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

Spencer Bobo

Male Abt 1704 - Aft 1772  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Spencer Bobo 
    Birth Abt 1704  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1772  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108385  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Gabriel Bobo,   b. 1651, St Sauvant, Poitou District, France Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1704, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Spencer,   b. Bef 1685, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1745, St. Anne's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 2/19/1703 - 0/0/1703  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary {unproven} Barnett,   b. 13 Apr 1696   d. Aft 1772, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Absalom Bobo,   b. 1730, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Jun 1811, Laurens County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F35739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 172-173
      In the Name of God Amen. I STOKELY TOWLES of County of Culpepper and Parish of Brumfield being sick and weak of body but in perfect Sence and memory do make this my last Will and Testament .. Item I give and bequeath to my son JOSEPH TOWLES my dividend of land begining at the mouth of the Little Run and runing from thence the several courses up the said Run to the Mountain ground, from thence up the Hollow to JOHN LAYTONs line .. And the -rest of the land which I had of THOS. WALKER from the South side of sd run and so up the run the several courses of the sd John Laytons line I give to ISAAC MEDLEY .. Item I give to my youngest Son HENRY TOWLES the old negro man named Charles. Item I give to my well beloved Wife JANE TOWLES and the Towle children which I had by her, MARY TOWLES & HENRY TOWLES, three feather beds and furniture; Item I give to my wife and the two children I had by her fourteen head of cattle such as she thinks proper; and likewise all my sheep, Horse & Mair & Saddles, Cart and wheels; also my crop of Tobacco, Corn and Wheat and all other grain with all the fodder , and likewise all the goods that I have sent for to Liverpool by Capt. GAYWORTH; all my hoggs & the crop of cotten. Item I give to my wife and the two children I had by her my chest of Draws Walnut chest one looking glass three iron potts such as she thinks fit to chuse; also two scillets and two tables and half my chairs to her liking; and half of my pewter all my Tin pans and all my Bee hives and all my wodden ware with all fowls and all the Fowles upon the Plantation and all the Beef and Bacon that is killed in the House and about Four Pistoles I have owing to me which I give to my youngest son Henry Towles which I desire for to give him Learning; and two Spining wheels one Linnen wheel and the other a woollan one; And three glass bottles, and if either of those two children Mary Towles or Henry Towles should die before they come to Man and Woman Estate that part of the said Estate shall to the other; And my desire is that the rest of my Estate Except the above mentioned Legaces may be equally devided amongst all my children old & young but I desire that the said Estate may not come to an appraisement, and I appoint SPENCER BOBO and my Wife Jane Towles Executer and Executress to this my last Will and Testament As witness my hand this Fifteenth day of January 1757.
      Presence: JOHN LAYTON, Stokely Towles
      THOS. LAYTON
      N. B. I give to my son JOHN TOWLES my best coat Jacket & Breeches, and my great coat and fine hatt to my son JOSEPH TOWLES.
      At Court held for County of Culpeper on Thursday the 15th day of December 1757
      This Last Will and Testament of Stokely Towles deceased was this day exhibited in Court by Jane Towles Widow and Executrix therein named which was proved by the oaths of .. witnesses and ordered to be recorded, Spencer Bobo the other Executor in the said Will mentioned personally
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      1737-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 194-98.
      23-24 Nov. 1737. Henry Kendal of Orange County to Spencer Bobo of Caroline County. Lease and release; for £30 current money. 150 acres ... at a corner of John Michael Holt's on a hill on the north side the Robinson River ... corner of Thomas Walker ...
      Henry Kendall
      Wit: D. Bryne, Tho. Downer, Henry Isbell.
      24 Nov. 1737. Acknowledged by Henry Kendall.
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      1742-1743 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 7; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 387-90.
      25-25 July 1743. Thomas Walker of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to Spencer Bobo of same. Lease, and release; for £50 current money. 110 acres on the north side of Robinson River corner to Spencer Bobo ... down Maddin's [Mauldin's in release] back line ... Stony Run ... Stokely Towles ... mouth of the run ..
      Thomas Walker
      Wit: Charles Dewitt, Stokly Towles, Thomas Sparks.
      25 Aug. 1743. Acknowledged by Thomas Walker.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages, 41-46.
      20-21 Sept. 1749. Spencer Bobo of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, planter, to Robert Terril of same, planter. Lease and release; for £50 current money. 400 acres in parish aforesaid being the land whereon Spencer Bobo now lives and did formerly belong to Henry Kendal and Thomas. Walker and by them sold to Spencer Bobo ... at the mouth of Stony Run on the north side of Robinson River ... Adam Yager's line ... in a valley ... down the river. ...
      Spencer Bobo
      Wit: John Nicholas, Thos. Slaughter, John Wynill Sanders. 21 Sept. 1749. Acknowledged by Spencer Bobo. Mary, the wife of Spencer, relinquished her right of dower.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 154-56.
      17-18 April 1750. James Barnett of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, carpenter, to Spencer Bobo of same,
      planter. Lease and release; for £10 current money. 100 acres on the branches of Rappadan and-Robinson rivers ... near the ridge between the Rappadan and Robinson rivers corner to John Medley ....[release also describes the land as on the branches of the Rappadan and. Robinson rivers near the Lost Mountains].
      James Barnett
      Wit: David Davis, Spencer (X) Bobo, Junr.
      17 May 1750. Acknowledged by James Barnett.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 220-21.
      1750. Richard Mauldin of Caroline County to Spencer Bobo of Culpeper County. For £50 current money. 50 acres, part of a pattent granted to Richard Mauldin 1736 ... corner of William Sparks ... on Dark run corner to Benjamin Powell ... to the mouth of White Oak _Run ...
      R. Mauldin
      Wit: Thos. Sparks, William (X) Sparks, Benja. Powell.
      18 Oct. 1750. Proved by Thomas Sparks, William Sparks and Benjamin Powell.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 169-71.
      20 Jan. 1763. Spencer Bobo of Bromfield Parish Culpeper County, to Absalom Bobo of same. For £5 current money. 50 acres in parish aforesaid on the south side of the Robinson River ... at the mouth of White Oak Run joining the lands of William Sparkes ... to Jasper Haynes' line ... corner of Benjamin Powell ...
      Spencer (X) Bobo
      20 Jan. 1763. Acknowledged by Spencer.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 435-37.
      15 March 1764. Ambrose Barnett of Orange County, Spencer Bobo and Mary his wife and John Gibbs of Culpeper County to John Olford Head of Orange County. For £10 current money. 88 acres in Brumfield Parish ... corner to John Beal (Barl) pine claimed by Bobo ... corner to Ambrose Barnett ... north side of the head of a branch formerly a corner to Gibbins and Lewis ... on the north side of Medley's Road corner in a line belonging to John Medley's orphans ...
      Ambrose Barnett
      Spencer (X) Bobo
      Mary (X) Bobo
      John Gibbs
      17 May 1764. Acknowledged by the parties. Mary was first privily examined.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 540
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WILLIAM SPARKS of County of Culpeper Parish of Saint Marks am bound unto SPENCE BOBO of said Parish & County in the Sum of One hundred pounds current money of Virginia this 10th January 1752. The Condition of above bond is such that if Wm. Sparks will truly perform Bargain formerly made between Spencer Bobo and William Sparks that is to say said William Sparks doth agree to give to Spencer Bobo and MARY his Wife the land whereon Spencer now lives containing 50 acres during the natural lives of said Spencer and Mary his Wife or during the time they shall think fist to live on the said land paying one Shilling Sterling to said William Sparks yearly then this Bond to be void otherwise remain in full force
      Presence MARY CRIN, William Sparks
      ABSOLUM BOBO, DAVID DAVIS
      At Court continued & held for Culpeper County August 21, 1772
      This Bond ordered to be recorded.

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