Richard Jones (c.1660 - 1747) MP

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Birthplace: Charles City, Prince George, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Managed by: Ron Green Jr
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About Richard Jones

He was a prominent Colonial Virginia planter and trader. his 8 children were with his second wife; Rachael.. October 1595 Richard sued William Hudson. In 1700 he obtained an attachment against the estate of James Basford in Henrico. Richard Jones patented 230 acres in 1698 in Charles City county, in Bristol Parish south of the Appamattox River extending to western branch of Rohowick. This landwas near the landof colonel Abraham Wood and Major Thomas Chamberlaine as well as Lt. Abraham Jones. The 1704 Quit Rent Rolls for Prince George County note Richard Jones for 600 acres. This likely meanes he inherited land from his father.

In 1712 Richard was referred to as Captain in the militia. He was also referred to as Richard Jones, Gentleman. He was an Indian Trader, who likely traded for beaver pelts. a lucrative product. This trade came naturally, given his upbringing. In 1713, Richard along with others, gave a bond to queen anne for #300 assuring they would abide by the conditions set down for trade with the Western Indians. In exchange they received a passport to trade with all but the Tuscarora and their allies.

In his will he bequeathes 1500 acres as well as 22 slaves, and several are noted as mulatto.

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Capt. Richard Jones, III's Timeline

1660
1660
Charles City, Prince George, Virginia, United States
1686
1686
Age 26
Brunswick, Virginia, United States
1689
1689
Age 29
Essex, Virginia
1691
1691
Age 31
Amelia, Virginia, United States
1692
1692
Age 32
Henrico, VA, USA
1693
1693
Age 33
1747
1747
Age 87
Brunswick, Virginia, United States
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