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

John Petty

Male 1702 - 1770  (68 years)


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  • Name John Petty 
    Born 1702  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Sep 1770  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27465  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2021 

    Father Thomas Petty,   b. 1685, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1750, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Garton,   b. Abt 1684,   d. Bef 1749, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Mar 1701  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca MNU Petty,   b. Bef 1718, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1734  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Petty,   b. Bef 1734, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, St. Mark's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 2 years)  [natural]
     2. Apphia Petty,   b. Abt 1734, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
     3. John Petty,   b. 1740, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Zachariah Petty,   b. 17 May 1743, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1799, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     5. Rebecca Petty,   b. Abt 1744, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)  [natural]
     6. Anne "Nancy" Petty,   b. Abt 1746, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     7. Susannah Petty,   b. Abt 1748, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Sarah Petty,   b. Bef 1750, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Sep 1815, Pendleton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)  [natural]
     9. George Petty,   b. Abt 1753, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F3987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=janemac40&id=I06090

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      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: p. 422; 20 Feb 1770, Sept. 27, 1770.
      Will of John Petty: Will Book 2-1744-1778 Pg 422
      In the name of Godk, Amen; I John Petty, being of the county of Orange, Parish of St. Thomas, being in perfect sense and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament
      imprimis: I lend my beloved wife, Rebecca, the land and plantation whereon we now live, containing 122 acres during her natural life or widowhod, also my negro fellow Punch and negro woman Maoll, together with all my other estate, during her natural life or widowhood, and after her decease my will and desire is that my estate be divided amongest my children in manner and form to wit;
      Item; I leave to my eldest son Thomas Petty 5 shillings current money to be paid to him by my executors when demanded and it is my will and desire that my said son have no other part of my estate.
      Item; I give and bequeath to my daughters Sarah Corley and Tabitha Edwards and to my son Luke who are now in Carolina, the sum of 5 shillings each.
      Item; I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Anne Ford the feather bed that she lies on with the furniture belonging to it.
      Item; I give and bequeath to my son-in-law William Ransdall my large church Bible.
      Item; I give and bequeath to my son Francis Petty one horse to the value of 8 lbs. Item; I geva dn bequeath to my son Abner Pety my negro man named Punch, but in case Abner should die before he arrives to the age of 21 yrs or has heirs of his body lawfully begotten, then it is my will and desire that my said negro Punch be sold and the money divided amongest my other children who I have not cut off with 5 shillings.
      Item; I give and bequeath to my son George Petty after his mother;s decease, the land and plantation whereon I now live and one negro woman named Moll. With her future increase to him and his heirs forever but in case that George should have died before he arrives to the age of 21 yrs or has heirs of his body lawfully begotten then it is my will and desire that the land and plantation go to my son John Petty and his heirs forever and the negor woman named Moll be sold to the highest bidder and the money to be euqally divided betwixt all my children who have not been cut off 5 shilligns. It is my will and desire that in case my wife Rebecca Petty should marry after my decease that then she should have no more of estate than the law allows her. It is my will and desire that the remander of my estate, after the decease of my wife Rebecca Petty should be appraised and sold to the highest bidder and the money equally divided betwixt my children hereaftermentioned, vis.; Alizia Ford, John Petty, Zachariah Petty, Anne Ransdall, Rebecca Boston, sussannah Hawkins, Jemima Boston, Francis Petty, and Abner Petty, and I do appoint my beloved wife Rebecca Petty Extrx., and my son Zachariah Petty and William Ransdall executors of this my Last will and testament this 26th day of July 1768.
      John Pettey signed, sealed and delievered in the presence of US: Alexander Waugh Jr, Absalom Wood, William Wood.
      Since the signing of the above will, I have been informed of the death of my eldest son, Thomas Petty, therefore to prevent his children from having any part of my estate, I give to my gradson Reuben Petty, son of Thomas Petty, one shilling sterling in whitness thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of Feb 1770. John Petty Signed, sealed, and deliveered in the presence of Catty Petty and Alexander Waugh Jr.
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      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 405-26.
      Mr. John Petty. Inventory. Made in obedience to order of 27 Sept. 1770. Appraisers sworn before Francis Moore, Gent. Total valuation £216.0.0, including three slaves valued at £110.
      Benjamin Hawkins
      George Procter
      Abner Porter
      24 Jan. 1771. Returned.

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      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: [Antient Press]; Page 231
      Inventory of the sale of the estate of JOHN PETTY, decd.
      Some entries: sold to George Petty, John Robertson, William Proctor, James Clark Junr. Zechariah Petty for William Ransdell Senr., Lewis Willis .. William Ransdell Senr., executor. Value of sale £86.2.9. Returned into court 25th July 1791.
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      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 144-45.
      Will of Thomas Petty of Orange County, St. Thomas Parish, being sick and weak of body, dated 31 Jan.
      1748/9.
      To my son John Petty one shilling.
      To my son Thomas Petty one shilling.
      To my son Christopher Petty one shilling.
      To my son William Petty one shilling.
      To my son James Petty one shilling.
      Unto my daughter Rebecca Sims one shilling.
      Unto my daughter Mary Knight one shilling.
      To my son George Petty and my daugthter Martha Petty all my estate equally divided.
      My son George Petty executor and My daughter Martha Petty executrix.
      Thos. (T) Petty
      Wit: Solo. Ryan, Wm. Sims, Thomas Petty younger.
      24 May 1750. Presented into Court by George Petty and Martha Petty. Proved by Solomon Ryan.

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      Richmond County, Va Wills
      p.447 - Evan THOMAS, Lun.Par., will; 5 Dec 1741, 5 Mar 1743/44
      wife Elizabeth all land and plant. whereon I now live; son William land and plant. after wife's death; son
      Evan land near Charles Beaverdam; daus. Elizabeth, Mary JONES, and Bridget (BRUCE]; s-i-l John PETTY
      who mar. dau. Anne; ex: wife; wits: Elias DAVIS, Youell DAVIS, William JACKSON.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      URL: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/e/u/John-Deutsch-Dexter/FILE/ 0004page.html
      URL title: AN OUTLINE OF THE EARLY RANSDELLS IN VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY
      Note:
      OWD 2, p. 87, Will Book 2, pp. 425-26, ordered 27 Sept. 1770. Appraisers of John Petty estate sworn before Francis Moore, Gent. Total valuation £216, including three slaves valued at £110. Taken by Benjamin Hawkins, George Procter, Abner Porter. Returned 24 Jan. 1771.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=148&last=&g_p=GA&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Petty, John.
      Publication 10 May 1725.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 26 acres 152 poles adjoining William Rout, Abraham Goad, and Thomas Griffin.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants A, 1722-1726, p. 148 (Reel 290
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 23, 1734. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to John Petty, planter. Lease of 100 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., on N. side Rapidan, etc., etc. tract granted Spotswood and known as Spts. tract. "John Petty and Rebecca, his wife, and Thomas Petty, his son," etc. John Grame, Tho. Sims, William x Morton. Nov. 5, 1734.
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      1734-1749 Orange County, Virginia Road Orders; [Ann Brush Miller]
      25 January 1741, O.S. p. 97
      John Petty is hereby appointed Overseer of the road in the room of John Hawkins & its ordered that with the gang under the said Hawkins he Cause the said road to be repaired and the bridges thereon to be made up according to Law
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Richmond Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      JOHN PETTY/PETTIE, no wart, 23 Sept. & Dec.(both shown) 1724; 26+ a. adj. ThoS Griffin, Wlll Rout, Abram Goad. Surv. Thomas Barber.
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      1765-1768 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 14; [Antient Press]; Page 147-148
      Indenture tripartite 13 April 1767 between BERNARD MOORE .. Extr. will of John Spotswood, Esqr., dec'd, first part, EDMUND PENDLETON and ROGER DIXON, second part, and JOHN PETTY third part .. sell 122 acres entailed land for £33.9
      Witnesses: Bern'd Moore
      Ben Pendleton Edmd. Pendleton
      John Reeves, John Penn Junr. Roger Dixon
      Recorded Orange County 28th May 1767.

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