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

William Jones

Male Bef 1700 - Aft 1754  (> 56 years)


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  • Name William Jones 
    Born Bef 1700  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1754  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I092726  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Walter Jones,   b. Bef 1670, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1715, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Family ID F50242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Ayres,   b. Abt 1701, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married Aft 1727  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F50650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • need to check orange county records
      william of St. Anne's parish or William of South Farnham Parish
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      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 90-95
      THIS INDENTURE made the 19th and 20th day of October one thousand seven hundred thirty nine Between JAMES MUNDAY of the Parish of St. Anne and County of Essex Planter of one part & WILLIAM JONES of the Parish of Southfarnham & County aforesaid Planter of other part Witnesseth that sd JAMES MUNDAY for the sum of thirty six pounds Current money of Virginia hath granted unto the said WILLIAM his heirs and assignes (in his the sd WILLIAM JONES actual possession now being by Vertue of Indenture for one year and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession) all that tract of land conteining one hundred and thirty acres being in the Parish of St. Anne & County of Essex aforesd and bounded Beginning at a small red oake near the head of a Branch of GILSONS CREEK thence No. East to a Corner near a small Branch of BRICES RUN thence No. W. by the land of Colo. JOSEPH SMITH deced & the Land of JAMES MERRITT to a Corner on a ridge thence So. E, along or by the land of Capt. CHRISTOPHER BEVERLEY to a red Oak thence S.W.to the head of a small branch of GILSONS CREEK then along ye sd Branch and by the Water Course thereof to the main Branch between THOMAS & CHARLES MUNDAYs thence by the Water Course of sd Branch S.E. to the mouth GRAVES SPRING BRANCH thence up the sd Spring Branch Ely to the beginning and all appurtenances to the said premises belonging To Have and To Hold to the sole benefit of the said WILLIAM JONES his heirs & assignes forever. In Witness whereof the pts. to these presents have set their hands and Seals
      in presence of T. WARING, JAMES MUNDAY
      JOHN CHEEK, WILLM. CARNALL,
      JOHN SOULES
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the 20th day of November 1739
      JAMES MUNDAY acknowledged this his Lease and Release Indented to WILLIAM JONES and the Receipt thereon indorsed to be his act and deed which on the motion of said WILLIAM was admitted to record
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      1742-1745 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 23; [Antient Press]; Page 318-321
      NORTH CAROLINA, CRAVEN COUNTY, Sct, KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HOWELL JONES, late of the County of Essex in Virginia, but now of the County of CRAVEN and Province of NORTH CAROLINA have made my Brother, WILLIAM JONES to be my true and lawful! Attorney giving my full power to see! and convey unto any person whatsoever all of the Real Estate in Lands that may belong to me in Essex County in Virginia; And on sale of such Lands to receive the money for my use, acquittances to make seal and deliver and also to execute all such reasonble acts as shall be deem'd needful' to be done for the more effectual discharging the same, granting unto my said Attorney not only full and absolute power in selling and conveying said lands himself but also power to Substitute one or more Attornies in his stead; I the said HOWELL JONES holding firm all and whatsoever my said Attorney shall lawfully doe about the above premisses by virtue of these presents; In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affix' d my Seal this eighteen day of October one thousand seven hundred and Forty five
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      WILLIAM WAGGONER, HOWEL JONES
      JOHN FERRIS, JOHN JONES
      Be it remembered that at a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the Nineteenth day of November 1745; This Power of Attorney from HOWEL JONES to WILLIAM JONES was proved by the oath of JOHN FERRIS, one of the witnesses thereto, and at whichsaid next Court held for the said County at Tappahannock on the 18th day of Febry. in the year aforesaid, the same was further proved by the oath of JOHN JONES one of the other witnesses thereto, who at the same time made oath that he saw WILLIAM WAGGONER the other and last Witness thereto subscribe the same as witness thereto and on the motion of the said WILLIAM was admitted to Record and is truly
      recorded Test JOHN LEE C E Cur
      NORTH CAROLINA, CRAVEN COUNTY Sct. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HOWELL JONES formerly of Essex County in the Province of Virginia but now of the County of CRAVEN in the Province of NORTH CAROLINA do make my Brother, WILLIAM JONES, late of ORANGE County in Virginia, Trader, to be my true and lawful Attorney for me and in my name to ask and receive from FRANCIS JONES of Essex County in Virginia, Planter, Administrator of and on the Estate of MARGRETT McKENNEY of Essex County in Virginia some time past deceas'd, she the sd. MARGRETT being the Relict or Widow of JNO. McKINNEY of Essex County in Virginia and from the sd. FRANCIS JONES's Executors Administrators and assigns as well all such real Estate, Negroes, sums of money as now or which shall hereafter become my property or owing to me for and on account of my being sole and only heir unto the sd. JOHN McKINNEY and said MARGRETT McKENNEY deceas'd, the Estate of the sd. MARGRETT & being administred on by the said FRANCIS JONES as aforesaid; and now by him occupied and possessed and upon non payment thereof the sd. WM. JONES his Executors and Administrators for me and in my name to sue arrest and prosecute for the same, And upon such suit to proceed to Judgment until! satisfaction and payment thereof be made with all costs and damages, And upon satisfaction made, to discharge and acquittances for me to deliver, And also to perform all lawful! and reasonable acts both for recovering and dischargeing the same, granting to my said Attorney my full power in the abovesd. premisses himself, but also power to appoint one or more Attorneys in his stead to perform all lawful! acts with relation to the abovesaid premises, And ratifying whatsoever my said Attorney or his Substitute shall doe about the before recited premisses, In Witness whereof. I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Eighteen day of October one thousand seven hundred and Forty five
      Sign'd sealed acknowledged and delivered in presence of
      WILLIAM WAGGONER. HOWEL JONES
      JOHN FERRIS, JOHN JONES
      Be it remembered that at a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the Nineteenth day of November 1745; This Power of Attorney was proved by the oath of JOHN FERRIS, one of the witnesses thereto, And at which said next Court held for the said County at Tappa: on the 18th day of Febry: in the year aforesaid, the same was further proved by the oath of JOHN JONES, one of the other witnesses thereto, who at the same time made oath that he saw WM. WAGGONER, the other and last Witness thereto subscribe the same as a witness thereto, And on the motion of the said WILLIAM was admitted to Record and is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE C. E. Cur.
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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 48-51
      THIS INDENTURE made the Tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty six Betweeen WILLIAM JONES of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and JOHN SEAYRES of the same Parish and County of other part, Witnesseth that whereas HOWEL JONES of the Government of NORTH CAROLINA being Son and Heir at Law of WATER JONES, (WALTER JONES in the Release); late of said County of Essex deceased, having right and title to one dividend of land lying in the Parish of Southfarnham and County of Essex containing One hundred acres more or less being all the land that did belong to said WATER JONES in his lifetime and whereon he then lived and bounded between the lines of THOMAS EVANS and the lines of THOMAS WARING JR., and the said HOWEL JONES, Son and Heir to the said WATER JONES deced, being minded to sell and dispose of the said Land hath by one Letter of Attorney bearing date the Eighteen day of Octobr: one thousand seven hundred and forty five appointed the aforesaid WILLIAM JONES his true and lawfull Attorney to sell and convey the same as by said Power of Attorney remaining of Record in County of Essex it doth appear; Now this Indenture Witnesseth that HOWEL JONES in consideration of the sum of Thirty five pounds currant money of Virginia to him in hand paid, by these presents doth bargain sell release and confirm unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs all the aforesaid Devident, (Excepted in this Indenture one half acre of said Land as a BURIAL PLACE at the usual place of Burial on said Land); and all the title and demand of WILLIAM JONES and HOWEL JONES or their heirs; To have and to hold the devident of land unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs to be holden to our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the Quitrents accustomed; and WILLIAM JONES for himself and the said HOWEL JONES his heirs the land unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs against all persons will warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written Sign' d Sealed & Deliver'd in presence of
      THOMAS HILL, ROBT, SEAYRES, WM. JONES
      JOHN COLQUIT JR., ANTHONY COLQUIT
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 20th day of May Anno Dom. 1746 THOMAS HILL. JOHN COLQUIT JUNIOR and ANTHONY COLQUIT three of the witnesses made oath that they did see WILLIAM JONES sign seal and acknowledge this his Release Indented to JOHN SEAYRES to be his act and deed which on the motion of the
      said JOHN was admitted to Record and is truly recorded Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur

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