3. Thomas2 HOLLOWELL (1.Thomas1) was born 22 Jan 1649 in Norfolk Co., VA. Thomas died before 16 Nov 1693 in Norfolk Co., VA. He married (1) Mary CAPPS about 1674 in Norfolk Co., VA. She was the daughter of Robert CAPPS. Mary died before 1682 in Norfolk Co., VA.
+ 12. f i. Mary HOLLOWELL, born about 1676.
Thomas's spouse (2) has not been identified.
13. m ii. Thomas HOLLOWELL, born about 1677 in Norfolk Co., VA, died before 7 Jun 1750 in Bertie Co., NC.
Thomas married (3) Sarah about 1680. Sarah died 1717 in Norfolk Co., VA. Sarah was POSSIBLY Sarah FAULK (FOLKE) the daughter of John FALKE (FAULK/FOLKE) and Ann BIGG.
+ 14. m iii. John HOLLOWELL, born about 1682, died before 18 May 1716.
15. m iv. William HOLLOWELL, born about 1685 in Norfolk Co., VA, died before 1715 in Norfolk Co., VA. He was mentioned in the will of his father, but not the will of his mother.
16. f v. Elizabeth HOLLOWELL, born about 1687 in Norfolk Co., VA, died before 1715 in Norfolk Co., VA. She was mentioned in the will of her father, but not the will of her mother.
+ 17. f vi. Kathrin HOLLOWELL, born about 1690, died after 1715.
+ 18. m vii. Luke HOLLOWELL, born about 1692, died 21 Apr 1735.
SOURCE: Thomas Hollowell received "one cow" in the will of his father. His brother Henry inherited the major portion of his father's land, indicating, that Thomas was out of favor with his father. Robert Capps & Robert Spring, patented 300 acres of land on the Western Branch of Elizabeth River, 30 May 1653, for the transportation of seventeen persons. (Patent Book 3, p. 17, Cavaliers & Pioneers, Vol. 1, p. 236, Nell Nugent).
On 16 March 1663, Mary Capps patented 300 acres at the head of Westermost branch of Elizabeth River, running along the land of Peter Rigilsworth to a reedy swamp. This land was granted to Robt. Grymes on 6 May 1652, and assigned to Robert Capps. The land is due to Mary Capps as daughter of the said Robert Capps. (Patent Book 5, p. 308 (285), Cavaliers & Pioneers, Vol. 1, p. 494, Nell Nugent). Dennis Ashley and Edward Outlaw patented 556 acres in Lower Norfolk Co. at the head of the Western Branch of Elizabeth River on 20 April 1682. This land was described as being at the head of Robert Capps' land near Thomas Cottle, and by Capps' now Hollowell's land to John Freeman. 300 acres were granted to Thomas Dyer on 9 April 1662 and assigned to him by Francis Thelaball and his wife Sarah, the daughter and heiress of Thomas Dyer, 256 acres was for the transportion of five persons. Thomas Hollowell married Mary Capps before 9 April 1662 as proven by the preceding deed.
Mary Capps Hollowell was deceased by 20 April 1682 when Mary Hollowell was granted 400 acres in Lower Norfolk Co., towards the head of the Western Branch of Elizabeth River, 300 acs. beginning on the line of Peter Rigglesworth. This land was granted to Mary Capps 16 Mar. 1663 and due the said Mary Hollowell, her daughter and sole heiresse. 100 acres adjacent this said tract and the land of Tho. Cottle was due for the transportation of Arthur Spoure (or Spourl) twice. (Patent Book No. 7. p. 145, Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 234).
Thomas Hollowell, Jr. was a witness to the marriage of his brother, Henry Hollowell, in 1680. Included among the witnesses were two Sarah Hollowell's listed as "sister." One Sarah was probably the wife of Thomas Hollowell, Jr. (Some Marriages In Burned Record Counties of Virginia, Compiled by Virginia Genealogical Society). Thomas Hollowell, Jr. did not attend the wedding of his sister Alice, to John Small in 1688.
Thomas MERCER married Kathren BIGGE, daughter
of John BIGGE of Norfolk. She may have been his second wife. She
and Thomas, on Aug. 15, 1678, deeded land on the Southern Branch.
(Bk. 1675-85, p. 35) Kathren's father, John BIGGE, mentions his
daughter, Kathrene MERCER, in his will probated March 15, 1696/7.
(McIntosh-158) His other children were, daus: Ann FAUX; Elizabeth,
wife of George WHIDBY or WHITBY; Jean SIKES; Phebe and Dorothy
BIGGE; son John and deceased son, Jabez. (Id-160) Thomas MERCER's
will was dated Jan. 16, 1718, probated May 16, 1718. He confirmed
former deeds of gift to sons, Joseph MERCER, 150 acres, and same
to sons Thomas, John and grandsons Thomas and Joseph MERCER; mentions
grandsons Christopher and William MERCER, sons of John MERCER;
wife Catherine to have rest of estate. Wits. Wm. WILKINS, Joseph
MERCER, John WILLIS. (Id 11, p. 69).
Thomas MERCER of Lower Norfolk Co. with consent of wife, Kathren MERCER, deeds to Jonathan FOLKE, sonne of Mr. John FOLKE, 60 acres of his divident land he now lives on situated between the branch called Muddy Creek and Richard WIDBY (WHITBY?). Acknowledged 15 August,1678, signed by Thomas MERCER and Kathren MERCER. (Records of Lower Norfolk Co., Va. D.Bk. 1675-1686, p.35).
Will of John FOLKE gives wife Ann 1/3 of estate. Balance to his small children, his daughter Sarah HOLLOWAY having received her share. Thomas MERCER and Roger HODGES, execrs. Probated June 16,1691. Wit: John MANNING. (McIntosh: Norfolk Co.,Va.,Wills,1637-1710: W.Bk.5, pp.132-154. )
Will of John BIGGE of Elizabeth River, Norfolk County, Va. (McIntosh, Abstracts, Bk.6, p.77). Will dated Sept.4, 1694, proved March 15, 1696 by Joseph HODGES and others: "To my son John BIGG my lawful heir, land including that left me by my son Jabez BIGG, held as a Patent 23 December 1688. Should John BIGG die without heirs, to grandson George WHITBY. To my son Thomas BIGG, to my daughters Ann FAUX, Katherine MERCER, Elizabeth WHITBY, Jean SIKES, Phebe BIGG, Dorothy BIGG, each one shilling (twelve pence). To son-in-law Mathew CASWELL, grandchild John HEFSOLD, grandchildren Martha, Francis, William, Jabez, Jean and Mathew CASWELL one shilling each."
Norfolk Co. D.B.5, p.219; Court Orders Norfolk Co., May 13,1703; Ann FAUX mentioned above was Ann FALKE, wife of John FALKE and daughter of John BIGGE. Court Orders, Norfolk Co. May 20,1679: John FALKE and Ann FALKE his wife being with child did not appear.
In the Name of God Amen. I, Thomas Hollowell being Sick & Weak of body but of Sound and perfect memory doo Make this my last Will & Testament revoking all other wills by me made and this to be held and Deemed my last will in manner and form following: First I give my Soul to God who gave it more trusting in the above Merrits of my Savior and Redeemer Jesus Christ for Redemption and my body to the ground to be decently buried according to the discretion of my Executor hereafter named; and my worldly goods it hath pleased God to bestow upon mee to be disposed of as followeth: Imprimis my will is that all my just debts bee paid by my Executor hereafter named. Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Hollowell fower hundred acres of Land lying & being at the head of the westerne branch of Elizabeth River to her & her heirs lawfully begotten of her body. Item I give and bequeath unto my sons Thomas and John Hollowell a parcle of land, being part of the Land which I live upon, being at the fishing Creeke and Soe running to the white Oak branch & soe right over to Morris Veales, my son Thoms to have that parte where I live and my Son John to have the part next to the fishing Creek to bee Equally Divided between them which said Land I give to them and those heirs lawfully begotten for Ever. My wife must have her thirds of the plantation and all the Orchards during her widow hood, and the rest of my land backward I give and bequeath unto my Sons William and Luke to them and their heirs lawfully begotten forever to enjoy it when they come to Age to bee Equally divided between them. Item I give unto my Daughter Mary, one feather bed and bedstead, two pillows, one pair of blankets & one Rugg, two Cows with Calves or alves by their sides & one Iron Pott & pot hooks & two pewter Dishes & two Ewes & Lambs to bee delivered to her at the day of her Solemination of her marriage. Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Thomas Hollowell two Cows in full of his portion and all the right of my personale Estate, after my death and those two legacyes (viz) my Daughter Mary, and my Son Thomas are paid. I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Sarah Hollowell, one Mare and one Side Saddle & one third part of all the rest of my personale Estate and the other two thirds my will is Shall be Equally Divided between my Children (Vizt): John, William, Elizabeth, Kathrin, and Luke and I do make and ordain my loving wife Sarah Hollowell to be whole & Sole Executrix of this my last Will & Testament & I doo desire my Said Executrix that whereas I have apoll of very good Carpenters tools that they not bee sold but kept & paid to my Sons John & William in part of their portions when they come to Age. In Witness to all and singular ye promise I have herewith sett my hand and fixed my Seale this 16th day of June 1693. Thos. Hollowell (Seal). Signed, Seald in presence of us ye mark of Bartholome Highsmith, Eleazer Tart, John Nickells. (Proved 15 Sept. 1693, Deed Book 5, p. 108). An inventory of the Estate of Mr. Thomas Hollowell, dec'd. taken and appraised this 2nd day of October 1693 by us the subscribers. Signed: James Wright, Wm. Wright, John Whinfeld, Tho. Scott. Sarah Hollowell has sworn in Court 15 Nov. 1693 to the truth of the above inventory. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, pp. 211a & 212).
Will of Sarah Hollowell, Norfolk Co., VA, dated 19 Jul 1715, proved 19 July 1717. in the Naim of God Amen. I Sarah Hollowell widow of the aofresaid County of Norfolk being at this present in good helth Blessed be God for it & for good reasone Doo make this and ordaine it to be my Last will and Testament in Naim & form as follows. Imprimas the first and foremost I give and bequeath my Soul to almighty God who first gave it to me in hopes of a Glorious Resurrection at the Last Day; & my body to the Earth the common Mother of us all and as for my worldly Estate as the Lord hath Indod me with I give as followeth (viz). Item I give and bequeath to my Loveing son John Hollowell one hanging Glass Shelf. Item I give and bequeath all the rest of my moveables within Dores & Without Quick claim To my Loveing Son Luke Hollowell after my Debts & Legacys paid hereafter mentioned. Item My Loveing Grandson William Russell one mare or horse foal after he comes to the age of twenty and one year to be paid by my Loveing Son aforesaid Luke. Item I give to my Loveing Grand Children Joseph, Mary and Elizabeth Russell one you apeace to be paid by the above mentioned Luke Hollowell after they come to age and to my Loveing Daughter Catern Russell all my warin Clothes after my Decease. Item I doo appoint my Loveing Sone afore mentioned Luke Hollowell to be my True & Lawful Exr. to this my Last will and Testament Revoking & making void all other former wills & Testaments by me formerly made in Witness hereof I have hereunto Set my hand & fixed my Seale this 19th of July & in the year of our Lord good 1715. Sarah (X) Hollowell. Teste: Thos. Scott, Eliz. Scott. Norfolk County. Proved by Thomas Scott oath in open Court the 19th of July 1717 & is admitted to record. Test. Leon Wilson, CC.
4. Henry2 HOLLOWELL (1.Thomas1) was born 18 Aug 1652 in Norfolk Co., VA. Henry died before 1700 in Norfolk Co., VA. He married (1) Elizabeth CUTCHINGS 7 Aug 1680 in Norfolk Co., VA. She was born about 1655 in Nansemond Co., VA. She was the daughter of Thomas CUTCHINGS and Elizabeth . Elizabeth died before 1692 in Norfolk Co., VA.
+ 19. f i. Elizabeth HOLLOWELL, born about 1681, died 1707.
+ 20. m ii. Thomas HOLLOWELL, born about 1690, died before 1758.
21. m iii. William SCOTT, born 8 Mar 1683 in Nansemond Co., VA. He was the biological son of John SCOTT and Elizabeth BELSON. He married Christian JORDAN 28 Jun 1707 in Nansemond Co., VA. She was born 23 Jan 1689 in Nansemond Co., VA. , the daughter of Robert JORDAN and Christian TABERER. Christian died 12 Jul 1708 in Nansemond Co., VA, at the age of 19. SOURCE: Hinshaw, Vol. 6, p. 36.
William Scott, son of John Scott, dec'd. of Nansemond Co. and Christian Jordan, daughter of Robert Jordan married 28 day of 6 mo. 1707. (Quaker Records, Minute Book, Lower Virginia Meeting 1673-1709, p. 147).
22. f iv. Elizabeth SCOTT, born 5 Feb 1686 in Nansemond Co., VA. She was the biological daughter of John SCOTT and Elizabeth BELSON. She married ________ DENSON. SOURCE: Hinshaw, Vol. 6, p. 36. SOURCE: Hinshaw, William Wade. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", Vol. 6, p. 28, 30;
Henry married (2) Elizabeth BELSON 20 Feb 1693 in Nansemond Co., VA. She was born 30 Jun 1666 in Nansemond Co., VA. She was the daughter of Edmond BELSON and Elizabeth . Elizabeth died 25 Jul 1717 in Nansemond Co., VA, at the age of 51.
Elizabeth BELSON married (1) John SCOTT 19 Aug 1682 in Nansemond Co., VA. He was the son of William SCOTT. John died after 1690 in Nansemond Co., VA. SOURCE: 1682, 8, 19. John Scott, son of William, Chuckatuck, Nansemond Co.; married in her mother's house at Chuckatuck, Nansemond Co., at a mtg apponted for the purpose, Elizabeth Belson, daughter of Elizabeth, Nansemond. Lists names and birthdates of children. (Hinshaw, Vol. 6, p. 27, 36). 1682, 8, 19. Elizabeth Belson daughter of Elizabeth, Nansemond Co.; married John Scott. (Enclyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 6, William Wade Hinshaw, p. 27).
1693, 2, 20. Elizabeth Scott, Nansemond married (2) Henry Hollowell. Henry Hollowell of Elizabeth River & Elizabeth Scott of Nansemon county did propound their marriage at a meeting of men & women at the howse of Thomas Tookes on the 9th day of the first month Last and at a meeting at Isaac Reecks the 13th day of this Instant they published there Marriage ye second time and were married in his house on the 20th day of the 2 month: 1693. Henry Hollowell, Elizabeth Scott. Witnesses: Nathan Newby, John Evans, Thomas Jordan, Benjamine Small, Henry Hackly, Sara Ratliff, John Mackwilliams, Thomas Duke, Elizabeth Newby, Isaac Reekesis, Robert Montgomery, Dorrithy Bufkin. (Early Quaker Records in Virginia, Miles White, Jr., pp. 10-11).
Elizabeth BELSON SCOTT HOLLOWELL married (3) Benjamin SMALL 1 Dec 1699/1700 in Nansemond Co., VA. SOURCE: Benjamine Small & Elizabeth Hallowell of Nanzemund county propounded their marriage before a meeting of friends both men & women in ye publick Meeting howse at Chuckatuck on ye ninth day of the twelfth month last and coming before the Meeting the second time in ye publick meeting howse at Chuckatuck they did publish their marriage againe on the ninth day of this Instant and were married in ye sd meeting howse on this twelft day of ye first month 1699. Benjamine Small, Elizabeth Hollowell. Witnesses: Edmond Belson, Joshua Jordan, Robert Jordan, Hames Munkly, John Small, Alice Small, Matthew Small, Margaret Jordan, John Jordan, Elizabeth Porter, James Jordan, Katherine Bullock, Benjamine Jordan, Jean Belson, Samuel Jordan, Elizabeth Hollowell, William Scott, Mary Ratliff. (Early Quaker Records in Virginia, Miles White, Jr., p. 15). Hinshaw, William Wade. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", Vol. 6, p. 27, 36.
1717, 7, 25. Elizabeth (Belson) Small, daughter Edmond & Mary Belson, died. (Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 6, Hinshaw, p. __). Elizabeth Small, wife of Benjamin Small of Nansemond County, born 31st of 6th mo. 1666. Her parents Edmund and Elizabeth Betson (Belson) were pious friends; taken ill the 21st of the seventh month 1717, being the first day of the yearly-meeting at Chuckatuck... quietly departed the 25th of the 7th month (1717), aged 52, a minister about 11 years. (A Collection of Memorials... of the People Called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Parts Adjacent, from Nealy the First Settlemnt thereof to the year 1787).
SOURCE: 7 day 8 mo. 1680. Marriage of Henry Hollowell son of Thos. Hollowell of Elizabeth River and Elizabeth Cotching dau. of Thomas Cotching of Chuckatuck in ye Co. at house of Thos. Jordan in Chuckatuck. In congregation: Tho. Hollowell (father); Alice Hollowell (mother); Thos. Hollowell (brother); Phil Howard (brother); Joseph Hollowell, Benj. Hollowell, Dorothy Cotching, Eliz. Cotching (mother); ___ Cotching (mother); Eliza. Hollowell (sister); Sarah Hollowell (sister); Sarah Hollowell (sister). (Monthly Meeting of Friends, Nansemond Co., VA, p. 15, LDS Film #441485).
Henry Hollowell patented 118 acres in Lower Norfolk Co.; on the north side of the Western Branch of Elizabeth River, 20 Apr. 1682, at head of his father's land and adjacent Murraie's line, along Slawter's line for the transportation of three persons: Henry Creech, his wife, and Stephen Coleman. (Patent Book 7 p. 151, Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 235).
Richd. Rattclif the sonn of Richd. Rattclif, Senior of the Terrascoenecks and Elizabeth Hollowell daughter of Henry Hollowell deceased of the Isle of Weight county did propound their marriage before a meeting of men & women friends at our Publick meeting house in Chuckatuck. Itt being one the tenth day of the sixth mo. last Past and coming before the meeting the second time at our above sd. meeting house on the 11 day of the 7 mo. they did publish their marriage againe. And were married in his father Richd. Ratclifs owne house on this 18 day of the 7th mo. In the year: 1700. Richd. Rattcliff, Elizabeth Hollowell. Witnesses: Richd. Rattcliff (father), John Ratcliff, Wm. Scott, Isaac Rickesis, Jno. Green, Daniel Sanbourn, Jno. Jordan, Elizabeth Rattclif (mother), James Jordan, Margaret Jordan, Senior, Tho. Page, Margaret Jordan, Junior, Robt. Jordan, Rachel White, Joshua Jordan, Rebecca Rattclif (sister). (Early Quaker Records in Virginia, Miles White, Jr., p. 20-21). The only other known child of Henry is a son, Thomas, mentioned in the will of his uncle, Joseph Hollowell, in 1704.
6. Joseph2 HOLLOWELL (1.Thomas1) was born 15 Jun 1657 in Norfolk Co., VA. Joseph died 1705 in Norfolk Co., VA, at the age of 47. He married Grace CORPEREW in Norfolk Co., VA. She was born about 1658 in Norfolk Co., VA. She was the daughter of John CORPEREW.
+ 23. f i. Mary COURTNEY, born about 1675, died after 1732/1733.
Grace married (1) ________ COURTNEY.
Grace married (3) Thomas BUTT. He was born 1650 in Norfolk Co., VA. Thomas died before 15 Nov 1710 in Norfolk Co., VA.
Grace married (4) Lionel READING. Lionel died 1725 in Bath Co., NC. SOURCE: The will of Lionel Reading, Bath County, NC. July 12, 1708. February 18, 1725, names sons: Nathaniel, Churchill and daughters: Sarah Dupuis, Mary Reading, and Ann Reading. His wife not named. Executors: Davis Dupuis and Humphrey Legg. Witnesses: James Leigh, Henry Brook, John Lawson. (Grimes, p. 308). Letters of administration granted to his wife GRACE Reading. (North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 1, No. 1, January, 1900, "Abstract of Wills," J. R. B. Hathaway, Editor, p. 71). Will of John Corperew, Norfolk Co., VA, dated 18 of 9 mo. 1700, proved 13 Oct 1700, Will Book 6, File 197. Sons: John, Thomas. Daus: Mary Dickson, Grace Holloway. Grandchild: Mary Cortney, Mary Dickson. Dau: Eleanor Brough, her four children.
Thomas Butt, Burgess, third son of Robert & Jane Butt, b. 1650, d. before 15 Nov. 1710, md. (2) Grace Corprew, daughter of John Corprew, her (3) husband. She was m. (1) ___ Courtney, (2) Joseph Hollowell, (4) Lyonell Redding (Reading). (The Boush-Nimmo Chart in Lower Norfolk County & Princess Anne County, VA., Mrs. Alice Granbery Walter). Will of John Dickson of Norfolk County blacksmith, dated 19 May 1716, proved 21 Aug. 1719. Unto my loving wife Mary Dickson "during her Naturall life and after her Decease ye houses and ye part of the plantation whereon I now live unto the Dividing Line which begins at Benjamin Miller's line;" Loving daughter Mary Macnerren; Son-in-law William McNerren that piece of ground I bought of Mr. Silvester; "..plantation which my ffather in law Jno. Corprew gave me" to be equally divided between my two youngest granddaughters of my son John Dickson, deceased, Elizabeth Dickson, Mary Dickson; grandson Gilbert Macnerren. Wife Executrix. Witnesses: Thomas Corprew, Benj. Miller, Edward Miller. (Brief Abstracts of Norfolk County Virginia Wills 1710-1753, Charles Fleming McIntosh, p. 87).
SOURCE: Joseph Hollowell and Benjamin Hollowell patented 200 acres in Lower Norfolk Co., on the North side of the Western Branch of Elizabeth River, 20 April 1682, beginning at their father's corner adjacent Henry Hollowell on Slauter's line near Carter's land to William Powell's old patent to Jno. Allott's line to Thomas Hollowell, Senr., for the transportation of four persons. (Patent Book No. 7 p. 151. Cavaliers and Pioneers, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 235). Joseph & Benjamin Hollowell sell this land to Robert Dryesdale, 27 June 1691. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 159). Joseph Hollowell patented 1750 acres in Norfolk Co. on the west side of the Upper Indian Creek and Cyprus Swamp upon the Northwest River, 29 April 1692, adjacent Benjamin Hollowell, Capt. Russell and the land of Prescott for the importation of thirty-five persons. (Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 378). Joseph Hallowell patented an additional 97 acres in Norfolk Co. in a fork of the Northwest River's Cypress Swamp adjacent John Godfrey, 29 April 1693 for the importation of two persons. (Patent Book No. 8. Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 379).
Joseph and his wife Grace married prior to 29 Sept. 1693 when they made the following deed. Joseph Hollowell, carpenter, & Grace Hollowell, his wife, of the County of Norfolk, sell to Roger Howsden of the same county, shipwright, a piece of wood land bounding on Benjamin Hollowell's patent; above the head of the Southern Branch of Elizabeth River and the Northwest River. 29 Sep. 1692. Witness: Francis Sayor, Clomer Bray, John Richardson. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 182). Joseph Hollowell of the County of Norfolk, planter, and Grace Hollowell, his wife, sell to Thomas Brens of the said county one tract or parcel of land lying in the woods from the head of the Southern Branch of Elizabeth River beginning at a marked poplar standing by the white oake swamp being Benjamin Hollowell's corner, by estimation 85 acres more or less, 29 Sept. 1692. Wit: Richard Silvester, Francis Cony. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, pp. 182-182a).
Benjamin Hollowell of the County of Lower Norfolk sold to Joseph Hollowell of the same county, 480 acres of land lying and being situated by the White Oake Swamp __ parting the said Benjamin Hollowell and Moses Prescott; the said land "being granted unto the said Benja. Hollowell by virtue of a patent dated twentieth seventh of April in the year of our lord one thousand six hundred and eightie six"; acknowledged in presence of Thomas Hollowell, John Sandford, 19 Mar. 1699. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 90a).
Joseph Hollowell sold to Thomas Brant "one hudnred fifty acres more or less" of land "beginning at the east SE corner of Moses Prescott's land;" "granted to Benjamin Hollowell" and sold by "the said Benjamin Hollowell to the aforesaid Joseph Hollowell." Acknowledged in court 14 May 1699. Witnesses: Robt. Henning, Rutha Ers_Wood, Jr. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 91).
Joseph Hollowell and wife Grace Hollowell sold John Miller 200 acres of land "being a tract of land granted unto the said Joseph Hollowell in a patent bearing the date the 29th day of April in the year of our Lord 1692." 20th day of March 1696. Witnesses: Benjamin Hollowell, Wm. Babman. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 6, p. 25). Joseph Hollowell and wife Grace assigned land in Norfolk Co., formerly Robert Berrey's of Princess Anne County, May 30, 1701. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 69). 1704 Norfolk Co., VA Quick Rents - Joseph Hollowell - 1280 acres.
In the name of God Amen, I, Joseph Hollowell being sick of body but of Sound & perfect mind & Memory considering the certainty of death & the uncertainty of ye time of dying for the Settling of my worldly estate doe make this my last will & testament hereby revoking & anull all former wills by me made in manner & forme as followeth, Comitting my body to ye earth from whence it was taken to be buried in ____ & decent order by my Executors hereafter named & my Soule to God that gave it me in hopes of ye reserection into life. I give & bequeath unto Joseph Small ye son of John Small all my Land northerly from ye two cattle bridges to ye red oake branch __ a cross my Land to him & his heirs lawfully begotton of his body after my desease & he comes to age. 2ly I give & bequeath unto my wellbeloved wife Grace halfe the remaining part of my land & halfe my plantation & other conveniences thereunto during her life. 3ly I give & bequeath unto my daughter-in-law Mary Courtnay the remaining part of my Land & plantation to her & her heirs lawfully begotten of her body & after her Mother's decease to have the part that was given her Mother to her & her heirs lawfully begotten & for want of such heirs to John Hollowell ye son of Thomas Hollowell & his heirs lawfully begott of his body & if no such heeirs to Thomas Hollowell the son of Henry Hollowell to him & his heirs lawfully begott of his body. 4ly I give & bequeath unto Joseph Small ye son of Jno. Small two Cows then he comes to age. 5ly I give & bequeath a Cow unto Mary Dixon ye daughter of Jno. Dixon at my decease. 6ly I give & bequeath unto John Dixon, Junr. my pistols & holster at my decease & Edward Dixon my Sword. 7ly I give & bequeath to John Hollowell ye son of Thomas Hollowell my long gun & my Carpenters tools at my decease. 8ly I give & bequath unto my Daughter in Law Mary Cortnay one feather bed & furniture six pewter dishes six plates six porengers six Cows foure horses two Iron potts & two Negroes after her mothers decease if then living Cam & Pan to her & her heirs forever the personall estate named before the Negroes I give to be delivered at my decease. 9ly I give & bequath unto my Brother John Hollowell two Steers one of five & one of foure years old within a twelve months after my decease. 10ly I give & bequath unto my well beloved wife Grace all of my estate personall goods & chattles to her & her heirs forever and I doe here make & appoint my wellbeloved wife Grace my whole & sole Executrix of this my last will & Testament as written my hand & seale This 5th of May 1705. Joseph Hollowell. Witnesses: James Willson Junr., George Burgesse, Adam Macoy. Proved in court this 15th day of Oct. 1705 by all the witness & ordered to be recorded. (Norfolk County, VA. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 88).
7. Benjamin2 HOLLOWELL (1.Thomas1) was born 28 Dec 1659 in Norfolk Co., VA. Benjamin died 1715 in Norfolk Co., VA, at the age of 55. He married Ellinor POWELL , daughter of William POWELL, about 1680 in Norfolk Co., VA.
24. m i. Thomas HOLLOWELL, born about 1681 in Norfolk Co., VA, died before 1715 in Norfolk Co., VA. Thomas Hollowell witnessed a deed between Benjamin and Joseph Hollowell dated 19 Mar 1699.
In a deed dated 21 Sept. 1722, Benjamin (Jr) sells 100 acres of land to Robert Stewart that he inherited through the death of his father, Benjamin, and his brother Thomas, his father's heir-in-law which was part of a patent granted Benjamin Hollowell, Sen., dec'd, bearing date 27 April 1696. Wit: Leml. Wilson, Katherine Wilson, Mary Wilson. (Norfolk Co., VA Deed Book F, p. 50).
25. f ii. Elizabeth HOLLOWELL, born about 1686 in Norfolk Co., VA. She married (1) Robert STEWART before 1715 in Norfolk Co., VA. SOURCE: Deed Book 9, 1710-1717, p. 422, Norfolk Co., VA, settlement of estate of Benjamin Hollowell, 15 Jul 1715, Robert Stewart credit for his wife, her part.
Elizabeth married (2) Nicholas SLACK 29 Apr 1728 in Norfolk Co., VA.
26. f iii. Alice HOLLOWELL, born about 1688 in Norfolk Co., VA. SOURCE: Deed Book 9, 1710-1717, p. 422, Norfolk Co., VA, settlement of estate of Benjamin Hollowell, 15 Jul 1715, Alice Hollowell her part.
27. f iv. Mary HOLLOWELL, born about 1690 in Norfolk Co., VA. SOURCE: Deed Book 9, 1710-1717, p. 422, Norfolk Co., VA, settlement of estate of Benjamin Hollowell, 15 Jul 1715, Mary Hollowell credit for her part.
28. m v. Joseph HOLLOWELL, born about 1694 in Norfolk Co., VA, died 1766 Hyde Co., NC. SOURCE: Deed Book 9, 1710-1717, p. 422, Norfolk Co., VA, settlement of estate of Benjamin Hollowell, 15 Jul 1715, Joseph Hollowell credit for his part.
+ 29. m vi. Benjamin HOLLOWELL, born about 1699, died 1734.
SOURCE: Joseph Hollowell and Benjamin Hollowell patented 200 acres in Lower Norfolk Co., on the North side of the Western Branch of Elizabeth River, 20 April 1682, beginning at their father's corner adjacent Henry Hollowell on Slauter's line near Carter's land to William Powell's old patent to Jno. Allott's line to Thomas Hollowell, Senr., for the transportation of four persons. (Patent Book No. 7 p. 151. Cavaliers and Pioneers, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 235). Joseph & Benjamin Hollowell sell this land to Robert Dryesdale, 27 June 1691. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 159).
Benjamin Hollowell of the County of Lower Norfolk sold to Joseph Hollowell of the same county, 480 acres of land lying and being situated by the White Oake Swamp __ parting the said Benjamin Hollowell and Moses Prescott; the said land "being granted unto the said Benja. Hollowell by virtue of a patent dated twentieth seventh of April in the year of our lord one thousand six hundred and eightie six"; acknowledged in presence of Thomas Hollowell, John Sandford, 19 Mar. 1699. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 5, p. 90a). Benjamin Hollowell patented 1030 acres in Lower Norfolk Co. towards the Northwest River of Corretuck, and south of the west pocoson into the White Oake Swamp, adjacent Butts land, 27 April 1686, for the transportation of twenty-one persons. (Patent Book 7, p. 505, Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 298). Benjamin Hollowell sold 130 acres of land. Acknowledged in Court 15 May 1699. Witness: Jno. Fferbee, Benj. Burrough. (Book 5, p. 66, LDS Film #32826).
Benjamin Hollowell patented an additional 1150 acres in Norfolk Co. on the west side of the Upper Indian Creek of the Northwest River, 29 April 1692, beginning at Joseph Hollowell's to the Cypress Swamp, along the land of Prescott for the importation of 23 persons by assignment from Mr. Edward Chilton. (Patent Book No. 8 p. 239. Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol. 2, Nell Marion Nugent, p. 377).
Will of William Powell, Book 9, p. 457, dated 23 Oct. 1701, proved 21 Jan. 1715, by Mary Cottle & Robert Spring. .... unto my son William Powell Two hundred acres of Land that was Given me by my Grand father with all my Seed beside with Entreys....Except 95 acres of Land that I took up in a place Called the Short necks that I Give unto my Daughter Ellenner... and if Either of Them Dies without heirs then to Returne to the Survivor and if they both Die without Issue then to returne to Lemuell Powell my brother Johns Son and if he Dies without Issue then to the next heir at Law. ...all the rest of my Estate doe I give unto my well beloved wife Ann Powell and with all Doe make her my hole & Sole Executrix... ... my Children... there mothers widowhood... Witnesses: Robert Spring, his mark, Aron Spring, his mark, Mary Cottle, her mark. William Powell & Seale. (Brief Abstracts of Norfolk County Wills 1710-1753, by Charles Fleming McIntosh, The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, 1922, p. 43).
Ellinor Hollowell administrator of the estate of Benjamin dec'd, 14 Apr. 1704. (Norfolk Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 32). Eleanor Hollowell, ___ Halstead, John Corprew, Henry Woodard & Richard Silvester ordered to meet and appraise estate of Benjamin Hollowell dec'd on fifth Monday in June. (Deed Book 7, p. 33, Norfolk Co., VA). Eleanor Hollowell granted administration of estate of Benjamin Hollowell, her late husband, dec'd, she having given security according to law ___ Sayer, Matt. Spivey. (Deed Book 7, p. 33). Benjamin Hollowell estate inventory account May 1704, Eleanor, widow. (Deed Book 7, p. 45). Settlement of the estate of Benjamin Hollowell, dec'd. 15 July 1715. Robert Steward, William Webster debetors. Wm. Webster credit for his wife Ellener, her part. Robert Stewart credit for his wife (Elizabeth), her part. Alice Hollowell credit for her part. Mary Hollowell credit for her part. Benjamin Hollowell credit for her part. Joseph Hollowell credit for his part. (Deed Book 9, p. 422, Norfolk Co., VA).
9. Alice2 HOLLOWELL (1.Thomas1) was born 16 Dec 1664 in Norfolk Co., VA. Alice died after 1699 in Norfolk Co., VA. She married John SMALL 25 Dec 1688 in Norfolk Co., VA. He was born in Nansemond Co., VA.
30. m i. Joseph SMALL.
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