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

Richard Kemp

Male 1698 - Aft 1741  (> 44 years)


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  • Name Richard Kemp 
    Born 6 Apr 1698  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1741  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I038866  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Richard Kemp,   b. 1643,   d. 13 May 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Willis,   b. 18 Apr 1655, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1 Feb 1691/92  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Kemp,   d. Aft 1741, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Kemp,   b. Bef 1739, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F49572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 248. Will of Richard Kemp of St Anns Par, Date omitted in records. Probated 13 May 1714.
      To son Richard Kemp all land. 4 negroes.
      To daughter Ann Taliaferro, 4 negroes, cattle, a large looking glass
      To daughter Rachel Gatwood (sic) 5 negroes, cattle, a large looking glass.
      To wife Elinor 4 negroes.
      To Eliza Minor, Joan Guttrey, Mary Nall (this name is possibly Mary Hall) Catherine Talburt, 600 lb Tobo each.
      Money in hands of Colo Robert Carter to be equally divided betw. son Richard Kemp and two daus. Ann Taliaferro and Rachell Gatwood
      Balance of estate to be divided betw son Richard and wife Elinor.
      Exors son Richard, "my two Sons in Law Charles Taliaferro and Richard Gatewood", and wife Elinor,
      Wit:
      Thomas Ramsey signed Rich'd Kemp
      Rob't Biswell
      ffrancis Abbott
      Eliza Abbott
      page 249. Bond. 1000. Sterling. 13 May 1714.
      Richard Kemp, Charles Taliaferro and Richard Gatewood Exors of the Estate of Richard Kemp, deceased.
      Wit
      Ja Alderson signed Richard Kemp
      Jos Baker Charles Taliaferro
      Richard Gatewood John Boughan
      Tho x Griffin
      Recorded 13 May 1714.
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      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 195
      THIS INDENTURE made this twentyeth : twenty first day of May 1723 Between EDWARD EVANS of ye pish of St. Marys in County of Essex & ANNE his Wife eldest & surviving Daughter of RICHARD KEMP of the Parish of Saint Ann within the County aforesaid deced & surviving Sister of RICHARD KEMP of the Parish of St. Ann within the County aforesaid deced of the one part & WILLIAM BROOKE of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of Essex of other part Witnesseth that the said Edward Evans & Anne his Wife in consideration of sum of Eighty pounds good & Lawfull money of great Brittain to them paid hath granted unto William Brooke (in his actual possession by Virtue of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession) all our right whatseover to all that tract of land & plantations whereon Richard Kemp Father to the aforesaid Anne in his life time dwelt being in Parish of St. Ann within the County of Essex aforesd containing 296 acres & eight perches; 150 acres part thereof purchased by said Richard Kemp from JOHN PAYNE & SUSANNA his Wife the remaindr 146 acres & S perches purchased by sd Richard Kemp of THOMAS SHORT of the aforesd County
      In presence of GEOBRAXTON JUNR Edward Evans
      RICHARD WILTSHIRE, THO. STHRESHLY JUR Ann Evans
      At a Court held for Essex County the 18th day of June 1723
      Edward Evans & Ann his Wife (the said Ann being first privily examined) acknowledged their Deeds of lease & release which is admitted to record.
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 463-64.
      1 Oct. 1739. George Taylor of Orange County to Richard Kemp of same, planter. Lease for lives of Richard Kemp, Mary Kemp his wife and Henry Kemp his son. 100 acres at the Little Mountains ... corner to Samuel Baker ... Annual rent, 500 pounds of tobacco payable at Fredericksburg Warehouse and one fat hen, capon or pullet at the dwelling house of George Taylor. If the tenant shall keep more than three tithables there besides himself, to pay for each tithable 100 pounds of tobacco. Kemp shall plant 100 apple trees in an orchard 25 foot asunder.
      Geo. Taylor
      Wit: Samuel Baker, Ann (X) Anderson, Ann (X) Davis. 27 March 1740. Acknowledged by George Taylor.
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 25 1987, No. 2; Page 72
      Virginia Land Patent Book 18
      Richard Kemp, 300 acres in Orange County on branches of North Fork of North Anna River. 26 March 1739/40
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      1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 6; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 13-15 [page 12 blank].
      22-23 July 1741. Richard Kemp of St. Thomas' Parish, Orange County, planter, to Wm. McDonaugh of same, hatter. Lease and release p for 7 current money. 300 acres in the branches of Pamunkey river just below the little mountains and granted by pattent to Richard Kemp 26 March 1739 ... on a ridge ... on a branch side ... the fork of a branch ...
      Richard Kemp
      Wit: Isaac Smith, Ambrose Bullard, Zach: Taylor.
      23 July 1741. Acknowledged by Richard Kemp. Mary wife of Richard relinquished her right of dower.
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 26 1988, No. 1; Page 70
      Virginia Land Patent Book 20
      George Taylor, 170 acres in Orange County, bounded by Thomas Smith, John Taliaferro, Robert Taliaferro's Orphans and the patent of Robert Bickers. For the importation of 4 persons: Jeremiah Dare, George Stuart, George Bird & Richard Kemp. 30 Jan 1741

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