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

Anthony Garnett

Male 1705 - 1784  (79 years)


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  • Name Anthony Garnett 
    Born 1705  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1784  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036297  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father John Garnett,   b. Bef 1672, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1712/13, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Garnett,   b. Bef 1676,   d. Between 1713 and 1714, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Married Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jones,   b. Bef 1715, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1835, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 120 years) 
    Married Bef 1733  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Garnett,   b. 31 Dec 1736, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1830, Cumberland County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Thomas Garnett,   b. Abt 1738, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
     3. Elizabeth Garnett,   b. 16 Apr 1744, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1835, Bullittsburg, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F20871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      https://culpeperhistory.info/Deeds.html
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 225. Will of John Garnet. Dated 7 Oct. 1713, Prob. 11 March 1713/14.
      To 3 sons James, John and Anthony Garnet, 150 aores to be equally divided. when they are 21. When Eldest son James Garnet is 21 he to take his part, the other 100 acres to be in hands of Thomas Garnett and. William Taylor until the other two sons come of age. Bal. of Estate to wife Ann Garnet, she excr.
      Wit :
      George Murrell signed John Garnet
      Nicholas ffaulooner
      Edwd Coffee
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      1730-1735 Essex Co VA Will Book; Antient Press: (Page 181-183)
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN the thirteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty three I JOHN BATES JR. of Essex County being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind & memory thanks be to God &calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do make & ordain this my last will & Testament in manner and form following that is to say principally and first of all I give my Soul to God who gave it & my body to the Earth to be decently buryed at the discretion of my Exrs. hereafter mentioned and as for such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me I give & dispose of in manner & form following. It: It is my will & desire that all my just debts and funeral charges be first paid out of my personal Estate.
      It: I give & bequeath unto my loving fried JAMES WALL and to his heirs & assigns for ever five hundred and twenty five acres of land lying in SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY on the MOUNTAIN RUN.
      It: I give and bequeath to HENRY NANCE MOTLEY the Sone of my Sister MARY MOTLEY decd three hundred & seventy five acres of land in Spotsylvania County on the Mountain Run to him his heirs & assigns for ever.
      It: I give and bequeath unto WILLIAM MOTLEY the sone of my Sister ELIZABETH MOTLEY three hundred & seventy five acres of land in Spotsylvania County on the Mountain Run to him & to his heirs & assigns forever.
      It: I give and bequeath unto my loving friend ANTHONY GARNETT (the Son of JOHN GARNETT) all my working tools and all my wareing cloths.
      It: I give & bequeath to my God Daughter ANN ROGERS (the daughter of JOHN &RACHELL ROGERS) ten pounds currt money.
      It: I give & bequeath my Negro & all the rest of my personall Estate (that is not already given) to be Eaquially divided between my two Sisters Sons Viz. Henry Nance Motley Son of my Sister Mary Motley and William Motley Son of my Sister Elizabeth Motley. Lastly I do hereby constitute & appoint my loving Friends)
      JOHN ROGERS of King & Queen County and WILLIAM MOTLEY of Essex County to be my Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me mule. in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day & year above written. John Bates Jur..
      In presence of JOHN CORDELL, JOHN ROGERS JUNR., WILLIAM TAYLOR
      At a Court held for Essex County on the xixth day of ffebruary MDCCXXXIII
      This last Will and Testament of John Bates junr. decd was presented in Court by the Exrs therein named who made oath thereto & being further proved by the oath of John Cordell & John Rogers Junr. witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded.
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      1741-1742 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 5; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 57-62.
      20 Dec. 1741. Butler Spotswood, Eliott Benger and Robt. Rose, Clerk, executors of the last will and testament of Alexander Spotswood, late of Orange County, Esq., to Anthony Garnet.
      Alexander Spotswood by his last will and testament 19 April 1740, proved in Orange County, did give during the minority of his sons John Spotswood or Robert Spotswood full power to Butler Spotswood, Elliott Benger and Robt. Rose to lease lands in the Spotsylvania Tract, lying in Orange County. Lease of 150 acres in St. Mark's Parish, on the north side of the River Rappidanne, part of 40,000 acres granted by
      patent to Alexr. Spotswood and called the Spotsylvania Tract ... For the lives of Robt. Garnett and Thomas Garnett (his sons). Rent, 800 pounds of tobacco, to commence 25 Dec. 1743. Garnett shall within four years plant 300 good fruit trees, one-third apple trees, and the same inclose with a fence and keep buildings and fences in repair and shall not work more than six laboring hands ...
      Butler Spotswood
      Eliott Benger
      Robt. Rose
      Wit: Thos. Chew, Bryan Sisson, James Chissum.
      Plat of Lot 38 ... up the several courses of the river... 25 March 1742. Acknowledged by Eliott Benger Gent. and Robt. Rose, Clerk.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 2, 1744. William Lea of King and Queen Co. to Anthony Garnett of Spts. Co. 55 10s. curr. 500 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Jos. Brock, Thos. Foster, John Coffey. Oct. 2, 1744. Rachael, wife of William Lee, acknowledged her dower, etc.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 5, 1749. William Golson and Susanna, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to George Blakey of sd. Par. and county. 65 curr. 500 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., joining the lands of Anthony Garnett and Joseph Hawkins, and remaining part of a pat. of land granted Anthony Golson and sd. Wm. Golson, Sept. 28, 1728. Lark. Chew, Larkin Johnston, Ambrose Foster, John Waggoner. Sept. 5, 1749.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Octr. 31, 1752. Anthony Garnett of Spts. Co., bricklayer, to Edward Collins of afsd. co., planter. 30 10s. curr. 200 a. Wm. Howard, Nicholas Jones, Lancelot x Warrin. Feby. 6, 1753. (Ed. Note. This deed is also signed by "Amey x Garnett.")
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      Essex County (Deed Book #25, pg. 32, 33).
      April 24, 1750 Deed by Anthony Garnett and Elizabeth, his wife, of St. Mark's Parish, in the County of Culpeper, to Dodson, conveying 400 acres in St. Ann Parish, Essex County, binding on lands of William
      Beverly _____ to line of Mrs. Garnett's land, and thence along her lines to John Garnett's land, and so binding on the land of the said John Garnett and on lands belonging to orphans of Capt. William Jones
      and Nicholas Faulconer to land of William Beverly.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 150-152
      Indenture 31 Oct 1750 between ANTHONY GARNETT of County of Spotsylvania, Brick Layer, and WILLIAM COX, of same, Planter .. for 45 .. or a young negro girl called Hayis .. 300 acres being part of a tract of 500 acres which Anthony Garnett bought of William Lea by deeds 2 Oct 1744 and the 300 acres to be bounded by the old reputed bounds as the 500 acres were after 200 acres being laid off from it .. bounded .. Anthony Garnett's line .. on the run which is commonly called by the name of Arseforemost and to continue in his line .. Musick and Allen .. Capt. Clowder's line . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      Nicholas Jones Amy (X) Garnett
      Lancelot (X) Warren, William Howard
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 153
      Know all men .. I ANTHONY GARNETT, Brick Layer, of Spotsylvania County .. am bound unto WILLIAM COX sum of 500 .. 31 Oct 1752 .. to keep all covenants . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      William Howard
      Nicholas Jones, Lancelot (X) Warren
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 153-154
      Know all men .. I ANTHONY GARNETT do oblige myself WILLIAM COX has delivered his Negro girl Hayes to me for 300 acres of land. If any person shall claim title to land, if Wm. Cox cannot peacably enjoy land without trouble from Anthony Garnett, or .. Cox can take Negro girl again .. 31st October 1752 . . .
      Witnesses: Anthony Garnett
      William Howard, Lancelot (X) Warren
      Recorded Orange County 22nd February 1753

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