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

Henry Robinson

Male 1718 - 1759  (37 years)


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  • Name Henry Robinson 
    Birth 7 Apr 1718  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Between 1756 and 1759  Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40616  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Robinson,   b. 1683, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Aug 1749, Piscataqua, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Beverley,   b. Abt 1684, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1730, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1701  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Waring,   b. Abt 1722, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Oct 1761, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Marriage Bef 16 Nov 1742  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

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      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 417-419
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty two Between HENRY ROBINSON of the Parish of St. Anns in County of Essex Gentleman of the one part and THOMAS WARING of the same Parish and County Gentleman and THOMAS WARING JR. of the Parish of Southfarnham in County aforesaid Gentleman of other part. Whereas THOMAS GOULDMAN late of the County aforesaid deceased by his Last Will and Testament bearing date (blank) day of (blank) in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and (blank) did give and bequeath unto MOLLY WARING Daughter of the said THOMAS WARING and ELIZABETH WARING these following Slaves (to wit) Michael and Rose and the increase of the said Rose which said Rose then had one child named Diana who it is supposed was ment and intended by the Testator to be taken as part of the increase of said Rose and to be firmly given to said MOLLY by the words & the increase of the said Rose, and the said Rose having since the death of the said Testator had five other Children called Mun, Sary, Cittee, Jonny and Rachell and Whereas the said THOMAS GOULDMAN did also by his said Will give the following Slaves (to wit) Doh and Frank and their increase to be equally divided between BETTY WARING Daughter of the aforesaid THOMAS WARING and ELIZABETH WARING and the said MOLLY WARING after the decease of the said ELIZABETH which said Frank since the death of the said Testator has had three children called Lettee, Hennen and Anthony, and Whereas the said MOLLY WARING hath since intermarried with the said HENRY ROBINSON
      Now This Indenture Witnesseth that said HENRY ROBINSON for the tender love and affection he hath to his aforesaid Wife and for her better Support in lieu of or in full compensation of her Dower which she might hereafter have or claim in the Negro or Mulatto Slaves which he the said HENRY now is or at any time hereafter shall be pos- sessed of and for divers other considerations he the said HENRY ROBINSON hath bargained and made over and by these presents doth convey unto the aforesaid THOMAS WARING and THOMAS WARING JUNR. the slaves hereafter mentioned to wit Michael, Rose, Diana, Mun, Sary, Cittee, Jenny and Rachell and their increase and also that half part of the other Slaves mentioned to wit Doh, Frank, Lettee, Hennen and Anthony and their increase which he the said HENRY shall be intitled to in right of his said Wife after the sd death of the above said ELIZABETH WARING And in case the said HENRY shall happen to survive the said MOLLY and MOLLY shall not leave any Children then in trust for the sole and proper use of him his heirs forever but in case said MOLLY shall leave any child or children then from and immediately after the death of the said MOLLY to the use of the said HENRY during his life and immediately after his death for the use of such Child or Children and his her or their heirs forever. In Witness whereof the said HENRY ROBINSON hath set his hand and seal
      in presence of FRANS. WARING, H. ROBINSON
      ELIZABETH WARING, WILLIAM KANNEDY
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 16th day of November 1742
      HENRY ROBINSON Gent Acknowledged this Deed of Trust to THOMAS WARING & THOMAS WARING JUNR. to be his act and deed which on their motion is admitted to record
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      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 432-433
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty two between HENRY ROBINSON of the Parish of St. Anns in the County of Essex of one part and ROBERT BROOKING of St, Stephens Parish in KING & QUEEN COUNTY of the other part Wittnesseth that the sd HENRY ROBINSON for sume of thirty one pounds Eight Shills. Currt, money of Virginia have granted unto said ROBERT BROOKING his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land being in the Parish of Southfarnham and County of Essex Containing one hundred and fifty seven acres and bounded beginning at a White Oak near a Branch of GILSONS SWAMP thence South East binding on the land of DANIEL SWELEVANT to a large dead topid poplar in another Branch of the sd GILSONS SWAMP thence down the Branch North East to the fork of the ROARING RUN thence up the ROARING RUN South West to a Beech and old dead white oak in the Branch thence North East to a small red oat in ye sd ROBERT BROOKINGs old field wch formerly was MAGUFFIEs, thence North West to ye sd BROOKINGs Corner white oak stump formerly MAGUFFIEs thence North East to a red oak at ye head of a small deep Branch by TANDY fence thence North West to the beginning place To Have and To Hold the said premises unto said ROBERT BROOKING his heirs and assigns forever, In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and Seals
      in presence of W. RENNOLDS, H. ROBINSON
      RICHD, UPSHAW, FOREST UPSHAW
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 21st day of December 1742
      HENRY ROBINSON Gent acknowledged this Indenture and the Livery of Seisin and Receipt thereon Indorsed to ROBERT BROOKING to be his proper act and deed which on motion of said ROBERT is admitted to record
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY ROBINSON of the Parish of St. Arms and County of Essex am held and firmly bound unto ROBERT BROOKING in the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds Current money of Virginia this twenty first day of December 1742. THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if MOLLY ROBINSON Wife of the above bounden HENRY ROBINSON shall at any time after she shall come of age at the request of said ROBERT BROOKING his heirs to appear in Essex County Court and acknowledge her right of Dower of a certain parcel of land which said HENRY ROBINSON has acknowledged in said County Court by Deed of Bargain and Sale that then this obligationto be void otherwise to stand and remain
      in presents of W. RENNOLDS, H. ROBINSON
      RICHD. UPSHAW, FOREST UPSHAW
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 21st day of December 1742
      HENRY ROBINSON Gent acknowledged this bond to ROBERT BROOKING to be his act and deed which on said ROBERTs motion was admitted to Record
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 23-26
      THIS INDENTURE made the seventeenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty three between HENRY ROBINSON of the County of Essex. Gentleman, of the one part and JOHN MERRITT of the same County, Planter, of the other part; Witnesseth that in consideration of the summ of Eighty pounds in current money of Virginia, he the said HENRY ROBINSON hath sold unto the said JOHN MERRITT (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day next before the date of these presents, and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession) and his heirs one tract of Land being in the Parish of SOUTHFARNHAM in the County aforesaid containing Two hundred acres and also one other tract of Land containing Thirty acres being in the Parish and County aforesaid; To have and to hold the said two tract of land to the sole use of him the said JOHN MERRITT his heirs and that the said HENRY ROBINSON and his heirs all and singular the premisses hereby granted unto the said JOHN MERRITT his heirs against him the said HENRY ROBINSON and his heirs & every other persons whatsoever will warrnt and forever defend by these presents. In Witness whereof the said HENRY ROBINSON hath hereunto set his hand and seal
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      ALEXANDER PARKER, H. ROBINSON
      FRS: SMITH
      May the 17th 1743. Received of JOHN MERRITT Eighty pounds Currt. money of Virginia it being the consideration money within mentioned, I say reced p me.
      Witnesses present: ALEXANDER PARKER H. ROBINSON
      FRS. SMITH
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa: on the 17th day of May 1743
      HENRY ROBINSON Gentleman acknowledged this Release Indented and the Receipt
      thereon endorsed to JOHN MERRITT to be his act and deed which was on the said JOHN's motion admitted to Record and is truely recorded
      Test W. BEVERLEY, Cl Cur

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