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Angell Jacobus (abt. 1658 - 1698)

Angell Jacobus
Born about in Richmond, Colony of Virginiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1688 in Essex, Virginiamap
Husband of — married 12 Jul 1694 in Middlesex County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Richmond, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 31 May 2012
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Biography

Angell Jacobus was first married to Elizabeth Clark, daughter of Henry and Joan Clark, circa 1678.[1]

After Elizabeth's death, he married a widow, Ann Vallott, on 12 July 1694.[2]

Deed: KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANGELL JACOBUS of North Farnham Parish in the County of Rappa:, Cooper, and ELIZABETH my Wife, coheire with ANN the late Wife of FRANCIS GOWRE of the sd Parish and County deced, of all and singular the lands of HENRY CLERKE of the Parish and County aforesd. deced for and in consideration of Two thousand Five hundred pounds of good sound merchantable Tobb: and caske to us in hand paid or secured to be paid by this present Charter confirmed unto the sd ROBERT WOOD One hundred and Ten acres of land with the appertinances thereunto belonging being in Sittenburne Parish in the sd County of Rappa: on the North side thereof bounding and adjoyning in part upon the lands of ELIAS WILSON and JOHN FENNER which sd One hundred and Ten acres of land is part of a tract of Four hundred acres of land which were and did belong unto the sd HENRY CLARKE deced, Father to me the aforesd. ELIZABETH, now Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS, and to me by right of Inheritance descended To have and to hold the sd Land with all its appertinances unto the sd ROBT. WOOD his heires forever of the Capitall Lord or Lords of the Fee by services due therefore and of right accustomed To the proper use of sd ROBT: WOOD his heires forever and I the said ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH my Wife and our heires the aforesd. land with its appertinances to the aforesd. WOOD against all persons whatsoever (and especially against the heires of the sd ANN and FRANS: GOWRE) will warrant and for ever defend by these presents, And Lastly I the sd ANGELL JACOBUS and ELIZABETH my Wife oblige ourselves to acknowledge these presents in the County Court of Rappa: unto sd ROBT. WOOD when by him lawfully required In Witness we have hereunto sett our hands and seales this Sixth day of 9ber 1688 Signed sealed and delivered in ye presents of us
THO: WARD, ANGELL JACOBUS
FRAN: GOWRE ELIZA: JACOBUS
Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die 9bris 1688 et record 29th die
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH, now Wife of ANGELL JACOBUS, of the Parish of North Farnham in the County of Rappa. Cooper, doe appoint my loving Friend and Brother, FRANCIS GOWRE, my true and lawful! Attorney for me in my name to acknowledge unto ROBT. WOOD of said Parish and County all my right to a parcel! of land sold by my sd Husband together with myself and what my said Attorney shall lawfully do in the premisses I doe ratifie and allow In Testimony whereof I do hereunto sett my hand and seale this 6th day of November 1688
Sealed and delivered in presents of us
THO: WARD, ELIZABETH JACOBUS
JOHN DAVIS
Record 29th die 9bris 1688[3]

Children (Named in 1697 Will)

  • Elizabeth (eldest daughter) m Yeats
  • Winifred
  • Mary
  • Susannah
  • Ann (youngest at his death)
  • Unborn child

Will Dated 9 Oct 1697, Christ Church Parish

In the name of God Amen I Angell Jacobus of Christ Church Parish being weak of Body but perfect in memory and remembrance at his present time raise be God according to the computations of the Church of England I do ordain and constitute this to be my Last Will and Testament revoking all other wills whatsoever by me made.
First I bequeath my soul to the Almighty God who gave it ___ by the mercy of Jesus Christ my redeemer to receive everlasting life.
Secondly I bequeath my body to the earth to be buried at ye discretion of my executor hereafter mentioned .
Item I give and bequeath to my eldest daughter Elizabeth Yeats one hundred acres of land lying in Richmond County in North Farnham Parish it being part of her uncle Clarks land upon ye ___ to her and her heirs forever, Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Jacobus that plantation in Richmond County where I lived on with one hundred acres of land to her and her heirs lawfully begotten of her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally to ye surviving sisters divided,
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Winifred Jacobus one hundred acres of land lying and joining to ye plantation I lived on and one hundred acres of land lying by Charles Beaver Dam to her and her heirs lawfully begotten by her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally divided to ye surviving sisters divided,
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Jacobus one hundred ninety five acres of land joining to ye plantation whereon I lived in Richmond County it being now seated by my son in law Wm Yeats to her and her heirs lawfully begotten by her body and in case for want of such heirs to be equally to ye surviving sisters divided,
Item, I give and bequeath one hundred and fifty acres of land lying and joining to ye land of Mr Fran Gower ___ Mr Henry Aston Samuel Baly in Richmond County to a child that my wife now goeth with male or female to it and its heirs lawfully begotten by its body forever and in case for want of such heirs to return to my daughter Winifred
Item, I give and bequeath all my goods and chattels that belong to my plantation in Richmond County to be equally divided between my daughter Ann and my daughter Susannah and daughter Winifred Jacobus equally divided in quantity and quality , Item I give and bequeath to my grnd Daughter Elizabeth Yeats one heifer and her increase I give to my daughter Elizabeth Yeats for ye allowance of her dowered a woman servant named Ann Widdow,
Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Susannah Jacobus in lieu of an Indian boy called Peter given to her by her uncle Clark, six ____ ____ one large brass kettle one feather bed bolster two pillows and pairs of blankets a wosted rug , red ___ curtains and valences with a silk fringe to it.
Item it is my will and desire that my Indian boy called Peter shall be free at this seventh day of February come two year, further it is my will and desire that ye said Indian Peter shall have at ye expiration of his after said two year a young mare three years old bridle and saddle a ____ and ____ of clothes a hat one shirt a pair of trousers and hoses,
Item I give and bequeath all ye rest of my personal estate whatsoever unto my loving wife Ann Jacobus,
Item it is my will and desire that Mr Joseph ____ (Dicke?) shall remain on ye plantation whereon he now liveth until my daughter Ann be of age or married paying to the use of my said daughter Ann the rent annually one thousand pounds of tobacco,
Item I do make and constitute my loving wife Ann Jacobus as my whole and sole executor of this my last Will and Testament, As Witnessed my hand and seale by these presents, October the ninth 1697, Angell Jacobus Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us Isaac Preton(?), John Green, Wm Downing.
At a court held for the County of Middlesex of 5th day of September 1698, Here personally appeared John Bryant and William Downing and made oath upon the holy evangelist that they saw Angell Jacobus sign seale and declare this will contained on this sheet of paper to be his last will and testament and that he was then in perfect sense and memory, test Edwin Thacker CC
[4]

Sources

  1. Virginia, U.S., Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, U.S., 1649-1800
  2. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Parish Register of Christ Church, Middlesex County, Virginia from 1653 to 1812. Richmond, VA, USA: Christ Church, 1897
  3. Old Rappahannock County, VA Deed Bk 7, Part II, pp 440-1
  4. Virginia Will and Probate Records, Middlesex (County) Wills Vol A 1675-1698, Wills Vol 8 1698-1754, Ancestry.com microfilm, Frame 504/627

See also:

  • Marriage Record

Name: Angell Jacobus Marriage Date: 1688 Marriage Place: Richmond and Essex, Virginia, USA Spouse: Elizabeth Clarke Comments: 1688, CLARKE, ELIZABETH Daughter of Henry, married Angell Jacobus Page: page 53 Source Citation: Book: D 6,; Page: 5; Essex County, Virginia, Marriage Index, 1655-1900



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