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

Francis Jett

Male 1683 - 1724  (41 years)


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  • Name Francis Jett 
    Born 1683  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Feb 1724  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25886  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 

    Father William Jett,   b. 1652, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Hoskins,   b. Aft 3 Aug 1655, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Jun 1699, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Apr 1678  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah {Unproven} Saxton,   b. Bef 1689, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1718, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Jett,   b. Abt 1705,   d. 1762, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
     2. Peter Jett,   b. 1710, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1784, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     3. Francis Jett  [natural]
     4. Anne Jett,   b. Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F17323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Underwood,   b. Bef 1682, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1726, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F17324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eliza Jett appointed administratrix of Francis Jett, dec'd., 1723, King George Co.

      Francis Jett of King George County, was on the Grand jury, 1723.
      Francis Jett died, intestate, in King George County, 1723.
      Francis Jett's inventory was filed in King George County, 1724.
      Francis Jett (son of Francis Jett, dec'd.?) of .King George County, et al., to William Jett, a grant, 1724

      Francis Jett (and William Underwood), securities for Elizabeth Underwood, widow of John Underwood (d. 1723) of King George Co.
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      Title: A genealogical reference book of "The Jett and Allied Families".
      Author: Jeter Lee Jett of Kilmarnock, VA 22482
      Publication: Baltimore, Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press Inc, printed in 1977

      Page 105

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      William Jett to his son Francis jett, 300 acres in King George and Westmoreland Counties from the estate of his father, Francis Jett, dec'd. King George County, 1754
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      JETT, FRANCIS (d.i.,1723/4). COB#1, p. 154,158: 7 February 1723/ 1724: Administration on the estate of Francis Jett, deceased, is granted to Elizabeth Jett, his widow, and she gave bond as his administratrix with Richard Tutt and John Gilbert, her securities. [BB#l, p. 2b, 8 February 1723]. Per order of court 6 March 1723/ 1724 an inventory was taken of the estate of Francis Jett, deceased, and same was recorded 5 June 1724 in I#l, p. 38-41 and signed by Elizabeth Jett, administratrix. COB#l, p. 533: 6 November 1730: On order of this court dated 5 December 1724 together with a report of Nicholas Smith, Gent., was presented into court by William Jett,
      === Research notes from Gay Edens Carrigan
      01 May 1724 King George OB 1721-26, p 179: Subpoena in chancery is granted unto William Jett, against Elizabeth Jett [his stepmother Elizabeth Underwood Thatcher], administratrix of the estate of Francis Jett deceased, in behalf of himself, his brothers Peter and Francis, and his sisters Elizabeth, Margaret and Ann Jett.

      25 Mar 1725, King George OB 1721-26, p 307: The suit in chancery between the orphans of Francis Jett and against Elizabeth Jett is ordered to be dismissed.
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      1718-1719 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 345-346
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee FRANCIS JETT & WM: GRANT of County of Richmond are held & firmly bound unto the Worshipful' his Maties: Justices of the Peace for the sd: County in the full & just sume of Fifty pounds Sterl: to the which payment well & truly to be made wee bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seales & Dated the 6th day of Febry: 1718 THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bound FRANCIS JETT, Admr. of all the goods chattles & creditts of SAMLL; COATES deced., doe make a true & perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles & creditts of the sd: deced. and the same soe made doe exhibitt into the County Court of Richmd: at such time as shall be thereto required by the sd: Court and the name goods chattles & creditts shall well & truly administer according to Law; And further do make a just & true Account of his actings & doings therein when thereto required by sd: Court and shall deliver & pay unto such persons respectively as the Justices by their Order or Judgmt. shall direct pursuant to the Laws in that case made & provided; And if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testamt: was made by the sd: decedÔÇ× and the Exr. or Exrs, therein named do exhibitt the same in sd: Court makeing request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if the sd: FRANCIS JETT being thereunto required do render & deliver up his Letters of Admon approbation of such Testament being first had & made in sd: Court; Then this obligation to be void & of none effect, otherwise to remaine in full force kvirtue
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) FRANCIS sig JETT
      WM: signs GRANT
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the 6th day of February 1718 by FRANCIS JETT and WILLIAM GRANT and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1720-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 7-8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we FRANCTS JETT, ISAAC ARNOLD & JOSEPH MINTON of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worshipful his Maties Justices of the Peace for County of Richmond in the full and just sum of Two hundred pounds currant money of Virginia, to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our seals Dated the 1st day of February 1720
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound FRANCIS JETT, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM REED deced., do make or cause to made a true and perfect Inventory of all the goods chattles and credits of the deced., and the same so made do exhibit into the County Court of Richmond at such time as he shall be thereto required by said Court, and the goods chattles and credits doe well and truly administer according to Law, And further do make a True and Just Account of all his actings & doings therein when thereunto required by said Court, And alsoe doe well and truly pay & deliver all Legacies contained and specifyed in said Testament so farr as the goods chattles and credits will thereunto extend according to the vallue thereof and the Law shall charge him; Then this Obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remaine in full force and virtue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence
      (no witnesses recorded) FRANCIS JETT
      ISAAC ARNOLD
      JOSEPH MINTON
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the first day of February 1720 by FRANCIS JETT, ISAAC ARNOLD and JOSEPH MINTON, and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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