Person:Humphrey Tabb (1)

Watchers
  1. Humphrey TabbAbt 1609 - 1658
  2. William TabbAbt 1610 -
  3. Alice TabbAbt 1612 -
  4. Prudence TabbAbt 1614 -
  • HHumphrey TabbAbt 1609 - 1658
  • WJoanna _____Abt 1610 -
m. Abt 1629
  1. William TabbEst 1630 -
  2. Edward TabbEst 1635 -
  3. Mary TabbBef 1643 -
  4. Thomas T. Tabb, I1647 - 1695/96
  5. John Col. TabbAbt 1649 - Bet 1695 & 1696
Facts and Events
Name Humphrey Tabb
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 17 Sep 1609 Pinchead Parish, Somerset, England
Baptism? 17 Sep 1609 Dwelly's Parish, Firehead, Somersershire, England
Other? 17 Sep 1609 Poss. The Humphrey Tabb Baptized At Pinchead Parish, Somersetshire, Wells, Somerset, England
Marriage Abt 1629 Fivehead Village, Somersetshire, Englandto Joanna _____
Census[2][3] 1637 Settled In Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States
Census[2] 1652 Served As Justice Of Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States
Death[2] 1658 Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States
Military[2] 1662 Humphrey Tabb, Deceased, Left Land To Thomas Tabb, Son And Heir|Humphrey Tabb, deceased, left land to Thomas Tabb, son and heir

From "William and Mary College Quarterly", Vol. III, pg. 122:

1 Humphrey Tabb, the emigrant, patented fifty acres on Harris' Creek, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, in 1637, 100 acres in 1638, and 900 acres in 1656. In a651, he had a grant for 1,000 acres in Northumberland County. He was Burgess for Elizabeth City County in 1652, and died before 1659, when the fragment of a record shows that Anne Tabb, widow of Humphrey Tabb dec'd, executed a deed to "Richard Hull, guardian of Thomas Tabb, son of Humphrey Tabb dec'd." In 1662 the grant of 900 acres to Humphrey Tabb was re-entered in the name of Thomas Tabb, "son and heir of Humphrey Tabb dec'd." Humphrey Tabb married (1) Joanna -------, (2) Anne -------, who survived him. He had issue by his first marriage, 2 Thomas Tabb.


Subj: Re: [Fwd: Humphrey Tabb and descendants] Date:98-07-24 17:07:45 EDT From:cbs@@erols.com (Charles B. Stanley) Reply-to:cbs@@erols.com To:Delijim@@aol.com

all info on the TABB family comes from published articles in the WILLIAM & MARY QUARTERLY see papers in file.........none have been conf'd..

HUMPHREY TABB BAP 17 SEP 1609 IN FIVEHEAD PARISH, ENGLAND.


HUMPHREY TABB, THE EMIGRANT, PATENTED FIFTY ACRES ON HARRIS CREEK, IN ELIZABETH CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, IN 1637, 100 ACRES IN 1638, AND 900 ACRES IN 1656. IN 1651 HE HAD A GRANT FOR 1000 ACRES IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA. HE WAS BURGESS FOR ELIZABETH CITY COUNTY, VA IN 1652, AND DIED BEFORE 1659, WHEN THE FRAGMENT OF A RECORD SHOWS THAT ANNE TABB, WIDOW OF HUMPHREY TABB DEC'D, EXECUTED A DEED TO "RICHARD HULL, GUARDIAN OF THOMAS TABB, SON OF HUMPHREY TABB, DEC'D. IN 1662 THE GRANT OF 900 ACRES TO HUMPHREY TABB WAS RE-ENTERED IN THE NAME OF THOMAS TABB, "SON AND HEIR OF HUMPHREY TABB DEC'D".

References
  1. World Family Tree, Cd number 7, Tree number 4159.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Virginia Vital Records, Indexed by Judith McGhan, Gen. Publishing, Baltimore, 1984
    97.
  3. Witchington, Lathrop. Virginia Families in England
    pg. 605.

    Humphrey Tabb, the ancestor of the Virginia family, came to Virginia in or before 1637, and settled in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. Vol. I, Dwelly's Parish Records, shows that in the register of Firehead, Somersetshire, is an enter of the christening, Sept. 17, 1609, of Humphrey, son of John Tabb.