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Captain Nicholas Smith, Jr

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  • Name Nicholas Smith 
    Title Captain 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born c 1680  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Deed 121 Aug 1714  South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA 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 
    Event c 1720  South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Capt Nicholas Smith of South Farnham Parish, in the county of Essex, was appointed a justice between 1720 and 1730 and was a vestryman in 1739. (Meade I pp 393, 405)  
    Deed of Trust 15 Jul 1729  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    By deed, dated 15 July 1729, Nicholas conveyed to his son Francis 400 acres of land in Essex, "being the dwelling plantation of the Said Nicholas Smith" 
    Land Deed 15 Jul 1729  Essex County, Virginia,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 
    Event 1730  South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gave bond as sheriff and collector in 1730  
    Deed of Trust 1733  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nicholas conveyed land by deed to his son, Nicholas Smith, Jr. 
    Land Deed 1733  Essex County, Virginia,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 
    Land Deed 6 Oct 1753  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On Rootsweb, Jeff Clark's Extended Family is found " 6 Oct 1753 - Deed of Gift from Nicholas, Junior of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County to his brother Samuel Smith, for the better maintenance and education of Samuel Smith's children (italics mine) 1/2 part of 300 acres...Proved on 15 Jan 1754, Essex County, Virginia Deed Book, 1752-1761, page 400." - Kent Smith  
    Died c 1755  Essex County, Virginia,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 16 Aug 1757  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Administration on Nicholas' estate was granted 16 August 1757, to his son Nicholas the petition setting forth that he died intestate, and that Francis Smith was the elder son, but resigned his "right of administration" to his brother. (Essex Records) 
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    Person ID I83029  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith DNA GRP-E-M2_-3 Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA (2 Nicholas 3 Nicholas) (Kit# 5267****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA 2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John (Kit# B148****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA 2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John (Kit# 3970****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Francis m Anne Adams (Kit# 1391****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John x (Kit# 4042****/ ), Smith Branch: Unknown Smith (Kit# 8071****/ ), Smith Branch: John Smith m Frances M Haynes (2. Henry S 3 Stephen 4 James R A) (Kit# 1952****/ ), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith m Sally Jenkins (2 Bird 3 Howell 4 John T) (Kit# 1521****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Francis m Anne Adams (Kit# 1473****/ ), Smith Branch: Reuben Smith b 1802 NC m E C Slinkard( )
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    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 

    Father Nicholas Smith 
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    Smith Member
    Descendant of Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester, VA
    Family ID F30436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Colonel Francis Smith,   b. 1702, South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Gent Nicholas Smith,   d. c 1757, Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Smith
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F23248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - c 1680 - Virginia, 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 - South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - Capt Nicholas Smith of South Farnham Parish, in the county of Essex, was appointed a justice between 1720 and 1730 and was a vestryman in 1739. (Meade I pp 393, 405) - c 1720 - South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed of Trust - By deed, dated 15 July 1729, Nicholas conveyed to his son Francis 400 acres of land in Essex, "being the dwelling plantation of the Said Nicholas Smith" - 15 Jul 1729 - Essex County, Virginia,USA 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 County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - Gave bond as sheriff and collector in 1730 - 1730 - South Farnham Parish,Essex County,Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed of Trust - Nicholas conveyed land by deed to his son, Nicholas Smith, Jr. - 1733 - Essex County, Virginia,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 County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - On Rootsweb, Jeff Clark's Extended Family is found " 6 Oct 1753 - Deed of Gift from Nicholas, Junior of Southfarnham Parish, Essex County to his brother Samuel Smith, for the better maintenance and education of Samuel Smith's children (italics mine) 1/2 part of 300 acres...Proved on 15 Jan 1754, Essex County, Virginia Deed Book, 1752-1761, page 400." - Kent Smith - 6 Oct 1753 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - c 1755 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Administration on Nicholas' estate was granted 16 August 1757, to his son Nicholas the petition setting forth that he died intestate, and that Francis Smith was the elder son, but resigned his "right of administration" to his brother. (Essex Records) - 16 Aug 1757 - Essex County, Virginia,USA 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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