RICHARD ROSSER 1677-1736
OF RICHMOND & KING GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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1a.  Richard ROSSER  was born  1677  in  what was then Old Rappahannock County, Virginia.   He owned
       land in Richmond County, Virginia  when  John Rowley and Catherine Williams were killed  on 30    	
       Aug  1704  in Richmond County, Virginia.  He   married Sarah                        .      about 1704  probably 
       in Richmond County, Virginia.  Richard lived in Hamilton Parish County, King George      County,                        
       Virginia .  He wrote his will on 17 Jun 1735 and it was proved on  5 Mar 1735/1736 in King George
       County, Virginia.  Richard was about 59 years old when he died.

        Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Volume IV 1697-1784 by Peggy Shomo Joyner
        King George County, Virginia.
        Richard ROSSER for whom surveyed, assignee of Thomas DUNCAN, no wart, date from survey; 
        15 Oct 1725 - 16 Nov 1726; 264 acres on Great Run of Rappahannock between Naked Mountain
        and a small mountain.  Survey .  John Savage.
      
       County formation is important as we review this family.
            Old Rappahannock County formed abolished in 1692.
            Richmond County, Virginia was formed in 1692
            King George County, Virginia was formed in 1720-21
            Stafford County, Virginia was formed in 1664
            Prince William County, Virginia formed in 1730-31
            Fauquier County, Virginia formed in 1759

            NOTE:  We believe that his parents  may have been David ROSSER ( ROSIER )  who married          	
            twice:
            (David ROSSER may be our emigrant ancestory have come to  America  from Bristol
            England  indentured to Lewis Markham for four years  30 Nov 1676.
            (1)  Sarah SHERWOOD
            (2)  Margaret

                                           CHILDREN OF RICHARD ROSSER AND SARAH        

      2a.  Barbary ROSSER  was born about 1711 in Virginia.

      2b.  James Glendening ROSSER  was born about 1713 in Virginia

      2c.  Rachel ROSSER  was born about 1714 in Virginia.  (married a John Jackson (Schoolmaster
             according to   the will of  brother William Rosser)  marriage in St Paul's Parish, Stafford
             County, Virginia dated 31 Jan 1731/1732.

      2d.  Elizabeth ROSSER was born about 1715 in King George  County, Virginia

      2e.  Ann ROSSER  was born about 1716 in  King George County, Virginia.  (married a James
             Glendening  according to will of brother William  Rosser)
             3a.  John Glendening

     2f.  John ROSSER  was born about 1718 in King George County, Virginia and  died in Fauquier
           County Virginia about 1783.  John married   Mary NEAVIL  about 1760-1752 probably
           in Prince William County, Virginia.  Mary was the daugther of  George NEAVIL and Mary
           SYMES.  (See his section)
                                                              	                                      
     2g.  William ROSSER was born about 1720 in King George County, Virginia and
            died about 1747.   His will  is found in King George County, Virginia  Will Book A-1
            page 196.   Died with having children.  His will is very valuable.
              
    2h.  Sarah ROSSER was born about 1722 in King George County, Virginia.  Sarah 
            married Hayward TODD  7 Sep 1746 in Stafford County, Virginia.   Hayward Todd
            before  about 1754.
            3a.  Samuel TODD
            3b.  Hayward TODD
            3c.  Lucy TODD
            3d.  Richard TODD


Richard ROSSER  is listed as the neighbor of John ROWLEY and Catherine WILLIAMS  who were
killed by the Indians 30 Aug 1704 in Richmond County, Virginia.  This land was on Pasbytansey
Creek, Richmond County, Virginia.

Richmond County, Virginia Wills and Inventories 1699-1709

f101r  John Williams, St Marks Parish, Richmond County, Virginia will 27 Jan 1704/5   (7 Aug 1706)
entire estate to Stephen Fewell and his children: no ex.,
witnesses:  Richard Pearle, John Owen, Richard Rosser.

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP TO STEPHEN FEWELL?  

King George County, Virginia Deed  Book 1
 page 315  The deposition of Richard Rosser ages about forty eight years being first sworn saith that Ann
Hinson now Ann Hopkins who is about thirty years of age and wife to John HOPKINS  is the daughter of 
Mary HINSON AND... William WOOD  her Uncle late of   Stafford County deceased and further this deponent said not. pursuant to the order of King George Court 2 Oct 1725..This deposition was taken before me the 26 Oct 1725.                                                      Samuel Skinker
Recorded 8th Nov 1725                                                            T. Turner
Then came Hester Lampton  widow and presented the above deposition and on her motion.  was ordered to be recorded in perpetuam rei memoriam..T. Turner.

page 315  The deposition of Mary CHESHIRE aged about 41 years sworn and saith.. that about 21 years ago Ann Hinson the daughter of Mary Hinson between  9 or 10 years of age was brought by her Uncle
William Wood to Evan JONES's house and there she staid two or three months and by a certain mark on her body she this dponenent knowns  her to be the same girl that at this present time is now the wife of
John HOPKINS and further this deponent said not ..ordered 2 Oct 1725..deposition taken 26 Oct 1725.

Then came Hester LAMPTON widdow and presented the above deposition and on her motion.  was ordered  to be recorded in  perpetuam rei memoriam.  T. Turner.

King George County, Virginia Order Book 1723-1725

p 180  -  David  JONES  produced a certificate from under  the hand of Rowland Thornton Gentleman one of  his majesties judges. ..... that he took up a runaway servant belong to Richard ROSSER of this county.
named Thos Grimes

p 238  2 Apr 1725  William ROWLEY,  John OWENS, Richard ROSSER  or any three of them to appraise the estate of  Henry   FEWELL.  deceased.

p 272   -  3 Sep 1725  Richard  Rosser, John Owens,  Francis Jefferys and Richard Bryant or any three of 
them appointed  to appraise the estate of John Marders deceased.

King George County, Virginia   Order Book 1725-1728

6 Jul 1727  -  John OWENS,  Richard ROSSER and Nathaniel ELKINS acknowledge their bond for
two hundred pounds sterling for the said OWENS true and faithfull administration of the said GOLLOP's
estate.

4 Aug 1727 -  Imparlance is granted unto Richard ROSSER in the suit brought against him by  James JONES.

4 Aug 1727  Richard ROSSER  served on a jury 1 Sep 1727 where Elizabeth PAULLIN (widow) versus
George Braxton, Gentleman.

6 Oct 1727 Richard ROSSER served on a jury Jeremiah  STROTHER versus William  HARRISON.

King George  County Virginia Deed Book 2

p. 315  21 Apr 1740  King George County, The deposition of William Rowley Senior, ages about seventy years saith he kew a white oak standing on the North side of a hill which was always reputed Richard ROSSER's corner which tree is now rotten and gone and further saith not.  sworn before me 21st Apr
1740  John Champe                                               William ROWLEY.
Memo:  on the 21day of April 1740 Wm Rowley put up a locust post on the spot where the above mentioned tree formerly stood.   In presence John Champe,  Benjamin McCarty.
     Robert Smith, Haward Todd, William Kelly and John JACKSON  
At a court held 6th Jun 1740 ..  Sarah ROSSER produced this deposition of William Rowley Senior.. into court and on her motion the same was admitted to record.
King George  County, Virginia Deed Book 3
 page 320-324  Indenture between Joshua LAMPTON and Sarah his wife  and William GRIGSBY Senior of Stafford County planter  land  of William Grigsby south side upon land of Thomas Grigsby deceased
on the west upon land of Richard ROSSER along land to first station.  Present Grigsby Rogers  and William Grigsby Junior court 3 Nov 1749

King George County Virginia   10  Jan 1751  voting record.
William ROWLEY       VOTED FOR   Charles  CARTER
John ROSSER                                         Anthony STROTHER
John ROSSER                                         Charles CARTER
           
King George County, Virginia  Deed Book 3 page 483-487  Indenture made 4 Jun 1753 between Esther
JONES  and Joseph JONES of Hanover Parish  County  King George  and William Grigsby Junior son
of William Grigsby Senior  of Brunswick parish and count of foresaid witness  for fifty pounds  sold 100 
acres which William Lampton late of King George County deceased formerly purchased of one John 
Hopkins  and Ann his wife  which said  Lampton  by his last will and testament bequeather to his son Saml Lampton and if he died before he arrived to the age of eightenn years then to be equally divided  among his other three children. vizt  William LAMPTON,   Ann Lampton now  Ann Grigsby and Joshua Lampton which said  Samuel dying before he came to age of 18 years the said William and Ann by virture of their said Fathers will became  each of them respectively seized of and in one third part of the land .  who sold all their right unto James JONES  late of aforesaid county which being part in King George and part in Stafford County and is bounded as folleth on lands of the aforsaid William Grigsby Srnionr son of John Grigsby late of Stafford County deceased and  Major John Fitzhugh and Richard ROSSER  late deceased.
Presence Jos Lampton
                  Benja Rush Jr.                              Esther Jones     -     Joseph  Jones
At a court held 4 Jun 1752.

About the time I found most of the information on the ROSSER family  I found the following book
which verified the information presented here.    Obviously  other families were treated in  this 
excellent book entitled:
The Wingfield and Nelson Families of Fauquier Co., Virginia, Compiled by J. Douglas BRADSHAW,
Dietz Press, Richmond, Virginia  1986.  Rosser information begins on page 279.

Abstracts of  Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys 1697-1784 Volume IV,   King George
County, Virginia.  

Richard Rosser for whom surveyed assignee of Thomas Duncan, no warrant, date from survey 15 Oct 1725-16 Nov 1726 264 acres on Great Runn Run of Rappahannock between Naked Mountain and a 
small mountain.  Survey John Savage.

King George County, Virginia Will Book A-1  page 118-121

In the Name of God Amen.  I Richard ROSSER   of the County of King George being sick and weak of body, but of sound and perfect sense and memory, Thanks be to Almighty God 
for it , do constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament, making null and void all other will or wills by me heretofore made to all intents and purposes as if they had never been made.  
 
Item, I give to my three sons, John, William, and James Rosser three hundred ninety eight
acres of land lying in the county of Prince William, one tract of two hundred and ninety and seventy acres lying by the north side of the north fork of the Rappahannock River to be equally divided between them three and if any one them should died without heirs lawfully begotten, that the said land to be divided between the survivors, and in case they all die  with out equally divided between Barbary, Sarah, Ann and Elizabeth ROSSER  to them and their heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten  forever.

Item:  I give to my daughter Barbary a Negro man named Frank and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten
forever.

Item:  I give to Sarah my daughter a Negro man named Pomp and the heirs of the body lawfully begotten
forever.

Item:  I give to my son John ROSSER  a Negro man named Ned and to his heirs  lawfully begotten forever.

Item:  I   give to my son William ROSSER  a Negro man named Harry and to his heirs and lawfully begotten forever.

Item:  I give to my son   James a Negro woman named Pegg and her increase to him and his heirs lawfully
begotten forever.

Item:  I give to my son John ROSSER  a feather bed, one rug a pair of blankets, one sheet, one pot and hooks to him and his heirs forever.

Item:  I give to my son William one feather bed, one rug, a pair of blankets, one sheet, one pot to him and 
his heirs forever.  

Item:  I give to my  son James  ROSSER  one feather bed, one rug, a pair of blankets one sheet, one pot to his and his heirs forever.

Item:  I give to my daughter Barbary one feather bed, one rug, a pair of blankets, one sheet, one pot to her and the heirs of her body forever.

Item:  I give to my daughter Rachel one feather bed and the furniture belonging to it, one pot and frying pan  now in here possession to her and the heirs of her body forever, and also a cow and calf now in her
possession to her and the heirs of her body forever.

Item:  I give to my daughter  Sarah one feather bed, one rugg, one pair of blankets, one sheet, one pot to the heirs of her body forever.

Item:  I give to my daughter  Ann one feather bed, one rugg, one pair of blankets , one sheet, one pot to her
the heirs of her body forever.

Item I give to my daugher Elizabeth one bed, one rugg, a pair of blankets and one pot to her and the heirs
of her body forever.

Item:  It is my will to leave all the rest residue and remainder of my estate  divided amongs my children after the decease of my wife, and also it is my desire that all my estate in my possession be kept upon the plantation and nothing to be removed till after my wife's decease and also it is my desire that my estate shall not be appraised

And lastly I do constitute and ordain my loving wife Sarah Rosser my whole and sole executrix to this my last will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 12th day of June 1735.

Signed and sealed and delived in Presence of  us
William Somerton
William Kelly                                                                     Richard ROSSER
William Strayton                                                                            

At a court held for King George County, Virginia the 5th day of Mar 1735/1736.

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 3
20b.   Know all men  ...   We Sarah ROSSER  and  John Champe Gentleman...are bund unto William Robinson Gent. ... on befalf of ye court of King George.. in sum five hundred pounds current money 5 Mar 1735/1736  condition  if Sarah Rosser, executrix of ye last will and testament of Richard Rosser deceased make true inventory of all goods chattles and credits of ye said deceased and do exhibit into court court King George further do make just account of her actings and doings there in when required of
ye said court and also truly pay all legaces.  then this obligation be void ..or else remain.  
5  Mar 1735/6                                                                                                     Sarah  ROSSER
Ordered to be recorded.


                                        POSSIBLE PARENTS OF RICHARD ROSSER

1a.  David  ROSSER came to Virginia  30 Nov 1676 from  Bristol England with an Indenture to Lewis                                                           
       Markham .   Lewis Markham is found in several records in the area.  David died intestate before 1 Jun
       1698 in Richmond County, Virginia.  Margaret is listed as his wife.  
 
NOTE: We know that Richard ROSSER  was born in 1677.  Their names arementioned in early Richmond
County, Virginia records.  


24  Nov 1688  I David Rosier of Sittenburn Parish and my Wife Sarah ROSIER sold all our right in a parcell of land formerly belonging to Philip Sherwood deceased,  the Father of my wife.
From Old Rappahannock County Deed Book 1688-1692 pp 31-32.)

Wills of Richmond County, Virginia, 1699-1800.

page 300 David  ROSSER administrator of his estate to Margaret ROSSER  widow. Francis Stone and Francis TRIPLETT, SEC; 1 Jun 1698 David ROSSIER married (1) Sarah SHERWOOD BY 1688 and (2)
Margaret ______________ mrc p. 173)

Marriage of Richmond County, Virginia

ROSS(I)ER, David (16??-1698)  married (1) by 24 Nov 1688, Sarah Sherwood, one of the four daughters of Philip SHERWOOD, deceased of Rappahannock County whose land fell into Richmond County upon its formation in 1692.  Their son and heir, David ROSSER, conveyed his one fourth interest in the land estate of his grandfather Sherwood in 1715 to Frances JAMES (Q.V.), P.102. cob#2,  .301,313;db#7,P38.
23t115, 207, 278.  It appears very likely that Francis JAMES married (2)  Margaret (Surname Unknown), 
the widow of David ROSSER, and to whom administration was granted on his estate 1 Jun 1698.
David ROSSER married (1) Sarah SHERWOOD;  married (2) Margaret  ________________
Francis JAMES married (1) Mary SHERWOOD; married (2) Margaret_________________
I believe the aforementioned Margarets are identical

 Index to Marriage Old   Rappahannock  & Essex County, Virginia   1655-1900

11 Nov 1672  Whereas Wm Ball  who intermarried with Margaret WILLIAMSON  and John
ROZIER  who intermarried with  Mary WILLIAMSON  by virture  of the Will of Coll William
UNDERWOOD  deceased did give  Margaret and Mary WILLIAMSON  Eight Hundred Eighty
Two acres of land  (From old Rappahannock  County Deed Book 1665-1677, pp 93-94.

1689  ROSIER, David married Sara daughter of Philip SHERWOOD   D.B.8 page 35.
1673  ROSIER,  John of Westmoreland County, Virginia married Mary WILLIAMSON daughter of
           James WILLIAMSON  D.B. 5 page 201 and p 289

1a.  John GRIGSBY  was born about  1682  in Virginia.  John married a Sarah ROSSER about 1702
      in  Virginia.  
      2a.  Charles GRIGSBY  Senior  was born about 1708 and died in 1799.  He married  Sarah      			WILKERSON


The Complete Book Of Emigrants 1607-1660 Peter Wilson Coldham, 1992. Genealogical Publishing
Company.

1657  4 Mar Cecilly ROSSER  of Bashink (sic) Monmouth, and Margery Giles of Bristol bound to Phillip Bennet mariner, to serve four years.

1659  16 Jul Ann ROSSER  of Bristol bound to Richard SMITH  serve four years in Virginia.

The Complete Book of Emigrants  1661-1699

26 Jan 1661  Bristol, England Walter ROSSER  yeoman  7 years to Stephen TAYLOR

25 Nov 1661? William ROSSER of Bristol, England  apprenticed to Stephen TAYLOR

6 Aug 1662  Bristol, England Hugh ROSSER to Joseph WICKS  apprenticed 4 years.

6 Oct 1665 Gilbert ROSSER  apprenticed to Thomas ARROWSMITH  4  years in Virginia.

16 Sep 1669  Bristol, England  John ROSSER to William FOXALL 4  years in Virginia.

1 Feb 1672 Charles ROSSER apprenticed to  Thomas TAYLOR

26 Oct 1672 Alice Games apprenticed to John ROSSER for four years
 
30 Nov 1676  David ROSSER Bristol, England  apprenticed to Lewis MARKHAM  for four years ship Francis and Mary

7  Jan 1681  Bristol, England Philip LAMBERT  apprenticed  to Thomas ROSSER

Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800, by Clayton Torrence
Campbell
      David 1790 Will
      Jonathan 1795 Administration
Brunswick
      Jno. 1775 Will
Fauquier 
      John 1783 Will
Greensville
      Eliz 1796 Will
King George
      William 1747 EB
      Richard   1754 Administration       
      Jas  1757 Inventory
Orange
      Eliz  1742 Will

Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys 1697-1784  Volume IV by Peggy Shomo JOYNER

Mr.  John Steele, 4 Jul 1722 16 Nov 1722 371 acres in Parish of Washington Pope Creek; adjacent to Joseph CHAMBERS, Mr Lawrence Pope, Gilbert METCALF,  Ambrose BAXTER's old plantation
formerly Wm Kimball's)  Capt Ball, Mr  ffrans St____, David Rosier.  Surv. Thomas NEWTON.




Abstracts of the Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys

Richard ROSSER for whom surveyed , assigned of Thomas Duncan, not wart, dated from Survey; 15 Oct 1725 264 acres on Great Run of Rappahannock between Naked Mountain and a survey John SAVAGE.

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1

page 269-274  Indenture 1 / 2 Aprill 1725 between  William ROWLEY of parish of Hanover, King George County and   Thomas GRIGSBY of Parish of St. Paul's  in County of Stafford.. by Deeds of Lease and Release.. for 2000 pounds of tobacco...sold 50 acres of plantation where on Richard Griffis
now lives being part of a patent of five hundred acres which belong to  Catherine the daughter and heir of
Hugh Williams lat the wife of John Rowley deceased and was escheated by William Wood who obtained a deed for the same from the proprietors office dated the 23rd day of February 1705 containing fifty acres the said William Wood did by his last will dated 6 Jun 1706 give to William ROWLEY ..beginning at a post...Richard ROSSER's formerly wood, Mr Gregg's line, Mr Parlee..  
Moses Battaley                                       Presence Benja Berryman
                                                                                                                         William ROWLEY
...and Mary the wife of the said ROWLEY relinquished her right of Dower and thirds.  Know all men....
I Wm Rowley... am bound unto  Thomas Grigsby...in sum of one hundred pounds sterling...2 Apr 1725.
The condition of ye obligation..if Wm  Rowley.. shall warrant the said lands unto Thomas Grigsby...
this obligation to be void..otherways to remain in full force.  
2 Apr 1725...Deeds of Lease and Release and bond recorded.  
April the first day 1725 recevied of Mr. Grigsby the sum of five shillings lawful money of England.  William Rowley
April the first day of 1725 received of Thos. Grigsby 2000 pounds of tobacco. Willm Rowley
7th May 1726.  Receipt presented.

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1-A

page 108-110  Indenture 5th/6th  November 1730 between William LAMPTON  Parish of Hanover
King George County Planter and John Grigsby Junior of Parish of Overwharton in County of  Stafford
Blacksmith and Ann his wife of one part and James Jones of Parish of Hanover County of King George Bricklayer of other part.  sell unto James JONES 100  acres  Which William Lampton late of King 
George deceased fromerly purchased of John Hopkins and Ann his wife by his last will and testament
gave to his son equally divided  between his other three children (vizt) above named William Lampton and Ann now the wife of the above named John Grigsby and Joshua Lampton which Samuel dying before he came to age of 18 years the said Will and Ann Grigsby by virtue  of the Fathers will be came seized of one full third part land being partly in King George and partly in Stafford in Parish of Hanover and St. Pauls
.....bounded by lands of  William Grigsby son of John Grigsby late of Stafford County deceased and of Major  John Fitzhugh and Richard Rosser.. for thirty pounds current money of  Virginia. 
                                                                                                                  William  Grigsby
Presence Richard Bryan , Thomas Vivion, 
Richard Tutt.          John GRIGSBY  Ann X  GRIGSBY 
6TH  Nov 1730...Then came William Lampton, John Grigsby and Ann his wife said Ann being solely examined confessed her free consent thereto...Deeds of lease and release together with consideration
mentioned recorded.

King George County Virginia Deed Book 1-A

page 238  Indenture 20th Oct 1732 between Richard Griffis Parish of Hanover King George County
and Thomas Grigsby of Parish of St. Paul's Parrish County of Stafford Gentleman.  for 6000 pounds
Tobacco sold 74 acres part of Richard ROSSER's patent of 600 acres sold by Rosser to John ROWLEY
by deed  12 Jan 1668 and by Wm Rowley son and heir of  the said John ROWLEY conveyed to Richard
GRIFFIS  by deed dated 4th December 1729 land bounded ...Poplar swamp; a spring branc belonging to 
William  SMITH deceased to Absalom SPICER
Presence   John HOLBROOK, 
     Joseph CROUCH,  John SIMPSON                                                   Richard Griffis
3rd November 1732.  Deed recorded.   	

page 291-293  Indenture 7th June 1734 between James Jones Parish of Brunswick County of King George and Henry Jones of same Planter.. in consideration of  yearly rents... doth lease to farm lett 100
acres  which William Lampton late of King George County deceased formerly purchased  of John HOPKINS  and Ann his wife and by his last will and testament gave to his son Samuel Lampton and if he died before arrived to age of 18 to be equally divided betweeen his other thre children (vizt) William
LAMPTON,  Ann Grigsby (now wife of John  Grigsby) and Joshua Lampton which said Samuel died before came to age of 18 and said William them seized  of 1/3l part which sold to above named James Jones land partly in King George County and partly in Stafford County and in Parish of Brunswick and St. Paul's is bounded on lands of William  Grigsby  son of  John Grigsby late of  Stafford County deceased and lands  of Thomas Grigsby and Richard Rosser from 25th December next ensuing paying yearly 1200 pounds of tobacco and qt rents on 25th December...Plant 100 goo leather coats and Ginitins apple trees and a good peach orchard and 30 cherrie trees.                             Jas Jones
Presence Enoch Berry                                                                     Henry Jones
       Charles Jones, Wm  (x) Dowlin
7th Jun 1734...Deed of Lease recorded.

Northern Neck Warrants and  Surveys Volume IV 1697-1784  Abstracts of  by Peggy Shomo Joyner

p 130.  Westmoreland County, Virginia  Samuel Davis, no wart, date from survey 15 Sep 1739 - 3 Nov 1739 59 acres adjancent George Weedon, John Weedon, Rosier, John Bland.  CC  Alexander Howerd and Leonard Courtney.  Survey James Thomas Junior. 

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 5

page 808-810 Indenture made 2 Oct 1769 between John Lunsford of county of King George and Elizabeth his wife of one part and William Rowley of said county.. for sum one hundred and eighty pounds, eight shillings current money sold 129 acres it being land where on I now live.  beginning
at Richard Rosser's  corner tree to the indian Cabbin Branch...to a white oak corner tree of Doctor
Richard Bryan..Presence of Catherine Davis,
                          Francis Jackson, William Marders                                                John Lunsford
                                                                                                                                    Elizabeth Lunsford
    At a court held 5th Oct 1769...  Deed Acknowledged.... admitted to record.

Prince William County, Virginia - Northern Neck  Warrants and Surveys 17110-1780 by Peggy Shomo
JOYNER

P. 134  Colo Henry  Willis and Mr Richard Buckner of Caroline Co.  5 Jun 1731 28 Aug 1731 1,384 acres on Carters Run, at end of Naked Moutain, adjacent James Anderson/Handerson, Colo Lee, Richard Rosser, Michael Meldrum, Joseph Martain, John Corbin, Surv.  John Warner.

P. 117  Peter Kemper 6 July 1745 - 10 July 1745 187 acres on branches of Cater's Run, Rosser's Run,
adjacent in wart-between lines of Michael Meldrum, James Crapp, John Dagy; in survey - Benja King,
Buckner.  CC - John Rosser and Jacob Smith.  Pilot Joseph Williams.  Surv.  James Genn.

p 118  Samuel King, assignee of William Ridings for who surveyed 4 Apr 1744 18 Apr 1744 229 acres
on Carter's Run on side of Bushy Mountain a poisoned field  adjacnet Jno Dagg, Thomas Jackman,
Burditt/Buddy Clifton  CC - Thomas Jackman, Joseph King, John Rosser.  Pilot Jno Corbin.  Surv.  James
Genn

Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775 by Gertrude E. Gray.

William Duling of Prince William County 140 acres in said county sruvey Mr James Genn.  adjacent George Williams, John Kemper, Thomas Welsh (Welch), Joseph Williams,  Richard Rosser, Rossers
Run. 7 Sep 1747.

                              FAMILY OF JOHN ROSSER OF FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA

     2f.  John ROSSER  was born about 1718 in King George County, Virginia.  John married Mary
            NEAVIL  1750-1752  probably in Prince William  County, Virginia.    Mary was born  about 
            1726 probably in  Northumberland County, Virginia the daughter of George NEAVIL  and Anna
            SYMES.   John ROSSER left his will in Fauquier County, Virginia dated 23 Jun 1783.  John 
            lived on Cedar Run in Fauquier  County,  Virginia.  Mary died about 1796 in Fauquier County, 
            Virginia.
             Deed  Book 3 page 467-470  King George County, Virginia  John ROSSER  in 1752  voted for
             Charles Carter Senior  and Anthony STROTHER .    
              If John ROSSER lived  on Deep Run in  Prince William County, Virginia.  Why would he go to
              King George County , Virginia to  vote.  Did he live in King George County at this time?
       
            3a.  Mary ROSSER  was born 1754 probably in Prince William County, Virginia.  Mary 
                   married John MITCHELL 21  Dec 1771 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  Will Book
                   2 Fauquier County,  Virginia  estate appraised  May 1784 by James Crockett, Fred K.
                   Burditt, John Kemper
                   4a.  John Mitchell Junior
 
            3b.  Richard ROSSER  was born about 1756  probably in Prince William County, Virginia.
                   Richard married Judith KEMPER 23  Sep 1779 in Fauquier  County, Virginia  He died 
                   after 1832.   Judith was the daughter of Peter KEMPER

            3c.  George ROSSER was born about 1764 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  George married
                   Priscilla MAUZY 15 FEB 1792  Fauquier  County, Virginia.  Priscilla was the daughter
                   of  Peter  MAUZY.  George ROSSER  died before 1799 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
                   4a.  Malinda ROSSER  
                   4b.  Nancy ROSSER  married John MURRAY 8 Sep 1811 in Fauquier County, Virginia.

            3d.  John ROSSER   was born about 1762 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  John married Nelly
                   GLENDENING 22  Feb 1781 in Fauquier  County,   Virginia.
                   4a.  Eleanor ROSSER married  James S. BOWLIN 10  Sep 1812 in Fauquier County, Virginia
                   4b.  Mary ROSSER  married  Presley MCKELLUP 1 Mar 1805 in Fauquier County,  Virginia
 
            3e.  William ROSSER was born about 1768 in Fauquier  County, Virginia. married  Mary
                   CURTIS 12  Jan 1787 in  Fauquier County, Virginia.

            3f.  Sukey Susanna ROSSER  was born about 1770 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  Susanna
                  married John WITHERS 1  Sep 1796 in Fauquier County, Virginia.

            3g.  Letty ROSSER  was born about 1772 in Fauquier County, Virginia.  Letty married 
                   Edward BALL 22  Feb 1792 in Fauquier County, Virginia.  (See Chapter 19)
                   
           3h.  Sally ROSSER was born about 1773 in Fauquier  County, Virginia

           3i.  Elizabeth ROSSER    was born about  Jan 1774 in Fauquier County, Virginia.

           3j.  Nancy  ROSSER  was born about 1775 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  Nancy married
                  Joseph NELSON 28 Dec 1803 in Fauquier County, Virginia  son of  Joseph NELSON Senior 	 	   and  Catherine O'BANNON.

           3k.  Violet ROSSER was born about 1776 in Fauquier  County, Virginia

           3l.  Winny ROSSER was born about 1777 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.

           3m.  Sarah ROSSER was born about 1778 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.

NOTE:  Hannah ROSSER  who married William  WITHERS 16  Mar 1769  in Fauquier County, Virginia
may be  a daughter of  John ROSSER; however, she is not listed in the Will  and  her marriage
records shows no relation.   Ambrose BARNETT  witnessed the Marriage


               3c.  George ROSSER  was born about 1764 in Fauquier County, Virginia.    George married 
                      Priscilla MAUZY 15 Feb 1792 in Fauquier  County, Virginia.  Priscilla was the daughter
                     of John MAUZY.  George died before 23 Sep 1801 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
                      4a.  Malinda ROSSER
                      4b.  Nancy ROSSER 

Fauquier County, Virginia Guardian Bonds 1759-1891 by  John K. GOTT
 
Daniel WITHERS,  guardian of Malinda ROSSER  and Nancy ROSSER, orphans of George Rosser
deceased.  23 Sep 1801.  For $12,000.  Security  John A.W.SMITH  J.P.: c. Peyton, James Morgan ,
Chas. L. CARTER, Asa Hume, Gent. Wit: B. Ward.

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4

pp 409-410  Indenture made 5th April 1759 between John Rosser of county  Prince William of one part and William Rowley Gent of King George for sum sixty pounds current money... sold parcel of land in King George County where of said John Rosser is seized in fee simple containing 150 acres adjoining land in the possession of the said William Rowley..
Presence  James Butler, William Marders, Saml Davis                                                 John Rosser
At a cour held 6th July 1759...Indenture of Feoffment..admitted to recorded.

Mr. Martin Picket in trust for heirs of Mr William Pickett for who surveyed 11 Mar 1762 - 8 Apr 1762 243 acres on dr. of Carter's Run Rappahannock Piney Mountain; adjacent Henry Martin, John Rowser,
Rassiers, Hit, Thomas, Kamper, Joseph Blackwell on  warrant only.  Present John Rossier and Wm Pickett, Junr Surv.  John Moffett.

Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants Volume II 1742-1775  by Gertrude E. Gray.

4 Apr 1780  Fauquier County,  Virginia.  I-375  Capt William Pickett of Fauquier County 520 acres in said county survy by Mr John MOFFETT, 243  acres in said county .  Martin Pickett to dispose of agreeable to said will.  survey Mr John Moffett.  adjacent  John Rossier, Hitt's Martin's, Thomas's and Kemper's lines 3 Apr 1780.

Deed Book 7 Fauquier County, Virginia

15 Sep 1780  B & S Andrew Anderson and Keziah, his wife and William Allason L852 tract to William Duling 7  Sep 1747 conveyed by said William Dulin and Clemance this wife and Alexander Monroe and Margaret his wife 22 Aug 1774 by survey made by John Mauzy 106 1/2 acres in line of Richard ROSSER
corner to land formerly George Williams and now William Allason Rosser's Run Rosser's line to corner 
to Jacob Kemper pines in John Kemper's line and corner to land formerly Bushrod Doggett's William
Pickett, Aylette Buckner, Benjamin Arnold Recorded 26 Mar 1781.
     
Deed Book 7 Fauquier  County, Virginia page 252-254

22 Aug 1784 B & S William Dulin CLEMENCE  HIS WIFE,  Alexander MONROE and Margaret his wife, Andrew ANDERSON  L30 140 acres corner to Richard ROSSER,  corner tree to George WILLIAMS
by a drain falling into Rosser's Run corner to Jacob KEMPER pines in Kemper's line and corner to Bushrod Doggetts:; land pine ine John Arnold's line near a line of George Williams Witness Charles Morgan, Benjamin BALL, Reubin Bramlett recorded 26 Sep 1774. 

Deed Book 7 Fauquier  County, Virginia page 512-513

21 Jan 1783  B & S Between John Rawser (Rosser) Senior and John MITCHELL and Mary his wife and their son John MITCHELL  for love and affection held for John and Mary  MITCHELL  doth lend unto them during  their natural life only...20 acres...part of tract whereon he now lives..for of Rawser's 
Branch in line of tract whereon he now lives.. fork of Rawser's Branch in line of the main Patent.. they promise not to sell, or any ways dispose of  the above tract..without his consent..for future benefit of John Mitchell Junior grandson to the said John Rawser..give to John Mitchel, Jr. the said tract after the death of 
John and Mary MITCHELL...signed John Rosser  Witnesses:  George Rosser, John Rosser, Richard Rosser recorded 26 May 1783 prove by order of witnesses.



Fauquier County, Virginia Wills dated 6 Apr 1783  page 473-474

I John ROSSER  of the County  aforesaid being  sound in memory, but unwell in body doth make this my 
last will and testament.
Wife:  I lend  my whole estate  both real and personal during life or widowhood, but in case she marries it is then my desire  she shall be thirded.  Sons:  Richard and George after wife's death my lands lying on Rappahannock were my son Richard now lives to be equally divided but it is my desire that  George shall have the part that has a mill seat one, and in case  either of them offer it for sale that it shall be forfeited
and the property vested for the other son.
Sons: John and William - My tract of land whereon I now live to be equally divided but it is my desire that William shall have the part where on the houses are and in case either of these shall ever offer it for sale that it shall be forfeited and property vested   for the other son.
Daughter:  Item I give to my daughter Sukey,  negro Sukey
Daughter:  Item I give to my daughter Letty, negro Winny
Son Richard:  negros Yambo and Cate
Son George:  Lucy and her sons Jack and Scitter.  And in case with of my daughters negroes should die before my wife it is then my desire that my son  George shall give a negro girl to the daughter who has lost hers.  
Son: John    negro  Ben
Son William negro Jane
. . . . . .at the death of my wife I desire that my whole stock then found and furniture shall be sold by my sons and the monies arising from the sale to be between my daughters Mary  and Hannah  . . . .. ..... my
daughters Sally and Elizabeth I have already given their parts.
                                                                                          
Witnesses                                                                                         Signed John ROSSER
Aylett Buckner
George Rosser
Fedrick  Burditt
James Crocket

Will Proved 23 Jun 1783 by Aylett Buckner,  Fedrick Burditt and James Crockett.  Certificate for obtaining letters of administration granted Mary Rosser, Richard and John Rosser.

Deed Book  7 Fauquier County, Virginia page 527-530

17 Jul 1783  Between Mary ROSSER ,  widow of John Rosser deceased Richard Rosser and Judith, his 
wife and Geoge Rosser and Richard and George being sons of the above named John and Mary Rosser his widow . . . . and William Allason L 282.10  tract on North Branch of Rappahannock River, by patent from the proprietor's office to Richard Rosser 7 Feb 1725 226 acres box oak in poison Field, Signed Mary X Rosser, Richard Rosser, Judith Rosser, George Rosser, witness Eppa Timberlake, William Withers, Fred'k Burditt, David Allason, Frances Payne, Johne Rosser recorded 28 Jul 1783 proved by order of
witnesses.

NOTE:  The above deed establishes the father Richard ROSSER  and son John ROSSER  who just died
               relationship.

Deed Book 8 Fauquier County, Virginia page 84-86  

26 Jul 1783  John Peter Kamper and Frederick  Kamper  his son and Molly Kamper wife of said Frederick on the one part and Richard Rosser of the other part tract in Hamilton Parish corner to Harmon Button the Naked Mountain road line or Nathaniel Rector 70 acres recorded 22 Mar 1784.

Deed Book 8 Fauquier County, Virginia page 245-248

10 Dec 1784 B & S John Shanks and Lydia his wife and John Misna land on Licking Run one of the witnesses was Richard Rosser.

1787 Virginia Tax List Fauquier County, Virginia

ROSSER,    Mary          0   6   6   2   5  Not Tithable
ROSSER,    George      with Mary ROSSER
ROSSER,    William     0   0   0   1   0  
ROSSER,    John           0   0   1   2   1
ROSSER,    Richard      0   0   1   2   2

1800 Fauquier County, Virginia  Tax List
NO ROSSER LISTED


Fauquier County, Virginia Guardian Bonds 1759-1871  by John K. Gott
p.14  1800
George GLENDENING (or Clendening),  guardian of child Elizabeth Gleodening.  1800.  For
$1,000.  Sec John Blackwell, Enoch (X) Foley, William Rosser, John Rosser.

1810  Fauquier County, Virginia Census
No Rosser listed.

2g.  William ROSSER was born  about 1720 in King George County, Virginia.  He died before 7 Mar
       1747 in King  George County,   Virginia.
       NOTE:   It appears that William did not marry; however, his will does give us added insight into
                      the children of Richard ROSSER his father and his brothers and sisters.



King George County, Virginia Will Book Al  page 196-197

In the Name of God Amen, I William ROSSER of King George County being sick and weak of body,
but in sound perfect and disposing memory and understanding praised be Almighty God for the same
do make and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:
     Item: I give and bequeath to my loving brother James ROSSER one  Negro man named Harry, and if it 
     shall so happen that my said brother James shall happen to die then the said negro Harry to descend to  
     my sister Elizabeth ROSSER.  I also give and bequeath my horse, saddle and bridle to my brother
     James and all my wearing apparel.
     Item:  I give and bequeath to my dear Mother all my hogs.
     Item:  I give to my sister Rachel JACKSON,  the wife of John JACKSON, twenty shillings, current
     money.
                I give to my god daughter and God son William and Jane THOMAS  and daughter Simon 
                THOMAS   twenty shillings current money.
     I give to John Glendening, the son of James and Ann GLENDENING  twenty shillings current money.
     I give to my sister Sarah, wife of Hayward TODD, twenty shillings current money.
     I also  give to my brother James half my crop and desire he will pay the Doctors charge and all  debts 
     that shall come against my estate.
     I desire that my Mother may have the balance that is due to me from Major Champe.
     I also constitute and appoint my said brother James executor of this my last will and Testament and 
     revoke all other wills whatsoever and declare this my last Will and Testament.

                                                                                                                            William ROSSER

Signed sealed  Published and Declared
as and for my last will and Testament 
this 4th day of May 1747 in the Presence of us
     James Glendening
     Sie JOHNSON
     John HOBBY
 
At a court held for King George County on Friday the 7th day of August 1747.
      The Last Will and Testament of Willima Rosser, deceased was presented into court by James Rosser his Executor who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of James Glendening  and  John
HOBBY  and admitted to record, The said Executor with John Grant having entered into bond in the sum of one hundred pounds for the  same.   


Fauquier County, Virginia  Marriages  for ROSSER

ROSSER,   Eleanor                 BOWLIN,  James  S.                  10  Sep 1812       dau of John    
ROSSER,   Hannah                  WITHERS,  Wm Jr.                    16 Mar 1769       Ambrose BARNETT
ROSSER,   George                  MAUZY,  Priscilla                      15 Feb 1792       dau of Henry
ROSSER,   James N.                DODD, Hannah                           6 Jan 1809          Nathaniel DODD
ROSSER,   John                       GLENDENING,  Nelly               22 Feb 1781       Abram NEWTON  
ROSSER,   Letty                      BALL, Edward                             22 Feb 1792       Jesse PORTER
ROSSER,   Lucy                       HITT,   Peter                               9  Jul 1796          g dau of Mary ROSSER
ROSSER,   Mary                      MCKELLUP,  Presley               1   Mar 1805       John ROSSER
ROSSER,   Mary                      MITCHELL, John                       21 Dec 1771       John ROSSER(consent)
ROSSER,   Nancy                    NELSON,   Joseph                      28 Dec 1803       John WITHERS
ROSSER,   Nancy M               MURRAY, John                           8 Sep 1811          Daniel WITHERS
ROSSER,   Richard                 KEMPER,  Judith                        23 Sep 1779        dau of Peter
ROSSER,   Susanna                 WITHERS, John                          1   Sep 1796        dau of Mary
                                                                                      Marriage   9  Sep 1976
MOORE, Samuel                    MITCHELL, Malinda                   13 Sep 1802        John  ROSSER  

ROSSER FAMILY MARRIAGE FOR VIRGINIA.  (Certainly not complete)

Albemarle County, Virginia
James ROSSE (N)                                       Eliza WINGFIELD                               5    Nov 1810
William ROSSER                                        Ellen VIA                                              13  Nov 1881
Sallie O ROSSER                                        Campbell C. COCKRAN                     22  Dec 1886
T.L. ROSSER (female)                                H. H. GORDAN                                   13  Oct 1890
Mary F. ROSSE(N)                                      Walker J. BATTEN                              9    Feb 1876

Bedford County, Virginia
Nancy ROSSER                                            Jesse WOOD                                       3     Aug 1781
Jonathan ROSSER                                        Nancy HELM                                       23   Jan 1782
John ROSSER                                               Elizabeth STRANGE                            28  Feb 1790

Brunswick County, Virginia 
David ROSSER                                             Betty RIEVES                                      3  Nov 1778
Bethea ROSSER                                           Benjamin RIEVES                                   May 1791

Charlotte County, Virginia  
Milly ROSSER                                             Thomas SMITH Junior                        27 Jun 1803

Fauquier County, Virginia
(See Above Marriages)

Greenville County, Virginia 
Sarah ROSSER                                             James DANCEY                                 14   Jun   1786
George ROSSER                                         Ann BREWER                                     26   Feb  1790
Susanna ROSSER                                         Peter WYCHE                                    22  Nov  1800

Madison County, Virginia
John ROSSER                                               Nancy LAWRENCE                          17  Aug 1783
Nancy ROSSER                                            Shadrach GRIFFEN                           20  Jan   1800
James W. ROSSER                                      Lucy BROYLES                                 31   Jan  1816
Mehehalen ROSSER                                    Andrew GAAR                                   14  Feb  1839
John K. ROSSER                                          Marth Ann  BERRY                           17  Dec 1840 
George N. ROSSER                                     Elizabeth F. BERRY                          21   Oct 1841


Stafford County, Virginia
Sarah ROSSER                                             Todd  HAYWARD                            7  Sep 1746


NORTH CAROLINA MARRIAGE RECORDS (certainly not complete)
    
Chatham County, North Carolina
William M. ROSSE(N)                                Peggy EDWARDS                           18  Jan  1839
Joseph ROSSER                                           Nancy BURKE                                   2  Jan   1840
Thomas C. ROSSER                                     Mary C. RAGLAND                        1    Jan   1862
C.   ROSSER                                                 Jesse PETTY                                    14  Nov 1864
Joseph ROSER                                             Hannah GROSS                                 20 Aug  1865

Franklin County, North Carolina
Rosa ROSSER                                               THARINGTON,  Wm                      22 Dec 1866

Guilford County, North Carolina   
John W. ROSSER                                          Annie A BENNETT                         17  Oct 1859
Emma ROSSER                                             Berry JONES                                   28  Sep 1865

Halifax County, North Carolina                   
Mary ROSSER                                               Willie THORNTON                        9   Nov  1829
Joel ROSSER                                                 Mary  R DRAKE                             25  Nov 1829
Mary ROSSER                                               Jacob  FOX                                      8    Apr  1854
Hettie P ROSSER                                          John W. FISHER                             21  Aug 1856
George ROSSER                                           Sarah ALSTON                                 5    Apr 1867

Johnston County, North Carolina
Sarah ROSSER                                               Abraham SMITH                              10  Jan 1787
James ROSSER                                              Levina VINSON                               13  Feb 1792
Issac ROSSER                                                Elisabeth  VINSON                          13 Mar 1802
John ROSSER                                                 Elizabeth PEARCE                          28 Jan   1804                                                     
Worley ROSSER                                            Betsy COLLINS                               20  Jan 1810

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Maria Jane ROSSER                                      William LEE                                     7   Mar 1853

Nash County, North Carolina
William ROSSER                                           Winifred TAYLOR                          3  Jan    1848

Orange County, North Carolina
Joshua ROSSER                                             Sarah WILLIS                                    4    Jul   1795
James ROSSER                                              Nancy THRIFT                                  20  Apr  1830
Elizabeth ROSSER                                         John J. TURNER                               12  Jun   1847
William ROSSER                                          Jane WILLIAMS                                23  Dec 1863

Wake County, North Carolina
Candis  ROSSER                                           William I. ROWLAND                      13 Jun   1868

Warren County, North Carolina
Sally  ROSSER                                              Saml KEAL                                         ??????????????
Joice King ROSSER                                     Richard TOWNES                              25  Sep   1795



                                             OTHER ROSSER FAMILY INFORMATION

Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1 1735-1743

pages 206-207  Elizabeth ROSSER widow of Daniel ROSSER deceased being sick and weake did on 2 Dec declared that  if she dyed her will and desire was the Jno. RUCKER   takes possession of all her
goods and chattles, tobo. and corn stock, etc., and that he pay himself  and if any part of her estate remain he pay her other creditors so far as the affects and if more  then pay her debts  it was to be for the use of her children.


ROSSER IN FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA AFTER 1820

Fauquier County, Virginia  Guardian Bonds 1759-1871 by John K. Gott  p 108.

Walker K. ARMISTEAD,  chosen guardian of Bessie S. Rosser, infant over 14 years old, orphan of 
J.T.ROSSER,  deceased 28 Nov 1866.  For $600.00  Security:  Thomas N. LATHAM.


                                               CHILDREN OF   RICHARD ROSSER

2c.  Rachel ROSSER was born about 1714 in Virginia.  Rachel married John JACKSON 31 Jan        
        1731/1732.

2h.  Sarah ROSSER  was born about 1722 the daughter of Richard  ROSSER  and Sarah.           Sarah  
       ROSSER  of  Hanover Parish married   Hayward Todd  7 Sep 1746 in Stafford County,  Virginia.  
      3a.  Samuel TODD was born 28 Jul 1747 in St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
      3b.  Richard Todd  
      3e.  Lucy Todd was born 27 Mar 1751 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.
      3f.  Hayward Todd
 
St. Paul's Parish Register 1715-1798 compiled by John Bailey Calvert Nicklin
      Marriage   Mary TODD         and     John MURRAY          12  Dec  1727
      Death        Richard TODD    died 18  Jan 1736/1738
      Birth          William TODD  son of Richard TODD  and Lucy   born 12 Feb 1727/1728.
      Marriage   Lucy TODD         and     John MARTIN             5    Nov 1742
      Birth          Samuel TODD    son of  Hayward TODD  and  Sarah 28 Jul 1747     
      Birth          Hester TODD     dau of   Hayward TODD and Mary (Sarah?) 13 Apr 1750.
      Birth           Lucy  TODD      dau of Hayward  TODD  and Sarah  27 Mar 1751
      Marriage    Rachel ROSSER of Hanover Parish married  John JACKSON  31  Jan 1731/1732 
Stafford County, Virginia Will Book  page 295-296

      In  Name of God Amen I Hayward Todd being sick but of sound memory...make my last will and testament.  Imprs. Soul to God.. body to be buried decently interr'd  Item I give to my two sons Samuel
Todd and Richard Todd my two tracts of land in Cullpeper County in the little fork of Rappahannock River one tract containing 300 acres  that I bought of the executrors of Capt Jonn Grant deceased an other tract adjoining to the aforesaid containing 400 acres that I bought of Horatio Dade Gentl.  100 acres I reserve to my borth William Todd and heris of his body lawfully begotten to be laid off to him as my executors 
hereafter see fit.  The other 600 acres to be equally divided betwenn my two sons Samuel and Richard and to heirs of their bodies..in fault of such heirs then to my daughter Lucy and her heirs.  Item I give to my daughter Lucy one feather bed and furniture and two cows and calves one iron pot one frying pan two pewter dishes, 2 basons and 6 new plates to be delivedered to her by executrix and executor hereafter mentioned if she live to receive the same.  Ittem it is my will that as much of my personal estate be sold as will pay my just debts my negroes excepted.  It is my desire that all the residue of my personal estate be kept in hands of my Exx and Exr to be improved by them in the best manner they shall see fit for the maintenance and educating my children and the remeaindeer be equally divided amongs my thre children and their heirs.  Item it is my desire that my two sons shall be bound to such trad as shall best tuit them after they have got schooling sufficient for the country business Item I appoint my loving wife Sarah Todd and Capt William Rowley my sole exrs. and Exr of this my last will and testament 24 Jun 1754.  
Presence Antho.  Griffuth,                                                                          Hayward Todd
   Henry Heath, Wm Greenlee
   At court held for Stafford County 11 Mar 1754 The within last will and testament Hayward Todd deceased presented by Sarah Todd one of the exrs  therein named...made oath.further... admited to record William Rowley refused to taken the executorship upon him, and the said Sarah having refused to accept the legacys given her by the will administration with the will annext is granted hershe having entered  into bond according to law.

Stafford County, Virginia  page 298-299
At court held for Stafford County 12 Mar 1755.  This inventory returned entered to record.   do Inventory
and appraise estate of Hayward Todd deceased as followeth// items listed and valued.  Total 170:10:6Wm Grigsby, James Grigsby, James Hansborough.
At court held for Stafford County 9 Apr 1755 this inventory and appraisal estate of Hayward Todd deceased being returned and  admitted to record.

Stafford County, Virginia  Hayward Todd mentioned in the will of Burdit CLIFTON.  Hayward  TODD sold
him land earlier than 3 Dec 1760 .  p 424-427.

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4
page 461  This indenture witnesseth that Samuel Todd son of Haward Todd deceased of parish of Overwharton and county Stafford hat by consent of his guardian William Rowley, Gent. put himself apprentice to Reuben Berry of parish Hanover in county King George Joiner to learn his art trade of Mistery after the manner of an apprentice... during term of eight years until he shall arive to the age of twenty years.  2 day April 1761.  
Presence Anthony Strother,                                                       William Rowley
       Joseph Strother, Junr                                                           Reuben Berry
At a court held  2  Apr 1761...Indenture of     Feoffment..admitted to record

King George County, Virginia Deed Book 5
page 732  This indenture witnesseth that Hayward Todd son of Hayward Todd deceased of parish of Overwahrton and county Stafford doth of his own free will and approbation of his guardian William
Rowley Gent bind himself an apprentice to Reuben Berry Joiner of Parish of Hanover in County
in King George.  during term of eight years or till he arrive to age twenty one years...at expiration of term to pay said Hayward the legal freed dues. 
Presence George Tankersley                                                William Rowley                                                        
       Benjamin Berry                                                               Reuben Berry
At a court held 5th May 1768...Hayward Todd is bound an apprentice ..... admitted to record.

Deed Book 5 King George 
pp 646-647  John Dixon bought land of Mrs Todd on Rappahannock River Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia.

Deed Book 5
page 894-896  Richard Todd wittness indenture dated 4 Jun 1771 between Margaret Strother and Alexander Loggey of King George County, Virginia.

Deed Book 5 
page 1020-1022  Saml Todd witness indenture dated 9 Dec 1772 between George Arnold and Sarah and William Boon of King George County, Virginia