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

Joshua Singleton

Male Bef 1705 - Bef 1733  (< 28 years)


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  • Name Joshua Singleton 
    Born Bef 1705  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1 Jun 1733  Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I76980  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Robert Singleton,   b. Bef 1685,   d. 15 Apr 1724, Gloucester County, Virginia - will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F38821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Gower,   b. Bef 1709, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1747, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1725  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Singleton,   b. 3 Aug 1725, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Joshua Singleton,   b. 23 Jan 1728, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1773, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Singleton,   b. 27 Aug 1730, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1730, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Stanley Singleton,   b. 2 Oct 1731, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F38820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1721-1725 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 313-314
      THIS INDENTURE made ye 2nd day of February one thousand seven hundred and Twenty five Between WM. LEWIS of ye Pish: of Farnham & County of Richmond, Glazier, of ye one pty, & JOSHUA SINGLETON of ye Pish: &County aforesd., Planter, of ye other ply; Witnesseth that WM. LEWIS in consideration of Two thousd: five hundred pds. of Lobo: to him well & truely pd. by JOSHUA SINGLETON, by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto JOSHUA SINGLETON fin his actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain & Sale to him thereof made for one whole year and by virtue of the Statute for transferring uses into possession) & to his heirs all ye parcell of land containing Fifty acres from a Stake in ye angle of two red Oaks & one white Oak by ye Road side and corner to a p;cell of land belonging to CHARLES RUSSELL, thence extending South 13d 30' East 82 perch to a Stake in ye angle of two Chesnuts & one red Oak thence South 41d, 10' Wt, 109 perch to a Ring Oak, thence North 13d, 30' Wt. 82 per: to a scrubby Oak in CHARLES RUSSELLs line, thence along ye sd, Line to ye place where it first began; ye sd. Fifty acres of land scittuate in ye Pish: of Farnham & County of Richmond & now in ye tenure & occupation of ye sd. JOSHUA SINGLETON, bounded as above, wth, all appurtenances together with all houses orchards profitts whatsoever To have and to hold the parcel of land and all ye premises unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs to be holden to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees of ye premises by ye Rent & Service of ye same due & of right accustomed to be paid; clearly and freely acquitted of all incumbrances whatsoever; In Wittness whereof ye p:ties first above named hereunto hath interchangeably sett their hands and seals ye day & year above written
      Signd. Scald. & Dd, in ye presence of
      RICHD BRANHAM, JUNR, WILLIAM LEWIS
      JNO, BRANHAM, W. BACKER
      At a Court held for Richmd. County this 2nd day of February 1725
      WM; LEWIS came into Court & acknowledged this his Deed of Release lunto JOSA: SINGLETON wch: was admitted to Record; Also SARAH LEWIS, ye Wife of ye sd, WM: LEWIS, appeared in Court & relinquished her right of Dower in ye land conveyed in this Deed unto ye sd, JOSA: SINGLETON wch: was also admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made ye 2nd. day of February one thousd. seven hundred & twenty five Between WM: LEWIS of ye Pish: of Farnham & County of Richmond, Glazier, of ye one p:ty & JOSHA: SIGNLETON of ye Pish: & County aforesd. Planter, of ye other pity; Witnesseth that WM. LEWIS in consideration of Five Shillings of lawfull money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by JOSHA: SINGLETON, do by these presents bargain and sell unto JOSHA: SINGLETON his heirs all that parcell of land from a Stake in ye angle (the bounds of the land are repeated as in the Release above); To have and to hold the p:cell of land unto JOSHA: SINGLETON his heirs dureing the full end & terme of one whole year next. ensueing paying therefore the Rent of one tare of Indian Corn on ye Feast Day of our Lord next ensueing if lawfully demanded, to ye end that by vertue of these presents and of Statute for transferring uses into possession. ye sd. JOSHA: SINGLETON may be in ye actual possession of ye premises and be therefore enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance threol to him & his heirs; In Witness whereof ye p!ties first above named hath interchangably sett their hands & affixed their sealer the day & year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      RICHARD BRANHAM, JUNR WILLIAM LEWIS
      tINO. BRANHAM, W, BACKER
      At a Court field for Richmond County the Second day of February 1725
      WM„LEWIS came into Court & acknowledged this his Deed unto JOSHA: SINGLETON wch was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECK WITH, CI Cur
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      1725-1729 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 348-350
      THIS INDENTURE made ye first day of June one thousd. seven hundd. & twenty six, Between JOSHUA SINGLETON of Psh. of Farnham & County of Richmd., Planter, of one part & STANLEY GOWER of ye Psh: & County aforesd., Planter, of ye other part; Wittnesseth that JOSHUA SINGLETON in consideration of Five shill: lawfull money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid before the delivery of these p:sts., hath and doth by these p:sents bargain and sell unto STANLEY GOWER his hrs. one p:cell of land containing by estimation One hundd. & five acres of land (more or less) wth: ye appurtenances scituate in Psh. of Northfarnham in ye County of Richmd, and bounded, Beginning upon ye line of THOS: LEWIS upon ye Creek side called TOTUSKEY CREEK, so runing to a Swamp formerly JNO: ye YOUNGs SWAMP & runing up ye Swamp to meet wth: a line of ROBT. SISSONs & soruning to a Swamp called ROBT. SISSONs SWAMP, and so down yt: Swamp to ye abovesd, line of THOS: LEWIS ye place it began; Together wth: all houses orchards profits & appurtenances belonging; To have & to hold ye One hundd, & five acres of land wth: appurtenances unto STANLEY GOWER his hrs. during the term of one whole year paying therefore ye rent of one Ear of Indian Corne on ye Feast Day of ye Nativity of St. Jno. Baptist next ensueing, if lawfully demanded, to ye intent yt, by virtue of these p:sts. & of ye Statute for transferring uses into possession, STANLEY GOWER may be in ye actual possession of ye p:mises & thereby enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof to him & his hrs., In Wittness whereof ye p:tys to these p:sts. have interchangeably sett their hands and affixed their seals ye day & year first above written
      Sign'd Seal'd & DD. in ye presence of
      THOS; MULYS JOSHUA SINGLETON
      RICHARD BRANHAM, JUNR.
      JOHN BRANHAM
      At a Court held for Richmd, County ye first day of June 1726
      JOSHUA SINGLETON came into Court & acknowledged this his Deed unto STANLEY GOWER wch: was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, C. C. Cur
      (On margin: SINGLETON's Release to GOWER)
      THIS INDENTURE made ye first day of June one thous& seven hundd. & twenty six, Between JOSHUA SINGLETON of ye Psh. of Farnham & County of Richmd., Planter, of one part, & STANLEY GOWER of ye Psh: & Countyu aforesd, Planter, of ye other part; Wittnesseth that JOSHUA SINGLETON in consideration of Fifty pounds Sterl. money of Great Brittaine paid before the delivery of these p:sents by STANLEY GOWER, the receipt whereof JOSHUA SINGLETON doth hereby acknowledge, hath & by these p:sents. doth bargain & sell unto STANLEY GOWER being in his actual possession by virtue of a Lease thereof to him made & of ye Statute for transferring uses into possesssion one p:cell of land containing by estimation One hundd. & five acres of land with ye appurtenances; & bounded; Begining (the bounds repeated as in the Lease); To have & to hold ye One hundd. & five acres of land with appurtenance unto STANLEY GOWER his hrs. to be holden to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees accustom'd to be paid and JOSHUA SINGLETON for himself his hrs. ye land & pmises unto STANLEY GOWER his heirs shall warrant & forever defend by these presents against any p:son or p:sons; In Wittness whereof ye p:tys to these pasts, have sett their hands & affixed their seals ye day & year firt above written
      Sign'd Sealed & DD, in ye p:sence of
      THOS. MULYS JOSHUA SINGLETON
      RICHD. BRANHAM, JUNR,
      JNO: BRANHAM
      At a Court held for Richmd. County ye first day of June 1726
      JOSHUA SINGLETON came into Court & acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto STANLEY GOWER, wch: was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, C. C. Cur.
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      1725-1729 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 350-352
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of June one thousand seven hundred and twenty six, Betweene STANLEY GOWER of the Parrish of Farnham and County of Richmond, Planter, of one part and JOSHUA SINGLETON of the Parrish and County aforesaid, Planter, of the other part; Wittnesseth that STANLEY GOWER in consideration of Five shillings lawful! money of Great Britaine to him in hand paid hath and doth by these presents bargain sell and make over unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs one tract neck or parcell of land containing by estimacon Forty acres more or less with the appurtenances scituate in Parrish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond and bounded, Beginning at a Stake in the Marsh by the Gutt side, thence along Collonel BARBERs line through the middle of the Marsh and across the mouth of the Neck to a Swamp, thence along the Runn to the place it began; Together with all houses orchards and all profits commodities and priviledges; To have and to hold the Forty acres of land with the appurtenances unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs during the terme of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian Corn on the Feast day of the Nativity of Saint John Baptist next ensueing if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transfering uses into possession, JOSHUA SINGLETON may be in actual! possession of the premises and thereby be enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Wittness whereof the partys to these presents have interchangeably sett their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      THOMAS MULLYS, STANLEY his mark GOWER
      RICHARD BRANHAM, JOHN BRANHAM
      At a Court held for Richmond County the first day of June 1726
      STANLEY GOWER came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed unto JOSHUA SINGLETON which was ordered to be recorded
      Test M, BECKWITH, C. C, Cur.
      (On margin: GOWERs Release to SINGLETON)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of June one thousand seven hundred and twenty six, Betweene STANLEY GOWER of the Parrish of Farnham and County of Richmond, Planter, of one part and JOSHUA SINGLETON of the Parrish an County aforesaid, of the other part; Wittnesseth that STANLEY GOWER in consideration of Fifty pounds Sterling money of Great Britiain paid by JOSHUA SINGLETON, the receipt whereof STANLEY GOWER doth acknowledge himselfe therewith satisfyed; hath and by these presents doth bargaine sell and release unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs, said JOSHUA SINGLETON being La actual" possession thereof by virtue of a Lease to him made and of the Statute for transfering uses into possession, one tract Neck or parcell of land containing by estimacon Forty acres (more or less) with the appurtenances situate in Parrish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond and bounded; Beginning (the bounds repeated as in the Lease); To have and to hold the Forty acres of land (more or less) granted unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs to be holden to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees accustomed to be paid In Wittness whereof theparties to these presents have sett their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      THOS: MULLYS. STANEY his mark GOWER
      RICHARD BRANHAM; JOHN BRANHAM
      At a Court held for Richmond Conty the first day of June 1726
      STANLEY GOWER came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto JOSHUA SINGLETON, which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, C. C. Cur.
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      1729-1733 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 522
      THIS INDENTURE made the Tenth day of March one thousand seven hundred and Twenty nine/30, Between JOHN GARNER of Parrish of Hannover and County of KING GEORGE, Planter, of one part and JOSHUA SINGLETON of Parrish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond, Planter, of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN GARNER in consideracon of Five shillings of lawful' money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by JOSHUA SINGLETON, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and do by these p:sents bargain and sell unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs a p:cell of Land contanen Sixty acres which land was left to JEEN BANGER, the Daughter of JOHN BANGER given to her by her Grandfather. the corner begines at a old marked Chesnut and to be laid of given apon the line of said JOSHUA SINGLETON, the p:cell of land containing Sixty acres scituate in Parrish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond now in the tenure and occupation of JOSHUA SINGLETON lying near the Branches of TOTOSKEY CREEK and on the Northwest side thereof and bounded as above with all houses orchards and comodities and the rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the p:cell of land unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs during the term of one whole year paying the rent of one Ear of Indian Corn on the Feast day of our Lord next ensueing if lawfully demanded, to the intent that by vertue of these p:sents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOSHUA SINGLETON may be in the actual possession of the p:mises and be therefore enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof the parties first above named hath interchangeably sett their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      NATHANIEL HILTON JOHN GARNER
      THOMAS his mark PAYN
      CATRAN her mark GORNY
      At a Court held for Richniond County the first day of Aprill 1730
      JOHN GARNER came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed unto JOSHUA SINGLETON which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1729-1733 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 8; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 644]
      Virginia ss. THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of June in the Sixth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Britain France & Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Dni: 1733; Between JOHN HOPPER of Parish of Hamilton & County of PRINCE WILLIAM, Planter, and ANN his Wife of one part & JOSHUA SINGLETON of Parish of Lunemburgh & County of Richmond, an Infant under the age of one & twenty years of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN HOPPER & ANN his Wife in consideration of sum of Two thousand pounds of good sound & merchantable tobacco to them or one of them in hand paid, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath & by these presents doth bargain sell & release unto JOSHUA SINGLETON (in his actual possession now being by vertue of a bargain & sale to him thereof made for one year and by force of the Statute for transferring of uses into possession) & to his heirs all that parcel of land containing by estimation Forty acres being bounded (the neighbors bounding the land repeated as in the Lease); To have and to hold the land & premises unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs and JOHN HOPPER and ANN his Wife & their heirs unto JOSHUA SINGLETON his heirs shall warrant & for ever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof JOHN HOPPER & ANN his Wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year first above written
      Sealed and DD in the p:sence of
      SIMON SALLARD, JOHN HOPPER
      ENOCH INNIS, WILLIAM DEGGE ANN HOPPER
      At a Court held for Richmond County the fourth day of June MDCCXXXIII
      JOHN HOPPER & ANN HOPPER came into Court & acknowledged this their Deed of Release unto JOSHUA SINGLETON (the sd. ANN HOPPER being first privately examined) which was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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      1742-1752 Fairfax County, Virginia, Will Book A;
      [Eula K. Woodward];
      26 May, 1744, Lease. Benj. Adams, & Elizabeth his w. extx. of John Gregg, late of Hamilton Par. Prince
      Wm. Co. decd. to Charles Tyler, same Par. & Co. 150 A. Truro, Fairfax, purchased by John Greggin of Geo. Foster & Mary his w. dated 7 May, 1742 & rec. in Prince Wm. formerly owned by Robert Singleton, late of Gloucester, planter, decd.; by his will, 15 Apr. 1724, devised to his s. Joshua Singleton 300 A. other 300 A. to dau. Susanna, w. of Thomas Smithers, & Mary Foster, recorded in Gloucester. Wit. Jera. Bronough, John Sturman. 17 May, 1744, p. 164.

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