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

Lewis Tapp

Male Bef 1743 - 1785  (> 42 years)


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  • Name Lewis Tapp 
    Birth Bef 1743  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 21 Mar 1785  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25971  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father William Tapp,   b. Aug 1707, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jan 1796, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Christian Bourne,   b. Abt 1709, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1786, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of Lewis Tapp, dec'd. Recorded 21 March, 1785. Made by Jacob Coones, John Fishback, Joseph Coones, Jr.
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Account of dower of Ann Tapp, widow of Lewis Tapp, dec'd. Agreed to by other heir: Philip Amiss on behalf of his wife the said Ann Tapp (now Amiss), Vincent Tapp, guardian to Lewis Tapp, son and heir-at-law of the dec'd. Dated 5 May, 1787. Signed by Wm. McClanahan, John Wigginton, James Jett. Recorded 18 June, 1787
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of William Tapp of Culpeper Co.
      Dated 17 Jun 1780 Proven 17 Jan., 1796,
      Legatees: Wife Christian Tapp,
      Sons: Vincent Tapp, William Tapp, Lewis Tapp.
      Grandson William Tapp, son of Vincent Tapp.
      Dau. Ann Cunninghame, wife of John Cunninghame,
      Dau, Alice Graham, wife of John Graham.
      Dau. Elizabeth Green.
      Dau. Sarah Jett, wife of John Jett,
      William Yates, son of Mary Yates, dec'd.
      Executors: Son Vincent Tapp, James Jett.
      Wit.: Thomas Hopper, Jacob Wall, Ann (X) Walle.
      Disannulled in a codicil, the bequest to William Yates. 10 Sept., 1789.
      Wit.: Moses Tapp, Sias Tapp.
      James Jett refused to act as executor.

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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 260-62.
      16 June 1763. William Tapp of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, planter, to my loving son Lewis Tapp of same. For natural love, good will and affection. 587 acres in the great fork of Rappahannock River which was formerly granted to me by a deed from the Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 5 March 1747 ... corner to a tract formerly granted to Robert Eastham ... corner to the land of Thomas Dillard ... corner to Lewis Davis Yancey by a pond.
      William Tapp
      18 Aug. 1763. Acknowledged by William.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 508-09.
      15 Sept. 1768. Lewis Tapp and Ann his wife of Culpeper County to Bushrod Doggett of Fauquier County. For £180 current money. 470 acres which was given Lewis Tapp by his father William Tapp by deed of gift 16 June 1763 ... corner to a tract of land formerly granted to Robert Eastham corner to the land of Thomas Dillard ... corner to Lewis Davis Yancey ... corner to Tutt, Richard Yancey and Philemon Yancey ... to Hawkins' line ...
      Lewis Tapp
      Ann Tapp
      15 Sept. 1768. Acknowledged by the parties. Ann was first privily examined.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 534-35.
      19 May 1768. Lewis Tapp and Ann his wife of Culpeper County to Philemon Yancey of same. For £17 current
      money. 117 acres, part of 500 acres given to Lewis by his father ... along Richard Yancey's line ... along Borne's D)
      line ...
      Lewis Tapp
      19 May 1768. Acknowledged by Lewis.
      21 July 1768. Ann wife of Lewis Tapp acknowledged her right of dower.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 3); [Mike Marshall]; Page 706.
      Yancey to Yancey Indenture
      This indenture made the 24th day of February 1769 between Philemon Yancey and his wife of the County of Culpeper of the one part and Richard Yancey the said county of the other part. Witnesseth that Philemon Yancey and Unity Yancey his wife in consideration of 36 pounds current money of Virginia in hand has sold to Richard Yancey 117 acres, part of a tract of 500 acres belonging to Lewis Tapp and is bounded as followeth; beginning at a poplar on a branch running North 30° West 57 poles to a pine, thence North 39° West along the said Richard Yancey’s line 26 poles to two pines, thence with the said Yancey’s line North 60° West 140 poles to three pines, thence along Bourne’s line North 60° East 230 pole over a branch to one dead and one live pine, thence South 5° West 236 poles to the beginning. In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and fixed their seals the day and year first above written.
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      Samuel Clayton, Jr. Philemon Yancey
      Henry Pendleton
      James Pendleton
      At a court held for the County of Culpeper on Friday the 16th day of June 1769 this indenture of feoffment from Philemon Yancey and Unity Yancey his wife to Richard Yancey together with the memorandum of livery of Seizin and receipt endorsed was proved by the oath of Samuel Clayton, Jr., Henry Pendleton and James Pendleton, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
      Teste Roger Dixon CLK
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 128-130
      THIS INDENTURE made this Twenty first day of February 1770 Between WILLIAM GREEN and MARY his Wife of County of Culpeper Planter of one part and LEWIS TAPP of said County of other part Witnesseth that said William Green and Mary his Wife for sum of Seventy five pounds current money of Virginia have granted unto the said Lewis Tapp his heirs forever all the right whatsoever of them in a certain Dividend or parcel of land containing One hundred and Eighteen acres the land which formerly belonged to JAMES GREEN his Father deceased and is bounded Beginning at a Maple on the North side of Mountain Run a Corner to land of WILLIAM TAPP JUNR. & VINCENT TAPP thence down the said run the several courses to a large white Oak corner to WILLIS & Tapp on the North side the said Run Still down said Run to a forked Maple on said run at the mouth of a small branch thence crossing the said run South to a pine Saplin on a hill in an old Plantation thence South to a White oak being a line tree plain markt in Beverleys Run line thence with BEVERLEYs line to a poplar all down on Indian Run Corner to Beverley and Tapp thence up the Run North to a Walnut Corner to COLONEL HENRY WILLIS thence up said run to the land of JAMES GREEN thence with his line North to a large white oak in Willis's old line thence with Willis's line South to William Tapp Junr. thence East to the beginning.
      William Green
      At a Court held for Culpeper County February the Mary Green Twenty first 1774 This Indenture was acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be recorded previous to which the said Mary was first privily examined as the Law directs.

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