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(1) Richard1 GOURD was born in 1630 in St. Minver Co., England, and married spouse unknown. Richard died in 1719 in Old Rappahannock, Virginia, USA. Please before you take any of this research serious I would point you towards Mike Goads records for his family research at: GOAD Documents Index !Church Records The Earliest Goads in Virginia pg. 3 Cavaliers & Pioneers Vol. 3 by Nell Marion Nugent Page 51 Richard Gourd. 100 Acs. Charles City Co.: on North Side of Jones Hole Creek, otherwise called Barlthrop Creek on North side of Nottaway River, Oct. 24, 1710.
P. 395 Beginning at Mr. Thomas Busby; on Nottaway Path; to Salmond's Meadow Branch out of Said Creek; By 2 cross pathes neare a wollfe pitt, & Transcription of 2 Personnal Notes; Rights paid for to William Byrd, Esqr., Auditor. What may be another earlier record of Richard Goode appears in Old Rappahonnack , Co., Va History 1656 - 1692 by T. H. Warner. page 166 Associated with Occupatia Creek were the lands of Richard Lawson, James Gaynes, Peter Johnson, Wm. Lowry, Geo. Morris, Wm. Moseley, Peter Rucker, (my line have more information) John Weir, (another Payne associated name) Thos. Hawkins, Richard Coleman, Ralph Rowzee, Augustine Smith, Farmer, John Warren (Warring, now spelt Waring), John Pyne (Payne), Robert Payne, Geo. Eaton, John Gillett, John Phillips,(my line) John Watson, Phillip Rowsey, John Johnson, George Pley, Henry Berry, William Gray, Henry Tandy, Alex. Newman, Valentine Allen, Cornelius Nowell, and Hugh Owen. 46. Chestixent Creek or Chesituxent Creek was the principal southwest branch of Farmer's Hall or Little Occupacia Creek. 47. Cheavneck or Charvneck Creek is a branch of Occupacia. The plantation of Richard Goode was on the west side of its main swamp. 48. Grimes Creek, called the Island Neck Creek or Sharp's Creek, lies back of Paynes Island, which was also called Sawson's Island. This is a list from the names of land owners taken at random and are in no order but supposed to represent the most prominent land holders prior to about 1692, nor to be all the land owners on the respective streams. 21. Ralph's Creek, also called Parry's Creek and Perrin's Creek, was named after Ralph Payne, (have more information on this line)the first settler who made his home upon it. It was near Kilman's Beaverdam Swamp. It was later known as Fisher's Bridge Swamp; and is today called Mussel Swamp. It flows into Piscataway at longitude 76 deg. 51 min. 4 sec. Among those who owned land on it were Ralph Payne, Samuel Parry, Thomas Harper, Robert Clement, Richard Bray, Thos. Meader, Jr., Wm. Young, Thos. Edmondson, Richard Jones, Oliver Segar, Geo. Turner, John Cable, Richard Paine, James Henneygam. Children: 2 + Abraham2 GOAD b. 1665 d. Apr 11 1734
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