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

John Upton

Male Bef 1610 - 1652  (> 42 years)

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  • Name John Upton 
    Born Bef 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1652  Isle of Wight County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22772  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2023 

    Family 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) 
    Married Abt 1638  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F14761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      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."
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      CAPT. JOHN UPTON to CHRISTOPHER BENN, cooper, for love and affection to him and Anne his wife, 50 acres of land at head of Creek called Pagan Creek, extending in length from point called Piney Point, N.E. into other land of the said Upton, and in breadth there from to the Point used for a landing place, belonging unto the land now in occupation of Thomas Jones, N.E., unto Cross Creek, 23 June 1640. Teste, Richard Williamson.

      Boddie, John Bennett,
      Seventeenth century Isle of Wight County, Virginia : a history of the county of Isle of Wight, Virginia, during the seventeenth century, including abstracts of the county records
      Chicago: Chicago Law Print. County, c1938, 771 pgs
      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
      1623-1637 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 1; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 25
      JOHN UPTON, 1650 acs., Warresquioake Lo., 7 July 1635, Page 210. About 3 mi. up Pagan point Cr., bounding almost W. from the Cr. into the woods a little Cr. running in by the sd. land out of the Pagan Pt. Cr. to a great poplar tree. Trans. of 33 pers: Rich. Young, Antho. a Negroe, Mary a Negroe, Florence Richards, Roger Bagnol, Ralph Harwood, Thomas Reevs, Rich. Spadkman, Edward Burr, Savage Merrie, Wm. Scott, Rich. Jones, Fr. Savage, Owen Howell, Nich. Bushell, James Parsons, Jon. Parker, Lewis Phillipps, Morgan Roberts, Wm. Davis, John Fitchett, Morgan Evans, Christopher Lewis, Phillipp Jennersly, Eliz. King, Martha Swann, Mary Johnson, Jonas Sadlington, Anth. Tyler, Peter Heyes, Rich. Jackson, Wm. Pindher, Eliz. Larkin.
      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 98
      LEIFT. JOHN UPTON, 1500 acs. Isle of Wight Co., 10 Nov. 1638, Page 605. 1000 acs. Adj. Ambrose Bennetts land, 500 acs. of which lies on the other side of the branch opposite against the aforesaid land, runing E. into the woods, beg. at an Indian path which goerh over the head of that branch &c. Due for trans. of 30 pers: James Parsons, John Parker, Lewis Phillipps, Tho. Gleed, Christ. Lewis, Phillipp Kennersbye, Morgan Evans, Andrew Perkins, John Fitchett, Patrick Vaughan, Morgan Roberts, Richard Baylye, James Tallock, John Gillgate, Thomas Willis, Edward Glover, Nathll. Fairebrother, Roger Williams, William Taylor, John Shallock, Francis Symons, Robert Sudbury, Francis Trick, Richard Summer, Georg Gillin, James Davis, David Clarke, John George, Augustine Skidmore, Thomas Welch.
      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 315
      THOMAS MEADS & JOHN PHILLIPS, 1,000 acs., on S. side of the freshes of Rappa. Riv., about 16 mi. above Nanzemum Towne, opposite land of Richard Coleman. 7 Sept. 1654, Page 376. Trans. of 20 pers.*

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