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

Priscilla Shippey

Female Bef 1698 - Aft 1769  (> 73 years)


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  • Name Priscilla Shippey 
    Born Bef 1698  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1769  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041515  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Richard Shippey,   b. Bef 1650,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Shippey,   b. Bef 1657,   d. Aft 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henry Metcalfe,   b. Abt 1692, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1735, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1712  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Philip Metcalfe,   b. Aft 1715, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F18325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Harrison,   b. Bef 1698,   d. 9 Jul 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F13226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Shirley Starks

      20 Feb 1717.
      This Indenture made the Twentieth day of Janry: Anno Domini 1717 Between Henry METCALFE of County of Northumberland, Planter, and Prescilla his wife and John TURNER of same County, Planter, and Pheby his Wife, of one part and Edward BARROW of County of Richmond, Gent. of the other part; Witnesseth that Henry METCALFE and Prescilla his Wife and John TURNER and Pheby his Wife in consideration of the sume of Five shillings Sterling to them in hand paid by Edward BARROW, by these p:sents doe bargain and sell unto Edward BARROW and assignes all that parcell of land containing by estimation Seventy five acres be the same more or less scituate in Parish of Sittenbourn and County of Richmond being part of a Patent for Two hundred acres granted to Capt: John WEIR Dated the 26th day of June 1666 which sd: land hereby granted by severall mean conveyances came unto Richard SHIPPY, father of the sd: Precilla METCALFE & Pheby TURNER, and legally descended unto them as coheirs to their Father and is bounded, Beginning at a Gum in a great Swamp, corner to some land belonging to George LUKE Esqr., running thence East 5 deg: North 110 poles to two red Oaks near HARRISON's Old Field, thence North 5 deg: West over a great Swamp 108 ½ poles to a Stake near an Old Field, thence West 5 deg: West 110 poles to a Hickory on the side of an Hill, thence to the beginning 108 1½ Together with all houses orchards and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have & to hold the parcell of land unto Edward BARROW and assignes during the full terme of one whole year paying thefore the Rent of one Ear of Indian corne at the Feast of St. Michael the Archangell next ensueing, if lawfully demanded, to the intent that by ertue of these p:sents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession the sd: Edward BARROW may be in the actuall possession of the :misses & thereby the better enable to accept a release of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these p:sent Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands & Seals the day and year first above written. Sealed and delivered in the p:sence of John CLAUGHTON, Abraham GARNER, Edward TURNER, Henry METCALFE, Precilla METCALFE, John (mark) TURNER, Pheby (mark) TURNER.
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      1717-1718 Richmond Co VA Order Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 232)
      Richmond County Court 6th of February 1717/18
      METCALFE & TURNER's Ack, to BARROW
      HENRY METCALFE and PRISCILLA his Wife, JOHN TURNER and PHEBEE his Wife came into Court and acknowledged their Deeds of Lease and Release for Land unto EDWARD BARROW the said PRISCILLA and PHEBEE being first privately examined/ which was admitted to Record
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      1729-1737 Administrations Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 187
      Nadcaf(Metcalf),Henry,est.adm. by Priscilla Madcaf(Metcalf). 21 May 1735
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      2 Apr 1740. Will of George HARRISON of St. Stephen's Parish. Will dated 2 April 1740; Proved 9 July 1744. Wife Priscilla all my goods and estate during her life, and then to be equally divided among her children. Son-in-law Philip METCALF may have the foal that my mare first brings at a year old.
      Witnesses: William SHARP, William TURNER, and Henry TURNER.
      (Northumberland County Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1713-1749, Compiled and Published by James F. Lewis and J. Motley Booker, M.D., 1967, p. 149.)
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      1767-1770 Administrations Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 352
      Metcalf, William, est. adm. by Priscilla Harrison, with William Bailey and Mathias Self sec. 10 April 1769

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