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

Easter Walker

Female Abt 1667 - Bef 1698  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name Easter Walker 
    Born Abt 1667  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1698  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117211  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father John Walker,   b. Bef 1624, Living in Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1668, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Burden,   b. 1640,   d. 22 Dec 1679, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between May 1661 and 1664  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Robert Tomlin,   b. Abt 1666, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Oct 1690, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married Bef 8 Jun 1686  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Tomlin,   b. Bef 1691, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F15500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Pierce,   b. Abt 1660, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Bef 3 Mar 1691  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Pierce,   b. Abt 1691, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1733, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)  [natural]
     2. John Pierce,   b. Bef 1687,   d. 5 Jul 1721, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F15845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 123-126
      I SARAH WALKER doe give and bequeath unto Collo. JOHN WALKERs Six Daughters as followeth;
      Imprimis Six young Negroes
      Item I give to ANNE PAINE the Negro boy cald Richard.
      Item I give to FRANCES WALKER the Negro boy cald Peter.
      Item I give unto JANE WALKER the Negro girls calld Deborah.
      Item I give unto ELIZABETH WALKER a Negro girle calld Suzanna;
      Item I give unto SARAH WALKER the Negro girle cald Mareay at my decease;
      Item I give unto EASTER WALKER the Negro boy called Palmer when she marrieth
      Item I give unto ANNE PAYNE one young Filley allmost a yeare old and to the rest of her Sisters every one a Mare foale as soone as it pleaseth God to send them
      Item. I give unto FRANCES WALKER five Cows when she marrieth
      Item. I give unto JANE WALKER five Cows when she marrieth
      Item. I give unto ELIZABETH WALKER five Cows when she marrieth
      Item. I give unto SARAH WALKER five Cows when she marrieth January the 28th: in the yeare of our Lord 1668
      Item. I give unto ESTHER WALKER five Cows when she marrieth
      Item I give to ANNE PAYNE, FRANCES WALKER, JANE WALKER and ELIZABETH WALKER all the Plate that was their Fathers to be equally devided amongst them
      Item I give to my Sonne, HENRY, one Silver Beaker and a Silver Spoone at my decease
      Item I give unto my Daughter, MARY BURDEN, one Silver Tankard & one Silver Spoone att my decease
      Item I give unto my Daughter, SARAH WALKER, one Great Silver Salt Cellar & one Silver Spoons att. my decease
      Item I give unto my Daughter, ESTHER WALKER, one Silver Bason & one Silver Spoone att my decease
      Item I give unto FRANCES WALKER when she marrieth ten Pewter Dishes Item I give unto JANE WALKER when she marrieth ten Pewter Dishes
      Item I give unto ELIZABETH WALKER when she marrieth ten Pewter Dishes
      Item I give unto my Sonne, HENRY, when he cometh to age, one Feather bed and Boulster, one Rugg, one paire of Blanketts, one paire of Piloves; & pillowbeeres, and one pairs of Sheetes
      Item I give unto my Daughter, MARY BURDEN, one Featherbed, one Boulster, one paire of Blanketts
      Item one paire of Sheets with a Couple of Pillows and pillowbeares at her Marriage.
      As Witness my hand and Seale the day and years abovesd
      FRANS. SETTLE, SARAH WALKER
      RICHD: FOX
      Recordatr. xx9th die Xbris 1679
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      1699-1709 Richmond County, Virginia Wills and Inventories [Robert K. Headley, jr.]; Page 107v
      - John WALKER, of Rapp. County, will; 22 Feb 1665, 3 Feb 1668,
      [rerecorded 14 Feb 1706/07]
      dau. Anne (mentions previous legacy to her from Francis BAYLIE);
      daus. Frances, Jane, Elizabeth; All land in Gloucester Co. to be eq. div. among four daus. Anne, Frances, Jane, and Elizabeth;
      daus. Sarah and Hester to receive all land in Rapp. Co. consisting of 1000 ac.
      (all daus. are under 16); wife Sarah 400 acres in Rapp Co.;
      ex: wife;
      wits: Richard FOX, Abraham WARREN;
      Cod. dated 6 Jul 1668 mentions that dau. Anne had, by that time, mar. John PAYNE. Prov. by the depositions of Richard FOX, aged 39 years or thereabouts, and Joseph CHISSELL aged 27 years or thereabouts.
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      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press];
      p.295 - John PEIRCE, Gent; will pres. by Col. William PEIRCE, ex; prov. by George GIBBS and Ralph BERKLEY; 1 Jun 1698. [John PEIRCE mar. Hester (WALKER) TOMLIN bef. 1691. His will was pres. by his father, Col. Wm. PEIRCE of West. Co. MRC, pp. 156-157.]
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 236-238
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of May 1686 and in the second yeare of the 238 Reigne of our Sovereign Lord James the second &c. Between EDWIN CONWAY of the County of LANCASTER Gent. and SARAH his Wife of the one part and ROBERT TOMLIN JUNR of the County of Rappa: Gent., and EASTER his Wife of the other part Witnesseth that Whereas Colo. JOHN WALKER late of the said County of Rappa: did in and by his last Will and Testament give and devise unto the sd SARAH and EASTER his two Daughters and to their heires forever Two thousand acres of land scituate at or neere RAPPA: CREEKE in the County of Rappa: vch he purchased and bought of one WALTER GRANGER Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife & the sd ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife having mutually agreed on a particon and separacon of the sd land between them the sd EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife in pursuance whereof have granted unto the sd ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife one thousand acres of the said land lying Northermost separated and divided from the other by a line of marked trees for that purpose runing from East to West as neere as may be through the midle of the sd Two thouand acres of land given as aforesaid and also all profits & appurtenances to the sd Northern One thousand acres of land belonging as also all the right and Interest which the sd EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife have or can lawfully claim to the same To have and to hold the said land being the Northermost of the sd Two thousand acres of land as aforesd. all and singular the premisses with the right and appurtenances belonging unto the sd ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife as also that the sd EDWIN CONWAY hath paid and secured to be paid unto the sd ROBERT TOMLIN Thirty pounds current English money in regard of the Meleracon demand to be of that part of the said land agreed to the said EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife and herein exprest they the said ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife have granted unto the said EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife their heires One thousand acres of land being the Southermost part of the said Two thousand acres separated and devided from the other by the sd line running from East to West as aforesd, with all profits and appurtenances to the sd Southermost One thosuand acres as also all right wch the sd ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife may lawfully claime and sd EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife do promis sd ROBERT TOMLIN and EASTER his Wife that the sd EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife will at any time within the space of seven years now next coming after the date hereof acknowledge these presents in due form of Law and doe acknowledge any other Deed as shall by Coun cell learned in the Law thought requisite for the conveying the sd Southermost land. In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and seales
      Sealed and delivered after in presence of
      THOMAS NEW,
      HENRY FLEET ROBERT TOMLIN
      JO: TAVERNER EASTER TOMLIN
      The Within Deed acknowledged the 5th of May 1686 by the within named ROBERT TOMLIN JUNR. and EASTER his Wife before Colo, JOHN STONE, Lt. Colo. WM. LOYD and Capt. SAMLL, BLOMFIELD, Justices of peace for the County of Rappa: to Mr. EDWIN CONWAY and SARAH his Wife within named and recorded the 8th day of June 1686
      Teste WM, COLSTON, CI Cur
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 212-214
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eight day of October 1690 and in the second yeare of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord and Lady William & Mary &c. Between Mrs. EASTER TOMLIN of Parish of Farnham in County of Rappa., Widow, of one part and MATHEW BURROWS of the Parish of Christ Church in County of LANCASTER of other part Witnesseth the sd EASTER TOMLIN for sum of Ten thousand five hundred pounds of Tubb. in cask to her in hand paid fully sell & confirm unto MATTHEW BURROWS his heirs Three hundred acres of land scituate in Parish of Sittenburne in Rappa County being part of a Patent of Two thousand acres of land formerly granted to WALTER GRANGER as lapsed for Colnll. FLEET and by the sd GRANGER sold unto Colo: WALKER Father of the sd EASTER TOMLIN and her Sister, SARAH, and devided between them the sd Three hundred acres of land begining at an Oake on the upper side of RAPPA CREEK standing on a point by the sd Creeke being a corner tree of the sd Devision & runing thence along the deviding line now in the possession of MOTTRUM WRIGHT to an other corner tree in the back line, thence runing North East along the back line so far that a line runing West down sd Creeke may include the quantity of Three hundred acres and also all the profitts belonging unto sd land as all the right which sd EASTER TOMLIN now hath to the same To have and to hold unto sd MATTHEW BURROWS his heirs from henceforth forever subject Nevertheless unto the quit rents from henceforth grow due to he paid for the land to their Majesties In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and Seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      EDWIN CONWAY, EASTER TOMLIN
      WM. BALL
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 19 die 9br 1690
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 214
      KNOW ALL MEN that I the within named EASTER TOMLIN for Three hundred and seventy pounds of good Tobb: in hand reced of MATTHEW BURROWS have granted unto MATTHEW BURROW his heirs Twenty acres of land joying unto the Three hundred acres men coned within this Deed all which I the sd EASTER TOMLIN grant unto MATTHEW BURROWS his heirs with as full Warranty as is expressed in the sd Deed altogether being Three hundred & Twenty acres of land bounded beginning at a white Oake corner tree standing on a point on the Westward side of RAPPA CREEK being the upper corner tree of Mr. MOTTRUM WRIGHT land and runing alonge his line West to another corner white Oak of sd WRIGHTs, then North East to a Spanish Oake by the sd Creek thence down the sd Creek its severall courses to the begining including the Three hundred & twenty acres In Witness whereof I sd EASTER TOMLIN hereunto sett my hand and seal this 18th day of November 1690 Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      EDWIN CONWAY, EASTER TOMLIN
      WM. BALL
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 19 die 9ber 1690

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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 257-259
      THIS INDENTURE made the 3rd day of March ano Dom 1690 and in the Third year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary &c. Between JOHN PRICE {sic Pierce} of Parish of Farnham in County of Rappa in the Dominion of Virginia and EASTER his Wife of the one part & PETER EVANS of the Parish of Sittenburne of the County aforesd on the other part, Witnesseth that JOHN PRICE {sic Pierce} and EASTER his Wife for the full sum of Nine thousand pounds of good sound and merchantable Tobb. in good caske to them well and truely pd. do hereby sell unto the sd EVANS his heirs Two hundred and forty acres of land situate and being in Sittenburne Parish in Rappa County being part of a Patent of Two thousand acres of land granted to Lieut, Colo. HENRY FLEET dated 25th day of August ano dom 1657 and by him lapsed and granted to WALTER GRANGER by Patent dated the 25th of March 1661, and by the sd GRANGER sold to Col JOHN WALKER by Assignmt. of the sd GRANGERs dated 20th day of May 1662, and One thousand of the Two thousand given by Will of the sd Colo, JOHN WALKER unto the sd EASTER the now Wife of the sd JOHN PRICE {sic Pierce} , the sd Two hundred & forty acres of land being part of the sd One thousand acres of land so given unto the sd EASTER as aforesd, the sd Two hundred and forty acres of land hereby granted is bounded Begining at a small Spanish Oake standing on the West side of RAPPACREEK being a corner tree of land belonging to the land of MATHEW BURROWS & runing along the sd BURROWs line West to a Stake in the back line of the sd 2000 acres of land, thence alonge the sd back line North East Stake or post in the sd line, thence South East crossing a Pocoson by the sd Creek to the sd Creek, then down sd Creek its severall courses to the begining and also all houses orchards gardens and in closures together with all profitts and appertinants belonging To have and to hold the sd Two hundred and forty acres of land and all the premises unto PETER EVANS their heirs and assigns from henceforth & forever subject nevertheless unto the quitrents henceforth shall grow due In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and seals
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      RICHD WHITE, JOHN PRICE {sic Pierce}
      ISAAC his mark & HOWARD EASTER PRICE
      Acknowledged in Rappa County Court by Mr. JOHN PRICE {sic Pierce} and EASTER his Wife personally the sd day of 7ber 1691 and recorded the 22nd of the sd month
      Teste WM. COLSTON Cl Cur
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      1692-1693 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 1 [Antient Press]; Page 167
      WHEREAS there was by us the under menconed parties joyntly purchased of Mr. JOHN PEIRCE and HESTER his Wife, a parcell of Land conteyning by survey 267 acres lying in Rappa: & on the Westward side of RAPPA: CREEK, the moyety of the said Land properly belonging to each of us, wee do by these presents acknowledge that wee are fully satisfied wth: our proporconable parts layed out & divided by Mr. EDWIN CONWAY according to a Line running from a Stake in JONAH WILSONs line South 88 degrees E. to the Creeke. This devision being made the 2d of Febry: 1692 (vizt.) the South Westward & Westward part of the said Land from the deviding line properly belongs to MORGAN WILLIAMS his heirs Executrs Admstrs: & assign es forever; the Southeastward part of the said Land from the deviding line properly belongs to WILLIAM STEWARD his heirs Executrs. Admistrs. or assignes forever.
      In Testimoney hereof both parties to these pr:sents interchangably have put to their hands and seales this 2d day of Augst. Ano: Dom: 1693
      Teste DAVID JAMES, MORGAN WILLIAMS
      MARY JAMES WM: STEWARD
      Recordatr: Cur Coln Richmond 11 die Augusti 1693
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 296)
      THIS INDENTURE made the second day of February in the ninth year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, Queen defender of the faith &c,, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and teen. Between WILLIAM STUART of the Pish. of NORTH FARNHAM in County of Richmond in Colony of Virginia, Planter, of one part and JOHN SMITH of the Pish, of SITTENBURNE in County of Richmond of other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM STUART for the sum of Five shillings of lawful! money of England to him in hand paid by JOHN SMITH by these presents doth bargaine and sell unto JOHN SMITH and assigns all that plantation and tract of land lying in the Pish. of SITTENBURNE and County aforesaid containing One hundred thirty and three acres and an half of land, part of a Patent for Two thousand acres of land granted to HENRY FLEET and by him lapsed, and since granted to WALTER GRAINGER. and by him sold to Collo. JOHN WALKER, who gave the moyety or half part of said Two thousand acres of land to his Daughter, ESTHER, who afterwards intermarryed with JOHN PEIRCE, who together wth: the said ESTHER, sold said One hundred thirty and three acres and an half of land to MORGAN WILLIAMS, who leaving no heirs nor making legal' disposition thereof by Will, the said One hundred and thirty three acres and an half of land did escheat to the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia and CATHERINE WHITE, the Widow of the sd MORGAN WILLIAMS moving that her right of the said land might be granted unto her Son. the said WILLIAM STUART, the same was thereupon by the Proprietors by their deed dated the twenty fifth day of January one thousand seven hundred and five granted to said WILLIAM STUART and is bounded, Beginning at a marked red Oak stanCREEKE a little above the Bridge and extending from thence North eighty eight degrees West one hundred and eighty one poles to a white Oak, thence South two degrees West one hundred and tenn poles, thence running along a dividing line made by Mr. EDWIN CONWAY between this land and the land of said WILLIAM STUART to the aforesaid RUN or CREEKE, thence up the said Run or Creek its several! courses or meanders to the place where it first began, To have and to hold the plantation and trct of land with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging unto said JOHN SMITH his heirs dureing the full terme of one whole year paying unto WILLIAM STUART or his assigns the rent of one pepper Corn on the feast day of St. Michael! the Archangel! only if demanded to the intent that JOHN SMITH may be in the actually possessed of the Premises and thereby better enabled to accept a release thereof to him in fee freehold and inheritance; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto inter changeably sett their hands & seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed & delivered in the p:sence of
      JOHN DALTON, WILLIAM STUARTT
      THO' DICKENSON
      At a Court held for Richmond County February the seventh 1710
      WILLIAM STUART came into Court & acknowledged this his Deed unto JOHN SMITH and it was admitted to record: Also JANE, the Wife of ye sd. WILLIAM appeared in Court & relinquished her right of Dower in the land conveyed in this Deed unto ye sd JOHN SMITH wch: was also admitted to record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Examined p M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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