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

Catherine Rymer

Female Bef 1717 -


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  • Name Catherine Rymer 
    Born Bef 1717  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I085828  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Markham Rymer,   b. Bef 1697,   d. 2 Oct 1725, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Mother Margaret MNU Prince,   b. Bef 1701,   d. Aft 1725, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Married Bef 1717  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 George Wilson,   b. Abt 1721, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Wilson,   b. 7 Feb 1744/45, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joseph Wilson,   b. 7 Feb 1744/45, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F36652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Francis Poultney,   d. Aft Aug 1741, St. Marys Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F36653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Page 53-54
      WILL OF JOHN PRINCE
      In the Name of God Amen. I John Prince of King George County in the Parish of Hanover the Twenty one day of August Seveenteen hundred and Twenty six do make and declear this to be my last Will & Testament in manner and form following, Viz.
      Item: I give and bequeath my Negro man called London and my Negro woman called Levce and her increase to John Prince the son of Margaret Rimer if he dies without a lawful heir of his own body that then Thomasin shall heir them.
      Item: I give to Thomasin Prince daughter of Margarit Rimer Six thousand pounds of Tobacco to be paid in hogsheads of eight hundred net or near convenient to water in Hanover Parish and if she dies without heir to fall to John Prince.
      Item: I give and bequeath two thousand pounds of Tobacco to Margaret Rimer convenient in Hanover Parish.
      Item: I give and bequeath to John Prince, son of Margaret Rimer, two thirds of what estate I have in the hands of John Beacher, Esq of Bristol and also in the hands of Humphry Brawdan of Exeter and if he dies without heir to fall to Thomasin Prince, if not lawfully begotten of his own body, and my desire is yt John Prince at the age of eighteen and Thomasin at the age of sixteen years shall have full possession of their estates.
      I give and bequeath to Thomasin Prince, daughter of Margaret Rimer, all that is in the hands of John Beacher, Esqln of Bristol and also in the hands of Humphry Brawdan of Exedor after John Prince as his part.
      Item: I give and bequeath to John Prince, son of Margaret Rimer, all the remainder of my estate after my debts are paid. If John Prince and Thomasin Prince, son and daughter of Margaret Rimer, die unmarried that their estates shall fall to Margaret Rimer and her daughter Kath? Rimer equally to be divided.
      And Lastly I do Constitute ordain and appoint Mr. Richard Buck-
      ner, Major William Thornton, Captain Samuel Skinker and Mr. Thomas
      Turner to be joint Executors of this my Last Will & Testament here-
      by Revoaking and making Void all former wills by me heretofore made.
      In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seale the day and
      year above written.
      ********
      Signed Sealed and Delivered John Prince * Seale*
      in the presence of ********
      John Diskins
      His
      John [G] Grimes
      Mark
      Her
      Margaret [N] Paine
      Mark
      At a Court held for King George County on Friday ye 7th day of October Anno Dom: 1726.
      The last Will & Testament of John Prince, Clerk, was presented into Court by Samuel Skinker, Gent: one of the Executors therein named and the same was proved by the oaths of Margaret Pain and John Diskin, two of the evidences thereto and Admitted to Record.
      Copy Test T: Turner C1:Cur:
      ===
      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 443-451
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty first & twenty second day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & forty one Between FRANCIS POULTNEY of St. Marys Parish in the County of CAROLINE Clerk & CATHERINE his Wife of one part & JOHN GREGG of Hamilton Parish in the County of Prince William gent of the other part. Whereas the PROPRIETORS of the NORTHERN NECK of Virga. by their DEED bearing date at their Office the thirteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & fifteen for the consideration therein mentioned did grant unto one CORNELIUS KEEF late of the County of STAFFORD Planter one parcel of land being in the Parish of Overwharton in the said County of STAFFORD con- taining six hundred & thirty acres bounded Begining at a marked white Oak standing on a point of NIAPSCO RUN on the South side thereof & on the upper side of a small Branch extending thence up the said small Branch North 'West to a white Oak standing in the said small Branch thence North West to a Spanish Oak thence North East to a black Oak thence North East to two black Oaks growing together at the roots thence North East to a white Oak standing by a small Branch thence North West to two red Oak saplings growing near to each other thence North East to a red Oak Sapling standing by a Glade thence North East to a white Oak standing by the side of the said NIAPSCO RUN at the lower end of a peice of Low grounds & thence to the begining together with all the rights as by said Deed appears WHEREAS the said CORNELIUS KEEP by Deeds of Lease & Release bearing date the eighth & ninth days of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventeen made between said CORNELIUS KEEF of the one part & the sd CATHERINE (party to these presents) by the name of CATHERINE RIMER Daughter of MARK RIMER late of the County of RICHMOND deced by MARGARET his Wife of the other part for the consideration mentioned did sell unto the said CATHERINE her heirs & assigns forever three hundred & fifty acres being the upper part of the said Six hundred & thirty acres of land together with all houses & profits thereof as by said Deeds of Lease & Release may appear Now This Indenture Witnesseth that said FRANCIS POULTNEY and CATHERINE his Wife for the sum of forty pounds current money hath granted unto the said JOHN GREGG in his actual possession now being by venue of a bargain & sale made for one year and by force of the Statute for the transferring uses into possession all that tract of land being in the said Parish of Hamilton (formerly Overwharton) & County of Prince William aforesaid (formerly part of the County of STAFFORD) containing three hundred and fifty acres being the uppermost part of the before mentioned six hundred & thirty acres granted to the before mentioned CORNELIUS KEEF and all houses & appurtenances thereunto belonging To Have and To Hold the said lands unto the said JOHN GREGG his heirs & assignes for ever, In Witness whereof the said partys have set their hands & seals
      in presence of us ANN MASON, FRANCIS POULTNEY
      J. MERCER CATHERINE POULTNEY
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 24th day of Augt. 1741
      FRANCIS POULTNEY & CATHERINE his Wife (she being first privatly Examined) acknowledged this Lease & Release with Receit endorsed to JOHN GREGG gent to be their acts & deeds & they are thereupon admitted to Record

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