NameJohn Jenkins Sr. 635
Birth1656, Westmoreland Co VA
Deathca Jun 1717, Westmoreland Co VA Age: 61
Birth1667, Westmoreland Co VA
Deathaft 1752, Westmoreland Co VA Age: 85
Notes for John Jenkins Sr.
In 1698, John Jenkins, Master of the Ship Seaflower, was brought to trial for violation of an Act of Parliment regulating trade by ships built and belonging to Plantations in America. He was found not guilty of the charges by a jury.1578
John Jenkins and Mary Gunnell lived on Bladenfield Estate, a 1000-acre estate patented by John Jenkins.1579JOHN JENKINS SELLS LAND FROM RANDELL KIRKS PATENT TO JOHN DUNKAN 16991580
Know all men by these presents that I JOHN JENKINS and MARTHA my wife for a good and valuable consideration in hand already received, have bargained and sold unto JOHN DUNKAN his heirs Exor Admons or assigns forever, from us our heirs, Exors Admons or assigns forever, one parcel of land in the County of Westmoreland in the Forrest, between the two Rivers, Potomack and Rappahannock on the branches of Nomony being part of a Pattent of 1000 acres of Land granted to Randell Kirk, bearing date the 22nd of March 1665/6 and by the sd. RANDALL sold to ISAAC LUCAS and from LUCAS to NICHOLAS JENKINS and now becomes deeds to me the said JOHN JENKINS as son and heir to the aforesaid NICHOLAS JENKINS and further I the said JOHN JENKINS and MARTHA my wife doth warrant the said Land from us our heirs Exors, Admons and assigns forever unto JOHN DUNKAN his heirs Exors, Admons and assigns forever, further I JOHN JENKINS and MARTHA my wife doe bind ourselves to acknowledge this sale of land in court, when the said Dunkan shall require the same, and for the true performance hereof we have sett our hand and seals this 14th day of March 1698/9.
Teste JOHN JENKINS (seal)
MARTHA JENKINS (seal)
JOHN GARDENER JUN, THOS. SANDERS
Westmoreland Sct. At a court held for the said County the 30th March 1699.
JOHN JENKINS acknowledged the within sale of Land to JOHN DUNKAN to be his proper act and deed, and the Land and premises thereby mentioned to be conveyed, to be the just right and Inheritance of him the said JOHN DUNKAN his heirs and assigns forever and MARTHA JENKINS wife of the said JOHN JENKINS relinquished her right of Dower and these in and to the same.
Notes for Martha (Spouse 1)
Martha Garner’s descent is given by one source1581
John Garner (1647-1702) Susannah Keene (1646-1716) Westmoreland County VA
John was b. in Shrewsbury, Shropshire and Susannah was b. in Kent I. Or St. Marys City, MD
John’s parents were Thomas Garner (1610-) and MaryLacye (1613-) both b. Canterbury, Kent