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

Edward Gwatkins

Male Bef 1721 - 1767  (> 46 years)


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  • Name Edward Gwatkins 
    Born Bef 1721 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1767  Prince William County, Virginia - Executor bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I125238  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Family Mary MNU Gwatkins,   d. Aft 1749, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Gwatkins,   b. 3 Apr 1741, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
     2. John Gwatkins,   b. 20 Jan 1743, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Mary Gwatkins,   b. 31 May 1745, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. James Gwatkins,   b. 9 Apr 1747, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1807, Prince William County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     5. Margaret Gwatkins,   b. 5 Apr 1749, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Prudence Gwatkins,   b. 5 Apr 1749, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F38930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • https://www.jstor.org/stable/1914891?read-now=1&seq=5#page_scan_tab_contents
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      December 8th 1767 (2-76)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we John Gwatkins, James Gwatkins, William Bennett & George Calvert are held and firmly bound to Henry Lee, James Scott clerk, Lewis Reno & John Hooe, Gent. Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of one hundred pounds current money. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this eighth day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty-seven and in the Eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Third.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound John Gwatkins and James Gwatkins, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Edwards Gwatkins deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of them the said John Gwatkins & James Gwatkins or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for them and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as they shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said John Gwatkins & James Gwatkins or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for them do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of their Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to
      remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      John Gwatkins SEAL
      James Gwatkins SEAL
      William Bennett SEAL
      George Calvert SEAL
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      March 22nd 1756 (2-18)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we Mary Bland, Benjamin Bland, Edward Gwatkins and William Carr are held and firmly bound to James Scott clerk, Howson Hooe, Foushee Tebbs and George Brett, Gent. Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of five hundred pounds. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this twenty second day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and fifty six and in the XXIX Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Second.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Mary Bland and Benjamin Bland, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of James Bland deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of them the said Mary and Benjamin or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for them and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as they shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Mary and Benjamin or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for them do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of their Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge:
      Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court Mary Bland SEAL
      Benjamin Bland SEAL
      Edward Gwatkins SEAL
      William Carr SEAL
      Mary Bland, Benjamin Bland, Edward Gwatkins and William Carr acknowledged the within bond as their
      acts and deeds in Prince William County Court the 28th day of April 1756 and was then recorded.
      Teste: John Graham, Clerk
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      June 7th 1762 (2-53)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we Patience Bland, Edward Gwatkin & Benjamin Bland. are held and
      firmly bound to Henry Lee, James Scott, Allan Macrae and Lewis Reno, Gent. Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of five hundred pounds. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this seventh day of June in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty-two and in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Third.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Patience Bland, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of John Bland deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of her the said Patience Bland or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for her and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as she shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Patience Bland or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of her Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      Patience (X) Bland SEAL
      Edward Gwatkin SEAL
      Benjamin Bland SEAL
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 74-80
      We the Subscribers do hereby release unto the Executors of WILLIAM SPILLER deced and all others concerning all our right Title property or demand we have or may have to the Estate of WILLIAM SPILLER deced in Virtue of any Devise or the Act of distribution In Witness whereof we have set our hands and seals this 24th day of June 1761 EDWARD GWATKINS
      Released in Court June 1761 MARGARET GWATKINS
      Truly recorded Test JOHN GRAHAM Cl Cur

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