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

Richard Carter

Male Bef 1697 - Bef 1730  (< 33 years)


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  • Name Richard Carter 
    Born Bef 1697  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 16 Jun 1730  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I062820  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Richard Carter,   b. Abt 1658,   d. 10 Nov 1698, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Adms bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Mary Young,   b. Abt 1658, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1699, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt 3 Feb 1687/88  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 87-89.
      Will of William Younge of Essex County, So.Farnham Parrish, being.sick and weak in body, dated 19 Dec. 1718.
      My track or dividend of land whearon I now live be 'equally. divided between my two sons William Younge and Henry Younge beginning at the small hickories.on Rappahanock River side in a neck of woodland ground over a small creek my dwelling house and quarter standing at the head of the said neck and so along a line of marked trees made and marked by me (before Richd. Bush, Richd. Carter, John Coutance and John Ewing) to the abovesaid creake to the head line of the said dividend of 398 acres, being formerly granted to Henry Soanes. The one moiety or equal part whereon my house I now live in stands I give to my son William Younge, the other part to my son Henry Younge,. not debarring my wife of her right of dower.
      My dear and loving wife Katharine Younge, the best bed and furniture in my house and L 5 sterling.
      All my Negroes and my personall estate be appraised by three honest men chosen by my executors....
      My son John Younge shall have all that:track or dividend of land which was bequeathed unto me by James, Marsh, deceased.
      After my Negroes and personal estate is appraised it be equally divided between my wife (she having her legasie first paid) and six children named William Younge, Elizabeth Younge, Henry Younge, Mary Younge, Kate Younge and John Younge, my wife to enjoy her part dureing her naturall life and then to be equally divided amongst my six children.
      The child which my wife is now bigg with if it should be a male child, all that track or dividend of land which I bought of William Smith being 156 acres joyning unto my land, but in case should be a female then to be equally divided between my two sons William Young and Henry Younge.
      My wife keep the children and their estates untill they come to age to take their own estates.
      My loving wife executrix and my son William Younge and my son Henry Younge executors.
      Unto my cozen Richard Carter my horse named Wanton.
      Will Young
      Wit: Benja. Morris, John Hayes, John Goare', Richd. Carter. 17 March1718 [1719]. Presented in Court by Katherine Young. Proved by Benja. Morris, John Hayes and Richd. Carter.
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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 122-124
      THIS INDENTURE made this 16th day of June in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and Thirty Between WILLIAM GATEWOOD and KATHERIN his Wife of the County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and THOMAS WILLIAMSON JUNER of the aforesd County and Parish of the other part Witnesseth that the sd WILLIAM GATEWOOD and KATHERINE his Wife for the sum of two thousand foure hundred pounds of lawfull Sweet Sented Tobacco and Cask to them paid path granted and sold unto him the said THOMAS WILLIAMSON JUNER his heirs & assigns forever all that percell of land in the Parish of Southfarnham within the County of Essex and bounded begining at a red Oak a Corner of THOMAS COOPERs in the line of BEN JA. FISHER by the MILL ROAD side, runing thence South Easterly along a line of marked trees over the GLEADY SWAMP to a Scrubby Oake standing in THOS. EDMONDSONs line thence along his line to THOMAS KIDDs line thence including all the upper part of the sd Devident of land according to the several courses of the PATENT to the place where it begun containing Seventy five acres Together with all Timber & Trees likely to become Timber, Swamps, and Appurtenances whatsoever to the said land appartaining and all the Estate right of the sd WILLIAM GATEWOOD and KATHERINE his Wife To Have and To Hold the sd land unto him the said THOMAS WILLIAMSON JUNER his heirs and assigns forever, which sd land is part of one hundred and fifty acres given by WILL to RICHARD CARTER by Mr. PHILLIP PARR deced and the sd RICHARD CARTER being dead without disposeing of the same it doth now of right belong unto the aforesd KATHERIN GATEWOOD Sister to the sd RICHARD CARTER deced and the said WILLIAM GATEWOOD and KATHERIN his Wife granted the sd Parcell of land and every part unto the sd THOMAS WILLIAMSON his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the parties first men coned have set their hands and Seals
      in presence of THOMAS DILLON, WM, GATEWOOD
      RO. PARKER KATHERINE GATEWOOD
      At a Court held for Essex County on the XVIth day of June MDCC
      WM. GATEWOOD & KATHERINE GATEWOOD (the sd KATHERINE being first privily Examined by ALEXR. PARKER Gent) acknowledged their Indenture to THOMAS WILLIAMSON JUNR. which on his motion is admitted to record

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