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

Rebecca Fox

Female Bef 1653 - 1714  (> 61 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Fox 
    Birth Bef 1653  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 10 Jun 1714  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73335  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father David Fox,   b. Bef 1620, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1670, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary {Unproven} Penn,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1663, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1646  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Tomlin,   b. 27 Aug 1626, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1688, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1668  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Tomlin,   b. Abt 1666, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 8 Oct 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 24 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Rebecca Tomlin,   b. Abt 1672, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1709, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Hannah Tomlin,   b. 21 Dec 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Apr 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. William Tomlin,   b. Abt 1670, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Feb 1709, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Martha Tomlin,   b. Aft 1675, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1722, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 45 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F37305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 255. Will of Rebecca Tomlin of St. Anns Parish, Essex Co,
      Dated 25 Nov. 1709. Probated 10 June 1714,
      To the four children of "my Deceased Daughter Rebecca Rowzee" 12 young cattle.
      To Mary Smith a heiffer.
      To William Smith a feather bed.
      To Francis Gouldman Junr a feather bed and other household goods. Also 6 head cattle.
      To Thomas Gouldman household goods and 6 head cattle.
      To "my Daughter Martha Gouldman" household furniture and crop.
      To Jane Blundel 9 1/4 yards of serge.
      To George Goudye cattle when he is 21.
      To daughter Martha Gouldman negroes and a servant man named Daniel Kelly.
      To ffranois Gouldman a white servant named John Nowland.
      To daughter Martha Gouldman, crop of tobo and hogs due from Arthur Mackdaniell.
      To Lancelot Tomlin proceeds of Tobacco shipped to Great Britain, Exors to keep this till he is 211. he dying before then "to my said Daughter".
      To daughter Martha Gouldman balance of cattle, etc., she to be Exor.
      Wit:
      fra Gouldman signed Rebecca Tomlin
      Ann Smith her mark her mark
      James Stark his mark
      "At a Court for Essex County the 10th day of June 1714 This will was proved by the oaths of William Winston and Martha his wife Extrx Therein named and by the oaths of ffranois Gouldman and Ann Smith two of the witnesses hereto and is Recorded
      Test
      Richard Buckner CI Cur "
      Bond. 10 June 1714. £1000. Sterling. William Winston and Martha his wife late Martha Gouldman, as Exors of the est, of Rebeooa Tomlin* deoeased.
      Wit: signed Wm Winston
      Robert Jones Martha Winston
      Ja Alderson Ralph Rowzee
      Peter Byrom
      Recorded 10 June 1714.

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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      Fox, David. Will. 4 November 1669. Rec. 18 Jany. 1669. probated 11 April 1722.
      Wife Anne. Sons David and Will; daughters: Hannah; Rebekah wife of Robt. Tomlin; Elizabeth. St. Mary's White Chapel parish twenty pounds for glazing and further use of sd Church. Extr. David Fox. Overseers: Will Hall and Edward Dale. Wits. Wm. Hall, Edw. Dale, Jno. M. Lemand, Geo. Cooper. W.B. 10, p. 366
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 248
      TO ALL MEN I Sr WILLIAM BERELEY Ent. Governour and Capt. Generall of Virga send greeting. Whereas &c Now know ye that I sd Sr. WILLIAM BERKELEY Ent Goverour &c. do with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give & grant unto ROBERT TOMLYN four hundred acres of land being on the N. side of RAPPAHANOCK RIVER begining at a marked red Oak nigh a swamp at the head of a small creek which devideth the lands of SAMLL NICHOLLS & THOMAS & WILLIAM MOSS & Extendeth it self 320 perches for breadth N. & through the aforesd Swamp to a marked red Oak thence F a mile & lastly S. the aforsd breadth to the Miles End first menconed being a quadran die the sd land being formerly granted unto the sd ROBERT TOMLYN by Patten t dated the 7th of March 1655 & now renewed in his Matys name according to an Order of the Quarter Court to have and to hold paying &c Given at JAMES CITY under my hand & seal of the Colony the tenth day of September 1663 in the fifteenth year of the Reign of Sovrn Lord LING CHARLES the Second
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT TOMLYN of the County of Rappa. for the consideration of Three thousand pounds of Tobacco and cask to me paid by WALTER GRANGER do assigne and sell unto the sd WALTER GRANGER his heirs and assignes all land menconed in the within written Pattent any right title interest whatsoever to the same To have and to hold the sd land menconed in the within written Pattent to him the said WALTER GRANGER his heirs and assignes for Ever in large and ample manner as the same was granted unto me with warranty agt. all persons whatsoever ciaimeing from or under me. In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal this 7th day of October 1663
      in ye presence of us RICHD WEBLEY. ROBERT TOMLYN
      ROBERT GOODYEAR
      KNOW ALL MEN that I REBECCA TOMLYN the Wife of ROBERT TOMLYN do make my loveing Friend Mr. ANDREW GILSON my Lawful! Attorney to assigne and yeald up in open Court held for the County of Rappahanock all my right and interest in four hundred acres of land menconed in a Pattent dated the tenth of September last and assigned by (missing i my husband to WALTER GRANGER as by the assignmt, dated with these presents and what my sd Atto shall do in the premises I do by these presents confirme Witness my hand & seale the 7th October 1663
      in presence of us RICHD WEBLEY, REBECCA TOMLYN
      ROBT, GOODYEAR
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 351
      TO ALL TO WHOM Know ye &c. that I the sd FRANCIS MORRYSON Esqr. do with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give & grant unto ROBERT TOMLIN Five hundred twenty & eight acres of land lying upon the South side of RAPPA RIVER & begineth at a Beech upon a Creek that devides it from an ISLAND faceing upo, the sd Land & Extendeth it self SSW into the woods a mile WNW toward MATTUM LARKINs parolel to the sd Creek & the River thence SW into the woods & finally ESE into the (missing) extent of the first measured mile the sd land being formerly granted unto sd ROBERT TOMLIN by Pattent bearing date the 13 of fiber & now renewed in his Matys name by Order of the Quarter Court to have and hold &c. Given at JAMES CITY under m) hand & the Seale of the Collony this 29th Sber 1662 & in the xiiii year of the reign of Lord KING CHARLES the Second KNOW ALL MEN that I ROBERT TOMLIN do hereby make over and for ever alienate the full contents of this Patent withall priviledges therein are expressed from me & my heirs for ever unto JOHN MEADERS his heirs & admrs. for ever in consideracionof another plantation commonly called ACYOKEEK Four hundred acres or thereabouts already delivered into my possession to be enjoyed by me & my heirs for ever & for Five hundred acres of the sd Pattent I do here for me my heirs and admrs, bind us & either of us to make good against all (missing) from any person whatsoever unto the abovesd JOHN MEADERS & his heirs for ever & I do promise that REBECCA TOMLIN my Wife shall acknowledge her consent unto the same when demanded In Witness whereof I have hers unto set my hand & seale this third day of May 1665
      in presence of us THOMAS PATTISON, ROBERT TOMLIN
      THOMAS BUTTON
      KNOW ALL MEN that I REBECCA TOMLIN do hereby appoint ROBERT GOODYEAR my true & lawful! Attorney to acknowledge for me & in my steed my consent to the absolute sale of a tract of land in the Freshes of RAPPA. commonly known by the name of MATTUM LARKINs from me & my heirs unto JOHN MEADERS & his heirs for ever according to a conveyance made on the back of the Originall Pattent to that purpose and whatsoever m y sd Attorney shall lawfully do in the premises I hereby rattify to be as authentique in Law as I myself in person had done the same as Witness my hand & seale this third day of May One thousand Six hundred Sixty five
      in presence of us ALLEX FLEMING, REBECCA TOMLIN
      JOHN WEIR
      Recognt in Cur Com Rappa 3 die Maii 1665
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 190-192
      NOW ALL MEN that we WILLIAM MOSSE, ROBT. TOMLIN together with the consent of BRIDGET & REBECCA our Wives due for ourselves our heirs and either or any of our heirs sell and make over from us two hundred twenty and three acres of land scituate and being in the County of Rappa on the North side thereof being part of a greater quantity to us granted by Pattent bearing date the 25th of May 1663, bounding as followeth Beginning at a white Oake in the edge of a pocoson behind the land of WILLIAM BRUCE and HENRY CREIGHTON and runneth thence N. E. to a red Oake thence W. to an Oake thence S. to a white Oake in the said pocoson and thence alongst the same E. to the place first mentioned unto ELIAS WILSON his heirs and assigns forever withall rights wth all woods waters and all other rights thereunto belonging in as full manner as it is to us granted by the said Pattent and farther we the sd ROBERT & WILLIAM together with our Wives REBECCA and BRIDGETT or any of our heirs doe hereby promise and agree with the said ELIAS that he shall peaceably and quietly use & enjoy the same & every part to him and his heirs and assigns without the hindrance of any of us our heirs forever in consideration of the sum of Two thousand four hundred pounds to tobacco and cask to us in hand paid & doe therefore for ourselves our heirs warrant the same and every part thereof to the sd ELIAS his heirs as before expressed & shall at all times keepe harmless the said ELIAS or his heirs or assigns against all persons under us pretending any lawfull claime to any part and for the better confirmation of this our Deed we will acknowledge the same together with our Wives either by ourselves or our known lawfull attornies at the next Court held for this County when thereunto lawfully called he discharging all rents & services due for the same by the sd Pattent. In Witness wee have set our hands & seals this third of March 1673/4
      in presence of us GEORGE TAYLER, WILLIAM MOSSE
      ROGER PARRY ROBERT THOMLIN
      BRIDGET MOSSE
      Recognit in Cu Com Rappa 4 die March 73
      Test EDMD. CRASK Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN that we REBECCA THOMLIN and BRIDGET MOSS of the County of Rappa doe hereby make our well beloved friend GEORGE TAYLER of the same place our true and lawfull Attorney for us & in our names to make an acknowledgement of a parcell of land sold by our Husbands to ELIAS WILSON as deeds doe appeare and do hereby allow what our said Attorney shall doe in the premises to be as effectual in Law as if we ourselves were personally present & for the true performance of all the premises wee have hereunto sett our hands & seals this 3 day of March 1673
      in presence of ROGER PERRY REBECCA THOMLIN
      SAMUEL ASHWORTH BRIDGETT MOSSE
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 164
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ROBERT THOMLIN of Rappae. County wth ye consent of REBECCA, my Wife, for ye consideracon of two thousand pounds of tobacco in hand to uspaid, Doe acknowledge to have sold from us & or: heires forever unto ROBERT PARKER his heires & assignes for ever a certain quantity of land being in Rappae: County & on ye North side of Major JNO. WEIREs MILL by Estimation Sixty acres more or less bounding upon ye land of WILLIAM JEWILL, HENRY MONCASTER & JOHN WEIRE. Now Know yee that I ye said ROBT. THOMLIN doe acknowledge to have sold ye land herein mentioned from me & my heires forever in as large & ample manner as is expressed in ye Pattent whereunto this hath relation, warranting ye sd land from all Claymes of GEORGE JONES his heires & assignes to save & defend, And I obleidge my selfe to acknowledge this at any Court that shall be holden for Rappae. County wth ye like acknowledgmt. of REBECCA my Wife, And for confirmation hereof I hereunto together with my Wife sett my hand & Seale this 2d of January 1675/6 Signed Sealed & delivd. in prsence
      of us THO: GOULDMAN, ROBERT TOMLIN
      HEN: MUNCKESSER REBECCA TOMLIN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 6 die Martii 1677/8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I REBECCA TOMLIN of ye County of Rappae: do hereby appoint my Friend, WM: GANNOCK, to be my true & lawful! Attorney for mee & in my place & stead to acknowledge my right of a parcel of land to ROBERT PARKER as by a Deed of Sale doth appeare, & for ye true performance of all ye prmises, I have hereunto sett my hand & Seale this 5th day of March 1677/8
      Signed Sealed & Delivd, in prsence
      of us GEORGE TAYLOR, REBECCA TOMLIN
      EDWD. FREEMAN
      Recordatr xx7 die Martii 1678
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 324-325
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these prsents shall come Greeting. Now know yee that I ROBERT THOMLIN SENR. of the County of Rappa: in Virginia, Planter, with the consent of REBECCA my Wife have for a valuable consideration sold unto JOHN FENNELL of ye same County, Planter, his heires & assignes forever Two hundred acres of land being about the third part of a Divident of land of Six hundred acres formerly taken up by me ye sd ROBERT TOMLIN & WILLIAM MOSS of this County by Pattent bearing date ye 25th of May 1666 may appeare wch sd land was by the joynt consent of ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN & WM. MOSS laid out & divided by Capt. WM. MOSELEY, Survayr: late deceased, by a line of marked trees doth appeare To have and to hold the abovesd land with his due share of all mines & mineralls therein contained with commodities whatsoever belonging to ye sd JOHN FENNELL his heires & assignes forever according to the division formerly made & the line marked, And I ye sd ROBERT THOMLIN doe further warrant the sd hundred acres of land belonging to me, part to the sd JOHN FENNELL his heires forever from claimes of any persons now or hereafter In Witness whereof I the said ROBERT TOMLIN & REBECCA my Wife have hereunto sett or: hands & affixed or: seales the 7th day of December 1681 Signed Sealed & delivered in
      the prsence of us GEORGE TAYLER, ROBERT TOMLIN
      GEORGE JONES, EDW: KELING REBECCA TOMLIN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die xbris 1681
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 260)
      Essex County Court 10th of September 1695
      - THOMAS HUCKLESCOTT by vertue of a power from REBECCA TOMLIN, appear'd and acknowledged a Deed of Sale of a parcell of land to be the said TOMLINs real act & deed to DANIEL DISKIN, and likewise relinquished her right of Dower thereto, wch: is ordered to be recorded
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 384)
      Essex County Court 10th of September 1695
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECAH TOMLIN, Relict of Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN, for a consideracon to me in hand paid do transferr make over & confirme all my right title interest & claime of a certaine parcel! of land sold by my said Husband, Mr. TOMLIN, unto JOHN BONNER, and menconed in a conveyance bearing date ye second day of June 1680, unto DANIELL DISKIN heirs, Exrs. Admrs. & assignes warranting ye same from me my heirs unto ye sd DANIELL DISKIN his heirs Exrs, &c. as Witness my hand & seale this 31d day of August 1693
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of us
      ANN HUCKLESCOTT REBECAH TOMLIN
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 11th day of 9br: Ano: Dom: 1695
      THO: HUCKLESCOTT by vertue of a power from ye within named REBECCA TOMLIN appear'd & acknowledged the within specified contents to be her real act & deed to ye within named DANL. DISKIN and likewise relinquished her right of Dower thereto, wch. was ordered to be recorded
      I doe desire & authorize & impower you to appear for me at ye next Court held for ye County of Essex and to acknowledge a Deed of mine passed to DANIELL DISKIN & to relinquish & acknowledge my right of Dower to ye sd DANIELL DISKIN menconed in sd Deed for wch: this shall be yor: warrant Witness my hand & seale this 7th day of
      November 1695
      To THO. HUCKLESCOTT REBECAH TOMLIN
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1699-1702 Essex County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 86
      Essex County Court 10th of April 1701
      - MARGARET BLAGGE complaines against REBECCA TOMLIN in a plea of Trespass for that whereas the said Plt. is seised of a good absolute & indefeasible Estate of Inheritance of in & to Six hundred acres of Land scituate lying & being in ye Parish of CITTENBURNE in this County, yet the sd REBECCA TOMLIN not regarding the Plts. seizure aforesd upon the 10th day of September last into & upon the premisses aforesd. with force & armes did illegally enter & three Timber trees of the value of Fifteen pounds Sterl, did then & there fall cut down & destroy & divers & sundry other trespasses did then & there comit agt. the peace &c., & to the Plts. damage of Fifty pounds Sterl. for wch. she hath brought her suit & prays Judgmt. with costs &c., to which the Deft, in Febry, Court last by WM. JONES her Attorney appear'd & prayed an Imparlance till the next Court wch: was granted, but not appearing now, its ordered that the Sheriff of this County or his Deputy sumon an able jury of ye Neighbourhood that are nowise concerned by affinity consanguinity or interest or lyable to any other just exception, who being first sworne are together with Mr, CHARLES SMITH, Surveyr:, to goe upon ye aforesd. Land on ye 28th of this instant if fair, if not ye next fair day & lay out the same according to ye ancient bounds of ye Patent thereof haveing regard to all evidences that shall be produced by Plt. & Deft. & if they find ye Deft. a Trespasser that they value ye damage & report their proceedings undr: their hands & seales to ye next Court to be held for this County & Mr. SAML. THACKER is desired to swear ye Jury

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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 83
      In Obedience to an Ordr: of ye Worshipll. Court of Essex beareing date ye 10th day of Aprill 1701, we whose names are subscribed being summoned by ye Sub Sheriff of ye County of Essex aforesd. being sworne before Mr. SAMUEL THACKER did upon ye 18th day of Aprill 1701 together with: Mr. CHARLES SMITH goe upon the land of Mrs, MARGARETT BLAGGs & haveing had regard to alle evidences did find ye begin tree upon CEDAR POYNT being a m:ked white Oak & having run severall out according to Pattent, ye same was by Mr. RICHD. WALLS by force & armes broken. In Testimony whereof wee have hereunto sett our hand & settles ye 28th day of April 1701 abovesd.
      EDMUND PAGGM RICHD. STOKES
      WILLIAM AYRES WILLM, DIER
      JOHN BUTCHER WILLM, JONES
      JOHN GRAVES THOMAS DAVIS
      GEORGE LOYD ABRAM. DEPRE
      THO: WINSLOW ROBT. MILLS
      Truely recorded according to an Order of Essex County Court the 11th day of June 1701 The Deposition of GEORGE TAYLOR aged sixty yeares or thereabouts sworne saith that CEADER POINT was ever and at all times reputed the begining of a Pattent of land unto ANDREW GILSON for Six hundred acres and further saith not and this I have knowne fifty yeares GEORGE TAYLOR
      Aprill 18th 1701. Ye above ordr: was sworne before me in pr:sents of Jury appointed to out ye land relateing thereto
      The Deposition of JOHN DANGERFEILD aged Seventy yeares or thereabout sworne saith that he asked Mr. GILSON for a Ceder tree that grew on CEADER POINT and he gave me Liberty p:vided it was not a corner tree nor a line tree and farther saith not
      JOHN DANGERFEILD
      April. ye 28th 1701, The above two depositions were taken and sworne to before me in presence of Jury appointed to lay out some land relateing thereto Mrs. ELIZ: BLAGGs
      Attourney being there pr:sent and his Wife, Mrs. REBECCA TOMLIN
      SAM: THACKER
      The Deposicon of ELIZA: PLEY aged fifty-eight yeares sworne saith that about nine yeares since shee was at the house of ANDREW GILSON saith he what a doo here is about land now to what there ust to be when I came up first into Rappahannock River there came upp severall with me to take upp land and named them and every one Cooke where they biked best and I steept on shoare at CEADAR POINT and make a marke a tree and said from that tree said he would run for Six hundred acres of land and further saieth not ELIZA: PLEY
      Aprill ye 28th: 1701 The above Deposicon was taken & sworne to before me in pr:sents of a Jury appointed to lay out some land relateing thereto to Mrs. ELIZA: BLAGGs Attorney Plantiffe brought them up and likewise Mrs, REBECCA TOMLIN Deft.
      SAMLL. THACKER
      Truely recorded according to an Ordr: of Essex County Court ye 4th day of June 1701

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