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

Charles Dodson

Male Abt 1649 - 1706  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Charles Dodson 
    Born Abt 1649  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Feb 1705/06  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028266  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Jesse Dodson,   b. Bef 1629, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1680, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Mother Judith Hagar,   b. Bef 1633,   d. North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1649 
    Family ID F17200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Elmore,   b. Abt 1654, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1718/19, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1680  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Dodson,   b. Bef 1675, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1715, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     2. Thomas Dodson,   b. 15 May 1681, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1740, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Bartholomew Richard Dodson,   b. 1683, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1716, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     4. William Dodson,   b. Between 1684 and 1685, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1753, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. John Dodson,   b. Between 1686 and 1687, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     6. Anne Dodson,   b. Between 1688 and 1692, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Dodson,   b. Between 1689 and 1695, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lambert Dodson,   b. Abt 1698, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F17199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Richmond County, Virginia - Wills
      f95r - Charles DODSON, will; 11 Jan 1702/03, 6 Feb 1705/6
      son Charles the plant. formerly called [Col. Travers'] Quarter with 150 ac; son Thomas the plant. formerly called The Rich Neck with 150 ac; son Bartholomew Richard the plant, known by the name of [Oak] Neck of 150 ac; son William the plant. in Hickory Neck of 150 ac; sons John and Lambert tracts of land; wife Anne; daus. Anne and Elizabeth; ex: wife; no wits; prov. by Christopher PETTY, 6 Feb 1705/06 and John BECKWITH, 6 Mar 1705/06.
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      1704-1705 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 110)
      Richmond County Court 6th of February 1705/1706
      This day the Last Will and Testament of CHARLES DODSON, deced.,
      being presented to this Court by the Executrx. therein named for proofe, the same was proved by the Oath of CHRISTOPHER PETTY, who came into Court and made Oath that he had read the sd. Will, and that the said CHARLES DODSON, deced., in his lifetime did declare to him that that was his Last Will and the Probate thereof is continued till next Court
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      1707-1708 Richmond Co VA Orders; {Antient Press}: Page 362
      Richmond County Court 3d of April 1707
      The action brought by THOMAS DODSON against JOHN HILL marrying the Executrix of CHARLES DODSON, is dismist, Plt. not prosecuting .
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      Abstracts of Land Records of Richmond County, Virginia 1692-1704, by Mary Marshall Brewer.

      31 Jul 1693. CHARLES DODSON do give unto my beloved son THOMAS DODSON one brown cow called Nancy marked with a crop & a swallow fork on the left eare & a crop on the right eare together with all her female increase being in exchange with him for 1 sow shoat given him by his godfather PETER ELMORE. Wit: WM WOOD, WM COLSTON. (Bk 1:pg 84)
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      James Hughes 2005-12-09 14:15:47
      Smoot Family Association

      24 Apr 1704-04 Oct 1705. Richmond Co, Virginia Wills, f86r. Will of Eve SMITH. Grandson William and John GOAD; daughter Catherine to have her father, John WILLIAMSí chest; granddaughter Hannah GOAD; exec. son Abraham GOAD; Wits: William DODSON, Charles DODSON, Sr., Anne DODSON. Inv., f90v, 5 Feb 1705/6 at the house of Abraham GOAD.

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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      Note:
      1693: Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book Abstracts 1692-1695, Ruth and Sam Sparacio

      2 Jan 1693/4
      Deed. Samuel Travers and Frances his wife of Richmond Co to Charles Dodson, for 10000 lb tobo and cask, 500 acres, "being part of a patent granted to Mr Thomas Chitwood and George Haselock bearing Date 9th day of July 1662". This land lying on the main branch of Totuskey Creek, adj land sold by said Travers to Dan'l Everett. Entry includes "either of our heirs in by from or under Col'n William Travers Father of me the said Samuel Travers". Signed: Sam'l Travers, Fran Travers. Witness: Peter Hall, Gilbert Hornby (or Fornby), Mary x Wollard. Recorded 20 Jan 1693/4.

      2 Jan 1693
      Frances Travers assigns Power of Attorney to Mr. John Taverner to represent her in court to acknowledge "a certain parcell of land containing Fiver hundred acres sold by my Husband, Samuel Travers, unto Charles Dodson of this County by Deed and purpose.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      29 January, 1686/7;
      Sworn to 27 February, 1686/7
      & 2 March, 1686/7.
      JOHNSON, EDWARD, of the County of Rappa & Parish of ffarnham.
      Very Sick of Body but of perfect mind & memory.
      I leave unto Wm Macanrico three Cowes & one heyfer & one yearling being upon the Plantacon of Ennis Macanrico & one Mare bigg with foale & one bed & what belongeth to it, and all other things that doth belong to me the above ad Cattle to be delivered in kinde when he Cometh to the Age of sixteen & the Mares to Run with encrease from the Day of the Date hereof and do make Charles Dodson my full Executr: to see this my Will fulfilled when my Debts is Satisfied & what is left to Return to Ennis Macanrico.
      Wit. DANLL EVERARD, ALEXANDER DUKE, PETER ELMORE.
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 278
      THIS INDENTURE made this tenth day of July One thousand Six hundred and Seaventy Nine between PETER ELMORE of the County of Rappae:, Plantr., and CHARLES DODSON of the sd County, Plantr., that the sd PETER ELMORE doth lett to farm unto ye sd CHARLES DODSON his heires and assignes as much plantable land as three tithables can tend in Corn and Tobb: with priviledge of leaveing out for pasteridge and further that sd DODSON shall have the priviledge of Coopers & Carpenters Timber for the use of ye Plantation for the term of Nineteen yeares from date hereof (Further the sd ELMORE doth engage to furnish ye sd DODSON with Aple trees and Peach trees suffichant to make an Orchard both of aples and peaches) and further at the expiration of ye sd Terme the sd DODSON is to leave a thirty foot dwelling house and a fifty foot Tobacco house tennentable with all fencing in repaire that is at the expiration of the time, And Further ye sd DODSON to pay ye sd PETER ELMORE fifty pounds of tobacco yearly during the sd Terme but if sd DODSON chance to leave ye sd Plantation before the expiration of the sd time that then ye sd PETER ELMORE shall have ye refusal! before any other, In Witness we have set our hands & seales in presence of us
      WILLIAM SMOOTE. PETER ELMORE
      CHARLES WILSON CHARLES DODSON
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 7 die Julii 1680

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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part II - 1686-1688; Antient Press: pg 281-283
      THIS INDENTURE made this nine and twentieth day of December in the yeare of our Lord 1685 Between WILLIAM THACKER and ALICE his Wife, Daughter and heire of WILLIAM MATHEWS, late of the County of Rappa. in Virginia, Plantr., deced, of the one part and CHARLES DODSON of the sd County of Rappa., Plantr., of the other part Witnesseth that they the sd WM. THACKER and ALICE his Wife for a valuable consideration to them paid have sold unto the sd CHARLES DODSON all that tract of land being in the Parish of Farnham in the sd County of Rappa: conteyning One hundred acres as by the survey and plat thereof may appear which said hundred acres is part and parcell of a Dividend of land conteyning Eleven hundred Forty and eight acres called or known by the name of LILLEYs, lying and being in the County and Parish aforesaid formerly Pattented by the abovesd WM. MATHEWS as by the Pattent bearing date the Eighteenth day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand Six hundred Sixty and eight relation being had doth appeare, and the Deeds Pattents and whatsoever touching the same To have and to hold the sd One hundred acres of land with their appertinances unto the sd CHARLES DODSON his heires to the only proper use of sd CHARLES DODSON forever with all profitts in as large manner as expressed in the original Pattent of the whole Divident above specified and the sd WILLIAM THACKER and ALICE his Wife warrant the said land unto sd CHARLES DODSON against all persons from or under them and shall acknowledge these presents within three Courts next after the date hereof in Court to be holden for the County of Rappa: aforesd In Witness where of the sd WM. THACKER and ALICE his Wife sett their hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      RICHARD MARSHALL, WILLIAM THACKER his marke
      WILL: EDMONDS ALICE THACKER the marke of
      WM. HEARD
      Recognitr in Cur com Rappa. 3 die 9ber 1686 record xxiii die
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that 1 WILLIAM THACKER of the County of LANCASTER in Virginia do constitute and appoint my true and well beloved friend, JOHN FORD, to be my true and lawful! Attorney in my place to acknowledge unto CHARLES DODSON of the County of Rappa: one hundred acres of land in the aforesd. County and ratifying and allowing what my said Attorney shall act and doe in the same In Witness whereof I have put my hand and seale this first day of November 1686
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      HENRY FULTON WM. THACKER his mark
      JAMES KILLE
      Recordr. xxiii die 9hris 1686
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part II - 1686-1688; Antient Press: pg 386-387
      THIS INDENTURE made the one & twentieth day of October in the yeare of our Lord 1687 Between SAMLL: TRAVERS and FRANCES his Wife of the one part liveing in the County of Rappa: and CHARLES DODSON of the same County, Plantr. on the other part Witnesseth that the said SAMUELL TRAVERS and FRANCES his Wife for a valuable consideration paid by the sd CHARLES DODSON have sold unto the sd CHARLES DODSON all that parcell of land being in the Parish of Farnham in the sd County of Rappa: conteyning Three hundred acers as by the Survey and Plat thereof may appeare which sd three hundred acers of land is part of Two Dividents of land Patented by Colo: WM. TRAVERS deced and is commonly known by the name of TRAVERSES QUARTER or OLD FIELD and was Surveyed by one EDWARD JOHNSON as by the Platt thereof dated the 9th day of December 1687 may appeare To have and to hold the sd Three hundred acers of land above hereby mencioned with all its appertinances thereunto belonging in as large and ample manner as are expressed in the originall Patent of the whole divident before specified and by the rents and cervices therein mentioned to be due and the sd SAMLL: TRAVERS and FRANCES his Wife do promise to warrant defend the sd land unto the sd CHARLES DODSON from all persons claiming the same under them or from by or under the abovesd. Colo. WM. TRAVERS the sd DODSON to pay all quitrents and services which shall become due unto his Matie or Chief Lord thereof In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and seales the day and yeare first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      RAW: TRAVERS, SAMLL. TRAVERS
      ELIAS ROBINSON, FRANCES TRAVERS
      BRYAN MULLICAN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 16th die 9bris 1687 et record 7th die next month
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      1687-1691 Lancaster County Order Book 3: pg 44
      Lancaster county Court 12th of October 1687
      - Whereas at the last Court helde for this County, upon the Peticon of CHARLES DODSON as Exer, of EDWARD JOHNSON (deced), it was then ordered that AGNIS, the Wife of WILLIAM SMITH, formerly the Wife of ENIS MECONICO, late of the County (deced), should render up and deliver unto the said CHARLES DODSON qualified as aforesaid all that Estate of the said JOHNSON in her possession of what kinde soever both of goods chattells and Cattle for the use of WILLIAM, the Sone of the said MECONICO, to whome it was bequeathed as by the last Will and Testamt. of the said JOHNSON it doth appeare, a Probate threof accordingly was granted unto the said DODSON at a Court helde for the County of RAPPAHANNOCK March the 3d. 1686 and hee haveing given sufficient security to this Court for the said Estate, for the use aforesaid, And the said DODSON complaineing to this Court that the said AGNIS (in whose custodie the sd. Estate remaines) in contempt of the aforesd. Order doe therefore hereby order that the Sheriff of this County doe forthwith put the sd. DODSON in possession of all that Estate in her custodie bequeathed as aforesaid; And that the said AGNIS bee sworne before the next justice truely to exhibitt the same. JAMES PHILLIPS, WILLIAM ARMES and Mr. JOHN WADE or any two of them are ordered to apprize the said Estate and to bee sworne by the next Justice an Inventory thereof to bee ezhibitted to the next Court
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 15)
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these pr:sents shall come Greeting, know yee that I EASTER MILLS of Richmond County in Virginia do constitute my truly & loving friend, Mr. EDWARD READ, of the abovesd County to be my lawfull Attorney for me as well in all respects as if myselfe were personally pr:sent to acknowledge a Deed made by my Husband, JOHN MILLS, & myself unto WILLIAM RICHARDSON of the abovesd. County of Richmond for One hundred Twenty & five acres of Land in the abovesd. County as Witness my hand and seale this first of May 1693
      Being present ANN DODSON her marke EASTER MILLS
      CHARLES DODSON JUNR.
      CHARLES DODSON SENR
      Recordr: Cur Corn Richmond 17 die Maii 1693
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      1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 1; Antient Press: (Page 165)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I CHARLES DODSON do give & convey unto & with my beloved Son, THO: DODSON, one brown Cow called by the name of Nancy marked with a crop & swallow forke on the left Eare, & a crop on the right tare, together with all her female increase being in Exchange with him my sd Son, THOMAS, for One Cow given him by his Godfather, PETER ELMORE, To have & to hold unto him the said THOMAS his Executrs: Admstrs: or assignes together was aforesaid from me my heirs forever, And I do hereby warrant the sd Cow together with all her female increase unto him the sd THOMAS his Executrs: &c. of & from the claimes of me the sd CHARLES, my Executrs; &c. & all & every other persons what so ever, In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 31st day of July Ano: 1693 Sealed & delivered in pr:sence of us
      WM WARD, CHARLES DODSON
      WM. COLSTON
      Recordatr. Cur Corn Richmond 31st die Julii 1693



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