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

William Tomlin

Male Abt 1670 - 1709  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name William Tomlin 
    Birth Abt 1670  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 10 Feb 1709  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128963  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2024 

    Father Robert Tomlin,   b. 27 Aug 1626, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1688, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca Fox,   b. Bef 1653, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jun 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1668  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Bathurst,   b. Abt 1680, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1734, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1700  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lancelot Tomlin,   b. Abt 1700, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1714, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 15 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F19400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2024 

    Family 2 Anne Robinson,   b. 26 Nov 1670, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 29 years) 
    Marriage Bef 10 Aug 1693  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • The William and Mary Quarterly
      Vol. 8, No. 2 (Oct., 1899), Page 96-100 (5 pages)
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 185.
      10 Feb. 1708/9. Bond of Elizabeth Tomlin as administratrix of William Tomlin. Unto James Boughan of Essex
      County, Gent., in behalf of the Court. For £1000 sterling.
      Securities, Francis Meriwether and Samll. Thacker.
      Elizabeth Tomlin
      Francis Meriwether
      Samll. Thacker
      Wit: Robt. Jones, Ja. Alderson.
      10 Feb. 1708/9. Acknowledged.
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 209-12.
      Capt. William Tomlin. Inventory. Made in obedience to order of 10 March 1708/9. Total valuation [£320.11.5-1/2] plus eleven Negroes after the widow's dower set apart, valued at £244.10.0. Consists of items in the hall, chamber, upper chambers, yard, room under the stairs, kitchen, shed, kitchen loft and quarters; one white servant lad named Joseph Brooks and one white woman servant.
      James Fullerton
      John Haile
      John Burnett
      John (J) Daingerfield
      Appraisers sworn before Robert Coleman 17 March 1708/9. Some items not remembered at the appraisment.
      Elizabeth Tomlin
      11 April 1709. Presented by Elizabeth Tomlin, administra-trix.
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      1656-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Book; [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      TOMLIN, ROBERT,
      To son Robert Tomlin all my land and plantation at Arraricke with all the household goods & stock upon it to him & his heirs forever & likewise one negroe due to me from Mr Malachiah Peale with one feather bed boulder & Rugg which lyeth in my wife's Chamber And my Great Iron Gray Mare with all her Increase to him & his heirs for ever.
      Item I give unto my Cozen George Tomlin one young Mare about two years old, one feather bed which Lyeth in the hall with the furniture to itt belonging, one Iron pott about four or five Gallons & nineteen hundred pounds of Tobo. which John ffenner oweth me to build him a house upon his owne Land And Likewise a man servant which I am Indebted to him, And likewise itt is 'my will that he shall have his own Cattell which was brought over to my plantation.
      Item. I give & bequeath unto my son William Tomlin all the Land & plantation which I formerly bought of Mr. Thomas Gordon all the household goods & stocke of Cattell which are upon itt with the negroes & feather bed with the furniture to itt belonging which Lyeth in my wifes Chamber, & one feathr. bed more with the furniture thereto belonging about eight or nine pounds price which I will my Executr. hereafter named to buy for him & all the horses & mares which he always Claimed as his owne, to him & his heires forever, and Likewise I give more to my son William halfe a dozen pewter dishes one Table, four paire of sheets & two suits of Table Linen.
      Item. I give unto my Loving wife one third pte. of the plantation & Land whereon I now live & leaving noe more Land but towards the poynt of woods next the River & to Keep everything in repaire as now itt is, And likewise one third part of the plantation & Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson during her life, five and twenty head of Cattell & one third part of my horses & mares not before bequeathed & Likewise this psent Cropp she paying my debts out of itt & maintaininge my son William and 3 daughters with necessaries for this psent year & afterwards with the pfitts of my negroes & stocke to maintain my 3 daughters & give them convenient Learnynge during the time they live with her which my desire is till they marry or come to age.
      Item. My will is that if my said wife Rebeccah Tomlin doe not assent of this my will then she shall have no more than an equall childs part of my personal Estate.
      I will & bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Tomlin all the plantation & Land whereon I now live after her mothers decease unto her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Tomlin the Land I formerly bought of Thomas Rawson aftr: her mothrs decease to her & her heirs forever.
      Item. I will & bequeath unto my daughter Martha Tomlin my mill with all the priviledges to me belonging or in any wise appertaining to her & her heirs forever also my will is that my Executr. shall keep my Mill in repairs with the pfitts that shall come of the Mill and the remaindr. of the profitts shall be & remain for the use and benefitt of my aforesaid daughtr. to be returned to her at the age of one & twenty years or marriage which shall first happen according to the discretion of my Executr:
      Item itt is my will & desire that if all or any of my said daughters shall attain to ye age of one & twenty years or marry before my sd wife shall depart this life, then my will is that my Executr. shall equally divide the negroes Cattel & horses which are upon my plantation as they come of age or marry respectively except my wifes thirds during her life of her personal estate & after her death to be equally divided between my three daughters but if itt should happen that any of my daughters should die before the age of 21 years or marry then the Lands Negroes & stocks to goe to the survivor equally. Item my will is & I freely bequeath unto my brother Capt. George Taylor one of my saddle horses which are upon my plantation which he shall please to accept of after my decease.
      Item I give unto my Cozen Martha Taylor my mare about two years old with her increase to her & her heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my sister Mrs Martha Taylor one Gold ring about 12 shillings price.
      Item I give unto Robt Brooke two pieces of eight two New England shillings & six pence which is [in] my Lettr. Case in my Truncke.
      Item I give & bequeath six hundred pounds of Tobacco to be Laide out in Mourning Ribbon to be given to my friends at my funerall according as my executor shall think fitt.
      Item my will is that the two dwelling houses upon my son William's plantation shall be both new covered & the Tobacco house in the bottom new posted & mended out of the produce of the Tobacco of this prsent Cropp Also my will is that if my Executr shall thinke fitt that my son William Tomlin be not capable of managing the plantation to him bequeathed that then my will is that my Executor shall keep the plantation in his owne hands till my son comes of age only the profits in the meantime to return to the boy.
      Also that whereas I have already consigned seaventy five bushells of wheat to new England as by bills of Laidinge will appear, my will is that the produce of itt att the returne may be equally divided between my wife son William & her three daughters And likewise my will is that the wheat which I have att home in my Barne & my mill, which I suppose may be about 200 bushells may be shipt & consigned to New England accordingly as I formerly took Care pposd by my Letters writt to Mr: Saffin & the pduce of that at the return to be equally divided between my wife son William & my three daughters.
      Exr. my loving Brother Capt. George Taylor my Loving wife Rebecca my full & sole Executr. & Likewise if they see fitt for the good of my wife & children to dispose of any horses & mares according to their discretion. If my brother dies before this will be fulfilled I desire my son Robert Tomlin to join with my wife & to assist her according to his endeavour.
      Witnesses : ROBERT TOMLIN seal
      HEN AWBREY
      WILL Moseley
      Ro : Brooke.
      7 March, 1683 ; 3 October, 1688.
      Pages 28-32.

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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 215-216
      THIS INDENTURE made the 24th day of 9ber 1690 Between WM. TOMLIN of Parish of North Farnham in County of Rappa. Gent. and ANN his Wife of the one part and SAMLL. BAYLEY & FRAN GORE of Parish and County aforesd also Gent. of other part Witnesseth that WM. TOMLIN & ANN his Wife for the setting & establishing the lands and premises herein expressed for the uses and purposes in these presents menconed have granted transferred and confirmed unto SAMLL. BAYLY and FRAN. GOURE all that Plantation or tract of land conteyning Four hundred and fifty acres being part of a Devident of Eighteen hundred acres of land formerly taken up and Patented by JAMES WILLIAMSON being neere Rappa. River, Together with all houses profits and priviledges to the sd Four hundred and fifty acres apperteyning late in the occupacon of CHARLES DAVIS and by him in his last Will and Testament given and bequeathed to sd ANN her heirs and assigns To have and to hold the sd Foure hundred and fifty acres of land hereby granted with all appertinances thereunto belonging in as full and ample manner as is expressed in the original Patent or as they sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife might enjoy the same to the uses herein expressed that is to say to and for the uses and purposes of sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife for and during their naturall lives and the longest liver of them and after their decease to the use and behoof of sd WM. TOMLIN his heirs and assigns forever and no other use or purpose whatsoever And sd WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife do for themselves their heirs promise that sd SAMLL. BAYLEY and FRAN: GORE and their heirs shall be seized in the land and premises with their appertinances hereby granted in good indefeazabel Estate of Inheritance for the uses and purposes afore declared and to no other purpose whatsoever In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seales
      Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      GERARD GREENWOOD, WM. TOMLIN
      ANN BEARE The Mark of sd ANN TOMLIN
      The day & year within written livery and seissen were made of the premises by the within named WM. TOMLIN and ANN his Wife unto the ffeoffees in Trust within specified for the uses within written by Turffe and Twigge
      GERARD GREENWOOD JANE BENGEE
      ANN BEARE, JOHN TAVERNER
      Recordatr Cur Comt Rappa 22d day Jany 1690
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 213
      Rappahannock County Court 3d of June 1691
      - Order is granted against the Sheriff to Mr. EDWARD THOMAS as assignee of RICHARD FORD, who Marryed DARKES TURNER, for the non apperance of WM. TOMLIN, as Marrying the Relict of Mr. CHARLES DACRES, according to Declaracon
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 125)
      At a court held 10th of August 1693
      - Mr. ROBERT KAY brought his accon of Debt to this Court against Mr. WM. TOMLIN and declar'd that ye sd TOMLIN as Marrying Mrs. ANNE HASLEWOOD, Administrx. of Mr GEO. HASLEWOOD deced, stands indebted to him by Bill Two hundred pounds of sweet sented tobo. or two barrells of Indian Corne, and two pounds fifteen Shill: & six pence Sterl p account & denies paymt., Wherefore ye Plt. pray'd Judgmt. for ye same against ye sd TOMLIN quallified as aforesd. with costs &c., But ye Plt. not appearing to prosecute
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      1697-1701 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 3; Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 22-25
      THIS INDENTURE made the first day of December in the years of our Lord God (according to the computacon of the Church of England 1697) Between WM. TOMLIN of the Parish of FARNHAM in the County of ESSEX, Gent., & ANN his Wife of the one part and JOHN STRETCHLEY of the Parish of WHITE CHAPPLE in the County of LANCASTER also Gent. of the other part. Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM TOMLIN & ANN his Wife for & in consideracon of the sum of One hundred & fifty pounds
      currant English moray to them in hand paid or secured to be paid by good Bills of Exchange, have granted unto the said JOHN STRETCHLEY his heires & assignes all that plantacon whereof JAMES WILLIAMSON dyed seized scituate lying & being in the County of Richmond formerly RAPPAHANNOCK on the Maine River there above TOTASKEY CREEK and according to the plott or survey thereof made & layed out by EDWIN CONWAY. Survayer, conteyning Seaven hundred acres, part of a Devident of Land formerly granted to the said JAMES WILLIAMSON by Patent dated the 22d of May 1650, the said hundred acres of Land bounding by the said Survay as followeth, begining at a Cedar the beginning of the said Patent & runing thence N. East & by East 325 perches to a small saplin standing on a Hill above JOHN CRUTCHERs Plantacon two poll to the N: W. of a marked red Oak, thence South 24d. East 357 perch to a Stake by a small marked Oke, thence South West by West 320 perches to two small red Oaks standing on a bank of the said River in Mr. ROBT. TOMLINs Pasture, thence up the River N: 24 d. West 337 poll to the place it begun. Together with all & singular houses buildings orchards gardens woods to the said Seaven hundred acres of Land & Plantation hereby granted (,Formerly in the occupacon of CHARLES DACRES and lately of the said WM: TOMLIN and by the said DACRES purchased & bought of Capt. WM: BALL & MARGTT. his Wife & ANTHONY BRIDGES for & on the behalfe of JOHN ROSIER & MARY his Wife & now by diverse wayes & meanes in the Lave come into the hands & possession of the said WM, TOMLIN, and the
      Sealed & delivered in pr:sence of WM: TOMLIN
      WM: TAYLOE,
      ANN TAYLOE
      Record: Tests: WM. COLSTON, Cle.
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 33
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I ANN TOMLIN, the now Wife of WM. TOMLIN, of FARNHAM Parish in the County of ESSEX Gent. of my free voluntary assent and consent without any compulsion or force of my said Husband have nominated ordained and by these pr:sents do put & constitute my good friends, Capt. GEO: TAYLER of Richmond County, Mr, THOMAS LOYD of the said County and Mr. RICHD. METCALFE & Mr. SAMLL. BAYLY & either of them my true & lawfull Attorney and Attorneys for & in my name to appeare before the Worshipll. his Majties. Justices of the peace at the Court to be held for the County of Richmond and then & there to acknowledge as my act and deed one Indenture of Bargaine & Sale dated the first day of Decembr: last past before the date hereof made between my said Husband & I, ANN his Wife, of the one part and JOHN STRECHLEY of the Parish of WHITE CHAPPELL in the County of LANCASTER Gent. of the other part, wherein I have granted unto the said JNO: STRECHLEY his heirea in his possession now being all my right to all the Land houses & appurtenances granted by the said recited Indenture according to the true intent & meaning thereof. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the 31st day of August Ano: Dom: 1698.
      Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
      WM: TAYLOE. ANN TOMLIN
      HEN: BYROM
      JOHN SAP his marke
      Probatr: p Sacram TAYLOE in Cur Cur Richmond 7d die 7bris Ano Dom 1698
      Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond p BAYLYs Attorney ANNE TOMLIN 7d die 7bris 1698 et record 16th die Test WM: COLSTON, CI Cur
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      1695-1699 Essex County Virginia Order Book [Antient Press]
      Essex County Court 10th of 1697/8
      - Mr JNO BOOTH in Court made Oath that the two Servants by name HENRY & PETER BYROME whom he sold to Mr. WM. TOMLIN were by him sold for no longer time than four years according to x x x Indentures dated ye 1st day of Febry Anno Dom 1696 now produced in Court And ordered to be recorded; And Likewise the said BOOTH made Oath that their working tooles are their own
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 34-35
      A True and Perfect Inventory of ye Estate of Mr. GEORGE HASLEWOOD deceased lying in ye County of Essex & taken & apprised this 28th of August 1693 by ye Subscribers as followeth, vizt. At ye Upper Qtrs.
      Imprimis To two coves, three yerlens, three canens, one bull, one puler flagon, one brace candlestick, three cows, fore steares six yeares old and 1 seven; two bulls, one yearling, nine cowes & five calves, three heifers, three yearlings, two stears, 1 six year old ye other three; two bulls, two old bed & furniture, one English hand JOSEF LORYGHT, one Negro man Gye, two old guns, a parsell of old puter, three wedges, two old pales,
      three iron potts & two fryin pans & spit & one pott rack & one pestell, one pare of belloss, one pare of stilliards Total 20410
      In Obedience to an Ordr: of Essex County Court baring date ye 10th day of August 1693, We ye Subscribers have appraised ye Estate of Mr. GEORGE HASLEWOOD deced in full dated this 28th day of August 1693
      The Appraisers sworn August ye 26th 1693 ROBT. KAY
      before me JNO: CATLETT ANDREW HERRISON
      JNO: GOOSS
      JNO: PROSSER
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHR, Cl Cur
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 11th day of Sept: 1699
      Present his Majties: Justices of ye Peace
      Its ordered yt: WM. TOMLIN & ANN his Wife, Admrs. of GEORGE HASLEWOOD deced render a full acct. of ye sd deced Estate in this County wch: have come to their hands as also ye Crop of Tobo: made ye yeare of ye sd HASLEWOODs death, & its ordered yt: ROBT. KAY, ANDREW HARRISON, JNO. PROSSER & REES EVANS or any three of them being summoned by ye Sheriff of this County or his Deputy some time between this & ye next Court goe to JNO; CATLETT Gent., one of his Majties. Justices of ye Peace for this County, & being before him sworne, Inventory & appraise ye Estate of ye sd deced not yet appraised & that ye sd TOMLIN & ANN his Wife return ye same together vth: ye other Appraismt, to ye next Court upon Oath
      Vera Copia Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 11th day of Novembr 1699
      Present: his Majties: Justices of ye Peace
      Its ordered yt. ye last Court Order granted for Appraismt. of ye Estate of GEORGE HASLEWOOD deced not ye appraised be continued to be done some time between this & ye next Court Copia Vera Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
      Essex County 9:br 23:d 1699. being sworn before Capt. JNO. CATLETT in Obedience to ye within Ordr: we ye subscribers have vallued one Negro boy wch: was all ye Estate of GEORGE HASLEWOOD wch: Mr. WM. TOMLIN did bring before us which we have valued to fore thousand Six hundred pounds of tobo: according to ye best of or: Judgment.
      p me ROBT. MOSELEY, Sub Sheriff of Essex County REES EVANS
      ROBT. KAY
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1699-1701 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 35)
      KNOW ALL MEN yt: wee WM. TOMLIN & THO: GREGSON of ye County of Essex are bound unto JNO: CATLETT Gent., President of ye sd County Court, in ye sum of One hundred pound Sterling money of England to ye payment we bind ourselves this llth: day of Aprill 1700
      The Condition of this obligation is yt: if ye above bounden WM. TOMLIN, Admr. of all ye goods & credits of HANNAH TOMLIN deced, do make a true Inventory of all ye goods chattells & credits of ye sd deced & ye same so made do exhibit next County Court that shall be held and make a true & just acct. of his Administration when lawfully required & pay unto such p:sons as ye County Court shall appoint, Then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full power
      Signed Sealed & delviered in pr:sence of
      SALVATOR MUSCOE WILLIAM TOMLIN
      THO: GREGSON
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 172
      Will of Lawrence Bathurst. d 29 Dec 1704* p 11 Feby 1705/6.
      To "my coz'n" Mary Meriwether his riding horse.
      Bal of est to 3 bros in law, Wm Tomlin, Francis Meriwether and Drury Stith.
      Exors 2 bros in law Wm Tomlin and Francis Meriwether.
      Wit: Signed Lawrence Bathurst
      William x Grinell
      Will Daingerfield
      Exors bond on above 11 Feb 1705/6.
      Wit: Signed Wm Tomlin
      Benja Moseley Francis Meriwether
      Salvator Muscoe Samll Thacker
      Edw Gouldman
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 286 Lawrence Bathhurst. Inventory. 9 Sep 1706.
      Total Valuation £32.19.3. Appraisers sworn before James Bougham.
      Henry Woodnot
      Fran. Moore
      Will. Young
      10 7br [Sept.[ 1706 Presented by Francis Meriwether one of the executors of Iawrence Bathurst: Wm. Tomlin the other executor made oath he had not anymore of the deceased's estate
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 317-19. 1-3 April 1721. Edward Rowzee of St, Anne's Parish, Essex county, planter, to Katherine Edwards of Southfarnham Parish in said county. Lease and release; 5 shillings sterling and three Negroes.
      One moyety or half of a tract in Southfarnham Parish containing 400 acres being formerly possessed by Wm. Tomlin, dec., and now in the said Katherine's possession.
      Edward Rowzee
      Wit: John Bagge, Mary Bagge, Charles (X) Gresham.
      19 Sept. 1721, Acknowledged by Edward Rowzee.

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      1702-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 11; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 62
      Bond. 11 August 1703. £50. Sterling, Thos Dickinson to Capt Wm Tomlin in an action of Trespass and Ejectment, Dickinson appealing to the General Court.
      Wit: Signed Thomas Dickinson
      Salvator Muscoe James Boughan
      R Buckner Rec 10 Aug 1703 (sic)
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 377
      11 Oct 1706 . Whereas severall laws have appointed and confirmed unto this Court fifty acres of land for a town and whereas Mr John Catlett, Richard Covington, William Tomlin and Thomas Meriwether or any two of us are by order of Essex County Court appointed feoffees in trust to make sale of the land, Wee John Catlett, Thomas Meriwether and Richard Covington grant to William Tomlin of Essex County. For 170 pounds of tobacco one half acre or lot in the Burgh of Tappahannock number [blank].
      Rent, one ounce of flax seed and two ounces of hemp seed.
      Richard Covington
      Thomas Meriwether
      Wit: R. Beverley, G. Braxton
      11 March1706/7: Acknowledged.
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 378
      10 Aug 1706. Whereas severall laws have appointed and confirmed unto this Court fifty acres of land for a town and whereas Mr John Catlett, Richard Covington, William Tomlin and Thomas Meriwether or any two of us are by order of Essex County Court appointed feoffees in trust to make sale of the land, Wee Thomas Meriwether and Richard Covington grant to William Tomlin of Essex County. For 170 pounds of tobacco one half acre or lot in the Burgh of Tappahannock number 15.
      Rent, one ounce of flax seed and two ounces of hemp seed.
      Richard Covington
      Thomas Meriwether
      Wit: R. Beverley, Jno Lomax
      10 March 1706/7: Acknowledged.
      === land mentioned
      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 98-101
      This Indenture made the tenth/eleventh day of May 1725 Between FRANCIS GOULDMAN of St. Anns Parish in County of Essex Planter and JOHN BAGGE of the said Parish and County CLERK of other part Witnesseth that said Francis Gouldman for sum of thirty pounds already paid doth sell tract of Land in Parish of Southfarnham and County aforesaid (being the moiety or half of a tract of Land adjoyning to the land possessed by WILLIAM DANGERFIELD formerly possessed by WILLIAM TOMLIN deced which descended to EDWARD ROWZEE and MARTHA WINSTON as joynt heirs of the said William Tomlin) and now in the possession of WILLIAM WINSTON as Tenant by the Curtesy of England & descends to the said Francis Gouldman as heir at Law to the said Martha Winston deceased containing 200 acres
      In presence of, JNO BILLUPS, Francis Gouldman
      NATHANIEL FOGG, PETER DUDLEY,
      THO GOULDMAN
      At a Court held for Essex County the 17th day of Augt 1725
      This Lease & Release of land Indented from Francis Gouldman to John Bagge Clerk was proved by the oaths of John Billups, Nathaniel Fogg and Thomas Gouldman and on motion of the said John Bagge Clerk admitted to record
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 49
      MR. WILLIAM TOMLIN, 191-1/2 acs., Essex Co; on S. side of Rappa. River; beg. on Ceeder point on N. side of the mouth of Gelson's Cr., cor, of land of Maj. Gelson, dec'd., &c; 24 Oct. 1701, p. 379. Trans. of 4 pers: Wm. Hingland, Wm. Kelley, Philli mond Waters, John Carey.
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 92
      WILLIAM TOMLIN, 294 acs., Essex Co; on S. side of Rappa. River; 2 May 1705, p. 647. Part of '934 acs. granted Thomas Lucas, 20 Feb. 1662, deserted, & now granted for trans. of 6 pers: John Petty, Charles Wise, Geo. Lyane, John Strong, Henry Bryan, Peter Bryan.
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 93
      WM. TOMLIN, EDWARD. GOULDMAN & JAMES BOUGHAN, 550 acs., ,Essex Co; on brs. of Piscataway Cr; beg, at Col. Goodrich, by an Indian path; a br. dividing this & 1000 acs. taken by Thomas Harper & James Vaughan, dec'd; 2 May 1705, p. 649. Granted Thomas Harper, 22 Sept. 1682, deserted, & now granted by order, &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Abraham Cuningham, Fra. Dodson, Gilbert Moor, Griffing Hamlyn, Tho. Newton, Benj. Staley, Robt. Brokery, Wm. Stonam, Cha. Mason, Eliz. Mason, Sarah Mason.

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