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

John Archer

Male Bef 1680 - 1718  (> 38 years)


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  • Name John Archer 
    Born Bef 1680 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Nov 1718  Bermuda Hundred, Henrico County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I88472  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Family 1 Martha Field,   b. 23 Feb 1681, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1718, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1705  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F42451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Phoebe Archer,   b. 1689, Bermuda Hundred, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1750, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     2. Judith Archer,   b. 1689, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1751, Winterham, Amelia County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F42450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Henrico County Court Records 1650-1807, Part ii, Page 393.
      John Archer of Henrico Parish, Will dated 14 March 1717, prov 4 Nov 1718.
      Land at Bermuda Hundred I now live on, to son John, except 100 acres, on lower side, which I also give him if he will make it over to my son Field, when he comes of age. I confirm the right of John in the land, 188 acres, deed to me by my brother George (Henrico County Deeds and Wills 1688-97, p. 515, 1 Oct 1694)
      To my son Field. 370 acres, in two tracts, on south side of Swift Creek, called "Youl's" and "Loftis's", and if he die under age without issue,, to my sons John and William.
      To son John, 46 acres in Rodale bought by me of William Bowman, else to John tract known as "Learwoods", joining Cobbs, 80 acres.
      To son William, 108 acres called "The Saw Mill Dividend" and 330 acres at Cross Swamp.
      My fourth part of 1600 acres, surveyed for me at Fine Creek, to my three sons equally.
      To my daughters Frances, Judith, Mary, Martha, Elizabeth and three sons each, negroes.
      The money I have in England from tobacco, to be put at interest, is to be paid sons when of lawful age.
      To daughter Frances, items, including a silver cup marked "M.F".
      To daughter Judith, items, including a sealskin trunk, marked "P.F".
      (various items listed to all children).
      My livestock to be kept on plantation to support my children, and each to get share when of age.
      Guardianship of my children to my brother, Joseph Royall.
      To brother Joseph Royall, my new black suit, and to be sole executor.
      Wit: William Randolph, George Archer, Abraham Womack, Thomas Buckner, Thomas Morris.
      Recorded 4 Nov 1718.

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