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

William Howson

Male Abt 1672 - 1701  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name William Howson 
    Born Abt 1672  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1701  Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31204  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Leonard Howson,   b. Bef 1644, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1689, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Lee,   b. 1653, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1714, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1670  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Young,   b. Abt 1675, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1742, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1699  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Howson,   b. Abt 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1720, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F20426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 20
      Northumberland County Court 21 June 1699
      Ms. MARY FERNE hath this day in Court made Choise of Capt. WILLIAM HOWSON to be her Guardian who is Admitted.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 141
      Northumberland County Court 15th of January Anno 1700/1
      This day the Last Will and Testam't of Capt. WILLIAM HOWSON was proved in Court by the Oaths of M'r LEONARD HOWSON & M'r JOHN HOWSON Witnesses to the said Will and the same is admitted to Record.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 150
      Northumberland County Court 21th of Febr'y Anno 1700/1
      WINIFRED HUGHLETT Adm'x of THOMAS FERNE dec'ed ag't SARAH HOWSON Exec'x of Capt. W'M HOWSON Cont'd.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 243
      Northumberland County Court - 18th day of March Anno Dom. 1702/3
      Maj. RODHAM KENNER, Capt. PETER HACK & M'r PETER CANTANCEAU Exec's of Capt. SPENCER MOTTROM dec'ed ag't Capt. RICHARD BALL and SARAH his wife late SARAH HOWSON Exec'x of Capt. W'M HOWSON dec'ed Continued till next Court.
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      1706-1711 Deed-Will Book - Northumberland Co Va; (Antient Press): Page 42
      Northumberld. County April ye 15th: 1706.
      By venue of an Order of this County Court impowering us, JOHN TAYLOR, THOMAS GAYLOR. RICHARD LATTIMORE, THOMAS DOWNING & GEO: COOPER, Surveyors, to Survey & divide ye Land formerly ye land of Capt. LEONARD HOWSON, deced., betweene Captn. JOHN HOWSON & ye Orphan of his Bro:, Captn. WILLIAM HOWSON, p:suant thereunto wee the above named persons entred the 15th day of Aprill upon ye sd. Land in order to survey and divide ye sd. land, Beginning for the same at an old corner marked Gum tree standing within three inward notched saplins upon ye North Maine Branch of FISHING CREEK: & extending from thence along the water course of ye sd. Branch & Creek its several' bearings & distances betweene the No: & East points to ye lowermost point of the said Branch of the said FISHING CREEK, running up ye side of ye Land its diverse changes betweene ye South & West poynts to two inward marked red Oakes standing on ye No. side of them sd. small Branch above which two red Oaks upon the bank stands one Hickory & one white Oake marked inwards and from the said two inward marked red Oaks upon a Branch beginning to the line of Division betweene Capt. JOHN HOWSON & ye Orphan of his Bro. Capt. WILLIAM HOWSON, and extending cross ye land by a line running North 13d West 306 poles to two inward marked red Oaks standing upon ye Norly: Branch and wee the abovenamed JOHN TAYLOR, THOMAS GAYLOR, RICHARD LATTIMORE. THO: DOWNING & GEORGE COOPER, Surveyors, doe report & say that in complyan ce with the said Order have laid out & divided ye sd. Land according to the best of or' Judgemt, (that is to say) ye upper most or Westerly pte: lying betweene ye head of ye whole tract which line beginns at ye abovesd. Gum & stretches across ye Land So: So: East to a Maple in ye Soly Branch & ye line of Division for Capn. JOHN HOWSONs part and the lowermost or Easterly part before ye line of Division of the Orphan of Capt. WILLIAM HOWSONs,
      Witnesse or: hands GEO: COOPER, Surveyors. RICHD: LATTIMORE, JOHN TAYLOR 1110. DOWNING, THO. GAYLOR
      Court Aprill 16d. 1706. The within written was pr:sented to Northumberland County Court as a true Survey & division of the land within menconed betweene Captn, JNO: HOWSON &ye Orphan of his Bro. Capn. WM: HOWSON (pursuant to an order made ye last Court to ye same purpose) by ye within Subscribers and ye same is admitted to Record
      Test THO: HOBSON, Cl Cur
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      1706-1713 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 708
      Northumberland County Court - 21st day of March 1711
      - The Records being burnt and Capt. JOHN HOWSON presenting to this Court an Original Division of Land between him and the Orphan of his Brother Capt. WILLIAM HOWSON's on the said HOWSON's Motion is Admitted to Record.

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