John AdcockBef 1686 - 1719 (> 33 years)
Name John Adcock Birth Bef 1686 South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Gender Male Death 18 Nov 1719 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Person ID I89645 Tree1 Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
Father Edward Adcock, b. Bef 1649 d. 7 Aug 1716, Middlesex County, Virginia - inventory (Age > 67 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth Smith, b. Bef 1652, Lancaster County, Virginia d. Aft 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age > 67 years) Relationship natural Marriage Bef 1669 South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Family ID F13027 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Mary Beland, b. Abt 1688, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1710, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 23 years) Marriage Bef 1708 South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Children 1. Joseph Adcock, b. Abt 1708, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia d. Aft 1741, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia (Age ~ 34 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F42865 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
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.
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.
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.
Vt. Godfrey Pile
21 June 1720. Returned.
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.
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
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
Mary (A M) Adcock
Wit: Joseph Baker, Thomas Bell.
10 May 1710. Acknowledged.
1718-1719 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 59
Richmond County Court 5th of November 1718
- WOOD bound to ADCOCK
Upon the motion of JOHN ADCOCK, WILLIAM WOOD, Orphan of THOMAS WOOD, late of this County, deced., is hereby bound to him untill he arrives to the age of twenty one years, provided JOHN ADCOCK gives good security to comply with the Laws in such cases made; Whereupon JOHN ADCOCK together with EDGCOMB SUGGI'IT and JOHN GOWER in open Court before his Majesty's Justices acknowledged themselves mdebted to the Justices their Executors and Administrators in the sum of fifty pounds sterlmg &c.upon condition that if JOHN ADCOCK shall learn WILLIAM WOOD the trade of a Carpenter, to read and write, and at the expiration of his servitude to pay and allow him in like manner as is appointed for Servants by Indenture or custome, then this recognizance to be void, otherwise to remain in force
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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
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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