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

Elizabeth Mosse

Female 1672 - 1710  (38 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Mosse 
    Born 1672  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Dec 1710  Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28692  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 

    Father William Mosse,   b. 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1685, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bridgett North,   b. Between 1635 and 1643, Tostock, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1676, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1668  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Craske,   b. Abt 1672, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1706, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married Bef 14 Dec 1692  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Craske,   b. Abt 1696, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Eleanor Craske,   b. Abt 1703, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1771, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [natural]
     3. William Craske,   b. Abt 1703, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1744, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 
    Family ID F18944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Lockhart,   b. 1 Apr 1647, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1710, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1708  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 
    Family ID F18946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Wills
      21 April, 1685 ; MOSS, WILLIAM, Sr., 1 July, 1685.
      To son William Moss all this tract and plantacon whereon I now live Contayning 980 acres and six draught oxen now break together with Plow and Cart and all Materialls belonging to them also one other parcell of Land contayning 600 acres which I bought and purchased of Joseph Chisell late of this County decd.

      To daughter Frances Moss 400 acres of land adjoining the tract of Land whereon Thomas Newman now liveth.

      To daughter Elizabeth Moss 150 acres of Land which I bought of Patrick Norton and is adjoining to the above mentioned 600 acres of Land I have given to my son William. Also to daughter Elizabeth 200 acres of Land where Thomas Newman now lives together with the Plantacon and all things belonging to it she to enjoy the same as soon as the lease is out.

      To each of my daughters aforesaid two feather beds and furniture belonging to them and each of them one pain of Curtains and Vallence one of their beds to be new and the other ordinary and I give to my daughter Elizabeth one great blew Rugg and a pair of cotton blankets to be for the furniture of her new bed.

      To daughter ffrances one Cubbard that standeth in the Parlour and to my daughter Elizabeth one small Iron Bound Cabinett. And to each of my daughters two chests and a little trunk and a great one apiece and to my daughter ffrances one hoop gold Ring that is now in the house and to my daughter Elizabeth three small silver spoons and one small Dram Cup but not the smallest of all. And to my daughter ffrances one silver sack Cup and to my two daughters aforesaid one piece of fine seirge containing twenty seven yards to be equally divided between them.

      To daughter ffrances one black silk gowne that was made for her mother and not worn.

      To my brother Robert Moss one new suit of cloaths to be delivered to him at my decease that will fitt him.

      To Edward Westbury as much of the best cloth in the house as will make him a suit of Cloaths with buttons to make it up and that the making be paid for.

      To Thomas New one silver scale that I had given me by my sister Crask.

      To my two said daughters one half of my Pewter both new and old to be equally divided between them and half of all the Cattle I am possessed of at my decease except the six draught oxen given to my son William both male and female to be equally divided between them share and share alike to be delivered to them at the day of marriage or when they come of age which shall first happen.

      To my two aforesaid daughters the two or three Remnants of fine Linen to make up for them.

      To daughter Elizabeth one negro boy called Docee to be delivered to her at the day of Marriage and to my daughter ffrances one man servant to serve the Custom of the Country to be delivered to her at the day of Marriage. It is my will and desire that my two aforesaid daughters do Continue with my son William until they come of age or day of Marriage.

      All other goods merchandise household stuff and implements of household stuff cattle chatells and other Estate to my son Wm (except what is hereby given and bequeathed away). Only out of my stock of horses I do give and bequeath unto my two above said Daughters ffranees and Elizabeth each of them one horse and one mare to be delivered to them at the days of their respective marriages.

      To daughter ffrances three ewes and one ram to be delivered to her at the day of Marriage.

      To daughter Elizabeth one heifer and four sheepe web heifer and sheepe do go by the name of her stock the said heifer and sheepe to runn on her Brothers Plantacon until her Marriage day and then to be delivered to her together with the female increase that shall happen to come of them. If either of my sons or daughters die without lawful issue then their real estate to be equally divided among the survivors. Executor my son William.
      Wit. Mires X WILSON, Joan X MILLS, RoBT. Moss, THOS. NEw. Page 53.
      ===
      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692
      CRASK, ELIZABETH, 18 November, 1683 ;proved 3 January, 1683/4. probated & recorded 23 January, 1683/4.
      To ffrances Moss daughter to my former husband Thomas Moss one negro woman flora and the first and second child that the Negro woman shall bear I bequeath unto Elizabeth Moss daughter to my former husband Thomas Moss.
      I will that ffrances Moss have the third child that the said Negro woman shall bear.
      I will that the two children that the said Negro woman shall happen to bear to the use of Elizabeth Moss be and remain with the mother until they shall be one years old and that then they be taken away by the said Elizabeth Moss.
      I give to Elizabeth one hoop gold ring And I give unto ffrances Moss my hoop gold ring that I wear on my hand.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss and ffrances Moss all my Cloaths and apparel that I leave to be equally divided between them.
      I give to my God daughter Elizabeth Moss daughter to William Moss one silver box and one gold ring with a stone in it.
      I give unto George Murrill one two year old heifer.
      I give unto my sister Rebecca Moss one seirg gown.
      I give to Ellinor daughter of Richard Stoakes one two yeare old heifer.
      I give my chest of drawers to the above said (Frances Moss.
      I give the said Elizabeth Moss daughter of Thomas Moss one feather bed boulster red rug and silver and one small silver bodkin.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss one silver spoon and one silver bodkin.
      To Robert Parker son of Thomas Parker one two year old heifer and if Robert die then the said heifer to go to any of the other sons of Thomas Parker as he shall think flit. And of my estate that remains when my legacis are satisfied I will that my debts be fully paid and satisfied.
      Executor Thomas Herbert of the Parish of Sittingborn and Executrix Elizabeth Moss daughter of my former husband Thomas.
      I will that when my debts and legacies are fully paid and satisfied that what of my estate doth remain to be equally divided between my executor and executrix and ffrances Moss.
      I will that my executor and executrix doe call Thomas New to accompt for all the concerns of my husbands Captain Edmund Crask or of mine that are hath been or shall be in the hands of the said Thomas New or in his management.
      I will that out of my hoggs there be paid to ffrances Moss six sows one boar and three barrows.
      I give unto my brother Robert Moss one boar barrow of two years and a half old and another barrow of that age and one purple rug.
      I give to Rebecca Stoakes wife of Richard Stoakes my Pallmata hat and one whole snit of linen throughout shift and all.
      To Elizabeth Newton wife of Henry Newton two pewter dishes two plates and one dutch iron pott.
      I give to my God child Anne daughter of Alexander Robbins one silver whistle with bells and tassel.
      I give unto ffrances Moss my feather bed with Red Curtains and vallence Red Rugg and boulster two pillows and one paire of sheets.
      I give unto Elizabeth Moss one blanket and two pillows.
      I will that all my table linen be equally divided between the two sisters Elizabeth and ffrances Moss.
      I give unto Thomas Herbert my great chest.
      I give unto John Crask a mourning ring that was his fathers and one pair of silver buckles.
      I give unto Ellen Crash two pairs of shoes and one pair of slipps.
      I give my little table in my room to Rebecca Stoakes above mentioned and one pewter dish and two sawscers and one spitt.
      I give unto Thomas Herbert one heifer big with calfe of three years old called Mayden.
      I give unto Martha the daughter of Abraham Stapp one heifer of two years old.
      I give unto Dr Greine that was with me in my sickness two hundred pounds of Tobo.
      I give unto Thomas Parker Sr. two Dowlis shirts.
      I will that Thomas Herbert have to his own use my negro woman (flora to serve him one year and that he also have my servant boy to make one crop to his own particular use and service and what time the said servant boy hath longer to serve I will he lend it to Elizabeth Moss.
      I will that what remains of my pewter I give between the two sisters Elizabeth and ffrances Moss.
      I will that I be interred with my husbands and that my burying place be inclosed with a decent pale.
      I give to my brother Wm Moss one silver seal
      Wit. HENRY TANDY, THOMAS PARSER, HENRY X NEWTON.
      ===
      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692
      MOSS, ROBERT, 8 August, 1685;3 April, 1689.
      In the name of God Amen I Robert Moss of the County of Rappahh., being of perfect sence & memory, & knowing the fragility uncertainty & the brevity of mans Life, & being willing to get my affairs in order before I die, doe make this my Last will & Testament In manner & forme as followeth;
      Imprimis I bequeath my smile to God that gave it, and my body to ye dust rection to Life at ye Last day, through my Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, & dispose of my Estate as followeth
      Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Robert Moss all & singular my Lands & Lands in this Colony of Virginia & Else where to have hold & Enjoy to him & his heires for Ever.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my beloved Wife Rebeckah Moss the one half part of my Plantation with the Moiety of the housing fencing gardens and orchards there-upon, to her to have hold and Enjoy for & during her Life.
      Item. I give & bequeath all & sole my personall Estate to wit, my goods & Chattles Unto my beloved Wife Rebeckah, & my son Robert, to be Equally devided between them saveing & Excepting some Legacies hereafter mentioned.
      Item. I give unto Laomedon Tucker or his two Children already borne (to wit) Daniell & Mary one mare fold of one yeare old to them & their heires for Ever, & also two Earling [yearling] heifers to the said Daniell & Mary I give to be them & their Increase in Common between them ye said Daniell & Mary for Ever.
      Item. I give unto Daniell Tucker the Use & benefitt of housing & ground to plant his Cropp on and his Diett from time to time & at all times as Long as the said Daniell shall Live.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my brother Thomas Mosses two daughters, (Elizabeth & Frances) two Gold Rings, of ten shillings price apiece Each of them one.
      Item I give & bequeath unto William Mosses Son & daughters (to wit) William Moss, ffrances Moss & Elizabeth Moss, three Gold Rings of ten shillings price apiece; to Each of them one.
      Item. I give & bequeath Unto my two grand-daughters (the daughters of Abraham Stapp by my daughter Dorothy) (to wit Rebeckah & Martha Stapp) two mare folds of the age of two yeares Each, to have & to hold the said mare folds & their Increase in Common to them & their heires for Ever, alwayes be it provided that when Either of ye said daughters shall attain ye age of Eighteen yeares that then she may make an Equall division of this said Legacie & Enjoy her Due part.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy, the wife of Abraham Stapp, one gold Ring of Eighteen shillings price.
      Item I give Unto Jeremiah Parker the son of Thomas Parker one heifer of a years old. Item.
      I Will, ordaine, & appoynt my beloved Wife Rebeckah, & my Son Robert Moss, to be Joynt Executrix & Executor of this my last will, & doe Revoke annuli all former Will or Wills by me had and made appoynting this and no other to be my Last Will & testament.
      In witness hereof I hereunto publish my name, & affixe my Seale, & make publication hereof In the titmice of honest & Lawfull witnesses; this Eighth day of August m the years of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, one Thousand six hundred & five.

      Signed sealed & Published Robert Moss Seal
      in the presence of us
      ABRAHAM STAPP
      John M Mills his mark
      Tho: PARKER
      ===
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=daniel_lockhart&id=I1241
      James Lockhart married circa 1708, Elizabeth Moss Craske, Richmond County, Virginia. Elizabeth was the daughter of William Moss, Sr. (1632-1685) and widow of Captain John Craske (?-1706 ). [Richmond County Marriages 1668-1853]

      Will probated 6 Dec 1710 for Elizabeth Moss Craske Lockhart, wife of James Lockhart, Richmond County, Virginia. ["Wills of Richmond County, Virginia," 1699-1800, Headley]

      Capt. James Lockhart was deceased by 28 APR 1711. On 28 Apr 1711, 130 acres land, Nansemond County was deeded to James, Joseph, Benjamin and John, sons of Capt. James Lockhart, deceased, for importing three people to America.
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      1687-1689 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 90-91
      - Rappahannock County Court 3d of October 1688
      Capt. GEO: TAYLER as Gardian to ELIZABETH MOSS, one of the Daughters of Mr. WM, MOSS of this County late deced, made Complaint to this Court that Whereas the sd WM: MOSS did by his last Will & Testament Ordeyne that if his Son or either of his Daughters should die without Issue that their real Estate should be devided equally between the survivours, And representing yt: WM. MOSS, Son of the sd WM. MOSS, lately dying without Issue, WM. BROWNE, who marryed FRANCES, the other Daughter of the sd WM. MOSS, doth refuse to make devision of the Estate Reall of the deced according to the intent of the last Will. The Court have therefore ordered that JOHN FENNER, WM. TALBOTT, THOS: NEWMAN SENR. & AWBREY NAYLER do on ye 10th day of this Inst. 8ber equally devide the lands bequeathed unto the sd WM. MOSS by the Last Will of his sd deced Father with house orchards & other conveniences thereto belonging according to Quantitie & Qualitie as neere as may be between the sd WM. BROWNE, as Marrying the sd FRANCES, & the sd Capt. GEO: TAYLER, as Gardian to & in the behalfe of the sd ELIZABETH & that they make report of their proceedings therein to the next Court held for this County

      ===
      1692-1693 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 1 [Antient Press]; Page 90)
      THIS INDENTURE made the 14th day of December Ano: Dom: 1692 Between JOHN CRASKE of Richmond County, Plantr., & ELIZABETH his Wife, one of the Daughters of WM. MOSS, late of RAPPA: County. Plantr., deced, of the one part and JAMES ORCHARD of Richmond County aforesd., Plantr., of the other part Witnesseth that the sd JOHN CRASKE & ELIZ: his Wife for the sum of Foure thousand & seven hundred pounds of tobacco in caske to them in hand truly payed, do fully & absolutely bargaine sell & confirme unto the sd JAMES ORCHARD and his heirs all that tract of land conteyning One hundred & fifty acres be the same more or less being in Richmond County aforesd., and was part & taken out of HERMAN SKELDERMANs Seat or Tract of land and by the sd HERMAN sold unto PATRICK NORTON, late of RAPPA: County, Plantr, deced., and was surveyed for the sd PATRICK the 24th of Novembr: 1677 by EDWIN CONWAY, Surveyor, running & extending the severall courses & number of poles as in the Plott thereof then made & drawn by the said EDWIN is menconed and expressed and was since sold by the sd PATRICK to the aforesd WM. MOSS and by the sd WM. MOSS in & by his Last Will & Testamt, given & bequeathed unto the sd ELIZABETH, And the profitts of the hereby bargained prmises & every part thereof, And all woods timber & trees and all wayes waters belonging, To have & to hold all the sd Tract or Devident of Land & prmises with every part thereof unto the sd JAMES ORCHARD his heirs & assigns from the day of the date & the ensealing & delivery hereof forever, And the sd JOHN CRASKE for himself & the sd ELIZABETH his Wife their heirs & assigns doth grant to the sd JAMES ORCHARD & his heirs by these pr:sents in manner following (Vitt.)
      That the said JAMES ORCHARD his heirs & assigns at all times forever hereafter lawfully & quietly have & enjoy all the hereby bargained Land without the lawfull lett by the sd JOHN CRASKE & ELIZ' his Wife, their heirs or by any other person claiming from or under him or from or under the sd WM. MOSS deced, And that they, sd JOHN CRAM & ELIZ. his Wife & their heirs shall at the reasonable request cost & charges in the Law of sd JAMES ORCHARD his heirs or assigns acknowledge all further assurances for the better conveying the hereby bargained prmises as the sd JOHN CRASKE & ELIZ: his Wife and their heirs be not compelled to travil further than Richmond County Court for the doing thereof In Witness whereof the sd parties have sett their hands & seals
      Signed sealed & delivd. in pr:sence of
      FRAN JORDAN, JOHN CRASKE
      REES EVANS ELIZ: CRASKE
      JO: ALMOND
      Recognit p JOHAN CRASKE & ELIZ: in Cur Com Richmond 14 die 10br: Ano, 1692
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I JOHN CRASKE of Richmond County, Plantr., am held & firmly bound unto JAMES ORCHARD of the same County, Plantr., in Eight thousand pounds of Tobb: to be pd: I bind me my heirs firmly by these pr:sents sealed with our scales and dated the 14th day of Decembr: 1692
      The Condition of this Obligation is that whereas the above bound JOHN CRASKE &ELIZ: his Wife by Indenture bearing date above written have sold unto the above named JAMES ORCHARD & his hcirs Onc hundred & fifty acres of land situate in the rnunty
      abovesd If therefore the said JAMES ORCHARD his heirs shall at all times hereafter quietly have the Land without the lawfull lett or molestacon of the sd JOHN CRASKE & ELIZ his Wife, their heirs or any other person claiming under WILLIAM MOSS, Father of the sd ELIZ:, or under the heirs of the sd WILLIAM or any of them, Then this obligation shall be voyd or else it shall stand in full force
      Sealed & delivered in pr:sence of
      REFS EVANS, JOHN CRASKE
      FRAN: JORDAN
      JOHN ALMOND
      Recordt, Teste WM. COLSTON, Cl
      ===
      1693-1694 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 2; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 1)
      Jury's Report Partition of WM: MOSS's Land intr: WM: BROWN & JNO. CRASK
      In Obedience to an order of Court bearing date the 7th of December 1693, we the Jury impannelled and sworn did meet. Capt. WM: MOSELEY on the 20th day of December upon the land of Mr. WM. MOSS and there did equally devide the said Land into two parts according to Quantity & Quality having regard to all convenience thereon (vizt), Two hundred acres of land to the Plantation where the said WM. MOSS deced lived for the one part and the residue of high land being for the other part; And after we had done, the Choise according to the within order was given to WM. BROWN as Marrying the Eldest Daughter of the said WM. MOSS deced, which said BROWN made choise of the abovesaid Plantation with Two hundred acres of land; And the remaining part the possession thereof given to JOHN CRASH as Marrying the Youngest Daughter of the said MOSS deced. by the High Sheriff of the said County according to Order. As Witness our hands & seals this 20th day of December 1693
      ALLEN MONJOY JOHN FORD mark +
      JOHN BABTIST AVERY NAYLOR
      WM: W CARTER CHA: SNEADE
      HUMPH: MALLOREY WM: BAYLY
      HEN. BURDITT THO. ) NEWMAN
      HEN CHAPPEL THO JAMES
      Recordr. Int: Retu Cur Com Richmond 20 die Janrii Ano: 1693
      Teste WM. COLSTON, CI Cur
      ===
      1693-1694 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 2; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 2)
      Surveyr: Report Partition of MOSS Land betn : BROWN & CRASK December the 29th 1693
      Then in Obedience to an Order of Richmond County Court bearing date the 7th day of December 1693, have surveyed in the presence of a Jury the Patent granted to WM MOSS for One thousand and sixty acres of Land and Marsh bearing date the 10th of September 1663; Between JOHN CRASK CompIt. as Marrying ELIZABETH the youngest Daughter of the said WM. MOSS, and WM. BROWNE as Marrying FRANCES, the eldest Daughter of the said MOSS. excluding the Marsh land out of the said Patent according to the Agreement of the said CRASK and BROWN, And to have only the other land laid out and then devided according to quantity and quality; have complyed therewith and surveying the same find to be 639 acres after the said Compt. found was taken by the said Jury after their serious consideration of all Matters of Conveniences & otherwise, ordered to lay out 200 acres of land with the Plantation where the said WM. MOSS lived according to the platt within the main Body of Land for the one part and the remaining 439 acres for the other part; leaving WM. BROWN to his choise of either part according to Order of the said Court as Marrying FRANCES, the eldest Daughter of the said MOSS, and be the sd BROWN making choise of the said Plantation with the Two hundred acres of land the other part Four hundred and thirty nine acres consequently fell to the said CRASKE as Marrying ELIZABETH, the youngest Daughter of the said MOSS, this being what is done and reported from Yor: humble Servant to Command
      WM: MOSELEY, Surveyr:
      Recordr Cur Com Rich. 20 die Janrii 1693; Teste WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
      ===
      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 108
      Essex County Court 10th of June 1693
      - ROBERT HALSEY, Exr, of WM. HALSEY, brought his accon to this Court against JOHN CRASKE as Marrying ELIZABETH MOSS, the heir of WM. MOSS deceast, and declar'd that ye sd CRASKE quallified as aforesd. stands indebted to him as aforesd. on balance of accounts thirteen pounds fourteen shillings Steri, and deny'd paymt., wherefore he pray'd Judgmt. for ye same against ye said JNO. CRASKE &c. with costs of suit &c.
      To wch: the Defendt. by JNO. EVERIT his Attorney appar'd & pleaded that he, ye Defendt. was not ye person whom ye Plt. declar'd against, & thereupon moved for a nonsuit, wch : this Court have granted against the Plt. to be paid with costs als Exo.
      ===
      1705-1706 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 148)
      Richmond County Court 3d of April 1706
      - Upon the Petition of ELIZABETH CRASKE, Order for Administration is granted unto her on all and singular the Estate of Capt. JOHN CRASKE, she giving security for the same according to Law
      ===
      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 59-61
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eight and twentieth day of Janry. in the Seventh yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God Queene of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, Defender of the faith &c. annoq. Domini 1708, Betweene JAMES LOCKHART of the Parish of SITTENBOURNE in County of Richmond. Planter, and ELIZABETH his Wife, of one part and AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH of the Parish of FARNHAM in the County of Richmond. Planter, of other part; Wittnesseth that JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife for the summe of Five Shillings to them in hand paid by AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH, by these presents do bargaine and sell unto AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH all that tract of land lying in Parish of SITTENBOURNE (being part of a tract of Land whereon JAMES LOCKHART now liveth) containeing by estimation Fifty acres; begining att a marked Gum by the lower side of a great Pocoson and running thence across the said Pocoson North East by North one hundred and ten poles to three marked red Oak saplins, thence East forty three degrees forty five minutes South eighty eight poles and a quarter to a Stake standing near a marked red Oak in the dividing line of WILLIAM BROWNs and Capt. JOHN CRASK deced, thence South fourty nine degrees West one hundred and twelve poles to a marked red Oak standing by the upper side of the aforesaid Pocoson, and also all that Tract of land comonly called by the name of MULBERRY ISLAND, and likewise all the land betweene the said ISLAND and the before men coned Fifty acres belonging to JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife lying in the Parish of SITTENBOURNE and bounded begining att the last menconed marked red Oak & running thence South by East fourty poles, thence South East sixty six poles, thence South fourty nine degrees West fourty poles, thence South South East sixty six poles to a point of land runing into the Marsh, thence along the Marsh side North fifty five degrees West one hundred and twelve poles, thence North forty one degrees & an halfe West sixty poles to the upper end of the Marsh; thence North sixty four poles, thence South East fifty poles to the corner of Six hundred acres formerly belonging to WILLIAM MOSS deced, Father of ye said ELIZABETH LOCHART, thence North East by North ninety eight poles to the first menconed Gum(the begining tree of said tract of Fifty acres) the ISLAND including by estimation One hundred forty and seven acres and an halfe to be the same more or less and also all such part and so much of the Marsh appertaining to the said ISLAND as belongs to them the said JAMES LOCKHARD and ELIZABETH his Wife, containeing the quantity of Two hundred acres or thereabouts wch: said two tracts of land and Marsh granted are part of One thousand and sixty acres formerly granted to the said WILLIAM MOSS by Patent dated the Tenth day of September 1663; Together with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances whatsoever to the premises belonging; To have and to hold the two tracts of land and appurtenances unto AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH and assigns during the full terme of one whole yeare paying therefore unto JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife the rent of one pepper corne if demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession said AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH may be in the actuall possession of the premises and thereby be better enabled to accept a grant and release thereof. In Wittness whereof the parties first above named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      JOS. BELFIELD, JAMES LOCKHART
      JAMES INGO ELIZABETH sign LOCKHART
      SAMLL. GODWIN
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the 2d day of March Ano: Dom: 1705 by JAMES LOCKHART & ELIZABETH his Wife, and the said ELIZA. being first privately exa mined as the Law directs, owned the same to be her voluntary act and deed wth: out constraint or compulsion thereto, And on motion of ye sd AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH the same was admitted to record and is recorded amongst the Records of the said County
      Test Examined p order Court by M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      ===
      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 62-66
      THIS INDENTURE made the nine and twentieth day of Janry: in the Seventh year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God Queene of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, defender of the faith &c., annoq. Domini 1708; Betweene JAMES LOCKHART of the Parish of SITTENBOURN in County of Richmond, Planter, and ELIZABETH his Wife, of one part and AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH of the Parish of FARNHAM in the County of Richmond, Planter of other part; Wittnesseth that JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife for the summe of One hundred twenty and five pounds Sterling money to them in hand paid by AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH, do by these presents bargaine sell release and confirme unto AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH (in his actuall possession now being by virtue of a bargaine and Sale to him made of two tracts of land and by force and virtue of the Statute for transferring uses into possession) and his heirs (this Release continues with the ownership of the land, the bounds of the two tracts of land and Patent of WILLIAM MOSS) To have and to hold the two several' tracts of land Marsh and other the premises unto AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH his heirs and JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife their heirs will warrant and for ever defend by these presents free and clear from all manner of former incumbrances whatsoever: In Wittness whereof the parties first above named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      JOS: BELFIELD, JAMES LOCKHART
      JAMES INGO, ELIZABETH Sign LOCKHART
      SAMLL, GODWIN
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court by JAMES LOCKHART and ELIZABETH his Wife the 2d day of March Anno Dom! 1708 and the said ELIZABETH being first privately examined as the Law directs owned that she did the same of her owne voluntary will & accord without any constraint or compulsion thereto, wch: upon motion of said AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH was admitted to record and is recorded amongst the Records of the sd County Test Examined p order Court by M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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