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

William Powell

Male Bef 1661 - Bef 1695  (< 34 years)


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  • Name William Powell 
    Born Bef 1661 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 9 Aug 1695  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I84388  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

  • Notes 


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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 356
      A Brindled heifer about two yeares of age marked with a crop on ye left eare & a flower de luce on ye right eare to be recorded for PRICELA YEATES, Daughter of ELIAS YEATES and MARY his Wife, all her increase both male and female by me ANGELL JACOBUS being in ye Custody of ELIAS YEATES, her Father, & there to remaine till ye day of age or the day of Marriage as Witness my hand this 4th of July 1682
      WILLIAM POWELL, ANGELL JACOBUS
      THOMAS RYLY
      Recordatr xx4 die July 1682
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 12)
      THIS INDENTURE made the 29th of December 1692 Betwixt ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County of the one partie and WILLIAM POWELL of the same County Sheweth that ADAM WOFFENDALL aforesaid for Two thousand pounds of sweet sented tobacco to him in hand paid by the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL doth hereby sell unto the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL his heirs or assigns forever a certain parcel! of land lying on the North side of Rappa: River in the County of Richmond abovesaid, containing Fifty acres more or less bounded as followeth (Vitt.) Beginning at a marked Ash standing in the main branch of CHINGOETEAGUE above JOHN EASTERs Plantation and running down the said branch to JOHN EASTERs line and up the said EASTERs line to the line of WILLIAM MARSHALL and along the line of MARSHALL to the line of Mr. FRAN: SLOUGHTER and so to the upper QUARTER ROAD or PATH, and along the said Road or Path to WILLIAM BROWNs Corner tree by and near a branch to the first mentioned Ash with all and singular its rights woods profitts whatsoever appertaining; To have and to hold the said parcell of land and all the premises hereby sold unto the abovesaid WM. POWELL his heirs forever, the said ADAM WOFFENDALL for himself his heirs &c. the said parcell of land with all its rights belonging unto the said WM: POWELL his heirs &c. forever against him the sd ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs or assigns and all persons lawfully claiming under him will defend and forever warrant by these presents and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have the abovesaid parcell of land with all premises with every of their rights without any lawfull lett or disturbance of the said ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs And further the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL Both hereby further oblige himself to give unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs a further confirmation or title by Writing if this proves not good & authentick in the Law, And also to make a true acknowledgment hereof in the County Court of Richmond, And also my Wife, HONORIA, shall do the same in person or by her lawfull Attorney when thereunto required by the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c., in confirmation hereof the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL huh hereunto seu his hand & affixed his seal Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of us
      JAMES TAYLER, ADAM WOFFENDALL
      JOHN BROWN
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 7 die Martii Ano: 1693
      ( WOFFENDALL to POWELL Bond)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County do stand justly indebted to WILLIAM POWELL of the said County, Carpenter, in the just sum of Four thousand pounds of sweetsented tobacco in cask to be paid convenient to a Landing in the abovesaid County upon all demands for the true performance hereof I bind myself my heirs unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c. As witness my hand and seal this 29th of 10ber: Ano: Dom: 1692

      5 Jun 1694. Power of Atty. HONORIA WOFFENDALL do impower JAMES TAYLER my any to ackn my thirds of a parcell of land unto WILLIAM POWELL being done voluntarily. Wit: WM REYNOLDS, JOHN SPILLER. (Bk 2pg: 43)
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 12)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
      - Nonsuit is granted to ADAM WOFFENDALL against WM. POWEL, he not appearin to prosecute. to be pd. with costs &c.
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 28)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
      - Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft. till next Court
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 46)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of October 1692
      - Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft till next Court
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 24 of November 1692
      - Reff. is granted between WM. POWELL Plt. and ALEXR; DONIPHAN Deft. till next court

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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 4th day of January Ano; Dom: 1692
      - Mr. ROBT: BRENT appeared Attorney for Mr. ALEXANDER DONIPHAN
      - WM: POWELL brought his action in this Court against ALEXANDER DONIPHAN and declares that he hath built & finished for the Deft. a Thirty five foot Dwelling house eighteen foot wide by the Ground Cell, a foot and (blank) a Ten foot porch joining to the sd House and five framed Windows, piled with Rived boards above & two partitions & one partition below & two out side Chimneys for wch: he the Plt. was to receive Five hundred pounds of Tobb:, & therefore craves Judgmt., the Deft. for plea says that there was an agreement in writing with a Penalty made between him and the Plt. for building a House of such dimentions as in the sd Written Agreemt. are conteyned, And that the plt under pr:tence of taking a copy thereof borrowed the sd Writing and deteynes the same pleading it is lost and that cannot answer for want of sight of the sd Writing; Whereupon this Court considering the matter have dismist the suit; the Plt. not producing the sd Written Agreemt., and grant non suit against him to the sd ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN to be paid wth: all cost of suit als: Ex: from wch: Judgmt. the Plt. appeals to his Excellency the Governr: & the Honr: Councell for a rehearing on the 5th: day of the next Genrll Court
      - WM. POWELL together wth: RALPH WHITING enter themselves in an assumps of 9000 lbs, of tobb: to prosecute the appeale
      - ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN together wth: Mr, JAMES HARISON enter themselves an assumpsit of 9000 lbs. of Tobb: to answer the sd appeale

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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of April 1693
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM, POWELL for Two thousand pounds of Cobb: in caste. One thousand sweet scented & one thousand Orenoco for the non appearance of JAMES RAY
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of May 1693
      - Reff. granted intr: WM. POWELL Plt & JAMES KEY Deft. till next Court
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 94)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 3d of August 1693
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to REBECCA TOMLIN for the non appearance of WM. POWELL for 2000 lbs. of Cobb: according to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 97)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of October 1693
      - Reff granted between Mrs. REBECCA TOMLIN Plt. & WILLIAM POWELL Deft. till next Court. the Deft, pleading that Capt. GEORGE TAYLER is evidence is very sick
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 106)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 7th of December 1693
      - Non suit is granted to WM. POWELL against Mrs. REBECCA TONLIN, no person arriving to prosecute, to be paid wth: cost
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of April 1694
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM: POWELL for the non appearance HEN: PLUNKETT accord: to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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      1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of June 1694
      - This day HENRY PLUNKETT confessed Judgmt. to WM. POWELL for Five hundred pounds of tobb: upon Bill; wch: this Court have ordered to be paid with cost of suit als. Ex.
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 76)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
      - Refference is granted between FRANCIS THORNTON as Exr. of WILLIAM POWELL Plantiff and HUGH FRENCH Defendant till next Court held &c.
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
      - Refference is granted between HUGH FRENCH Plantiff and FRANCIS THORNTON as Admr. of WILLIAM POWELL, Defendant till next Court &c.
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 88)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 2nd of October 1695
      - Judgment is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON, Ext., of WILLIAM POWELL deced against HUGH FRENCH for One hundred and forty eight pounds of tobacco upon Ballance of Accots to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution
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      1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 93)
      At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of October 1695
      - Nonsuit is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON as Executor of WILLIAM POWELL deceased against HUGH FRENCH, the Plantiff not appearing to prosecute, to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution

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