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

Henry Fox

Male 1674 - Aft 1730  (> 57 years)


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  • Name Henry Fox 
    Birth 1674  Huntington, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1730  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45404  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Henry Fox,   b. Abt 1654, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 17 Nov 1714, Huntington, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne West,   b. Abt 1656, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1708, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1673  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Claiborne,   b. 1674, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1705, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years) 
    Family ID F27389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1730-1731 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [Antient Press]; Page 84
      -This Indenture made the fourteenth day of July in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty Between HENRY FOX of King William County of the one part and SAMUEL HENDERSON of HANOVER County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said HENRY FOX for and in consideration of the sum of sixteen pounds Sterling money of England to him already paid hath bargained sold aliened made over and confirmed and by these presents doth bargain sell alien make over and confirm unto the said SAMUEL HENDERSON on his heirs or assigns one certain parcel or tract of land containing one thousand acres situate laying and being in Spotsylvania County and bounded as followeth Beginning at a red oak a corner to JOSEPH WOOLFOLK on the northwest side Bever Dam Run thence north fourty degrees east seven hundred and twenty poles to a corner pine of JOHN STEVEN's on a hill side thence south eighty degrees west six hundred and seventy poles to two pines in the head a Valey thence south twenty two degrees east four hundred poles to a white oak and pine thence south fourty five degrees west twenty four poles to two oaks and two maples by the east side of a large Run thence down that Run to the place where it first began to have hold and peaceably to enjoy the said one thousand acres of land from the claim right or title of him the said HENRY FOX his heirs Exrs. or any person or persons whatsoever to the only proper use and behoof of him the said SAMUEL HENDERSON his heirs or assigns for ever he the said SAMUEL HENDERSON for himself his heirs Exrs. doth promise covenant and agree that he will from time to time and at all times forever hereafter the Right of the said Land and premises will warrant and defend to the said HENDERSON the seating and serving the same in due time as aforesaid. In Witness whereof the said FOX hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of
      WILLIAM JONES, JOHN MALORY, NIGHTINGALL DALBY HENRY FOX [seal] Memorandum that full and peaceably possession and seizin was this day given and delivered of the Land and premises within mentioned from the within HENRY FOX to the said HENDERSON in presents of us whose names are subscribed in Witness whereof the said FOX hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year within
      mentioned.
      WILLIAM JONES, JOHN MALORY, NIGHTINGALL DALBY HENRY FOX [seal]
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday October the sixth Anno Dom.
      1730.
      HENRY FOX Deed with the Livery and Seizen for land unto SAMUEL HENDERSON was proved per the oaths of WILLIAM JONES, JOHN MALORY and NIGHTINGALL DALBY and at the said HENDERSON's motion the same was admitted to record.
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Curt.
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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 40
      HENRY FOX, of King Wm. Co. 1000 acs. (N. L.), Spotsyl. Co., in St. George's Par; on N. side the Northanna (Riv.) ; adj. Joshua Woolfolk, on NE side of Beaverdam Run; & John Stevens' line; 28 Sept. 1728, Page 379.

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