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

James Sams

Male Abt 1719 - 1768  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name James Sams 
    Born Abt 1719  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1768  Spotsylvania County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I123711  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father James Sams,   b. 1687, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1726, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Family ID F52161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Sams,   d. Aft 1763, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1745  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Sams,   b. Aft 1753, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F49028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1762-1772 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book D, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; 500 Ann Samms, admx. of James Samms, decd., with Peter Marye, sec. Dec. 5, 1768.
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      SAMMS, JAMES, d. Feb. 22, 1725-6, p. Dec. 6, 1726.
      Wit. John Corbet, John Nalle, James [ ]
      Ex. Katherine Sams.
      Leg. sons William and James, my lands to be divided between them as follows: to begin on Pike Run, at the mouth of a spring branch near my house, and to run to a corner white oak of Wm. Bradbourn's, and my son William to have the part lying on Mr. Daniel Brown's land down ye Run, and my son James to have ye upper part. (Page 39)
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 25 1987, No. 3; Page 64
      Virginia Land Patent Book 18
      William Samms and James Samms, 244 acres and Spotsylvania County, both sides of Cattail Swamp; a branch of Mattapony River, bounded by James Stevens corner to John Talbert's, Rice Curtis, Junior, Robert Coleman's patent, Daniel Brown, Abel Stears and Joseph Brock; land is part of a larger tract granted Larkin Chew deceased, for June 1722 and sold to James Samms also deceased who willed to his sons William Samms and James Samms. 29 June 1739
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 4, 1744 (1745?). William x Samms and Mary, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to James Samms of Par, and County afsd. 10 curr. 18 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., devised to sd. Wm. by his father. Witnesses, Wm. Carr, John Bigger, John Carr, Junr. June 4, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 4, 1745. James x Samms and Anne, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to William Samms of same Par. and county. 10 curr. 34 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., devised the sd. James, by his father. Witnesses, Wm.
      Carr, John Bigger, John Carr, Junr. June 4, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 27, 1745. William x Samms and Mary, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to James Stevens of same Par. and county. 8 curr. 34 a., part of a tract devised James Samms by his father, James Samms, Decd., and by sd. James Samms conveyed to sd. Wm. Samms, .Tune 4, 1745. Jeremiah Stevens, John Talbert, James x Samms. July 1, 1746.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt. 1, 1763. Stephen Johnston of Essex Co. and Phebe, his wife, to James Sams of Spts. Co. 150 curr. 400 a., which sd. Johnston bought of Thomas Hill and Eleanor, his wife, as by Deeds, Septr. 1, 1762. Henry Johnston, Thos. Bartlett, James Cunningham. Augt. 1, 1763.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
      Septr. 5, 1763. James x Samms and Anne, his wife, of Spts. Co., to Wm. Smith of same Co. 60 5s. curr. 1201/2 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Jos. Brock, Robt. Chew, Thos. Wiatt. Septr. 5, 1763.

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