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POND John

Male 1672 - 1718  (46 years)


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  • Name POND John 
    Born 6 Nov 1672  Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Land 1701  York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witness to land sale 
    Died 10 Dec 1718  Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    • Extracted from the works of Joseph Francis Inman titled
      "Some Pond's of Southampton County, Virginia" Published 1970.

      JOHN POND, the son of JOHN POND and his wife JUDITH, may have
      been older than his brother, THOMAS, and may not have been born in
      Virginia. He was married about 1697 for his first child was born 17 March
      1698. His wife's first name was ELIZABETH and her parents have not been
      identified. The second JOHN POND died in York in York County 10 December
      1718. One ELIZABETH POND, a widow, died 9 April 1748 and she is believed
      to be the widow of JOHN. The children of JOHN POND
      and his wife ELIZABETH were: MARY, born 17 March 1698; JUDITH, born
      27 August 1700; ELIZABETH, born 3 January 1710; JOHN and MARY, twins,
      born 1 November 1706; RICHARD, born 4 January 1710; ESTHER, born
      31 March 1714; and DANIEL, born 15 January 1715. The first MARY died
      9 March 1698/9. It is not unusual in that era to give a child the same name
      as that previously given to a child who was deceased. In 1734 only JUDITH,
      about whom no further record was found, RICHARD and DANIEL were the
      surviving children of JOHN POND and his wife ELIZABETH. JOHN POND
      made a will dated 10 December 1718 and it was proved in York County,
      Virginia Court 19 January 1718/1719. In the will he devised land to sons
      JOHN, who died 2 February 1734, RICHARD and DANIEL. The land devised
      to JOHN and RICHARD was in York County, while the land devised to DANIEL
      was on the Chickahominy River. ELIZABETH, JOHN'S widow, qualified as
      Executrix.
      John Pond was listed on the Quit Rent Roll in 1704 in York County, this
      being the equivalent of a real estate tax list, and he was shown as
      possessing 112 acres of land.

      York County, Court Orders
      Book # 11, Page 2, March 24, 1698
      JOHN POND son of JOHN POND deceased by his petition setting forth to
      this court that whereas since the decease of his father, his mother JUDITH
      POND surviving is administrator of ye said decedent estate. Whereas a part
      belonging to him and another to his brother THOMAS POND, which part or
      share of his said brother is in the hands of said OWEN DAVIS as
      intermarrying with his mother aforesaid, who is since deceased. Now ye
      said petitioners brother being left in New England which if living is aged
      twenty four years, but is now supposed by ye petitioner to be dead.
      Therefore a bond for such part or share of his said brothers estate out of ye
      hands of ye said DAVIS is approved. A deed for record is accordingly granted
      him, he giving bond with security on ye same at ye clerks office sometime
      between this and next court.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 11, Page 13, April 7, 1698
      Know all men by these presents that we JOHN POND, THOMAS NUTTING
      and FRANCIS CALLOHILL all of ye county of York, Virginia, planters are
      firmly bound unto ye Worshipful his Majesties Justices for ye county
      aforesaid in ye sum of twenty thousand pounds of principal good, sweet
      scented tobacco to be paid to ye said Justices and their Legacies & C. To
      ye which payment will & freely be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs,
      executors and administrators and every of us and them jointly and
      severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seal dated April ye
      7th 1698.
      Whereas JOHN POND son of JOHN POND late of County aforesaid
      deceased, at as court held for ye said County March ye 24th last past by
      this petition, setting forth that his said deceased father left an estate with
      diverse goods and chattels and whereof JUDITH his wife administrator
      being likewise deceased leaving ye above named JOHN POND and
      THOMAS POND the natural sons by ye body of ye said JOHN POND her
      husband begotten. Which said THOMAS POND being absent from this
      country and ye said JOHN his brother moving to be possessed with his
      brothers part of ye estate aforesaid, ye same in behalf of himself and in
      trust for his said brother is accordingly granted. Now ye conditions of this
      obligation is such that if ye above bonded JOHN POND, his heirs,
      executors and administrators of every of them due well and truly save
      harmless and keep in them pacified the said Justices, their heirs and C
      from all damages that shall or may at any time hereafter occur to them
      for granting ye said order. And make payment of all such dues as are or
      may be due to any person from the said estate. This obligation to be paid
      or else remain in full force & C.
      Signed and Sealed in the presence of JOHN POND (ye seal)
      WILLIAM SEDGWICK FRANCIS + CALLOHILL (mark & seal)

      Book 11, Page 25, May the 24th 1698
      JOHN POND son of JOHN POND deceased, making a humble suit to this
      court by his petition sayeth that his said father lying in X estate, the
      administration of his estate was granted to JUDITH his relict, and further yet
      ye said JUDITH being since deceased and ye estate not fully administered
      of as by law and thought and being now in the possession of OWEN DAVIS
      who intermarried with ye said JUDITH. Whereupon the said petitioner
      praying that administration de bonis non administered of ye estate of ye
      said JOHN POND, his deceased father might be to him committed. Ye same
      is accordingly granted he ye said adult, first writing into bond with good
      and sufficient security for (26) his due performance of ye said administration
      according to law at ye clerks office somewhere between this and ye next
      court and that he present an inventory thereto to ye next court on his oath.

      Book 11, Page 548, March, 28th 1702
      #1 The suit depending on this court between JOHN POND plaintiff and
      JOHN CHANLEY defendant in an action of debt for the sum of 500 pounds
      tobacco and caske or two pounds, nine shillings by bill is dismissed.
      The plaintiff not further prosecuting.
      #2 The suit depending on this court between JOHN POND plaintiff and
      JOHN LOOPER defendant in an action of debt for the sum of five pounds
      sterling by bill is dismissed. The plaintiff not further prosecuting.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 13, Page 40, February 24th 1706
      JOHN POND hath judgment this day granted against JOHN HOUSTON
      ROGERS in a plea of debt for the sum of eight hundred and fifty six pounds
      of tobacco due by bill and is ordered to be paid.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 14, Page 397, March 21, 1714
      #1 A Power of Attorney from JOHN ROGERS to JOHN POND was proved
      in court by the oaths of JOHN CLARK, JOHN FRANKLIN and RICHARD
      SLATER witnesses to it and submitted to record.
      #2 JOHN POND by virtue of a Power of Attorney from JOHN ROGERS
      presented and acknowledged the said Rogers his Deed of Gift of land lying
      in this county and Negroes to his son JOHN ADDUSON ROGERS and at his
      motion it is admitted to record.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 14, Page 408, March 21, 1714
      Know all men by these presents that I JOHN ROGERS of York Hampton
      Parish in the County of York, being very weak in body and not able to get
      to York Court, do constitute, ordain and appoint my loving friend JOHN
      POND of Charles Parish in the above county my true and lawful attorney
      for me and in my stead and place to acknowledge a certain Deed of Gift
      bearing even date with these presents. And whatsoever my attorney shall
      act or do in the premises, I do hereby ratify, confirm and establish to being
      as full of force and power as if I myself were there in person and accordingly
      set my hand and seal this 15th day of March Domini. 1714
      JOHN ROGERS (seal)
      Signed, Sealed and Delivered
      in the sight and presence of:
      JOHN CLARK
      JOHN FRANKLIN
      RICHARD SLATER
      At a court held for York County 21 March 1714, then proved in court
      by the oaths of all the witnesses and admitted to record.
      Teste: PHI. LIGHTFOOT CC

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 14, Page 483, February 21, 1715
      The action of debt between BENJAMIN CLIFTON plaintiff and JOHN
      POND defendant is dismissed. Neither party appearing in court.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 14, Page 484, February 21, 1715
      #1 The action upon the court between JAMES CALLOWHILL plaintiff
      and JOHN POND defendant is dismissed. Neither party appearing.
      #2 The action upon the court in the case between JOHN POND
      plaintiff and NICHOLAS PHILLIPS defendant is dismissed. The
      defendant being dead.

      York County Court Orders
      Book # 15, Page 13, July 16, 1716
      JOHN POND came into court and made oath that his father JOHN
      POND, his mother JUDITH POND, his brother THOMAS POND and
      himself (the sole survivor) came into this colony to dwell about 28
      years ago and that to the best of his knowledge this is the first time
      of his, their or any of their proving their importation. A certificate is
      accordingly granted him after proving his right to take 200 acres of land.

      York County Court Orders - WILL
      Book # 15, Page 378, December 10, 1718
      In the name of God Amen. First I bequeath my soul to God Almighty
      who gave it to me and my body to be decently buried at the direction of
      my executors. And hoping to receive the same again at the general
      resurrection of the dead through the merits of my blessed Lord Savior
      Jesus Christ. For my own good reasons and considerations therefore
      moving, I make this my Last Will and Testament being in perfect sense
      and memory. I do hereby revoke all other Will or Wills whatsoever made
      by me, henceforth I do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner
      and form as followeth. Vir. Imprimis:
      I give and bequeath unto my two son's JOHN POND and RICHARD
      POND my tract of land in the swamp. That is to say the land next to
      ROBERT KERBY'S to my son JOHN to a certain corner Pine in SARAH
      FRANKLIN'S line to across the land as high as JEAN GUESS, South and
      by East to an Ash in Captain NUTTING'S line. The other end unto my son
      RICHARD. The said land I give unto them and their heirs lawfully begotten
      forever, and in case either or both of them should die without heirs then
      unto the next heir as the law should direct.
      I give and bequeath unto my son DANIEL POND a section of land
      containing one hundred acres lying on Chikahmonga River bounded on
      Captain THOMAS MATKINS on a certain run called Ravenous Run. The
      said land I give unto him and his heirs forever.
      The remaining part of my Estate within and without I give unto my
      loving wife for the support of herself and the bringing up of my children.
      To make use of the same as she shall think fit for that purpose and that
      she shall have privilege for any timber upon my land in the swamp for
      her use during her normal life. And she may build or live upon any part
      of it if she thinks it convenient. I do constitute and appoint my loving wife
      to be my sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament.
      In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal
      this tenth day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven
      Hundred and Eighteen.
      Signed and Sealed in the
      sight and presence of JOHN POND (seal)
      ANTHONY + LAMB (his mark)
      MARK + PROVOO (his mark)
      WILLIAM TOTTON

      At a court held for York County January 19, 1718. This Last Will and
      Testament of JOHN POND deceased, was presented in court by ELIZABETH
      POND the Executrix therein named who made oath. And it being proved by
      the oaths of ANTHONY LAMB and MARK PROVO witnesses thereto, it is
      admitted to record.
      Teste: PHI. LIGHTFOOT CCm
    Person ID I1507  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father POND Stephen,   b. Bef 1642, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1717, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother JEWELL Catherine,   b. Abt 1640,   d. 21 Oct 1700, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1670  [4
    Family ID F494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family POND Elizabeth ??,   b. Abt 1672,   d. 9 Apr 1748  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1697  York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. POND Mary,   b. 7 Mar 1698, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1719, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. POND Judith,   b. 23 Aug 1700, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. POND Elizabeth,   b. 3 Jan 1703, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1734, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     4. POND Mary,   b. 1 Nov 1706, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. POND John, Jr.,   b. 1 Nov 1706, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1734, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     6. POND Richard, Sr.,   b. 4 Jun 1710, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1777, Nottoway Parrish, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. POND Esther,   b. 31 Mar 1714, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1734, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     8. POND Daniel,   b. 15 Jan 1715, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1785, Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1672 - Charles Parrish, York County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1697 - York County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Witness to land sale - 1701 - York County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1718 - Charles Parrish, York County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Lewis Edward Story Genealogy, Lewis Edward Story.

    2. [S563] Charles Parish Births 1648-1789, Landon Covington Bell, (Published by the Virginia State Library Board) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S564] Charles Parish Deaths 1665-1787, Landon Covington Bell, (Charles Parish Registers, York Co., Va.) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S273] Ancestry.Com (Reliability: 1).