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

Paschall Dennis

Male Abt 1641 - 1664  (~ 21 years)


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  • Name Paschall Dennis 
    Born Abt 1641  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1662 and 1664  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I081053  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father John 'Sr' Dennis,   b. 1618, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1652, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Barbara Crocker,   b. Bef 1622, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1657 and 1658, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1638  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara MNU Dennis,   b. Bef 1646,   d. Abt 1693, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1662  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dennis,   b. Bef 1666, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1695, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F35587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY RECORD BOOK 1655-1658
      13th Aprill 1657 These Cattle were recorded; pg 105
      The Accompt of the Cattle of JNO: DENNIS his Children resting in my hands; RICHARD DENNIS two coves, one yeareling heyfer; PASCHALL DENNIS two coves, one yeareling heyfer & a cow calfe.
      Sig. DAVID SPILLER
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      NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY RECORD BOOK 1658-1662
      DAVID SPILLER his Last Will and Testament October 21, 1658.
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Ame. I DAVID SPILLER being weake in body yett in p:fect
      memory, I bequeath my body to the Earth & my Soule to God that gave it, I doe make my Last Will & Testamt. as followeth: As for my worldly goods I bestove as followeth:
      Imps. I give my whole Estate to be equally devided betweene my Sonnes, JNO: SWANSON, RICHARD DENNIS, PASCO DENNIS, JNO: DENNIS, excepting one Cowe called Florence wch. I alsoe give to my youngest Sonne, JNO: DENNIS;
      Item; I give unto SUSANNA HOLLING, my Brothers Childe, the ( ) Cowe Calfe which is calved of any of the Cowes which ( ) to my Estate; this her saith & noemore as concer( ) his Estate;
      Item. I desire that my Debts be paid (to Witt), ( ) one hogsd. of tobco:, 5 empty caskes due ( ) his debt; ( ) tobco. to JAMES MAGREGORY; ( ) one gallon of Vinegar & a quart ( ) 107 lbs. tobco,
      ( ) THOS. GALIN, ye marke of DAVID SPILLER
      JOHN TAYLOR ye marke
      ( ) Will was proved in Cort: by the oathes ( ) & ANDREW POULTER
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      1658-1662 Deed & Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 88
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I ED: SANDERS of the County of Northumberland for a valluable consideracon have sold unto RICHARD DENNIS & PASCO DENNIS Three hundred acres of land with what houseing there is nowe standing on the sd. Land scituate lyinge & beings in the County of Northumberland on the head of a Creeke called by the name of DENNIS his CREEKE, likewise the said land is butted and bounded Southerly upon the land of CHRISTOPHER GARLINGTON & Northerly upon the Land which was formerly RICHARD BUD: now. in the possession of WILLIAM GROFTIN & Westerly upon my owns Land, I the sd. ED: SANDERS doe warrant the sd. Land unto the abovesd. pities according as it is warranted to mee by a Bill of Sale given by JOHN HOPPER as Witnesse my hand this 8th day of Decembr: 1662
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
      NICHOLAS MORRIS, EDWARD SANDERS ye Seale
      PETER HULL MARY M SANDERS, her marke, ye Seale
      10th Febr: 1662. This Writeing was acknowledged in Cort: by EDWARD SANDERS & WM: FLOWERS, Attorney of MARY SANDERS & is recorded
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I MARY SANDERS doe appoint Mr. WM: FLOWERS my Attorney & in my behalfe to acknowledge with my Husband the sale of Land sold to RICHARD DENNIS & PASCO DENNIS, Witness my hand this 9th of February 1662
      Test PETER HULL MARY M SANDERS her marks
      EDWD. WITKIN
      10th Febr. 1662; This Lre. of Attorney was recorded
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      1674-1677 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 263
      Northumberland County Court 15th of March 1675/76
      - BARBARA SALISBURY agt JOHN DENNIS
      Whereas it appeares to this Court that JOHN DENNIS of this County stood seized in his Estate of fee simple of and in a certeyne messuage or tenement of about three hundred acres of land in this County and he being thereof seized dyed intestate leaveing issue behind three Sonns, RICHARD, PASKALL and JOHN and after ye death of JOHN DENNIS, RICHARD became seized of the premises as the Heyre of JOHN, and that during such seizure, PASKALL, ye second Sonn, married and had issue MARY and dyed leaveing RICHARD in possession of the same land since when RICHARD dyed and JOHN, ye youngest Sonn, kept possession whereon BARBARA, ye Relict of PASKALL deced. in ye behalfe of her Daughter, MARY, brought her action against JOHN and prays this Court yt JOHN might be ejected from ye premises and be possest thereof in the behalfe of MARY, now the Court judging that the immediate Right of the premises is legally vested in the aforesaid MARY DENNIS, Daughter and Heyress of PASKALL, who was second Sonn to JOHN DENNIS SENIOR, and consequently undoubted heyre to the above mentioned RICHARD DENNIS, doe judge JOHN DENNIS, JUNIOR be forthwith ejected the premises and BARBARA in the behalfe of her Daughter, MARY DENNIS, be forthwith possesst therewith with costs als Execution
      - JOHN DENNIS his Appeale ye Bond JOHN DENNIS appealeth from this Order to the fifth day of the next Generall Court which is accordingly granted he giveing caution to prosecute his Appeale
      - JOHN DENNIS, JOHN SWANSON and HUGH BAKER oblige themselves in the penall some of forty thousand pounds of tobacco and caske that JOHN DENNIS shall prosecute his Appeale

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