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

William Tomlin

Male Abt 1670 - Aft 1717  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name William Tomlin 
    Born Abt 1670  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1717  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I061530  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father Robert Tomlin,   b. 27 Aug 1626, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1688, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Fox,   b. Bef 1653, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Nov 1695, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married Bef 1668  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Robinson,   b. 26 Nov 1670, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1695, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Aug 1693  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F29713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      TOMLIN, ROBERT,*

      To son Robert Tomlin all my land and plantation at Arraricke with all the household goods & stock upon it to him & his heirs forever & likewise one negroe due to me from Mr Malachiah Peale with one feather bed boulder & Rugg which lyeth in my wife's Chamber And my Great Iron Gray Mare with all her Increase to him & his heirs for ever.
      Item I give unto my Cozen George Tomlin one young Mare about two years old, one feather bed which Lyeth in the hall with the furniture to itt belonging, one Iron pott about four or five Gallons & nineteen hundred pounds of Tobo. which John ffenner oweth me to build him a house upon his owne Land And Likewise a man servant which I am Indebted to him, And likewise itt is 'my will that he shall have his own Cattell which was brought over to my plantation.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son William Tomlin all the Land & plantation which I formerly bought of Mr. Thomas Gordon all the household goods & stocke of Cattell which are upon itt with the negroes & feather bed with the furniture to itt belonging which Lyeth in my wifes Chamber, & one feathr. bed more with the furniture thereto belonging about eight or nine pounds price which I will my Executr. hereafter named to buy for him & all the horses & mares which he always Claimed as his owne, to him & his heires forever, and Likewise I give more to my son William halfe a dozen pewter dishes one Table, four paire of sheets & two suits of Table Linen.
      Item. I give unto my Loving wife one third pte. of the plantation & Land whereon I now live & leaving noe more Land but towards the poynt of woods next the River & to Keep everything in repaire as now itt is, And likewise one third part of the plantation & Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson during her life, five and twenty head of Cattell & one third part of my horses & mares not before bequeathed & Likewise this psent Cropp she paying my debts out of itt & maintaininge my son William and 3 daughters with necessaries for this psent year & afterwards with the pfitts of my negroes & stocke to maintain my 3 daughters & give them convenient Learnynge during the time they live with her which my desire is till they marry or come to age.
      Item. My will is that if my said wife Rebeccah Tomlin doe not assent of this my will then she shall have no more than an equall childs part of my personal Estate.
      I will & bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Tomlin all the plantation & Land whereon I now live after her mothers decease unto her & her heirs forever. Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Tomlin the Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson aftr: her mothrs decease to her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Martha Tomlin my mill with all the priviledges to me belonging or in any wise appertaining to her & her heirs forever also my will is that my Executr. shall keep my Mill in repairs with the pfitts that shall come of the Mill and the remaindr. of the profitts shall be & remain for the use and benefitt of my aforesaid daughtr. to be returned to her at the age of one & twenty years or marriage which shall first happen according to the discretion of my Executr:
      Item itt is my will & desire that if all or any of my said daughters shall attain to ye age of one & twenty years or marry before my sd wife shall depart this life, then my will is that my Executr. shall equally divide the negroes Cattel & horses which are upon my plantation as they come of age or marry respectively except my wifes thirds during her life of her personal estate & after her death to be equally divided between my three daughters but if itt should happen that any of my daughters should die before the age of 21 years or marry then the Lands Negroes & stocks to goe to the survivor equally. Item my will is & I freely bequeath unto my brother Capt. George Taylor one of my saddle horses which are upon my plantation which he shall please to accept of after my decease.
      Item I give unto my Cozen Martha Taylor my mare about two years old with her increase to her & her heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my sister Mrs Martha Taylor one Gold ring about 12 shillings price.
      Item I give unto Robt Brooke two pieces of eight two New England shillings & six pence which is [in] my Lettr. Case in my Truncke.
      Item I give & bequeath six hundred pounds of Tobacco to be Laide out in Mourning Ribbon to be given to my friends at my funerall according as my executor shall think fitt. Item my will is that the two dwelling houses upon my son William's plantation shall be both new covered & the Tobacco house in the bottom new posted & mended out of the produce of the Tobacco of this prsent Cropp Also my will is that if my Executr shall thinke fitt that my son William Tomlin be not capable of managing the plantation to him bequeathed that then my will is that my Executor shall keep the plantation in his owne hands till my son comes of age only the profits in the meantime to return to the boy.
      Also that whereas I have already consigned seaventy five bushells of wheat to new England as by bills of Laidinge will appear, my will is that the produce of itt att the returne may be equally divided between my wife son William & her three daughters And likewise my will is that the wheat which I have att home in my Barne & my mill, which I suppose may be about 200 bushells may be shipt & consigned to New England accordingly as I formerly took Care pposd by my Letters writt to Mr: Saffin & the pduce of that at the return to be equally divided between my wife son William & my three daughters.
      Exr. my loving Brother Capt. George Taylor my Loving wife Rebecca my full & sole Executr. & Likewise if they see fitt for the good of my wife & children to dispose of any horses & mares according to their discretion. If my brother dies before this will be fulfilled I desire my son Robert Tomlin to join with my wife & to assist her according to his endeavour.
      Witnesses : ROBERT TOMLIN seal
      HEN AWBREY
      WILL Moseley
      Ro : Brooke.
      7 March, 1683 ; 3 October, 1688.
      Pages 28-32.
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      1716-1718 Essex County Deed & Will Book; {John Frederick Dorman}:
      Page 286 Lawrence Bathhurst. Inventory. 9 Sep 1706.
      Total Valuation 32.19.3. Appraisers sworn before James Bougham.
      Henry Woodnot
      Fran. Moore
      Will. Young
      10 7br [Sept.[ 1706 Presented by Francis Meriwether one of the executors of Iawrence Bathurst: Wm. Tomlin the other executor made oath he had not anymore of the deceased's estate
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed Book 8 - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 215-216
      THIS INDENTURE made the 24th day of 9ber 1690 Between WM. TOMLIN of Parish of North Farnham in County of Rappa. Gent. and ANN his Wife of the one part and SAMLL. BAYLEY & FRAN GORE of Parish and County aforesd also Gent. of other part Witnesseth that WM. TOMLIN & ANN his Wife for the setting & establishing the lands and premises herein expressed for the uses and purposes in these presents menconed have granted transferred and confirmed unto SAMLL. BAYLY and FRAN. GOURE all that Plantation or tract of land conteyning Four hundred and fifty acres being part of a Devident of Eighteen hundred acres of land formerly taken up and Patented by JAMES WILLIAMSON being neere Rappa. River, Together with all houses profits and priviledges to the sd Four hundred and fifty acres apperteyning late in the occupacon of CHARLES DAVIS and by him in his last Will and Testament given and bequeathed to sd ANN her heirs and assigns To have and to hold the sd Foure hundred and fifty acres of land hereby granted with all appertinances thereunto belonging in as full and ample manner as is expressed in the original Patent or as they sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife might enjoy the same to the uses herein expressed that is to say to and for the uses and purposes of sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife for and during their naturall lives and the longest liver of them and after their decease to the use and behoof of sd WM. TOMLIN his heirs and assigns forever and no other use or purpose whatsoever And sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife do for themselves their heirs promise that sd SAMLL. BAYLEY and FRAN: GORE and their heirs shall be seized in the land and premises with their appertinances hereby granted in good indefeazabel Estate of Inheritance for the uses and purposes afore declared and to no other purpose whatsoever In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seales
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      GERARD GREENWOOD, WM. TOMLIN
      ANN BEARE The Mark of sd ANN TOMLIN
      The day & year within written livery and seissen were made of the premises by the within named WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife unto the ffeoffees in Trust within specified for the uses within written by Turffe and Twigge
      GERARD GREENWOOD JANE BENGEE
      ANN BEARE, JOHN TAVERNER
      Recordatr Cur Comt Rappa 22d day Jany 1690
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 213
      Rappahannock County Court 3d of June 1691
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to Mr. EDWARD THOMAS as assignee of RICHARD FORD, who Marryed DARKES TURNER, for the non apperance of WM. TOMLIN, as Marrying the Relict of Mr. CHARLES DACRES, according to Declaracon
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      1693-1694 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
      At a court held 10th of August 1693
      - Mr. ROBERT TEAY brought his accon of Debt to this Court against Mr. WM. TOMLIN and declar'd that ye sd TOMLIN as Marrying Mrs. ANNE HASLEWOOD, Administrx. of Mr GEO. HASLEWOOD deced, stands indebted to him by Bill Two hundred pounds of sweet sented tobo. or two barrells of Indian Corne, and two pounds fifteen Shill: & six pence Sterl p account & denies paymt., Wherefore ye Pit. pray'd Judgmt. for ye same against ye sd TOMLIN quallified as aforesd. with costs &c., But ye Plt. not appearing to prosecute
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      1695-1699 Essex County Virginia Order Book {Antient Press}
      Essex County Court 10th of 1697/8
      - Mr JNO BOOTH in Court made Oath that the two Servants by name HENRY & PETER BYROME whom he sold to Mr. WM. TOMLIN were by him sold for no longer time than four years according to x x x Indentures dated ye 1st day of Febry Anno Dom 1696 now produced in Court And ordered to be recorded; And Likewise the said BOOTH made Oath that their working tooles are their own
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      1699-1701 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book; Antient Press: (Page 35)
      KNOW ALL MEN yt: wee WM. TOMLIN & THO: GREGSON of ye County of Essex are bound unto JNO: CATLETT Gent., President of ye sd County Court, in ye sum of One hundred pound Sterling money of England to ye payment we bind ourselves this llth: day of Aprill 1700
      The Condition of this obligation is yt: if ye above bounden WM. TOMLIN, Admr. of all ye goods & credits of HANNAH TOMLIN deced, do make a true Inventory of all ye goods chattells & credits of ye sd deced & ye same so made do exhibit next County Court that shall be held and make a true & just acct. of his Administration when lawfully required & pay unto such p:sons as ye County Court shall appoint, Then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full power
      Signed Sealed & delviered in pr:sence of
      SALVATOR MUSCOE WILLIAM TOMLIN
      THO: GREGSON
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1718-1721 Essex County Deed Book No. 16; {John Frederick Dorman}:
      Pages 317-19. 1-3 April 1721. Edward Rowzee of St, Anne's Parish, Essex county, planter, to Katherine Edwards of Southfarnham Parish in' said county. Lease and release; 5 shillings sterling and three Negroes.
      One moyety or half of a tract in Southfarnham Parish containing 400 acres being formerly possessed by Wm. Tomlin, dec., and now in the said Katherine's possession.
      Edward Rowzee
      Wit: John Bagge, Mary Bagge, Charles (X) Gresham.
      19 Sept. 1721, Acknowledged by Edward Rowzee.