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

Anne Hobbs

Female 1670 - 1726  (56 years)


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  • Name Anne Hobbs 
    Birth 1670  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 27 Dec 1726  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I41195  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Richard Hobbs,   b. 1640   d. Aft 1681, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Meador,   b. Abt 1654   d. Aft 1683, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1670  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Richard Green,   b. 1654, Old Rappahannock (Richmond) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Oct 1705, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Marriage 1688  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Esther Green,   b. Abt 1686, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft May 1715, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Winifred Green,   b. 19 Dec 1693, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 May 1727, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 33 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Anne Green,   b. 17 Jun 1696, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Dec 1726, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 30 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Eleanor Green,   b. 19 Feb 1702, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Nov 1722, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 20 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F18659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 John Branham,   b. Abt 1670, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1730, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Marriage Oct 1714  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • October 1714 JOHN BRANHAM & ANN GREEN, Widow

      The above is a just & true account of what Marryage Lycences have issued out of my Office since the 19th day of Janry. 1709/10, a list whereof according to Custom annually in October gave to the Sheriff of the County to collect, but by whom or to whom or in
      what manner they have been discharged I cannot certifie, and as to the above Lycences not yet deliver'd to the Sheriff, I have received of ISAAC WEBB Twenty shillings for the Governor Given under my hand the Seventh day of May 1716
      MARMADUKE BECKWITH, Cl. R. Cur.

    Married:
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      1714-1715 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Marriage Licenses; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 53-55;
      October 1714 JOHN BRANHAM & ANN GREEN, Widow
    Family ID F21450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • parish record dod
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      1704-1705 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 59)
      Richmond County Court 5th of May 1705
      - Upon the Petition of ANNE GREENE; Order for Admon. is granted to her on all and singular the Estate of RICHARD GREENE, she giving security according to Law
      - This day Capt. JOHN CRASKE and JNO: POUND acknowledged themselves indebted unto the Worsppll. her Majties Justices for Richmond County in the full and just summe of two hundred pounds Sterl., to be payd to the said Justices theire Exrs. or Admrs. in case ANNE GREENE do not duely administer on all and singular the Estate of RICHARD GREENE, deced., & render a true Account thereof when thereunto lawfully called
      - Ordered that DAVID BERRICK, JOHN POUND, STANLEY GOWER & GEORGE HALE or any three of them do meet att the House of RICHARD GREENE deced., sometime betweene this and the next Court and do then and there inventory and appraise all and singular the Estate of the said deced., as the same shall be presented to them and make report of theire proceedings therein to the said next Court under theire hands in writhing. Capt. THOMAS BEALE is requested to meet att the time and place aforesaid to administer an Oath to the Appraisers for theire true appraisment of the said deced.'s Estate as also to the Admrx. for the true delivery thereof
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      1714 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 6, Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 223-224
      TO ALL TO WHOME these presents shall come, Know yee that I JOHN HEFFORD [Efford] of Parish of North Farnham in County of Richmond for the quantity of Eight thousand pounds of good tobacco to me in hand paid by ANNE GREENE, Widdow, by these preents do for myselfe my heirs remise release and for ever quitt clayme unto ANNE GREENE in her actual! possession now being and to her heirs, all such right title clayme and demand that I now have or that I or my heirs ought to have in seven hundred acres of Land being the land where the said ANNE now lives and is part of a Patent of Land first granted to Mr. WILLIAM UNDERWOOD so that neither I the said JOHN HEFFORD nor my heirs shall ever challenge or clayme any Estate right or interest in the seven hundred acres of land; In Wittnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and affixed my seale this fifth day of May one thousand seven hundred and fourteene Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH JOHN his marke HEFARD
      DAVID BERRICK, JOHN PURSELL
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the 5th day of May 1714
      JOHN HEAFORD in open Court acknowledged this his Deed unto ANNE GREENE and it was admitted to RecordTest M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1714-1715 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 13-14
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, I ANNE GREEN of the Parish of North Farnham in the County of Richmond send Greeting in our Lord God everlasting; Know yee that I the said ANNE GREEN as well in consideration of the sum of five pounds Sterling as for the natural! love and affection I have and bear for and towards him the said JOHN GOWER and HESTER his Wife, as for divers other good causes and considerations me thereunto att this time especially moving, by these presents do give and sell unto JOHN GOWER and HESTER his Wife all that land on the West side of the Creek which THOMAS MEADE left in his Last Will and Testament unto his two Sons, THOMAS and JOHN MEADE, being part of a Pattent formerly granted unto WILLIAM UNDERWOOD of Fourteen hundred acres of land, together with all houses orchards profits and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the land so bequeathed in the sd. THOMAS MEADE (deced.) his Will with the appurtenances to them the said JOHN GOWER and HESTER his Wife from the date hereof during the term of their natural! lives and the life of the longest liver of them and after their decease or the decease of the longest liver of them shall be vested in my Grandson, FRANCIS GOWER. Son of the sd. JOHN GOWER and HESTER his Wife and his heirs; In Witness whereof I the sd. ANNE GREEN have hereunto sett my hand and seal this eleventh day of October Seventeen hundred and fourteen
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of
      DAVID BERRICK, ANN her mark A GREEN
      SAMLL. POUND. STA. GOWER
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the first day of December 1714
      ANNE GREEN in open Court acknowledged this her Deed unto JOHN GOWER and HESTER his Wife, which is admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1714-1715 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 14-15
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of Decembr: one thousand seven hundred and Fourteen and in the first yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord King George Between ANNE GREEN of the Pish: of Farnham and County of Richmond of the one p:tie and STANDLEY GOAR and WINNIFRED his Wife of the said Pish: & County of the other p:tie; Wittnesseth yt: ye said ANNE GREEN in consideration of the naturall love and affection I have and bare unto my Son in Law, ye said STANDLEY GOAR and my Daughter, WINNIFRED his Wife, and for divers other causes and considerations me thereunto especially moving by these p:sents do give confirme and make over unto STANDLEY GOAR and WINNIFRED his Wife during their naturall lives and to ye longest liver of them and after their deaths to the heirs of the said STANDLEY GOAR begotten of the said WINNIFRED and for want of such heirs to the right heir of the sd. WINNIFRED and their heirs for ever: all that piece of land lying in the Pish: and County aforesd. containing One hundred acres being the devident of Land I now live on and is to be laid out contiguous to the head line of the said Devident and to include ye Plantation wth. the appurtenances where EDWARD GILL lately lived, together with all houses orchards profits and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the one hundred acres of land with all appurtenances unto STANDLEY GOAR and WINNIFRED his Wife during their natural! lives and after their decease as aforesd: In Witness whereof I the sd. ANN GREEN have hereunto sett my hand and affixed my seal the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of ANN her mark A GREEN

      JOHN GOWER,
      WILLIAM BROCKENBROUGH,
      RICHARD BRAMHAM
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the first day of December 1714
      ANN GREEN in open Court acknowledged this her Deed unto STANLEY GOWER & WINNIFRED hgis Wife which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1715-1718 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 113-114
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixteen and in the second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of Great Brittan France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c,. Between WILLIAM GARLAND of the Parish of COPLEY in County of WESTMORELAND and Coloney of Virginia, Carpenter, of one part and DAVID WILLIAMS of said Parish and County, Taylor, of other part; Wttnesseth that WM: GARLAND for the sum of Five shillings to him in hand paid by DAVID WILLIAMS And for and in consideration of One hundred acres of Land made into a good Plantation with two or three good houses thereupon lying in County of WESTMORELAND and FORREST NOMINI and bounded, Begining at a marked Chesnutt standing in a line of trees being first mentioned in a Bill of Salle from JAMES ORCHARD to HUGH MONEY and from sd, HUGH MONEY to sd: DAVID WILLIAMS as the courses doth further make appear by Deeds from HUGH MONEY recorded in WESTMORELAND Court both of Lease and Release which sd: Land sd: DAVID WILLIAMS conveys and assures unto WILLIAM GARLAND his heirs; by these presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto DAVID WILLIAMS his heirs all that parcell of land containing Three hundred acres of land lying in Parish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond and is part of a Patt: for Four hundred acres of land granted to WM: DENBY as by Patt: dated the third day of December 1663; and by WM: DENBY sold and assigned to HENRY AUSTIN, late of this Parish and County (deced.) and is since by several! mean descents become the proper Estate and Inheritance of WM: GARLAND made sure to him by Mr. AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH as by a Deed or Deeds of Lease and Release one dated the 4th day of October and the other the fifth day 1714; and recorded the 6th of the same month in County of Richmond which deeds of Lease and release are delivered to him sd. DAVID WILLIAMS by sd: WILLIAM GARLAND for his further and more firm assurance his heirs etc. &c also being Woodland Ground and bounded, Begining at a white Oak standing by a Swain side and extending thence South fifty six degrees East one hundred and fifty five perches to three shrubby Oaks, the corner of the Land of MRS
      ANNE BRAMHAM. formerly PREEN [sic Green], thence along her line South East & by South to the land of NATHANIEL THRIFT also of sd: Patt: and alonge the sd: THRIFTs line across the sd. Patt. to the outside line thereof, thence alonge the sd: line North Wt: by North two hundred perches, thence South West by West 221 pearches to the first station, together with all houses orchards profits and appurtenances belonging to DAVID WILLIAMS his heirs & WM: GARLAND his heires &c. will warrant and for ever Defend the sd: land to DAVID WILLIAMS his heires &c. against any person and from all incumbrances whatsoever: And further WM. GARLAND or his heires shall within four months personaly appear before the Court of Richmd: & there in open Court acknowledge this Deed of Saile unto DAVID WMS: his heires &c. and also that HEANEREATA the Wife of sd: WM. GARLAND shall att the same time relinquish her right of Dower and Thirds of the above mentd land unto DAVID WMS: his heires &c; In Wittness whereof the partie to these p:sents hath sett his hand & seal the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presents of us
      RICHARD BRAMHAM SR: WILLIAM his marke GARLAND
      EDWIN his marke NORDEN
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of April 1716
      WILLIAM GARLAND and HENRIETTA his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto DAVID WILLIAMS, and it was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 159
      Richmond County Court 4th of February 1719/20
      - RUST v BRANHAM
      Judgment is granted BENJAMIN RUST who marryed ELLINOR GREEN, Daughter of RICHARD GREEN, late of this County, deced., against JOHN BRANHAM and ANN his Wife, late ANN GREEN, Admrx. of the Estate of the deced., for ELLINOR GREEN's part of her Father's Estate as appears by an Inventory upon Record, which is ordered to be paid with costs als exo
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 547-548
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of November in the Seventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain, France and Ireland, Defendr: of the faith &c., Annoq: Domini 1720, Between JOHN BRAMHAM of Parish of Northfarnham in County of Richmond, Planter and ANNE his Wife of the one part and BENJAMIN RUST of the same Parish and County, Planter, and ELEANOR his Wife of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife in consideration of the natural love and affection which they have and bear unto the sd. BENJAMIN RUST and ELEANOR his Wife, the Daughter of the sd. ANNE BRAMHAM, as well as making a provision and settlement for them and their issue and for diverse and other causes and valuable considerations them thereunto moving, by these presents do grant. release and confirm unto BENJAMIN RUST and ELEANOR his Wife, Two hundred acres of land, part of the tract whereon JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife now live which belongs to and is the Right and Inheritance of the sd. ANNE BRAMHAM which two hundred acres of land is to be laid off in such part of aforesd. Tract as JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife shall think fitt; Together with all house orchards and Appurtenances to Sd. land belonging; To have and to hold the two hundred acres of land with appurtenances unto BENJAMIN RUST and ELEANOR his Wife during the term of their natural! lives and the life of the longest liver of them and from and after their decease to the heirs of the body of the sd. ELEANOR by the sd. BENJAMIN RUST begotten or to be begotten and in default of such issue to the sole and proper disposall of the sd. ANNE BRAMHAM; In Witness whereof the partyes first above named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      SAMLL, GODWIN, JOHN BRAMHAM
      THOMAS signe THORNTON ANNE signe BRAMHAM
      AU a Court held for Richmond County the Seventh day of December 1720
      JOHN BRAMHAM and ANN his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto BENJAMIN RUST and ELEANOR his Wife, the said ANN being first privately examined, which was admitted to Record
      Test M, BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      (The Memorandum of Livery and Seizen is witnessed by SAMLL. GODWIN and THOMAS THORNTON and recorded the same Court.)
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      1720-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 10-11
      THIS INDENTURE made this first day of November in the Seventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God, King of Great Brittain, France & Ireland, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Domini 1720 Between JOHN BRAMHAM of Parish of North Farnham in County of Richmond, Planter, and ANNE his Wife of one part and JOHN DOZER of same Parish & County of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife in consideration of sume of Twenty six pounds Sterling money of England to them in hand paid by JOHN DOZER, by these presents doe bargaine and sell unto JOHN DOZER his heirs all that tract of land scituate in Parish of North Farnham containing by estimation One hundred acres be the same more or less, which land is now in the tenure or occupation of SAMUEL POUND and the right and inheritance to which land now belongs to and is vested in ANNE BRAMHAM, Together with all houses orchards, priviledges and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the parcell of land hereby granted unto JOHN DOZER his heirs and JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife and there heirs the land and premises agaisnt every person shall warrant and for ever defend; In Witness whereof the parties hereunto have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      BENJAMIN RUST, JOHN BRAMHAM
      SAMLL; GODWIN ANNE signs BRAMHAM
      At a Court held for Richmond County the first day of March 1720
      JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE BRAMHAM came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto JOHN DOZIER (the said ANNE BRAMHAM being first privately examined), which was admitted to Record
      Test M, BECKWITH Cl Cur
      (The Deed is followed by a Memorandum of Livery & Seizen dated 1st November 1720 and signed by same witnesses and recorded at the same Court )
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      1720-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 55-56
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of August in the Eight year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord Geroge by the grace of God, King of Great Brittain France & Ireland, Defender of the faith, &c. Annoque Domini 1721 Between JOHN BRAMHAM of Parish of North Farnham in County of Richmond, Planter, and ANNE his Wife of one part and SAMUELL GODWIN of same Parish and County of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife in consideration of the sume of Three hundred pounds Sterling money of Great Brittaine to them in hand paid by SAMUELL GODWIN, by these presents doe bargaine and sell unto SAMUELL GODWIN his heirs all that tract of land lying in Parish of North Farnham now in the possession of JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife and whereon they now live, containing by estimation Two hundred acres be the same more or less. it being the remaining part of a tract of land containing Seven hundred acres of land more or less formerly sold and conveyed by WILLIAM UNDERWOOD unto THOMAS MEADS, Grandfather of sd, ANNE BRAMHAM and which descended unto her as heir at Law to her Mother, MARY HOBBS. Daughter of said THO: MEAD : and alsue the Negroes hereafter named (vizt) Samson, Will, James, Planter, Jack, Peter, Arabella, Sarah, Crece, Jenny, Diana, Judy and Patty with all their futer increase; Together with all houses orchards comodities and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land and all the before named Negroes together with all their future increase unto SAMUEL GODWIN his heirs and JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife for themselves their heirs doth covenant with SAMUELL GODWIN his heirs that he shall at all times hereafter quietly hold and possess the tract of land and Negroes with their future increase without the disturbance of them the said JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife or either of their heirs; In Witness whereof JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      BENIAMIN RUST JOHN BRAMHAM
      THOMAS his mark THORNTON ANNE her mark BRAMHAM
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of August 1721
      JOHN BRAMHAM and ANNE his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed to SAMUELL GODWIN (the said ANNE being first privately examined) which was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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