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

James Conner

Male Bef 1679 - 1725


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  • Name James Conner 
    Born Bef 1679 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 6 Oct and 2 Nov 1725  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I81351  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Family Conner 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F40267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret MNU Conner,   b. Bef 1683, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1751, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1699  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Conner,   b. Abt 1706, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1761, Guinea Station, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret Conner,   b. Abt 1710, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788, Hamilton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)  [natural]
     3. James Conner,   b. Bef 1712, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)  [natural]
     4. Anne Conner,   b. Abt 1716, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
     5. Sarah Conner,   b. Abt 1721, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Conner,   b. Bef 1722, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Hannah Conner,   b. Bef 1724, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1787, Spartanburg, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F23144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • *VA County Court Records; Order Book Abstracts of Essex Co. VA 1699-1702; Essex Co Courts from 10 Aug 1699-11 Aug 1702 by R & S Sparacio. p. 21 (p. 24) Essex Co Court 13 Nov 1699; ....By Consent its ordered that ye suit between James Conner agt. Rand. Bird be heard at next Court.

      VA Colonial Abstracts by Beverly Fleet p. 295; Fragment of Deed Austin to Jones 1722; p. 36; Fragment of Deed; 1 Apr. 1722; Tho Austin of King & Queen sells Jacob Jones & James Conner .... 125 acres in King Wm. Co. Signatures burned away.

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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press}:

      1 Sep 1724. p. 11. In the suit in Chancery between John Bush Complaint & JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Defendt. put in a rejoynder to Complainants replication and is given the Complainant to consider the same.

      1 Sep 1724. p. 14. In the action of the Case brought by William Skrine Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., there being no declaration filed & entered, att the Defendants motion a non suit is granted with costs.

      6 Oct 1724. p. 18. In the action of the Debt brouoght by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the suit is continued to the next Court at the Plantiff's cost.

      6 Oct 1724. p. 19. In the action of Debt brought by Issac Tunny Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued to the nex court at the sd. Defendts. costs.

      7 Oct 1724. p. 21. In the suit of Chancery depending Between John Bush Complainant and JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Complt., put in a Demurrer which the Respondt. craved time to answer which was granted.

      3 Nov 1724. p. 29. JAMES CONNER in behalfe of Mr. James Elliot informed the Court that by mistake listed Michell a Malletto boy yt. was under 5 yrs. of age of ye sd. Elliott & desired to be releived in that case: Orderedf that the Sheriffe do pay and allowe him out of ye faraction yt. is due to the County.

      3 Nov 1724. p. 31. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost. -In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost.

      3 Nov 1724. p. 32. In the Suit in Chancery brought by John Bush Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the Plantife haveing put in a demurer to ye Defendants rejoynder ye last Court and offering to put in a new plea to the demurrer the same was objected against p the Plaintife and referred to the Courts Judgment, who after haveing heard all arguements on each side are of the opinion that the Defendant ought joyn the Plantifes demurer from which Judgment the Defendant appealed to Eighth day of the Generall Court next which was granted, he haveing entered into bond with Goodrich Lightfoot, Gentn. his securety & acknowledged the same in Court.

      4 Nov 1724. p. 35. In the action of the Case brought by William ( ) Plt. agt JAMES CONNER Defendt. the Defendaant haaveing formerly in this suit obtained a nonsuit against the Plantife& insisted to have the same paid him att the bar before he was oblidged to answer the suit, which the Plantife failing to do, Therefore ordered that the sd suit be dismist with costs.

      2 Mar 1724/5 Continued. p. 41. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., for two thousand pounds of tobo damages issue being joyned & put to Jury for tryall who after being sworn and heard all Note: evedences and arguements of each side and received their charge from the Court retired, and after some time returned and brought in their Verdict Vizt. (Wee of the jury find for the Defendant. Samuell Loyde, Foreman) which verdict att the Note: Defendants motion was admitted to record and ordered that suit be dismist with costs.

      2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER, its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the alias Exo.-- On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.

      2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the same alias Exo.- - On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt. JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.-- On Petition of Charles Goodall he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing forty miles & returning forty miles two times. -- On Petition of James Cox, he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt James Conner and for comeing eighty miles and returning eighty miles three times. It is therefore ordered that said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said James Cox the same alias Exo.

      2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 43. On Petition of Thomas Dillen he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt. JAMES CONNER and for coming thirty miles two times, Its therefore ordered said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said Thomas Dillen the same alias Exo.--On Petition of John Hullock he allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its therefore ordered that Isaac Tunney do pay John Hullock the same alias Exo. --on the Petition of Michell Guinney he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing twenty eight miles and returning twenty-eight miles three times. Its therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto said Guinney the same alias Exo. --On Petition of William Thompson of King George County he is allowed for five days attendance and for coming twelve miles & twelve miles returning three times as he was summoned and evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its Therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto William Thompson the same alias Exo.

      6 Apr 1725. p. no page given. On Petition of James Kenny he haveing made oath that he attended as an evedence summed for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER four days, Ordered he be allowed for the same. Its therefore ordered that he Note: said Madison do pay unto sd. Kenny the same alias Exo.

      1 Jun 1725... On the appeall returned from the General Court of Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. His grardian and next Friend agt JAMES CONNER the deft appeared and offered a pleas which was received and time given to the Plantite to consider the same 1 Jun 1725... In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney plt agt JAMES CONNNER defendt having assighned errors for Stay of Judgment last court which was referrred to this court for argument, who after haveing heard all arguements on eac side aroe of oppinion that the errors assighned are good, Therefore ordered that the suit be dismist with costs & that ye Plantife do pay the Def ye same alias Exo.

      1 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case brought by JAMES CONNER plt agt Wm. Watters Deft. for 528 lbs. of tobo... suit is ordered to be dismist.

      3 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case of Trepass Assault & Battery brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt JAMES CONNER deft....motion of Iparlance is granted James Conner.

      7 Sep 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers plt Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian and next friend agt. JAMES CONNER deft.....suit is continued next court.

      7 Sep 1725...In the action of Trespass & Assult brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt. JAMES CONNER deft....suit referred to next court.

      6 Oct 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian agt. JAMES CONNER deft. ...suit referred to next court. *(Because of these 2 records we can pretty well say that James Conner died between 6 Oct. 1725 and 2 Nov 1725!!)

      2 Nov 1725...In the action of trespass & Assult brought by Wm. WAtters plt agt JAMES CONNER deft.(the deft. being dead) ordered suit dismist.

      5 Jul 1727...In action of debt brought by plt. MARGARET CONNER, executrix of James Conner plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. att whose motion oyer is granted him.

      2 Aug 1727... Action of Debt brought plt. MARGARET CONNER Exx of JAMES CONNER deced plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. ....suit referred to next court.

      5 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury. ( *This is probably the son of James & Margaret Conner)

      6 Sep 1727.. In action of debt by MARGARAET CONNERr exx of JAMES CONNNER dec'd. plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. for 600 lbs. tobo....ordered that deft. pay plt the same alias Exo. Note: 6 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury.

      6 Mar 1727/8.. In action of debt brought by MARGARET CONNER, Exx of John (?) (James?) CONNOR, dec'd plt agst Wm. Thompson ... deft. being dead suit dismist. Note: 4 Jun 1728.. MARGARETT CONNER Exo vs Andrew Harrison for 600 lbs. tobo & 247 costs...

      7 Aug 1728..In the action of the case brought plt. Henry Goodloe Gent. agt. Henry Dillen deft. with MARGARET CONNER being Henry Dillen's security.

      4 Sep 1728..In the action the case brought by Henry Goodloe Gent. Plt. agt. Henry Dillen Deft... Ordered that Henry Dillen & MARGARET CONNER his securety do pay...the same alias Exo.

      13 Jul 1732; p. 15; Caroline Co Order Book Part one 1732-1734 (Dorman, 1965); Action on the case Thomas Carr Jr. against MARGARET CONNER; Continued for the matter of law to argued
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      ORANGE COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1734-1749
      28 June 1745, O.S. p. 371
      Ordered that James Strother John Witheral Elmer George William Strother Thomas Wright John Thompson Clerk John Wright Phillip Clayton Gent and James Pendleton Gent or their respective hands do Attend Francis Strother Overseer of the Road from the upper end of Mountpony to William Johnstons and Obey his directions in clearing the said road and that John Carter [name obliterated] Richard Wright and the hands at the Glebe Capt. Ball.s Mr. Hackley James Conner Francis Ballenger John Butler Edward Ballenger Charles Morgan Bryant Thornhill Alexander McMillion John Hitch Thomas Yates or their respective hands do attend William Johnston Overseer of the Road from the said William Johnstons to the Main Road and Obey his directions clearing the same and that the said Francis Strother and William Johnston do keep their said Roads in Repair and set up Posts of Direction where Necessary

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