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

Edward Adcock

Male Bef 1649 - 1716  (> 67 years)


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  • Name Edward Adcock 
    Born Bef 1649 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 1716  Middlesex County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68291  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Family ID F35734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Smith,   b. Bef 1652, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married Bef 1669  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Adcock,   b. 1671, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1739, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Phoebe Adcock,   b. Bef 1681, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1741, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)  [natural]
     3. John Adcock,   b. Bef 1686, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1719, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)  [natural]
     4. Burroughs Adcock,   b. Bef 1686, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F13027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.adcockconsulting.com/family/early_Adcock_History.htm
      very well researched
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 3, 1959 [John Frederick Dorman]
      1713-1734 Middlesex County, Virginia Will Book, [Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 50.
      Edw. Adcock. Inventory. Total valuation £0.12.2 and 165 pounds of tobacco.
      7 Aug. 1716. Ordered recorded.
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      1714-1716 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 5, [Antient Press]; Page 275
      Middlesex County Court 6th of March 1715/16
      - ADCOCK's Estate to be sold
      The Order for the sale of EDWARD ADCOCK's Estate not being complyed with is continued and ordered that ye Sheriff summon GEORGE CARTER and ELIZABETH his Wife to appear at ye next Court to declare upon Oath what Estate EDWARD ADCOCK left in their or has since EDWARD ADCOCK's death come to their hands
      ===
      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 72a-73 (D&W 1, pp. 380-01]. Will of John Wilson, being sick and weake in body, dated 6 April 1671.
      This plantation I now live upon being upon the head of Nominie branches unto Henry Dunkin and Ann Hull, being 750 acres Henry Dunkin having the plantation and his part joyning to itt.
      To Penelope Heyden and Mary Heyden two cowes a peece.
      Unto Henry Owens two coves.
      Unto Peter Dunkin my whole execution over all my estate.
      Unto George Patten all may wearing cloathes.
      Unto Edward Adcock one young gray horse about two years old with a starr in his forehead and a black list downe his back.
      Unto John Middleton one bay mare.
      Unto Francis Heydon's wife my feather bedd that I lye now sick upon.
      John (X) Wilson
      Wit: Thomas (X) Moore, James Hawley.
      31 May 1671. Proved by Tho: Moore and James Hawley.

      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 82-83
      KNOW ALL MEN that I RICHARD LOES and EME my Wife of the Parish of Farnham in the County of Rappa, for divers good causes have granted and confirmed unto EDWARD ADCOCK of the Parish and County aforesaid all our right and interest of two hundred acres of land in the County and Parish aforesaid from us our heirs and administratorz unto the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs and assignes forever wch land was formerly granted to CYPRIAN BISHOP To have and to hold the aforesaid Two hundred acres of land with all proffitts and priviledges thereunto belonging with all cleare grounds fences orchards and houses in as large and effectuall manner as it was granted to CYPRIAN BISHOP deceased by Pattent bearing date the 18th of March 1662 and further wee the said RICHARD LOES and EME LOES doe obliege ourselves our heirs that the sd EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs and assignes shall quietly occupy and enjoy all and every part and parcell of the said land forever and to warrant the said sale against any person or persons that shall lay just claime to any part or parcell thereof to the wch wee bind ourselves our heirs and administrators firmly by these presents and to acknowledge the next Court or at any time when requested. In Testimony of the truth wee have hereunto set our hands and seals the 28th day of januarie 1672
      in presence of WILL: BLEAR, RICHD, LOES
      HENRY AUBREY EM LOES
      Recognit in Cu: Com Rappa 5 die March 1672
      The Consideration of this Recognizance is 6000 lbs of tobacco and one Breeding Mare which is acknowledged in Open Court by EDWARD ADCOCK to be recorded
      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 95-96
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT MUSEELL of the County of Rappa. have for a valuable consideration already received sold from me my heirs and assignes unto EDWARD ADCOCK of the same County his heirs and assignes one black Cow with some white about her belly and leggs and cropp on both eares with a hole in the right eare and a Star in her forehead known by the name of Young Star warranting the said Cow and hir increase to the abovesaid EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs and assignes forever and from all trouble that shall or may any claime or interest thereunto and a good and just right hereof unto the abovesaid EDWARD ADDUCE as Witness my hand and Seale at my now dwelling house this 14th day of December 1672
      in presence of ELIZABETH ADCOCK. ROBT. MUSSELL
      RALPH GEYDON
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa quinto die March 1672/3
      I underwritten doe hereby freely give unto PHOEBE HARDING and her heirs forever all my right and title of this mentioned Bill of Sale as witness my hand this 5th day of March 1672/3
      Test THOMAS HARWAR, EDWARD ADCOCK
      WILL. TALBUTT
      Recordat in Cur Com Rappa 5 March 1672/3
      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 97-99
      KNOW ALL. MEN that wee JOHN and GEORGE KILLMAN of the County of Rappa for divers good causes hereunto moveing have from us our heirs given made over and confirmed unto Mr. RICHARD BRAY of the County of Rappa. Gent all our Right and interest of Two hundred acres of land being in the County aforesaid on the South side of RAPPA RIVER lying upon the branch of PISCATAWAY CREEK known and called by the name of KILMAN DANMIA and bounding upon the said Land hereafter named Vizi., beginning at a Corner Hickory standing by DOCTOR GIBSONs Plantation runing by marked trees thence South West to a corner tree by DEEP BRANCH thence South East to the Corner tree of Mr. JOHN DYKE over GREENS BRANCH thence paralell to the first line to the land of Capt PICHEE by the Land of the aforesaid DIVE over certain small branches and over GREEN BRANCH to a small Oake and stake in the valley thence by the land of Capt PICHES W. thence No. to a leaning Oake on the head of a branch on JOHN BIBBIEs Line thence SW to a corner Oak by DR. GIBSONs fence and by LANGS PATH thence No.W. to the place it began To have and to hold the aforesaid Two hundred acres of land according to the bound before expressed to him the said Mr. RICHARD BRAY his heirs and assigner forever withal] proffitts and priviledges with all woods wais and waters in as effectual manner as it is granted by the Right Honble the governor and his Council of State engaging ourselves and our heirs that the sd Mr. RICHARD BRAY his heirs and assigns shall quietly hold and occupy every part of the aforesaid land without the disturbance of any persons that shall lay any just claime thereunto and to acknowledge the same have hereunto set our hands and seals this 26th day of October 1672
      in presence of JOHN GODFREY, GEORGE KILMAN
      HENRY P ( ) JOHN KILMAN
      Recognit 7 die May 1673
      IN CONSIDERATION of Three thousand pounds of Tobacco and Cask received of Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK I doe by these presents oblige my heirs and administrators to acknowledge and firmly make over to the said ADCOCK all my right and interest of the two hundred acres of land in this Bill of Sale expressed to him the said ADCOCK his heirs and assigns forever In Testimony of the same have hereunto put my hand and seal this Eight day of November 1672
      in presence of GEORGE JONES, RICHARD BRAY
      JAMES YATES
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 7 die May 1673
      IN CONSIDERATION of Three thousand five hundred pounds of Tobacco received of WILLIAM EALES of the County of Rappa. I doe by these presents oblige myself my heirs to acknowledge and firmly make over to the said EALES all my right and interest of the two hundred acres of land in Bill of Sale expressed to him the said EALES his heirs and assigns forever. In Testimony of the same have hereunto put my hand & seal this third day of February 1672
      in presence of us PETER HOPGOOD, EDWARD ADCOCK
      THOMAS REEME
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 7 die May 1673
      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 153
      Januarie Court 1673/4, KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we EDWARD ADCOCK and ELIZABETH ADCOCK of the County of Rappa. in Virginia doe for diverse good causes more especially for Two Negroes already in hand received and one other Negro man between the age of twenty and thirty years to be delivered to the said EDWARD ADCOCK aforesd in Rappa County aforesd betweene this and the tenth day of November next ensuing the date hereof from us our heirs and assigns sell unto Capt. RICHARD NEWSOMS of the ISLAND of BARBADOES Gent, his heirs and assigns forever all the within mentioned tract of land lately bought of Mr. RICHARD LOES and EME his Wife being in the County of Rappa. conteining Two hundred acres of land withall houses edifices orchards & fences thereunto belonging wth all woods timber under- woods hawking fishing fowling and hunting withall mines & mineralls thereup to have and hold the said land with all things thereunto appurtaining to him the said RICHARD NUSAM his heirs and assigns for ever and we the said EDWARD ADCOCK. and ELIZA. ADCOCK doe hereby oblige ourselves that the sd RICHARD NEWSUM his heirs and assignes shall peaceably occupy all that above mentioned premises and do warrant the same from every person that shall lay any claime to any part under us he the sd RICHARD NUSUM paying all such rents and services as shall be justly due to his Sacred Majestie or heirs for the same and further he the sd RICHARD NEWSUM doth hereby engage himself that if the said Negro man above mentioned be not delivered within the time limited as abovesd then to deliver unto the sd ADCOCK his heirs or assigns five thousand pounds of good sound merchantable aronoco tobacco and cask convenient in Rappa County at or before the tenth day of November above mentioned and further the said EDWARD ADCOCK and ELIZABETH ADCOCK doe hereby engage themselves or their knowne lawfull attorney to acknowledge the above premises unto RICHARD NUSUM or to his certain attorney for his use at the Court to be held for Rappa County upon Demand. In Witness we have sett our hands & affixed our seals the sixth day of December 1673
      in presence of us EDMUND CRASE, EDWARD ADCOCK
      PETER DUNSTON ELIZABETH ADCOCK
      Recognitt in Cu Com 6 die Januarie 1673/4
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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 154-155
      KNOW ALL MEN that I RICHARD NUSUM of the ISLAND of BARBADOES doe hereby ordaine my friend EDMUND CRASKof Rappa County to take an acknowledgement of a certain tract of land wch I bought of Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK and ELIZABETH his Wife to me and my heirs forever according to a Deed dated wth these presents and to noe otherwise whatsoever giving him full power about the premises as if I myselfe were personally present and what my said Attorney shall lawfully do in the same to be firme and valid as Witness my hand and seale this sixth day of December 1673
      Test PELEG DUNSTON RICHARD NUSUM
      JOHN HAINES
      Recordatr EDMD CRASK Cl Cur
      ===
      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 155-156
      ARTICLES of AGREEMENT made and agreed upon between Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK of one party and Capt. RICHARD NUSUM of the other party about the keeping and delivering up of a certain tract of land lately bought of Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK by the said Capt RICHARD NUSUM of the other party about the keeping land delivering up of a certain tract of land lately bought of Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK by the said Capt. RICHARD NUSUM as followeth Imp: It is agreed upon by and between the said parties and the said RICHARD NUSUM doth for his part promise and agree with the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs and assigns that the said EDWARD ADCOCK shall quietly occupy and enjoy that plantation he now lives upon and now sold to Capt RICHARD NUSUM from and after the date hereof untill the tenth day of October next ensuing, and if the said ADCOCK have not finished his Crop of Tobacco and Corne by the tenth day of November as aforesaid then to have the use of the tobacco houses untill such time as his crop be finished, and also to take all such wood fire and fencing and what necessary timber he shall have occasion to for his owne casks or for repairing or building any houses upon the Plantation during the time of his abode there withal] the use of the houses and orchards &c to remove his cropp of the Plantation wth out the lett hindrance or molestation of the said NUSUM or any other person from or under him and further the said EDWARD ADCOCK doth for himselfe his heirs & Administrs. promise and agree with the said RICHARD NUSUM his heirs that if it shall happen that the said NEWSUM shall come into this Collony with his or their family at any time in October next ensuing that then the said ADCOCK shall surrender up the Dwelling House unto the said RICHARD NUSUM his heirs and assigns wth free liberty of bestowing all his goods he shall import into this Country and give him quiet possession thereof but if the said ADCOCK cannot conveniently provide himself a house to live in the sd NUSUM does hereby promise and engadge himselfe to let him the use of the old Dwelling House untill the finishing of his crop as aforesaid, In Witness whereof they have sett to their hands and seals this 6th day of December 1673
      in presence of us EDMUND CRASK, EDWARD ADCOCK
      PELEY DUNSTON RICHARD NUSUM
      Recordtr x4 die January 1673/4
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 298-302
      THIS INDENTURE made the four and Twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord God One thousand Six hundred and seaventy five and in the sixth and twentieth year of the Reigne of our Most Sovereign Lord CHARLES the Second of England Scotland France and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c. Between RANDOLPH and ELIZABETH CURTIS of the County of Rappa in Virginia of the one partie and EDWARD ADCOCKE of the same County & Collony of the other party Witnesseth that the said RANDOLPH and ELIZABETH CURTIS for the sum of Twenty pounds & a Crown Sterling money of England & fourteene hundred pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco and Casque to them in hand paide or secured to be paid before the Ensealing of these presents by the said EDWARD ADCOCKE Whereof the said RANDOLPH and ELIZABETH CURTIS doth fully discharge and by the presents have sold unto the said EDWARD ADCOCKE his heirs and assigns all that parcell of land being on the back of Mr. HENRY SMITHs land containing Three hundred and fifty acres of land lyeing on the South side of RAPPA RIVER and bounding on the said Mr. HENRY SMITHs land beginning at a marked Corner marked Red Oak standing by a Swamp side now called BEAVER DAM SWAMP & running NNW along the land of the said SMITH to a marked white Oak by a slash under the Hills thence West to the land of Mr. THOMAS BOWLER formerly called GOODRICH his land thence SSE to a leaning tree thence ENE to three white Oaks by BEAVER DAM SWAMP and a FOOT PATH and finally down the said BEAVER DAM SWAMP RUN where it began the said land being formerly granted unto Mr. WILLIAM HODGKINS & purchased by me the said RANDOLPH CURTIS of the same HODGKINS the above- said land together with all and singular the woods underwoods timber and timber trees standing & being withal! the houses Edifices & buildings upon the said Three hundred and fifty acres of land to have and to hold the said parcell of land & every part and par- cell thereof wth all profitts and advantages to the same belonging unto the said EDWARD ADCOCKE his heirs or assigns and the said RANDOLPH & ELIZABETH CURTIS for themselves their heirs doe grant with the said EDWARD ADCOCKE his heirs & assigns at the time of the ensealing hereof to save keep harmless & secure the said EDWARD ADCOCKE his heirs & assigns from all molestation whatsoever that may arise as touching the premises further assuring unto the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs & assigns at all times when required to give further assurance more authentique & according to Law to him & also that we the said RANDOLPH & ELIZABETH CURTIS have full power and lawfull authority to sell the before said bargained premises and the said RANDOLPH and ELIZABETH CURTIS doth for themselves their heirs grant with the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs and assigns that he may lawfully from henceforth quietly hold and enjoy the bargained premises against them and all manner of persons clayming under them & when the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs or assigns shall see cause to have better and other assurance we the said RANDOLPH & ELIZABETH CURTIS doth bind and oblige ourselves our heirs to confirm unto said EDWARD ADCOCK wth conveyances acknowledgements bonds or further assurances there is needfull or is required in the Law in the full speciall and compleat sum of Twelve thousand pounds of good sound bright & large tobacco and Casque to con taine the compleate sumo to be paid unto said EDWARD ADCOCK his heirs or assigns upon the breadth of this our act and deed and doe hereby bind ourselves to acknowledge this our act and deede in the next Court held for Rappa County In Witness we the said RANDOLPH and ELIZABETH CURTIS to these presents have set our hands and fixed our seals the day and year first above written
      in presence of us WILLIAM SLAUGHTER, RANDOLPH CURTIS
      JOHN DAY, HOWELL JONES ELIZABETH CURTIS
      Recognitr 3 die Aprilis
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RANDOLPH CURTIS of the County of Rappa doe make my trusty well beloved Friend Mr. HENRY SMITH of the aforesaid County my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my place to receive an acknowledgement of a certain tract of land formerly bought of Mr, WILLIAM HODGKINS three hundred and fifty acres being on the South side of RAPPA RIVER & being on the back of the said land the land according to Pattent but being not yet acknowledged to receive the said acknowledgement of WILLIAM SLAUGHTER as marrying the Relict and Executrix of the aforesaid HODGKINS deceased and again to reacknowledge the said land in my behalfe unto Mr. EDWARDE ADCOCK of the aforesaid county at our next County Court and likewise to give wt. further conveyance shall be thought good in Law & my said Attorney shall act or doe in the prmises by vertue of these presents doe at all times ratifie and confirme as fully as if myself were personally present and I doe further by these presents Revoake and disannull all former Powers or Letters of Attorney wtsoever that shall or may appear in this behalfe or concerne of the aforesaid land as Witness my hand & seale this 6th of May 1675
      in presence of JOHN DAY, RANDOLPH CURTIS
      WILLIAM SLAUGHTER
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 1 die September 1675
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH CURTIS Wife of RANDOLPH CURTIS doe make and appoint Mr. JOHN DAY my true and lawfull attorney for me & in my stead to acknowledge a certaine tract of land being on the South side of RAPPA RIVER unto Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK and wt. my said Attorney shall doe in the prmises I shall & doe hereby confirm & allow as fully as if I myself were personally present as Witness my hand and Seale April 24th 1675
      Test WILLIAM SLAUGHTER, ELIZABETH CURTIS
      HOWELL JONES
      Recognitr in Cu com Rappa 1 die Septemr 1675
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 130-131
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, I HENRY SMITH of County of Rappae: in the Collony of Virginia Gent. send greeting. Whereas I the said HENRY SMITH for certaine considerations of me received of my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCK, of the same County & Collony &Igoe out of the naturall love & affection I beare to my Sister, ELIZABETH ADCOCK, did in & about the month of January in the year 1669 make promise to my Mother, Mrs. PHEBE SMITH deced, according to her request made to the said HENRY SMITH, I doe therefore for these & severall other good considerations mee thereunto mooving accordingly confirme by this present writing a gift of land wch I the sd HENRY SMITH did give unto my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCK, at the death of my deced Mother, wch lands now & ever hath been since the said grant made property the sd ADCOCKs and for a sure confirmation of the same I doe therefore declare by these presents that I the sd HENRY SMITH having a Pattent for Sixteen hundred acres of land being on the North side of RAPPA. RIVER & in the Freshes whereon RICHARD BRAY is seated, that if the tract of land shall containe Sixteen hundred acres according to Pattent, then Foure hundred acres of the sd land my Brother in Law, EDWARD ADCOCKs & his heires forever; But whereas it is uncertaine how much the just complint is I did therefore at the death of my sd Mother grant to the sd EDWARD ADCOCK & to his heires forever the fourth part of the tract of land bee it undr. or over Sixteen hundred acres, but the sd EDWARD to have his portion of breadth on the River or to take it on any side or end back woods or the woods after eight hundred acres is laid out to the Plantation by a portionable survey equally laid out giveing & granted selling unto the sd ADCOCK the aforesd land being the fourth part of the sd Tract to him his heirs & assignes forever To have and to hold every part of the aforesd land with all profits priviledges belonging thereunto from me sd HENRY SMITH but doe for the consideration aforesd confirme the same by these prsents & if occasion be for a firmer Deed to defend the sd Land from the Clayme of sd HENRY SMITH my heires & assignes such Deed as shall be firme as to the intent to give when occasion is & doe promise to make acknowledgement In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & fixed my Seale this 30th day of June 1677
      Signed sealed & delivered in the HENRY SMITH
      presence of THO: CONNY,
      THO: HUCKHINS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 4 die July 1677
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 197-198
      the County of Rappae: Gent. doe stand and are firmeley bound and indebted unto HENRY SMITH of same alsoe Gent. in Fifteene thousand pounds of every way conditioned tobacco in Cask, to be paid to wch paymt. wee bind or:selves dated the Seavinth day of Septembr: 1678
      The Condition of this obligation is that whereas the above bound HENRY SMITH hall granted by his several! Deeds of the date of the obligation above written unto RICHARD BRAY and JAMES SCOTT, a certain Devident of land on the North side Rappae: County in the Freshes of that River conteyning together Sixteene hundred acres which is to each of them Eight hundred and said RICHARD BRAY and JAMES SCOTT & there heires wth warranty the moyetie or halfe part being the propper Estate of the above bound WM: SLAUGHTER and EDWARD ADCOCK & If therefore the said WM. SLAUGHTER and EDWARD ADCOCK & either of them their heires & assignes doe well and truely keep harmless the said HENRY SMITH his heires & lands goods & chattels from the moyetie & halfe part of the charge of all actions or damages which may happen to arise or grow for or in respect of the warranty aforesaid, or any covenant or article mentioned in the said Deeds aforerecited or either of them, Then this prsent obligation shall be void or stand
      in full force
      Sealed and delivered in
      prsence of JO: TAVERNER, WM: SLAUGHTER
      RICHARD BRAY, JAMES SCOTT EDWARD ADCOCK
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die Novembris 1678 et Recordatr xx8 die Janry 1678/9
      ===
      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 321
      TO ALL TO WHOM these prsent writings shall come I WILLIAM SLAUGHTER of ye Parish of Farnham in ye County of Rappae: Gentl, send Greeting. Know yee yt: I sd WILL SLAUGHTER for ye love & affection wch I have & beare unto HENRY ADCOCK & PHEBE ADCOCK, Son & Daughtter of EDWARD ADCOCK, of ye same County, alsoe Gentl; & unto ELIZABETH their Mother have given unto sd HENRY & PHEBE one Tilley or mare foale two yeares old or thereaboutes of a bay colter now runing at or near ye plantacon of Major HENRY SMITH in County of Rappae: and all ye Increase of ye sd Mare foale to be equally divided between sd Children when they shall attaine to their age of discreation & in case either of them shall happen to dye before his or her sd age then to ye survivor & in case neither of them shall attaine to such age then I give & limitt ye sd Mare with her Increase to ye sd ELIZABETH & to her proper use only to have & to hold sd Mare foale with her Increase God shall send from her unto ye sd HENRY ADCOCK & ye sd PHEBEE ADCOCK according to ye Limitations aforesd from henceforth forever In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & seale ye Sixth day of September 1681 Signed Sealed & delivered in ye
      prsence of SAMLL, PEACHEY; WM. SLAUGHTER
      JO: TAVERNER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die 7bris 1681
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 99-100
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that we JOHN & GEORG: KILLMAN of the County of Rappa: for divers good causes us hereunto moveing for us or: heires granted unto Mr. RICHARD BRAY of the County of Rappa: all or: right of Two hundred acres of land being in the County aforesaid on the South side Rappa: River upon the branches of PISCADAWAY CREEK known and called by the name of KILLMANS DAME and bounding upon these lands hereafter named (Vizt) Begining at a Corner Hickory standing by Doctr: GOODSON's Plantation runing by a marked tree, thence W. S. W. to a corner tree of DEEP BRANCH, thence S. E. to the corner tree of Mr. JNO. DICK over GREEN BRANCH, thence parallel with the first line to the land of Capt. PICHIS by the land of the aforesaid DICK over certaine small branches and over GREEN BRANCH to a small Oake & Stake in a valley, thence by the land of Capt. PIKIS [Pickus] N. W. to a leaning Oake at the head of a branch in JOHN BIBBYs line, thence S. W. to a corner Oake by Dr. GODSONs fence by LACYS PATH, thence No: W. to the place it began To have and to hold the sd two hundred acres of land according to the bounds before expressed unto the said Mr. RICHARD BRAY his heires with all proffitts and privilidges with all woods ways in as large maner as it is granted to us by the Right Honble. the Governr: & his Councell of State ingadging or:selves that the said RICHARD BRAY his heires shall quietly occupy and enjoy every part of the said land without the molestation of any persons that shall lay any claime thereto and to acknowledge in Court being at any time thereunto required In Testimony of the same have hereunto sett or: hands this 26th day of October 1671 Signed sealed and delivd, in prsence of us
      JOHN GODFREY, GEORGE KILLMAN his marke
      HOWELL JONES his marke JOHN KILLMAN his marke
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die May 1673
      Recordatr x9 die Teste EDMO: CRASKE Cl Cur
      In Consideration of Three thousand pounds of Tob: & Cask reced of Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK of ye County of Rappa: I doe by these presents oblidge myselfe my heirs to acknowledge and firmly make over to the said ADCOCK all my right and intrest of the Two hundred acres of land in the Bill of Sale expressed to him the said ADCOCK his heirs and assigns forever In Testimony of the same have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 8th day of 9ber 1672 and this to doe upon demand
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      GEORG. MORRIS, RICHARD BRAY
      JAM: YATE 1672
      In Consideration of Three thousand five hundred pounds of Tob: & cask reced of WM: EILES [Eales] of the County of Rappa: I doe by these prsents oblidg myselfe my heirs to acknowledg and firmly make over to the said EILES all my title and intrest of the Two hundred acres of land in the Bill of Sale exprest to him the said EILES his heirs forever In Testimony of the same have hereunto set my hand and seale this third day of Febry 1672 Signed sealed and delivered in the prsence of us
      PETER HOPEGOOD, EDW: ADCOCK
      THOMAS DEEME
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die May 1677 recordatr x6 die
      Test EDMO: CRASKE Cl Cur
      Acknowledged in Open Court to JOHN MITCHELL by Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK and ELIZA: his Wife on the 2d day of Aprill Ano 1684 and recorded the Nineteenth day of the same month 1684
      Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
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