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

Grace MNU Pearce

Female Bef 1639 - Aft 1669  (> 32 years)


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  • Name Grace MNU Pearce 
    Born Bef 1639  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1669  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I82855  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Family 1 Richard Pearce,   b. Bef 1639, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jun 1666 and Jun 1669, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1659  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F12938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Harris,   b. 1633, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1713, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1672  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Harris,   b. Abt 1672, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1749, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)  [Stepchild]  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F21398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Thomas Hopkins,   b. 1618,   d. 27 Jan 1669, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married Abt 20 Jun 1665  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F37009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1665-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 4; [Antient Press]; Page 426
      Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1665
      - Whereas Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS & GRACE PEARSON were by a Warrant from Col. PET: ASHTON summoned to appeare at this Cort: to answer ye Complaynt of ELIZABETH BUSHELL & havinge fayled of theire appeareance, it is ordered yt: ye Sherriffe forthwith take them into safe custody (they to remains wth: Bayle or Maine Prize untill ye next Cort unlesse two of ye Justices of ye peace for this County, whereof one of ye Quorum shall thinke it fist) to take security for them for theire p:sonall appeareance then to answer theire Contempte

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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 51
      Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
      - Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cart: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
      - Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.

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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 59
      Northumberland County Court 10th of March 1668/69
      - Ordered yt: THO: GASKOYNE, JNO: WADDY, THO: LANE & LEW : SHEPARD take an Inventory & make apprazement of ye Estate of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced., wth: ye first convenient; they beinge sworne accordinge to Law
      - A Commission of Administracon is granted MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., of her sd. Husbands Estate, she giveing good caucon accordinge to Law
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 66
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
      - Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: to bee possest of yt: Estate his deced., Father, JOHN INGRAM, by his Last Will & Testamt. did devise him upon ye perusal of which Will, ye Cort: doth finde yt: ye sd. JNO: INGRAM (amongst other things) did bequeathe unto his sd. Sonne, THOMAS, two Mares & one Filly (then in ye possession of ye sd. INGRAM) and whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS,
      ye Relicte & Admrx. of Mr. THO: HOPKINS (deced.) one of the Overseers of ye Will of ye sd. JOHN INGRAM, who hath since ye decease of ye sd. JOHN had ye Estate of ye sd. JOHN in his possession, did alleadge one of ye two Mares bequeathed unto ye sd. THOMAS INGRAM by ye Will of his Father as aforesd., was solde unto ye sd. HOPKINS by ye sd.
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 66
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
      - Whereas it appeares to this Cort: by a condicon under ye hand of RICH: PEARCE dated ye 9th of xber: 1665 yt: RICH: PEARCE receaved of ELIZABETH HEARD a Horse, parte consideracon of some building yt: ye sd, PEARCE did oblige him selfe to do for ye sd. ELIZABETH, as by ye sd, condicon did & may more fully appeare, wch: worke or any parte thereof ye sd. PEARCE nor any other by his order hath finished or done. It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of ye sd. PEARCE, by ye 1st of 9ber: next pay as good a Horse as yt: receaved by ye sd. PEARCE unto NICH: NICHOLS, who maryed ye sd. ELIZABETH HEARD als exe.,
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 67
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
      - Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: for six Cowes & Calves, two feather beds wth: furniture, two pewter dishes, one doz: of spoones, one chamber pot, one iron pot of five or six gallons, one pewter drinking pot, two fowling peeces, one new saddle & bridle, one iron pestelle of forty pounds weight & one man Servant, yt: should have foure or five yeares to serve, given (as to ye Cort; appeareth) unto ye sd. THO: INGRAM by his Fathers Will, It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, Admrx, of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, one of ye Overseers of ye Will of ye sd, JOHN INGRAM, forthwith: deliver ye sd. Cattle unto ye sd, THO: INGRAM (MRS. HOPKINS to choose one Cow out of ye Stock of Cattle whereon she now liveth & THO: INGRAM another untill hee hath receaved ye sd. six cowes & calves), one feather bed & furniture & yt: she deliver ye sd. Servant & goods unto THO: INGRAM by ye middle of 9ber next
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 68
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
      - Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Admrx. of THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of one thousand & eight pounds of tobacco & caske wth: costs; Judgmt, is granted ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS agt. ye sd. YONG for ye sd. summe wth: costs als exe., unlesse ye next Cort: ye sd. YONG she., reason to ye contrary
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 68
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
      - PET: TIBALD, THO: INGRAM & WM: HANCOCK beinge arrested to this Cort: at ye suite of MRS, GRACE HOPKINS, a nonsute is granted ech of them against ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS accordinge to Law, noe cause of accon appeareing to this Cort: agt. them
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 51
      Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
      - Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cort: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
      - Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.
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      1669-1673 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 79
      - Whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS did exhibit an Inventory into this Court of ye Estate of her Husband, Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., wherein was included certeyne Horses & Mares for wch: Horses and Mares THO: INGRAM hath obteyned Order of this County Cort as a Legacy from his deced., Father by his Last Will & Testamt., upon ye peticon of ye said MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye sd. Horses and Mares be extended out of ye sd, Inventory
      - Whereas Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., did by a Deed of Guift give unto JOANNA, the Orpht. of JOHN MERIDITH, deced., a Mare wth: her increase, upon ye peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye Estate yt: is extant in this County belonging unto DOROTHY, ye Relict of JNO: MERIDITH, deced., may be secure until, shee give good caucon to this Cort: to be accomptable for ye sd. Mare & her increase; shee having caryed ye sd Mare out of this County
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      1669-1673 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 150
      Northumberland County Court 19th of June 1672
      - Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto Mr. JOHN HARRIS, Husband to ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of five hundred forty & thre pounds of tobaccoe & caske, being parte of an Order for one thousand & eight pounds of tobaccoe & caske dated ye 25th of August 1669, It is ordered yt: ye sd, YONG forthwth: pay ye sd. summe unto ye sd. HARRIS wth: costs
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      1678-1679 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 13
      Northumberland County Court 20th of November 1678
      - Mr .JNO: HARRIS his Accompt of HOPKINS's Estate to be auditted Upon the Petition of Mr. JOHN HARRIS who marryed GRACE, ye Relict of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS deced. it is ordered that Major THOMAS BRERETON and Mr. PHILLIP SHAPLEIGH are appointed to examine and auditt the Accompts of the Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS and give in their report thereof to ye next Court

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