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

Anne Graves

Female 1620 - Bef 1684  (< 64 years)


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  • Name Anne Graves  [1
    Born 1620  Hungar's Parish, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried 18 Jul 1683  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 5 Nov 1684  Sittingborne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015102  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Thomas Graves,   b. 1 Apr 1584, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Nov 1635 and Jan 1635/36, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Katherine Croshaw,   b. 1586, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 May 1636, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Aft 1608  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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    Family ID F01395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Rev Cotton,   b. Abt 1616, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1640, Northampton County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Jul 1637  Hungar's Parish, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Virlinda Cotton,   b. 1638, Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F09799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nathaniel Rev Eaton,   b. Abt 1620, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1657, Hungars Parish, Accomac County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married Abt 1642  Hungars Parish, Accomac County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Eaton,   b. Abt 1642, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1701, Eaton's Delight, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     2. Nathaniel Eaton,   b. Abt 1643, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1668 and 1674, Eaton's Delight, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     3. Alexander Eaton,   b. Abt 1644, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F09800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Francis Rev Doughty,   b. 1605, Hempstead, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1682/83, Newtown, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1657  Hungars Parish, Accomac County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Doughty,   b. Abt 1630,   d. Aft 1694, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     2. Francis Doughty,   b. Aft 1657, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1692/93, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years)
     3. Elias Doughty,   b. Bef 1658
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F09801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Graves was born 1580 in Derbyshire, England and died 1635-1636 in Accomack County, Virginia Catherine Croshaw was born 1596 in Ireland and died after 1636, presumably in Accomack County, Virginia They were married 1610 in Ireland.

      It was Anne Graves, Verlinda's sister, who married first, William Cotton about July, 1637 (d. 1740 in VA); second, Nathaniel Eaton in 1642 (died by 1657); and third, Francis Doughty, 6/8/1657.

      Nathaniel Eaton was the first Principal of Harvard University. "Shortly before 6/19/1638, Nathaniel Eaton, first Master of the College, moved with his family from Charlestown into a house in the Yard. By September 17, he had already assembled and begun teaching the first freshman class of nine. (The Harvard Guide: hno.harvard.edu/guide/students/stu6.html).

      Marriage Contract 6/8/1657 of Rev. Francis Doughty to Anne (Graves) Cotton Eaton, b. 1620; d. 1683; widow 1st of Rev. William Cotton and second of Rev. Nathaniel Eaton and dau. of Capt. Thomas and Catherine Graves; removed from Accomac Co. to Old Rappahannock Co. and then to Charles County, Maryland; he resided in Mass., NY, and VA; she was his second wife. (Marriages of Some Virginia Residents, 1607-1800 by Dorothy Wulfeck).
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      Mrs Anne Doughty 9.30 I [CH] 41.17,10 Jul 29 1683
      Appraisers: Robert Potts, Edward Minge.
      Executrices: Parthena Bourditt, Sarah Bourditt.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Nov 1662, Page 10 - 11
      Mr. Thomas Burdet, Plt.; Mr. Francis Batchelor, Def.; petition states Mr. Richard Rich rec'd of Mrs. Ane Doughty 7 silver spoons and engaged to deliver 6 silver spoons marked EB the next return out of England and after his arrival in the Province did acknowledge to have brought 6 silver spoons for the afsd. Doughty but never delivered them; his atty. Francis Batchelor said to have the spoons; Ane Doughty, age ca. 42 years, swore that the spoons she sent home by Mr. Richard Rich for her son Burdit's use which were 7 in number and EB, in silver and desired that he was to return to this deponent 6 new ones for them and to have them marked with EB of this deponents daughters child's name and Mr. Richard Rich brought them as was affirmed to the deponent by her cousin Elisabeth Calvert who had them in her hand she demanded them of Mr. Richard Rich who would not deliver them to any but this deponent; defendant said plaintiff arrested him, not as attorney of Mr. Richard Rich; therefore requests non-suit; granted
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 Oct 1663, Page 172 - 173 - 174
      Indenture, 30 Apr 1655 between James Walker of Wicokomeco and Christopher Carnell of Wicokomeco, planter, a parcel of land lying in the Province of Maryland; bounded by Thomas Michell; containing 200 acres; /s/ James Walker; wit.: John Gooldsmith (mark), Edward Philpot (mark)

      Christopher Cornell assigns his rights to William Heard and Richard Morrise to above indenture; 24 Apr 1656; /s/ Christopher Carnell (mark); wit. Robert Robins, John Douglas

      William Heard and Richard Morris assign rights in above land to John Morris and Giles Tomkins; 27 Jul 1656; /s/ William Heard (mark), Richard Morris (mark); wit. John Douglas, Peter Care (mark)

      John Morrise, planter, assigns his rights in above land to Gils Tomkins, planter; 6 Oct 1659; /s/ John Morrise (mark); wit. Robert Loyd, Richard Dod (mark)

      Giles Tomkins assigns his rights in above to Mr. Francis Doughtie 17 Jan 1659; /s/ Giles Tomkins (mark); wit. William Barton, Jr., Richard Smoot (mark)

      Francis Doughty, Sr., minister of Rappahannock in Virginia, and Anne Doughty, his wife assign rights in above to Gils Tomkinson in the parish or hamlet of Pickeawanon in Charles County; 9 Feb 1662; /s/ Fr. Doughty, Anne Doughty; wit. John Washington, John Crow (mark); signed in the presence of Francis Doughty, Jr., Hugh Oneall (mark); acknowledged in open court by Mr. Enoch Doughty and Mr. Fr. Doughty
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 1 Part I; Pg 59
      WILLIAM COTTON, Clerke, 350 acs. called the old mans neck, bet. two maine branches of Hungars Cr., Ely. into the woods, Wly. down sd. Cr. & N. upon land of Capt. William Stone, parted from same by one of the sd. branches. 100 acs. for his own & the per. adv. of his wife Ann Graves & 250 acs. for trans. of 5 pers: Elianor Hill, Richard Hill, Edward Esson & 2 Negroes: 10 July, 1637, p. 434.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part I - 1668-1670; Antient Press: pg 61
      KNOW ALL MEN that whereas my Husband Mr, FRANCIS DOUGHTY SENR. hath by obligacon bound himselfe to the conveyance of two hundred acres of land wth
      houses & all other appurtences thereunto belonging to Mr. RICHARD BOUGHTON in special' trust for the use & maintenance of mee ANN DOUGHTY Wife of the sd FRA DOUGHTY for terme of my life I doe by these pntes acknowledge the same as a valueable consid for all or any Dower joynture porcon allowance which I the sd ANNE doe or may clayme or challenge by Vertue of Marriage wth the sd Mr. DOUGHTY am freely moved to release and for Ever quit Clayme of & to all Rights dues Debts & demands wtsoever which I now have or heerafter may or might have to the Temporal Estate of the sd Mr. DOUGHTY whether consisting of lands goods houshold stuffe cattell or the like also I binde my heirs to confirm this my Release as witness my hand this 2d day of Decr. 1668 in the pnce of RICHARD BOUGHTON, ANNE DOUGHTY
      WILL JONES; JOYCE FLEMING her marke
      KATHERINE JONES her marke; ELIZABETH CARPENTR. her marke
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part I - 1668-1670; Antient Press: pg 61-66
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these pntes shall come greeting in our Ld, God Everlasting. KNOW YEE that I FRANCIS DOUGHTY for & in consid of the good will and love that I beare unto my well beloved Wife ANNE DOUGHTY & in consid that I the sd FRANCIS am shortly intended God Willing to transport myselfe out of this Colony of Virginia into some other Country & Clymate that may prove more favourable to my health infirm & decayed body then the sd Country of Virginia and for that my Wife the sd ANNE is unwilling to Depart the sd Country shee finding the same agreeing with her health Besides her loathness & unwillingness to bid Farewell to her deare & beloved Children and to her beloved Kindred & relacons all or at least most of them residing in the sd Colony of Virginia and in the Neighbouring Province of MARY- LD, as also for divers good causes & consid mee at this prsent Especially moveing, have given graunted & confirmed and by these pntes doe freely give graunt & confirm unto RICHARD BOUGHTEN of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLD all that pcell or quantity of land Cont. two hundred acres lyeing upon RAPPA. RIVER in the sd Colony of Virginia and adioyneing to the land of Capt. ALEXR: FLEMING late deced and butted & hounded according to a Certificate of Survey made thereof by Collo. CATLETT upon Record together wth all Houses Edifices Buildings Hereditamts. & appurt: wtsoever to the sd land & premises or to any pt or pcell thereof belonging or in any wise appurteyning and also all the Estate right Tytle interest demand wtsoever of mee the sd FRANCIS in or to the same & all Deeds writeings Evidences & instrumts wtsoever touching and concerning the prmises or any pt or pcell of them To Have and To Hold the sd Land & prmises before by these pntes graunted or menconed meant or intended to be graunted unto the sd RICHARD BOUGHTEN his heirs for ever to the uses purposes hereafter in these present limited expressed & declared & to noe other use intent or purpose wtsoever that is to say to the use & behoofe of the sd ANNE DOUGHTY my Beloved Wife for & during the terme of her ntrall life for & in the name of her joynture & in full recompense of her Dower and tytle of Dower which the sd ANNE shall or may have of or to the Lands of mee the sd FRANCIS and after the decease of the sd ANNE then to the use & Behoofe of the sd RICHARD BOUGHTON his heirs for Ever upon this hope trust & confidence in him the reposed by mee the sd FRANCIS that hee the sd RICHD, BOUGHTON his heirs at all time after the ending of the Estate of the sd ANNE DOUGHTY my Wife in & to the sd Land & prmises shall make such graunt & conveyance of the same & depose distribute employ the rents issues & proffits thereof as else such Quantity of Tobacco as shall be produced on the sale thereof if the sd RICHARD shall think fitt to expose thy same for sale either to me the sd FRANCIS DOUGHTY myselfe or to such pson or psons & in such manner & forme as I the sd FRANCIS shall require & demand or as by my last Will & Testamt. in writing to bee subscribed wth my own hand & sealed wth my owne seale in the pnce of three or more Witnesses or by any other writeing by mee to be subscribed & sealed in the pnce of soe many witnesses as aforesd shall declare & appoint & for default of such appointmts. Then that the sd RICHARD BOUGHTON his heirs shall convey & assure the lands & prmises to & on the Right heire of mee the sd FRANCIS for Ever and I the sd FRANCIS for myselfe my heirs the sd Land before given & confirmed wth the rights thereto belonging unto the sd RICHD. BOUGHTON his heirs forever to the only uses heerby limted expressed & declared agt. mee the sd FRANCIS my heirs In Witness whereof I the sd FRANCIS have heerunto sett my hand & seal this 18th
      day of March 1668/9.
      in pn ce of us JOHN CATLETT, FRANCIS DOUGHTY
      THOS. HAWKINS
      Recognr. die 13th Martii 1668/9
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these pntes shall come Greeting in our Ld. God
      Everlasting. KNOW YEE that I FRANCIS DOUGHTY for & in consid: of the good will and ntrall affecion & love which I Beare unto my beloved Wife ANNE DOUGHTY & in consid: that I the sd FRANCIS DOUGHTY am shortly intended God Willing to transport myselfe out of this Colony of Virginia into some other Country & Clymate that may prove more favourable to my aged infirm & Decayed body then the sd Country of Virginia wherein I now reside doth & for my wife the sd ANNE is unwilling to depart the sd Country shee finding the same agreeing wth her health beside her Loathnesse & unwillingness to Bidd farewell to her children ... this entry continues as above
      In witness whereof the sd pties above menconed have mutually sett their hands & seals this eighteenth day of March 1668/9
      in the pn ce of us JOHN WATSON RICHARD BOUGHTON
      JAMES JOHNSON, JOHN POWELL FRANCIS DOUGHTY
      I ANNE DOUGHTY Wife of Mr. FRANCIS DOUGHTY SENR. doe confesse & acknowledge that this Deed of Trust for my use & Benefit was procured by my mocon & sealed & deld. by my free & voluntary consent & I doe gratefully accept it from my sd Husband in lieu of all or any Dowers porcons Debts or demands which I the sd ANNE may have or Clayme of from my sd Husband my heirs & doe accordingly rest satisfyed & desire that this my acknowledgement may bee sett on record for all Rights & Claymes by vertue of marriage excepting a Deed of gift of certaine goods expressed in a Lyst dated the 12th day of March 1668/9 & a penal] bond of Twenty pounds yearely for the paymt. of six pounds yearely.
      ANNE DOUGHTY
      Recognr. die 18th Martii 1668/9
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I FRANCIS DOUGHTY for the Love and good will wch I Beare unto my Beloved Sonne ENOCH DOUGHTY & other good causes mee heerunto moveing doe give & sett over unto the sd ENOCH the Reversion of the land & premises wthin menconed conveyed unto RICHARD BOUGHTON in Trust for the Benefitt of my Wife Mrs. ANNE DOUGHTY during her ntrall life & doe accordingly appoint & ordeyne that after the death or decease of my sd Wife & immediately upon the request of my sd Sonne ENOCH his Ordrs. that the sd RICHD. BOUGHTON his heirs do & shall by good assurances in the Law convey the land unto my sd Sonne ENOCH his heirs for Ever or if the sd Land shall be sould by the sd RICHD. BOUGHTON his heirs the sd RICHD. BOUGHTON his heirs shall deliver the full price for which the land shall be sould whether it shall be money tobacco or other comodities of good Estimacon & value unto the sd ENOCH my Sonne by him to be possessed & enjoyed forever.
      in pnce of ELIZABETH PAYNE FRANCIS DOUGHTY
      RO: PAYNE
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part I - 1668-1670; Antient Press: pg 66-67
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pats that I RICHARD BOUGHTON of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MAR YLD. am bound & firmely oblidged unto FRANCIS DOUGHTY of Rappa. County in Virginia in the full & just quantity of thirty thousand pounds of Merchantable Tobacco in Caske to be pd to the sd FRANCIS DOUGHTY his Estate to the which paymt, well & truly to bee made I binde myselfe my heirs by these pntes, In Witness whereof I the sd RICHD. have heerunto sett my hand and seale this 18th day of March 1668/9,
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such that Whereas Mr, FRANCIS DOUGHTY SENR. hath obliged himselfe to make conveyance of his Plantacon in special trust to mee RICHARD BOUGHTON for the use & benefitt of Mrs. ANNE DOUGHTY his Wife to the end that shee should release her Clayme by marriage to the rest of his Estate which also shee hath done If Therefore the sd RICHD. BOUGHTON in reference to her first shall save keepe Harmelesse & indemnified the sd Mr. DOUGHTY his heirs from all arrests & Suites of Law & the issues & effects wch the sd Mrs. ANNE DOUGHTY may have agt, her sd Husband his heirs for any further interest right clayme or demand then in the sd land as specified & conveyed unto her of his psonall or Reall Estate & from all suites of Law which any pson or psons may hereafter or from the date of these pntes have comence or prosecute agt the sd Mr DOUGHTY his heirs for the pformance of any Bargaine or Contract which the sd Mrs. DOUGHTY shall make with any pson wtsoever likewise of & from the paymt of all debts which the sd Mrs. DOUGHTY shall make hereaftr. by the takeing up upon Credits any Cattell or goods that this obligacon shall bee voyd & of noe effect or else to remayne in ful force & vertue
      in pn ce of us JOHN WATSON, RICHARD BOUGHTON
      JAMES JOHNSTOUN, JOHN POWELL
      MEMORAND the Within Bond with the condicon thereo subscribed was acknowledged by the within menconed RICHARD BOUGHTON as his act & deed to the within menconed FRANCIS DOUGHTY this to bee recorded by the Clarke of Rappa County
      Recognr. Die 10 Martii 1668/9
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      (OLD) RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY VA DEED BOOK 1682-1686; pg138-142 (Sparacio)
      THIS INDENTURE made the third day of March in the yeare of the Reign of or: Soveraigne Lord King Charles the second in the years of our Lord God One thousand Six hundred Eighty and three Between RICHARD BOUGHTON of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Gentl. of one part and WM. BERRY of the Freshes of Rappa: in the Colony of Virginia, Plantr of the other part. Witnesseth that whereas FRANCIS DOUGHTY SENYR. formerly of Rappa. River in ye said Collony of Virginia, Clerk, deceased, by his Deed of Grant undr: his hand and seale bearing date the Eighteenth day of March in the yeare of or: Lord 1668, did for the consideration therein mentioned grant unto the said RICHARD BOUGHTON of MARYLAND and unto his assignes all that quantity of land contayning Two hundred acres of land lying upon Rappa: River in the said Collony of Virginia and adjoyning the land of Capt. ALEXANDR: FLEMING lately deceased, and butted and bounded according to a Certificate of Survay made thereof by Coll CATLETT upon Record, togeather with all houses buildings & appurtenances whatsoever to the said land belonging and alsoe all Estate right of me the said FRANCIS to the same To have and to hold the said lands & prmisses before mentioned to the said RICHARD BOUGHTON his heires forever to the uses hereafter in these presents limitted & to noe other use, that is to say, to the use and behoofe of the said ANN DOUGHTY, my beloved Wife, and her assignes for and during the time of her natural life for and in the name of her Joynture & in full recompence of her Dower & title of Dower which the said ANN may have to the lands of me the said FRANCIS DOUGHTY and after the decease of the said ANN to the use of the said RICHARD BOUGHTON my heires forever upon the hope trust & on Confidence in him reposed by me the said FRANCIS that he the said RICHARD BOUGHTON his heires at all times after the ending of the Estate of the said ANN my Wife in and to the said land and prmisses shall make and grant such convayances of the same and shall distribute and imploy the rents issues and pfitts. thereof or else such quantity of Tob: as shall be produced on the sale thereof if the said RICHARD shall judg fitt to expose the same to sale, either to me the said FRANCIS DUGHTY my selfe or to such psons. and in such forme as the said FRANCIS shall require, and demand or as by my last Will and Testamt. in Writing to subscribe by mine own hand and seale with my own seale in prsence of three or more witnesses or by any other writing by me to be subscribed & sealed in the prsence of soe many witnesses as aforesd shall nominate and appointe and for default of such nomination then the said RICHARD BOUGHTON his heires shall convay and assure the said land to & on the right of me the said FRANCIS forever as in and by the said Deed of grant duly recorded and enrolled among the records of Rappa. County by ROBERT PAYNE formerly Clerk of said County of Rappa. Reference and relation being had more fully may appeare, And further whereas the said FRANCIS DOUGHTY SENYR. did in his life time by his certain writing bearing date the day of (blank) and subscribed and sealed in the prsence of PETER RAYNER, ROBERT PAYNE aforesaid and ELIZABETH PAYNE his Wife, for consideration therein expressed give and sett over unto his Son, ENOCH DOUGHTY, by the name of ENOCH DOUGHTY my beloved Sonn, the Reversion of the land above mentioned appointing by the said Writing that after the decease of the said Wife, ANN DOUGHTY, now deceased, the said RICHARD BOUGHTON his heires should by good assurances in Law convay the said land and prmisses to his said Son, ENOCH DOUGHTY, his heires or pay or deliver the full value or price thereof in case the said RICHARD should sell the same to his Son, ENOCH, his heires by them to be possess for ever.
      NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the said RICHARD BOUGHTON for and in consideration of the sum of Fower thousand five hundred pounds of good sound merchantable Tob: and cask to him paid by WILLIAM BERRY hath sold to the said WM. BERRY his heires all the said Two hundred acres of land above mentioned togeather with the Edifices and buildings to the same appertaining and now in the tenture of the said WILL: BERRY his assignes To have and to hold the said land to the said WM. BERRY his heires forever and the said RICHARD BOUGHTON doth grant that he the said RICHARD BOUGHTON notwithstanding any act or thing or p:curement done now and at the delivery hereof standeth & is solely onely and rightfully seized of the Estates hereby to be granted and that RICHARD BOUGHTON hath full power to grant the said prmisses thereof unto the said WM. BERRY according to the true meaning hereof the rents and services from henceforth to grow due to the Cheiffe Lord of the Fees excepted and foreprized In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and seales
      Sealed signed and delivered in prsence of LAW: ROCHFORT, RI: BOUGHTON
      VERLINDA BOUGHTON
      Acknowledged in court. 5th Nobr: 1684 et recorded ye 22nd of ye same month & yeare
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I the above named RICHARD BOUGHTON hath appointed ADAM WOFFENDALL of Rappa: County in Virginia. Planter, my true and lawfull Attorney for me to acknowledge the right of the above mentioned land and prmisses to be the right of the above mentioned WM. BERRY according to the true porport above Indenture, and the same acknowledgemt. to make in such manner as by the Laws of Virginia for vesting and settleing rights of land is required granting to my said Attorney in my name quiet & peaceable Livery of seizes & possession of the said land or any part thereof in the name of the whole and to grant unto the said WILLIAM BERRY or his lawfull Attorney in that behalfe authorised. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this five and twenty day of March 1684
      Sealed signed and delivered in prsence of
      LAW: ROCHFORT, RICHARD BOUGHTON
      VERLINDA BOUGHTON,
      CHAS. ASHTON
      Recorded 22nd day of November 1684

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    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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