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

Margaret Underwood

Female 1638 - Bef 1689  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Margaret Underwood 
    Born Between 1634 and 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1689  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22546  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Mason,   b. Abt 1607, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1669, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1623  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Humphrey Booth,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Sep 1685, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 14 Oct 1656  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace Booth,   b. Bef 1662, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Catherine Booth,   b. 1664, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     3. Humphrey Booth,   b. Bef 1667, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1702, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F14774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS.
      ORDER Book, 1664-1673.
      Butler, Elizabeth, Sittingbourn Parish. - -16 June, 1673.
      Son Francis Slaughter; daughter Sarah; son John Catlett; daughter Elizabeth; son John, son William; my deceased husband John Catlett; cousin William Underwood, Sr.; cousin Humphrey Booth, cousin Katherine Booth; sister Peirce, money in Mr. Griffies' and Mr. Manford's hands in London; my husband Amory Butler to be executor;
      my cousin Capt. Thomas Hawkins, brother Edward Rowzee and Mr. Daniel Gaines to be overseers;
      brother Booth's children;
      witnesses Thomas Lucas, Sr., John Dawson
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      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 untoWILLIAM 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
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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 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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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 192-193
      KNOW ALL MEN that I HUMPHRY BOOTH Gent. of the County of Rappa. for divers causes as for a valluable consideracon sould from me my heirs & assignes unto JOHN SMITH his heirs & assignes one parcell of land being on the SE side of the maine branch of a Creek called BRICES CREEK & runing up the paquosin of the said Creek to Mr. GILSONS PATH & bounded on the other side with a line of marked trees being part of a parcell of land granted to Mr. WM. WHITE Clericus & by the Creditors of the said WHITE assigned to me the said BOOTH for the tyme of the extent served by them on the said Land Now know ve that I the said BOOTH do herehy further oblidge myself to give to the said SMITH what further insurance I can by the aforesaid order and give as well to all profitts unto the said parcel' of land belonging or otherwise & further I do hereby acknowledge to have wholly estranged from me my heirs or assigns to the said SMITH another parcell of land lying on the same Creek and on the same side of the said Creek between the aforesd prcell of land & the Great Marsh on parte whereof is called the QUIOQUINSON POINT this later parcel] of land being part of a Devident of land of Two hundred acres granted to HUMPHRY BOOTH & by me sould to the said SMITH withall rights belonging to him & his heirs for Ever as my Pattent grants it to me. In Witness I
      have sett my hand & seale his 20th Jan. 1661
      in presence of WILLIAM MOSELEY, HUM: BOOTH
      RICHARD STOKES
      KNOW ALL MEN that HUMPHRY BOOTH of the County of Rappa. & MARGARETT his Wife do appoint their welbeloved Friend WALTER GRANGER our true & lawful' Attorney to acknowledge in Court a parcel! of land sould to JOHN SMITH confirmeing wt. their said Attorney shall do as if they were personally present.
      in presence of us WM. MOSELEY, HUM: BOOTH
      FRANCIS FOSTER her mark MARGT. BOOTH
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 248-251
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of Augt in the year One thousand Six hundred Sixty & three and in the fifteenth year of the reigne of our Sovereign KING CHARLES the Second &c. Between HUMPHRY BOOTH of the County of Rappa. Gent. of one part and JOHN WASHINGTON of the County of WESTMORELAND gent and ALLEX FLEMING of County of Rappa. aforesd gent Exrs. of the Last Will and Testamt. of Coll. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD deced who was administrator of the Estate of JAMES WILLIAMSON of the County of Rappa aforesd gent deced of the other parte Witnesseth that the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH as well for and in consideracon of a MARRIAGE already solemnized between the said HUMPHRY BOOTH and MARGARM his now Wife as alsoe for a Competent liveley hood and maintenance for the sd MARGT. in case she happen to over live the sd HUMPHRY as for divers other good causes hash given sould and confirmed unto the sd JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEX. FLEMING their heirs and assignes all that tract of land whereon the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH now lives containing One thousand acres of wood and marsh lying on the So side of RAPPA. RIVER in said County of Rappahanock togeather withall houses edifices building gardens orchards whatseover to the same belonging which sd thousand acres of land & marsh was granted unto the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH by Pattent bearing date the Twentieth day of September One thousand Six hundred Sixty & (missing) ) as by the sd Pattent appeareth except and always reserved out of this parcell of land the prmises aforesd which the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH sould JOHN SMITH which sd land is now in the occupation of the sd JOHN SMITH To have and to hold the said land with the appurtenances unto the sd JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEXANDER FLEMING and the survivrs of them & their heirs and assignes to them to these uses hereafter menconed & to no other use whatsoever (that is to say) to the use and behoof of the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH & MARGT. his Wife during their two naturall lives and the life of the longest liver of them & after their decease to the use and behoof of the heirs of their two bodyes lawfully begotten & to be begotten between the sd HUMPHRY & the sd MARGT. and for want of such heirs to the Right heirs of the sd HUMPHRY for Ever paying yearly the quitrents due and accustomed to be paid out of the sd land & the sd JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEXANDER FLEMING for themselves & either of them their & either of their heirs do covenant and grant with sd HUMPHRY BOOTH his heirs and assignes that if sd HUMPHRY BOOTH at any time hereafter be minded to transport himself Wife children & Estate for England and shall before his departure from Virga. lawfull assurance and conveyance convey and assure unto them the sd JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEXANDER FLEMING or either of them their heirs and assignes five hundred pounds of Current English money to be disposed to the uses and purposes before men- coned and to be conveyed in such manner as by Councell learned in the Law shall be reasonably devised & required that then & from thenceforth it may be lawfull for the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH to make sale and dispose of the sd Land and all other the prmises hereby bargained & could without the hindrance or denyall of the said JOIIN WASHINGTON or ALLEXANDER FLEMING or either of them their heirs or assignes In Witness the partyes have set their hands & seals
      in presence of EDWARD DALE, HUM BOOTH
      GEORGE HASLELOCK
      THIS INDENTURE Tripartite made the 10th day of Augt. in the 15th year of the Reign of CHARLES the Second in the year 1663 Between HUMPHRY BOOTH of the County of Rappa gent & MARGARETT his Wife of the first part, JOHN WASHINGTON of the County of WESTMORELAND gent and ALLEXANDER FLEMING of the County of Rappa. gent Exrs. of the Last Will and Testamt of Coll. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD deced who was Admr. of the Estate of JAMES WILLIAMSON of Rappa. aforesd deced of the second part and ROBERT SISSON of the sd County of Rappa. Planter of the third part (missing) MARGARETT UPTON of the County of LANCASTER in Virga. Widdow by her Deed Poll under her hand & seal dated the first day of October 1656 for the consideration therein expressed did grant unto the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH Seaven hundred acres of land being in the County of LANCASTER on the N. side of RAPPA. RIVER beginning on the upper side of a devident of land then in the possession of JOHN EDGCOME & runing for breadth nigh the Rivers side Wt. by N. to a Creek that devides this land & the land of ANTHONY JACKMAN thence for length into the wood N. by E. & by a line parelell to the Rivers Course to the place where this land began To have and hold unto said HUMPHRY BOOTH his heirs and assignes for ever & Whereas the said HUMPHRY BOOTH by his Indenture dated the 10th day of October 1656 for the consideration expressed did grant unto JAMES WILLIAMSON & WILLIAM UNDERWOOD of the County of LANCASTER Gent their heirs and assignes all that his Right unto sd Devident of land conteining by estimacon Seaver, hundred acres in said County of LANCASTER on the N. side of RAPPA RIVER to have all land and houses edifices & buildings then built or which should he built Now This Indenture witnesseth that the said HUMPHRY BOOTH & MARGT. his Wife, JOHN WASHINGTON ALLEX.R FLEMING as well for and in consideracon of the sum of Fourteen thousand five hundred pounds of Tobo. to the said HUMPHRY BOOTH by the said ROBERT SISSON as for and in consideracon yt the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH hath granted unto ,JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEXANDER FLEMING their heirs One thousand acres of wood and marsh land in Rappa. County to certaine uses expressed in one pair of Indentures dated the first da> of this present month made between HUMPHRY BOOTH of the one part & JOHN WASHINGTON & ALLEXANDER FLEMING of the other part as by sd Deed appeareth as also for divers good causes by these presents grant unto the sd ROBERT SISSON his heirs assignes all the aforemenconed premises conteining Five hundred & ten acres as by the Survey thereof made by Mr. JOHN CATLETT with the appurtenances belonging To have and hold the sd ROBERT SISSON paying the rents and services due and the sd HUMPHRY BOOTH agree that sd ROBERT SISSON his heirs and assignes shall hold the premises without the denyall of sd HUMPITRY BOOTH & MARGT, his Wife & without the lett or denyall of them the sd JOHN WASHINGTON &ALLEXANDER FLEMING their heirs and assignes in Witness the partyes their hands & seals have sett
      in presence of EDWARD DALE. HUM: BOOTH
      GEORGE HASCOCK MARGT: BOOTH
      JOHN WASHINGTON
      Test W. GRANGER C Cur Rappa ALLEX. FLEMING
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 261-262
      KNOW ALL MEN that I HUMPHRY BOOTH of the County of Rappahanock have sould one Cow called Mad Braines from me my heirs to Mrs. MARGT. LUCAS of the said County for (blank) & in consideracon of a Cow of hers the sd MARGT. LUCAS that I formerly killed the sd Cow Mad Braines being marked with a half moone under each ear & slitt down each ear withall her increase I have sold unto the sd MARGT. LUCAS and heirs for ever Witness my hand 16th day of August 1663 Witness THOMAS LUCAS JUNR., HUMPHRY BOOTH
      EDWARD LUCAS
      Jan 1663 recordat ROBT. DAVIS CI Cur pr
      KNOW ALL MEN that I MARGT. LUCAS have given from me the within menconed Cow with all her increase for ever to my Grand Child GRACE BOOTH the sd Cow being at the house of my Son BOOTH & in his Custody Witness my hand this 16th day of Septr. 1663
      Witness THOMAS LUCAS JUNR., MARGT. LUCAS
      EDWARD LUCAS
      KNOW ALL MEN that I MARGT. LUCAS have given unto my grand child KATHERINE BOOTH one cow being marked with a Flower de lue on the right ear & a swallow forke on the left ear with all her increase the sd Cow being at the house of my Son BOOTH the sd Cow I have given to the sd KATHERINE BOOTH from me my heirs & assignes for ever Witness my hand & seale this 16 day of September 1663
      Witness THO LUCAS JUNR. MARGT LUCAS
      KNOW ALL MEN that I MARGT. LUCAS do appoint Mr. JOHN CATLETT my lawful Attorney to acknowledge Gift of two Cows that I have given to the children of my Son BOOTH bearing date with these presents and what my said Attorney shall do shall be as vallied as if my self were personally present Witness my hand and seal this 16th September 1663
      Witness THO. LUCAS JUNR, MARGT. LUCAS
      EDWARD LUCAS

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