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Matthew Strickland, Jr.

Male 1674 - 1730  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Matthew Strickland 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Between 1663 and 1674  England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Oct 1730  Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Land partition between the sons of Matthew and Elizabeth Strickland of Isle of Wight: (Courtesy of Mary B Curtis, MryBCurtis@aol.com. Posted at Strickland-l@rootsweb.com)

      To all X pian persons whom these present shall come.  Matt Strickland and William Strickland, sons of Mathew Strickland, late deceased, have made, concluded, and agreed for a division between them and either of them, and their heirs for ever. Decided and bounded as followeth, I the said Mathew Strickland does give andmake over my whole right and title for me and my heirs unto him and his heirs forever, a piece of land where on my father lived on beginning at the mouth of the horse swamp, SOS running up the horse swamp to the Gum Branch ------ running up the said Branch to Coll. Pitts line SOS running the line unto the Plantation whereon the said Matt Stricklnad dec'd dwelt now all the land above the for mentioned Branch joining unto ------------Plantation and also all the land that lieth on the South side of the Horse Swamp.  Now I the said  Mathew Strickland dose give one hundred and fifty acres of Land at the Old Plantation unto my Brother Jno. Strickland and his heirs for ever never to go out of the name of ye Stricklands.  Also ye said Mathew Strickland, does gives one hundred and fifty acres of land unto my brother, SamStrickland and his heirs forever not to go out of the name.  ? lying at the head of the Watery Branch joining upon Arthur Whitehead, now all the rest of the land above the formentioned Branch and only the South side of the Horse Swamp --------said Mat Strickland does give unto my brother, William Strickland and his heirs, and also -------Mathew Stricklnad ----give unto my brother Joseph Strickland one hunded and fifty acres of land lying upon Blackwater between my Plantation and the line of   ME or Mr. Woodwards being on the ----in my own ---according to the Division Bounds after ------- me and my brother William Stricklnad, -------  -----  to have his -----according to the Division Bounds after ------between me and my brother. William Strickland, ----  ----- to have his ----- according to his -------  ----- to have his ------ according to his ------all ----- and -----of---- ----- if ----- ----- of me Should defraud them or either(any?) of them ---- and defrauded shallforfit his own part according to these articles to him or them that shall be defrauded ----- -----   ----- and the aforesaid 150 acres lands to him or them unto John Strickland, his heirs shall not ----- or defrraud a ----- sails of a piece of land joining upon the Black Pond at the head of the Horse Swamp bargained, and sold from me, Will Strickland unto Arthur Whitehead as a witness of hands and Seal this 9 day Aug. in the year of our Lord God 1699. Signed Mat "M" Strickland Will "W" Strickland Wit. by Barnaby Mackinney, acknowledged at a Levey  Case ----for ye Isle of Wiight co., Va. by Mathew Strickland and Wm. Davidson. Wm. Davidson - for 2050 good macht. 150 acres on Blackwater (from  a patent 22 Sept. 1682, 10 upon River, 12 upon land of  Wm. Mays ----

      Below is the Last Will and Testament of Matthew Strickland, courtesy of Jane Shelton of Lafeyette, Georgia as posted on the Strickland-L@rootsweb.com (her email address is: UGA1mom@aol.com).

      (Presented at a court held for Isle of Wight County, Oct. 25, 1730 Will Book 3, p. 224)

      I Mathew Strickland being very sick & weak but in perfect memory blessed be God and do remembring the mortality of my Body do Give and Bestow of what  worldly Goods God hath been pleased to Endow me with in This Manner following  viz First I bequeath my Soul to God who gave it and my Body to be buried in a  decent mannor according to the Discretion of my Executors  Item  I give unto  my son John Strickland one Hundred Acres of Land more or less beginning at a  maple a corner Tree so running to a Place called the Green Pond from the Green Pond running across the Neck to the Swamp.  I say unto my son John Strickland and his heirs for ever lawfully Begotten of his Body And for want of such Heirs then to the next heirs of the Family --------never to go out of the Name of the Family.  Item  I give unto my Son William the Land of the East Side of the Swamp  I say unto my son William Strickland and to the Heirs of his Body lawfully Begotten.  And for want of such heirs then to the next Heir of the Family never to go out of the Name.  Item  I give unto my son Sampson Strickland my my now dwelling Plantation and the Land thereunto containing One hundred and Fifty Acres.  I say unto my son Sampson Strickland and to the Heirs of his Body lawfully begotten and for want of such Heirs then to the next Heirs of the Family never to go out of the Name.  Item  I give unto my son Mathew Strickland one Grey Mare with one Eye two years old. Item  I give unto my Son Jacob Strickland one young Horse bay aged a year anad upwards ----- Item  I give unto my son John Strickland one dark Bay Mare aged Three Years old branded upon the shoulder with James Bryant brand Branded by Edward Chrittey and Abraham Dew ---- Item  I give unto my Son William Strickland one Gray Mare aged Three Years Old and upward. Item  I give unto my Son  Sampson Strickland one Bay Mare with a Star in her Forehead.  Item  I give unto my Daughter Sarah Strickland one Black Mare with her Ears cropt and her Colt if she has one --- Item  I give unto my daughter Ann Strickland one Stone Horse branded with two C C  one open at the upper part and the other at the under I Give unto my daughter Elizabeth Strickland One Black Mare with a crop in one Ear taken off  Item  I give unto my daughter Jane Strickland one Bay Mare branded on the Buttock with two S S Item I give unto my Daughter Ann Strickland One Bed Blankett & Sheet already received two Dishes and one Plate already received Item  I give unto my Son Mathew Strickland four Steers to be sold for the Families use.  I say unto my Son Mathew Strickland
        Item  I give unto my Son Joseph Strickland Two two years Old Heifers one of them with a Calf by her Side  and the other has not.  I say unto my Son Joseph Strickland Item  I give unto my eldest Son a Sorrell Horse a Stone Horse to purchase Land for them and Jacob with a barren cow to purchase Land for them.  Item  I give unto my Sons John, William & Sampson Strickland a two years Old heifer a piece
        I say unto my Sons John William and Sampson.  Item  I give unto my Son Mathew Strickland two ---years old ?????
           Item  I leave my two Eldest Sons in charge with their Brothers cattle and their Increase to take care of them.
        Item   I give unto my Son Joseph Strickland a Feather Bed and Furniture and a pot two Dishes and a plate and half a Dozen of Spoons.  Item  I give unto my loving Wife all the rest of my moveable Estate during her life for widdowhood.  I say unto my Loving Wife Ann Strickland excepting one cow and Calf to my Daughter Eliz Strickland and leaving  my wife and Son Joseph Strickland Executors of this my last Will and Testament Dated the 14th of July 1730.
                                              The last will & Testament of Arthur Taylor                                                  Mathew Strickland Testator Witness Joseph   I  Strickland       his marks              his Mathew Cooper                                              Mathew  TTT Strickland
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               At a Court held for Isle of Wight County
                                  the 25th day of October 1730 ------ The Last Will and Testament of Mathew Strickland Deceased was presented in Court by Anne Strickland Executrix and being aproved by the Oaths of the Witnesses      is admitted to Record
                                  Test James Ingles Clk Court
                                      Record enter

      WILL BOOK VOL.3 1726-1733 PAGES 224-225

      The mark of Joseph listed as a witness looks like a capital I with a li across the middle parallel with the top and bottom crossings.  Each cro piece at the top and bottom have little marks at the ends.

      The mark of Mathew as signed looks like 3 Ts touching at the top cross pieces.

      The Estate appraisal is shown below, courtesy of Ronnie D. Wheeless (Ronnie.D.Wheeless@saic.com) posted to the STRICKLAND-L@rootsweb.com)

      On July 26, 1731, the estate of Mathew Strickland was appraised to have a value of 107.7.7 pounds, by Robert Crocker, John (I) Cain, and Robert Buryman:  10 cows and calves, barren cow, 11 steers, 6 heifers, 5 year old heifers, bull, gray horse, bay horse, sorrel horse, slave man, 14 sheep, 6 sows and pigs, 3 barren sows, some shoats, boar, brass spice mortar, candle stick, 5 pewter basins, 31 pounds of pewter, small dish, 10 plates, 12 pounds of old pewter, some spoons, box iron and heaters, spit, 3 juggs, 6 bottles, jar, skillet, frying pan; pails, trays, tubs some old tubes; old cart and wheels, stock lock, sickle, 2 axes, 2 hoes, pair of mill stones; 4 old barrels; hammer, pair of steel yards, augur, some shoe tools, 4 old drawing knives, old handsaw, 148 pounds of pot iron, 2 parcels of old iron; looking glass, old table, 9 chairs, 4 feather beds and furnishings, 2blankets, 2 chests, 2 old chests, old couch, woolen wheel; gold ring, old sword, gun, 2 old saddles and bridles.
    Person ID I1158  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Mathew Strickland,   b. Between 1627 and 1637, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1696 and 1699, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth ???,   b. Bef 1642, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1662  England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Bracewell,   b. Between 1667 and 1680, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1700  Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Strickland,   b. Abt 1689,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Strickland,   b. Abt 1691,   d. 1786  (Age ~ 95 years)
     3. Matthew Strickland, III,   b. Abt 1695,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jacob Strickland,   b. Abt 1697, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1790, Nash County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
     5. Joseph Strickland,   b. Abt 1699,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Strickland,   b. Abt 1701,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Strickland,   b. Abt 1705,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jane Strickland,   b. Abt 1707,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ann Strickland,   b. Aft 1707,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Sampson Strickland,   b. Abt 1710,   d. Abt 1782  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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