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

John Jones

Male Bef 1716 - Aft 1754  (> 40 years)


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  • Name John Jones 
    Born Bef 1716  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1754  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I124673  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 Agnes MNU Jones,   b. Bef 1720,   d. Aft 1736, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years) 
    Married St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F48825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • placed as son based on location to William Jones

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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sep. 7, 1736. John Jones of Spts. Co. to Wm. Hensley of same county, a tract of land in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Adam Gordon, Sam. Hensley, Robert King. Oct. 5, 1736. Agnes, wife of John Jones, acknowledged her dower.
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 22
      Know all men .. I, MARY BEARBACK, of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, for divers causes .. thereunto moveing especially for love of my son in law, John Jones, give 100 acres of land on the Robinson River, being part of pattent granted to Wm. Rush (of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, dated 11 May 1726) .. also two Negroes .. cattle, hogs .. to hold .. signed 26 Nov 1747.
      Recorded Orange County Mary (X) Bearback
      26th November 1747
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 209-211
      Indenture 25 Apr 1750 between DAVID WATTS, Parish of Fredericksville in Louisa County, and SUSANNA, his wife, and JOHN JONES, Parish of St. Thomas, Orange County .. for 200 .. grants 600 acres .. bounded .. county line .. William Todd, dec'd . .
      Witnesses:
      Zach. Taylor, Richd. Thomas, David Watts
      Jonathan Coward, William Jackson. Susanna (X) Watts
      Susanna being first privately examined .
      Recorded Orange County 25th April 1754

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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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