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Genealogy of the Jackson and Associated Families

 

Generation 2
Children of Ralph Jackson and Leah Williams

 

B. Ralph Jackson

 

     Ralph Jackson was born either in Charles City County or Dale Parish, Henrico County, Virginia, and married Obedience ? (Unknown Last Name) around 1730 in Virginia. Obedience (~1685 - ~1704) was probably born and died in Henrico County, Virginia. Ralph died either in Henrico County or Chesterfield County, Virginia.1,2,3,4

 

Timeline of Ralph Jackson and Obedience ? (Unknown Last Name)

 

27 Oct. 170819,35

Henrico County, Virginia Wills, page 189
Will of Ralph Jackson
To each of my sons, 100 acres on north side of Swift Creek and to take their choice as they come of age. My wife to have her third part of my land where she sees fit. To daughter Elizabeth Perkinson, two young ewes. Each child to have a cow apiece. Wife to be sole executrix.
Dated 27 Oct. 1708
Wit: John Worsham, John Worsham, Jr., William Worsham
Recorded 1 Sept. 1709

24 March 172525

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Patent Book 12, page 427
Ralph Jackson of Henrico County, 275 acres on west side of Swift Creek beginning at Peter Fields at the mouth of West Branch of Licken Hole Creek, crossing Overbie’s Branch

17 Sept. 173125

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Patent Book 14, page 338
Ralph Jackson of Henrico County, 340 acres (new land) on north side of Swift Creek adjoining Henry Mayes, Henry Walthall, on west side of main road, Francis Maybury and Samuel Newman

30 June 173225,48

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Henrico County, Virginia, Deeds 1706 – 1737, page 350
Ralph Jackson of Henrico County sold to John Nash for 40, 275 acres on the south side of Swift Creek where John Grissel now lives, being choice which the said Ralph and his brother Daniel made of a gift of same land entered by their father Ralph Jackson, Dec’d, and by said Daniel Jackson sold to said Ralph, next to Peter Field and John and Anne Nash. The witnesses were Thomas Spencer and John Grissel. Obedience Jackson relinquished dower.

8 Sept. 173235

Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia, Part One 1654 – 1737
Will of Thomas Nash
To nephew Thomas Nash, son of John, my land and plantation I purchased of Ralph Jackson, on south side of James River in Henrico.
To niece Mary Nash, daughter of John, a Negro
All the rest to be divided between my beloved father Mr. Abner Nash in Tenley, South Wales & brother john in Va.
Brother John Nash to be executor
Dated 8 Sept. 1732
Wit: John Anderson, Owen Even, Anne Nash
Recorded June 1737

28 Sept. 173225

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Patent Book 14, page 492
William(s) Jackson of Henrico County, 451 acres in Prince George County on north side of Flatt Creek below Neal’s Branch on line of “his brother Ralph Jackson” to north side of Mayes Branch.

13 Oct. 173245

The Vestry Book of Henrico Parish, Virginia 1730 – 1773, with notes and appendix by Dr. R. A. Brock
At a vestry held for the parish of Henrico, at Curles Church the thirteenth day of October, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand and Seven Hundred and thirty two.
Present
The Reverend Mr. James Keith
William Randolph Francis Epes
Richard Randolph Joseph Royal
Bowler Cocke Edward Booker
James Powel Cocke John Worsham
William Worsham John Bolling
Henrico Parish Dr.

To the Reverend Mr. James Keith 16,000 640
To William Perkins, Reader 2,000 80
To Sackfield Brewer, Do. 2,000 80
To Charles Griffith, Do. 2,000 80
To Ditto, Clerk of the Vestry 500 20
To John Hobson, Sexton 600 24
To Thomas Branch, for fferriage 1,200 48
To Field Jefferson, for Do. 120 48
To Joseph Wilksinson for keeping Ann Hewitt seven months 700 48
To the Church Wardens for the Poor, viz:    
To Abraham Robinson 1,400 50
To Richard Wood for keeping Joseph Williamson 800 32
To Elianor Williams, Sexton of the Chapple 600 24
To Susanna Wood for keeping her son 1,200 48
To Hutchkins Burton for keeping Saraw Rawlins 700 28
To Church Wardens for bread and wine 400  
To 14 lb. per ct. on Mr. Keith’s Sallary 2,616  
To Capt. Joseph Royal under cask in Eight    
Insolvents last year 40  
To William Pardue 600 24
To Elizabeth Bargess for keeping Ann Bryant’s child one year, ending the 18th December, next 800  
To Thomas Osborne, Jun’r, for keeping a Bastard Child one year, ending the first day
of February next
800  
To James Franklin for keeping Alice Bryant 484  
To Philip Smith for keeping a Bastard Child six months, ending the twenty third day of
Octob’r
400  
To Ralph Jackson for keeping two of Robert Blakely’s children 250  
To Joseph Watson for keeping a bastard child three months    
To Michael Taylor for keeping John Worth a year 700 28
To Conveniency for Do. At 14 per cent 98  
To William Ligon for keeping Mary Dundan 600 24
To Conveniency for Do. At 14 per cent 84  
To Hays Whitloe, for keeping William Weather one year 700  
To Conveniency for Do. At 14 per cent 98  
To the church warden for the use of John Tanner 500  
To John Wilksinson for burying Ann Hewet, and other charges in her sickness 310  
To Elianor Clark for cureing and keeping Susanna Wakefield two months 800  
To Joseph Royal, for keeping Susanna Wakefield 500  
To John Nash for Insolvents, and twice lifted persons, and an error in cafting up one thousand pounds of tobacco in last levy 1,419  
To William Randolph, Esq., towards two Surplus’ and two Common Prayer Books 2,500  
To William Cocke for 14 Insolvents, and {406persons twice lifted {281  
To John Smyth, a grandson of Humphrey Smyth, to be paid to the Church Wardens 300  
To Capt. Joseph Royal for John Higdin’s parish levy 30  
To Capt. Joseph Royal for Conveniency on his Acc’t last year 71  
To John Smart for a levy last year 25    
  47,437 1364
Sallary at 4 per cent 1,897  
Cask 1,364  
  50,699  
Balance due to the parish 213  
  50,912  
Henrico Parish Cr.  
By 1,754 Tithables at 29 lb of Tob’o per poll 50,866  
By the last year balance due from the Collector 46  
  50,912  

24 Nov. 173545

The Vestry Book of Henrico Parish, Virginia 1730 – 1773, with notes and appendix by Dr. R. A. Brock
At a vestry held for the parish of Henrico, at Curl’s Church for Henrico Parish, for laying the parish levy, November the 24th, 1735
Present
The Rev’d Anthony Gavin, Min’r. James Powel Cocke and James Cock, Church Wardens, William Randolph, Essqr., Richard Randolph, John Redford, Bowler Cocke, John Bolling, Edward Curd and John Williamson Gent. Vestrymen
Henrico Parish Dr.

  Tobacco Cask
To Balance due to the Collector last year 196  
To Mr. Moffon for preaching four sermons, at 500 per 2,000  
To Do. For three sermons at 400 1,200  
To 14 per ct. on said 1,200 for Conveniency 168  
To John Ealls, Reader at the Chappell 2,000 80
To Sackvil Brewer, Reader 2,000 80
To Do. As Clerk of the Vestry 500 20
To John Hobson, Sexton 600 24
To Elenor Williams Do. At Chappell 600 24
To the Church Wardens for Bread and Wine 400  
To Susanna Woodcock for keeping her son 1,200 48
To Collector on Northside for Insolvent Accounts 418  
To Do. For Northside of James River for Do.  264  
To William Perkins, Reader, for seven months 1,16 46
To John Osborn, Sexton, for seven months 350 14
To Mr. Brook for preaching at the Chappel 1,600  
To Thomas Branch yr. proportion of Seven Months ferriage 381 14
To Walter Scot for keeping John Lyle 400  
To Robert Bullington for keeping and burying Wm. Withers 1,200  
To William Randolph, Essqr., for beding for said Withers 168  
To 14 per cent on Do. For Conveniency 1,680  
To ye Clerk of the Court for copping Two Laws 80  
To Elenor Turner for keeping James Wood 150  
To Ralph Jackson for keeping Wm. Hobby 350  
To Hotchkiss Burton for keeping Susanna Rollins 700 28
To Mary North for keeping Susanna Burnet 1,000 40
To Mr. Anthony Gavin, pt. of his frst year’s Sallary 12,000 480
To 14 per cent on Do. For Conveniency 1,680  
To Lemmon Childers for burying Weft, and taking care of his child 600  
To Elizabeth Burges for keeping John Lyle two years 1,600  
  35,376 912
Cask 912  
  36,288  
Commission at 4 per cent 1452  
  37,740  
Henrico Parish Cr.    
By Tobacco Levy’d in Dale parish Neck 4,136  
By 1,013 Tithables at 33 pounds Tobacco per pole 33,429  
Balance due to the Collector 175  
  37,740  

8 Feb. 1737/385

Deed Book 1, Amelia County, Virginia, Deeds 1735 – 1743, Bonds 1735 – 1741
Deed of Lease
Thomas Hamblin & Phebe his wife to Joseph Wilkeson, dated Feb. 8, 1737 in the reign of George II.
Consid: 6
Wit: Ted William Carroll, James Cheatham & Ralf (X) Jackson
200 acres lower side Buckskin Creek of Deep Creek, adj. William Townes’ land, bounded in part by Buckskin Creek, a branch of Buckskin Creek, “with all woods, underwoods, swamps, marshes, lowgrounds, meadow feedings & his due share of all veins, mines & quarries both discovered & undiscovered, within bounds of sd. 200 acres & all houses, orchards, rivers, waters & water courses therein contained, together with all privileges”
Deed acknowledged by Thomas Hamblin & ordered recorded at court held March 10, 1737

21 April 17425

Deed Book 1, Amelia County, Virginia, Deeds 1735 – 1743, Bonds 1735 – 1741
Deed Thomas Jones, planter to Samuel Goode of Henrico County, Virginia, dated Apr. 21, 1742
Consid: 30
Wit: Thomas Bottom, Daniel Sirkes & John Yurner
300 acres B/S Talley’s Horsepen Branch between lines of Benjamin Ward, Joseph Wilkinson & former survey of sd. Thomas Jones, bounded also by Ralph Jackson’s lower corner.

15 Mar. 174427

Amelia County, Virginia Patents No. 22, 1743-45, p. 240
John Owen - 328 acres, on the lower side of Flatt Creek between the lines of Ralph Jackson & others

14 Jan. 174525,46

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Henrico County, Virginia, Wills & Deeds 1744 - 1748, page 161
Henrico County, Virginia Deeds 1737 – 1750, abstracted and compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger III, 1985 reprinted 1988

John Fitzgerald and Anne his wife of Bristol Parish, Prince George Co. to Ralph Jackson of Dale Parish, Henrico Co., for 120, 520 acres on south side of Swift Creek, patented by Nathaniel Bacon, Esq., 19 April 1690, to Henry Randolph, father of Capt. Henry Randoplh, lately dec’d, and by said Capt. Randolph given by his will to his daughter Anne Fitzgerald. Also sold is land between said Randolph’s line and Jeffersons’s and between Swift Creek and Licking Creek, 45 acres.
Wit: Henry Randolph, Wil Pride, Joseph (I) Jackson
Signed: John Fitz Gerland, Anne Fitz Gerlad
Recorded: 1st Mon. July 1746

February 174538

Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia Part Two 1737 – 1781, page 363 of original document
Ann Eppes, orphan of Lewis Eppes, dec’d. chooses William Gates, her guardian with Peter Gill and Ralph Jackson, security

1 Feb. 174538

Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia Part Two 1737 – 1781, page 110 of original document
Inventory of Thomas Fowler, taken Feb. 1, 1745 by Ralph Jackson, John Blankinship, Joseph Jackson
Recorded Feb. 1745

2 Aug. 174625

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Henrico County, Virginia, Wills & Deeds 1744 - 1748, page 187
Ralph Jackson sold to Joseph Jackson 233 acres of the above tract of land. Deed witnessed by William Herringham, Henry Waltall and John Green. Recorded on first Monday of Aug. 1746

16 Aug. 174646

Henrico County, Virginia Deeds 1737 – 1750
Mark Jackson of Dale Parish, Henrico Co., to Thomas Franklin, Jr. of same for 15, 130 acres; being part of 490 acres granted 15 March 1735 to Williams Jackson
Wit: Ralph (R) Jackson, John (S) Stuart, John Green, Patience (W) Sudbury, Martha Jackson
Signed: Mark Jackson
Recorded 1st Monday Aug. 1746

3 Nov. 174630,46

Henrico County Virginia Deeds 1737-1750
Field Jefferson of Dale Parish, Henrico Co., to Peter Fitzpatrick of same, for 290, land on south side of Swift Creek bounded by Charles Burton, William Totty, William Cheatham, said Jefferson and Ralph Jackson, 576 acres, being plantation where he now lives. Wit: Richard Randolph, Jr., Thos. Jefferson, James Harris Signed: Field Jefferson Recorded 1st Mon. Nov. 1746
Frances, wife of Field, relinquished her dower right.

3 Aug. 174934

Chesterfield County, Virginia Deeds 1749 – 1756, page 16
William Graves, Sr. and Elizabeth his wife of Chesterfield Co., to Alexander Smith of King & Queen Co., for 15, 100 acres on south side of Swift Creek, next to William Norris, William Jackson, Ralph Jackson and Thomas Franklin, it being part of a greater tract known as “The Iron Mine”.
Wit: Joseph Powers, William Graves, Jr., William Graves, Thomas Franklin
Recorded: 4 Aug. 1749

3 Nov. 174939

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders, 1749 – 1752
Ordered that the following persons do work on the road whereof Joseph Farley is overseer, viz, Walter Nunnery, Ralph Jackson, Mark Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Joseph Jackson, Henry Walters, John Blankenship, William Turner, Ephraim Blankinship, Ralph Blankinship, Drury Blankinship, Jeremiah Walters, John Nunnally & Henry Nunnally.

6 Jan. 175047

Amelia County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Volumes 3 - 4, 1747 - 1754, page 419
To all to whom these presents shall come Know ye iy& (?) I Ralph Jackson of Dale Parish in Henrico County as well for & in consideration of my Natural affection of Love which I do Bear unto my beloved son Francis Jackson of Amelia County as also for Diverse Causes & considerations Specially at Present moving have given granted and by these presents do give grant and Confirm unto my said son Francis Jackson one tract or parcel of Land Containing Two Hundred Acres Lying in Amelia County Bounded as followeth beginning at Wards upper Corner Thence South twenty Degrees East one Hundred and Eighty 4 Poles to Thorn and Jones Line thence West Thirty Degrees South one Hundred and Twenty five poles along Jones line to Towns line Thence North thirty two Degrees West Two Hundred & seven Poles, along Towns line To Samuel Jones lower Corner on the same near the Head of a Branch of Buckskin Thence East 32 Degrees North One Hundred & Twenty six poles along Samuel Jones line to his Corner thence North thirty two Degrees West Sixty six poles to Kashes (?) corner in ye same thence east eighty two poles by Wargs (?) line thence to the Beginning Ye land lying below Knibbs Creek, To have and to hold ye said Lands and Premises with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining together with the reversion & Reversion remainder and Remainders thereof Houses Orchards &cc Unto my sd son Francis Jackson his heirs and Assigns for ever and I the sd Ralph Jackson do for one my heirs Exrs and administrators further Covenant and Agree to and with my sd son Francis Jackson his heirs Exrs Administrators and assigns the above said Land and Premises will warrant and for ever Defend against all persons Whatsoever _(?) sign and Seal this day of January 6 anno Dom 1750
Ralph Jackson
(his mark)
Sealed Signed and Delivered in presents of
Benjamin Hogner
Francis Osborne
Robert Thompson
At a court held for Amelia County the 20th day of July 1750 Ralph Jackson presented and acknowledged this his Deed of Gift with livery and _(?) Endorsed To Francis Jackson and Ordered to be Recorded
Samuel Cobb clk

2 June 175039

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders, 1749 – 1752
John Wayles, plaintiff, against Joseph & Ralph Jackson, defendants, in debt. This day came the plaintiff by his attorney, and the defendants, likewise, who say they do not owe the plaintiff any part of the debt mentioned in the declaration, and this day they put themselves upon the country, and the plaintiff likewise. By the consent of the parties, a jury was immediately implaneled, viz, Peter Farley, Blackman Ward, John Bevil, Geo Renyer Turner, Wm Dodson, Peter Fitzpatrick, Wm Pride Jr, Stephen Russell, Richard Northcut, Christopher Bass, Robt Elam and George Hancock. The plaintiff relinquished 15 shillings part of the debt in the declaration mentioned. The jury says that the defendant does owe the plaintiff 10 0 shillings 6 pence, the remaining part of the debt. Court so orders. Plaintiff also recovers his cost.

2 June 175039

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

Sarah Stewart, plaintiff, vs. Ralph Jackson, defendant, On a petition for 1 15 shillings. Court rules that plaintiff recover the above sum plus costs.

2 June 175039

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

William Fuquia, plt, agst Abraham Dunnifant, deft, In case for slander. This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon came also a jury, to wit, Peter Farley, Blackman Ward, Ralph Jackson, John Bevill, George Renyer Turner, William Dodson, Peter Fitzpatrick, William Pride, Jr., Stephen Russel, Richard Northcut, Christopher Bass, and Robert Elam, upon their oath say that the deft is not guilty. Therefore plt takes nothing by his bill, and deft recovers from plt his costs.

2 June 175039

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

John Wayles, plt, agst Joseph & Ralph Jackson, defts. In Debt. This day came the plt by his atty, and the defts likewise, who say they do not owe the plt any part of the debt mentioned in the declaration, and this day they put themselves upon the country, and the plt likewise. By the consent of the parties, a jury was immediately impaneled, viz, Peter Farley, Blackman Ward, John Bevil, Geo Renyer Turner, Wm Dodson, Peter Fitzpatrick, Wm Pride Jr, Stephen Russell, Richard Northcut, Christopher Bass, Robert Elam and George Hancock. The plt relinquished 15 shillings part of the debt in the declaration mentioned. The jury says that the deft owes the plt 10 0 shillings 6 pence, the remaining part  of the debt. Court so orders. Plt also recovers costs.

7 June 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

On the motion of Susanna Gill, certificate is granted her for obtaining letters of administration of the estate of Peter Gill, dec'd. Then she, together with Peter Fitzpatrick and Ralph Jackson, her securities, ack. bond.

7 June 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

George Worsham  Jane Irby, exors of Joshua Irby, dec'd, plts, agst Anthony Irby, deft, In Case. This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came also a jury, to wit, Peter Fitzpatrick, Thomas Wells, William Eans, Thom's Bott, Henry Walthall, John Ferguson, William Wiley, Edward Wilkinson, John Ward, Ralph Jackson, Christopher Bass and Charles Clay, who say the deft is not guilty. Court rules that plt take nothing upon their bill, and that deft recover his costs agts plts.

7 June 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

Thomas Nash, plt, agst Even Owen, deft, In Case. This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon came also a jury, to wit, Peter Worsham, Daniel Brown, John Ferguson, Edward Wilkinson, Peter Fitzpatrick, William Wiley, Thomas Bott, William Enes, George Worsham, Ralph Jackson, Charles Clay and Anthony Irby, say the deft did not affirm to the plt as plt agst him alleged. Court rules that plt takes nothing by his bill & deft recover agst plt his costs.

7 June 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752

Thomas Bevill, plt, agst Ralph Jackson, deft, In Case. This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon came also a jury, to wit,  William Watkins, Charles Burton, Anthony Irby, Daniel Brown, William Enes, George Worsham, John Ellet, William Moore, Dudley Brooke, Henry Hudson, Christopher Haskins and Edward Enes, say the deft is not guilty of the charges. Court rules that plt takes nothing by his bill & deft recover agst plt his costs.

6 Sept. 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752, page 140

The will of William Gates, dec'd, was proved by the oaths of Elizabeth Jackson, Ralph Jackson and John Spain, witnesses, sworn by Susanna Gates and Edward Gates, the exors and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of said exors, certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate. THen they, together with George Worsham and William Glascock, their securities, acknowledged 100 bond.

Nov. 175139

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752, page 140

Stephen Beasley, foreman, Thomas Stratton, Dudley Brooke, Charles Clay, John Cobbs, Thomas Botte, Matthew Farley, Edward Osborne, Francis Mosely, John Clay, George Hancock, Christopher Haskins, John Blankinship, Ralph Jackson, Christopher Bass, William Wiley and Edward Eanes were sworn a Grand Jury of Inquest for Chesterfield, and having received their charge, went out of court and after some time returned with divers presentments, and it appearing to the Court that 2 of said jury are not freeholders, the King's atty, with the direction of the court, says he will not prosecute the persons presented by said jury. Jury sent home.

7 Feb. 175239

Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders 1749 - 1752, page 140

William Sparrill came into court and with Ralph Jackson and Isaac Freeland, his securities, entered into recognizance, himself in the sum of 20, and his securities, 10 sterling each, to insure that Sparrell behaves himself for the next year and a day.

3 April 175239 Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders, 1749 – 1752
Jacob Bugg, foreman, Olive Branch, Charles Cayse, Benjamin Horner, Walter Scott, Ezekiel Sudbury, Joseph Jackson, Matthew Farley, Christopher Bass, Ralph Jackson, John Walthal, Henry Childres, Daniel Ferguson, William Cheatham, Benjamin Farmer and John Hancock were sworn a grand jury of inquest for the body of Chesterfield, and having reviewed, after some time, returned into court and presented as follows:
We presented William Walthal, keeper of the public ferry across Appomattox River from his land formerly belonging to William Pride, to Anthony’s Landing in Prince George County, for not keeping said ferry according to law.
We present William Lockett, Surveyor of the road from Swift Creek Bridge to Old Skin Quarter Road, for not keeping the road whereof he is Surveyor, in good order.
We present Benjamin Branch, Surveyor of the road from Branches Ferry to Proctors Creek.
We present Francis Flournoy for not going to church.
We present George Reyner Turner for not going to church.
We present William Baugh Jr for not going to church.
We present Thomas Totty for not going to church.
We present John Sims for not going to church.
We present William Waddill for profane swearing.
We present William Robertson Sr for profane swearing.
We present Henry Turpin for profane swearing.
We present Benjamin Chaukley for not going to church.
We present William Baugh Sr for not going to church.
And then the grand jury, having nothing further to present, were discharged.
3 April 175239 Chesterfield County, Virginia Court Orders, 1749 – 1752
Ordered that Susanna Gill, administratrix of PEter Gill, deceased, be summoned to appear at court to answer the complaint of Peter Fitzpatrick and Ralph Jackson, her securities.

1774/177625

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Ralph Jackson died in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Sept. 177625

The Jacksons of Lower Virginia, Evelyn Duke Brandenburger

Chesterfield County, Virginia, Will Book 3, page 75 – 77
Inventory of Ralph Jackson’s estate

 

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