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Darby A Quinn[1]
Male  - 1756

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  • Birth  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Will  21 Dec 1754  Brumfield Parish Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will Proved  16 Sep 1756 
    Record ID Number  MH:I21852 
    _UID  C2178543-4302-45B4-89C6-7C747E460FD9 
    _UPD  23 JAN 2011 11:21:48 GMT-5 
    Died  16 Sep 1756  Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I16715  Shaw Family of North Carolina
    Last Modified  06 May 2015 
     
    Family  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 
    Children 
     1. Richard Quinn Sr,   b. 1724, Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1790, Culpepper County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F6382  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • FAMILY: Will dated 12/21/1754 (Proved 9/16/1756) in Will Book A, pages
      137-38, Culpeper Co. VA (Brumfield Parish) names children.
      CULPEPER COUNTY VA Will Book A, page 137...Darby Quinn

      In the name of God amen. I, Darby Quinn of Brumfield Parish in Culpeper County Planter being very sick and weak in body but in Perfect health of mind and and memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same but calling to mind the certainty of Death and that all men must Die and as touching all such Worldly Estate that it hath pleased God to bless me with Do make this my Last Will and Testament Revoking Disallowing and Disannulling all other Wills and Testaments heretofore made and Given by me allowing this and only this to be my Last Will and Testament.

      Imprimus, I give and Bequeath my Soul to God that gave it to me and my body to the Earth to be Buried in a Christian like manner.

      Item, I Give and Bequeath unto my son Richard Quinn all that tract of Land containing by Patent four hundred acres Lying in Frederick County which said Land I took up and the Patent is in my name and I give the same to my son Richard and his heirs lawfully begotten.

      Item, I will and desire the writing formerly made by me shall be and Remain as it is

      Item, I will and desire that what other of my Personal Estate that is no mentioned and Given in the above writing shall be Equally Divided between my two children (viz) Richard Quinn and Elizabeth Bruce and in case Either of them should die Before such Division be made that then the heirs of Either of them that shall Die shall have the Part of the said Part of my Estate.

      Item, I Constitute Ordain and appoint my son Richard Quinn my sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In testimony of I have this twenty first day of December One thousand seven undred and fifty four set my hand and seal.

      Darby Quinn

      Signed and Sealed Published and Pronounced
      in the Presence of
      Robert Sharman
      William Alexander
      Ann Sharman

      At a court held for County of Culpeper on Thursday, the sixteenth day of September 1756. This Last Will and Testament of Darby Quinn was exhibited to the Court by Richard Quinn Heir at Law and Executor therein named which was proved by the oaths of Robert Sharman and Ann, his wife, two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and was sworn to by the said Executor and on his motion Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate in due form.
      Teste Roger Dixon
    • PATENT BOOKS: Headright on 11/5/1712 in ST. Anne's Parish, Essex Co. VA. for Capt. Lawrence Smith (York Co. VA) per Patent Book 10, page 67.

      FAMILY: Will dated 12/21/1754 (Proved 9/16/1756) in Will Book A, pages 137-38, Culpeper Co. VA (Brumfield Parish) names children.

      DEEDS: Deed of Gift to Elizabeth per DB 10, pgs 517-18; Orange Co. VA; dtd 7/23/1747.
      Know all men by these presents that I, Darby Quinn of Orange County, do by these presents for several good Causes and consideration and for the love and goodwill me thereunto moving Give Grant bargain make over and confirm unto my well Beloved Daughter Elizabeth Bruce all and singular the parts and parcels of my Estate as follows: (viz) Negro Robin and Negro Jane and all the time of service hereby indenture of a ... woman named Catherine McCoy, nine head of cattle, one mare, one horse, four head of sheep, sixteen hogs one featherbed and furniture two iron pots one small chest one table and pewter dish one pewter bason two pewter plates two chairs one washing tub two pails one Great Bible two..axes one candlestick ten pewter spoons one raw hide one side of tanned leather one large bottle two Earthen Muggs seven mislings of bason, sixteen hundred pounds of Tobacco twelve barrens of Indian corn two geese one handsome great augre one spinning wheel ten pounds of cotton unspon one iron pestle one iron ... one grubing hoe, two weeding hoes two hilling hoes one frying pan one fine wheat sive one coarse sive one plough hoe one iron chair one pint bottle one iron form one brick band three case knives and forks one cotton and Haymes one rendering (?) tub, four bushels of rye, four wooden noggins, one pepper box, which said above Negroes, good and chattels, I give to my daughter Elizabeth Quinn with all the Increase for the future of the said negroes same with all the future increase of the above said cattle and all the future increase of the said mare to have and to hold the said Given and Granted Negroes, Good and Chattels to her by said Daughter Elizabeth Bruce her heirs and assigns.

      To have and to hold the same forever from me the aforesaid Darby Quinn my certain attorney or assigns forever.

      In witness whereof I have hereunto sit my hand and seal this 31st day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty-seven.

      Darby Quinn

      Signed Sealed and Delivered
      in the presence of us

      Robert Sharman

      Lucy Sharman


      DEED/RESIDENCE: Was resident of Drysdale Parish, King & Queen Co. VA on 3/22/1738 per DB 3, pgs 126/127; Orange Co. VA. Purchased 200 acres on fork of Rappidan River and Beautiful Run.

      DEEDS: Orange Co. VA; Deed Book 6, pg 27; dated 10/21/1741; names wife, Mary and describes Orange Co. land; DB 6, pgs 273-76; dated 10/25/1741; mentions wife, Mary .

      DEEDS: ORANGE COUNTY VA ... Deed Bk 21, page 279

      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty-sixth day of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven between George Bruce of the State of Virginia and the County of Montgomery of the one part and William Bruce of the State and County of the other part Witness that the said George Bruce for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds in hand paid by the said William the receipt whereof the said George doth hereby acknowledge hath bargained sold and confirmed unto the said William him and his heirs for one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Orange and State of Virginia containing 800 acres be the same more or less being the tract of land I formerly lived on being the same land I purchased of a certain Richard Beale and bounded at the present by the lands of Thomas Harvey, Thomas Davis (dec,d), John Haney, Nathan Mallory, Joseph White, Alexander Ogg and James Earlies and I do hereby warrant and defend the right and title to the aforesaid tract of land free from the claim or claims of any person or persons whatsoever and do hereby make unto the said William a good and lawful right in fee simple to the same him and his heirs forever Together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging To have and To hold the same for their proper use and behoofs for ever with every privilege and Emolument arising from the same.

      In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal to these presents the day and year above.
      George X Bruce

      In presents of
      John Myers
      Frederick FH Helvie
      Peter Helvie

      At a court held for Montgomery County the seventh day of November 1797

      This deed of a bargain and late of from George Bruce to William Bruce was presented in court and proved by the oaths of John Myers, Frederick Helvy and Peter Helvy the witnesses thereto subscribed and ordered to be certified to the County of Orange.
      TESTE
      Charles Taylor CMC

      At a court held for Orange County on the twenty seventh day of November 1797. This deed from George Bruce to William Bruce was certified to the court from Montgomery County and ordered to be recorded.

      TESTE
      James Taylor COC

      Orange County VA Deed Book 16, page 40

      ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN GEORGE BRUCE AND ELIZABETH HIS WIFE
      Know all men by these presents that I George Bruce of Orange County Do by these presents hereby covenant an agree Bargain and confirm set over and make an absolute Right and Title clear of all encumbrances to her own proper use and behoof forever to her own disposal

      To hand and to hold the following articles from me the said George Bruce forever and

      Elizabeth Bruce is never to come upon the said George Bruce for any other maintenance but what is given to her by these presents nor intercept him the said George Bruce for any part or parcel of his estate and I the said George Bruce do give and confirm to said Elizabeth Bruce these articles

      VIZ namely negroes Jane and Simon and a full third part of all my other estate Real and Personal to be Divided by two men that we shall hereafter choose he the said George Bruce to have two parts and the said Elizabeth one part and we do both agree under the Penalty of five hundred pounds damage to be abide by these presents.

      In witness whereof we have both interchangeably set our hands and seals this twenty eighth day of October 1772.

      George Bruce
      Elizabeth Bruce
      Signed and Sealed in
      Presence of us.

      At a court held for Orange County on Thursday the 26th day November 1772. The within Articles of Agreement Between George Bruce and Elizabeth his wife was proved by the oaths of Thomas Burruss and Thomas Ballard
      Witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

      TESTE

      James Taylor COC

      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

      ORANGF, COUNTY DEED BOOK 18, page 459

      Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth Bruce of the County of Orange for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings to me in hand paid and recld where of I do hereby acknowledge But more Especially for the love of and affection which I bair to my beloved daughter Betty Bruce have given granted and confirmed unto my said daughter all that tract of land whereon I now live together my two negroes (to wit) Jane and Simon with all the goods and estate that I now or hereafter may hold or have be it of what kind or quality So ever reserving to my self quiet and peaceable possession of the same for and during my life and that in twelve months after my death the Betty Bruce pay to my son George Bruce ten pounds current money of Virginia and one feather bed and furniture and also to my daughter Martha one cow and calf which said Estate I give to my daughter Betty Bruce and to her heirs or assigns for ever in witness whereof I set my hand this first day of December 1785.

      Note:I desire for my daughter Martha to have one half of the land above mentioned. But after dividing for my daughter Elizabeth Bruce to have her choice.

      Elizabeth Bruce

      At a court held for Orange County on Thursday the twenty third day of March 1786. This deed of Gift from Elizabeth Bruce to Betty Bruce was acknowledged by the said Elizabeth and ordered to be recorded.

      TESTE

      James Taylor COC

      ORANGE COUNTY VA DEED BOOK 23, page 62

      Know all men by these presents that I Betty Bruce of the County of Orange and State of Virginia for and in consideration of the natural love and affection I bear my son Louden B. Bruce, as well as for the further consideration of one dollar in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given granted and by these presents do give and grant unto the said Louden B. Bruce his heirs Executors and administrators for ever two negroes Jane and Simon together with all the rest of my estate, including two hundred twenty five acres of land on which I now live and my sister Martha Bruce now lives and I the said Betty Bruce for myself my heirs Executors and administrators the same land negroes and other property unto the said Louden B. Bruce his heirs, executors and aginst the claim of myself, my heirs, Executors be and against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents and I do covenant and agree with my said son Loudon B. Bruce that he shall have immediate possession of all the property herein before given and granted him In Testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty first day of August in the year of eighteen hundred and three.

      Betty Bruce

      James Goodall
      Lenard Davis
      Hastin Colyer

      At a court held for Orange County at the courthouse on Monday the twenty sixth day of September eighteen hundred and three. This deed of gift was proved by the oaths of James Goodall, Lenard Davis and Hastin Colyer the witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

      Teste
      Reynolds Chapman Clk
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1094] Sheatsley Web Site, Noble Sheatsley, Darby A. Quinn (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2011.
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