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

Samuel Wharton

Male 1710 - 1738  (28 years)


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  • Name Samuel Wharton 
    Born 1710  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1738  Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I41587  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Samuel Wharton,   b. 19 Nov 1684, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1733, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Griffin,   b. 1686,   d. Aft 1750, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1704  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Johnson,   b. Bef 1706, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1737  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F25844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      WHARTON, SAMUEL, St. George's Parish, d. Oct. 22, 1738, p. Nov. --, 1738. Wit. Robert Stuart, Joseph Neavill, Thomas Nicholls. Ex. brother,William Wharton. Leg. sister, Martha Wharton; son-in-law James Williams; brother William Wharton; brother Charles Wharton; brothers Zacheus and Joseph Wharton; sister Ann; mother Anne Turlong. (Page 294)
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      Samuel Wharton will, 1732/1733, King George County, Virginia

      In the Name of God Amen, I Samuel Wharton of the Parish of Hanover
      & County of King George being in good health at this time thanks to
      be to Almighty God for the same & knowing the uncertainty of Life
      I do make & ordain this my last will & Testament in manner & form
      as followeth

      Imp I recommend my Soul to Almighty God that gave it & my body to
      the earth from whence it came to be decently buryed at the discretion
      of by Executors hereafter named as for my worldly goods that God hath
      bestowed upon and I give & bequeath it as followeth.

      Item I give & bequeath to my oldest Son John Wharton one hundred acres
      of Land beginning upon the Crooked Road upon the line of Thos. Surnor
      & along the said line to the Ferry road & up the said road to a Hikory
      Tree standing in a point of sunkon ground by the road side & thence
      a Strait Course to the Creek & so down the said Creek to the first
      mentioned station to him & to his heirs for ever I give to John Wharton
      my Coat and one Shilling Sterling to be paid at demand after my decease
      & no more of my Estate.

      Item I give & bequeath to my Son Samuel Wharton one hundred acres
      of Land beginning upon a red Oak Corner Tree to W. S. Turnor standing
      by the fferry road and thence running west to Mr. Turnors further
      corner that he bought of and thence the Course of the Pattent up to
      the main run side thence down the run to the spring belonging to plantation
      of Richard Tankersley thence a strait Course to the first mentioned
      station to him & his heirs forever I give to my Son Samuel a Negro
      wench named Judy & all her increase to him & his heirs for ever a
      pistole & holster & sword & one feather bed & furniture

      Item I give & bequeath to my Son William Wharton the plantation that
      Andrew Beard live on & all the Land on the North side of the run joyning
      to Andrew Beards plantation to him & his heirs forever & and Stallion
      named Fortune & the rest of my wearing Cloths to be divided between
      William & Charles Wharton & to Charles Wharton one Mare Colt to William
      one gun & Saddle

      Item I give to my son Charles Wharton all the Land between my spring
      branch & John Wharton's bounds to him & his heirs for ever.

      Item I give & bequeath to my son Joseph Wharton and Zacharias Wharton
      all the rest of my Land to be divided equally between them after the
      decease of their mother to them & their heirs for ever.

      I give to my Daughter Martha one ring & as for the rest of my Estate
      both real and personal I leave it to my loving wife Anne Wharton &
      to the rest of the Children Martha Wharton & Anne Wharton & Elizabeth
      Wharton & Joseph Wharton and Zacharias Wharton equally to be divided
      after their mother has got her third when the Children are come to
      age and I do appoint my well beloved wife Anne Wharton & Thomas Surnor
      and my loving Son John Wharton & Samuel Wharton whole Excor to this
      my last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my
      hand & Seal this 30th day of November 1732.

      Samuel Wharton

      Signed Sealed & Delivered to
      my last Will & Testament
      in Presence of us
      Richard Tankersley
      Edward Marshall
      Richard Tankersley [sic]

      At a Court held for King George County
      the 6th day of April 1733

      The last Will & Testament of Samuel Wharton was presented into Court
      by Anne Wharton his [illegible] Executrix who made Oath thereto &
      the same was proved by the Oath of Richard Tankersley Edward Marshall
      & Richard Tankersley & admitted to record.

      Cop. a Test. T. Turner ClCir:
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      1729-1735 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1-A; [Antient Press]; Page 248-250
      Indenture 5th/6th Aprill 1733 between SAMUEL WHARTON Parish of Hanover County of King George and THOMAS TURNER of same .. by deeds of lease and release .. for 550 pounds Tobacco sold land on South side main road nine acres bound on North by County Main road .. on East by CHARLES WHARTON on the south & on West THOMAS TURNER being part of 100 acres given to SAMUEL WHARTON by SAMUEL WHARTON deced father to said SAMUEL as by his last will and testament dated 30th November 1732
      Presence Wm. Thornton, John Champe Samuel Wharton
      6th April 1733 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded.
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      1729-1735 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1-A; [Antient Press]; Page 269-270
      To all Christian People ., I WILLIAM MARSHALL SENR. of Parish of Hanover King George County for divers reasons but more especially for care that my beloved Son WILLIAM MARSHALL JUNR. is to take care of me & my wife ANN during our natural lives &also for his paying all my just debts .. I do.. make over unto my sd Son 180 acres it being the plantation whereon I now live .. which said Plantation together with all the rest of my estate both real &personal I do give to my Son WILLIAM forever •. 5th July 1733.
      Presence Sam'l. Wharton. Wm. Marshall Senr.
      James x Boddington. Wm. Wharton Ann Marshall
      Martha x Slaughter
      3rd August 1733 .. Deed of Gift recorded
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 322-324
      Indenture 5th March 1734/5 between SAMUEL WHARTON Parish of Hanover King George County and JOHN WRENN of same .. by deeds of lease & release .. for Fifty pounds Sterling sold 80 acres .. it being land & plantation JOHN JONES now dwells .. bounded Mr. THOMAS TURNER; Gingoteague Run; HENRY LONGS Spring House; main county road ..
      Presence Benja. Adie,
      James Strother, H: Turner Saml: Wharton
      7th March 1734 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded.

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