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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