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

Jane Bradshaw

Female Bef 1638 - Aft 1689  (> 53 years)


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  • Name Jane Bradshaw 
    Born Bef 1638 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1689  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73708  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Virginia Bradshaw 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Claughton,   b. 1629, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1698, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 28 Aug 1673  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F37850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dennis Swillivant,   b. Bef 1634,   d. 1 Sep 1675, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married Bef 1656  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Honora Swillivant,   b. Bef 1656,   d. Abt 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Swillivant,   b. Bef 1659, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1696, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     3. Daniel Swillivant,   b. Aft 1659, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1705, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 44 years)  [natural]
     4. Dennis Swillivant,   b. Aft 1659,   d. Between 1675 and 1689, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 14 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F19218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      1 December, 1673 ; 1 September, 1675.
      SWELLIVANT, DENNIS, of the County of Rapp. and Parish of ffarnham in Virga., Planter.
      Weak in body but of perfect minde and memory.
      To son Dennis Swellivant the land I now live on from the lower pte thereof as farr as the place called by the name of Dennits Cove wth the land purchased of Thomas freshwater if when he comes to the age of sixteen years he will accept thereof or else to have the upper part of my devident (Vizt) from the sd. Dennits Cove to the upper end of my devident soe my sd son Dennis to have his Choice either pte when he attain the age of sixteen years. I give unto my son Daniel the upper pte of my devident vizt from the sd Dennis Cove to the upper end and provided my son Dennis doe not make Choice thereof and if he should then my sd son Daniel to have the other pte that I now live upon and to enjoy the same at the years of sixteen but it is my will that neither of my sd. sons shall dispose sell or convey away any parts thereof until they attain the age of one and twenty years and if either of my sd. sonnes dye before they attain the sd. age of one and twenty years without issue then it is my will that the Survivour should enjoy the whole Item I give and bequeath unto my wife Joane my whole personall estate during the time she shall remain a Widw. and if she shall happen to Marry then my personall estate to be divided into three equal pts Vizt. my sd. wife one third and my sd sons each of them athird and if she shall die in time of her widowhood then to be equally divided between my two sons Dennis and Daniel Item I give unto my daughter Sarah the wife of Henry Lenton three Cowes and one steer of five or six years of age and I give unto my grandson Anthony Lenton one Cow Item I do make constitute and appoint my sd wife Joane Swellivant my sole executrix of this my Last will and testament Item I do hereby intrust my well beloved friends Mr. Robert Baylie, Mr. James Samford, Henry Lenton and Thos. freshwater as overseers of this my last will and in confirmacon thereof have hereunto set my hand and Seale this first of December 1673
      Signed Sealed & publishd. DENNIS X SULLIVANT Seal
      in prsence of
      WILLIAM MAJOR
      sign
      JOHN X HORYESLY Page 183
      ===
      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 172-172a. 28 Aug. 1673. Ja: Clayton and Robt. Bradly with our wives Joane Clayton and Ann Bradly formerly called Bradshaw unto Jeremiah Jadwin Gent. Upon good causes and considerations. 500 acres formerly granted unto Clayton by patten 5 June 1658 and by Clayton assigned the one halfe being 250 acres unto Anne Bradshaw 6 June 1661 ... in the freshes of Patomeck River according to both the former and laiter grants by Sir Wm. Berkley 28 June 1664.
      James Clayton
      Jone Clayton
      Rob. (X) Bradly
      Ann (X) Bradly
      Wit: Tho: Adams, Rich: Browne, John Spencer.
      20 9ber [Nov.] 1673. Acknowledged by Jone Clayton, Rob: Bradly and Ann his wife.
      [Page 174a: 25 Feb. 1673/4. Acknowledged by Ja: Clayton.]
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 98-10
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come I THOMAS SHORT for the sum of Sixteen thousand pounds of Tobb: pd. by JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY in Colony of Virginia Gent. by these presents have sold unto JOHN NEWTON his heirs one tract of land conteyning One thousand acres granted by Patent to MICHAELL HUGILL and THO: SHORT, my Father, bearing date the 26th day of May 1666 the whole coming and ending to my Father, THO: SHORT, as Surveying the sd MICHAELL HUGELL and to me the sd THO: SHORT, his Son, as heire to my deced Father, being in the Freshes of Rappa. on the North side begining at a marked red Oake and runing S. & E. to a marked red Oake, thence E. N. E. into the Woods, thence West to the place it began being One thousand acres be the same more or less with all woods pro-
      fats and appertinances to the same belonging To have and to hold sd tract of land with all the rights to JOHN NEWTON his heirs and I THO: SHORT my heirs will warrant from the claime of any persons whatsoever and sd JOHN NEWTON peacably and quietly have sd tract of land to his own proper use without lett of me sd THO: SHORT my heirs and I do oblige myself to perform such other deeds as the Councell learned shall require at any time within seven years and the cost of him the sd JOHN NEWTON In Witness I have sett my hand and seale
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      BENJA. BLANCHFLOWER, THOMAS SHORT
      BENJA. NEWTON
      Recognitr. in Cur Comt Rappa I die Jany. 1689
      Xber the 23rd 1688 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOS: SHORT of Rappa. County in Virginia do stand indebted unto JOHN NEWTON of County of WESTMORELAND in Virginia in quantitie of Thirty two thousand pounds of Tobb. to be pd. unto sd JOHN his heirs & to the true performance whereof to be done and performed I do hereby bind myselfe my heirs firmly by these presents In Witness I have sett my hand and seale the day and year above written
      Know yee that Whereas I THO. SHORT of County of Rappa have by Deed under my hand and seale bearing date with these presents have sold unto JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY one tract of land lying on the North side of Rappa River conteyning One thousand as by relation to sd Deed Now if sd THOS: SHORT his heirs do well and truely keep all the covinants in the sd Deeds which ought to be performed then this obligation to be void otherwise remain in full force
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      BENJA. BLANCHYLOWER, THOMAS SHORT
      BENJA. NEWTON
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JAMES CLAYTON and JOAN CLAYTON the last Widow and relict DANIELL SULLIVINT, late of Farnham Parish in Rappa: do by these presents make over unto JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY all our right either in right of Dower or any other ways to a certain messuage or tract of land conteyning Three hundred and fifty acres sold to abovesd JOHN NEWTON by Deed bearing date with these presents and situate in Parish of Farnham aforesaid by DANLL. SWILLIVANT, Son of the aforesd. DANLL. SWILLIVANT Witness our hands
      this 6th day of December 1689
      JOHN CLAUGHTON, JAMES CLEATON
      ROBT. ROBINSON JOAN CLEATON
      1689 Recognitr Rappa 21 die Jany. 1689
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 98-10
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come I THOMAS SHORT for the sum of Sixteen thousand pounds of Tobb: pd. by JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY in Colony of Virginia Gent. by these presents have sold unto JOHN NEWTON his heirs one tract of land conteyning One thousand acres granted by Patent to MICHAELL HUGILL and THO: SHORT, my Father, bearing date the 26th day of May 1666 the whole coming and ending to my Father, THO: SHORT, as Surveying the sd MICHAELL HUGELL and to me the sd THO: SHORT, his Son, as heire to my deced Father, being in the Freshes of Rappa. on the North side begining at a marked red Oake and runing S. & E. to a marked red Oake, thence E. N. E. into the Woods, thence West to the place it began being One thousand acres be the same more or less with all woods profats and appertinances to the same belonging To have and to hold sd tract of land with all the rights to JOHN NEWTON his heirs and I THO: SHORT my heirs will warrant from the claime of any persons whatsoever and sd JOHN NEWTON peacably and quietly have sd tract of land to his own proper use without lett of me sd THO: SHORT my heirs and I do oblige myself to perform such other deeds as the Councell learned shall require at any time within seven years and the cost of him the sd JOHN NEWTON In Witness I have sett my hand and seale
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      BENJA. BLANCHFLOWER, THOMAS SHORT
      BENJA. NEWTON
      Recognitr. in Cur Comt Rappa I die Jany. 1689
      Xber the 23rd 1688 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOS: SHORT of Rappa. County in Virginia do stand indebted unto JOHN NEWTON of County of WESTMORELAND in Virginia in quantitie of Thirty two thousand pounds of Tobb. to be pd. unto sd JOHN his heirs & to the true performance whereof to be done and performed I do hereby bind myselfe my heirs firmly by these presents In Witness I have sett my hand and seale the day and year above written
      Know yee that Whereas I THO. SHORT of County of Rappa have by Deed under my hand and seale bearing date with these presents have sold unto JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY one tract of land lying on the North side of Rappa River conteyning One thousand as by relation to sd Deed Now if sd THOS: SHORT his heirs do well and truely keep all the covinants in the sd Deeds which ought to be performed then this obligation to be void otherwise remain in full force
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      BENJA. BLANCHYLOWER, THOMAS SHORT
      BENJA. NEWTON
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JAMES CLAYTON and JOAN CLAYTON the last Widow and relict DANIELL SULLIVINT, late of Farnham Parish in Rappa: do by these presents make over unto JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY all our right either in right of Dower or any other ways to a certain messuage or tract of land conteyning Three hundred and fifty acres sold to abovesd JOHN NEWTON by Deed bearing date with these presents and situate in Parish of Farnham aforesaid by DANLL. SWILLIVANT, Son of the aforesd. DANLL. SWILLIVANT Witness our hands
      this 6th day of December 1689
      JOHN CLAUGHTON, JAMES CLEATON
      ROBT. ROBINSON JOAN CLEATON
      1689 Recognitr Rappa 21 die Jany. 1689

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