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

John Price

Male Bef 1654 - 1713  (> 59 years)


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  • Name John Price 
    Born Bef 1654 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Apr 1713  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40531  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father Virginia Price 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F23120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Price,   b. Bef 1690, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1713, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F25332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Ball,   b. Abt 1666,   d. Bef 10 Nov 1702, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1700  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F25333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 116. Will of John Prise. Dated 27 Nov. 1709. Probated 9th April 1713.
      To John Ball "my son in law" plantation, negroes and all other property. He to be Exor.
      Wit:
      Thomas Harper signed John Prise
      John Haile his mark
      Nicholas Berrey
      his mark
      Margarett hopson
      her mark
      Bond. 9th April 1713. £500 Sterling. John Ball as Exor of John Prise deceased.
      Wit: signed John Ball
      Robert Parker his mark
      Robt Jones James Fullerton
      John Haile
      Recorded 9th April 1713
      ===
      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 121. Appraisal of Est. of John Prise by order of Court 9th April 1713.
      Includes:
      To 2 Gunn at £1.5 and 1 silver headed cane 02. 00. 00
      To 16 1/2 yds of Damask at 2/ 01. 13. 00
      Total valuation £252. 03. 07
      Appears from inventory to have been a merchant dealing in textiles.
      signed Richard Dudley John x Gatewood Alexander x How
      14 May 1713. Presented by John Ball Exor., and recorded.

      ===witness
      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Wills
      Jones, Richard. 3 March, 1674; 12 May, 1680.
      Eldest son John;
      son Richard;
      daughter Jane;
      wife Avis executrix;
      George Morriss and Thomas Cooper overseers;
      witnesses John Price, John Soper.
      ===
      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 352
      The eare mark of WILLIAM BALL and JOHN PRICE is both one that is cropt on both eares and upper keele on both eares
      Recordatr x6 die Junii 1682
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 283
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN PRICE of the County of Rappa: for a valuable consideration in hand reced have given unto THOMAS FRANK of the sd County all my half part to one parcell of land containing by estimation Three hundred and fifty acres more or less and bounded as followeth (vizt) joyning to the lands of Mr. THOMAS EDMUNDSON, WILLIAMSON and HUDSON and Beginning at a Corner Hickory of the land of GEO: TURNER, RICHARD JONES deced, running thence S. W. to a white Oake. thence S. S. W. to a red Oake to THOMAS WILLIAMS his old Dividend, thence by his line North as by a Patent bearing date 22nd day of December 1682 may appeare To have and to hold the sd one and half part of the above mentioned dividend to him the said THOMAS FRANK his heires forever (only yeilding and paying the ushuall quitrents for the sd land) and I the sd JOHN PRICE for me do hereby defend the sd parcell of land from me my heires and all persons whatsoever As Witness my hand end coolo thio lot day of December
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      THO: PETTIS, JOHN PRICE the marke of
      SAMLL JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa I die December 1686 et record 18th die
      ===
      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 285-286
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c. I FRANCIS HOWARD, Baron of Effingham his Majies Lieut. Governer of Virginia send Greeting. Whereas &c. Now know yee &c. accordingly give and grant unto WM. BALL and JOHN PRICE Two hundred and ninty acres of land in Rappa. County and bounded as followeth (vizt) Beginning at the Eastermost corner white Oake of FRANCIS BROWNE and running E. S. E. to a line of THOMAS HARPER to a corner red Oake, thence S. W. to a Spanish Oake, thence West to a small corner Hickory, thence N. N.E. stooping white Oake, thence W: a point So: to a white Oake, thence N.E. to the abovesd small Hickory, thence S. S. W. from the abovesd Spanish Oake to a great Poplar, thence S. W. to a Hickory, thence W. to NIMCOCK INDIAN ROAD, thence N. E. to a leaning red Oake, thence N. to the abovesd small Hickory the sd land being due &c. To have and to hold &c. Provided &c. Given under my hand and the seale of the Colony this 22d day of October 1684
      Recordr. Teste NICHO. SPENCER EFFINGHAM
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come, wee WILLIAM BALL and JOHN PRICE. of the County of Rappa;. Planters, send Greeting. Know yee that wee the sd WILLIAM BALL and JOHN PRICE for divers good causes us thereunto moving especially for One Cow and Calfe and One Cow Calfe in hand received do by these presents assigne and turns over unto WM. CLEATON of the sd County, Planter, all our right and demand of the Tract of Land mentioned in the within Pattent To have and to hold the sd Tract or Dividend of Land unto WILLIAM CLEATON and his heires forever without hindrance of us WM. BALL and JOHN PRICE or any other persons claiming any right under us Wee the sd WM. BALL and JOHN PRICE do promise that ANN BALL the Wife of the sd WM. at the request of sd WM. CLEATON together with ourselves acknowledge her right in the Premisses in the Court of Rappa: In Testimonie whereof wee the sd WM. BALL and JOHN PRICE have sett our hands and seales this 31st day of May 1686
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      THO: WHEELER, WM. BALL
      THO: CRIPTS JOHN PRICE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 1 die 10bris 1686 et record 18th die

      ===
      No.12. page 65. Deed. 9 Dec 1704. Mary Worly dau and sole heir of George Keisiel late of Essex Co decd. "The sd Mary of Midelsex parish and County of Middlesex within the Colony of Virginia widdow" sells John Crow of So Farnham par, planter, for L 25., 175 acres of woodland on the swamp of Mr Samll Perries Creeke and the great swamp known by the name of Thomas Williams Swamp. The 175 acres being part of 350 acres granted to William Ball and John Price of Essex Co, is the uppermost part and formerly the land of George Keisell. It adjs Cabbin Branch, etc.
      Signed Mary x Worley
      Wit:
      Nathll Sanders
      Mary Perkins
      Tho: Williamson

      Note: 'Midelsex parish' one of only two known mentions of any such parish and considered an error in the original. B.F.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Essex County records, 1703-1706
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 111 pgs
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 129-130
      TO ALL &c. I FRANCIS LORD HOWARD Barron of Effingham his Majesties Lieut. Governor Genll, of Virginia &c. Whereas &c. Now know yee yt. I sd FRANCIS LORD HOWARD &c. accordingly give unto Mr. JOSEPH GOODRICH, WILLIAM BALL and JOHN PRICE of Rappa County Six hundred Twenty nine acres of land in ye sd County and bounded Begining at a stooping white Oake corner tree belonging to the sd GOODRICH runing North along ye sd line to a corner white Oake now made by THOMAS HARPERs line on the head of a mossey branch, thence West to another corner white Oake, thence South by West along HARPERs line to a corner stooping white Oake of the sd HARPERs being a scrubby tree at ye head of a deep Vally, thence West along another of ye sd HARPERs lines to Collo HILL. line to a small black Oake corner tree now made, thence West South along Colo. HILLs line to a small black Oake in ye said line, thence South East to a corner white Oake being a scrubby tree by the INDIAN PATH side thence South to West on a levell neare a branch, thence East South East to ye edge of a Hill over a great branch to a corner red Oake now made thence East by North along an old continued line supposed to belong to JOSEPH JONES to a white Oake corner to Mr. JOSEPH GOODRICH. his northwesterly line, thence along° ye said line North to a great corner white Oake by WILSONS PATH thence North East to the begining place. the said land being due &c. To have and to hold &c. to be held of our Sovereigne Lord the King &c. yeilding and paying &c. Provided &c. Given under my hand and Seale of the Colony this 21st of October 1684
      EFFINGHAM
      Recordr. NICHO: SPENCER
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee WILLIAM BALL and JOHN PRICE of Rappa: County do assigne and make over all our right of the within mentioned Patent forever unto JOHN CLARKE of County aforesd. his heirs or assigns from ye day of ye date hereof forever as witness our hands the Eleventh day of October 1689
      Test RICHARD BOND, WM. BALL
      WILLIAM CLOVER [Glover?] JOHN PRICE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 2 die Aprilis 1690
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 216-217
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we the Subscribers having taken up a parcel of land lying on South side of PISCATAWAY POCOSON between the land of THO: HARPER and JOHN INGRAMs land being in Quantitie One hundred acres as appeare by a Patent bearing date the 16th day of April 1683 in joint tenancy between us have impremised of some of the neighbourhood make a Devision between us that is to say beginning at a marked white Oake corner tree which is the South side menconed in the sd Patent and tuning thence Sotherly along a line of marked trees to a Swamp and so the severall courses up sd Swamp to a marked Pine standing in the Fork of the Swamp and so tuning Southerly by a line of marked trees to a corner white Oake standing at the head of the aforesd land which I sd JOHN PRICE do own myself satisfied with that side of land joyning to THO: HARPERs and I WM BALL do own myselfe satisfied with the other side to which we have agreed to be a equall division for us and our heirs As Witness our hands and seales this second day of December 1690
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JAMES BOUGHAN JOHN PRICE
      JAMES FULLERTON WM. BALL
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 252-254
      THIS INDENTURE made the 5th day of Augst. 1691 and in the Third year of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady Wm. and Mary over England, Scotland, France, Ireland. Virginia Between JOHN HARPER of County of Rappa in the Colony of Virginia, Plantr., of one part and JOHN PRICE of the same County & Colony, Plantr., of other part, Witnesseth that JOHN HARPER for a valuable consideracon already received have granted unto the sd JOHN PRICE his heirs and assigns forever all his Right and demand of a certain parcell of land conteyn in g Two hundred acres of land more or less being part of a greater tract of land granted by Patent to THO. HARPER late of the aforesd County and Colony deced and by him given to sd JOHN HARPER the sd land being in the aforesd County of Rappa on the South side of the PISCATOUN POCOSON and hounded begining at a corner marked Gum of the sd HARPERs thence down the Fork of the sd Swamp thence up the BRIDGE SWAMP to the North of sd PRICES SPRING BRANCH thence up the sd Spring Branch to sd HARPERs line To have & to hold the sd land together with all woods water and appertinances belonging unto the sd JOHN PRICE his heirs and assigns subject nevertheless to the quit rents that from henceforth grow due for the same to our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King & Queen their heirs & Successors and the sd JOHN HARPER his heirs & assigns for the sd valuable consideracon will warrant and defend unto the sd JOHN PRICE his heirs and assigns forever In Witness whereof the sd JOHN HARPER have hereunto sett his hand and seale
      Teste. THO HUSLESCOTT JOHN HARPER
      WM. Sig: XX( MORRIS
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 5 die Augt. 1691
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I LIDIA HARPER by these presents freely and voluntarily ratify and confirm what my within menconed Husband path acted and done and relinquish all my right and interest and dower in the premises and have hereunto
      sett my hand & seal this fifth clay of Augt. 1691
      Test: THO: HUSLESCOTT, LIDIA HARPER
      WM MORRIS
      Recordr Test WM COLSTON Cl Cur
      ===
      1692-1693 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 33)
      At a Court held for Essex County 10th of September 1692
      - JAMES FULLERTON complaineth against JNO. PRICE in a plea of Trespass Whereas yor: peticonr: hath right to a certaine tract of land in fee lying in RAPPA. COUNTY & on ye South side of Rappa. River upon ye Maine Swamp of PISCATAWAY CREEEE cont: Seven hundred acres as may appear by a Patent granted to yor: peticonrs: Father, JAMES FULLERTON deced, bearing date ye 29th day of September 1667, up & above ye land of WM. AKUS upon ye Maine Pocoson of PISCATAWAY CREEK bounding as followeth: beginning at WM: AKUS his uper corner tree & running by his line North by East One hundred and sixty pole, West North West four hundred and eighty pole over certaine branches of ye Pocoson, then North one hundred & one pole, thence West South West sixty six pole. thence parallel with ye first line three hundred and twenty pole to ye Pocoson. and down ye sd Pocoson where it first began. bounding upon ye Maine Runn: And JNO, PRICE contrary to ye Law or right is seated within yor: Peticonrs: land and doth daily trespass, altho he has been Lawfully forewarned, to yor peticonrs great damage of thirty pounds Sterl.: Wherefore yor: peticonr: has brought his accon agt: JNO: PRICE and humbly prayes that their Mats: Writt of habere facias may issue of this Court to ye Sheriff of ye County to putt yor: Petrs. into peaceable possession of his land with all costs and damages, Whereupon this Court by their Order bearing date ye I I th: day of July last did order that the Sheriff of this County should Impannell an able jury. who being sworne before some Justice of ye sd County were in ye Company of Mr. EDWIN THACKER. Surveyr. on the first Tuesday in August then next following to lay out ye lands in difference according to ye amount reputed bounds thereof haveing regard to all evidences that should be produced by either Plantiff or Defendt.. of which a Report was to be return 'd to ye next Court; which said Jury together with ye Surveyr meeting upon ye sd land did survey and lay out ye same according to ye before recited Order and drew up & delivered their verdt: into this Court (In August last. together with the Draught or Platt of ye said land protracted by ye said Surveyr: and ye Court on view thereof finding ye Juries verdt: Imperfect did further order that ye same Jury should be summoned by ye Sheriff (the Plt. & Defendt., haveing notice I to appear at ye next Court and given in a perfect verdt: considering ye same haveing regard to all evidences that should be produced by either Plt. or Deft. And said Jury now appearing by name ROBT. COLEMAN. THOMAS GAINES. JOHN MEADOR. RORFRT MILLS, JNO FERGESON WM COVENTON, RICHARD HALLE THOMAS COVINGTON, ROBT. HALSEY, THO: WHEELER, JNO: MOSS: DANIEL BROWNE, give in this following verdict to the Court under their hands & seals (vizt.) In Obedience to an Order of Court to this County dated ye 10th day of August 1692. wee of the Jury have in ye presence of Mr. EDWIN THACKER, laid out ye lands in difference between JAMES FULLERTON Plt. & JNO: PRICE Deft., according to evidence and do find that JNO: PRICE is seated within ye bounds of our Survey: which verdt: this Court have ordered to be confirmed; from which order of ye Court. ye Defendt, appeales to ye 6th day of ye next Genll. Court to have a rehearing of ye matter before ye Rt. Honble. ye Lt: Govr. and Councill;
      ===
      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 222-223
      All the Subscribers being chosen as Arbitrators in the difference between JAMES FULLERTON, Plt., and JNO: PRICE Defendt., and likewise WILLIAM BALL and JNO: HARPER to determine the difference do conclude & agree as followeth: It is agreed upon yt: JAMES FULLERTON shall have an equal moyety of the land within his own claimes lying on the South side of the main Pocoson of PISCATAWAY CREEKE after the land is equally split, the dividing line begining in the middle between the pocoson & the white Oake which WILLIAM ACRES swears to be the Corner tree of JAMES FULLERTONs land & thence runing a aright as may be clearing of JNO: PRICE & WM. BALLS Plantations, omiting the land which was Mr. JONATHAN FISHERs, each party bearing his own charges except this latter Survey which must be split & paid equally by JAMES FULLERTON and JOHN PRICE and we doe further agree that if the dividing line doth take away any part of the land that JNO: HARPER sold to JNO: PRICE then the land to be take away to be valued by a Couple of honest men of the Neighbourhood and that JNO: HARPER pay to JNO: PRICE one halfe of what that land is valued at by the said Neighbourhood Witness our hands and seales JOHN WAGGENER
      JOHN WEBSTER
      At a Court held for Essex County 7br: ye 11th Ano. 1693
      The within arbitracon was at the request of the parties within menconed ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl C
      ===
      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 60)
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty sixt day of November in ye yeare of or: Lord One thousand seven hundred and in the Twelft yeare of the reigne of or: Dread Sovereigne William the third by the grace of God King of Greate Brittain, France and Ireland &c. Betweene Mr. JOHN PRICE of Farnam Parish in Essex County and Collony of Virginia, Chyrurgion, and HANNAH his Wife on the one part and RICHARD TAYLER of the aforesd Pish. & County, Planter, on the other part Witnesseth that the said JOHN PRICE and HANNAH his Wife for diverse good considerations but more especially for the sum of foyer thousand pounds of sweete scented tobo: and cask to them in hand paid or secured to be paid hath granted for themselves their heires and administrators for and dureing the naturall life of HANNAH, his now Wife, a parcel( of land and Plantation being in the aforesaid Pish. of Farnam and County of Essex being formerly the Plantation of ROBERT TAYLER since deceased and bequeathed in his last Will and Testament unto the aforesaid HANNAH, now the Wife of JOHN PRICE, dureing her natural' life conteyning by estimation Three hundred acres of land (more or less) together with all wayes waters and appurtenances to the same belonging and all the rights the said JOHN PRICE and HANNAH his Wife now hath unto the said p:misses To have & to hold unto he said RICHARD TAYLER his heiress and assignes for and dureing the naturall life of the afore mentioned HANNAH now Wife to the aforesaid JOHN PRICE And that he will warrant & defend the said RICHARD TAYLER his heirs and assignes in the quiett and peaceable possession of the above bargained land against all persons vhatseover that shall lay any claim In Witness whereof the said JOHN PRICE & HANNAH is now Wife hath sett their hands and seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of
      JONATHAN FISHER, JOHN PRICE '
      JOHN HARPER HANNAH PRICE
      THOMAS HARPER
      Acknowledged by JNO: PRICE & HANNAH his Wife in Essex County Court the 10th day of xber 1700 (ye sd HANNAH being examined according to Law own'd that he Deed is freely & voluntarily without compulsion of her Husband) & truely recorded Test FRANCIS IVIERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 62)
      THIS INDENTURE made this 10th day of xbr: in the yeare of or: Lord God 1700 and in the Twelfth yeare of the Reigne of or: Dread Sovereigne William the third &c, Betweene JOHN HARPER of Farnham Parish in the County of Essex & Colony of Virga:, Planter, and LIDIA his Wife of the one part and JOHN PRICE of the aforesaid Parish & County, Chyrurgion, on the other part Witnesseth that the said JOHN HARPER and LIDIA his Wife for the sume of Two thousand pounds of sweet scented tobacco & caske to them in hand paid hath granted the said JOHN PRICE his heires Exers. & Administrs: a parcel! of land lying and being in the aforesaid Parish & County upon the branches of PISCADDAWAY bounded as followeth beginning at the mouth of a branch caled & knowne by the name of the MIRIE BRANCH and runing up the said Branch to a line of COLD HILLS & along the said line to a corner red Oake by JOHN PRICE & along his line to a Great Swamp & down the said Swamp to the beginning as the beginning is a white Oake conteyning by estimacon a hundred acres of land together with all wayes waters profits to the same belonging and all the right which he the said JOHN HARPER now hath; To have & to hold all the said land with the appurtenances unto the said JOHN PRICE his heires & assignes & that the same shall be and remaine unto him for ever free & cleare and sufficiently kept harmless from all former incumbrances whatsoever And Lastly that he the said JOHN HARPER and LIDIA his Wife by herselfe or Lawful! Attorney shall make due acknowledgmt. of these pr:sents and her right of Dower in open Court the next Court to be held for Essex County when thereunto required In Witness whereof the said JOHN HARPER and LIDIA his Wife hath sett their hands and seales in the presence of HEN: GOARE, JNO: HARPER
      SAM: COATES
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 10th day of December 1700 and truely recorded
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 65
      9 Dec 1704. Mary Worly dau and sole heir of George Keisiel late of Essex Co decd. "The sd Mary Of Midelsex parish and County of Middlesex within the colony of Virginia widdow" sells John Crow of So Farnham par, planter, for £25., 175 acres of woodland on the swamp of Mr Samll Perries Creeke and the great swamp known by the name of Thomas Williams Swamp. The 175 acres being part of 350 acres granted to William Ball and John Price of Essex Co, is the uppermost part and formerly the land of George Keisell. It adjs Cabbin Branch, etc.
      Wit: Signed Mary x Worley
      Nathll Sanders
      Mary Perkins
      Thos Williamson

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