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

John Deane

Male 1648 - 1712  (64 years)


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  • Name John Deane 
    Born 1648  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1712  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28355  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Family ID F18700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Walker,   b. Abt 1652, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1692, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Bef 22 Feb 1665  Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Deane,   b. Abt 1700, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742  (Age ~ 42 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Deane,   b. 1685, Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F18698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Thatcher,   b. Aft 1655, Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1716, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married Bef 1692  Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Deane,   b. Aft 1692, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1748, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)  [natural]
     2. William Deane,   b. Aft 1704, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 Dec 1751, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F18699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1709-1717 Richmond County, Virginia Wills Book 3 and Inventories [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p. 92 - John DEANE, Sitt. Par., will; 15 Feb 1711/12, 2 Jul 1712 son Charles all the land whereon I now live with 100 ac. known as "Ireland" in Sitt. Par; land at Port Tobacco in Essex Co. to sons John and William;
      ex: sons Charles and John;
      wits: Henry AXTON, Thomas WATERS, Jane [BRANCH]. [John DEANE mar. (1) Jane WALKER by 1683 and (2) Elizabeth THATCHER. MRC, p. 53.)

      p. 94 - John DEANS, Inv; 6 Jul 1712.
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      Triplett, Francis. 20 Nov., 1700; 4 March, 1701.
      Wife Abigail;
      son Francis;
      son William;
      grandson Francis, son of my eldest son Thomas, decd.; and in case he die to grandson Thomas Triplett;
      Francis, son of John and Elizabeth Jett;
      wife and son William executors;
      witnesses John Deane, Giles Matthews, Susan Cammack.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1658-1692 page 89
      SARGENT, WILLIAM, 14 April, 1683.
      I dispose of my worldly estate as followeth after my funerall charges debts and Legacies paid.
      To son George all my lands in Virg or elsewhere to be delivered to him by my Executors hereafter named when he shall attain to the age of twenty years also to my son George all my personall estate together with the produce thereof to be delivered to him as soon as he shall attaine to the age of twenty years aforesaid. If my Executors hereafter named shall think fit to bring my perishable goods to an appraisement or to be sold at an outcry then the produce thereof to be delivered to my son George at the age aboresaid. My will and desire is that one diaper table Cloath fifteen napkins a bell mettle pot And a feather bed and furniture ten breeding Cows A bull and my Mares Remaine unsold with their Encrease And that the said Cattle and Mares Remain on the Plantation and lands whereon I now live And the encrease to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. What other goods my Executors shall keep and think fitt not to be sold or appraised to Remaine in their Custody And to be delivered to my son George at the age aforesaid. My will is that out of ye produce of what goods my Executors shall make sale of that it be laid out in good Non household stuff and such other necessaries as they shall think fitt for the benefit of my son George and his Plantations to be delivered to him at the age abovesaid. My will is that both my Plantations be kept employed by my Executors And that my houses and fences be kept in Repair until my son shall Attain to the age above said And that one sixty foot tobacco house be built on the Plantation where I now live about two years before he attain to his said age. It is my will that my Executors give a lease to Richard Mathews of the land he now lives on until my son George comes to the age aforesaid he paying the quit Rents during ye time. In case my said son shall dye (w God forbid) before he attain to the age of twenty years then I give unto Richard Mathews his heirs and assigns forever ye Plantation whereon he now lives in the fforest with a hundred acres adjoining it. In case of my sons death above said [-----] unto William Whitridge his heirs and assigns forever [-----] Son of John Whitridge one hundred acres of land of the same dividend adjoining on the dividing land between Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Warren his heirs and assign's forever son of John Warren one hundred acres of land of the same divident adjoining on Will Whitridge, Richard Mathews and John Bowen. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Henry Feild his heirs and assigns forever son of Abraham Ffeild devd one hundred acres of land of the same divident Crossing the lines of Will Whitridge And William Warren to John Bowen line and back to the dividing line of Mrs Joane Clark and mine. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Will Griffin his heirs and assigns forever son of Will Griffin decd fifty acres of land the same divident beginning at the great Swamp of his fathers line running along the said line to the line of Henry feild afores°. In case of my sons death as aforesaid I give unto Frances Sterne her heirs and assigns forever daughter of David Sterne and Rebeccah Wells her heirs and assigns forever daughter of Barnaby Wells the residue of the said land in the forest aforesaid to be equally divided between them quantity for quantity and quality for quality. In case of my sons death aforesaid I give unto John Deane his heirs and assigns forever son of John Deane one of my Executors hereafter named all the plantation with the land belonging whereon I now live together with ten Cattle that is to say six cows and one bull and three steeres Alsoe the hogs on the said land belonging to me. In case of my sons death aforesaid ye Residue of my Estate to be distributed among the poorest and most incapable of living of my God Children According to ye discretion of my Executors if they think fitt.
      To every and each of my friends here named; George Jones to Honoria his wife to John Weire to Mr Daniel Gaines to Mr Thomas Perkins to Mrs. Jane Deane wife of John Deane one of my Executors to Mrs. Martha Taylor twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. To each of my Executors hereafter named twenty shillings apiece to buy them mourning Rings. It is my will that my said Son remain with his God father and Godmother until he attaine to the age aforesaid and to be brought up to learn to Read write and Cast accounts and the Grammer Rules if possible. And last I ordaine and appoint Capt George Taylor John Deane and Mrs Elizabeth Jones Exs. of this my last will and Testament.
      Wit. ALEX. DONIPHAN, aged 30 years or thereabouts, Rees EVANS, aged 30 years or thereabouts, JOHN MILLS, age 36 years or thereabouts.
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 248
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pnts that I JOHN SANDERS of the County of Rappa. Carpenter doe by these pntes nominate & appoint my Trusty & welbeloved Friend JOHN DEANE of the same County my true & lawfull Attorney for me & in my name to sue ye WIDDOW STEPHENS Wife of RICHD. STEPHENS late deced for the full sume of five hundred pounds of tobacco & caske as shall appeare by bill from under ye hand of RICH STEPHENS deceased I doe heerby authorize and impower ye aforesd JNO. DEANE to arrest sue recover & implead as my lawful! Atturney for me and in my name at ye next Court held for Rappa. County and what my sd Atturney shall doe in ye prmises I doe Ratifie and confirme & allow of as Really as if I were there psonally prsent myself and in confirmacon thereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 4th day of July 1671
      Test JOHN HALL. JOHN SANDERS
      ANTHONY LOGD
      Recordatr. in Cour Rappa XII die July Ano Dom 1671
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      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 130a-131. 9 Oct. 1672. John Bruton [Brereton] in Westmoreland County, Gent., to Richard Holland and John Deanes of same. For a valuable consideration. 300 acres upon Attopin Creeke Dam ... lower side of the line of John Bruton ... part of 1450 acres granted to me.
      John Bruton
      Wit: James Greene, John Baker.
      30 April 1673. Acknowledged by Jno. Bruton.
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      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 175. 23 Feb. 1673 [1674]. Jno. Deane appoyrt my lovingfreind Tho: Rowland my attorney in a cause depending between Wm. Storke and Jno: Bruton.
      John (X) Deane
      Wit: Rich: (X) Arrowsmith, Rich: (X) Holland.
      25 Feb. 1673/4. Recorded.
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press];
      Page 329-330
      THIS INDENTURE made between WILLIAM MOSELEY of the County of Rappa in Virginia and MARTHA his Wife of the one party and JOHN DEANE of the same County of the other party Witnesseth this 2d of November in the year of our Lord God 1675 and in the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord KING CHARLES the Second the 27th that the said WILLIAM & MARTHA have for themselves their heirs Executrs & assigns sold and made over to JOHN DEANE all their right and interest of four hundred acres of land being part of a greater quantity taken up in Joynt Tenancey between the said MOSELEY and NICHOLAS CATLETT and since by consent divided between them and they doe hereby sell the said foure hundred acres lying and being in the Parrish of Sittinghourne on the South side of RAPPA RIVER beginning at a marked Ash tree in the said Pattant mentioned the corner tree of THOMAS BUTTON runing by the Maine Runn of the MILL CREEK to him the said JOHN DEANE his heirs and assigns forever To have and to hold and enjoy the same withall its rights and privilidges wth all woods waters with his due share of all mines & mineralls and all other Emoluments whatsoever thereon appurtaining to his and their pper use and behoofe without the hindrance of them or either of them or either of their heirs and assigns and it is further convenanted and agreed upon by the said WILLIAM and MARTHA his Wife with the said JOHN DEANE that they will at all times keep harmless the said JOHN DEANE against either or any of their heirs or assigns clayming or pretending any lawful! clayme to any part thereof from under them or their heirs or assigns the said land to begin as expressed and to take its length and breadth according to the bounds of the said Patent from the said BUTTON to the land of Mr. GAINES and NICHOLAS WILLARDS and this they doe hereby acknowledge to have done on the account of a valuable consideration in hand paid them the receipt whereof they doe hereby acknowledge and themselves therewth fully paid and to the more sure making hereof the said WILLIAM and MARTHA his Wife doe hereby oblige themselves to acknowledge the Sale either by themselves or their lawfull attorneys at the next Court held for the County at the charges of the said JOHN DEANE or his heirs paying all Rents and services that now are or hereafter shall become due In Witness whereof the said WILLIAM & MARTHA have hereunto set their hands & seales the day and yeare as above
      in presence of us HENRY SMITH WILLIAM MOSELEY
      JOHN BAGWELL MARTHA MOSELEY
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 3 die Novembr 1675
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 276a. 27 June 1676. William Loxum of Westmoreland Count in Potomak River ordaine my loveing freind Adam Wofendall my attorney to acknowledge the sale of 150 acres which I bought of John Daynes, this day sold unto Mall: Peale.
      William (X) Loxum
      Wit: Edward Sandes, G. Veale.
      16 May 1677. Recorded.
      27 June 1676. William Loxum of Westmoreland County in Potomack River unto Mallachy Peale of same. For 3100 pounds of tobacco. 150 acres sold unto me by John Dane.
      William (X) Loxum
      Wit: Edward Sands, G. Veale.
      16 May 1677. Acknowledged by William Loxum and Mr. Malla. Pell.
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 279-279a. 23 Jan. 1674. John Dane [Deane] of Westmoreland County, planter, unto William Loxam of same. For divers good considerations. 150 acres, being the halfe of 300 acres purchased by John Dane and Richard Holland of Mr. John Bruton [Brereton] 8 9br [Nov.] 1672 ... branch of the Ashing Swampe nigh unto the line of Henery Cossum ... to the bever dams of Attopin Creeke
      John (J) Deane
      Wit: Joshua Hudson, Thomas (T) Hill.
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      1692-1693 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 1 [Antient Press]; Page 81)
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come Greeting. Wee JOHN DEANE & WM CLAPHAM both of the County of Richmond having marryed the two only Daughters of Mr. SILVESTER THATCHER of the County of RAPPA:, now Richmond, deced, & by virtue of the sd THATCHERs last Will & Testamt. was vested & seized of a certain tract of land conteyning One thousand & fifty acres situate & lying on the South side of Rappa: River & now within the County of ESSEX, and upon PORTOBACO SWAMP which land was lapsed and by us the abovesd DEANE & CLAPHAM taken up againe according to Law and now lies in co partnership between us the sd DEANE and CLAPHAM, Now Know yee that wee the sd DEANE & CLAPHAM do by these presents bind ourselves ur heirs & assignes firmely by these pr:sents in the full & just sum of Five hundred pounds Sterling money of England to stand & abide the devision of the above tract of land as it was formerly ordered & given by the Last Will & Testamt., of the abovesd. Mr. SILVESTER THATCHER (wherein it will more at large appeare), And if in case either of us our heirs or ass: shall or do hereafter refuse to stand to & abide the the vision abovcsd. that then he or they or either of them pay unto the other his her heirs or assigns the just sum before menconed upon demand, In Confirmation whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands & seales this Tenth day of Decemb: in the Fourth year of their Majties: Reigne in the yeare of our Lord 1692
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      1683-1685 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press] Page 86
      Rappahannock County ourt 6th of May 1685
      - Ordered that Mr. JOHN DEANE officiat in the place or office of Survayor of the High Wayes in the precincts of GILES MATHEWS for the ensueing yeare
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 1 [Antient Press]; Page 1)
      - It is ordered that JAMES TRENT be Surveyor of ye Highways in the precincts where JOHN DEANE was Surveyor
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      1693-1694 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book 18; Antient Press: Page 264)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Greeting. Know ye yt: I JNO: DEANE and ELIZABETH my Wife of ye County of RICHMOND do for a valuable consideracon in hand paid sell Fifty acres of land being in the Freshes of Rappa: River and begining in the Freshes of Rappa: River and beginning on the line of JAMES COGHILL the said land to be laid out square upon the line of the sd COGHILL & ye Branch wch: divideth ye land of ye sd JNO. DEANE & WILLIAM CLAPHAM which Fifty acres of land as aforesd. we ye sd JNO: & ELIZABETH do make over in forme as abovesd. from us our heirs & assignes unto ELEXANDER HENDERSON of ye County of Essex his heires forever in as large manner as it is to us granted by Patent, To have and to hold the sd land withal! its rights In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seales this two and twentieth day of April! in the yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred ninety & three
      Signed sealed & delivered in prsence of us
      JOHN RACKLEY, JNO: DEANE
      WILLIAM CLAPHAM ELIZABETH ÷ DEANE
      GEORGE HARBIN
      At a Court held for Essex County May ye 10th Ano: 1693
      The within named JOHN DEANE appeared and acknowledged the within specified contents to be his real act & deed, ye same was ordered to be recorded
      Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      Also WM: CLAPHAM by virtue of a power from ye within named ELIZA: DEANE appeared
      & acknowledged the wthin specified contents according to the directions of ye said power, ye same was ordered to be recorded
      Essex County. The within specified contents are recorded in the above County Courts
      Office Test F. MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ALEXANDR: HENDERSON of the County of Essex hath for & in consideracon of the sum of Eighteen hundred pounds of tobo: & cask sold & made over unto GRIFFEN CARTER of the same County his heires & assignes forever all
      my right to ye above menconed Deed of Sale & the landes therein menconed, being Fifty acres sold by Mr. JOHN DEANE to me. Witness my hand & settle this 9th 1693 day of March
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of us
      JOHN RACKLEY ALEXANDER HENDERSON
      WM. NORTH
      At a Court held for Essex County March ye 9th 1693/4
      The within named ALEXANDER HENDERSON appear'd & acknowledged the within specified contents to be his real act and deed the same was ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 229)
      Richmond County Court 2nd day of June 1697
      - Ordered that the Receipt JOHN DEANE passed to Mrs. MARGARFIT CAMMOCK for the portion of his Wife, ELIZABETH, Daughter of SYLVESTER THATCHER, be recorded
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      1699-1701 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 3; Part 1 [Antient Press]; {Page 139}
      Richmond County Court 4th of March 1701
      - This day the Last Will and Testament of FRANCIS TRIPPLETT being presented to this Court for proofe by the Exr. therein named, the same was proved by the Oaths of Capt. JNO, DEANE, GYLES MATHEWS and SUSAN CAMMOCK and order for probatt granted thereon
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      1702-1704 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press]; Page 243)
      Richmond County Court 2d of June 1703
      - This day Capt. JOHN DEANE undertake to over see the cleareing and well ordering of the High Wayes for this ensueing years betweene STONY HILL and GRAVELLY RUNN in the roome and stead of GEORGE ERWIN
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      1709-1717 Richmond County, Virginia Wills Book 3 and Inventories [Robert K. Headley, jr.];

      p.234 - Margaret CAMMACK,being very ancient and weak in body, will; 24 Mar 1709, 7 Mar 1715/16
      est. to be div. into three eq. parts, one to dau. Susan Foster, and one to be div between daughter Mary [stone] and sons William and David; other sons Sylvester Thatcher and John Cammack:
      other daughters Mary Richardson and Elizabeth Deane;

      Ex Paul Michou and John Foster
      Wits Isaac Truck, John Plaile

      p.256 - Margaret CAMMACK, Inv; 2 May 1716.
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      1715-1718 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 108
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that we JOHN SPICER and WILLIAM ROBINSON of Richmond County, Gent., are held & firmly bound unto ye Worspll. the Justices of the County of Richmond in ye sume of Four hundred pounds Sterl: to the which payment well & truely to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents, Witness our hands and seales the Seventh day of March Anne Dom: 1715
      THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if the above bound JOHN SPICER shall well & truely pay unto JOHN DEAN, Son of JOHN DEAN deced., or whom else it shall of right belong all such Estate or Estates belonging to sd: JOHN DEAN for his use when or as soon as sd: JOHN DEAN shall attaine to lawful! age or when thereunto required by the sd: Court and also save and keep harmless the sd: Justices their heirs &c. from all trouble & damages that shall or may arise about the sd: Estate, Then ye above obligation to be voyd otherwise to remaine and be in full force and virtue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the p:sence of
      (no witnesses recorded) JOHN SPICER
      WIL: ROBINSON
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Seventh day of March 1715 by JOHN SPICER and WILLIAM ROBINSON and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 23
      8 Mar 1675; Assignment from William Stannard, gunsmith, to John Deane of 100 acres of land, a mare, cow and calf left me by John Greene; /s/ Witt Deane; wit. Rando. Brandt, Tho. Russell
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 100
      JOHN DEANE, 400 ars., on S. side of Rappa. Riv., on branches of K Oman's Cr.. adj. Evan Davys & Tho. Williams, &c 3 Oct. 1671, p. 580. Granted to Tho. Pattison 8 Nov. 1667, deserted. & granted sd. Dean by order &c Trans of 8 pers: Wm Ashly,. Abrah Roh James Ellis. Rob Willett Mandly Poynter, Rich. Jones. Ann Wood, Jane Forrest.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=60&last=&g_p=P8&collect ion=LO Patent
      Title Dean, John.
      Publication 21 April 1690.
      Gen. note Location: Rappahannock County (extinct).
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Rappahannock County (extinct).
      Grantee(s): Dean, John and Clapham, William.
      Description: 1050 acres on the south side of the river, in the freshes about two miles from Potobacco Town. Beginning &c next the land of James Coghill.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 8, 1689-1695, p. 60 (Reel 8).
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      1711-1714 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 6, Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 163)
      Richmond County Court 5th of November 1713
      - JOHN WORDEN his action of Case against NICHOLAS SMITH and PAUL MICOU, Executors in Trust of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN DEANE, deced., is dismist, the Plt. not prosecuting
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 345-347
      Indenture 2nd July/30th June 1735 between CHARLES DEAN King George County & WILLIAM DEAN Brother to the said CHARLES of same .. by deeds of lease & release .. sold unto my said Brother 100 acres .. beginning at fork of Swamp; line of Colo. NICHOLAS SMITH Deced .. the same part of tract left to CHARLES DEAN by his father JOHN DEAN .. for Four thousand pounds Tobacco ..
      Presence John Lowen, Charles Deane
      James Drake
      3rd October 1735 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded.

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