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

Joseph Norman

Male Aft 1708 - 1784  (< 74 years)


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  • Name Joseph Norman  [1
    Born Aft 1708  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Feb 1784  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40838  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Isaac Norman,   b. 1 Feb 1682, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1748, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Courtney,   b. 17 Jan 1684, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1702  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah McMurrin,   b. Bef 1734,   d. Aft 18 Apr 1790, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Married Bef 22 May 1750  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Norman,   b. Abt 1751, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1823, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah 'Sally' Norman,   b. 1754, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. James Norman,   b. 1756, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Norman,   b. 1760, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1838, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     5. Winifred Norman,   b. Abt 1762, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1822 and 1824, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [natural]
     6. Jemima E. Norman,   b. 1764, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Isaac Norman,   b. 25 Aug 1765, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1828, Spencer County, Kentucky - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     8. John Norman,   b. 1766, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)  [natural]
     9. Keziah Norman,   b. Abt 1768, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Frances Norman,   b. Abt 1770, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F25472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Read,   b. Abt 1731, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1754, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married Abt 1747  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Norman,   b. Abt 1748, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1827, Lincoln County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Norman,   b. 1749, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Henry County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F25474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of Joseph Norman of Culpeper Co.
      Dated 20 Nov., 1783. Proven 16 Feb., 1784.
      Legatees: Wife Sarah Norman.
      Sons: Thomas Norman, John Norman (a minor), William Norman, James Norman.
      Grandson Isaac Norman. Sarah Norman, wife of my son Isaac Norman.
      Daus.: Mary Dillard, Winifred Bywater, Peggy Calvert, Sally Norman, Fanny Norman, Mimey(?) Norman, Kisiah Norman.
      Executors: Wife Sarah Norman, Thomas Norman.
      Wit.: John Triplett, Thomas Norman Fanny(?) (X) Norman.
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      1783-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book C; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of Joseph Norman, decd. Recorded 20 June, 1785. Made by Harry Taliaferro, William Vaughan, George Gray.
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 402-405
      In the name of God Amen. I JOHN READ of the County of Culpeper being Sick and Weak of Body but of perfect minde and memory and as touching all my worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with I give an Dispose of the same in manner and form following
      Vizt. my will and desire is that all my lust debts & funeral charges be first paid. Item I lend unto beloved wife WINEFORD during her natural life the following slaves to wit, Tom & Jeny, and after her decease I give the said Negroe Tom unto my beloved Son THEOPHILUS and his heirs forever and the sd Negroe Jenny I give after the decease of my said Wife unto my son JOHN READ and his heirs forever.
      Item leave and bequeath unto my said MARY (since Decd) who was the wife of JOSEPH NORMAN & to her heirs one smiling current money.
      Item I lend unto my beloved son John Read one negro boy Peter in trust upon this special provision that after the said slave arrives to the age of Sixteen years my said son John shall allow
      and pay unto my daughter Winifred the wife of JOHN SHACKLEFORD in necessary clothing and apperel the sum of Six pounds current money to be laid out the best advantage yearly and every year during both the lives of the said Winefred & negro Peter aforesaid nevertheless if the said Winefred should outlive her said husband then I give the said negro Peter to her and her heirs but
      if she should die before her said husband then I give the said Negro Peter to my said son John Read & his heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter ELIZABETH the wife of STEPHEN JETT one gold ring. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved son John Read one negro boy Cato to him and his heirs forever. Also I give to my said son John my great black walnut chit
      Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved son HANKERSON and to his heirs forever the land whereon he now lives with all the stocks tools thereon also the following slaves to wit Great Cato & Little Moll.
      Item I give and bequeath to my beloved son THEOPHILUS one negro woman Moll & one negro gir I Indy to him & his heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved son JAMES one negro man Adam one negro woman Hanah & one child Nann to him and his heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath unto the children of my daughter ANN (the wife of HUGH FREEMAN) which she hath or may have to be equally divided between them at the death of my said daughter Ann one Negro Girl Lilley and her increase, one featner bed and furniture and one Cow & Calf the whole being now in the possession of the said Hugh Freeman.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Grand daughter MARY NORMAN a Feather bed & furniture & cow and call
      Item I give and bequeath unto my sons John and Hankerson my cart wheals and whip and reserving to my wife the use of the wheels during her life.
      Item I lend the use of the plantation & loft whereon I now live with all the household furniture, stocks, tools of all kinds ( not before bequeathed) unto my Beloved wife WINIFRED during her natural life and after her Decd.
      I give the same to be equally divided between my two sons Theophilus and James and their heirs forever.
      Item It is my desire that if In case any thing should be recovered of WILLIAM EASTHAM & others at the General Court concerning a Debt my self and Mr. JETT paid for STEPHEN JETT I give my proportion of what shall be recovered to be equilly divided between the children of Stephen Jett and my daughter Elizabeth.
      Lastly I do appoint my beloved sons John Read and Hankerson Read Excors. of my last Will & Testament In testimony whereof .. this Seventeenth day of August one thousand seven hundred & sixty five.
      Presence: JAMES PENDLETON, John Read
      HUMPHRY SPAREKS, PETER BOWMER
      At a Court held for County of Culpeper Thursday the 19th day of September 1765
      This last Will and Testament of John Read decd was presented in Court by John Read and Hankerson Read Exors. therein named who made oath thereto and being also proved by the oaths of James Pendleton, Humphry Sparks & Peter Bowmer witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded and the said Exors. heveing performed what the Law requires Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form.

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      1740-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 239-40.
      25 Sept. 1740. Isaac Norman and Frances his wife of Orange County to Joseph Norman, our son, of same. For natural love and affection. 100 acres on the south side of Platt run, part of a tract I live on, bounded between the land of James Turner, Nathaniel Hillan and John Robarts and Flat run.
      Isaac Norman
      Frances Norman
      Wit: James Turner, Courtney Norman, Francis [x] Norman,
      Rose (X) Norman.
      25 Sept. 1740. Acknowledged by Isaac Norman.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 217-218
      Indenture 26 Sept 1745 between JOHN ASHLEY of Orange County and JOSEPH NORMAN of same .. lease and release for £11 .. sells land in Orange County in little fork of Rappahannock River and on the Head Branch of Battle Run .. beginning corner to the sd Ashley's and Francis Browning .
      John (X) Ashley Seal
      Witnesses:
      John Thompson, Edward Herndon, John Francis.
      Recorded Orange County 26 September 1745.
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 73-74
      26 Jun 1748 James Turner, Parish of Hamilton, County of Prince William, Planter, and Joseph Norman of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Planter ... grants 24 acres .. land and plantation whereon Joseph Norman's father, Isaac Norman now liveth .. Flatt River .. land conveyed by Isaac Norman to James Turner by deed 26 May last past .. Provided .. it is covenanted between James Turner and Joseph Norman in consideration of the love they bear unto Frances Norman, wife of Isaac Norman, mother of Joseph Norman, and mother in law of James Turner, that she shall have title during her natural life. Recd. 28 Jul 1748.
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 398-400
      This Indenture made 26th November 1771 between JOSEPH NORMAN and SARAH his Wife of Parish of Saint Marks in County of Culpeper and OBEDIAH PETTIT of same in consideration of sum One hundred pounds current money of Virginia doth sell unto Obediah Pettit certain piece of land in Culpeper County being part of a large tract patented by ISAAC NORMAN Deceased in 1728 and by him conveyed as followeth Vizt. all that part thereof scituate on Northeast side of Flat Run to his son in Law JAMES TURNER which said land James Turner afterwards conveyed unto the above-said Joseph Norman and all that part of said land lying and being on the North West side of the said Run was conveyed by Isaac Norman Deceased to his son the said Joseph Norman all which said Tract lyeth in manner and form Vizt. Beginning at. a white oak tree markted fora corner in the line of the Reverend JOHN THOMPSON's lands near the GREAT ROAD and running from thence to a black oak tree marked for a corner to the place of Beginning containing as to contain in the whole full quantity of 146 acres ..
      Presence George Holloway, Joseph Norman
      John Chapman, John Abbott Sarah Norman
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 16th December 1771 This Indenture of Feofment ordered to be recorded Previous to which the said Sarah was first previly examined as the Law directs.

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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 353-356
      THIS INDENTURE made the 22d day of November 1776 Between OBADIAH PEITIT and ANN his Wife of Parish of St. Mark in County of Culpeper of one part and JOHN STRODE of King George & Common Wealth aforesd Witnesseth that for sum Two hundred & twenty five pounds current money of Virginia said Obadiah Pettitt and Ann his Wife do sell unto said John Strode all that land in County of Culpeper being part of a larger tract of land pattented by ISAAC NORMAN Decd in year 1728 and by him conveyed in the following manner (Viz) all that part situate on the Northeast side of Flat Run to his Son in Law JAMES TURNER which said Land the sd Turner afterward conveyed to JOSEPH NORMAN & all that part of said land lying on the Southwest side of said Run was conveyed by said Isaac Norman Decd to his Son the said Joseph Norman & all that part of said land lying on the Southwest side of all which said Tract of land lieth in manner and form following Viz, Begining at a white oak marked for a corner in the line of JOHN THOMSON and near the GREAT ROAD runing from thence N. to a white oak & a stone for a corner from thence So, to a Stake thence So, to a large white oak tree markt for a Corner thence No. to the Begining containing 146 acres . .
      Presence JOHN BALL, Obadiah Pettit
      ISAAC HERIN, ABNER VERNON, Ann Pettit
      HIRAM HARRISON, ZED PETTIT
      Memorandum Whereas there had been a Deed of Conveyance this day Executed from Obadiah Pettit and Ann his Wife of Parish of St. Mark & County of Culpeper conveying to John Strode of County of King George 146 acres lying on the waters of Flat Run in said County the bounds of said land in said Deed more fully expresd and whereas there is a piece of wood & cleared land on the So. West side of sd Estate & joining the land of the REVD. JOHN THOMPSON Decd. which is supposed by the parties to belong to the aforesaid sold Estate now if on the Title being Freed the afsd Slipe of land should be confirmed to the said Estate then and in that case the said Pettit & Ann his Wife sell the said Slipe of land & do agree that if said John Strode do try and prove the Title thereof at his expence & if it be confirmd as afsd that said Strode shall possess the same as if it had been within the bounds of the land mentioned in the said Deed. In Witness whereof this 22 day of November 1776.
      Presence JOHN BALL, Obadiah Pettit
      ABNER VERNON, ISAAC HERIN
      At Court held for Culpeper County 16th December 1776
      This Indenture of Bargain & Sale with the Memorandum annexed & Receipt thereon endorsed ordered to be recorded Previous to which the said Ann was first privily examined as the Law directs.
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      1783-1785 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 244-246
      THIS INDENTURE made this 10th day of August in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred &Eighty four Between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of County of STAFFORD of one part & THOMAS NORMAN & JOHN NORMAN of County of Culpeper of other part Witnesseth that WHEREAS by an Act of Assembly passed in the Seventh year of the Reign of George the Third of Great Britain certain lands whereof the said CHARLES CARTER then of KING GEORGE COUNTY was seized as tenant in tail mail were vested in certainTrustees to wit FIELDING LEWIS, WILLIAM ROBERTSON, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Somerset, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Marmion, JOSEPH JONES, JOHN SKINKER, LEWIS WILLIS & CHARLES WASHINGTON Esqrs. in fee simple for certain purposes in the said Act mentioned, And Whereas the said Trustees agreeable to the said Trust did bargain & sell a certain parcel of said Lands situate in County of Culpeper & bounded Be-gining at two small Maples in the line of JOHNSTONs Lott & Corner to Fifty acres sold by said Trustees to FREDERICK ZIMMERMAN, thence with JOHNSTONs Lott line North seventy six degrees East eighty poles to a marked red Oak supposed to be JOHNSTONs line or Corner, thence South seventy degrees East thirty eight poles ending in a piece of JOHN-STONs Tobacco Ground, thence North four degrees West three hundred & seventy two poles to a white Oak red Oak & Ash saplins by the Edge of the Low Grounds on the North side of MOUNTAIN RUN and Corner to GABRIEL JONES, thence North fifty seven degrees West fourteen poles to a Sycamore Bush in an Old Field by the Edge of a Corn Field, Corner to CARTERs Original Survey & also by GABRIEL JONES, thence through a Field South thirty seven degrees West One hundred & fifty two poles to two Maples & a Willow Oak in a Swamp near to CARTERs Back line & Corner to FREDERICK ZIMMERMANs fifty acres aforesaid Thence with said ZIMMERMANs line South four degrees East crossing MOUNTAIN RUN two hundred & fifty six poles to the Begining containing Two hundred & nineteen acres to a Certain JOSEPH NORMAN, it being the lands on which JOSEPH NORMAN then lived but failed to convey the same to him by a sufficient Deed, And Whereas the same by several acts of Assembly hath become since vested in the hands of CHARLES CARTER in fee simple And Whereas said JOSEPH NORMAN is since deceased and by his last Will intended to devise the same to the said THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN, two of his Sons, NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that CHARLES CARTER as well in consideration of the above recited premises as for sum of Five pounds to him paid by THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN by these presents doth bargain and sell unto THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN and to their heirs the parcel of land aforesaid with the appurtenances and all houses profits & hereditaments to the same belonging To have and to hold the land with the appurtenances unto THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN their heirs In Witness whereof the said CHARM CARTER hath hereunto set his hand ,& Seal the day & year first above written
      in presence of REUBIN ZIMMERMAN, CHS. CARTER
      ABSALOM BRADLEY, SAMUEL CALVERT
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of August 1784
      This Indenture was proved by the oaths of the Witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded

  • Sources 
    1. [S212] The Virginia Genealogist Volume 14, 1970.

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