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

David Rozier

Male 1694 - 1760  (66 years)


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  • Name David Rozier 
    Born 1694  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1760  Halifax County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023573  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father David Rozier,   b. Abt 1656, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Sarah Sherwood,   b. 1665, Sittenbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1695, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 29 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1688  Sittingborne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Merritt,   b. Abt 1698 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor MNU Rozier,   b. Bef 1695, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1711  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Richmond Co VA Orders; Antient Press: (Page 314)
      Richmond County Court 6th of July 1698
      - Ordered that ELIZABETH, SARAH, DAVID and MARY ROSERs, Orphans of DAVID ROSER deced. do abide with FRANCIS JAMES and MARY his Wife and that the said FRANCIS JAMES do take into his Custody and possession of all & singular the Estate belonging unto the said Children & be accountable therefore when lawfully required
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      ROSS(I)ER, David (16??-1698) married (1) by 24 Nov 1688, Sarah Sherwood, one of the four daughters of Philip SHERWOOD, deceased of Rappahannock County whose land fell into Richmond County upon its formation in 1692. Their son and heir, David ROSSER, conveyed his one fourth interest in the land estate of his grandfather Sherwood in 1715 to Frances JAMES (Q.V.), P.102. cob#2, .301,313;db#7,P38.
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      1709-1710 Richmond Co VA Order Book 5; Antient Press: (Page 146)
      Richmond County Court 5th of April 1710
      ROSSER p Guardian.
      DAVID ROSSER by his Petition setting forth that he is now almost arriv'd to the age of sixteen years. Therefore he prays that ROBERT RANKINS, his Brother in Law, may be admitted his Guardian, and that he may take and receive into his hands what is due to him. The Petition is referred till next Court and ordered that the Sheriff sumon FRANCIS JAMES to shew cause (if any he can) to the contrary
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 39
      Westmoreland County Court 25th ofApril 1711
      - CHANDLER v ROSIER p Dower
      Upon the Petition of WILLIAM CHANDLER, it is ordered the Sheriff of this County doe summon DAVID ROSIER and ELLENOR his Wife to appeare at next Court to be held for this County to answer the Petition of WILLIAM CHANDLER by him preferred against them for Dower of one hundred acres of land purchased by him from HESTER MARTIN, late Widdow of ABRAHAM SMITH, deced.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 44
      Westmoreland County Court 28th of April 1715
      BATEMAN v ROSIER
      It was commanded JOHN STURMAN, Gent., Sheriff of this County, that he should summon DAVID ROSIER to answer WILLIAM BATEMAN of a Plea of Debt for twelve hundred pounds of tobacco and the Sheriff returned non est inventus, whereupon at the Pltfs motion, an Attachment is granted him against the Defendt's Estate returnable according to Law, the Defendt. faileing to appeare to anser the suite
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 37)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of April! & in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith and in the year of Christ one thousand seaven hundred and fiveteen, Between DAVID ROSSER of the County of Richmond. Planter, of one part and FRANCIS JAMES of WASHINGTON Parish in ye County of WESTMORELAND, Planter, of other part; Wittnesseth that DAVID ROSSER in consideracon of Five shillings in hand paid by FRANCIS JAMES doe by these presents bargain sell and make over unto FRANCIS JAMES all that parcell of land sittuate in Sittenbourn Pish in Richmond County by estimation Fivety acres be the same more or less being one fourth or quarter part of Two hundred and Twenty acres of land formerly belonging to PHILLIP SHERWOOD & part of COLEMAN;s Pattent, which sd. PHILLIP SHERWOOD dying & makeing noe disposition threof, the said Two hundred and twenty acres of land descended unto the said PHILLIP SHERWOODs four Daughters, & SARAH, one of the Daughters, dying wth out making any disposition thereof, the said fivety acres came & descended to and upon the said DAVID, as Son & heire to the said SARAH, and the reversions remainders rents & profitts threof; To have and to hold the premises during the terme of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian come on the Feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Saviour to the intent that by vertue of these p seats and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession the said FRANCIS JAMES may be in the actuall possession of the premisses & thereby enabled to accept a release of the inheritance thereof, In Wittness whereof the p:ties to these p.sents hath set their seales ye day & year abovesaid
      Signed & Delivered in presence of
      THOMAS PAISE DAVID his seal, his marker ROSER
      JOSEPH AMMON
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Sixth day of Aprill 1715

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