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

Larkin Chew

Male 1698 - 1770  (72 years)


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  • Name Larkin Chew  [1, 2
    Birth 1698  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 21 Sep 1770  Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25119  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Larkin Chew,   b. 1678, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Apr 1729, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Roy,   b. 1680, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Aug 1734, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1698  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Beverley,   b. 11 Nov 1699, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1770, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 72 years) 
    Marriage 30 Sep 1733  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Larkin Chew,   b. Abt 1734, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1801, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 67 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Beverley Chew,   b. Abt 1736, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1788, Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 53 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Coleby Chew,   b. Bef 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Sep 1758, Fort Duquesne Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 20 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Mary Chew,   b. Abt 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1778, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 41 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F13082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 

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      CHEW, Larkin, Spotsylvania County, d. Mar 27, 1770, Executors Bond dated Sept 21, 1770. Wit. Robert Stubblefield, John Dawson, W. Dawson, Mildred Farish, Larkin Chew, Junr.
      Ex. sons-in-law Mordacai Buckner and Oliver Towles. Leg. my body to be interred by my deceased father on the land I gave Beverley Stanard, Gentl.
      Wife, Mary Chew;
      grandson Larkin Smith, that part of my tract of land purchased of Bushrod Fauntleroy and others, down on the lower corner of the land whereon Dorothy Foster, widow, now lives, including the small tract I purchased of John Waller, Junr. Joseph Brock and Rice Curtis. In the event of my dying, without issue, then all of the children my daughter, Mary Towles, may leave alive at her death. Grandsons, William Stanard and Larkin Smith; all my grandchildren, meaning those to be born as well as those now alive, of my said two daughters, Elizabeth and Mary. Land in Orange County, also remainder of my tract of land adjoining Benjamin Johnson in this county, part of which I have sold to William Pemberton, and whereas I have become purchaser of a piece of land in which William Hudson, Blacksmith, had the equitable and Joseph Hawkins, of this county, decd. the legal title therein, which piece of land I have promised the said Hudson again, providing he pay the debt due from him to me, my executors to refer any dispute or controversies, should any arise, to the determination of my friends Col. Fielding Lewis, Mr. Roger Dixon and Mr. Thomas Fox, who are gentlemen in my opinion of great probity and integrity.
      A codicil to the above will dated Apr 6, 1770, and witnessed by Robert Stubblefield, W. Dawson and Larkin Chew, Junr., mentions grandchildren (no names given) and my daughters, Elizabeth and Mary; mentions William Dawson, who has lived with me some years as Overseer, a suit of mourning for his fidelity and kindness to me during my illness. (pg 431)
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      CHEW, LARKIN, d. May 11, 1728, p. Apr. 1, 1729. Wit. William Russell. Ex. son Larkin Chew. Leg. sons Thomas and John Chew; daughter Nan Johnson, wife of William Johnson; Larkin Chew Junr. son of Larkin and Hannah Chew, every part and parcel of my estate after my debts are paid; my wife Hannah Chew to have her first choice of my estate after the debts are paid, to maintain her and my mother Ruth Green, during their natural lives, afterwards to return to Larkin Chew, my natural son and executor. (page 98)
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      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 7
      BROCK, JOSEPH, Spotsylvania County, d. Mar. 3, 1742, Page July 5, 1743.
      Wit. W. Robinson, Agatha Robinson, William Waller.
      Ex. wife Mary.
      Leg. wife Mary, 750 acres of land, together with my mansion house, beginning at a black oak, corner of Bloomfield Longs in sight of Burros Road, and is also a corner of my patent, thence keeping my patent lines to Rice Curtis, Junr's corner on the north side of Burros Road; thence keeping said Curtis' line to Thomas Duerson's corner pine on the east side of the road that leads to Snell's Bridge; then along the said road by Mattapony Church, to the said Duerson's Corner on Larkin Chew's land; thence keeping the said Chew's several lines, to a large white oak in the corner of my patent. Then keeping my patent lines to the Middle River, thence up the river to John DURRETT's lower corner on the river; thence with his line to his corner white oak; then along a line of marked trees to the first mentioned place. Son William Brock the rest of my land not disposed of by me to Rice Curtis, Junr. and Thomas Duerson, which is part of a patent granted Larkin Chew, decd. for 1600 acres in the year 1722.
      Son Joseph Brock, 787 acres of land from the same tract with his mother;
      son Henry Brock, 650 acres of land including the plantation whereon he now lives;
      daughter Mary Brock plantation known by the name of Folly, and to include 500 acres joining thereto;
      daughter Susanna Brock;
      grandson Joseph Duerson;
      grandson, Rice Curtis;
      daughter Hannah Duerson.
      Mentions tract of land of about 4,000 acres lying in Spotsylvania County,
      also mentions slaves given to Rice Curtis, Junr. and Thomas Duerson. Page 360)
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; £6000 Mary Smith, admx. of John Smith, decd., with Larkin Chew and Beverley Winslow, sec. Apr. 6, 1761.

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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      BUCKNER, MORDACAI, Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania Co., Administrators Bond dated Jan. 1, 1788, William Stanard, Admr. Leg. sons John and Baldwin Buckner, negroes assigned by their grandfather, Mr. Larkin Chew, to be divided between them. Page 882)
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      1730-1731 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [Antient Press]; Page 47
      -This Indenture made the second day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and thirty Between THOMAS CHEW of the County of Spotsylvania and Collony of Virginia, Gent. of the one part and LARKIN CHEW, Gent. of the other part. Witnesseth that the said THOMAS CHEW for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds sterling money of England already paid contented and fully satisfyed to the said THOMAS CHEW at or before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof the said THOMAS CHEW doth hereby acknowledge and thereof doth discharge the said LARKIN CHEW his heirs Executors Admrs. and every of them by these presents have given granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell alien release and confirm unto the said LARKIN CHEW and unto his heirs and assigns all that part or parcel of land where on the said LARKIN CHEW now lives it being part of two pattents granted to Capt. LARKIN CHEW, Deced. the one bearing date April the twenty six one thousand seven hundred and twelve the other bearing date the twenty third day of December one thousand seven hundred and fourteen situated lying and being in the County aforesaid and in the parish of St_ George and ajoyning to the lands of RICHARD BUCKNER JOHN CHEW and THOMAS CHEW and bounded as followeth beginning at a corner white oak and gum of RICHARD BUCKNER standing in low ground on the north side Mattapony River thence north ten degrees west two hundred poles to a beech corner to the said BUCKNER and JOHN CHEW standing in low ground thence north seventy two degrees west two hundred poles to a stake corner to JOHN CHEW just by a small branch thence north fifty three west one hundred and sixty eight pounds to a stake stand by three white oaks in JOHN CHEW line a small distance from a pond on level ground thence south twenty degrees west one hundred and fifty poles to the mouth of a small branch at the upon end of the old field which is eighty poles above the upper corner of the stone wall thence down the River the several water courses to the beginning containing two hundred and ninety eight acres of land be the same more or less according to the express bounds thereof together with all and singular the houses out houses buildings orchards gardens pastures ways water profits commoditys Hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said land belonging or in any wise appertaining [only one half of the water mill is excepted] or therewith all used occuped or enjoyes or excepted reputed taken or known as part parcel or member thereof all which premises now are in the actual possession of him the said LARKIN CHEW by vertue of one Indenture of bargain and sale to him thereof made for the term of one whole year bearing date the day before the date of these presents and made between the said THOMAS CHEW of the one part and the said LARKIN CHEW of the other part and by vertue of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession and all the Estate right title interest use trust profitt reversion claim or demand whatsoever of him the said THOMAS CHEW of in and to the said premises and every part and parcel thereof and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders yearly and other rents and profits of the said together with all and singular patents Deeds [scripts writings and Minuments whatsoever touching or concerning the same or any part and parcel To have and to hold the said Land hereby granted released premises and every part and parcel thereof with there and every of their appurtenances unto the said LARKIN CHEW his heirs and assigns for ever to beholden of the Chief Lord or Lords of the fee or fees of the said premises by rentand Services for the same due and of all right accustomed and the said THOMAS CHEW his heirs and assigns the said granted premises with the appurtenances unto the said LARKIN CHEW his heirs and assigns and will from all person or persons whatsoever warrant and defend the said land and the said THOMAS CHEW doth covenant grant and agree to and with the said LARKIN CHEW his heirs and assigns and every of them by these presents that he the said THOMAS CHEW for and not withstanding any act matter or thing whatsoever now is and standeth lawfully seized of the said land and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned ment or intended to be hereby granted allined released confirmed with the appurtenances of a good and sure perfect and Indeafeasable Estate of Inheritance in fee simple and that it may and shall be lawfull to and for him the said LARKIN CHEW his heirs Tennants and assigns at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly to possess and injoy to his and there only proper use and behoof the aforsaid land and premises herein before mentioned ment or intended to be hereby granted aliened released and confirmed with the appurtenances without any lawful! or Equatable Disturbance Interruption Claim or Demand whatsoever and free from all lncumbrances. In Witness whereof I the said THOMAS CHEW hath hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written. [These words interlined before assigned [upon] part [only one half of the water mill excepted interlined in the twenty fourth line] Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of
      G. LIGHTFOOT, WILLIAM JOHNSON THOMAS CHEW [sea]
      JOSEPH HAWKINS
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 5
      Spotsylvania County Court 4th of November 1730
      - In the action of Trespass upon the Case between DAVID WAUGH Plt. and THOMAS MALONEY Defendt. for Twenty eight shillings and three half pence current money due by Accot:, An Order being confirmed for what should appear due by Writ of Enquiry last Court against the said Defendt. and THOMAS BYRN his Security, and a Jury being summoned and sworn this p name LARKIN CHEW &c., who after having heard all rguements &c. brought in their verdict vizt. Wee of the Jury find for the Plant. One pound ten shillings current money damage, LARKIN CHEW, foreman; which Verdict at the Plts. motion was admitted to record, and Judgment granted for the same with costs & an attorneys fee. It is therefore ordered that the said Defendant and his Security do pay the said Plantiff the same alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 6
      Spotsylvania County Court 4th of November 1730
      - In the action of Debt between THOMAS CHEW and LARKIN CHEW Gent., Admrs. with the Will annexed of LARKIN CHEW Gent.. Sheriff of Spotsylvania County deced., Plts. and WILLIAM RUSSELL and JAMES McCULLY Defendts. for five hundred pounds Lawfull money of England due by Bond, an Order having passed for what should appear due by Writ of Enquiry last Court against the said Defendts. and THOMAS BYRN their Security, and a Jury being summoned and sworn this p name GEORGE TILLY &c., who after having heard all arguements &c. brought in their verdict in these words., Wee of the Jury find for the Plt. Two pounds sixteen shillings & three pence Sterling and One hundred and Eighty two pounds of tobacco and damage one Shilling Sterling, CHARLES DUETT JUNR., foreman, which verdict at the Plts. motion was admitted to record and Judgment granted for the same with costs and an attorneys fee, On which the Defendts. craved Liberty to assign Errors in arrest of Judgment which was granted; And the Court having heard all arguements on each side are of oppinion that the Errors be overruled and that Judgment. be granted for the same. It is therefore ordered that the said Defendts. and their Security do pay the said Plts. the said Sum of two pounds Sixteen shillings and three pence Sterling and One hundred and eighty two pounds of tobo: and One shilling Sterling with costs &an attorneys fee alias Exo.
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 33
      Spotsylvania County Court 6th of April 1731
      - Ordered that the Clerk do wait on his Honble. the Governour and desire that the following Gentlemen recommended Vizt. AUGUSTINE SMITH, JOHN CHEW, LARKIN CHEW, JAMES BARBER, FRANCIS SLAUGHTER, SAMUEL BALL and JOHN FINLESON Gent. may be added in the Commission of the peace for this County
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 33
      Spotsylvania County Court 6th of April 1731
      - Ordered that ROBERT HUTCHESON and his gang do clear the Road from LEWIS BRIDGE to LARKIN CHEWs MILL
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 5, 1739. Francis Thornton, Jr., of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Gent., to Larkin Chew of same Par. and Co., Gent. 500 lbs. tob. Lot 64 in Town of Fredksbg. Wm. Johnston, Nathll. Chapman, Augustine Washington.
      May 6. 1740.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 5, 1741. Larkin Chew of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Gent., to John Allan of same Par. and county, Gent. £25 10s. curr. Lot 64, in Town of Fredksbg. Witness: Edmund Waller. May 5, 1741.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Henry Chew, late of Calvert Co., Maryland, to his daughter, Jane Chew, "for and in consideration of her going to North Carolina with me." Deed of gift. 3 negroes and 2000 lbs. sterling. Dated, Nov. 6, 1748. Recd. Dec. 6, 1748. Witnesses, Lark. Chew, Jos. Brock, Jno. Spooner, Patrk. Carey
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      1749-1755 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 16-22
      Spotsylvania County Court 8th of November 1749 (see Bloomfield Long Jr. record for full deposition)
      Depositions taken in a suit in Chancery between BLOOMFIELD LONG, JUNR. Complainant and BLOOMFIELD LONG and MOLLY LONG, SARAH LONG and MARTHA LONG, Infants by the said BLOOMFIELD LONG, their Guardian, Respondents which by Order of this County Court is admitted to Record
      - JOHN LONG, aged twenty one years and upwards
      - BENJAMIN LONG aged about nineteen years
      - JEREMIAH WHITE aged forty nine years and upwards
      - ABRAHAM ESTES aged about thirty two years
      - ALEXANDER SPENCE HEAD aged thirty two years and upwards
      - LARKIN CHEW, Gent., aged thirty nine years and upwards
      - LARKIN JOHNSTON aged about twenty years
      - GEORGE TRIBBLE aged about twenty eight years
      - GEORGE BLAKEY aged thirty one years
      - THOMAS GRAVES aged above fifty years
      - LANCELOT WARREN aged about twenty one year
      - WILLIAM LOGAN aged about forty years
      - LANCELOT WARREN aged about twenty one years
      - NICHOLAS HAWKINS, JUNR. aged about thirty years
      - The first eleven Depositions were taken the 27th of July 1747 by JOHN WALLER and WILLIAM ROBINSON, Gent. Commissioners appointed and the last three before JOHN WALLER, WILLIAM ROBINSON and LARKIN CHEW, Gent.
      Test EDMUND WALLER, Cl Cur

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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 2, 1751. Joseph Brock of Spts. Co. to Larkin Chew of Spts. Co., Gent. £52 17s. curr. money. 150 a. in Spts. Co. W. Miller, Wm. Waller, Wm. McWilliams. April 2, 1751.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 2, 1751. John Chew of Spts. Co., Gent., to Larkin Chew of afsd. Co., Gent. £300 curr. 528 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. W. Miller, Joseph Steward, Jos. Brock, Wm. McWilliams, A. Foster. April 2, 1751.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Septr. 3, 1751. William Brock and Larkin Chew, Gentlemen, of Spts. Co., to Moseley Battaley and Wm. Waller, Gentlemen, Churchwardens of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 44 curr. 16,384 super final feet, a square of 128 feet on each side lately laid off for a church yard at Mattapony, including the said Church, etc., etc. No witnesses. Septr. 3, 1751.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 3, 1752. Larkin Chew of Spts. Co., Gent., and Mary, his wife, to Beverley Stanard and Elizabeth, his wife, the daughter of the sd. Larkin Chew and Mary, his wife. Deed of Gift. 528 a. in St, Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 193 a., part thereof being granted to John Chew, Gent., by Pat., June 4, 1726, the remaining 335 a. conveyed to sd. John Chew by his father, Larkin Chew, Gent., Deed., as by Deeds, July 4, 1727. Wm. Robinson, Thos. Stubblefield, Wm. Smith. June 2, 1752.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 12, 1753. Thomas Chew, Larkin Chew of Spts. Co., Gent., and Mary, his wife, and Beverley Stanard of the same county, Gent., and Elizabeth Beverley, his wife, to Benjamin Grymes of Spts. Co., Esqr. For the consideration that the sd. Benjamin Grymes and Betty, his wife, shall convey to sd. Beverley Stanard 60 a. in Spts. Co., convey 240 a. adjoining the lands of John Lewis, Esqr., and the sd. Grymes, part thereof being formerly given and conveyed John Chew, Gent., by Larkin Chew, Gent., Decd., in Spts. Co. Witnesses, James Butler, Thos. Maxwell, Stephen Bright, Jno. Thornton, W. Robinson, Harry Beverley, Wm. Smith_ June 5, 1753.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier]; Page 209
      Sept. 25, 1758. Larkin Chew of Spts. County, Gent., and Mary, his wife, of the first part; Joseph Brock and Robt. Chew, Gentlemen, of the second part; John Smith of King and Queen County, Gent., and Mary, his wife, of the third part. Larkin Chew and Mary, his wife, to their daughter, the sd. Mary Smith, etc. Deed of Gift. 1042 a. in Spts. County, part of a pat. granted Harry Beverley, Gent., Decd., Dec. 24, 1723, and by the sd. Beverley devised in his last will and testament to his daughter, the sd. Mary, now the wife of the sd. Larkin Chew. Witnesses, Robt. Goodloe, Jno. Crane, George Stubblefield. Dec. 5, 1758.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 15, 1758. Joseph Brock of Spts. Co. and Mary Beverley, his wife, to Larkin Chew of same Co., Gent. £100 curr. 40 a. in Spts. Co. No witnesses. May 3, 1758.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 16, 1759. Rice Curtis of Spts. Co., Gent., to Larkin Chew of same Co., Gent. £5 8s. and 47 a. of land; 59 a. in Spts. Co. Joseph Herndon, Robert Chew, Joseph Brock, Robert Goodloe. May 1, 1759.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt. 9, 1763. John Benger of Spts. Co. to Larkin Chew of same Co., Gent. Mortgage. Several slaves. Witnesses, Thos. Powe, George Stubblefield, Richd. Johnston, John Roy. Nov. 8, 1763.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
      Nov. 22, 1763. Wm. Hudson of Spts. Co. to Larkin Chew of sd. Co., Gent. Mortgage. £20 curr. 110 a. in Spts. Co. (adj. lands of Capt. Jos. Hawkins, James Jones, Paul McClary, and Robt. Bradley); also goods and chattels, etc. Thos. Powe, John. Chew, Joseph Brock. Dec. 5, 1764.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
      July 5, 1764. John Waller (Clerk) of Co. of Spts. to Larkin Chew, Gent., of same Co. Mortgage of 1200 a. in Spts. Co., whereon sd. Waller lives, and known as "Newport"; devised sd. John by the last will and testament of his late father, Wm. Waller, Gent., Decd., etc.
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      July 11, 1763. Dickey Swan Edwards of Northumberland Co., Va., to Robert Jackson of Fredksbg, Augt. 7, 1763. Abraham x Darnal of Spts. Co. to Larkin Chew of sd. Co. £30 curr. Mortgage. Tract of land in Spts. Co., St. Geo. Par., bought of Jos. Brock, and goods and chattels. Thomas Powe, Henry Stubblefield. March 5, 1764.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Novr. 5, 1763. Reuben Straughn of Spts. Co. to Larkin Chew of sd. Co., Gent. curr. Mortgage. Goods and chattels. Witness, Thomas Powe. March 5, 1764.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 15, 1764. Hannah x Gimber of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Larkin Chew of Par. and Co. afsd. £11 8s. 8d. curr. 150 a. in Par. and Co. afsd., adjoining the lands of James Rawlins, Colo. Thomas Moore, "which sd. land the sd. James Rawlins, Decd., bought of Henry Chiles, Decd., and gave her by her father's last will and testament, bearing date April 9, 1757," etc. Thos. Powe, Martha x Oliver, James Gimber, John Sanders, Henry Stubblefield, Robt. Stubblefield. Augt. 6, 1764.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 4, 1765. John Waller, Clerk of Spts. Co., and Ann, his wife, of the first part; Larkin Chew of same Co., Gent., of the second part, and Oliver Towles, junr., of the same Co., Atto. at Law, of the third part. Whereas, John Waller, Gent., late of Spts. Co., Decd., being seized of several tracts of land, did by his will, dated Augt. 2, 1753, devise to his son, Wm. Waller, Gent., late of the sd. Co., Decd. (and father to the sd. Jno. Waller, party to these presents), the afsd. tracts of land in fee simple, to wit: 400 a. of land, which sd. Jno. Waller, Decd., patented in his own name, adjoining the lands of Zachary Lewis, and his, the sd. Waller's home plantation (except 10 a. thereof the sd. Waller, Decd., sold Zachary Lewis, etc.); also that part of 1000 a. tract on the S. side Robinson Run, adj. the sd. 400 a. tract, and also 500 a. adj. the lands sd. Jno. Waller, Decd., lived on, and the same two tracts already described the sd. Jno. Waller, Decd., purchased of Capt. Philip Todd, etc. And whereas the sd. Wm. Waller after the death of his father, sd. Jno. Waller, Decd., by virtue of the devise, etc., entered into possession of the sd. lands, sd. Wm. Waller did by his will, dated Octr. 24, 1756, devise to his son, the sd. Jno. Waller, party to these presents, the sd. several tracts of land, etc., etc. Sd. John Waller and Ann, his wife, in consideration of the sum of £233 2s. curr., pd. by sd. Oliver Towles, junr., conveys to the sd. Towles the sd. tracts, and Larkin Chew, Gent., a party to these presents, holding a mortgage on the sd. estate from under the sd. Jno. Waller's hand, releases to sd. Towles, right, title and interest in the sd. Estate, etc. This deed alludes to pat. of Col. Jno. Waller, Decd., Feby. 21, 1720, pat. to Wm. Waller, Decd., April 20, 1726, and pat. to Philip Todd, June 30, 1726, and also a pat, to Robt. Coleman, etc. Witnesses, Robert Chew, Bartho. Yates, jr.; John Battaley. March 4, 1765.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Octr. 9, 1765. Hannah x Gimbo of Spts. Co. and Larkin Chew of same Co., Gent., to James Rawlings, Jr., of Co. afsd. £75 curr. 150 a. in Spts. Co. whereon sd. Hannah lives, and devised by the last will and testament of James Rawlings, Senr., Decd., to the sd. Hannah, the then wife of Thomas Gimbo, since Decd. The sd. Chew holding a mortgage on the sd. property releases it in favor of sd. James Rawlings, Junr., etc. Witnesses, Larkin Chew, junr., John Holloday, John Talbert, 0. Towles, junr. June 2, 1766.
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 31, 1767. John Waller, junr., and Elizabeth, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Larkin Chew of Par. and Co. afsd. £12 curr. 92 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., which sd. land was allotted the sd. Elizabeth (now wife of sd. Jno. Waller) being her part of a tract of land sold to the sd. Elizabeth, Francis Curtis and Jean Curtis by Henry Pendleton and Martha, his wife, the sd. Pendleton having purchased sd. land of Rice Curtis, Senr., as by Deeds, May 3, 1757, etc. Jno. Bevy. Roy, Robt. Wilkinson, W. Wood, 0. Towles, jr. March 3, 1767
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 19, 1767. Joseph Hawkins of Spts. Co., St. Geo. Par., to Larkin Chew, Gent., of sd. Co. and Par. £5 5s. curr. 120 a. on a branch of Plentiful Run, in Spts. Co., joining lands of James Jones, Robt. Bradley and the sd. Hawkins. Witnesses, Jos. Hawkins, jr., Wm. Stanfield, Wm. Wood, John Herndon, John Foster, Jonathan Clark. Decr. 8, 1767.
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Decr. 18, 1770. Oliver Towles of Spts. Co., Gent., and Mary, his wife, to Harry Stubblefield of same Co. In trust. Whereas, Larkin Chew, Gent., and Mary, his wife, in right of sd. Mary, were seized, etc., of a tract of land in Spts. Co. containing 1042 a., and by indenture Septr. 25, 1758, conveyed the sd. land to Jno. Smith, Gent., and Mary, his wife, and their heirs, etc. (which sd. Mary was daughter of sd. Larkin Chew and Mary, his wife, etc.), and whereas since the sd. Indenture was made, the sd. John Smith, Gent., has died and the sd. Mary, his wife, has intermarried with the sd. Oliver Towles, and the sd. Larkin Chew being also dead, the sd. Oliver Towles and Mary, his wife, in her right and by force of the sd. Indenture, etc., in trust for the use of the sd. Mary Chew, the mother, and the sd. Mary Towles, etc., and the sd. Oliver Towles and Mary, his wife, being desirous to make a settlement to provide for the children of the sd. Mary by both marriages. This Indenture Witnesseth, for carrying sd. intention into execution, and the love and affection sd. Oliver Towles and Mary, his wife, bear to Larkin Smith, Mary and Elizabeth Smith (son and daughters of the sd. Mary Towles by her former husband, John Smith), and to the children begotten or to be begotten, between the sd. Oliver and Mary, the sd. Towles and wife deed to sd. Stubblefield in trust the reversion and inheritance expectant on death of the afsd. Mary Chew, of and in the sd. 1042 a. of land, etc. Witnesses, Geo. Stubblefield, Jno. Carthrae, Beverley Stubblefield, Jas. Minor, Vincent Vass. Decr. 20, 1770.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 25, 1773. Mordacai Buckner and Oliver Towles of Spts. Co., Execrs of the last will and testament of Larkin Chew, Gent., Decd., to Stapleton Crutchfield of same Co. £151 12s. curr. 379 a. in Spts. Co. Whereas, sd. Larkin Chew did by his last will and testament devise to his grandson Larkin Smith part of his tract of land purchased of Bushwod Fauntleroy, the remainder to be sold by his executors, the remainder contains 445 a. the sd. Executors selling 379 a. thereof to the sd. Crutchfield, etc. Witnesses, Edwd, Herndon, Willm. Smith, Thomas Colson, Wm. Wood, John Herndon. March 18, 1773.

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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 15
      LARKIN CHEW, JUNR., 1000 acs. (N. L.), Spotsyl. Co., in St: George's Par; on both sides the N. forks of the Northanna (Riv.) 16 June 1727, Page 155.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume One, Families A-F.

    2. [S72] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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