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

John Chadwell

Male Bef 1676 - 1732  (> 56 years)

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  • Name John Chadwell 
    Birth Bef 1676 
    Gender Male 
    Death 10 May 1732  Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I70740  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2023 

    Family Sarah Bryant,   b. Bef 1680 
    Marriage Bef 1696  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Bryan Chadwell,   b. Bef 1696, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1732, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 38 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F19491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2023 

  • Notes 
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      1729-1748 Stafford County, Virginia Will Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 16
      p.54 In Name of God Amen first I give my Soul to God .. my Body to the Earth .. which I am in perfect Sence & my body to be Decently buried by my children.
      Item. I give unto my son BRYAN CHADWELL 50 acres of Land I bought of DAVID ANDERSON
      Item I give all the rest of my Estate to all my Children to be equally divided amongst them after my Debts is paid.
      Item I desire my Son Bryan Chadwell be my whole & Sole Executor .. this 31 day of January 1731/2.
      Presence John McDaniel, John Chadwell
      Charles Harley
      At Court held for Stafford County 10:th day of May 1732 Will of JOHN CHADWELL deced was presented in Court by GEORGE CHADWELL who made oath thereto .. admitted to record & Bryan Chadwell the Exr therein named having relinquished his Exeship & the said George performing what the Laws require .. Certificate was granted him for obtaining Letters of Administrn:
      1697-1701 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 3; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 19)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come I JOHN CHADWELL of STAFFORD County, Cooper, send Greeting in our Lord Everlasting this 6th; day of Novembr: 1697. Now Know ye that I the said JOHN CHADWELL for the sum of Eight thousand pounds of tobacco in hand paid before the sealing & delivery hereof by these presents have granted unto WILLIAM FITZHUGH of STAFFORD County his heires and assignes forever one parcel or tract of Land conteyning Three hundred & fifty acres scituate & being in Richmond County, formerly RAPPAHANOCK County, and in the Freshes thereof, being part of a Patent of Two thousand acres of Land granted to Colnll, JOHN CATLETT dated 2d: of June 1666, & by him sold to WILLIAM & LEONARD CLAYBURNE the 8th: of Septembr: 1668, & by severall meane conveyances sold & made over to me the said JOHN CHADWELL my heires & assignes for ever as appeares by the County Court Record of RAPPAHANNOCK, Beginning at the mouth of a Run call'd CLAYBURNES SWAMP wch: Run devided the said land from a tract of land sold by Mr. JOHN WAUGH to Doctr: EDWD. MADOX out of the aforesaid granted Patent of Two thousand acres & extending up the River North North West to a marked tree by the River side which is the deviding corner tree betwixt this land & a tract of land lately belonging to GEO: SHEPHEARD, & from the said tree into the woods by a line of marked trees East North East which is the deviding line betwixt this land & the said GEORGE SHEPHEARDs, from thence by s line of marked trees South Southeast to a marked Hickory a corner tree of the aforesaid Doctr: EDWARD MADOX line to a marked Beech by the Run of CLAYBURNES SWAMP aforesaid, finally downs the said branch to the first beginning, with all & singular its rights & appurtinances belonging, To have to hold the said Land un to the said WM. FITZHUGH his heires & assigns forever, And I the said JOHN CHADWELL for myself my heires the said Tract of Land before sold will warrant & forever defend from the claimer of any manner of persons whatsoever and that it is freely & clearly acquitted & discharged from all manner of other incombrances whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & &fixed my settle
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of us HENRY ROSSE,
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 12d die Janry: Ano: Dom: 1697/8 et record 19th die
      Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
      Wee JOHN CHADWELL within menconed, Cooper. & SARAH my Wife do by these presents authorize Mr. WM. COLSTON, Clerk of Richmond County, our Attorney to acknowledge in our names & behalfes the within Deed in Richmond County Court ratifying & allowing
      such acknowledgement in as ample manner to all intents purposes whatsoever as if wee ourselves were p:sonally pr:sent & did the same. Witness our hands & seales this 6th: day of Novembr: 1697
      Witnessed by us HENRY ROSSE
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 12d. die Janry: 1697/8 at record
      Test WM. COLSTON, Cl Cur
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=232&last=233&g_p=G2 &collection=NN Grant
      Title Fitzhugh, William.
      Publication 10 March 1695/1696.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 350 acres on Rappahannock River, adjoining land of John Chadwell.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 232-233 (Reel 288).