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

William Hopper

Male Bef 1718 - 1776  (> 58 years)


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  • Name William Hopper 
    Born Bef 1718 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1776  Culpeper County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I126481  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 

    Family Elizabeth MNU Hopper,   d. Aft 1740, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Hopper,   b. Bef 1738, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F49572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • appears to be the s/o old John Hopper
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of William Hopper, decd. Recorded 16 Dec., 1776. Made by Bryan McGrath, Cornelius Mitchell, Sebastine Hatler
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 393-94. 26 Feb. 1739 [1740]. William Beverley of Essex County, Gent, to William Hopper of Orange County, planter. Lease for lives of William Hopper, Eliza. his wife and Joseph his son. 100 acres where he now lives on the north river, being part of Elkwood.
      Annual rent, 430 pounds of tobacco payable at Falmouth or Fredericksburg and four fat hens, capons or pullets at William Beverley's dwelling house on Elkwood. If he shall keep more than two tithables besides himself working on the land, to pay one fat hen and 100 pounds of tobacco for each. Hopper shall plant 64 apple trees in an orchard 30 foot asunder.
      W. Beverley
      Wit: W. Russell, Charles Dewitt, William Crawford.
      28 Feb. 1739 [1740]. Acknowledged by William Beverley Gent.
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 29
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twelfth day of February 1773 Between JOHN BLAND Mercht. of London of one part & WILLIAM HOPPER of Culpeper County Witnesseth that for sum of Fourteen pounds Nine shillings and two pence Virginia Currency doth sell unto the said John Bland his heirs one black mare about fourteen hands high Nine years old last Spring, branded in the near Buttock J H . one black horse four years old last Spring about fourteen high and branded on the near Buttock two cows and two two year olds marked with two Swallow forks in each ear one red er three years old last Spring & marked with two Swallow Forks in each year To Hold the said Horse and Cattle unto John Bland Provided Nevertheless that if the said William Hopper shall paid said John Bland the aforesaid Debt and Interest from the 12th day of October 1773 and furthermore said William Hopper binds himself to cause to be paid unto said John Bland the sum of Fourteen pounds Nine shillings & two pence then this Instrument of wirting to be void other wise to remain in full force .
      In presence of THOS. SKINKER, William Hopper
      LAUCHN. MACKINTOSH, CHARLES ASHLEY
      At a Court held for Culpeper County August the 16th 1773
      This Indenture ordered to be recorded.

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