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

Dorothy MNU North

Female Abt 1652 - 1710  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Dorothy MNU North 
    Born Abt 1652 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jan 1709/10  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037390  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Family 1 Augustine North,   b. Bef 1648, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1698, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1685  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy North,   b. 1668, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     2. Rose North,   b. Abt 1668, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     3. Susannah North,   b. Abt 1684, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1726, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     4. Mary North,   b. 1686, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710  (Age > 25 years)
     5. Jane North,   b. Bef 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1705, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 9 years)
     6. Dorothy North,   b. Abt 1687, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     7. Female North,   b. Bef 1680
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F46402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Daniel Henry,   b. Bef 1652,   d. Bef 1 Jul 1707, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1701  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F21525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === she appeares to have had two daughter named dorothy.
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 271-72.
      Will of Dorothy Henry of St. Ann's Parish in Essex County, being weak of body, dated 19 Dec. 1709.
      Unto my grandaughter Susanna Boughan 300 acres which I live on. If Susanna Boughan should dye and leave no issue, then to my grandaughter Susanna Curtis.
      Unto my two grandsons Thomas and Augustine Lee the other part which I live on to be equally divided. If either should dye and leave no issue, his part to my grandson Augustine Curtis. They should have equall part of the timber, not making any wast.
      My grandaughter Susanna Boughan take 300 acres where she pleases.
      Unto Susanna Boughan my granddaughter Negroes Tom and Nan his wife and Torn their son, Beck their daughter. A young Negro woman and a young child named Nane in room of the 25 I owe her.
      Unto Augustine Lee my grandson two Negro, Robin and Cuffie, in consideration of 25 left him by his grandfather my dead husband.
      Unto Elizabeth Goldman two Negro women Besuch, Judeth.
      Unto my grandaughter Susanna Curtis one Negro girl Sarah,
      Unto Elizabeth Curtis one Negro boy Jemy.
      Unto Sarah Curtis one Negro boy Gabill.
      Unto my two daughters Rose Curtis and Dorothy Ransome each a shilling, they having already had sufficient from me.
      Unto my grandson Thomas Lee four cows and calves and also a feather bed and all furniture and horse called Warner.
      Unto my daughter Mary Leftwich one Negro man Jack Nuno to go upon the plantation to Susanna Boughan.
      Unto my grandson Augustine Lee fower cows and calves, a fether bed, rug, blankett, sheets and bolster, and an old black mare with a white star in her forehead, with her colt.
      Unto my grandaughter Susanna Boughan my riding horse and a young mare and all the rest of my cattle and halfe of my plate, two beds and all furniture, halfe the pewter and hous-hold goods, the rest to be given to Thomas and Augustine Lee, and my hogs to be equally divided between Susanna Boughan, Thomas and Augustine Lee.
      What I have left to my grandaughter Susanna Boughan when she dyes shall be at her disposall.
      What my mother left me the corn and tobacco and the 45 for the two Negroes that was hanged shall go to pay my debts.
      My clothes and linen to be divided amongst my grandaughters.
      My great trunk unto my grandaughter Susanna Boughan.
      Unto my three grandaughters the other halfe of my plate, Elizabeth Goldman, Mary Leftwich, Dorothy Avery, to be equally divided.
      Unto my daughter Mary Leftwich one bed, rug, sheets, blankets and bolster.
      Unto Samuel Dry, school master, ten shillings or a gold ring for writing of this my will.
      My very good friends Mr. John Boughan and his wife Susanna and Thomas Lee executors.
      Dorothy (H) Henry
      Wit: Samuel Dry, Thomas (T) Ward, Wm. (X) Dickenson.
      10 Jan. 1709 [1710]. Proved by Thomas Ward and William Dickenson.
      Page 272. 10 Jan. 1709 [1710]. Bond of John Boughan and Thomas Lee as executors of Dorothy Henry. Unto James Boughan of Essex County, Gent., in behalf of the Court. For 2000 sterling. Securities, Jno. Games and Jas. Fullerton.
      John Boughan
      Thos. Ley.
      John Games
      James Fullerton
      Wit: Abr. Ayrton, Ja. Alderson.
      10 Jan. 1709 [1710]. Acknowledged.
      ===
      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 369-371
      10 March 1706/7 Daniel Henry and Dorothy his wife late Dorothy North, late of Gloucester County now of St. Ann's widow, to William Thompson of St. Ann's Parish. for 200 Sterling.
      627 Acres and 16 perches in St. Ann's Parish bounded as by patent granted Thomas Hawkins 19 Feb 1662 and belonging to Daniel Henry and Dorothy his wife by a deed of feoffment 7 Nov 1698 made by John Hawkins only son and heir of Thomas Hawkins unto the said Dorthy North Widow.
      Daniel Henry
      Dorothy (H) Henry
      Wit John Butler, Garrett Neaill, Joseph Winge.
      10 March 1706/7 Acknowledged by Daniel Henry and Dorothy his wife.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 276-79.
      Dorothy Henry. Inventory. 9 Feb. 1709/10. Made in obedience to order of 10 Jan. 1709 [1710). John Boughan and Susanna his wife and Thomas Lee, executors. Total valuation 479.8.5-1/2, including fifteen Negroes valued at 237; a few items not valued.
      Edwa. Moseley
      Buckenm. Browne
      Edward Rowzee
      Appraisers sworn before Francis Gouldman.
      10 Feb. 1709/10. Presented by John Boughan and. Susanna his wife, and Thomas Lee, executors.


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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 371
      10 March 1706/7 Daniel Henry of St. Ann's Parish Essex County to Susannah Ley my Grand-daughter in Law of same.
      For Love, good will and affection
      Two negoes Jenny and Rachel
      Daniel Henry
      Wit William Thompson. John Butler, Garrett Neaill, Joseph (M) Winge.
      10 March 1706/7 Acknowledged by Daniel Henry
      ===
      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 249-250
      THIS INDENTURE made ye Seventh day of November in ye year one thouand six hundred Ninety & eight between JOHN HAWKINS of ye Pish. of CITTENBURNE in ye County of Essex, Planter, onely Son & heir of THOMAS HAWKINS, late of ye same Parish & County Gent. deced., of ye one part & DOROTHY NORTH of ye Parish of WARE in ye County of GLOCESTER, Widow, of ye other part; Witnesseth that for ye sum of One hundred Twenty & five pounds of Lawful money of England truely paid by ye sd. DOROTHY NORTH, he ye sd. JNO: HAWKINS hath granted unto ye sd. DOROTHY NORTH her heirs & assignes all that tract of Land containing by Estimation Six hundred twenty seven acres & sixteen perches scituate & being in ye Parish of CITTENBURNE & County of Essex aforesd., bounded as followeth; that is to say, six hundred twenty one acres & a halfe & sixteen perches part thereof beginning at a marked red Oake on ye upper side of ye Land of JNO: CATLETT & RALPH ROWZEY & extendeth it selfe South West bounded on ye aforesd. Land to a marked white Oake, thence West North West to a mrked Gum & further West South West to a marked red Oake, thence North & by East to a marked red Oake & farther West North West to a marked white Oake, thence North North East a mile bounding on Capt. LYNCHes Land & lastly East South East parallel! to ye River to ye place where it begun & five acres & a halfe ye residue being a point adjoyning on ye Lands of ye aforesaid THO: HAWKINS & WILLIAM PEALE, begining at a marked red Oake being a corner tree of ye sd, HAWKINS & extendeth it selfe North Westerly to a pockicory, thence North ten perches to a Marsh, thence South East to ye place where it began with all & singular houses out houses barns stables tobo: houses orchards yards trees and appurtenances belonging, wch: sd. Divident of Land was granted unto ye sd. THO: HAWKINS by Patent bearing date ye nineteenth day of Febry: 1662 & now doth of right belong unto ye sd, JNO: HAWKINS ye onely Sonne & heir of ye sd. THO: HAWKINS as aforesd; To have and to hold ye sd Land unto ye sd. DOROTHY NORTH her heirs & assignes for ever paying ye Rent & p:forming ye services wch: shall become due unto our Sovereigne Lord ye King his heirs & Successors; and ye said JNO: HAWKINS for him selfe & his heirs ye sd. Land unto ye sd. DOROTHY NORTH her heirs & assignes by vertue of these presents at all times forever hereafter lawfully hold & enjoy ye sd. land without any lawfull denial of the said JOHN HAWKINS his heirs or any persons whatsoever and will execute every such farther acts in ye Law for ye better & more p:fect assureance unto ye said DOROTHY NORTH; In Witness whereof ye parties first above named set their hands & seales
      Sealed & delivered in ye presence of
      RICHARD COOPER, JOHN HAWKINS
      JOHN PEATLE
      I ye within named JOHN HAWKINS do hereby acknowledge to have reced. of ye within men coned DOROTHY NORTH ye full sum within menconed to be paid to me, I say reced;
      Witness RICHARD COOPER, JOHN HAWKINS
      JOHN PEATLE
      Acknowledged by JNO: HAWKINS & right of Dower relinquished by ELIZABETH his Wife in Essex County Court ye 10th day of November 1698 & truely recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 400-02
      09 May 1707 William Thompson Gent. of St. Ann's Parish, Essex County, to Daniel Henry of same, Gent For 200 sterling. 627 acres and 16 perches in St Ann's Parish bounded as by the patent thereof granted unto Thomas Hawkins 19 Feb 1662 and belonging to William Thompson by virtue of a deed 10 March, 1706 made by Daniel Henry and Dorothy his wife unto William Thompson, and by said Dorothy late Dorothy North, Widdow purchased of Mr. John Hawkins of said county, only son and heire of Thomas Hawkins, by deed 7 Nov 1608 [sic 7 Nov 1698].
      William Thompson
      Wit: Benja. Moseley, Wm. Thornton
      10 May1707. Acknowledged by William Thompson.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 98-99.
      10 April 1708. Bond of Dorothy Henry as administratrix of Daniel Henry. Unto Francis Gouldman of Essex County, Gent., in behalf of the Court. For 1000. Securities, James Boughan and John Parker.
      Dorothy (H) Henry
      James Boughan
      John Parker
      Wit: James Boughan Junr., Ja. Alderson.
      10 April 1708. Acknowledged.
      ===
      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 267.
      Daniel Henry. Estate account. Consists of 66.9.6, the net proceeds of 11 hogsheads of tobacco shipt for England and consigned to Mr. Henry Offley.
      Signed by Dorothy (H) Henry.
      10 Dec. 1709. Presented by Dorothy Henry, administratrix.

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