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

Phebe Smith

Female Bef 1641 - 1710  (> 68 years)


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  • Name Phebe Smith 
    Born Bef Sep 1641  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Apr 1710  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26939  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father Toby Smith,   b. 1606, Crondall, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 20 Dec 1657 and 15 Apr 1658, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Phoebe Fauntleroy,   b. 12 Oct 1617, Crandall, Southampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Jun 1677, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Nov 1641  St. Christopher, Le Stock, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Slaughter,   b. Abt 1643, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 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 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F17880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Hodgkins,   b. Bef 1641,   d. 7 May 1673, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Married Bef 1661  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F17881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: Toby SMITH b: ABT 1615
      Mother: Phoebe FAUNTLEROY b: ABT 1617
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 315-16.
      Will of Pheby Slaughter of Southfarnham Parish In Essex County, being sick and weak in body, dated 22 March 1708/9.
      Unto my grandson Samuel Peachey my young horse called Darby.
      Unto my granddaughter Phebe Latane the plantation that now Samuel Jones lives upon and all the woods and conveniences belonging thereunto during her natural life and also a young mare called Jeaney that is now unbroke and two cows and two yows and two you lambs and a feather bed and furniture and five peuter dishes one peutr bason and a dozen of peuter plates and a salt, one tankard and a chamber pot, one iron pott and a frying pan.
      Unto my granddaughter Susanna Latane two cows and two yows, two you lambs and a fether bed and furniture, five pewter dishes and one pewter bason and a dozen of pewter plates, one salt, one tankard, one chamber pott, one iron pott and a frying pan.
      Unto my daughter Phebe Latane my two Negros Samson and Nan and all my dividend of land except that small parcell that I have given unto my granddaughter Phebe Latane for her life and likewise all the remaining part of my personal estate both stock of cattle and hoggs, houshold goods and all whatever belongeth unto me.
      My granddaughter Charlot Latane have one you and lamb.
      My daughter Phebe Latane and her son Saml. Peachey and Henry Latane executors.
      My son in law Lewis Latane to be their adviser in all things.
      Pheby Slaughter
      Wit: John (J C) Callicote, Abr. Ayrton, Chr. Hodgkins.
      10 April 1710. Proved by Abraham Ayrton.
      10 May 1710. Proved by John Callicote.
      Page 316. 10 May 1710. Bond of Lewis Latane as executor of Phebe Slaughter. Unto Francis Gouldman of Essex County, Gent., in behalfe of the Court. For £500 sterling. Securities, Richard Covington and Robt. Coleman.
      Lewis Latane
      Richd. Covington
      Robt. Coleman
      Wit: Ja. Alderson, James Edmondson
      10 May 1710. Acknowledged.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 252-53.
      Phebe Slaughter. Inventory. 1 Aug. 1710. Made by order of 10 May, June and July 1710. Total valuation
      £143.9.9, including two Negroes valued at £55.
      Leo. Hill
      James Webb
      Isaac Webb
      10 Aug. 1710. Presented by Lewis Latane.

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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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      1656-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Book; [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      HODGKIN, WILLIAM, 22 March, 1671/2; 7 May, 1673.
      of Rappa in Virginia being bound for England.
      To my kinsman Samuel Peachy Sr. 2000 pounds of Tob. in cask to bee paid by my Executors the next Crop, after administration.
      To his eldest son Samuel Peachy my Godchild one Ewe and Lamb To his youngest son William Peachy one three year old heifer and one ewe & lamb.
      To my Brother-in-law Henry Smith my bay mare.
      To my servant John Booler one cow and calf out of my stock.
      To Mr. Thomas Peenie the colt of my bay mare.
      To a minister of my Executrix her appointment 500 pounds of Tobacco to preach a sermon in remembrance of me.
      To my loving wife Phoebe Hodgkin all the remainder of my whole Estate in Virginia both personall and reall my debts being first paid.
      Appoints his wife to be his Executrix.
      ===
      1665-1677 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 134-136
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen I WILLIAM HODGKIN of Rappa in Virginia being bound for England and the dangers of the Sea to undergoe having my perfect sence & memory doe by these presents renounce and make void all former Wills and Testaments by me made and doe make this my Last Will and Testament
      Imp. I give & bequeath my Soul to Almighty God which gave it me and my body to bee buried according to the Christian buriall and as for my temporal Estate I bequeath as followeth
      1st I give and bequeath unto my Kinsman SAMUEL PEACHY SENIOR two thousand pounds of tobacco in Cask to be paid by my Executors the next Crop after Administration
      It I give to his Eldest Sonne SAMUEL PEACHY my Godchild one Ewe and Lamb
      It I give and bequeath to his youngest Sonne WILLIAM PEACHY one three yeare old heiffer and one ewe and lamb
      It I give and bequeath to my Brother in Law HENRY SMITH my bay Mare
      It I give and bequeath unto my Servant JOHN BOOLES one Cow and Calfe out of my Stock
      It I give and bequeath unto Mr. THOMAS PEENIE the Colt of my bay Mare
      It I give and bequeath unto a MINISTER of my Executrix hir appointment five hundred pounds of tobacco to preach a Sermon in remembrance of me Lastly I give and bequeath unto my loving Wife PHEEBE HODGKIN all the remaindr of my wholc estate in Virginia both personall and reall my debts being first
      paid and I doe appoint my Wife to bee my Executrix to see this my Will performed. In Witness to this my last Will and Testament I have hereunto set my hand & seale this 22 of March 1671/2
      Witnesses RICHARD BRAY, WILLIAM HODGKIN Seale
      RALPH GRAYDON
      I RICHARD BRAY doe declare that I did see the abovementioned WILLIAM HODGKIN signe seale and publish this abovementioned as his last Will and Testament and that he was then in perfect mind and memory to the best of my Judgment as Witness my hand this 7th of May 1673
      RICHARD BRAY
      juratus est in Cu Com Rappa 7 die May 1673
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]; ORDER BOOK, 1656-1664
      Smith, Toby. 20 Dec., 1657. No date of probate. Land where I lived, called Rockingham, to my son - after the decease of his mother; to my son Henry; to my friend Henry Soane; to friend Col. Francis Morrison; to Thomas Lane; to my youngest children; my eldest son and my daughter -; witnesses Neale Peterson, John Lacey, John Warner.
      ===
      1652-1657 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 81-82
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these pr:sents shall come I TOBY SMITH of NANSEMAN in ye Collony of Virginia Gent send greeting in our Lord God ever lasting. Whereas I ye sd TOBY SMITH for certaine consideracon by me reced of my Brother in Law, MORE FANTLEROY, of ROYES REST in ye County of NANCAMIN foresd. Gent. as alsoe out of ye Natural love & affection wch: I beare unto my Sonne, TOBYE, my Daughter, PHEBE, have in & about ye moneth of April! last past given & granted & delivered unto my sd Children those Cattle hereafter specified to each of them severally & in manner as is hear after declared vizt: Unto my Daughter, PHEBE, one young Cow beinge black of color marked wth a crop on ye left eare & a halfe moon under ye right comonly called by ye name of Aggie, & one yearling heiffer haveinge a white face & in colour white about her belly & other parts & ye other beinge of my owne marke; To my Son, TOBY, I have given one young Cow of ye age of three yeares comonly called by ye name of White Face beinge a white face & much white about her belly & other parts & ye other color haveinge to a light browne marked of my owne .marke & flock branded upon ye left shoulder wth: a small HORSHOW, Also one yearling heifer beinge of a brownish colour & marked of my said owne marke; To have & to hold ye sd Cattle wth all: their increase unto ye sd PHEBE &TOBY as their owne goods & estates severally as aforesd. is manifested to each of them their heirs & assignes, Provided alwayes yt: ye sd Cattle shall remaine wth: their increase in ye possession of me ye sd TOBY SMITH SENR. or my especially assigne untill my Sonn, TOBY, shall come to age of one & twenty yeares & my Daughter, PHEBE, to ye age of eighteen yeares & at ye same time or times each of them to take their owne Cattle into their owne possessions; Also pvided yt: after ye aforesd. Cows to each of them it should be in my sole power & at my owne sole diser to dispose of ye overplus of ye sd generall moves of ye sd Cattle to their proper uses or to ye use of their brothers & sisters if it shall please God to send them any by me ye sd TOBY SMITH & their owne naturall Mother alwaies reservinge to my owne will power & possession to sale & make increase of ye whole Stock to my owne to take ye male Increase of ye whole stock of ye sd several Catle to my owne ppose. & discresion & furthermore if it should soe hapen yt: eyther of my sr, Children should die thoy come to ve aees aforesd. ve sd Catle yt: did belong to ye deced should belonge to ye Survivor & joyntly wth: their brothers or sisters tit they nave any as aforesd) to be equally devided likewise if they should both die before their ages aforesd & have noe other brothers & sisters yt: then ye increase to returne unto ye sd TOBY SMITH in care of me ye sd TOBY at ye time, then to their Mother, I ye sd TOBY SMYTH doe by these pr:sents ratifie confirme & establish & mentioned as witness my hand & seale this 10th day of September Ano: Dom: 1647
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      ANTHONY BIRCK, (no signature)
      GEORGE WILLIAM
      The marke of SARAH PARSONS
      Recognitr. in Cur Com NANSEMD. 7th die October &Recordatr: p me TOBY SMITH Cl Cur Recordatr: 10th ( ) 1653 p JOHN PHILIPS, Cl Cur
      I PHEBE SMITH doe acknowledge yt: these Catle wth; increase were in exchange of a p:cell of land made over to ye Feoffees for & any my Childrens use wch:
      land is scituate at NUTMEG QUARTER & made with my owne & my Brother, MORE FANTLEROYs full & free consent As Witness my hand this 10th of September 1651 Subscribed & acknowledged in ye presence of us
      JOHN CARTER, DAVID FOX, PHEBE SMITH
      ROWLAND LAWSON, JOHN PHILIPS
      Recordatr- JOHN PHILIPS
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      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 23 {1656}
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I TOBY SMITH of NANCEMOND in the Colony of Virginia gent send greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Whereas I the said TOBY SMITH for a certain consiueracon by me received of my Brother in Law MORE FANTLEROY of the FOREST in the County of NANCEMOND aforesaid Gent also out of the natural love and affection which (I bear) unto my Son TOBY and my Daughter PHEBE have in & about the ninth of Aprill last past given granted & delivered unto my said Children these catle hereafter specified to each of them severally & (missing) herafter Exprest & declared (Vizt: unto my Daughter PHEBE one young cow being black of color marked (missing) & a half moon under the right commonly called by the name of Nipple & one (missing) white face & much white about her belly & other parts & the colour including (missing) to my Son TOBY I have given one young cow of the age of three years (missing) of wtt. face & much white about her belly & other parts & the other colour (missing) marked of my own mark & flesh branded upon the left shoulder with a small (missing) yearling heiffer being of a brownish colour & marked with my own marked To Have and to Hold the said Catle with their Increase unto the said PHEBE &TOBY as their own proper (missing) severally as aforesaid as specified to each of them their heirs Exrs. Admrs & assignes for Ever (missing) the said Cattle shall remain with their (increase in the) proffession of me the said TOBY (missing) Speciall assignes unto my Son TOBY shall (missing) twenty years & my Daughter PHEBE of the age of Eighteen years and at the Sa(missing) each of them to take their own possession also provided that after (missing) Cattle should increase to the number (missing) be as my sole power sole discretion to D(missing) female increase of ye sd Cattle to them & (missing) the uses of their Bro(missing) shall please God to send (missing) TOBY SMITH & their own (missing) to my own will power (missing) & discretion to take the male increase of (missing) Catle to my own proper use & benefit or in the only power & Discretion of the (missing) should dye before they come to the ages aforesaid and (missing) Survive & further (missing) either of my said Children should dye before they come to the ages aforesaid that the(missing) belong to the deced should belong to the Survivor joyntly with their Brother (missing) aforesaid to be equally devided (missing) likewise if they should both Die before their age (missing) Brothers or Sisters that then said right to return unto me the said TOBY SMITH
      (missing) to their Mother if she be then living Now Know Ye (missing) rarefy confirm & Establish the aforesd granted premises according as (missing) my hand & Seal this 29th day of September anno Dom 1641
      In presence of ANTHONY BUCK, TOBY SMITH Seal
      GEORGE GWILLY, SARA PARSONS
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 211-212
      TO ALL PEOPLE I PHEBE SMITH relict and Executrix of Lt. Coll. TOBY SMITH deced send greetings Know ye that I the said PHEBE SMITH for the Love and affection I bear towards my Loveing Grandchild WM. HODGKINS Eldest Son of my Son WILLIAM HODGKINS in Virga. Planter have given and granted unto my said Grandchild one heiffer called Browning about two years old marked with my own mark and branded on the left shoulder with a horse shoe and cullered Browne and now in the possession of my Son in Law WILLIAM HODGKINS. To Have & hold said heiffer with all her increase from henceforth to his own proper good for ever always provided that my said Grand Child shall live until! he come to the age of One and Twenty and in case it should so happen that he should Dye in his non age that then the said heiffer and all the Increase shall fall unto my Daughter PHEBE HODGKINS (Wife to my Son in Law) WILLIAM HODGKINS and what more heirs shall and may lawfully be gotten of the body of my said Daughter PHEBE and in want of such heirs to fall and returne to me and my heirs for ever and I said PHEBE SMITH do sett (missing) said Grandchild in quiett and lawtull possession of said nelffer by the delivcry (missing) of Coyncd Silvcr commonly called Two pence fixed on the seal of these presents and I have set my hand and seal
      this second day of March 1662
      presence of SAMUELL PEACHY, PHEBE SMITH
      JOHN CHEYNEY
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 230
      KNOW ALL MEN that I DAVID MANSELL of the County of Rappahanock for the good will & affection that I bear to the Child I do give and bequeath to WILLIAM HODGKINS JUNR. Son of WILLIAM HODGKINS & PHEBE his Wife one Cow calf coullered redd & marked with an underkeel on the right ear & one whole in the Ear with a upper slitt in left Ear I do give freely to the Child with increase both male and female to him & his heirs for Ever the male catle to be at his Fathers dispossing or his Garner to be sold & put the produce of it into female Catle for the use and benefitt of the Childs stock & no otherwise Given under my hand & seal this third day of September 1662
      in presence of us DOROTHY FRISTO. DAVID MANSELL
      FAYETH EMBERSON
      Recordat 12th June 1663 Test WA GRANGER Cl Cur Rappa.
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 329-330
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of December 1664 Between WILLIAM HOGKINS of the County of Rappa. in RAPPA. RIVER in Virga. of one parte & SAMUELL SLANY Citizen Grocer of LONDON on the other part Witnesseth that sd WILLIAM HODGKINS as well for the full quantity of Twenty & two thousand pounds of Tobacco & Cask in hand paid him by the sd SAMUELL SLANY at & before the delivery hereof doth by these presents discharge the sd SAMUEL SLANY his heirs & assignes also for diverse other good causes hath granted & confirmed unto the sd SAMUELL SLANY his heirs and assignes for ever all that plantacon wheren PETER BOWKEE A (missing) now liveth cont. 600 acres of land & is situate on the North side of RAPPA. RIVER in sd County of Rappa. together withall houses Edifices buildings orchards gardens fences belonging & also all Pattents concerning the premises or only any part which may be come by without Suite of Law except & always reserved out of this present Indenture of Bargaine & Sale unto the sd WILL HODGKINS & PHEBE his Wife & the heirs and assignes of the sd PHEBE for ever One hundred acres of the sd Six hun dred acres to be laid out on the North West side & to run its length and breadth according to the bounds of the Six hundred acres to have & to hold the sd Six hundred acres (except before excepted & reserved) withall profitts & commodities whatsoever belonging in as large manner as is expressed in the Pattent of the said same (missing) by the rents & Sercices in the sd Patent menconed to be due & payable & the sd WILLIAM HODGKINS doth for himself his heirs & assignes promise with the sd SAM SLANY his heirs & assignes may at all times hereafter for ever enjoy the premises (except before
      excepted & reserved) without the disburbance of any person whatsoever In Witness the partys have set their hands and seals dated the day & year first abovewritten
      in presence of us RAW LEIGH TRAVERS, WILL HODGEINS
      EDWARD DALE PHEBE HODGKINS
      Recognt in Cur Cond Rappa 5 die January 1664
      The (missing) of the abovewritten word for ward was then & at that time acknow-
      ledged by GILES CALE Attorney of SAM SLANY of LONDON
      Test ROBERT DAVIS Cl Cur prd
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 227-229
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WM. HODGKINS & PHEBE my Wife for and in consideracon of the sume of three thousand pounds of Tobo: unto us paid have bargained and sold unto GILES CALE his heires for Ever one hundred acres of land being parte of six hundred acres menconed to be sold unto SAML. SLANY as in by the wthin written Indenture of Bargain & Sale appeareth the said Hundred acres of land within menconed to be Excepted and Reserved unto us the sd Wm. and Phebe our heirs as in by this present wthin written Bargaine and Sale may be made appear To Have and To Hold the said hundred acres of land wth all the privilidges thereunto belonging unto him the said Giles Cale his heires for Ever in as large & ample manner as is Expressed in the Pattent for the whole six hundred acres & for the said Land IN WITTNESS whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands & seales this 1st day of May 1667
      In presents of us SAM PEACHEY, Will: Hodgkins
      WILLIAM ROBRSON Phebe Hodgkins
      Recognit in Cur Comm Rappa 5 Die Junii 1667
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I PHEBE HODGKINS doe constitute ordaine and depute my Neighbour RICHARD SPURLING to be my true and lawful! Attorney for me & in my name to accknowledge my free consent of the sale of one hundred acres of land to Mr Giles Cale according to my hand wrighting Wittness my hand and Seale this 3d of June 1667
      Test HENRY SMITH. Phebe Hodgkins
      JOHN BOOLES
      Recordat xii Die Junii 1667
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 146 - 147
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these prsents that I WILLM. HODGKINS for & in consideration of the Just sum of three thousand pounds of good Tobo & caske well and truely paid or secured to be paid by SAMUEL PEACHY his heires or assignes the Receipt whereof I doe hereby acknowledge to have received have & by these presents doe give graunt bargaine sell & confirme unto the sd SAMLL. PEACHY his heirs & assignes all that tract or parcell of land conteyning one hundred & fifty acres Begining at a marked corner redd Oake & running to the land of JOHN WILLIAMS lately deceased N, E, & by N. Eighty poles thence from the corner tree of the sd WILLMS, allong his line North West till you come to the land of Mr. GILES WEBB & thence to the land now in the possession of Mr. GILES CALE thence running & bounding upon Capt. STATES his planta South East to the place where it first began together with all waies waters woods & all other priviledges & apptenances thereunto belonging or in any wise apperteining To Have & To Hold the aforesd One hundred & fifty acres of land be it more or less with there & every of there apprtenances thereunto the sd SAMUELL PEACHY his heirs for Evermore from me the sd WILLM_ HODGKINS & my heires with generall warranty from me and further I the said WILLM. HODGKINS together with PHEABY my wife to acknowledge this my Deed or any other assurance that shall be lawfully required for the conveying or assuring the aforesaid land. In Witness whereof wee have
      hereunto sett or: this 31st day of December 1669
      in the prsents of WILL LOYD
      JNO SEGAR WILLIAM HODGKINS
      PHEBE HODGKINS
      Recognitr, in Cur Rappa, 5th die January 1669/70
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these prsents that I PHEBE HODGKINS doe hereby constitute & appoynt my Loveing Freind Mr, JOHN SEGAR to be my true & lawfull Atturney for me & in my name to acknoweldge in Court my free consent to a Deed of Sale made to SAMUELL PEACHY for one hundred and fifty acres of land by my Husband & I doe hereby Impower my sd Atturney to acknowledge up my right of it ratifieing & confirmeing & alloweing what my sd Attrny shall doe concerning the Prmises In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & Seale this fourth day of January 1669
      Witnesss SAMUELL CASTLEY, PHEBE HODGKINS
      NATHANIELL RICHARDSON
      Recordatr. Xth January 1669
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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 130-131
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, I HENRY SMITH of County of Rappae: in the Collony of Virginia Gent. send greeting. Whereas I the said HENRY SMITH for certaine considerations of me received of my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCK, of the same County & Collony &Igoe out of the naturall love & affection I beare to my Sister, ELIZABETH ADCOCK, did in & about the month of January in the year 1669 make promise to my Mother, Mrs. PHEBE SMITH deced, according to her request made to the said HENRY SMITH, I doe therefore for these & severall other good considerations mee thereunto mooving accordingly confirme by this present writing a gift of land wch I the sd HENRY SMITH did give unto my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCK, at the death of my deced Mother, wch lands now & ever hath been since the said grant made property the sd ADCOCKs and for a sure confirmation of the same I doe therefore declare by these presents that I the sd HENRY SMITH having a Pattent for Sixteen hundred acres of land being on the North side of RAPPA. RIVER & in the Freshes whereon RICHARD BRAY is seated, that if the tract of land shall containe Sixteen hundred acres according to Pattent, then Foure hundred acres of the sd land my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCKs & his heires forever; But whereas it is uncertaine how much the just complint is I did therefore at the death of my sd Mother grant to the sd EDWARD ADCOCK & to his heires forever the fourth part of the tract of land bee it undr. or over Sixteen hundred acres, but the sd EDWARD to have his portion of breadth on the River or to take it on any side or end back woods or the woods after eight hundred acres is laid out to the Plantation by a portionable survey equally laid out giveing & granted selling unto the sd ADCOCK the aforesd land being the fourth part of the sd Tract to him his heirs & assignes forever To have and to hold every part of the aforesd land with all profits priviledges belonging thereunto from me sd HENRY SMITH but doe for the consideration aforesd confirme the same by these prsents & if occasion be for a firmer Deed to defend the sd Land from the Clayme of sd HENRY SMITH my heires & assignes such Deed as shall be firme as to the intent to give when occasion is & doe promise to make acknowledgement In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & fixed my Seale this 30th day of June 1677
      Signed sealed & delivered in the HENRY SMITH
      presence of THO: CONNY,
      THO: HUCKHINS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 4 die July 1677
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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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