Nicholas Ware of Rappahannock VA

“NICHOLAS WARE late of Rappahannock in Virginia deceased.  Renunciation of administration of estate, August 1662 by Anne Ware, relict Court Act Book PCC Admon Book for year 1662, being lost.

Nicholas Ware lived in Rappahannock county.  On January 3, 1661, a certificate was recorded in Rappahannock Court that Mr. Nicholas Ware, merchant had that day signed a power of attorney to Mr. John Ware of Rappahannock.

There is also among the Rappahannock records a bond from Nicholas Ware ‘now resident in Rappahannock, in Virginia, merchant,’ to John Vassall, of Barbadoes, merchant, in the amount of 17,234 pounds of tobacco, to secure the payment by Ware to Vassall of 8,627 pounds of tobacco for four good negroes.”

Source:  The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, published quarterly by the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia ,Vol. 12-No.1, by William Glover Stanard, Wm. Ellis Jones, Printer, 1207 E. Franklin St. , July 1904


Nicholas Ware of Rappahannock VA — 1 Comment

  1. This could very well be a cousin or a brother to Peter Ware.
    To further muddy the waters we had a Nicholas Ware who arrived as a Indentured Servant 1648, Va.

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