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

Thomas Harrison

Male Abt 1678 - 1727  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Thomas Harrison 
    Born Abt 1678  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1726/27  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028994  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father George Harrison,   b. 1650, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1713, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Duncan,   b. Abt 1654, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1713, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Harrison,   b. Abt 1682, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1719, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Aft 1698  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Harrison,   b. Bef 1705, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1727, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     2. Anne Harrison,   b. Bef 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catherine Harrison,   b. Bef 1710, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jane Harrison,   b. Abt 1710, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F15826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 51
      HARRISON, GEORGE, 2 October 1713; 10 December 1713.
      Sons Thomas, George, John, William, James, Peter, and Willoughby Harrison all my lands and personal property.
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      George Harrison
      Will: 07 FEB 1725 Westmoreland County, Virginia
      Note: Land whereon I live to my son SAMUEL; sons GEORGE and BENJAMIN land in Richmond Co. purchased of BENJAMIN RUST; son JEREMIAH land purchased of THOMAS HARRISON; 1 negro child to each son; wife ANNE 1 negro woman. JEREMIAH and BENJAMIN to have 2 years schooling at the age of 12 years; rest of estate to wife, sons SAMUEL, GEORGE, JEREMIAH and BENJAMIN. Recorded 28 Jan 1734.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 55
      Westmoreland County Court 29th day of July 1719..
      Judgment is granted JOHN LEWIS against THOMAS HARRISON & ELIZABETH his wife for the sum of eight hundred pounds of tobacco due by bill ordered they pay the same with costs alias execucon. The said LEWIS discounting the legal payments made in part of the said bill and execucon not to issue before. Judgment by nihil dicit is granted JOHN COOPER against ABRAHAM BAXTER for the sum of five hundred pounds of tobacco due by bill ordered he pay the samewith costs alias exe.
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      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book (Antient Press); pp. 1208-1209
      THIS INDENTURE made the Nineteenth day of September in year of our Lord MDCCLXXVII Between JOSEPH WINLOCK of County of STAFFORD, Planter, and MARGARET his Wife of the first part, RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife of Parish of Brunswick of second part and JAMES DAVIS of Parish of Brunswick aforesaid and County of King George of third part; Whereas THOMAS HARRISON formerly of OVERWHARTON Parish in STAFFORD County by his Last Will and Testament dated the xth day of November 1725 proved at the Court of the said County at the succeeding Court did among other devices give unto his Daughter, CATHARINE HARRISON Eighty acres of Land then joining on Mr. RICHARD FOWLEY to her & her heirs and if in case she died without any heirs then to fall to the next heir; And Whereas the said CATHARINE died without issue whereupon the title to the land vested in the heirs of those Sisters of said CATHARINE who are likewise mentioned in the said Will, to wit, JANE, FRANCES and ANN; And Whereas the said FRANCES died intestate leaving SAMUEL DAVIS her Son and heir, who likewise died intestate leaving issue Daughters Coheiresses to wit, ELIZABETH, the Wife of RICHARD TODD and three others; And Whereas the said JOSEPH WINLOCK is Son and Heir of the said JANE by virtue of which premises the said JOSEPH WINLOCKis intitled and seized in one undivided third part of the aforesaid Eighty acres of land amounting to near twenty seven acres and the said RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife in right of said ELIZABETH are intitled to & seized in one fourth part of one third part of the said Eighty acres of land undivided amounting to near seven acres; NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that JOSEPH WIN- LOCI: and MARGARET his Wife and RICHD: TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife in consideration of Six pounds. fifteen shillings to him the.sd, JOS: WINLOCK in hand paid by JAMES DAVIS. and of the consideration of the sum of one pound, fifteen shillings to RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife in hand paid by JAMES DAVIS, by these presents do bargain and sell unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs one third part and one fourth of one third part of the aforesaid Eighty acres of land undivided in the whole to about thirty four acres more or less and the rents issues and profits thereof: To have and to hold the third part of eighty acres of the undivided part of one fourth part of one third part of said eight acres undivided with the appurtenances unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs; And JOSEPH WINLOCK and his heirs shall warrant and defend the one third part of the eighty acres of undivided land unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs against every person and RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves & their heirs shall warrant & defend the one fourth part of the one third part of the eighty acres of land unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs against all persons, In Testimony whereof the sd, JOSEPH WINLOCK and MARGRET his Wife and RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      THOMAS BERRY. JOSEPH his mark WINLOCK
      JOHN POLLARD. JUNR, MARGT. her mark ) WINLOCK
      JAMES RODGERS. RICHARD TODD
      ANTHONY STROTHER. ELIZABETH her mark ) TODD, JOSEPH RODGERS
      Recd of JAMES DAVIS the within mentioned sum of six pounds, fifteen shillings, being the consideration to be by him paid to me.
      Test THOMAS BERRY & JOHN POLLLARD JOSEPH his mark WINLOCK
      Then recd. of JAMES DAVIS the sum of one pound, fifteen shillings, being the consideration money in the within mentioned to be by him paid to us; Witness our hands & seals
      Test THOMAS BERRY, RICHD: TODD
      JOHN POLLARD, JUNR.
      In the name of the Commonwealth of Virginia to THOMAS BERRY, JOHN POLLARD & GEORGE FITZHUGH, Gent. Justices of County of King George, Greeting. Whereas JOSEPH WINLOCK and MARGARET his Wife and RICHARD TODD and ELIZABETH his Wife of your said County by their certain Deed of Bargain and Sale (the Commission for the privy examinations of MARGARET. the Wife of JOSEPH WINLOCK and ELIZABETH, the Wife of RICHARD TODD);
      Witness JOSEPH ROBINSON Clerk of our said County Court of King George this 19th day of Septa 1777, in the second year of this Commonwealth
      JOS. ROBINSON, C. K. G. C.
      By virtue of the within Writ to us directed, we caused the said MARGARET WINLOCK, Wife of JOSEPH WINLOCK, and ELIZABETH TODD, Wife of RICHARD TODD, to appear before us and examined them privately and apart from their said Husbands touching the conveyance of the within mentioned Land (the return of the execution of the privy examination of MARGARET WINLOCK and ELIZABETH TODD); THOMAS BERRY JOHN POLLARD, JUNR,
      At a Court held for King George County the (blank) day of (blank) 1777
      JOSEPH WINLOCK and MARGARET his Wife, RICHARD TODD & ELIZABETH his Wife This Deed from under the hands and seals of the sd. parties, the said MARGARET & ELIZABETH being first privately examined by a Commission, was presented into Court by JAMES DAVIS and proved by the Oaths of THOMAS BERRY, JOHN POLLARD JUNR. & JAMES RODGERS, and on the motion of the said DAVIS was ordered to be recorded Test JOS ROBINSON, C. K. G. C.
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      1780-1787 King George County Deed Book 6 (Antient Press); pp. 390-391
      THIS INDENTURE made the 19th day of May in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & eighty three Between DAVID GRIFFITH of County of ORANGE, Planter, and MARY his Wife of one part and JAMES DAVIS, Planter, of County of King George of other part; Whereas THOMAS HARRISON, formerly of Overwharton Parish in STAFFORD County by his last Will &Testament dated the 10th day of November 1727 proved at the Court of said County at the succeeding March Court, did among other things devise & give unto his Daughter, CATHARINE HARRISON, Eighty acres of land then joining on Mr. RICHARD FOLEYs to her and her heirs. And if in case she died without any heir then to fall to the next heir; And Whereas said CATHARINE died without issue whereupon the title to the said Land vested in the heirs of the three Sisters of the said CATHARINE, who are likewise mentioned in the said Will, to wit, JANE, FRANCES & ANN And Whereas the said DAVID GRIFFITH is Son & Heir of the said ANN by virtue of which premises the said DAVID GRIFFITH is intitled to one undivided third part of the aforesaid eighty acres of land amounting to twenty seven acres; NOW THIS INDENTURE Witnesseth that DAVID GRIFFITH and MARY his Wife in consideration of one thousand pounds of merchantable Crop Tobacco to him in hand paid by JAMES DAVIS, by these presents do bargain & sell unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs one third part of the aforesaid Eighty acres of land amounting to about twenty acres of land more or less and the rents issues and profits thereof, To have and to hold the undivided third part of eighty acres unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs and DAVID GRIFFITH and his heirs shall warrant & defend the one third part of eighty acres of undivided land unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs against all persons; In Testimoney whereof they the said DAVID GRIFFITH & MARY his Wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year above written Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      NATHANIEL ELKINS. DAVID GRIFFITH
      JEREMIAH ELKINS,
      ZACHARIAH ELKINS, FRANCES COOPER
      Received of JAMES DAVIS the within mentioned sum of One thousand weight of tobacco being the consideration to be paid by him to me.
      NATHL ELKINS DAVID GRIFFITH
      FRANCES COOPER
      At a Court held for King George County the 4th day of March 1784
      This Deed of Bargain and Sale from under the hand & seale of DAVID GRIFFITH to JAMES DAVIS, with the Rect thereon, was presented into Court by tho said DAVIS & proved by the Oaths of NATHANIEL ELKINS, JEREMIAH ELKINS & FRANCES COOPER, three of the witnesses thereto, And on the motion of the said JAMES DAVIS, was ordered to be recorded Test JOS. ROBINSON, C: Cur.

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