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

John Adcock

Male Bef 1686 - 1719  (> 33 years)


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  • Name John Adcock 
    Born Bef 1686  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Nov 1719  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I89645  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Edward Adcock,   b. Bef 1649,   d. 7 Aug 1716, Middlesex County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Bef 1652, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1669  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Beland,   b. Abt 1688, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married Bef 1708  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Adcock,   b. Abt 1708, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1741, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F42865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 121-22.
      Will of John Adcock of Essex County in Southfarnham in Virginia being very sick and weak in body, dated 25 April 1719.
      My part of a water mill that, stands just by my dwelling house where I now dwell be sold at the discretion of my executor and the value to be and remain for the use of my son Joseph Adcock.
      Unto my son Joseph Adcock all the rest of my estate. If my said son Joseph dye before, he comes of age then unto my cozn. William Adcock all my land.
      My trusty friend Samuell Clayton executor.
      John Adcock
      Wit: Robert (R) Shepard, Frances Shepard, Thos. (C) Bailey.
      18 Nov. 1719. Presented in Court by Saml. Clayton. Proved by Robt. Shepard and Frances Shepard.
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 163-65. John Adcock. -Inventory. Total valuation including two Negroes valued at £41. Signed by Samll. Clayton.
      Isaac Webb
      Wm. Smith
      Vt. Godfrey Pile
      21 June 1720. Returned.

      === witness
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 287-89.; 27 Sept. 1706. Edward Adcock and Elizabeth his wife of Essex County planter, to John Adcock and Bourrough Adcock of same, Gent For £51 sterling... 200-acres known,by the name-of the- Beaver Dam Neck upon a point between two marshes ... up the swamp to Mrs. Phebe Slaughter's line ... oakes standing between a slash and the hills by Scot's corner the Great Run Swamp .. part of a greater tract..of Edward Adcock and Eliz:
      John Adcook Edw., Adcock
      Bourr Adcbck Eliz Adoock
      Wit: Elizabeth (R) Adcock, John Hobson, Phebe Hobson.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 317-18.
      9 May 1710. Rebecca Beland and John Adcock and Mary his wife of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, to William Compton of same. For 3000 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres, part of 200 acres formerly belonged to Joseph Beland, Senr., deceased, father of Rebecca and Mary, and after the decease of Joseph Beland Senr. descended to Joseph Beland Junr., who dying in his nonage, the said Rebecca Beland and Maryr Adcock entered as parceners ... corner of James Fullerton and John Halle. Rebecca (R) Beland
      John Adcocke
      Mary (M) Adcocke
      Wit: Joseph Baker, Thomas Bell.
      10 May 1710. Acknowledged by Rebecca Beland, John Adcock and Mary Adcock.
      9 May 1710. Bond of Rebecca Beland, John Adcock and Mary his wife of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County, to William Compton of same. For 6000 pounds of tobacco. To fulfill covenants in deed.
      Rebecca (R) Beland
      John Adcock
      Mary (A M) Adcock
      Wit: Joseph Baker, Thomas Bell.
      10 May 1710. Acknowledged.
      === land mentioned
      1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 373
      IN OBEDIENCE to an order of the last Court held for Essex County appointing us the Subscribers & JAMES WEBB, or any two of us to lay off & value an acre of land for ELIZABETH DOBYNS on ye side of a Mill Swamp opposite to part of her land where formerly JOHN ADCOCK & BURRAH ADCOCK had a Mill We did on the 25th day of the last month view the said land & finding, that neither housing, orchards or any other immediate conveniences would be taken away, did lay of an acre for the said Elizabeth Dobyns in the manner following Viz. Beginning at a point in the Mill Pond where we judged that the Stream did formerly cross ye line of Mr. BEALs land, we went along the said line twelve poles to a blazed red oak, from thence ten poles to the Mill Run where we marled an Ash & a white oak standing near the run & from thence up the run & Mill Pond to the Beginning, which acre of land we did value at the price of Seven Shillings & six pence current money ... .
      May 16th 1738 Joshua Fry
      Richd. Tyler
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the XVIth day of May MDCCXXXVIII This report was returned and admitted to record.

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