs. to their proper use and behoof as many Servants in kind so received by him the said THOMAS LUCAS (missing) likewise that if a negro Servant belonging to the Estate of said MARGARETT UPTON dye then the said THOMAS LUCAS doth hereby ingage himself his heirs Exrs. & Admrs to put in his Stead an able (bodied Servant) that hath four years to Serve at least & also that what Crop of Tobacco shall (be made this present) year by the Servants of the said MARGARETT UPTON may be by her disposed of (missing) & further it is covenanted & agreed upon by the partys abovesd that the said MARGARETT UPTON from & after the decease of the said THOMAS LUCAS during (widowhood) her choice to hold & quietly (missing) any of the houses upon the Plantacon of the said THOMAS LUCAS to live in as also Sufficient (missing) the aforesaid Plantacon as two men Servants can (missing) & maner provided always (missing) choyce do not predjudice the SONNs of the said THOMAS LUCAS upon that part of the said Plantacon whereon they shall be Seated and further it is covenanted concluded & agreed upon that if the said MARGARETT UPTON do Survive & overlive the said THOMAS LUCAS then she doth freely & willingly (accept the) premises in lieu of her thirds out of the said THOMAS LUCAS his Estate & further it is covenanted & agreed upon that what debts shall be (brought) by any person or persons (missing) the Estate of Capt. JOHN UPTON (missing) Exacted out of
      the Estate (missing) but that the Estate of said THOMAS LUCAS shall be not be lyable or responsable therefor. IN WITNESS whereof ye partys aforesaid have hereunto sett their hands & seals the day & year first above written
      in presence of us THOMAS HAWKINS, THOMAS LUCAS
      ANT: STEPHENS M. FANTLEROYE
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 21-22
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS LUCAS SENR. of the County of Rappa. in Virginia gent. do acknowledge myself to owe (& stand indebted unto Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WM.) UNDERWOOD of the County aforesaid in the just & full quantity of Twenty thousand pounds of good merchantable Tobacca & Cask to be paid to them their heirs Ears, Admrs. & assignes upon demand for which payment well & truly to be made I bind myself my heirs & assignes firmly by these presents sealed with my seal dated (missing) The Condition or this Obligation (is such that Whereas a MARRIAGE is shortly to be had &) Solemnized between the above named (missing) the abovesaid WILL UNDERWOOD and Whereas the said THOMAS LUCAS hath by a Deed of even date with these presents made a joynture unto the said MARGARET UPTON (missing) agreed to & with the said Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt, WILLIAM UNDERWOOD (missing) to perform all & Singular the conditions & agreemts. in the aforesaid Deed expressed and Limiued if therefore the said Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD their heirs Exrs. Admrs. & assignes shall & may quietly & peaceably enjoy all the moveables cattell & chattels by the said Deed made over to them according to the prem(missing) without the molestation or disturbance of the said THOMAS LUCAS or any claiming under him that then this present obligacon to be void & of none effect or else to remain in full force & Virtue
      in presence of THOMAS HAWKINS, THOMAS LUCAS SENR.
      ANT. STEPHENS
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F14762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
      ORDER BOOK, 1656-1664.
      Slaughter, Francis. No date. No date of probate. {generally thought to be 1657}
      To mother-in-law Mrs. Margaret Upton;
      brother-in-law Col. Moore Fauntleroy;
      my wife Mrs. Elizabeth Slaughter;
      I appoint my good friend and loving brother ----------; Humphrey Booth to be assistant to my wife.
      ===
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:638441&id=I2313

      The Will, of Margaret Underwood's second husband Captain John Upton was probated Dec. 16, 1652, sheds a lot more light on who were her children. John Upton was very generous to all the children involved: his one child John Upton and Margaret's children.
      SOURCE: Virginia Genealogies #1, Genealogies of Virginia Families V, R-Z and The Descendants of Captain Thomas Carter page 101
      "Capt. John Upton in his will, prob. Isle of Wight County, Dec. 16, 1652, left his land on the north side of Rappahannock River to his stepdaughters Elizabeth, Sarah, and Margaret Underwood, and Anne Underwood, now the wife of Mr. James Williamson. Also gave them 1,500 acres in Isle of Wight County, and likewise 850 acres if his son John Upton died before he reached the age of twenty-one years."

      SOURCE: Virginia Genealogies #1, Genealogies of Virginia Families V, R-Z and The Descendants of Captain Thomas Carter page 101
      "Capt. John Upton in his will, prob. Isle of Wight County, Dec. 16, 1652, left his land on the north side of Rappahannock River to his stepdaughters Elizabeth, Sarah, and Margaret Underwood, and Anne Underwood, now the wife of Mr. James Williamson. Also gave them 1,500 acres in Isle of Wight County, and likewise 850 acres if his son John Upton died before he reached the age of twenty-one years."

      Page 602 Virginia Families:
      "....I give and bequeath the said Land unto William, Elizabeth, Sarah & Margaret Underwood to be divided as followeth (viz) Elizabeth, Sarah and Margaret Underwood each of them a Hundred acres, and the remainder to William Underwood. ...And if it shall happen that my said son dies before the age of one and twenty then the said mare fole and cow with their increase to be equally shared amongest Daughters in Law, Elizabeth, Sarah and Margaret Underwood.
      Item. I give and bequeath unto William Underwood, Elizabeth, Sarah and Margaret Underwood, the tract of parcel of Land running upon this side of the Threshet near Ambrose Bennett's containing fifteen hundred acres of Land...I give and bequeath unto William, Elizabeth, Sarah and Margaret Underwood, all my land at Rappahannock or what shall be hereafter made good upon my rights they to be possest with it after my wife's decease....Likewise ordain Anne Williamson, the wife of James Williamson, to be equal shares in my land at Rappahannock with the above named. ...And for the rest of my estate, goods, chatteils, servants, household stuff, Lands, Tenements, herediments whatsoever here in Virginia or elsewhere after my debts, legacies and funeral rights paid and discharged, I give, devise and bequeath the same unto my very Loveing and Well beloved Wife Margaret Upton, whom I constitute, ordain and make sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament. And I also hereby desire and make my Loveing friends Major George Fowden, William Underwood and James Taylor Clerk, my overseers, desiring them to see this my will performed. Likewise I give and ordain my Executrix to give each of my overseers a ring of Twenty shillings sterling price.
      I give unto Elizabeth Underwood one pillion and pillion cloth to be delivered at her day of marriage."

      Page 603:
      "The year of the making (Will) is not of record but when Margaret Upton made a deed conveying land to John Butcher dated 3rd February 1651 she styles herself as WIDOW of Capt. John Upton (Transcribed records, page 40)."

      "The Underwoods seem to have gone to Rappahannock River country about the year 1655 or 1656 since Margaret Upton the mother of them sold her last lands 8 March 1655 to her son in law Francis Slaughter. (Transcribed rec. 62)."

      Page 607:
      "On April 10th 1657, we find a MARRIAGE AGREEMENT (pre-marital agreement) between Captain Thomas Lucas the Elder of Rappahannock in Virginia Gentleman, ...and Margaret Upton late wife of Capt. John Upton deceased...but if the said Margaret Upton shall happen to survive...the said Col. More Fauntleroy and Capt. William Underwood and their heirs and administrator that all of the said estate shall return to her and said Margaret Upton. ...The sons of the said Lucas are not to be disturbed on the land on which they shall be seated."
      The bond was for the sum of 12,000 pounds of tobacco executed to Col. More Fantleroy and William Underwood. (Vol. 1656-64, page 33, Rappahannock County, now Richmond)
      ===
      1652-1657 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 333-334
      THIS INDENTURE the tenth day of October and in 1656 Betweene HUMPHRY BOOTH of the Countie of Lancaster in Virginia. Merchant, on the one pte: JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLM. UNDERWOOD of the County of Lancr:, Gentlemen, on the other pte: Witnesseth that the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH as well for & in consideracon of a MARRIADGE shortly (God Willing) to bee had & solemnized betweene the saide HUMPRY BOOTH on the one pte, & MARGARETT UNDERWOOD, the Sister of the sd WILLM. UNDERWOOD, on the other pte, as alsoe for a competent livelyhood & maintaynance for the sd MARGARETT in case she happen to outlive the sd HUMPHRY as for diverse other causes, hath granted sold & confirmed unto the saide JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLM. UNDERWOOD their heirs & assignes all that his right title & interest unto all that Devident of land containing by estimacon seaven hundred acres being in the Countie of Lancr: aforesaide on the North side of Rappahannock River (as by the Patent thereof may more fullie appeare) which said land wth: the Patent thereof were lately conveyed from Mrs. MARGARET UPTON, Widow & Mother of the sd MARGARETT UNDERWOOD, unto the said HUMPHRY BOOTH his heirs & assignes forever as by the Assignmt. thereof may appeare; To have & to hold the said seaven hundred acres of land & all houses edifices & buildings now built or which hereafter shalbe built thereupon, wth all p:fitts belonging unto them the said WILLIAMSON & UNDERWOOD their heirs to the use & behoofe of the said HUMPHRY BOOTH & MARGARETT his intended Wife dureing their two n:rall lives and the life of the longest liver of them, And after their decease to the use & behoofe of their heires of their two bodyes lawfully begotten & for want of such heires to the right heires of the sd HUMPHRY forever payeing thereof yearely the quit rents due and the said WILLIAMSON & UNDERWOOD doe grante to the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH his heires that in case the saide BOOTH after his intermarridge as aforesaid shalbe minded to transport himselfe his said Wife & estate for England & shall before his departure from Virginia by good & lawfull assurances unto them the said JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLM. UNDERWOOD their heires give hundred pounds of currant English money to bee for the use & purpose before menconed & to bee conveyed in such manner as by Councell learned in the Law shalbe reasonably advised, That then & from thenceforth it shall be lawful! for the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH to make sale & dispose of the land In Witness whereof the pties, first above named being pr:sent their hands & seales have sett dated the day & yeare first above written
      Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
      CHRISTOPHER BROWNINGE HUMP: BOOTH
      JOHN RICHARDSON
      Recognitr in Cur 14th Jan: 1656; record primo Martii sequen
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that 1 HUMPHRY BOOTH of the Countie of Lancaster in Virginia, Merchant, as well for a MARRIADGE (God Willing) to be shortlie had betweene the said HUMPIIRY BOOTH on the one pte. & MARGARETT UNDERWOOD, Daughter of Mrs. MARGARETT UPTON, of the aforesaid Countie of Lancaster. Widt. on the other pte: as alsoe for other good causes have granted unto
      WILLIAM UNDERWOOD of the aforesaide Countie of Lancaster, Planter, all my right & title of two fether beds, two fether pillows wth pillowbeers & valance Sc. boulster to JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLM. UNDERWOOD their heirs to the use of the said HUMPHRY & MARGARETT dureing their natrll: lives & in case the sd HUMPRY and heires lawfully begotten betweene them but if it shall happen the said MARGARET'. survive the sd HUMPHRY wthout heires of their two bodyes lawfully begotten betweene them & liveing then to the use and benefit of the sd MARGARET'. her Executors & assignes for ever, And I the said HUMPHRY BOOTH have put the sd JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLIAM UNDERWOOD in possession of the goods cattle & chattells before granted by the delivery of six pence Sterlinge in the name of the sd goods cattle & chattles & have hereunto putt my hand & seale dated this tenth day of October Anno Dom 1656
      Sealed & delivered & possession seisen of the goods Cattle &
      Chattells above menconed delivered by the delivery of Six
      pence Sterlinge in the name of Seisin of the goods in the
      pr:sence of CHRISTOPHER BROWNINGE HUM: BOOTH
      JOHN RICHARDSON
      Recognitr in Cur 14 Jan 1656; record prima die Martii sequen p EDW. DALE Cl Cur
      Bond from HUMPHRY BOOTH to JAMES WILLIAMSON &WILLM. UNDERWOOD in the quantity of fourtie thousand pounds of Sterling Money dated 14th of October 1656
      ===
      Virginia County Records Volume VI
      Index to Land Grants
      Lancaster County - Book 3
      Page Name Date No. Acres

      18 Margaret Upton 1653 700
      46 Thomas Merryman &
      Mogan Heynes 1653 700
      365 Mrs. Margaret Brent 1655 1000

      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 65
      IN THE NAME OF (missing) I FRANCIS SLAUGHTER being very sick in body but of perfect memory thanks be to God do make & ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme following Vizt: Imprimis I bequeath my soul to God in assured hope of salvation through the merrits of Jesus Christ our Lord & my body to be decently buried & for what Estate it hath pleased God to indue me with I give and bequeath in manner & forme foll. First I give and bequeath unto my Mother In Law MRS MARGARET UPTON ten shillings to buy her a pair of Gloves. Secondly I give unto my Brother In Law Coll. MORE FANTLEROY my Book Intituled "Hookers Eclesiasticall Policy" Thirdly I give unto ANDREW DEW my Overseer as much broadcloth as will make him a suite Fourthly I give unto my dear Wife Mrs. ELIZA. SLAUGHTER all the rest of my Estate & do likewise Constitute & appoint her my true & lawfull Executrix reserving & excepting my Rapier & belt & a young mare that runs either about LYONS or lower CHIPOAKE CREEK (missing) RIVER lastly I constitute & appoint my very good friend & loving Br(missing) HUMPHRY BOOTH assistant to my Wife to do what shall be needful in reference to (missing) estate & for his care & pains I give unto him the sd Rapier & (missing) as before reserved & excepted (missing) us
      (missing)HN JUM(missing) FRANCIS SLAUGHTER
      PHILLIP SANDERS
      ====
      (Old Rappa. Deeds &Wills, 1665-1677, Ruth & Sam Sparacio, McClean, Virginia)
      Robert {Lisson}SISSON also purchased land from Humphrey BOOTH which BOOTH had acquired from his mother-in-law, Mrs. Margaret (-----) Underwood Upton Lucas and which was adjacent to that of Col. Wm. UNDERWOOD whose widow married next Archdale COMBS. Robert SISSON'S {Lisson} sister, Mary, m (1) Nathaniel POPE, (2) Anthony BRIDGES; (3) Lewis NICHOLAS; and (4) David WYCLIFFE. Her first husband, Nathaniel POPE, was the father of her son, Nathaniel POPE alias BRIDGES, who m Jane BROWN, d/o Original & Jane BROOKS Brown, and whose property was adjacent to that of John COMBS of Richmond VA (s/o Archdale & Mrs. Elizabeth COMBS, the latter the widow of Col. Wm. UNDERWOOD, and thus sister-in-law by marrige to Humphrey BOOTH (See Also Brooks-Brown-Pope-Wroe Families & Underwood &c. Families)
      ===
      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 237
      MRS. MARGARET UPTON, 700 acs. Lancaster Co., on the N. side of Rappa. Riv. 4 July 1653, Page 18. Beg. on the upper side of a devdt. of land now in possession of John Edgecombe, running to a crerek dividing this & land of Anthony Jackman. Trans. of 14 pers: Wm. Merrit, Jon. Gill, Mich. Emerson, Tho. Holwell, Geo. Sheir, Elia. Warington, Tho. Malford, Edwd. Godyal, Peter Raven, Richd. Player, Robt. Page, Hen. Emery.
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 1
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I MARGARIT UPTON of the County of LANCASTER in Virginia Widow for divers good causes & consideracons me thereunto moveing have given granted bargained sold & do by these presents for me my heirs give grant bargain sell and confirm unto HUMPHRY BOOTH of the County of LANCASTER Merchant seven hundred acres of land together with the Pattent thereof situate lying & being in the said County of LANCASTER on the North side of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER begining on the uper side of a divident of land now in the possession of JOHN EDGECOMBE & runing for breadth by or nigh the River side Et: by North 350 poles to a Creek that divides this land & the land of ANTHONY JACKMAN thence extending into the Wood North by E. 320 poles & by a line parallel to the Rivers Course 350 poles & so South by West to the place where this land first begun to have & to hold the said land unto the said HUMPHRY BOOTH his heis & assigns for ever according to the
      ten nor of the said Pattent & I the said MARGARET do promise to make further assurance of the said Land when thereunto lawfully required and do likewise promise to warrant & defend the said land unto the said HUMPHRY his heirs & assignes against all persons whatsoever in Witness whereof I the said MARGARETT have hereunto put my hand & seal dated this first day of October Anno Domini 1656
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of MARGARETT UPTON
      WILLIAM UNDERWOOD, CHRIST° BRUMRIGGE
      I MARGARET UPTON do hereby assigne over all my right & title of the land within menconed unto HUMPHRY BOOTH Merchant nr hic assignee for Ever In Witnese whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 29th September 1656
      Test WILLIAM UNDERWOOD MARGARET UPTON
      MATHEW HOARE
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 10 {1656}
      I do hereby for a valluable consideracon in hand receved give grant & assigne (missing) of one Mare now running at CHUCATUCK on a light tann or Gray with a, blaze of (missing) three years old the next grass unto JOHN TEMPLE his heirs or assignes & I do hereby (missing) sale of the said Mare & her Increase for ever in open market to the said TEMPLE (missing) my hand this 12th of September Anno Dom 1656
      Teste WILLIAM MOSELEY, MARGARET UPTON

      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 20 {1656}
      THIS INDENTURE made the 10th day of April! in the year of our Lord (missing) Between THOMAS LUCAS the Elder of the County of Rappahannock in Virginia Gent on the one part and Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD of the County aforesd on the other part Witnesseth that for & in consideration of a MARRIAGE (God Willing) shortly to be had & solemnized between said THOMAS LUCAS & MARGARET UPTON late Wife of Capt. JOHN UPTON Deced (missing) MAGARETT & in Testimony of the Singular good will (& affection which he the said THOMAS LUCAS SENR) hath & beareth to the said MARGARETT & by these (missing) that all & Singular the Estate of & (missing) wearing apparell Utincells & Catle (missing) shall & may. be at her the said MARGARETTs (missing) Disposeing bequeathing or otherwise bestowing by her last Will & Testament (missing) decease But if the sd MARGARET UPTON shall happen to Survive (missing) himself his heirs Exrs. & Admrs, & assignes (missing) the said Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WM. UNDERWOOD or either of them & the (missing) Exrs. and Admrs. of them that all Estate abovemenconed shall return to her the said MARGARETT UPTON & to her only use and behoof & further it is covenanted granted concluded
      & agreed upon by & between the said partys their heirs Exts. & Admrs. that what Servants the said MARGARET UPTON shall from & after the said Marriage so had & solemnized bring & deliver into the Custody of the said THOMAS LUCAS the said THOMAS LUCAS doth for himself his heirs Exrs. Admrs. & assignes covenant & agree to redeliver & return back to her the said MARGARETT UPTON her heirs Exrs. & Admrs. to their proper use and behoof as many Servants in kind so received by him the said THOMAS LUCAS (missing) likewise that if a negro Servant belonging to the Estate of said MARGARETT UPTON dye then the said THOMAS LUCAS doth hereby ingage himself his heirs Exrs. & Admrs to put in his Stead an able (bodied Servant) that hath four years to Serve at least & also that what Crop of Tobacco shall (be made this present) year by the Servants of the said MARGARETT UPTON may be by her disposed of (missing) & further it is covenanted & agreed upon by the partys abovesd that the said MARGARETT UPTON from & after the decease of the said THOMAS LUCAS during (widowhood) her choice to hold & quietly (missing) any of the houses upon the Plantacon of the said THOMAS LUCAS to live in as also Sufficient (missing) the aforesaid Plantacon as two men Servants can (missing) & maner provided always (missing) choyce do not predjudice the SONNs of the said THOMAS LUCAS upon that part of the said Plantacon whereon they shall be Seated and further it is covenanted concluded & agreed upon that if the said MARGARETT UPTON do Survive & overlive the said THOMAS LUCAS then she doth freely & willingly (accept the) premises in lieu of her thirds out of the said THOMAS LUCAS his Estate & further it is covenanted & agreed upon that what debts shall be (brought) by any person or persons (missing) the Estate of Capt. JOHN UPTON (missing) Exacted out of the Estate (missing) but that the Estate of said THOMAS LUCAS shall be not be lyable or responsable therefor. IN WITNESS whereof ye partys aforesaid have hereunto sett their hands & seals the day & year first above written
      in presence of us THOMAS HAWKINS, THOMAS LUCAS
      ANT: STEPHENS M. FANTLEROYE
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 20-21 {1656}
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS LUCAS SENR. of the County of Rappa. in Virginia gent. do acknowledge myself to owe (& stand indebted unto Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WM.) UNDERWOOD of the County aforesaid in the just & full quantity of Twenty thousand pounds of good merchantable Tobacca & Cask to be paid to them their heirs Exrs, Admrs. & assignes upon demand for which payment well & truly to be made I bind myself my heirs & assignes firmly by these presents sealed with my seal dated (missing)
      The Condition or this Obligation (is such that Whereas a MARRIAGE is shortly to be had &) Solemnized between the above named (missing) the abovesaid WILL UNDERWOOD and Whereas the said THOMAS LUCAS hath by a Deed of even date with these presents made a joynture unto the said MARGARET UPTON (missing) agreed to & with the said Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt, WILLIAM UNDERWOOD (missing) to perform all & Singular the conditions & agreemts. in the aforesaid Deed expressed and Limitted if therefore the said Coll. MORE FANTLEROY & Capt. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD their heirs Exrs. Admrs. & assignes shall & may quietly & peaceably enjoy all the moveables cattell & chattels by the said Deed made over to them according to the prem(missing) without the molestation or disturbance of the said THOMAS LUCAS or any claiming under him that then this present obligacon to be void & of none effect or else to remain in full force & Virtue
      in presence of THOMAS HAWKINS, THOMAS LUCAS SENR.
      ANT. STEPHEN
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 12
      (missing) parcel! of land taken up & pattented by me MORE FANTLEROY (missing) right & use & lying in the now County of RAPPA. (missing) the Western side of the land of one JOHN EDGCOME (missing) hundred acres & was by me formerly sold unto one RICHARDS (missing) commonly known by the name of RICHARDS CREEKE wch (missing) was by me taken up for the use of my Mother In Law (missing) that I MORE FANTLEROY do hereby acknowledge the Land aforesd (missing) do for my Self my heirs & assignes utterly disclaime (missing) be had made or proved by me my heirs or (missing) sera this 3th Mei- 1657 M. F ANTLEROY Seal
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 22
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I FRANCIS SLAUGHTER of Rappahannock in Virginia Mercht: do hereby acknowledge to have bargained & sold unto Mrs. MARGARETT UPTON (missing) & late one mair being of a roan colour being thirty months old or thereabout (missing) hereby acknowledge to have received full satisfacion & do hereby for me my heirs Exrs. & Admrs. (missing) to the said MRS. UP- TON her heirs Exrs. or assignes from all person (missing) I have hereunto sett my hand this third of August 1657/
      Test M. FANTLEROY, FRANCIS SLAUGHTER
      WILL UNDERWOOD
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 103
      THIS INDENTURE made this 24th day of August in the year of our Lord Sixteen 102- hundred Sixty Between HUMPHRY BOTH of the County of Rappahanock Gent & MARGARETT his Wife on the one part & ROBERT SISEN of the said County Planter on the other part Witnesseth that the said HUMPHRY BOOTH & MARGAREET his Wife for & in consideration of Several] (missing) tobacco & caske for which the said ROBERT SISON hath passed (missing) for payble as by the said Bonds will appear do bargaine & sell unto said ROBERT SISEN his heirs & assignes for Ever a tract of land being on the North side of RAPPA. RIVER in the County of Rappahanock aforesaid being the Surveigh of Mr. JOHN CATLETT as by Survey & draught under the said CATLETTs hand will appear Three hundred & ten acres of land being all that is to be found of a Pattent of Seaven hundred acres conveyed & made over to the said BOOTH by MRS. MARGARETT UPTON Widdow of the aforesaid County of Rappahanock the said three hundred & ten acres being (missing) East side of a Creek comonly called by the name of RICHARDS CREEK & so down the RAPPAHANOCK RIVER joynes upon the land of JOHN EDGCOMB at a Stake sett neer to the HOUSE comonly known by the name of PEACOCKS QUARTER & fron that Stake tuning North by East to the Creeks side to a stake standing in the FORTE FIELD as by the said Draught will more amply appear To have and to hold said three hundred & ten acres of land with all priviledges to him the said SISEN his heirs &c for ever in as full & ample manner as ever HUMPHRY BOTH & MARGARETE his Wife have ever held said land with all houses gardens orchards fencings now built or to be built the said HUMPHREY BOTH & MARGARETT his Wife do further promise that the said ROBERT SISON his heirs & assignes have lawfull title at the sealing of these presents the said SISEN yeilding & paying the rents or any (missing) taxes that shall hereafter be imposed by any lawful! authority But in case the said ROBERT SISEN shall fiale of any of the above menconed (missing) payment that then it shall be lawfull for the said BOOTH his heirs &c to reenter upon the land without any molestation from the said SISEN & the said Bond that ahe shall faile of payment to be forfeitt
      in presence of us PERRE DIENSEFITT HUM: BOOTH
      MATHEW HUMES, THOMAS FRESHWATER MARGARET BOOTH:
      I MARGARET BOOTH (missing) constitute my well beloved Friend Coll. MORE FANTLEROY my true & lawful! attorny for me to acknowledge in Court all my right & interest of a tract of land sould by my Husband HUMPHRY BOOTH unto ROBERT SISEN & by these presents confirming what my said Attorney shall doe Witness my hand & seale this 24th of August 1660
      in presence of PIERRE DIENSEFITT, MARGARETT BOOTH
      MATHEW HUMES

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