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

John Munday

Male Abt 1681 - 1740  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name John Munday 
    Born Abt 1681  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Mar 1740  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68570  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 

    Father Thomas Munday,   b. Bef 1650,   d. 10 Aug 1703, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Peatle,   b. Bef 1664,   d. Aft 1703, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1680  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Reeves,   b. Bef 1684, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1739, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married Bef 1700  Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Munday,   b. Abt 1700, Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Munday,   b. Abt 1702, Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Munday,   b. Abt 1704, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Munday,   b. Abt 1706, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     5. Margaret Munday,   b. Abt 1710, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
     6. Charles Munday,   b. Abt 1712, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)  [natural]
     7. Winifred Munday,   b. Abt 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [natural]
     8. Ambrose Harrison Munday,   b. Abt 1716, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)  [natural]
     9. Tabitha Munday,   b. Aft 1725, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     10. Joseph Munday,   b. Abt 1705, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1745, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F35857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 242-243
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I JOHN MUNDAY of Essex County in St. Anns Parish being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory praise be therefore given to Almighty God but calling to mind the uncertainty and frailty of this mortal Life and that all mortal men must yield to Death when it shall please Almighty God to Call, I do therefore make and ordain this my present Last Will and Testamt. in manner and form following That is to say First and principally I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hopeing through the merritts death and passion of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and remission of all my sins and Wickedness in General and my body I committ to the Earth to be decently and Christianly buried at the discretion of my Executor which I hath hereafter name So my Soul first and Chiefly I have commended into the hands of God who gave it and my Body I commited to the earth and hopeing at the Generall Resurrection of the Great Day it may rise to the Life Immortal through the same my Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ and as touching the disposition of all such temporal Estate as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I do give and dispose thereof as follows First I will that my just debts and funeral charges shall be paid and discharged.
      ITEM I give unto my Son JOHN MUNDAY Lawfull begotten by the body one Shilling Sterl.
      ITEM I give unto my Daughter SARAH WARE Lawfull begotten by the Body one Shilling Sterl. ITEM I give unto my Son THOS. MUNDAY my whole set of Trooper Arms as soon as I am deceased he may receive them in possession
      ITEM I do give unto my Daughter MARY WARE lawfull begotten of my body one feather bed &Boulster and Rugg.
      ITEM I do give unto my Son JOSEPH MUNDAY the Plantation that I do now live on and the land adjoining thereto to him and his heirs forever And all the rest and residue of my personal Estate goods chattles whatsoever I do lend unto my well beloved Wife during her Natural life and after her decease I do give and equally divide it among my Children which I shall here nominate as follows MARGRETT MUNDAY, CHARLES MUNDAY, WINIFRED, AMBROSE HARRISON, TABITHA To them and their heirs forever And I do make my beloved Wife and my Son JOHN MUNDAY Executors full and solely of this my present Last Will and Testamt. and I do hereby revoke disannul and make void all former wills and Testamts. by me heretofore made I the sd JOHN MUNDAY have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of October MDCCXXXIX.
      In presence of JOHN ALLEN JUNR. JOHN MUNDAY
      HENRY TANDY
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 18th day of March 1739
      This Last Will and Testament of JOHN MUNDAY deced was presented by ELIZABETH MUN-
      DAY and JOHN MUNDAY the Executors therein named who made oath thereto as the Law
      directs and being also duely proved by the oaths of all the witnesses thereto was ad-
      mitted to record
      ===
      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 243-244
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we ELIZABETH MUNDAY, JOHN MUNDAY, THOS. WARING & JOHN SEAYRES are held and firmly bound unto SALVATOR MUSCOE, ROBERT BROOKE, JAMES GARNETT & FRANCIS SMITH Gent. Justices of the County of Essex in the sum of five hundred pounds current money Witness our hands and seals this 18th day of March 1739
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bound ELIZABETH MUNDAY & JOHN MUNDAY Executors of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN MUNDAY deced do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all the goods chattles and Credits of the sd deced the same so made to exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the County Court of Essex at such time as they shall be thereunto required by the sd Court and Further do make a lust and true account of their actings and doings therein when thereto required by the sd Court and also do well and truly pay & deliver all the Legacies contained & specified in the sd Testament as far as the goods chattles and credits will thereunto extend according to the value thereof & the Law shall charge them then this obligation to be void and of none effect
      ELIZA MUNDAY JNO MUNDAY
      T. WARING JNO. SEAYRES
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 18th day of March 1739
      (those bound) acknowledged this bond to be their act and deed which is ordered to be
      recorded
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 244-246
      IN OBDAINE to an Odr. of Essex County Court dated the 18th day of March 1739 We the Subscribers being first sworn before Majr. THOS. WARING one of his Majts. Justices of peace for this County have appraised the Estate of JOHN MUNDAY deceas'd and Returne the following appraismt. Vizt. .. Items listed and valued but not totalled .. (some items being) . .6 cows & calves, 6 young mite& 2 cows & two heffers; 1 young bull; 2 horses a mare & colt; 9 old sheep and 3 lambs; 3 barrow hoggs and 6 Sow and 23 piggs; 14 young hoggs; tools for the farm; furniture, bedding, etc; 35 lbs of feathers; pr of money scales ...
      ELEZBEATH MUNDAY Exrx. NATHALL. FOGG
      RICHD. COVINGTON CORNELIUS SALE JUNR.
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tapp& on the 15th day of April 1740
      This Inventory and appraisment of the Estate of JOHN MUNDAY deced was returned and ordered to be recorded
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 304
      THE ESTATE of JOHN MUNDAY deces'd Dr. pd JOHN CORRIE p Accot; paid JOHN MERRITT do; paid MR. FAUNTLEROY do; do THOS. WARING JUNR; do MARY MUNDAY; do THOS. WARING; Funerall Expences; Cik & Secry fees ..
      Cr 1740 By the Inventory and Appraisment; by the crop of Tobo; by cash in the Treasury; by cash of Mr. SEAYRES; by 1 old Beaver Trap; 1 old pr of Cotten Woole cards; 1 old Coopers adds & hone
      Errors excepted p JAMES AKINS
      ELIZABETH ATKINS Admrs.
      At a Court held for Essex County atTappa. on the 19th day of May 1741
      JAMES ATKINS and ELIZABETH his Wife produced this account of her Admon. of the Estate of JOHN MUNDAY deced and the said ELIZABETH made oath thereto which was allowed by the Court and ordered to be recorded
      ===
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      1702-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 11; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 55
      Thomas Munday Will:
      To eldest son Thomas Munday and his heirs my new plantation at the Upper part of my land bounded beginning at a Spanish oak at the Spring belonging to the sd Plantacon and so runing Down the branch of the sd Spring untill you come unto the maine branch thence up that branch which John Graves his Spring is in to my Westermost Line thence along my sd line to my corner tree being a Spanish oak thence along east or thereabouts to my next corner tree and thence along till you come to the white oak Swamp thence up the sd Swamp to a marked white oak upon the head of the sd White oak swamp thence along the Eastermost side of the sd plantacon to the first mentioned Spanish oak to him as aforsd.
      To son Thomas Munday two mares and a Colt he having the same now in his own possession.
      To son Thomas Munday two cows he having the same now in his possession.
      To son Thomas Munday "two Cows and two Calves as also a Steer of seven years old to be delivered unto the sd Thomas Munday as soon as he Shall go to house keeping.
      To son Thomas Munday a new fether bed and furniture.
      To son Thomas Munday Six large Pewter Dishes & Six large Pewter plates to be delivered unto him the sd Thomas Munday as soon as he Shall go to house keeping.
      To son Thomas Munday an Iron pot a Middlesize pot holsters pistolls and sword the sd pot as soon as he shall go to housekeeping but the holsters pistolls and sword to be Delivered up to the sd Thomas Munday Immediately after my Decease.
      To Eldest Thomas Munday [sic] one irish boy named Thomas to be delivered unto the sd Thomas Munday Immediately after my decease. The said Thomas Munday John Munday or any of my sons to whom I have bequeathed my Lands may have Lawfull power and authority to convey and Dispose of any part or parcell of their Lands by me bequeathed each one to another from brother to brother in Case of necessity or convenience but not to convey or Dispose of any part or parcell of the aforesd bequeathed Lands to any person or persons whatsoever but from brother to brother as aforesd.
      Eldest Son Thomas Munday and Loveing wife Sarah to be executor and executrix, and they should give good security for my Childrens Estate While they shall attaine to lawfull age.
      "desire that my Loveing brother Francis Brown see that this my last will and Testament be justly and honestly performed".
      Wit: Signed Tho Munday
      Edmund Pagett
      Ephriam Pagett
      Francis Pagett
      Proved on 10 August 1703.
      === abstracted in early records as Peable, then changed to Peatle
      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 53)
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I JOHN PEATLE of ye Parish of Sittingbourne & County of Essex being sick & weak of body but of sound & perfect mind & memory praise be there fore given to Almighty God, do make & ordaine this my last Will & Testament in maser & forme following, (this is to say) First & principally I comend my soul into the hands of Almighty God hopeing through ye Meritts death & passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full & free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins, also inherit everlasting life, & my body I comit to ye earth to be decently to be decently buried at ye discretion of my Executrix here after named, And as touching ye disposition of all such temporal! Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give & dispose thereof as followeth:
      First I will that all my debts & funerall charges shall be paid & discharged
      Item I give unto THO: MUNDAY, ye Son of THOMAS MUNDAY, my largest Stilliards with Pee & Canhooks belonging to them
      Item I give unto JOHN MUNDAY, ye Son of THOMAS MUNDAY, my other Stilliards with Pee & Canhooks belonging to them
      Item I give unto SARAH MUNDAY, ye Wife of THOMAS MUNDAY, a hogshead of tobacco of mine lying att ye house of FRANCIS JAMES in RICHMOND County under my own marke
      Item I give & bequeath unto FRANCES MUNDAY & MARTHA MUNDAY, ye Daughters of THO: MUNDAY equally between them a hogshead of tobacco of me at Mr. THO: PEIRCEs in RICHMOND County under my own marke
      Item I give unto HANAH MUNDAY, Daughter of THOMAS MUNDAY, my Trunck with lock & key
      Item I give unto CHARLES MUNDAY, ye Son of THOMAS MUNDAY, my two yards & three quarters of brand cloth now in ye house of ye sd THOMAS MUNDAY
      Item I give unto JOSEPH MUNDAY, ye Son of THOMAS MUNDAY, my remnant of speckled dimity, also now in ye sd THOMAS MUNDAYs house
      Item I give unto THOMAS MUNDAY my best Carolina Hatt
      Item I give unto THO: MUNDAY & JOHN MUNDAY, Sons of THO: MUNDAY, each of them two pair of shoes that are in my Chest & all my Bookes equally between them
      Item All the rest & residue of my Estate, goods & chattles whatsoever, I do give & bequeath unto HANAH MUNDAY who I make full & sole Executrix of this my last Will & Testament and I do hereby revoke & make void all former Wills &Testaments by me heretofore made. In Witness whereof I ye sd JOHN PEATLE to this my last Will & Testament have sett my hand & seale ye day & year aforesaid
      Signed Sealed & declared by JNO: PEATLE to be his last
      Will & Testament in presence of Ye marke of
      THO. WINSLOW, JOHN PEATLE
      JOHN PARKER
      Prov'd by ye oathes of THOMAS WINSLOW & JNO: PARKER Witnesses thereto in Essex County Court ye Ilh day of 7br: 1700 &ado), with ye Will annexed granted to THOMAS MUNDAY on ye sd deceds Estate dureing ye Minority of HANAH MUNDAY, his Daughter, Exex. herein named, And truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER CI Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that wee THO: MUNDAY, THO: GREGSON & THOMAS HUCKLESCOTT of ye County of Essex are firmly bound unto JNO. CATLETT Gent. President of ye County Court in ye Sum of Fifty pds. Sterl. to ye true payment we bind ourselves Witness our hands and seales this 11th day of 7br: 1700
      The Condition of this obligation is yt: if ye above bound THO: MUNDAY, Admr. to ye Will annexed of JNO: PEATLE deced, dureing ye minority of HANNAH MUNDAY, his Daughter, Exex, therein named, do make a true & perfect Inventory of all ye goods chattells and creditts of ye sd deced & do exhibit to ye next Court that shall be held for ye abovesd County and do well & truely administer according to Law and further make or cause to be made a true & just account of his administration and shall deliver & pay unto such p;sons as ye sd Court p:sunat to Law shall appoint, Then this obligation to be void otherwise to remains in ful force
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      HEN: GOARE THO: MUNDAY
      FRANCIS MERIWETHER THO: GREGSON
      THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 419.
      14 June 1711. Bond of John Munday as guardian of Charles Munday. Unto Francis Meriwether of Essex County, Gent., in behalfe of the Court. For £100 sterling. Securities, John Bates and Thomas Merrits.
      John Munday
      John Bates
      Thomas (I) Merritt
      Wit: Ja. Alderson, Robt. Parker.
      14 June 1714. Acknowledged.
      ===
      http://homepage.mac.com/thomas_moore/genealogy/ps06/ps06_180.html

      John Munday was mentioned in the 1 August 1702 will of his father Thomas Munday: To son John Munday and his heirs "all my Land lying on the eastermost side of my son Thomas Plantacon before bequeathed beginning at a marked white oak at the head of ye White oak swamp quite down to the Desert swamp”. The said "Thomas Munday John Munday or any of my sons to whom I have bequeathed my Lands may have Lawfull power and authority to convey and Dispose of any part or parcell of their Lands by me bequeathed each one to another from brother to brother in Case of necessity or convenience but not to convey or Dispose of any part or parcell of the aforesd bequeathed Lands to any person or persons whatsoever but from brother to brother as aforesd as for the rest of my Estate negroes goods houshold goods chattels and Implements whatsoever I do give and bequeath unto my Loveing wife Sarah my Son John my son Charles my son Joseph my Daughter Hannah my daughter ffrances my daughter Mary and my Daughter Martha the same to be brought to an appraisemt and to be equally divided Amongst them”. Proved on 10 August 1703. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 11, pages 55–59.]

      On 17 July 1717 in Essex County court in the case of Boughan vs Munday, Thomas Munday presented an account which was recorded. "A true & perfect list of all the payts that I heave made as yet to my brothers & sisters belonging to the Estate of my hounour’d ffather—as followeth—”, showing payments:
      Jany ye 19th 1716: To paid John Munday 42.14.0
      [Essex County, Virginia, Order Book 5, page 67.]

      witness
      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 140-41. Will of John Graves of the county of Essex and Parish of St. Ann, am sick and weak of body ...dated 4 Sept. 1719.
      Unto my well beloved: wife Hannah Graves my plantation whare dureing her life, provided she does not marry, again, but if she do marry to my son James Graves. If my sun James Graves dye without haveing any child of his own then the land goe to my sun Benjamin Graves.
      To my daughter Martha Graves one cow and calf at the day of marriage.
      Unto my daughter Jean Graves one cow and calf at the day of marriage.
      The rest of my personal estate unto my loveing wife Hannah Graves during her natural life and after her decease equally divided amongst all my children.
      My wel beloved wife exettrix
      John Greaves
      Wit: Robt. Elliott, John Munday, Johannah (J E) Elliott
      17 May 1720., Presented in Court by Hannah Graves. Proved by Robt. Elliott and John Munday.

      On 18 December 1719, John Munday witnessed the will of Robert Foster of St. Ann Parish, Essex County. He appeared in court on 17 May 1720 to prove the will. [Essex County, Virginia, Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3, 1717–1721, page 140, as abstracted by John Frederick Dorman.]

      On 18-19 February 1720/1721, John Munday witnessed a deed from Gabriel Long of St. Mary’s Parish, Essex County, to John Bendall of the same. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 16, pages 254–257, as abstracted by John Frederick Dorman.]

      On 20 February 1720/1721, John Munday witnessed a deed from Richard Long of St. Mary’s Parish, Essex County, to Elizabeth Lewis of the same. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 16, pages 262–264, as abstracted by John Frederick Dorman.]

      On 21 February 1720/1721, John Munday witnessed a deed from Richard Long of St. Mary’s Parish, Essex County, to Ann James of the same. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 16, pages 264–266, as abstracted by John Frederick Dorman.]

      On 17–18 May 1721, John Munday witnessed a deed from John Foster of Essex County to James Bridgeforth of King and Queen County. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 16, pages 302–304, as abstracted by John Frederick Dorman.]

      On 19 December 1721 in Essex County Court: "Mary Paget ye wife of ffrancis Paget being bound over to this Court to answr ye Complaint of Jno Munday & Eliza his wife concerning her traiterous intent to murther the said Elizabeth Munday The Court hearing the Evidences Do order that the Sherrif take the sd Mary in his custody & safely keep her till the said ffrancis do give bond wth good & sufficient Security in the sum of fifty pounds strl for ye sd Marys keeping the peace towards all his Majties Leige people but more especially towards Eliza Munday.” [Essex County, Virginia, Order Book 5, page 618.]

      On 18 July 1722, John Munday witnessed the will of Edmund Pagitt. He appreared in court on 20 November 1722 to prove the will. [Essex County, Virginia, Will Book 4, pages 2–3.]

      On 20 November 1722, Elizabeth Paget, Henry Paget, Ephraim Paget and John Munday were bound £200 sterling for Eliza Paget’s and Henry Paget’s execution of the will of Edmond Paget. Signed Elizabeth her E mark Paget, Henry his HP mark Paget, Ephraim Paget, John Munday. Ordered recorded 20 November 1722. [Essex County, Virginia, Will Book 4, page 3.]

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