Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Abraham WOMACK

Abraham was the ancestor of the famous movie cowboy, Roy Rogers.

Residences & events:

Henrico Co, VA. He served on the grand jury at least twice, in 1683 and 4/1/1701, and on the petit jury 2/1/1683, 1687, and 1688.

County records have the following items on file:

3/23/1681 Geo. Browning 37 acs Varina Parish adj. Abraham Womache, Thos. Sheppey, Thos. Jones.

1688 Upon petition there may certify that there is due unto Abraham Womack 250 acres of land for importation of 5 persons into the colony viz: Sarah Somerales, Clemewe(?) Provear and John Stuart.

10/20/1691 Abraham Womack, John Washam and Edward Straton 879 acres in the Parish of Verina on the north side of Swift Creek for the importation of 28 persons.

4/16/1692 Abraham Womack Sr. 269 acres in the Parish of Verina for the importation of 2 persons (Tom & Sue)

10/15/1698 Abraham Womack 200 acres patented. Applied for 3 Jan 1697. Granted 15 Oct 1698 land formerly owned by Gilbert Deacon.

8/21/1699 John Worsham & Abraham W. Womeck Sr. to Edward Stratton son of Edward Stratton, lately decd. L10: Their right title &C in 1/3 part of 879 acres on N. side of Swift Creek; known as Cold-Water Run; tract was surveyed for afsd John Worsham, Abra. Womeck & Edward Stratton who d Sep 1698. Survey made 20 Oct 1691. Edward Stratton's son to have one part of three. Bk 8-147

4/1/1701 Abraham Womack, Cenous (Senior) for swearing once; presented by Grand July.

2/17/1703 Abraham Womack witness to will of Mary Ligon.

4/1705 Abraham Womack on rent roll.

4/1/1708 Edward Stratton planter to Capt. John Worsham and Abraham Womecke, senr. L 11:5s :Curr. 293 acres as a third part of 879 acres lying on N. side of Swift Creek known as Cold Water Run. Anne, wife of Edwd. Stratton, relinquished her dower right in sd. land. Vol. 1706-1709 p. 89.
Note: Swift Creek now in Chesterfield Co. (from Henrico Co 1749)

Virginia Minutes of the Council and General Court of Colonial VA:
"The 8th April 1674. the difference between Abram Womack and Wm Clarke about the Estate of Wm Womack dec'd. It is ordered that the Said Abram Womack (brother to the said William) have two thirds of his estate both reall and personall and that the widow have the other Pt."

His will was dated Nov 1732 and proved Oct 1733. It said:

"In the name of God I, Abraham Womeck of the County and parish of Henrico being Sick and weak but of sound and Disposing mind make this my last Will and Testament in writeing as followeth Imprimis,

I give and Devise to ---- my household goods which I left in his possession excepting a Suit of Curtains and ca[?]----- also give my said son's Wife my Gown. I also give to my said Son my Ca------W[?] Womeck son of Wm Womeck what Money James Daniel owes me.

Item, I give to him and his heirs forever.
I also give to my said Son---- in Mr. Perry's hands Excepting Forty Shillings.
I also give to my said Son ----

Item, I give and Devise to my Grandson William Womack son of Abraham Womeck Two brown Cows and a brown Steer.

Item, I give and Devise to my Son Thomas Womeck my --- Matt to him and his heirs forever. I also give to my said Son the forty Shillings which I Escepted to be sent for in g---- I also give to my said son Thomas my Bed and all the Furniture that belongs to it; I also give to my said ---- Brass Kettle, I also give said---- I also give to my son Thomas all my wareing apparriel boty Linning and wooling, I also give my [spinning] wheel

Item I give and Devise to my son Abraham Womeck all my money which he has ---- also give to my said son all my household goods not mentioned.

My Desire it to be by[?]--------Son Abraham's Discreation who I Constitute and appoint Whole and Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testement in Witness whereof I have hereurto Set my hand and Affixed my Sea1
--------November 1732.
Signed, Sealed and published, and Dec---
Abraham Womeck as his last Will and-------
in the presence of us, and this to take his
place before all other---made by me Abraham "A W" Womeck
John Archer mark
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