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

Henry {Addl Records} Ashton

Male 1671 - 1731  (60 years)


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  • Name Henry {Addl Records} Ashton 
    Born 30 Jul 1671  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Nov 1731  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086372  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father John Ashton,   b. 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1677, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Grace Meese,   b. Abt 1648, London, Enland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1706, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1661  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=123&last=&g_p=G5&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Ashton, Henry.
      Publication 21 February 1715/1716.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 2772 acres in Richmond and Westmoreland Counties, in the forrest of Nominy, beging. in a fork between Monocon Run and another swamp issuing out of said run a little below the bridge opposite the plantation whereon Capt. Thos. Beal now lives.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 123 (Reel 289).

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      1711-1714 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 6; Antient Press: (Page 43)
      THIS INDENTURE made this thirtieth day of October in the tenth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anna by the grace of God of Great Brittaine, France and Ireland, Queene defender of ye faith &c., Annoq. Dom: 1711; Between HENRY ASHTON of the Parish of COPLE in County of WESTMORELAND, Gent., and ELIZABETH his Wife, late ELIZABETH HARDIDGE, Daughter and sole heir of WILLIAM HARDIDGE, late of the Parish and County aforesaid, Gent., on the one part and GERRARD HUTT, BURDITT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB of the County aforesd. Gent. of other part; Wittnesseth that the said HENRY and ELIZABETH in consideration of the summe of Five shillings lawfull money of Great Brittain to them in hand already paid by GERRARD HUTT, BURDITT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB, by these presents doth bargaine and sell lunto GERRARD HUTT, BURDITT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB all them two parcells or plantations of Land lying and being vizt. the one lying and being in the Parish of COPLE in County of WESTMORELAND containing One thousand acres of Land first granted to THOMAS SPEEK (to Witt six hundred acrs part thereof by Patten bearing date the 10th day of January 1649, the other four hundred acres by Patten bearing date the 16th day of September 1650, the said One thousand acres being bounded; Vizt., North East upon the NOMONIE BAY and an Island called CEDAR ISLAND, South East upon NOMONIE RIVER, South West upon the Land of Mr. LEWIS BURRWELL, West into the Woods, Norwest upon the Land of WILLIAM HARDIDGE, wch: said One thousand acres of Land by several descents and meane conveyances came and descended unto and was well vested in HUGH SPEEK, late of of BATH, in the County of SOMERSETT in that part of the Kingdome of Great Brittaine lately called England and by said HUGH SPEEK by Deeds duly executed beareing date the 13th day of November 1690, conveyed and made over Junto HENRY TOTTERDELL of the City of BRISTOLL in the Kin gdome aforesd. and by HENRY TOTTERDELL sold and conveyed to WILLIAM HARDIDGE of the Parish of COPLE in the County of WESTMORELAND, by Deeds of Lease and Release duly executed bearing date the 22d. and 23rd day of March 1691 and from said WILLIAM HARDIDGE come and descended to said ELIZABETH, party to these presents; as his Daughter and heir att Law, and the other parcell of land lying in that part of Rappahanock now called Richmond County, containing two thousand acres and being bounded by vizt. South West with the Maine Swamp of the South East Branch of RAPPAHANOCK CREEK, North West with a Branch issuing out of the said Swamp, beginin g att a marked Gum that stands a little below the Path that goes from Coll: FANTLEROYs to WILLIAM OVERED's on NOMONIE and extending up the said Maine Swamp South Easterly 520 poles, thence North East to the Branches of NOMONIE 640 poles, thence North West crossing the aforesaid Path 480 poles to a marked red Oake nigh the Branches of Coss Coss, finaley South West to the first Station wch: said land was first granted to LT. COLL: VALENTINE PEYTON by Patent bearing date the 22d day of July 1662, and from the said VALENTINE descended to GERRARD PEYTON his heir att Law, and by the said GERRARD by his Last Will & Testament in Writing bearing date the 27th day of November 1687, give and devised unto the aforesd. ELIZABETH, party to these presents and her heirs &c., as by the before recited Deeds, Wills, Writings and conveyances may more fully appease; To have and to hold the two parcells of land with every of their appurtenances unto said GERRARD HUTT, BURDIT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB their assigns during the full terms of one whole year paying therefore the Rent of one Pepper Corne au the feast of St. Michaell the Archangell only if lawfully demanded, to the intent that by virtue of these presents and the statute for transferring uses into possession the said GERRARD HUTT, BURDITT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB may be in the actuall possession of the lands and premises and be enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof; In Wittnesse whereof both parties to these Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and affixed their seales the day and year first above written
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      DAN: McCARTY, HENRY ASHTON
      NATHL: POPE ELIZABETH ASHTON
      WESTMORELAND ss; Att a Court held for ye sd. County the 26th day of March Ano: 1712 HENRY ASHTON Gent., and ELIZABETH his Wife the above subscribers personally acknowledged the above Instrument to be theire proper act & deed (the said ELIZABETH being first privately examined acknowledged her unconstrained assent thereto) to enure the uses therein contained
      Test THO: SORRELL D. C. C.
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the 7th day of May Ano: Dom: 1712
      HENRY ASHTON Gent. and ELIZABETH his Wife came into Court and the said ELIZABETH being first privately examined, they ackowledged this their Deed to. GERRARD HUTT, BURDITT ASHTON, CHARLES ASHTON and OSMAN CRABB, and att their motion the same was admitted to Record Test JNO: TAYLOE, D. CI

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