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

Robert Boatman

Male 1695 - 1750  (55 years)


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  • Name Robert Boatman 
    Born 1695  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Mar 1749/50  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032768  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Henry Boatman,   b. 1648, Norwich, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1722, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Waterman,   b. 1651, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Apphia Doggett,   b. 1699, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1789, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1715  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F19416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BOATMAN, Robert. Will. 17 December 1749. Rec. 9 March 1749. Wife Apphia; sons: Richard, Waterman and Henry Boatman; Daughters: Elizabeth; Sarah Ann; and Nancy Boatman. Wits. Wm. Miller, Jno. Davis, Jos. Davis. W.B. 14, p. 273.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BOATMAN, Henry. Will. 25 October 1721. Rec. 11 April 1722. Wife. (Name not given) sons: Richard, Henry, John and Robert Boatman; Gr. son Henry Boatman; daughter, Anne Pasquet. Extrs. Wife and son Richard. Wits. William Ellis, Winifrede Olifant. W.B. 10, p. 365.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BOATMAN, Richard. Will. 1 December 1760. Rec. 21 May 1764. To William, son of brother John Boatman; Richard Boatman Junior, son of brother Robert Boatman, decd. Extrs. nephews Richard Boatman, Jr., and Wm. Boatman. Wits. James Hill, James Pinckard, Dale Carter. W.B. 18, p. 11.
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      1730-1731 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [Antient Press]; Page 139
      This Indenture made the second day of March Anno Domina one thousand seven hundred & thirty & in the fourth year of ye reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France & Ireland King Defender of the faith &c. Between JOHN ASHER of the County of Spotsylvania & parish of Saint Mark of the one part & ROBERT BOATMAN Lancaster County & Christ Church parish of ye other part. Witnesseth that he the said JOHN ASHER for and in consideration of ye quantity of two thousand pounds of good merchantable tobacco & cask to him the said JOHN ASHER in hand paid by the said ROBERT BOATMAN the receipt thereof he doth hereby acknowledge himself to be fully sattisfyed contented & paid & of every part & parcel thereof doth for himself his heirs executors &c. and every of them fully clearly & absolutely exonerate acquit and discharge him the said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & every of them by these presents hath given granted aliened released enfeofed bargained sold & confirmed & by these presents doth give grant alien release enfeofe bargain sell & confirm & firmly make over unto him the said ROBERT BOATMAN in actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain & sale to him thereof made by Indenture bearing date one day before ye date hereof by force of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession all that parcel or tract of land containing two hundred acres situate lying and being in ye County of Spotsylvania & St. Marks parish [in ye Great Fork Rappahannock River] Beginning at a black wallnutt & red oak by the side of Summer Duck Run thence north eighty five degrees east one hundred & sixty two pole to a white oak thence north two hundred poles to a white oak thence south seventy degrees west one hundred & fifty pole to three red oaks on the side of a Stony Hill thence south twenty degrees west ninety six pole to a red oak & gum on ye run side thence down ye run ye severall courses to ye Beginning place the said parcel or tract being part of a tract granted to the sd JOHN ASHER containing six hundred acres by patient bearing date ye twenty eight day of September one thousand seven hundred & twenty eight the said tenement parcel or tract of land being now in tenure or occupation of the said ROBERT BOATMAN or his assigns & all the Estate right title interest reversion claim & demand of him ye said JOHN ASHER his heirs Exors. & Admrs. or any or either of them of in & unto ye premises & every part & parcel thereof reversion & reversions remainder & remainders yearly & the rents & profits of ye above before mentioned & intended to be hereby granted bargained & sold unto ye said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns forever to ye only proper use & behoof of him ye sd ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns forever and to no other use intent or purpose whatsoever and ye sd JOHN ASHER for himself his heirs Exors. & Admrs. doth covenant & grant to & with ye said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs Exors. Admrs.
      assigns by these presents that he the said JOHN ASHER is & standeth lawfully seized of & in the said tenement parcel or tract of land & premises with the appurtenances with a good sure & perfect absolute & indefeazable Estate in fee simple & now hath good right full power & lawfull & absolute authority to sell
      grant & convey ye said parcel or tract of land & premises with ye appurtenances unto ye said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns forever according to ye purport true intent & meaning of these presents & that it shall & may be lawfull to & for the said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs Exors. Admrs. & assigns from time to time & at all times hereafter peaceably & quietly to have hold have hold use occupy possess & enjoy ye said tenement parcel or tract of land & premises & all & singular with their appurtenances with out any Let Suit Trouble or Interruption of him ye sd JOHN ASHER his heirs or assigns or any other person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim any right title interest claim or demand of in or unto ye premises of the said parcel or tract of land & all & singular other the premises with ye appurtenances by from or under him his heirs Exors. Admrs. or assigns or any or either of them discharged all from all Incumbrances whatsoever [the rents duties & services henceforth growing due & payable to our Sovereign Lord ye King only excepted] and the said JOHN ASHER his heirs Exors. & Admrs. doth covenant & grant to & with ye sd ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns by these presents that he the said JOHN ASHER his heirs Exors. Admrs. shall from time to time & at all times hereafter upon the reasonable request & at the proper costs & charges as in the Law of him ye said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns do make & execute or cause or procure to be made done & executed & all & every such further Act and Acts Thing & things Conveyance & assurances in ye Law whatsoever for ye further better and more perfect conveying & assuring ye tenement parcel or tract of land & premises with their & every of their appurtenances ye sd ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns forever be it by fine or fines Deed or Deeds Indented or Enrolled the Enrolement of this present Indenture of Release or by any other lawfull way or means whatsoever as by the Council Learned in the Law of him the said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns shall be reasonably devised advised or required & ye sd JOHN ASHER for himself his heirs &c. the tenement parcel or tract of land & premises with the appurtenances unto the said ROBERT BOATMAN his heirs & assigns forever against him ye sd JOHN ASHER & his heirs & all claiming or to claim by from or under him them or either of them or any other person or persons whatsoever shall & will forever warrant & defend by these presents. In Witness whereof the said JOHN ASHER doth hereby oblige himself acknowledge this present Deed of Release in Spotsylvania County Court the second day of March one thousand seven hundred & thirty as witness my hand & seal this day & year first above written. JOHN P [his mark] ASHER [seal]
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in the presents of us
      AND. HARRISON, MATHEW STANTON, PETER RUSSELL
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday March 2d 1730/1.
      JOHN ASHER acknowledged this his Deed of Release for land unto ROBERT BOATMAN and at the motion of SAMUEL BALL on behalf of the said BOATMAN the same was admitted to record. Test J. WALLER, Clk. Cur.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 1, 1732. Robert Boatman of Christ Church Par., Lancaster Co., planter, to William Tayloe of Drysdale Par., Caroline Co., Gent. 40 curr., 200 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co. part of a pat. granted John Ashley Sept. 28,1728, and sold by him to sd. Boatman as by deeds March 2, 1730. Robert Martin, Adam x Loving, Zach. Taylor. Nov. 7, 1732.

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