Davis and Shaw Families of North Carolina
 
Richard Quinn Sr[1, 2]
Male 1724 - 1790

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  • Birth  1724  Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Marriage  1738  Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record ID Number  MH:I21850 
    _UID  2C04378D-E929-45DA-BAAF-C354D24C86E0 
    _UPD  23 JAN 2011 11:22:54 GMT-5 
    Died  18 Oct 1790  Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I16713  Shaw Family of North Carolina
    Last Modified  06 May 2015 
     
    Father  Darby A Quinn,   d. 16 Sep 1756, Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Ashworth,   d. 21 Dec 1754, Culpeper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record ID Number  MH:F8897 
    _UID  6CD0B3E9-A023-4152-A67F-F27CB3310B47 
    _UPD  23 JAN 2011 11:16:26 GMT-5 
    Family ID  F6382  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Elizabeth Madison 
    Married  1738  Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record ID Number  MH:F8896 
    _UID  7EF49C04-D4E8-4EFD-BBE9-A25286013B77 
    _UPD  23 JAN 2011 11:14:19 GMT-5 
    Children 
     1. Richard Quinn Jr,   b. 1763, Orange County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1791, Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F6381  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • WILL: Culpeper Co. VA; Will Book A, pg 137; dated 12/21/1754; named son of
      Darby QUINN; probated 9/16/1756.

      WILL: Culpeper Co. VA; Will Book C, pg 396; dated 2/17/1789; names family;
      probated 10/18/1790.

      Culpeper County Virginia Will Book C, page 396...Richard Quinn

      In the name of God Amen. I Richard Quinn of Culpeper County do make this my last Will and Testament.

      Imprimus. I recommend my soul to Almighty God hoping for pardon and forgiving all sins through the merits and meditations of Our Saviour Jesus Christ.

      Item. I lend to my wife Elizabeth Quinn and Mary Offer my Negro man Joe also my Negro boy Harry my mare saddle and bridle and household furniture During the natural lives or widowhood and after there Death or Marriage to be Divided in the following manner.

      Item. I give and bequeath to my son Richard Quinn my Negro man Joe to him and his heirs forever.

      Item. I give and bequeath of my Grandson John Offer my Negro boy Harry my mare saddle and bridle and bed to him and his heirs forever.

      Item. My will and desire is that what I have left in deeds and gifts shall not be sold out of the family or nothing that I have left of all my estate.

      I nominate and appoint Leroy Canaday and Edward Herndon Executors of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking all other will heretofore by me made Declaring this only to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this seventeenth day of February one thousand seven hundred and
      eighty-nine.

      Richard Quinn
      Signed, Sealed and Published
      as My Last Will and Testament
      Henry White
      James Kirk
      Hadley Head

      At a Court held for Culpeper County the eighteenth day of October 1790. This Last Will and Testament of Richard Quinn deceased was exhibited to the Court and proved by the oaths of James Kirk and Hadley Head, two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be Recorded and at a Court held for such County the 20th day of June 1791. On motion of Thomas Watts, letters of administration will the will annexed is granted him,
      he having mad oath thereto and given bond and security according to
      law.
      John Jameson


      WILL: Culpeper Co. VA; Will Book D, pg, 42; dated 4/17/1792; inventory of
      estate.
    • DEED: Culpeper Co. VA; Deed Book E, pg 545; dated 7/20/1768; 160 acres; Richard QUINN of Bromfield Parish to son Thomas QUINN.

      DEED: Culpeper Co. VA; Deed Book H, pg 727; dated 7/21/1778; 333 acres;
      Richard QUINN to son James QUINN.

      DEED: Culpeper Co. VA; Deed Book N, pg 211; dated 4/5/1786; three slaves;
      Richard QUINN to three grandsons, Richard Cave, John Cave and Robert Cave.

      DEED: Culpeper Co. VA; Deed Book O, pg 56; dated 12/1/1786; 328 acres; Richard QUINN to son John QUINN.

      DEED: Culpeper Co. VA; Deed Book O, pg 346; dated 3/9/1788; identifies Richard Sr. QUINN a resident of Rockingham Co. VA; identifies Benjamin QUINN, John QUINN and Richard Jr. QUINN residents of Culpeper Co. VA; identifies James QUINN resident of Rockingham Co. VA.

      DEED: ORANGE COUNTY VA Deed Book 7, page 112 ... Richard Quinn to George Bruce

      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty-third day of February one thousand seven hundred and forty-two by and between Richard Quinn of Orange County and George Bruce of the County aforesaid.

      Witness that the said Richard Quinn for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid before the sealing and delivery of these presents by him the said George Bruce the receipt whereof the aforesaid Richard Quinn doth hereby acknowledge and confess himself fully satisfied and paid, doth fully, freely and clearly acquit, exonerate and discharge him the said George Bruce, his heirs and fully and clearly and firmly by these presents hath given granted bargain and sold... confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain sell ... confirm unto the said George Bruce and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of her body, lawfully begottin forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Orange County on the north side of the Rapidan River, the same containing by supposition forty-seven acres more or less. Bounded as follows: (to wit) Beginning at two white oaks and a red oak sapling in Benjamin Cave's line above a spring running from thence north seven-six degrees west seventy-nine poles to the River thence down the several courses of the said River to the mouth of the Black Walnut Branch thence up the said Branch in the several courses to the said Cave's line thence with the said Cave's line north east to the Beginning together with all houses, orchards, gardens, fences, wood and underwoods, waters and watercourses thereon standing, growing, lying and being with all profits, privileges and advantages and conveyances and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining also the Reversion and Reversions, Remainder and Remaining thereof and every part and parcel thereof.

      To have and to hold the said tract or parcel together .... etc.


      Richard Quinn

      Signed, Sealed and Delivered
      in our presence
      Benjamin Cave
      Darby Quinn
      Joseph Emmons


      PATENT: Culpeper Co. VA; Patent Book 13, pg 292; dated 9/28/1728; 800 acres on North side Rappidanne River; from Goerge the Second to Richard QUINN of King and Queen Co. VA.

      QUINN CHANCERY FILE FROM MADISON CO. VA.

      To the worshipful court of Madison in Chancery sitting, humbly complaining show unto your worships your Orators Benjamin Quinn and James Quinn and your oratrixes and orators Sally Quinn, Nancy Quinn, Joshua Quinn, Hiram Quinn and Durandy Quinn infants and heirs of John Quinn deceased by James Quinn their next friend, that a certain Richard Quinn (the father of your orators Benjamin and James, the
      paternal grandfather of your infant orators and oratrixes, and the father of Richard Quinn, junior deceased) did in his lifetime divide all his estate, both real and personal, among his children and at the time of that Division the said Richard Senior did compleatly divest himself of all right,title or claim to the estate so divided: with this provision, that the sd Richard Senr and his wife were during their lives to have the possession and labor and use of two negroes named Joe and Harry, of one roan mare and a bed and chest: and it was agreed between the said Richard Senr and his children aforesaid that whichever of his children the said Richard Senr chose to reside with, should maintain him, the said Richard Senr and his wife in consideration of the use and labour of the negroes and other property, reserved as above mentioned to the said Richard Senr and his wife during their lives and it was farther contracted between the said Richard Senr and his sons beforementioned, to wit: Benjamin, James, John and Richard Jr that, at the death of the said Richard Senr and of his wife, the sd negroes and all the property reserved to the sd Richard Senr as above should be equally divided between the said Benjamin, James, John and Richard in consideration of which relinquishment and distribution of his estate by the said Richard Senr during his life and of the revised and equal division among his said sons of the negores and other property reserved to the said Richard Senr during his and his wife's life as above, it was further contracted by the sd Richard Senr beforementioned sons that they would fully pay and satisfy all his the said Richard Senr's just debts (of which contract and memorandum in writing was then made and assented to by the parties concerned and your orators and oratrixes pray that the said memorandum may be taken as a part of this bill): and your orators and oratrixes further show that the Benjamin, James, John and Richard Jr are apprehensive least their father in his dotage might think proper to give his reserved estate by will to one of them in exclusion of the rest and contrary to his undertaking and contract before mentioned did, on the first day of December 1786, by a certain written agreement under their hands and seals, enter into a covemant not to avail themselves of any such partial distribution of the said reserved estate to either of them as they had apprehended, but that if any such should take place they would nevertheless proceed to divide the property as disposed of, according to the spirit and meaning of the contract originally made between themselves and their father the said Richard Quinn Senr which writing your orators and oratrixes may be also taken as a part of this bill: and your orators and oratrixes further show that sometime before the death of the sd Richard Senr, John, one of the parties to the writing last mentioned, departed this life, intestate, leaving issue your infant orators and oratrixes,above named, who is right of father's claim one fourth part of the property reserved as above: and your orators and oratrixes further show that some time after the death of the said John and sd Richard Senr and his wife did both depart his life the sd Richard Senr leaving a will (made after the distribution, contracts and covenant above specified by which will he did give and bequeath the sd reserved estate to Richard Quinn Jr one of the parties to the covenant hereto annexed: and your orators and oratrixes further show that a certain Thomas Watts(who, your orators and oratrixes pray, may be made a defendant to this bill) did in the county of Culpeper take on him the administration of the last will and testament of the sd Richard Senr and did deliver the said property so as above reserved unto the sd Richard Jr according to the bequest of his testator and your orators and oratrixes further show that shortly after the death of the sd Richard Senr his son the sd Richard Jr died leaving a last will and testament, whereby he bequeathed the sd reserved estate to Garland Quinn, Hardin Quinn, Lucy Quinn and Matilda Quinn( who, your orators and oratrixes pray may be made defendants to this bill) and by the same will and testament lent the sd reserved estate to Anne his wife (who your orators and oratrixes pray may also be made a defendant to this bill), during the term of her natural life or her state of widowhood and your orators and oratrixes further show that the sd Richard Jr did appoint Belfield Cave and James Wood execrs of his said last will and testament and that the sd execrs (who, your orators and oratrixes pray, may also be made defendants to this bill) being first regularly qualified before the country court of Culpeper, did deliver the sd reserved estate to the sd Anne Quinn, widow and relict of the sd Richard Jr deceased who refuses to divide the said reserved property according to the covenant hereunto annexed. Your orators and oratrixes therefore pray that the defendants to this bill either by themselves, their guardian or next friend, may full true and perfect answer make to all and singular premisse and more especially whether the division of this estate of the sd Richard Quinn Senr the reservation of a part to his own and his wife's use during their lives, the reversion and equal distribution of this part among the four brothers after the death of their father and mother and all the contracts, agreements, the memorandum thereof hereto annexed, and the covenant also made a part of this bill were not done and executed as above set forth and whether the sd reserved estate is not now in the possession of the sd Anne Quinn widow and relict of sd Richard Quinn Jr deceased who refuses to divide the same according to the covenant and your orators and oratrixes further pray that your worship will order and that…the sd negroes Joe and Harry may be divided agreeably to the covenant hereunto annexed and that your worship will grant unto your orators and oratrixes such other and further relief as to your worships shall seem meet and your orators and oratrixes
      shall ever pray...
      Richard Bruce
      atty for the claimants
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1093] Morgan Web Site, Linda Morgan, Richard Quinn (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2011.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    2. [S1094] Sheatsley Web Site, Noble Sheatsley, [Private] Quinn (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2011.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match