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

Cornelius Wood

Male Abt 1640 - Bef 1678  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Wood 
    Born Abt 1640 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1678  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073765  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Family Elizabeth Hoskins,   b. 17 Mar 1642/43, Accomac County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Bef 1671  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Cornelia Wood,   b. Abt 1672, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F33493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      URL title: The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 161
      Note:
      In old Rappahannock County embracing, until 1692, the present counties of Essex and Richmond, John Washington appears of record, viz.:

      "Mr John Washington Overseer of this my last will" etc., in the will signed by "the marke of Tho. TR Wright," dated 23 October, 1661, proved 10 May 1666; witnesses, Roger +Richardson, Robt. Sisson. [Will Book No. 1, p. 107.]

      "John Washington of Washington parish in Westmoreland County, Gent.," gave a power of attorney "to my loving friend George Jones of Sittingbourne parish in Rappa County," to acknowledge a parcell of land, 560 acres, "in the Freshes of Rappa County wch I lately petitioned for to the Right Honble Sr William Berkely, Knt. and Governor of Virginia and was by him granted unto me--unto Elizabeth Hoskins daughter of Anthony Hoskins late of Accomack deceased. . . . 27 December 1671. JOHN WASHINGTON Witness: JOHN WATTS, JAMES FUELLEN his mark." [Deed Book 5, p. 15.]
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 182-184
      TO ALL TO WHOM &c. Now Know yee &c. That I Sr. WM. BERKELEY Knt. &c. doe with the consent & advice of the Council &c. give and grant unto Lt. Coll. JOHN WASHINGTON five hundred and sixty acres of land in the Freshes of RAPPA about two miles from the River side beginning at a white Oake neare a branch side of a Creeke called COGHILL CREEKE that issueth into a Creek called Mr. LUCAS his CREEKE whence running into the woods for length by a line of trees that parts this land & the Land of BETHL. GILSON We, to a white Oake thence No. by We. to a marked Pocickery near the land of Mr. ROBERT PAYNE whence So. to the place begun at the said land being due to the said WASHINGTON as followeth (Vitt) being formerly granted to Capt. ALEXANDER FLEMING by Pattent dated the fourth day of September 1667, and by the said FLEMING sold to ELIZABETH HOSKINS and by her deserted & is now granted by Order of the Genl. Court dated the 2 of October 1671 and is further due by Transportation of Eleven persons into this Collony whose names are on the records mentioned underneath this Pattent To Have and to hold the said land wth his due share of all mines & mineals withall rights and priviledges withall profitts and hereditaments whatsoever to the said land belonging to him the said WASHINGTON his heirs and assigns forever in as large manner as is expressed in a Charter of Orders from the late Treasurer and Company dated the 15th of 9ber 1618 or by the Letters Pattents to be held of our Sovereigne Lord the King paying to our Sovereigne for every fifty acres of land hereby granted yearly at the Feast of St. Michael! Archangle the Fee Rent, of One shillings which payment to be made yearely from yeare to yeare according to his Majesties Instructions of the 12th of September 1662 provided that if the sd Lt. Coll. WASHINGTON doe not seate or plant on the said land within three years next ensuing then it shall be lawfull for any Adventurer or Planter to make choice & plant on the same. Given under my hand & the seale of the Collony the 3 of November 1673
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      Recordatr Test PHILL. LUDWELL
      KNOW ALL MEN that I Lt. Coll. JOHN WASHINGTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY for a valuable consideration received of CORNELIUS WOOD of Rappa. County doe assigne all my right and Interest of the Pattent and the land therein contained unto the said CORNELIUS WOOD his heirs and assignes forever and doe warrant the same land from me my heirs & assigns unto the sd CORNELIUS WOOD his heirs & assigns forever from any claime under me my heirs or assignes. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this 4th of March 1673
      Witness DANIEL GAINES, JOHN WASHINGTON
      JOHN ROSIER
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 4 die March 1673/4
      KNOW ALL MEN that I CORNELIUS WOOD of Rappa. County doe for a valuable consideration in hand secured give sell and sett over unto LEWIS LOYD Two hundred acres of land being on the South side of RAPPA RIVER betweene the land of Mrs. BEHETHLAND GILSON and JAMES COGHILL being part of a tract of land hundred and sixty acres surveyed for Mr WHITE CLARK now the land of CORNELIUS WOOD as will be made appear in a Pattent lately granted the said LEWIS his Two hundred acres lying on the upper part of the sd Land Betweene the second and third corner trees of the said land and a Certaine PATH runing from PORTOBACCO TOWNE runing cross the land being on the NW side of the said land to Have and to hold the said land to him and his heirs forever and doe warrant the said land from me my heirs & assigns forever and from all other persons whatsoever In Witness whereof the said CORNELIUS hath put to his hand
      seale this Seaventh day of October 1673
      Witness LAURENCE WASHINGTON. CORNELIUS WOOD
      WILLIAM GRIFFIN
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 4 die March 1673/4
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ELIZABETH WOOD of Rappa County doe authorize & appoint & in my place make and ordaine my loving Father in Law LAURENCE WASHINGTON of the same place my true and lawfull Attorney for me and in my name to acknowledge a certain parcell of land conteining Two hundred acres of land being part of a tract of Five hundred Sixty acres of land on the South side of the RAPPA RIVER. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand this 4th of March 1673/4
      Witness JOHN MASON ELIZABETH WOOD
      Recordatr a die March 1673
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 122-122
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I CORNELIUS WOOD of Rappae, doe for a valuable consideration in hand secured give sell unto LEWIS FLOYD Two hundred acres of land lying & being on the South side of Rappae. River between the lands of Mrs. BETHLEHEM GILLSON & JAMES COGHILL being pte of a tract of Five hundyed & sixty acres surveyed for Mr. WHITE CLARK now the land of CORNELIUS WOOD as will be made more appeare in a Patent lately granted to said LEWIS for Two hundred acres lying on the upper part of a Tract of Five hundred & sixty acres surveyed for Mr. WHITE CLARK now the land of CORNELIUS WOOD as will be made more appeare in a Pat- tent lately granted the said LEWIS for Two hundred acres lying on the upper part of the said land between the second & third Corner trees of this said land & a Certaine PATH coming from POTOBAGO TOWNE runing cross the land being on the West side of the said land, To have and to hold the said Land to him and his heires forever. In Witness whereof the said CORNELIUS hath putt his hand & seale this 7th day of October 1673 Witness LAWRENCE WASHINGTON
      WM: GRIFFIN CORNELIUS WOOD
      Recognitr, in Cur Com Rappae: 4 die Martii 1673/4

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