Jethro Barker (b. Bet. 1668 - 1672, d. February 04, 1746/47)
Jethro Barker (son of John Barker and Unknown ?) was born Bet. 1668 - 1672 in VA, and died February 04, 1746/47 in VA27. He married Mary ? on Abt. 1680.
Notes for Jethro Barker: BIRTH: Abt 1660 (Based on Charles City Co., order book and land grants) MARRIAGE: Bef 1790 (Based on deed dated 1790 naming wf Mary) DEATH: Bef. 15 Mar 1747 WILL: Jethro Barker Will. Dated 25 Jan 1744. Rec. 15 Mar 1747. Jehu Barker, Exe. Son: John Barker the plantation where he now lives with all land adjoining. Son: Henry, 3 pds. Daugh. Jane Field, 3 pds. Daug. Mary Andross, 3 pds. Son: Jethro, 3 pds. Three daugs., son George's children, Agnes, Mary, & Elizabeth, 150 acs. on land on north side of Otterdam Sw. where my sd son, George Barker, lived and twenty shillings. To granddaughter, Sarah, daug. of Jehu Barker five pds. Son, Jehu Barker, plantation where I live on with all land adjoining and the remainder of my estate and make him Exer. Wit: Nicholas Partridge, Hugh Ivie and Nicholas Partridge, Jr. (Surry Co., VA Will & Admins. bk 5, p. 567, by Eliz. Davis.)
NOTES: Charles City County, Va Order Book 1676-1679 p. 376. (Abst. by Margaret McNeill Ayres) Jethrow Barker, orphan, complains of abuse by his mother-in-law (step-mother) & prays that he may choose his guardian, he being of age to do so. He chooses Wm. Sanders. Approved. Court 4th Apr 1679.
Surry Co. Militia in 1687 list Jethro Barker. Surry Co. Quit Rent Rolls 1704 list Jery Barker with 420 ac.
LAND: Surry County VA Land Grants 1680 Jethro Barker 260 ac. (Source: Deed dated 1693) 1689 Jethro Barker 261 ac. (Surry Co. Grant Bk 8, p.7) 1717 Jethro Barker 165 ac. (Surry Co. Grant Bk 10) 1723 Jethro Barker 180 ac. (Surry Co. Grant Bk 11) (Grants prior to 1652 were located on the south side of the James River in James City County) TITHABLES: Surry Co. 1688 Jethro Barker Surry Co. 1694 Jethro Barker (not listed) Surry Co. 1702 Jethro Barker (1 tithe)
SURRY COUNTY, VA COURT RECORDS, 1691-1700, BOOK V (212)-193 Janry 1698/99 Jethro Barker and Joell Barker entring themselves securities for Mary Harris due and faithfull admon. on the estate of John Harris her late father deced are accepted and ordered to give bond accordingly. DEEDS: *** 28 Jun 1685...Jethro Barker of upper parish to John Harris of the same 120 acres adj. sd Jethro Barker. Wit: John Barker & Thomas Cotten. (Surry co., VA Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1684-1687, by Hopkins) ***4 July 1685...On the back of a Patent dated 22 Sept 1682 for 240 acres granted John Barker is the deed of the land sold by John Barker and wf., Grace Barker, to Jethro Barker. Wit: Benjamin Harrison, William Tyree and Ruth Taylor. (Surry co., VA Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1684-1687, by Hopkins) *** 1 Sept 1690...Jethro Barker of Southwarke Parish to William Killingworth of the same....60 acres adj. his own land and said Killingworth. ( Mary Barker, wf of Jethro Barker, relinquished her Right of dower) Wit: Adam (X) Heath and Richard (X) Bayly. Rec. 2 Sept 1690. *** 2 May 1693...Jethro Barker of South Warke Parish to Joel Barker of the same... 100 acres (part of a patent for 260 acres granted Jethro Barker on 20 Oct 1680) bounded by said Jethro Barker, William Killingworth and the Otterdam swamp. Wit: Benjamin Harrison and Silas Smith. Source: Surry Deeds, Wills, etc., #4, p. 298, *** 19 Sept 1744...Jethro Barker to Jethro Barker, Jr. for 5 pds. current money, two tracts of land on north side of Otterdam Sw. being 270 acs. bounded by Harises Branch, George Barker and Hills Branch. Wit: Lemuel Cocke and John (X) Barker. Rec. 19 Sep 1744. Surry County, Viriginia deeds and Estate Account 1734-1755, By Hopkins. p. 76 Note: John Barker made his mark. Could not write. *** 19 Oct 1747...Jethro Barker of Albemarle Parish to his son, John Barker for love and affection, 165 acs. on southwest side of main Blackwater Swamp (being a tract of land granted to said Jethro Barker on 1 Apr 1717). Wit: John (X) Barker, Hugh Ivie and Drury Barker. Rec. 20 Oct 1747. Surry County, Viriginia deeds and Estate Account 1734-1755, By Hopkins. p. 100. Note: Drury Barker was a grandson of Jethro Barker.
MISC NOTE Surry Co., Va Court Records 1709 Jethro Barker, Henry Briggs, Saml. Briggs to appraise Est. of Wm. Killingworth.
Elizabeth d. of John Tomlinson and w. Mary: b. Nov 1739; c. March 2, 1739/40; gdpts. Jehu Barker, Eliza Daniel, Rebecca Heath. APR p. 18.
More About Jethro Barker and Mary ?: Marriage: Abt. 1680