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

John King

Male 1657 - Aft 1692  (> 36 years)


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  • Name John King 
    Born 1657  Sittingbourne Parish,South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1692  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I58718  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Richard King,   b. 1634,   d. Aft 1706, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane MNU King,   b. Bef 1640,   d. Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1656  Sittingbourne Parish, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      MILLS, JOHN, 5 March, 1682/3; 26 June, 1683.
      Very sick and weak of body but perfect of sence.
      To sonn Robert Mills one hundred and fourty acres of land bounding upon a deep Swamp Joyning upon Anthony North excepting the mount valay and ye North side of the Valley which I doe reserve for my two younger Sonns for timber.
      To Sonn John Mills one hundred and fourty Acres of Land bounding upon his Brother Robert. The remaining of the said Divident to Land to be equally divided betwixt the two younger Brothers Henry and James Mills and if either of them die without issue ye Survivor of either of them to have all the Land to himselfe.
      To my two daughters Martha and Jane one heifer apiece and if either of the said heifers should dy without Increase they are to be made good out of the stock.
      To my son James Mills one yearling Cow Calf of the breed of the Cow called Cherry.
      To my son Henry Mills one cow his Choice out of the Stock.
      To the two younger Brothers one Mare and her Increase betwixt them both also to them one ffeather bed betwixt them but they are not to take it out of the house as long as the aforesaid James Mills doth Stay with his Mother.
      To my son John Mills one long gun.
      Wife Executrix.
      Wit. JOHN KINGE, aged 26 years or thereabouts,
      JOHN ROBERTS, aged 35 years or thereabouts,
      WILL MACKENNY, aged 60 years or thereabouts.
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 163 - 164
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these prsents that I ANN LACEY of the County of Rappa. doe freely give unto JOHN (Sw---) the Son of THO: ( Sw---) of the aforesaid County one black cow Calfe & I give to JOHN KING the Son of RICH: KING living in PISCATAWAY CREEKE one cow calfe wth Spott on the Flanke Eare the said Calves with all their Increase to them & their heires for Ever, Witness my hand this 5th day of July 1670.
      Test THO WENNUM ANN LACEY
      JNO, CHEYNEY
      Recognitr, 6 July 1670
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 221. Will of Adam King who lieth verry sick and weake of body, dated 13 Dec. 1674.
      To Henry Pickerill my land, plantation and houses wher I now live and in case Pickerrill have no lawful heire it shall redowrie the heires of Jno: King or Mary his wife.
      To Hen: Pickerrill my bed, chest and all therein conteined.
      My cropp tobacco shall be disposed towards the payment of my debts and what shall be wanting for the accomplishment therof I desire Henry Pickrell shall sattisfy, whome I leave executor.
      To Henry Pickerell all my hoggs under my propper marke.
      Adam King
      Wit: Rich: Cox, Rich: Flint, Wm. Hall.
      25 Feb. [1674/5]. Rich: Cox, Rich: Flint and Wm. Hall made oath.

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      1692-1693 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 17)
      At a Court held for Essex County 11th of July 1692
      - Ordered that JOHN RICHARDS who was summoned an Evidence on behalfe of WILLIAM COVINGTON against RICHARD KING and MARY his Wife be paid by ye said COVINGTON for one dayes attendance according to Law with costs
      - The difference between JOHN KING and MARY his Wife, Plantiffs, and WILLIAM COVINGTON, Defendt. is dismist

      === Contributed by Donna Cooper

      VIRGINIA COUNTY COURT RECORDS
      RECORD ABSTRACTS OF ESSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA 1692-1693
      Essex County Order Book May 1692 to April 1693 (Our pp. 1-49)
      Essex County Deed & Will Book July 1692 to March 1693 (Our pp. 50-108)
      EDITED & PUBLISHED BY RUTH & SAM SPARACIO
      THE ANTIENT PRESS

      -WM LEAKE brought his accon to this Court aainst RICHARD GREGORY and declares that he did in Febry: last receive a hhd: of tobo: of JNO. KING at ye Dfts. Plantacon in this County conteyning Five hundred neat and did sett his proper marke upon it and went with a man to Rowl it away, and ye Deft. contrary to Law or right did by force of armes take ye said hhd: of tobo: from the Plt: and rowled it into his House and locked his door and have since sold it to ye Plts. damage One thousand pounds of tobo: and cask: wherefore ye Plt. has brought his accon against ye Deft., and prayes order against him for Five hundred pounds of tobo: and cask with all costs and damages; to which the Deft. appeared and pleaded no guilty, And a Jury being Impannelled and sworn to try the truth of ye premisses who Vizt. THOMAS GAINES, HENRY MOSS, JNO. LANDRUM, HENRY PIGGET, RICHARD CARTER, HENRY BOOTH, DAVID WILSON, WM. JOHNSON, JNO: SOUTHERN, ANDREW HARRISON

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