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

Joseph Berry

Male Bef 1776 -


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  • Name Joseph Berry 
    Birth Bef 1776  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I135495  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Malachi Berry,   b. Abt 1744, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1778, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Berry   d. Aft 1777, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F35708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 414-416
      THIS INDENTURE made the 12 day of March 1777 Between JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. on one part and MELCHIAH [Malachi] BERRY of other part Witnesseth that said John Spotswood for rents and Covenants herein after mentioned hath granted to farm letien unto said Malchah Berry two hundred acres of land as by a plot and Survey of the same directed on the back of this Indenture, Except all mines, minerals and Quarries lying in the Parish of St. Marks in County of Culpeper To Hold during the natural lives of Malchiah Berry, ELIZABETH BERRY and JOSEPH BERRY and for lives of the longest liver of them paying yearly One thousand pounds of Tobacca & Cask on the Twenty Fifth day of Decr. and within four years after date of these presents plant upon the demised premises three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third at least to be good apple trees and Inclose with a good and Lawfull fence
      Presence of JOHN BEAM, John Spotswood
      ROBT. APPELBY, W . GAINES
      The Conditions of the Lease is that not more than four Tithes shall work upon the one hundred acres of land . .
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 19th day of May 1777
      This Indenture of Lease ordered to be recorded.

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