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

John Pope

Male Abt 1655 - Aft 1708  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name John Pope 
    Born Abt 1655  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1708  Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25677  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father James Pope,   b. Bef 1635,   d. 21 Mar 1677, Fairfield Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Dorcas MNU Pope,   b. Bef 1639,   d. 19 Aug 1699, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1655  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1678-1679 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 21 Court 19 ffeb. 1678/9
      John Higgins who marryed the Relict of James Pope has impaired the Estate of the Children of the sd. Pope, and Higgins to appear in the next court.
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      1687-1698 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 776/3
      Northumberland County Court May 20, 1697
      Judgment is granted Col. WILLIAM FITZHUGH against JOHN POPE heir of JAMES POPE for the payment of six hundred and twenty pounds of tobacco and cask due by Bill under JAMES POPE's hand dated MARCH 19, 1695 And ordered the said POPE pay the said sum unto the said FITZHUGH with Costs alias Execution.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 52
      Northumberland County Court 16 August 1699
      Upon the Moc'on of JOHN POPE a Com'c'on of Adm'con is granted him on the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON he giving Caution for his Due Adm'c'on on the said dec'eds Estate according to Law.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 76
      Northumberland County Court 18 October 1699
      Judgment is granted DORCAS POPE by her brother JOHN POPE for the sum'e of Seventeene hundred and fifty pounds of Tobacco & Casq' ag't the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON dec'ed it being her proporc'on of her father M'r JAMES POPEs Estate And Ordered the said JOHN POPE Administr'r of the said DORCAS HIGGINSON pay the said sum'e out of the said Dec'eds Estate al's Ex'o
      Judgm't is granted JOHN POPE Assignee of WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs dec'ed Estate for the sum'e of six hundred pounds of Tobacco & Casq' out of the said dec'ed[s Estate] unless the Assignement shall the next Court appeare to be fraudulent & if soe the suite to be dismissed.
      Judgement is granted JOHN POPE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs Estate for what Clerkes fees shall appeare to be due from the said dec'eds Estate al's Ex'on.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 306
      Northumberland County Court - 20th day of July An'o 1704
      - Whereas JAMES ROGERS brought suit ag't JOHN POPE & declared as followeth That the said JOHN POPE of this County stands justly indebeted to him by Bill One thousand pounds of Tobacco & Casq' & refuseth paym't wherefore (he the Kt) hath brought the Suite and humbly prayes Judgm't for his said Debt ag't the said POPE with Costs etc. & the Deft for plea Comes and prayes Judgm't of the Writt because he sayes that the Plt hath declared on a Bill and hath not sett forth the Date of the said Bill or whether the same be under hand & Seale or not and neither hath sett forth that the same is here in Court etc. Whereupon the Court are of Opinion that the Decl. doth not well lye And on the Defts moc'on a Nonsuit is granted him ag't the said Plt and Ordered he pay Dam'ages according to Law with Costs al's Ex'o.
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      1706-1713 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 652
      Northumberland County Court - March 17, 1710
      THOMAS THOMSON petitioning this Court for Administration on the Estate of his deceased Brother SIMON THOMSON as being nearest of Kin and Administration being in November Court granted to ROBERT BOYD, ANN his wife and JOHN POPE on the said Estate and The Justices Now sitting being divided in their opinions the same is Continued to the next Court to
      be Argued De Novo.
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      1706-1713 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 788
      Northumberland County Court - July 17, 1712
      - GEORGE MURDOCK and JOHN POPE having made Oath to their Depositions Concerning JOHN BOYD the Orphan of ROBERT BOYD deceased on the Motion of ANNE BOYD the Mother of the said JOHN the said Depositions are Admitted to Record.

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