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

James Suggett

Male 1722 - 1786  (64 years)


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  • Name James Suggett 
    Born 18 Apr 1722  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1786  Fayette County, Kentucky - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29754  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father James Suggett,   b. Bef 1674,   d. 2 Dec 1734, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Suggett,   b. Bef 1706,   d. North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1722  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jemima Spence,   b. Abt 1727, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Bef 1746  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jemima Suggett,   b. 29 Jun 1753, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1814, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     2. John Suggett,   b. 20 Jun 1751, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1834, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Suggett,   b. Bef 1745, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     4. Catherine Suggett,   b. 1746, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Buckingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F18195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Bryan Station Heroes and Heroines By Mrs. Virginia Webb Howard
      Will of James Suggett, dated Mch. 5, 1786, names wife Jemima; daus Catherine Merry, Elizabeth Smith, Jemima Johnson. Son John Suggett. Execs. John Suggett, Wm. Cave. Witnessed by Robert Sanders, Wm. Shortridge, Mary Shortridge. Ordered to record Aug. Court 1786. Again recorded Feb. Court 1807 (the first record having been destroyed by fire.)
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 382-385
      Indenture 27 Aug 1746 between BUTLER SPOTSWOOD, ELLIOT BENGER and ROBERT ROSE, Executors of ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD, Dec'd .. and JAMES SUGGETT .. for 150 acres .. paying 800 pounds of
      Tobacco yearly .. during natural lives of James Suggett and Elizabeth Suggett, his daughter, or longest liver . .
      Witnesses: Elliot Benger
      Mungo Marshall, Thomas Jones Robert Rose
      Surveyor's Plat by George Hume, Surveyor.
      Recorded Orange County 27 August 1746.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 386-389
      Indenture 27 Aug 1746 between BUTLER SPOTSWOOD, ELLIOT BENGER and ROBERT ROSE, Executors of ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD, Dec'd .. and JAMES SUGGETT .. for 150 acres .. 800 pounds of Tobacco
      yearly during the natural lives of James Suggett and Elizabeth Suggett, his daughter or longest liver . . .
      Witnesses: Elliot Benger
      Mungo Marshall, Thos. Jones Robert Rose
      Recorded Orange County 27 August 1746.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 529
      I promise to give my Daughter, ELIZA. SUGGETT, Three negroes vizt. Sarah, Joseph and Beck .. 14 Feby 1745.
      Witnesses: James Suggett
      Eras. Taylor, Francis Tyler
      John (X) Nicholas, Ambrose Powell, Ambrose Bullard. Recorded Orange County 27 August 1747.
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      1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 73-76
      Indenture 18 Oct 1759 between JAMES SUGGETT of Orange County and JEMIMA, his wife, and BENJAMIN GRYMES of county of Spotsylvania, Esqr., for £220 .. sell 418 acres bounded Majr. Bickerton's line. Also several Negroes .. Following: Pegg, aged 36 years, Daniel 11, Emanuel 12, Duke 6, Jacob 4 and George 10 years old . . . .
      Witnesses: James Suggett
      Zach Taylor, Francis Gaines,
      Geo. Smith, Jos. Jones
      Recorded Orange County 27th March 1760.
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      1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 141-142
      Indenture 23 Apr 1761 between JAMES SUGGETT, Orange County, and JOHN DANIEL of County of Louisa .. James and Jemima Suggett .. for £100 .. sell 200 acres bounded .. sides of a Mountain ..
      Mr. Grymes' line . . .
      Witnesses: James Suggett
      Geo. Frazer Jemima Suggett
      Robt. Thomas
      Recorded Orange County 23rd April 1761.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 211-212
      Indenture 24 May 1770 between JOHN TODD BICKERTON of County of Hanover, Gent., and JAMES SUGGETT of Orange County .. for ( ) sell 293 acres, part of tract of 740 acres granted by Pattent unto Philip Todd lying on Mount Moley and joining John Baylor, Richard Beale and John Minor and John Daniel .. bounded .. Smith; Suggett; Grymes, Bickerton; Minor; Todd, Beale...
      Recorded Orange County John Todd Bickerton
      24th May 1770.
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      1778-1781 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 241-244
      Indenture 23 Sept 1779 between JAMES SUGGETT and MIMEY, his wife, and WILLIAM BELL .. for £6060 sell 511 acres land on which sd Suggett now liveth bounded Major Bickerton; John Daniel; top of the
      mountain; Beale and Miner; corner to Todd; corner of Suggetts and Smiths .. James Suggett
      Recorded Orange County Jemima Suggett
      23rd September 1779.
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      Orange Co., Va. 22 Jul 1784 Book MB
      22 Jul 1784 - On the motion of Prettyman Merry, it is ordered to be certified that Jemima Suggett, present wife of James Suggett, is the sister of Patrick Spence, dec'd. & that the sd Prettyman married Catherine Suggett, dtr of sd James & Jemima Suggett & that James & Jemima & all their children, except sd Catherine are now living in Fayette Co.,(Ky) on the western waters.

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