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

Richard Kemp

Male Bef 1613 - Abt 1649  (> 36 years)


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  • Name Richard Kemp 
    Born Bef 1613 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1649  James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I050314  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Family Elizabeth Wormley,   b. Abt 1614,   d. Between 1658 and 1682, Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Between 1644 and 1648  James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F45374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1652-1657 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 308
      Lancaster County Court 5th of November 1656
      I THOMAS STEGGE doe hereby acknowledge that I have receaved of the LADY LUNDSFORD Two thousnd pounds of tobacco & caske wch: is in full of all accompts between Mr. JOHN CALVERT & Mr. RICHARD KEMPE deceased as witness my hand this fifth of Decembr: 1656 THOMAS STEGGE
      Recordr: 7th Janry: Ao: 1656

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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 75
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., Secretary of State, & to his Successors for ever 600 acs. in James Cittie Co., 14 Nov. 1637, p. 496. Bounded on the S. with Johnsons land, upon E. end with Archers hope Cr., upon the N. side at the end neare sd. Cr. with a point of land & a little Sw. & W. into the woods & part with a great deepe Sw. Whereas it was ordered by Act of Court, 5 Oct. 1631, that in respect of the necessary attendance of the Secretarie at James Citty in the execution of his place & office 600 acs. scituate as neare James Citty as might conveniently be found should bee laid out & taken upp to belong to the place of Secretarie, etc. Fee Rent: 4 pence yearly.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 95
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., a parcell of land in James Citty conteyning 10 pole in length towards the water side & 8 pole in breadth, the total! being 80 pole, bet. land of Mr. Thomas Hill & Richard Tree. 1 Aug. 1638, p. 587. Fee Ikent: 1 Capon yearely at the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle. Provided &c. By Act. of Assembly 20 Feb. 1636.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 104
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., 840 acs., called the meadowes neare unto the Rich Neck upon Archers hope Cr. purchased by sd. Kemp of Georg Minifye, Merchant; 4 Mar. 1638, p. 627. Beg. at the horse path over against part of the sd. Rich Neck, N. N. W. downe the side of the meadowes to a br. of Powhetan Sw. &c. 50 acs. due for his own per. adv. & 800 acs. for trans. of 16 pers: Henry Fenton, Thomas Cooke, Robert Sumers, John How, Georg Harrison, Francisco, Mingo, Maria, Mathew, Peter, Cosse, old Gereene, Bass young Peter, Paule, Emmanuel', Negroes.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 105
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., 1200 acs. comonly called the Rich Neck, in Archers hope Cr; also 100 acs. more between the sd. 1200 acs. & the Pallisadoes of the Midle plantation; the whole 1300 acs. bounding N. W. into the woods, S. E. upon Archers hope Cr. & part of the Pallisadoes of the midle plantation, S. S. W. upon a gutt of marsh & swamp parting it from the barren Neck & N. N. E. upon land of John Saines. 1200 acs. purchased of Mr. Georg Minifye, Merchant & graunted to him 23 Feb. 1636 but not truly bounded as appeares by the survey of William Wigg, one of the Surveyors authorized by the Court; & the other 100 acs. for trans. of 2 pers: Tonie & Gereene, Negroes. 3 Jan. 1638, p. 63
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 143
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., Secretarie & one of his Majesty's Councell of State, 4,332 acs. James City Co., Apr. 17, 1643, Page 877. Lying at the head of Archers Hope Cr., upon the Pallisadoes, adj. Georg Lake's land upon the horse path. N. W. by N. upon Powhetan Sw., and S. upon the Secretarys land. 1,200 acs. by purchase from Georg Minifie, Merchant, which was not truly bounded as appears by survey made by William Wigg, Surveyor authorized by the Court & 940 by several former patents. 2,192 acas. for trans. of 44 pers.: His own 2nd adv., Mrs. Eliza Lininwood, Samll. Abbott, Richard Routh, Rich. Clarke, Tho. Eager (or Cager), Jon. Mead, Wm. Edwards, Tho. Griffith, John More, Sarah Ellis, Ellin Browne, Edward Smithnest, Wm. Goods, Wm. Lawrence, Jon. Moulder, Tho. Sutton, Robert Bateman, Wm. Poulton, Charles Dowse, Wm. Bone, Benj. Harkwood, Richard Norris, Jon. Shepperd, James Crispe, Jon. Lewis, Lawrence Reify, Anth. Rocks, Jon. Chamberlane, Leonard Hawly, Jon. Hall, Jon. Smart, Wm. Browne, Anth. Dratt, Jon. Remington, Wm. Dollin, Lawr. Batrum, Jon. Merry, Samll. Ethirton, Paule Brewer, Wm. Gallard, Gilbert Gerrard, Rose Poiden, Corbett Peadle. 600 acs. of sd. 1200 acs. granted to Mr. Thos. Hill & the rent to be paid by him; 50 acs. granted to Capt. Francis Pott, by order of June 13, 1642 & by him assigned to William Davis.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 182
      RICHARD KEMP, Esqr., Secty. of State for this Colony, 3,500 acs., on Mockjack Bay in Ware River, 29 May 1649, p. 174. According to 2 surveys thereof made 3,000 acs. lyeing towards the narrow of the sd. river, beg. at Snare Cr. etc. crossing the mouth of Creans Cr. etc., which tract is called Hunting Dale. The other 500 acs. beg. at a small cr. dividing it from John Terry, joyning land of Dictoris Christmas, running due E. nye St. Michaelis Cr. called by the name of the Meadowes. Due for trans. of 70 pets. into the Colony, assigned him by Capt. Ralph Wormeley, viz: Mrs. Agatha Wormeley, Co: (Col.) Xtopher. Wormeley, Mrs. Mary Wormeley, Mr. Ralph Wormeley, Mr. William Littlewood, Richard Lewis, Robert Cheanine, William Buttler, Teague Bryan, Doctor French, John Blacke, Robert Brown, 1 Negro woman, 1 Negro boy, 12 Negroes; Nicholas Clarke, Nicholas Jernew, Ryon Fletcher, Symon Byle, Robert Huett, A french man, John Losway, Comelious , 4 Negroes; Hugh Gwyn, John Thomas, Henry Marshall, Thomason a Maid, Jenkin Williams, Morris Prower (or Procier) (?), Henry Hewes, William Watts, Charity his wife, Daniell Gale, Nicholas .

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