Some Descendants of Warwick Cammack
and his wife
Margaret (Maiden Name Unknown) Thatcher
Generation No. 1
1. Warwick5 Cammack (Sussex4 Camocke, 1st, Thomas3, Robert2, John1) was born between 1636 and 1639 at Malden, County Essex, England1, and died after February 26, 1679/80, in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia. He married Margaret (maiden name unknown)2,3,4 between 1667 and 1672, probably about 1668, in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia. She died about 1715 in Richmond County, Virginia5.
Information on Warwick Cammack from VIRGINIA COLONIAL ABSTRACTS Series 2, Volume 3: THE VIRGINIA COMPANY OF LONDON, 1607-1624 by Lindsay O. Duvall.
Warwick Cammack was in Virginia by September 2, 1664, on which date he witnessed a power of attorney from Eliza. Catlett to Capt. Thomas Green. He appears prominently thereafter in Rappahannock County records. On April 22, 1670, he patented 1,923 acres of land in Rappahannock County "in the freshes on the south side of the River and on the south side of the main run of Puemondsen Creek adjoining Hen. Peters & Jno. Mader" for the transportation of 39 persons into the Colony. That he could pay the passage of so many people indicates that he possessed substantial financial resources.
Here is the abstract of Warwick Cammack's grant from CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS: ABSTRACTS OF VIRGINIA LAND PATENTS AND GRANTS, Volume II. Nell Marion Nugent
(Patent Book 6:286) MR. WARWICK CAMMOCK, 1923 acs. Rappa. Co. in the freshes on S side of the Riv. & on S side the main run of Puemondsem Cr. adj. Hen. Peters & Jno. Mader; 22 Apr 1670, p. 286. Transportation of 39 persons: Joseph Cornish 6 tymes, Tho. Sheppard 6 tymes, Mary Fletcher, Geo. Hollis, Fra. Pitman, Edwd. Swift, Tho. Palmer, David Holt, Geo. Haynes, Rich. Markham, Wm. Dyer, Mary Dyer, Alice Hobbs, Jane Dennett, Emanuel Talbott, & his wife Rebecca, his daughter
MARRIAGES OF RICHMOND COUNTY, VIRGINIA, by George Harrison Sanford King
"(Warwick Cammack) appears prominently on the Rappahannock County court records. By purchase and patent he acquired considerable land in the area which became Richmond County in 1692. His only son, John Cammack (1667-1717), d. s. p. and his three daughters gave rise to a numerous progeny."
The names of Warwick's children are found in the will of their mother, Margaret Cammack.
(Richmond County, Virginia) March 24, 1709 - March 7, 1715. Will of Margaret Cammack
In the Name of God Amen. I Margaret Cammack being very ancient and Weak in Body, but of good and perfect Memory thanks be to God - and calling to mind the uncertainty of this transitory life, and that all flesh must yield unto Death, Do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following revoking and annulling all will or wills heretofore by me made and this to be taken only for my last Will.
First I bequeath my Soul to God and my Body to the Ground to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named, and my Estate which it hath pleased God to lend me, it is my Will and desire that it be divided into three equal parts, the one of which parts I give to my Daughter Margaret Micou, the Second I give to my Daughter Susan Foster, and the third it is my Will that it shall be divided between my Daughter Mary Sterne, her Son William and her Son David Sterne, and if either of these should die without Heirs his or her said Estate to fall to the Survivor to have the Whole.
Secondly And forasmuch that my two Sons Sylvester Thatcher and John Cammock and my two Daughters Mary Richardson and Elizabeth Deane hath an Estate from their father, I give to each one of them one Shilling, the said Shilling to be the Conclusion of their position.
Thirdly I do Constitute and Appoint Mr. Paul Micou and Mr. John Foster to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have thereunto set my hand and Seal this Twenty- fourth day of March, One thousand Seven hundred and Nine.
/s/ Margaret (X) Cammack
Signed and Sealed in the presence of us
Isaac (X) Truck
This will was proved in Richmond County Court the Seventh day of March 1715 by the oaths of Isaac Truck and John ?Phaile witnesses thereto and admitted to Record.
John Cammack was the son of Warwick and Margaret Cammack, and their daughters were Margaret Micou, Susan Foster and Mary Sterne, all of which can be proved by records of Essex and Richmond Counties, Virginia, and by an English source to be mentioned here later.
Mary Richardson, Elizabeth Deane and Sylvester Thatcher were Margaret's children by her first husband, Sylvester Thatcher (Sr.)
This is the last appearance in the records of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, that I have found for Warwick Cammack:
DEED ABSTRACTS OF OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, VIRGINIA, PART II OF 1677-1682 by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(Old Rappahannock Co., Va., D&W 1677-1682:Part II:262) February 28, 1679/80. Wee whose names are underwritten was called to witness that Mr. Fran: Doughty did deliver & appoint one good lusty young Cow Faire with Calfe, being called Young Brandy, a pied Cow, having a starr in her forehead, having the neare eare slitt & the off eare cropt & slitt. Wee say that said doe & did deliver her for the use of young Thom: Windor according to his Brother Enock Doughtie. . . /s/ Warwick Camock, Bethridge (her mark) Hensle.
Here is the English source I mentioned above. Tim Sylvester is an English Cammack researcher who is not only a fine genealogist, but a very generous one. We have him to thank for providing the proof of Warwick Cammack's ancestry:
From: "Tim Sylvester" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Mary Gregg" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Cammack Family
Date: Monday, May 05, 2003 7:03 PM
. . . I have recently turned up some very clear documentary evidence in the Essex Record Office.
Letter from Gilbert METCALFE, of Rappahannock Creek Virginia. (Essex Record Office. Round Family of Birch, Colchester and District, Ref: D/DRb/F13)
"Virginia Decem'r ye 15th 1721. Mr Rich'd Freman,
Sr, the 2d of this instant broth'rs Paul Micou and Isaac Truck sent me yrs and wid Susan Denssires Letters to Jo'n Cammack, Decess; about an estate falling to him by death of Mr Sussex Cammack his unkell, which you say he mortgaged to a man in colchester but ye short in not telling his name and pertickerler place where he lives, and ye time Mr Sussex Cammack dide, and ye name of his estate and place and of him yt took adm'n on his person'll estate and when ye mortgage was maide and ye names of ye tenantes in possession und'r ye man yt ye estate is mortgaged to and desire youll inquire of Ms Denshire which was ye oldest Sussex or his brother Warwick and if ye latt'r did not mortgage sum estates himself before he came to this Land which I've often heard poore Jo. Cammock say he did who dide a bachelor and without will haveing littell to give now we maring his sisters are intitl'd to his inheritance Sir ye answer to this will oblidge ye freind unknown.
Do rite to me at my plantation on Rappahanock Creek in Rapp: Rivers. Gilbert Metcalfe."
END OF QUOTE FROM TIM SYLVESTER'S MESSAGE
This letter is proof that Warwick Cammack of Virginia was the brother of Sussex Cammack (Jr.) of England, and that Warwick Cammack's children were John, who died without heirs, a daughter who married Gilbert Metcalfe, a daughter who married Paul Micou, and a daughter who married Isaac Truck. We know from Margaret Cammack's will that Warwick and Margaret did have a son John, a daughter Margaret who married Micou, a daughter Susan who married Foster, and daughter Mary. Her surname was Sterne when her mother wrote her will, but by 1721, when Gilbert Metcalfe wrote the letter to Mr. Rich'd. Freman, Mary's husband, Francis Sterne (Sr.) had died and she had married Isaac Truck/Trocq. So this letter is all the proof we needed to prove Warwick Cammack's ancestry.
Notes for Margaret --------, wife first of Sylvester Thatcher (Sr.) and then of Warwick Cammack
DEED ABSTRACTS OF OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, VIRGINIA (PART I OF 1656-1664) by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(Old Rappa. Co., Va. Deed Book 1656-1664, Part I:85-86) November (missing day) 1659 .... I Silvester Thacher of Rappahanocke County for divers considerations have sold unto John Paine...all my right & interest of a devident of land of 600 acres on the South side within the freshes as shall further appear by and asst. on the backside of a Pattent dated October 12, 1659 the said land being due unto the said Silvester Thacher from James Yate as will appear by an assignment of the Pattent bearing date the 4th May 1659...Likewise I the said Silvester Thacher do by these presents warrant the sale of the said Land from all persons whatsoever claiming under me my heirs or assignes for Ever & Likewise from the Dower of my Wife Margarett Thacher... /s/ Silvester (S T) Thacher, /s/ Margaret (0) Thacher.
In presence of (missing)…Anselme Smart
(Old Rappa. Co., Va. Deed Book 1656-1664, Part I:95) April , 1660. Know all men that I Margarett Thacher the Wife of Silvester Thacher...give full power unto William Lane to surrender & yield up unto John Pain...all my right & title of a seat of land over against Nanzemum...
Proof of Sylvester Thatcher's death:
DEED ABSTRACTS OF OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, VIRGINIA, 1663-1668, by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(Old Rappahannock Co., Va., Deeds, Etc. 3:(358-359) Acknowledged January 1, 1667. Know all men by these presents that I Warwick Camock of the County of Rappahannock stand firmly bound and held Indebted unto Robt. Tomlyn and Thomas Button of the County aforesaid in the sume of one hundred thousand pounds of good Tob: and caske to be paid to the sd Tomlyn and Button their heires The condition of this Obligacon is such that Whereas the within named Robt. Tomlyn and Thomas Button at the speciall instance request and desire of the within bound Warwick Camock by one obligacon bearing date within written standeth bound joyntly and severally with the sd Warwick Camocke unto the Justices of the peace for Rappa. for and in the sume of Sixty thousand pounds of good Tob: and Caske with a condcion thereunder written for the true performance of the Last Will and Testamt: of Sylvester Thatcher decd as by the same obligacon and condicon more at large appeareth If therefore the said Warwick Camocke doe according to the true meaning of the obligacon and condicon above recited performe and fullfill the said Will and Testamt: and at all times save harmless the said Robt. Tomlyn and Thomas Button their heires that then this obligacon to be void and of one (sic mg) effect else to remain stand and be in full force and virtue. In presence of us
Ro: Payne CI Cur /s/ Warwick Cammock
Recognit in C-r Com Rappa. primo Die Januarii 1667
This deed proves that Margaret and Warwick had married by September 5, 1672.
DEED ABSTRACTS OF OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, VIRGINIA, PART 1 OF 1672-1676, by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(Old Rappahannock Co., Va., DB 1672-1676:Part I:56-57) September 6, 1672. Samuel Johnson and Warwick Cammock as the executors of Walter Williams above mentioned for a valuable consideration in hand paide and received, do hereby transfer, assign, and confirm the 500 acres of land within mentioned unto John Bowcock, his heirs and assigns for ever... /s/ Samuel Johnson, Warwick Cammock
These presents Witnesseth that Margaret Cammock the Wife of Warwick Cammock having received a consideration to her Consent and assent to the abovesaid Five hundred acres of land sold by her husband and Samuel Johnson to the said John Bowcock Witness her hand and seale this 5th of November 1672.
Wits: Peter Dunnivan, John Held /s/ Margarett Cammock
From mg. I don't know if the wording of this has any significance or not because Margaret Johnson, wife of Samuel Johnson, signed the very same type of statement.
(Old Rappahannock Co., Va., DB 1672-1676:Part I:58) Margaret Cammock appointed Christopher Blackburne her attorney to acknowledge the above deed. Signed November 5, 1672.
Wits: James Kay and Enoch Doughty /s/ Margaret Cammock
More About Warwick Cammack and Margaret. Their marriage has to have taken place between the death of Margaret's first husband, Sylvester Thatcher (Sr.), in about 1667, and September 5, 1572, when Margaret signed a power of attorney as Margaret Cammack. I suspect that the marriage took place not very long after Sylvester Thatcher's death, and I have given Warwick and Margaret's children dates of birth beginning in 1669, but that could be a mistake. All I really feel safe in saying is that they were born between 1667 and 1680.
Children of Warwick Cammack and Margaret -------- are:
2 i. John6 Cammack, born about 1669 in Virginia4; died before April 4, 1717, in Richmond County, Virginia6,7. He left no surviving wife or children, and is not known ever to
(Richmond Co., Va., Order 8ook 7:117) April 4, 1717. Paul Micou and Margaret his wife, Gilbert Metcalfe and Susan his wife, and Isaac Truck and Mary his wife, came into court and made oath that John Camack departed this life without makeing any will soe farr as they know or believe and on their petition and giveing security for their just and faithfull administration of the said decedents estate, certificate is granted them for obtaining Letters of Administration.
+ 3 ii. Susanna Cammack, born about 1673 in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia; died 1747 in Richmond County, Virginia.
+ 4 iii. Margaret Cammack, born about 1675; died 1740.
+ 5 iv. Mary Cammack, born about 1677 in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia; died about 1743 in Caroline County, Virginia.
Generation No. 2
3. Susanna6 Cammack (Warwick5, Sussex4 Camocke, 1st, Thomas3, Robert2, John1)4 was born about 1673 in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, and died in 1747 in Richmond County, Virginia4. She married (1) John Foster before March 24, 1708/09. He was born about 16774, and died in 17114. Before 1716, Susanna married (2) Gilbert Metcalfe4,7, son of Richard Metcalfe and Elizabeth Fauntleroy. He died without issue in 1737 in Richmond County, Virginia4. Susanna had one child by John Foster.
Child of Susanna Cammack and John Foster is:
+ 6 i. Ann7 Foster.
4. Margaret6 Cammack (Warwick5, Sussex4 Camocke, 1st, Thomas3, Robert2, John1) was born about 1675, and died in 17404. She married Dr. Paul Micou.7. He was born about 1658 in France4, and died 17364.
Children of Margaret Cammack and Paul Micou are:
7 i. Margaret7 Micou. She married Moore Fauntleroy.
+ 8 ii. Mary Micou, died 1772 in Albemarle County, Virginia.
9 iii. Paul Micou.
10 iv. James Micou.
11 v. Henry Micou.
12 vi. Judith Micou. She married Lunsford Lomax after April 9, 1736.
13 vii. Elizabeth Micou.
14 viii. (Daughter) Micou. She married ------- Waddell, "Blind Preacher".
15 ix. John Micou. He married Catherine Walker.
5. Mary6 Cammack (Warwick5, Sussex4 Camocke, 1st, Thomas3, Robert2, John1) was born about 1677 in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia4,5, and died about 1743 in Caroline County, Virginia15. She had one child, William Cammack, before she was married. She married (1) Francis Stern, Sr. about 1699 in (?Richmond County), Virginia. He was born about 1638, probably in England4, and died in 1713 in Richmond County, Virginia17. Mary married (2) Between 1713 and 1716, Isaac Troq, or Truck7. He was born in (?France), and died about 1739 in Caroline County, Virginia.
Will of Francis Sterne, (Sr.) Richmond County, Virginia. Transcribed from microfilm by Mary Gregg
In the name of God amen. I Francis Sterne being very sick & weak in body but of perfect mind and memory do make and appoint this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following:
Imps. I give and bequeath my Soule into the hands of God that gave it hopeing that the merritts of my Dear Redeemer to Receive the same att the Generall Resurrection and a Pardon and Remission of all my Sins. . .My body to the Earth to Be Decently Buryed as my Executrs hereafter mentioned shall think fitt. And as touching that (?)worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with, I do dispose of after the ffollowing manner.
I give and bequeath unto my two sons Ffrancis Sterne and David Sterne all my lands to be equally divided betweene them, to them and their heirs for ever. It is my will & Desire that all my personal Estate be Equally Divided between my wife and my two sons Francis Sterne and David Sterne.
I do make ordaine constitute and appoynt my Loving wife whole and sole Executr. of this my last will and testament hereby utterly revoking all former wills by me att any time made as wittness my hand and Seale this 19th day of Jan: 1712.
Wits: Anthony (P) (?)Paton /s/ Francis (X) Sterne
Isaac (mark) Truck
At a Court held for Richmond County ye 6th day of May 1713 This will was proved in Court by John Gilbert, Anthony ________, and Isaac Truck Witnesses thereto and admitted to Record.
Test Thos Dickenson dept C. C.
(Richmond Co., Va. DB 6:140) May 6, 1713. Know all men by these presents that we Mary Sterne, Thomas Paise and Gilbert Metcalfe of Richmond County are held and firmly bound in the summe of 300 pds. Sterl...The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound Mary Sterne, Exrs. of ye Last Will and Testament of Francis Sterne dec'd. do make a true and perfect inventory of all the goods chattels and credits of the said dec'd...
Here is proof that Mary (Cammack) (Stern) Trocq (Truck) was the mother of William Cammack.
(Essex Co., Va. Wills & Deeds 15:226-28) September 11, 1718. Paul Micou of St.
Ann's Parish, Essex County, merchant, to William Cammack of St. Mary's Parish, same county, planter. For good will and affection, 100 acres, being two third parts of 150 acres which was surveyed and laid of for William Cammack by order of Paul Micou, Isaac Trocq and Mary Trocq, the mother of the said Cammack, October 24, 1717 ... in St. Mary Parish on the south side of the main branch of Pewmansend
Swamp ... line of Richard Tutt... /s/ Paul Micou
Wits: Isaac (X) Trucq, Francis Sterne, Margaret (X) Lyde.
September 11, 1718. Receipt. Wits: Isaac (X) Trocq, Fran. Sterne, David Sterne.
September 16, 1718. Acknowledged by Paul Micou.
(Caroline Co., Va., Order Bk 1737-1740:532) May 11, 1739. The last will and testament of Isaac Truck was presented by Mary Truck, executrix therein named, and proved by William Taliaferro Gent. and Wm. Smith, two of the witnesses. On motion of the executrix certificate is granted her for obtaining a probate, who with Francis Stern her security acknowledged bond.
(Caroline Co., Va., Order Bk. 1740-1743:150) February 11, 1742/3. The last will and testament of Mary Truck was presented in Court by Francis Stern the executor therein named and proved by John Griffin and Jno. Sanders, witnesses thereto. It's ordered John Sanders, Richard Coleman, Wm. Blanton and Peter Sanders appraise the
estate of Mary Truck.
Child of Mary Cammack and unknown partner was:
+ 16 i. William7 Cammack, Sr., born about 1697 in (?Richmond County), Virginia. All the Cammacks (various spellings) of this part of Colonial Virginia must descend from this William Cammack.
Children of Mary Cammack and Francis Stern are:
+ 17 i. Francis7 Stern, Jr., born about 1699 in (?Richmond County), Virginia; died about 1755 in Caroline County, Virginia.
+ 18 ii. David Stern, the Second, born between 1700 and 1701 in (?Richmond County), Virginia; died November 10, 1747 in Caroline County, Virginia.
Mary Cammack's husband, Francis Stern, Sr., had a brother, David Stern. David married twice and had a daughter by each marriage, but no sons, so all the Stern(e)s in this part of Colonial Virginia were descendants of Mary Cammack and Francis Stern, Sr.
Generation No. 3
I am giving information about only one member of Generation No. 3 - William Cammack.
16. William7 Cammack, Sr. (Mary6, Warwick5, Sussex4 Camocke, 1st, Thomas3, Robert2, John1) was born about 1697 in (?Richmond County), Virginia4,8, and died in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, where his will was signed February 3, 1783, and the executors' bond was made April 17, 17838. I have never seen the name of his wife mentioned anywhere.
William is first mentioned in the will of his grandmother, Margaret (Unk)(Thatcher) Cammack, written March 24, 1709. (See above)
That Mary Cammack was his mother is proved by a deed in Essex County, Virginia, Wills & Deeds Book 15, pages 226-228) from Paul Micou to William Cammack, in which Mary Trocq, wife of Isaac Trocq [proved by other records to have been Mary (Cammack) (Stern) Trocq] is stated to be the "mother of said Cammack."
The Will of William Cammock is recorded Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Will Book E:525.
This typescript was made by Mary Gregg from a photocopy of the original will, which was sent to me by the Clerk of the Court, Spotsylvania County.
In the name of God amen. I, William Cammock of the county of Spotsylvania being infirm of Body but sound mind and Memory, do make this my last Will & Testament in the manner following (that is to say)
First I direct that all my just debts and funeral Expenses be fully paid out of the Legacy hereafter given to my grandson Robert Cammock - son of George Cammock--
Item I give & bequeath to my son Francis Cammock one Shilling Stirling, to my son William Cammock the same, to my son John Cammock the same, to my daughter Margaret Buckner the same, to my daughter Catherine Colacon the same.
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Susanna Tankersley two hogs either green or dry, also two negroes by name Sarah & (?)Rosse to her and her heirs forever
Item I give to my daughter Mary Hawkins one feather Bead & bolster, also one cow & Heipher Yearling to her & her heirs for Ever
Item I give to my daughter Ann Sanderson the Forty Pounds that I borrowed of my son George Cammock, which said money she has allready received.
Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth Holloway two Hogs either green or dry, also one negroe woman by name Rachel, and her Increase from this day forward to her & her Heirs forever
Item I give & bequeath to my grand daughter Susanna Sanderson, two barrels of Corn & one barrel of Wheat, two Hogs either green or dry, also three negroes girls by name _______, Charity & Mary to her & her heirs forever, also one feather Bed, one Bolster [several words illegible here] House & one Looking Glass
Item I give to my grandson John Miller one negroe girl by name Rhody to him and his heirs forever
Item I give to my grandson John Tankersley one negroe girl by name Dar_____ to him and his heirs forever
Item. I give to my grand daughter Margarett Hawkins one negroe girl by the name of Young Rachel, to her and her Heirs forever
Item I give to my grand daughter Betsey Tankersley one negroe girl by name Cealey, to her and her Heirs forever
Item I give to my grand daughter Jane Beverley Cammack one negroe girl by name Dolphia, to her and her heirs forever
Item I give to my son George Cammock two negroes by name Dick & _______, also I give to my sd. son George after my death a negroe woman by name Lucy, for the Forty Pounds I borrowed of him many years past that I have given to my daughter Ann Sanderson, also that he be paid up the interest on the forty pounds borrowed, untill paid to my said son George Cammock to him and his heirs forever
son of George Cammock
Item I give to my grandson Robert Cammock^ the plantation whereon I now live containing four Hundred acres of Land; also a negroe man by name Benja'n. also a boy by the name of Reubin, also Tom, a girl named Isbell, (?Joshway) & Paul to him and his heirs forever - Also all the rest of my estate I give to my grandson Robert Cammock after all my just Debts & Legacies be fully paid.
It is further my will and desire that my Executors hereafter mentioned shall see that no other negroes shall be worked on my grand sons Land that I have left him.
I also constitute and appoint my loving friends Colo. Oliver Towles, Edward Herndon, George Cammock & John Tankersley my Hole and sole Executors of this my last Will and testament, whereunto I have put my hand and seal this Third day of February, one thousand seven Hundred & Eighty Three
Sealed and Published /s/ William Cammock
by the Testator in
presents of John Smith, Willm. Smith, Thos. Colson
The words interlined the Son of George Cammock is acknowledge by Wm. Cammock to be his Desire.
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The Executors' Bond
Know all men by these presents that we Geo Cammock, John Tankersley, Harry Bartlett & Thomas Henderson are held and firmly bound to (?Benj.) Winslow, William Smith, Edward Herndon & Thomas Towles, gentlemen, Justices of the Court of Spot. county now sitting in the sum of Four Thousand pounds to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices and their successors we bind ourselves and each of us _______ and each of our Heirs, executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals this 17th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty three and in the 7th year of the Commonwealth.
The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound Geo Cammock and John Tankersley executors of the last will and Testament of Wm Cammock deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said Deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession or Knowledge of the said Cammock & Tankersley or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for them ____ _____ ____ ___ ______ Estate in the County Court of Spotsylvania at such time as they shall be thereunto required by the said Court _______ the ______ goods Chattles and Credits and all other the goods Chattles and Credits of the said Deceased which at any time after shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the said Cammock and Tankersley or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for them do well and truly administer according to law and further to make as Just and true Account of their actings and doings therein when thereto required by the said Court and shall well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and in the said Testament (?as far as) the said Goods, Chattles and Credits thereunto and the Law shall charge them this obligation to be void and of no Effect or Else to remain in full force and Virtue.
Sealed and Delivered /s/ Geo Cammack
in the presence of /s/ John Tankersley
[No witnesses signed.] /s/ Harry Bartlett
/s/ Thomas Henderson
Children of William Cammack were:
25 i. (Daughter)8 Cammack8. She married ------- Miller8.
26 ii. Ann Cammack8, living on February 3, 1783, when her father made his will. She married ------- Sanderson; born 8.
27 iii. Catherine Cammack8. She married James(?) Coloquan8.
28 iv. Elizabeth Cammack8, living on February 3, 1783, when her father made his will. She married ------- Holloway8.
29 v. Francis Cammack, Sr.8, died before May 6, 1778 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia9. He married Ann --------, who died after May 6, 17789.
Notes for Francis Cammack, Sr.:
Agreement among the Heirs of Francis Cammack. Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E:212
Whereas my Father Francis Cammack late of the County of Spotsy and parish of Berkeley died without Disposing of his Estate by a will in writing, but as I well know (by often hearing him in his lifetime say) how he intended to Dispose of his Estates and being willing that his Desire in that respect should be complyed with -- Therefore I John Cammack, Eldest son and heir at Law to the sd. Francis Cammack decd. do hereby relinquish and freely give up all right and Advantage that doth and may accrue or belong to me as heir at Law to the sd. Francis Cammack decd. Upon Condition that my mother Ann Cammack (widow of the sd. Francis Cammack decd.) and my Brothers and sisters do agree to & divide the Estates of the said decd. in the manner he intended as followeth (that is to say)
To John Cammack, two negroes Viz Deaford & Tricy
To Henry Cammack, one Negro boy Peter
To Francis Cammack, one Negro boy Ben
To Susanna Cammack, one Negro boy Reubin
To Katherine Cammack, one Negro woman Judy
To Ann Cammack, one Negro woman Jane
To Ann Cammack (widow of the said deceased) one Negro woman, Hannah, the Land and plantation whereon the said decd. lived together with all the remainder of the Estates of the said deceased of every kind Whatever during her natural life and at her Death the said Land to belong to Francis Cammack (Youngest Son of the said deceased) and the remainder of the said Estate to be Equally divided amongst the above named six Children, Viz Henry, Francis, Susanna, Katherine and Ann Cammack and their legal representatives -- In Confirmation of the above agreement the parties concerned have severally put their hands and seals this Sixth day of May 1778--
Signed by: John (X) Cammack, Francis (X) Cammack, Susanna (X) Cammack, Henry (X) Cammack, Katherine (X) Cammack, Geo. Cammack, Ann (X) Cammack, Ann (X) Cammack
Wits: A. Frazers, Thos. Sharpe, William (X) Golison
30 vi. George Cammack8, died between June 7, 1824, and March 6, 1826, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia10. He married Catharine Durrett. She died after June 7, 182410.
Notes for George Cammack:
Downloaded June 19, 1999 from the Virginia GenWeb Archives
George Cammack Will, 1824/1826, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Gwen Hurst firstname.lastname@example.org
I George Cammack of Spotsylvania County & State of Virginia do make my last will & testament as follows to wit. after the payment of all my Just debts & funeral expences I give & bequeath my estate as follows.
Item. I give to my son Robert & his heirs forever twenty five acres bounded as follows to wit. Beginning at a pine sapling & small dogwood standing a little below the bars that lead into my field thence a straight line to Doctor Melfords line & with his line to Brents mill pond & then by the said mill pond & by my other out lines to the beginning and after the death of his mother I give to my said son Robert & his heirs forever two negroes named Delphia & Major.
Item. In addition to what I have heretofore given my son George I give to him & to his heirs forever two negroes named Mat & Thornton & a feather bed & furniture.
Item. I give to my son Lomax one feather bed & furniture in addition to what I have given him.
Item. I give to my daughter Nancy Durrett negroes Dina & Amy & their future increase, these negroes are given to my said Daughter & her heirs forever in addition to what I have hereto fore given her.
Item. I give to my daughter Mary Durrett & her heirs forever in addition to what I have hereto fore given her a negro named Beverley.
Item. I lend to my daughter Catherine Davis during her life the negroes that I have already loaned to her named Lucy, Charity, Rachael, Mary & John & their future increase of the females & I also lend her after the death of her mother a negro named Anthony and after the death of my said daughter Catharine I give the above said negroes & the increase of the females to the Children of my said daughter to be equally divided amongst them if any there be but if there should be none living then the said negroes & their increase are to be equally dived amongst all my other children to them & to their heirs forever.
Item. I give to my son Durrett & his heirs forever the residue of the tract of land that I bought of Henry Towles after taking off that part of the tract herein before given to my son Robert & I also give my said
son Durrett & his heirs forever negroes Peter, Simon, Patty, Abram, Clary, Willis, Danniel, Dabney, Henry, Joshua & Ben & their future increase of the females & after the death of his mother I give to my said son Durrett & his heirs forever all the estate both real & personal of every nature or kind that by & after clause of this will I shall loan to his mother for life except negro Anthony that is loaned to my Daughter Catharine & Delphia & negro that are given to my son Robert.
Item. I give to my grandson George T. Cammack son of Durrett, & his heirs forever one negro girl named Fanny & her future increase.
Item. I give to my beloved wife Catharine two negroes & their future increase named Sally & Judy to be disposed of by her at will & pleasure -- and I lend to my said wife during her natural life the land I own on the south side of Glady run being the old tract I now live on & the one called Sneeds together with negroes Frederick, Ben, Harry, Delphia, Anthony, Jane & Major my stock of house horses mules Cattle sheep & hogs household & Kitchen furniture plantation utensils & every speces of other property not herein before disposed of --
And lastly I appoint my sons Robert & Durrett executors of this my last will & testament & request that the Court will not require security of them.
In witness hereunto put my hand & seal this 7th day of June 1824.
Signed sealed and acknowledged In the
/s/ George (X) Cammack (seal)
Wits: William Todd, William Stewart
James Stewart, Alexander Herndon
At a court held for Spotsylvania County the 6 day of March 1826. The last will & testament of George Cammack deceased was proved by the oaths of William Todd, William Steuart, James Stuart and Alexander Herndon witnesses thereto & is ordered to be recorded, and Robert Cammack one of these executors named in the said will carried into Court & renounced the executorship and on the motion of Durrett Cammack the other executor therein named who made oath thereto & entered into & acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $25000 conditioned as the law directs, certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat [sic] of the said will in due form. Teste R. L. Stevenson, C. C.
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31 vii. John Cammack8.
32 viii. Margaret Cammack8. She married -------- Buckner8.
33 ix. Mary Cammack8, died after 1783. She married ------- Hawkins8.
34 x. Susanna Cammack8, died after 1783. She married -------Tankersley8.
35 xi. William Cammack, Jr., born in (?Caroline County), Virginia8. His widow, Mary Cammack applied for letters of administration on his estate, in Caroline County, Virginia, December 8, 1774.11. He married (1) before 1762, Agatha Dudley12. He married (2) about 1771, Mary Roy(?). Mary remarried to William Campbell, and in 1804, they were living in Fauquier County, Virginia. (Virginia
Chancery Cases on the Library of Virginia web site.)
Notes for William Cammack, Jr.:
Order Book Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, 1774-1778. Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(p. 40) (Caroline Co., Va., OB 1772-1776, Part III:579) At a Court held for Caroline County on Thursday the 8th day of December 1774 . . .On motion of Mary Cammock, a Certificate is granted her for obtaining Letters of
Administration on the Estate of William Cammock, deced., she having taken the Oath prescribed by Law, & together with Richd. Roy, Wily Roy & George Alsop, her securities, entered into & acknowledged a Bond, which is ordered to be recorded
Joseph Brock, Edward Herndon, Thomas Colston, Joseph Herndon & William Smith, or any three of them being first sworn before some Justice of the Peace for Spotsylvania County, are appointed to appraise the personal Estate of William Cammock, deced., in that County.
Thomas Laughlin, Richard Woolfolk, Philip Johnston & Richard Micou or any three of them being first sworn according to Law are appointed to appraise the personal Estate of William Cammock, deced., in this County
Mary Cammock is appointed Guardian of Richard Roy Cammock & Jane Beverley Cammock, Whereupon the said Mary together with Richard Roy & Wily Roy her securities, entered into & acknowledged a Bond according to Law, which is ordered to be recorded
William Cammock is appointed Guardian to George, William, Robert, John & Christopher Cammock, Orphans of William Cammock, deced., the said William entered into & acknowledged a Bond with security according to Law, which Bond is admitted to Record
From Mary Gregg: The William Cammock who is appointed guardian to George, William, Robert, John and Christopher was their grandfather, the William Cammack who was the son of Mary Cammack, and who died in 1783 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
I believe - but cannot prove - that he was appointed guardian to these five children because Mary, their father's widow, was not their mother. I believe that she was the mother of only Richard Roy Cammack and Jane Beverley Cammack.
(p. 42) (Caroline Co., Va., OB 1772-1776, Part III:582) At a Court held for Caroline County on Thursday the 12th day of January 1775 . . . Joseph Brock, Edward Herndon, Thomas Colston, Joseph Herndon & William Smith or any three of them are appointed to allot to Mary Cammock her Dower in the Estate of William Cammock deced. in Spotsylvania County & report to Court
1. Carole Hammett's Combs Etc. Research Page <www.combs.families.org/assoc/cammock.htm>.
2. Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, Deed Book 1656-1664, Part 1:85-88.
3. Old Rappahannock County, Virginia, Deed Book 1672-1676, Pt. 1:56-57.
4. MARRIAGES OF RICHMOND COUNTY, VIRGINIA, by George H. S. King.
5. Will of Margaret Cammack, dated March 24, 1709, proved March 7, 1715, and recorded in Richmond County, Virginia, Wills & Inventories 1709-717, p. 234.
6. Richmond County, Virginia, Order Book 7:117, Paul Micou and Margaret his wife, Gilbert Metcalfe and Susan his wife, and Isaac Truck and Mary his wife are granted administration of the estate of John Camack, dec'd.
7. Richmond County, Virginia, DB 7:200. Bond for settlement of estate of John Cammock, dec'd..
8. Will of William Cammack, (Sr.) Spotsylvania County, Virginia, dated February 3, 1783 and proved April 17, 1783.
9. Agreement among the heirs of Francis Cammack, May 6, 1778, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Will Book E:212.
10. Will of George Cammack in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
11. Caroline County, Virginia,, Order Book 1772-1776, Part III, page 579. Administratrix appointed for William Cammack's estate..
12. Bondurant Family Papers.
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