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

George Jones

Male Abt 1645 - 1684  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name George Jones 
    Born Abt 1645 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1684  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24962  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 

    Father UFO Jones 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F16635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Honora MNU Place,   b. Abt 1632,   d. 9 Nov 1685, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 30 Dec 1672  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John 'blacksmith' Jones,   b. Bef 1668, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1726, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)  [natural]
     2. Nebuchadnezor Jones,   b. Bef 1667, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1696, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F2721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://gedcom.surnames.com/burgess_jim/np142.htm
      URL title: Individual Notes
      Rappahannock County Orders 1663-1665

      Page 32 Upon the request of Mrs Honoria Jones administratrix of her husbands estate Mr George Jones, it is ordered that Alexr Doniphan & Mr Robt Plea meet at the house of Mrs Jones 6 Aug 1684.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1658-1692 page 89
      SARGENT, WILLIAM, 14 April, 1683.
      I dispose of my worldly estate as followeth after my funerall charges debts and Legacies paid.
      To son George all my lands in Virg or elsewhere to be delivered to him by my Executors hereafter named when he shall attain to the age of twenty years also to my son George all my personall estate together with the produce thereof to be delivered to him as soon as he shall attaine to the age of twenty years aforesaid. If my Executors hereafter named shall think fit to bring my perishable goods to an appraisement or to be sold at an outcry then the produce thereof to be delivered to my son George at the age aboresaid. My will and desire is that one diaper table Cloath fifteen napkins a bell mettle pot And a feather bed and furniture ten breeding Cows A bull and my Mares Remaine unsold with their Encrease And that the said Cattle and Mares Remain on the Plantation and lands whereon I now live And the encrease to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. What other goods my Executors shall keep and think fitt not to be sold or appraised to Remaine in their Custody And to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. My will is that out of ye produce of what goods my Executors shall make sale of that it be laid out in good Non household stuff and such other necessaries as they shall think fitt for the benefit of my son George and his Plantations to be delivered to him at the age abovesaid. My will is that both my Plantations be kept employed by my Executors And that my houses and fences be kept in Repair until my son shall Attain to the age above said And that one sixty foot tobacco house be built on the Plantation where I now live about two years before he attain to his said age. It is my will that my Executors give a lease to Richard Mathews of the land he now lives on until my son George comes to the age aforesaid he paying the quit Rents during ye time. In case my said son shall dye (w God forbid) before he attain to the age of twenty years then I give unto Richard Mathews his heirs and assigns forever ye Plantation whereon he now lives in the fforest with a hundred acres adjoining it. In case of my sons death above said [-----] unto William Whitridge his heirs and assigns forever [-----] Son of John Whitridge one hundred acres of land of the same dividend adjoining on the dividing land between Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Warren his heirs and assign's forever son of John Warren one hundred acres of land of the same divident adjoining on Will Whitridge, Richard Mathews and John Bowen. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Henry Feild his heirs and assigns forever son of Abraham Ffeild devd one hundred acres of land of the same divident Crossing the lines of Will Whitridge And William Warren to John Bowen line and back to the dividing line of Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Griffin his heirs and assigns forever son of Will Griffin decd fifty acres of land the same divident beginning at the great Swamp of his fathers line running along the said line to the line of Henry feild aforesĀ°. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Frances Sterne her heirs and assigns forever daughter of David Sterne and Rebeccah Wells her heirs and assigns forever daughter of Barnaby Wells the residue of the said land in the forest aforesaid to be equally divided between them quantity for quantity and quality for quality. In case of my sons death aforesaid I give unto John Deane his heirs and assigns forever son of John Deane one of my Executors hereafter named all the plantation with the land belonging whereon I now live together with ten Cattle that is to say six cows and one bull and three steeres Alsoe the hogs on the said land belonging to me. In case of my sons death aforesaid ye Residue of my Estate to be distributed among the poorest and most incapable of living of my God Children According to ye discretion of my Executors if they think fitt.
      To every and each of my friends here named; George Jones to Honoria his wife to John Weire to Mr Daniel Gaines to Mr Thomas Perkins to Mrs. Jane Deane wife of John Deane one of my Executors to Mrs. Martha Taylor twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. To each of my Executors hereafter named twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. It is my will that my said Son remain with his God father and Godmother until he attaine to the age aforesaid and to be brought up to learn to Read write and Cast accounts and the Grammer Rules if possible. And last I ordaine and appoint Capt George Taylor John Deane and Mrs Elizabeth Jones Exs. of this my last will and Testament.
      Wit. ALEX. DONIPHAN, aged 30 years or thereabouts, Rees EVANS, aged 30 years or thereabouts, JOHN MILLS, age 36 years or thereabouts.

      === note George is witness... it appears he is the brother or relation to Thomas d. 1677
      1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 4; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 358a. 23 Oct. 1677. Robert Vaulx to Rich. Steele. For 500 pounds of tobacco and for the consideration that Rich. Steele shall fother what stocke of cattle I now have at the plantation formerly in the possession of Tho: Jones, late deceased, until the fother be spent. All that plantation which he formerly leased unto Tho: Jones for the terme of sixteen yeares.
      Robt. Vaulx
      Wit: Geo: Jones, Rich. Gardner.
      28 Dec. 1677. Recorded by William Plott, Dep. Cl.

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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      URL: http://gedcom.surnames.com/burgess_jim/np234.htm
      URL title: Individual Notes
      p. 30-31 To All Christian people to whom these pnts shall come I Amory Butler Minister of the Gospell of Jesus Christ Now Inhabitant of the County of Rappa in Virga send greeting in our Lord God Everlasting. Know yee that I the said Amory as well for the indemnity discharge and saving harmless of me, Mr. George Jones and Mr. William Mosse and every of our heirs Exectrs. and assigns and every of them from all manner or binds and wrightings obligations whatsoever wherein we the said Amory and Mr. George Jones and Mr. William Mosse are bound or they for me in any sume or summs of money or tobacco to any persons whatsoever within the Collony of Virginia on the Accompt of ye Estate of Collo. John Catlett deceased as also for diverse other good causes and considerations me thereunto moving by these pnts do give and make over unto my loving Kinsman William Underwood of the same County all and singular my Leases, lands, goods and Chattels whatsoever as well Reale as prsonell of what kind nature quanity or condition soever the same are of be and in what place soever the same shall or may be found as well in my owne Custody and possession as of any other psons whatsoever excepting my Bookes wearing apparrell and parochiall dues within this Collony aforesaid To have and to hold all and singular the said lands leases goods and chattels and all other premises the appurtenances to the said William Underwood and his heirs and assigns forever to his and their owne proper use and behoofe and I the said Amory my heirs & assigns forever to his and their owne proper use and behoofe and I the said Amory my heirs & assigns all and singular the said lands leases goods and chattels to the said William Underwood shall warrent and forever defend by these presents and I the said Amory doe hereby further freely and willingly surrender and deposit unto the hands of the said William all that part of third of Collo. Catletts Estate late of the County left in my hands by his Relict Elizabeth since my Lawful Wife but late deceased to remine in my hands to whom she gave the profitts thereof with Certaine Provisoes in her Will exprest as thereby will more at large appears till her Children to be to certaine ages to have each their severall parts of the said thirds or what shall remaine in myne or his hands after the Estate of Coll. Catlett shall be first made good out of the same which said profitts I doe hereby give unto the said William Underwood and his heirs forever and this together with the premises I doe give upon consideration that he accepts of the Thirds and pformes the Covenants hereafter mentioned that is to say Provided that the said Underwood his heirs and assigns shall and of from time to time and at all times hereafter acquit and discharge or otherwise sufficiently save and keep harmless me the said Amory my heirs and particularly the said George Jones and William Mosse together with their heirs who became Security for me in regard of the Estate of Collo John Catlett of and from all and singular bonds and writing wherein they are bound as touching the said Estate to any persons whatsoever in any summes of money or tobacco and from all manner of actions suits charges and demands whatsoever which shall or may in any wise hereafter happen to or against the said Amory. George Jones and William Mosse his Securities four mentioned by reasons of any the obligations or writings agt them passed for and towards the securing of the said Catletts Estate and that the said Underwood doe according to the Will of the afour mentioned Elizabeth Butler late deceased deliver to each of her Children there part of the said Thirds if any shall remaine in his hands after the said John Catletts Estate shall be made good and further yt the said Underwood doe by himself his heirs or assigns pay to the said Amory or his orderre in the terme of tenn years by equall portions Twelve thousand pounds of good sound merchantable Tobacco and cask to containe the same with Convenience on the Rises of Rappa and the first payment to be made the 10th of November in the year of our Lord One thousand Six hundred Seventy and four that is to say the 10th of Novr next in pformance of all and singular the premises wee have mutually sett our hands and seals this 9th day of February in ye year of our Lord 1673

      In presence of W. Moseley, Amory Butler
      Richard Cawthorne William Underwood SN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa primo die July 1674
      p. 31-32 Know all Men by these presents that I Amory Butler of the Countie of Rappahannock Clerk doe hereby acknowledge that it is the true intent and meaning of the within instrument & it is thereby intended that amongst the land and lease therein mentionded the Six hundred acres purchased by of Mr. Warwick Cammock is thereby intended and whereby conveyed and made over upon the Conditions & according to the tennor of the said Instrument though the same be not yett acknowledged to me by the said Cammack all what said Six hundred acres I doe hereby confirm and Warrent to the said Underwoode and his heirs forever together with its appurtenances forever and doe further oblige myselfe my heirs or assigns to build on the said land one Thirtie foot house with a sheade at each end and two ourside chimneys on the broadside and to Planck one Rowme and this at my charge and further it is meant and intended in that article of the said Instrument wherein the said Underwood is bound to make good all damages and bear all charges and expenses and bear harmless me the said Amory and Securities in all things concerning the whole of thirds of Col. Catletts Estate that it is meant what changes or damges shall hereafter come only Excepting such fees as are already due to Officers living out of the Countie of Rappahannock and that he the said Underwood do pay and discharge all dues and demands due from me on the account of the said Catletts Estate and that is further to say the said Underwood is the have and possess all such goods lands and estate usuall or psonall mention in the within Instrument on consideration he discharge me of and pay for me and my Securities all debts charged and damages and demands whatsoever than are already or shall be due from me and my said Securities for conveying the said Catletts Estate of Wives thirds as Witness my hand and seal this () day of Febry 1673/4

      Test W. Moseley Amory Butler
      Richard Cawthorne
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa primo die July 1674
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 353-356
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN BOWEN Planter of the County of Rappa, for the Consideracon of Eleaven hundred pounds of Tob: & caske by me in hand received of GEORGE JONES have granted and confirmed unto GEORGE JONES his heires all my right title and interrest of the Just Halfe or moyety of Two hundred seaventy seaven acres of land being the Residue of a Pattent of 333 acres of land granted to me by Pattent bearing Date 20th of 8br 1666 The first halfe of the sd Patt being sold by me to JOHN MOTLEY as by Deed appeares bearing date the 5th 9br 1667, the said land To Have and To Hold to him the sd George Jones his heires for Ever in 63 full and ample manner ac is granted to me by the said Pattent IN WITTNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this 30th xbr 1667.
      In presents of us WILLIAM EALES, John Bowen
      STEPHEN MANRING his marke
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa primo Die Januarii 1667
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN BOWEN of the County of Rappa. Planter doe hereby constitute my good Friend Majr. JOHN WEIR my true and lawful] Attorney to accknowledge the sale of a parcell of land sold by me to JOHN MOTLEY
      In presents of us WILLIAM EALES, John Bowen
      STEPHEN MANRING his marke
      Recordat in Com Rappa x Die Januarii 1667
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECKA BOWEN of the County of Rappa. doe hereby constitute my good Friend Majr. JOHN WEIR my true and lawfull Attorney to accknowledge the sale of a parcell of land sold by my husband JOHN BOWEN to JOHN MOTLEY bearing date the 5th day of 9br 1667 and one of land sold to George Jones bearing date wth these presents hereby ratifying and confirming wtsoever my said Attorney shall doe in the premises this next Court held for Rappa. County. WITTNESS my hand and Seale this 30th day of xbr 1667.
      In the presents of WILLIAM EALES Rebecka Bowen
      STEPHEN MANRING
      Recordat in Com Rappa x Die Januarii 1667

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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 11-12
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men that I JOHN WASHINGTON of WASHINGTON PARISH in WESTMORELAND COUNTY gent. do make and appoint my loving freind GEORGE JONES of Sittinghourne Parish in Rappa. County my true and lawful' Attorney for to acknowledge a parcell of land conteining five hundred and Sixty acres lying and being in the Freshes of Rappa County wch lately I petitioned for to the Right Honorable Sr. WILLIAM BERKLEY Knt. and Governor of Virginia and was by him granted to me unto ELIZABETH HOSKINS Daughter of ANTHONY HOSKINS late of ACCOMACK deceased to her and her heirs forever as Witness my hand this 27th of December 1671
      Witness JOHN WATTS, JOHN WASHINGTON
      JAMES FUELLIN
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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 46-47
      WITNESS THESE PRESENTS that I THOMAS RASON my heirs and administrators do give and grant unto GEORGE JONES his heirs and assigns forever a parcell of land containing ten acres by and adjoyning unto the MILL of Majr. WEIR late deceased now in the possession of the sd JONES together with the houses fences and edificies thereunto belonging will the appurtenances Provided the said JONES paid unto me as long as I shall live One barrell of ENGLISH MEALE and two barrells of INDIAN MEALE and when it shall happen that I the said RAWSON shall dye then the land to return to the said JONES his heirs and assignes forever as witness my hand and seale this 15th day of March 1671/2 and I do hereby appoint MR. THOMLIN to acknowledge this pt. the next Court of Rappa. and signing and sealing hereof and to deliver possession unto the sd JONES or his Assign
      Test THOMAS BARKER, THO: RAWSON
      STEPHEN MANNERING
      Recordat x6 die 9bris 1672
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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 71-72
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come I GEORGE JONES send Greeting &c. Whereas I the said JONES having lately inter MARRIED with HONORIA late Widow and sole Executrix of Majr. JOHN WEIR late deceased and by the said Marriage have had into my possession all and every the Estate wtsoever formerly belonging to the said Maior JOHN WEIR and wch the said WEIR by Will before his decease gave unto his then Wife HONORIA aforesaid to be distributed into three parts Vizt. Between hirselfe and her two Children ( Vizt) JOHN and ELIZABETH of their two bodies lawfully begotten as they shall come to age as by the said Will more at large appeareth Now Know yee that I the said JONES for diverse good causes doe freely of my own Will and Clearly and absolutely forever repossesses resigne and return unto my said Wife HONORIA late Widdow and sole Executrix of the said WEIRE deceased all and every part and parcell of the Estate aforesaid both real personal and mixt wch I had into my possession by our Intermarrying together and also wch the said WEIR at the time of his decease aforesaid left to her disposing and made her sole Executrix of two thirds whereof at the time of our Inter Marrying together she as being Executrix aforesaid gave me into my possession to manage for the use of her two children and the other thirds wch belonged to herself she gave me likewise into my possession to mannage for the use of her myself & our heirs all which said Estate as Cattle hoggs horses mares sheepe servants slaves negroes lands houses and household stuffe and debts of Tobacco the two thirds belonging to her Children and her owne thirds also I hereby repossess her againe and doe freely leave the same to my said Wifes own discretion to dispose thereof as she shall think fin how where and when she pleases and to what uses intents and purposes soever in as full and ample manner as she did possess the same in her widowhood either by Will Deed or otherwise without any interruption or denial] and I doe hereby at the insealing of these presents give her full possession in the name of the whole by recording the same at the next Court held for Rappa January 1672. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this 30th of December 1672
      in presence of us ANTHONY BRIDGES, GEORGE JONES
      WILL POTTS
      Recognitr in Cu. Com Rappa 3 die Januarry 1672/3
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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 163-165
      THIS INDENTURE made the sixth day of September 1673 and in the Twenty fifth yeare of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord CHARLES the Second Between JOHN PAYNE of the County of Rappa. & Parish of Sittingbourne of the one part and GEORGE JONES of the aforesd County for the sum of Twenty and nine thousand fouer hundred Twenty and three pounds of good sound tobacco in Caske to him already paid the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and thereof doth clearly acquit & discharge the said JONES his heirs and assigns forever hath granted and to farm letten and by these presents betake & to farm let unto the said GEORGE JONES his heirs and assigns foureteene hundred eight acres and five acres of land bee they more or less sett lying and being in the Freshes of RAPPA. and on the South side thereof and adjoining nigh the land of Mr. ABRAHAM MOORE late deceased and in the now possession of the said JOHN PAYNE together withall rights thereunto belonging as the same was granted to him by Pattent from the Right Honble the Governor that now is bearing date the 26th of October 1666 To have and to hold the aforesd demised land wth every of their appourtenances to the said GEORGE JONES his heirs and assignes from the day of the date hereof until! the full terme of Ninety and nine years fully to be compleat and ended paying therefore yearely and every yeare during the said Terme unto the said JOHN PAYNE his heirs and assigns to have have and enjoy peaceably and quietly all the aforesaid demised land with the appurtenances during the said Term without the Eviction of the said JONES his heirs or any other persons under him Provided always and it is nevertheless concluded and agreed upon by and betweene the said parties to these presents, and it is the true meaning thereof that if the said JOHN PAYNE doe well and truly pale or cause to be paide unto said GEORGE JONES his heirs or assignes the aforesd full and just sum of Twenty and nine thousand fouer hundred twenty and three pounds of good sound bright and large Aronoco Tobacco and Caske convenient in Rappa. County cleave of ground leaves and Trash and not exceeding halfe a mile from the Water side at the severall and equall payments on three several' yeares ensuing one a nother that is to say Nine thousand eight hundred and one pounds of good tobacco & Casque to be paid upon the tenth of October 1674, and Nine thousand eight hundred and one pounds of good Tobacco in Casque to be paid upon the tenth of October 1675 and Nine thousand eight hundred and one pounds of good Tobacco in Casque to be paid upon the 10th of October 1676 Each respective payment to bee duly & truly paide and performed at or upon each respective day above specified and if it shall happen that any of the aforesaid payments or any part be behind or unpaide upon the day of the aforesaid dates of payment above limitted that then this present demise and every article and clause therein mentioned shall bee of full force and virtue otherwise to cease and be utterly void to all intents and purposes. In Witness whereof the abovesaid PAYNE hath hereunto set his hand & seale the day and year above written
      in presence of us THOMAS BLISSED, JOHN PAYNE
      THOMAS BARKER
      Recognit in Cu Com Rappa 7 die Januarie 1673/4
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 274
      May Court 1675. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee HENRY CLARKE and GEORGE JONES of the Parish of Sitting Bourne and County of Rappa have for a valuable consideration in hand reced of ELIAS WILSON sold unto the said ELIAS WILSON his heirs and assigns forever three hundred acres of land to adjoyne the land of the said ELIAS WILSON scituate in the Freshes of Rappa County and Parrish aforesaid in the woods being part of a Divident of land lately conveyed by us the said HENRY CLARKE and GEORGE JONES together wth all privilidges and appurtenances thereto belonging to have and enioye the aforesaid three hundred of land above demised unto the said ELIAS WILSON his heirs and assigns forever with out the molestation or deniale of us our heirs or any other person claiming by him or under from or under us our heirs or assigns and I the said GEORGE JONES doe hereby constitute my abovesaid loving Friend HENRY CLARKE to make acknowledgement of this Instrument of Writing at the next County Court in my behalfe In Witness whereof wee have hereunto set our hands and seals this 9th day of April 1675
      in presence of us WILLIAM LOYD HENRY CLARKE
      THOMAS BLISSED GEORGE JONES
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 5 die May 1675
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 119-121
      TO ALL XPIAN People to whom these presents shall come GEORGE JONES of Sittingbourne Parish in the County of Rappae: sending Greeting &c. Whereas Major JOHN WEIRE late of the Parish and County aforesaid deced did by his Last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the Seventh of May Anno Dom 1671 devise and bequeath to his Sonn, JOHN WEIRE, & to his Daughter, ELIZABETH WEIRE, two full third parts of his personall Estate whereof he died possessed to be delivered to them when they should come to their several! ages following (Vitt) his Daughter at the age of Seaventeen yeares or day of Marriage wch shall first happen and his Sonn to the age of One and Twenty & to his Wife, HONORIA, the other third part of his personal! Estate whom he appointed his Executrix And for as much as since the decease of the said Major JOHN WEIRE I have intermarried wth: the said HONORIA, his Relict and Executrix aforesaid, & by reason of the sd marriage am become possessed wth, the whole personal! Estate abovesaid, NOW KNOW yee that I the said GEORGE JONES for diverse good causes & considerations mee thereunto moving have granted bargained & sold unto my aforesaid Wife, HONORIA, JOHN WEIRE his Sonn, & JOHN WATTS of WESTMORELAND COUNTY gent., two full third parts of the above sd personall Estate, the whole to be divided in three parts according to an Inventory thereof exhibited to & recorded in the records of Rappa: County Court; To have and to hold the said two third parts of the said prsonall Estate to them the said HONRIA, my Wife, JOHN WEIRE her Son & JOHN WATTS their heires Executrs: & Administrs: in Trust for & to the onely use & behoofe of the above said JOHN & ELIZABETH WEIRE their heirs & assignes forever, And I the said GEORGE JONES for myselfe my heires covenant and grant to & wth said HONORIA my Wife JOHN WEIRE her Sonn & JOHN WATTS & either of their heires that the said two third parts of the personal! Estate at all times hereafter remaine free & cleare from all manner of incumbrances committed or done by me the said GEORGE JONES or any other persons by my procurement & slso shall make the full proportion of Bills, debts being part of the personall Estate abovesd. inthe name of the said HONORIA my Wife & JOHN WEIRE her Sonn & JOHN WATTS feoffees in Trust above herein mentioned for use of the said JOHN & ELIZABETH WEIRE, excepting what desperate Bills Debts & could not receive or heare of the Debts Debtrs, since being possessed wth them all wch sd Debts will at large appeare in an Inventory of them taken in the possession of my sd Wife, HONRORIA, Provided all ways & it is the true meaning of these presents that the said two third parts of the personal! Estate shall remaine in possession of him said GEORGE JONES until! the said JOHN & ELIZABETH WEIRE attaine to their respective ages above mentioned & the Improvmt. thereof to issue towards the Education & maintenance of the said JOHN & ELIZABETH WEIRE any thing in these presents contained to the Contrary notwithstanding. In Witness whereof I have hereto sett my hand & Seale this fifth day of May 1676
      Sealed & delivered in the prsence of & GEORGE JONES
      possession given by Delivering a Silver Tankard
      in the name of the whole: THOMAS BARKER,
      CALEB CRODICOTT
      Recognitr: in Cur Com Rappae: 5 die Maii et Recordatr. xxi die Janry 1677
      Test EDMD. CRASKE Cl Cur
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 153-154
      THIS INDENTURE made ye 2d: day of January Anno Dom 1677/8 And in the 29th 153- yeare of ye Reigne of or: Sovereigne Lord King Charles ye 2d of England &c. Betweene GEORGE JONES of ye Parish of Sittingbourne in County of Rappa. and HONORIA his Wife of ye one part and THOMAS BOWLER of ye Parish of Farnham in ye County aforesd. of ye other part Witnesseth that sd GEORGE JONES & HONORIA his Wife have sold unto ye sd THOMAS BOWLER his heires & assignes all that their MILL & MILL HOUSE wth ye appurtenances thereunto belonging Situate & being on ye South side of ye River of Rappae: aforesaid lying on TIGNORE CREEK, together wth all profits & emoluments belonging to ye same. To have & to hold ye sd MILL & MILL HOUSE & appurtenances aforesaid unto the said THOMAS BOWLER his heires & assignes forever wthout Lawful! lett or denyall of them ye sd GEORGE JONES & HONORIA his Wife, their heires or assignes or any other persons lawfully clayming under him, them or either of the, or any of their heires, Provided allwaies and it is ye true intent that if ye above named GEORGE JONES & HONORIA his Wife their heires shall keep & deliver up ye sd MILL & MILL HOUSE & apprtenances in good & sufficient repaire or doe pay or cause to be paid unto ye sd THOMAS BOWLER his heires or assignes at or upon the last day of January next ensuing ye date hereof, ye sum of Ffoure thousand pounds of good sound Merchantable tobacco & Cask cleare of ground leaves & trash convenient neare Rappae: River side, being ye propper Debt of Mr. JNO: PAGE of MIDDLE PLANTATION in YORK COUNTY, And alsoe cause to be paid unto ye sd THOMAS BOWLER his heires or assignes ye sume of Thirty five pounds Sterling by good Bills of Exchange to be drawn on some responsible person in England payable likewise at or upon the next returns of ye Ships home after this Shipping soe much tobacco as will satisfie ye whole debt both of money & tobacco to ye said THOMAS BOWLER wthout any fraud, coven, deceit or alteration of ye mark of ye hhds: by ye sd GEORGE JONES or his order for to hinder ye payment of ye sd tobacco, every clause & article herein conteyned to be of noe effect but shall utterly cease & be void anything in the prsents conteyned to ye Contrary notwithstanding. In Witness whereof ye said GEORGE JONES & HONORIA his Wife have hereto sett their hands & Settles ye day & year first above written
      Signed Sealed & delivered
      in ye presence of EDMUND CRASK, GEORGE JONES
      WILLIAM POTTS HONORIA JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 2 die January 1677/8
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