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Richard Breeding\Cross

Male - 1773


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  • Name Richard Breeding\Cross 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1773  Culpeper County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3180  Carl
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2014 

    Family Eleanor Cross 
    Children 
     1. Ossamon Breeding
     2. Ann Breeding
     3. Abner Breeding
     4. Elijah Breeding
     5. Drusilla Breeding
    +6. Job Breeden,   b. Abt 1729, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
    +7. Richard Breeden,   b. Abt 1749, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 Jul 1798, Shelby County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Richard Breeding Cross as runaway in the newspaper, the Virginia Gazette
    Richard Breeding Cross as runaway in the newspaper, the Virginia Gazette

  • Notes 
    • Virginia Gazette, Parks, April 13, 1739, page 4:
      Stolen from the Subscriber living in Prince William County, on Tuesday the 6th of this Instant, a very light grey Horse, of a middle size, branded on the mar Buttock with the Letter C, with a hanging Mane, and sprig Tail. The same Night ran awa y one Richard Cross, alias Richard Breeding, who, it is supo'd, stole the said Horse: He is a tall Man, of a dark Complexion, with port, black, currd Hair; his Cloathing was a blew Broadcloth Coat and Wastecoat, a dark coloured Kersy Coat, an d a Pair of purple coloured Leather Breeches: He is this Country born. Whoever apprebends the said Runaway and Horse, shall have Two Pistoles Reward paid bySamuel Earle.

      Orange Co. Court Order Book I March 1738/9 (Virginia) "At a Call'd Court held for Orange County the xxii day of March, 1738. Richard Cross alias Richard Breaden, a prisoner committed to the goal of this County by a precept under the hand and Sea l of Benj. Cave Gent. one of his Majesties Justices of sd. county dated the 17th day of march 1738 on suspicion of feloniously taking a Gray Gelding belonging to Philip Buckner of Gloucester County, Gent. being brought before the Court and Exami ned and all the Witnesses and Circumstances relating to the said Fact being duly
      heard and considered this Court are of Opinion that the said Richard Cross alias Breaden, is guilty of that fact whereof he is accused and that he ought to be tryed for same before the Gen'l Court and therefore remand the said Richad Cross alia s Breadon to the county Goal there to
      remain until he shall be thence delivered by due Course of Law." Samuel Earle and James Herndon put up 100 Pounds each as bond to appear in court to give evidence
      Virginia Colonial Decisions; Reports by Randolf and Barradahl 1728-1741 ----the Horse belonged to one Buckner in Gloucester and had stray'd into Prince W'm. where he was taken up by one Earl and kept on his plantation 3 or 4 months---from whenc e the Prisoner took him apparently with
      Felonious intent--" But "The Court started a doubt that this Horse, being a stray, as they Termed it, Felony could not be committed by taking it---" "The Court were of Opinion that it was no Felony and so the Prisoner was acquitted. There wa s I think only 6 Judges ag't 5."


      FROM CULPEPER COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED BOOK A PAGE 509
      Teste: Roger Dixon Clk
      This Indenture made the Twentieth day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Three Between Richard Breeding of the Parish of Brumfield and County of Culpeper of one part and his children (to wit) Job, Ossaman, Ann , Abner, Elijah, Drucilla, Richard Breeding of the other part Witnesseth that as said Richard Breeding for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he hath and bears towards his aforesaid children hath given and grants and b y these presents doth give and grant unto his said children Job, Ossaman, Ann, Abner, Elijah, Drucilla and Richard Breeding Eight head of cattle, nine head of sheep, twenty-one head of hogs and their increases, two beds and furniture, one hous e and all the rest of his movable estate to them and their heirs forever to be equally divided among them when they arrive to lawful age. In witness whereof the said Richard Breeding hath hereunto put his hand and affixed his seal the day, mont h and year first above written------
      Signed Sealed and Delivered his
      in the Presence of .....Richard Breeding L
      Signed..William Henderson
      mark
      Signed..James Archer
      his
      Richard Breeding
      mark
      At a court held for the County of Culpeper on the 21st day of June 1753
      This Indenture was proven by the oath of James Archer and William Henderson. Witness thereunto and ordered to be recorded.
      Teste Roger Dixon Clk

      Death: CULPEPER WILLS, BOOK B, p. 91I. Inventory and appraisement of
      the estate of Richard Breeding, alias Cross, decd.

      1773, Transferred property to children, names 7 children, Culpeper Co., Va.

      15 March 1773, Inventory of Estate, Culpeper Co., Va.

      20 June 1773, Will Recorded Culpeper Co., Va. Will Book A, page 509.


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