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

Henry Muncaster

Male Bef 1649 - 1684  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Henry Muncaster 
    Born Bef 1649  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jun 1684  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Admin Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068577  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 

    Father James Muncaster,   b. Abt 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Muncaster,   b. Bef 1657,   d. 5 Sep 1688, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Bef 1673  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Muncaster,   b. Abt 1673, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1682, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     2. Henry Muncaster,   b. Abt 1674, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1682, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years)
     3. Mary Muncaster,   b. Abt 1683, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F31677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Wills: ORDER BOOK, 1664-1673
      Blake, Elias. 11 June, 1674-6 Jan., 1674. My bodie to be buried at ye discretion of Henry Mouncaster and he to be executor; brother Walter Blake; witnesses John Goudy, Elizabeth Catlett.
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      11 June, 1674 ;
      BLAKE, ELIAS, 6 January, 1674:
      By the name of God I Elias Blake being sick in body but of perfect mind and memory make this my last will & Testament I give my Soul to God and my body to the Earth to be buried at the discretion of Henry Mouncaster and for my worldly goods I bequeath as followeth Item I give unto my Brother Walter Blake my mare ffinally I give and bequeath all the residue of my estate to Henry Mouncaster who I make my sole Executor of my last will and Testament and for confirmation hereof I hereunto set my hand & seale this Eleventh day of June 1674
      Signed Sealed & published ELIAS BLAKE seale
      and declared as his last will and Testament in presence of us Wee the subscribers do declare upon or. signum oaths that this within written was the
      Test JOHN D GOUDG Last will and Testament of Elias Blake
      signum and that he was in perfect sence and
      ELIZABETH 0 CATLETT memory at the signing thereof to the best of our Judgment
      JOHN GOUDG ELIZABETH CATLETT Jurantr in Cur Com Rapp 6th die January 1674
      Test Edmd. Crask Cl. Cur.
      Exa. Probatr. et recordatr. Page 170.
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      Wills of Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1656-1692 Page 97.
      MOSS, THOMAS, 31 March, 1678; 13 June, 1678.
      To wife Elizabeth and two daughters Elizabeth and Frances all my goods Chattles Cattle horses mares household stuffe and Implements of household stuffe and all my personall Estate equally to be divided between them share and share alike my debts and funerall charges being first paid.
      To my two aforesaid daughters all my Lands to be Equally devided between them as they shall attaine to their respective ages Onely
      my Loving wife enjoying her thirds of ye Same During her life according to Law.
      Wife Elizabeth Executrix.
      Wit. ABRAHAM STAPP, HENRY MONCASTER
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      On 23 August 1673, Thomas Munday was mentioned as a bordering landowner in a sale of land from Henry Moncaster of Sittingbourne Parish, cooper, to Caleb Lyon. [(Old) Rappahannock County, Virginia, Deed Book 5, pages 182-183 and 375-376.]

      On 11 September 1700, Thomas Munday of Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, sold to Thomas Winslow of the same parish and county, a tract of 100 acres for 7 pounds 10 shillings, it being part of a tract of 200 acres that Thomas Munday had purchased on 1 August last past from James Monkesher[?] of Charles County, Maryland. On 11 September, Thomas Munday acknowledged the deed in court and his wife Sarah relinquished her dower rights. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 10, pages 54v-55r.]

      On 10 April 1701, Jno Wilkerson aged 40 years or thereabouts deposed that he knew James Moncaster of Charles County Maryland who sold a Tract of Land in this County to Mr Thomas Munday. [Virginia State Library, Research and Information Services Division, Essex County Court Records, County Court Papers 1683-1728, Folder 4/1701.]

      On 10 April 1701, Mrs Elizabeth Pley aged 58 or thereabouts deposed that about 32 years ago she very well knew Henry Moncaster and James Moncaster now deceased when they lived upon the land together with mr Tho. Munday. [Virginia State Library, Research and Information Services Division, Essex County Court Records, County Court Papers 1683-1728, Folder 4/1701.]

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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 71
      BEE IT KNOWNE unto all men by these pates that I HENRY MUNKSTER doe sell deliver & confirm unto FRANCIS TRIPLETT & unto his heirs one Dividend of land Cont: Eight hundred acres lyeing on the South side of RAPPA, in Rappa. County it being upon the River which leads down to MAJOR JOHN WEIREs MILL upon the branches of GILSONS CREEKE it being formerly purchased of JOHN DANGERFIELD & being divided by the Runns aforesd from the Land wch now the sd JOHN DANGERFIELD unto the above sd FRANCIS TRIPLETT his heirs for ever wth warranty agt all psons wtsoever. In Witness whereof I have heerunto sett my hand & seal this 5th day of March Ano Dom 1669
      The Condicon of this obligacon above menconed is such that if the above menconed HENRY MUNKESTER his heirs shall well & truely pay or cause to be paid unto the above menconed FRANCIS TRIPLETT or unto his heirs the just some Two thousand three hundred & twenty pounds of Tobacco & caske at or before the last day of Novembr. next ensueing the date heerof the sd FRANCIS TRIPLETT now standing bound for the Like quantity of Tobacco as is above menconed to remove the sd HENRY MUNKESTER from under Execucon in the suite of MA JR. JOHN WEIRS & JOHN DANGERFIELD the prmises being pformed this obligacon to be voyd & of none effect otherwise to remayne in full power strength & virtue
      In the pnce of us JAMES MUNKESTER, HENRY MUNKESTER
      RI: GLOVER
      Recognr. in Cur Rappa, 5th May 1669
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I HENRY MUNKESTER doe constitute ordeyne & appoint my trusty & much beloved friend RICHARD GLOVER to bee my lawful] Atturney to acknowledge the above menconed obligacon in Rappa. County Cort. in May next in as full & as ample manner as if I was psonally prsent Justifyeing wtsoever my sd Atturney shall lawfully doe in the prmises, As Witness my hand this 8th day of March 1668
      Test JAMES MUNKSTER, HENRY MUNKESTER
      ELIZABETH MILLUM
      === land mentioned
      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 238-239
      THIS INDENTURE made this third day of June in ye yeare of or, Lord God One thousand six hundred Seventy & one & of or: Sovereign Lord KING CHARLES the second ye Two and Twentieth between JNO. DAINGERFIELD of the County of Rappa. Cooper of ye one pt. & THOMAS MUNDAY of the same County Carpenter of ye other pt. Wittnesseth that ye sd DAINGERFIELD together with the consent of ANNE his Wife doth Nearby acknowledge to have sold made over by these prsents all their right Title and interest of five hundred acres of land scittuate & being in ye County of Rappa and Pish of Sittingbourne beginning at two marked trees an Oake Pockicarie & runing N by E 1/2 E 288 to a marked Sp. Oake and thence E by S 1/2 S 434 po. Red Oake the corner tree of HENRY MUNKESTER & thence by the said Land 208 to ye maine Branch of yt MILL CREEKE S by W 1/2 W & thence W & N 1/2 N. 434 pole to ye first mentioned Station it being a pt of a greater quantity purchased of Major JOHN WEIRE from us or: heirs to him the said MONDAY his heires forever and it is further concluded and agreed upon by the sd JNO. &. ANN his Wife yt ye sd MONDAY his heirs shall use occupy enjoy and possess ye same to the owne sole & proper use and behoofe & that the sd JOHN & ANN his Wife doe farther agree that at all times peaceabley and Quietly enjoy the same wth all woods waters all other Prvillidges & rights thereunto belonging and they doe hereby acknowledge to be their voluntary act and deed without any other unlawfull cause moveing him or either of them thereunto & for bona fide for ye valuable consideracon of Eight thousand pounds of good Tobo to them in hand paid before ye signing and delivery of these pnts ye receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge & themselves fully therewith satisfied & the sd JNO, & ANNE his Wife doe hereby covenant and agree to and with ye sd THOS. yt they will either by themselves or their Knowne Lawful] Attorney or Attorneys acknowledge ye same in the next Court held for this County and for the better Insurance & confirmacon thereof yt the sd JNO. & ANNE his Wife have hereunto sett theire hands & seales yt day and yeare as above in ye pnce of us JOHN EYUM JOHN DAINGERFIELD
      HENY: AUBERY ANN signum A DAINGERFIELD
      Recognitr, in Cur Rappa die 5th July 1671
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 247-248
      TO ALL XPIAN People to whome these prsents shall come I JOHN DAINGERFIELD send Greeting in or: Lord God Everlasting. Know ye yt ye sd JOHN DAINGERFIELD for valuable consideracon to me in hand pd by HENRY MONKESTER the act whereof I doe hereby acknowledge and clearly acquit ye sd MONKESTER his heirs forever by these prsents do bargaine & sell unto ye said HENRY MONKESTER his heirs assignes all ye part piece or pcell of land containing by Estimation three hundred acres of land be it more or less scituate lying & being in the County of Rappa. & Pish of Sittingbuurne on the North side of the MILL CREEKE whereon ye sd MONKESTER now liveth To Have and To Hold the aforesd Three hundred acres of land containing all houses woods Kitts & Issues of the same to him ye sd HENRY MONKESTER his heirs and assignes forever & to the only proper use and behoofe of him ye se HENRY MONKESTER his heirs and I the sd JNO. DAINGERFIELD do warrant ye aforesd Land and further I doe hereby agree with ye said HENRY MONKESTER within six months next after ye date hereof upon the Request of the sd MONKESTER to make acknowledgement of the land aforesaid and cause the same to be recorded at proper cost and charges of him the said HENRY MONKESTER for the further assurance of ye said three hundred acres of land according to ye true intent & meaning of these pnts. in Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 5th of May 1671
      in the prsence of us HENRY TANDY, JOHN DAINGERFIELD
      THOS.MONDAY ANN her mark A DAINGERFIELD
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa 5 die July Ano 1671
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part I - 1672-1674; Antient Press: page 11
      HENRY MUNCASTER his mark of hoggs and Catle is as followeth
      Viz; A crop on the right Eare and a crop and a staple on the left Eare,
      E. C. Clk Rappa

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      1672-1674 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 129-130
      KNOW ALL MEN that I HENRY MONCASTER of Sittingbourne Parish in the County of Rappa. Cooper for a valuable consideration in hand paid by CALEB LYON of the same Parish and County Planter have sold unto the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever One hundred acres of land being part of a parcel! of land formerly bought of JOHN DAINGERFIELD being on the North side of the MILL CREEK in the County and Parish aforesaid lying together at the upper end of the said tract towards the land of THOMAS MUNDAY and abutting thereon To have and hold and enjoy the aforesaid hundred acres of land with all every the appurtenances to him the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever and I the said HENRY MONCASTER for the consideration aforesaid doe agree with the said CALEB LYEN his heirs and assigns to warrant the said land with the appurtenances from time to time and at all times hereafter from all persons whatsoever shall lay any claim to the premises under me and I have full power and lawfull authority to sell the same and further I do hereby agree wth the said CALEB LYON to acknowledge the same at the Court held for Rappa. County when required he the said CALEB LYON paying the charges for the same as also all such rents and services as shall be justly due for the same. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and seale this 23 of August 1673
      in presence of us EDMUND CRASK, HENRY MUNCASTER
      JOHN PROSSER
      Recognit in Cu Com Rappa 3 die 6bris 1673
      KNOW ALL MEN that I MARY MUNCASTER Wife of HENRY MUNCASTER in Rappa County doe make and appoint my Friend EDMUND CRASK of the same County to acknowledge a parcell of land containing a hundred acres as by Indenture bearing date with these presents may appear unto CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever hereby confirming whatsoever my said Attorney shall lawfully doe in the premises to be as valid as if I were personally present. As Witness my hand and seale this 23d of August 1673
      in presence of JAMES STANLEY, MARY MUNCASTER
      Recordat xx2 die 6bris 1673
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 254-255
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY MONCASTER of Sittingbourne Parish in the County of Rappa, Cooper, for a valuable consideration to me in hand paid by CALEB LYON of the same Parish and County Planter have granted bargained and sold unto the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever One hundred acres of land being part of a parcel! of land formerly bought of JOHN DANGER FIELD scituate lying and being on the North side of the MILL CREEKE in the County and Parish aforesaid lying together at the upper end of the said tract towards the land of THOMAS MUNDAY and butting therein to have and to hold and enjoy the aforesaid hundred acres of land withall and every of the appurtenances to him the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns forever and I the said HENRY MONCASTER for the consideration aforesaid doe agree with the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns to warrant the said land with the appurtenances at all times hereafter from all persons whatsoever that shall lay claim to the premises by or under me and that I have full power to sell the same and further I doe hereby agree to acknowledge the same at the Court held for Rappa County when required the said CALEB LYON paying the charges for the same alsoe all such Rents and services as shall be justly due for the same. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 23 of August 1673
      in presence of us EDMUND CRASKE HENRY MONCASTER
      JOHN PORTEAS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 2 die 7bris 1673
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I CALEB LYON for a valuable consideration in hand allready received have sold to Mr. ROBERT THOMLIN his heirs and assigns forever all that parcell of land within menconed according to the bounds within specified to have and to hold the said Land with every part and parcell thereof with warranty from the said CALEB LYON his heirs and assigns or any claiming from by or under him to the said Mr. ROBERT TOMLIN his heirs & assigns paying the Rents and services which shall become due In Witness of the same I have set my hand and seale this 4th of Januarie 1674
      Test THO, GORDON. CALEB LYON
      HENRY MONCASTER
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 5 die January 1674
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 356
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY MONCASTER of County of Rappac.doe hereby give unto my Daughter, REBECCA, one black heifer with fower white feete and a starr in her forehead to her and her heires forever withall her female increase except only the first Cow Calfe that ye said Heifer shall bring I give unto my Son, HENRY, if in case it liveth till it be weanable but if in case it should chance to dye before it bee weanable that then he have the next Cow Calfe which ye sd Cow shall bring, and the said Cow and all her increase female to be to the only use of my Daughter. REBECKA, aforesaid Except what was before excepted till of age or marriage day which shat first happen As Witness my hand this 5th day of September 1682
      Teste The mark of ye Heifers is a crop & staple in ye right eare and a crop on ye left as Witness my hand the day & yeare above said
      THO. NEW HENRY MUNCKESTER
      FRA: MOSS
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      1685-1687 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 107
      - Rappahannock County Court 5th of August 1685
      - Ordered upon the motion of ROBERT PARKER security for the Estate of HENRY MONCASTER deced that ROBERT READING who marryed MARY, the Relict & Administratrx: of the sd MONCASTER, and the sd MARY be both brought by the Sheriff to the next South side Court held for this County to give and account of the Estate of the said MONCASTER



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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 46)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of August 1700 Between JAMES MONKESTER of CHARLES COUNTY in ye Provice of MARYLAND, Planter, Eldest Son of JAMES MONKESTER late of the said County & Province deced, Brother of HENRY MONKESTER late of RAPPA. County in ye Colony of Virginia also deced, of the one part and THOMAS MUNDAY of the County of Essex in ye Colony of Virga: aforesd., Planter, of the other part, Witnesseth that for Nineteen pds. Fifteen Shills. lawfull money of England unto ye sd JAMES MONKESTER whereof the said JAMES MONKESTER (party to these pr:sents) doth sell unto the said THOMAS MUNDAY his heires & assignes forever all that tract of land wch: the said HENRY MONKESTER dyed seized of containing Two hundred acres (be ye same more or less) scituate in the abovesd. County of Essex & in ye Parish of Sitting borne on the North side of ye MILL CREEKE it being part of Three hundred acres of land conveyed to ye sd HENRY MONKESTER by JNO. DAINGERFEILD of the said County of RAPPA: by Deed dated ye 5th of May 1671 & acknowledged in ye Court of the sd County of RAPPA: ye 5th: day of July following as may appear by ye Records of ye sd Court And is lawfully come & descended to ye sd JAMES MONKESTER (party to these pr:sents) as heir to ye sd HENRY MONKESTER, his Uncle, with all & singular its rights all houses & buildings all orchards & gardens and all ways profits & hereditaments whatsoever with all rights to the land belonging; To have & to hold ye sd bargained land & every part thereof unto the said THO: MUNDAY his heires & assignes for ever more And the said JAMES MONKESTER (party to these pr:sents) for him selfe his heires
      doth grant that the said THO: MUNDAY his heires may forever lawfully hold all ye land without the lawful! trouble of ye sd JAMES MONKESTER or any other persons whatsoever (ye yearly rents & services wch: shall grow due in respect to ye premisses aforesd. to our Sovereigne Lord ye King only excepted) In Witness whereof the said parties have set their hands & seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye pr:sence of
      FRANCIS MERIWETHER, JAMES MONKKESTER
      JOHN BUTLER
      THO: GREGSON
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day of 7br: 1700 & truely recorded Memoranda On ye first day of Augt: 1700 that peaceable possession & seisin ye within menconed lands was delivered by JAMES MONKESTER to THOMAS MUNDAY by Turfe &
      Twigg to hold to him the said THO: MUNDAY and his heires forever according to the form of ye within written Indenture in ye presence of us
      FRANCIS MERIWETHER
      JOHN BUTLER
      THO: GREGSON
      I the within named JAMES MONKESTER do hereby acknowledge to have raced on ye day of ye date of ye Indenture from ye within named THO: MUNDAY ye sum of Nineteen pds, Fifteen shills, being ye consideracon menconed to be paid
      Teste FRANCIS MERIWETHER, JAMES MONKESTER
      JNO: BUTLER, THO: GREGSON
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day of 7br: 1700 & truely recordedKNOW ALL MEN that I JAMES MONKESTER am bound unto THO: MONDAY in ye sum of Thirty nine pds. ten Shills. money of England ye first day of Augt: 1700
      The Condicon is that if JAMES MONKESTER truely observe all agreemts. mentioned in Indenture and at the next Court to be held for County of Essex in Virginia to acknowledge ye sd Indenture Then this obligacon to be void otherwise to remain in force
      Sealed & delivered in presence of
      FRANCIS MERIWETHER, JAMES MONKESTER
      JNO: BUTLER
      THO: GREGSON
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day 7br: 1700 & truely recorded
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 76-77
      Essex County April! ye 10th 1701. The Deposition of ROBERT HALSEY aged fifty three years, or thereabouts being examined and sworne with -
      That about forty yeares agoe he very well knew HENRY MONCASTER deced who formerly lived in this County and likewise very well knew the said HENRY MONCASTER when he lived in EDMONTON in MIDDLESEX County in England, And likewise very well knew JAMES MONCASTER the reputed Brother of the aforesd. HENRY MONCASTER, & alsoe the reputed Father & Mother of both of them, their said Father being a Taylor by profession and lived at the same time when he know them in EDMONDTON in the County of MIDDLESEX in England and further saith not
      Test ROBT. HALSEY
      Sworne to in Essex County Court the 10th day of Aprill 1701 and truely recorded according to Ordr. of ye sd Court
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 76-77
      April' ye 10th 1701. Essex County. The Deposition of JOHN WILKINSON aged forty yeares or thereabouts being examined & sworne saith - That he very well knew JAMES MONCASTR: of CHARLES COUNTY in MARYLAND deced who was ye reputed Father of JAMES MONCASTER who sold a tract of land in this County to Mr. THOMAS MONDAY & alsoe hath several' times heard the said JAMES MONCASTR: SENR. now deced, say that he had a Bro: lived in Rappah: River in Virginia and further saith not
      Signed JNO. WILKINSON
      Sworne to in Essex County Court the 10th day of April! 1701 & truely recorded according to Ordr: of ye sd Court
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 76-77
      Essex County April! ye 10th 1701. The Deposition of Mrs. ELIZABETH PLEY, Widdow, aged Fifty eight or thereabouts being examined and sworne saith - That on or about thirty two yeares agoe yor: said Depont. very well knew HENRY MONCASTR: & JAMES MONCASTER now deced where they lived upon the land together which Mr. THO: MONDAY hath since purchased of JAMES MONCASTR: JUNR., & att what time they lived together they were always reputed Brothers but some time after said JAMES went & seated himselfe in MARYLAND & yr: Depont. being a very nigh Neighbour to HENRY MONCASTR: hath heard him say yt: he understood his Bro: JAMES, had marryed a Widd. there & had two Sons & further saith not.
      ELIZ: PLEY
      Sworne to in Essex County Court the 10th day of April 1701 & truely recorded according to Ordr: of the sd Court
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 114
      ROBERT PARKER, 150 acs., in Rappahannock; bet. Mill Cr. & the River; adj John Smith; Nicholas Cattlett ; Henry Munkaster or Tho. Munday, &c; 14 Oct. 1672, p. 424. Trans. of 3 pers: Roger Smith, James Jones, Widdoe Huderson.

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