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

David Catlett

Male 1669 - 1700  (31 years)


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  • Name David Catlett 
    Born 1669  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1700  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I038782  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Nicholas Catlett,   b. Between 1619 and 1623, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1695, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Susannah Meriwether,   b. Abt 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1671, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1651  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Female MNU Catlett,   b. Abt 1672, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1689  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Catlett,   b. Abt 1695, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F22243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 75
      I ROSAMOND JACOB do by these prsents give and make over unto DAVID CATLET, Son of NICHOLAS CATLET, one yearling heifer named Nancy of a brindled colour marked with a crop a slits and underkeele in right eare & crop in the left eare To him the said DAVID CATLET his heires forever the male increase to run and be for them that keep and look after the said heifer till he attaines the age of sixteen yeares and after both male and female to be for the use of him the said DAVID and his heires forever the said heifer I doe warrant from the claime of any maner of persons wtsoever as Witness my hand this 13th day of October 1683
      Test THO: NEW ROSAMOND JACOB hir marke
      Recordatr xiii die 8bris 1683
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 3-5
      THIS INDENTURE made the tenth day of February 1695 Between DAVID CATLETT of Essex County, Planter, of the one part & FRANCIS MERIWETHER of the same County of the other part; Witnesseth that the said DAVID CATLETT for an Assignment of a Patent of Two hundred and Ninety nine acres and an halfe of land and Three thousand two hundred pounds of tobacco & caske to him in hand well and truely paid, hath granted unto ye said FRANCIS MERIWETHER his heirs and assignes for ever all the land which did of right belong & appertaine to NICHOLAS CATLETT, Father of the said DAVID CATLETT, late of RAPPAHANOCK County, included in a Patent of Seventeen hundred and Ninety acres granted unto Capt. WILLIAM MOSELEY, also late of the said County of RAPPAHANOCK & ye said NICHOLAS CATLETT deceased, bearing date the 29th day of September 1671; scituate & being in the aforesaid County of Essex formerly RAPPHAHANOCK County, which is come and descended unto the said DAVID CATLETT as Sonne & heir apparent of the said NICHOLAS CATLETT and all and singular other the premisses with their appurtenances and all houses edifices trees and buildings thereupon standing & built, and all Orchards gardens pastures belonging and every part thereof and all the Estate right which he may have; To have and to hold unto the said FRANCIS MERIWETHER his heirs and assignes from the day of the date hereof to ye only use & behoof of the said FRANCIS MERIWETHER his heirs and assigns forever, And the said DAVID CATLETT' for himself his heirs grant by these presents in manner following (Vizt,) that the said FRANCIS MERIWETHER his heirs and assignes from henceforth forever lawfully & quietly occupy the before mencioned lands with the appurtenances without ye lawful' interruption of ye said DAVID CATLETT his heirs or assignes or by any other persons claiming under him. In Witness whereof the said DAVID CATLETT hath hereunto set his hand and seale
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
      A. SPICER, DAVID CATLETT
      JOHN PEATLE, JOHN HAWKINS
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 10th day of Febry: 1693
      The within & above specified contents were acknowledged by DAVID CATLETT to be his act & deed and ordered to be recorded
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 11
      TO ALL &c., Whereas &c., Now know yee that I the sd Sr. EDMOND ANDROS Knt. Govr &c., do with the advice and consent of the Council! of State accordingly give & grant to Mr. FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Two hundred ninety nine & a half acres of land in Essex County on the South side of Rappa: River about S. ix m. iles back into ye woods upon ye Branch of OCCUPATIA & MATTAPONY PATH, beginning at a white
      Oake corner tree to Mr. THOMAS BUTTON and so sending thence South Westerly to a double tree (Vitt.) a white & red Oake standing by MATTAPONY PATH, thence along the said Path several! courses being brought into a straight line is with twelve degrees Westerly to a red Oake, Easterly to an Hickory in the line of BUTTON, thence along the sd BUTTONs line South Westerly to ye first menconed station; the said Two hundred ninety nine & a halfe acres of Land was formerly granted to BRYAN WARD by Patent bearing date ye three & twentieth day of October One thousand six hundred & ninety and by him deserted, and is since granted to ye said Mr. FRANCIS MERRIWETHER by Order of the Genl, Court bearing date at JAMES CITY ye twenty sixth day of October One thousand six hundred Ninety three & is further due unto the said FRANCIS MERRIWETHER by & for ye importacon of Six persons into this Colony &c., To have &c. To be held &c., yeilding & paying &c, Provided &c., dated ye twentieth day of April 1694
      FRA: MERRIWETHER his Patent for 199-1/2
      acres of Land in Essex County E. ANDROS
      R. WORMELEY, Secr.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I FRA: MERIWETHER of ye County of Essex do for a valuable consideracon already reced. assigne & make over unto DAVID CATLETT of the same County his heirs & assignes all my right to the within menconed Patent of land with warranty from all persons claiming any right thereto by from or under me my heirs or assignes & also do oblige myselfe my heirs to acknowledge the same at ye next Court to be held for Essex County; In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this 30th day of November 1695
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in ye presence of
      JOHN PEATLE, FRANCIS MERIWETHER
      ANN BURNET
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 10th day of Febry. 1695
      The above specified contents were acknowledged by ye above named FRA: MERIWETHER to be his real act and deed & ordered to be recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 56-57
      TO ALL &c. Whereas &c., Now know yee that I the sd: Sr: EDMOND ANDROS Knt. Governr: &c. do with the advice and consent of the Council of State accordingly grant unto Mr. FRANCIS MERIWETHER Two hundred ninety nine & halfe acres of Land in Essex County on the South side of Rappahannock River about six miles back into the Woods upon the Branch of OCCUPATIA and MATAPONY PATH, begining at a white Oake, corner tree to Mr. THOMAS BUTTON, and extending thence South Westerly to a double tree (vizt.) a white and red Oake standing by MATTAPONEY PATH, thence along the sd. Path its several! courses being brought into a straight line is North and Westerly to a red Oake corner tree to RICHARD COPELAND, thence along sd COPELANDs line North Easterly to an Hickory in the line of BUTTON, thence along ye sd BUTTONs line South Westerly to the first mentioned Stacon; the said Two hundred ninety nine and a halfe acres of land was formerly granted to BRYAN WARD by Pattent bearing date the three & twentieth day of October one thousand Six hundred & Ninety and by him deserted, and is since granted unto the sd. Mr. FRANCIS MERIWETHER by Order of ye Genii. Court bearing date at JAMES CITY the Twenty sixth day of October One thousand Six hundred and ninety three and is further due unto the sd. FRANCIS MERIWETHER for the importacon of Six persons into this Colony &c., To have and to hold &c., to be held &c., yeilding and paying &c., Provided &c., Given under my hand and the Seale of ye Colony this Twentieth day of Aprill 1694
      FRANCIS MERIWETHER his Patent E. ANDROS
      for 299 1/2 acres of Land in Essex County
      R. WORMELEY, Secr.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I FRANCIS MERIWETHER of the County of Essex doe for a valuable consideracon already received assigne & make over unto DAVID CATLETT of the same County his heirs & assignes all my right and intrest to the within menconed Patent and Land with warranty from all persons claimeing any right thereto from or under me my heirs or assignes, and alsoe do hereby oblige myselfe my heirs to acknowledge the same at the next Court to be held for Essex County; In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seale this 30th day of November 1695
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye presence of
      JOHN PEATLE, FRANCIS MERIWETHER
      ANN BURNET
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 10th day of February 1695
      The above specified contents were acknowledged by FRANCIS MERIWETHER to be his act and deed to ye abovesd. DAVID CATLETT & ordered to be recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 10th day of Auguest 1696
      JOHN PEATLE by vertue of a Power from MARY MERIWETHER appear'd & according to the sd. Power acknowledged her the sd. MARYs right of Dower to the above menconed Land which was ordered to be recorded
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I MARY MERIWETHER of Essex County doe hereby impower JOHN PEATLE my true and lawful! Attorney to acknowledge my Right of Dower to a certain tract of land in Essex County sold by my Husband, FRANCIS MERIWETHER unto DAVID CATLETT, and for your so doeing this shall be yor: sufficient warrant; Witness my hand this tenth day of August 1696
      MARY MERIWETHER
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents yt: I DAVID CATLETT of ye County of Essex doe for a valuable consideracon already received, make over unto ROBERT BROOKE of the same County his heirs & assignes, all my right to ye within menconed Pattent and Land with warrant from all persons claimeing any right under me my heirs and also do oblige myself to acknowledge the same at the next Court held for Essex County. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seale this fourth day of August 1696
      Signed sealed & deliv'd. in ye presence of
      JOHN SORRELL, DAVID CATLETT
      WILLIAM COLE
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day of August 1696 and ordered to be recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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