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

John Lacy

Male Bef 1678 - Aft 1732  (> 56 years)


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  • Name John Lacy 
    Born Bef 1678  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1732  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129826  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father John Lacy,   b. Bef 1643,   d. Aft 1689, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Lacy,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Aft 1670, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 10 years) 
    Family ID F15199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha MNU Fletcher,   b. Abt 1692,   d. Aft 1728, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Aug 1728  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F50781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 175
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen, JONATHAN LACEY being very sick & weak do now make my last Will & Testamt., & first I will & bequeath my Soule to God that gave it.
      Item I give unto HENRY WOODNOTT, THOMAS SMYTHs Bill & what Tobacco he hash in his hands;
      Item I give to my Brother, JOHN LACEY, my land cattle hogs & the rest of my debts to him & his heires forever, & my Horse;
      Item I give a Note of JOHN SUCKETTs of 15 shillings to JOHN COPELAND;
      Item I make my Brother, JOHN, my full Exer. of this my last Will & Testament as witness my hand this 21 of April 1698
      GARAT FECHRAWALL, JONATHAN LACEY
      JOHN CHENEY,
      JOHN COPELAND
      Prov'd by the oaths of the witnesses thereto in Essex County Court ye 11th day of July 1698 & truely recorded
      Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 249
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JNO: LACEY of Essex County, Exr. of JONATHAN LACEY deced do hereby constitute & authorize HENRY WOODNOTT of the aforesaid County to appear for me ye next Essex Court or any & then & there in my name to sue & recover from THOMAS SMITH all such debts as shall appear to me justly due by Bill & Acct., to ye aforesd. deceds. Estate, and I do hereby confirm whatsoever ye sd. HENRY WOODNOT shall do or cause to be done about ye premisses, As Witness my hand this eight day of September 1698
      BRYAN NELLE, JNO: LACY
      RICHD. BROOKE
      Truely recorded Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 272-72a. William Fletcher. Inventory. 9 Aug. 1728.
      Made pursuant to order of 19 June 1728. Total valuation 6.8.6
      Signed by John Lacy and Martha (M) Lacy
      Abram Mountague
      William Richeson
      John Massey
      20 Aug. 1728. Returned.
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 111-114
      This Indenture made the 10th /11th day of Septgember 1725 Between JOHN LACEY in South farnham Parish in Essex County Planter & RICHARD JONES in said Parish & County Planter Witnesseth that said John Lacey for sum of five shillings Lawfull Money of England hath sold unto said Richard Jones his heirs a parcell of land in abovesaid Parish on the Southside Rappa. river containing twenty acres part of a parcell of Land granted to JOHN LACEY deceas'd containing by pattent about 370 acres and Since possest and held by HENRY WOODNUTT of the said County now held by the said Richard Jones & joining on the Southside of the Plantation Richard Jones dwells on Bounded Beginning at a Corner red oak being a known corner for a peice of land containing about seventy acres part of the abovesaid Pattent standing in the line that devides the land of THOMAS HARWAY deceas'd and the Land of abovesaid Laceys runing thence along that line to a Corner Stoop'd hiccory by Consent made between Lacey & Woodnut thence crossing the MAIN ROAD to a corner red oak standing near the head of the Green Swamp thence along down the sd Swamp to the begining Corner Now This Indenture Witnesseth that said John Lacey in consideration of the Sum of eight hundred pounds of good Sweet Scented tobacco & cask paid by Richard Jones
      by virtue of statute of transferring uses into possession hath granted unto said Richd.
      Jones the aforesd. mentioned twenty acres .
      In presents of JOS. MILBURN SIMMES, John Lacey
      MARY BAILEY, MARY HORN
      At a Court held for Essex County the 21st day of September 1725
      This Lease and Release of Land indented admitted to record.
      Also the same day Came into Court MARGARET LACEY Wife of John Lacey and freely relinquished her right of Dower in said Land and was admitted to record
      y of September 1725
      This Power of Attorney admitted to record
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      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; 359-360
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I JOHN LACEY of the Parish of South Farnham in the County of Essex Planter send Greeting, Know ye that I the sd JOHN LACEY for divers causes but especially for the natural love and affection which I have unto my particular friend and neighbour RICHARD JONES Planter of the aforesd County have given unto the sd RICHARD JONES Planter all that plantation and tract of land given to me by my Brother JONATHAN LACEY deceased scituate lying and being in the abovesd County of Essex being the land and plantation whereon I now live containing Eighty acres To Have and To Hold the said Plantation and land and all houses Orchards and appurtenances whatsoever belonging and also all the rents and profits unto the said RICHARD JONES Planter his heirs and assigns forever Reserveing Nevertheless unto me the sd JOHN LACY the free use and Occupation of any part of the sd land and plantation dureing my naturall life if I shall desire or require or demand the same any thing herein before contained to the contrary. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and Seale this ninth day of October in
      the Sixth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second Anno Dm. MDCCXXXII
      in presence of THOS. BALIST, JOHN LACEY
      WM. CALECOTE, JAMES JOHNSTON
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the 1st day of November MDCCXXXII This Deed Poll for land from JOHN LACEY to RICHARD JONES Planter was proved by the Oaths of all the witnesses thereto & is admitted to record

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