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

Charles Spoe

Male Bef 1698 - Aft 1739  (> 43 years)


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  • Name Charles Spoe 
    Born Bef 1698  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1739  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I080868  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Charles Spoe,   b. Bef 1649, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1731/32, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 83 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Spoe,   d. 5 Feb 1731/32, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. John Spoe,   b. Bef 1734, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F49645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1709-1717 Richmond County, Virginia Wills and Inventories [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p. 69 - Theodore [DUROSOU], Sitt. Par., will; 8 Feb 1711/12, 5 Mar 1711/12
      Charles [SPOE] Jr.; goddau. Elizabeth FOUSHEE a parcel of land containing 50 ac. near [Perpetoc) Creek; no ex;
      wits: Matthew DAVIS, Alexander RIGG.
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      1725-1753 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 5 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.169 - Mary SPOE, wid. of Charles SPOE, nunc. will On 26 Dec 1731, she died in the space of 24 hours from the time she first complained and not having opportunity to have her will made in writing, did desire by words of her mouth that if she should die of that sickness that Charles SPOE, the son of Charles SPOE her dec'd husb. should be heir of what she had and that should by right belong to her by his father's est. all which she desired she being at the time in perfect sense in the presence of Edmund COLLINSWORTH, Alexander WAREING, and Mary BARKER; prov. 5 Jan 1731/32.
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      1725-1753 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 5 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.170 - Charles SPOE Sr., Sitt. Par., will; 1 Sep 1725, 2 Feb 1731/1732
      wife Mary;
      son Charles;
      dau. Elizabeth FOUSHEE;
      ex: wife and son Charles;
      wits: Richard CLAYTON, John R. [HEARLE], Edmund COLLINSWORTH
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      1714-1720 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 7; Antient Press: (Page 338)
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of February in the year. of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen and Ninteen coming in Between. ROBERT COLE and JANE COLE his Wife of County of ESSEX of one part and CHARLES SPOO JUNR. of County of Richmond and Parish of Sittenburn of other part; Wittnesseth that ROBERT COLE and JANE COLE his Wife in consideration of the sume of Five hundred pounds of tobacco to him and his Wife in hand paid by CHARLES SPOO JUNR., by these presents doth bargin and sell unto the ad: CHARLES his heires all that percell of land scituate in Parish aforesaid on North side of Mr. BECKWITH's Land containing One hundred acres be it more or less and bounded by the Lands of JAMES HENDERSON and so along the line of BECKWITH and WILLIAM GRIFFIN and THOMAS HEWES, so along to that line to the begining to a marked Chesnut standing in HENDERSONs line lately purchased by sd: ROBERT COLE and his Wife of WILLIAM GRIFFIN, Together with all houses orchards rents issues and profitts thereof; To have and to hold the percell of land to CHARLES SPOO JUNR. during the term. of one whole year paying unto ROBERT COLE and his Wife their assignes the yearly rent of one Pepper Corne att the Feast day of St. Michael" the Archangel' if lawfully demanded to the end that by vertu. thereof and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession sd: CHARLES SPOO JUNR. may be in the actuall possession of the premises and be thereby the better enabled to accept a release of the Inheritance thereof; In Wittness whereof the parties first above named have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seales the day and years first above wrighten
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      RICHARD CLAXTON, ROBERT his mark R COLE
      JAEN FAUCHE, MICHALE DOWZELL JANE her mark COLE
      Au a Court continued and held for Richmond County the Fifth day of February 1718 ROBERT COLE and JANE his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto CHARLES SPOO JUNR. and it was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of February Anno Dom: one thousand seven nunarea and Eighteen and Ninteen coming in Betweene ROBERT COLE and JANE COLE his Wife of one part of County of ESSEX and CHARLES SPOO JUNR. of Parrish of Sittenburn in County of .Richmond of other part; Wittnesseth that ROBERT COLE and JANE COLE in consideration of Seventeen hundred and Fifty pounds of tobacco to me in hand paid by these presents doth bargain and sell unto CHARLES SPOO JUNR, in his actual possession now being by vertue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for one hole yeare and by Statute for transferring uses into posssesion now and to his heirs all that percell of land lying in the Parish and County aforesd; which percell of land I purchased of WM: GRIFFIN and ANN his Wife as by Deeds bearing date the 3 day of June one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen including One hundred acres of land more or less it being part of a track of Land belonging to WM. GRIFFIN surveyed by Capt. ED: BARROW for sd: WM: GRIFFIN and now in the tenure and occupation of CHARLES SPOO JUNR. with all its rights and members and appurtenances together with the rents issues and profits; the Land being bounded (the description of the bounds repeated as in the foregoing Lease) To have and to hold the percell of land to CHARLES SPOO his heirs to be held of the Cheife Lord or Lords of the fee or fees of the premises by the Rents & services for the same due and of right accustomed to be paid; And ROBERT and JANE COLE my Wife our heirs shall warrant and ever defend by these presents free and claim of all incumbrances whatsoever; In Wiliness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seales the day and yeare first within written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      RICHARD CLAXTON, ROBERT his mark COLE
      JAEN FAUCHE, MICHELE DOWZELL JANE her mark COLE
      Att a Court contd: and held for Richmond County the fifth day of February 1718
      ROBERT COLE and JANE his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed of Release unto CHARLES SPOO JUNR., and it was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH Cl Cur
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 244-246
      Indenture 2nd/3rd November 1732 between CHARLES SPOE Parish of Sittenbourn County of Richmond Planter and JOHN WILLSON Parish of Sittenbourn County of King George Wood Collier .. in consideration of thereunto moving & for Six Pounds Six shillings sold 100 acres on North side of Rappahanock River in Parish of Sittenbourn bounded upon lands of CHARLES KILL, SAML. BROWN, Capt. WILLIAM BALL & JOSIAS SHIP & JOSEPH BECKLEY ..
      Presence John Triplett, Charles Spoe
      Benja. Adie
      3rd November 1732 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded
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      1734-1737 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 99-103.
      2 June 1734. Alexander Spotswood, Esq., to Charles Spoe, planter. Lease for lives of Charles Spoe his son and John Spoe his son. 160 acres on south side of River Rapidanne, part of 40,000 acres Granted to Alexander Spotswood, called the Spotsylvania Tract. Yearly rent for first four years, one ear of Indian corn, and afterward 780 pounds of tobacco, first due 25 Dec. 1738.
      Memorandum: One rent free year was past before this date, Charles Spoe having been so long settled.
      A. Spotswood
      Wit: Charles Duett junr., William Fannill, Alexander Newman.
      Survey made by George Home, Surveyor of Spotsylvania County: ... at the mouth of a gutt ... side of a mountain ... [plat shows one house].
      14 July 1735. Possession granted by Mr. John Bramham, attorney of Alexander Spotswood. Wit: James Chissum, Bryan Sisson.
      15 July 1735. Acknowledged by Alexander Spotswood, Esq. On motion of John Branham admitted to record.
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 347-48.
      8 Aug. 1739. Charles Spoe of Richmond County, planter, to Arjalon Price of same, planter. For 30. Lease of 160 acres which Alexander Spotswood, Esq., by lease 2 June 1734 did grant to Charles Spoe on the south side of the river Rapidanne for the lives of Charles Spoe and John Spoe, sons of Charles Spoe.
      Charles Spoe
      Arjalon Price
      Wit: Frances Morton, W. Jordan, Jos. Morton, Wm. Willson, John Willson.
      22 9ber (Nov.) 1739. Being last September proved by Joseph Morton and William Willson, further proved by William Jordan,

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