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

Jeffery Wood

Male - Aft 1691


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  • Name Jeffery Wood 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1691  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048334  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Family Anne MNU Wood 
    Married Bef 1687  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F25622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 53a-54a TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Wee WM. DAVIS - ELLENER my Wife of CHOPPAWOMSICK, in Stafford County this Eleaventh day of July in ye third yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord KING JAMES ye second 1687 Know Yee that I the said WM. DAVIS & ELLENER my Wife for summe of Five thousand pounds of good tobaccoe in Caske to yn in hand pd by JEFFRY WOOD of CHOPPAWON aforesaid in ye sd County whereof the sd WM. DAVIES &ELLENER his Wife doe by these pnts sell unto sd JEFFRY WOOD his heires for ever all that parcel off One hundred acres of land in Stafford County on ye North syde of CHOPPAWOMSICK CREEKE or Maine Runn beginning at ye sd Creeke syde at ye Westermost bounds of one hundred acres of land formerly purchaseth by THOMAS MERRIDETH & in his possession but now in Occupacon of ROBERT HEDGES & runing aloe ge the sd MERRIDETH or HEDGINs his line NE into ye Woods thence W:N:W_ thence S:W: aionge to a line that divides this land 6 the land of Mr. MATH: THOMPSON lately purchased of Mr.. JOHN WAUH & formerly called by the name of SYMON THOMASes land, Downe to ye Creeke syde & finally downe ye sd Creeke to ye first Station according to a late Survey & revision made thereon by Capt.. GEO: BRENT Surveyr for this County of Stafford aforesd which sd land was purchased by ROGR_ DAVIES of Capt. JO. MATHEWS Esqr, by Deed of Sale dated ye 15 of September 1684 & by sd DAVIES given by Will to EDWD. SLAUGHTER his Sone in have & to him his heires for ever & by the sd EDWD. SLAUGHTER sold & made over to ye sd WM. DAVIES as by several] Deeds & Will relation being thereunto had now on ye records of this County To Have and To Mold the said one hundred acres of land to him ye sd Y WOOD
      in presence of MATH: THOMPSON, WM. DAVIS
      WM. BOWRNE, RICH: GIBSON ELLENER DAVIES
      This Sale of Land was acknowledged in ye County Court of Stafford by sd WM. DAVIS & RICH: GIBSON ye Attorney of his Wife unto ye wthin named JEFFRY WOOD this 13 day of July 1687 And then was recorded
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELLINER DAVIES Wife of WM. DAVIES of the County of Stafford doe appoint my trusty & welbeloved friend RICH. GIBSON of sd County to be my Attorney to acknowd. on my behalfe this within written Deed of Sale & for his soe doeing this shall bee his suffitient warrant.. Witness my hand & Seale this 11 day of July 1687
      In presence of MATH: THOMPSON, ELLENER DAVIES WM. BOWRNE
      Recorded in ye County Court of Stafford this 13 day of July 1687
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 55-56 TO ALL XTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Wee JEFFRY WOOD & ANNE his Wife of CHOPPAWOMSICK in the County ofStaffd this I1th day of July in the third yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord KINGE JAMES the second & year 1687, Know Yee that I sd JEFFRY WOOD & ANNE his Wife for sume of Five thousand pounds of good Tobaccoe & Caske to them paid by WM, DAVIES of CHOPPAWOMSICK aforesd in ye sd County have sold unto said WM. DAVIES his heires for ever a Tract of Two hundred acres of land in ye sd County of Stafford in occupation of sd JEFFRY WOOD & being part of ye Northermost halfe of foure hundred acres of land on the South syde of POTTOMACK RIVER above a point called COCK PITT POINT bounding North on a Marsh &Read Banks Easton or upon POTTOMACK RIVER South along the PUFTOMACK RIVER for Breadth & West into ye Woods these being ye just bounds ex-pressed in ye An Lien' Pattent of RICH. CADSFORD dated 6 September 1654 & by sd Cadsford made over to Mr. HENRY PEYTON Deced by Deed dated 3d day of June 1656 & after-wards granted by Pattent to him ye said HENRY PEYTON ye Mo.. of Novembr. 1657 or wch now or late of Right decended to HENRY PEYTON Ye Youngr Sone of ye sd HENRY PEYTON deced, now of this County of Stafford & by him sold to ROGR. PONNSEY, JONATHAN WHITTALL & SARAH his Wife Survivors & Ex's. or Trustees of ye sd PONNSEYs Estate lately sold & made over to sd JEFFRY WOOD of wch Foure hundred acres of ye sd two hundred acres in ye Westernmost part as by ye sd Pattents &writeings relation being had now on ye Records of this County To Have and To Hold the said Two hundred acres of land to him the said WM. DAVIES his heires and assigner
      in presence of MATH_THOMPSON, JEFFRY WOOD
      WM. BOWRWE, RICHD. GIBSON ANNE WOOD
      This Sale of land was acknowledged in ye County Court of Stafford by sd JEFFRY WOOD RICHD, GIBSON ye Attorney for his Wife this 13 day of July 1687, And was then recorded KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANNE WOOD the Wife of JEFFRY WOOD of the County of Stafford doe appoint my Trustee & well beloved friend RICHD. GIBSON of ye sd County to be my Attor. to acknowd, on my pt this Deed off Sale & for his soe doeing this shall be his suffitient Warrt. Witness my hand & Seale this 11 day of July 1687 In presence off MATH. THOMPSON, ANNE WOOD
      WM. BOWRNE
      Recorded in ye County Court Records of Stafford this 13 day of July 1687
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      Stafford County, Virginia Order Book, Page 11 Court held 10th March 1689/-90
      550. Whereas JEFFREY WOOD made humble suit to this Court that he had faithfully served in the office and place of a Constable for the precinct of Chopawamsick in this County one whole year and did therefore pray that MATTHEW GOSSE might be chosen in his Room and place Therefore tis ordered that the said Matthew Gosse shall serve in the room and place of the afsd Jeffrey Wood in the office of a Constable .. until March Court next ensueing and that MATTHEW THOMPSON swear him accordingly.
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      pp. 220-221 TO ALL XTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I JEFFERY WOOD of ye County of Stafford Planter & ANNE his Wife send Greetings_ Whereas WM. DAVIS of ye County of Stafford & ELENOR his Wife did by Deed bearinge date ye Eleventh day of July in ye Third yeare of ye Reigne of or Sovereigne Lord KINGE JAMES ye Second did sell unto the said JEFFERY WOOD his heires for ever one hundred acres of land in the County of Stafford beinge on ye North side of CHAPPAWAMSICKE CREEKE or Maine Runne beginning all ye said Creeke side att ye Westermost boundes of one hundred acres of land formerly purchased by THOMAS MEREDITH & in his possession but now in the occupacon of ROBERT HODGINS & runinge alonge ye said EDITH & HODGINS lines North East halfe East into ye Woods thence West North to a line that divides this land &ye Iand of Mr. MATTHEW THOMPSON lately purchased of JOHN WAUGH & formerly called by ye name of SYMON THOMAS land downe to ye Creeke side & finally downe ye said Creeke to ye first station Now Know yee that ye said JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife for a consideracon hereafter menconed have sold unto JOHN CARR of ye County of Stafford his heires for ever all ye aforesaid tract of land in consideracon of ye wthin granted premises ye said JOHN CARR hath before ye delivery to ye likeinge of them the said JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife by Bonde bearinge date ye day before these presents for ye penall sume of Twenty thousand poundes agreed to & wth ye said JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife a Lease of a certain Plantacon & tract of Iande containinge one hundred acres scituate on OCQUIA CREEKE & on ye North side thereof formerly called ye name of WHITE BAGGE NECK for & dureinge ye naturall life of them ye said JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife ye same commencinge from ye day of date afore-said afore recited Bond In Wittness said JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife have sett their handes and seales this Eleventh day If January 1689/90
      Presence of ROBERT BRENT, JEFFERY WOOD
      FRANCIS HAMMERSLEY. EDWD. MASON ANNE WOOD
      The above Sale of Lande was acknowledged by JEFFERY WOOD & ANNE his Wife in the County Court of Stafford on the 13th day of November 1691 and was then recorded
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 277- 277a THIS INDENTURE made ye Twentieth fourth day of June 1692 Betweene WILLIAM DAVIS of Stafford County and JAMES SMALLWOOD SENR, of CHARLES COUNTY in ye PROVINCE of MARYLAND Gent Wittnesseth that Whereas ye said WILLIAM DAVIS did purchase a tract of lande of JEFFREY WOOD and beinge part & ye Northermost part or halfe of four hundred acres of lande on ye South side POTOMACY. RIVER above a point called COCKPITT POINT the said WM.. DAVIS for ye just Quantity of Seven thousand poundes of merchandable Tobacco to him trusty paid by ye said JAMES SMALLWOOD SENR. hath sold unto ye said JAMES SMALLWOOD his heires & assigner all that aforesaid tract of lande boundinge North on a Marsh and Red Banke, East on or upon POTOMAC RIVER, South alonge POTOMAC RIVER for breadth & West into ye Woods beinge ye just bounties expressed in ye antient Pattent To Have and To Hold ye said Two hundred acres of lande
      Teste GEORGE BRENT, WM. DAVIS
      RICHD. FOSSAKER
      The above said Sale of Lande was acknowledged by said WILLIAM DAVIS unto JAMES SMALLWOOD in ye County Court of Stafford on ye 8th day of February 1692/3 & was then recorded

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