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

Anthony Garnett

Male 1705 - 1803  (98 years)


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  • Name Anthony Garnett 
    Birth 1705  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1803  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36297  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Garnett,   b. Bef 1672, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Mar 1713, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne MNU Garnett,   b. Bef 1676   d. Between 1713 and 1714, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jones,   b. Bef 1715, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jan 1835, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 120 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1733  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Garnett,   b. Abt 1738, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1760, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Garnett,   b. 16 Apr 1744, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jan 1835, Bullittsburg, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Robert Garnett,   b. 31 Dec 1736, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Dec 1830, Cumberland County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 93 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Reuben Garnett,   b. 27 Jul 1753, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jul 1839, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F22871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      https://culpeperhistory.info/Deeds.html
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 225. Will of John Garnet. Dated 7 Oct. 1713, Prob. 11 March 1713/14.
      To 3 sons James, John and Anthony Garnet, 150 aores to be equally divided. when they are 21. When Eldest son James Garnet is 21 he to take his part, the other 100 acres to be in hands of Thomas Garnett and. William Taylor until the other two sons come of age. Bal. of Estate to wife Ann Garnet, she excr.
      Wit :
      George Murrell signed John Garnet
      Nicholas ffaulooner
      Edwd Coffee
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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 181-183)
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN the thirteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty three I JOHN BATES JR. of Essex County being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind & memory thanks be to God &calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do make & ordain this my last will & Testament in manner and form following that is to say principally and first of all I give my Soul to God who gave it & my body to the Earth to be decently buryed at the discretion of my Exrs. hereafter mentioned and as for such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me I give & dispose of in manner & form following. It: It is my will & desire that all my just debts and funeral charges be first paid out of my personal Estate.
      It: I give & bequeath unto my loving fried JAMES WALL and to his heirs & assigns for ever five hundred and twenty five acres of land lying in SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY on the MOUNTAIN RUN.
      It: I give and bequeath to HENRY NANCE MOTLEY the Sone of my Sister MARY MOTLEY decd three hundred & seventy five acres of land in Spotsylvania County on the Mountain Run to him his heirs & assigns for ever.
      It: I give and bequeath unto WILLIAM MOTLEY the sone of my Sister ELIZABETH MOTLEY three hundred & seventy five acres of land in Spotsylvania County on the Mountain Run to him & to his heirs & assigns forever.
      It: I give and bequeath unto my loving friend ANTHONY GARNETT (the Son of JOHN GARNETT) all my working tools and all my wareing cloths.
      It: I give & bequeath to my God Daughter ANN ROGERS (the daughter of JOHN &RACHELL ROGERS) ten pounds currt money.
      It: I give & bequeath my Negro & all the rest of my personall Estate (that is not already given) to be Eaquially divided between my two Sisters Sons Viz. Henry Nance Motley Son of my Sister Mary Motley and William Motley Son of my Sister Elizabeth Motley. Lastly I do hereby constitute & appoint my loving Friends)
      JOHN ROGERS of King & Queen County and WILLIAM MOTLEY of Essex County to be my Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me mule. in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day & year above written. John Bates Jur..
      In presence of JOHN CORDELL, JOHN ROGERS JUNR., WILLIAM TAYLOR
      At a Court held for Essex County on the xixth day of ffebruary MDCCXXXIII
      This last Will and Testament of John Bates junr. decd was presented in Court by the Exrs therein named who made oath thereto & being further proved by the oath of John Cordell & John Rogers Junr. witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded.
      ===
      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 268-271
      Dr. The Estate of Mr. ROBT. JONES Decd . (some entries) paid Mr. ROBERT BROOKE; pd WM. TAYLER; pd MAJ. WARING; pd CAPT. KELSICK; pd COLO. BRAXTON; pd JOHN VAWTER; pd JAMES NOELL; pd. Mr. ALEXR. PARKER; pd. THOMAS MILES; pd Mr. SAML. BARRAN: pd THOS. HORD for Masterson; pd Mr. PITT, SCANDRETT; pd WM. GRAY; pd TOBIAS INGRAM; pd JOSEPH SORRILL; pd SAML. PEALs Judgmt.vpd GEORGE GREEN; pd CAPT. JOHN WILCOX, pd Mr JAMES GARNETT; pd THOMAS HEELY pd JOHN FOSTER. pd JOHN KORGAN; pd MAJR BENJA ROBINSONs judgmt.; pd EDWD MORGAN; pd NATHL. FOGG, pd Mr. EDWD BARRADALL pd MAJR. HOLLOWAY; pd Mr. JAMES READ: pd for funerall expences. pd Mr JOHN CORRIE for Mr. McCULLOCK pd THOMAS PRITCHETT pd JOHN HARDEY pd WM. JAMES, pd Constables fees; pd FRANCIS GARNETT for negroes clothing, pd Mr RULE for goods for do: paid John Corrie for goods for do-, goods bought of Mr DAVID COCKRAN for do; pd COLO. BEVERLEY; 11 pr Virga. Stocking; to Mrs. JONES for laying three negroes; the finding of tools for the Mill. finding two overseers corn & meat to ANTHO. GARNETT; pd JOHN SMITH the balance of his account: ditto WILL GODFREY to OLIVER CHARLES; 138 barrls. of Corn expended; pd JOHN LEWIS a fee; pd RENNOLDS per oath; pd CHARLES QUIN per oath, to one negro girl dead named Lucey; to one negro boy do named George; pd COLO. ROBINSON lawyers fees; pd Mr. GEORGE STUBBILFEILD for work don to the mill pd BENJA VAWTER: pd JOHN SORRILL; Negroes for Mrs Jones Dower (9 named); Mrs. Jones Daughters part of negroes (8 named)
      Contra by the amount of the Inventory 466..10 6; by the difference of six negros sold more than they was appraised to; by Cash recd of JAMES BOOTH on acct. of MARY PAGETT; do of Mr. THOMAS JONES, do of WILL ARVIN: do of HUMPHREY HILL; do of JOHN CUNDIFF, do of RICHD. TYLER; do of THOMAS EDMONDSON; do of JOHN TALIAFERRO; do of MAJR. BROOKE on acct of Booth; do of WILLM. RICHARDS for RICHARD RICHARDS; by 81 bards. of Corn; by 8 barls of Corn to THOS. HORD, by 13 bushels of wheat by plank sold WILL GRAY; 1733 By cash recd of Capt. JAMES GARNETT; by one negro boy named Peter increase; by one girl named Betty do; by two years rent for ye Mans. Plantation . . . .
      Pursuant to an order of Essex Couty made the 19th day of ffebry 1733 We the Subscribers have settled the accts. of the Estate of Mr. ROBT. JONES decd and set apart Mr. ANTHO. GARNETT and ELIZA. his Wife ye petitioners their one third part of the negroes and also a part Mrs. ELIZA, JONES Admix, her one third of the negroes for his wife right of dower and deliver them to each party and have likewise delivered the petitioners their one third part of the personal estate. April' 13th 1734.
      BENJA. WINSLOW
      RO. PARKER
      At a Court held for Essex County on ye xxiid day of May MDCCXXXIV
      This Report of the Division of ye Estate of Robert Jones decd was returned and ordered to be recorded
      ===
      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 15-16
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN People ANTHONY GARNET and ELIZABETH his Wife of the County of Essex in consideration of a Release made by SUSANNA BOWLER acknowledged in Essex County Court dated the 18th day of Augst. 1733 do absolutely release said Susanna Bowler of Parish and County aforesaid of all manner of Dower and Right of Dower which they the said Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth his Wife late Wido. and relict of JOHN BOWLER late of the aforesaid Parish and County Decd Brother to the said Susanna partie to these presents parties first above named have hereunto sett their hands and affixed their seals this 20th of August 1733.
      In presence of SALVATOR MUSCOE, Anthony Garnett
      JOSEPH LEEMAN Elizabeth Garnett
      At a Court held for Essex County the lath day of August MDCCXXXIII
      Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth his Wife (the sd Elizabeth being first privily examined by RICHARD TYLER JUNR. gent) acknowledged this Release indentured which is ordered to be recorded,
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      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 16-18
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE I SUSANNA BOWLER of the Parish of St. Anne in the County of Essex in consideration that ANTHONY GARNETT and ELIZABETH his Wife, the late Wife and relict of my Brother JOHN BOWLER of the aforesd Parish and County decd hath by their Release the 20th of August 1733 relinquished their Wright of Dower to the lands which were the sd John Bowler's my Brother Estate which was his before his Inter-marriage with the sd Elizabeth with one half of the Crop of Corne, Tobo and fodr. now growing on the Plantation whereon said Anthony now lives, and several other valuable considerations, have released unto sd Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth his Wife all my right and demand which I ever had to any part of the Estate that the said John Bowler Decd had recd. or could recd. or had any right to by his intermarriage with the aforesd Elizabeth the Daughter of ROBERT JONES of the Parish & County aforesd, the now Wife of the said Anthony Garnett. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seale the 18th day of August 1733.
      In presence of SALVATOR MUSCOE, Susanna Bowler
      JOSEPH LEMEN
      At a Court held for Essex County ye XXIst day of August MDCCXXXIII
      SUSANNA BOULWARE acknowledged her Deed Poll which is admitted to record.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Susanna Bowler stand bound unto Anthony Garnett in the sum of Two hundred pounds Currt. money of Virga. this 18th day of August 1733,
      The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound Susanna Bowler do not demand sue or trouble James Garnett, Elizabeth his Wife in the Estate wch ye sd John Bowler decd had, or mought have had by his Inter-marriage with sd Elizabeth the Daughter of ROBERT JONES decd and keep all agreements then this Obligation to be void else to stand.
      In presence of SALVATOR MUSCOE, Susanna Bowler
      JOSEPH LEMON
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      1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 215-220
      THIS INDENTURE made the 19th and 20th day of July in the year according to the Computation of the Church of England 1736 Between ANTHONY GARNETT of the County of Essex & ELIZABETH his Wife the Daughter & Coheir of ROBERT JONES late of the sd County decd of the one part & JAMES GARNETT of the County aforesd Witnesseth that the sd Anthony Garnett & Eliza. his Wife for sum One hundred pounds of lawfull money of England doth confirm unto the said James Garnett (in his actual possession now being by virtue of Indenture bearing date the day next before & of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession) and to his heirs and assigns for ever all the right wch they ye sd Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth his Wife now have or hereafter shall have to any part of the lands held or claimed by the sd Robert Jones in his life time
      In presence of FRANCIS GOULDMAN. Anthony Garnett
      THOS. SAMUELL, WM. THOMAS Elizabeth Garnett
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XXth day of July MDCCXXXVI
      Anthony Garnett & Elizabeth Garnett (the said Elizabeth being first privily examined by BENJAMIN WINSLOW Gent, acknowledged this Indenture to be their act and deed which is admitted to record
      ===
      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 230-232
      THIS INDENTURE made the nineteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty one between ANTHONY GARNETT of the Parish of St. Ann in County of Essex Brick Layer of one part and JOHN GARNETT of ye Parish and County aforesd Planter of other part Witnesseth that the said ANTHONY GARNETT for ye sum of Eighteen pounds Currt. money of Virginia hath sold unto said JOHN GARNETT his hiers and assignes forever a parcell of land which was given unto the said ANTHONY GARNETT by the Last Will and Testamt, of his Father JOHN GARNETT deced late of the County of Essex & Parish of St. Ann containing fifty acres being in the Parish and County aforesd and adjoyning to the said JOHN GARNETT party to these presents In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seals
      in presence of JAS: GARNETT JUNR ANTHONY GARNETT JUNR
      WM. DEJLING, ANTHO: GARNETT
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 19th day of May 1741
      ANTHONY GARNETT JUNR. acknowledged this Indenture with Livery of Seisin thereon endorsed to JOHN GARNETT to be his act and deed which on motion of said JOHN was admitted to record
      ===
      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 132-133
      THIS INDENTURE made this fifteenth day of June in year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and Forty seven Between JOHN GARNETT of County of Essex of one part and ANTHONY GARNETT of County of ORANGE of other part;
      Witnesseth that JOHN GARNETT for sum of Thirty pounds current money to him in hand paid by ANTHONY GARNETT, by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ANTHONY GARNETT his heirs all that parcel of land within the bounds of said JOHN GARNETT lying on South side of the Road that leads to the RANGE, being about thirty acres and all right and title that JOHN GARNETT now hath to One hundred acres of land now in the possession of ANTHONY GARNETT which formerly did belong to ANTHONY GARNETT deced., Uncle to the said ANTHO: and JOHN GARNETT party to these presents by the Last Will and Testament of JOHN GARNETT, late of GLOUCESTER County deced., and all rights members and appurtenances together with all houses tobacco houses orchards and pro-fitts belonging; To have and to hold the parcell of land to said ANTHONY GARNETT his heirs he paying the Rent and performing the services which shall become due and payable clearly discharged of all incumbrances, the rents and services from henceforth shall grow due and ought to be performed to our Sovereign Lord the King; In Witness whereof the parties first above mentioned to these presents Indenture inter-changably their hands and seals have set the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      WM. DULING, JOHN GARNETT
      STEPHEN CHENAULT JUNR.,
      JOHN COFFEY
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 16th day of June Anno Dom 1747 JOHN GARNETT acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment indented with the livery and seizen and the receipt thereon endorsed to ANTHONY GARNETT to be his act and deed which on motion of said ANTHONY was admitted to record and is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur
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      1741-1742 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 5; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 57-62.
      20 Dec. 1741. Butler Spotswood, Eliott Benger and Robt. Rose, Clerk, executors of the last will and testament of Alexander Spotswood, late of Orange County, Esq., to Anthony Garnet.
      Alexander Spotswood by his last will and testament 19 April 1740, proved in Orange County, did give during the minority of his sons John Spotswood or Robert Spotswood full power to Butler Spotswood, Elliott Benger and Robt. Rose to lease lands in the Spotsylvania Tract, lying in Orange County. Lease of 150 acres in St. Mark's Parish, on the north side of the River Rappidanne, part of 40,000 acres granted by
      patent to Alexr. Spotswood and called the Spotsylvania Tract ... For the lives of Robt. Garnett and Thomas Garnett (his sons). Rent, 800 pounds of tobacco, to commence 25 Dec. 1743. Garnett shall within four years plant 300 good fruit trees, one-third apple trees, and the same inclose with a fence and keep buildings and fences in repair and shall not work more than six laboring hands ...
      Butler Spotswood
      Eliott Benger
      Robt. Rose
      Wit: Thos. Chew, Bryan Sisson, James Chissum.
      Plat of Lot 38 ... up the several courses of the river... 25 March 1742. Acknowledged by Eliott Benger Gent. and Robt. Rose, Clerk.
      ===
      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 2, 1744. William Lea of King and Queen Co. to Anthony Garnett of Spts. Co. £55 10s. curr. 500 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Jos. Brock, Thos. Foster, John Coffey. Oct. 2, 1744. Rachael, wife of William Lee, acknowledged her dower, etc.
      ===
      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 5, 1749. William Golson and Susanna, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to George Blakey of sd. Par. and county. £65 curr. 500 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., joining the lands of Anthony Garnett and Joseph Hawkins, and remaining part of a pat. of land granted Anthony Golson and sd. Wm. Golson, Sept. 28, 1728. Lark. Chew, Larkin Johnston, Ambrose Foster, John Waggoner. Sept. 5, 1749.
      ===
      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Octr. 31, 1752. Anthony Garnett of Spts. Co., bricklayer, to Edward Collins of afsd. co., planter. £30 10s. curr. 200 a. Wm. Howard, Nicholas Jones, Lancelot x Warrin. Feby. 6, 1753. (Ed. Note. This deed is also signed by "Amey x Garnett.")
      ===
      Essex County (Deed Book #25, Page 32, 33).
      April 24, 1750 Deed by Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth, his wife, of St. Mark's Parish, in the County of Culpeper, to Dodson, conveying 400 acres in St. Ann Parish, Essex County, binding on lands of William
      Beverly _____ to line of Mrs. Garnett's land, and thence along her lines to John Garnett's land, and so binding on the land of the said John Garnett and on lands belonging to orphans of Capt. William Jones
      and Nicholas Faulconer to land of William Beverly.
      ===
      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 150-152
      Indenture 31 Oct 1750 between ANTHONY GARNETT of County of Spotsylvania, Brick Layer, and WILLIAM COX, of same, Planter .. for £45 .. or a young negro girl called Hayis .. 300 acres being part of a tract of 500 acres which Anthony Garnett bought of William Lea by deeds 2 Oct 1744 and the 300 acres to be bounded by the old reputed bounds as the 500 acres were after 200 acres being laid off from it .. bounded .. Anthony Garnett's line .. on the run which is commonly called by the name of Arseforemost and to continue in his line .. Musick and Allen .. Capt. Clowder's line . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      Nicholas Jones Amy (X) Garnett
      Lancelot (X) Warren, William Howard
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753
      ===
      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 153
      Know all men .. I ANTHONY GARNETT, Brick Layer, of Spotsylvania County .. am bound unto WILLIAM COX sum of £500 .. 31 Oct 1752 .. to keep all covenants . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      William Howard
      Nicholas Jones, Lancelot (X) Warren
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753
      ===
      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 153-154
      Know all men .. I ANTHONY GARNETT do oblige myself WILLIAM COX has delivered his Negro girl Hayes to me for 300 acres of land. If any person shall claim title to land, if Wm. Cox cannot peacably enjoy land without trouble from Anthony Garnett, or .. Cox can take Negro girl again .. 31st October 1752 . . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      William Howard, Lancelot (X) Warren
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753
      ===
      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 262-64.
      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 Anthony Garnett of Culpeper County. For £90 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. 212 acres ... on the Robinson River corner to Samuel Dogan ... corner to William Williams ... on the Rappidann River ... corner to James Waggenor ... corner to Dogan
      Berd. Moore
      Edmd. Pendleton
      Roger Dixon
      Antho. Garnett
      Wit: Ben Pendleton, John Reeves, John Penn jr.
      16 April 1767. Proved by Benjamin Pendleton, John Reeves and John Penn junr.
      ===
      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 361-363
      This Indenture made 18th November 1771 between ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD and JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. and SARAH his Wife of County of Spotsylvania Sons and Heirs of JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. late of the County of Spotsylvania of the one part and ANTHONY GARNETT of County of Culpeper of other part Whereas the said John Spotswood in his life time and by his Last Will and Testament duely made in writing and published did among other things devise unto his Youngest Son John Spotswood several tracts of land in County of Culpeper they being part of 40,000 acres belonging to ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. Deceased and by him Intailed on the said John Spotswood Deceased by his Last Will and Testament dated 19th April 1740 but lyable to be Mortgaged or sold to pay the sum of Four thousand pounds Sterling given as Legacies to his Daughters ANNA CATHARINA and DORATHEA which reference to said will will more fully appear and by virtue of the said Will his heir John Spotswood with the consent of BUTLER THOMPSON Executrix to the said Will sold out of the 40,000 acres Patent several parcels of land for the purpose above mentioned some of which he sold to JOHN THORNTON of Caroline County Gent and by him sold unto the said John Spotswood in Fee Simple Now This Indenture Witnesseth that Alexander Spotswood and John Spotswood and Sarah his wife in consideration of sum Two hundred and twenty four pounds current money of Virginia paid by Anthony Garnett hath granted said Garnett Tract in Parish of Saint Mark and County of Culpeper being part of land devised unto John Spotswood by his Father John Spotswood deceased and Bounded Beginning at two white oaks to a Pine corner to JAMES GAINES thence to two small white oaks about two chains from Cedar Run thence up the said Run to two red oak saplins in SUTTON's Lou line to two large white oaks near his fence in a Small hollow of Cedar Run Mountain thence to a pine in HUDSON's line to two white oak saplins in Garnett's old lots line thence with that line to the Beginning .. containing by Estimation 300 acres
      John Spotswood
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 18th November 1771 This Indenture of Bargain and Sale ordered to be recorded.
      ===Vestry Men of Parish of St. Marks
      1783-1785 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 253-255
      THIS INDENTURE made this 27th day of July in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & Eighty four Between ANTHONY GARNETT, ROBERT GREEN, WILLIAM BALL, JAMES SLAUGHTER, JAMES PENDLETON, SAMUEL CLAYTON & CADWALLADER SLAUGHTER, Gent. late Vestry Men of Parish of St. Marks in County of Culpeper of one part and WILLIAM BRADLEY of said County of other part WHEREAS by an Act of Assembly passed in the year 1769 intitled "an Act to empower the Vestry of St. Marks Parish in County of Culpeper to sell the GLEBE of said Parish and to lay out the money in purchasing a more convenient GLEBE," it is Enacted that the said GLEBE LAND with the appurtenances be vested in the present Vestry of said Parish for the time being in Trust, Nevertheless that the said Vestry or the greater part of them all shall by Deed of Bargain & Sale sell and Convey the said GLEBE with the appurtenances for the best price that can be got for the same to any person who shall be willing to purchase the same, to hold to such purchaser their heirs and Whereas at a Vestry held for said Parish the 4th day of June 1770 when the above Vestrymen were present with JOHN THOMPSON Rector & WILLIAM GREEN, BENJAMIN ROBERTS, GOODRICH LIGHTFOOT and WILLIAM WILLIAMS Gent. Vestrymen who are since dead the said GLEBE and appurtenances were sold to SAMUEL HENING for the sum of One hundred & ninety nine pounds which was the best price that could be had for the same, and SAMUEL HENING afterwards sold his title to the same to WILLIAM THOMPSON who has since sold the same to WILLIAM BRADLEY, party hereto, Nevertheless a Conveyance thereof from the said Vestry nor any of them to an person has never been made NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the said (the Vestrymen named at the beginning of this entry) wheare the only Survivors of the then Vestry by virtue of the power to them given by said recited Act of Assembly and for sum of One hundred & ninety pounds current money to them in hand paid for the purposes aforesaid by these presents do bargain & sell unto WILLIAM BRADLEY his heirs all that tract of land sold by JOHN ASHLY to the Churchwardens of said Parish lying in the Great Fork of RAPPHANNOCK RIVER and bounded Begining at three white Oaks Corner to WILLIAM SMITH in the dividing line Between JOHN QUARLES & JOHN ASHLY, thence with the Dividing Line North forty degrees East One hundred & ninety four poles to a red and white Oak and Pine tree in a line of COLO. CARTERs, thence with CARTERs line North forty five degrees West one hundred and ten poles to a Gum, another corner of CARTERs, thence South seventy five degrees West One hundred & thirty poles to two white Oaks and a red Oak in said CARTERs line, thence South twenty five degrees West One hundred and fifty poles to three white Oaks in a line of a Patent granted to the aforesaid QUARLES & ASHLEY, thence South sixty nine degrees East one hundred and fifty poles to the begining, containing two hundred and fifteen acres, Together with all appurtenances thereunto To have and to hold the said land and premises unto WILLIAM BRADLEY his heirs In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & Seals the day and year mentioned in this writing
      in presence of ROBERT GARNETT, ANTHO. GARNETT ROBT. GREEN
      JOHN WAGGONER, WM. BALL JAMES SLAUGHTER
      THOMAS WAGGONER JAMES PENDLETON SAML. CLAYTON
      CAD. SLAUGHTER
      At a Court continued and held for Culpeper County the 17th day of August 1784 This Indenture was acknowledged by JAMES SLAUGHTER & SAMUEL CLAYTON, parties thereto, and ordered to be recorded as to them, And at a Court continued and held for the said County the 18th day of August 1784 was acknowledged by WILLIAM BALL and JAMES PENDLETON, parties thereto, & ordered to be recorded as to them, And at a Court continued and held for the said County the 19th day of August 1784 was acknowledged by CADWALLADER SLAUGHTER, a party thereto, & ordered to be recorded as to him. And at at Court continued and held for the said County the 21st day of August 1784 was acknowledged by ROBERT GREEN, a party thereto, and ordered to be recorded as to him. And at a Court held for the said County the 15th day of November 1784 was fully proved by the Oath of ROBERT GARNETT, JOHN WAGGONER &THOMAS WAGGONER, Witnesses thereto for ANTHONY GARNETT & ordered to be recorded

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