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  • ID: I634429883
  • Name: John WORSHAM
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Worsham
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1653 in ,, VA or England
  • Death: Oct 1729 in , Henrico, VA
  • Note:
    Henrico Co, VA Wills & Deeds 1725-1737 pg 124
    Will of John Worsham of Henrico Parish pg 248

    To son John, the plantation I live on, except a small parcel on head of my son William Worsham's plantation he bought of John Ealam

    To son William, all the rest of said plantation

    If above sons, have no heirs, then all to Daniel Worsham's eldest daughter my grandaughter

    To my son Daniel's widow Judith, to live on my plantation until she can provide for herself a house on her plantation at Coldwater Run

    To son John, silver tobacco box, seal gold ring, etc.

    To son William, items

    To daughters, Elizabeth Marshall, Frances Rowlett, Mary Robertson, Martha Ward, and Ann Osborn, each, 10 shillings

    To grandson Francis Poythress, a negro, etc., when 21

    To grandaughter Obediance Worsham, a gold ring

    To son Daniels's daughters, Phebe, Martha, and Elizabeth, a negro man, and various items to them and their mother Judith

    Rest to sons John & William, and they executors

    Dated 9 June 1729
    Wit: Joseph Royall, James Thompson, Henry Royall
    Recorded 6 Oct. 1729

    "TheOsbornes" Elizabeth J. Harrel pp. 33-43
    Harrel states Born About 1653. Occupation Merchant, County Justice, Militia Colonel

    1711, Henrico Co deed. From John Curtis of Henrico Co, planter, to daughter, Mary Besely, wife of Robert Besely, planter in Charles City County, 100 acres, part of 308 acres on Proctors Creek, conveyed to me by Richard Lygon, next to Capt. John Worsham. Witnesses - William Soane, Fran. Patram, Richard Ligon. Mary, wife of Curtis, relinquished dower.

    TYPE: Patent - mos XWBASS Date: 20 Oct 1691 ref [Patent Book 8:172-1] to 15) John Worsham contract 18 persons Ref: 879 acres Henrico/ColdWater Run of North side of Swift Creek Varina Parish loc -7673 -2593 F127 L0 P255

    pt A) Henrico/ColdWater Run of North side of Swift Creek . 12. Corner black oak on Swift Creek HYD survey line ; down Creek with meanders to 0. Mouth of Coldwater Run HYD, along Run

    pt B) 1. Two Corner pines at head of said Run HYD line E; 56 poles

    pt C) 2. Corner pine line NNW; 49 poles

    pt D) 3. Corner White oak line NxE; 92 poles

    pt E) 4. Corner pohickory line WNW; 100 poles

    pt F) 5. Corner pine line WxS; 180 poles

    pt G) 6. Corner pine line NWxW; 88 poles

    pt H) 7. Corner pine line NWxN; 68 poles

    pt I) 8. Corner black oak line N; 68 poles

    pt J) 9. Corner White oak line Northwest 150 poles 'NW one & fifty poles'

    pt K) 10. Corner black oak line W; 48 poles

    pt L) 11. Corner pine line Southwest 180 poles

    Shift: sta 2 of JWORS691.INT to sta 23 of RLIGO693.INT - Quality of survey: Well located

    Marriage 1 Phebe LITTLEBURY
      1. Has Children Elizabeth WORSHAM b: abt 1676 in , Henrico, VA
      2. Has No Children William WORSHAM b: 1678
      3. Has No Children John WORSHAM b: 1679 in , Henrico, VA
      4. Has No Children Frances WORSHAM b: 1683
      5. Has No Children Mary WORSHAM b: 1685
      6. Has No Children Daniel WORSHAM b: 1690
      7. Has No Children Martha WORSHAM b: 1694
      8. Has No Children Anne WORSHAM b: 1696
      9. Has No Children Hannah WORSHAM b: 1692
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