Historical, Genealogical, and Biographical Account of the Jolliffe Family of Virginia, 1652 to 1893: Also Sketches of the Neill's, Janney's, Hollingsworth's, and Other Cognate Families
J.B. Lippincott, 1893 - Virginia - 245 pages
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acres of land Alexander Ross appointed Benjamin Berkley County Biles born October brother Brown Bucks County Captain Careswell Castle Cecil County Chester County Cofton Colonel Colony court cousin Creek daughter death deed died Dragoo Edward Elizabeth Jolliffe England Family Record father Fitz Randolph Frederick County Gabriel Jones George Governor granted Hannah heirs Henry Hoge Hopewell hundred husband Isaac James Jolliffe Janney John Jolliffe John Steed Jollie Joseph Jolliff Lewis Neill lived Lord Fairfax Loudoun County Lupton Lydia Hollingsworth March Margaret marriage married Mary Ann Branham Mary Jolliffe Maryland Meeting miles mother moved Nevill Norfolk County North November Ohio Opeckon Pennsylvania Peter Phceby Philadelphia poles pounds Rachel Rebecca Neill resided Richmond Richmond County Rigglesworth River Samuel Sarah September settled Sir William Jolliffe Society of Friends Swarthmore Thomas Jolliffe town tract of land valley Virginia West wife William Jolliffe Winchester
Page 177 - Then the Estate hereby Granted shall Cease and be utterly Determined and thereafter it shall and may be lawful to and for us our Heirs and Successors to Grant the same Lands and Premises with the appurtenances unto such other Person or Persons as we our Heirs and Successors shall think fit.
Page 177 - To BE HELD of us our Heirs and Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 7 - Knowing this, that never yet Share of Truth was vainly set In the world's wide fallow; After hands shall sow the seed, After hands from hill and mead Reap, the harvests yellow.
Page 177 - Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia. We have given granted and confirmed and by these presents for us our Heirs and Successors do give grant and confirm unto...
Page 22 - To social manners, and the heart humane, A nature ever great, and never vain ; . A wit, that no licentious pertness knows ; The sense, that unassuming candour shows...
Page 63 - Current Money to him in hand paid the Receipt whereof he doth hereby...
Page 43 - Virginia had long been the home of its inhabitants. "Among many other blessings," said their statutebook, " God Almighty hath vouchsafed increase of children to this colony ; who are now multiplied to a considerable number ; " and the huts in the wilderness were as full as the birds'-nests of the woods. The genial climate and transparent atmosphere delighted those who had come from the denser air of England.
Page 150 - We have given, granted, and confirmed and by these presents for us our heirs and successors do give grant and confirm unto Thomas Millsaps one certain tract or parcel of land containing four hundred acres lying and being in the county of Augusta...