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

Samuel Gooch

Male Bef 1632 - Aft 1662  (> 32 years)


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  • Name Samuel Gooch  [1
    Born Bef 1632  Wrentham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1662  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29046  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father William Gooch,   b. Abt 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1680, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Baspoole,   b. Abt 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Atwell,   b. Abt 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1657, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1653  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F19202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      Gooch, Samuel, of Lancaster sells land which Thomas Attowell gave by will to his eldest daughter Mary, "My Wife," deceased. Plantation called Cheeseman Creek in York County. 26 Oct. 1657. W.B. 2, p. 142.
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      1652-1657 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 122-125
      TO ALL TO WHOME these pr:sents shall come I SAMLL. GOOCH of ye Countye of Lancastr: send Greetings in our Lord God everlastinge. Whereas MARY, ye Daughter of THO. ATTAWELL deced beinge possest of a certaine Stock of Cattle beinge foure cows one yearlinge heifer & one cow calfe newly fallen of a cow called Mall left her by her deced Father aforesd. And for as much as EDW. GRIMES & MARG. his Wife, ye late Relict of ye sd ATTAWELL, & feoffees in Trust for ye sd MARG., have in cnnsideracon of Mariage to be solemnized between me ye sd S: GOOCH & ye sd MARYE, obliged me yt: ye sd Stock of Cattle should wth: their whole increase be & at all times remaine in ye right & possession of her ye sd MARYE, Therefore Know ye yt: I ye sd SA: GOOCH due accordingly disimpart relinquish & make over unto her all I myselfe might laye or p:sume or pr:tend to ye sd Cattle wth: their increase by vertue of Mariage wth: ye sd MARY but if ye Cattle wth: their increase whatsoever (in case yt: I ye sd SA: GOOCH shall expire before her) wth. possession to her ye sd MARY & to her heirs & to be at all times at her disposall wthout ye let hindrance or molestacon of any person or persons whatsoever yt: may eyther by allegiance affinitye or consanguinitye pr:tend a title or claime to any of ye aforesd Catle or their increase as alsoe of any person or persons whatsoever yt: eyther dureinge ye time of my natural! life or after my decease may come into my estate or pr:tend or laye any claime of title as aforesd. but yt: they be & remaine at the Joynture & under my power to alienate &c. or dispose of any parte or p:cell of them or their increase at noe time whatsoever but yt: they & their increase be & remaine to her & ye Children borne of her bodye forever, Provided yt: in case ye sd MARY should decease Chyldless they, ye sd Cattle, to be & remaine to me & my heirs or assignes wthout ye hindrance or molestacon of any persons whatsoever & this Deed & every pte: thereof expressed to be in full force effect & vertue any clause in Law to ye Contrarye notwithstandinge. Dated under my hand & seale the Sixteenth of March 1652
      SAMUELL GOOCH
      10th die Febr: 1653
      EDWARD GRIMES of ye Countye of Lancastr: in Virginia havinge been longe afflicted & diseased under ye hand of ye Almighty, at present in p:fect sence & memorye blessed by his name doe make this my last
      Will & Testamt: in manner & forme as followeth
      I bequeath my soule unto God my Eternall maker & ever trustinge through ye meritts of his Sonne Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer to obtaine remission of my sins & everlastinge peace amonge ye number of his Elect in his most Glorious & everlastinge Eingomes & my bodye to be decently interred in ye earth from whence it came & for such Estate as it hath pleased God to blesse me wth: I doe give & bequeath ye same in manner following
      First I give & bequeath to MARGARET my well beloved Wife all my goods & chattels moveables & immoveables wth: all my flock of Cattle, Male & Female, to be & remaine to her duringe her natural] life, shee keepinge her selfe in Widowhood & single condicon And in case of her intermarriage then to receive only two Cows, her feather bed wth: ye furniture to it & her wearinge cloathes, And ye rest of what shee should have possest in Chattells & Cattle in case she had remained in a single condicon to be devided equally amongst WM, WRATON. AN WHITE & MARY GOOCH. to be & remaine to them & their heirs severally, but in case yt: ye sd Wife remaine in her single condicon and on maried then shee may depose of ye sd Estate to whome or how shee shall please to be ID joyed by her or them after her decease to whome shee shall soe give or bequeath the same
      21y. I give & bequeath to my Daughter in Law, ERA; ATTAWELL, my land in Rapahanock River yt: is foure hundred & thirtye seven beinge in three several Pattents, the sd land to be & remaine to her & her heirs borne of her bodie for ever & in case yt: she deceast childless then ye sd land to divolve to WM. WRATON & his heirs & consequently his dyinge wthout issue then ye sd land to divolve to AN WHITE & her heirs borne of her body & shee dyinge Childless to be & remaine to MARY GOOCH & her heirs forever
      Lastly, I make ye aforesd MAR: GRIMES my Lovg. Wife sole & full Executrix of this my last Will &Testamt. & yt: each p:ticular circumstance may be justly & duly p:formed & accomplished I doe make & ordayne WM. NEWSAM & WM. WRATON, Supervizers of this my last Will & Testamt. & in Witness of ye p:misses I have hearunto subscribed my hand & seale this first daye of August in ye yeare of our Lord 1653
      Signed sealed & delivered in prsence of us
      DAVEY FOX EDWARD GRIMES
      JOHN PHILIPS
      Recordr. 10th die febr: 1653 Probat &c. 9th die 10bris (53)

      25 Nov 1657 (Lancaster) VA. William WHITE and wife Anne sell 150 acres to William THATCHER. Wit: Samuel GOOCH, Thomas ROOTES. Anne gave her power of attorney to "loving brother Will. WRAUGHTEN" to acknowledge her signature. Thomas ROOTES and Anne HEARNE witnessed the power of attorney. Bk. 2, pg. 199.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      p.122. Power of Atty to John Jefferys of London, merchant, from Wm White of Lancaster County, "in Rapa river in Virginia Clerk & Martha my wife Exor of the last will & testamt of Thomas Bries of the sd county of Lanr gent decd" to receive from Coll Robt Hooper of London, mercht., sums of money due from sd Hooper unto afsd Thos Bries decd. Dated 25th Mry 1657.
      signed
      Willm White
      Martha White
      Wit.
      Thomas Hastler
      John Haselwood
      Edmund Huddle
      Rec. 25th May 1657.

      p. 199. "Willm White and Anne my wife" sell Willm Thatcher 150 acres. Dated 25th Nov. 1657.
      signed
      Willm White
      Anne White
      Wit.
      Tho Roots
      Sam Gooch
      Rec. 1st Oct 1659.
      p.199. Power of Atty. "Anne White wife to Willm White of the County of Lancaster in Rappa" to "my loving Brother Willm Wroughton" toack. sale of land to Will Thatcher. Dated 26th July 1659.
      signed Anne White her mark
      Wit.
      Tho Roots
      Anne Hearne
      Rec. Sept. 1659.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page436
      WILLIAM COOKE, JOHN POTTER. EDWARD KING & SAMUELL GOUGH, 450 acs. on Eastermost br. of Corrotoman Riv., Lancaster Co., 12 Dec. 1663, p. 125, (629). Bounded upon land of Thomas Cherwood. Granted to Coll. John Carter, Esor., 25 Sent. 1661, by him assigned to Thomas Marshall 14 May 1662, who assigned one moiety to sd. Cooke & Potter; the other half assigned to Wm. Hutchins, who assigned to sd. King & Gooch.

  • Sources 
    1. [S245] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 42, 1998, 118.

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