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

John Dyke

Male Abt 1650 - 1691  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name John Dyke  [1
    Born Abt 1650 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between Aug 1689 and Feb 1691  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I86931  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 

    Father John Dyke,   b. Bef 1630,   d. 6 Nov 1678, South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esther MNU Dyke,   b. Bef 1642,   d. Aft 1701, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Married Bef 1658  South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Sharp,   b. 1650, South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1709, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1680  South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Dyke,   b. Bef 1688, South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1729, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F15052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Female MNU Dyke,   d. Abt 1680, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1671  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dyke,   b. Abt 1674, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F42014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 198
      - Rappahannock County Court 4th of February 1690/1
      - Ordered that Mr. WM. YOUNGE, Mr. ANTHO: SMYTH, Mr. DANLL. DOBYNS, Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK or any three of them do on the 18th of this Inst. meet at the House of JNO: DIKE late deced and then & there they inventory & appraise all & singular the Estate of sd DIKE (except what is excepted in the last Will & Testamt. of the sd deced) as it shall be prsented to their view, And make report of their proceedings herein to the next Court held for this County. Mr. HENRY WILLIAMSON is requested to be prsent at the time & place aforesd. to administer an Oath to the sd Appraisers for their due appraisemt. as also to the Relict for her true discovery of the sd Estate
      - The Last Will & Testament of JNO: DIKE of this County late deced being prsented to this Court by Mr. HEN: WOODNOT & Mr. THO: HARWAR as Gardians in the sd Will named, And on behalfe of MARY, the Eldest Daughter of & Executrix of the sd deced,, & being proved by the Oaths of EASTER DUDDING & the sd HEN. WOODNOT, a Probat is granted threon to the sd Gardians on behalfe of the sd MARY qualified as aforesd.
      ===
      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 217-218
      Vid, Pa, 185 in another book)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I JOHN DIKE doe assigne all my right of this within mentioned land from me my heires or assignes to ESTHER DIKE and her heirs forever with warranty with the consent of my Wife. As Witness both or: hands and seales this 10th day of April 1679
      Test WM YOUNG, JOHN DIKE
      SAMLL, PARREY MARY DIKE
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I MARY DIKE the Wife of JOHN DIKE of the County of Rappae doe ordaine my welbeloved Freind. HENRY WOODNUT, for me to be my true and lawful! Attorney to acknowledge the third of a parcell of Two hundred acres of land sold to ESTHER DIKE as firmeley and as amply as if 1 were there. In Witness hereunto I have set my hand and Seale 3d day of May 1679
      Signed Sealed and Delivd, in
      prsents of us WILLIAM FREEMAN MARY DIKE
      DANLL, FANTRES Recordatr x5 die Maii 1679
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ESTHER DIKE the Relict of JOHN DIKE SENR, doe discharge his Son, JOHN DIKE from all Dowry of land, third of the Estate and all other Bills bonds Debts dues and demands from the beginning of the world to this day, As Witness my hand and Seale this 14th of April 1679
      HENRY WOODNUTT ESTHER DIKE
      SAMLL: PARREY
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 7 die Maii 79
      ===
      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 337
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I DANIELL DOBINS for a valuable consideration already received of Mr. JOHN DIKE doe assigne all my right and title of a Maide Servant called by the name of KATHERINE to serve the custome of the Countrey to the sd JOHN DIKE and I doe hereby warrant the sale of the said Servant agt all law suites & demands to the said JOHN DIKE his heires or assignes As Witness my hand this 30th of December 1679
      Testes ROBT, BARRETT, DANLL. DOBYNS
      THO. HARWAR
      Recordtr 3 die Febry. 1681
      === son-in-law (step son)
      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 316-317
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I EASTER DUDDING , Wife of ANDREW DUDDING, of the County of Rappa: for and in consideration of the entire love and affection I have and beare unto my sd Husband, ANDREW DUDDING, and for divers other good causes and considerations thereunto moving have given and granted unto the sd ANDREW DUDDING all that parcell of land whereon I now dwell conteyning by estimation Two hundred acers more or less being neere PISCATON CREEKE in the County aforesd as by a Conveyance thereof to me made by my Son in Law, JNO, DIKE, of the sd County bearing date the (blank) of May 1680 to which relation being had more at large appeare, To have and to hold the sd parcell of land all houses gardens orchards thereunto belonging and all other appertinances to him the sd ANDREW DUDDING Provided he pay the usuall quit rents which shall hereafter be due for the same And I the sd EASTER DUDDING do hereby oblige myselfe my heires to warrant the sd premisses belonging together with all right therein to him the sd ANDREW DUDDING from me my heires and from all other persons whatsoever as Witness my hand and seale this 25th day of Aprill 1687
      Sealed and delivered in ye presents of
      ED: THOMAS EASTER DUDDING the marke of
      SAMLL. JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Corn Rappa 6 die Apl. 1687 et record 25th die

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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 41-42
      Augt. Court 1689
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we JOHN and MARY DYKE of County of Rappa and of the Parish of South Farnham for a valuable consideration in hand received of and from HENRY WOODNOTT of the same County and Parish aforesd. whereof we the said JOHN and MARY DYKE are fully satisfied and contented hath granted and confirmed unto HENRY WOODNOTT his heirs that Thirty acres of land be the same more or less situate and being in Farnham Parish in Rappa County on the South side of RAPPA RIVER and adjoining and connected with the lands of ANDREW DUDDING, JOHN CHANEY and the said WOODNOTT, sd land being a part of a Devident of land 'whereon sd JOHN and MARY now liveth which Thirty acres of land be the same more or less is conteyed within the several bounds following that is to say begining at a marked white Oake upon ANDREW DUDDINGS and runing down a branch to the Swamp where the sd Branch leadeth into Deviding this land from the mane Devident, this branch being the bounds on the N:W: side, the said Thirty acres of land then from the forke of the sd branch and Swamp up the sd Swamp his severall courses and distances alonge the land of JOHN CHANEY leading to the land of the sd HENRY WOODNOTT, then alonge sd WOODNOTTs land to the land of sd DUDDING and along the line of sd DUDDING to the first men- coned white Oake upon the branch by ANDW, DUDDING; To have and to hold the aforesaid land with all rights whatsoever appertaining without the lett or trouble of us our heirs with further warranty from any persons whatsoever that shall lay any claim to the land and do further oblige ourselves our heirs at the request of sd WOODNOTT his heirs to make grant and suffer to be be made further Deeds conveyances for the more sure conveying and securing of the sd land as he the said WOODNOTT or Councell learned in the Law shall reasonably require and at the desire of the sd WOODNOTT his heirs to make acknowledgment hereof in the County Court held for Rappa In Witness whereof we the sd JOHN and MARY DYKE have unto these presents sett our hands and seales this 3d day of April 1689
      Signed Sealed and delivered in presents of us
      HENRY MACKENY JOHN DIKE
      THO: LOUGH MARY DIKE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 7 die August Ano 1689
      ===
      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed Book 8 - 1689-1692; Antient Press: page 230-231
      BEE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I MARY DYKE, Widow, late Wife of JOHN DYKE deced, have right & full power to dispose of Two hundred acres of land be it more or less lying and adjoining Mr. THO: HARWARs Plantacon being my part or proportion of the tract of land belonging to JOHN SHARPE my Naturall Brother for divers good causes do grant & acknowledge all my right of the sd parcell of land with all profits & appertinances thereunto belonging unto THO. TALBOTT my oldest Son & heir & his heirs forever And that it may be lawfull for the sd THO. TALBOTT to make such conveyance as by his Councell learned in the Law shall direct and I sd MARY DIKE, Widow, doth oblige myselfe or any attorney lawfully authorized to acknowledge the within menconed premises in any Court of Judicature as also this to be my full & voluntary perfect Deed of Guift In Witness whereof I have here unto sett my hand and seal this Thirtieth day of March 1691
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      RICHD. LACKLAND. MARY signum DIKE
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 1 die Aprilis 1691
      ===
      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 209
      - Rappahannock County Court _1st of April 1691
      - Ordered that MARY DIKE take out of her deced Husbands Estate, JOHN DIKE, Five hundred pounds of tobb: & caske being for the funerall
      === mentioned in assignment
      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 115-116
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee JOHN and MARY DICKE of the County of RAPPAHANNOCK of the Parish of SOUTH FARNHAM for a valuable consideration from HENRY WOODNUTT hath granted unto the said HENRY WOODNUTT his heires and assignes forever all that Thirty acres of Land being in FARNHAM Parish in RAPPA: County on the South side of Rappa: River and joyneing & bounded with the lands of ANDREW DUDING, JOHN CHEANY and the said WOODNOTT's owne lands, being part of a Devident of Land whereon the said JOHN and MARY DICKE now liveth, which said Thirty acres of Land is contained within the severall bounds courses and distances following, that is to say, begining att a marked white Oake upon ANDREW DUDING and running down a Branch to ye Swamp where the said Branch leadeth into deviling this land from the main Devident, this Branch being the bounds on the North West side of the said Thirty acres of Land, thence from the Forte of the said Branch and Swamp up the said Swamp his severall courses along the land of JOHN CHEANY lading to the land of the said HENRY WOODNOTT, then along the said WOODNOTTs land to the land of the said DUDING and along the land of said DUDING to the first mentioned white Oake upon the Branch of ANDREW DUDINGs; To have and to hold the aforesaid Land with all rights thereunto belonging without the hindrance of us our heries or assignes with further warranties from any p:sons whatsoever that shall lay any claime thereunto; In Wittness whereof we the said JOHN and MARY DICKE have unto these presents sett our hands and fixed our seales this third day of Aprill 1689
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      HENRY MACKENY JOHN DICKE
      THOMAS LOUGH MARY DICKE
      Recognitr: in Cur: Cora: RAPPA: 7th die August 1689 et Record 13th
      Test WM, COLSTON, Cl Cur
      BE IT KNOWNE unto all men by these presents that I HENRY WOODNOTT of the County of Essex and of SOUTH FARNHAM do assigne and sett over all my right of the within written Thirty acres of Land be itt more or less with all the Priviledges belonging unto JONATHAN LACY of the County and Parish aforesaid and to his heires forever for and in consideration of Thirty acres of Land leading up to the Deviding line between the said JONATHAN LACY and the said HENRY WOODNOTT comprising the Title of the within nominated Thirty acres of Land be itt more or less in as large and ample manner as the said HENRY WOODNOTT hath itt, as Wittness my hand and seale this nineth day of March 1696/7
      Scal┬ęd signed and delivered in presence of us
      WM. AYRES, HENRY WOODNOTT
      RICH: LAKELAND
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 10th day of August 1697 Test FRANCIS MERIWFTHER, Cl Cur
      === land mentioned
      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 72-75
      THIS INDENTURE made the Ninth/Tenth day of May 1722 Between JOHN DIKE of ssex County South Farnham Parish in Virga of one part & RICHARD CAWTHORN of County aforesaid Witnesseth that said Jno. Dike by Indenture did grant to said Richard Cawthorn 50 acres of land being part of a Pattent granted to John Dike [Sr] dated 20th day of December 1672 Beginning at a white oak at the mouth of a Swamp called the Green Swamp & running up said Swamp to the Mouth of a Branch & so up the said Branch to a markt white oak thence on a nole between two apple trees to a poplar at the head of a branch thence down along the branch to beaver Dams & down said Dams & Swamps to the Beginning To Have and to Hold to him the said Richard Cawthorn
      his heirs forever for quantity of Two thousand pounds of good Tobacco by him paid Presence of SAMLL CLAYTON John Dike
      DANL DOBYNS, PHILLIP KING
      At a Court held for Essex County 17th day of July 1722, JOHN DYLE acknowledged his Lease and Release to Richard Cauthorn which is admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court JUDITH the Wife of said John Dike who freely relinquish her right of dower thereto which is also admitted to record.

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 497.

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