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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Bell 176 Kidd

176. Benjamin Kidd Jr & 177. Jane ? {Middlesex Co., VA}

11/18/1739, Benjamin born in Middlesex Co., VA, s/o 352. Benjamin Kidd Sr & 353. Judith Chowing.
5/4/1754, Chaincarriers: Benjamin Kidd and Samuel Bobbs. Surveyors Benjamin Smith. Adjoins School House Swamp. Old Mill Swamp. Samuel Wood, James Bristow, William Jones and Capt. Montague.
1762 in Middlesex Co., Benjamin’s father died.
8/25/1778, George and Benjamin Kidd signed the oath of allegiance, refusing allegiance to the Crown.
1/1/1781, Jacobs vs. Lee: “… Samuel Brookes deposes that on 1 Jan 1781 he heard Mr. George Lorimer at the house of Benjamin Kidd tell James Lee that he had money belonging to Benjamin Jacobs who was then in the service of the sd Lorimer. …” (S) Jacob vs lee, 11/1789, Middlesex Co. Chancery Rcds.
3/29/1781, Sanders Bristow married Sarah Smith, in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co.: Sur. and Wit. Benjamin Kidd.
1783, Benjamin “Sr” was in Middle Prct., Middlesex Co., VA. (S) VA Tax List. [His son is listed as “Jr”.]
3/11/1785, Benjamin [or possibly the son of his uncle Aaron] witnessed the will of his uncle John.
[1790 & 1800 census’ for VA no longer exist.]
11/22/1798. Land in dispute between Benjamin Kidd, Sr. and Agrippa Dunn. 40 acres. Chaincarriers: William Montague and George Kidd. Adjoins Sandy or Mad Creek
1803, Benjamin died in VA.

Children of Benjamin and Jane:

i. Benjamin Kidd III ( 88), born 10/23/1761.