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

Howell Jones

Male Bef 1695 - Aft 1745  (> 52 years)


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  • Name Howell Jones 
    Born Bef 1695  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1745  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128537  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

  • Notes 
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 23-24
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I ELIZABETH LINCH being sick and weak in body but of perfect memory blessed and praised by Almighty God for the same do make and ordaine this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following. First and Chiefly I commend my Soule to Almighty God that gave it hopeing by ye merritorious death & passion of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to receive ye full pardon & forgiveness of all my sins and a joyfull resurrection at ye last day; And my body to the ground to be Christianly buried at ye discretion of Exrs. hereafter named, And as for my worldly goods that God hath lent me, I will and bequeath them as followeth:
      Imprimis I give to HOWELL JONES, Sonne of my Sonne, WALTER JONES, one pewter Dish and three pewter Plates, one little Iron pott & a little pair of pott hooks, & one Table, one butter pott, two year old Heifer & her female increased, & a young Colt that came of a gray Mare called Jenny
      Item I give to JOHN MACKENNY my Sonne, one pewter dish and three pewter plates, ye great iron pott & paire of pott hookas, the great chest, one hundred & fifty acres of land the Horse Whipster, the Cow Mealy & ye Cow Neger, and all the increase, a Bull Calfe that came of a Cow called Wanton and the Bed I lye on, two gunns and ye tobacco that is at EDWARD JEFFRIES and ye tobacco in the Chest, a hand saw & an auger & ye wedges & hoe
      Item I give unto my Daughter, JANE JONES two pewter dishes, a middle Iron pott and pott hooles, two Cows calld. Fortune & Cherry & all their increase, and the other Bed, a Mare called Jenny & all her future increase, two Bull calves, And if ye bequeathed Mare be dead, I give her a Mare in ye woods unbroake only she is to give the first Mare fold to PHEBE BENDBRIDGE my Grand Daughter, One hundred acres of Land and a frying pan & two pewter salter sellers, a Trunk lock & key & a chest & what writings belongs to any Debts
      Item I give to PHEBE BENDBRIDGE my Grand Daughter if ye abovesd. Mare Jenny be alive the young unbroake Mare in the woods, and Negers Heifer
      Item I give to my Sonne, WALTER JONES, the gunne called Baggwell, a drawing knife & a halfe inch auger; I doe make my sd. Son, WALTER, Exr. of this my last Will &Testament & I doe hereby make void all former Wills by me at any time made & publish this to be my last Will and Testamt, and have hereunto set my hand & seale this 31st day of January 1695/6,
      Signed sealed & published in presence of us
      THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      ELIZABETH LINCH
      GRACE TOMLIN
      We the Subscribers do depose & say that we saw the within named ELIZABETH LINCH signe seale & publish the within written Will as her last Will and Testament, and that she was in perfect sence & memory at ye time of doeing the same; And further saith not
      Sworne to in Essex County Court THO: HUCKLESCOTT
      ye 10th of Apl, 1696 GRACE X TOMLIN
      Proved in Essex County Court ye 10th day of Aprill 1696 by ye oaths of ye Witnesses hereby Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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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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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 48-51
      THIS INDENTURE made the Tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty six Betweeen WILLIAM JONES of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and JOHN SEAYRES of the same Parish and County of other part, Witnesseth that whereas HOWEL JONES of the Government of NORTH CAROLINA being Son and Heir at Law of WATER JONES, (WALTER JONES in the Release); late of said County of Essex deceased, having right and title to one dividend of land lying in the Parish of Southfarnham and County of Essex containing One hundred acres more or less being all the land that did belong to said WATER JONES in his lifetime and whereon he then lived and bounded between the lines of THOMAS EVANS and the lines of THOMAS WARING JR., and the said HOWEL JONES, Son and Heir to the said WATER JONES deced, being minded to sell and dispose of the said Land hath by one Letter of Attorney bearing date the Eighteen day of Octobr: one thousand seven hundred and forty five appointed the aforesaid WILLIAM JONES his true and lawfull Attorney to sell and convey the same as by said Power of Attorney remaining of Record in County of Essex it doth appear; Now this Indenture Witnesseth that HOWEL JONES in consideration of the sum of Thirty five pounds currant money of Virginia to him in hand paid, by these presents doth bargain sell release and confirm unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs all the aforesaid Devident, (Excepted in this Indenture one half acre of said Land as a BURIAL PLACE at the usual place of Burial on said Land); and all the title and demand of WILLIAM JONES and HOWEL JONES or their heirs; To have and to hold the devident of land unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs to be holden to our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the Quitrents accustomed; and WILLIAM JONES for himself and the said HOWEL JONES his heirs the land unto JOHN SEAYRES his heirs against all persons will warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written Sign' d Sealed & Deliver'd in presence of
      THOMAS HILL, ROBT, SEAYRES, WM. JONES
      JOHN COLQUIT JR., ANTHONY COLQUIT
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 20th day of May Anno Dom. 1746 THOMAS HILL. JOHN COLQUIT JUNIOR and ANTHONY COLQUIT three of the witnesses made oath that they did see WILLIAM JONES sign seal and acknowledge this his Release Indented to JOHN SEAYRES to be his act and deed which on the motion of the
      said JOHN was admitted to Record and is truly recorded Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur

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