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

John Berry

Male Bef 1641 - 1692  (> 51 years)


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  • Name John Berry 
    Born Bef 1641 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1692  Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32530  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 

    Father Virginia Berry 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jillian MNU Berry,   d. Aft 1695, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1691  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Berry,   b. Bef 1691, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F21147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      Title Berry, John.
      Publication 1691.
      Gen. note Part of index to Lancaster County Wills and Administrations (1652-1800)
      Note p. 30a-31. Will pro. 13 Jan. 1691.
      p. 40-40a. Inv. & appr. rec. 12 Apr. 1693.
      Wills, Etc., No. 8, 1690-1709 (Reel 8)
      Subject - Personal Berry, Jo
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BERRY, John. Will. 21 June 1690. Rec. 15 Jany. 1691.
      Wife Gillian; Sarah, only daughter given plantation I now live on. Extrx. Wife. Wits: Thos. Parker, Peter James, Rote Gill. W.B. 8, p. 30.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      Invty. & Appr. above estate 22 Jan. 1692. Rec. 19 Apl. 1693. Exhibited in court on Apl. 12 1693 by Mr. Peter Currell and Gillin his wife, relict of Mr. John Berry. W.B. 8, p. 40.
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      1691-1695 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 3, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 191
      Lancaster county Court 13th of Januazy 1691/92
      - A Probate of the Last Will and Testamt, of JOHN BERRY, deced., is granted unto PATRICK CAMELL and JUILLIAN his Wife, the late Widdowe and Relicte of the saide BERRY accordinge to the tenor of the saide Will; And it is rodered by this Court that an exact Inventory of all the Estate of the saide deced., bee taken by Mr. THOMAS MARTIN and Mr. THOMAS CARTER and that the Inventory soe taken bee by the saide CAINELL and his Wife exhibited to the next Court helde for this County
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      1691-1695 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 3, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 309
      Lancaster County Court 13th of March 1694/95
      Mr. THOMAS LOE appeareing and peticoning this Court for order for the being possessed with the Lande and p:sonall Estate belonging to SARA BERREY, Daughter of JOHN BERREY. late of this County, (deced), and noe p:son appeareing to make any right to the same, it is therefore ordered that the saide LOE, giveing Bond with good and sufficient security to this Court for the paymt, of the saide SARA BERREYs Estate to her when she shall come to age, day of marriage or otherwise, to whome of right it shall belong and appertaine and alsoe that hee make noe manner of Waste of Timber or otherwaies upon the saide Lande, that then hee bee possessed with the same
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      1656-1661 Lancaster County Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 165
      Lancaster County Court 13th of November 1661
      - JOHN BERRY & his Wife, beings arrested to this Cort: at the suite of Mr. GEORGE FLOWER, & not declareinge agt. them, non pros with costs is granted agt: the sd. FLOWER
      - For some affront offered in Cort: by Mr. GEO. FLOWER, it is ordered that the Sherr. of this Countie doe take the sd: Mr. FLOWER into his custody till he enter into Bond wth: good securitie for his good behaviour dureing the pleasure of this Cort:
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 248-249
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I WILL: CLAPHAM of the County of Lancastr:, Planter, for a valuable consideracon reced of JOHN BERRY of the same County, Planter, have given & sold unto the sd JO: BERRY Three hundred & fifty acres of land scituate on COROTOMON RIVER being part of a Patent of Seven hundred acres of land granted unto THO: POWELL dated the 8d day of June 1655 wch: is the land that HOWELL POWELL formerly held on wch: land was sold & assigned to me the sd CLAPHAM by the sd THO: & HOWELL POWELL to Have & to have & enjoy the aforesd threed hundred & fifty acres of land wth: all houses orchards gardens & other appurts. thereunto appertaining to him the sd JO: BERRY his heirs Exrs. Admrs. or assignes forever quietly & peaceably wthout any let hindrance or molestation of me the sd WILL CLAPHAM my heirs or assignes or any p:sons that shal or may lay any claim or interest to the sd land by from or under them or any of them In Witnes whereof I the sd WILL. CLAPHAM have hereunto set my hand & seale this 25th day of August 1662
      Memd. It is agreed before signing & delivery hereof that in case the sd BERRY shal not quietly enjoy the sd land or that any of the sd land shal be taken from him, then the sd CLAPHAM doth engage himselfe to rebate so much of what the sd BERRY is to pay for the sd land apportionably as the sd BERRY is to pay for the sd land
      Signed sealed & dd, in the p:sence of
      THO BRERETON WILL CLAPHAM
      EMORED LANCEFORD JANE CLAPHAM
      Recognitr in Cur Corn Lancr. 12d die Nov. Anno Dom 1662 p EDWD. DALE, Cl Cur
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 253-254
      THESE WRITINGS made & dated in the year of our Lord God 1662 upon the 10th day of Decemb: Witnesseth that I JANE CLAPPHAM do acknowledge that my Hus254 band has sold to JOHN BERRY a p:cel or tract of land in COROTOMON RIVER comonly called HONEY POINT giveing himselfe the same power my Husband has given him the sd JOHN BERRY to have & to hold the sd land to him & his heirs forever binding my selfe by these psents not to trouble nor molest the sd BERRY for any part or p:cel of the sd land abovemenconed either for me or in my name or any one forme either to demand or sue in any Law or in any way to recover either part or p:cel of the same In Testimony whereto I have set my hand this day & date above written
      THOMAS COGGAN JANE CLAPPAM
      JOHN HALLETT
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: 28d Jan: Ano: 1662 et recordat primo Febru: sequen
      p EDWD. DALE, CI Cur
      KNOW YEE that I JANE CLAPPAM, Wife of WILL: CLAPPAM, have made constituted & appointed JOHN NICHOLS my true & lawful Attorney (& do give him full power to set for me in the delivery of this assignmt. on the other side concerning the tract of land) unto the Court to be recorded as my act & deed Witnes my hand this 21st of Jan: 1662 Test SAMUEL HIGGINSON, JANE CLAPPAM
      WILL: SMITH
      Recognit in Cur 28d: Jan: Ano: 1662 et recordat prima Aug: sequen p EDWD, DALE, Cl Cur
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 203
      At a Cort helde for the Countie of Lancastr: Nov: the 12th Ao; 1662
      WILL CLAPHAM doth oblidge himselfe in 5880 lb. of tob: & ca: to bee pd: to JOHN BERRY, that JANE, the now Wife of the sd. WILL: CLAPHAM, shall acknowledge her consent in Cort to the sale of 350 acres of Lande solde by the sd. CLAPHAM to the sd. BERRY, or otherwise to secure the sd. BERREY
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 51
      Lancaster County Court 23rd October 1667
      - The County of Lancaster beinge indebted in ye quantity of 22383 lb, of tobaccoe have ordered that a levy of 27 lb. of tobaccoe p pol, bee collected of every tith: p :son of this County by Lt. Coll. CUTH: POTTER (High Sher: of ye sde. County) & that paymt. bee made thereof by ye sde. Sher: to ye sevall p:sons hereafter menconed (vizt):

      THO: MARSHALL 4
      JO: BERRY 2
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 130
      Lancaster County Court 10th of November 1669
      - The County of Lan castr: beinge indebted in the quantity of 13697 lb. of tob: have ordered that 28 lb, of tob: p poll bee raysed upon ye sevall tith: p:sons of this County accordinge to ye list hereafter menconed & collected by Mr. EDWARD DALE, High Sheriffe of this County & bee by hym paide to ye sevall orders hereafter menconed, vitt. To pay to ye Publique
      JO: BERREY 2
      THOM: MARSHALL 4
      RICH: MARSHALL 2
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 245-246
      Lancaster County Court 12th of November 1672
      The County of Lancaster beinge indebted in the iuste quantity of 23287 lb. of tobaccoe have ordered yt, a Leveye of 50 lb. of tob: p poi: bee raised upon the sevall p:sons hereafter menconed by the Sheriffe of this County & by hym paide to the sevall: p ;sons hereafter menconed accordinge to order hereafter exprest (vizt.)
      Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL 4
      JOHN BERREY 1
      Mr. JOHN KIRBEY 11
      RICHD. MARSHALL 2
      FRANCIS WRIGHT 1
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      NICHOLS, John. 26 9ber, 1669. Rec. 6 Jan. 1669.
      Sarah Lunsford, dau. of Ann Lunsford. Charles Carpenter, Jr., John Edwards', my son-in-law's two orphans and my son Nicholas his daughter, & my son John his dau. Exors: Stephen Chilton & John Berry. Wits: Thomas Shirley, John Flower. W.B. Loose Wills.
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 133
      Lancaster County Court 26th of January 1669/70
      - JOHN BERREY relinquisheing his Right to ye Executorship of JO: NICHOLS (deced), his Will, a P:bate thereof is granted unto STEPHEN CHILTON accordinge to ye tenor of ye sde, Will. Mr, GEO: FLOWER & NICH: GEORGE are ordered to apprize ye sde. Estate & to bee sworne by ye nexte Justice, An Inven:rie thereof to bee exhibited to ye nexte Cort.
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 202
      Lancaster County Court 13th of September 1671
      - Mr. DANIELL HARRISON is appointed Surveyour for ye Highwayes for the yere ensueinge & his boundes are to bee from ye COURTHOUSE to the CHURCH; for doeing whereof all ye inhabitants from ye late plantacon of Mr. JOHN EDWARDS (deced), RICH. MERRYMAN & JOHN BERREY (the sde. three plantacons included wth:in his lymitts) & from thence downwards are lyeable to ye saide Worke accordinge to Acte of Assembly in that case made & p:vided
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 202
      Lancaster County Court 13th of September 1671
      - Mr. WILL BALL JUNR., is appointed Surveyour for ye Highwayes for ye yere ensueinge & his boundes are to bee from ye CHURCH to ye hither side of the Runn in DEEPE BOTTOME, & from ye CHURCH to ye MILL of DAVYD FOX & for ye doeing whereof all ye inhabitants from the late plantacon of Mr. JOHN EDWARDS (deced) & ye plantacons of RICHD: MERRYMAN & JOHN BERREY & soe upwards to ye further extent of his p:cincts are ordered to bee lyeable to ye sde. Worke accordinge to Acte. JOHN MOTTs plantacon included in this p:cinct
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 235a
      Lancaster County Court 11th of September 1672
      - Att this Court, Capt. WILLIAM BALL & Mr. DANIEL HARRISON are dischardged from ye Office of Surveyour & Capt. FOX, Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL & GEORGE HEALE are ordered to succeede them. Capt. FOX to bee Surveyour from ye CHURCH upwards to DEEPE BOTTOM and to take all the houses from his owne upp alonge RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER side to DEEPE CREEKE. Mr. MARSHALL to bee Surveyour of ye High. Waies from DOMINEs upp to ye CHURCH & to take in all the Houses alonge ye RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER side upp to Capt. FOXs, and downe to Major DALEs & JOHN BERREYs, and GEORGE HALE to bee Surveyour of ye Highwayes from ye CHURCH to Capt. FOXes MILL & to take in RICHARD PRICEs House and THOMAS MARTYN & soe alonge that side of CORRATOMON RIVER and soe alonge to CHARLES RANGER and aboute to ye sde. MILL.
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      1674-1678 Lancaster County Va Order Book; [Antient Press] pg 336
      Lancaster County Court 10th of November 1675
      - The County of Lancaster beinge indebted in the quantity of 30585 lb. of tob: and path ordered that a Levye of 66 lb. of tobaccoe bee raysed upon the sevall: p:sons hereafter menconed by Capt. RICHARD TAYLOR, High Sheriffe of this County, and by hym pde, to the sevall: p:sons hereafter menconed accordinge to Ordr hereafter exprest, vizt.

      JNO: BERREY 2
      JNO: CARPENTER 2
      Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL 3
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      1674-1678 Lancaster County Va Order Book; [Antient Press] pg 393-394
      Lancaster County Court 15th of November 1677
      - The County of Lancastr: beinge indebted in the quantity of 146,533 lb. of tobaccoe, have ordered that a Levie of 277 lb. of tobaccoe bee raised by the Collectors appointed by this Cort: of and from every titheable p:son in this County and to pay to the severall Creditors hereafter named, vizt. Coll. WILLIAM BALL to Collect for 245 titheables beinge in the Upp: Pish , of this County at 277 lb, p pol
      # Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL 500
      # JOHN BERREY p the Committee Ordr: 600
      # RICHARD MARSHALL, Under Sheriffe 3000

      Mr THOMAS MARSHALL 6
      HENERY MARSHALL 2
      JOHN BERREY 2
      JNO: CARPENTER 1
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      1678-1681 Lancaster County Va Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 449
      Lancaster county Court 14th of November 1678
      Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL 7
      HENRY MARSHALL 1
      JOHN CARPENTER 2
      JOHN BERREY 3
      THOMAS MARSHALL, Miller 1
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      1678-1681 Lancaster County Va Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 513
      Lancaster county Court 10th of December 1679
      Mr, THOMAS MARSHALL 4
      JNO: BERREY 3
      HENERY MARSHALL 1
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      1687-1691 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 3, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 55
      Lancaster county Court 9th of November 1687
      - The County of Lancaster being indebted in the quantity of foure thousand three hundred twenty and nine pounds of tobacco and caske, have ordered that a Leavie of seven pounds of tobacco bee raised by Capt. RICHARD NEUSUM, High Sheriffe of this County, off and from every Tithable person in this County and to pay the several! Creditors hereafter named, vizt.
      Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL 2
      JOHN BERRY 2
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      John Marshall bought land 1707 Lancaster Co next to John Berry dec'd.
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      1683-1685 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press] Page 72
      Rappahannock County Court 4th of March 1684/5
      - Order of Administracon is granted to JOHN BERRY as greatest Creditor upon the Estate of WALTER SCOTT deced, he giving in security to be answerable for the same when thereunto lawfully required
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 530
      JNO. BERRY, 350 acs. Lancaster Co., 14 Oct. 1665, p. 419, (491). On W. side of Corrotoman Riv., being part of a tract commonly known by the name of Powells neck; beg. on the river side & adj. Dogwood Spring, then extending W. &c. Pan of 700 acs. granted to Wm. Clapham 11 Dec. 1663 & assigned to sd. Berry.
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      1703-1710 Northern Neck Virginia Land Grants, Book 3; [Gertrude E. Gray];
      3-175: Thomas Marshall of Lancaster County, decd made survey of 131a in said Co. Cert of Clk of Scs office 18mar1685/6. Marshall died before obtained patent & by will 25 June 1686 gave land to his sons. John and Sackville equally divided. John & Sackvill Marshall 25nov last obtained warrent. Surv by Capt Wm Ball for 133-1/2acres in Lancaster County, Virginia. Adj John Berry decd, above merryman's path. 31Oct 1707
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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=491&last=&g_p=P5&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Berry, John.
      Publication 14 October 1665.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 350 acres on the west side of Corotoman River being part of a tract of land commonly known by the name of Powells Neck.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 491 (Reel 5).

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