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

Robert Gen. George

Male 1665 - 1733  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert Gen. George  [1
    Birth 20 Feb 1665  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 21 Jan 1733  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38345  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Virginia George 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elmore,   b. Bef 1668, Kent County, Maryland or Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Apr 1734, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 66 years) 
    Marriage 27 Jun 1687  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine George,   b. 11 Nov 1689, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Sarah George,   b. 20 Feb 1693, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1738, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 46 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Robert George,   b. Bef 1698, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1729, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Jane George,   b. 19 Apr 1702, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Jan 1729, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Elizabeth George,   b. Bef 1703, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1744, St. Margaret's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 43 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. John George,   b. 18 Aug 1704, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Apr 1784, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Richard George,   b. 29 May 1709, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 May 1773, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. James George,   b. Bef 1710, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     9. Susannah George,   b. Bef 1710, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1738, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 30 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F18515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 6, 1962
      1713-1734 Middlesex County, Virginia Will Book, [Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 416-18.
      Will of Robert George of the Parish of Christ Church in the County of Middlesex, being sick and weak of body, dated [ ] 1733.
      ) all that tract of land which I purchased [ ] Essex whereon the said John George now [ ] together
      with the stocks of cattle [ on the said plantation.
      [ ]hard George all [ ] whereon I now live [ ] and furniture and two cows.
      [ ]arah the wife of Churchill [ ]
      [ ] Robert Williamson [ ]
      [ ] wife of John Thompson. (this is Susannah)
      [ ] Negro boy named George to her heirs.
      Unto my grandson Robert Mickleburrough one Negro boy Pamplen.
      Unto my grandson Richard Thilman one Negro girl Winny.
      Unto my granddaughter Sarah Thilman one Negro woman Alice, providing that at her marriage or ariveing at the age of eighteen years she have the said Negro and the child or children she shall have between this time and then valued and pay one third of the value thereof to my grandson John Thilman and one other third unto_my [ ]uel Thilm[an].
      Unto my daughter Catherine Macta[ ) all the rest of my personal estate.
      Dick and Jack I lend unto my loveing wife
      natural life and after her decease [ ] Jack to my son Robert George.
      [ ] daughters Catherine Macktyer or Su[ ] Thompson and my grandson Robert M[ ] ] George executors.
      [Signature missing]
      Wit: Richard Greenwood, George Blackley, Elizth. (X) M[acktyer].
      5 March 1733 [1734]. Proved by Richard Greenwood, George Blackley and Elizth. Macktyer.
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 6, 1962
      1713-1734 Middlesex County, Virginia Will Book, [Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 422-23.
      Robert George. Inventory. Total valuation [ ] including ten Negroes valued at £145 [?]
      and cash due from Mr. John Seger. Appraised by [ ].
      Signed by John George and Richard George. Returned [2 April 1734]. [Order Book 1732-37, Page 25, 5 March 1733/4: John Moseley, John Seagar, George Chowning and Humphrey Jones ordered to appraise estate.]
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 407-08.
      8 May 1707. Mr. Robert George and Sarah his wife and Mr. John Cheadle and Hannah his wife of Middlesex County, planters, to Thomas Tinsley of Essex County, planter. For divers good causes.
      A patent formerly granted Thomas Tinsley 20 Oct. 1704 which was delivered to us by deed of Sale Feb. 1706/7 for 1150 acres.
      Robert (R) George
      Sarah (X) George
      John (J) Cheadle
      Hannah (H) Cheadle
      Wit: Richd Kemp, John Goodwin.
      10 May 1707 Acknowledge by Robert George and John Cheadle
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      1686-1690 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 2, [Antient Press]; Page 308
      Middlesex County Court 3d, of October 1687
      - GEORGE GIBBS, an Orphant, the Sonn of GREGORY GIBBS, deced., is bound an Apprentice to ROBERT GEORGE for the terme of term yeares, the Master to teach him the Arte and Mistery of a Shoemaker, and that Indenture bee drawne accordingly by the Clerke of this Court
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 217-220
      THIS INDENTURE made the twentyeth day of May 1723 Between THOMAS CROWE of Parish of So. farnham in County of Essex Planter of one part & ROBERT GEORGE of County of Middlesex Planter Witnesseth that Thomas Crow for Sum of Five Thousand five hundred pounds of good sound sweet scented Merchantable Tobo. in Cask & Twenty pounds current cash to him paid doth hereby confirm unto said Robert George Senr his heirs for ever all that tenement being on the East side of Piscataway Creek on the North side of the RIDGE ROAD & also on the South side thereof within sight of said Creek bounded Beginning at a white oak Corner of KILMANs on a Level between two branches thence North to a red oak standing on a branch side thence North West to ye sd Road & along the same & through ye orchard & down a Gully & up a little hill to a black Walnut Corner tree by a little house just opposite to ANDERSON's house thence East by the orchard thence through a Swamp to a white oak Corner to WILLIAM HARDING thence South cross the MILL PATH & through a Swamp to a Sasifrax & Hickory on the North side of the said GREAT ROAD thence to the place of Beginning now in possession of the said Thomas Crowe who is lawfully & rightfully seiz'd in a good right by Virtue of a Pattent granted to WILLM KILMAN dated 1664 for the same unto the sd Robert George his heirs and to cause his Wife ANN CROW to relinquish her dowry when thereunto required & said Thomas Crow shall acknowledge these presents in open Court to be held for the sd County of Essex when said Robert George shall request the same .
      In Presence of LEWIS WATKINS, Thos. Crow
      RICHARD HORSLEY
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 18th day of June 1723
      This Deed of Land is admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court ANN the wife of the sd Thomas & freely relinquished her right of Dower thereto which is also admitted to record
      MEMORANDUM the 20th day of May 1723 Livery & Seizin was delivered by Thomas Crow and his attorneys unto sd Robt. George of a Twigg & Turf to hold to him the said Robert George his heirs forever inthe presence of WM COLE, HUMPHREY PERKINS
      Acknowledged in Essex County the 18th day of June 1723 & admitted to record
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Thomas Crow am bound unto Robert George in the just sum of forty pounds Currant Cash & Eleven Thousand pounds of good sound sweet scented Tobacco this twentyeth day of May 1723.
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if Thomas Crow his heirs do truly observe all the Covenants & agreements which ought to be observed mentioned to be made between Thomas Crow & Robert George that then this obligation to be Void othewise to stand & remain.
      In presence of LEWIS WATKINS, Thos Crow
      RICHD HORSLEY
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 18th day of June 1723
      This Bond admitted to record
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 317-319
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANNE CROW Wife of THOS CROW of County of Essex do by these presents authorize & appoint JOHN DICKENSON in ye County of Essex for me to acknowledge all my right of Dower of certain Deeds of Lease & Release of land containing two hundred & Seventy acres to ROBERT GEORGE SENR. in ye County of Middlesex. In Witness set my hand and seal this 19th day of May 1724.
      In presence of J. HARDEE, Anne Crow
      EDWARD COLEMAN
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 19th day of May 1724
      This Powr. of Attorney was admitted to record.
      THIS INDENTURE made ye Eighteene /Ninettenth day of May 1724 Between THOMAS CROW of the County of Essex Planter of one part & ROBERT GEORGE SENR. of the County of Middlesex Witnesseth that for sum of Five thousand five hundred pounds of Sweet scented Lawfull Tobacco &Twenty pounds Currt. money of Virginia to the sd Thomas :row in hand paid by said Robert George Senr & before ye ensealing & delivery the said Thomas Crow doth hereby sell unto Robert George Senr. in his actual possession now being by Virtue of force of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession all that tract of land containing two hundred and seventy acres in County of Essex & bounded to wit, by the Land of Capt. NICHO. SMITHs, BILLINGTONs, CHEYNEYs & HIPKINS beginning at a white oak on a Levell being a Corner Tree thence along an irregular processioned line North West to two red oak trees being Corner trees of Billingtons & Cheyneys thence North to two red oaks Corner trees of BOMANs thence Northeast along his line to a Sassifrax on Ralphs Creek Run thence South East to a Mulberry tree Corner of Capt, SMITH thence South to anothr Mulberry tree thence into the Line South East to the Beginning white oak where it first began wch said Land did belong unto THOMAS CROW Grandfather to Thomas Crow & by the said Thomas Crow now conveyed by Deed unto Robert George Senr
      In presence of HENRY PURKINS, Thos. Crow
      EDWARD COLEMAN, J. HARDEE
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 19th day May 1724
      This Lease and Release indented admitted to record Also the same day - - Came into Court ANNE now Wife of the sd Thomas Crow by JNO, DICEENSON her Attorney & freely relinquished her right of Dower which is also admitted to record
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Thomas Crow am bound unto Robert George Senr. in the lust sum of five hundred pounds Sterling money this 19th day May 1724 THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if said Thomas Crow at all times fulfill all the covenants in certains deeds of lease and release between Thomas Crow & Robert George Senr according to the true meaning of the Deed then this Obligation to be Void
      or else to remain
      In presents of HENRY PURKINS Thos. Crow
      EDWARD COLEMAN, J. HARDEE
      At a Court held for Essex County 19th day of May 1724
      Nis Bond is admitted to record
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 320
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second Day of April 1724 Between ROBERT GEORGE of County of Middlesex of one part & THOMAS CROW of County of Essex Parish of Southfarnham Witnesseth that Robt George for ye sum of (blank) to him paid doth hereby sell unto said Thomas Crow his heirs forever all that parcel of land in South farnham Parish in County of Essex near Piscataway Creek (lately purchased by said Robert George of ye above nam'd Thomas Crow) in as full and ample manners as the said Thomas Crow enjoyed the same before the said Purchase without reservation of any bights or claims to any part thereof or by Virtue of being possessed of the same together with all the right to Entry of land Adjacent thereto wch he ye said Robert has nter'd as Kings Land while possessed wth the premises . . . .
      In presence of RICHD. HORSLEY, Robert George
      EDWARD COLEMAN
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 19th day May 1724
      his Deed indented is admitted to record.
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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 66-67
      TO ALL PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I ROBERT GEORGE SENIOR of MIDDLESEX COUNTY send Greeting. Know ye that I the sd ROBERT GEORGE in consideration of the natural! affection & fatherly love which I bear to my Loveing Son JOHN GEORGE of Essex County as allso for other goods causes have granted & by these presents do give unto my sd Son JNO. GEORGE & his heirs for ever all & Singular one track of land lyeing in Southfarnham Parish in Essex County containing two hundred & seventy acres Together with all houses, barns, Meadows & commodities whatsoever to the said land belonging To Have and To Hold unto my said Son JOHN GEORGE his heirs & assigns forever freely without any demand of me the said ROBERT GEORGE SENR. or any other person in my name. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 18th day of November 1729
      in presence of us NICHO. SMITH, ROBERT GEORGE
      SAMLL. CLAYTON
      At a Court held for Essex County the 18th day of November 1729
      ROBERT GEORGE acknowledged this Deed Poll to his Son JOHN GEORGE which on his motion is admitted to record
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 26
      ROBERT GEORGE, 188 acs., Middlesex Co., 6 June 1699, P. 189. Beg. by the Church road, in line of Hum-phery Jones, dec'd; Nicholas West, deed., to Woods land; to Price's land. Trans. of 4 pers: James Ward, Neale Macarty, Henry Armstrong, Jamose Mulligin,

  • Sources 
    1. [S207] John Frederick Dorman, The Virginia Genealogist Volume 1, 1957.

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