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

Alice Roberts

Female Bef 1678 - 1733  (> 55 years)


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  • Name Alice Roberts 
    Born Bef 1678  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Nov 1733  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I127624  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 

    Father Griffin Roberts,   b. Bef 1634,   d. 10 Apr 1695, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Roberts,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Aft 1695, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1678  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F50284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Nicholls,   b. Bef 1650, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Feb 1717/18 and Jun 1718, Middlesex County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1694  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Griffin Nicholls,   b. 23 Aug 1715, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1715, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Catherine Nicholls,   b. Bef 1706, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alice Nicholls,   b. Bef 1702, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F50286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alice Nichols dyed Novem' y' 12 1733.
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 355-356
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I GRIFFIN ROBERTS of Essex County being sick and weake of body but in perfect minde & memory thanks be to Almighty God, do make my last Will & Testament in manner & forme as followeth: returneing my soule into ye hands of Almighty God who gave it in sure & certain hopes of ye Resurrection of my Body to be reunited to my Soule to Salvation in & through ye merrits of my dear Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ & my body to be Christianlike buried at ye discretion of my Executrs: hereafter appointed
      Imprs. After my debts paid, I give & bequeath my worldly goods both personal & real! as is hereafter mentioned.
      I give to my Daughter, TABYTHA, two of my largest Pewter Dishes.
      I give to my dear Wife & my Daughter, ANN, three Pewter Dishes.
      I give to my Wife, my Daughter TABITHA, & my Daughter, ANN, ten chaires to be divided between them, my Daughter, TABITHA, to have four of them; I appoint a Steer of seven years old &a young Horse of four years old & a Mare of five years old, to be sold for ye payment of my Land
      I also appoint my dear Wife my old Mare to her and her heirs for ever; & I give ye fold of ye first bringing of ye old Mare to my Daughter, ANN, be it Mare or Horse, for her & her heirs for ever.
      I give to my Daughter, TABYTHA, ye one halfe of my land & her heirs forever & I give ye other halfe of my land between my dear Wife & my Daughter, ANNE, And at ye decease of my sd Wife, all this land to my Daughter, ANN, and her heirs for ever.
      I give to my Daughter, ALICE, a pr. of Andirons and a Spitt. I give my dear Wife all the rest of my goods & chattells, she paying my debts, & appoint and nominate my loveing Wife, ANN ROBERTS, and Capt. EDWARD THOMAS, my Executors of this my Will as Witness my hand & seale this tenth day of December 1694
      Signed sealed & delivered
      EDWARD WORTHINGTON, EDW: ADCOCKE
      JAMES WEBB GRIFFIN ROBERTS
      I the Subscriber do depose that I saw the within named GRIFFIN ROBERTS signe seale & publich the within written as his last Will & Testament and that he was in perfect sense & memory at ye doeing thereof to ye best of my Judgment and further saith not
      EDW: ADCOCKE
      I ye Subscriber do depose to ye same that ye above named EDWARD ADCOCKE hath and further saith not
      Sworne to by ye above named EDWARD ADCOCKE JAMES WEBB
      & JAMES WEBB this 10th of Apr. 1695
      WILL: MOSELEY, ROBT: BROOKE
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER Cl Cur
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 3, 1959 [John Frederick Dorman]
      MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, 1713-1734; Pages 93-94.
      Henry Nicholls. Inventory. 20 June 1718.
      Appraised pursuant to order of 3 June 1718 by Ja. Curtis Junr., John Batchelder and Willm. Davis. Total valuation 55.11.7 including one Negro woman valued at 4.
      Signed by Alice Nicholls. Returned 5 Aug. 1718.
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 313-314
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee GRIFFIN ROBERTS & RICHARD COVINGTON are held and firmly bound unto our Soveraigne Lord and Lady, King William and Queen Mary, in the sume of Twenty thousand pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco & caske to ye true payment whereof to our said Majties. their heirs on demand we bind ourselves our heirs jointly firmly by these presents
      Witness our hands and seales this 14th day of September Ano Dom 1694
      The Condicon of this obligacon is such taht whereas HENRY NICHOLLS of MIDDX. County has this day obtained a Lycense for his MARRIAGE with ALICE ROBERTS, Daughter to ye above bound GRIFFEN ROBERTS, Now if there shall be no lawfull cause to obstruct ye sd Marriage then ye above obligacon to be void, otherwise to stand in full force and virtue
      Sealed and delivered in ye presence of us
      RRA: MERIWETHER, GRIFFEN ROBERTS
      JNO. BATTAILE RICHD. COVINGTON
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur