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

Francis Browne

Male Bef 1625 - 1691  (> 66 years)


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  • Name Francis Browne 
    Born Bef 1625  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1691  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30311  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 

    Father Virginia Browne 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F19697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Allen,   b. Bef 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1701, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married Bef 1656  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Browne,   b. Bef 1656, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Francis Browne,   b. Bef 1658, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1709, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Browne,   b. Bef 1660, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Rebecca Browne,   b. Bef 1660, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Mary Browne,   b. Bef 1660, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)  [natural]
     6. Daniel Browne,   b. Bef 1660, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1708, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F18992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692 page 147
      BROWN, FRANCIS, 10 November, 1690; 3 February, 1691.
      In the name of God Amen
      I ffrancis Brown senior in the parish of South ffarnham in the County of Rapp being very sick and weake of body butt of perfect sense and memory doe make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and forme ffolowing I give and bequeath my souk unto Al-mighty God that gave it me with a sure and certayne hope of a joy-full Resurrection through the merits of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and my body unto my mother the earth to be decently interred and for my worldly Estate in manner and form following after my just and Lawfall debts are satisfied.

      I give and bequeath unto my son ffrancis Brown after mine and my Loving wife Elizabeth decease all that necke of Land Lying on the north side of my devident of Land I now live on bounded as followeth that is to say strayt away through and mild field from the Run of the deviling branch the mill road which goes to my son Daniel goes over & for a small branch neare my ould dwelling house called by the name of the spring branch which sayd Land I give and bequeath unto my said son ffrancis to him and his heirs forever.
      I also give and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown after my and my Loving wife Elizabeth decease all that Rest of my land I am now possessed with all my plantation and housing to him and his heires to have and to hould in fee simple for ever also itt is my will and dealer that my household goods be equally divided between my two sons ffrancis and Daniel both in quality and goodness to them and their heirs to have and to hould in fee simple for ever also it is my will and desier there be a row of orchard trees planted along ye sayd ould field to devide the above sayd Land. I also give and bequeath unto my sons ffrancis and Daniel my parcell of Land Lying on the south side of pescataway Creeke called by the name of ye wading place poynt equally between them and their heirs forever I alsoe give and bequeath unto my fower daughters Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary and Rebecca one shilling apeace to be payd them by my lawful executor or executrix I also give and bequeath unto Daniel Brown the son of my son Francis Brown one feather bed with the furniture belonging unto itt to him and his heirs forever after my and my "sites decease.
      I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife Elizabeth all the Rest of my moveable Estate that I am now possessed with to have and to hould without any Lett or molestation to her and her heirs forever I also give and bequeath unto my flower Godsons that is Joseph and John Edmondson and Ffras Brown the son of Daniell Brown senior my neighbour and ffra Graves the son of Ffras Graves deceased to every one of them one pocket bible of fine or six shillings price to be truly payd them after my decease by my Law-full executor or executrix I alsoe apoynt my Loving wife Elizabeth my sole and whole executrix of this my Last will and testament and this my Last will to cut off and disannull all fformer wills whatsoever as witness my hand and seal this 10th day of novher 1690
      signed sealed and delivered FRANCIS BROWN Seal in the presence of us JOHN FERGUSON, THO WHEELER Probst est sacrum in Cur. Com. Rappa. 3° die ffeby ano 1691
      Test Wm COLSTON Cl. Recorded 26 Feb. 1691.
      ===
      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      COLE, Francis. Will. 1 July 1658. Rec. 1 October 1658.
      Wife Alice (all plantation where I now live) Daughters Frances and Mary; Francis Brown, son of Francis Brown; Mr. Roger Radford. John Burroughs, servant. Extrs. Wife and daughter Frances. Wits: Roger Radford, Edward Dale. W.B. 2, p. 54.

      ===
      James Hughes 2006-01-16 09:42:38
      p.186. Power of Atty from Francis and Elizabeth Browne to Geo Marsh to ack sale of 300 acres to Nich Cocke. dated 16th May 1659.
      signed
      Francis Browne
      Eliz Browne
      Wit:
      Tho Bunbury
      Richard Lugg
      Rec. 25 May 1659

      p.186. Francis Browne of Rapa., "with consent of Elizabeth my wife confirms all my right & claim" to that 300 acres formerly sold "unto Roger Radford unto Nicholas Cocke his heirs or his assigns" and releases claim to sd land. Dated 15 May 1659. signed
      Francis Browne
      Eliz Browne
      Wit:
      George Marsh
      Tho Bunbury
      Rec. 1 July 1659

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      No.2. p.58 P of A. 19 Dec 1645 Francis BROWNE to John PEAD, to answer suit of John MERYMAN Signed Francis BROWNE Testes John PEAD Walter Gillerd

      No.2. p.92 Will of John Baxter. Dated "tenth of december at night". Probated 6 January 1645/6. All goods to Eliz: Clarke. Lists debts due him as follows: Thomas Beale 300 and odd John Pellam 160 Charles Smith 90 Mr Lee a pair of shoes Francis the Frenchman a pair of shoes. Signed
      John Baxter
      His marke
      Wit:
      John PEADE
      Francis BROWNE

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      York County, 1633-1646
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 108 pgs.
      ===
      James Hughes 2006-06-08 23:33:28
      No.2. p.53 John Peade the attorney of Francis Browne confesses a debt of 348 tobo to Florentine Payne. Order that Browne pay John Merryman attorney of Payne within 5 days.

      No.2. p.58 "John Meryman these are to desire you to get an order of Court against Francis Browne for 300 lb of tob' and Caske ant two yeares forbeearance which cometh to 348 and Caske or else- for the payment of it the next yeare and likewise one hundred and twelve pounds of tobacco of Mr Sewell ther as Mr Hopkins note of the pertickelers with his hand to it if past for it remembers it and likewise fiftie pounds of Tobacco from the Estate of Mr Hanmore I paid him -hhd of Salt lost to him at plat and after on the same day at Kiquotan I won fiftie pounds of tobaco of him I pray doe these things for me at the Paqquoson and you shall command me the lide not other but rest
      Aprill 21th 1645
      Yours Florent' Payne"

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      York County, 1633-1646
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 108 pgs.

      ===
      1665-1677 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 105-106
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come SAML: PARRY of the Parish of Farnham in ye County of Rappa. sendeth Greeting in our Lord God everlasting Know ye that I SAML. PARRY for good consideration me thereunto moveing & for & in consideration of the Speciall love & singular affection which I always bear unto my Loving Friend FRANCIS BROWN of PISCATACON CREEK in the Parish afd. Planter have given granted & aliened delivered & confirmed unto the said FRANCIS BROWNE his heirs & admrs. for Ever free egress & regress to that ILAND GROUND or parcel of land commonly knowne or called by ye name of the WADING POINT situate & being near the Plantation now in the Tenour of NATHL. BAXTER un PISCATACON CREEK above mentioned w have & to hold to clear build & make any use of whatsoever for his own necessary occasion wth priviledges I give unto him the said FRANCIS BROWN from me my heirs Exrs: Admrs: without any molestation or trouble to FRANCIS BROWN his heirs for ever warranting & confirming my sd Gift as also this Instrument of assurance or Deed of Gift & all things else thereunto belonging from me SAML. PARRY my heirs Exrs. Admrs: & other assignes whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 25th day of 7ber Ao: Dom: 1665 in presence of THO. HARPER. SAML: PARRY seal
      RI: GLOVER
      Recognr: in Cur Com Rappa 7 die Martii Ao: 1665
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 25
      THESE PRESENTS Witness that I FRANCIS BROWN of the County of Rappa (missing) me thereunto moveing have bargained & sold unto THOMAS HARPER One Pattent (missing) seven acres of land (missing) to the land that I now live on & (missing) JAMES KERR (missing) bounded as by Pattent bearing date (missing) herein menconed (missing) by virtue of my Pattent (missing) THOMAS HARPER (missing) & to hold with all priviledges (missing) the cause (missing) We have hereunto sett our (hands) & seals
      Test THOMAS (missing) FRANCIS BROWNE Seal
      WM. JO(missing) BROWNE Seal
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 35-36
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I THOMAS HARPER of the County of Rappahanock Planter for certain consideracons have bargained & sold unto THOMAS LIDDELL of the aforesaid County the half of one Pattent of land conteining Two hundred & seven acres lying in the aforesaid County upon the So. side of COXES CREEK the South side whereof being bounded upon the land of FRANCIS BROWNE as is menconed in the Pattent thereof bearing date the 19th of May 1654 the one half of the land herein menconed I THOMAS HARPER do by virtue of my Pattent confirme unto the aforesaid THOMAS LIDDELL his heirs Exrs. or assignes for ever. To Have and To Hold in as large and ample manner to all intents & purposes as is priviledged in the Pattent hereunto belonging & shall acknowledge the same in open Court to be inserted upon Record when I am required thereto & for the more security I have hereunto sett my hand & seal this 26th day of October 1658
      Attest JAMES BAUGHAN. THO HARPER
      TOMASM BAUGHAN
      their markes
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 111
      TO ALL PERSONS to whom these presents shall come greting we the KING & GREAT MEN of MATTAPONY do give to Certify that whereas there are certain ill reports issued amung the English Inhabiting RAPPAHANOCK RIVER that we should lay claime to or desire the land or Plantacon now Inhabited by FRANCIS BROWN neer adjacent unto us wee do utterly deny the same & lay no claime thereto as also further certify that during the time of his abode neer us he hath demeaned himself civilly without doing us any manner of Injury, In Witness whereof we hereunto sett our hands at QUIOQUISEN HOUSE (missing) of September 1660
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 141-142
      KNOW ALL MEN that I FRANCIS BROWNE and ELIZABETH BROWNE do acknowledge to have sould unto WILLIAM RICHARDS his heirs or assignes one parcell of land begining upon the land of JAMES FULLERTON and JOHN BURNETT at a marked white Oak and to a marked Gum & so into the woods for his length the said land I the said FRANCIS BROWNE & ELIZABETH do acknowledge to have sould to the said RICHARDS his heirs or assignes from us the said FRANCIS & ELIZA. BROWNE our heirs & assignes for ever the said RICHARDS to pay his due of Fee rents due to the King. In Witness the parties have sett their hands & seals this 13th of February 1660
      in presence of THO. HARDING, FRANCIS BROWNE
      THOMAS HARPER ELIZA. BROWNE
      In presence of WILL JOHNSON
      ===
      1656-1662 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 146
      THIS INDENTURE made the 14th of January 1660 Witnesseth that whereas there is a parcel! of land formerly Pattented betwixt OLIVER SEAGER deced & FRANCIS BROWN which land is now in the possession of HUMPHRY OWEN in behalf of the Widdow & heirs of OLIVER SEAGER & now in dispute at Law, Know all men that. I FRANCIS BROWN for the sum of One thousand pounds of Tobacco to me paid do hereby relinquish all my title to the said parcel! of land to the Widdow & heris of the said OLIVER SEAGER deceased & I do likewise warrant the possession of said land being the one half of the land specified & granted by Pattent to OLIVER SEAGER deceased & one FRANCIS BROWNE agt. all persons whatsoever & do hereby oblige my self to make further assurance of the said Land where thereunto I shall be called by the Widdow & heirs of the said OLIVER SEAGER or by them who are or shall be intrusted with their Estate & likewise to acknowledge this present writing in Court & to procure my Wifes Consent thereto sett my hand & seale this day above written
      Witness GEORGE MARSH, FRANCIS BROWNE
      DANIELL JOHNSON
      ===
      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 295
      KNOW ALL MEN that I FRANCIS BROWNE for & in consideration of the Sum of (missing) pounds of good Tubu 6c cask (missing)cnt at & before the sealing (missing) assigned & sett over and by these presents (missing) unto the sd ANDREW GILSON all the Catle that (missing) & likewise all my Crop of Tobo. that I shall (missing) upon my plantacon To have and to hold the sd Catle (missing) ANDREW GILSON his heirs & assigned Provided (missing) FRANCIS BROWN his heirs shall pay or cause to be paid unto the sd ANDREW GILSON his Ears, the sum of (missing) thousand two hundred two pounds of good sound Merchantable Tobacco & cask upon the last day of October neat Ensuing date hereof that then these presents shall be utterly void & of noe effect In Witness whereof I sd FRANCIS BROWN have sett my hand & seale the 11th day of February 1663 this Tobo is to be paid on the Plantacon of the sd FRANCIS BROWN Test RICHARD GLOVER FRANCIS BROWN
      JAMES BOUGHAN
      Recognit in Cur Rappa primo die Junii 1664
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 188-191
      BEE IT KNOWNE unto all men by these presents that I FRANCIS BROWNE of the Pish of Farneham in the County of Rappa wth the free and voluntary consent of my lawful Wife ELIZABETH BROWNE doe for the valluable consideracon of three thousand six hundred pounds of Tob and Caske to me in hand paid by RICHD GLOVER of Rappa. aforesaid Gent for wch I the aforesd Francis Browne doe accquit and discharge the said Richard Glover and doe for me my heires bargaine and sell unto the said Richard Glover his heires all that neck or parcell of land scituate and adjoyning to the Land of THOMAS COOP. THO. HARPER and WM RICHARDS and to the cleare ground of my now dwelling plantacon being at the head of Piscatacon Creeke on the South side of Rappa River the bounds of the said Neck of Land begining at a marked white oake of Wm Richards and runing from thence alonge by the line of Thos Coop and Tho Harp to a great Branch being the lower end of the said Necke and from thence runing by the side of the great branch to a small branch runing Eastwardly joyning uppon the cleare ground of Francis Browne aforemenconed & soe to the head of the small branch wch is neare the Pathes side wch leads to the Plantacon of Francis Browne aforesd (a marked red oake standing by the Paths side) and from thence for Breadth to a marked Gum of Wm. Richards and from thence runing by the same line of Wm. Richards a myle into the woods and soe to the head of the sd Branch where it begann To Have and To Hold all the land con teyned within the Bounds above menconed be it two hundred acres more or less with all rights and privilidges thereunto belonging unto the said Richard Glover his heirs to the true Intent and meaning of the Pattent of the sd land Cont. one thousand one hundred acres Furthermore the aforesd Francis Browne wth the consent of my lawful Wife above menconed warrant the land. In Wittness whereof the above menconed have hereunto sett our hands and seales this 27th day of February 1666.
      In presents of us THOMAS HAILINS Francis Browne
      ANN ALLEN
      Eliza Browne
      Recognit in ur Com Rappa 6th die Martii 1666/7
      BEE IT KNOWNE UNTO ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZA. BROWNE Lawful Wife of FRANCIS BROWNE of the County of Rappa, doe constitute ordaine and appoynt my Trusty and faithfull Fricnd NATH PAXTON to be my truc & lawful] Attorncy for me to accknowledge my whole right & in trest in all yt: Neck of land wch my aforesd Husband have sold and deliver'd unto RICH GLOVER and his heires for Ever according as it is menconed in the convayance dated the 27th of Febry 1666 I the said Eliza. Browne having received already of the aforesd Rich: Glover the valluable consideracon of one years schooling for my Daughter SARAH BROWNE wch is already performed by the aforesd Richard Glover. I doe therefore authorize my aforemenconed Attorney to assure and confirme unto the said Richard Glover his heires all my whole right Title and Interest in the land aforemenconed in as full & as ample a manner as if I my Selfe were personally present justifying and confirming wtsoever my said Attorney shall doe in the premiser As Wittness my hand and seale this 2 th day of Febry Ano Domi. 1666
      Test THOMAS HAILINS, Elizabeth's Browne
      ANN ALLEN
      Recordat 12t die Martii 1666
      === Robert Davies and Robert Payne are the same person
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 273-275
      TO ALL TO WHOM etc NOW KNOW YEE etc that I the sd Sr, WM. BERKELEY Knt, Governor etc, doe wth the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give and grant unto Mr. ROBT. DAVIES foure hundred fourty and eight acres of land lying on the So: Side of Puscatacon Creeke in the County of Rappa. begining at a marked pocickry standing by or nigh adjoyning to the Eastermost tree of FRANCIS BROWNE & Extending its Demensions for Breadth So:So: E: 56 chaines by a Line of marked trees dividing this land and a parcell of land belonging to and in the possession of one THOMAS HARPER to a marked corner red oake thence by and alonge the land of SAMLL. PERRY So:So: West 320 chaynes doubling its Leanth into the Maine woods towards the great swamp thence back againe over several! branches of the sd Swampe West North West parrallell to the first lyne & fynlly No:No: East unto the tree where this land begann the sd land being formerly granted unto JNO. BURNETT & JAMES FULLERTON & by them deserted & uppon peticon of the sd Davies to the Right Honble Governor and Councell it was granted provided the land was found Deserted To Have & to Hold etc. to be Held etc Yeelding & paying etc. Provided etc Dated the 22d Septembr. 1664 etc
      William Berkeley
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that ROBT. PAYNE of the County of Rappa. out of the love & affection which I beare unto MARY CLAPHAM the Daughter of WM. CLAPHAM JUNR. deced & PETER CARTER sone of JOHN CARTER late of this County deced doe hereby give assigne & make over all the land menconed in this patt to the sd Mary Clapham & Peter Carter aforesd Equally to be devided betweene them according to its quantity and the said Mary Clapham to have her first choyce thereof To Have and to Hold to them & their heires for Ever and yt: if either Dye before marriage or of aige the Survivor to Enjoy the whole to him or her his or her heires or assignes for Ever in as large & ample manner to all intents and purposes as is granted to me WITTNESS my hand & seale this 4th day of 7br 1667, Ro: Payne
      Recognit in Cur Com Rapa. 9 Die 7bris Ano 1667.
      ==
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 381-383
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I FRANCIS BROWNE of the County of Rappa. Planter for and in consideracon of the sume of Tobo; Lawfully according to Act of Assembly in Caske to be paid as hereafter menconed that is to say One thousand pounds of the sd Tob: forthwth uppon demand and three thousand pounds of like Tob: to be paid on the Tenth of 8br next Ensuing and one thousand six hundred and fifty pounds of such sufficient Tobo. in Caske to be paid on the tenth of Octobr: 1669 by THOMAS GOODRICH as alsoe in consideracon of the full paymt: of the Match Coat due to the INDIAN KING etc. by the Honble Master Secretary & COLLO. CARTER have granted and confirmed unto the sd Goodrich his heires & assignes my full right title and Interrest in and to seaven hundred acres of land to me together with THOMAS COOPER survayed and accordingly Entry made as alsoe all wholly and fully my right Title Interest and demand to the premises (that is to say) the seaven hundred and Fifty acres lately wth me and Tho. Cooper survayed & taken up and the residue of the land by the Indians uppon agreemt: as formerly recited deserted to the only use and behoofe of the sd Lt. Collo , Tho: Goodrich his heires and assignes for Ever. IN WIITNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this 3d of March 1667.
      In presents of us HUM: BOOTH, Fran: Browne
      THOMAS EDMOND for GEORGE DAVIS Francis Browne
      I ELIZABETH BROWNE doe assigne and mate over all my right and title to the premises for a Valluable consideracon to me in hand paid before the sealing and Delivery of these presents. WITTNESS my hand this 2d of March 1667.
      In presents of us HUM: BOOTH signd: Elizabeth Browne
      THOMAS EDMONDSON, GEORGE DAVIS
      Recognit in Cur Cora Rappa. 4th die Martii 1667/8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH BROWNE doe by these presents appoynt my Trusty and welbeloved Freind THOMAS EDMONDSON my true & lawful! Attorney for me and in my Names to accknowledge all my right title & interrest of in and unto seaven hundred and fifty acres of land and all my right title & interest of in and concerning all the land formerly belonging to the Indians of Matapony unto Li Colo. Thos: Goodrich rattifying allowing and confirming vt.sovever my sd Attorney shall doe herein by vertue hereof IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 3d of March 1667.
      In presence of HUM: BOOTH, signd: Eliz. Browne
      HEN: AWBRY
      Recordt x Die Martii 1667
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 470-471
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE TO WHOM these presents shall come wee FRANCIS BROWNE of Puscatacon in the County of Rappa. Planter &ELIZA. my Wife send greeting.
      KNOW WV that wee the said Francis &Elizabeth for divers good causes and Valluable consideracons us thereunto mooving have bargained and sold unto WM. RICHARDS one parcell of land Cont: by Estimacon 200 acres or thereabouts & bounded as Followeth Vizt: Begining at a marked white oake by the land of JAMES FULLERTON & JOHN BURNETT and running from thence for his Breadth 100 poles to a marked wt. oake by a small branch from thence So: Westerly to a Corner Red oake for leangth and from thence E:SoE: 100 po: to a corner wt, Oake and fro: thence No: Easterly to the place where it first begann To Have and To Hold the sd land with all appurtennces thereunto belonging unto the sd Wm. Richards and his heirs for Ever IN WITTNESS whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands and seales this 17th day of March 1667.
      In presents of THOMAS EDMONDSON. Francis Browne
      JOHN HEYWOOD, JOHN WELLS ElizaBrowne
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa, Primo Die Julii 1668
      ===
      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: Page 474-477
      BE IT KNOWNE UNTO ALL MEN by these presents that I LT. COLLO, THOMAS GOODRICH for myselfe my heires and assignes doe by these presents release and for Ever quite clayme all my right title and interrest clayme & demand wtsoever wch I now have of into or concerning 1100 acres of land scituate lying and being on the South side of Puscatacon Creeke or the Branches thereof unto FRANCIS BROWNE and his heires for Ever wch said land was formerly granted unto the said Francis Browne by Patt. and is now in his Possession to the true performance whereof I the said Lt. Collo Thomas Goodrich doe oblidge myselfe my heires unto the said Francis Browne in the just sume of Twenty thousand pounds of Tobo: by Vertue of these presents GIVEN under my hand and seale this 3d of March 1667
      Test JOHN HEYARD, Tho: Goodrich
      BENJAMIN GOODRICH
      Recognit in Corn Cur Rappa 2d Die July 1668
      I THOMAS JENKINS doe accknowledge & confess that I have wrongfully wronged & absurdly abused Lt Collo, THOMAS GOODRICH without any reason or Cause me thereunto mooving being as I humbly conceive provoked thereunto by the overflowing of my Welch Blood the operating of wch hash many times heretofore as well as now caused my tonge to Ruun at randome and Dayly to Exceed the Bounds of reason & civillity, but if yr Worshipill Court of ye Clemency shall be pleased to comiscrate my condicon by pardoning this my offence I shall in the face of the whole Court accknowledge this my humble submission to Collo. Goodrich and there render such further Sattisfaccon as yr Warps. shall thinke necessary or as Collo. Goodrich shall request for the full Sattisfying & appeasing of this my comitted Crime & if yr. Worps. wth the Consent of Collo. Goodrich shall be pleased to grant me this my Request by accepting of this my free Volluntary & Submissive acknowledgmt: shall not only for the future worke a Reformacon in my life but alsoe oblige me forthwith to make my submission on my Knees & for the confirmacon hereof wth an Humble Hart I hereunto sett my hand his marke
      Thomas Jenkins
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa primo die Julii 1668
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH BROWNE Wife of FRANCIS BROWNE doe hereby appoynt & ordeyne THOMAS JENKINS to be my true and law Attorney for me and in my Name to accknowledge a parcell of land wch my husband sold unto WM. RICHARDS as WITTNESS my hand this 30th of June 1668
      Test JOHN GRIGORY, Eliza. Browne
      JOHN HEYWARD her marke
      Recordat in Com Rappa x Die July 1668
      ===
      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 476-477
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH BROWNE Wife of FRANCIS BROWNE doe hereby appoynt & ordeyne THOMAS JENKINS to be my true and lawful Attorney for me and in my Name to accknowledge a parcell of land wch my husband sold unto WM RICHARDS AS WITTNESS my hand this 30th of June 1668
      Test JOHN GRIGORY, Eliza. Browne
      JOHN HEYWARD her marke
      Recordat in Com Rappa x Die July 1668
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      1663-1668 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 474-475
      BE IT KNOWNE UNTO ALL MEN by these presents that I LT. COLLO, THOMAS GOODRICH for myselfe my heires and assignes doe by these presents release and for Ever quite clayme all my right title and interrest clayme & demand wtsoever wch I now have of into or concerning 1100 acres of land scituate lying and being on the South side of Puscatacon Creeke or the Branches thereof unto FRANCIS BROWNE and his heires for Ever wch said land was formerly granted unto the said Francis Browne by Patt. and is now in his Possession to the true performance whereof I he said Lt Collo Thomas Goodrich doe oblidge myselfe my heires unto the said Francis Browne in the just sume of Twenty thousand pounds of Tobo: by Vertue of these presents GIVEN under my hand and seale this 3d of March 1667
      Test JOHN HEYARD, Tho: Goodrich
      BENJAMIN GOODRICH
      Recognit in Corn Cur Rappa 2d Die July 1668
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