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  • Name Nicholas Smith 
    Born c 1680  VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Deed 121 Aug 1714  So Franham Parish, Essex Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nicholas Smith of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester Co., VA gives onto "my well beloved son Nicholas Smith Jr. of So Farnham Parish a tract of land (500a)adjacent to the plantation where he now lives." King and Queen County records concerning 18th century persons, 7th collection 
    Land Deed 15 Jul 1729  Essex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    ". . .said land contains four hundred acres . . .land contains my Dwelling Plantation, which I do except, I do acknowledge unto my loving son Francis Smith." Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. II 
    Land Deed 1733  Essex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come I NICHOLAS SMITH of the Parrish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex send Greeting. Know ye that I the sd NICHOLAS SMITH as well for the Natural affection and fatherly love which I have unto my Beloved Son NICHOLAS SMITH as also for divers other causes have given and do fully and absolutely grant unto my said Son NICHOLAS SMITH & to his heirs and assigns forever one certain percel of land being in Southfarnham Parrish in the County of Essex & joining to the land I now live on containing Three hundred acres bounded begining at a Popler standing in my MILL SWAMP & runing thence North West along a line of marked trees Parting this land and the land of EDWARD BOMAR to a Corner red Oak parting this land & the land of WILLIAM DOBYNS deceased, thence North East to a Quarter North along the line parting this land & the land of DOBBYNS to another Corner red Oak parting this land & the land of JOHN CHEYNEY to a white Oak standing on the South side of JOHN CHEYNEYS SPRING BRANCH thence down the Branch until it comes into my MILL SWAMP thence up the MILL SWAMP to the begining with all & singular its Rights Buildings, Orchards, Pastures or any profits and heriditaments whatsoever belonging and all the Estate right of me the sd NICHOLAS SMITH To Have and to Hold the said Tract of land with the appurtenances to my sd Son NICHOLAS SMITH to the only proper use & behoof of him my said Son his heirs & assigns forever. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and Seal this 15th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & thirty three
    in presence of SAMLL. SMITH, NICHO. SMITH
    FRANS, SMITH
    At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on ye XVth day of May MDCCXXXIII NICHOLAS SMITH acknowledged his Deed of Gift indented with ye livery & Seizen thereon endorsed to his Son NICHOLAS SMITH to be his act & deed which is admitted to record
    Essex Co VA Deed Book 19 
    Died c 1755  Essex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Deed 10 Nov 1756 
    p 277 Deed 10 Nov 1756 Refers to Capt Nicholas Smith Jr and Samuel Smith. Also to Grizil Smith wife of Samuel - King and Queen records concerning 18th century persons 7th collection 
    WILL 12 Oct 1757  Tappahannock, Essex Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will presented to court by James Medley Jr, Executor. Essex County, Virginia, Will Book II, page 413 - 416.
    The Will of Nicholas SMITH of Essex Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen. I Nicholas SMITH of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex, Gent. Being in perfect health of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament. First I commend my soul to Almighty God, trusting the merrits and sufferings of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ for the remission of my sins and my body to be buried in such a decent manner as my exor. herein named shall think and as to my disposal of my worldy estate which it has pleased God to bestow upon me all my debts being first paid, I give devise and bequeath the same as in manner following:
    Item - I give to my son Francis SMITH, my son Nicholas SMITH, My son Samuel SMITH, my daughter Susannah MEDLEY, each one shilling sterling, they having received each a sufficient part of my estate. I give to my daughter Ruth SAILE one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves and two sows to her heirs forever.
    Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy DUNN one negro girl named Betty BOOKER and one negro boy named Tom BOOKER, and two ewes to her heirs forever.
    Item - I give to my grandson John MEDLEY two cows and calves and two ewes to him and his heirs forever. All the rest and residue of my estate of what nature or kind so ever the same be real and personal I lend unto my loving wife Anne SMITH, during her life and after decease I give the same to be divided between my daughter Lucy DUNN and my two granddaughters Ann FISHER and Anne MEDLEY and their heirs forever, and lastly I appoint my son-in-law James MEDLEY my sole executor of this my last Will and Testament. I witness wheron I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th day of September 1755.....Nichs. SMITH SS.
    Signed published and declared as and for my last Will and Testament in the presence of James MEDLEY, Eleanor MEDLEY, Mary PATTERSON.
    At a court held for Essex County at Tappahannock the 12th day of October 1757 the last will and testament of Nicholas SMITH, Gent. Decd. was presented into the court by James MEDLEY Jr. the Exor. herein named who made oath thereto and proved by the oaths of James MEDLEY Sr. and Eleanor MEDLEY two of the witnesses hereto ordered to be recorded and is truly recorded. test. John LEE, Clerk
    Recorded in Will Book II pp 19 Essex County Virginia. Francis SMITH resigned his right as Exor. of his Father's estate to his brother Nicholas SMITH in August 1757.
     
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    Person ID I14282  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1680 VA m Anne(Tree Only-No DNA)
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    Father Nicholas Smith, Sr,   b. c 1665, Middlesex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734, Gloucester Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F5519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Smith,   b. 1680,   d. 1775  (Age 95 years) 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Smith,   b. 1710,   d. 1778  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2016 22:50:38 
    Family ID F26295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - c 1680 - VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - Nicholas Smith of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester Co., VA gives onto "my well beloved son Nicholas Smith Jr. of So Farnham Parish a tract of land (500a)adjacent to the plantation where he now lives." King and Queen County records concerning 18th century persons, 7th collection - 121 Aug 1714 - So Franham Parish, Essex Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - ". . .said land contains four hundred acres . . .land contains my Dwelling Plantation, which I do except, I do acknowledge unto my loving son Francis Smith." Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. II - 15 Jul 1729 - Essex Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come I NICHOLAS SMITH of the Parrish of Southfarnham in the County of Essex send Greeting. Know ye that I the sd NICHOLAS SMITH as well for the Natural affection and fatherly love which I have unto my Beloved Son NICHOLAS SMITH as also for divers other causes have given and do fully and absolutely grant unto my said Son NICHOLAS SMITH & to his heirs and assigns forever one certain percel of land being in Southfarnham Parrish in the County of Essex & joining to the land I now live on containing Three hundred acres bounded begining at a Popler standing in my MILL SWAMP & runing thence North West along a line of marked trees Parting this land and the land of EDWARD BOMAR to a Corner red Oak parting this land & the land of WILLIAM DOBYNS deceased, thence North East to a Quarter North along the line parting this land & the land of DOBBYNS to another Corner red Oak parting this land & the land of JOHN CHEYNEY to a white Oak standing on the South side of JOHN CHEYNEYS SPRING BRANCH thence down the Branch until it comes into my MILL SWAMP thence up the MILL SWAMP to the begining with all & singular its Rights Buildings, Orchards, Pastures or any profits and heriditaments whatsoever belonging and all the Estate right of me the sd NICHOLAS SMITH To Have and to Hold the said Tract of land with the appurtenances to my sd Son NICHOLAS SMITH to the only proper use & behoof of him my said Son his heirs & assigns forever. In Witness whereof I have sett my hand and Seal this 15th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & thirty three in presence of SAMLL. SMITH, NICHO. SMITH FRANS, SMITH At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on ye XVth day of May MDCCXXXIII NICHOLAS SMITH acknowledged his Deed of Gift indented with ye livery & Seizen thereon endorsed to his Son NICHOLAS SMITH to be his act & deed which is admitted to record Essex Co VA Deed Book 19 - 1733 - Essex Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - c 1755 - Essex Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Will presented to court by James Medley Jr, Executor. Essex County, Virginia, Will Book II, page 413 - 416. The Will of Nicholas SMITH of Essex Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen. I Nicholas SMITH of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex, Gent. Being in perfect health of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament. First I commend my soul to Almighty God, trusting the merrits and sufferings of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ for the remission of my sins and my body to be buried in such a decent manner as my exor. herein named shall think and as to my disposal of my worldy estate which it has pleased God to bestow upon me all my debts being first paid, I give devise and bequeath the same as in manner following: Item - I give to my son Francis SMITH, my son Nicholas SMITH, My son Samuel SMITH, my daughter Susannah MEDLEY, each one shilling sterling, they having received each a sufficient part of my estate. I give to my daughter Ruth SAILE one feather bed and furniture, two cows and calves and two sows to her heirs forever. Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy DUNN one negro girl named Betty BOOKER and one negro boy named Tom BOOKER, and two ewes to her heirs forever. Item - I give to my grandson John MEDLEY two cows and calves and two ewes to him and his heirs forever. All the rest and residue of my estate of what nature or kind so ever the same be real and personal I lend unto my loving wife Anne SMITH, during her life and after decease I give the same to be divided between my daughter Lucy DUNN and my two granddaughters Ann FISHER and Anne MEDLEY and their heirs forever, and lastly I appoint my son-in-law James MEDLEY my sole executor of this my last Will and Testament. I witness wheron I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th day of September 1755.....Nichs. SMITH SS. Signed published and declared as and for my last Will and Testament in the presence of James MEDLEY, Eleanor MEDLEY, Mary PATTERSON. At a court held for Essex County at Tappahannock the 12th day of October 1757 the last will and testament of Nicholas SMITH, Gent. Decd. was presented into the court by James MEDLEY Jr. the Exor. herein named who made oath thereto and proved by the oaths of James MEDLEY Sr. and Eleanor MEDLEY two of the witnesses hereto ordered to be recorded and is truly recorded. test. John LEE, Clerk Recorded in Will Book II pp 19 Essex County Virginia. Francis SMITH resigned his right as Exor. of his Father's estate to his brother Nicholas SMITH in August 1757. - 12 Oct 1757 - Tappahannock, Essex Co., VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Deed reference 10 Feb 1757 Essex Co VA. Land Given to Nicholas Smith Jr
    Deed reference 10 Feb 1757 Essex Co VA. Land Given to Nicholas Smith Jr


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