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

John {Addl Records} Fossaker

Male Abt 1670 -


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  • Name John {Addl Records} Fossaker 
    Born Abt 1670  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I117282  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Richard Fossaker,   b. Bef 1650, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Withers,   b. Abt 1663, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 10 Feb 1693  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1705-1708 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 4 [Antient Press]; Page 27a)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of March in the fourth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland, Queene defender of the faith &c., and in the yeare of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & five Betweene JOHN FOSSAKER of Parish of ST. MARYs & County of Richmond and Colony of Virginia Gentleman and ELIZABETH his Wife of one part and MARGARETT FRENCH, Spinster, Daughter of HUGH FRENCH, late of the County of Richmond deced, of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife for the summe of Seven hundred pounds of good sound merchantable tobbo: and caske to them in hand paid by said MARGARETT FRENCH by these presents do bargain sell & confirme unto MARGARETT FRENCH and her heires all that certaine parcell of land scituate in Parish of ST. MARYs in County of Richmond containing by estimation in the whole Thirty six acres of land be the same more or less; now in ye occupation of said JOHN FOSSAKER binding upon one hundred acres of land formerly sold by JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife, party to these presents, unto DAVID DARNALL deced, by a parole agreemt. had and made by and betweene the parties aforesd. and by DAVID DARNALL in his life time also sold unto HUGH FRENCH by the like agreement aforesd. which verball sales and agreements aforesaid the said JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his said Wife have made good for that have granted and sold the one hundred acres aforesaid adjoyning upon the thirty six acres contained in this Deed by one Deed of Sale beareing date (blank) day of September in the yeare of our Lord 1693 unto said HUGH FRENCH, Father of the aforesd. MARGARETT, his heires for the consideration expressed in the said Deed as by the acknowledgment thereof beareing date the fourth day of October then next following in Richmond County Court and attested by WILLIAM COLSTON, Clk. of the Court; which One hundred acres of land said HUGH FRENCH by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date (blank) did give and bequeath the same unto said MARGARETT FRENCH, party to these presents, her heires as in and by said Will now remaineing upon Record in Richmond County Court Records it doth more fully appeare, the said Thirty six acres of land being bounded within the said One hundred acres above menconed by one survey made the 28th day of November 1705 by Capt. CHARLES SMITH, Surveyor of ESSEX County by the special order and direction of said MARGARETT, party to these presents, the bounds of the One hundred and thirty six acres; Beginning att a marked white Oake standing in the back line of the said tract of land and corner to a parcell of land formerly sold by said FOSSAKER unto COLL. GEORGE MASON, thence with the said line N: W: 60 poles to a Stake standing in the center of two Hickorys & two white Oakes; thence with a line of marked trees which divideth this from the land of Mr, GLENDENNINGs S. 6d. E: 347 poles to a red Oake standing betweene a white Oake and Hickory, thence N. 84d. F: 80 poles to a Gumm standing in the maine Westernmost branch of LAMBS CREEKE and in a line which divideth this from the aforesd land of MASONs, then with the said N: 10d. to the place it Degan; To have and to hold the said Thirty six acres of land with all appurtenances unto MARGARETT FRENCH her heires and JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his Wife theire heires will warrant & forever defend by virtue of these presents; In Wittnesse whereof the parties aforesd.
      have hereunto sett theire hands and seales the day and yeare first above written Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      RICHARD SHIPPEY, JOHN FOSSAKER
      JNO: SOMMER VELL ELIZABETH Sign of FOSSAKER
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      1705-1706 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 4; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 169)
      Richmond County Court 5th of June 1706
      - Ordered that EDWARD PRUE do officiate as Constable for the ensueing yeare in the roome and stead of JOHN FOSSAKER in the precincts betweene the DOEG SWAMP and the head of the River and that he repaire to the nearest Magistrate to take the Oath of a Constable
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      1708-1709 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 5; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page
      Richmond County Court 2d of June 1709
      Ordered that JOHN FOSSAKER do officiate as Surveyor of the Highways for this ensueing yeare between POPLAR SWAMP and the upper side of MUDDY CREEK
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 276)
      THIS INDENTURE made the second day of January in the eighth year of the reigne of uur Sovereign Lady Anne by the grace of God of Great Brittaine France and Ireland Queen defender of the faith &c., and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and tenn, Between ANDREW HARRISON the Younger of the Pish. of ST. MARYs in County of ESSEX within the Dominion of Virginia, Planter, and ELIZABETH his Wife, of one part and JOHN JONES the Younger of the Pish. of ST. MARYS in County of Richmond of other parte, Witness that ANDREW HARRISON and ELIZABETH his Wife for the sum of Five thousand pounds of good tobacco and cask to them in hand paid by JOHN JONES, by these presents doe bargain sell and confirme unto JOHN JONES and his heirs being in the actuall possession of the premises by the delivery of Turefe and Twig for and in the name of all the land and appurtenances which is contayned in the Deed. all that tract of land containing by estimation in the whole One hundred and fifty acres scitaute in ye Pish. of ST. MARY in the County of Richmond, being part of a dividend of land formerly belonging to JOHN FOSSAKER & ELIZABETH his Wife and sold by them unto SAMSON DARELL of GLOCESTER County as may appear by a Deed of Sale dated the sixteenth day of Aprill one thousand six hundred ninety and two, And by said SAMSON DAREL sold unto JOHN BATTAILE as appears by Assignment thereof made on the back of said Deed bearing date the seven and twentyeth day of September in year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninety and nine, And by JOHN BATTAILE given and bequeathed unto ELIZABETH, his Daughter, now Wife of the said ANDREW HARRISON, party to these presents, which One hundred and fifty acres of land being the moyety or half part of Three hundred acres which is now bought and purchased by and between the said JOHN JONES and his Brother, GEORGE JONES from ANDREW HARRISON and ELIZABETH his Wife, which Three hundred acres begineth between the branches of MUDDY CREEKE and the branches of POTOMAC': CREEKE Begining at a double tree (vizt.) a live Oake and white Oake standing in a mayne branch of MUDDY CREEKE and extending thence North forty eight degrees East two hundred and five poles by a red Oak standing on the North East side of a small branch of POTOMACK CREEKE, thence North West crossing diverse branches of the same one hundred eighty and four poles to a Hiccory and Spanish Oake, thence South forty seven degrees and a half West crossing the mayne branch of MUDDY CREEKE first mentioned two hundred and fifty five poles to a Hiccory, thence South East two hundred poles to the first beginning: with all woods timber trees and trees likely to make timber springs profitts and advantages whatsoever to the premises belonging, To have and to hold the One hundred and fifty acres of land with appurtenances unto said JOHN JONES and his heirs free and cleare from all manner of former encumbrances whatsoever; And ANDREW HARRISON and ELIZABETH his Wife their heirs will warrant and forever defend the said lands unto JOHN JONES his heirs against the clayme of all manner of persons; In Witness whereof the parties above named have to these presents sett their hands and seals the day month and year first mentioned
      Sealed and delivered in the p:sence of
      JOHN DAVIS, ANDREW HARRISON
      JOHN DALTON, E TURBERVILE ELIZABETH sign HARRISON
      At a Court held for Richmond County January the third 1710
      ANDREW HARRISON and ELIZABETH his Wife came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto JOHN JONES the Younger (the said ELIZABETH being first privtely examined) and it was admitted to record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Exa: p M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 337-339
      Indenture 31st March/1st April 1726 between JOHN JONES and GEORGE JONES of Parish of Hanover County of King George and HUGH ffRENCH of Parish of Washington in county of Westmoreland .. by deeds of Lease and Release .. whereas a certain SAMPSON DARRELL did by Deed dated the
      16th April 1692 purchase of JOHN FOSAKER and ELIZABETH his wife 500 acres .. in Parish of St. Mary's now Hanover in the County of King George and whereas the said Sampson did on 22nd May 1699 sell unto MARY ffRENCH Sister to the above mentioned HUGH 200 acres part of the said 500 acres next adjoining to the land which HUGH ffRENCH ffather of the said MARY ffRENCH had bought of JOHN FOSSAKER also the above named JOHN and GEORGE JONES did afterward purchase 300 acres there the remainder of the said 500 acres and whereon judgment granted by the court of the County of King George unto the said HUGH ffRENCH for his 200 acres to be laid off to the intent of the said deed to MARY ffRENCH which if it was to be done would include and take in the plantation whereon the above named JOHN JONES liveth .. this Indenture witnesseth .. that JOHN and GEORGE JONES for & in consideration of the plantation landand appurtenances thereunto belonging .. where he the said John now lives .. have granted unto HUGH ffRENCH all that land 200 acres in Parish of Hanover being part of ffive hundred acres bought by SAMPSON DARELL of JOHN FOSSAKER and ELIZABETH his wife bounden by Muddy Creek; JOHN and GEORGE JONES; JOHN SIMSON's Tobacco ground; tract of ffitzhugh's land belonging to HUGH MASON and JAMES ffRENCH Presence Hen: McKie John Jones
      Aaron Thornley George Jones
      1st April 1726 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded.

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