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

Abigail MNU Wood

Female Bef 1649 - Aft 1701  (> 54 years)


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  • Name Abigail MNU Wood 
    Born Bef 1649 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1701  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I084038  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Family John Wood,   b. Abt 1645,   d. 10 Apr 1701, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Bef 1665  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Wood,   b. Abt 1665, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1700, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. Thomas Wood,   b. Bef 1680, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1709/10, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F36156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 75)
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, this Sixth day of October Ano: Domin : 1697, I JOHN WOOD of the County of Essex doe make this my last Will & Testament.
      Imprimis I bequeath my Soule to God that gave itt and my body to the earth from whence it was taken in sure and certaine hope of Resurrection to Everlasting Life through the meritts of or: Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ and my Temporal Estate that God of his greate mercy hath lent me I give & bequeath in manner & forme as followeth: Item I give and bequeath my land that I now live on that I bought of Capt. EDWARD MOSELEY and Mr. TOBIAS INGRAM unto my Son, THOMAS WOOD, after the decease of his Mother, to him the said THOMAS WOOD my Son to have hold and injoy the said land to him and the heires of his owne body lawfully begotten forever & in default of such heires unto my Son, HENRY WOOD, & the heires of his body lawfully begotten & in default of such heires unto MARY WOOD, now Wife of my Son, THOMAS WOOD, & her heires forever
      Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife, ABIGAILL WOOD, all my personall estate goods & chattles saveying & excepting that if after my decease my Wife should think Fitt to intermarry, then my Will is that of my personall Estate there be delivered by my beloved Wife unto JOHN WOOD, my Grandson, the Son of HENRY WOOD, one Cow with her calfe to the use and sole behoofe of him the said JOHN WOOD & his heires for ever & unto ELIZABETH, the Daughter of my Son, HENRY WOOD, one Cow with her calfe to the use and sole behoofe of her the said ELIZABETH and her heires forever
      Item I will that my Son, THOMAS WOOD, dureing the life of his Mother shall have hold & enjoy to his oven proper use & behoofe my Forty Foote Tobo: House that standeth at the South end of my Plantation, together with the moyety or one halfe part of the cleare ground fenced & unfenced that lyeth at the end of my Plantation to Witt the South end next & adjoyning to the said Tobacco House, that is to say, one half. of my Plantation not extending to take in my Dwelling House with free liberty and priviledge to cleare what groiind he shall have occasion for & free liberty of Ingress & Egress and Regresse for himself for building fencing cleareing and raysing & keepeing a Stock Item I will ordaine & appoint my beloved Wife Exereci. of this my last Will and Testament hereby revokeing & making void all former Will & Wills by me heretofore had & made appointing this & none other to be my Will and Testament. Witness my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written
      Signed sealed and published in pr:sence of
      THO: PARKER SENR. JOHNW WOOD
      DAVID A, JENKINS
      Prov'd by the Oath of DAVID JENKINS in Essex County Court yee 10th day of April 1701 & truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN that wee ABIGALL WOOD, DAVID JENKINS & THO: WOOD of the County of Essex are firmely bound unto JOHN CATLETT Gent., President of said County Court in the summe of One hundred pounds Sterl. to the payment thereof we bind ourselves Witness our hands and seales this 10th day of Aprill 1701
      The Condicon of the above obligacon is if ABIGALL WOOD who att a Court held for Essex County the day & yeare abovesd obteyned a Probate of the last Will of JNO: WOOD deced shall att all time hereafter fullfill the Will, pay & satisfie all such Legatees as therein are expressed & doe all the Law enjoynes in such cases, Then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remaine in full force
      Signed sealed and delivered in pr:sence of us
      THOMAS HUCKLESCOTF, ABIGALL WOOD
      HEN: GOARE DAVID I JENKINS
      THOMAS WOOD
      Acknowledged in Essex County ye 10th day of Aprill 1701 & timely recorded
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      1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 216
      THIS INDENTURE made this 2 of May in the yeare 1679 Betweene JOHN WOOD and ABIGALL his Wife both of the County of Rappae: of the one party and WILLIAM BALY of the same County of the other party Witnesseth that the said WOOD and his Wife for the valuable sume of Sixteen hundred pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco with Cask in hand received by Bill, to be paid according to the tenor of the Bill have sold unto the said WM: BALY and his heires and assignes a certaine parcell of land in the County aforesaid and in the Parish of Sittingburne being One hundred and seventy acres of land To have and to hold to him the said BALY or his heires forever, without any lett of the said JOHN WOOD or ABIGALL his Wife or their heires clayming any part and it is further agreed that the said JOHN WOOD shall at all times keep harmless from any persons whatsoever undr, them to any part thereof and it is further agreed between the said parties that the said JOHN and ABIGALL his Wife will make a confession of this their Deed at the next Court held for this County and for the true performance thereof they do bind themselves. In Witness that this is our voluntary -act and deed wee have set our hands and Seales
      in prsence of us THO: NEW, JOHN WOOD
      DAVID WILLSON ABIGALL WOOD
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae; 7 die Maii 1679
      KNOW ALL MEN that I ABIGALL WOOD the Wife of JOHN WOOD of the County of Rappae: doe by these impower him the subscribed hereof to acknowledge a peice of land sold to WM: BALY as much as if I myselfe were in place as Witness my hand this 6th of May 1679
      THO: NEW ABIGALL WOOD
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 80-81
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WOOD of the Parish of SITTING BOURNE and County of Essex together with ABIGAILL my Wife for ye sum of Ten thousand pounds of lawfull tobacco to us in hand paid by DAVID JENKINS of the sd County by these presents have granted unto ye sd DAVID JENKINS his heirs & assignes forever all that Fifty acres of Land formerly sold unto me ye sd. JOHN WOOD by the sd. DAVID JENKINS & ANN JENKINS his Wife, with all & singular its rights houses orchards woods & appurtenances belonging, all which said Land & premisses are scituate within the said Parish of SITTINGBOURNE & County of Essex, it being part of a tract of land wch: formerly belonging to Capt. WM. MOSELEY & by him sold unto TOBIAS INGRAM ye Elder and ye sd. Fifty acres thereof by TOBIAS INGRAM, Son & heir of the sd. TOBIAS ye Elder, was sold unto GEORGE WILLIAMS, then of ye County of RAPPA: by one Deed of Sale bearing date ye 21st day of November 1684 & acknowledged in the County Court of RAPPA: ye third day of December then next ensueing as by the Records doth appear & by the said GEORGE WILLIAMS bequeathed unto his then Wife, ANN WILLIAMS, now ANN JENKINS, ye Wife of DAVID JENKINS, & her heirs in his last Will and Testamt., and by the sd. ANN WILLIAMS now ANN JENKINS together with her said Husband, DAVID JENKINS, sold unto me the said JOHN WOOD & my heirs & assignes by one Deed of Sale bearing date ye 9th day of September in ye eighth year of his Mats. Reign 1696; the said Fifty acres of Land being bounded as followeth; begining at a corner tree thereof by a Branch that cometh out of OCCUPACIA CREEK & runing along the line of ye Land of JNO: COOK for breadth & for length into the Woods according to ye bounds set down in ye abovesd. Deed of Sale of TOBIAS INGRAM; To have & to hold ye abovesd. land and pre- misses unto ye sd DAVID JENKINS his heirs & assignes & further we the said JOHN WOOD & ABIGAILL my Wife the said Land will warrant& defend against ye said JOHN WOOD & ABIGAILL WOOD our heirs & assigns and all other persons lawfully claiming under
      them or either of them forever; Witness our hands & seales this Twenty first day of September 1696
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of
      THO: PARKER, JOHN WOOD
      JOHN COOKE, ABIGAILL WOOD
      CASANDRA WOOD, her marke
      Acknowledged & Right of Dower relinquished at a Court held for Essex County the 10th day of 9br: 1696 Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur

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