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

Thomas Richardson

Male Aft 1657 - 1719  (< 60 years)


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  • Name Thomas Richardson 
    Born Aft 1657 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Sep 1719  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28812  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father Family Richardson 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Thatcher,   b. Abt 1657, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1727, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Bef 7 Oct 1696  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clapham Richardson,   b. Abt 1699, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
     2. Susannah Richardson,   b. Abt 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Richardson,   b. Abt 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1719, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F17404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • p.132 - Thomas RITCHASON [RICHARDSON], Sitt.Par., will; 3 Nov 1717, 2 Sep 1719
      son Clapam all lands and he to be ex;
      wits: George WHITE, Thomas ADDOMES, Elizabeth WHITE. [Thomas RICHARDSON mar. Mary (THATCHER) CLAPMAN by 7 Oct 1696. MRC, p.171.]
      p.133 - Thomas RITCHASON, inv; 4 Nov 1719. p.135 - Peter ELMORE [Jr.], inv; 4 Nov 1719.
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      1719-1721 Richmond Co VA Order Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 142)
      Richmond County Court 2d of September 1719
      - RICHARDSON's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of THOMAS RICHARDSON, deceased, was presented in Court by CLAPHAM RICHARDSON, his Executor, who made Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oaths of GEORGE WHITE and THOMAS ADAMS, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record; And on motion of the Executor and his performing what is usuall in such cases, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due forme
      - RICHARDSON's Estate to be appraised
      CORNELIUS EDMUNDS, THOMAS BROCK, GEORGE WHITE and MERIDAY PRICE or any three of them sometime between this and the next Court are appointed to appraise all and singular the Estate of THOMAS RICHARDSON, deced., in money, which shall be presented to their view and make report thereof to the said next Court; WILLIAM ROBINSON, Gent., or any other Justice of the Peace for this County, is requested to administer an Oath to the Appraibei for their true appraiament of the Decedent's Estate as also to CLAPHAM RICHARDSON, the Executor, for his true discovery thereof
      ===
      1694-1697 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 1 [Antient Press]; (Page 167)
      Richmond County Court 7th of October 1696
      - Ordered that the Sheriff of this County or his Deputy do summons THOS: RICHARDSON & MARY his Wife, Relict of WILLIAM CLAPHAM deced, to appear at the next Court held for this County then and there to shew cause why they do not sue on Letter of Administration with the Will annexed upon the Estate of the sd WM. CLAPHAM deceased and give in security &c.
      ===
      1694-1697 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 1 [Antient Press]; (Page 183)
      Richmond County Court 4th of November 1696
      - Ordered that THOMAS RICHARDSON and MARY his Wife do appear at the next Court held for this County then and there to shew cause why they do not take out Letters of Administration with the Will annexed upon the Estate of WILLIAM CLAPHAM deceased &c,
      ===
      1694-1697 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 1 [Antient Press]; (Page 200)
      Richmond County Court 3rd of February 1696/7
      - The order granted last Court for the appearance of THOMAS RICHARDSON and MARY his Wife is continued returnable to the next Court held for this County, the sd MARY being in Child birth
      ===
      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page 233)
      Richmond County Court 2nd day of June 1697
      - Order of Administration (with the Will annexed) is granted to THOMAS RICHARDSON and MARY his Wife, Relict of WM: CLAPHAM deced, upon all and singular the Estate of the said deed, they having already given in security &c.
      ===
      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page 326)
      Richmond County Court 7th of July 1698
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to JAMES WOFFENDALL and MARY his Wife, for the non appearance of THOMAS RICHARDSON & MARY his Wife, Administrx of WILLIAM CLAPHAM with the Will anext, according to Declaration. Attachment hereon is granted to the Sheriff
      ===
      1701-1704 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 3; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page288)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I STEPHEN BOWEN of the Parish of SITTENBURNE and County of Richmond for the love good will and affection that I 289 have and bare unto THOMAS RICHARDSON and CLAPHAM RICHARDSON, Sons of THOMAS and MARY RICHARDSON, of the Parish and County aforesaid, as also for divers good causes and considerations given and granted and of my own free will meere motion and Brotherly Love which I have and bare to the aforesaid THOMAS and CLAPHAM, voluntarily and freely give unto the said THOMAS and CLAPHAM two young Cowes, one of the age of three yeares old or thereabouts, the other of four yeares old or thereabouts being marked wth: a swallow forte on the right eare and a crop and an overkeele on the left; To have and to hold the said two young Cowes theire and each of theire future increase to them the aforesaid THOMAS & CLAPHAM theire heires and assigns forever and to theire or each of theire onely proper use and behoofe without the lett molestation or incumbrance of me the said STEPHEN BOWEN my heires or any other persons whatsoever. Wittness my hand and seale this 2d: day of August 1704
      Test JOHN WHITE, STEPHEN BOWEN, his marke
      DANLL. McCARTY
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 2d: die Augusti 1704 & recordatr:
      Test JAMES SHERLOCK, Cl Cur
      ===
      1705-1706 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page 139)
      Richmond County Court 6th of March 1705/1706
      - Upon the Petition of HENRY DRAKE and MARY his Wife, Order for administration is granted them on all and singular the Estate of JOHN RICHARDSON, deced., they giving security for the same according to Law
      - This day ANTHONY CARNABY and JOHN JONES acknowledged themselves indebted to the worspll. her Majties Justices for Richmond County in the full summe of ten thousand pounds of tobbo. to be paid to the Justices in case HENRY DRAKE and MARY his Wife do not duely administer on all and singular the Estate of JOHN RICHARDSON, deced., amd reorder a true Account thereof when thereunto lawfully required
      - Ordered that FRANCIS STONE, JOHN BIRKETT, GEORGE WHITE &
      THOMAS RICHARDSON or any three of them sometime betweene this and the next Court do meet att the House of JOHN RICHARDSON, deced., and do then and there inventory and appraise all and singular the Estate of the deced., as shall be presented to theire view, and make report of theire proceedings therein to next Court under theire hands in writing. Capt. NICHO: SMITH is requested to administer an Oath to the Appraisers for theire true appraisment of the deced.'s Estate as also to the Admrs for theire true delivery thereof
      ===
      1705-1706 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page 149)
      Richmond County Court 3d of April 1706
      - Upon the Petition of HENRY DRAKE and MARY his Wife, late Widdow of JOHN RICHARDSON, late of this County, deced., for her Dower of two hundred acres of land belonging to the said JOHN, ordered that THOMAS RICHARDSON be summoned by the Sheriff to appeare att next Court to shew cause if any he can why he allow not to HENRY DRAKE and MARY his Wife in right of the said MARY her Dower of the land aforesd. wch: doth of right to her belong and lawfully appertaine
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 92
      Indenture 30th October 1722 between NICHOLAS SMITH of yee Parish of Sittenbourne in King George County Gent. and DANIEL WHITE of same and ANN his wife .. in consideration of 188 acres of land granted unto NICHOLAS SMITH for said ANN wife of the said DANIEL in free and liberal exchange granted tract containing 196 acres .. 150 acres whereof NICHOLAS SMITH purchased of RICHARD JORDAN and CICELY his wife being butted and bounded by Deed of Bargain and Sale by said RICHARD JORDAN and CICELY his wife to NICHOLAS SMITH 4th March 1694, another part whereof containing 30 acres he the said NICHOLAS SMITH purchased of THOMAS RICHARDSON and THOMAS BROCK and CICIL his wife bearing date 29th October 1709, survey thereof made by EDWARD BARROW Surveyor of Richmond County the said 29th October may fully appear and the other 16 acres thereof being part of a tract commonly called Clark Neck he NICHOLAS SMITH purchased of THOMAS BROCK and CECIL his wife being as by a bargain and sale 29th October 1709 (excepting - reserving unto NICHOLAS SMITH -- lot on South side of the Road containing two acres) being part of the aforesaid 30 acres purchased of THOMAS RICHARDSON and THOMAS BROCK and CICIL his wife bounded as follows .. River .. Brocks Plantation - 196 acres of land (except before excepted) - unto ANN WHITE wife of DANIEL WHITE. Grant unto NICHOLAS SMITH one tract upon Charles Bever dams between CAPT. SPICER'S and WILLIAM CARTER'S containing 188 acres .. bounded as by Indenture of Bargain and Sale made by one ffRANCIS TAYLOR and ELIZABETH his wife unto DAVID HORNE dated the 25th August 1687 ..
      Presence John Gilbert, Daniel White
      George White, John Mercer Ann x White
      2nd November 1722 .. DANIEL WHITE acknowledged this Deed of Exchange with NICHOLAS SMITH Gent, to be his proper act and JOHN GILBERT by virtue of a Power of Attorney from ANN the wife of Daniel .. duly proved in Court .. and acknowledged all her right .. to the same .. ordered to be recorded and was Recorded.
      Know all men .. I ANN WHITE, wife of DANIEL WHITE of Parish of Sittenbourne and County of King George Planter .. put my good ffriend JOHN GILBERT my true .. Attorney .. to Relinquish all my right .. confirming and hold for good and valid whatsoever my said Attorney shall do .. 30th October 1722.
      Presence George White, Anne x White
      John Mercer
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 96
      Indenture 6th December 1722 between HONOUR RICHARDSON of Parish of
      Sittenbourne County of King George Spinster of one part and ELIZABETH RICHARDSON and MARY RICHARDSON her two Daughters of same .. witnesseth that for natural love hath her said two daughters .. and with intent to advance their fortunes in Marriage .. conveyed to be equally divided between them (with this Express reservation that this Deed is not to take place in any part until the decease of the aforesaid HONOUR) all that tract .. 600 acres in King George being the land of JOHN BARROW Deced and by him given as by his Last Will and Testament 3rd February 1684 unto his three sons MOSES, ALEXANDER and JONATHAN BARROW and for want of heirs of their bodys to his two Daughters HONOUR and CICELLEY BARROW by means of which default the same descended to the said HONOUR and CICELLEY and since the death of CICELLY is become the inheritance of .. HONOUR ..
      Presence of Rowland Thornton, Honour x Richardson
      Robert Spence
      Recorded 7th December 1722.

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