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

Herbert Smith

Male Bef 1636 - 1664  (> 28 years)

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  1. 1.  Herbert Smith was born before 1636; died on 24 Feb 1663/64 in Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate.


    WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 7
    SMITH, HERBERT, gent., 4 December 1663; 24 February 1663.
    To Herbert Burwell if he lives to be of age; to Rebecca Burwell if she lives to be of age; my now wife Rebecca Smith to be exx.
    Deeds, Wills, Patents, Etc., 1653-1659 (110a-111): Deposition of William Browne (age 23, X): test. in action of case, Herbert Smith v. Rice Maddock. Wit. was at RM's when HS came "to demand his maide of Dr. Mattocks. Dr. Mattocks desired him to leave the maide a week or fortnight longer in which time he thought he should make a perfect cure of it, but Herbert Smith replyed that his wife was sicke and could not spare her no longer. Dr. Mattocks replying againe told that if he would take her away it should be upon his bill for if you leave her I shall make a cure of her. Likewise Dr. Mattocks tolde him if he carried her away he should give him his bill which he gve him his bill for 600 weight of tobacco or thereabout." // Hannah Morgan (40, X, servant of Herbert Smith): ditto. She was at RM's for a cure for her leg.
    1653 - 1657, Abstracted by Beverley Fleet.

    p.73. Deed. 3 Sept 1656. Herbert Smith of Westmoreland Co., planter,
    sells Wm Webb of same Co., planter, a parael of land, number of acres
    not shown. Adjoins S.W. on Upper Muchoticke river, N.W. on a branch
    of the said river, being the next branch but one to Francis Burrell's
    house, eta, etc. Adjoins land patented by Thomas Peake and land of
    Mr John Hiller.
    Ger. Dodson
    Abraham Jenman
    Refers to both the said Smith's dividends
    Signed Herbert Smith
    Ack and rec 31 Maroh 1657

    p.73. This entry is headed "Fran Burrell and his wife giving their
    Childe to Herbert Smith". Then "x x know yee That I Francis Burrall
    to and with the consent ot my wife Ann Burrall" freely agrees to
    deliver my sone Herbert Burrall into the hands and keeping ot my
    loveing friends Herbert Smith Gent and his wife who are both Godfather
    and Godmother unto my said Childe his Godmother by name called Mrs
    Rebeccah Smith. The child bound to the Smiths till 21 Jan 1655/6.
    Signed The marke of Francis Burrall
    The marke of Ann Burrall
    Both Childe and this said writing delivered in the sight of Elias
    Blake. Rich Browne". Recorded 31 March 1657.

    p.73. Then following a lengthy entry dated 21 Jan 1655/6. An agreement
    made by Herbert Smith Gent and Mrs Rebecca Smith his wife concerning
    the adoption of their Godson Herbert Burrell. Certain properties settled on him, etc. Signed Herbert Smith
    Wits The marke of Mrs Rebecca Smith
    Rich Browne
    Elias Blake Recorded 31 March 1657

    p.81. Indenture. Badly stained and blurred. Dated 26 Apl 1657. Betw
    Roger Iaham and Hannah Morgan. Appears that Hannah Morgan agrees to
    serve Isham for 5 years.
    Wit. Signed The mark of Hannah Morgan
    David Phillipps
    The mark of George - Rec 20 Aug 1657
    p.81. Roger Isham assigns title to foregoing indenture to Mr Herbert
    Smith. 27 April 1657.
    Hannah Morgan acknowledges this assignment 20 Aug 1657.
    Contributed by: James Hughes

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    URL title: The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 167
    Westmoreland County Deeds, Wills, Patents,

    &c. from 1661 to 1662, p. 46 dorso]:

    APPOMATTOX VESTRY. Wee whose names are here underwritten were made Choice of as Vestry men by ye Parish of Appomattox & have taken ye oath of Alegiance & Supremacie & doe subscribe ye following words: as, I doe Acknowledge my self a true sonn of ye Church of Engld so I doc beleeve ye Articles of faith there professed & oblige myself to bee Conformable to ye Doctrine & Dicepline there taught & established. Dated this 3d. of July 1661

    URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=84&last=&g_p=P4&col lection=LO Patent
    Title Smith, Herbert.
    Publication 3 October 1656.
    Gen. note "Renewed in said Smiths name 18th Mar. 1662."
    Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
    Related See also the following surname(s): Smyth.
    Note Location: Westmoreland County.
    Description: 500 acres bounding south westerly upon Upper Matchoticke River, adjoining land of Thomas Peake decd, now said Smith’s. .
    Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 84 (Reel 4).
    Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 336
    HERBERT SMITH, Gent., 500 acs. Westmoreland Co., 3 Oct. 1656, p. 57, (84). S. Wly. upon upper Matchoticke Riv. &c. to the head line of Thomas Peake, dec'd., now land of sd. Smith 250 acs. granted to him 15 Sept. 1651 & the residue for trans. of 5 pers: John Ingrum, John Varnham, John Simmes, Edward Stephens, Math Skipp. Renewed 18 Mr. 1662.

    Family/Spouse: Rebecca MNU Smith. Rebecca was born before 1640; died after 1664 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]