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

Thomas Barker

Male Bef 1713 - Aft 1739  (> 28 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Thomas Barker 
    Born Bef 1713 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1739  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130186  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Family Anne Boughan,   b. Bef 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1733, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years) 
    Married Bef 1733  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F52145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 43-44
      TO ALL PEOPLE I HENRY BOUGHAN of the County of Essex & Parrish of Southfarnham for natural affection and fatherly love I bear unto my well beloved Daughter ANN the Wife of THOMAS BARKER of the County aforesd have given unto the said Thomas Barker and Ann his Wife a certain parcel of land in the County & Parish aforesd containing Thirty seven acres being all that parcell of land that was granted to me Henry Boughan by Pattent by the Right Honble ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. as by sd Pattent dated the 28th day of April in the year 1711 in the 10th year of the Reign of our Late Sovereigne the Lady Queen Ann. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of November 1733.
      In presence of HENRY PURKINS JR., Henry Boughan
      JONATHAN JONES
      At a Court held for Essex County the XXth day of November MDCCXXXIII
      This Deed of Gift indented is recorded.
      ===
      1738-1742 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 22; [Antient Press]; Page 108-113
      THIS INDENTURE made the 10th day of December one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine Between JAMES FARGUSON of the Parrish of Southfarnham in County of Essex of one part and THOMAS BARKER of the County and Parrish aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that said JAMES FARGUSON for the sum of Three thousand pounds of good tobacco and Cask hath sold unto the said THOMAS BARKER his heirs or assignes for ever all the right whatsoever which is or shall hereafter become due to a certain parcel of land in the Parrish and County aforesaid containing fifty acres bounded Begining at the ROAD at the head of a small branch called the BROOM BRANCH so down the said BROOM BRANCH its several courses on the North side to the mouth thereof runing into a Larger Branch so down the said Larger Branch till it enters into the Great Branch called the WESTERN BRANCH so down the said WESTERN BRANCH to a Corner Ash thence along a dividing line that divides the said land from the land where the said THOMAS BARKER now Dwells to a red oak being a Corner between the sd THOMAS BARKER and JAMES BOUGHAN thence along the dividing line of the said JAMES BOUGHAN to the be- ginning and all Houses and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging To Have and To Hold the said land and premises unto the said THOMAS BARKER and his heirs and assignes for ever. In Witness whereof I the said JAMES FARGUSON have set my hand and Seal
      in presence of GEORGE WRIGHT. JAMES FARGUSON
      HENRY BOUGHAN, JAMES CROXTON
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 18th day of December 1739
      GEORGE WRIGHT by virtue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES FARGUSON acknowledged this Deed of Feofment Indented and the Livery of Seisin thereon to be the act and deed of the said JAMES FARGUSON which on the motion of the within THOMAS BARKER was admitted to record

      THIS INDENTURE made the 10th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Thirty nine Betwen JAMES FARGUSON of the County of Essex and Parrish of South farnham of one part and JOHN CROXTON of the Parish and County aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that said JAMES FARGUSON for the sum of Seven thousand pounds of good Tobacco and Cask hath sold unto the said JOHN CROXTON his heirs or assignes forever all the right whatsoever which is or shall hereafter become due to the said JAMES FARGUSON to a certain parcel of land being in the Parish & County aforesaid containing one hundred acres and being part of that tract of land where the said JAMES FARGUSSON now dwells and bounded begining at a red oak a Corner between the said Land and the land of the said JOHN CROXTON thence along the dividing line to a Corner white oak in the Edge of an old field being another Corner between the said land and the land of the said JOHN CROXTON thence along the dividing line to a Corner white oak standing in the Main Swamp thence down the Swamp the several courses till it meets with a Small Branch called the BROOM BRANCH thence up the said BROOM BRANCH the South side thereof its severall courses to the head thereof being at the ROAD so down the ROAD to the place where it first began And all houses and appurtenances unto him the said JOHN FARGUSON To Have and To Hold the said land and premises Excepting one acre round the BURIAL PLACE unto the said JOHN CROXTON and his heirs and assignes forever. In Witness whereof I the said JAMES FARGUSSON have set my hand and Seal
      in presence of GEORGE WRIGHT JAMES FARGUSSON
      HENRY BOUGHAN, JAMES CROXTON
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the 18th day of December 1739
      GEORGE WRIGHT by Virtue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES FARGUSON acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment Indented and the Livery of Seisin to be the act and deed of the said JAMES FARGUSOON which on the motion of JOHN CROXTON was admitted to record KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JAMES FARGUSSON stand justly indebted to JOHN CROXTON and THOMAS BARKER in the full sum of Twenty thousand pounds of good Tobacco and Cask this 10th day of November 1739
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bound JAMES FARGUSSON do at all times hereafter upon request and at the cost and charges in the Law of THOMAS BARKER Acknowledge every such Deeds for Conveying all parcell of land in County and Parish aforesaid being the land where sd JAMES FARGUSSON now Dwells containing one hundred and fifty acres to them the said JOHN CROXTON & THOMAS BARKER that is to say all that part of the said land that lies on the south side of the BROOM BRANCH to him the said JOHN CROXTON his heirs and assignes forever, And the other part that lies on the North side of said BROOM BRANCH Adjoyning to the land where ye within THOMAS BARKER now lives to him the said THOMAS BARKER his heirs and assignes forever which said acknowledgement performed by the said JAMES FARGUSSON according to the meaning of these presents that then obligation to be void otherwise to remain in power in presence of GEORGE WRIGHT, JAMES FARGUSSON
      MARY FARGUSSON
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the 18th day of December 1739 GEORGE WRIGHT by Virtue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES FARGUSSON acknowledged this bond to THOMAS BARKER and JOHN CROXTON to be the act and deed of said
      JAMES FARGUSON which on the motion of said JOHN and THOMAS was admitted to record
      ===
      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 200-202
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twelth day of November in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty seven Between THOMAS BARKER of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and JAMES BOUGHAN JUNR. of same County and Parish of other part; Witnessed), that THOMAS BARKER in consideration of the sum of Thirty pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by JAMES BOUGHAN JUNR., by these presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto JAMES BOUGHAN JUNR his heirs all the Estate right title and demand which now is due to said THOMAS BARKER in a Divident of Land containing Ninety three acres lying in County and Parish aforesaid and being given by RICHARD TYLER, late of this County deceased, to his Daughter, the now Wife of JAMES BOUGHAN SENR., as by his Deed bearing date the Twenty second day of September in the year one thousand seven hundred and Twenty four it may appear and purchased by THOMAS BARKER of said JAMES BOUGHAN S and MARY his Wife as by their Deed to said THOMAS BARKER remaining of Record in the Secretarys Office it doth appear; Together with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the said land unto JAMES BOUGHAN JUNR. his heirs sufficiently indemnified from all incumbrances whatsoever to be holden to our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the quitrents accustomed and do warrant the same from me the said THOMAS BARKER my heirs; In Witness whereof the said THOMAS BARKER hath affixed his hand and seal the day and year above written Sign'd Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      THOMAS LANKFORD THOMAS BARKER
      RICHD: JONES
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 17th day of November Anno Dom 1747 THOMAS BARKER acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment Indented together with the Livery of Seizen and receipt thereon endorsed to JAMES BOUGHAN JR., to be his act and deed which on motion of said JAMES was admitted to Record and is truly
      recorded Test JOHN LEE Cl Cur
      ===
      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 202-204
      THIS INDENTURE made the 16th day of November in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty seven Between JAMES BOUGHAN of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham of one part and THOMAS BARKER of same Parish and County of other part; Witnesseth that JAMES BOUGHAN for sum of Ten pounds Currt. money of Virga: to him in hand paid by THOMAS BARKER, by these presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto THOMAS BARKER all the Estate right title and demand which is now to him said JAMES BOUGHAN his heirs &c., to a certain tract of land containing Twenty acres be the same more or less lying in Parish and County aforesaid and adjoyning the land of said THOMAS BARKER and bounded; Beginning at a red Oak, a corner of JOHN SMITH and JOHN FARGUSON standing by the Road side, thence along the Road to the head of a small Branch that runs into the TOWN MARSH, so down the said Branch the severall courses to a corner Birch standing by the mouth of a small Branch by side of a greater Branch called the WESTERN BRANCH, thence up the WESTERN BRANCH to an Ash by the side of said Branch, a corner of said THOMAS, so along said BARKERS line to the beginning, Together withall houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold all my right and title to that Divident of land given by my Father, HENRY BOUGHAN deced , to the said THOMAS BARKER & ANN his Wife &c., sufficiently indemnified from all Incumbrances whatsoever, to be held of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the quitrents accustomed and do warrant the same from me the said JAMES BOUGHAN my heirs; In Witness whereof JAMES BOUGHAN hath affixed his hand and seal the day and year above written Sign d Seal'd and Delivered in presents of us
      ARISTUPUS BOUGHAN, JAMES BOUGHAN
      BETTY her mark BARKER
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 17th day of November Anno Dom: 1747 JAMES BOUGHAN acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment Indented together with the Livery of Seizen thereon endorsed to THOMAS BARKER to be his act and deed which on motion of said THOMAS was admitted to Record and is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur

Research Links  Find Thomas Barker at the following sites -

Ancestry records for Thomas Barker