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

William Slaughter

Male Abt 1643 - 1698  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name William Slaughter 
    Born Abt 1643  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1698  Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26938  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 

    Father John Slaughter,   b. Bef 1615,   d. Aft 1635, Elizabeth River County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phebe Smith,   b. Bef Sep 1641, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Aft 1673  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phebe Slaughter,   b. Abt 1674, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Apr 1710, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F17880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 295)
      Richmond County Court 1st of June 1698
      - Administration is granted to Mrs. PHEBE SLOUGHTER upon all and singular the Estate of WILLIAM SLOUGHTER deced. she giving in security
      - This day PHOEBE SLOUGHTER together with Mr. SAML. PEACHEY and Mr. THOMAS GLASCOCK acknowledged themselves indebted to his Majesties Justices for this County in the sum of Twenty thousand pounds of tobo: to be paid unto the Justices or their assigns in case the said PHEBE shall not duly administer the Estate of WILLIAM SLOUGHTER her deced Husband comitted to her by this Court and render an account and surrender up the same unto whome it shall more properly belong when thereunto lawfully required
      - Ordered that Mr. THOMAS BAYLIS, EDWARD JONES, SAMUEL SAMFORD, JOHN JONES or any three of them do meet at the House of Mr. WM. SLAUGHTER late deced on Thursday next comesenight & do then and there Inventory and appraise all & singular the Estate of the sd deced and make report thereof under their hands in writing unto the said next Court held for this County. Mr, THOMAS GLASSCOCK is requested to meet at the same time and place aforesaid to administer an Oath unto the said appraisers for their due appraisement as also to the Administratrix for her due discovery of sd Est.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://gedcom.surnames.com/burgess_jim/np234.htm
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      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed book 1682-1687
      page 115-116 In the name of God Amen. I William Travers of rappa County Gent, being weake and sick of body but of perfect sence Judgmt & memory Almight God be praised do make and appoint this to be my Last Will & Testament, revokeing all other former Wills whatsoever in manner & forme following: vizt
      Imprs I bequeath my soule to Almight God that gave it trusting that through the merits of his son and my deare Saviour Jesus Christ he will be pleased gratiously to receive it into his King dom there to live with him evermore and I committ my body to the ground to be decently buried.
      It I give and bequeath unto my dear Mother, Rebecca Rice, five thousand pounds of tobacco, during her natural life to be left in the hands of my brother Samuel Travers, to be at her disposall when she shall be pleased to call for it & after her death to return to my said brother: Samll Travers, & Rawleigh Travers theri heires executrs.
      It I bequeath unto my father in law John Rice, my riding horse with furniture.
      It I give to Katherine Reyley five hundred pounds of tobb: in caske
      It I give and bequeath unto Samll Robinson, son of Elias Robinson, one heifer whh is at the house of John Ballin with all her increase & if the said Samll shall die before he arrives to theage of twenty ethat then it shall return to the said Elias Robinson father of the said Samll.
      It I give and bequeath all the rest of my estate unto my two loveing brother Samll & Rawligh Travers, theri heires executrs Adminstrs forever equally to be divided between them.
      My will is that if my Father in law, Mr John Rice, pay fifteen thousand pounds of tobb. as part of my estate unto my said loveing brothers their heirs or order on the 10th day of March which will be in the year of our Lord 1687/8 that then he shall have the liberty to pay the remaying part from thence until the tenth day of October wch will be in the year of our Lord God 1689.
      It i do constitute and appoint my two loveing Brothers Samll & Rawleigh Travers my lawfull executrs of this my last Will and Testament. In witness where of I have hereunto sett my hand and fixed my seale the 14 day of February 1686/7
      signed Sealed & delivered in the presence of
      Wm Sloughter
      Geo Baker Wm Travers
      Joanna Graydeon
      I the subscriber doe make oath that I saw the above &within testator signe seal & publish the within & above will as his last Will Testament and that hewas of perfect sence & memory at the time of signing & sealing the same further saith not
      Geo Baker
      Wm Sloughter
      as above so deposeth
      Probatr in Cur Com Rappa 2 die martti 1686/7
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      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press];
      p.295 - William SLOUGHTER; admin. of his est. to Mrs. Phebe SLOUGHTER; Samuel PEACHEY and Thomas GLASCOCK, sec; 1 Jun 1698.
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      1673-1677 Middlesex County, Virginia Order Book 1, [Antient Press]; Page 18, Seventh day of September 1674)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Seaventh day of August in the yeare of our Lord God (according to the Computacons of the CHURCH OF ENGLAND) 1674 between WILLIAM SLAUGHTER of the County of RAPPAHANNOCK Gent & PHEBE his Wife. late Wife & Sole Executrix of Mr. WM: HODGKINS of RAPP: aforesaid late deceast of the one part and JOHN HASELWOOD of County of Middx. Merchant of the other part Witnesseth that Whereas the said HODGKINS in his life was seized in his own right of one fourth part or share of a certain Vessell or Shipp now or late rideing in RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER & known by the name of the LTITLE BERKLEY and beinge so thereof seized died. Nov the said WILLIAM SLAUGHTER & PHEBE his Wife for some of One hundred pounds Sterl. have sold unto said JOHN HASELWOOD his heirs all that the said Quarter or fourth part of the said Shipp LTITLE BERKLEY late belonging to the said HOGGKINS
      In presence of THO: ELLIS, WM. SLAUGHTER
      THO: HASELWOOD
      Acknowledged in the Court of Middx. by said WILLIAM SLAUGHTER the Seaventh day of September 1674
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 297-298
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c. I Sr. WILLIAM BERKELEY Ent Governor and Capt. Generall of Virginia send greeting in our Lord God everlasting Whereas &c. Now know yee that I the said Sr. WILLIAM BERKELEY Knt. Governer &c. doe with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto Mr. WILLIAM HOSKINS [sic Hodgkins] three hundred and fifty acres of land lying on the South side of RAPPA RIVER bounding on the lands of Lt. Coll. SMITHs Orphts. beginning at a marked corner red Oak standing by a Swamp side and runing NNW to a marked white Oake thence WSW to a tract of land wch formerly belonged to Mr. ANTHONY STEPHENS and to a tract of land belonging to Lt. Coll. GOODRICH thence SE the first menconed place the said Land being due by and for the transportation of Seaven persons into this Collony whose names are on the Records menconed underneath this Pattent To have and to hold &c Yeilding & paying &c Provided &c Given under my hand and the seal of the Collony this Eighteenth day of Aprill in the year of our Lord 1668 Anno Dom
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      Recordatr teste PHILL LUDWELL Cl Off
      Recordatr per me EDMUND CRASKE Cl Cur Com Rappa
      I WILLIAM SLAUGHTER of the County of Rappa and Parish of Farnham as Marrying the Executrix of Mr. WILLIAM HODGKINS deceased together with my said Wife for a valuable consideracon to us in hand paide doe assigne over unto RANDOLPH CURTIS his heirs Executors or assigns all our Right title and Interest of the within mentioned Pattent as Witness my hand & seal this first of Septembr. 1675
      in presence of us THOMAS FRESHWATER. WILLIAM SLAUGHTER
      PHILIP PENDLETON
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 1 die Septembr.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I PHEBE Wife of WILLIAM SLAUGHTER doe make ordains constitute and appoint Mr. JOHN DAY my True and lawfull attorney for me and in my name place and stead to acknowledge a certain tract of land lying and being on the South side of RAPPA RIVER unto RANDOLPH CURTIS or unto his assigns and what my said attorney shall doe in the premises I shall & doe by these presents Rattifie and confirme as fully & amply as if I were personally present As Witness my hand and seale Aprill 29th 1675
      Teste HOWELL JONES PHEBE SLAUGHTER
      JOHN BOWLER
      Recongitr in Cu Com Rappa 3 die September 1675
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 172-173
      HIS INDENTURE made ye 4th day of May 1678 And in 30th yeare of ye raigne of or: Soveraigne Lord Charles ye Second &c. Between HENRY SMITH of ye County of Rappae; Gent, & ELIZABETH his Wife of ye one part And JNO. DAY of ye County of LANCASTER, Merchant, of ye other part; Witnesseth that ye said HENRY SMITH & ELIZABETH his Wife for ye full quantity of Seaventeen thousand pounds weight of Merchantbl. tobacco & cask to them or one of them in hand paid by ye said JOHN DAY they doe sell unto ye said JOHN DAY his heires & assignes all that parcel! of land being on ye South side of Rappae: River in ye County of Rappae; aforesaid butting on ye same River & extending from thence along ye line belonging to land of JOHN WEBB & adjoyning to it, Westerly one mile into ye Woods & along ye River side aforesaid unto the land of HENRY SMITH, Eastwardly for ye compleating of ye sd hereby granted parcel! of land; Three hundred acres, and alsoe all ye profits rights to ye said land hereby granted To have and to hold unto ye said JOHN DAY his heires & assignes from hence forth for ever subject Nevertheless unto ye quit rents wch from henceforth shall become due & payable unto his Male: his heires and will forever warrant & defend this prsent Deed of Sale In Wittness whereof ye parties have sett their hands & Seales
      Signed Sealed & Delivd, in
      ye prsence of ALEXANDR SWAN, HENRY SMITH
      WM POWELL, PHEBE SLOUGHTER ELIZABETH SMITH
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JOHN DAY of ye County of LANCASTER, Mercht., doe hereby appoint my trusty & welbeloved Friend, WILLIAM SLOUGHTER, of ye County of Rappae: in Virginia to be my Lawful! Attorney for me to demand & take all such debts & sumes of tobacco or money as appeare to be due unto me in ye precincts or Governmt. of Virginia granted unto my said Attorney full power to commence any suite or action of Law against any persons & if required to imprison & out of prison againe to release & to doe all that ye Law requires for procureing payment of any of ye Debts aforesd. acquittances to grant seale & deliver as if I my selfe were prsonally prsent & to answere & appeare in all suites commenced against me; Also to appoint one or more attorneys under him at his pleasure ratifying what my foresaid attorney shall doe in the prmises. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 24th day of April! 1678 Signed sealed in ye prsence of
      MAX. ROBINSON, JOHN DAY
      JNO: SHELSON, HUMP. SALK
      Recordatr x9 die Junii 1678
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 197-198
      the County of Rappae: Gent. doe stand and are firmeley bound and indebted unto HENRY SMITH of same alsoe Gent. in Fifteene thousand pounds of every way conditioned tobacco in Cask, to be paid to wch paymt. wee bind or:selves dated the Seavinth day of Septembr: 1678
      The Condition of this obligation is that whereas the above bound HENRY SMITH hall granted by his several! Deeds of the date of the obligation above written unto RICHARD BRAY and JAMES SCOTT, a certain Devident of land on the North side Rappae: County in the Freshes of that River conteyning together Sixteene hundred acres which is to each of them Eight hundred and said RICHARD BRAY and JAMES SCOTT & there heires wth
      warranty the moyetie or halfe part being the propper Estate of the above bound WM: SLAUGHTER and EDWARD ADCOCK & If therefore the said WM. SLAUGHTER and EDWARD ADCOCK & either of them their heires & assignes doe well and truely keep harmless the said HENRY SMITH his heires & lands goods & chattels from the moyetie & halfe part of the charge of all actions or damages which may happen to arise or grow for or in respect of the warranty aforesaid, or any covenant or article mentioned in the said Deeds aforerecited or either of them, Then this prsent obligation shall be void or stand
      in full force
      Sealed and delivered in
      prsence of JO: TAVERNER, WM: SLAUGHTER
      RICHARD BRAY, JAMES SCOTT EDWARD ADCOCK
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die Novembris 1678 et Recordatr xx8 die Janry 1678/9
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 220-221
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of April 1679 And in the One and Thirtieth yeare of the Reigne of or: Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second &c. Betweene FRANCIS SLAUGHTER of the Parish of Sittingburne in the County of Rappae: Plantr, and MARGARETT his Wife of the one part and SAMLL. PEACHY of the Parish of Farnham and County of Rappae: aforesaid, Plantr., of the other part Witnesseth that the said FRANCIS SLAUGHTER & MARGARETT his Wife in consideration of Six thousand pounds of Merchantable tobacco in Cask paid or secured to be paid have sold unto said SAMLL: PEACHY his heires and assignes all that tract of land being betweene the plantation late in the occupation of Mr. GILES CALE deced and WILLIAM SLAUGHTER on the North side of and adjoyning to the River of Rappae: in the County aforesaid, conteyning Two hundred & Fifty acres and all houses orchards buildings standing or being upon the said land; Alsoe all woods Timber and trees & all other profits belonging now in the tenure of the said SAMLL. PEACHY; Likewise all Deeds and Evidences concerning the prmises; To have & to hold unto said SAMLL. PEACHY his heires and assignes forever; and the said FRANCIS SLAUGHTER and MARGARET his Wife for more sure confirmation of this present Deed of Bargain and Sale doe hereby nominate and appoint Mr. GEORGE JONES their true and lawful! Attorney to appeare and acknowledge the same before the worfull: his Maties Justices of the peace for the County of Rappae: in as full manner as they themselves might doe in person. In Witness whereof the parties put their hands and seales
      Signes Sealed and delivered
      in prsence of DANLL. GAINES, FRANCIS SLAUGHTER
      RALPH ROUZIE, BARNARD GAINES MARGARET SLAUGHTER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 the Maii 1679
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 321
      TO ALL TO WHOM these prsent writings shall come I WILLIAM SLAUGHTER of ye Parish of Farnham in ye County of Rappae: Gentl, send Greeting. Know yee yt: I sd WILL SLAUGHTER for ye love & affection wch I have & beare unto HENRY ADCOCK & PHEBE ADCOCK, Son & Daughtter of EDWARD ADCOCK, of ye same County, alsoe Gentl; & unto ELIZABETH their Mother have given unto sd HENRY & PHEBE one Tilley or mare foale two yeares old or thereaboutes of a bay colter now runing at or near ye plantacon of Major HENRY SMITH in County of Rappae: and all ye Increase of ye sd Mare foale to be equally divided between sd Children when they shall attaine to their age of discreation & in case either of them shall happen to dye before his or her sd age then to ye survivor & in case neither of them shall attaine to such age then I give & limitt ye sd Mare with her Increase to ye sd ELIZABETH & to her proper use only to have & to hold sd Mare foale with her Increase God shall send from her unto ye sd HENRY ADCOCK & ye sd PHEBEE ADCOCK according to ye Limitations aforesd from henceforth forever In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & seale ye Sixth day of September 1681 Signed Sealed & delivered in ye
      prsence of SAMLL, PEACHEY; WM. SLAUGHTER
      JO: TAVERNER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die 7bris 1681

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