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

Richard Kemp

Male 1643 - 1714  (71 years)


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  • Name Richard Kemp 
    Born 1643 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 1714  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023606  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Richard Kemp,   b. Bef 1613,   d. Abt 1649, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years) 
    Family ID F14354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Richard Kemp,   b. Bef 1695,   d. 16 Aug 1715, Essex County, Virginia - bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F46648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Willis,   b. 18 Apr 1655, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1693  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Kemp,   b. 13 Aug 1694, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1728, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
     2. Rachel Kemp,   b. 3 Apr 1696, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Richard Kemp,   b. 6 Apr 1698, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1741, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F14353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 248. Will of Richard Kemp of St Anns Par, Date omitted in records. Probated 13 May 1714.
      To son Richard Kemp all land. 4 negroes.
      To daughter Ann Taliaferro, 4 negroes, cattle, a large looking glass
      To daughter Rachel Gatwood (sic) 5 negroes, cattle, a large looking glass.
      To wife Elinor 4 negroes.
      To Eliza Minor, Joan Guttrey, Mary Nall (this name is possibly Mary Hall) Catherine Talburt, 600 lb Tobo each.
      Money in hands of Colo Robert Carter to be equally divided betw. son Richard Kemp and two daus. Ann Taliaferro and Rachell Gatwood
      Balance of estate to be divided betw son Richard and wife Elinor.
      Exors son Richard, "my two Sons in Law Charles Taliaferro and Richard Gatewood", and wife Elinor,
      Wit:
      Thomas Ramsey signed Rich'd Kemp
      Rob't Biswell
      ffrancis Abbott
      Eliza Abbott
      page 249. Bond. 1000. Sterling. 13 May 1714.
      Richard Kemp, Charles Taliaferro and Richard Gatewood Exors of the Estate of Richard Kemp, deceased.
      Wit
      Ja Alderson signed Richard Kemp
      Jos Baker Charles Taliaferro
      Richard Gatewood John Boughan
      Tho x Griffin
      Recorded 13 May 1714.
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 300-A. Appraisal of Est. of Mr. Richard Kemp, dec'd, taken by order of Court dated May the 13th 1714.
      Includes:
      To a parcell of old Books 5. 4. 0
      To one clock not fixed 2. 0. 0
      To one p'r of Pistol's and holsters and sword 1. 5. 0
      To 4 Silver Spoons at 7 s. 1. 8. 0
      To one pr Money Scales and weights 0. 5. 0
      To one punch Bowll 0. 5. 0
      To one large Sun dyall 0. 7. 0
      To Mrs Kemps wareing apparell 5. 19. 0
      To one Razar and hone a flask & wafer Box 0. 5. 0
      Totals 480. 0. 0 Appraisal made 9 June 1714 and presented by:
      Sam'll Stallard
      Buckner Brown
      Jno Vawter 1714
      ( Richard Kemp )
      ( Cha Taliaferro ) Exors.
      ( Richard Gatewood )
      Rec. 9 Sept. 1714.

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      1690-1694 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 2, [Antient Press]; Page 541
      Middlesex County Court 1st of February 1691/2
      The suite of CALEB WHELLING & ELIZA: his Wife, ye Exrx. of Mr. JNO: VAUSE, vs. RICHD: KEMP, as marrying Mrs. ELENOR ALDIN, is reffered
      - Judgmt, is granted to Mr. MATHEW KEMP agt, CALEB WHELLING & ELIZA: his Wife, ye Exrx. of Mr. JNO: VAUSE, for nine hundred & ninety pds. swt. sented tobo: Exo, issued agt. ye Eatate of Mr. VAUSE November 12, 1692
      ===
      1702-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 11; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 48
      Deed. 9 August 1703. Mr Robert Deputy and Eliz'a his wife of Middlesex Co., sell Mr Richard Kemp of same Co., 300 acres. Eliz'a Deputy, wife of Robt., being the daughter of Hugh Mead of Piscataway late deceased. The land being on N. side of Piscataway Creek, 100 acres whereof formerly sold by John Soaper of said Co., deceased, to Hugh Mead by deed dated 6 April 1667 and 200 acres granted to Mr John Grigory and the said Hugh Mead by patent dated 4 Oct. 1675 and joining the other 100 acres.
      Wit: Signed Robert Deputy
      Wm Mountague Eliz's x Deputy
      Rice Jones
      Francis x Salbury
      Eliz'a Deputy relinq her dower rights.
      Bond "Robert Deputy Chirurgeon of the County of Middlesex".
      P of A. 9 Aug 1703. Robt Deputy "of the County of Middlesex Doctor" to Nicho Fowles to acknowledge above.
      Rec. 10 Aug 1703
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 115
      Deed. 5 June 1705. Richd Kemp, Senior; of Christ church parish, Middlesex Co., and Elianor his wife, sell to Mary Naule and Katherine Turbett both of Essex; for 50:-Sterling, 300 acres; lately conveyed to said Kemp and wife by deed dated 10th July 1703 by Robert Deputy and Elizabeth his wife, heirs of Hugh Meads decd 200 acres of the 300 were granted to John-Gregory and the said Hugh Meads the 4th Oct. 1675; and 100 acres, balance of the 300 acres; were conveyed to Hugh Meads by John Soaper of Rappahannock Co., tailor, 6th April 1667:
      Witt Signed Richd Kemp
      G. Corbin Eleanor Kemp
      J Parsons
      John Owen
      Note: Naule - Nalle. G. Corbin - Hon. Gawin Corbin.

      Bond. 10 Sept 1705. 10000 lb-tobo. Geo Loyd -licenced to keep an ordinary.
      Signed George Loyde
      Wit: Tho Gregson
      Abr. Ayrton Edw Gouldman
      Richd Buckner
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 345-347.
      7 Feb 1706/7 Thomas Tinsley of Essex County to Mr. Richard Kemp of Middlesex County for divers causes 1400 Acres in Essex County being a divident granted unto Thomas Tinsley by patent 26 April 1704....line of Mr. Edwin Thacker's point in a fork of a branch of Mattapony
      Thomas Tinsley
      Sarah Tinsley
      Wit Robert Cooke, John Willis
      (Sarah release dower)
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 407.
      8 May 1707. Mr. Richard. Kemp and Ellinor his wife of Middlesex County to Thomas Tinsley of Essex County, planter. For divers good causes. A patent formerly granted Thomas Tinsley 26 April 1704 which was delivered to me by deed of sale for 1400 Acres 7 Feb. 1706/7. Richd. Kemp
      Ellinor Kemp
      Wit: Robert (R) George, John (J) Cheadle.
      10 May 1707. Acknowledged by Richard Kemp.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 298-99.
      1-2 March 1709 [1710]. Thomas Short of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, Gent., to Richard Kemp of Christ Church Parish Middlesex County, Gent. Lease and release; for 85 sterling. 146 acres and 8 percheS ... trees standing by the river which parteth this and John Pain's land ... into the woods ... saplings standing near to the place where it is reputed stood the corner and by the saw pitt path formerly known by the name of Fogg's path ... south side of a Huckleberry Swamp in the line of Valentine Allen ... part of a dividend granted unto Richard Coleman, deceased.
      Thomas Short
      Wit: Henry Rose, James Boughan junr., Martin Kemp.
      10 March 1709/10. Acknowledged by Thomas Short.
      2 March 1709 [1710], Bond of Thomas Short of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, to Richard Kemp of Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County. For 170 sterling. To fulfill covenants in deeds.
      Thomas Short
      Wit: Henry Rose, James Boughan junr., Martin Kemp.
      10 March 1709/10. Acknowledged.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 347-49.
      23-24 June 1710. John Payn and Susanna his wife of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, to Richard Kemp of Christ
      Church Parish, Middlesex County, Gent. Lease and release; for 100 sterling. 150 acres of high land and the marsh adjoining in St. Ann's Parish where John Payn and Susanna his wife now dwell, being part of 600 acres granted to Richard Coleman ... end of a pear tree ditch that butts against Coleman's Creek ... upon the
      river bank ... dividing line between Bendall's and this land ... down the School house branch ...
      John (P) Payn
      Susanna (S S) Payn
      Wit: Martin Kemp, David Willson, John Millatt.
      10 July 1710. Acknowledged by John Payn and Susanna Payn wife to John Payn.
      24 June 1710. Bond of John Payn of Essex County unto
      Richard Kemp of Middlesex County. For 200 sterling. To fulfill covenants in indentures.
      John (P) Payn
      Wit: John Millatt, Martin Kemp.
      10 July 1710. Acknowledged.
      ===
      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 108
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE Be it Remembered & kept in perpetual! memory that Whereas RICHARD KEMP & ELIANOR his Wife being possessed in ffee of a tract of land formerly granted by Pattant unto HUGH MEAD the said Richard & his Wife did by one Deed of Gift (Recorded in Essex Court) give unto MARY & KATHAREINE ALEYN the said Elianors two daughters, all the said tract of land containing 200 acres Now Know Ye that the said Mary now Wife of MARTIN NALLE & her said Husband & the said Katharine now Wife of JAMES SAMS all of the Parish of South farnham in the County of Essex by these presents do by one Consent agree & oblige themselves to servere the joynt Tennanty and by Equally dividing the land the said Devision line mining S 5 degrees E from a red oak by a Swamp between RICHARD GATEWOOD & this tract to a red oak in the East line to which agreement we oblige ourselves our heirs & Either of them firmly by these presents as Witness our hands & Seals this Fifteenth day
      of October 1722
      In Presence of RICHARD GATEWOOD, Martin Nalle
      DAVID SCOTT, JOHN BAKER, Mary Nalle
      RICHD, HORSLEY James Sams
      Katherine Sams
      At a Court held for Essex County the 16th day of Octr 1722
      This Division of the Land between Martin Nalle & James Sam's was presented in Court by the said Nalle & Sam's which on their motion is admitted to record.
      ===
      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 86-92
      THIS INDENTURE made the 17th and 18th day of April 1734 Between JOHN NALLE of the County of SPOTSILVANIA and Parish of St. Marks of one part and THOMAS BURKE of the County of Essex and Parrish of Southfarnham of other part Witnesseth that sd John Nalle for sum of Forty two pounds Currt. money of Virg& hath granted unto said Thomas Burke and to his heirs land in Parrish of Southfarnham in County of Essex containing One hundred and sixty five acres (Warranty) One hundred and fifty five acres whereof (being part of a tract of Three hundred acres) purchased by MARY NALLE of RICHARD KEMP as by his deed bearing date ye 5th day of June 1705 and other ten acres being that divident of land that was given by Will to sd John Nalle by his Father MARTIN NALLE deceas'd being part of divident purchased by the sd Martin Nalle of JAMES BOUGHAN deceas'd all which premises are in ye actual possession of him the sd Thomas Burke by virtue of Indenture of Bargain and Sale and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession To Have and to Hold all the sd tract of land (excepting a piece of forty foot square for a burying place where Martin Mille and MARY his Wife lies buried) . . . .
      In presence of us THOMAS BARKER, John Nalle
      SAMLL. FARGESON, WILLIAM ALLEN JUR.
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the XXIst day of May MDCCXXXIV
      John Nalle acknowledged this Lease & Release indented which on his motion is recorded KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I John Nalle am bound to Thomas Burke in the sum of Eighty four pounds Currt. money of Virga. The Condition of the above obligation is such that the above bound John Nalle hath sold unto Thomas Burke a tract of land in aforesd County of Essex One hundred and sixty five acres, One hundred and fifty five acres whereof being part of a tract of Three hundred acres purchased by RICHARD KEMP of MIDDLESEX COUNTY & conveyed by the sd Kemp to MARY NALLE Mother to the sd John Nalle as by sd Richd. Kemps Deed dated the 5th of June 1705 and the other Ten acres being part of a Dividend purchased by Martin Nalle of James Boughan deced and bequeathed by the Last Will and Testament of his Father the sd Martin Nalle to sd John Nalle all which sd land in possession of Thomas Burke by Deeds of Lease and Release if Therefore the sd lands be clearly discharged from all other gifts, grants, leases, titles of dower and from all other titles from all incumbrances suffered by sd John Nalle or Mary his Wife or his heires (the quitrents that shall grow due to our Sovereign the King only excepted) that then this Obligation to be void or else to stand. In Witness whereof John Nalle hath hereunto set his hand and seal the 20th day of May 1734.
      In presence of us MARTIN NALLE, John Nalle
      RICHARD NALLE, JOHN TALBERT
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XXIst day of May MDCCXXXIV This Bond was acknowledged and recorded.

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