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

Edmund Terrell

Male 1740 - 1784  (44 years)


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  • Name Edmund Terrell  [1
    Born 21 Mar 1740  St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1784  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35766  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father Robert Terrell,   b. 19 Sep 1697, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1786, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Foster,   b. Abt 1701, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1783 and 1786, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1723  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Willis,   b. 25 Feb 1741, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1760  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Plunkett Terrell,   b. 4 Apr 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1847, Dearborn County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Foster Terrell,   b. 12 Jun 1766, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. John Terrell,   b. 13 Aug 1768, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1850, Howard County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. Edmund Terrell,   b. 9 Feb 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Sarah Terrell,   b. 4 Jan 1772  [natural]
     6. Jane Terrell,   b. 4 Apr 1774  [natural]
     7. Robert Terrell,   b. 3 Apr 1777, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1827, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     8. James Terrell,   b. 22 Jan 1779  [natural]
     9. Nancy M. Terrell,   b. 22 Jun 1781  [natural]
     10. Frances Washington Terrell,   b. 6 Aug 1783, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1811, Albemarle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     11. Lucretia Lacy Terrell,   b. 6 Aug 1783  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of Edmund Terrill, decd. Recorded 20 June, 1785. Made by Robert Garnett, Thomas Garnett, Alexander Dawney(?).
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      1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Page 323.
      Will of John Willis, dated 25 Nov. 1761.
      To my son William I give Thom and Judith and the Lott in Culpeper.
      Daniel and Miller I give to Edmund Terrell.
      Walker Shropshire I allow him one shilling and three pence.
      And every child viz. John, Benjamin, Joshua, James, Rhewbin [Reuben], Francis, Lewis, Moses and Mary equally to be divided [sic].
      My beloved wife shall keep in possession the aforesaid estate during her life.
      The place formerly belonging to Mr. Marks belongs to Benjamin.
      This place where I live belongs to John.
      John (X) Willis
      Wit: Archd. Campbell, Elizabeth (W) Willis.
      My son William and Edmond Terrell executors.
      25 March 1762. Presented into Court by William Willis.
      Proved by Archd. Campbell and Eliza. Willis.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 244-45.
      13 April 1767. Bernard Moore of King William County, Esqr., only acting executor of the will of John Spotswood, Esqr., and guardian of his son Alexander Spotswood, with the consent and approbation of Edmund Pendleton and Roger Dixon, Gent., to Edmund Terrill of Culpeper County. For £100.17.6 current money. By Act of Assembly passed by George III instituted an Act to direct the sale of certain intailed lands whereof John Spotswood, Esqr., died seized for payment of the debts due from him and the estate of Majr. General Alexander Spotswood,
      it is enacted that Bernard Moore or the acting executors of the will of John Spotswood or the guardian for the time being of Alexander Spotswood the son should be impowered with the consent and approbation of John Robinson Esqr., Edmund Pendleton, Roger Dixon and John Campbell, Gent., to sell so much of the intailed lands whereof John Spotswood died seized (the mine tract excepted) so as that the whole of the money to be raised did not amount to more than £6000, and convey the land to the purchasers. 334 acres ... on the Rapidanne River corner to John Waugh ... corner to William Willis ... Waugh's line ...
      Berd. Moore
      Edmd. Pendleton
      Roger Dixon
      Edmond Terrill
      Wit: Ben Pendleton, John Penn Jr., John Reeves.
      16 April 1767. Proved by Benjamin Pendleton, John Penn junr. and John Reeves.
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      1765-1768 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 14; [Antient Press]; Page 140-142
      Indenture tripartite 13 April 1767 between BERNARD MOORE, county of King William, Esqr., Acting Executor of the will of JOHN SPOTSWOOD, Esqr., deceased, and guardian of his son, Alexander Spotswood, of first part EDMUND PENDLETON and ROGER DIXON, of the second part, and EDMUND Terrell of the County of Culpeper of the third part .. Whereas by Act of Assembly 12th year Reign King George the Third Intitled An Act to direct the sale of certain indented lands, whereof John Spotswood did seize for payment of debt due him of the Estate of Majr. General Alexander Spotswood, Bernard Moore, Acting Executor of will of said John Spotswood, guardian for time being of Alexander Spotswod his son with consent of John Robinson, Esqr., Edmund Pendleton, Roger Dixon and John Campbell, Gent., or any two to sell entailed land whereof John Spotswood died seized (Mine Tract excepted) so as .. (sum did not amount to more than £6000) for the best price .. Edmund Terrell became purchaser 417 acres for £120.18.7 .. beginning Rapidan River .. Joseph Boston .. John Boston .. Waugh .. Hawkins .. Petty's mill swamp . .
      Witnesses: Bern'd Moore
      Ben Pendleton Edmd. Pendleton
      John Reeves, John Penn Junr. Roger Dixon
      Recorded Orange County 28th May 1767.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 164-166
      Indenture 23 Nov 1769 between EDMUND Terrell and PEGGY of Culpeper County, and ELIZABETH WILLIS of Orange County .. for £120.18.7 sell 417 acres bounded .. Rappidan River; Joseph Boston; John Boston; Waugh; Petty's Mill Swamp; Newman; Sleet; it being tract Edmund Terrell purchased of Bernard Moore, Acting Executor of John Spotswood, dec'd, date 13th April 1767 ..
      Witnesses: Edmund Terrell
      Jonathan Taylor, Thomas Bush Peggy (X) Terrell
      Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1769.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 522-524
      THIS INDENTURE TRIPARTITE made 17th August 1772 Between BERNARD MOORE Esqr. only Acting Exor. of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. Deceased of first part, ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. Eldest Son & heir at law of said John of second part, and EDMUND TERRILL of County of Culpeper of third part.. Whereas Major General ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD formerly of County of Orange was in his lifetime seized of a large tract of land in Countys of Orange and Culpeper and of a tract of land in Spotslvania called his Mine Tract and by his Last Will did give all his lands to his Son John Spotswood in Taile male with several remainders over but gave his Son power to charge any of his land (his Mine Tract excepted) with such fortunes for his Daughters as he should think proper not exceeding one thousand pounds Sterling each and after the death of said Testator John Spotswood the Son entered into the Lands and died seized thereof leaving issue Alexander Spotswood Party thereto his Eldest Son & heirs and two Daughters ANN & MARY. The said John before his death made his Last Will &Testament and charged the lands in the County of Orange & Culpeper with the payment, of Two thousand pounds Sterling as fortunes for his two Daughters to be paid upon their Respectively arriving to age of Eighteen years or Marriage and of his said Will appointed said Bernard Moore with others who declined to act Exors. and Whereas Alexander his Son bath entered into the Estate and his Sisters have married Ann to LEWIS BURWELL and Mary to PETER RANDOLPH Gent and the Fortunes become payable the said Alexander to raise the same hath exposed to sale land in the County of Orange and Culpeper and amongst others said Edmund Terrill bath become purchaser of 387 acres in County of Culpeper Beginning at a white oak corner to JOHN WAUGH thence North to three pines on WAUGH's ROAD thence up the Road North to a Hickory in Terrills thence with his line to the beginning for which said Edmund Terrill is to pay Nineteen Pounds Seven shillings which was the best price that could be got for the same NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that pursuant to the Will of Alexander Spotswood the Elder and John Spotswood for the sum of Nineteen pounds Seven shillings said Alexander with Bernard Moore have sold unto Edmund Terrill the aforesaid 387 acres of land . . Alexander Spotswood
      At Court continued and held for County of Culpeper 18th August 1772
      This Indenture Tripartite ordered to be recorded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. V, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

    2. [S118] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 09 1971.

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